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  • SEEN Issue 002 SEEN Issue 002

    SEEN Issue 002

    $20.00
    BlackStar creates the spaces and resources needed to uplift the work of Black, Brown and Indigenous artists working outside of the confines of genre. We do this by producing year-round programs including film screenings, exhibitions, an annual film...
    $20.00
  • Aperture Issue 244 Cosmologies Aperture Issue 244 Cosmologies

    Aperture Issue 244: Cosmologies

    $24.95
    In this issue of Aperture, photographers explore the idea of cosmologies through their origins, histories, and local universes. The issue will feature a profile of Deana Lawson, whose work draws on visions of the African diaspora; a look at the role of...
    $24.95
  • Aperture Issue 238 House and Home Aperture Issue 238 House and Home

    Aperture Issue 238: House & Home

    $24.95
    How do homes serve as emblems of a moment, markers of the past, or articulations of future possibilities? The Spring 2020 issue of Aperture considers the meanings and forms of a home, and the relationships between architecture, design, and the domestic...
    $24.95
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    Michael Snow Photo Centric Bulletin Michael Snow Photo Centric Bulletin

    Michael Snow Photo Centric Bulletin

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    Michael Snow Photo-Centric focuses on a selection of the artist's photographic work from 1962 to the present. The book considers Snow's interest in late modernism's self-reflexivity and, specifically, his exploration of how the mechanics of photography...
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  • Barnstorming in Eastern Pennsylvania and Beyond Barnstorming in Eastern Pennsylvania and Beyond

    Barnstorming in Eastern Pennsylvania and Beyond

    $35.00
    Barns are iconic features of the American landscape.  Among the wide variety of American barns, the Pennsylvania barn holds a special place in the agricultural traditions of North America. Combining features found in Alpine Switzerland and the...
    $35.00
  • Barbara Chase-Riboud Malcolm X Steles

    Barbara Chase-Riboud Malcolm X Steles

    $25.00
    Bringing together more than forty works from the United States and Europe, this exhibition examines Barbara Chase-Riboud’s artistic career, focusing primarily on her important Malcolm X sculptures. Five works from that series—among them the Museum’s...
    $25.00
  • Sean Scully 1970 Sean Scully 1970

    Sean Scully: 1970

    $35.00
    Revolutionizing abstract painting with his grid systems of intersecting bands and lines, Sean Scully is widely regarded as the master of post-minimalist abstraction. In this retrospective exhibition, Scully revisits his early works from 1969 to 1974. It...
    $35.00
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    Mexico and Modern Printmaking paper Mexico and Modern Printmaking paper

    Mexico & Modern Printmaking paper

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    Edited by John Ittmann with contributions by Innis Howe Shoemaker, James M. Wechsler, and Lyle W. Williams' Mexico witnessed an exciting revival of printmaking alongside its better-known public mural program in the decades after the 1910–20 revolution...
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  • Grief and Grievance Grief and Grievance

    Grief and Grievance

    $79.95
    In recent years, the world has seen the rise of white nationalism in America and the tragic persistence of violence against African-Americans. Featuring works by more than 30 artists and writings by leading scholars and art historians, this book — and...
    $79.95
  • Maus I and II paperback box set Maus I and II paperback box set

    Maus I & II paperback box set

    $33.90
    The paperback boxed set of the Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel in its original two-volume format, re-released to include a sixteen-page booklet designed by the artist. Acclaimed as “the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about...
    $33.90
  • Faith Ringgold American People Faith Ringgold American People

    Faith Ringgold: American People

    $79.95
    Faith Ringgold is a critically acclaimed and key figure of postwar American art, whose unique methods of visual storytelling have documented and advanced art historical, feminist, and civil rights  movements for more than half a century...
    $79.95
  • Extinct A Compendium of Obsolete Objects Extinct A Compendium of Obsolete Objects

    Extinct: A Compendium of Obsolete Objects

    $40.00
    Blending architecture, design, and technology, a visual tour through futures past via the objects we have replaced, left behind, and forgotten. So-called extinct objects are those that were imagined but were never in use, or that existed but are now...
    $40.00
  • 5 Days that Shook the World Seattle and Beyond 5 Days that Shook the World Seattle and Beyond

