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De Stijl

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Painting as Model, Bois, Yve-Alain; Krauss, Rosalind E. (Preface by)
1 Bois, Yve-Alain; Krauss, Rosalind E. (Preface by)
Painting as Model
Cambridge, MA MIT Press; An October Book 1993 0262521806 / 9780262521802 Paperback Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xxx, 327 pp., illus., biblio., index; 23 cm. Tight, clean copy. Stimulating essays on modern & contemporary art. Bois wrote his dissertation under Roland Barthes. "Informed by both structuralism and poststructuralism, these essays by art critic and historian Yve Alain Bois seek to redefine the status of theory in modernist critical discourse. Warning against the uncritical adoption of theoretical fashions and equally against the a priori rejection of all theory, Bois argues that theory is best employed in response to the specific demands of a critical problem. The essays lucidly demonstrate the uses of various theoretical approaches in conjunction with close reading of both paintings and texts. / Yve-Alain Bois was a founder of the French journal Macula and a Fellow at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris. He is currently Professor of the History of Art at Harvard University." - Publisher. 
Price: 39.95 USD
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Mondrian: The Diamond Compositions, Carmean, E. A., Jr.
2 Carmean, E. A., Jr.
Mondrian: The Diamond Compositions
Washington D.C. National Gallery of Art 1979 1st Paperback Good Exhibition Catalogue 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
110 pp., illus. (some col.), bib. notes; 26 cm. Firm binding, clean text. Front cover curling. Gift inscription/half-title page, otherwise unmarked. Age toning. OVERSIZE! No priority/air, except by special arrangement. Lozenge paintings. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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Modern Art, 1890-1918, Clay, Jean; Rosin, Arnold (Translated by)
3 Clay, Jean; Rosin, Arnold (Translated by)
Modern Art, 1890-1918
New York Vendome Press 1978 0670482676 / 9780670482672 Hardcover Good Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Cloth, gilt, 320 pp., illus. (some col.); 32 cm. An Hachette Vendome Book. First published, 1975, under title: De l'impressionnisme a l'art moderne. Translated from the French. Good+. Firm binding, no owner's marks. Pages browning at extremities, foxing/endpapers, a tad musty. First U.S. Edition. Dust jacket, with light edgewear, protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/air, except by special arrangement. A major survey of abstraction and modern art by one of the leading post-war French art historians and critics, Jean Clay, Profusely illustrated with 504 plates, including 347 plates in full color. Contents: Preface; Signs and Men; 1. Color; 2. Distortion; 3. The Pulverized Object; 4. Frontality; 5. The Real Object; 6. Movement; Modern Art Movements; General Index of Painters and of Their Works; Glossary of Semeiological Terms; Bibliography of Theoretical Works. Covers Symbolism, Expressionism, Fauvism, Cubism, Futurism, Pittura Metafisica, Der Blaue Reiter, Suprematism, Dada, De Stijl. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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Art in European Architecture; Synthèse des Arts, Damaz, Paul; Le Corbusier (Preface by)
4 Damaz, Paul; Le Corbusier (Preface by)
Art in European Architecture; Synthèse des Arts
New York Reinhold Publishing Corporation 1956 1st Hardcover Good Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
xii, 228 pp., illus., col. plates, biblio.; 27 cm. Text in English and French. Reference copy: Firm binding, clean inside copy. Waterstained/tail edge (pages don't stick). Dust jacket, with light chipping to spine ends & edges, protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/air, except by special arrangement. Le Corbusier and Leger were both great advocates of mural decoration as a way of bridging a perceived divide between art & architecture. Also discusses the "renaissance of stained glass," public sculpture, mosaics, other topics. 
Price: 21.95 USD
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Burgoyne Diller, The 1930s: Cubism to Abstraction, Diller, Burgoyne; O'Connor, Francis V. (Essay by)
5 Diller, Burgoyne; O'Connor, Francis V. (Essay by)
Burgoyne Diller, The 1930s: Cubism to Abstraction
New York Michael Rosenfeld Gallery 2001 1st Paperback Very Good Exhibition Catalogue 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
40 pp., col. illus., bib. notes; 28 cm. Exhibition held November 8, 2001-January 12, 2002. Near fine. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Light shelfwear to wraps, age toning. Includes a scholarly essay by art historian Francis V. O'Connor, "Burgoyne Diller, Geometric Abstraction and the Redress of Art in the 1930s." 
Price: 21.95 USD
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Contemporary Art of the Netherlands, Ekker, Andries (Introduction by)
6 Ekker, Andries (Introduction by)
Contemporary Art of the Netherlands
Amsterdam Netherlands Association of Modern Art Galleries and Dealers; Vereniging van Galeriehouders en handelauren in Hedendaagse [c. 1982] Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
305 pp., chiefly illus.; 21 cm. Text in English. Tight binding, with a few very minor annotations. Profusely illustrated with twentieth-century works by Dutch artists. Published for an American audience. 
