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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

    $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...
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  • Front cover of the book Kathe Kollwitz: Prints Process Politics Pages from the book Kathe Kollwitz: Prints Process Politics

    Kathe Kollwitz: Prints Process Politics

    $40.00
    German printmaker Kathe Kollwitz (1867–1945) is known for her unapologetic social and political imagery; her representations of grief, suffering, and struggle; and her equivocal ideas about artistic and political labels. This volume explores Kollwitz’s...
    $40.00
  • Front cover of the book Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration Pages from the book Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration

    Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration

    $39.95
    More than two million people are currently behind bars in the United  States. Incarceration not only separates the imprisoned from their families and communities; it also exposes them to shocking levels of  deprivation and abuse and subjects...
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  • Front cover of the book The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem For The Country Pages from the book 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...
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  • Front cover of The Design Book: Mini Edition Pages from 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
  • Front cover of the book Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? Pages from the book Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?

    Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?

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    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...
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  • Front cover of the book Fewer, Better Things: The Hidden Wisdom of Objects Pages from the book Fewer, Better Things: The Hidden Wisdom of Objects

    Fewer, Better Things: The Hidden Wisdom of Objects

    $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
  • Front cover of the book Craft: An American History Pages from the book 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
  • Front cover of the book Made by Hand: A Crafts Sampler Pages from the book Made by Hand: A Crafts Sampler

    Made by Hand: A Crafts Sampler

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    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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  • Front cover of the book The Artful Wooden Spoon Pages from the book The Artful Wooden Spoon

    The Artful Wooden Spoon

    $24.95
    Marvels of craftsmanship, beauty, and function, Joshua Vogel's hand-carved kitchenware is coveted far and wide. In The Artful Wooden Spoon, Vogel shares more than 100 gorgeous pieces from his workshop gallery, providing rich visual inspiration along with...
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  • Front cover of the book A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America Pages from the book A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America

    A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America

    $65.00
    An unparalleled introduction to American folk art, accompanying a major traveling exhibition. A handsome and insightful survey of American folk art, this book includes paintings, sculptures, furniture, and household objects made by untrained—or...
    $65.00
  • Front cover of the book The Backyard Birdwatcher's Bible Pages from the book The Backyard Birdwatcher's 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...
    $35.00
  • Front cover of the book Klimt: The Colour Library Pages from the book 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...
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  • Front cover of the book Picasso: The Colour Library Pages from the book Picasso: The Colour Library

    Picasso: The Colour Library

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    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...
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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

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    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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  • Front cover of Dali (Colour Library) Pages from Dali (Colour Library)

    Dali: The Colour Library

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    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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  • 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
  • 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...
    $9.95
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    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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    Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney

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    Experience the art of Jerry Pinkney, a master of the American picture book whose unforgettable visual narratives reflect deeply felt  personal and cultural themes, bearing witness to the African-American experience, the wonders of classic...
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    Italian Renaissance Ceramics

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    More than ninety objects, painted in vibrant colors that have survived half a millennium with undiminished brilliance, are reproduced in color and in black and white. Together they represent the various shapes, ornamentation, ambitious compositions, and...
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    Encounters with Modern Art

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    Encounters with Modern Art chronicles the formation of a distinguished collection of early 20th-century art through the reminiscences of Nannette F. Rothschild. Tales of extensive dealings and evolving friendships with artists, dealers, fellow...
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  • Front cover of the book Berthe Morisot Pages from the book Berthe Morisot

    Berthe Morisot

    $9.95
    Berthe Morisot (1841-1895) was the first female representative of Impressionism. Her early works are mostly watercolors and pastels, but she later progressed to oils.  She developed a technique of transcribing her drawings onto her canvases and then...
    $9.95
  • 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...
    $45.00
  • Front cover of the book Italian Master Drawings Pages from the book Italian Master Drawings

    Italian Master Drawings

    $32.00
    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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  • Front cover of the book Delft Ceramics at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Pages from the book Delft Ceramics at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

    Delft Ceramics at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

    $25.00
    Dutch earthenware has a universal reputation and is represented in the ceramic collections of the great museums. The Philadelphia Museum of Art has a comprehensive collection of Delft blue and white and polychrome earthenware. The collection contains a...
    $25.00
  • Cover of the book Warren Rohrer Cover of the book Warren Rohrer

    Warren Rohrer

    $32.00
    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...
    $32.00
  • Cover of the book Krishna's Earthly Paradise Pages from the book Krishna's Earthly Paradise

    Krishna's Earthly Paradise

    $10.00
    This elegant monograph was published on the occasion of the opening of the new galleries of South Asian art, October, 2016. Two shrine hangings, called pichhwais, and depicting scenes from the life of Krishna were a focal point of the new galleries...
    $10.00
  • 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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  • Cover of A. Rodin: Fugit Amor, An Intimate Portrait Pages from A. Rodin: Fugit Amor, An Intimate Portrait

    A. Rodin: Fugit Amor, An Intimate Portrait

    $19.99
    This comics biography of one of the greatest sculptors who ever lived is brought to life by a collaboration with the Rodin Museum and includes a preface by its director. It views the artist's story through the eyes of the three women who shared his life,...
    $19.99
  • Front cover of The United States Constitution Pages from The United States Constitution