    5 Days that Shook the World Seattle and Beyond

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    In the annals of popular protest in America, these have been shining  hours, achieved entirely outside the conventional arena of orderly  protest, white paper activism and the timid bleats of the professional leadership of big labor...
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  • Picturing Resistance Picturing Resistance

    Picturing Resistance

    $26.99
    A compelling photographic history of the important moments of  progressive resistance—from the civil rights movement to the present—to  inspire the change-makers and activists of today. A powerful commemoration of notable moments of protest,...
    $26.99
  • Rise Up The Art of Protest Rise Up The Art of Protest

    Rise Up! The Art of Protest

    $18.99
    Human rights belong to every single one of us, but they are often under threat. Developed in collaboration with Amnesty  International, Rise Up! encourages young people to engage in peaceful protest and stand up for freedom. Photographs of protest...
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  • An Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels An Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels

    An Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels

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    An Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels is a compendium of information about political music and radical cultural production. Focusing on vinyl records and the labels that released them, this groundbreaking book traces the parallel rise of social...
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  • CASTLE / MACAULAY CASTLE / MACAULAY

    Castle

    $12.99
    In this 1978 Caldecott Honor Book, award-winning author and illustrator David Macaulay explores the history and construction of castles in a richly illustrated resource for curious young readers. The word itself conjures up mystery, romance, intrigue,...
    $12.99
  • Protecting Art in the Street Protecting Art in the Street

    Protecting Art in the Street

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    There has recently been a sharp increase in cases where corporations  have been sued by street and graffiti artists because their artworks had  been used and exploited without the artists' authorisation, for example in advertising campaigns, as...
    $16.95
  • Sketch Book Challenge by Molly Egan Sketch Book Challenge by Molly Egan

    Sketch Book Challenge by Molly Egan

    $18.95
    Many people would love to learn to draw for pleasure, but don't know where to start. Being faced with a blank page can be daunting - even for a professional artist. In Sketchbook Challenge, illustrator Molly Egan shares prompts and ideas to get you...
    $18.95
  • Windows by Julia Denos Windows by Julia Denos

    Windows by Julia Denos

    $17.99
    Walking his dog at dusk, one boy catches glimpses of the lives around him in this lovely ode to autumn evenings, exploring your neighborhood, and coming home. Before your city goes to sleep, you might head out for a walk, your dog at your side as you go...
    $17.99
  • Afro-Atlantic Histories Afro-Atlantic Histories

    Afro-Atlantic Histories

    $69.95
     Afro-Atlantic Histories brings together a selection of more than 400 works and documents by more than 200 artists from the 16th to the 21st centuries that express and analyze the ebbs and flows between Africa, the Americas, the Caribbean and Europe...
    $69.95
  • Making A Great Exhibition Making A Great Exhibition

    Making A Great Exhibition

    $18.99
    An exciting insight into the workings of artists and museums, Making a Great Exhibition is a colorful and playful introduction geared to children ages 3-7 How does an artist make a sculpture or a painting? What tools do they use? What happens to the...
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  • The Essential Louis Kahn The Essential Louis Kahn

    The Essential Louis Kahn

    $49.95
    This book focuses on over twenty buildings that were designed solely by Louis Kahn. From his native city of Philadelphia to the heart of Bangladesh, Kahn’s architecture reflected his fascination with science, mathematics, history, and nature. Striking...
    $49.95
  • Black Gaze Artists Changing How We See Black Gaze Artists Changing How We See

    Black Gaze: Artists Changing How We See

    $29.95
    In A Black Gaze, Tina Campt examines Black contemporary artists who are shifting the very nature of our interactions with the visual through their creation and curation of a distinctively Black gaze. Their work—from Deana Lawson’s disarmingly intimate...
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  • The Making of Rodin The Making of Rodin

    The Making of Rodin

    $55.00
    Auguste Rodin (1840–1917) was a radical sculptor whose unorthodox approach to multiplication, assemblage, industrial production, and serial repetition challenged classical sculptural traditions and provided a definitive break in the history of art...
    $55.00
  • History of American Tonalism 1880-1920 History of American Tonalism 1880-1920

