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RENOIR: THE BODY, THE SENSES

 A revelatory and wide-ranging exploration of Renoir's extraordinary depictions of the nude and their important artistic legacy Best known as part of the influential vanguard of Impressionist artists that experimented with new painting techniques in the late 19th century, Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) was deeply inspired by classical traditions and returned again and again to the ca
August 20, 2019 | Hardcover | Clark Art Institute | 264 Pages |
$20.98
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IN MONTPARNASSE: THE EMERGENCE OF SURREALISM IN PARIS, FROM DUCHAMP TO DALÍ

Written by Roe, Sue
During the 1920s, in the Parisian neighbourhood of Montparnasse, a unique flowering of avant-garde artistic creativity became the cradle of Dada and Surrealism.Describes with plenty of colour how surrealism, from Rene Magritte's bowler hats to Salvador Dali's watches, was born and developed.
August 20, 2019 | Hardcover | Penguin Press | 320 Pages |
$10.98
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BROOKLYN: THE ONCE AND FUTURE CITY

Written by Campanella, Thomas J
An unprecedented history of Brooklyn, told through its places, buildings, and the people who made them, from the early seventeenth century to today America's most storied urban underdog, Brooklyn has become an internationally recognized brand in recent decades--celebrated and scorned as one of the hippest destinations in the world.
September 10, 2019 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press |
$13.98
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TOSCANINI: MUSICIAN OF CONSCIENCE

Written by Sachs, Harvey
It may be difficult to imagine today, but Arturo Toscanini--recognized widely as the most celebrated conductor of the twentieth century--was once one of the most famous people in the world.
June 27, 2017 | Hardcover | Liveright Publishing Corporation |
$7.98
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DEGAS, IMPRESSIONISM, AND THE MILLINERY TRADE

Written by Bell, Esther
Filled with beautiful works by Edgar Degas, Mary Cassatt, and other Impressionist painters, this richly illustrated book showcases artistic portrayals of France's millinery trade during the Belle Époque.
March 30, 2017 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 296 Pages |
$20.98
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MAGRITTE: THE TREACHERY OF IMAGES

This major new book on René Magritte offers fresh interpretations of the artist's use of symbols and imagery to articulate his particular brand of surrealism. In this beautiful monograph, a collection of revelatory essays focuses on five common images in René Magritte's work--fire, shadows, curtains, words, and the fragmented body.
March 23, 2017 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing |
$25.98
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BIRDS OF A FEATHER: CORNELL/GRIS

Written by McKinley, Mary Clare
An insightful study of Joseph Cornell's fascination with the Cubist painter Juan Gris, shedding new light on the work of both artists Joseph Cornell first viewed Cubist painter Juan Gris's The Man at the Café in October 1953.
February 6, 2018 | Hardcover | Metropolitan Museum of Art New York | 96 Pages |
$8.98
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WINE READS: A LITERARY ANTHOLOGY OF WINE WRITING

Written by Jay McInerney
In this richly literary anthology, Jay McInerney--bestselling novelist and acclaimed wine columnist for Town & Country, Wall Street Journal, and House and Garden--selects over twenty pieces of memorable fiction and nonfiction about the making, selling, and of course, drinking of fine wine. Including excerpts from novels, short fiction, memoir, and narrative nonfiction, W
November 19, 2019 | Paperback | Grove Press | 400 Pages |
$6.98
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HISTORY OF FRANCE

Written by Norwich, John Julius
John Julius Norwich--called a "true master of narrative history" by Simon Sebag Montefiore--returns with the book he has spent his distinguished career wanting to write, A History of France: a portrait of the past two centuries of the country he loves best.
October 4, 2019 | Paperback | Grove Press | 400 Pages |
$6.98
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FRANKISSSTEIN

Written by Winterson, Jeanette
Since her astonishing debut at twenty-five with Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, Jeanette Winterson has achieved worldwide critical and commercial success as "one of the most daring and inventive writers of our time" (Elle).
October 1, 2019 | Hardcover | Grove Press | 352 Pages |
$7.98

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