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Books

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    Front cover of the "Designs For Different Futures" Exhibition Catalog Interior of the "Designs For Different Futures" Exhibition Catalog

    Designs For Different Futures

    Now: $20.00
    Was: $40.00
    Designs for Different Futures records the concrete ideas and abstract dreams of designers, artists, academics, and scientists exploring how design might reframe our futures, socially, ethically, and aesthetically. Encompassing nearly one hundred...
    Now: $20.00
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    Armor For Use On Horseback In The Field Bookmark in book Armor For Use On Horseback In The Field Bookmark

    Armor For Use On Horseback In The Field Bookmark

    $14.00
    This bookmark, complete with red tassel, keeps your page while you read about knights in shining armor. This bookmark is based on one of the few complete, or reasonably complete, European field armors surviving from the beginning of the sixteenth century...
    $14.00
  • Cover of the book "Read This If You Want To Be Great At Drawing" by Selwyn Leamy Interior of the book "Read This If You Want To Be Great At Drawing" by Selwyn Leamy

    Read This If You Want To Be Great At Drawing

    $17.99
    Selwyn Leamy Who doesn't want to be great at drawing? Now you can be. This book demystifies the art and practice of drawing. Through fifty drawings by great masters past and present, the techniques and ideas behind their master sketches will put you on...
    $17.99
  • Front cover of the book "Mr. Waffles Loves Design" Interior of the book "Mr. Waffles Loves Design"

    Mr. Waffles Loves Design

    $24.95
    By Lisa Roberts At four months old Mr. Waffles was rescued from a shelter by a family who collects contemporary design. Luckily for everyone involved - Mr. Waffles Loves Design! Take a tour through a history of design with this very smart and curious cat...
    $24.95
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    Front cover of the book "Off The Wall: American Art To Wear" Interior page of the book "Off The Wall: American Art To Wear"

    Off The Wall: American Art To Wear

    Now: $22.50
    Was: $45.00
    Edited by Dilys E. Blum with essays by Dilys E. Blum and Mary Schoeser, and a contribution by Julie Schafler Dale This is the first publication to consider art to wear, also known as wearable art, as a discrete American movement that mirrored the...
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    Was: $45.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    Van Gogh Sunflowers Bookmark in book Van Gogh Sunflowers Bookmark

    Van Gogh Sunflowers Bookmark

    $14.00
    Inspired by Vincent van Gogh's iconic Sunflowers series, this bookmark was designed exclusively for the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Never lose your page again, and always be reminded of this beautiful painting. Complete with golden tassel, and made in...
    $14.00
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    Interior of the book "Art Of China: Highlights From The Philadelphia Museum Of Art"

    Art Of China: Highlights From The Philadelphia Museum Of Art

    Now: $22.50
    Was: $45.00
    By Hiromi Kinoshita This richly illustrated catalogue of highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s wide-ranging collection of Chinese art, spanning antiquity to the present day, includes such gems as Ming gold vessels and imperial court robes, a...
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    Was: $45.00
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    Cover of the book "The Essential Duchamp" Interior of the book "The Essential Duchamp"

    The Essential Duchamp

    Now: $14.98
    Was: $29.95
    Matthew Affron (Author) With contributions by Cécile Debray, Alexander Kauffman, Michael R. Taylor, and John Vick This book offers an engaging and accessible introduction to one of the twentieth century’s greatest and most enigmatic artists, Marcel...
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  • Cover of the book "Cy Twombly: Fifty Days At Iliam" Title page of the book "Cy Twombly: Fifty Days At Iliam"

    Cy Twombly: Fifty Days At Iliam

    $40.00
    Edited by Carlos Basualdo with essays by Carlos Basualdo, Olena Chervonik, Richard Fletcher, Emily Greenwood, and Nicola Del Roscio This revelatory publication provides a comprehensive and multifaceted account of Cy Twombly’s masterpiece Fifty Days at...
    $40.00
  • Cover of the book "60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Philadelphia" by Lori Litchman Pages from the book 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Philadelphia

    60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Philadelphia

    $21.95
    The best way to experience Philadelphia is by hiking it. Get outdoors with local author and hiking expert Lori Litchman with the new full-color edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Philadelphia. These trails transport you to scenic overlooks, wildlife...
    $21.95
  • Cover of the book "Frida Kahlo" Interior of the book "Frida Kahlo"

    Frida Kahlo

    $49.95
    Foreword by Kathy Halbreich. lizabeth Carpenter (Editor). Hayden Herrera (Contributor) , Elizabeth Carpenter(Contributor), Victor Zamudio-Taylor(Contributor) Few artists have captured the public's imagination with the force of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo...
    $49.95
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    Philadelphia Skyline Bookmark in book Philadelphia Skyline Bookmark

