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  • Front of the book - Monet: The Triumph of Impressionism Pages from the book Monet: The Triumph of Impressionism

    Monet: The Triumph of Impressionism

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

    Impressionism: 1860 - 1920

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    It was a dappled and daubed harbor scene that gave Impressionism its  name. When Impression, Sunrise by Claude Monet was exhibited in April  1874, critics seized upon the work’s title and its loose stylistic rendering of light and motion...
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  • Front of Observe, Collect, Draw: A Visual Journal Interior of Observe, Collect, Draw: A Visual Journal

    Observe, Collect, Draw: A Visual Journal

    $18.95
    This is the perfect book for anyone who likes to keep a diary or journal. Start your journey into the world of personal documentation. Broken into three sections: 'Learning to See,' 'Observing, Collecting, Drawing!.' and 'Crafting Your Visual Language,'...
    $18.95
  • Front cover or What They Didn't Teach You in Art School Interior of What They Didn't Teach You in Art School

    What They Didn't Teach You in Art School

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    A career guide for artists, covering everything they need to know about building a successful business after graduating. You have the artistic talent, but do you know how to make a success of it? The  thing they don't teach you in art school is just...
    $19.99
  • Front cover of the book Berthe Morisot Pages from the book Berthe Morisot

    Berthe Morisot

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    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...
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  • In Wildness is the Preservation of the World front cover In Wildness is the Preservation of the World inside of book

    In Wildness is the Preservation of the World

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    Eliot Porter masterfully created color photographs of the New England woods to pair with the writings of Henry David Thoreau. Both Porter and Thoreau, although they lived a century apart, worked endlessly to  preserve nature and protect it from man...
    $24.95
  • Cover of Vincent's Gardens Pages from Vincent's Gardens

    Vincent's Gardens

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

    Vincent's Trees

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    A beautifully produced book for art lovers and nature enthusiasts illuminating van Gogh’s belief that painting should “celebrate the finest qualities of nature” Vincent van Gogh felt a profound empathy with the natural environment and...
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  • Front of book Renoir Pages from 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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  • cover of the book "A Is For Art Museum" Interior of the book "A Is For Art Museum"

    A Is For Art Museum

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    By Katy Friedland and Marla K. Shoemaker An art museum is a magical place. What will you find inside? This playful primer features 37 full-color illustrations of paintings, sculpture, tapestries, prints, photographs, and installations from the...
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  • Vincent van Gogh: A Life in Letters, cover of book Vincent van Gogh: A Life in Letters, pages in book

    Vincent van Gogh: A Life in Letters

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    This captivating collection of Vincent van Gogh’s letters opens a window into the mind of one of history’s greatest artists. Giving rare insight into his complicated relationships with family, friends, and other fellow artists, the letters...
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  • Cover of  Where Will You Be Five Years From Today? Pages from  Where Will You Be Five Years From Today?

    Where Will You Be Five Years From Today?

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    Over the next five years, what do you really want to do? Who do you really want to be? Filled with examples from past and present leaders, thought-provoking activities, and real-life examples, this book offers fuel for embracing the possibilities in...
    $19.00
  • Cover of the book "A Big Important Artist: A Womanual" by Danielle Krysa Interior of the book "A Big Important Artist: A Womanual" by Danielle Krysa

    A Big Important Artist: A Womanual

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    By Danielle Krysa Unleash your inner artist with this beautiful guided sketchbook, full of brand new creative projects, blank work pages, and illuminating bios of female artists, from the author of A Big Important Art Book (Now with Women). Full of...
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  • Front cover of the book "A Life Made By Hand: The Story Of Ruth Asawa" by Andrea D'Aquino Interior page of the book "A Life Made By Hand: The Story Of Ruth Asawa"

