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Monographs & Artists

Monographs & Artists

  • Georgia O'Keeffe World of Art Georgia O'Keeffe World of Art

    Georgia O'Keeffe World of Art

    $21.95
    A revised edition of this classic survey that presents a thorough overview of Georgia O’Keeffe’s life and work.  Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986) was a major figure in American art for seven decades. Throughout that long and...
    $21.95
  • Walton Ford T40 Series Walton Ford T40 Series

    Walton Ford T40 Series

    $30.00
    At first glance, Walton Ford’s large-scale, highly detailed watercolors of animals recall the prints of 19th-century illustrators John James Audubon and Edward Lear. A closer look reveals a complex and disturbingly anthropomorphic universe, full of...
    $30.00
  • My Friend Van Gogh by Emile Bernard My Friend Van Gogh by Emile Bernard

    My Friend Van Gogh by Emile Bernard

    $15.00
    “I exaggerate, I sometimes make changes to the subject, but I still don’t invent the whole of painting; on the contrary, I find it ready-made—but to be untangled—in the real world.” —Vincent van Gogh to Émile Bernard The painter and poet Émile Bernard’s...
    $15.00
  • Inside Out: The Prints of Mary Cassatt Inside Out: The Prints of Mary Cassatt

    Inside Out: The Prints of Mary Cassatt

    $40.00
    An intimate look at one of the most radical and groundbreaking printmakers of all time, the American Impressionist Mary Cassatt. This book examines the radical experimentation and innovation of one of the finest and most creative printmakers of the 19th...
    $40.00
  • Cassatt: Mothers and Children Cassatt: Mothers and Children

    Cassatt: Mothers and Children

    $40.00
    Mary Cassatt's tender and profound paintings redefined portraiture and broke down barriers for women in art—both as artists and as subjects. This collection focuses on Cassatt's insightful portrayal of women and children living their everyday lives...
    $40.00
  • Raphael Basic Art Series Raphael Basic Art Series

    Raphael Basic Art Series

    $20.00
    In just two decades, Raphael Santi painted his way to legendary greatness. This essential introduction to the artist we know simply as Raphael presents the mastery of figures, forms, and space hat secured his place not only alongside Michelangelo and...
    $20.00
  • Mary Cassatt at Work Mary Cassatt at Work

    Mary Cassatt at Work

    $55.00
    A new study of Mary Cassatt that explores the centrality of work to both her inventive technical practice and her distinctive approach to modern subjects.    In her sensitive depictions of the social, intellectual, and professional lives of...
    $55.00
  • Stephen Burks: Shelter in Place Stephen Burks: Shelter in Place

    Stephen Burks: Shelter in Place

    $50.00
    Through essays, photo-essays, and a conversation between Black designer Stephen Burks (b. 1969) and the late cultural critic bell hooks, this book contextualizes Burks’s wide-ranging work while exploring design’s influence on politics, society, and...
    $50.00
  • Hiroshige Basic Art Series 2.0 Hiroshige Basic Art Series 2.0

    Hiroshige Basic Art Series 2.0

    $20.00
    Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858) was one of the last great artists in the ukiyo-e tradition. Literally meaning “pictures of the floating world,” ukiyo-e was a particular woodblock print genre of art that flourished between the 17th and 19th centuries...
    $20.00
  • Simone Leigh Simone Leigh

    Simone Leigh

    $75.00
    Over the past two decades, Simone Leigh has created artwork that situates questions of Black femme-identified subjectivity at the center  of contemporary art discourse. Her sculpture, video, installation and social practice explore ideas of race,...
    $75.00
  • Berthe Morisot Berthe Morisot

    Berthe Morisot

    $29.95
    Berthe Morisot won over the Impressionists with her talent and became the first woman of the group alongside Monet, Degas, Renoir, Pissarro, and Sisley. Likewise, she was heralded by the greatest writers of her time; in this tribute to her, an anthology...
    $29.95
  • Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise

    Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise

    $60.00
    Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise: His Final Months offers a unique and impressive overview of the paintings and drawings that Vincent van Gogh created during the last seventy days of his life. He produced no fewer than seventy-four paintings and over thirty...
    $60.00
  • Ruben's Spirit from Ingenuity to Genius Ruben's Spirit from Ingenuity to Genius

    Ruben's Spirit from Ingenuity to Genius

    $25.00
    Peter Paul Rubens was the most inventive and prolific northern European artist of his age. This book discusses his life and work in relation to three interrelated themes: spirit, ingenuity, and genius. It argues that Rubens and his reception were pivotal...
    $25.00
  • Michelangelo and the Viewer in his Time Michelangelo and the Viewer in his Time

