Synopses & Reviews
Completely updated, this comprehensive guide covers the Kimbell Art Museumandrsquo;s world-renowned collection of masterpieces. Its publication is timed to coincide with the highly anticipated opening of the museumandrsquo;s new building, designed by Renzo Piano.and#160;
The book highlights more than 250 works of art from the museumandrsquo;s collection, which ranges from ancient to modern times and includes European works by artists such as Caravaggio, Bernini, Candeacute;zanne, and Matisse; important Egyptian and classical antiquities; and exquisite Asian, Precolumbian, and African works. The handsomely designed book features new photography of all of the museumandrsquo;s recent acquisitions, including Michelangeloandrsquo;s Torment of Saint Anthony and Nicolas Poussinandrsquo;s Sacrament of Ordination. Each work in the book will be illustrated and accompanied by informative text written by the Kimbellandrsquo;s curatorial staff and leading scholars.