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  • Judith Joy Ross: Photographs 1978-2015 Judith Joy Ross: Photographs 1978-2015

    Judith Joy Ross: Photographs 1978-2015

    $65.00
    Judith Joy Ross: Photographs 1978–2015 is an illuminating retrospective that explores the life and career of a revered American photographer, illustrated by two hundred of her images, many never before seen or published. The work of Judith Joy Ross...
    $65.00
  • Bauhaus: 1919-1933 Workshops for Modernity Bauhaus: 1919-1933 Workshops for Modernity

    Bauhaus: 1919-1933 Workshops for Modernity

    $39.95
    The Bauhaus, the school of art and design founded in Germany in 1919 and shut down by the Nazis in 1933, brought together artists, architects and designers—among them Anni and Josef Albers, Herbert Bayer, Marcel Breuer, Lyonel Feininger, Walter Gropius,...
    $39.95
  • Essential Eames: Words and Pictures Essential Eames: Words and Pictures

    Essential Eames: Words and Pictures

    $39.95
    Pairing words of design wisdom with classic works, Essential Eames encapsulates the duo's achievements. Charles and Ray Eames are among the most influential designers of the 20th century. Enthusiastic and tireless experimenters, this beloved...
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  • Bruno Munari: Square, Circle, Triangle Bruno Munari: Square, Circle, Triangle

    Bruno Munari: Square, Circle, Triangle

    $29.95
    In the early 1960s Italian design legend Bruno Munari published his visual case studies on shapes: Circle, Square, and, a decade later, Triangle. Using examples from ancient Greece and Egypt, as well as works by Buckminster Fuller, Le Corbusier, and...
    $29.95
  • Logo Logo

    Logo

    $40.00
    This bestselling branding bible has provided graphic designers with an indispensable reference source for over a decade. Logo is now getting a revamp with the addition of over 300 new logos in this fully revised and updated edition.  This...
    $40.00
  • Objects: USA 2020 Objects: USA 2020

    Objects: USA 2020

    $50.00
    In 1969, an exhibition opened at the Smithsonian Institution that redefined American art. Objects: USA  united a cohort of artists inventing new approaches to art-making by way of craft media. Subsequently touring to twenty-two museums across the...
    $50.00
  • Disposable Skateboard Bible: 10th Anniversary Edition Disposable Skateboard Bible: 10th Anniversary Edition

    Disposable Skateboard Bible: 10th Anniversary Edition

    $45.00
    Now in its 10th printing, this book truly has become “the bible” of pre-millennium skateboard decks. The author's industry insider status allows him to guide readers through the culture and experience the art and the mania of the skate world with...
    $45.00
  • Black, Brown & Latinx Design Educators Black, Brown & Latinx Design Educators

    Black, Brown & Latinx Design Educators

    $24.95
    In Black, Brown + Latinx Design Educators, Kelly Walters collects twelve deeply personal interviews with graphic design educators of color who teach at colleges and universities across the United States and Canada. The book centers the unique narratives...
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  • 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...
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  • Material World Material World

    Material World

    $49.95
    A collection of essays that examine early American cultural, political, and social history through a material lens, exploring the meanings of objects ranging from artworks and domestic furnishings to Penn’s Treaty Tree. In this volume, scholars from...
    $49.95
  • Craft and the Makers Craft and the Makers

    Craft and the Makers

    $65.00
    Duncan Campbell and Charlotte Rey met in Paris while working together on Acne Paper. As a natural evolution of their widely respected work for this award-winning fashion publication, they were asked to consult on various projects and founded their own...
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  • Copper, Iron and Clay: A Smith's Journey

    Copper, Iron and Clay: A Smith's Journey

    $32.50
    Interested in history and traditional pioneer kitchens, early cooking  methods, and original metals used in pots during the early years of  America, Sara became obsessed with the crafts of copper- and tin-smithing for kitchenware—specialty...
    $32.50
  • Nation of Women Nation of Women

    Nation of Women

    $26.50
    In Delaware society at the beginning of this period, to be a woman meant to engage in the activities performed by women, including diplomacy, rather than to be defined by biological sex. Among the Delaware, being a "woman" was therefore a...
    $26.50
  • Fragile Freedom Fragile Freedom

    Fragile Freedom

    $24.00
    This book is the first to chronicle the lives of African American women in the urban north during the early years of the republic. A Fragile Freedom  investigates how African American women in Philadelphia journeyed from enslavement to the...
    $24.00
  • Italian Legacy in Philadelphia Italian Legacy in Philadelphia

    Italian Legacy in Philadelphia

    $50.00
    Italian arts and culture have been a significant influence on Philadelphia dating back to Thomas Jefferson and colonial times.  Throughout the ensuing decades, Italian art and architecture styles flourished, and wealthy Philadelphians traveled to...
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  • Cats in Spring Rain Cats in Spring Rain

