This recently published three volume set is, like so many previous Grove volumes, immediately essential. The Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture fills in an unoccupied space in the reference collection, covering topics heretofore not published in a single volume or set. Entries are concise but thorough, with up to date bibliography. Illustrations and photographs are in black and white. An index follows in the third volume. One cannot overlook the most obvious, but perhaps most important aspect of this set; it is published in English.
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The work of Spanish born painter José Guerrero is presented in this catalogue raisonne in vivid detail. Though he is known for his later abstract imagery, the first volume of this set deals with his formative years as a painter.
The Ingalls Library has brought back their popular on-going book sale. Books for sale are located on the shelves opposite the library’s Recent Acquisitions area. We have a fabulous selection of new sale items for you to peruse. Items are changed at the beginning of each month and priced as follows:
Full sale price first week of sale; staff and member discounts honored first week only
25% off second week of sale
40% off third week of sale
50% off fourth and fifth weeks of sale
Hailed by Christies as the world's most valuable private art collection to be sold at auction, the collection of the late couture fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent and his partner Pierre Bergé is spectacular. Browsing the pages is like a walk in a