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Turning the Pages: Taller de Gráfica Popular (Mexican printmaking collective, founded 1937), Album of 25 Illustrated Educational Handbills, 1938–1942
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The handbills in this album exemplify the Taller de Gráfica Popular’s attempts to achieve one of its primary goals: to speak directly to and for the Mexican people, in this case chiefly urban and...
Turning the Pages: Taller de Gráfica Popular (Mexican printmaking collective, founded 1937), <em>Album of 25 Illustrated Educational Handbills</em>, 1938–1942
Turning the Pages: James Ensor (Belgian, 1860-1949), Sketchbook, 1929-42
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The visionary Belgian artist James Ensor inventoried nearly 250 paintings and drawings he had made from 1876 onward in this unusually orderly sketchbook.
Turning the Pages: James Ensor (Belgian, 1860-1949), <em>Sketchbook</em>, 1929-42
Turning the Pages: After Heinrich Vogtherr (German, 1490-1556), A New Art Book, 1549
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Henrich Vogtherr the Elder and his son illustrated an exceedingly popular book of woodcut patterns for artists in Strassburg in 1538. This pirated Dutch copy from about a decade later includes all...
Turning the Pages: After Heinrich Vogtherr (German, 1490-1556), <em>A New Art Book</em>, 1549
Turning the Pages: Leopoldo Méndez, (Mexican 1902–1969), Río Escondido, 1948
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Leopoldo Méndez created this narrative series of linocuts about injustice to accompany the credits of a Mexican film of the same name.
Turning the Pages: Leopoldo Méndez, (Mexican 1902–1969), <em>Río Escondido</em>, 1948
Turning the Pages: Maximilian Josef Wagenbauer (German, 1774-1829), Studies of Trees for Beginning Artists, 1817
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German Romantic artists felt close to nature and the historical past; this drawing handbook offered the novice draftsman a wide array of realistic and nostalgic trees to copy.
Turning the Pages: Maximilian Josef Wagenbauer (German, 1774-1829), <em>Studies of Trees for Beginning Artists</em>, 1817
Turning the Pages: Jean-Louis André Théodore Géricault (1791–1824) Sketchbook, 1818-19
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This digitally-rebound volume consists of 36 folios with drawings and sketches in several media showing soldiers, horses, and other subjects drawn by Géricault around 1818-19. Several adjoining...
Turning the Pages: Jean-Louis André Théodore Géricault (1791–1824) Sketchbook, 1818-19
Turning the Pages: English Mirror of Human Salvation Manuscript, 1382/1406
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During the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, monks and preachers throughout Europe employed the Speculum humanae salvationis as an educational tool. The simple pen drawings with intermittent...
Turning the Pages: English Mirror of Human Salvation Manuscript, 1382/1406
Turning the Pages: William M. R. French's 1889 Travel Notebook
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The first director of the Art Institute's notebook of observations and experiences during a trip to Europe in 1889.
Turning the Pages: William M. R. French's 1889 Travel Notebook
Turning the Pages: Kazimir Malevich (Russian, Born Ukraine, 1878-1935), A Game in Hell: A Poem (Igra v adu), 1914
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Kazimir Malevich put a Cubist and Neoprimitive spin on Russian Futurist books from 1912 to 1914. This one illustrates a poem on the exploits of the devil attempting to trap sinners via the title...
Turning the Pages: Kazimir Malevich (Russian, Born Ukraine, 1878-1935), <em>A Game in Hell: A Poem</em> (<em>Igra v adu</em>), 1914
Turning the Pages: Presentation copy of Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973), Le Chef d'oeuvre inconnu (The Unknown Masterpiece), 1931
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Pablo Picasso's The Unknown Masterpiece is an exuberantly illustrated rendition of Honoré de Balzac's nineteenth-century short story about the power and potential tragedy of artistic...
Turning the Pages: Presentation copy of Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973), <em>Le Chef d'oeuvre inconnu</em> (<em>The Unknown Masterpiece</em>), 1931
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