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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

    $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...
    $60.00
  • Cover of the book "The Essential Duchamp" Interior of the book "The Essential Duchamp"

    The Essential Duchamp

    $29.95
    Matthew Affron (Author) With contributions by Cécile Debray, Alexander Kauffman, Michael R. Taylor, and John Vick This book offers an engaging and accessible introduction to one of the twentieth century’s greatest and most enigmatic artists, Marcel...
    $29.95
  • Front cover of the book Richard Benson: The World Is Smarter Than You Are Pages from the book Richard Benson: The World Is Smarter Than You Are

    Richard Benson: The World Is Smarter Than You Are

    $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...
    $45.00
  • Front of the book - Monet: The Triumph of Impressionism Pages from the book Monet: The Triumph of Impressionism

    Monet: The Triumph of Impressionism

    $20.00
    Few artists tried as hard as Claude Monet (1840–1926) to capture light itself on canvas. The painter of whom Cézanne said “only  an eye, but my God what an eye!” he stayed true to the principle of absolute fidelity to the visual sensation, painting...
    $20.00
  • 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
  • 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 the book Design As Art Pages from the book Design As Art

    Design As Art

    $16.00
    Bruno Munari was among the most inspirational designers of all time, described by Picasso as “the new Leonardo.”  Munari insisted that design be beautiful, functional and accessible, and this enlightening and highly entertaining book sets out his...
    $16.00
  • Front cover of the book It's A Match!: Creating Color Palettes in Design Pages from the book It's A Match!: Creating Color Palettes in Design

    It's A Match!: Creating Color Palettes in Design

    $45.00
    Color plays a significant role in design due to its visual impact and psychological influence on the viewer. Combining two or more colors effectively in a single layout or design can be difficult to achieve without a working knowledge of color theory. As...
    $45.00
  • Cover of Aperture Issue 240: Native America Pages from Aperture Issue 240: Native America

    Aperture Issue 240: Native America

    $24.95
    Native America is a special issue about photography and Indigenous lives, guest edited by the artist Wendy Red Star. As debates around nationalism and borders in North America reach a fever pitch, Aperture magazine releases “Native America,” a special...
    $24.95
  • Front cover of Aperture Issue 241: Utopia Pages from Aperture Issue 241: Utopia

    Aperture Issue 241: Utopia

    $24.95
    In the wake of a pandemic, global protest movements, and a dramatic presidential election in the United States, Aperture magazine’s new issue, “Utopia,” shows that other ways of living are possible—when the collective will exists. In “Utopia,” artists,...
    $24.95
  • Front cover Japanese Design SInce 1945: A Complete Sourcebook Front cover Japanese Design SInce 1945: A Complete Sourcebook

    Japanese Design SInce 1945: A Complete Sourcebook

    $85.00
    For the Japanese, the concept of design is not limited to functionality and materiality—it is deeply connected with culture and tradition. In  this sense, everyday objects become more than their function: they are to be reflected upon, to be touched...
    $85.00
  • Front cover of Communication Arts Typography: January/February 2021 Pages from Communication Arts Typography: January/February 2021

    Communication Arts Typography: January/February 2021

    $24.00
    Communication Arts Typography Annual 11 features the award-winning projects from their 11th Annual Typography Competition, plus in-depth profiles of Prague-based photographer Bet Orten, Portland, Oregon–based design firm OMFGCO, Brooklyn-based...
    $24.00
  • Front cover of the book Read This if You Want to Be Great at Painting Pages from the book Read This if You Want to Be Great at Painting

    Read This if You Want to Be Great at Painting

    $17.99
    Painting isn't as hard as it looks. And it's fun. Whether you're a total beginner or have been painting for years, this indispensable guide cuts through the jargon and provides clear, practical advice and tips to help develop your skills. Techniques and...
    $17.99
  • 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 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
  • 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 A Documentary HerStory of Women Artists in Revolution Pages from the book A Documentary HerStory of Women Artists in Revolution

    A Documentary HerStory of Women Artists in Revolution

    $20.00
    Originally published in 1971, A Documentary HerStory of Women Artists in Revolution documents the efforts of W.A.R., a loose group of women artists,  filmmakers, writers and cultural workers organized around advancing the place of women in the art...
    $20.00
  • 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 the book The Rainbow Atlas Pages from the book The Rainbow Atlas

