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Whitney Museum of American Art: Handbook of the Collection
Whitney Museum of American Art: Handbook of the Collection
by Dana (edt) Miller
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This all-new handbook, a fresh look at the Whitney Museum of American Artandrsquo;s collection, highlights the museumandrsquo;s extraordinary holdings and its fascinating history. Featuring iconic pieces by artists such as Calder, Hopper, Johns... (read more)

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The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World's Largest Unsolved Art Theft
The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World's Largest Unsolved Art Theft
by Ulrich Boser
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Shortly after midnight on March 18, 1990, two men broke into the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston and committed the largest art heist in history. They stole a dozen masterpieces, including one Vermeer, three Rembrandts, and five Degas. But after... (read more)

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Hot Art: Chasing Thieves and Detectives Through the Secret World of Stolen Art
Hot Art: Chasing Thieves and Detectives Through the Secret World of Stolen Art
by Joshua Knelman
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Hot Art traces Joshua Knelman's five-year immersion in the shadowy world of art theft, where he uncovers a devious game that takes him from Egypt to Los Angeles, New York to London, and back again, through a web of deceit, violence, and corruption. With... (read more)

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Dinosaurs and Dioramas: Creating Natural History Exhibitions
Dinosaurs and Dioramas: Creating Natural History Exhibitions
by Sarah J Chicone
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Two experienced exhibit designers lead you through the complex process of design and installation of natural history exhibitions.... (read more)

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The Rockwell Heist: The Extraordinary Theft of Seven Norman Rockwell Paintings and a Phony Renoir-And the 20-Year Chase for Their Recovery
The Rockwell Heist: The Extraordinary Theft of Seven Norman Rockwell Paintings and a Phony Renoir-And the 20-Year Chase for Their Recovery
by Bruce Rubenstein
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In 1978 seven Norman Rockwell paintings and a supposed Renoir, later discovered to be a forgery, were stolen from Elayne Galleries in St. Louis Park. It is still the biggest theft in Minnesota history, and no one was ever convicted for the crime... (read more)

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The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World's Largest Unsolved Art Theft
The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World's Largest Unsolved Art Theft
by Ulrich Boser
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“Boser cracks the cold case of the art worlds greatest unsolved mystery.” —Vanity Fair “The True Story of the World's Largest Unsolved Art Theft,” The Gardner Heist by Ulrich Boser is a fascinating account of a brazen and... (read more)

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Stealing the Mystic Lamb: The True Story of the World's Most Coveted Masterpiece
Stealing the Mystic Lamb: The True Story of the World's Most Coveted Masterpiece
by Noah Charney
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Jan van Eycks Ghent Altarpiece is on any art historians list of the ten most important paintings ever made. Often referred to by the subject of its central panel, The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, it represents the fulcrum between the Middle Ages and the... (read more)

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How to Visit an Art Museum: Tips for a Truly Rewarding Visit
How to Visit an Art Museum: Tips for a Truly Rewarding Visit
by Johan Idema
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Stop wandering, start acting! Find out how museum guards can be to your advantage. Learn the rule of thumb to distinguish good art from bad art. How to Visit an Art Museum is a short, fun, and rewarding read, full of tips and inspiring illustrations to... (read more)

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The Rescue Artist: A True Story of Art, Thieves, and the Hunt for a Missing Masterpiece (P.S.)
The Rescue Artist: A True Story of Art, Thieves, and the Hunt for a Missing Masterpiece (P.S.)
by Edward Dolnick
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“The Rescue Artist is a masterpiece. Engrossing, entertaining, often surreally hilarious.” & #151;Mary Roach, author of Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers on The Rescue... (read more)

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Rendez-Vous with Art
Rendez-Vous with Art
by Philippe De Montebello
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Beginning with a fragment of yellow jasper--all that is left of the face of an Egyptian woman who lived 3,500 years ago--this book confronts the elusive questions: how, and why, do we look at art? Philippe de Montebello and Martin Gayford talked in art... (read more)

