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Kimbell Art Museum

Works: 372 works in 1,011 publications in 5 languages and 43,350 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Illustrated works  Catalogs  Biography  Periodicals  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Pictorial works 
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Classifications: N6853.M64, 759.4
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The blood of kings : dynasty and ritual in Maya art by Linda Schele( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By making full use of the progress in deciphering the Maya hieroglyphic code, this examines the world and minds of the creators of Maya art, including a look at the Maya calendar
Berthe Morisot, Impressionist by Berthe Morisot( Book )

8 editions published in 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morisot was a gutsy pioneer among the French impressionists. As a standard-bearer of the avant-garde, she created a scandal by helping to organize a public auction of their works, something very few artists had dared to do. Defying the advice of her parents and Manet, she remained in Paris when Prussian troops besieged the city. In her artistic technique she was no less daring. Around 1874, in pictures of tourists and yacht-filled rivers, she broke through to an abbreviated, shorthand style ahead of her contemporaries. Disregarding her own view that Monet had taken landscape painting to its farthest limits, her late oils of gardens are brilliant fireworks of color. This catalogue of a retrospective exhibition that is to tour the country stands on its own as a valuable study. What it lacks is a sense of the inner woman, a shortcoming that has bedeviled most books about her. -- Publishers Weekly
The "wild beasts" : Fauvism and its affinities by John Elderfield( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hatshepsut, from queen to Pharaoh( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The female pharaoh Hatshepsut reigned for nearly twenty years during Egypt's early New Kingdom in the fifteenth century B.C. First acting as regent for her young nephew/stepson Thutmose III, she in time assumed the title of king and exercised the full powers of the throne as senior co-ruler. In accordance with Egyptian tradition, Hatshepsut was often depicted as a male king. After her death, however, monuments bearing her image were ruthlessly defaced, and her name was erased from historical accounts. Hatshepsut's rise to power and the nature of her kingship have long been debated by scholars. This fascinating period, one of immense artistic creativity, is illuminated by this volume's rich presentation of monumental royal sculpture and reliefs, ceremonial objects, exquisite personal items for everyday use, and dazzling jewelry. Essays focus on influences from the neighboring Near East, Nubia, and the Aegean; the innovative architecture built by Hatshepsut; powerful figures in the royal court during her reign; archaeological finds from this period; and mysteries surrounding the destruction of Hatshepsut's statues and the obliteration of her name. The first in-depth treatment of the subject, Daughter of Re is an important investigation into the impact of Hatshepsut's reign on the history, culture, and artistic output of Egypt. ... Publisher description
Gauguin and Impressionism by Richard R Brettell( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) was introduced into the Impressionist circle by Camille Pissarro and contributed major works to five of the eight Impressionist exhibitions between 1879 and 1886. During these years he transformed himself from a banker-stockbroker into a professional artist and from a family man into a solitary searcher for artistic, moral, and spiritual truths. Yet this vital period of Gauguin's life has usually been dismissed as a mere prelude to his brilliant career as an anti-Impressionist. This illustrated book reconsiders Gauguin's apprenticeship as an Impressionist and reassesses his contributions to the movement through the extraordinarily subtle and beautiful paintings, sculpture, and ceramic works he created during the years before 1887." "Richard R. Brettell and Anne-Birgitte Fonsmark argue that Gauguin's Impressionist paintings compare in quality to those of Sisley, Morisot, or Cassatt and that as a sculptor he was second only to Degas. His sculptures and ceramics were even more searching and radical than his early paintings and are crucial to the understanding of his development. Gauguin grappled with the thorniest issues debated by the French avant-garde, and no member of the Impressionist group created works as enigmatic or as wideranging, both artistically and emotionally."--Jacket
Georges de La Tour and his world by Philip Conisbee( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book offers a complete overview of the life and art of La Tour. Drawing on new historical research, it discusses his career, possible travels, the context in which he worked, and such issues as the contemporary replication and dissemination of his art. It examines the relationship of La Tour's art to the Counter Reformation and to the work of other artists in Nancy, Paris, Rome, and Utrecht. The book also includes the results of recent scientific research into La Tour's materials and working methods
Monet and the Mediterranean by Joachim Pissarro( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First invited by Pierre-Auguste Renoir to the Italian Riviera in 1883, Monet over the next decades crafted several magnificent series of works, remarkably different from the paintings that had established his reputation in the North. Here, assembled for the first time in its entirety, is the audaciously colorful group of works that he executed on the Italian and French Rivieras in 1884 and 1888, and in Venice in 1908. Arresting in their stunning color, dazzling light effects, and the sheer beauty of the land and the sea they depict, these paintings address in a new language the artist's ability to stretch his own pictorial boundaries. Now available in paperback, this new look at Monet accompanied the highly successful exhibition at the Kimbell Art Museum and the Brooklyn Museum in 1997
Matisse and Picasso by Yve-Alain Bois( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and French and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fiercely competitive, Matisse and Picasso engaged in one of the most formidable artistic dialogues of this century. The intense beginning of the relationship between the two artists - from the time they met in 1906 until 1917, when Matisse left for Nice - has already been amply studied, but their continuous exchange during the second part of their careers has never been examined in detail. In Matisse and Picasso, Yve-Alain Bois stages the intertwined evolution of the two giants of modern art as if it were an ongoing game of chess between two masters."
Picturing the Bible : the earliest Christian art by Jeffrey Spier( Book )

