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    Japanese Connections The Birth of Modern Decor Japanese Connections The Birth of Modern Decor

    Japanese Connections: The Birth of Modern Decor

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    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...
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    A Book on Books: New Aesthetics in Book Design A Book on Books: New Aesthetics in Book Design

    A Book on Books: New Aesthetics in Book Design

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    From scrolls and sheets of papyrus to elaborate and expensive codices to the mass press-printed volumes as we know them today, books have come a long way since writing was first developed. Although digital technology has impacted how we consume...
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    Real and the Romantic English Art Between Two World Wars Real and the Romantic English Art Between Two World Wars

    Real and the Romantic English Art Between Two World Wars

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    The twenty-first century has seen a surge of interest in English art of the interwar years. High-profile exhibitions have attracted record-breaking visitor numbers and challenged received opinion. In The Real and the Romantic, Frances Spalding takes a...
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    Kid's Guide to Philadelphia Kid's Guide to Philadelphia

    Kid's Guide to Philadelphia

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    Before you plan your family’s next excursion, get some help from a professional . . . and from your kids! The Kid’s Guide to Philadelphia lets  the kids help plan the trip and guide you as you explore the City of  Brotherly Love. Inside you’ll...
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    Iconism: Designing Modern Icons and Pictograms Iconism: Designing Modern Icons and Pictograms

    Iconism: Designing Modern Icons and Pictograms

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    Iconism is an inspirational reference for contemporary icon, pictogram and symbol design. Divided into three sections—Visual Identity, Wayfinding and Interactive Design—these ingenious and impactful styles from designers around the world highlight the...
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    Henry Dreyfuss: Designing for People Henry Dreyfuss: Designing for People

    Henry Dreyfuss: Designing for People

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    Henry Dreyfuss: Designing for People reveals the work of Dreyfuss's talented, hand-picked staff and explores how together they influenced nearly a century of industrial design. With his wife as business partner, he orchestrated a firm that created some...
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    Illustrator the Best from Around the World Illustrator the Best from Around the World

    Illustrator the Best from Around the World

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    For all those who thought digital heralded the end of an era: illustration is alive and kicking, and new tools have given the art renewed vigor and the illustrator greater stamina. Steven Heller & Julius Wiedemann present a snapshot of “the new...
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    Printing Design for Graphic Designers Printing Design for Graphic Designers

    Printing Design for Graphic Designers

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    Printing Design for Graphic Designers is a reference book that showcases  design projects from all over the world and focuses on the processes  that were used to print them. The book opens with a thorough  introduction of printing history,...
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    Mind the Gap Mind the Gap

    Mind the Gap

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    The author's approach is not so much a step-by-step instruction with template-like schemes, instead it focuses on the intrinsic logic of things, their connections and relations, and the link between presentation and design. She invites readers to...
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    Garden to Glass: Grow Your Drinks from the Ground Up Garden to Glass: Grow Your Drinks from the Ground Up

    Garden to Glass: Grow Your Drinks from the Ground Up

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    Learn how to grow your own herbs and vegetables, harvest herbs to make your own teas and tinctures, and make cordials, bitters and elixirs of all kinds, all while learning the basics of making drinks at home. Complete with recipes, striking photography...
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    Tales of A Korean Grandmother Tales of A Korean Grandmother

    Tales of A Korean Grandmother

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    The Korean people possess a folklore tradition as colorful and captivating as any in the world, and yet the stories themselves are not as widely-known to Western readers as those from The Brothers Grimm, Mother Goose, or Hans Christian Andersen. In her...
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    Strikethrough: Typographic Messages of Protest Strikethrough: Typographic Messages of Protest

    Strikethrough: Typographic Messages of Protest

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    Organized into chapters that explore the many ways to express dissent (RESIST!, VOTE!, STRIKE!, TEACH! and LOVE!), Strikethrough presents more than 120 signs, posters, publications and ephemera in vivid imagery and incisive prose. From the colorful...
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    One River One River

