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Wall and Piece
Wall and Piece
by Banksy
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Artistic genius, political activist, painter and decorator, mythic legend or notorious graffiti artist? The work of Banksy is unmistakable (except maybe when it’s squatting in the New York’s Metropolitan Museum or Museum of Modern Art.) Banksy is... (read more)

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My Grandfather's Gallery: A Family Memoir of Art and War
My Grandfather's Gallery: A Family Memoir of Art and War
by Anne Sinclair
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On September 20, 1940, one of the most famous European art dealers disembarked in New York, one of hundreds of Jewish refugees fleeing Vichy France. Leaving behind his beloved Paris gallery, Paul Rosenberg had managed to save his family, but his... (read more)

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Louvre: 400 Masterpieces
Louvre: 400 Masterpieces
by Daniel Soulie
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Since first opening its doors in 1793, the Louvre has become one of the largest and most famous museums in the world and, with 8.3 million visitors per year, it is also the most visited. Louvre: 400 Masterpieces showcases a selection of works from this... (read more)

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The Art of Collecting: An Intimate Tour Inside Private Art Collections, with Advice on Starting Your Own
The Art of Collecting: An Intimate Tour Inside Private Art Collections, with Advice on Starting Your Own
by Diane Mcmanus Jensen
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Through intimate interviews with collectors, 'The Art of Collecting' unveils the passion behind the pursuit of art objects, with advice from experts, while demystifying the process of collecting.... (read more)

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Dore's Illustrations for "Idylls of the King" (Dover Pictorial Archives)
Dore's Illustrations for "Idylls of the King" (Dover Pictorial Archives)
by Alfred Tennyson
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Chivalry and romance of the Middle Ages, dramatically and powerfully depicted in 36 splendid illustrations, recapture the romance of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, the love story of Lancelot and Guinevere, the tale of the fair Elaine... (read more)

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Paintings in the Musee D'Orsay
Paintings in the Musee D'Orsay
by Robert Rosenblum
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This spectacular catalog features some 830 exquisite full-color reproductions done during the period 1848 to 1914. Includes examples of the French Impressionists, the Academics against whom they rebelled, and the Post-Impressionist era. Rosenblum is a... (read more)

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Lucian Freud Portraits
Lucian Freud Portraits
by Sarah Howgate
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Portraits were central to the work of Lucian Freud (1922-2011). Working only from life, the artist claimed, "I could never put anything into a picture that wasn't actually there in front of me." This major retrospective catalogue surveys Freud's... (read more)

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Dinner for Architects: A Collection of Napkin Sketches
Dinner for Architects: A Collection of Napkin Sketches
by Winfried Nerdinger
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The spontaneous sketch, drawn when occasion offers on whatever comes to hand, is a trademark of the architect's creativity. On the occasion of the opening of the museum of architecture in the Gallery of Modern Art in Munich, the museum director asked... (read more)

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Winslow Homer: The Clark Collection
Winslow Homer: The Clark Collection
by Marc Simpson
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Winslow Homer (1836–1910) is one of the core figures of 19th-century American art. While most well-known for his oil paintings of Civil War scenes and the windswept Atlantic coastline, Homer’s oeuvre encompasses a variety of themes... (read more)

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The Guggenheims: A Family History
The Guggenheims: A Family History
by Debi Unger
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Meyer Guggenheim, a Swiss immigrant, founded a great American business dynasty. At their peak in the early twentieth century the Guggenheims, as a family, were reckoned among America's wealthiest, and the richest Jewish family in the world after the... (read more)

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The Complete Cartoons of the New Yorker
The Complete Cartoons of the New Yorker
by Robert Mankoff
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The book that Janet Maslin of The New York Times has called "indispensable" and "a transfixing study of American mores and manners that happens to incorporate boundless laughs, too" is finally available in paperback—fully... (read more)

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Spectrum 5: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art
Spectrum 5: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art
by Cathy (edt) Fenner
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Spectrum 5, originally published in 1998 and now in its second edition, celebrates world-class fantasy art in a variety of media. Each work was selected by an award-winning jury of artists, designers, and art directors, and each image includes the size... (read more)

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Alberto Vargas: Works from the Max Vargas Collection
Alberto Vargas: Works from the Max Vargas Collection
by Reid Austin
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This is the first book on the works of legendary glamour and pin-up artist Alberto Vargas in a decade, and it is also the first to include a generous selection of his vivid original drawings and his finest work for Playboy magazine. The family controls... (read more)

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Habsburg Treasures
Habsburg Treasures
by Sabine Haag
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Ten years after the tragic theft of Benvenuto Cellinis masterpiece, a gold and enamel saltcellar, Viennas Kunstkammer (Art Room) at the Kunsthistorisches Museum has reopened. Completely renovated, the gallery is once again showcasing the Habsburg... (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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April 1865. Robert E. Lee surrenders at Appomattox, Lincoln is assassinated, and Shermans army marches into Raleigh. Sometime amid that tumultuous stretch of days, an unknown infantryman rifles through the North Carolina statehouse hunting for... (read more)

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Paintings in the Louvre
Paintings in the Louvre
by Lawrence Gowing
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120 essays by a distinguished art historian represent a guided tour of more than eight hundred European masterpieces from the art collection of the world-famous Louvre.... (read more)

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Artists & Prints: Masterworks from the Museum of Modern Art
Artists & Prints: Masterworks from the Museum of Modern Art
by Deborah Wye
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Masterworks from the Museum of Modern Art. A lavishly illustrated examination of the way in which artists have made imaginative use of the print process from the late 19th century to the present day.... (read more)

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The Museum of Modern Art New York
The Museum of Modern Art New York
by Museum Of Modern Art
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With more than 1,000 illustrations, 319 of them in full color, this is the only book ever to provide a comprehensive overview of the entire collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Included are works from all six of its departments: Painting and... (read more)

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Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas
Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas
by Sarah Schleuning And Ken Gross.
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Sarah Schleuning is the curator of decorative arts and design at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta. Ken Gross, consulting curator, is an award-winning author of six books and a contributor to many major automotive publications.... (read more)

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Contemporary Collecting: Theory and Practice
Contemporary Collecting: Theory and Practice
by Rhys Owain
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This important book deals with the problems of collecting contemporary objects in museums and aims to answer some of the awkward questions raised. What should we collect? Who should decide? How can we adequately record how we live our lives today? What... (read more)

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