Paul Holberton Publishing

Paul Holberton Publishing
Paul Holberton Publishing aims to produce art books to a consistently high standard, both of production and of editorial. The company works with museums, galleries, institutions and collectors up and down the UK, in Europe, in Canada and the USA, to publish, produce or distribute catalogues, usually but not only exhibition catalogues.

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  • Titian's Rape of Europa

    Nathaniel Silver, William and Lia Poorvu Curator of the Collection, tells the acquisition story behind The Rape of Europa (1562), one of the most infl uential and iconic Renaissance paintings in America. The purchase of Titian's masterpiece from an English aristocrat marked the beginning of a new phase in Gardner's business relationship with scholar and art dealer Bernard Berenson and made her the envy of every art collector in the United States. While Henry James nicknamed Isabella "daughter of Titian" and all of Boston fell at her feet, European contemporaries took note of their... Learn More

    Starting at: £17.95

  • Perched

    Accompanying an exhibition at the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, this publication presents the glass swallow works Perched, created by the artist Felekşan Onar.

    While drawing on sources from her personal history as well as collective memory, Felekşan Onar's works in glass deal with notions of identity, constructed narratives, historical relations and impacts of politics on society. In her recent project Perched, her story-telling in glass reflects on the Syrian refugee situation. Triggered by witnessing the helpless refugees strolling around the streets of Istanbul... Learn More

    Starting at: £25.00

  • Sammeln in der Gegenwart

    In 2020, the Dresden Kupferstich-Kabinett celebrates its 300th anniversary.
    Founded in 1720 by Augustus the Strong as a museum specializing in works on
    paper, the collection - now with over half a million works, from the Middle Ages
    to the present day - has always acquired contemporary art alongside recognised
    masterpieces.
    The collection - which includes exceptional works by Jan van Eyck, Dürer, Verrocchio,
    Grünewald, Cranach, Holbein, Rembrandt, Caspar David Friedrich, Ludwig Richter,
    Toulouse Lautrec, Mondrian, Hermann Glöckner, Gerhard Altenbourg... Learn More

    Starting at: £45.00

  • Perched (German edition)

    Accompanying an exhibition at the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, this publication presents the glass swallow works Perched, created by the artist Felekşan Onar.

    While drawing on sources from her personal history as well as collective memory, Felekşan Onar's works in glass deal with notions of identity, constructed narratives, historical relations and impacts of politics on society. In her recent project Perched, her story-telling in glass reflects on the Syrian refugee situation. Triggered by witnessing the helpless refugees strolling around the streets of Istanbul... Learn More

    Starting at: £25.00

  • Elijah Pierce's America

    Elijah Pierce (1892-1984) was born the youngest son of a former slave on a Mississippi farm. He began carving at an early age when his father gave him his first pocketknife. Pierce became known for his wood carvings nationally and then internationally for the first time in the 1970s. Accompanying a major exhibition at the Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, this publication seeks to revisit the art of Elijah Pierce and see it in its own right, not simply as ‘naive'.

     

    Elijah Pierce made his living as a barber; he was also a qualified preacher. Just as his barber... Learn More

    Starting at: £40.00

  • Isabella Stewart Gardner, Dog Lover

    Isabella Stewart Gardner was a force to be reckoned with. She routinely went toe-to-toe with major museums and titans of industry to purchase masterpieces, created a museum unlike any other, and was famous for consistently flouting the social conventions that governed women of her time. However, this book shows another side of Isabella that readers may not expect: her love of dogs.

    Richly illustrated with images from the collection and museum archives, this volume allows readers to meet Isabella's favorite dogs (Kitty Wink and Patty Boy), see the litters of puppies she bred... Learn More

    Starting at: £15.00

  • Giorgio Vasari, Michelangelo e l'Allegoria della Pazienza

    This book recounts the exciting rediscovery of Giorgio Vasari's painting Allegory of Patience, painted in 1551-52 for the Bishop of Arezzo, Vasari's hometown. The painting was conceived in Rome with the aid of Michelangelo, as many surviving letters reveal. The work will be on view to the public at the National Gallery, London, through 2023.

    The monumental figure of a woman, life-sized, with arms crossed, watches time run down. The passing of time is symbolized in the drops that fall from an antique water clock beside her, gradually wearing away the stone on which she... Learn More

    Starting at: £18.99

  • Giorgio Vasari, Michelangelo and the Allegory of Patience

    This book recounts the exciting rediscovery of Giorgio Vasari's painting Allegory of Patience, painted in 1551-52 for the Bishop of Arezzo, Vasari's hometown. The painting was conceived in Rome with the aid of Michelangelo, as many surviving letters reveal. The work will be on view to the public at the National Gallery, London, through 2023.

    The monumental figure of a woman, life-sized, with arms crossed, watches time run down. The passing of time is symbolized in the drops that fall from an antique water clock beside her, gradually wearing away the stone on which she... Learn More

    Starting at: £18.99

  • Of Modernism

    Of Modernism presents original research by ten contemporary scholars of modern art. By turns provocative, insightful and informative, these essays - written in honour of the eminent British art historian Christopher Green - rethink some of the crucial artworks, problems and practitioners of European high modernism, from Les Demoiselles d'Avignon to Guernica, avant-gardism to internationalism, Joan Miró to Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe.

    Professor Christopher Green has made an outstanding contribution to the historiography of European modernism. As a teacher at the Courtauld... Learn More

    Starting at: £40.00

  • Caravaggio’s Cardsharps on Trial: Thwaytes v. Sotheby’s

    Vividly written and handsomely illustrated, this account of Thwaytes v. Sotheby's - one of the major art trials of recent times - will be of interest to dealers, conservators and lawyers as well as all admirers of Caravaggio.

    In 2006 the late Sir Denis Mahon, a renowned Caravaggio scholar then aged ninety-six, bought at Sotheby's in London for just £50,400 a version of the painter's famous Cardsharps in the Kimbell Art Museum, Texas. He then announced that the canvas was not by a ‘follower' of the artist, as Sotheby's had stated, but was in fact... Learn More

    Starting at: £28.00

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