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  • 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...
    $19.99
  • 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
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Fabric of A Nation American Quilt Stories Philadelphia Museum of Art Fabric of A Nation American Quilt Stories

    Fabric of A Nation: American Quilt Stories

    $45.00
    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...
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art A Century of Color in Design Philadelphia Museum of Art 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...
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Milton Glaser Graphic Design Philadelphia Museum of Art 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
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    Philadelphia Museum of Art Mad For Modernism Earl Horter And His Collection Philadelphia Museum of Art 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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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art France Sketchbooks Philadelphia Museum of Art 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...
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Dieter Rams Less but Better Philadelphia Museum of Art 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
  • Museum Exclusive
    Philadelphia Museum of Art Homer Two Sailboats Bookmark Philadelphia Museum of Art Homer Two Sailboats Bookmark

    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
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    Philadelphia Museum of Art Roesen Flower Still Life with Birds Nest Bookmark Philadelphia Museum of Art Roesen Flower Still Life with Birds Nest Bookmark

    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
    Philadelphia Museum of Art Tall Case Clock Face Bookmark Philadelphia Museum of Art 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
    Philadelphia Museum of Art Pennsylvania German Hasp Bookmark Philadelphia Museum of Art 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
    Philadelphia Museum of Art Angel Bookmark Philadelphia Museum of Art 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
    Philadelphia Museum of Art Paul Revere Teapot Bookmark Philadelphia Museum of Art 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
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art When America First Met China Philadelphia Museum of Art 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...
    $16.95
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Design for Children Philadelphia Museum of Art Design for Children

    Design for Children

    $59.95
    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...
    $59.95
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Pencils You Should Know Philadelphia Museum of Art Pencils You Should Know

    Pencils You Should Know

    $16.95
    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 ...
    $16.95
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art The Hill We Climb An Inaugural Poem For The Country Philadelphia Museum of Art The Hill We Climb An Inaugural Poem For The Country

    The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem For The Country

    $15.99
    YES!! That poet and that poem!  This is a special edition of the poem "The Hill We Climb," read at the inauguration of the 46th president of the United States, Joe Biden, on January 20, 2021.On January 20, 2021, Amanda Gorman became the sixth and...
    $15.99
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Milo Imagines the World Philadelphia Museum of Art Milo Imagines the World

    Milo Imagines the World

    $18.99
    Milo is on a long subway ride with his older sister. To pass the time, he studies the faces around him and makes pictures of their lives. There’s the whiskered man with the crossword  puzzle; Milo imagines him playing solitaire in a cluttered...
    $18.99
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art The Design Book Mini Edition Philadelphia Museum of Art The Design Book Mini Edition

    The Design Book: Mini Edition

    $19.95
    From the paperclip to the Eames Lounge Chair, the hundreds of everyday  objects included in The Design Book span the last five centuries and  shape our society in indelible ways. This extraordinary collection  includes classic pieces by...
    $19.95
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? Philadelphia Museum of Art Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?

    Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?

    $14.95
    Many scholars have called Linda Nochlin’s seminal essay on women artists the first real attempt at a feminist history of art. In her revolutionary essay, Nochlin refused to answer the question of why there had been no “great women...
    $14.95
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Fewer, Better Things Philadelphia Museum of Art Fewer, Better Things

    Fewer, Better Things

    $27.00
    Curator and scholar Glenn Adamson opens Fewer, Better Things by contrasting his beloved childhood teddy bear to the smartphones and digital tablets children have today. He laments that many children and adults are losing touch with the material objects...
    $27.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft An American History Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft An American History

    Craft: An American History

    $30.00
    At the center of the United States’ economic and social development, according to conventional wisdom, are industry, commodities, and technology—while craftspeople and handmade objects are relegated to a bygone past. Renowned craft historian Glenn...
    $30.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Made by Hand A Crafts Sampler Philadelphia Museum of Art Made by Hand A Crafts Sampler

    Made by Hand: A Crafts Sampler

    $17.99
    Whirr, buzz, hum. Before busy machines in factories turned out most of what we need and use, people crafted these  items by hand. From a globe to a pie crimper, a butter churn to a rocking horse, this unique collection highlights fourteen...
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art The Backyard Birdwatchers Bible Philadelphia Museum of Art The Backyard Birdwatchers Bible

    The Backyard Birdwatcher's Bible

    $35.00
    The Backyard Birdwatcher’s Bible is that rare type of book, one that is as packed with information as it is pleasing to look at. An elegant aesthetic is paired with practical tips on identifying, attracting, and caring for backyard birds, as well as...
    $35.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Klimt The Colour Library Philadelphia Museum of Art Klimt The Colour Library

    Klimt: The Colour Library

    $19.95
    You saw Woman in Gold, this is the perfect introduction to the man who created her. Gustave Klimt (1862-1918) was one of the most brilliant artists of the Austrian avant-garde. Admired for his sensual images of women and for his powerful and original...
    $19.95
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Picasso The Colour Library Philadelphia Museum of Art Picasso The Colour Library