    History of American Tonalism 1880-1920

    $125.00
    A groundbreaking survey of the school of  expressive, symbolic landscape painting that gave rise to American  modernism—newly revised and updated. This magnificent volume, featuring more than 750 illustrations, is the first definitive account...
    $125.00
  • Atlas of the Invisible Atlas of the Invisible

    Atlas of the Invisible

    $40.00
    An unprecedented portrait of the hidden patterns in human society—visualized through the world of data. Award-winning geographer-designer team James Cheshire and Oliver Uberti transform enormous datasets into rich maps and cutting-edge visualizations. In...
    $40.00
  • Alice Neel An Engaged Eye Alice Neel An Engaged Eye

    Alice Neel An Engaged Eye

    $50.00
    One of the greatest portrait artists of the 20th century, Alice Neel's vibrant, expressionistic paintings revealed a breath-taking depth of emotion within her subjects. From works exploring loss and grief, to communist political art, Neel's work pushed...
    $50.00
  • Birds of Edo A Guide to Classical Japanese Birds Birds of Edo A Guide to Classical Japanese Birds

    Birds of Edo: A Guide to Classical Japanese Birds

    $39.95
    Admire exquisite birds from an eminent Edo-period nature field guide. As  a sequel to “Flowers of Edo”, we are pleased to present “Birds of Edo”.  Of all the illustrated encyclopedias of flora and fauna from the Edo period, “Baien-Kinpu” which...
    $39.95
  • New Queer Photography New Queer Photography

    New Queer Photography

    $65.00
    In recent years, a young and active queer photography scene has emerged,  helped in large part by social media. Indulging their desire for self-presentation, affirmation, and reflection, many photographers  portray male homosexuality in...
    $65.00
  • Botanical Inspirations Nature in Art and Illustration Botanical Inspirations Nature in Art and Illustration

    Botanical Inspirations Nature in Art and Illustration

    $39.95
    A world without plants is a world without life, both literally and figuratively. Besides forming the very basis of human survival on Earth, they are also an important source of creative inspiration, ingenuity, and expression. From scientific explorers...
    $39.95
  • Designing Motherhood Designing Motherhood

    Designing Motherhood

    $44.95
    While birth often brings great joy, making babies  is a knotty enterprise. The designed objects that surround us when it  comes to menstruation, birth control, conception, pregnancy, childbirth, and early motherhood vary as oddly, messily, and...
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  • Stone Age Ancient Castles of Europe Stone Age Ancient Castles of Europe

    Stone Age Ancient Castles of Europe

    $70.00
    Follow photographer Frédéric Chaubin as he embarks on a unique, century-spanning journey through Europe. Featuring images of more than 200 buildings in 21 countries, Stone Age presents the history and architecture of the most dramatic medieval castles of...
    $70.00
  • Paul Klee 1939 Paul Klee 1939

    Paul Klee 1939

    $60.00
    In 1939, the year before his death from a long illness and against a  backdrop of sociopolitical turmoil and the outbreak of World War II, Klee worked with a vigor and inventiveness that rivaled even the most productive periods of his youth. This...
    $60.00
  • Eyes Open 23 Photography Projects for Curious Kids Eyes Open 23 Photography Projects for Curious Kids

    Eyes Open: 23 Photography Projects for Curious Kids

    $24.95
    Compiled by Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas, Eyes Open is a sourcebook of photography ideas for kids—to engage with the world through the camera. Twenty-three enticing projects help inspire a process of discovery and new ways of telling stories and...
    $24.95
  • Lee Friedlander The Mind And The Hand Lee Friedlander The Mind And The Hand

    Lee Friedlander: The Mind And The Hand

    $90.00
    Friedlander's social landscape is a who's who of postwar American photography.  In the 1960s and '70s, Lee Friedlander (born 1934) developed his signature  approach to documenting the American “social landscape”: deadpan,...
    $90.00
  • Think Like A Street Photographer Think Like A Street Photographer

