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Manga Mania Shoujo
How to Draw the Charming and Romantic Characters of Japanese Comics
Written by Christopher Hart


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $14.99

Shoujo manga is one of the most popular styles of Japanese animation, featuring the most recognizable characters in manga-seen everywhere in comics, books, toys, television, film, and video. Since shoujo is based on stories that focus on peer pressure, romance, and friendship, it initially appealed to young females, but today more... Read more >
Manga Mania Occult & Horror
How to Draw the Elegant and Seductive Characters of the Dark
Written by Christopher Hart


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $14.99

From seductive vampires to corrupt samurai to wicked werewolves, all the inhabitants of the manga occult-and-horror genre welcome you into their nefarious universe. The latest book in the Manga Mania series from best-selling author Christopher Hart takes readers through the world of manga horror and occult with sinfully easy step-by-step instructions... Read more >
The Partnership

(Available January 6, 2015)
The Partnership
Written by Pamela Katz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385534918
Our Price: $30.00
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The Partnership
Brecht, Weill, Three Women, and Germany on the Brink
Written by Pamela Katz


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $30.00

Among the most creative and outsized personalities of the Weimar Republic, that sizzling yet decadent epoch between the Great War and the Nazis' rise to power, were the renegade poet Bertolt Brecht and the rebellious avant-garde composer Kurt Weill. These two young geniuses and the three women vital to their work—actresses... Read more >
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The Partnership
Brecht, Weill, Three Women, and Germany on the Brink
Written by Pamela Katz


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $14.99

Among the most creative and outsized personalities of the Weimar Republic, that sizzling yet decadent epoch between the Great War and the Nazis' rise to power, were the renegade poet Bertolt Brecht and the rebellious avant-garde composer Kurt Weill. These two young geniuses and the three women vital to their work—actresses... Read more >
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aka Marcel Duchamp
Meditations on the Identities of an Artist
Edited by Anne Collins Goodyear and James W. Mcmanus


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2014
Price: $49.95

aka Marcel Duchamp is an anthology of recent essays by leading scholars on Marcel Duchamp, arguably the most influential artist of the twentieth century. With scholarship addressing the full range of Duchamp's career, these papers examine how Duchamp's influence grew and impressed itself upon his contemporaries and subsequent generations of artists... Read more >
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Rethinking the Museum and Other Meditations

Written by Stephen E. Weil


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 17, 2014
Price: $24.95

In these 19 insightful and frequently witty meditations, Stephen E. Weil examines the purposes and functions of the museum in the late 20th century, proposing museums make encounters with a variety of visitors more central to their operation. Read more >
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Still Life Painting Atelier
Still Life Painting Atelier
Written by Michael Friel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307828781
Our Price: $18.99
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Still Life Painting Atelier
An Introduction to Oil Painting
Written by Michael Friel


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 16, 2014
Price: $18.99

The equivalent of a foundation course in traditional oil painting for beginning to intermediate level artists, this in-depth book uses the still life as a practical way to master oil techniques. The still life is a practical, forgiving genre as it does not require the likeness of a portrait or the... Read more >
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Reflections of a Culture Broker
A View from the Smithsonian
Written by Richard Kurin


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 10, 2014
Price: $27.95

Is culture brokered like stocks, real estate, or marriage? In this engaging book, Richard Kurin shows that cultures are also mediated and indeed brokered by countries, organizations, communities, and individuals -- all with their own vision of the truth and varying abilities to impose it on others. Drawing on his diverse... Read more >
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Manga Mania Bishoujo
Manga Mania Bishoujo
Written by Christopher Hart
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770434908
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Manga Mania Bishoujo

Written by Christopher Hart


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $14.99

This books shows aspiring artists exactly how to handle anatomy and muscles, hands and nails, seductive outfits, extreme hairstyles, body language and facial expressions -- everything you need to draw these powerful women of fantasy. Read more >
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Hugs and Misses
Hugs and Misses
Written by Wilhelm Staehle
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781594747335
Our Price: $9.95
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Hugs and Misses
30 Postcards of Awkward Romance
Written by Wilhelm Staehle


Format: Non-traditional book, 30 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $9.95