    The Rainbow Atlas

    $30.00
    Take a colorful tour of 500 eye-poppingly brilliant spots around the world with The Rainbow Atlas. Spanning  natural phenomena, architectural wonders, art installations, and more,  the contents of this book range from the pink salt lakes of...
    $30.00
  • Philly Made
    Six of One Bookmark in book Six of One Bookmark

    Six of One Bookmark by Nottene

    $12.00
    Inspired by the Old World Maxims inscribed on Pennsylvania German decorated objects, Nottene is a Philadelphia pattern studio that makes wallpaper, fabric and hand made objects for home.  Kim is interested in the histories of objects at home, making...
    $12.00
  • Philly Made
    Love What Is Fine Bookmark in book Love What Is Fine Bookmark

    Love What is Fine Bookmark by Nottene

    $12.00
    Inspired by the Old World Maxims inscribed on Pennsylvania German decorated objects, Nottene is a Philadelphia pattern studio that makes wallpaper, fabric and hand made objects for home.  Kim is interested in the histories of objects at home, making...
    $12.00
  • Philly Made
    Friends Are Like Leaves Bookmark, in book Friends Are Like Leaves Bookmark

    Friends Are Like Leaves Bookmark by Nottene

    $12.00
    Inspired by the Old World Maxims inscribed on Pennsylvania German decorated objects, Nottene is a Philadelphia pattern studio that makes wallpaper, fabric and hand made objects for home.  Kim is interested in the histories of objects at home, making...
    $12.00
  • Philly Made
    No Bird Bookmark in book No Bird Bookmark

    No Bird Bookmark by Nottene

    $12.00
    Inspired by the Old World Maxims inscribed on Pennsylvania German decorated objects, Nottene is a Philadelphia pattern studio that makes wallpaper, fabric and hand made objects for home.  Kim is interested in the histories of objects at home, making...
    $12.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    Homer: Two Sailboats Bookmark, in a book Homer: Two Sailboats Bookmark, front

    Homer: Two Sailboats Bookmark

    $9.00
    Hold your place in any book with this wood bookmark from Homer's Two Sailboats in the museum collection. Homer's love of the sea was a rich source of themes while closely observing the fishermen, the sea, and the marine weather. Museum Exclusive ...
    $9.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    Roesen: Flower Still Life with Bird's Nest Bookmark, in a book Roesen: Flower Still Life with Bird's Nest Bookmark, front

    Roesen: Flower Still Life with Bird's Nest Bookmark

    $9.00
    You won't loose your place in a book with artist Severin Roesen's Still Life with Bird's Nest  reproduced on this bookmark.  A lavish depiction of flowers is crowded with blooms from every season.  Daylilies, irises, lilacs, morning...
    $9.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    Tall Case Clock Face Bookmark, in a book Tall Case Clock Face Bookmark

    Tall Case Clock Face Bookmark

    $14.00
    While it is easy to lose time when reading a good page turner, you won't loose your place with this bookmark detailing the face of a tall case clock in the museum's Early American Art collection. German-born watch- and clockmaker Frederick Dominick...
    $14.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    Pennsylvania German Hasp Bookmark, in a book Pennsylvania German Hasp Bookmark

    Pennsylvania German Hasp Bookmark

    $14.00
    Keep your place safely marked in any book with our bookmark inspired by a painted wrought iron hasp in our Pennsylvania German collection!  This Pennsylvania German hasp with slot for locking loop would have been used to keep safe the contents of a...
    $14.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    Angel Bookmark, in a book Angel Bookmark

    Angel Bookmark

    $14.00
    Keep your place marked with this angel bookmark.  This detail from a chest of drawers in the museum's Pennsylvania German Furniture collection is found in our Early American Art Galleries.  Furniture painted with this decoration is known as...
    $14.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    Paul Revere Teapot Bookmark, in a book Paul Revere Teapot Bookmark

    Paul Revere Teapot Bookmark

    $14.00
    Mark your place with Paul Revere's teapot as you enjoy Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Tales of a Wayside Inn. Longfellow popularized Paul Revere,  an 18th-century American activist and artisan, in "Paul Revere's Ride", a poem first published in 1861,...
    $14.00
  • 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 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 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 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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...
    $19.95
  • 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...
    $16.00
  • 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...
    $16.00
  • Front cover of the book Breuer Pages from the book Breuer