    Philadelphia Skyline Bookmark

    $14.00
    When you've got to put down that page-turner, you'll be glad to see the Philadelphia Skyline where you left off.  Museum Exclusive Solid brass, electro-plated with non-tarnishing silver finish, giclee print Bookmark measures 1" x 3 1/2";...
    $14.00
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    Cover of the book "The Enchanted World Of German Romantic Prints: 1770 - 1850" Interior page of the book "The Enchanted World Of German Romantic Prints: 1770 - 1850"

    The Enchanted World Of German Romantic Prints: 1770 - 1850

    Now: $32.50
    Was: $65.00
    John Ittmann (Editor), Cordula Grewe (Editorial Consultant) From the 1770s through the 1840s, German, Austrian, and Swiss artists used the medium of printmaking to create works that synthesized poetry, literature, music, and the visual arts in new and...
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    Was: $65.00
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    Marcel Duchamp: Étant Donnés (paperback) Marcel Duchamp: Étant Donnés (paperback)

    Marcel Duchamp: Étant Donnés (paperback)

    Now: $22.50
    Was: $45.00
    Michael R. Taylor (Author) with essays by Andrew Lins, Melissa S. Meighan, and Beth A. Price, Ken Sutherland, Scott Homolka, and Elena Torok In his early thirties, Marcel Duchamp convinced everyone that he had abandoned making art in favor of playing...
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    Cover of book Marcel Duchamp: Étant donnés: Manual Of Instructions Interior of book Marcel Duchamp: Étant donnés: Manual Of Instructions

    Marcel Duchamp: Étant donnés: Manual Of Instructions

    Now: $15.00
    Was: $30.00
    Out of print for a number of years, this facsimile of Marcel Duchamp’s Manual of Instructions was prepared by the artist for the disassembly of Étant donnés in his New York studio and its reassembly at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. First published more...
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    Was: $30.00
  • Philadelphia Architecture: A Guide To The City Interior of book "Philadelphia Architecture: A Guide To The City"

    Philadelphia Architecture: A Guide To The City

    $28.00
    Philadelphia Architecture, A Guide to the City (Fourth Edition)  provides hundreds of descriptions and photographs, both  color and black and white, of the city's architecturally most  significant buildings. Spanning more than three...
    $28.00
  • Cover of the book "A Guide To Philadelphia's Public Art" by Margot Berg Interior of the book "A Guide To Philadelphia's Public Art" by Margot Berg

    A Guide To Philadelphia's Public Art

    $10.00
    This beautifully illustrated city guide attests to Philadelphia's long-standing commitment to public art. Complete with color photos, introductory essays, and fun facts, this book is a must-have for any modern-day flaneur and art lover in the...
    $10.00
  • Front of the book "642 Tiny Things To Draw" Back of the book "642 Tiny Things To Draw"

    642 Tiny Things To Draw

    $9.95
    This pocket-sized drawing journal is packed with just as much clever, imaginative fun as the original bestselling 642 Things to Draw. All 642 drawing prompts invite doodlers to draw teeny-tiny things—from "a keyhole" and "a marble" to "an atom" and "your...
    $9.95
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    Cover of the book "An Eakins Masterpiece Restored: Seeing The Gross Clinic Anew" Interior page of the book "An Eakins Masterpiece Restored: Seeing The Gross Clinic Anew"

    An Eakins Masterpiece Restored: Seeing The Gross Clinic Anew

    Now: $12.50
    Was: $25.00
    Kathleen A. Foster (Author) and Mark Tucker (Author) Thomas Eakins is acknowledged as one of the preeminent American painters of the 19th century. As a young artist in 1875 he prepared a monumental painting for the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia...
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    Was: $25.00
  • Cover of the book "Kahlo" by Andrea Kettenmann Pages from the book "Kahlo" by Andrea Kettenmann

    Kahlo Basic Art 2.0

    $20.00
    The arresting paintings of Frida Kahlo were in many ways expressions of trauma. Through a near-fatal road accident at the age of 18, failing health, a turbulent marriage, miscarriage and childlessness, she transformed the afflictions into revolutionary...
    $20.00
  • Cover of the book "Ink And Gold: Art Of The Kano" Interior of the book "Ink And Gold: Art Of The Kano"

    Ink And Gold: Art Of The Kano

    $65.00
    By Felice Fischer and Kyoko Kinoshita The Kano lineage of painters—the most important in Japan—was established in the late fifteenth century by Kano Masanobu (1434–1530) and continued for nearly 400 years. Originally limited to...
    $65.00
  • Front of the book Philadelphia Museum Of Art Handbook Interior of the book Philadelphia Museum Of Art Handbook