Here are 30 exquisite postcards from Wilhelm Staehle’s Silhouette Masterpiece Theater (silhouettemasterpiecetheater.com). Each panel in the popular weekly web comic features a painstakingly detailed etching carved from a beautiful painting; the results are gorgeous and very funny. Hugs and Misses is a terrific Valentine’s Day gift, full of lovelorn ladies, roguish... Read more >
Stars and Swipes
Stars and Swipes
Written by Wilhelm Staehle
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781594747342
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Stars and Swipes
30 Postcards of Awkward Americana
Written by Wilhelm Staehle


Format: Non-traditional book, 30 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $9.95

Here are 30 exquisite postcards from Wilhelm Staehle’s Silhouette Masterpiece Theater (silhouettemasterpiecetheater.com). Each panel in the popular weekly web comic features a painstakingly detailed etching carved from a beautiful painting; the results are gorgeous and very funny. Stars and Swipes offers a hilarious vision of classic Americana, with farcical frontiersmen, prattling... Read more >
Video Game Storytelling
Video Game Storytelling
Written by Evan Skolnick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385345828
Our Price: $19.99
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Video Game Storytelling
What Every Developer Needs to Know about Narrative Techniques
Written by Evan Skolnick


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $19.99

UNLOCK YOUR GAME'S NARRATIVE POTENTIAL!

With increasingly sophisticated video games being consumed by an enthusiastic and expanding audience, the pressure is on game developers like never before to deliver exciting stories and engaging characters. With Video Game Storytelling, game writer and producer Evan Skolnick provides a comprehensive yet easy-to-follow guide to storytelling... Read more >
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Video Game Storytelling
Video Game Storytelling
Written by Evan Skolnick
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385345835
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Video Game Storytelling
What Every Developer Needs to Know about Narrative Techniques
Written by Evan Skolnick


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $14.99

UNLOCK YOUR GAME'S NARRATIVE POTENTIAL!

With increasingly sophisticated video games being consumed by an enthusiastic and expanding audience, the pressure is on game developers like never before to deliver exciting stories and engaging characters. With Video Game Storytelling, game writer and producer Evan Skolnick provides a comprehensive yet easy-to-follow guide to storytelling... Read more >
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Manga Mania Magical Girls and Friends
Manga Mania Magical Girls and Friends
Written by Christopher Hart
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770434878
Our Price: $14.99
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Manga Mania Magical Girls and Friends
How to Draw the Super-Popular Action Fantasy Characters of Manga
Written by Christopher Hart


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2014
Price: $14.99

Sailor Moon. Card Captor Sakura. Magical Girl Rayearth. They’re magical girls, and they’re some of the biggest names in manga. Magical girls, ordinary schoolgirls given superpowers, are hugely popular in Japan and the United States. Now Christopher Hart shows fans everywhere how to draw these manga shoujo faves. Faces and body... Read more >
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aka Marcel Duchamp
aka Marcel Duchamp
Edited by Anne Collins Goodyear and James W. Mcmanus
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623151
Our Price: $49.95
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aka Marcel Duchamp
Meditations on the Identities of an Artist
Edited by Anne Collins Goodyear and James W. Mcmanus


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $49.95

aka Marcel Duchamp is an anthology of recent essays by leading scholars on Marcel Duchamp, arguably the most influential artist of the twentieth century. With scholarship addressing the full range of Duchamp's career, these papers examine how Duchamp's influence grew and impressed itself upon his contemporaries and subsequent generations of artists... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Art From Intuition
Art From Intuition
Written by Dean Nimmer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307829375
Our Price: $15.99
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Art From Intuition
Overcoming your Fears and Obstacles to Making Art
Written by Dean Nimmer


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $15.99

Practical self-help for artists who want to free their creativity. Art from Intuition offers artists everywhere a unique system for freeing their own creative intuition, the sixth sense that directs an artist’s drive and work. By letting go of the self-criticism, doubt, and insecurity that discourage artmaking, artists will be able... Read more >
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Mouse Muse
Mouse Muse
Written by Lorna Owen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933940
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Mouse Muse
The Mouse in Art
Written by Lorna Owen


Format: Hardcover, 168 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $35.00

A beautifully designed introduction to art history by way of artworks that feature the mouse—from the ancient world to drawings by Picasso, Disney, and Art Spiegelman.
 
