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  • Cover of the book Van Gogh: The Colour Library Pages from the book Van Gogh: The Colour Library

    Van Gogh: The Colour Library

    $19.95
    Van Gogh's paintings revolutionized artistic practice and styles. The intensity  of his vision, his wonderful sense of color and the extraordinary  boldness of his technique created masterpieces that exercised a profound  influence on the...
    $19.95
  • Front cover of Dali (Colour Library) Pages from Dali (Colour Library)

    Dali: The Colour Library

    $19.95
    Salvador Dalí (1904-89) was one of the most controversial and paradoxical artists of the twentieth century. He was initially influenced by Impressionism and Cubism, but  subsequently became involved with the Surrealists, the most revolutionary...
    $19.95
  • Front cover of the book Jasper Johns: Redo An Eye Pages from the book Jasper Johns: Redo An Eye

    Jasper Johns: Redo An Eye

    $60.00
    Spanning over 60 years of Jasper Johns’s (b. 1930) prolific career, this spectacular publication is the most comprehensive and definitive study of the artist’s work to date. Written by noted Johns expert Roberta Bernstein, the book explores...
    $60.00
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    Front cover of the book Michelangelo Pistoletto: From One to Many, 1956 - 1974 Pages from the book Michelangelo Pistoletto: From One to Many, 1956 - 1974

    Michelangelo Pistoletto: From One to Many, 1956 - 1974

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    One of Europe’s most influential contemporary artists, Michelangelo Pistoletto (born 1933) has persistently investigated and expanded the role of the spectator in art since the 1950s through painting, sculpture, and performance. His present...
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  • Front cover of the book Rodin Pages from the book Rodin

    Rodin

    $9.95
    Considered by many to be the founder of modern sculpture, Rodin created sculptures that would enjoy a lasting renown, including The Kiss, The Thinker, and The Burghers of Calais.  Philadelphia's own Benjamin Franklin Parkway is graced by a museum...
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    Front cover of the book Rookwood Pottery at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Pages from the book Rookwood Pottery at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

    Rookwood Pottery at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

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    The Rookwood Pottery was probably the most famous company making art pottery in the United States in the late nineteenth century into the twentieth century, achieving an international reputation and consistently promoting artistic innovation. Proud that...
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  • Front cover of the book Senga Nengudi: Topologies Pages from the book Senga Nengudi: Topologies

    Senga Nengudi: Topologies

    $45.00
    For almost fifty years, Senga Nengudi has shaped an œuvre that  inhabits a specific and unique place between sculpture, dance, and  performance. And that work has been widely recognized as groundbreaking.  Her iconic R.S.V.P...
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    Front cover of the book Italian Master Drawings Pages from the book Italian Master Drawings

    Italian Master Drawings

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    The Philadelphia Museum of Art is fortunate to have a collection of Italian drawings that encompasses a broad sweep of Italy’s art history, from the Renaissance to Futurism to the contemporary, and includes works by such famed artists as Batoni,...
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    Cover of the book Warren Rohrer Cover of the book Warren Rohrer

    Warren Rohrer

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    This text accompanies the first museum survey of the mature work of Warren Rohrer, one of the premiere abstract artists to work in Philadelphia in the 20th century, bringing together 32 large-scale paintings from the years 1972 to 1993. This selection...
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  • Cover of Vincent's Portraits Pages from Vincent's Portraits

    Vincent's Portraits

    $19.95
    An intimate collection of Vincent van Gogh’s portraits and self- portraits—perhaps the work for which he is best known. Despite his posthumous fame as a painter of flowers, still lifes, gardens, landscapes, and city scenes, Vincent van Gogh himself...
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    Renaissance Treasures From the Edmond Foulc Collection

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    In 1930, the Philadelphia Museum of Art acquired the collection of  medieval and Renaissance sculpture and decorative arts assembled by  Edmond Foulc (1828–1916). Foulc’s beautiful Paris residence was an important gathering place for...
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  • Cover of Werner's Nomenclature of Colours Pages from Werner's Nomenclature of Colours

    Werner's Nomenclature of Colours

    $14.95
    In the late eighteenth century, mineralogist Abraham Gottlob Werner devised a standardized color scheme that allowed him to describe even the subtlest of chromatic differences with consistent terminology. His scheme was then adapted by an Edinburgh...
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  • Cover of Vincent's Trees Pages from Vincent's Trees

