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ENCYCLOPEDIA ANATOMICA

Written by Poggesi, Marta
From the eccentric museum La Specola in Florence comes this amazing collection of waxworks depicting human anatomy in all its dazzling complexity.
March 17, 2014 | Hardcover | Taschen |
$19.99
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MAGIC MIRROR OF M.C. ESCHER OP

Written by Bruno Ernst
"A woman once rang me up and said, 'Mr. Escher, I am absolutely crazy about your work.
February 26, 2007 | HC-OOP | Taschen |
$14.99
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VICTORIAN GLORY IN SAN FRANCISCO AND THE BAY AREA

Written by Duchscherer, Paul
Local residents, visitors, and armchair travelers will all be delighted and informed by this unique visual resource. It combines an insightful study of San Francisco and Bay Area history with a thorough survey of its Victorian-era house styles.
May 1, 2014 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing |
$39.99
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BETWEEN SILENCE AND LIGHT-SPIRIT IN THE ARCHITECTURE OF LOUIS I. KAHN

Written by Lobell, John
In the development of contemporary architecture, no one has had a greater influence than Louis I. Kahn, whose many buildings include the Salk Institute, the Yale Study Center, and the Exeter Library. He is remembered, however, not only as a master builder, but also as one of the most important and creative thinkers of the twentieth century.
September 9, 2008 | Paperback | Shambhala | 120 Pages |
$24.95
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HOLY TERROR: ANDY WARHOL CLOSE UP

Written by Colacello, Bob
In the 1960s, Andy Warhol's paintings redefined modern art. His films provoked heated controversy, and his Factory was a hangout for the avant-garde. In the 1970s, after Valerie Solanas's attempt on his life, Warhol become more entrepreneurial, aligning himself with the rich and famous.
March 11, 2014 | Paperback | Vintage |
$18.95
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ROGUES' GALLERY: THE SECRET STORY OF THE LUST, LIES, GREED AND BETRAYALS THAT MADE THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

Written by Gross, Michael
"Behind almost every painting is a fortune and behind that a sin or a crime."
May 11, 2010 | Paperback | Crown Publishing Group (NY) | 576 Pages |
$19.00
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CLOSE TO THE KNIVES: A MEMOIR OF DISINTEGRATION

Written by Wojnarowicz, David
In Close to the Knives, David Wojnarowicz gives us an important and timely document: a collection of creative essays -- a scathing, sexy, sublimely humorous and honest personal testimony to the Fear of Diversity in America.
May 7, 1991 | Paperback | Vintage | 288 Pages |
$15.95
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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 | 560 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 | 448 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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