Yale Art Catalogue 2011

Yale’s new Art Catalogue showcases books published over the last year, as well as featuring exciting forthcoming titles and a complete directory of our backlist.

Yale University Press is renowned for its range and quality of art books, as well as for its publishing relationship with some of the most respected museums and galleries in the world.

From old master painters to modern architecture, from photography, to fashion, design and decorative art, whatever your specialism, Yale’s 2011 Art Catalogue has treats in store.

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Books to look out for

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty
by Andrew Bolton

Alexander McQueen (1969-2010) was one of the most influential, imaginative and inspirational designers at the turn of the millennium. Focusing on the iconic and acclaimed designs of his prolific career, this stunning book examines McQueen’s technical virtuosity and its subversion of traditional tailoring and dressmaking practices. More

Jean Fouquet and the Invention of France
Art and Nation After the Hundred Years War
by Erik Inglis

Jean Fouquet was France’s most important fifteenth-century artist, painting for the courts of Charles VII and Louis XI. This survey of Fouquet’s work offers a major advance in scholarship about the artist and his far-reaching impact, providing a lens for looking at the century that saw the greatest changes in French art prior to Impressionism. More

Vauxhall Gardens: A History
by David Coke and Alan Borg

From their early beginnings in the Restoration until the final closure in Queen Victoria’s reign, Vauxhall Gardens developed from a rural tavern and place of assignation into a dream-world. Here, David Coke and Alan Borg reveal how Vauxhall linked high and popular culture in ways that look forward to the manner in which both art and entertainment have evolved. More

Wonder, Image, and Cosmos in Medieval Islam
by Persis Berlekamp

This fascinating book untangles fundamental confusions about historical relationships among Islam, representational images, and philosophy. Berlekamp focuses on widely disseminated Islamic images of the wonders of creation, ranging from angels to human-snatching birds, and argues that these illustrated manuscripts aimed to induce wonder at God’s creation. More

Caravaggio and His Circle in Rome
A Barbaric and Brutal Manner
by David Franklin, Sebastian Schutze

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 fascinating book  illustrates the notion of ‘Caravaggism’, showcasing 65 works. More

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