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1 A. Welby Pugin Pugin's Floral Ornament CD-ROM and Book (Dover Electronic Clip Art)
Mineola, New York, U.S.A. Dover Publications 2004 048699631x / 9780486996318 Trade Paperback Very Good Quarto 
24 pp. Color examples of floral ornament designs by the English architect and designer Pugin, based on Middle Ages flat patterns. With CD Rom present in the rear inside cover. VERY GOOD condition. Minor fading, rubbing and a hint of soiling to the covers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Abadie, Daniel Dubuffet Architecte
Paris Editions Hazan 2011 no Wraps Good Ex-Library 
Photo illustrated wraps. Square folio. 191 pp. With color photos throughout. ALL TEXT IN FRENCH. A detailed monograph on the large installations/sculpture by Jean Dubuffet, detailing not only the artist's creative process, but also including a look at the planning process involved in his larger work, as well as the details to the actual installation process. GOOD+ condition. Slightly ex-library, with a small stamp on the title page and a small withdrawn stamp on the colophon. No other markings or treatments present. Light scuffing and edgewear to the book. Interior clean and solid. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Abeles, Sigmund (artist). McLean, Genetta. Drake, Marian E. Sigmund Abeles. The Artist and His Prints. 1954-1999.
Lewiston, ME Bates College Museum of Art 1999 no Wraps Good Quarto 
Wraps. Quarto. 32 pp. Black and white illustrations throughout. A catalog to a 1999 exhibition of the work of Sigmund Abeles, featuring a few essays on his work. GOOD condition. Some wrinkling to the piece. Minor soiling and scuffing with foxing to the rear cover. Minor staining. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Adams, Ramon; Britzman, Homer; Yost, Karl. Charles M. Russell. The Cowboy Artist. A Biography
Pasadena, California, U.S.A. Trail's End Publishing Co 1954 no Cloth Good No Jacket 
Stated second edition. Maroon cloth. No jacket. 350 pp. Black and white photos and illustrations throughout, as well as a few paintings reproduced in color. A biography of the painter Charles M. Russell, chronicling in detail his life as a cowboy and wrangler, as well as its influence and legacy in his artistic career, in which he documented scenes and people of the American West. With a bibliography of works about Russell. GOOD+ condition. Several small areas of dark staining in the gutters of the exterior hinges. Minor general fading. Light edgewear. Former owner's bookplate present. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Adelson, Warren (introduction) Symons, Gardner (artist). Gardner Symons (1861-1930). Small Paintings.
New York Coe Kerr Gallery 1986 no Wraps Good 
Wraps, illustrated on the front cover. 22 pp. Color reproductions of paintings throughout. A catalog to a 1986 exhibition and sale of paintings by Gardner Symons, an American Impressionist painter of the late 1800s and early 1900s. GOOD condition. Minor soiling, toning and wrinkling to the covers. Small dampstain to the lower edge of the last few pages. Faint musty odor present. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Afro. Exhibition of Paintings February 26- March 23 1963, Afro (artist). Brandi, Cesare (essay).
6 Afro (artist). Brandi, Cesare (essay). Afro. Exhibition of Paintings February 26- March 23 1963
New York Catherine Viviano, Publisher 1963 no Wraps Good 
Black, glossy illustrated wraps. 24 pp. With a few black and white and color reproductions of paintings by Afro. A short exhibition catalog accompanied by a critical essay on the work of Afro by Cesare Brandi. Afro Libio Basaldella was a 20th century Italian painter, working in a variety of abstract styles, including cubism, and briefly associated with the Scuola Romana. After World War II, Afro focused his artistic career on America, eventually being drawn to Abstract Expressionism. Catherine Viviano held regular exhibitions of his work through the 1960s, including his first solo exhibition in 1950 (see the Guggenheim website for previous biographical info). GOOD+ condition. Some scuffing and minor fading to the covers. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Afro. Exhibition of Paintings April 25 to May 21, 1955, Afro (artist). Venturi, Lionello
7 Afro (artist). Venturi, Lionello Afro. Exhibition of Paintings April 25 to May 21, 1955
New York Catherine Viviano, Publisher 1955 no Wraps Very Good 
Brown, glossy illustrated wraps. 8 pp. With a few small black and white reproductions of paintings by Afro. A short exhibition catalog accompanied by a critical essay on the work of Afro by Lionello Venturi. Afro Libio Basaldella was a 20th century Italian painter, working in a variety of abstract styles, including cubism, and briefly associated with the Scuola Romana. After World War II, Afro focused his artistic career on America, eventually being drawn to Abstract Expressionism. Catherine Viviano held regular exhibitions of his work through the 1960s, including his first solo exhibition in 1950 (see the Guggenheim website for previous biographical info). VERY GOOD condition. Minor fading and very light wrinkling to the covers. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Agee, William; Berman, Avis Jacob Kainen
Washington National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Publisher 1993 no Wraps Very Good 
Glossy wraps. Small folio. 179 pp., with a lengthy section of color plates. A catalog to an exhibition of the paintings of Jacob Kainen, an American painter who blended elements of realism into his abstract paintings of social scenes and landscapes. VERY GOOD condition. Minor scuffing and edgewear. Large signature on the inside front cover. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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9 Alfrey, Nicholas; Daniels, Stephen; Postle, Martin Art of the Garden. The Garden in British Art, 1800 to the Present Day
London/New York Tate Publishing 2004 185437544x / 9781854375445 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
256 pp. Color illustrations throughout. A work that accompanied a 2004 exhibition of paintings and art related to the English garden. This includes essays discussing the inspiration to artists of the gardens, the various media used, the work of various artists, gardens, etc. With work by Stanley Spencer, Douglas Percy Bliss, Lucian Freud, Edwin Smith, Samuel Palmer and many others. NEAR FINE condition. A hint of fading and edgewear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Amenoff, Gregory; Graves, Morris; Hartley, Marsden; Kahn, Tobi; Surls, James Retrieving the Elemental Form.