    A Life Made By Hand: The Story Of Ruth Asawa

    $17.95
    By Andrea D'Aquino Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) was an influential and award-winning sculptor, a beloved figure in the Bay Area art world, and a devoted activist who advocated tirelessly for arts education. This lushly illustrated book by collage artist Andrea...
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  • Cover of A Million Dots Interior of A Million Dots

    A Million Dots

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    By Sven Volker We start with a single tree: 1. As we turn the page, we are presented  with a sum doubling the number on the page before it: 1+1 = 2; 2+2 = 4;  4+4 = 8. In this way, we reach a million (actually 1,048,576) within 40  pages...
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  • American Utopia, front of book Pages from the book American Utopia

    American Utopia

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     A joyful collaboration between old friends David Byrne and Maira Kalman, American Utopia offers readers an antidote to cynicism, bursting with pathos, humanism, and hope, it features his words and lyrics brought to life with more than 150 of her...
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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
  • Anni Albers: Notebook 1970-1980, front cover Inside pages of Anni Albers: Notebook 1970-1980

    Anni Albers: Notebook 1970-1980

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    Enjoy a rare glimpse into the actions of a working artist. Beginning in 1970, Anni Albers filled her graph-paper notebook regularly until 1980. This previously unpublished document of her working process contains intricate drawings for her large body of...
    $30.00
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    Armor For Use On Horseback In The Field Bookmark

    $14.00
    This bookmark, complete with red tassel, keeps your page while you read about knights in shining armor. This bookmark is based on one of the few complete, or reasonably complete, European field armors surviving from the beginning of the sixteenth century...
    $14.00
  • front of book Art & Queer Culture Pages from book Art & Queer Culture

    Art & Queer Culture

    $39.95
    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...
    $39.95
  • Cover of the book Art A World History Interior of the book Art A World History

    Art A World History

    $24.95
    This lavishly illustrated and super-condensed history of world art is  the perfect gift for any art lover. A pocket-sized book bursting with  900 illustrations, it takes the reader from the beginnings of art in  prehistory to the...
    $24.95
  • 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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  • 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: Key Moments In Art, front Art Essentials: Key Moments In Art, inside pages

    Art Essentials: Key Moments In Art

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

    Art Essentials: Surrealism

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

    Art Essentials: Symbols In Art

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    Iconography, or the study of symbols—be they animals, artifacts, plants,  geometric shapes, or gestures—is an essential aspect of interpreting  art. One of the most consistent features of human society throughout  time has been the use of...
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  • Cover of the book "Women Artists" by Flavia Frigeri Interior of the book "Women Artists" by Flavia Frigeri

    Art Essentials: Women Artists

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

    Artful Cats

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    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...
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  • cover of book Barkley L. Hendricks: Works on Paper Interior of book Barkley L. Hendricks: Works on Paper

    Barkley L. Hendricks: Works on Paper

    $25.00
    This first installment in Skira and Jack Shainman Gallery's five-volume  publication project on Barkley L. Hendricks (1945–2017) presents for the  first time the artist's works on paper. These images—of flowers and  plants, bananas, a...
    $25.00
  • Beauty of Everyday Things, front of book Inside of book: Beauty of Everyday Things

    Beauty of Everyday Things

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    Our lives are filled with objects. Everyday things used in everyday settings, they are our constant companions. As such, writes Soetsu Yanagi, they should be made with care and built to last, treated with respect and even affection. They should be...
    $16.00
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    Front Cover of book Brancusi & Duchamp: The Art of Dialogue Interior of book Brancusi & Duchamp: The Art of Dialogue

    Brancusi & Duchamp: The Art of Dialogue

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    By Paul Franklin Brancusi & Duchamp: The Art of Dialogue explores the  aesthetic dialogue between Constantin Brancusi (1876–1957) and Marcel  Duchamp (1887–1968), two of the most inimitable artists of the 20th  century. Brancusi and...
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  • Front cover of the book Breuer Pages from the book Breuer