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America's Medicis: The Rockefellers and Their Astonishing Cultural Legacy
America's Medicis: The Rockefellers and Their Astonishing Cultural Legacy
by Suzanne Loebl
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The first book to explore the immense cultural contributions of one of America's wealthiest and most influential families: the Rockefellers. Abby Aldrich Rockefeller sparked her family's passion for art, but it was her husband, John D. Rockefeller Jr... (read more)

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Hidden Treasures: What Museums Can't or Won't Show You
Hidden Treasures: What Museums Can't or Won't Show You
by Harriet Baskas
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While there are more than 15,000 museums in our country, visitors get to see only about  five percent of any institution’s collections. Most museums simply don’t have room to display everything they’ve got. However, there are... (read more)

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Scandals, Vandals, and Da Vincis: A Gallery of Remarkable Art Tales
Scandals, Vandals, and Da Vincis: A Gallery of Remarkable Art Tales
by Harvey Rachlin
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The secret histories of the worldand#146;s most famous masterpieces Caravaggios, Rembrandts, Monetsand#151;the works of immortal artists such as these are indelibly imprinted in the public mind; they are priceless masterpieces whose beauty, artistry, and... (read more)

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The Age of Picasso and Matisse: Modern Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
The Age of Picasso and Matisse: Modern Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
by Stephanie D'alessandro
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The Art Institute of Chicagoand#8217;s opportunity to host the International Exhibition of Modern Art, better known as the Armory Show, in 1913 set a radical new course for modern and contemporary art in the United States. This monumental exhibition... (read more)

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Offbeat Museums: A Guided Tour of America's Weirdest and Wackiest Museums
Offbeat Museums: A Guided Tour of America's Weirdest and Wackiest Museums
by Saul Rubin
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Rubin (journalism, Santa Monica College) showcases 50 museums devoted to such subjects as questionable medical devices, plumbing, early Chinese immigrant life in Oregon, and UFOs. Includes many b&w illustrations of fair quality. Lists museums by state.... (read more)

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Rogues' Gallery: The Secret History of the Moguls and the Money That Made the Metropolitan Museum
Rogues' Gallery: The Secret History of the Moguls and the Money That Made the Metropolitan Museum
by Michael Gross
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"For more than a century, the coupling of art with commerce has made New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art the world's most glamorous whore, according to this sprawling history. Gross, a veteran chronicler of the rich and beautiful (Model: The Ugly... (read more)

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The Acquisition and Exhibition of Classical Antiquities: Professional, Legal, and Ethical Perspectives
The Acquisition and Exhibition of Classical Antiquities: Professional, Legal, and Ethical Perspectives
by Robin F Rhodes
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Cultural property and its stewardship have long been concerns of museums, archaeologists, art historians, and nations, but recently the legal and political consequences of collecting antiquities have also attracted broad media attention. This has been... (read more)

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Live the Art
Live the Art
by Jeffrey Deitch
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Deitch Projects created a new model redefining what an art gallery could be. In addition to presenting more than 250 artist projects during the fifteen years of its existence it created a remarkable community of artists, musicians and other creative... (read more)

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Stealing the Mystic Lamb: The True Story of the World's Most Coveted Masterpiece
Stealing the Mystic Lamb: The True Story of the World's Most Coveted Masterpiece
by Noah Charney
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Jan van Eycks Ghent Altarpiece is on any art historians list of the ten most important paintings ever made. It is also the most frequently stolen artwork of all time. Since its completion in 1432, this twelve-panel oil painting has been looted in three... (read more)

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Who Owns Antiquity?: Museums and the Battle Over Our Ancient Heritage
Who Owns Antiquity?: Museums and the Battle Over Our Ancient Heritage
by James Cuno
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"James Cuno has written thoughtfully and responsibly on cultural property matters, and in this book he goes beyond the usual legal and ethical ground to address deeper philosophical issues. This is a must-read for all concerned with the fate of our... (read more)

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