    One River

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    In 1941, Professor Richard Evan Schultes took a leave from Harvard and disappeared into the Amazon, where he spent the next twelve years mapping uncharted rivers and living among dozens of Indian tribes. In the 1970s, he sent two prize students, Tim...
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    One Hundred Years of Solitude One Hundred Years of Solitude

    One Hundred Years of Solitude

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    One Hundred Years of Solitude is a classic novel known throughout the world. One of the 20th century’s enduring works of art, it is the ultimate achievement in a Nobel Prize-winning career. The story of the village of Macondo, as seen through the lives...
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    Kaleidoscope: Modern Homes in Every Colour Kaleidoscope: Modern Homes in Every Colour

    Kaleidoscope: Modern Homes in Every Colour

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    Explores ways to use colour in the home to varying degrees, taking the reader into the world of the vibrant, happy house. Joyful case studies of homes that range from lightly speckled to heavily doused in colour with interviews from the renowned...
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    A Kid's Guide to Backyard Bugs A Kid's Guide to Backyard Bugs

    A Kid's Guide to Backyard Bugs

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    A Kid’s Guide to Backyard Bugs is filled with fascinating  facts about the United States’ most common insects, including where they live, what they eat, and how they move. Which insect can live without food for up to a whole year? Which insect grows...
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    A Kid's Guide to Backyard Birds A Kid's Guide to Backyard Birds

    A Kid's Guide to Backyard Birds

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    A Kid’s Guide to Backyard Birds is filled with fascinating facts about the most common birds, including where they live, what they  eat, and how they sound when they sing. How did the Brown-Headed Cowbird get its name? Which bird can fly up to 40...
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    Kids' Guide to Birds of Pennsylvania Kids' Guide to Birds of Pennsylvania

    Kids' Guide to Birds of Pennsylvania

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    Stan Tekiela’s famous Birds of Pennsylvania Field Guide has been delighting bird watchers for years. Now, the award-winning author has written the perfect bird identification guide for children! The Kids’ Guide to Birds of Pennsylvania features 88 of the...
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    Wildscape Wildscape

    Wildscape

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    Master naturalist Nancy Lawson takes readers on a fascinating tour of the vibrant web of nature outside our back door—where animals and plants perceive and communicate using marvelous sensory abilities we are only beginning to understand. Organized into...
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    It Jes Happened Bill Traylor It Jes Happened Bill Traylor

    It Jes Happened Bill Traylor

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    A biography of self-taught (outsider) artist Bill Traylor, a former slave who at the age of eighty-five began to draw pictures based on his memories and observations of rural and urban life in Alabama. Growing up as an enslaved boy on an Alabama cotton...
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    20th Century Painting and Sculpture 20th Century Painting and Sculpture

    20th Century Painting and Sculpture

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     By Rachel Arauz, Ann Temkin, Anne D'Hamoncourt, et al.Featuring pivotal works of twentieth-century painting and sculpture, this book handsomely illustrates a selection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s outstanding modern art collection,...
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    Our Selves: Photographs by Women Artists Our Selves: Photographs by Women Artists

    Our Selves: Photographs by Women Artists

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    Spanning more than 100 years of photography, the works in Our Selves range from a turn-of-the-century photograph of racially segregated education in the United States, by Frances Benjamin Johnston, to a contemporary portrait celebrating Indigenous art...
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     Computer Generated: A 3-D Art Anthology  Computer Generated: A 3-D Art Anthology

    Computer Generated: A 3-D Art Anthology

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    3D Art is in a transformative moment. It can now be created, promoted, bought and sold all within the boundaries of digital space. This dynamic art movement is enabled by new tools and is limited only by the imagination of its creators. Artists working...
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    Italian Renaissance Ceramics Italian Renaissance Ceramics

    Italian Renaissance Ceramics

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    More than ninety objects, painted in vibrant colors that have survived half a millennium with undiminished brilliance, are reproduced in color and in black and white. Together they represent the various shapes,  ornamentation, ambitious...
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    The Arts of Hon'ami Koetsu The Arts of Hon'ami Koetsu

