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Beyond Grief

(Available September 23, 2014)
Beyond Grief
Written by Cynthia Mills
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623373
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Beyond Grief
Sculpture and Wonder in the Gilded Age Cemetery
Written by Cynthia Mills


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $39.95

Beyond Grief explores high-style funerary sculptures and their functions during the turn of the twentieth century. Many scholars have overlooked these monuments, viewing them as mere oddities, a part of an individual artist's oeuvre, a detail of a patron's biography, or local civic cemetery history. This volume considers them in terms... Read more >
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Beyond Grief
Sculpture and Wonder in the Gilded Age Cemetery
Written by Cynthia Mills


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $39.95

Beyond Grief explores high-style funerary sculptures and their functions during the turn of the twentieth century. Many scholars have overlooked these monuments, viewing them as mere oddities, a part of an individual artist's oeuvre, a detail of a patron's biography, or local civic cemetery history. This volume considers them in terms... Read more >
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Theater of Cruelty

(Available September 16, 2014)
Theater of Cruelty
Written by Ian Buruma
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590177778
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Theater of Cruelty
Art, Film, and the Shadows of War
Written by Ian Buruma


Format: Hardcover, 425 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $29.95

Ian Buruma is fascinated, he writes, “by what makes the human species behave atrociously.” In Theater of Cruelty the acclaimed author of The Wages of Guilt and Year Zero: A History of 1945 once again turns to World War II to explore that question—to the Nazi occupation of Paris, the Allied... Read more >
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Theater of Cruelty
Art, Film, and the Shadows of War
Written by Ian Buruma


Format: eBook, 425 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $29.95

Ian Buruma is fascinated, he writes, “by what makes the human species behave atrociously.” In Theater of Cruelty the acclaimed author of The Wages of Guilt and Year Zero: A History of 1945 once again turns to World War II to explore that question—to the Nazi occupation of Paris, the Allied... Read more >
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Heretics and Heroes
Heretics and Heroes
Written by Thomas Cahill
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385495585
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Heretics and Heroes
How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World
Written by Thomas Cahill


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $16.95

In Volume VI of his acclaimed Hinges of History series, Thomas Cahill guides us through a time so full of innovation that the Western world would not again experience its like until the twentieth century: the new humanism of the Renaissance and the radical religious alterations of the Reformation.
   ... Read more >
The Science Delusion
The Science Delusion
Written by Curtis White
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193908
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The Science Delusion
Asking the Big Questions in a Culture of Easy Answers
Written by Curtis White


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

One of our most brilliant social critics—and the author of the bestselling The Middle Mind—presents a scathing critique of the “delusions” of science alongside a rousing defense of the role of art and philosophy in our culture

The so-called new atheists, most famously Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens, made a splash in the... Read more >
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Math and the Mona Lisa
Math and the Mona Lisa
Written by Bulent Atalay
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588344939
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Math and the Mona Lisa
The Art and Science of Leonardo da Vinci
Written by Bulent Atalay


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $15.95

   Leonardo da Vinci was one of history's true geniuses, equally brilliant as an artist, scientist, and mathematician. Readers of The Da Vinci Code were given a glimpse of the mysterious connections between math, science, and Leonardo's art. Math and the Mona Lisa picks up where The Da Vinci Code left off... Read more >
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Medieval Church Architecture
Medieval Church Architecture
Written by Jon Cannon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812128
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Medieval Church Architecture

Written by Jon Cannon


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $15.95

By the end of the medieval period, Britain’s churches already had an architectural heritage of one thousand years, much of which remains on view today. This guide by architectural historian Jon Cannon uses high-quality photographs and diagrams to help us to analyze the leading changes in style from the Anglo-Saxon period... Read more >
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Medieval Church Architecture

Written by Jon Cannon


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $7.95

By the end of the medieval period, Britain’s churches already had an architectural heritage of one thousand years, much of which remains on view today. This guide by architectural historian Jon Cannon uses high-quality photographs and diagrams to help us to analyze the leading changes in style from the Anglo-Saxon period... Read more >
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The Dinner Party
Restoring Women to History
Written by Judy Chicago
Contribution by Jane F. Gerhard
Foreword by Arnold L. Lehman


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $24.95

The official publication celebrating Judy Chicago’s feminist art masterpiece, The Dinner Party installation at the Brooklyn Museum, and an introduction to outstanding women in history.
 
