The Speed Art Museum: Highlights from the Collection (Paperback)Ruth Cloudman (author)
Paperback Published: 04/01/2008
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One of America's foremost art collections, the Speed Art Museum in Kentucky houses masterpieces that span 6000 years, from ancient Egyptian to contemporary art. This beautifully designed book - the first comprehensive guide to the Speed to be produced for more than 20 years - provides engaging commentaries on 300 of the museum's most significant works. New colour photography throughout highlights the richness and diversity of the collection, including paintings by Rubens, Boucher, Courbet and Cassatt, and contemporary pieces by Sol LeWitt, Tony Cragg and Kiki Smith. Also featured are works from the museum's distinguished collections of decorative arts, contemporary glass, antiquities and African and Native American art. This is a superbly produced guide to one of the finest art collections in the United States. It includes works by Rembrandt, Monet and Brancusi, as well as important recent acquisitions by Cezanne, Ruisdael and Yinka Shonibare, among others. It is lavishly illustrated throughout with new colour photography.
Publisher: Merrell Publishers Ltd
Weight: 703 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 21 mm
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