ICOM: Statutes: Code of Professional Ethics

International Council of Museums. ICOM Statutes: Code of Professional Ethics. 1990. Unmarked. 35p. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26056) $16.00

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Adopted by the 16th General Assembly of ICOM (The Hague, 5 September 1989). Includes definitions, finance, institutional ethics, professional conduct, etc.

HATOUM, M: Mona Hatoum. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art Exhibition, 1997

Morgan, Jessica; Cameron, Dan; Hatoum, Mona. Mona Hatoum. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, 1997. ISBN: 0933856474. Unmarked. Some rubbing and edge wear. Good. Paperback. (#26035) $20.00

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Nicely illustrated in B/W and color. 66p. Catalog for exhibitions at the Chicago and New York City Museums of Contemporary Art in 1997-1998. Essays by Jessica Morgan and Dan Cameron. Artist biography. Checklist for the exhibition.

Born in 1952, Mona Hatoum is a video artist and installation artist of Palestinian origin, who lives in London. Measures 8.25×10 inches.

MCCLELLAN, A: The Art Museum from Boullée to Bilbao

MCCLELLAN, A: The Art Museum from Boullée to Bilbao, book coverMcClellan, Andrew. The Art Museum from Boullee to Bilbao. University of California Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780520251267. Unmarked. B/W illustrations throughout. Index. Notes. 352p. Very Good. Paperback. (#26023) $18.00

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This thematic history of the art museum from its inception in the 18th century to the early 21st century offers an essential framework for understanding contemporary debates as they have evolved in Europe and the United States.

POPE-HENNESSY, J: Secular Painting in 15th-Century Tuscany: Birth Trays, Cassone Panels, and Portraits

Pope-Hennessy, John; Christiansen, Keith. Secular Painting in 15th-Century Tuscany: Birth Trays, Cassone Panels, and Portraits. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1980. Unmarked. Bumped edge. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26019) $16.00

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Nicely illustrated. Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin from Summer, 1980. 64p. Bibliography.

LEONARDO JOURNAL: Vol 5, No. 4, Autumn 1972

Malina, Frank J. Leonardo Journal (Vol 5, No. 4, Autumn 1972). Pergamon, 1972. Unmarked. Good. Paperback. (#26013) $30.00

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Artists: Eric Cameron, L. Pesek, Etienne Bertrand Weill. General articles: “Arne Jacobsen: Architecture and Fine Art” by Rod Hackney, “Art, technology, and satire: The legacy of Rube Goldberg” by Peter C. Marzio, and “Violence and caprice in recent art” by Lincoln Rothschild.

Illustrated. pp289-379. Notes include Frank Oppenheimer on the Exploratorium, Albert Garrett on space and time in art, and more.

Includes volume contents and author index insert for volume 5.

RUDE, F: Francois Rude (1784-1855): Commemoration du Centenaire

 Francois Rude (1784-1855): Commemoration du Centenaire, book cover Francois Rude (1784-1855): Commemoration du Centenaire. Dijon: Musee des Beaux-Arts, 1955. Unmarked. Some age tanning on edges. Text in French. Good. Paperback. (#26006) $18.00

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Francois Rude (1784-1855) was a French sculptor and the stepfather of Paul Cabet, also a sculptor. 20 B/W plates. Exhibition checklist and essays by Pierre Quarre and Pierre Pradel.

The Musee Rude, Dijon, inaugurated in 1947, is devoted to plaster casts of Rude’s works that were acquired by the city of Dijon, between 1887 and 1910; it is housed in the transept of the 11th-century church of Saint-Etienne in rue Vaillant.

BRUNNER, H: The Treasury in the Residenz Munich

The Treasury in the Residenz Munich, book coverBrunner, H. The Treasury in the Residenz Munich. Bayerische Verwaltung der Staatlichen Schlosser, Garten and Seen, 1975. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25997) $12.00

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62p plus 24 black and white plates. The former royal palace of the Bavarian monarchs of the House of Wittelsbach in the centre of the city of Munich, Germany. The first buildings at this site were erected in the year 1385. The Residenz is the largest city palace in Germany and is known for its architecture, room decorations, and displays from the former royal collections.