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Aisthesis
Aisthesis
Written by Jacques Ranciere, Translated by Zakir Paul
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781680896
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Aisthesis
Scenes from the Aesthetic Regime of Art
Written by Jacques Ranciere
Translated by Zakir Paul


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $29.95

Composed in a series of scenes, Aisthesis–Rancière’s definitive statement on the aesthetic–takes its reader from Dresden in 1764 to New York in 1941. Along the way, we view the Belvedere Torso with Winckelmann, accompany Hegel to the museum and Mallarmé to the Folies-Bergère, attend a lecture by Emerson, visit exhibitions in... Read more >
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Large Sketchbook (Kivar, Black)
Large Sketchbook (Kivar, Black)
Written by Watson-Guptill
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780823005192
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Large Sketchbook (Kivar, Black)

Written by Watson-Guptill


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: March 1, 1996
Price: $11.99

Sketchbook Sewn Binding, Kivar Cover, Black Read more >
The Lady in Gold
The Lady in Gold
Written by Anne-Marie O'Connor
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307265647
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The Lady in Gold
The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt's Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer
Written by Anne-Marie O'Connor


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $30.00

The spellbinding story, part fairy tale, part suspense, of Gustav Klimt’s Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer, one of the most emblematic portraits of its time; of the beautiful, seductive Viennese Jewish salon hostess who sat for it; the notorious artist who painted it; the now vanished turn-of-the-century Vienna that shaped it; and... Read more >
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Best of Both Worlds
Museums, Libraries, and Archives in the Digital Age
Written by G. Wayne Clough


Format: eBook, 78 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $0.00

Wayne Clough, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, asks “How can we prepare ourselves to reach the generation of digital natives who bring a huge appetite—and aptitude—for the digital world?” He explains how the Smithsonian is tackling this issue in Best of Both Worlds: Museums, Libraries, and Archives in a Digital Age.

Libraries...

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Manga for the Beginner Midnight Monsters
Manga for the Beginner Midnight Monsters
Written by Christopher Hart
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823007103
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Manga for the Beginner Midnight Monsters
How to Draw Zombies, Vampires, and Other Delightfully Devious Characters of Japanese Comics
Written by Christopher Hart


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $21.99

Using step-by-step instruction on how to draw Japanese manga and anime zombies, vampires, and monsters, best-selling author Christopher Hart teaches artists how they can create their own spooky manga characters.

With the occult running rampant in today's television, movies, and other media, it's no wonder that the scary, monstrous, and... Read more >
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The Oil Painting Course You've Always Wanted
The Oil Painting Course You've Always Wanted
Written by Kathleen Staiger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823032594
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The Oil Painting Course You've Always Wanted
Guided Lessons for Beginners and Experienced Artists
Written by Kathleen Staiger


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2006
Price: $24.95

Everything you always wanted to know about oil painting...but were afraid to ask. Or maybe you weren’t afraid—maybe you just didn’t know what to ask or where to start. In The Oil Painting Course You’ve Always Wanted, author Kathleen Staiger presents crystal clear, step-by-step lessons that build to reinforce learning. Brush... Read more >
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Color
Color
Written by Victoria Finlay
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812971422
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Color
A Natural History of the Palette
Written by Victoria Finlay


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2003
Price: $17.00

Discover the tantalizing true stories behind your favorite colors.
For example: Cleopatra used saffron—a source of the color yellow—for seduction. Extracted from an Afghan mine, the blue “ultramarine” paint used by Michelangelo was so expensive he couldn’t afford to buy it himself. Since ancient times, carmine red—still found in lipsticks and Cherry... Read more >
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Painting for the Absolute and Utter Beginner
Painting for the Absolute and Utter Beginner
Written by Claire Watson Garcia
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823099474
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Painting for the Absolute and Utter Beginner

Written by Claire Watson Garcia


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: August 18, 2009
Price: $21.99

Based on the author’s successful courses and workshops, Painting for the Absolute and Utter Beginner really does start at the beginning, helping new painters find "what works" while providing information on all the necessary tools, tips, and techniques they’ll need to create a representational painting.

The chapters follow a progressive sequence... Read more >
Encaustic Art
Encaustic Art
Written by Lissa Rankin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823099283
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Encaustic Art
The Complete Guide to Creating Fine Art with Wax
Written by Lissa Rankin


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $29.99

With a history that stretches back to the hauntingly beautiful mummy portraits of Greco-Roman Egypt, encaustic art is now enjoying a renewal of popularity among artists and art lovers alike. Today, museums are staging exhibitions of encaustic art, workshops in the technique are thriving, and art collectors and dealers are assimilating... Read more >
Artificial Hells
Artificial Hells
Written by Claire Bishop
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844676903
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Artificial Hells
Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship
Written by Claire Bishop


Format: Trade Paperback, 390 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $29.95

Since the 1990s, critics and curators have broadly accepted the notion that participatory art is the ultimate political art: that by encouraging an audience to take part an artist can promote new emancipatory social relations. Around the world, the champions of this form of expression are numerous, ranging from art historians... Read more >
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