    Think Like A Street Photographer

    $19.99
    Street  photography may look like luck, but you have to get out there and hone your craft if you want to shake up those luck vibes. Matt Stuart never goes out without his trusty Leica and, in a career spanning twenty years, has taken some of the...
    $19.99
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Emma Amos Color Odyssey Philadelphia Museum of Art Emma Amos Color Odyssey

    Emma Amos: Color Odyssey

    $40.00
    Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Emma Amos (1937 – 2020) was a distinguished painter and printmaker. She is best known for her bold and colorful mixed-media paintings that create visual tapestries in which she examines the intersection of race, class,...
    $40.00
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    Philadelphia Museum of Art Richard Benson The World Is Smarter Than You Are Philadelphia Museum of Art Richard Benson The World Is Smarter Than You Are

    Richard Benson: The World Is Smarter Than You Are

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    A wide-ranging retrospective that reveals a master printer’s own photographs to be technically brilliant work of remarkable breadth and complexity.This book presents the first in-depth survey of photographs by Richard Benson (1943–2017), who...
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art AMCs Best Day Hikes Near Philadelphia Philadelphia Museum of Art AMCs Best Day Hikes Near Philadelphia

    AMC's Best Day Hikes Near Philadelphia

    $18.95
    AMC's Best Day Hikes Near Philadelphia offers 50 of the region's best hikes for all levels. Ideal for families, tourists, and locals alike, this easy-to-use guide will help hikers explore Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware year-round, from...
    $18.95
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Street Art in the Time of Corona Philadelphia Museum of Art Street Art in the Time of Corona

    Street Art in the Time of Corona

    $18.95
    From Paris to L.A., London to Bergen, Sao Paulo to Vienna, and many more, no one has quite captured the strangeness, heroism, frustration or surreal quality of the coronavirus pandemic quite like the world's street artists. This brilliant compact volume...
    $18.95
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Aperture Issue 240 Native America Philadelphia Museum of Art Aperture Issue 240 Native America

    Aperture Issue 240: Native America

    $24.95
    Native America is a special issue about photography and Indigenous lives, guest edited by the artist Wendy Red Star. As debates around nationalism and borders in North America reach a fever pitch, Aperture magazine releases “Native America,” a special...
    $24.95
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Communication Arts Typography January/February 2021 Philadelphia Museum of Art Communication Arts Typography January/February 2021

    Communication Arts Typography: January/February 2021

    $24.00
    Communication Arts Typography Annual 11 features the award-winning projects from their 11th Annual Typography Competition, plus in-depth profiles of Prague-based photographer Bet Orten, Portland, Oregon–based design firm OMFGCO, Brooklyn-based...
    $24.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Marcel Duchamp Richard Mutts Fountain Philadelphia Museum of Art Marcel Duchamp Richard Mutts Fountain

    Marcel Duchamp: Richard Mutt's Fountain

    $25.00
    In 1917, the newly formed Society of Independent Artists received an unusual submission for its inaugural exhibit in New York: a porcelain urinal signed with the name “R. Mutt.” The Society’s board members  agreed to accept it into the exhibition,...
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Read This if You Want to Be Great at Painting Philadelphia Museum of Art Read This if You Want to Be Great at Painting

    Read This if You Want to Be Great at Painting

    $17.99
    Painting isn't as hard as it looks. And it's fun. Whether you're a total beginner or have been painting for years, this indispensable guide cuts through the jargon and provides clear, practical advice and tips to help develop your skills. Techniques and...
    $17.99
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Munch The Scream Bookmark Philadelphia Museum of Art Munch The Scream Bookmark

    Munch: The Scream Bookmark

    $14.00
    Keep your place in even your most terrifying read with Munch's The Scream bookmark. "One evening I was walking along a path, the city was on one side and the fjord below.  I felt tired and ill.  I stopped and looked out over the fjord -- the...
    $14.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Funny Weather Art in an Emergency Philadelphia Museum of Art Funny Weather Art in an Emergency

