Monographs

Monographs

  • MC Escher Kaleidocycles MC Escher Kaleidocycles

    MC Escher Kaleidocycles

    $60.00
    Intricate patterns and mind-boggling graphics are trademarks of the fascinating creations of M.C. Escher.  Mysterious and mathematical at once, the magical visual world of Dutch artist M.C. Escher (1898–1972) has captivated scientists and scholars...
    $60.00
  • Magic Mirror of MC Escher Magic Mirror of MC Escher

    Magic Mirror of MC Escher

    $40.00
    “A woman once rang me up and said, ‘Mr. Escher, I am absolutely crazy about your work. In your print Reptiles, you have given such a striking illustration of reincarnation.’ I replied, ‘Madame, if that’s the way you see it, so be it.’” A fittingly sly...
    $40.00
  • On the Line Conversations with Sean Scully On the Line Conversations with Sean Scully

    On the Line: Conversations with Sean Scully

    $34.95
    A unique look into the life and art of Sean Scully, an internationally celebrated artist and creative practitioner at the height of his powers. Sean Scully’s paintings of brushy stripes and blocks of sumptuous color are critically acclaimed and widely...
    $34.95
  • On Edward Hicks On Edward Hicks

    On Edward Hicks

    $35.00
    Edward Hicks (1780–1849) was the creator of one of the most familiar scenes in American art: the Peaceable Kingdom, which depicts a realm where wild and flesh-eating animals come together with defenseless creatures, and will not harm them. Because Hicks...
    $35.00
  • Bruce Nauman Contrapposto Studies Bruce Nauman Contrapposto Studies

    Bruce Nauman Contrapposto Studies

    $75.00
    The catalogue for the exhibition at Punta della Dogana.  The show in Venice will present two major works jointly owned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Pinault Collection (Contrapposto Studies, I through VII from 2015/2016 and Walks In Walks...
    $75.00
  • Sophie Taeuber-Arp A life Through Art Sophie Taeuber-Arp A life Through Art

    Sophie Taeuber-Arp: A life Through Art

    $39.95
    An  intimate look at the life and career of the Dada hero known for the  unique joy of her work across mediums, authored by her great-niece and  buttressed with archival material.  Even when  performing at Zurich’s Cabaret...
    $39.95
  • Sean Scully 1970 Sean Scully 1970

    Sean Scully: 1970

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

    Faith Ringgold: American People

    $79.95
    Faith Ringgold is a critically acclaimed and key figure of postwar American art, whose unique methods of visual storytelling have documented and advanced art historical, feminist, and civil rights  movements for more than half a century...
    $79.95
  • overhead view of the front cover of a book on a grey background Lovers Eyes

    Lover's Eyes

    $50.00
    Until the early 2000s, little had been written about eye miniatures or  “Lover's Eyes”, and their short-lived popularity at the end of the eighteenth- and early nineteenth-centuries, when hand-painted portraits  of single human eyes were set in...
    $50.00
  • Afro-Atlantic Histories Afro-Atlantic Histories

    Afro-Atlantic Histories

    $69.95
     Afro-Atlantic Histories brings together a selection of more than 400 works and documents by more than 200 artists from the 16th to the 21st centuries that express and analyze the ebbs and flows between Africa, the Americas, the Caribbean and Europe...
    $69.95
  • Dali Basic Art Series 2.0 Dali Basic Art Series 2.0

    Dali Basic Art Series 2.0

    $16.00
    From soft watches to burning giraffes, this book celebrates the fantastical world and flamboyant personality of Salvador Dalí, one of  the most visionary and prolific artists of the 20th century.  Painter, sculptor, writer, filmmaker, and...
    $16.00
  • Sophie Taeuber-Arp Sophie Taeuber-Arp

    Sophie Taeuber-Arp

    $25.00
    Sophie  Taeuber-Arp (1889–1943) was an artist but also a dancer, designer, puppet maker, architect, and editor. A true pioneer of modern art, for Taeuber-Arp, abstraction was never just an idea—it was her way of life.  This lived abstraction...
    $25.00
  • The Making of Rodin The Making of Rodin

    The Making of Rodin

    $55.00
    Auguste Rodin (1840–1917) was a radical sculptor whose unorthodox approach to multiplication, assemblage, industrial production, and serial repetition challenged classical sculptural traditions and provided a definitive break in the history of art...
    $55.00
  • Alice Neel An Engaged Eye Alice Neel An Engaged Eye