    Breuer: Basic Architecture

    $15.00
    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”...
    $15.00
  • 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 cover of the book "Cloth Lullaby: The Woven Life Of Louise Bourgeois" by Amy Novesky Interior of the book "Cloth Lullaby: The Woven Life Of Louise Bourgeois" by Amy Novesky

    Cloth Lullaby: The Woven Life Of Louise Bourgeois

    $18.95
    By Amy Novesky and Isabelle Arsenault Louise Bourgeois (1911–2010) was a world-renowned modern artist noted for her sculptures made of wood, steel, stone, and cast rubber. Her most famous spider sculpture, Maman, stands more than 30 feet high. Just as...
    $18.95
  • 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...
    $39.99
  • Cy Twombly: Making Past Present, front of book Cy Twombly: Making Past Present, interior of book

    Cy Twombly: Making Past Present

    $65.00
    Cy Twombly's first visit to Italy as a  young man ignited a lifelong passion for classical culture that is  everywhere present in his art. Taking on myths and heroes as personal  guides, he created a psychologically complex dialogue with...
    $65.00
  • Front cover of the "Designs For Different Futures" Exhibition Catalog Interior of the "Designs For Different Futures" Exhibition Catalog

    Designs For Different Futures

    $40.00
    Designs for Different Futures records the concrete ideas and abstract dreams of designers, artists, academics, and scientists exploring how design might reframe our futures, socially, ethically, and aesthetically. Encompassing nearly one hundred...
    $40.00
  • Front of Draw Paint Print Like the Great Artists Interior of Draw Paint Print Like the Great Artists

    Draw Paint Print Like the Great Artists

    $10.99
    By Marion Denchars Draw or paint your self-portrait like Frida Kahlo, or learn how to crayon etch and make art inspired by Paul Klee. This book is filled with artist biographies and exercises based on countless artists. Draw, paint, and collage right in...
    $10.99
  • Cover of Draw: A Graphic Guide to Life Drawing Interior of Draw: A Graphic Guide to Life Drawing

    Draw: A Graphic Guide to Life Drawing

    $11.95
    In a series of simple but beautifully illustrated steps, and with a focus on drawing the human form, our expert author describes and  demonstrates all the essentials and more. You will discover how to plan  your studies and plot your equipment;...
    $11.95
  • Drawn From Life, front of book Drawn From Life, inside pages

    Drawn From Life

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

    Duchamp

    $15.00
    By Janis Mink  When is a urinal no longer a urinal? When Marcel Duchamp (1887–1968) declared it to be art. The uproar that greeted the French artist’s Fountain  (1917), a porcelain urinal installed in a gallery, sent shock waves  through...
    $15.00
  • Front cover of book Duchamp: By Hand, Even Interior of book Duchamp: By Hand, Even

    Duchamp: By Hand, Even

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    By Helen Molesworth In this essay, curator Helen Molesworth  pinpoints the significance of the return of the handmade in the later  years of Duchamp’s oeuvre, positioning this paradigmatic shift away from  the readymade as the focal point...
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  • Front cover of the book Eames Pages from the book Eames

    Eames: Basic Architecture

    $15.00
    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...
    $15.00
  • 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...
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  • Front cover of the book F.L. Wright Pages from the book F.L. Wright

    F. L. Wright: Basic Architecture

    $15.00
    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...
    $15.00
  • Cover of book Fashion and Armour in Renaissance Europe Interior of book Fashion and Armour in Renaissance Europe

    Fashion and Armour in Renaissance Europe

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    Of all the riches of the sixteenth-century European  nobleman, none spoke more powerfully of his heroism, wealth, and taste  than his armor, clothing, and weapons. Drawing on the Victoria and  Albert Museum’s popular arms and armor...
    $30.00
  • Front of Feck Perfuction Interior of Feck Perfuction

    Feck Perfuction

    $19.95
    Renowned designer and professional hell-raiser James Victore wants to drag you off your couch and throw you headfirst into a life of bold creativity. He'll guide you through all the twists, trials, and triumphs  of starting your creative career,...
    $19.95
  • Cover of the Fortune-Telling Book of Colors Pages from the Fortune-Telling Book of Colors