Judy Chicago’s The Dinner Party is a defining work of feminist and contemporary art that brought women’s history to light on the national stage when it was completed in 1979. Published... Read more >
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Investigating Sex
Surrealist Research 1928-1932
Afterword by Dawn Ades
Edited by Jose Pierre


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $19.95

In January 1928, the surrealists initiated their remarkable “researches into sexuality” with a series of round-table conversations involving key figures such as André Breton, Yves Tanguy, Louis Aragon, Man Ray, Max Ernst and Antonin Artaud. The transcripts, in all their bizarre and fascinating detail, are presented here. While there is plenty... Read more >
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The Astonishing Works of John Altoon
The Astonishing Works of John Altoon
Written by Tim Nye, Contribution by Robert Creeley, Walter Hopps and Dr. Milton Wexler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933865
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The Astonishing Works of John Altoon

Written by Tim Nye
Contribution by Robert Creeley, Walter Hopps and Dr. Milton Wexler


Format: Hardcover, 232 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $75.00

A beautifully produced monograph devoted to the paintings and drawings of John Altoon, a central figure in the Los Angeles art scene of the 1950s and 1960s.
 
Haunting and erotic, Altoon’s colorful paintings and intimate drawings capture a magical moment in postwar California, between the Beat Generation and the... Read more >
Kurt Vonnegut Drawings
Kurt Vonnegut Drawings
Written by Nanette Vonnegut, Contribution by Peter Reed and Kurt Vonnegut
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933773
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Kurt Vonnegut Drawings

Written by Nanette Vonnegut
Contribution by Peter Reed and Kurt Vonnegut


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $40.00

Those who know Kurt Vonnegut as one of America's most beloved and
influential writers will be surprised and delighted to discover that he was also a
gifted graphic artist. This book brings together the finest examples of his funny,
strange, and moving drawings in an inexpensive, beautifully produced gift
volume for... Read more >
Medieval Wall Paintings
Medieval Wall Paintings
Written by Roger Rosewell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812937
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Medieval Wall Paintings

Written by Roger Rosewell


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $15.95

What medieval wall paintings remain in English churches tend to be shadows of their former selves – rare fragments of art that have survived not only the Reformation, but successive waves of iconoclastic zeal and unsympathetic restoration. The whitewashed walls of most parish churches belie the riot of color and decoration... Read more >
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The Dinner Party
The Dinner Party
Written by Judy Chicago, Contribution by Jane F. Gerhard, Foreword by Arnold L. Lehman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933896
Our Price: $45.00
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The Dinner Party
Restoring Women to History
Written by Judy Chicago
Contribution by Jane F. Gerhard
Foreword by Arnold L. Lehman


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $45.00

The official publication celebrating Judy Chicago’s feminist art masterpiece, The Dinner Party installation at the Brooklyn Museum, and an introduction to outstanding women in history.
 
Judy Chicago’s The Dinner Party is a defining work of feminist and contemporary art that brought women’s history to light on the national stage when it... Read more >
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Secret Lives of Great Artists
What Your Teachers Never Told You about Master Painters and Sculptors
Written by Elizabeth Lunday
Illustrated by Mario Zucca


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $16.95

With outraeous anecdotes about everyone from Leonardo (alleged sodomist) to Caraviaggio (convicted murderer) to Edward Hopper (alleged wife beater), Secret Lives of Great Artists recounts the seamy, steamy, and gritty history behind the great masters of international art. You’ll learn that Michelangelo’s body odor was so bad, his assistants couldn’t stand... Read more >
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Witness
Witness
Edited by Teresa A. Carbone and Kellie Jones, Contribution by Connie Choi, Dalila Scruggs and Cynthia Young
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933902
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Witness
Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties
Edited by Teresa A. Carbone and Kellie Jones
Contribution by Connie Choi, Dalila Scruggs and Cynthia Young