    Funny Weather: Art in an Emergency

    $16.95
    In this remarkable, inspiring collection of essays, acclaimed writer and critic Olivia Laing makes a brilliant case for why art matters, especially in the turbulent political weather of the twenty-first century. Funny Weather brings together a career’s...
    $16.95
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art American Weathervanes The Art of the Winds Philadelphia Museum of Art American Weathervanes The Art of the Winds

    American Weathervanes: The Art of the Winds

    $75.00
    This American art form has long been an enduring  part of the country’s skylines. Early church steeples were graced with weathercocks, following a European tradition that dates to the MiddleAges. America’s first documented vane maker, metalsmith...
    $75.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Ways of Seeing Philadelphia Museum of Art Ways of Seeing

    Ways of Seeing

    $17.00
    John Berger's Ways of Seeing is one of the most stimulating and the most influential books on art in any language. First published in 1972, it was based on the BBC television series about which the Sunday Times critic commented: "This is an eye-opener in...
    $17.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Edo Ball The Art of Basketball Philadelphia Museum of Art Edo Ball The Art of Basketball

    Edo Ball: The Art of Basketball

    $45.00
    This series of paintings seamlessly fuses contemporary basketball  imagery with Edo-period Japanese art and culture, with captivating results. Each image riffs on a classic Japanese painting or subject, adding a surprisingly weighty visual twist as...
    $45.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Degas Basic Art Series 2.0 Philadelphia Museum of Art Degas Basic Art Series 2.0

    Degas: Basic Art Series 2.0

    $16.00
    Most commonly associated with the birth of the Impressionist movement in mid-19th-century Paris, Edgar Degas (1834–1917) in fact defied easy categorization and instead developed a unique style, strongly influenced by Old Masters, the body in motion, and...
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Chagall Basic Art 2.0 Philadelphia Museum of Art Chagall Basic Art 2.0

    Chagall: Basic Art 2.0

    $20.00
    For Marc Chagall (1887–1985), painting was an intricate tapestry of dreams, tales, and traditions. His instantly recognizable visual language carved out a unique early 20th-century niche, often identified as one of the earliest expressions of psychic...
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    Philadelphia Museum of Art Jasper Johns Mind/Mirror Philadelphia Museum of Art Jasper Johns Mind/Mirror

    Jasper Johns: Mind/Mirror

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    Jasper Johns (b. 1930) is one of the most influential artists living today . Over the past 65 years, he has produced a radical and varied body of work marked by constant reinvention. Inspired by the artist’s long-standing fascination with mirroring and...
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Design{H}ers A Celebration of Women In Design Today Philadelphia Museum of Art Design{H}ers A Celebration of Women In Design Today

    Design{H}ers: A Celebration of Women In Design Today

    $45.00
    With the amount of progress humankind has made in attitudes and achievements to-date, the time cannot be more apt than now to celebrate how far women have come in the creative industry today. DESIGN(H)ERS is a stunning showcase of up-and-coming talent...
    $45.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Lee Friedlander Signs Philadelphia Museum of Art Lee Friedlander Signs

    Lee Friedlander: Signs

    $75.00
    For more than five decades, Lee Friedlander has repeatedly been drawn to the signs that inscribe the American landscape, from hand-lettered ads  to storefront windows to massive billboards. Incorporating these markings with precision and sly humor,...
    $75.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Joel Meyerowitz How I Make Photographs Philadelphia Museum of Art Joel Meyerowitz How I Make Photographs

    Joel Meyerowitz: How I Make Photographs

    $19.99
    The 'Masters of Photography' series is a new approach to photography how-to. Each volume is dedicated to the work of one key photographer who, through a series of bite-sized lessons and ideas, tells you everything you always wanted to know about their...
    $19.99
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art 100 Posters that Changed the World Philadelphia Museum of Art 100 Posters that Changed the World

    100 Posters that Changed the World

    $29.95
    This collection charts the history of poster design, from the time when paper was first affordable in the 18th century, through developments in print technology, to the more subtle visual communication of the 21st century. Along the way, it showcases the...
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  • Front cover of the book Design is Storytelling Pages from the book Design is Storytelling