    Michelangelo and the Viewer in his Time

    $25.00
    Today most of us enjoy the work of famed Renaissance artist Michelangelo by perusing art books or strolling along the galleries of a museum—and the luckier of us have had a chance to see his extraordinary frescoes on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel...
    $25.00
  • Mondrian A-Z Mondrian A-Z

    Mondrian A-Z

    $28.00
    Pivotal in modern art's move towards abstraction, Piet Mondrian's oeuvre is extraordinarily versatile and complex. Not only did he paint and draw, he also wrote extensively about his thoughts and theories on art and life. Moving from traditional Dutch...
    $28.00
  • Marie Laurencin Sapphic Paris Marie Laurencin Sapphic Paris

    Marie Laurencin Sapphic Paris

    $50.00
    This book offers a long-overdue reassessment of the career of the Parisian-born artist Marie Laurencin (1883–1956), who moved seamlessly between the Cubist avant-garde and lesbian literary and artistic circles, as well as the realms fashion,...
    $50.00
  • Remarks on Color Eve Wood Remarks on Color Eve Wood

    Remarks on Color Eve Wood

    $32.95
    Artist, critic and poet Eve Wood has a ribald sense of humor and for decades has had a distinctive presence in the Southern California art world. This is her first monograph, featuring a collection of off-beat, imaginative color studies populated with...
    $32.95
  • Leonardo da Vinci Self, Art and Nature Leonardo da Vinci Self, Art and Nature

    Leonardo da Vinci Self, Art and Nature

    $25.00
    This incisive and illuminating biography follows the three themes that shaped the life of Leonardo da Vinci and, through him, forever changed Western art and imagination: nature, art, and self-fashioning. Nature and art helped form Leonardo. He spent...
    $25.00
  • Jan van Eyck within His Art Jan van Eyck within His Art

    Jan van Eyck within His Art

    $25.00
    Jan van Eyck (1390–1441) was one of the most inventive and influential artists in the entire European tradition. The realism of his paintings continues to astound observers more than six centuries on, even though our world is saturated by high-resolution...
    $25.00
  • Kiki Man Ray Art Love and Rivalry in 1920's Paris Kiki Man Ray Art Love and Rivalry in 1920's Paris

    Kiki Man Ray Art Love and Rivalry in 1920's Paris

    $18.95
    In freewheeling 1920s Paris, Kiki de Montparnasse captivated as a nightclub performer, sold out gallery showings of her paintings, starred in Surrealist films, and shared drinks and ideas with the likes of Jean Cocteau and Marcel Duchamp. Her...
    $18.95
  • Japanese Prints the Collection of Vincent van Gogh Japanese Prints the Collection of Vincent van Gogh

    Japanese Prints the Collection of Vincent van Gogh

    $45.00
    One hundred and fifty years ago, Vincent van Gogh fell under the enticing spell of Japanese printmaking while working in Paris. He bought over six hundred Japanese prints and displayed them in his studio as inspiration. Van Gogh admired the prints’...
    $45.00
  • Vincent Van Gogh Creative Inspiration Vincent Van Gogh Creative Inspiration

    Vincent Van Gogh Creative Inspiration

    $16.95
    A beautiful and delightfully handy art book that is designed to inspire, this collection of 150 beautifully reproduced Vincent Van Gogh images makes a stylish gift. His writings have been edited and selected to create an enlightening, uplifting, and...
    $16.95
  • Cezanne A-Z Cezanne A-Z

    Cezanne A-Z

    $28.00
    Paul Cezanne’s incomparable, architectonic rendering of light and color provided the foundation of his reputation as a forerunner of modernism. Which specific locations left such vivid impressions on this scion of a provincial banker’s family? What and...
    $28.00
  • Cranach A-Z Cranach A-Z

    Cranach A-Z

    $28.00
    Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472–1553) created around 500 works during his lifetime. With his portraits of Martin Luther and Philipp Melanchton, and in his position as court painter to Frederick the Wise, Cranach quickly became one of the most sought-after...
    $28.00
  • Exquisite Dreams: The Art and Life of Dorothea Tanning Exquisite Dreams: The Art and Life of Dorothea Tanning