    Vincent's Trees

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    A beautifully produced book for art lovers and nature enthusiasts illuminating van Gogh’s belief that painting should “celebrate the finest qualities of nature” Vincent van Gogh felt a profound empathy with the natural environment and...
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  • Cover of Vincent's Gardens Pages from Vincent's Gardens

    Vincent's Gardens

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    A beautifully produced gift book for gardeners and art lovers everywhere: a selection of Vincent van Gogh’s garden and flower paintings and drawings. Vincent van Gogh never owned a garden, but throughout his career he painted and drew outdoor...
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  • Front cover of the book Meier Pages from the book Meier

    Meier Basic Architecture

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    Ever since his self-proclamation as part of the “New York Five,”  Richard Meier has risen through one top commission after another to the dizzy heights of architectural stardom. From Madison Square Garden to Shenzhen, China, his sleek, luminously...
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  • Front cover of the book Zaha Hadid Pages from the book Zaha Hadid

    Zaha Hadid Basic Architecture

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    Discover the audacious futurism of Zaha Hadid. As the first woman to win both the Pritzker Prize for architecture and the RIBA Royal Gold Medal,  Hadid broke the rules and re-defined the game, despite some saying her  designs were unbuildable...
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  • Front cover of the book F.L. Wright Pages from the book F.L. Wright

    F. L. Wright Basic Architecture

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    Acclaimed as the “father of skyscrapers,” the quintessentially American icon Frank Lloyd Wright was an architect of aspiration. He believed in giving cultivated American life its fitting architectural equivalent and applied his idealism to structures...
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  • Front cover of the book Le Corbusier Pages from the book Le Corbusier

    Le Corbusier Basic Architecture

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    Even in his unrealized projects, Le Corbusier redefined modern living, synthesizing functionalism, expressionism, and expansive urban thinking  from Switzerland to Chandigarh, India. This book provides a succinct  introduction to his...
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  • Front cover of the book Kandinsky Pages from the book Kandinsky

    Kandinsky Basic Art 2.0

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    Over the course of his artistic career, Wassily Kandinsky (1866–1944) transformed not only his own style, but the course of art history. From early figurative and landscape painting, he went on to pioneer a  spiritual, emotive, rhythmic use of color...
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  • Steinlen Le Chat Noir Bookmark in book Steinlen Le Chat Noir Bookmark

    Steinlen Le Chat Noir Bookmark

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    Never lose your page again with this bookmark that reproduces Steinlen's Le Chat Noir.  Known best for his works celebrating the Montmartre neighborhood of Paris, Steinlen included cats in many of his illustrations, and even published a book of his...
    $14.00
  • Monet Water Lilies Bookmark, in book Monet Water Lilies Bookmark, in packaging

    Monet: Water Lilies Bookmark

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    Never lose your page again with this bookmark that reproduces Monet's Water Lilies.  In 1893 Monet enlarged his gardens at Giverny by purchasing this land with a small stream and pond.  He designed the landscape himself based on Japanese prints...
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  • van Gogh Irises Bookmark in book

    Van Gogh Irises Bookmark

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    Never lose your page again with this bookmark that reproduces van Gogh's Irises. Van Gogh carefully studied the irises.  Each flower s unique as he carefully studied them creating a variety of curved silhouettes bounded by wavy, twisting, and...
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  • Hokusai Under the Wave, off Kanagawa Bookmark, in book

    Hokusai Under the Wave, off Kanagawa Bookmark

    $14.00
    Never lose your page again with this bookmark that reproduces Hokusai's Under the Wave, off Kanagawa. Hokusai was one of the most renowned Japanese ukiyo-e artists.  It is Hokusai's most famous work and is often considered the most recognizable work...
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  • Front cover of the book "O'Keeffe" Pages from the book "O'Keeffe"

    O'Keeffe Basic Art 2.0

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    From majestic desertscapes to magnified lilies and irises, survey the unique and luminous oeuvre of Georgia O’Keeffe, a seminal figure in modern American art and radical pioneer of abstraction. This book  follows the artist through her pioneering...
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  • Front of the book Rothko Pages from the book Rothko

    Rothko Basic Art 2.0

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    Shimmering, pulsating color masses characterize the Abstract Expressionist masterpieces of Mark Rothko. Like no other artist in his generation, Rothko developed his own stylistic vocabulary, creating ceiling-high canvases that were to be experienced as...
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  • Front of the book "Rivera" Pages from the book "Rivera"