    Design is Storytelling

    $17.95
    Good design, like good storytelling, brings ideas to life. The latest book from award-winning writer Ellen Lupton is a playbook for creative thinking, showing designers how to use storytelling techniques to create satisfying graphics, products, services...
    $17.95
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Building Art The Life and Work of Frank Gehry Philadelphia Museum of Art Building Art The Life and Work of Frank Gehry

    Building Art: The Life and Work of Frank Gehry

    $22.00
    Here, from Pulitzer Prize–winning critic Paul Goldberger, is the first full-fledged critical biography of Frank Gehry, undoubtedly the most famous architect of our time. Goldberger follows Gehry from his humble  origins—the son of working-class...
    $22.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art What Adults Dont Know About Art Philadelphia Museum of Art What Adults Dont Know About Art

    What Adults Don't Know About Art

    $19.99
    Inspiring Young Minds to Love and Enjoy Art Everyone tells children that art matters— but the truth is that very often it's hard to know why it really does. Museum visits can feel like a chore as does having to learn the names of the big artists we're...
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Start with a House, Finish with a Collection Philadelphia Museum of Art Start with a House, Finish with a Collection

    Start with a House, Finish with a Collection

    $75.00
    Offers a unique personal perspective on the journey of collecting  American art and antiques Start with House, Finish with a Collection is the story of how a couple's use of American art and antiques evolved  from furnishing a house into a...
    $75.00
  • Front cover of the book Edouard Manet Pages from the book Edouard Manet

    Edouard Manet

    $9.95
    Throughout his life, the visionary artist Édouard Manet (1832–1883)  strove to leave behind the conventions of painting of his time.  Genre paintings, maritime landscapes, still lifes or portraits – for Manet, painting has always been the...
    $9.95
  • Front cover of the book Fabric of A Nation: American Quilt Stories Pages from the book Fabric of A Nation: American Quilt Stories

    Fabric of A Nation: American Quilt Stories

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    A mother stitches a few lines of prayer into a bedcover for her son serving in the Union army during the Civil War. A formerly enslaved  African American woman creates a quilt populated by Biblical figures  alongside celestial events. A quilted...
    $45.00
  • Front cover of the book A Century of Color in Design Pages from the book A Century of Color in Design

    A Century of Color in Design

    $34.95
    The allure of color is time honored and undeniable, but its inspired use in product design is a relatively new development. More than a century ago the Bauhaus movement changed the use of color in design. After World War II, pigment-imbued molded...
    $34.95
  • Front cover of the book Milton Glaser: Graphic Design Pages from the book Milton Glaser: Graphic Design

    Milton Glaser: Graphic Design

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    Milton Glaser: Graphic Design, perhaps the most famous book of its kind, explores the early decades of America’s pre-eminent graphic artist. Glaser’s work ranges from the psychedelic Bob Dylan poster to book and record covers; from store and restaurant...
    $45.00
  • Front cover of the book Patented: 1,000 Design Patents Pages from the book Patented: 1,000 Design Patents

    Patented: 1,000 Design Patents

    $39.95
    From legendary classics to anonymous objects that are indispensable in homes and offices, this one-of-a-kind collection of original patent documents celebrates the creative genius of designers, inventors, creators, innovators, and dreamers the world over...
    $39.95
  • Front cover of the book Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia Pages from the book Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia

    Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia

    $35.00
    What is an appropriate monument for the current city of Philadelphia?  That was the question posed by the curators, artists, scholars, and students who comprise the Philadelphia-based public art and history studio Monument Lab. And in 2017, along...
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    Front cover of the book Mad For Modernism: Earl Horter And His Collection Pages from the book Mad For Modernism: Earl Horter And His Collection

    Mad For Modernism: Earl Horter And His Collection

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    For the first time since 1931, the modern art collection of Philadelphia artist and collector Earl Horter has been reassembled. This great collection included some of the greatest works by the most renowned and respected figures in Modern Art. However,...
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  • Front cover of the book France Sketchbooks Pages from the book France Sketchbooks

