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The GH Kaestlin Collection of Imperial Russian and Zemstvo Stamps
The GH Kaestlin Collection of Imperial Russian and Zemstvo Stamps
Written by Thomas Lera and Leon Finik
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623113
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The GH Kaestlin Collection of Imperial Russian and Zemstvo Stamps

Written by Thomas Lera and Leon Finik


Format: Hardcover, 307 pages
On Sale: December 23, 2012
Price: $49.95

A quiet philatelist, George H. Kaestlin joined the original Rossika Society in 1935 along with the better known Theo B. Lavroff and K. Szymanowski. Whereas Lavroff contributed significantly to Russian philately as an author and researcher and Szymanowski was an avid collector, Kaestlin collected privately. Born in Moscow, circa 1893, Kaestlin... Read more >
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The Network
The Network
Written by Lincoln Schatz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343352
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The Network
Portrait Conversations
Written by Lincoln Schatz


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $39.95

As the nation grapples with some of the greatest developments and challenges to date, The Network presents a dynamic portrait of the people who help shape America's current technology, policy, and education. Drawing inspiration from Richard Avedon's 1976 photographic portfolio, The Family, The Network consists of generative video portraits of 100... Read more >
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Watercolor Painting
Watercolor Painting
Written by Tom Hoffmann
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780823006731
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Watercolor Painting
A Comprehensive Approach to Mastering the Medium
Written by Tom Hoffmann


Format: Hardcover0
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $35.00

The beauty of a watercolor painting lies in its diaphanous layers, delicate strokes, and luminous washes. However, the very features that define the beauty of the medium can make it difficult to master. This complete guide to understanding the relationships between color, value, wetness, and composition unravels the mysteries of watercolor... Read more >
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Watercolor Painting
Watercolor Painting
Written by Tom Hoffmann
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ISBN: 9780823006748
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Watercolor Painting
A Comprehensive Approach to Mastering the Medium
Written by Tom Hoffmann


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $17.99

The beauty of a watercolor painting lies in its diaphanous layers, delicate strokes, and luminous washes. However, the very features that define the beauty of the medium can make it difficult to master. This complete guide to understanding the relationships between color, value, wetness, and composition unravels the mysteries of watercolor... Read more >
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Van Gogh
Van Gogh
Written by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375758973
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Van Gogh
The Life
Written by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 976 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $25.00

Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith, who galvanized readers with their Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Jackson Pollock, have written another tour de force—an exquisitely detailed, compellingly readable portrait of Vincent van Gogh. Working with the full cooperation of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, Naifeh and Smith have accessed a wealth... Read more >
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African Cosmos
African Cosmos
Written by Christine M. Kreamer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933438
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African Cosmos

Written by Christine M. Kreamer


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2012
Price: $60.00

A groundbreaking scholarly publication, accompanying an exhibition organized by the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, African Cosmos: Stellar Arts brings together exceptional works of art, dating from ancient times to the present, and essays by leading scholars and contemporary artists to consider African cultural astronomy: creativity and artistic practice... Read more >
Always Looking
Always Looking
Written by John Updike, Edited by Christopher Carduff
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307957306
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Always Looking
Essays on Art
Written by John Updike
Edited by Christopher Carduff


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2012
Price: $45.00

In this posthumous collection of John Updike’s art writings, a companion volume to the acclaimed Just Looking (1989) and Still Looking (2005), readers are again treated to “remarkably elegant essays” (Newsday) in which “the psychological concerns of the novelist drive the eye from work to work until a deep understanding of...

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Always Looking
Always Looking
Written by John Updike, Edited by Christopher Carduff
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ISBN: 9780307961839
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Always Looking
Essays on Art
Written by John Updike
Edited by Christopher Carduff


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2012
Price: $35.99

In this posthumous collection of John Updike’s art writings, a companion volume to the acclaimed Just Looking (1989) and Still Looking (2005), readers are again treated to “remarkably elegant essays” (Newsday) in which “the psychological concerns of the novelist drive the eye from work to work until a deep understanding of...

