Art Surveys, Art History,

YOUNG VICTORIA

A vivid portrait of Queen Victoria's childhood, offering new insights into one of the most celebrated, but often misunderstood, monarchs in British history, 200 years after her birth
May 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$45.00

POWER OF COLOR: FIVE CENTURIES OF EUROPEAN PAINTING

Revealing the power of color as physical medium, a key to interpretation, and a mediator of social and political change
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$45.00

ARTFUL CATS: DISCOVERIES FROM THE SMITHSONIAN'S ARCHIVES OF AMERICAN ART

Cats, cats, and more cats! Expressive or aloof, affectionate or enigmatic, cats have complicated characters that make them compelling artists' muses. Artful Cats explores the quirky and charming relationships of artists with their cats in 130 rarely seen photos, paintings, sketches, manuscripts, and letters from the Archives of American Art.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$24.95

PROTEST STENCIL TOOLKIT: REVISED EDITION

Create unique protest graphics with the Protest Stencil Toolkit, revised and updated for modern-day activists. Combine the 42 robust stencils, and the typeface, to create slogans and visual messages. Includes symbols from a variety of important protest movements.
April 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$24.99

SHORT STORY OF MODERN ART: A POCKET GUIDE TO KEY MOVEMENTS, WORKS, THEMES, AND TECHNIQUES

The Short Story of Modern Art explains the how, why and when of modern art - who introduced certain things, what they were, where they were produced, and why they matter. Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key works - from the realist painting of Courbet to a contemporary installation by Yayoi Kusama - and then links them to the most important movements, themes and techniques.
March 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$19.99

SENSATIONS: THE STORY OF BRITISH ART FROM HOGARTH TO BANKSY

What is the artistic impulse uniting Robert Hooke's drawings of insects, George Stubbs's studies of horses, and Damien Hirst's pickled shark? In this new and spirited account of British art, Jonathan Jones argues for empiricism. From the Enlightenment to the present, British artists have shared a passion for looking hard at the world around them.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$50.00

URBAN SCRAWL: STREET ART TEXT IN THE CITY

Street art is now a recognised art form that can be thought-provoking, political, humorous or shocking. Urban Scrawl documents some of the world's most interesting street-art words and typography, from formal typography to angsty scrawl, presented in a small-format hardback that's perfect for any gift or self-purchase.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$14.99

MOBY-DICK: A POP-UP BOOK FROM THE NOVEL BY HERMAN MELVILLE

In time for the 200th anniversary of author Herman Melville's birth, this graphically arresting, beautifully rendered pop-up retelling of Moby-Dick is a wonder to behold. Rich linocut artworks portray ten key chronological moments from the story in shadowbox-style pop-ups that reward time spent poring over the details and offer fresh perspectives on the classic.
May 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$40.00

JR: THE CHRONICLES OF SAN FRANCISCO

"JR's colossal photographic mural, The Chronicles of San Francisco, is an exuberant celebration of democracy in an age when it could not be more needed or welcome... Humanity, in all its lovely messiness, is palpable."
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$40.00

HISTORY REFUSED TO DIE: THE ENDURING LEGACY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN ART IN ALABAMA

After the death of Martin Luther King Jr., Alabama produced an impressive number of African American self-taught artists whose work particularly focused on the Civil Rights Movement and on aspects of history that led to it.
May 1, 2015 | Hardcover |
$45.00

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