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  • The Silent Patient

    • ASIN: 1250301696
    • ISBN: 1250301696
    • Brand: Celadon Books
    • Manufacturer: Celadon Books

  • Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art

    • ASIN: 0316226181
    • ISBN: 9780316226189
    • Manufacturer: Little, Brown and Company

    Five women revolutionize the modern art world in postwar America in this "gratifying, generous, and lush" true story from a National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist (Jennifer Szalai, New York Times).Set amid the most turbulent social and political period of modern times, Ninth Street Women is the impassioned, wild, sometimes tragic, always e... [Read More]

  • Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (National Book Award Winner)

    • ASIN: 1568585985
    • ISBN: 1568585985
    • Brand: Unknown
    • Manufacturer: Bold Type Books

    The National Book Award winning history of how racist ideas were created, spread, and deeply rooted in American society. Some Americans insist that we're living in a post-racial society. But racist thought is not just alive and well in America--it is more sophisticated and more insidious than ever. And as award-winning historian Ibram X. Kendi argu... [Read More]

  • Art That Changed the World: Transformative Art Movements and the Paintings That Inspired Them

    • ASIN: 1465414355
    • ISBN: 1465414355
    • Brand: DK Publishing Dorling Kindersley
    • Manufacturer: DK

    Art That Changed the World tells the story of every major art style, movement by movement, giving art lovers a visual timeline showing key paintings that sparked each transition and explaining major events that shaped their evolution. Each section features a lavish double-page image of an influential painting that defines each artistic style. Semi... [Read More]

  • Cottage by the Sea: A Novel

    • ASIN: 039918127X
    • ISBN: 039918127X
    • Brand: Ballantine Books
    • Manufacturer: Ballantine Books

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A seaside town helps one young woman reclaim the light after darkness in an uplifting novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber.“Romantic, warm, and a breeze to read—one of Macomber’s best.”—Kirkus Reviews Annie Marlow has been through the worst. Rocked by tragedy, she heads to the o... [Read More]

  • The Last Time I Lied: A Novel

    • ASIN: 1524743070
    • ISBN: 1524743070
    • Manufacturer: Dutton

    In this New York Times bestselling thriller from the author of Lock Every Door and Final Girls, a young woman returns to her childhood summer camp to uncover the truth about a tragedy that happened there fifteen years ago.Two Truths and a Lie. The girls played it all the time in their cabin at Camp Nightingale. Vivian, Natalie, Allison, and first... [Read More]

  • Interaction of Color: 50th Anniversary Edition

    • ASIN: 0300179359
    • ISBN: 0300179359
    • Brand: Josef Albers
    • Manufacturer: Yale University Press

    Josef Albers’s Interaction of Color is a masterwork in art education. Conceived as a handbook and teaching aid for artists, instructors, and students, this influential book presents Albers’s singular explanation of complex color theory principles.   Originally published by Yale University Press in 1963 as a limited silkscreen edition with 150... [Read More]

  • Alla Prima II - Expanded Edition Everything I Know about Painting--And More

    • ASIN: 096621174X
    • ISBN: 096621174X
    • Brand: F+W Media
    • Manufacturer: Stove Prairie Press, LLC

    JUST RELEASED September, 2013, Alla Prima II is a direct response to the remarkable success of the earlier book, Alla Prima, which went into thirteen printings after it was published in 1998. This new volume includes all of the information contained in the original printings, and all material has been extensively revised for increased clarity. It h... [Read More]

  • Modern Watercolor: A playful and contemporary exploration of watercolor painting (Modern Series)

    • ASIN: 1633223566
    • ISBN: 1633223566
    • Brand: The Quarto Group
    • Manufacturer: Walter Foster Publishing

    From beautifully dynamic leaves, flowers, and trees to simple geometric shapes and patterns, Modern Watercolor provides a colorful and fun approach to working with watercolor. It’s time to get your feet wet with watercolors! This dynamic and inspirational guide will set you down a path of exploration as you learn to play with watercolors. Learn... [Read More]

  • Celine: A novel (Vintage Contemporaries)

    • ASIN: 110197348X
    • ISBN: 9781101973486
    • Manufacturer: Vintage

    NATIONAL BESTSELLEREsquire Best Books of 2017Minnesota Public Radio Best of 2017The Morning News 2018 Tournament of Books PickNew York Times bestselling author of The Dog Stars“[A] gorgeously wrought story.” —Entertainment Weekly“Heller is a gifted writer…Celine is such a joy to be with.” —NPR “Ingenious… Like Mark Twain and Toni... [Read More]