    Fortune-Telling Book of Colors

    $9.95
    This pocket-size book divines auspicious signs and offers whimsical insights into all things color. Those hoping to brighten their fortunes will learn the portents of chromatic combinations, the meaning behind color auras, and the astrology of various...
    $9.95
  • Book cover of Horace Pippin, American Modern Interior of book Horace Pippin, American Modern

    Horace Pippin, American Modern

    $50.00
    By Anne Monahan West Chester, PA's own Horace Pippin was arguably the most successful African American artist of his day. Pippin (1888–1946) taught himself to paint in the 1930s and quickly  earned international renown for depictions of World War I,...
    $50.00
  • How to Be Yourself book, front How to Be Yourself, interior pages

    How to Be Yourself

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    An irreverent book of radically honest advice by renowned fashion arbiter and legendary window dresser Simon Doonan. Through  his unconventional wisdom and singular storytelling, Simon Doonan is  the ideal instructor to help readers find - and...
    $12.95
  • How to Read European Armor, front cover Pages of How to Read European Armor

    How to Read European Armor

    $25.00
    This engaging book offers an introduction to and overview of armor in  Europe from the Middle Ages through the 17th century, focusing in  particular on the 16th century when plate armor reached its peak of  stylistic beauty and functional...
    $25.00
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    Iznik Bookmark

    $14.00
     A bookmark perfect for holding the pages in your cookbook.  This Iznik floral is a detail taken from a 17th century Turkish dish in the collection.   Iznik pottery, named after the town of Iznik in western Anatolia where it was made,...
    $14.00
  • 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
  • Cover of book King of the Golden River Interior of book King of the Golden River

    King of the Golden River

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    The King of the Golden River tells the tale of the Black brothers: the kind-natured eleven-year-old Gluck and his two nasty older brothers, Hans and Schwartz. For Gluck, play is cleaning the  floors, and his education consists of a wholesome...
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  • Cover of book Knight the Medieval Warrior's Unofficial Guide Interior of the book Knight the Medieval Warrior's Unofficial Guide

    Knight the Medieval Warrior's Unofficial Guide

    $16.95
    The knight is the supreme warrior of the Middle Ages. Fully armored and mounted on a magnificent charger, he seems invincible. Honor and  glory await him as, guided by the chivalric code, he fights with lance  and sword. This carefully...
    $16.95
  • 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 book Let's Talk About Modern Art Interior of book Let's Talk About Modern Art

    Let's Talk About Modern Art

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    By Alisa Wismer The world is filled with all kinds of different art! In this book we're  going to take a closer look at modern art. From the bright colors to  bold and modern shapes, we'll learn about some of the most famous modern...
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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...
    $20.00
  • Book cover of Louise Bourgeois: The Spider and the Tapestries Interior of Louise Bourgeois: The Spider and the Tapestries

    Louise Bourgeois: The Spider and the Tapestries

    $40.00
    Louise Bourgeois' tapestry and needlepoint work deals with reparation in  both a literal and metaphorical sense. In many of the works, fragmented  tapestries are pieced together and repaired to create new sculptural  forms. The recurring...
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  • Front cover of book Marcel Duchamp Interior of book Marcel Duchamp

    Marcel Duchamp

    $60.00
    Editor: Anne D'Harnoncourt Published in connection with the 1973 retrospective exhibition "Marcel Duchamp,"  co-curated by Anne d'Harnoncourt of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and  Kynaston McShine of The Museum of Modern Art. This...
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  • Front of book Marcel Duchamp: 100 Questions. 100 Answers. Interior of book Marcel Duchamp: 100 Questions. 100 Answers.

    Marcel Duchamp: 100 Questions. 100 Answers.

