KAMINOFF, L: Yoga Anatomy (Second Edition)

Kaminoff, Leslie; Matthews, Amy. Yoga Anatomy (Second Edition). Human Kinetics, 2011. ISBN: 9781450400244. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30985)

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Fully illustrated with anatomical illustrations by Sharon Ellis. From breathing to inversions to standing poses, this book examines how specific muscles respond to the movements of the joints; how alterations of a pose can enhance or reduce effectiveness; and how the spine, breathing, and body position are all fundamentally linked. 276p.

PEARLSTEIN, P: Philip Pearlstein’s People, Places, Things

Sims, Patterson. Philip Pearlstein’s People, Places, Things. St. Petersburg, FL: Museum of Fine Arts, 2013. ISBN: 9781878390127. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#28365) $16.00

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Beautiful color plates. Exhibition catalog. Measures 10 inches square. 84p.

Essays by Richard Armstrong and Patterson Sims.

Born in 1924, the work of Philip Pearlstein has an important place in contemporary art. Beyond the paintings of nudes for which he is best known, the spectrum of his art includes unusually interesting drawings from sketches to highly finished large-scale watercolors and over a hundred print editions. His way of seeing callas the viewer to slow down; that’s one of the reasons his work is so tough and unflinchingly modern.

CEZANNE, P: Cézanne’s Bathers: Biography and the Erotics of Paint (Refiguring Modernism)

D’Souza, Aruna. Cézanne’s Bathers: Biography and the Erotics of Paint (Refiguring Modernism). Pennsylvania State University Press, 2008. ISBN: 0271032146. Factory sealed. Like New. Paperback. (#30966) $50.00

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Discusses an epochal shift in the representation of sexuality in modern art with the images of nudes made by Cézanne. In order to discover a new way of looking at these strange works, he engages with arguments about these paintings in the writings of Meyer Schapiro, Tamar Garb, and T. J. Clark.

176p. Measures 10.5×9.5 inches. 42 color and 47 black-and-white illustrations.