    France Sketchbooks

    $40.00
    For centuries artists and designers have recorded places, people, and life in travel sketchbooks. Over a period of fifty years, Laurie Olin, one of America’s most distinguished landscape architects, has recorded aspects of France: its cities and...
    $40.00
  • Front cover of the book Dieter Rams: Less but Better Pages from the book Dieter Rams: Less but Better

    Dieter Rams: Less but Better

    $40.00
    Few product designs have the staying power of creations by Dieter Rams.  Almost everything produced by the most influential designer of the twentieth century is today considered a classic. This new and revised edition...
    $40.00
  • Front cover of the book Ten Principles for Good Design: Dieter Rams Pages from the book Ten Principles for Good Design: Dieter Rams

    Ten Principles for Good Design: Dieter Rams

    $45.00
    For decades, anyone who cared about product design looked to the Braun label when choosing their appliances, radios, and other consumer items. Dieter Rams, the guiding force behind the Braun look, breaks down his design principles and processes in this...
    $45.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    Homer: Two Sailboats Bookmark, in a book Homer: Two Sailboats Bookmark, front

    Homer: Two Sailboats Bookmark

    $9.00
    Hold your place in any book with this wood bookmark from Homer's Two Sailboats in the museum collection. Homer's love of the sea was a rich source of themes while closely observing the fishermen, the sea, and the marine weather. Homer’s skill as a...
    $9.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    Roesen: Flower Still Life with Bird's Nest Bookmark, in a book Roesen: Flower Still Life with Bird's Nest Bookmark, front

    Roesen: Flower Still Life with Bird's Nest Bookmark

    $9.00
    You won't loose your place in a book with artist Severin Roesen's Still Life with Bird's Nest  reproduced on this bookmark.  A lavish depiction of flowers is crowded with blooms from every season.  Daylilies, irises, lilacs, morning...
    $9.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    Tall Case Clock Face Bookmark, in a book Tall Case Clock Face Bookmark

    Tall Case Clock Face Bookmark

    $14.00
    While it is easy to lose time when reading a good page turner, you won't loose your place with this bookmark detailing the face of a tall case clock in the museum's Early American Art collection. German-born watch- and clockmaker Frederick Dominick...
    $14.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    Pennsylvania German Hasp Bookmark, in a book Pennsylvania German Hasp Bookmark

    Pennsylvania German Hasp Bookmark

    $14.00
    Keep your place safely marked in any book with our bookmark inspired by a painted wrought iron hasp in our Pennsylvania German collection!  This Pennsylvania German hasp with slot for locking loop would have been used to keep safe the contents of a...
    $14.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    Angel Bookmark, in a book Angel Bookmark

    Angel Bookmark

    $14.00
    Keep your place marked with this angel bookmark.  This detail from a chest of drawers in the museum's Pennsylvania German Furniture collection is found in our Early American Art Galleries.  Furniture painted with this decoration is known as...
    $14.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    Paul Revere Teapot Bookmark, in a book Paul Revere Teapot Bookmark

    Paul Revere Teapot Bookmark

    $14.00
    Mark your place with Paul Revere's teapot as you enjoy Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Tales of a Wayside Inn. Longfellow popularized Paul Revere,  an 18th-century American activist and artisan, in "Paul Revere's Ride", a poem first published in 1861,...
    $14.00
  • Front cover of the book When America First Met China Pages from the book When America First Met China

    When America First Met China

    $16.95
    Brilliantly illuminating one of the least-understood areas of American history, best-selling author Eric Jay Dolin now traces our fraught relationship with China back to its roots: the unforgiving nineteenth-century seas that separated a brash, rising...
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    Design for Children

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    Design for Children, a must-have book for all style-conscious  and design-savvy readers, documents the evolution of design for babies, toddlers, and beyond. The book spotlights more than 450 beautiful, creative, stylish, and clever examples of...
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  • Front cover of the book Pencils You Should Know Pages from the book Pencils You Should Know

    Pencils You Should Know

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    This a great book for pencil collectors, admirers, historians, artists, writers—anyone who gets excited about the new Palomino Blackwing, the Philadelphia Museum of Art exclusive Diana pencil for example, or a perfectly sharpened No. 2 Ticonderoga ...
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