    Rivera Basic Art 2.0

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    Painter, and Marxist activist, Diego Rivera was not just the husband of Frida Kahlo.  He is renowned as much for his active politics as for his monumental mural paintings. This introduction explores his unique and visionary renderings of a modern...
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  • Front of the book - Monet: The Triumph of Impressionism Pages from the book Monet: The Triumph of Impressionism

    Monet: The Triumph of Impressionism

    $20.00
    Few artists tried as hard as Claude Monet (1840–1926) to capture light itself on canvas. The painter of whom Cézanne said “only  an eye, but my God what an eye!” he stayed true to the principle of absolute fidelity to the visual sensation, painting...
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  • Impressionism: 1860 - 1920, front of book Pages from Impressionism: 1860 - 1920

    Impressionism: 1860 - 1920

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    It was a dappled and daubed harbor scene that gave Impressionism its  name. When Impression, Sunrise by Claude Monet was exhibited in April  1874, critics seized upon the work’s title and its loose stylistic rendering of light and motion...
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    Front of the book The Peale Family: Creation of A Legacy: 1770-1870 Pages from the book The Peale Family: Creation of A Legacy: 1770-1870

    The Peale Family: Creation of A Legacy: 1770-1870

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    Artist and prominent early American Charles Willson Peale  (1741-1827) willed his passions to his equally remarkable children, nieces, and nephew. This engaging pictorial study reveals in-depth these two generations of artists, naturalists, and...
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  • Japanese Woodblock Prints: 1680-1940, front Pages from Japanese Woodblock Prints: 1680-1940

    Japanese Woodblock Prints: 1680-1940

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    The Japanese woodblock print is a phenomenon with no Western equivalent,  one where breathtaking landscapes exist alongside blush-inducing  erotica; where demons and otherworldly creatures torment the living; and  where sumo wrestlers,...
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  • Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar 1919-1923 front cover Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar 1919-1923

    Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar 1919-1923

    $85.00
    In 1919, the state art school in Weimar was reopened as the Bauhaus,  under the direction of Walter Gropius and with a radical new teaching  approach. Four years later, the first Bauhaus exhibition was held,  presenting the school’s novel...
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  • Craft Capital Philadelphia's Cultures of Making; front of book Craft Capital Philadelphia's Cultures of Making; back of book

    Craft Capital Philadelphia's Cultures of Making

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    How can a broken artifact represent a city? The Liberty Bell cracked on the very first attempt to make it sound, and had to be recast twice and remolded with additional copper to improve its alloy. Today, it hangs in  Independence Hall, where it...
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    Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde; book cover with gift box Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde; book with box

    Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde by Beehive Books

    $100.00
    Flamboyant man-about-town, Oscar Wilde had a reputation that preceded him, especially in his early career. Known primarily for his plays and his only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray , it sometimes comes as a surprise to people that he wrote fairy tales...
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    LAAB #4 This Was Your Life; cover of envelope holding pages LAAB #4 This Was Your Life; opened case

    LAAB #4 This Was Your Life by Beehive Books

    $20.00
    Founded by the Eisner-nominated cartoonist and writer Ronald Wimberly,  LAAB is an experimental art magazine which serves as a platform for  comics, critical discourse, and the radical imagination.  The second issue of the annual art...
    $20.00
  • In Wildness is the Preservation of the World front cover In Wildness is the Preservation of the World inside of book

    In Wildness is the Preservation of the World

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    Eliot Porter masterfully created color photographs of the New England woods to pair with the writings of Henry David Thoreau. Both Porter and Thoreau, although they lived a century apart, worked endlessly to  preserve nature and protect it from man...
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  • An Atlas of Rare & Familiar Colour, front cover An Atlas of Rare & Familiar Colour, pages in book

    An Atlas of Rare & Familiar Colour

    $38.00
    The Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies at the Harvard Art Museums encompasses over 2,500 of the world’s rarest pigments. Museum director Edward Forbes started the collection at the turn of the 20th century, in order to preserve...
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  • Blazing World Cover and Jacket Blazing World Cover of book

    Blazing World

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    The Blazing World is simply one of the most fascinating, unusual and astonishing pieces of writing we've  ever come across. Written in 1666 by Margaret Cavendish, the Duchess of  Newcastle, the book details an interdimensional otherworldly...
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    Crime and Punishment; book with slide-on box Crime and Punishment; front of book