    Alice Neel An Engaged Eye

    $50.00
    One of the greatest portrait artists of the 20th century, Alice Neel's vibrant, expressionistic paintings revealed a breath-taking depth of emotion within her subjects. From works exploring loss and grief, to communist political art, Neel's work pushed...
    $50.00
  • Frida Kahlo The Complete Paintings Frida Kahlo The Complete Paintings

    Frida Kahlo The Complete Paintings

    $200.00
    One of the key figures in Mexican revolutionary modern art, she was also a pioneer of the politics of gender, sexuality, and feminism. This XXL monograph combines all of Kahlo's 152 paintings with rarely seen.. Among the few women artists who have...
    $200.00
  • Marcel Duchamp text by Robert Lebel 1959 facsimile Marcel Duchamp text by Robert Lebel 1959 facsimile

    Marcel Duchamp text by Robert Lebel 1959 facsimile

    $125.00
    Marcel Duchamp, the artist’s first legendary monograph and draft catalogue raisonné, was written by art historian and novelist Robert  Lebel and published in French in 1959; later that same year, it was  translated into English by George Heard...
    $125.00
  • Paul Klee 1939 Paul Klee 1939

    Paul Klee 1939

    $60.00
    In 1939, the year before his death from a long illness and against a  backdrop of sociopolitical turmoil and the outbreak of World War II, Klee worked with a vigor and inventiveness that rivaled even the most productive periods of his youth. This...
    $60.00
  • Front covers of books from Lee Friedlander: The Mind And The Hand Front covers of books from Lee Friedlander: The Mind And The Hand

    Lee Friedlander: The Mind And The Hand

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

    Think Like A Street Photographer

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

    Emma Amos: Color Odyssey

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

    Now: $22.50
    Was: $45.00
    A wide-ranging retrospective that reveals a master printer’s own photographs to be technically brilliant work of remarkable breadth and complexity.This book presents the first in-depth survey of photographs by Richard Benson (1943–2017), who...
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    Was: $45.00
  • Something's Off

    Something's Off

    $70.00
    Bringing together all the greats—from Air Jordan 1 to Air Presto—Nike  and Virgil Abloh reinvent sneaker culture with the collaborative project  The Ten and redesign 10 sneaker icons. Experience engineering ingenuity and Abloh’s investigative...
    $70.00
  • Front cover of the book AMC's Best Day Hikes Near Philadelphia Pages from the book AMC's Best Day Hikes Near Philadelphia

    AMC's Best Day Hikes Near Philadelphia

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

    Street Art in the Time of Corona

    $18.95
    From Paris to L.A., London to Bergen, Sao Paulo to Vienna, and many more, no one has quite captured the strangeness, heroism, frustration or surreal quality of the coronavirus pandemic quite like the world's street artists. This brilliant compact volume...
    $18.95
  • Cover of the book Marcel Duchamp: Richard Mutt's Fountain Pages from the book Marcel Duchamp: Richard Mutt's Fountain

    Marcel Duchamp: Richard Mutt's Fountain

    $25.00
    In 1917, the newly formed Society of Independent Artists received an unusual submission for its inaugural exhibit in New York: a porcelain urinal signed with the name “R. Mutt.” The Society’s board members  agreed to accept it into the exhibition,...
    $25.00
  • Front cover of Funny Weather: Art in an Emergency Pages from Funny Weather: Art in an Emergency

    Funny Weather: Art in an Emergency

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

    American Weathervanes: The Art of the Winds

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

    Ways of Seeing

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

    Edo Ball: The Art of Basketball

    $45.00
    This series of paintings seamlessly fuses contemporary basketball  imagery with Edo-period Japanese art and culture, with captivating results. Each image riffs on a classic Japanese painting or subject, adding a surprisingly weighty visual twist as...
    $45.00
  • Front cover of the book Matisse: Basic Art Series 2.0 Pages from the book Matisse: Basic Art Series 2.0

    Matisse: Basic Art Series 2.0

    $16.00
    Through eye-popping colors and simple forms, rejoice in the restless creativity and infectious energy of Henri Matisse, the artist who never stopped making art, and whose vivid palette gave nudes, landscapes, and interior views a whole new modernity...
    $16.00
  • Front cover of the book Degas: Basic Art Series 2.0 Pages from the book Degas: Basic Art Series 2.0

    Degas: Basic Art Series 2.0

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

    Chagall: Basic Art 2.0

    $16.00
    For Marc Chagall (1887–1985), painting was an intricate tapestry of dreams, tales, and traditions. His instantly recognizable visual language carved out a unique early 20th-century niche, often identified as one of the earliest expressions of psychic...
    $16.00
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    Front cover of Jasper Johns Mind/Mirror, with belly band Pages from the book Jasper Johns: Mind/Mirror