    $60.00
    Edited by  Susanne M.I. Kaufmann and Stefan Banz   As the inventor of the Readymade and a founder of  conceptual art, Marcel Duchamp’s work is still provoking discussions about what defines art. Accompanying the first exhibition of...
    $60.00
  • Marcel Duchamp: Étant Donnés (hardcover) Marcel Duchamp: Étant Donnés (hardcover)

    Marcel Duchamp: Étant Donnés (hardcover)

    $60.00
    Michael R. Taylor (Author) with essays by Andrew Lins, Melissa S. Meighan, and Beth A. Price, Ken Sutherland, Scott Homolka, and Elena Torok In his early thirties, Marcel Duchamp convinced everyone that he had abandoned making art in favor of playing...
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  • Marcel Duchamp: Étant Donnés (paperback) Marcel Duchamp: Étant Donnés (paperback)

    Marcel Duchamp: Étant Donnés (paperback)

    $45.00
    Michael R. Taylor (Author) with essays by Andrew Lins, Melissa S. Meighan, and Beth A. Price, Ken Sutherland, Scott Homolka, and Elena Torok In his early thirties, Marcel Duchamp convinced everyone that he had abandoned making art in favor of playing...
    $45.00
  • Front of book Marcel Duchamp: Porte-bouteilles Interior of book Marcel Duchamp: Porte-bouteilles

    Marcel Duchamp: Porte-bouteilles

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     Edited by Alessandra Bellavita, Jose Castañal, Oona Doyle, Joachim Pflieger. Text by Paul B. Franklin, Cécile Debray  This monograph on Duchamp’s Porte-bouteilles, or Bottle Rack, presents the Porte-bouteilles from Robert Rauschenberg’s...
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  • Front cover of book Marcel Duchamp: The Art of Chess Interior of book Marcel Duchamp: The Art of Chess

    Marcel Duchamp: The Art of Chess

    $45.00
    By Francis M. Naumann, Bradley Bailey and Jennifer Shahade Marcel Duchamp was both an artist and a chess player, but until now,  little was known of his chess activities. In analyzing Duchamp's  games--seeing how he reacted in specific...
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  • Front cover of the book Meier Pages from the book Meier

    Meier: Basic Architecture

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    Ever since his self-proclamation as part of the “New York Five,”  Richard Meier has risen through one top commission after another to the dizzy heights of architectural stardom. From Madison Square Garden to Shenzhen, China, his sleek, luminously...
    $15.00
  • Fronts of 4 books from Mini French Masters Boxed Set Front of boxed set Mini French Masters Boxed Set

    Mini French Masters Boxed Set

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    By Julie Merberg and Suzanne Bober This keepsake collection of board books from the bestselling Mini  Masters series brings the world's great French masterpieces down to  size. Each title pairs simple verse with some of the most beloved...
    $19.99
  • Front cover of the book Munch Pages from the book Munch

    Munch: Basic Art 2.0

    $15.00
    A hairless, ghostly figure on a bridge. The sky orange-red above him.  His hands raised to his ears, his mouth wide in a haunting wail. In painting The Scream, Edvard Munch created Mona Lisa for our times. The shriek of his iconic figure...
    $15.00
  • Front cover of the book "Off The Wall: American Art To Wear" Interior page of the book "Off The Wall: American Art To Wear"

    Off The Wall: American Art To Wear

    $45.00
    Edited by Dilys E. Blum; with essays by Dilys E. Blum and Mary Schoeser, and a contribution by Julie Schafler Dale This is the first publication to consider art to wear, also known as wearable art, as a discrete American movement that mirrored the...
    $45.00
  • Paul Klee: Life and Work front cover Paul Klee: Life and Work, interior

    Paul Klee: Life and Work

    $55.00
    The first artist to "take a line for a walk"!  Paul Klee: Life and Work, draws on a wealth of  new resources including the Klee family’s archives, much of which is  published here for the first time. Life and work are truly...
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