    Crime and Punishment by Beehive Books

    $100.00
    Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881) was a Russian novelist, essayist, and short story writer. Born in Moscow in, he attended the Nikolayev  Military Engineering Institute and began his career as an engineer; he resigned after the success of his first...
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    Peter Pan; book with box Peter Pan; book front cover

    Peter Pan by Beehive Books

    $100.00
    The beloved classic fantasy adventure PETER PAN has been adapted countless times for film, stage, and spin-offs -- but it's never been seen as depicted by the  brushwork of celebrated Belgian cartoonist Brecht Evens. This  elaborately...
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    Island of Doctor Moreau; cover with box Island of Doctor Moreau; cover in box

    Island of Doctor Moreau by Beehive Books

    $100.00
    H.G. Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) was a storied English author prolific in many genres. He wrote dozens of novels, short stories, and works of social commentary, satire, biography, and autobiography. He is now best remembered for his...
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  • Willows and Other Nightmares; book with box Willows and Other Nightmares; cover in box

    Willows and Other Nightmares

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    Algernon Blackwood (14 March 1869 – 10 December 1951) was an English  short story writer and novelist, one of the most prolific writers of ghost stories in the history of the genre. He was also a journalist and a broadcasting narrator. Blackwood was...
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  • Mid-Century Modern Women in the Visual Arts front cover Mid-Century Modern Women in the Visual Arts inside of book

    Mid-Century Modern Women in the Visual Arts

    $24.95
    Wit, wisdom, and willfulness abound on page after page of this vibrant anthology. A great pick for mid-century architecture, design, and lifestyle fans. Includes a brilliant range of well-known women and those who certainly should be. Discover Edith...
    $24.95
  • Children Draw book; front cover Children Draw book; inside spread

    Children Draw

    $22.50
    Children Draw is a concise, richly illustrated book, aimed at parents, teachers, and caretakers, that explores why children draw and the meaning and value of drawing for youngsters—from toddlers to pre-adolescents.  It offers parents tips...
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  • Medieval Knight front cover Medieval Knight inside of book

    Medieval Knight

    $15.00
    The traditional “knight in shining armor” has become a staple figure in popular culture and the images of bloody battlefields, bustling feasting halls, and courtly tournaments have been creatively interpreted many times in film and fiction...
    $15.00
  • Front cover of Vincent van Gogh: The Complete Paintings Pages from Vincent van Gogh: The Complete Paintings

    Vincent van Gogh: The Complete Paintings

    $50.00
    Meet Vincent van Gogh, one of the most famed tragic figures of 19th‑century art. This lush tome collects all his 871 paintings, alongside writings and essays, charting the life and work of a master who continues to tower over art. Today, the works of...
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  • Front cover of Watercolor: A History Pages from Watercolor: A History

    Watercolor: A History

    $125.00
    The most comprehensive and best-illustrated history of watercolor painting ever published! As an artistic medium, watercolor is so widely practiced, and so  widely beloved, that it can be startling to reflect on its humble origins. For hundreds of...
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  • front of book Art & Queer Culture Pages from book Art & Queer Culture

    Art & Queer Culture

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    In a compact, reader-friendly format, this volume traces a spectacular history of queer life and creativity in the modern age. It traces the rich visual legacy of art's relationship to Queer culture, from the emergence of homosexuality as an identity in...
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  • Front of Art Essentials: Abstract Art Pages from Art Essentials: Abstract Art

    Art Essentials: Abstract Art

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    While it is considered by many artists to be a pure and simplistic form of expression, abstract art is also often thought of as vague or exceedingly theoretical. This new installment in the Art Essentials  series demystifies the concept and history...
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  • Front of book Renoir Pages from Renoir

    Renoir

    $9.95
    Pierre-Auguste Renoir put people into the center of his painting. His compositions showed people embracing the pleasures of life, dancing, and  enjoying outings in Paris. He created special atmospheres full of  summer warmth and lightness,...
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  • Front of book Art Essentials: Street Art Pages from Art Essentials: Street Art

    Art Essentials: Street Art

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    Street art is a phenomenon and subculture movement that reaches from the darkest urban backstreets to the most glamorous international art  fairs. Despite having earned a place in the canon of twentieth-century  art history, its qualifications...
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  • Art Essentials: Impressionism, front of book Pages from Art Essentials: Impressionism

    Art Essentials: Impressionism

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    It is often forgotten just how provocative and unsettling impressionist canvases seemed when they were first exhibited in 1874. Critics,  professional artists, and gallery visitors alike were shocked to  encounter the unorthodox paintings on...
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  • Art Essentials: Pop Art, front of book Pages from Art Essentials: Pop Art

