International Artists

  • # 33105

    HOOVEN, F. Valentine

    Tom of Finland. The official life and work of a gay hero

    New York : Abrams, 2020. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 296, illustrated. New copy. Tuoko Laaksonen, also known as Tom of Finland (1920-1991), was an iconic and provocative artist who rose to cult status in the international gay community and beyond for his work celebrating gay archetypes and masculinity during a time when being gay was …

  • # 33104

    JUDIN, Juerg and KARSTENS, Pay Matthis

    Tom of Finland : Made in Germany

    Milan : Skira Editore, 2021. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 176, illustrated. New copy. A spectacular book showing life and work of the Finnish icon from an unknown perspective with around 150 illustrations and well researched texts. Tom of Finland has became the most famous and influential Finnish artist of the 20th century. Born Touko Laaksonen …

  • # 33060

    KENTRIDGE, William (1955 - )

    William Kentridge : Why should I hesitate?

    Edited by Sven Christian and Ann McIlleron. Cologne : Walther & Franz König, 2021. Two volumes, cloth in slipcase, pp. 744, illustrated. New copy. Limited to 1800 copies with a print included. A collectible, slipcased, two-volume overview on the South African artist William Kentridge, featuring a unique lapis lazuli print. Covering 40 years of South …

  • # 33059

    ALBRECHTSEN, Nicky

    Vintage Fashion Complete

    London : Thames & Hudson, 2014. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 432, illustrated. New copy. The most ambitious and comprehensive book on women’s vintage fashion ever published, featuring over 1,000 garments dating from the 1920s to the 1980s. Unlimited inspiration for fashion designers, stylists, collectors and style-setters everywhere • Explores every aspect of a woman’s vintage …

  • # 33056

    CALAHAN, April et al.

    Fashion and the Art of Pochoir : the Golden Age of illustration in Paris

    London : Thames & Hudson, 2015. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 240, illustrated. New copy. The 1910s and 1920s witnessed an outpouring of luxury publications that used a hand-stencilling technique known as pochoir (French for ‘stencil’). The highly refined and painterly technique, which consists of applying layers of gouache paint or watercolour to achieve bold blocks …

  • # 33054

    DUNCAN, Alastair

    Art Deco Sculpture

    London : Thames & Hudson, 2017. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 400, illustrated. New copy. This ground-breaking book showcases and puts into historical context a profusion of sculpted works created in the 1920s and 1930s in the vernacular defined today as ‘Art Deco’. From the chevrons, sunbursts, maidens, fountains, floral abstractions and ubiquitous biche (doe) …

  • # 33053

    LEOPOLD, Elisabeth and Rudolf

    Egon Schiele : Paintings, Water-colours, Drawings

    Munich : Hirmer Verlag GmbH, 2021. Thick quarto, 30.5 x 31 cm, cloth in dustjacket, pp. 736, extensively illustrated. New copy, sealed in shrinkwrap. The definitive monograph on Egon Schiele. The monograph on Egon Schiele edited by Rudolf Leopold in 1972 forms the basis for Egon Schiele’s world fame. This important document of art-historical literature …

  • # 33006

    DEL ROSCIO, Nicola; SCHAMA, Simon

    The essential Cy Twombly

    London : Thames & Hudson, 2014. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 240, illustrated. New copy. An authoritative survey of Twombly’s complex body of work Cy Twombly created art that was remarkable for its versatility, sensitivity and originality. Throughout his career, he followed his own artistic pathway, independent from contemporary trends, and for a long time …

  • # 33007

    LONEY, Alan and GIMBLETT, Max

    Searchings. Selections from the artist’s journals

    Auckland : The Holloway Press, 2005. Quarto, quarter buckram over blue lettered boards, unpaginated, illustrations by Gimblett, including double page original paintings. Limited to 80 copies of which 64 were for sale. This is a copy 58. “This book is the result of three years research and study of the Journals of one of the …

  • # 33004

    LAULAURIE, Louise Rogers

    Matisse : The Books

    London : Thames & Hudson, 2020. Quarto, lettered cloth, pp. 320, illustrated. New copy. The livre d’artiste, or ‘artist’s book’, is among the most prized in rare book collections. Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was one of the greatest artists to work in this genre, creating his most important books over a period of eighteen years from …

  • # 33001

    FELDMAN, Frayda and SCHELLMANN, Jorg.

    Andy Warhol prints. A catalogue raisonné 1962-1987

    Fourth Edition. Revised and Expanded by Frayda Feldman and Claudia Defendi. S.l. : D.A.P. in association with Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, Edition Schellmann, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Inc., 2003. Second printing, 2015. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket, pp. 387, illustrated. New copy. The definitive reference on Warhol’s graphics, the most comprehensive and …

  • # 32949

    KRIES, Mateo et al.

    German Design 1949 – 1989. Two Countries, One History

    Weil am Rhein (Germany) : Vitra Design Museum, 2021. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 320, illustrated. New copy. Selected by Mateo Kries and Thomas A. Geisler, Edited by Erika Pinner and Klara Nemeckova. The cheap, colourful plastic designs from East Germany pitted against the cool functionalism of West German design: The publication German Design 1949 – …

  • # 32925

    RENDGEN, Sandra

    History of Information Graphics

    Cologne : Taschen, 2019. Folio, 383 x 257 mm, boards in dustjacket, pp. 462, illustrated. New copy. In the age of big data and digital distribution, when news travel ever further and faster and media outlets compete for a fleeting slice of online attention, information graphics have swept center stage. At once nuanced and neat, …

  • # 32924

    MULLER, Jürgen et al.

    Pieter Bruegel. The Complete Works

    Cologne : Taschen 2018. Folio, 455 x 315 mm (weighs 5.8 kgs), cloth in dustjacket, pp. 492, illustrated. New copy. The life and times of Pieter Bruegel the Elder (c. 1526/30-1569) were marked by stark cultural conflict. He witnessed religious wars, the Duke of Alba’s brutal rule as governor of the Netherlands, and the palpable …

  • # 32923

    CALVOCORESSI, Richard

    Georg Baselitz

    London : Thames and Hudson Ltd, 2021. Quarto, 396 x 261 mm, cloth in slipcase, pp. 392, extensively illustrated. New copy. The authorized monograph on one of the most influential and respected artists of our time, written with the full co-operation of Baselitz himself. A prolific artist with a protean output, Georg Baselitz has rethought …

  • # 32922

    van RIJN, Rembrandt Harmensz (1606 - 1669)

    Rembrandt. The Complete Drawings and Etchings

    Cologne : Taschen, 2019. Folio, 48.5 cm tall, boards in dustjacket, housed in publisher’s cardboard box, pp. 756, illustrated. New copy. Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669) stands as one of the most important painters in Western art, but nowhere else do we encounter his inimitable talent more so than in his drawings and etchings. Hinged …