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Inventing the Art Collection: Patrons, Markets, and the State in Nineteenth-Century Spain
Vazquez, Oscar E.
Hardcover: $141.64 [169,970₩]
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The pace and scale of the exchange of cultural goods of all sorts — paintings, furniture, even ladies' fans — increased sharply in nineteenth-century Spain, and new institutions and practices for exhibiting as well as valorizing "art" were soon... [More...]


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William and Henry Walters: The Reticent Collectors
Johnston, William R.
Hardcover: $62.50 [75,000₩]
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Restores William Walters and his son Henry to their rightful place among America's great art collectors, telling the story of the development of the Walters Art Gallery in Baltimore, one of the most important small museums in North America. Describes... [More...]


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The Scramble for Art in Central Africa
Schildkrout, Enid
Paperback: $62.39 [74,870₩]
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Contributors to this volume trace the life history of artifacts that were brought to Europe and America from the Congo toward the end of the 19th century—and that became the subjects of museum displays. They also discuss the complex and sensitive... [More...]


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Odd Man in: Norton Simon and the Pursuit of Culture
Muchnic, Suzanne
Hardcover: 20% off! $63.00 $50.40 [60,480₩]
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In 1931, at age 24, Norton Simon invested $7,000 in a bankrupt juice bottling plant. This investment grew into Hunt Foods, which soon ruled California's canned tomatoes empire. With a rare ability to transform laggard companies into highly profitable... [More...]


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Evaluating Your Collection: An Episode in the Life of a New England Town
Lanmon, Dwight
Paperback: $19.90 [23,880₩]
What do Honus Wagner baseball cards, Queen Anne side chain, and 19th-century ceramic lions have in common? At first glance, very little. Yet Evaluating Your Collection sets out to discuss this wide range of things that people collect in order to guide them... [More...]


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Benevolence and Blasphemy: The Confessions of an Art Collector
Orton, J. Robert
Paperback: 15% off! $13.95 $11.86 [14,230₩]
Part memoir and part expose, Benevolence and Blasphemy is a wickedly funny memoir filled with anecdote, gossip, intelligence, and trenchant criticism, a hilarious romp through the glory days of the contemporary art market. J. Robert Orton Jr. loves art,... [More...]


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The Medici Conspiracy: The Illicit Journey of Looted Antiquities-From Italy's Tomb Raiders to the World's Greatest Museums
Watson, Peter
Paperback: $19.99 [23,990₩]
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This gripping, true-life detective drama exposes an underground smuggling network with control of millions of dollars' worth of looted Italian antiquities, and how those stolen treasures have found their way into the world's most prestigious museums,... [More...]


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To Have and to Hold: An Intimate History of Collectors and Collecting
Blom, Philipp
Paperback: $16.75 [20,100₩]


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Henry Clay Frick
Sanger, Martha Frick Symington
Hardcover: 20% off! $50.00 $40.00 [48,000₩]
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For the first time, a great-granddaughter of Henry Clay Frick, world famous art collector and steel tycoon, has assembled an intimate, pictorial biography that reveals the triumphs and tragedies of Frick's life. 370 illustrations, 225 in color.


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Confessions of an Art Addict
Guggenheim, Peggy
Paperback: $15.00 [18,000₩]
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A patron of art since the 1930s, Peggy Guggenheim, in a candid self-portrait, provides an insider's view of the early days of modern art, with revealing accounts of her eccentric wealthy family, her personal and professional relationships, and often... [More...]


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