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33 ARTISTS IN 3 ACTS

Written by Thornton, Sarah
The best-selling author of Seven Days in the Art World now tells the story of the artists themselves--how they move through the world, command credibility, and create iconic works.
September 8, 2015 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 448 Pages |
$15.95
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ART IN AMERICA 1945-1970: WRITINGS FROM THE AGE OF ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM, POP ART, AND MINIMALISM

Written by Various
Experience the creative explosion that transformed American art, in the words of the artists, writers, and critics who were there: In the quarter century after the end of World War II, a new generation of painters, sculptors, and photographers transformed the face of American art and shifted the center of the art world from Paris to New York.
October 9, 2014 | Hardcover | Library of America | 867 Pages |
$40.00
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FLASH OF THE SPIRIT: AFRICAN & AFRO-AMERICAN ART & PHILOSOPHY

Written by Thompson, Robert Farris
This book reveals how five distinct African civilizations have shaped the specific cultures of their New World descendants.
August 12, 1984 | Paperback | Vintage | 317 Pages |
$16.95
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ART BOOK OP

Written by Editors of Phaidon
The Second Edition of The Art Book is a substantially expanded and updated version of the hugely successful original. Introducing 100 new artists selected from all periods and from across the globe, the new edition includes for the first time leading figures from the fields of photography and performance art.
September 10, 2012 | HC-OOP | Phaidon Press |
$59.95
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LETTERS OF VINCENT VAN GOGH

Written by Van Gogh, Vincent
Most unusually among major painters, Vincent van Gogh (1853-90) was also an accomplished writer. His letters provide both a unique self-portrait and a vivid picture of the contemporary cultural scene. Van Gogh emerges as a complex but captivating personality, struggling with utter integrity to fulfil his artistic destiny.
March 1, 1998 | Paperback | Penguin Books |
$19.00
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RICHES, RIVALS AND RADICALS : 100 YEARS OF MUSEUMS IN AMERICA

Written by Schwarzer, Marjorie
Highly illustrated, exhaustively researched, and eminently readable, Riches, Rivals and Radicals describes the rise of the museums in America from the early 20th century to the early 21st--a story that parallels the historic changes in the United States.
March 1, 2006 | Paperback | American Alliance of Museums | 267 Pages |
$49.95
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HANS HOLBEIN

Written by Batschmann, Oskar
Hans Holbein the Younger was the leading artist of the Northern Renaissance, yet his life and work are not nearly as well-documented as those of his contemporaries Leonardo da Vinci or Michelangelo. That omission has been remedied with this acclaimed study by Oskar Bätschmann and Pascal Griener.
January 15, 2014 | Paperback | Reaktion Books | 406 Pages |
$29.00
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LOVE AND DEATH IN RENAISSANCE ITALY

Written by Cohen, Thomas V
Gratuitous sex. Graphic violence. Lies, revenge, and murder. Before there was digital cable or reality television, there was Renaissance Italy and the courts in which Italian magistrates meted out justice to the vicious and the villainous, the scabrous and the scandalous.
February 23, 2015 | Paperback | University of Chicago Press | 316 Pages |
$27.00
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CEZANNE AND THE ETERNAL FEMININE

Written by Andersen, Wayne V
Painted in 1878, Cézanne's The Eternal Feminine, has been known by a variety of titles and, as Wayne Andersen discovered, has also been altered. Andersen traced these alterations to an art dealer who made them in an effort to render the painting more marketable.
December 9, 2010 | Hardcover | Cambridge University Press |
$34.95
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WONDERS OF FLORENCE

Written by Cestaro, Dario
The first pop-up book on Florence. Dario Cestaro's spectacular drawings and paper architecture reveal Florence and its treasures in a pop-up book telling the city's history with straightforward texts and interesting facts.
March 24, 2015 | Hardcover | Marsilio Editori |
$22.50

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