Price: 29.95 USD
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Mondrian, Elgar, Frank; Walton, Thomas (Translated by)
7 Elgar, Frank; Walton, Thomas (Translated by)
Mondrian
New York and Washington D.C. Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers; World of Art Ser. 1968 Paperback Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
255 pp., 208 illus. (part col.), biblio., index; 21 cm. Translated from the French. Good+. Firm binding, creased spine. Clean inside copy. Expected browning. 
Price: 11.94 USD
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P.U.L.S.E.: A Project of the David Bermant Foundation: Color, Light, Motion, Finkelpearl, Tom, and Heiss, Alanna (Introduction by), and Dixon, Jenny (Foreword by)
8 Finkelpearl, Tom, and Heiss, Alanna (Introduction by), and Dixon, Jenny (Foreword by)
P.U.L.S.E.: A Project of the David Bermant Foundation: Color, Light, Motion
New York P.S. 1/Institute for Art and Urban Resources [c. 1987] 1st Paperback Very Good Exhibition Catalogue 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
44 pp., illus.; 22 cm. Near fine. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Light shelfwear to wraps. 
Price: 39.95 USD
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Dreams and Nightmares: Utopian Visions in Modern Art, Fletcher, Valerie (Curated by)
9 Fletcher, Valerie (Curated by)
Dreams and Nightmares: Utopian Visions in Modern Art
Washington D.C. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service; Smithsonian Institution Press 1983 Paperback Good Exhibition Catalogue 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
201 pp., illus. (some col.), biblio., index; 28 cm. Catalogue accompanying an exhibition at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Dec. 8, 1983 to Feb. 12, 1984. Good+. Firm binding, creased spine. Clean inside copy. Moderate edgewear to wraps, age toning. CONTENTS: Lenders to the Exhibition; Foreword, by Abram Lerner; Preface; Acknowledgements; UTOPIAN DREAMS; Introduction; Italian Futurism; Russian Avant-Garde; German Expressionism; German Bauhaus; Dutch De Stijl; French Purism and Leger; American Precisionism and Architecture; Post-World War II; DYSTOPIAN NIGHTMARES; Introduction;; Early Premonitions; Post-World War II; EPILOGUE; Checklist of the Exhibition; Notes; Bibliography; Index of Artists. 
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The Modern Dutch Poster: The First Fifty Years, 1890-1940, Franciscono, Marcel (Text by); Prokopoff, Stephen S. (Edited by)
10 Franciscono, Marcel (Text by); Prokopoff, Stephen S. (Edited by)
The Modern Dutch Poster: The First Fifty Years, 1890-1940
Urbana, IL, and Cambridge, MA Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois; MIT Press 1987 026266061X / 9780262660617 1st Paperback Very Good Exhibition Catalogue 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
156 pp., illus. (some col.), biblio.; 30 cm. Exhibition held at the Krannert Art Museum, Urbana-Champaign, November 15 to December 21, 1986, and at 8 other venues. Near fine. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Age toning. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. Richly illustrated with colour plates. 
Price: 29.95 USD
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Painting and Sculpture in Europe, 1880-1940, Hamilton, George Heard
11 Hamilton, George Heard
Painting and Sculpture in Europe, 1880-1940
Harmondsworth Penguin Books; Pelican History of Art Ser. 1972 0140561293 / 9780140561296 2nd Paperback Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
624 pp., illus., bib. notes, index; 22 cm. Revised Edition. Reprint, 1972. Good+. Firm binding, with one spine crease. Clean inside copy. A standard reference work in art history. 
Price: 7.95 USD
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Burgoyne Diller, Haskell, Barbara (Curated by)
12 Haskell, Barbara (Curated by)
Burgoyne Diller
New York Whitney Museum of American Art 1990 0874270715 / 9780874270716 Paperback Fine Exhibition Catalogue 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
180 pp., illus. (some col.), bib. notes; 28 cm. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Sept. 13-Nov. 25, 1990. Firm binding, clean inside copy. OVERSIZE! No priority/air, except by special arrangement. Retrospective of Mondrian's American acolyte, Burgoyne Diller, who was also a leading muralist during the WPA's Federal Art Project. 
