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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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Time & Place: Rio de Janeiro 1956-1964/Milano-Torino 1958-1968/Los Angeles 1957-1968
Time & Place: Rio de Janeiro 1956-1964/Milano-Torino 1958-1968/Los Angeles 1957-1968
by Luca Massimo Barbero
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The experimental character of Stockholm's renowned Modern art museum, the Moderna Museet, was formed in the late 1950s and early 60s, with influences coming primarily from Paris and New York. To mark the museum's fiftieth anniversary this year, three... (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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Van Gogh at Work
Van Gogh at Work
by Marije Vellekoop
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Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) is often considered to be a genius in a class of his own, an exceptional self-taught artist who paid little attention to the art world around him. In reality, Van Gogh learned extensively from others, exchanged ideas... (read more)

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Moma Highlights: 325 Works from the Museum of Modern Art
Moma Highlights: 325 Works from the Museum of Modern Art
by Moma
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What is The Museum of Modern Art? For some it is a cherished sanctuary, for others an idea concretized through the art it has collected and exhibited, and for others still an educational laboratory where challenging and difficult art is confronted... (read more)

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Richard Diebenkorn: The Berkeley Years, 1953-1966
Richard Diebenkorn: The Berkeley Years, 1953-1966
by Timothy Anglin Burgard
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In the 1950s American painter Richard Diebenkorn (1922–1993) took a dramatic turn away from his early work, exploring new vocabularies of both abstract and representational styles, which would come to be known as the artist’s “Berkeley... (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 Gustave Dore
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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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The Mfa Handbook
The Mfa Handbook
by Gilian Shallcross
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As Hippocrates said, Art is long and life is short. Through an inexhaustible variety of media, in forms as diverse and surprising as history itself, artists and craftspeople have always expressed the common needs and yearnings of humankind. From ancient... (read more)

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Turner and the Sea
Turner and the Sea
by Christine Riding
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This is the first publication to focus on J. M. W. Turner’s lifelong fascination with the sea, from his Royal Academy debut in 1796, Fishermen at Sea, to his iconic maritime subjects of the 1830s and 1840s such as Staffa, Fingal’s Cave. It... (read more)

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Dada: Zurich, Berlin, Hannover, Cologne, New York, Paris
Dada: Zurich, Berlin, Hannover, Cologne, New York, Paris
by Leah Dickerman
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Born in the heart of Europe during World War I, the Dada movement was one of the most significant movements of the historical avant-garde. Displaying a skepticism about accepted values and artistic practices of the 1940s, artists questioned the surreal... (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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Illuminated Manuscripts: Treasures of the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York (Tiny Folios)
Illuminated Manuscripts: Treasures of the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York (Tiny Folios)
by Pierpont Morgan Library
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Glorious works of art as well as documents of bygone eras, painted an illuminated manuscripts supply perhaps the greatest and by far the best-preserved evidence of daily life during the Middle Ages and Renaissance. This Tiny Folio draws on one of the... (read more)

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Art: 21 #6: Art: 21, Vol. 6: Art in the Twenty-First Century
Art: 21 #6: Art: 21, Vol. 6: Art in the Twenty-First Century
by Susan Sollins
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This lavishly illustrated volume, a companion to the sixth season of the Peabody-winning PBS series on contemporary art, offers unparalleled access to 14 of the most dynamic artists working today. The reader journeys behind the scenes into homes and... (read more)

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Chip Kidd: Book One -- Work: 1986-2006
Chip Kidd: Book One -- Work: 1986-2006
by Chip Kidd
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Described as the closest thing to a rock star in graphic design today (USA Today), Chip Kidd is universally recognized as an American master of contemporary book design. At the forefront of a revolution in publishing, Kidd's iconic covers, with their... (read more)

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Treasures of the Prado
Treasures of the Prado
by Felipe Vincente Garin Llombart
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Las Meninas. The Nude Maja and The Clothed Maja. The Garden of Earthly Delights. The Museo del Prado in Madrid, which grew out of the Spanish royal collections, holds the masterpieces of Velázquez and Goya, and many exceptional works by their... (read more)

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The Infinity of Lists
The Infinity of Lists
by Umberto Eco
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Best-selling author and philosopher Umberto Eco is currently resident at the Louvre, and his chosen theme of study is "the vertigo of lists." Reflecting on this enormous trove of human achievements, in his lyrical intellectual style he has embarked on an... (read more)

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Art and Activism: Projects of John and Dominique de Menil
Art and Activism: Projects of John and Dominique de Menil
by Laureen Schipsi
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This lavishly illustrated book is the first to examine the significant contributions of John and Dominique de Menil to art, architecture, film, and the civil and human rights movements. The de Menils, who moved to Houston from France in 1941, amassed one... (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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Happy Animal Time: 30 Postcards
Happy Animal Time: 30 Postcards
by Junzo Terada
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Featuring the endearing animal illustrations of Japanese artist Junzo Terada, these postcards will greet their recipients with unbridled cuteness and joy.... (read more)

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The Shakers: From Mount Lebanon to the World
The Shakers: From Mount Lebanon to the World
by Michael K. Komanecky
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Michael K. Komanecky is chief curator at the Farnsworth Art Museum, in Rockland, Maine. Stephen J. Stein is a historian of American religion at the University of Indiana. Jerry V. Grant is the director of research and library services at the Shaker... (read more)

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