    Cats in Spring Rain

    $12.95
    This delightful little book pays homage to the cat through artfully curated Japanese poetry and prints. No one captures the graces and idiosyncrasies of cats quite like the painters, printmakers, and haiku masters of Japan. From the Edo to the Showa...
    $12.95
  • Louise Bourgeois Paintings Louise Bourgeois Paintings

    Louise Bourgeois Paintings

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    An unprecedented look at the little-known paintings from Louise Bourgeois’s early years in New York that laid the groundwork for her sculptural practice. Louise Bourgeois (1911–2010) is celebrated today for her sculptures. Less known are the paintings...
    $45.00
  • Cezanne (Art Institute of Chicago) Cezanne (Art Institute of Chicago)

    Cezanne (Art Institute of Chicago)

    $60.00
    Evoking the sensory richness and ambitions of the beloved French artist’s work through a multifaceted exploration of his art, career, and legacy. Cezanne presents a new examination of the work of Paul Cezanne (1839–1906) across media and genres,...
    $60.00
  • Franz Kafka: The Drawings Franz Kafka: The Drawings

    Franz Kafka: The Drawings

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    The first book to publish the entirety of Franz Kafka’s graphic output, including more than 100 newly discovered drawings. The year 2019 brought a sensational discovery: hundreds of drawings by the writer Franz Kafka (1883–1924) were found in a private...
    $50.00
  • Aperture Issue 244: Cosmologies Aperture Issue 244: Cosmologies

    Aperture Issue 244: Cosmologies

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    In this issue of Aperture, photographers explore the idea of cosmologies through their origins, histories, and local universes. The issue will feature a profile of Deana Lawson, whose work draws on visions of the African diaspora; a look at the role of...
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  • Aperture Issue 238: House & Home Aperture Issue 238: House & Home

    Aperture Issue 238: House & Home

    $24.95
    How do homes serve as emblems of a moment, markers of the past, or articulations of future possibilities? The Spring 2020 issue of Aperture considers the meanings and forms of a home, and the relationships between architecture, design, and the domestic...
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    Michael Snow Photo Centric Bulletin Michael Snow Photo Centric Bulletin

    Michael Snow Photo Centric Bulletin

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    Michael Snow Photo-Centric focuses on a selection of the artist's photographic work from 1962 to the present. The book considers Snow's interest in late modernism's self-reflexivity and, specifically, his exploration of how the mechanics of photography...
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  • Barnstorming in Eastern Pennsylvania and Beyond Barnstorming in Eastern Pennsylvania and Beyond

    Barnstorming in Eastern Pennsylvania and Beyond

    $35.00
    Barns are iconic features of the American landscape.  Among the wide variety of American barns, the Pennsylvania barn holds a special place in the agricultural traditions of North America. Combining features found in Alpine Switzerland and the...
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  • Barbara Chase-Riboud Malcolm X Steles

    Barbara Chase-Riboud Malcolm X Steles

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    Bringing together more than forty works from the United States and Europe, this exhibition examines Barbara Chase-Riboud’s artistic career, focusing primarily on her important Malcolm X sculptures. Five works from that series—among them the Museum’s...
    $25.00
  • Sean Scully: 1970 Sean Scully: 1970

    Sean Scully: 1970

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    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...
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  • Grief and Grievance Grief and Grievance

    Grief and Grievance

    $79.95
    In recent years, the world has seen the rise of white nationalism in America and the tragic persistence of violence against African-Americans. Featuring works by more than 30 artists and writings by leading scholars and art historians, this book — and...
    $79.95
  • 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
  • Picturing Resistance Picturing Resistance

    Picturing Resistance

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    A compelling photographic history of the important moments of  progressive resistance—from the civil rights movement to the present—to  inspire the change-makers and activists of today. A powerful commemoration of notable moments of protest,...
    $26.99
  • An Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels An Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels

    An Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels

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    An Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels is a compendium of information about political music and radical cultural production. Focusing on vinyl records and the labels that released them, this groundbreaking book traces the parallel rise of social...
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  • CASTLE / MACAULAY CASTLE / MACAULAY

    CASTLE / MACAULAY

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    In this 1978 Caldecott Honor Book, award-winning author and illustrator David Macaulay explores the history and construction of castles in a richly illustrated resource for curious young readers. The word itself conjures up mystery, romance, intrigue,...
    $12.99
  • Protecting Art in the Street Protecting Art in the Street

    Protecting Art in the Street

    $16.95
    There has recently been a sharp increase in cases where corporations  have been sued by street and graffiti artists because their artworks had  been used and exploited without the artists' authorisation, for example in advertising campaigns, as...
    $16.95
  • See Red Women's Workshop: Feminist Posters 1974-1990 See Red Women's Workshop: Feminist Posters 1974-1990

