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LIFE OF PICASSO: THE PRODIGY 1881-1906

Written by Richardson, John
As he magnificently combines meticulous scholarship with irresistible narrative appeal, Richardson draws on his close friendship with Picasso, his own diaries, the collaboration of Picasso's widow Jacqueline, and unprecedented access to Picasso's studio and papers to arrive at a profound understanding of the artist and his work. 800 photos.
October 16, 2007 | Paperback | Knopf Publishing Group | 548 Pages |
$35.00
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GOYA

Written by Hughes, Robert
Robert Hughes, who has stunned us with comprehensive works on subjects as sweeping and complex as the history of Australia (The Fatal Shore), the modern art movement (The Shock of the New), the nature of American art (American Visions), and the nature of America itself as seen through its art (The Culture of Complaint), now turns his renowned critical eye to one of art
November 7, 2006 | Paperback | Knopf Publishing Group | 429 Pages |
$29.95
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UNKNOWN MATISSE: THE EARLY YEARS 1869-1908

Written by Spurling, Hilary
Henri Matisse is one of the masters of twentieth-century art and a household word to millions of people who find joy and meaning in his light-filled, colorful images--yet, despite all the books devoted to his work, the man himself has remained a mystery. Now, in the hands of the superb biographer Hilary Spurling, the unknown Matisse becomes visible at last.
October 18, 2005 | Paperback | Knopf Publishing Group | 480 Pages |
$37.50
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MICHELANGELO AND THE POPE'S CEILING

Written by King, Ross
From the acclaimed author of Brunelleschi's Dome and Leonardo and the Last Supper, the riveting story of how Michelangelo, against all odds, created the masterpiece that has ever since adorned the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
October 14, 2014 | Paperback | Bloomsbury USA | 384 Pages |
$19.00
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LIVES OF THE MOST EXCELLENT PAINTERS, SCULPTORS AND ARCHITECTS

Written by Vasari, Giorgio
A painter and architect in his own right, Giorgio Vasari (1511-74) achieved immortality for this book on the lives of his fellow Renaissance artists, first published in Florence in 1550. Although he based his work on a long tradition of biographical writing, Vasari infused these literary portraits with a decidedly modern form of critical judgment.
February 14, 2006 | Paperback | Modern Library | 592 Pages |
$19.00
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HEARTS OF THE CITY: THE SELECTED WRITINGS OF HERBERT MUSCHAMP

Written by Muschamp, Herbert
From the late Herbert Muschamp, the former architecture critic of The New York Times and one of the most outspoken and influential voices in architectural criticism, a collection of his best work. The pieces here--from The New Republic, Artforum, and The New York Times--reveal how Muschamp's views were both ahead of their time and timeless.
November 17, 2009 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 887 Pages |
$50.00
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HOPPER

Written by Strand, Mark
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 misunderstood American painter, whose enigmatic paintings--of gas stations, storefronts, cafeterias, and hotel rooms--number among the most powerful of our time.
November 29, 2011 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 80 Pages |
$30.00
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ART BOOK (MINI)

Written by The Editors of Phaidon Press
Winner of the Illustrated Book of the Year award in 1994, The Art Book has been an outstanding success and has become a well‐known landmark in the art book world. Now published in over 20 different languages and in mini, midi and hardback formats, it has received rave reviews from numerous newspapers and magazines and has made many appearances on the bestseller lists.
September 25, 2014 | Paperback | Phaidon Press | 599 Pages |
$12.95
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REMBRANDT'S EYES

Written by Schama, Simon
This dazzling, unconventional biography shows us why, more than three centuries after his death, Rembrandt continues to exert such a hold on our imagination. Deeply familiar to us through his enigmatic self-portraits, few facts are known about the Leiden miller's son who tasted brief fame before facing financial ruin (he was even forced to sell his beloved wife Saskia's grave).
January 27, 2015 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 768 Pages |
$40.00
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WAYS OF SEEING

Written by Berger, John
John Berger's seminal text on how to look at art John Berger's Ways of Seeing is one of the most stimulating and the most influential books on art in any language.
December 1, 1990 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 166 Pages |
$17.00

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