    The Arts of Hon'ami Koetsu

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    Hon’ami Kōetsu, calligrapher, potter, and lacquerware designer, was born into a merchant family specializing in the polishing and connoisseurship of swords. Known as one of the Three Brushes of the Kan’ei Era (1624–1643), Kōetsu began his study of...
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     Botanical: Observing Beauty  Botanical: Observing Beauty

    Botanical: Observing Beauty

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    This handsome volume invites readers on an intimate stroll through centuries of jewelry, botany, drawing, prints, video-game imagery and scientific illustrations, offering a primer on the beauty and ingenuity of nature as reflected in art. Five...
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    India A History in Objects India A History in Objects

    India A History in Objects

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    An authoritative visual history of India, one of the world’s oldest and most vibrant cultures, drawing on South Asian art and artifacts from prehistory to the present. India: A History in Objects presents a beautiful collection of material culture from...
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    American Furniture Anatomy American Furniture Anatomy

    American Furniture Anatomy

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    This comprehensive yet highly browsable reference offers concise definitions, clear line drawings, and photographs of the elements and features that make up American furniture of all types. Written by an expert furniture maker and woodworker with...
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    River of Forms Giuseppe Penones Drawings River of Forms Giuseppe Penones Drawings

    River of Forms: Giuseppe Penone's Drawings

    Now: $25.00
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    This exhibition publication is available with 3 different covers. 2 of the 3 are exclusive to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Only the covers vary; the interior content for all 3 covers is the same.  A groundbreaking look at the drawings of Giuseppe...
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    Can I Sit with You? Can I Sit with You?

    Can I Sit with You?

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    The story of a girl and a dog who discover how life transforms and expands with someone by your side. With lyrical text and stunning illustrations, this book illustrates the power of friendship in the face of change.  Can I Sit with You? takes...
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    Not All Wives Not All Wives

    Not All Wives

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    Marital status was a fundamental legal and cultural feature of women's identity in the eighteenth century. Free women who were not married could own property and make wills, contracts, and court appearances,  rights that the law of coverture...
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    Martine Syms Neural Swamp Martine Syms Neural Swamp

    Martine Syms: Neural Swamp

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    Martine Syms’s Neural Swamp is an immersive installation that reflects the artist’s ongoing research into machine systems that erase or exploit Black bodies, voices, and narratives. This multichannel video presentation, created using AI technologies,...
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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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    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 Senga Nengudi Topologies Philadelphia Museum of Art Senga Nengudi Topologies

    Senga Nengudi: Topologies

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    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...
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    Philadelphia Museum of Art Italian Master Drawings Philadelphia Museum of Art Italian Master Drawings

    Italian Master Drawings

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    The Philadelphia Museum of Art is fortunate to have a collection of Italian drawings that encompasses a broad sweep of Italy’s art history, from the Renaissance to Futurism to the contemporary, and includes works by such famed artists as Batoni,...
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     Knight the Medieval Warrior's Unofficial Guide  Knight the Medieval Warrior's Unofficial Guide

    Knight the Medieval Warrior's Unofficial Guide

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    The knight is the supreme warrior of the Middle Ages. Fully armored and mounted on a magnificent charger, he seems invincible. Honor and  glory await him as, guided by the chivalric code, he fights with lance  and sword. This carefully...
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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 Designs For Different Futures Philadelphia Museum of Art Designs For Different Futures

    Designs For Different Futures

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    Designs for Different Futures records the concrete ideas and abstract dreams of designers, artists, academics, and scientists exploring how design might reframe our futures, socially, ethically, and aesthetically. Encompassing nearly one hundred...
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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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    Philadelphia Museum of Art Rodin Museum Catalog Philadelphia Museum of Art Rodin Museum Catalog

    Rodin Museum Catalog

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    Jennifer A. Thompson (Author) The official guide to the Rodin Museum, complete with full-color photos, illustrations, and illuminating essays.
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