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Staff Picks: Books

Staff Picks: Books

  •  Tarot of Leonora Carrington

    Tarot of Leonora Carrington

    $55.00
    The British-born Mexican surrealist Leonora Carrington (1917–2011) spent a lifetime exploring the esoteric traditions of diverse cultures, and incorporated their ideas and symbols into her artistic and literary oeuvre. Tibetan Buddhism, the...
    $55.00
  •  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
  •  Hidden Language of Symbols  Hidden Language of Symbols

    Hidden Language of Symbols

    $45.00
    The Hidden Language of Symbols covers a wide-ranging selection of visual culture and art under one unified theme: symbols. Often not immediately apparent, our day-to-day lives abound with symbols of various kinds, from national emblems to emojis,...
    $45.00
  • Philly Made
    Beehive Books The Great Gatsby by Beehive Books Beehive Books The Great Gatsby by Beehive Books

    The Great Gatsby by Beehive Books

    $100.00
    In the newest entry in Beehive Books' ILLUMINATED EDITIONS line, Fitzgerald's hauntingly beautiful masterpiece is housed in a shimmering die-cut sculpturally embossed slipcase, printed on uncoated acid-free paper, and published in an oversized 9x12" trim...
    $100.00
  • Art Escapes Art Escapes

    Art Escapes

    $60.00
    Art exists all around us: one just needs to know where to look. Escaping  the conventional settings of the museum or gallery, a fascinating variety of art pieces exist everywhere from Ghanaian patios to the Las Vegas desert, from the forest in...
    $60.00
  • Winslow Homer American Passage Winslow Homer American Passage

    Winslow Homer: American Passage

    $50.00
    In 1860, at the age of twenty-four, Winslow Homer (1836–1910) sold Harper’s Weekly two dozen wood engravings, carved into boxwood blocks and transferred to  metal plates to stamp on paper. One was a scene that Homer saw on a  visit...
    $50.00
  •  The Art of Feminism  The Art of Feminism

    The Art of Feminism

    $45.00
    Featuring a new package and an additional 60 pages of material, this revised edition of The Art of Feminism covers an even more impressive range of artworks, artists, movements, and perspectives. Since the debut of the original volume in 2018, The Art...
    $45.00
  • Great Women Painters Great Women Painters

    Great Women Painters

    $69.95
    Painting has long been the most prized medium in art, as revealed by exhibitions, scholarship, and the art market, yet for centuries, women painters have been chronically overlooked and undervalued. Great Women Painters, reveals a richer version of the...
    $69.95
  • 1000 Design Classics 1000 Design Classics

    1000 Design Classics

    $89.95
    Originating from the highly acclaimed and groundbreaking three-volume Phaidon Design Classics, this new book presents 1,000 of the world's greatest objects in one large-format volume - from everyday items by anonymous creators to lauded pieces by the...
    $89.95
  • Life Meets Art Life Meets Art

    Life Meets Art

    $64.95
    Life Meets Art is a fascinating collection of 250 extraordinary interiors that are the private homes and studios of the world's most creative people - past and present. The book takes you inside the homes of some of the world's most talented creatives in...
    $64.95
  • Sonia Delaunay Sonia Delaunay

    Sonia Delaunay

    $30.00
    Sonia Delaunay was a true pioneer of modernist abstraction; breaking with the figurative vocabulary that subordinated color to subject matter, she placed dynamic color interaction at the core of her vision, whether expressed through painting, book...
    $30.00
  • Japanese Connections The Birth of Modern Decor Japanese Connections The Birth of Modern Decor

    Japanese Connections: The Birth of Modern Decor

    $55.00
    Starting in the 1860s, a partiality for Japanese culture emerged in France, followed by England, which was to continue for almost 50 years. Giving rise to the fashion for “Japonisme,” it followed on from the taste for “chinoiserie” that was in vogue in...
    $55.00
  • Nick Cave Forothermore Nick Cave Forothermore

    Nick Cave: Forothermore

    $65.00
    The definitive volume on the ever-evolving and shape-shifting work of the Chicago-based artist, Nick Cave: Forothermore highlights the way Cave’s practice has shifted and continues to shift in response to our history and current moment of cultural crisis...
    $65.00
  • Wild Things Are Happening The Art of Maurice Sendak Wild Things Are Happening The Art of Maurice Sendak

    Wild Things Are Happening: The Art of Maurice Sendak

    $55.00
    The most comprehensive survey of the work of Maurice Sendak, the most celebrated picture book artist of all time—with previously unpublished archival materials. Published in conjunction with the eponymous Sendak retrospective touring museums in the...
    $55.00
  • Devils Pool Sarah Kaufman Devils Pool Sarah Kaufman

    Devil's Pool Sarah Kaufman

    $45.00
    Made at a swimming hole in Philadelphia where bathing is illegal, the  Devil’s Pool photographs recognize the human need to revel in our  physical selves and commune with the natural world. The Devil’s Pool photographs explore a swimming hole...
    $45.00
  • Point Break Raymond Pettibon Surfers and Waves Point Break Raymond Pettibon Surfers and Waves

    Point Break: Raymond Pettibon Surfers and Waves

    $60.00
    Pettibon is known for his characteristically enigmatic aesthetic and sharply satirical critiques of American culture. Though drenched in cynicism, his work empathizes with the dizzying madness of our own humanity as it engages both so-called high and low...
    $60.00
  • The Essential Louis Kahn The Essential Louis Kahn

    The Essential Louis Kahn

    $49.95
    This book focuses on over twenty buildings that were designed solely by Louis Kahn. From his native city of Philadelphia to the heart of Bangladesh, Kahn’s architecture reflected his fascination with science, mathematics, history, and nature. Striking...
    $49.95