LEVENSON, M: Modernism

Levenson, Michael. Modernism. Yale University Press, 2011. ISBN: 9780300111736. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31035) $33.00

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Spanning many decades, illuminating individual achievements and locating them within the intersecting histories of experiment (Symbolism to Surrealism, Naturalism to Expressionism, Futurism to Dadaism), the book places the transformations of culture alongside the agitations of modernity (war, revolution, feminism, psychoanalysis).

Black-and-white illustrations. 320p. Measures 7×10.25 inches.

MARC, F: Sketchbook from the Battlefield

Book covers. Sketchbook from the BattlefieldMarc, Franz. Sketchbook from the Battlefield. Sieveking , 2016. ISBN: 9783944874388. Factory sealed. Like New. Hardcover. (#30968) $15.00

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This small book, measuring 4×6.5 inches, includes 36 thirty-six small-format pencil drawings that were produced between March and June 1915, just a few months before the artist’s death in March 1916. 88p.

Marc (1880-1916) was a German painter and printmaker, one of the key figures of German Expressionism. He was a founding member of Der Blaue Reiter, a journal whose name later became synonymous with the circle of artists collaborating in it.

BECKMANN, M: Max Beckmann in New York

Rewald, Sabine. Max Beckmann in New York. Metropolitan Museum of Art. ISBN: 9781588396006. Unmarked. Factory sealed. Like New. Hardcover. (#30928) $27.00

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Accompanied 2017 exhibition that put a spotlight on Beckmann’s special connection to New York City. Informative and accessible essay by Sabine Rewald.

Detailed catalogue entries for each work. Generous excerpts from the artist’s letters, diaries, and ephemera, illuminate Beckmann’s difficult and tumultuous life.

Illustrated, with 114 illustrations in full color. Measures 9×10 Inches. 160p.