Publications

1988

Sexual Difference Both Sides of the Camera

Abigail Solomon-Godeau

Published in conjunction with the exhibition Sexual Difference: Both sides of the Camera, the author Abigail Solomon-Godeau confronts the issue of sexual difference and photography. She features ...

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1989

Impossible Picturesqueness Edward Lear's Indian Watercolours, 1873–1875

Vidya Dehejia

Edward Lear, best known as a writer of limericks and nonsense verse, was by profession a landscape draughtsman and painter. Traveling through exotic regions such as Calabria, Corsica, Egypt and India ...

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1991

Robert Smithson Unearthed Drawings, Collages, Writings

Eugenie Tsai

Robert Smithson, the earthworks artist who died when his plane crashed in 1973, is best known for his 1970 piece "Spiral Jetty," done in the Great Salt Lake. This volume, published in connection with ...

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1991

Victorian Pleasures American Board and Table Games of the Nineteenth Century from the Liman Collection

Marisa Kayyem, Paul Sternberger

The Liman Board Game Collection is about play. It is also about meaning. The games in this fascinating collection are doubly profound aesthetically. They are beautiful to look at and also involve the ...

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1991

Victorian Pleasures American Board and Table Games of the Nineteenth Century from the Liman Collection

Marisa Kayyem, Paul Sternberger

The Liman Board Game Collection is about play. It is also about meaning. The games in this fascinating collection are doubly profound aesthetically. They are beautiful to look at and also involve the ...

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1994

Unfaded Pageant Edwin Austin Abbey's Shakespearean Subjects

Lucy Oakley

This book chronicles the history of the artist's Shakespearean work, which influenced late Victorian stage productions, and examines his interpretations in the context of late Victorian attitudes ...

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1995

The Post-Pre-Raphaelite Print Etching, Illustration, Reproductive Engraving, & Photography in England in and around the 1860s

Allen Staley

The first purpose of the exhibition and the accompanying catalogue were to demonstrate to an American audience the beauty and interest of British prints from the decade of the 1860s. The title of ...

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1996

Apostles in England Sir James Thornhill and the Legacy of Raphael's Tapestry Cartoons

Arline Meyer

Raphael's seven large gouache paintings, called cartoons, that weavers used in creating tapestries for the Sistine Chapel nearly 500 years ago exerted enormous influence on the development of ...

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1996

The Old World Builds the New The Guastavino Company and the Technology of the Catalan Vault, 1885–1962

Janet Parks, Alan G. Neumann

The Guastavino Fireproof Construction Company was the major architectural innovator whose work is in more than 1,000 buildings in North America, was founded in 1889 by an emigré architect from ...

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