    Exquisite Dreams: The Art and Life of Dorothea Tanning

    $45.00
    Exquisite Dreams is the first full account of the art and life of Dorothea Tanning (1910–2012). Rather than only focusing on her well-known surrealist paintings, this book gives equal weight to Tanning’s lesser-known but equally powerful sculptures,...
    $45.00
  • Botticelli: Artist and Designer Botticelli: Artist and Designer

    Botticelli: Artist and Designer

    $25.00
    In this vivid account, Ana Debenedetti reexamines the life and work of Renaissance artist Sandro Botticelli through a novel lens: his business acumen. Focusing on the organization of Botticelli’s workshop and the commercial strategies he devised to make...
    $25.00
  • Camille Claudel Camille Claudel

    Camille Claudel

    $65.00
    Camille Claudel (1864–1943) was among the most daring and visionary sculptors of the late nineteenth century. Although much attention has been paid to her tumultuous life—her affair with her mentor, Auguste Rodin; the premature end to her career; her...
    $65.00
  • Albrecht Durer Art and Autobiography Albrecht Durer Art and Autobiography

    Albrecht Durer Art and Autobiography

    $25.00
    The Italian Renaissance birthed the modern sense of self, and no artist from the period compares with Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) in terms of the almost obsessive interest he displayed in his own life. Dürer’s works are filled with personal details from...
    $25.00
  • 100 Manga Artists 100 Manga Artists

    100 Manga Artists

    $25.00
    Discover the latest and the greatest of Japan’s manga scene. This  revised and updated edition features classic maestros like Osamu Tezuka  (creator of Astro Boy) and Katsuhiro Otomo (creator of Akira) as well as  the most exciting...
    $25.00
  • Donatello and the Dawn of Renaissance Art Donatello and the Dawn of Renaissance Art

    Donatello and the Dawn of Renaissance Art

    $25.00
    The Italian sculptor known as Donatello helped to forge a new kind of art—one that came to define the Renaissance. His work was progressive, challenging, and even controversial. Using a variety of novel sculptural techniques and innovative...
    $25.00
  •  Drift  Drift

    DRIFT

    $89.95
    The first and only monograph on the extraordinary work of multidisciplinary and experiential Dutch artist duo DRIFT DRIFT was established in Amsterdam in 2007 by Lonneke Gordijn and Ralph  Nauta. In their installations and interactive sculptures,...
    $89.95
  •  Howardena Pindell: Reclaiming Abstraction  Howardena Pindell: Reclaiming Abstraction

    Howardena Pindell: Reclaiming Abstraction

    $60.00
    Exploring the art and life of this important American artist whose work bridged the gaps between abstraction, feminism, and Blackness Howardena Pindell: Reclaiming Abstraction is a fascinating examination of the multifaceted career of artist, activist,...
    $60.00
  •  Vincent Van Gogh: Healing Power of Nature  Vincent Van Gogh: Healing Power of Nature

    Vincent Van Gogh: Healing Power of Nature

    $16.95
    'Sometimes I long so much to do landscape, just as one would for a long walk to refresh oneself, and in all of nature, in trees for instance, I see expression and a soul.' Vincent van Gogh saw nature and art as inseparably linked. In The Healing Power...
    $16.95
  •  Dorothea Tanning: Doesn't Paint Say It All?  Dorothea Tanning: Doesn't Paint Say It All?

    Dorothea Tanning: Doesn't the Paint Say It All?

    $45.00
    American Surrealist artist Dorothea Tanning (1910–2012) worked across painting, sculpture, printmaking, installation and writing over the course of seven decades, producing one of the 20th century’s most enigmatic oeuvres. Tanning’s work conjures...
    $45.00
  •  A Book of Days by Patti Smith  A Book of Days by Patti Smith

    A Book of Days by Patti Smith

    $28.99
    A deeply moving and brilliantly idiosyncratic visual book of days by the National Book Award–winning author of Just Kids and M Train. More than 365 images chart Smith’s singular aesthetic -- inspired by her wildly popular Instagram. In 2018, without any...
    $28.99
  • Matisse Masters of Art Matisse Masters of Art

    Matisse Masters of Art

    $14.95
    From his earliest pointillist-influenced paintings to this mature and playful paper cut-outs; from enormous, ebullient murals to reverent stained glass--Henri Matisse was renowned for his dramatic use of color and fluid draftsmanship. Thirty of Matisse's...
    $14.95
  • Vermeer The Complete Works T40 series Vermeer The Complete Works T40 series

    Vermeer The Complete Works T40 series

    $30.00
    Discover one of the most admired artists in history: Johannes Vermeer. Complete with crisp reproductions, details, and insightful essays, this monograph spans his entire repertoire, illuminating the artist’s outstanding ability not only to bear witness...
    $30.00
  • Caravaggio The Complete Works T40 Series Caravaggio The Complete Works T40 Series