Across centuries and civilizations, artists have used the mouse—the planet’s most common mammal after us—to illustrate our myths and beliefs. Mice have appeared as... Read more >
Popular Skullture
Popular Skullture
Edited by Monte Beauchamp, Designed by Monte Beauchamp, Introduction by Steve Heller
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616555610
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Popular Skullture

Edited by Monte Beauchamp
Designed by Monte Beauchamp
Introduction by Steve Heller


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $19.99

Consumers embrace the skull: Nike, Calvin Klein, Zippo, and Crystal Head Vodka feature them as product lines. Skulls adorn artwork, sneakers, candy, skateboards, jewelry, and even wallpaper. The skull is everywhere in pop culture! Never before has a book addressed the skull as a cover motif during the Golden Age of... Read more >
The Aesthetic Dimension
Toward a Critique of Marxist Aesthetics
Written by Herbert Marcuse


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $19.00

Developing a concept briefly introduced in Counterrevolution and Revolt, Marcuse here addresses the shortcomings of Marxist aesthetic theory and explores a dialectical aesthetic in which art functions as the conscience of society. Marcuse argues that art is the only form or expression that can take up where religion and philosophy fail... Read more >
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Cultural Capital
Cultural Capital
Written by Robert Hewison
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781685914
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Cultural Capital
The Rise and Fall of Creative Britain
Written by Robert Hewison


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $24.95

Britain began the twenty-first century convinced of its creativity. Throughout the New Labour era, the visual and performing arts, museums and galleries, were ceaselessly promoted as a stimulus to national economic revival, a post-industrial revolution where spending on culture would solve everything, from national decline to crime. Tony Blair heralded it...

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Cultural Capital
The Rise and Fall of Creative Britain
Written by Robert Hewison


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $24.95

Britain began the twenty-first century convinced of its creativity. Throughout the New Labour era, the visual and performing arts, museums and galleries, were ceaselessly promoted as a stimulus to national economic revival, a post-industrial revolution where spending on culture would solve everything, from national decline to crime. Tony Blair heralded it...

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Jane Austen Cover to Cover
Jane Austen Cover to Cover
Written by Margaret C. Sullivan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594747250
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Jane Austen Cover to Cover
200 Years of Classic Book Covers
Written by Margaret C. Sullivan


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $24.95

Jane Austen’s six novels are true classics, still immensely popular some 200 years after their first publication. But although the celebrated stories never change, the covers are always different. Jane Austen Cover to Cover compiles two centuries of design, from elegant Victorian hardcovers and the famed 1894 “Peacock” edition to 1950s... Read more >
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Jane Austen Cover to Cover
200 Years of Classic Book Covers
Written by Margaret C. Sullivan


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $24.95

Jane Austen’s six novels are true classics, still immensely popular some 200 years after their first publication. But although the celebrated stories never change, the covers are always different. Jane Austen Cover to Cover compiles two centuries of design, from elegant Victorian hardcovers and the famed 1894 “Peacock” edition to 1950s... Read more >
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New York's Underground Art Museum
New York's Underground Art Museum
Written by Sandra Bloodworth and William Ayres, Preface by Thomas F. Prendergast, Foreword by Stanley Tucci
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580934039
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New York's Underground Art Museum
MTA Arts and Design
Written by Sandra Bloodworth and William Ayres
Preface by Thomas F. Prendergast
Foreword by Stanley Tucci


Format: Hardcover, 264 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $50.00

Initiated in 1985, the MTA Arts & Design collection of public art now encompasses more than 250 projects, creating a dynamic underground museum of contemporary art that spans the entire city and its immediate environs. Since the program was founded, a diverse group of artists—including Elizabeth Murray, Faith Ringgold, Eric Fischl... Read more >
Daily Painting
Daily Painting
Written by Carol Marine
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770435332
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Daily Painting
Paint Small and Often To Become a More Creative, Productive, and Successful Artist
Written by Carol Marine


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $22.99

A unique system for jump-starting artistic creativity, encouraging experimentation and growth, and increasing sales for artists of all levels, from novices to professionals.
 

Do you want to bring the joy back into your art?

Have you landed in a frustrating rut? Are you having trouble selling paintings in galleries, getting bogged... Read more >
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