  • The House on Mango Street

    • ASIN: B00C8S9WJM
    • Brand: Vintage
    • Manufacturer: Vintage

    The bestselling coming-of-age classic, acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught in schools and universities alike, and translated around the world from the winner of the 2018 PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature. The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero, a young Latina girl ... [Read More]

  • Killing Commendatore: A novel

    • ASIN: 052552004X
    • ISBN: 052552004X
    • Manufacturer: Knopf

    The epic new novel from the internationally acclaimed and best-selling author of 1Q84 In Killing Commendatore, a thirty-something portrait painter in Tokyo is abandoned by his wife and finds himself holed up in the mountain home of a famous artist, Tomohiko Amada. When he discovers a previously unseen painting in the attic, he unintentionally opens... [Read More]

  • Classical Painting Atelier: A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Studio Practice

    • ASIN: 0823006581
    • ISBN: 0823006581
    • Brand: Watson-Guptill Publications
    • Manufacturer: Watson-Guptill

    Want to paint more like Manet and less like Jackson Pollock?Students of art hailed Classical Drawing Atelier, Juliette Aristides’s first book, as a dynamic return to the atelier educational model. Ateliers, popular in the nineteenth century, teach emerging artists by pairing them with a master artist over a period of years. The educational proces... [Read More]

  • The Picture of Dorian Gray (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • ASIN: B071HDXV91
    • Manufacturer: AmazonClassics

  • The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art

    • ASIN: 0230620590
    • ISBN: 0230620590
    • Brand: Palgrave MacMillan
    • Manufacturer: St. Martin's Griffin

    Why would a smart New York investment banker pay $12 million for the decaying, stuffed carcass of a shark? By what alchemy does Jackson Pollock's drip painting No. 5, 1948 sell for $140 million? Intriguing and entertaining, The $12 Million Stuffed Shark is a Freakonomics approach to the economics and psychology of the contemporary art world. Why we... [Read More]

  • The Shell Seekers

    • ASIN: 1250063787
    • ISBN: 1250063787
    • Brand: St Martin s Griffin
    • Manufacturer: St. Martin's Griffin

    "A huge warm saga . . . A deeply satisfying story written with love and confidence." --Maeve Binchy in The New York Times Book ReviewFor the first time ever in trade paperback, Rosamunde Pilcher's beloved, #1 New York Times bestselling novel―a captivating story of life and love.An instant bestseller when it was first published, The Shell Seekers ... [Read More]

  • Nancy Braithwaite: Simplicity

    • ASIN: 0847843610
    • ISBN: 0847843610
    • Brand: Braithwaite Nancy
    • Manufacturer: Rizzoli

    Interior designer Nancy Braithwaite’s long-awaited first book is a striking tutorial in the power of simplicity in design. In the world of interior design, Nancy Braithwaite is known for her single-minded devotion to the principle that has guided her work for more than forty years: simplicity. Braithwaite’s work is luxuriously minimalist, its b... [Read More]

  • Photography: The Definitive Visual History

    • UPC: 884759656011
    • ASIN: 1465422889
    • ISBN: 1465422889
    • Brand: DK ADULT
    • Manufacturer: DK

    Written by world-renowned photographer, writer, and broadcaster Tom Ang, Photography lavishly celebrates the most iconic photographs and photographers of the past 200 years. Tracing the history of photography from its origins in the 1800s to the digital age, Photography: The Definitive Visual History is the only book of its kind to give a comprehen... [Read More]

  • Landscape Painting: Essential Concepts and Techniques for Plein Air and Studio Practice

    • UPC: 499991612444
    • ASIN: 0823032205
    • ISBN: 0823032205
    • Brand: Watson-Guptill Publications
    • Manufacturer: Watson-Guptill

    Because nature is so expansive and complex, so varied in its range of light, landscape painters often have to look further and more deeply to find form and structure, value patterns, and an organized arrangement of shapes. In Landscape Painting, Mitchell Albala shares his concepts and practices for translating nature's grandeur, complexity, and col... [Read More]

  • The Secrets Of Ghosts

    • ASIN: B00HELJII8
    • Manufacturer: HQ Digital

    Step back into the magical world of Pendleford with Sarah Painter’s new book The Secrets of Ghosts. Don’t miss the magical, heart-warming story from the bestselling author of The Language of Spells!On her twenty-first birthday Katie Harper has only one wish: to become a real Harper woman. Mystical powers are passed down her family generation af... [Read More]

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