New York Schmidt Bingham Gallery no Wraps Very Good 
no date, circa 1991. Printed wraps. 16 pp. Color plate at the front, with black and white plates throughout. A catalog to a 1991 exhibition of painting and art by Gregory Amenoff, Morris Graves, Marsden Hartley, Tobi Kahn and James Surls. With a short forward and various small critical writings throughout. VERY GOOD condition. Minor fading and toning. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Earth Air Fire Water: Elements of Art. Volume one only., Antin, David et al.
11 Antin, David et al. Earth Air Fire Water: Elements of Art. Volume one only.
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Publisher 1971 no Wraps Good 
Spiral bound with blue patterned plastic wraps. 65 pp. The first volume ONLY of this two volume catalog of a 1971 exhibition that gathered art and installations in outside or natural settings, and not within the confines of a museum. This first volume provides an introduction and overview to the exhibition, as well as a philosophical essay by the noted poet David Antin, that reflects on the exhibit and the elements that define the work. The rest of the work provides text descriptions of the pieces included in the exhibition. NO ILLUSTRATIONS (these were issued in the separate volume 2). Work includes that by Christo, William Wegman, Andy Warhol, Stan Brain, John Goodyear, Robert Smithson and others. GOOD+ condition. Minor curling and rubbing to the wrappers. A one inch tear at the top corner of the rear wrap. Minor toning to the paper. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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12 Arensi, Flavio; Odille, Pascal (editors and curators) Ipousteguy. Eros and Thanatos
Torino Allemandi and C 2008 no Soft Cover Near Fine 
Large format soft cover. 175 pp, plus 74 color and black and white photos of Ipousteguy's work. Text in Italian and French. A catalog to a 2008-09 exhibition of the work Jean Ipousteguy, featuring sculptures, paintings and drawings, preceded by several critical essays on his work. Ipousteguy was a French artist and sculptor, with work collected in museums around the world, as well as sculptures featured in cities worldwide. He was awarded the Grand National Prize for Art in 1977. NEAR FINE condition with light edgewear. Interior clean and solid. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Ariès, Phillippe Images of Man and Death
Cambridge Harvard University Press 1985 0674444108 / 9780674444102 First American Edition Cloth Very Good Good 
271 pp. Black and white photos. A primarily visual study of the way societies worldwide conceive of and depict death to reflect their prevailing and changing beliefs, providing many images accompanied by historical and philosophical commentary. GOOD jacket on a VERY GOOD book. Two 2 inch tears, with some chipping and associated creasing along the rear extremities. A few other small chips and tears present. Minor curling along the extremities. Light fading to the book. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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A New Folder. Americans: Poems and Drawings., Ashbery, John; Rivers, Larry; O'Hara, Frank; Ginsberg, Allen; Jones, LeRoi; Kerouac, Jack; Blackburn, Paul; Levertov, Denise; Eigner, Larry; Olson, Charles; Creeley, Robert et al. Pollock, Jackson; Guston, Philip; De Kooning, Willem; Kline, Franz;
14 Ashbery, John; Rivers, Larry; O'Hara, Frank; Ginsberg, Allen; Jones, LeRoi; Kerouac, Jack; Blackburn, Paul; Levertov, Denise; Eigner, Larry; Olson, Charles; Creeley, Robert et al. Pollock, Jackson; Guston, Philip; De Kooning, Willem; Kline, Franz; A New Folder. Americans: Poems and Drawings.