    Caravaggio The Complete Works T40 Series

    $30.00
    Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610), was always a name to be reckoned with. Notorious bad boy of Italian painting, the artist was at once celebrated and controversial: violent in temper, precise in technique, a creative master, and a man on the...
    $30.00
  • Shahzia Sikander Extraordinary Realities Shahzia Sikander Extraordinary Realities

    Shahzia Sikander Extraordinary Realities

    $45.00
    Pioneering Pakistani American artist Shahzia Sikander is one of the most influential artists working today. Sikander is widely celebrated for expanding and subverting miniature painting to explore gender roles and sexuality, cultural identity, racial...
    $45.00
  • Andrew Wyeth Life and Death Andrew Wyeth Life and Death

    Andrew Wyeth: Life and Death

    $40.00
    Presenting recently rediscovered drawings, Life and Death explores what it means for an artist to picture their own death, in both the context of Wyeth’s late career and contemporary American art. This volume presents for the first time a recently...
    $40.00
  • Alice Neel An Engaged Eye Alice Neel An Engaged Eye

    Alice Neel An Engaged Eye

    $50.00
    One of the greatest portrait artists of the 20th century, Alice Neel's vibrant, expressionistic paintings revealed a breath-taking depth of emotion within her subjects. From works exploring loss and grief, to communist political art, Neel's work pushed...
    $50.00
  • Marcel Duchamp text by Robert Lebel 1959 facsimile Marcel Duchamp text by Robert Lebel 1959 facsimile

    Marcel Duchamp text by Robert Lebel 1959 facsimile

    $125.00
    Marcel Duchamp, the artist’s first legendary monograph and draft catalogue raisonné, was written by art historian and novelist Robert  Lebel and published in French in 1959; later that same year, it was  translated into English by George Heard...
    $125.00
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    Philadelphia Museum of Art Richard Benson The World Is Smarter Than You Are Philadelphia Museum of Art 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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    Was: $45.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art AMCs Best Day Hikes Near Philadelphia Philadelphia Museum of Art AMCs 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
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Funny Weather Art in an Emergency Philadelphia Museum of Art 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
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Ways of Seeing Philadelphia Museum of Art Ways of Seeing

    Ways of Seeing

    $17.00
    John Berger's Ways of Seeing is one of the most stimulating and the most influential books on art in any language. First published in 1972, it was based on the BBC television series about which the Sunday Times critic commented: "This is an eye-opener in...
    $17.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Chagall Basic Art 2.0 Philadelphia Museum of Art Chagall Basic Art 2.0

    Chagall: Basic Art 2.0

    $20.00
    For Marc Chagall (1887–1985), painting was an intricate tapestry of dreams, tales, and traditions. His instantly recognizable visual language carved out a unique early 20th-century niche, often identified as one of the earliest expressions of psychic...
    $20.00
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    Philadelphia Museum of Art Jasper Johns Mind/Mirror Philadelphia Museum of Art Jasper Johns Mind/Mirror

    Jasper Johns: Mind/Mirror

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    Jasper Johns (b. 1930) is one of the most influential artists living today . Over the past 65 years, he has produced a radical and varied body of work marked by constant reinvention. Inspired by the artist’s long-standing fascination with mirroring and...
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Joel Meyerowitz How I Make Photographs Philadelphia Museum of Art 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
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Design is Storytelling Philadelphia Museum of Art Design is Storytelling

    Design is Storytelling

    $17.95
    Good design, like good storytelling, brings ideas to life. The latest book from award-winning writer Ellen Lupton is a playbook for creative thinking, showing designers how to use storytelling techniques to create satisfying graphics, products, services...
    $17.95
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Start with a House, Finish with a Collection Philadelphia Museum of Art Start with a House, Finish with a Collection

    Start with a House, Finish with a Collection

    $75.00
    Offers a unique personal perspective on the journey of collecting  American art and antiques Start with House, Finish with a Collection is the story of how a couple's use of American art and antiques evolved  from furnishing a house into a...
    $75.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? Philadelphia Museum of Art 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
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Senga Nengudi Topologies Philadelphia Museum of Art Senga Nengudi Topologies

