STURGIS, A: Rebels and Martyrs: The Image of the Artist in the Nineteenth Century

Sturgis, Alexander. Rebels and Martyrs: The Image of the Artist in the Nineteenth Century. National Gallery Publications, 2006. ISBN: 1857093461. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#30756) $16.00

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Covering the period from the French Revolution to World War I, from Romanticism to the avant-garde. Themes include Bohemia; Dandy and Flaneur; Priest, Seer, Martyr, Christ; and Creativity and Sexuality.

Contributors include Alexander Sturgis, Rupert Christiansen, Lois Oliver, and Michael Wilson.

Exhibition catalog. Beautifully illustrated. 192p. Chronology. Bibliography. Index. Large French flaps.

SCHRADER, JL: George Grey Barnard: The Cloisters and The Abbaye

Book cover. George Grey Barnard: The Cloisters and The AbbayeSchrader, J. L. George Grey Barnard: The Cloisters and The Abbaye. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1979. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30754) $12.00

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Focuses on the role of George Grey Barnard, an American sculptor whose determined pursuit of medieval antiquities led to the collection’s founding. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (Summer 1979). 65 illustrations in color and black-and-white. 52p.

GURCHE, J: Shaping Humanity: How Science, Art, and Imagination Help Us Understand Our Origins

Gurche, John. Shaping Humanity: How Science, Art, and Imagination Help Us Understand Our Origins. Yale University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780300216844. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30753) $16.00

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For the Smithsonian Institution’s groundbreaking David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins, opened in 2010, Gurche created fifteen sculptures representing six million years of human history. This book relates how he worked with a team of scientists to depict human evolution for the project.

Color illustrations. Measures 8.5×10 inches.