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Degas
Degas
by Bernd Growe
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Degass mastery in the depiction of movement "No art could be less spontaneous than mine. Inspiration, spontaneity, temperament are unknown to me. One has to do the same subject ten times, even a hundred times over. In art, nothing should look like... (read more)

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Tom Poulton: The Secret Art of an English Gentleman (25)
Tom Poulton: The Secret Art of an English Gentleman (25)
by Jamie Maclean
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he secret art of an English gentleman  Thomas Leycester Poulton was an English magazine and medical book illustrator, born in 1897. Upon his death in 1963 it was discovered he was also a prolific and imaginative erotic artist who produced hundreds... (read more)

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Klee
Klee
by Susanna Partsch
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The delightfully unclassifiable work of a master painter Designated as "degenerate" by the Nazis, Paul Klee (1879-1940) is today considered one of the most important artists of the 20th century. His works stand out for the variety in their... (read more)

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Elmer Batters: From the Tip of the Toes to the Top of the Hose (25)
Elmer Batters: From the Tip of the Toes to the Top of the Hose (25)
by Elmer Batters
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Elmer Batters (1919-1997) was the grand master of leg and foot art. While others preferred the thrill of an inviting cleavage, the maestro's eye was on lower things—trim calves, the arch of a foot, the well-made lines of toes and heels. He... (read more)

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Cubism (25)
Cubism (25)
by A Gantefuhrer Trier
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As you'll find out in this guide to the fundamentals of cubism, there is more to the genre than its most famous proponent. Cubism -- often identified by flattened, geometric shapes, overlapping, simplified forms and fragmented spatial planes -- was quite... (read more)

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Architecture in the 20th Century (25)
Architecture in the 20th Century (25)
by Peter Gossel
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A century of great buildings and their creators This is the be-all-end-all reference work for architecture in the 20th century. From Frank Lloyd Wright to Antoni Gaudí to Frank O. Gehry to Shigeru Ban and all the best stuff in between, it's... (read more)

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John Gould: Family of Toucans
John Gould: Family of Toucans
by Jonathan Elphick
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Vivid and animated, in living color John Gould (1804–1881) was without question the most prolific ornithological artist of the 19th century, and the only one to rival John James Audubon in ambition and quality. Gould shared the romantic enthusiasm... (read more)

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Velazquez
Velazquez
by Norbert Wolf
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The undeniable pinnacle of the golden age of Spanish painting Acclaimed for its blending of realism with atmosphere, and for its deeply sensitive appreciation of character, the work of Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599-1660... (read more)

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Pre-Raphaelites
Pre-Raphaelites
by Heather Birchall
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Sometimes considered the first avant-garde art movement, the Pre-Raphaelites rejected their era's dominant artistic theories for what they saw as a more spiritual, naturalistic and intensely personal approach. Fascinated by the romantic aspects of... (read more)

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The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen
The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen
by Hans Christian Andersen
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The cornerstone of modern fantasy… An exciting new compilation of Hans Christian Andersens world-famous fairy tales   The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen presents the most famous Andersen stories, including classics such... (read more)

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Taschen 365, Day-By-Day, New York
Taschen 365, Day-By-Day, New York
by Reuel Golden
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Your daily dose of the city that never sleeps: TASCHEN's perpetual calendarsFor those of you whose datebooks have been replaced by smartphones, TASCHEN has created the new 365 Day-By-Day series so that you can still enjoy the warm analog feeling of... (read more)

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Cezanne
Cezanne
by Paul Cezanne
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Cézanne's quest for "a harmony parallel to Nature" He was the founding father of modern art, the grand master who pointed painting forward on its way from Impressionism to the 20th century: Paul Cézanne (1839-1906). In Paris,... (read more)

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Art Now!, Volume 4
Art Now!, Volume 4
by Hans Werner Holzwarth
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Stay in touch.  The ongoing catalog of contemporary art, now in its fourth volume   Think of this tome as a global go-round of the worlds most influential galleries: if its hot in the art world today, its in this book. Emerging... (read more)

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Menu Design in America
Menu Design in America
by Steven Heller
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Appetite for art: over one hundred years of menu graphics Until restaurants became commonplace in the late 1800s, printed menus for meals were rare commodities reserved for special occasions.  As restaurants proliferated, the menu became... (read more)

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Photographers A-Z
Photographers A-Z
by Hans Michael Koetzle
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The greatest photographers of the last 100 years A comprehensive overview of the most influential photographers of the last century and their finest monographs: Arranged alphabetically, this biographical encyclopedia features every major photographer... (read more)

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Green Architecture Now!, Volume 2
Green Architecture Now!, Volume 2
by Phillip Jodidio
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Building a better future for our planetGreen architecture used to be on the fringes, but it has gone mainstream and this new volume shows, how, why, and where. This is not a technical handbook, but rather a guided tour from one end of the globe to... (read more)

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Sante D'Orazio: Barely Private
Sante D'Orazio: Barely Private
by Sante Dorazio
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A decade after his sizzling debut A Private View, Sante d’Orazio returns with a second volume of photo-diary-scrapbook, covering 1997 to 2008. Uncensored and provocative, d’Orazio’s shots are mounted in collage-style entries framed... (read more)

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Eyewear
Eyewear
by Moss Lipow
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An eye-popping book spectacle Eyeglass designer Moss Lipow trawled eBay, auction houses, garage sales, and flea markets worldwide to amass glasses and photographs for his massive eyewear collection. This book, which traces eyewear’s journey over... (read more)

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Dadaism (25)
Dadaism (25)
by Dietmar Elger
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A precursor to Surrealism, the Dada movement stressed the absurd and unpredictable, the illogical and chaotic, lashing out against traditional aesthetics. This work shows how the movement's participants dared viewers to expand their notions of art.... (read more)

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Leonardo (25)
Leonardo (25)
by Frank Zoellner
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Frank Zöllner wrote his doctoral theses on artistic and architectural theory (1987) and Leonardo Da Vinci (1996). He has written numerous publications on the art and artistic theory of the Renaissance and on Paul Klee. Since 1996 he has been... (read more)

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