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Art History: a Very Short Introduction

This clear and concise new introduction examines all the major debates and issues using a wide range of well-known examples within art history. 

Van Gogh and Gauguin

The personal and professional history of Van Gogh and Gauguin constitutes one of the most dramatically revealing sagas in the history of modern art. 

Leonardo Da Vinci

Here, the world's leading authority on Leonardo da Vinci takes us to the heart of the Renaissance master's genius--his visual thinking. 

Yayoi Kusama: Give Me Love

Documents Yayoi Kusama's most recent exhibition at David Zwirner, New York, which marked the US debut of The Obliteration Room, an all-white, domestic interior that viewers are invited to cover with dot stickers of various sizes and colors. 

The Greek Vase

This richly illustrated volume offers a fascinating introduction to ancient Greek vases for the general reader. 

Chinese Calligraphy

A reference volume devoted to Chinese calligraphy, with its artistic as well as utilitarian values, has been treasured for its formal beauty for more than three millennia. 

Japanese Dress in Detail

Bringing together more than 100 items of clothing, this book reveals the intricacies and craftmanship of Japanese dress from the 18th century to the present.

Hearts of Our People : Native women artists

Explores the artistic achievements of Native women and establishes their rightful place in the art world. 

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