    Philadelphia Museum Of Art Handbook

    $19.95
    With an introduction by Timothy Rub, the George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer The Philadelphia Museum of Art. This fully updated and beautifully redesigned handbook is the essential guide to the encyclopedic collections of the...
    $19.95
  • Cover of the book "A History Of Photography: From 1839 To The Present" Interior of the book "A History Of Photography: From 1839 To The Present"

    A History Of Photography: From 1839 To The Present

    $20.00
    George Eastman’s career developed in a particularly American way. The founder of Kodak progressed from a delivery boy to one of the most important industrialists in American history, and a crucial innovator in photographic history. Eastman died in 1932,...
    $20.00
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    Cover of the "Rodin Museum Catalog" Interior of the "Rodin Museum Catalog"

    Rodin Museum Catalog

    Now: $9.98
    Was: $19.95
    Jennifer A. Thompson (Author) The official guide to the Rodin Museum, complete with full-color photos, illustrations, and illuminating essays.
    Now: $9.98
    Was: $19.95
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    Cover of the book "Shipwreck!: Winslow Homer And The Life Line" Interior of the book "Shipwreck!: Winslow Homer And The Life Line"

    Shipwreck!: Winslow Homer And The Life Line

    Now: $7.48
    Was: $14.95
    Kathleen A. Foster (Author) The Life Line, a thrilling scene of rescue on stormy seas, firmly established Winslow Homer (1836–1910) as one of the leading American painters of his day, and one of the foremost maritime artists of all time. Combining a...
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    Cover of the book "Full Spectrum: Prints From The Brandywine Workshop" Interior of the book "Full Spectrum: Prints From The Brandywine Workshop"

    Full Spectrum: Prints From The Brandywine Workshop

    Now: $6.99
    Was: $15.00
    By Ruth Fine and Shelley R. Langdale Since its founding in 1972, the Brandywine Workshop has become an internationally recognized center for printmaking and a vital part of the Philadelphia community. In 2009 the workshop donated one hundred prints to...
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    Was: $15.00
  • Cover of the book "The Book Of Symbols: Reflections On Archetypal Images" Exterior side of the book "The Book Of Symbols: Reflections On Archetypal Images"

    The Book Of Symbols: Reflections On Archetypal Images

    $39.99
    Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism (ARAS) (Author) Handbook of visual experience: An exploration of symbols and their meanings throughout history The Book of Symbols combines original and incisive essays about particular symbols with...
    $39.99
  • Cover of the book "The Little Zen Companion" by David Schiller

    The Little Zen Companion

    $9.95
    By David Schiller While it seeks neither to define Zen nor answer its most famous koan (a riddle unanswerable by conventional thinking, in this case the sound of one hand clapping), this bestselling little book with 437,000 copies in print possesses a...
    $9.95
  • Cover of Philadelphia: Pictorial Map And Walking Guide

    Philadelphia: Pictorial Map And Walking Guide

    $6.95
    This pictoral map of Philadelphia features detailed illustrations of points of interest, as well as historical information and sight seeing reccomendations. It incorporates antique imagery and architectural renderings of Philadelphias most renowened...
    $6.95
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    Zaha Hadid: Form In Motion Zaha Hadid: Form In Motion

    Zaha Hadid: Form In Motion

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    Was: $12.00
    By Kathryn Hiesinger and Patrik Schumacher Pritzker Prize–winning architect Zaha Hadid, known internationally for her radically innovative buildings, has designed furniture and objects since the beginning of her professional practice. This lesser-known...
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    Was: $12.00
  • Cover of the book "Rembrandt And The Face Of Jesus" Interior of the book "Rembrandt And The Face Of Jesus"

    Rembrandt And The Face Of Jesus

    $35.00
    Mark S. Tucker (Author), Lloyd DeWitt (Editor), Seymour Slive (Preface), Blaise Ducos (Contributor), Franziska Gottwald (Contributor), George Keyes (Contributor), Shelley Perlove (Contributor), Larry Silver (Contributor), Ken Sutherland...
    $35.00
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    Cover of the book "Paris Through The Window: Marc Chagall And His Circle" Interior of the book "Paris Through The Window: Marc Chagall And His Circle"

    Paris Through The Window: Marc Chagall And His Circle

    Now: $6.25
    Was: $12.50
    By Michael R. Taylor This scholarly catalogue provides an engaging analysis of Chagall’s life and career in the early decades of the twentieth century. Featured throughout are the paintings and works on paper that the artist created during these years,...
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    Was: $12.50
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    Cover of the book "Roberto Capucci: Art Into Fashion" Interior of the book "Roberto Capucci: Art Into Fashion"

