GHYKA, MC: The Geometry of Art and Life

Ghyka, Matila Costiescu. The Geometry of Art and Life. Dover Publications, 1978. ISBN: 0486235424. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#31291) $12.00

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Unabridged and slightly corrected republication of the 1946 edition. 80 plates. 64 figures. 174p.

MOREAU, G: Gustave Moreau. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1974

Book Cover. Gustave Moreau. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1974Kaplan, Julius. Gustave Moreau. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1974. ISBN: 0875870597. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#31174) $15.00

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A retrospective of the French Symbolist painter Gustave Moreau (1826-98). His main emphasis was the illustration of biblical and mythological figures.

Catalog for exhibition held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, July 23 to September 1, 1974; California Palace of the Legion of Honor, September 14 to November 3, 1974. 3 color plates and black-and-white reproductions throughout, including photographs of the artist.

STEEL, D: Reverend McKendree Robbins Long: Picture painter of the Apocalypse

Steel, David; Thomas, Brad. Reverend McKendree Robbins Long: Picture painter of the Apocalypse. Davidson College, North Carolina Museum of Art, 2002. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#31169) $16.00

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Exhibition catalog. Foreword by William Ferris. “Apocalypse South” by Charles Reagan Wilson. “The Life of Reverend McKendree Robbins Long” by Brad Thomas. Catalog of the works by David Steel. 105p.

Measures 12×9 inches. Illustrated with 30 large, high-quality reproductions and numerous smaller examples of his oeuvre. McKendree Robbins Long’s works are depict 20th-century millennial Protestant Christianity and this book provides a wonderful introduction to Long’s life and work. It also places him within the framework of southern history.