    Senga Nengudi: Topologies

    $45.00
    For almost fifty years, Senga Nengudi has shaped an œuvre that  inhabits a specific and unique place between sculpture, dance, and  performance. And that work has been widely recognized as groundbreaking.  Her iconic R.S.V.P...
    $45.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Werners Nomenclature of Colours Philadelphia Museum of Art Werners 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
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Zaha Hadid Basic Architecture Philadelphia Museum of Art Zaha Hadid Basic Architecture

    Zaha Hadid Basic Architecture

    $20.00
    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...
    $20.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art F L Wright Basic Architecture Philadelphia Museum of Art F L Wright Basic Architecture

    F. L. Wright Basic Architecture

    $20.00
    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...
    $20.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Le Corbusier Basic Architecture Philadelphia Museum of Art Le Corbusier Basic Architecture

    Le Corbusier Basic Architecture

    $20.00
    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...
    $20.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Kandinsky Basic Art 2.0 Philadelphia Museum of Art Kandinsky Basic Art 2.0

    Kandinsky Basic Art 2.0

    $20.00
    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...
    $20.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Rothko Basic Art 2.0 Philadelphia Museum of Art Rothko Basic Art 2.0

    Rothko Basic Art 2.0

    $20.00
    Shimmering, pulsating color masses characterize the Abstract Expressionist masterpieces of Mark Rothko. Like no other artist in his generation, Rothko developed his own stylistic vocabulary, creating ceiling-high canvases that were to be experienced as...
    $20.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Rivera Basic Art 2.0 Philadelphia Museum of Art Rivera Basic Art 2.0

    Rivera Basic Art 2.0

    $20.00
    Painter, and Marxist activist, Diego Rivera was not just the husband of Frida Kahlo.  He is renowned as much for his active politics as for his monumental mural paintings. This introduction explores his unique and visionary renderings of a modern...
    $20.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Monet The Triumph of Impressionism Philadelphia Museum of Art Monet The Triumph of Impressionism

    Monet: The Triumph of Impressionism

    $25.00
    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...
    $25.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Lewis W Hine America at Work Philadelphia Museum of Art Lewis W Hine America at Work

    Lewis W. Hine America at Work

    $30.00
    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...
    $30.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Impressionism 1860 - 1920 Philadelphia Museum of Art Impressionism 1860 - 1920

    Impressionism 1860 - 1920

    $25.00
    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...
    $25.00
  • Vincent van Gogh The Complete Paintings Vincent van Gogh The Complete Paintings

    Vincent van Gogh: The Complete Paintings

    $50.00
    Meet Vincent van Gogh, one of the most famed tragic figures of 19th‑century art. This lush tome collects all his 871 paintings, alongside writings and essays, charting the life and work of a master who continues to tower over art. Today, the works of...
    $50.00
  •  Art Essentials: Abstract Art  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
  •  Art Essentials: Street Art  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...
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  •  Art Essentials: Impressionism  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...
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  •  Art Essentials: Pop Art  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
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    The Art of the Peales: Adaptations and Innovations The Art of the Peales: Adaptations and Innovations

    The Art of the Peales: Adaptations and Innovations

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    Active from the late 1700s through the early twentieth century, the Peale family was America’s first artistic dynasty. This overview of the art of the Peales presents more than 160 works in a variety of media from the renowned collection of the...
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  •  Art Essentials: Modern Art  Art Essentials: Modern Art

    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
  •  Eugene Atget: Paris  Eugene Atget: Paris

    Eugene Atget: Paris

    $25.00
    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...
    $25.00
  • Art Essentials Surrealism Art Essentials Surrealism

    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...
    $16.95
  • Art Essentials Symbols In Art Art Essentials Symbols In Art

    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 Art Essentials Key Moments In Art

    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...
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  • Beauty of Everyday Things 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
  •  Pontormo, Bronzino and  the Medici  Pontormo, Bronzino and  the Medici

    Pontormo, Bronzino and the Medici

    $45.00
    This book accompanied an exhibition of the same name held at the  Philadelphia Museum of Art upon the completion of conservation of  Pontormo's famous portrait of Duke Alessandro de' Medici. Centering on that painting and Agnolo Bronzino's...
    $45.00
  •  Tarot  Tarot

    Library of Esoterica: 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...
    $40.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Philadelphia: Portraits of the City Philadelphia Museum of Art Philadelphia: Portraits of the City

    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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    Philadelphia Museum of Art Long Light: Photography by David Lebe Philadelphia Museum of Art Long Light: Photography by David Lebe