    Art Essentials: Pop Art

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    Pop Art refers to a post-war movement connecting art with  popular culture. Billboard signs, comic books, and movie stars were just  some of the subjects chosen by pop artists, such as Andy Warhol, Roy  Lichtenstein, James Rosenquist, and...
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    The Art of the Peales: Adaptations and Innovations, front of book The Art of the Peales: Adaptations and Innovations, pages from book

    The Art of the Peales: Adaptations and Innovations

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    Active from the late 1700s through the early twentieth century, the Peale family was America’s first artistic dynasty. This overview of the art of the Peales presents more than 160 works in a variety of media from the renowned collection of the...
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  • Art Essentials: Modern Art, front of book Art Essentials: Modern Art, pages from book

    Art Essentials: Modern Art

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    Modern Art guides the reader through individual movements  from Impressionism to Conceptual Art, situated within five broader  chronological eras. Starting with Impressionism in 1860, art historian  Amy Dempsey explains the essentials of...
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  • Art Essentials: Looking at Pictures, front of book Art Essentials: Looking at Pictures, inside of book

    Art Essentials: Looking at Pictures

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    Looking at pictures can be an exciting or moving experience, but some pictures—often the most rewarding—require some explanation before they can be fully understood. Delving into the origins, designs, and themes  of over one hundred...
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  • Eugene Atget: Paris, front of book Eugene Atget: Paris, inside pages of book

    Eugene Atget: Paris

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    Take an intimate promenade through Paris with some 500 images from Eugène Atget. Down main streets and side streets, through courtyards, arcades, and the city’s 20 arrondissements, we find a unique portrait of a beloved city and the making...
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  • The Story of Art: Pocket Edition, front of book The Story of Art: Pocket Edition, inside pages

    The Story of Art: Pocket Edition

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    The Story of Art, one of the most famous and popular books on art ever written, has been a world bestseller for over half a century.  Attracted by the simplicity and clarity of his writing, readers of all ages and backgrounds have found in Professor...
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  • Art Essentials: Surrealism, front Art Essentials: Surrealism, inside pages

    Art Essentials: Surrealism

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    Surrealism was launched as a literary and artistic movement by French  poet Andre Breton in 1924, and by the time of his death in 1966 it had  become one of the most popular and recognizable art movements of the  twentieth century...
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  • Art Essentials: Symbols In Art, front Art Essentials: Symbols In Art, inside pages

    Art Essentials: Symbols In Art

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    Iconography, or the study of symbols—be they animals, artifacts, plants,  geometric shapes, or gestures—is an essential aspect of interpreting  art. One of the most consistent features of human society throughout  time has been the use of...
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  • Art Essentials: Key Moments In Art, front Art Essentials: Key Moments In Art, inside pages

    Art Essentials: Key Moments In Art

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    Art lovers can list history’s most important art objects, but what many  don’t know are the dramatic, funny, and sometimes bizarre stories behind  these most famous works. Spanning the last 500 years of art history,  this book revisits...
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    Phone Detox

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    A tool to bring sanity to our most intense technological relationship. The dark truth is that it has become very hard to find anyone (and certainly anything) more interesting than one’s smartphone. This perplexing and troubling realization has for most...
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  • Beauty of Everyday Things, front of book Inside of book: Beauty of Everyday Things

    Beauty of Everyday Things

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    Our lives are filled with objects. Everyday things used in everyday settings, they are our constant companions. As such, writes Soetsu Yanagi, they should be made with care and built to last, treated with respect and even affection. They should be...
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  • Drawn From Life, front of book Drawn From Life, inside pages

    Drawn From Life

    $22.95
    One of our customer favorites, Drawn from Life is finally back in print! This ideally shaped and sized book offers bite-size lessons that will help anyone master the classic practice of life drawing. Over 100 pieces of art by contemporary artists...
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    Pontormo, Bronzino and the Medici

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    This book accompanied an exhibition of the same name held at the  Philadelphia Museum of Art upon the completion of conservation of  Pontormo's famous portrait of Duke Alessandro de' Medici. Centering on that painting and Agnolo Bronzino's...
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  • Giuseppe Penone: The Inner Life of Forms front Giuseppe Penone: The Inner Life of Forms, prints

