GUITTENY, M: Van Gogh in Provence

Guitteny, Marc. Van Gogh in Provence. Societe Ajax, 1997. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30794) $12.00

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In the spring of 1889, Van Gogh admitted himself to the St. Paul Monastery and Hospital in St-Remy-de-Provence. He spent a year there and produced more than 100 paintings that show he was attracted by the unique light of Provence.

Beautifully illustrated in color. Text in English. 34p.

WATKINS, G: Gesualdo Hex: Music, Myth, and Memory

Watkins, Glenn. Gesualdo Hex: Music, Myth, and Memory. Norton, 2010. ISBN: 9780393071023. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30757) $14.00

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Explores the fascinating life of the Renaissance composer Carlo Gesualdo (1566-1613), who continues to captivate composers, artists, and audiences today. Challenges our preconceptions of what has become a nearly mythic persona, weaving together the cumulative experience of some of the most vibrant artists of the past century from Stravinsky and Schoenberg to Abbado and Herzog.

Black-and-white illustrations. 384p. Measures 8×10 inches.

RAVENAL, JB: Jasper Johns and Edvard Munch: Inspiration and Transformation

Ravenal, John B. Jasper Johns and Edvard Munch: Inspiration and Transformation. Yale University Press, 2016. ISBN: 9780300220063. Factory sealed. Like New. Hardcover. (#30681) $24.00

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Beautifully illustrated in color and black-and-white. 128p. Measures 9.75×11.5 inches.

A rich study exploring the connections, creative processes, and themes shared by two artists. Argues that Munch’s work was one of the catalysts for the sea change that occurred in Johns’s art of the early 1980s. Describes how and when Johns (b. 1930) began to explore Munch’s (1863-1944) imagery and ideas. Also takes a comprehensive view of each artist’s career.