    Long Light: Photography by David Lebe

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    Throughout the 1970s and 1980s David Lebe (b. 1948) pushed the boundaries of photography, creating nuanced and visually complex images using innovative techniques. Often enhancing his prints with hand-coloring, Lebe made experimental pinhole photographs,...
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    Philadelphia Museum of Art Bruce Nauman: Contrapposto Studies Philadelphia Museum of Art Bruce Nauman: Contrapposto Studies

    Bruce Nauman: Contrapposto Studies

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    This important publication offers the  first in-depth exploration of contemporary artist Bruce Nauman's  monumental works Contrapposto Studies, I through VII and Contrapposto  Studies, i through vii of 2015/2016. The book surveys Nauman's...
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art How to Read European Armor Philadelphia Museum of Art How to Read European Armor

    How to Read European Armor

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    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...
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  •  The Knightly Art of Battle  The Knightly Art of Battle

    The Knightly Art of Battle

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    This volume offers an intriguing glimpse into the world of late medieval  martial arts, from wrestling to fencing with the longsword to the  subtle tricks that could be employed when jousting on horseback. Using  superb details of lively...
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Duchamp Basic Art 2.0 Philadelphia Museum of Art Duchamp Basic Art 2.0

    Duchamp Basic Art 2.0

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    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 the art world...
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Sean Scully: The Shape of Ideas Philadelphia Museum of Art Sean Scully: The Shape of Ideas

    Sean Scully: The Shape of Ideas

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    In a sustained exploration of the possibilities of abstraction, Sean Scully (b. 1945) has created a rich body of work throughout his 50-year career. Sean Scully: The Shape of Ideas sets his entire output within a detailed biographical framework, closely...
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    Philadelphia Museum of Art The Essential Duchamp Philadelphia Museum of Art The Essential Duchamp

    The Essential Duchamp

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    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...
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  • Cy Twombly: Fifty Days At Iliam Cy Twombly: Fifty Days At Iliam

    Cy Twombly: Fifty Days At Iliam

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    Edited by Carlos Basualdo with essays by Carlos Basualdo, Olena Chervonik, Richard Fletcher, Emily Greenwood, and Nicola Del Roscio This revelatory publication provides a comprehensive and multifaceted account of Cy Twombly’s masterpiece Fifty Days at...
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  •  Frida Kahlo  Frida Kahlo

    Frida Kahlo

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    Foreword by Kathy Halbreich. lizabeth Carpenter (Editor). Hayden Herrera (Contributor) , Elizabeth Carpenter(Contributor), Victor Zamudio-Taylor(Contributor) Few artists have captured the public's imagination with the force of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo...
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    Philadelphia Museum of Art The Enchanted World Of German Romantic Prints: 1770 - 1850 Philadelphia Museum of Art The Enchanted World Of German Romantic Prints: 1770 - 1850

    The Enchanted World Of German Romantic Prints: 1770 - 1850

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    John Ittmann (Editor), Cordula Grewe (Editorial Consultant) From the 1770s through the 1840s, German, Austrian, and Swiss artists used the medium of printmaking to create works that synthesized poetry, literature, music, and the visual arts in new and...
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    Philadelphia Museum of Art Marcel Duchamp: Étant Donnés (paperback) Philadelphia Museum of Art Marcel Duchamp: Étant Donnés (paperback)

    Marcel Duchamp: Étant Donnés (paperback)

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    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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    Philadelphia Museum of Art An Eakins Masterpiece Restored: Seeing The Gross Clinic Anew Philadelphia Museum of Art An Eakins Masterpiece Restored: Seeing The Gross Clinic Anew

    An Eakins Masterpiece Restored: Seeing The Gross Clinic Anew

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    Kathleen A. Foster (Author) and Mark Tucker (Author) Thomas Eakins is acknowledged as one of the preeminent American painters of the 19th century. As a young artist in 1875 he prepared a monumental painting for the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia...
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  •  Kahlo Basic Art 2.0  Kahlo Basic Art 2.0

    Kahlo Basic Art 2.0

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    The arresting paintings of Frida Kahlo were in many ways expressions of trauma. Through a near-fatal road accident at the age of 18, failing health, a turbulent marriage, miscarriage and childlessness, she transformed the afflictions into revolutionary...
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art A History Of Photography: From 1839 To The Present Philadelphia Museum of Art A History Of Photography: From 1839 To The Present

    A History Of Photography: From 1839 To The Present

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    George Eastman’s career developed in a particularly American way. The founder of Kodak progressed from a delivery boy to one of the most important industrialists in American history, and a crucial innovator in photographic history. Eastman died in 1932,...
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