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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 Lives of Lucian Freud

The Lives of Lucian Freud

The first biography of the epic life of one of the most important, enigmatic and private artists of the 20th century. Drawn from almost 40 years of conversations with the artist, letters...

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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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'Broadsword Calling Danny Boy'

'Broadsword Calling Danny Boy'

Geoff Dyer's earlier book on film, Zona, was about Andrei Tarkovsky's Stalker, so it was perhaps inevitable that he should next devote his unique critical and stylistic energies to...

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Double Vision

Double Vision

**NAMED ONE OF THE BEST ART BOOKS OF THE DECADE BY ARTNEWS**The first and definitive biography of the celebrated collectors Dominique and John de Menil, who became one of the...

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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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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 Gift

The Gift

Discusses the argument that a work of art is essentially a gift and not a commodity.

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Know Thyself

Know Thyself

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2018A lively and timely introduction to the roots of self-understanding--who we are and how we should act--in...

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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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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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My Last Sigh

My Last Sigh

A provocative memoir from Luis Buñuel, the Academy Award winning creator of some of modern cinema's most important films, from Un Chien Andalou to The Discreet...

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Twentieth-Century Boy

Twentieth-Century Boy

Celebrated painter Duncan Hannah arrived in New York City from Minneapolis in the early 1970s as an art student hungry for experience, game for almost anything, and with...

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