    Picasso: The Colour Library

    $19.95
    The name which predominates in the development of art throughout the twentieth century is that of Pablo Picasso. Not only was he one of  the most influential artists, he was also one of the most versatile. This beautifully produced book surveys the...
    $19.95
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Van Gogh The Colour Library Philadelphia Museum of Art 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...
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Dali The Colour Library Philadelphia Museum of Art Dali The 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...
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Jasper Johns Redo An Eye Philadelphia Museum of Art 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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    Philadelphia Museum of Art Michelangelo Pistoletto From One to Many, 1956 - 1974 Philadelphia Museum of Art 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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    Philadelphia Museum of Art Rookwood Pottery at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Philadelphia Museum of Art 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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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Senga Nengudi Topologies Philadelphia Museum of Art 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...
    $45.00
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    Philadelphia Museum of Art Italian Master Drawings Philadelphia Museum of Art 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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    Warren Rohrer 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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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Vincents Portraits Philadelphia Museum of Art Vincents 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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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Werners Nomenclature of Colours Philadelphia Museum of Art Werners 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...
    $14.95
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Vincents Trees Philadelphia Museum of Art Vincents Trees

    Vincent's Trees

    $19.95
    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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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Vincents Gardens Philadelphia Museum of Art Vincents Gardens

    Vincent's Gardens

    $19.95
    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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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Meier Basic Architecture Philadelphia Museum of Art Meier Basic Architecture

    Meier Basic Architecture

    $20.00
    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...
    $20.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Zaha Hadid Basic Architecture Philadelphia Museum of Art Zaha Hadid Basic Architecture

    Zaha Hadid Basic Architecture

    $20.00
    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...
    $20.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art F L Wright Basic Architecture Philadelphia Museum of Art F L Wright Basic Architecture

    F. L. Wright Basic Architecture

    $20.00
    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...
    $20.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Le Corbusier Basic Architecture Philadelphia Museum of Art Le Corbusier Basic Architecture

    Le Corbusier Basic Architecture

    $20.00
    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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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Kandinsky Basic Art 2.0 Philadelphia Museum of Art Kandinsky Basic Art 2.0

    Kandinsky Basic Art 2.0

    $20.00
    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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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Steinlen Le Chat Noir Bookmark Philadelphia Museum of Art Steinlen Le Chat Noir Bookmark

    Steinlen Le Chat Noir Bookmark

    $14.00
    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
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Monet Water Lilies Bookmark Philadelphia Museum of Art Monet Water Lilies Bookmark

    Monet: Water Lilies Bookmark

    $14.00
    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...
    $14.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Hokusai Under the Wave, off Kanagawa Bookmark

    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...
    $14.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Rothko Basic Art 2.0 Philadelphia Museum of Art Rothko Basic Art 2.0

    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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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Rivera Basic Art 2.0 Philadelphia Museum of Art Rivera Basic Art 2.0

    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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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Monet The Triumph of Impressionism Philadelphia Museum of Art Monet The Triumph of Impressionism

    Monet: The Triumph of Impressionism

    $25.00
    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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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Lewis W Hine America at Work Philadelphia Museum of Art Lewis W Hine America at Work

    Lewis W. Hine America at Work

    $30.00
    More than 300 photographs by Lewis W. Hine, whose trailblazing documentary images of early 20th-century working conditions helped to transform United States labor laws.  This book covers all eras of Hine’s work, including his pictures of  child...
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Impressionism 1860 - 1920 Philadelphia Museum of Art Impressionism 1860 - 1920

    Impressionism 1860 - 1920

    $25.00
    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...
    $25.00
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    Philadelphia Museum of Art The Peale Family Creation of A Legacy 1770-1870 Philadelphia Museum of Art 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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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Japanese Woodblock Prints 1680-1940 Philadelphia Museum of Art 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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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Capital Philadelphias Cultures of Making Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Capital Philadelphias Cultures of Making

    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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    Beehive Books Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde by Beehive Books Beehive Books Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde by Beehive Books

    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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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art An Atlas of Rare and Familiar Colour An Atlas of Rare and Familiar Colour

    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...
    $38.00
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    Beehive Books Peter Pan by Beehive Books Beehive Books Peter Pan by Beehive Books

    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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  • Mid-Century Modern Women in the Visual Arts Mid-Century Modern Women in the Visual Arts

    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 Children Draw

    Children Draw

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    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...
    $22.50
  • Medieval Knight Medieval Knight

    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
  • Vincent van Gogh The Complete Paintings 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...
    $50.00
  • Watercolor A History 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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  •  Art Essentials: Abstract Art  Art Essentials: Abstract Art

    Art Essentials: Abstract Art

    $16.95
    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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  •  Renoir Renoir

    Renoir

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    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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  •  Art Essentials: Street Art  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  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  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  The Art of the Peales: Adaptations and Innovations

    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  Art Essentials: Modern Art

    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  Art Essentials: Looking at Pictures

    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  Eugene Atget: Paris

    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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  • Art Essentials Surrealism Art Essentials Surrealism

    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 Art Essentials Symbols In Art

    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 Art Essentials Key Moments In Art

    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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  • Beauty of Everyday Things Beauty of Everyday Things

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