    The United States Constitution

    $32.00
    Our nation's history fits neatly in the palm of your hand.  This palm sized leather bound book is a 192 page edition containing the complete United States Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and every constitutional amendment to the present day. Also...
    $32.00
  • Front cover of Artful Cats Pages from Artful Cats

    Artful Cats

    $24.95
    Cats, cats, and more cats! Expressive or aloof, affectionate or enigmatic, cats have complicated characters that make them compelling artists' muses. Artful Cats explores the quirky and charming relationships of artists with their cats in 130 rarely seen...
    $24.95
  • 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...
    $14.95
  • Cover of Vincent's Trees Pages from Vincent's 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...
    $19.95
  • Cover of Vincent's Gardens Pages from Vincent's 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...
    $19.95
  • Front cover of the book Meier Pages from the book Meier

    Meier Basic Architecture

    $16.00
    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...
    $16.00
  • Front cover of the book Eames Pages from the book Eames

    Eames Basic Architecture

    $16.00
    The creative duo Charles Eames and Ray Kaiser Eames transformed the visual character of America. Though best known for their furniture, the husband and wife team were also forerunners in architecture, textile design, photography, and film.   The...
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  • Front cover of the book F.L. Wright Pages from the book F.L. Wright

    F. L. Wright Basic Architecture

    $16.00
    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...
    $16.00
  • Front cover of the book Le Corbusier Pages from the book Le Corbusier

    Le Corbusier Basic Architecture

    $16.00
    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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  • Front cover of the book Breuer Pages from the book Breuer

    Breuer Basic Architecture

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    In 1956, TIME magazine called him one of the defining “form-givers of the 20th century.”  Today, Marcel Breuer remains a locus classicus of modernism for architects and designers alike.  From his landmark tubular furniture to “binuclear”...
    $16.00
  • Front cover of the book Kandinsky Pages from the book Kandinsky

    Kandinsky Basic Art 2.0

    $16.00
    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...
    $16.00
  • Steinlen Le Chat Noir Bookmark in book 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
  • Degas Little Dancer, Aged Fourteen Bookmark

    Degas Little Dancer, Aged Fourteen Bookmark

    $14.00
    Never lose your page again with this bookmark that reproduces Degas's Little Dancer, Aged Fourteen.  With her head held high, Degas's Little Dancer sculpture is of a young student of the Parisn. Opera Ballet dance school, a Belgian named Marie van...
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  • Monet Water Lilies Bookmark, in book Monet Water Lilies Bookmark, in packaging

    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...
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  • van Gogh Irises Bookmark in book

    Van Gogh Irises Bookmark

    $14.00
    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...
    $14.00
  • 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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  • Rodin: The Thinker Bookmark, in book Rodin: The Thinker Bookmark

    Rodin: The Thinker Bookmark

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    Never lose your page again with this bookmark that reproduces Rodin's The Thinker.  Auguste Rodin originally conceived a smaller version of this sculpture to sit atop his monumental bronze portal entitled The Gates of Hell (1880-1917). The figure...
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  • Front cover of the book "Richter" Pages from the book "Richter"

    Richter Basic Art Series 2.0*

    $16.00
    Meet Gerhard Richter, the German artist who redefined painting. Between abstract works and photography-based paintings, Richter pushes the medium’s boundaries and reminds us of its urgency and importance in a world of digital images. This introduction to...
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  • Lewis W. Hine: America at Work, front of book Pages from the book Lewis W. Hine: America at Work

    Lewis W. Hine America at Work

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    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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  • 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

    $60.00
    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...
    $60.00
  • Japanese Woodblock Prints: 1680-1940, front Pages from Japanese Woodblock Prints: 1680-1940

    Japanese Woodblock Prints: 1680-1940

    $200.00
    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,...
    $200.00
  • 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...
    $85.00
  • 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 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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  • 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...
    $38.00
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    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 front cover Mid-Century Modern Women in the Visual Arts inside of book

    Mid-Century Modern Women in the Visual Arts

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    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...
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  • Children Draw book; front cover Children Draw book; inside spread

    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...
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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

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    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
  • 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 book Cats by Kuniyoshi: Ukiyo-e Paper Book Pages in book Cats by Kuniyoshi: Ukiyo-e Paper Book

    Cats by Kuniyoshi: Ukiyo-e Paper Book

    $29.95
    Imagine life in Edo, Tokyo, from the 17th-19th century. In the early modern period there were many Ukiyo-e shops which sold woodblock prints displaying then-current styles and fashions much like our fashion photography and magazines today. Each Ukiyo-e...
    $29.95
  • 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 Marisa Merz: Geometrie Sconnesse Palpiti Geometrici Pages from Marisa Merz: Geometrie Sconnesse Palpiti Geometrici

    Marisa Merz: Geometrie Sconnesse Palpiti Geometrici

    $30.00
    This volume chronicles the career of Italian artist Marisa Merz (1926–2019), focusing on figurative works in a variety of media—drawings, unfired clay sculptures, copper and nylon weavings, objects transmuted in wax.  Authors: Ester...
    $30.00
  • 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,...
    $9.95
  • 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

    $65.00
    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

    $20.00
    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...
    $20.00
  • The Story of Art: Pocket Edition, front of book The Story of Art: Pocket Edition, inside pages

    The Story of Art: Pocket Edition

    $24.95
    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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