    See Red Women's Workshop: Feminist Posters 1974-1990

    $39.95
    A feminist silkscreen poster collective founded in London in 1974 by three former art students, the See Red Women’s Workshop grew out of a shared desire to combat sexist images of women and to create positive and challenging alternatives. Women from...
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    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
  • New Queer Photography Focus on the Margins New Queer Photography Focus on the Margins

    New Queer Photography Focus on the Margins

    $65.00
    In recent years, a young and active queer photography scene has emerged,  helped in large part by social media. Indulging their desire for self-presentation, affirmation, and reflection, many photographers  portray male homosexuality in...
    $65.00
  • Botanical Inspirations Nature in Art and Illustration Botanical Inspirations Nature in Art and Illustration

    Botanical Inspirations Nature in Art and Illustration

    $39.95
    A world without plants is a world without life, both literally and figuratively. Besides forming the very basis of human survival on Earth, they are also an important source of creative inspiration, ingenuity, and expression. From scientific explorers...
    $39.95
  • Designing Motherhood Designing Motherhood

    Designing Motherhood

    $44.95
    While birth often brings great joy, making babies  is a knotty enterprise. The designed objects that surround us when it  comes to menstruation, birth control, conception, pregnancy, childbirth, and early motherhood vary as oddly, messily, and...
    $44.95
  • Paul Klee 1939 Paul Klee 1939

    Paul Klee 1939

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    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,...
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    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

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    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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  • 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
  • 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

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    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,...
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  • Front cover of Communication Arts Typography: January/February 2021 Pages from Communication Arts Typography: January/February 2021

    Communication Arts Typography: January/February 2021

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    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
  • 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

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    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,...
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  • 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

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    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...
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  • 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

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    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 Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America Pages from the book Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America

    Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America

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    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...
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  • 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

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    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

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    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 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

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

    Dieter Rams: Less but Better

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    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...
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  • 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

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    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...
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  • 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 The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem For The Country Pages from the book The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem For The Country

    The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem For The Country

    $15.99
    YES!! That poet and that poem!  This is a special edition of the poem "The Hill We Climb," read at the inauguration of the 46th president of the United States, Joe Biden, on January 20, 2021.On January 20, 2021, Amanda Gorman became the sixth and...
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  • Front cover of The Design Book: Mini Edition Pages from The Design Book: Mini Edition

    The Design Book: Mini Edition

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

    Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?

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

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    This text accompanies the first museum survey of the mature work of Warren Rohrer, one of the premiere abstract artists to work in Philadelphia in the 20th century, bringing together 32 large-scale paintings from the years 1972 to 1993. This selection...
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  • Cover of Werner's Nomenclature of Colours Pages from Werner's Nomenclature of Colours

    Werner's Nomenclature of Colours

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    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...
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  • Cover of The Quilts of Gee's Bend Pages from The Quilts of Gee's Bend

    The Quilts of Gee's Bend

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    In the rural community of Gee’s Bend, African American women have been making quilts for generations. They use scraps of old overalls, aprons, and bleached cornmeal sacks—anything they can find. Their traditions have been passed down through...
    $21.95
  • 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...
    $16.00
  • Front cover of the book Zaha Hadid Pages from the book Zaha Hadid

    Zaha Hadid Basic Architecture

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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...
    $16.00
  • Front cover of the book F.L. Wright Pages from the book F.L. Wright

    F. L. Wright Basic Architecture

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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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  • Front cover of the book Le Corbusier Pages from the book Le Corbusier

    Le Corbusier Basic Architecture

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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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  • Front cover of the book Kandinsky Pages from the book Kandinsky

    Kandinsky Basic Art 2.0

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    Over the course of his artistic career, Wassily Kandinsky (1866–1944) transformed not only his own style, but the course of art history. From early figurative and landscape painting, he went on to pioneer a  spiritual, emotive, rhythmic use of color...
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  • Front cover of the book "O'Keeffe" Pages from the book "O'Keeffe"

    O'Keeffe Basic Art 2.0

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    From majestic desertscapes to magnified lilies and irises, survey the unique and luminous oeuvre of Georgia O’Keeffe, a seminal figure in modern American art and radical pioneer of abstraction. This book  follows the artist through her pioneering...
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    The Peale Family: Creation of A Legacy: 1770-1870

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    Artist and prominent early American Charles Willson Peale  (1741-1827) willed his passions to his equally remarkable children, nieces, and nephew. This engaging pictorial study reveals in-depth these two generations of artists, naturalists, and...
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  • Craft Capital Philadelphia's Cultures of Making; front of book Craft Capital Philadelphia's Cultures of Making; back of book

    Craft Capital Philadelphia's Cultures of Making

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    How can a broken artifact represent a city? The Liberty Bell cracked on the very first attempt to make it sound, and had to be recast twice and remolded with additional copper to improve its alloy. Today, it hangs in  Independence Hall, where it...
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