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500 Acrylic Mixes: Paint Color Recipes for Artists
500 Acrylic Mixes: Paint Color Recipes for Artists
by Sharon Finmark
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Color is fundamental to painting and the ability to mix and reproduce specific hues is a key skill. Color theory can be dull and complicated; but in 500 Acrylic Mixes experienced artist and teacher Sharon Finmark demonstrates color mixing with acrylic... (read more)

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Designers Don't Have Influences
Designers Don't Have Influences
by Austin Howe
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Feeling uninspired? If youre a creative professional—or just someone whod like to be more creative in your work and daily life—look no further than Designers Dont Have Influences. Creative director, writer, advocate, and design cheerleader... (read more)

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Growing Up: The Young British Artists at 50
Growing Up: The Young British Artists at 50
by Jeremy Cooper
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This book provides a personal, intimate account of the meteoric success of the young British artists and of the often painful realities of the contemporary art world. Arguably the most ambition artists of their generation, the yBas came to prominence in... (read more)

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What Are You Looking At?: The Surprising, Shocking, and Sometimes Strange Story of 150 Years of Modern Art
What Are You Looking At?: The Surprising, Shocking, and Sometimes Strange Story of 150 Years of Modern Art
by Will Gompertz
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Channeling Bill Bryson’s engaging style, a former director of London’s Tate gallery wields his wit and expertise in this smart, entertaining narrative tour of modern art. We all know what modern art looks like. We’ve seen Monet’s... (read more)

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Discoveries: Preraphaelites: Romance and Realism (Discoveries)
Discoveries: Preraphaelites: Romance and Realism (Discoveries)
by Laurence Des Cars
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This study of Pre-Raphaelite painters and poets reveals a style steeped in mythology and literary allusion and popular today with lovers of romantic art and poetry. Includes bibliography, documents section, list of illustrations, index. 125 illustrations,... (read more)

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Chagall: A Biography
Chagall: A Biography
by Jackie Wullschlager
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“When Matisse dies,” Pablo Picasso remarked in the 1950s, “Chagall will be the only painter left who understands what color really is.” As a pioneer of modernism and one of the greatest figurative artists of the twentieth century,... (read more)

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Andre Masson and the Surrealist Self
Andre Masson and the Surrealist Self
by Clark Poling
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This richly documented book examines the attempts of the French Surrealist artist André Masson (1896–1987) to define “self” in his art in the period between the early 1920s and 1940, the most fruitful period of classic... (read more)

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Milk and Honey: Contemporary Art in California
Milk and Honey: Contemporary Art in California
by Justin Van Hoy
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"Milk and Honey: Contemporary Art in California" highlights new work by contemporary artists who are aesthetically and regionally joined through a variety of mediums and demographics. By showcasing unknown and emerging artists alongside... (read more)

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Eva Hesse Spectres 1960
Eva Hesse Spectres 1960
by Luanne Mckinnon
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In 1960 Eva Hesse (1936-1970) created an unusual group of oil paintings that, when considered in contrast to her sculptural assemblages from 1965 to 1970, foretell her desire to embody emotional states in abstract form. Contrary to existing scholarship... (read more)

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Piecebook: The Secret Drawings of Graffiti Writers
Piecebook: The Secret Drawings of Graffiti Writers
by Sacha Jenkins
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"Piecebook: The Secret Drawings of Graffiti Writers" chronicles the evolution of graffiti via images that weren't intended for everyday people to see, focusing on the works of Germany City writers active from 1970s until the mid-1980s.... (read more)

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Vermeer's Hat: The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World
Vermeer's Hat: The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World
by Timothy Brook
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“Elegant and quietly important…Brook does more than merely sketch the beginnings of globalization and highlight the forces that brought our modern world into being; rather, he offers a timely reminder of humanitys interdependence.”—... (read more)

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Floating World Japan in the Edo Period
Floating World Japan in the Edo Period
by John Reeve
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A special selection of beautiful images drawn from Ukiyo-e prints, screens and paintings in the British Museum's world famous collection. *Also appeared in March Buyer's Notes*... (read more)

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Everything Flowers
Everything Flowers
by Clare Rojas
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Collected here for the first time are the beautiful and exotic paintings of Clare Rojas. One of the San Francisco Bay Area's most beloved art stars, Rojas is influenced by craft, folk art, and the beauty and wisdom of the garden. Her work weaves together... (read more)

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Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered
Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered
by Dianne Hales
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Everybody knows her smile, but no one knows her story: Meet the flesh-and-blood woman who became one of the most famous artistic subjects of all timeand#8212;Mona Lisa.andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;A genius immortalized her. A French king paid a fortune... (read more)

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The Language of Things: Understanding the World of Desirable Objects
The Language of Things: Understanding the World of Desirable Objects
by Deyan Sudjic
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What is it that persuades us to camp outside Apple stores to be the first to buy an iPhone? Why is it that a generation ago a typewriter might have lasted someone a lifetime, but now we write on computers that we upgrade every couple of years to shinier,... (read more)

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Van Gogh and the Colors of the Night
Van Gogh and the Colors of the Night
by Joachim Pissarro
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Throughout his career, Vincent van Gogh attempted the paradoxical task of representing night through color and tonality. His procedure followed the trend set by the Impressionists of translating visual light effects with various color combinations, yet... (read more)

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Complete Printmaker
Complete Printmaker
by John Ross
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The most comprehensive up-to-date guide to printmaking on the market today, the revised, expanded, fully illustrated edition of this classic, containing 40 color plates and 600 black-and-white illustrations, covers every aspect of fine printing.... (read more)

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Dada (Themes & Movements)
Dada (Themes & Movements)
by Rudolf Kuenzli
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Rudolf Kuenzli, is a comprehensive reassessment of all aspects of Dada activity--writing, performance, and social experimentation--that forever changed our fundamental ideas about art. The newest addition to Phaidon's Themes & Movements series.... (read more)

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Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976
Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976
by Norman L Kleeblatt
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The abstract paintings of Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Barnett Newman, Lee Krasner, Clyfford Still, Helen Frankenthaler, and others revolutionized the art world in the 1940s and 1950s and continue to inspire passionate arguments to this day. What... (read more)

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London Recordings
London Recordings
by David Sylvester
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Eminent art critic, David Sylvester, put together this dazzling collection of his key interviews with prominent members of the arts world shortly before his death in 2001. It is a deeply enjoyable, rewarding and thought provoking collection. From the... (read more)

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