    Breuer Basic Architecture

    $16.00
    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”...
    $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
  • 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

    $20.00
    More than 300 photographs by Lewis W. Hine, whose trailblazing documentary images of early 20th-century working conditions helped to transform United States labor laws.  This book covers all eras of Hine’s work, including his pictures of  child...
    $20.00
  • Impressionism: 1860 - 1920, front of book Pages from Impressionism: 1860 - 1920

    Impressionism: 1860 - 1920

    $20.00
    It was a dappled and daubed harbor scene that gave Impressionism its  name. When Impression, Sunrise by Claude Monet was exhibited in April  1874, critics seized upon the work’s title and its loose stylistic rendering of light and motion...
    $20.00
  • 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

    $39.99
    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
  • 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

    $24.95
    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
  • 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
  • Willows and Other Nightmares; book with box Willows and Other Nightmares; cover in box

    Willows and Other Nightmares

    $100.00
    Algernon Blackwood (14 March 1869 – 10 December 1951) was an English  short story writer and novelist, one of the most prolific writers of ghost stories in the history of the genre. He was also a journalist and a broadcasting narrator. Blackwood was...
    $100.00
  • 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...
    $125.00
  • 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
  • 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

    $16.95
    While it is considered by many artists to be a pure and simplistic form of expression, abstract art is also often thought of as vague or exceedingly theoretical. This new installment in the Art Essentials  series demystifies the concept and history...
    $16.95
  • 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

    $16.95
    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...
    $16.95
  • Art Essentials: Impressionism, front of book Pages from Art Essentials: Impressionism

    Art Essentials: Impressionism

    $16.95
    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...
    $16.95
  • Art Essentials: Pop Art, front of book Pages from Art Essentials: Pop Art

    Art Essentials: Pop Art

    $16.95
    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...
    $16.95
  • 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...
    $65.00
  • Art Essentials: Modern Art, front of book Art Essentials: Modern Art, pages from book

    Art Essentials: Modern Art

    $16.95
    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...
    $16.95
  • Art Essentials: Looking at Pictures, front of book Art Essentials: Looking at Pictures, inside of book

    Art Essentials: Looking at Pictures

    $16.95
    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...
    $16.95
  • 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...
    $24.95
  • Art Essentials: Surrealism, front Art Essentials: Surrealism, inside pages

    Art Essentials: Surrealism

    $16.95
    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...
    $16.95
  • Art Essentials: Symbols In Art, front Art Essentials: Symbols In Art, inside pages

    Art Essentials: Symbols In Art

    $16.95
    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...
    $16.95
  • Art Essentials: Key Moments In Art, front Art Essentials: Key Moments In Art, inside pages

    Art Essentials: Key Moments In Art

    $16.95
    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...
    $16.95
  • On Sale
    Front cover of Phone Detox Inside of Phone Detox

    Phone Detox

    Now: $7.99
    Was: $16.00
    A tool to bring sanity to our most intense technological relationship. The dark truth is that it has become very hard to find anyone (and certainly anything) more interesting than one’s smartphone. This perplexing and troubling realization has for most...
    Now: $7.99
    Was: $16.00
  • Beauty of Everyday Things, front of book Inside of book: Beauty of Everyday Things

    Beauty of Everyday Things

    $16.00
    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
  • 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 of the book Tarot Interior of the book Tarot

    Tarot

    $40.00
    To explore the Tarot is to explore ourselves, to be reminded of the  universality of our longing for meaning, for purpose and for a  connection to the divine. This 600-year-old tradition reflects not only a  history of seekers, but our...
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  • 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...
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  • Philadelphia: Portraits of the City, box and book Philadelphia: Portraits of the City, front cover

    Philadelphia: Portraits of the City

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    "Our Philadelphia, as is all our history, is made of these moments:  photographs and stories. And in our effort to find and delineate these  moments we also recognized that we approached a sense of place. Circling  ever closer to a shared...
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  • Cy Twombly front cover interior of the book Cy Twombly

    Cy Twombly

    $60.00
    The complex oeuvre of the American artist Cy Twombly (1928-2011)  comprises a time period of around six decades, during which it never  lost any of its expressive power. Twombly was one of the most productive  artists in the history of...
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