13 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Picturing the Bible explores the origins and emergence of Christian art from its very beginnings in the third century A.D., when Christianity was an outlawed, clandestine faith, through the fourth and fifth centuries, which saw it rise to become the state religion of the Roman Empire. What images did the early Christians use to express their faith? Were they the first believers to part with Mosaic law by creating "graven images"? What Jewish and pagan sources did they look to for inspiration, and what new meanings did they invest these subjects with? When did they begin to depict the life of Jesus? This illustrated book addresses these and other questions both through new discoveries and a reassessment of older evidence." "The essays are complemented by extensive new research on more than one hundred objects, drawn from major museums of America, Europe, and the Middle East. Frescoes, marble sculpture and sarcophagi, silver vessels and reliquaries, carved ivories, decorated crosses, and illuminated Bibles are all illustrated in new color photographs, providing an unprecedented introduction to the earliest Christian art."--Jacket
Poussin, the early years in Rome : the origins of French classicism by Konrad Oberhuber( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Van Dyck drawings by Christopher Brown( Book )

11 editions published in 1991 in English and French and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jusepe de Ribera, lo Spagnoletto, 1591-1652 by Jusepe de Ribera( Book )

10 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art and love in Renaissance Italy by Beverly Louise Brown( Book )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Many famous artworks of the Italian Renaissance were made to celebrate love, marriage, and family. They were the pinnacles of a tradition, dating from early in the era, of commemorating betrothals, marriages, and the birth of children by commissioning extraordinary objects - maiolica, glassware, jewels, textiles, paintings - that were often also exchanged as gifts. This volume is the first comprehensive survey of artworks arising from Renaissance rituals of love and marriage and makes a major contribution to our understanding of Renaissance art in its broader cultural context. The impressive range of works gathered in these pages extends from birth trays painted in the early fifteenth century to large canvases on mythological themes that Titian painted in the mid-1500s. Each work of art would have been recognized by contemporary viewers for its prescribed function within the private, domestic domain."--Jacket
Caravaggio & his followers in Rome by David Franklin( Book )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Italian artist Caravaggio (1571-1610) had a profound impact on a wide range of baroque painters of Italian, French, Dutch, Flemish, and Spanish origin who resided in Rome either during his lifetime or immediately afterward. This captivating book illustrates the notion of "Caravaggism," showcasing 65 works by Peter Paul Rubens and other important artists of the period who drew inspiration from Caravaggio. Also depicted are Caravaggio canvases that fully exhibit his distinctive style, along with ones that had a particularly discernible impact on other practitioners. Caravaggio's influence was greatest in Rome, where his works were seen by the largest and most international group of artists, and was at its peak in the early decades of the 17th century both before and after his untimely death at the age of 39. Not since Michelangelo or Raphael has one European artist affected so many of his contemporaries and over such broad geographic territory. Essays by an array of major Caravaggio scholars illuminate the underlying principles of the exhibit, reveal how Caravaggio altered the presentation and interpretation of many traditional subjects and inspired unusual new ones, and explore the artist's legacy and how he irrevocably changed the course of painting."--Publisher's description
Bernini : sculpting in clay by C. D Dickerson( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The brilliantly expressive clay models created by Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) as "sketches" for his works in marble offer extraordinary insights into his creative imagination. Although long admired, the terracotta models have never been the subject of such detailed examination. This publication presents a wealth of new discoveries (including evidence of the artist's fingerprints imprinted on the clay), resolving lingering issues of attribution while giving readers a vivid sense of how the artist and his assistants fulfilled a steady stream of monumental commissions. Essays describe Bernini's education as a modeler; his approach to preparatory drawings; his use of assistants; and the response to his models by 17th-century collectors. Extensive research by conservators and art historians explores the different types of models created in Bernini's workshop. Richly illustrated, Bernini transforms our understanding of the sculptor and his distinctive and fascinating working methods."--Publisher's website
Spanish still life in the golden age, 1600-1650 by William B Jordan( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stroganoff : the palace and collections of a Russian noble family by Penelope Hunter-Stiebel( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lavishly illustrated with more than two hundred works, this book chronicles the history of the Stroganoff family and its collections. From icons, embroideries, and richly decorated Russian stonework to exquisite paintings and decorative objects produced in western Europe, these works of art, most of them never before reproduced, represent the highest level of quality and reflect the discerning taste of the Stroganoffs as both collectors and patrons. Of special interest are the architectural designs of Andrei Voronikhin, a Stroganoff protege whose influence can still be seen in St. Petersburg today." "This book, published to accompany an exhibition opening at the Portland Art Museum, Oregon, provides an opportunity to understand how one family helped to shape the culture of a nation."--Jacket
The loves of the gods : mythological painting from Watteau to David by Colin B Bailey( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In pursuit of quality : the Kimbell Art Museum : an illustrated history of the art and architecture by Kimbell Art Museum( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Hatshepsut, from queen to PharaohGauguin and ImpressionismGeorges de La Tour and his worldMonet and the MediterraneanMatisse and PicassoPicturing the Bible : the earliest Christian artVan Dyck drawingsArt and love in Renaissance Italy