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $40.00

Over 100 works by African American artists and others from the 1960s Civil Rights Movement show powerful responses in art to events of black history. Marking the fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Witness accompanies an exhibition organized by the Brooklyn Museum and demonstrates the array of aesthetic... Read more >
The Archaeology of New York State
The Archaeology of New York State
Written by William A. Ritchie
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307820495
Our Price: $19.99
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The Archaeology of New York State

Written by William A. Ritchie


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 19, 2014
Price: $19.99

The most complete account of ancient man in the New York area ever published in one volume, this book traces a rich, 8000-year story of human prehistory. Beginning with the first known inhabitants, Paleo-Indian hunters who lived approximately 7000 B.C., the author gives a detailed chronological account of the complex of... Read more >
Medieval Wall Paintings

Written by Roger Rosewell


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $7.95

What medieval wall paintings remain in English churches tend to be shadows of their former selves – rare fragments of art that have survived not only the Reformation, but successive waves of iconoclastic zeal and unsympathetic restoration. The whitewashed walls of most parish churches belie the riot of color and decoration... Read more >
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The Parthenon Enigma
The Parthenon Enigma
Written by Joan Breton Connelly
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307593382
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The Parthenon Enigma

Written by Joan Breton Connelly


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $35.00

Built in the fifth century b.c., the Parthenon has been venerated for more than two millennia as the West’s ultimate paragon of beauty and proportion. Since the Enlightenment, it has also come to represent our political ideals, the lavish temple to the goddess Athena serving as the model for our most... Read more >
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The Parthenon Enigma
The Parthenon Enigma
Written by Joan Breton Connelly
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385350501
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The Parthenon Enigma

Written by Joan Breton Connelly


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $17.99

Built in the fifth century b.c., the Parthenon has been venerated for more than two millennia as the West’s ultimate paragon of beauty and proportion. Since the Enlightenment, it has also come to represent our political ideals, the lavish temple to the goddess Athena serving as the model for our most... Read more >
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Yoga
Yoga
Edited by Debra Diamond, Contribution by David Gordon White, Tamara Sears, Carl Ernst and Sir James Mallinson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588344595
Our Price: $55.00
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Yoga
The Art of Transformation
Edited by Debra Diamond
Contribution by David Gordon White, Tamara Sears, Carl Ernst and Sir James Mallinson


Format: Hardcover, 360 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $55.00

An exploration of yoga's meanings and transformations over time; the discipline's goals of spiritual enlightenment, worldly power, and health and well-being; and the beauty and profundity of Indian art. Read more >
The Art of Gaman
The Art of Gaman
Written by Delphine Hirasuna, Designed by Kit Hinrichs, Photographed by Terry Heffernan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307808363
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The Art of Gaman
Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps 1942-1946
Written by Delphine Hirasuna
Designed by Kit Hinrichs
Photographed by Terry Heffernan


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $18.99

In 1942, Executive Order 9066 mandated the incarceration of 110,000 Japanese Americans, including men, women, children, the elderly, and the infirm, for the duration of the war. Allowed only what they could carry, they were given just a few days to settle their affairs and report to assembly centers. Businesses were... Read more >
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Earth Matters
Earth Matters
Written by Karen E. Milbourne, Contribution by Allan DeSouza, Clive van den Berg, Wangechi Mutu and George Osodi
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933704
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Earth Matters
Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa
Written by Karen E. Milbourne
Contribution by Allan DeSouza, Clive van den Berg, Wangechi Mutu and George Osodi


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $50.00

Featuring more than 100 extraordinary works of art from 1800 to the present, Earth Matters reveals how African individuals and communities have visually mediated their most poignant relationships with the land—whether it be to earth as a sacred or medicinal material, as something uncovered by mining or claimed by burial, as a... Read more >
Heretics and Heroes
Heretics and Heroes
Written by Thomas Cahill, Read by Thomas Cahill
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307967497
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Heretics and Heroes
How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World
Written by Thomas Cahill
Read by Thomas Cahill


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $40.00

From the inimitable bestselling author Thomas Cahill, another popular history—this one focusing on how the innovations of the Renaissance and the Reformation changed the Western world. A truly revolutionary book.
 
In Volume VI of his acclaimed Hinges of History series, Thomas Cahill guides us through the thrilling period of the Renaissance and... Read more >
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