DELVOYE, W: Wim Delvoye at the/au Louvre

Bernadac, Marie-Laure; Mercatorfonds, Jean-Pierre Criqui. Wim Delvoye at the/au Louvre. Yale University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780300188684. Factory sealed. Unmarked. Like New. Hardcover. (#31197) $20.00

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Color illustrations. 79p. Measures 10×12 inches.

Text in English and French.

As guest artist at the Louvre, Belgian conceptual artist Wim Delvoye (b. 1965) created new, site-specific art for the museum that responded to the Louvre’s collections with subversive and ironic reinterpretations of older styles, including Baroque crucifixes and Gothic motifs.

SASSOON, D: Becoming Mona Lisa

Sassoon, Donald. Becoming Mona Lisa. Harcourt, Inc., 2001. ISBN: 0965043647. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26375)

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Color plates. 337p. Index.

Tracing the reception of da Vinci’s paintings as well as the development of the museums, essential to bringing art to a broad public audience, Sassoon’s account is as much the story of serious art’s popularization as it is of one painting’s ascendance to the status of global icon.