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Marvelocity

Marvelocity

FROM THE TEAM THAT BROUGHT YOU THE EISNER-AWARD WINNING MYTHOLOGY: THE DC COMICS ART OF ALEX ROSS  Here is the beloved Marvel Universe of comics characters, brought...

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The Lady in Gold

The Lady in Gold

The spellbinding story, part fairy tale, part suspense, of Gustav Klimt’s Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer, one of the most emblematic portraits of its time; of the beautiful, seductive Viennese Jewish salon hostess who sat for it; the notorious artist who painted it; the now vanished...

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The Gift

The Gift

“A manifesto of sorts for anyone who makes art [and] cares for it.” —Zadie Smith“The best book I know of for talented but unacknowledged creators. . . . A masterpiece.” —Margaret...

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Heretics and Heroes

Heretics and Heroes

In Volume VI of his acclaimed Hinges of History series, Thomas Cahill guides us through a time so full of innovation that the Western world would not again experience...

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Which Lie Did I Tell?

Which Lie Did I Tell?

From the Oscar-winning screenwriter of All the President's MenThe Princess Bride, and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, here is essential reading for both the...

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Foursome

Foursome

A captivating, spirited account of the intense relationship among four artists whose strong personalities, passionate feelings, and aesthetic ideals drew them together, pulled...

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Mythology

Mythology

Here is the incomparable cast of the DC Comics universe: Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Aquaman, the Green Lantern, and the rest of the Justice League as you’ve never seen them before. Mythology...

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The Ugly Renaissance

The Ugly Renaissance

The Ugly Renaissance is a delightfully debauched tour of the sordid, gritty reality behind some of the most celebrated artworks and cultural innovations of all time.Tourists...

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The Conversations

The Conversations

The Conversations is a treasure, essential for any lover or student of film, and a rare, intimate glimpse into the worlds of two accomplished artists who share a great passion for film and storytelling, and whose knowledge and love of the crafts of writing and film shine through....

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About Looking

About Looking

As a novelist, art critic, and cultural historian, Booker Prize-winning author John Berger is a writer of dazzling eloquence and arresting insight whose work amounts to...

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Zen of Seeing

Zen of Seeing

Seeing/Drawing is spiritual discipline, a "Zen method" admirably suited to the active temperament, and a way of contemplation by which all things are made new, by which...

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The Creators

The Creators

By piecing the lives of selected individuals into a grand mosaic, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Daniel J. Boorstin explores the development of artistic innovation over 3,000...

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Living with the Gods

Living with the Gods

In the same format as his best-selling books A History of the World in 100 Objects and Germany: Memories of a Nation—the acclaimed art historian now gives us a magnificent...

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Fin-De-Siecle Vienna

Fin-De-Siecle Vienna

A Pulitzer Prize Winner and landmark book from one of the truly original scholars of our time: a magnificent revelation of turn-of-the-century Vienna where out of a crisis of political and social disintegration so much of modern art and thought was born."Not...

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Double Vision

Double Vision

The first and definitive biography of the celebrated collectors Dominique and John de Menil, who became one of the greatest cultural forces of the twentieth century through groundbreaking...

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Rome

Rome

From Robert Hughes, one of the greatest art and cultural critics of our time, comes a sprawling, comprehensive, and deeply personal history of Rome—as a city, as an empire,...

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The New Yorker Book of Dog Cartoons

The New Yorker Book of Dog Cartoons

Here's the dog's life as seen through the eyes and imaginations of, among others, Charles Addams, Edward Koren, Saul Steinberg, and the dog's all-time best friend,...

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Fifteen Poems

Fifteen Poems

This selection of poems by Leonard Cohen, one of the most acclaimed singer-songwriters in the world, is accompanied by twenty-four of his striking and provocative drawings.Cohen...

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The Shock of the New

The Shock of the New

A beautifully illustrated hundred-year history of modern art, from cubism to pop and avant-guard. More than 250 color photos.

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The Rape of Europa

The Rape of Europa

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle AwardThe real story behind the major motion picture The Monuments Men. The cast of characters includes Hitler and Goering,...

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Trout

Trout

Having developed a passion for fishing as a boy, James Prosek searched in vain for a book that catalogued the trout he had come to treasure. Then he began painting them himself, inspired...

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Hopper

Hopper

Now in rich color, thirty of American painter Edward Hopper’s masterpieces with critiques from acclaimed poet Mark Strand. Strand deftly illuminates the work of the frequently...

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Landscape And Memory

Landscape And Memory

A Time Magazine Best Books of the Year. In Landscape and Memory, award-winning author Simon Schama ranges over continents and centuries to reveal the psychic claims that human beings have made...

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Create Dangerously

Create Dangerously

A New York Times Notable BookA Miami Herald Best Book of the YearIn this deeply personal book, the celebrated Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat reflects on...

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