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  • Lowe Art Museum: Selected Works, Handbook of the Permanent Collection

    This full–color volume chronicles the development of Dade County's first art museum, from its birth in 1950 to the present. Entries written by scholars and specialists, provide insight into the six areas of collecting at the Lowe: the art of the Americas, Europe, Native North America, the Ancient Americas, Asia, and Africa.

    Softcover, full color, 176 pages, 2006.

    Price: $12.95
  • Pan American Modernism: Avant-Garde Art in Latin America and the United States

    A fully illustrated exhibition catalogue with essays by Curator Dr. Nathan Timpano, Assistant Professor, Department of Art and Art History at the University of Miami, as well as Dr. Heather Diack, Assistant Professor, Department of Art and Art History at the University of Miami, and Dr. Edward Sullivan, Helen Gould Sheppard Professor, Professor of Art History at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.

    Softcover, Full color plates, 178 pages and 3 scholarly essays in English and Spanish, 2013.

    Price: $19.95


  • Aspects of Asian Art

    Catalog featuring 200 of the finest works in the Lowe Art Museum's wide and varied collection of Asian art. By Brian A. Dursum and Ruth Rosenwasser.

    Softcover, 156 color plates, 192 pages, 2004.

    Price: $19.95


  • Before Discovery: Artistic Development in the Americas before the Arrival of Columbus

    Works of art spaning the entire Ancient American World, covering the cultures of Mexico, Maya, Costa Rica, Colombia/Ecuador, and Peru. Essays by Dr. Peter Furst, Dr. Gillett G. Griffin, Dr. Jane Stevenson Day, Dr. John F. Scott, and Dr. Michael E. Mosely.

    Softcover, 28 color and 202 b/w plates, 153 pages, 1990.

    Price: $12.95
  • Birds, Beasts, Blossoms and Bugs in east asian art

    Published on the occasion of the exhibition Birds,Beasts, Blossoms, and Bugs in East Asian Art . The exhibition includes 185 objects, all but 22 drawn from the permanent collection of the Lowe Art Museum. By Brian A. Dursum.

    Softcover, 55 color plates, 55 pages.

    Price: $9.95
  • China: Fifty Years Inside the People's Republic

    A visionary exploration of China's cultural legacy, its recent past, and its modernization, reflecting on photography's power to illuminate a land and its people.

    Softcover, 55 color and 111 b/w plates, 202 pages.

    Price: $35.00
  • Clay and Brush: The Ceramic Art of China

    Published on the occasion of the exhibition Clay and Brush: The Ceramic Art of China. Divided into three parts: pottery, stoneware, and porcelain, and arranged historically be period. By Brian A. Dursum.

    Softcover, 198 color plates, 141 pages, 2007.

    Price: $29.95

  • Go Figure!
    Multicultural Aspects of Human Form in Art, Selections from the Permanent Collection

    Go Figure! covers the Lowe Museum’s permanent collection of Western and non- Western cultures, which bear witness to the recurring interest in figuration as a vehicle of artistic expression. There are five thematic sections – ideality, spirituality, narrative, and abstraction. Curated by Denise M. Gerson.

    Softcover, 107 color plates, 115 pages, 2005.

    Price: $24.95
  • Imaging and Identity: African Art from the Lowe Art Museum and South Florida Collections

    Imaging and Identity covers the Lowe Museum’s extensive African Collection, the future Alan Potamkin gift, as well as pieces from South Florida collectors. By Marcilene Keeling Wittmer.

    Softcover, 113 color plates, 160 pages, 2005.

    Price: $29.95
  • Introspection and Awakening: Japanese Art of the Edo and Meiji Periods

    Catalog features 239 paintings, sculptures, prints, ceramics and lacquers from the 17th through the early 20th centuries drawn exclusively from the Lowe Art Museum's permanent collection. By Brian A. Dursum and Daniel J. McKee.

    Softcover, Full color plates, 240 pages and 3 scholarly essays, 2012.

    Price: $29.95
  • Irene Rice Pereira's Early Work: Embarking on an eastward Journey

    Irene Rice Pereita’s Early Work: Embarking on an Eastward Journey marks the Lowe Art Museum’s first exhibition of a substantial number of its more than seventy works by this artist. It includes a broad spectrum of the artist’s work from the early 1930’s through 1960’s. By Karen A. Bearor.

    Softcover, 33 color and 13 b/w plates, 55 pages, 1994.

    Price: $25.00
  • The Jaguar's Spots: Ancient Mesoamerican Art from the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami

    Scholarly catalog accompanying the exhibition of masterpieces from ancient Mexico through Panama that now reside in the permanent collection of the Lowe Art Museum. By Dr. Traci Ardren.

    Softcover, full color illustrations, 162 pages, 2010.

    Price: $29.95



  • Latin American Art in Miami Collections

    Exhibition catalogue featuring the many collectors in Miami who, over the years, have formed important and diverse holdings by Latin American artists and celebrating Miami's multicultural art world. Curated by Giulio V. Blanc.

    Softcover, 71 color plates, 80 pages, 1994.

    Price: $12.95


  • The North American Indian Collection of the Lowe Art Museum

    This catalogue spans the Lowe Art Museum's impressive Alfred I. Barton Collection, which includes 413 objects of textiles, pottery, basketry, jewelry, beadwork, and other items representative of Native American art. The textiles include Southwest, Southeast/Woodlands, Plains./Plateau, and West/Northwest. Commentary by Mark Winter, with informative essays by Dr. Joe Ben Wheat.

    Softcover, 98 color and b/w illustrations, 153 pages, 1988.

    Price: $12.95


    Paradise Lost? Aspects of Landscape in Latin American Art

    This catalogue covers the dynamic history of the landscape genre in Latin America over the past century and a half. Edited by Denise M. Gerson

    Softcover, full color illustrations, 124 pages, 2003.

    Price: $24.95
  • Rafael Soriano: Other Worlds Within, A Sixty Year Retrospective

    Published on the occasion of the exhibition at the Lowe Art Museum. Curated by Jesus Rosado. Rafael Soriano is one of the last great  artists of his generation living and working in Miami.

    Softcover, 75 color plates, 112 pages, 2011.

    Price: $29.95


  • Sacred Stories, Timeless Tales:
    Mythic Traditions in World Art from the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami

    A cross-cultural exhibition that highlights global myths and legends, drawn entirely from the permanent collection of the Lowe Museum. Edited by Denise M. Gerson with contributions by Brian A. Dursum, Marcilene K. Wittmer, Perri Lee Roberts, Traci Ardren, Dorothy Downs, Ruth Rosenwasser and Angelica C. Hicks.

    Softcover, 50 color plates, 56 pages, 2010.

    Price: $12.95
  • Through the Lens: Photography from the Permanent Collection
    Selections from the Lowe Art Museum's photography collection, from the early days of the medium through the present. Curated by Denise M. Gerson.
  • Softcover, 102 plates, 144 pages, 2009.

    Price: $19.95


  • Useable Art
    African Aesthetics in Daily Life from the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami

    Exhibition featuring objects that serve some purpose of daily living that can be relatively easily recognized by non-Africans. By Marcilene Keeling Wittmer.

    Softcover, 29 color plates, 28 pages, 2010.

    Price: $9.95