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The Annotated Mona Lisa
The Annotated Mona Lisa
by Carol Strickland
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Be smart about art. The Annotated Mona Lisa takes art history out of the realm of dreary textbooks to a world of dynamic design, succinct page-length essays, and instructive sidebars.... (read more)

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Art for Dummies (For Dummies)
Art for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Thomas Hoving
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"Do you love art but feel intimidated by it? ...Then this book is for you!" —Anne Hawley, Director, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston "Long in coming, much needed, and clearly and accurately written. Congratulations, Tom." —Peter L... (read more)

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Gardner's Art Through the Ages: A Concise Global History (with Artstudy Online Printed Access Card & Timeline)
Gardner's Art Through the Ages: A Concise Global History (with Artstudy Online Printed Access Card & Timeline)
by Fred S. Kleiner
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The market-leading text for the art history survey course, GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES has served as a comprehensive and thoughtfully crafted guide to the defining phases of the world's artistic tradition. The story of art unfolds in its full... (read more)

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Documentary History of Art Volume 1 the Midd
Documentary History of Art Volume 1 the Midd
by Elizabeth Basy Holt
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In this unique collection of notebooks, letters, treatises, and contracts dealing with the art of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, the reader is given an extraordinary insight into the personalities and conditions of the times.... (read more)

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A World of Art
A World of Art
by Henry M Sayre
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Why A World of Art? Henry Sayre wrote the first edition of World of Art  because he wanted to use a text in his own art appreciation course that truly represented all artists, not just the Western canon found at that time in the other texts. He... (read more)

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Gardner's Art Through the Ages
Gardner's Art Through the Ages
by Fred S Kleiner
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In the mid 1920s a teacher at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago had a vision to provide students and instructors with a textbook that would introduce them to the artistic legacy of not only Europe, but of the entire globe. In 1926, Harcourt... (read more)

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Gardner's Art Through the Ages: The Western Perspective (with Art Study & Timeline Printed Access Card)
Gardner's Art Through the Ages: The Western Perspective (with Art Study & Timeline Printed Access Card)
by Fred S Kleiner
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As the market-leading text for the art history survey course, GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES has served as a comprehensive and thoughtfully crafted guide to the defining phases of the world's artistic tradition. The story of art unfolds in its full... (read more)

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History of Art
History of Art
by Jacques Thuillier
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"History of Art" is the first survey to recognize that the modernization and expansion of museum exhibition space over the past thirty years has increased the subject matter available to general students of Western art. How can one make sense of this... (read more)

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Federico Diaz & E Area: Resonance
Federico Diaz & E Area: Resonance
by Alanna Heiss
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Czech-Argentine artist and activist Federico Diaz and his team, E Area, have been working together for more than 15 years, producing radical artistic, social and architectural interventions that broaden and transcend current perceptions of art, space and... (read more)

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A Year in Art: A Masterpiece a Day
A Year in Art: A Masterpiece a Day
by Katharina Haderer
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Imagine 365 masterpieces of art from around the world at your fingertips. That's what readers will find as they turn the pages day after day to discover a full-page exquisitely reproduced painting, artifact, photograph, drawing, print, or sculpture from... (read more)

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Art of the Western World: From Ancient Greece to Post Modernism
Art of the Western World: From Ancient Greece to Post Modernism
by Bruce Cole
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In this magnificently illustrated and comprehensive book, readers will take one of the most beautiful journeys our world has to offer: an exploration of the greatest are and architecture of Western civilization. Art of the Western World -- the companion... (read more)

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Some Remarkable Men: Further Memoirs
Some Remarkable Men: Further Memoirs
by James Lord
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With his critically acclaimed acute eye, James Lord has created another series of inimitably spirited, witty, profoundly moving portraits. Haunting, mesmerizing, and endlessly entertaining, Some Remarkable Men reverberates with Lord's unique gift for the... (read more)

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A People's Art History of the United States: 250 Years of Activist Art and Artists Working in Social Justice Movements (New Press People's History)
A People's Art History of the United States: 250 Years of Activist Art and Artists Working in Social Justice Movements (New Press People's History)
by Nicolas Lampert
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Most people outside of the art world view art as something that is foreign to their experiences and everyday lives. A Peoples Art History of the United States places art history squarely in the rough–and–tumble of politics, social struggles... (read more)

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The First Time: Innovations in Art
The First Time: Innovations in Art
by Florian Heine
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Wer malte das erste realistische Porträt, wer den ersten Schatten? Wie entstand das erste perspektivische oder das erste abstrakte Bild? Immer wieder haben Künstler einen ersten genialen Schritt gemacht und der Malerei eine neue Richtung... (read more)

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Robert Koehler's the Strike: The Improbable Story of an Iconic 1886 Painting of Labor Protest (Studies in American Thought and Culture)
Robert Koehler's the Strike: The Improbable Story of an Iconic 1886 Painting of Labor Protest (Studies in American Thought and Culture)
by James M Dennis
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Every work of art has a story behind it. In 1886 the German American artist Robert Koehler painted a dramatic wide-angle depiction of an imagined confrontation between factory workers and their employer. He called this oil painting The Strike. It has... (read more)

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Gardner's Art Through the Ages, Volume II (Chapters 19-34 with Artstudy Student CD-ROM and Infotrac)
Gardner's Art Through the Ages, Volume II (Chapters 19-34 with Artstudy Student CD-ROM and Infotrac)
by Fred S Kleiner
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In the mid 1920's a teacher at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago had a vision to provide students and instructors with a textbook that would introduce them to the artistic legacy of not only Europe, but of the entire globe. In 1926, Harcourt... (read more)

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Gallery Companion Understanding Western
Gallery Companion Understanding Western
by Marcus Lodwick
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A portable, beautifully illustrated guide to the 150 most significant characters in the great paintings of Western art. 154 colour illus.... (read more)

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How Art Made the World: A Journey to the Origins of Human Creativity
How Art Made the World: A Journey to the Origins of Human Creativity
by Nigel Spivey
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In the late nineteenth century, the first discoveries of prehistoric painting were greeted with incredulity. How could there have been such deft and skillful artists in the world over 30,000 years ago? Noted art historian Nigel Spivey begins with this... (read more)

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How Art Made the World: A Journey to the Origins of Human Creativity
How Art Made the World: A Journey to the Origins of Human Creativity
by Nigel Spivey
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In the late nineteenth century, the first discoveries of prehistoric painting were greeted with incredulity. How could there have been such deft and skillful artists in the world over 30,000 years ago? Noted art historian Nigel Spivey begins with this... (read more)

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Continental Crosscurrents
Continental Crosscurrents
by J. B. Bullen
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Continental Crosscurrents is a series of case studies reflecting British attitudes to continental art during the nineteenth and the early twentieth centuries. It stresses the way in which the British went to the continent in their search for origins or... (read more)

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