    Giuseppe Penone: The Inner Life of Forms

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    In a monumental oeuvre spanning more than forty years, Penone has  explored and expanded our understanding of what constitutes sculpture  through the interplay between the human body, nature, and art. His work  represents a poetic...
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  • Great & Mighty Things Great & Mighty Things

    Great & Mighty Things

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    The  contemporary art world has been challenged and invigorated by outsider  art--works by self-taught practitioners who, by definition, have little  to do with mainstream art production, but are nonetheless actively  engaged with the...
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  • Front of the book Tarot Interior of the book Tarot

    Tarot

    $40.00
    To explore the Tarot is to explore ourselves, to be reminded of the  universality of our longing for meaning, for purpose and for a  connection to the divine. This 600-year-old tradition reflects not only a  history of seekers, but our...
    $40.00
  • Front of the book The Common Place James Castle Interior of the book The Common Place James Castle

    The Common Place James Castle

    $48.00
    James Castle (1899-1977) was an American artist who found inspiration in  the detritus of everyday life, primarily in the materials he collected  from his family’s home such as envelopes, packaging, advertisements and  matchbooks. Working...
    $48.00
  • Philadelphia: Portraits of the City, box and book Philadelphia: Portraits of the City, front cover

    Philadelphia: Portraits of the City

    $65.00
    "Our Philadelphia, as is all our history, is made of these moments:  photographs and stories. And in our effort to find and delineate these  moments we also recognized that we approached a sense of place. Circling  ever closer to a shared...
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    Long Light: Photography by David Lebe

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    Throughout the 1970s and 1980s David Lebe (b. 1948) pushed the boundaries of photography, creating nuanced and visually complex images using innovative techniques. Often enhancing his prints with hand-coloring, Lebe made experimental pinhole photographs,...
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    Bruce Nauman: Contrapposto Studies

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    This important publication offers the  first in-depth exploration of contemporary artist Bruce Nauman's  monumental works Contrapposto Studies, I through VII and Contrapposto  Studies, i through vii of 2015/2016. The book surveys Nauman's...
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  • Cy Twombly front cover interior of the book Cy Twombly

    Cy Twombly

    $60.00
    The complex oeuvre of the American artist Cy Twombly (1928-2011)  comprises a time period of around six decades, during which it never  lost any of its expressive power. Twombly was one of the most productive  artists in the history of...
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  • Museum Exclusive
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    Iznik Bookmark

    $14.00
     A bookmark perfect for holding the pages in your cookbook.  This Iznik floral is a detail taken from a 17th century Turkish dish in the collection.   Iznik pottery, named after the town of Iznik in western Anatolia where it was made,...
    $14.00
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    Pallache (Sword) with Scabbard Bookmark

    $14.00
    En garde!  Save your place with this sword bookmark.  Gorgeously etched with gilded and velvet elements, the sword and scabbard dates to 17th century Hungary.  The pallache, from the Hungarian "pallos", is an edged sword developed in...
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    The life and work of Michelangelo Merisi, known as Caravaggio,  (1571–1610) is more fascinating than that of almost any other artist of  his time. He overcame the conventions of the Renaissance. He was not  interested in ideal beauty and...
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    This volume offers an intriguing glimpse into the world of late medieval  martial arts, from wrestling to fencing with the longsword to the  subtle tricks that could be employed when jousting on horseback. Using  superb details of lively...
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     Like a bespoke global architecture tour, you’ll travel from Manhattan  skyscrapers to a Japanese concert hall, from Gaudí’s Palau Güell in  Barcelona to Lina Bo Bardi’s sports and leisure center in a former  factory site in São Paulo...
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    A divine painter and universal genius, Leonardo da Vinci continues to  fascinate us almost 500 years after his death. The works reproduced here  allow readers to rediscover the entire spectrum of da Vinci’s  prodigious artistic and...
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    Tintoretto shaped the artistic appearance of his hometown, Venice, like  no other Renaissance artist. His works remain foundational for the  European aesthetic. More than 180 pieces offer a fascinating insight  into this artist’s genius...
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    Thomas Gainsborough was one of the great English portrait and landscape  painters of the eighteenth century. His modern manner of painting based  on emotions was criticized by contemporaries such as Joshua Reynolds,  but it gave...
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    El Greco

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    Sandro Botticelli (1444/45–1510) numbers among the most important  artists of the Italian Renaissance. He attracted commissions from many  of the most powerful figures of the Italian city states, above all the  Medici family, creating...
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