New York Folder Edition 1959 no First Edition Cloth Very Good Good Signed by Editor
First edition. #5 of 150 clothbound copies. Brown cloth in yellow, illustrated dust jacket. Signed on the colophon and title page by Daisy Aldan, the editor (and publisher of Folder Editions). 116 pages. Black and white illustrations throughout. A collection of poems and drawings by American poets and artists associated with the Beat movement, Abstract Expressionism, the New York School and other important mid-20th century movements. This includes Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Charles Olson, LeRoi Jones, Denise Levertov, Robert Creeley and others. With artwork by Jackson Pollock, Willem De Kooning, Franz Kline, Helen Frankenthaler and others. GOOD jacket on a VERY GOOD book. General scuffing and fading to the jacket. Minor soiling. Several small chips and tears present along the jacket edges. Minor fading and edgewear to the book. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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15 Attersee (artist). Attersee Selected Works 1983-1986
Germany Galerie Curtze-Galerie Krinzinger, Publishers 2000 no First Edition Wraps Very Good 
Stated first edition. Glossy photo illustrated wraps. Approximately 40 pp. Color photos of paintings by Attersee throughout. A primarily visual catalog of selected paintings by Attersee, preceded by a short introduction and followed by a chronology/biography. Christian Attersee is an Austrian painter, known for his abstract work. VERY GOOD condition. Minor soiling, toning and scuffing to the wraps. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Avery, Milton; Rothko, Mark; Schueler, Jon (artists); Henning, Edward (introduction) Landscapes, Interior and Exterior: Avery, Rothko, and Schueler.
Cleveland The Cleveland Museum of Art, Publisher 1975 no Wraps Good 
Glossy wraps, spiral bound. Oblong quarto. Unpaginated. Black and white and a few color reproductions of paintings throughout. A catalog to a 1975 exhibition of paintings by Milton Avery, Mark Rothko and Jon Schueler, representing Abstract Expressionism and work associated with the movement. With a short critical introduction, as well as short essays on each artist and their work. GOOD condition. Some toning to the covers. Dark scuffs to the rear cover. Minor soiling and wrinkling. Light toning in the interior. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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17 Badea-Paun, Gabriel The Society Portrait. From David to Warhol
New York The Vendome Press 2007 no First American Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good 
First American edition. Black cloth in unclipped jacket. Folio. 223 pp. Full page color reproductions of paintings throughout. A study of the portrait painting genre and its 19th and 20th century form, where it served to portray and document figures of high society. This includes a look at the art, technique and aesthetics, as well as the subjects and the information on society that the paintings captured. With some mid to late 20th century examples, including those by Dali and Warhol. VERY GOOD condition. Minor scuffing, with a few scratches, to the jacket. Light edgewear. Minor fading and edgewear to the book. Small tear to the first endpaper. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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18 Balabanov, Kosta Macedonian Frescoes
Skopje, Macedonia Detska Radost, Publisher 1995 9989300208 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Blue faux leather covers in unclipped dust jacket. Large square folio. 146 pp. Isbn #9989300208. With full page color illustrations throughout. Text in Macedonian and English. A detailed history and examination of Macedonian frescoes, from the origin of fresco painting in Egypt to its importation and evolution in the region of Macedonia through the 13th century and beyond. With a look at what influence the influx of the Slavic peoples had, as well as the importance of frescoes to religious practices in the region. The last half of the work presents a detailed pictorial look at various frescoes. VERY GOOD jacket and book. Minor rubbing and fading to the jacket, with some scuffing and bumping along the extremities. Minor fading, bumping and edgewear to the book. Previous owner's gift inscription on the first endpaper. Vertical crease present to this same endpaper. Text clean and solid. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Along the Border of Heaven. Sung and Yuan Paintings from the C.C. Wang Family Collection, Barnhart, Richard M
19 Barnhart, Richard M Along the Border of Heaven. Sung and Yuan Paintings from the C.C. Wang Family Collection
New York The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1983 no Cloth Very Good No Jacket 
Beige cloth. No jacket. Housed in a pictorial paper covered board slipcase. Folio. 191 pp. Color and black and white illustrations throughout. A detailed catalog of paintings from China from the Sung and Yuan dynasties. This includes histories, critical examinations and analyses of landscape paintings of the Five Dynasties (907-60) and the Northern Sung (960-1127); figure paintings of the Sung Dynasty (960-1279); album leaves of the Southern Sung Dynasty ((1127-1279); figure paintings of the Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368); landscape paintings of the early and late Yuan periods, etc. VERY GOOD book in a GOOD slipcase. Uneven fading to the cloth. Minor bumping along the extremities. Interior clean and solid. The slipcase is rather faded and scuffed, especially along the extremities. Some splitting and chipping along the edges. Upper edge with tape repairs along some longer splits affecting the top. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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20 Barrault, Jean-Louis Brianchon. November 1959
Paris Mourlot Freres for David B. Findlay 1959 no First Edition Wraps Good 
First edition, one of 3,750 copies. Also issued in a limited signed edition. Color illustrated wraps. 20 pp. With one plate in the interior, as well as the cover illustration both being done specifically for this catalog. A short catalog for the first exhibition in the United States of work by the French artist Maurice Brianchon. This consists of text in English and French on the artist's work and artistic theory. Maurice Brianchon was a French painter associated with the poetic reality movement of the early 1900s. GOOD+ condition. Minor fading, toning and soiling. Some scuffing along the top edge. Small stain to the lower fore edge corner. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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