    Jasper Johns: Mind/Mirror

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    Was: $60.00
    Jasper Johns (b. 1930) is one of the most influential artists living today . Over the past 65 years, he has produced a radical and varied body of work marked by constant reinvention. Inspired by the artist’s long-standing fascination with mirroring and...
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    Was: $60.00
  • Cover of Design{H}ers: A Celebration of Women In Design Today Pages from Design{H}ers: A Celebration of Women In Design Today

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

    $45.00
    With the amount of progress humankind has made in attitudes and achievements to-date, the time cannot be more apt than now to celebrate how far women have come in the creative industry today. DESIGN(H)ERS is a stunning showcase of up-and-coming talent...
    $45.00
  • Front cover of the book Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America Pages from the book Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America

    Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America

    $45.00
    Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America is an urgent call for architects to accept the challenge of reconceiving and reconstructing our built environment rather than continue giving shape to buildings, infrastructure and urban plans that...
    $45.00
  • Front cover of the book Lee Friedlander: Signs Pages from the book Lee Friedlander: Signs

    Lee Friedlander: Signs

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

    Joel Meyerowitz: How I Make Photographs

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

    100 Posters that Changed the World

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

    Design is Storytelling

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

    Building Art: The Life and Work of Frank Gehry

    $22.00
    Here, from Pulitzer Prize–winning critic Paul Goldberger, is the first full-fledged critical biography of Frank Gehry, undoubtedly the most famous architect of our time. Goldberger follows Gehry from his humble  origins—the son of working-class...
    $22.00
  • Front cover of What Adults Don't Know About Art Pages from What Adults Don't 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
  • Cover of the book Start with a House, Finish with a Collection Pages from the book 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 full-blown...
    $75.00
  • Front cover of the book Edouard Manet Pages from the book Edouard Manet

    Edouard Manet

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

    Fabric of A Nation: American Quilt Stories

    $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...
    $45.00
  • Front cover of the book A Century of Color in Design Pages from the book A Century of Color in Design

    A Century of Color in Design

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

    Milton Glaser: Graphic Design

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

    Patented: 1,000 Design Patents

    $39.95
    From legendary classics to anonymous objects that are indispensable in homes and offices, this one-of-a-kind collection of original patent documents celebrates the creative genius of designers, inventors, creators, innovators, and dreamers the world over...
    $39.95
  • Front cover of the book The Cabinetmaker's Account Pages from the book The Cabinetmaker's Account

    The Cabinetmaker's Account

    $85.00
    English joiner John Head (1688–1754) immigrated to Philadelphia in 1717 and became one of its most successful artisans and merchants. However, his prominence was lost to history until the author’s discovery of his account book among papers at the...
    $85.00
  • Front cover of the book Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia Pages from the book Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia

    Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia

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

    France Sketchbooks

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

    Dieter Rams: Less but Better

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

    Ten Principles for Good Design: Dieter Rams

    $45.00
    For decades, anyone who cared about product design looked to the Braun label when choosing their appliances, radios, and other consumer items. Dieter Rams, the guiding force behind the Braun look, breaks down his design principles and processes in this...
    $45.00
  • Front cover of the book When America First Met China Pages from the book When America First Met China

    When America First Met China

    $16.95
    Brilliantly illuminating one of the least-understood areas of American history, best-selling author Eric Jay Dolin now traces our fraught relationship with China back to its roots: the unforgiving nineteenth-century seas that separated a brash, rising...
    $16.95
  • Front cover of the book Design for Children Pages from the book 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
  • 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...
    $16.95
  • Front cover of the book Artist Portraits: Volume One 2015-2020 Pages from the book Artist Portraits: Volume One 2015-2020

    Artist Portraits: Volume One 2015-2020

    $40.00
    The 100 contemporary working artists included in this first volume are: 1. Dulcina Abreu 2. Ashton Agbomenou 3. Razan Al Sarraf 4. Hanna Barczyk  5. Sergio Barrios El Hase 6. Jon Bocksel 7. George Boorujy 8. Amanda  Browder 9. Scotty Brown 10...
    $40.00
  • Kathe Kollwitz: Prints Process Politics 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 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...
    $15.99
  • 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?

    $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
  • 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

    $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

    $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...
    $17.99
  • 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...
    $24.95
  • 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 as...
    $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...
    $19.95
  • Front cover of the book Picasso: The Colour Library Pages from the book 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
  • 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
  • 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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  • 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
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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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    Was: $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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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