    Roberto Capucci: Art Into Fashion

    Now: $19.98
    Was: $39.95
    By Dilys E. Blum Italian couturier Roberto Capucci (born 1930) is revered by contemporary fashion designers for his innovative silhouettes and masterful use of color and materials. Capucci refers to his creations as "studies in form" and draws...
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  • Cover of the book "Kantha: The Embroidered Quilts Of Bengal" Interior of the book "Kantha: The Embroidered Quilts Of Bengal"

    Kantha: The Embroidered Quilts Of Bengal

    $45.00
    Darielle Mason (Author) with essays by Pika Ghosh, Katherine Hacker, Darielle Mason, Anne Peranteau, and Niaz Zaman This first book-length study on kantha published outside of South Asia focuses on two premier collections.  One assembled by the...
    $45.00
  • Cover of the book "The Art Of Japanese Craft: 1875 To The Present" Back of the book "The Art Of Japanese Craft: 1875 To The Present"

    The Art Of Japanese Craft: 1875 To The Present

    $12.00
    Felice Fischer (Author) From Japan’s first forays onto the international stage of world’s fairs in the late nineteenth century to the dynamic creativity of the 1920s and 1930s, and from the heady post–World War II period to the present day, Japanese...
    $12.00
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    Cover of the book "Ike Taiga And Tokuyama Gyokuran: Japanese Masters Of The Brush" Interior of the book "Ike Taiga And Tokuyama Gyokuran: Japanese Masters Of The Brush"

    Ike Taiga And Tokuyama Gyokuran: Japanese Masters Of The Brush

    Now: $39.00
    Was: $75.00
    By Felice Fischer, with Kyoko Kinoshita; with essays by Jonathan Chaves, Sadako Ohki, and Shimatani Hiroyuki Ike Taiga (1723–1776) and his wife, Tokuyama Gyokuran (1727–1784), were preeminent artists in eighteenth-century Japan. This landmark book—the...
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    Was: $75.00
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    Cover of the book "Twentieth Century Painting And Sculpture" Cover of the book "Twentieth Century Painting And Sculpture"

    Twentieth Century Painting And Sculpture

    Now: $6.00
    Was: $12.00
    Rachel Arauz (Author), Ann Temkin(Author), Anne D'Hamoncourt(Author), et al. Featuring pivotal works of twentieth-century painting and sculpture, this book handsomely illustrates a selection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s outstanding modern art...
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    Was: $12.00
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    Cover of the book "Gabriel Orozco: Photogravity" Interior of the book "Gabriel Orozco: Photogravity"

    Gabriel Orozco: Photogravity

    Now: $14.99
    Was: $29.95
    By Ann Temkin, Gabriel Orozco and David Sylvester In 1993 Gabriel Orozco removed a lengthwise section of a Citroën DS and reconnected the two sides, making the car’s fleet form look lighter yet. Orozco continues his experimentations with perceptions of...
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    Cover of the book "The Arts In Latin America: 1492 - 1820" Interior of the book "The Arts In Latin America: 1492 - 1820"

    The Arts In Latin America: 1492 - 1820

    Now: $25.00
    Was: $50.00
    Edited by Joseph J. Rishel and Suzanne Stratton-Pruitt with essays by Gauvin Alexander Bailey, Clara Bargellini, Dilys E. Blum, Elizabeth Hill Boone, Marcus Burke, Mitchell A. Codding, Thomas B. F. Cummins, Cristina Esteras Martín, M. Concepción García...
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    Cover / slipcase of book The 1772 Philadelphia Furniture Price Book: A Facsimile Cover / slipcase and book The 1772 Philadelphia Furniture Price Book: A Facsimile

    The 1772 Philadelphia Furniture Price Book: A Facsimile

    Now: $4.50
    Was: $8.99
    By Alexandra  Alevizatos  Kirtley In 1772, a group of Philadelphia artisans published Prices of Cabinet and Chair Work, a 36-page booklet listing furniture forms, retail prices, and journeymen's wages. Rediscovered in 2003, the single surviving...
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    Cover of the book "Christian Marclay: The Bell And The Glass"

    Christian Marclay: The Bell And The Glass

    Now: $4.99
    Was: $9.95
    Edited by Susan Rosenberg with contributions by Christian Marclay, Thomas Levin, and Thaddeus Squire Two of Philadelphia's most famous cracked icons, The Liberty Bell and Marcel Duchamp's The Large Glass, are perhaps rarely thought of as having...
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  • Cover of the book "Women Artists" by Flavia Frigeri Interior of the book "Women Artists" by Flavia Frigeri

    Art Essentials: Women Artists

    $16.95
    By Flavia Frigeri In 1971, in an essay that has now become one of the touchstones of feminist art history, Linda Nochlin raised the question heard round the world: “Why have there been no great women artists?” Since the 1970s, as a result of this kind of...
    $16.95