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.

TAPIES, A: Antoni Tapies: Exposition Retrospective 1946/1973

Book cover. Antoni Tapies: Exposition Retrospective 1946/1973Lassaigne, Jacques. Antoni Tapies: Exposition Retrospective 1946/1973. Musee D’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1973. Unmarked. Martha Jackson Gallery sticker on front cover, with information about the volume. Very Good. Paperback. (#30513)

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Text in French. Catalog for 25 Mai through 2 Septembre 1973 exhibition. 48 plates, 10 in color.

Antoni Tàpies (1923-2012) was a Spanish painter, sculptor and art theorist.

Back cover. Antoni Tapies: Exposition Retrospective 1946/1973