Price: 34.95 USD
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Dutch Moderne: Graphic Design from De Stijl to Deco, Heller, Steven, and Fili, Louise
13 Heller, Steven, and Fili, Louise
Dutch Moderne: Graphic Design from De Stijl to Deco
San Francisco Chronicle Books 1994 0811803031 / 9780811803038 1st Paperback Very Good Oblong 
132 pp., illus. (some col.), biblio.; 21 cm. Near fine. Tight, clean copy. Light edgewear to wraps. Erasure rubbing/front free endpaper. Another copy available. First Edition, First Printing. "Despite Holland's small size, its contribution to twentieth-century avant-garde design has been profound. The first English-language book to document the elegant typography and streamlined imagery representative of Dutch art moderne between the two world wars, many previously unpublished in the United States, this exquisite volume showcases over 200 graphic design motifs from the Netherlands representing cultural as well as commercial concerns. From packaging and advertising to magazines and trademarks--as interesting for their social, political, and historical significance as they are graphically appealing--this colorful examination of how a brief artistic movement has contributed to a national style will make a welcome addition to the design bookshelf. / Steven Heller is the art director of the New York Times Book Review. He is the author of over ninety books on graphic design, popular art, and satiric art. He lives in New York City." - Publisher. 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Dutch Moderne: Graphic Design from De Stijl to Deco, Heller, Steven, and Fili, Louise
14 Heller, Steven, and Fili, Louise
Dutch Moderne: Graphic Design from De Stijl to Deco
San Francisco Chronicle Books 1994 0811803031 / 9780811803038 1st Paperback Very Good Collectible Oblong 
132 pp., illus. (some col.), biblio.; 21 cm. Tight, clean copy. First Edition, First Printing. "Despite Holland's small size, its contribution to twentieth-century avant-garde design has been profound. The first English-language book to document the elegant typography and streamlined imagery representative of Dutch art moderne between the two world wars, many previously unpublished in the United States, this exquisite volume showcases over 200 graphic design motifs from the Netherlands representing cultural as well as commercial concerns. From packaging and advertising to magazines and trademarks--as interesting for their social, political, and historical significance as they are graphically appealing--this colorful examination of how a brief artistic movement has contributed to a national style will make a welcome addition to the design bookshelf. / Steven Heller is the art director of the New York Times Book Review. He is the author of over ninety books on graphic design, popular art, and satiric art. He lives in New York City." - Publisher. 
Price: 21.95 USD
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15 Janis, Sidney
Mondrian: An Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings, 1900-1944
New York Sidney Janis Gallery 1980 1st Paperback Very Good Collectible 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
[24] pp., illus.; 28 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Age toning. 
Price: 21.95 USD
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Brancusi + Mondrian, Janis, Sidney (Introduction by)
16 Janis, Sidney (Introduction by)
Brancusi + Mondrian
New York Sidney Janis Gallery 1982 1st Paperback Good Exhibition Catalogue 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
[48] pp., illus. (some col.), ports.; 28 cm. Withdrawn from non-circulating museum library, with fewer than usual markings, otherwise very good. Another copy available. "Loan exhibition of works by Brancusi + Mondrian opening Thursday, December 2, and continuing thru December 31, 1982."--p. [4] of cover. 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Brancusi + Mondrian, Janis, Sidney (Introduction by)
17 Janis, Sidney (Introduction by)
Brancusi + Mondrian
New York Sidney Janis Gallery 1982 1st Paperback Very Good Exhibition Catalogue 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
[48] pp., illus. (some col.), ports.; 28 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Light shelfwear to wraps, age toning. "Loan exhibition of works by Brancusi + Mondrian opening Thursday, December 2, . and continuing thru December 31, 1982."--p. [4] of cover. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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Major European Art Movements, 1900-1945: A Critical Anthology, Kaplan, Patricia, and Manso, Susan (Edited by)
18 Kaplan, Patricia, and Manso, Susan (Edited by)
Major European Art Movements, 1900-1945: A Critical Anthology
New York E. P. Dutton 1977 0525474625 / 9780525474623 1st Paperback Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xii, 396 pp., illus., bib. notes; 21 cm. Firm binding, creased spine. Clean inside copy. Browning. Stated "First Edition." CONTENTS: Matisse: the harmony of light, by Lawrence Gowing; The primitivism of the Fauves, the Brucke, the primitivism of the Blaue Reiter, by Robert Goldwater; Other romantic currents: Klee to Ernst, by Robert Rosenblum; Introduction, the history of cubism, cubism as a stylistic and historical phenomenon, by Edward Fry; Collage, by Clement Greenberg; The futurist goal, the futurist achievement, by Joshua C. Taylor; Drawing as if to possess, by Leo Steinberg; Introduction to De Stijl, by Hans L.C. Jaffe; Mondrian and theosophy, by Robert Welsh; Kandinsky and abstraction: the role of the hidden image, by Rose-Carol Washton Long; Artists of the world, disunite!, by John Bowlt; "Dada": a code for saints?, by John Elderfield; Introduction to Surrealists on art, by Lucy Lippard; Stripping down to cosmos, by Dore Ashton; Marcel Duchamp, or, The castle of purity, by Octavio Paz. 
Price: 11.95 USD
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Furniture 2: Neoclassic to the Present, Ketchum, William C.
19 Ketchum, William C.
Furniture 2: Neoclassic to the Present
New York and Washington, D.C. Cooper-Hewitt Museum; Smithsonian Illustrated Library of Antiques 1981 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
128 pp., illus. (some col.), bib., index; 28 cm. Near fine. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Age toning. Dust jacket toned, with light edgewear/nicked, protected in a mylar book cover. 
Price: 9.99 USD
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Burgoyne Diller: Collages, Larsen, Susan C.
20 Larsen, Susan C.
Burgoyne Diller: Collages
New York Michael Rosenfeld Gallery 1999 1st Ring Binding Fine Exhibition Catalogue 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
60 pp., illus. (some col.), bib., index. Edition of 2000 copies. AS NEW. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. 
Price: 21.95 USD
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