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Queen's Blade
Queen's Blade
Edited by Hobby Japan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935654551
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Queen's Blade
Visual Collection
Edited by Hobby Japan


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2012
Price: $39.95

It is medieval times, and a traditional tournament is about to take place across the land. Known in the underworld as The Queen's Blade, this battle royale is held every four years to determine the land's most beautiful and powerful Queen.

While most of the battles are staged in the Queen's... Read more >
The Artist's Guide to Drawing Animals
The Artist's Guide to Drawing Animals
Written by J.C. Amberlyn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823014231
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The Artist's Guide to Drawing Animals
How to Draw Cats, Dogs, and Other Favorite Pets
Written by J.C. Amberlyn


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $24.99

In this step-by-step how-to guide to creating classic portraits of animals in pencil and pen-and-ink, artist J. C. Amberlyn combines her love of pets and other familiar domestic creatures with her beautiful, detailed drawing style. Covering a variety of animals from dogs and cats to barnyard critters like cows and sheep and... Read more >
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The Artist's Guide to Drawing Animals
The Artist's Guide to Drawing Animals
Written by J.C. Amberlyn
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ISBN: 9780823014248
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The Artist's Guide to Drawing Animals
How to Draw Cats, Dogs, and Other Favorite Pets
Written by J.C. Amberlyn


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $14.99

In this step-by-step how-to guide to creating classic portraits of animals in pencil and pen-and-ink, artist J. C. Amberlyn combines her love of pets and other familiar domestic creatures with her beautiful, detailed drawing style. Covering a variety of animals from dogs and cats to barnyard critters like cows and sheep and... Read more >
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Saul Steinberg
Saul Steinberg
Written by Deirdre Bair
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385524483
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Saul Steinberg
A Biography
Written by Deirdre Bair


Format: Hardcover, 752 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $40.00

From National Book Award winner Deirdre Bair, the definitive biography of Saul Steinberg, one of The New Yorker's most iconic artists.
 
The issue date was March 29, 1976. The New Yorker cost 75 cents. And on the cover unfolded Saul Steinberg's vision of the world: New York City, the Hudson River, and...

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Saul Steinberg
Saul Steinberg
Written by Deirdre Bair
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385534987
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Saul Steinberg
A Biography
Written by Deirdre Bair


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $17.99

From National Book Award winner Deirdre Bair, the definitive biography of Saul Steinberg, one of The New Yorker's most iconic artists.
 
The issue date was March 29, 1976. The New Yorker cost 75 cents. And on the cover unfolded Saul Steinberg's vision of the world: New York City, the Hudson River, and...

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Carl Aubock
Carl Aubock
Text by Carl Aubock, Sophia Lambrakis and Patrick Parrish, Edited by Clemens Kois and Brian Janusiak
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576876152
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Carl Aubock
The Workshop
Text by Carl Aubock, Sophia Lambrakis and Patrick Parrish
Edited by Clemens Kois and Brian Janusiak


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $60.00

The work Austria's premier design and fabrication shop—specializing in modern and sophisticated objects for the home in bronze, horn, wood, wicker, leather, and glass for over a century—is collected in Carl Auböck: The Workshop.

The Werkstätte (Workshop) Carl Auböck was founded in the 19th century—one of many workshops in Vienna specializing in... Read more >
The Art of Betty & Veronica
The Art of Betty & Veronica
Edited by Victor Gorelick and Craig Yoe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781936975037
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The Art of Betty & Veronica

Edited by Victor Gorelick and Craig Yoe


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $29.99

Finally, a gorgeous full-color hardcover art book featuring the best Betty & Veronica artwork from their 70 year history as America's reigning cartoon high school icons. Features beautiful full-color artwork by fan favorite artists Dan DeCarlo, Harry Lucey, Bob Montana, Dan Parent and many more in a deluxe edition with an... Read more >
Angels of Paris
Angels of Paris
Written by Rosemary Flannery, Photographed by Rosemary Flannery
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781936941018
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Angels of Paris
An Architectural Tour Through the History of Paris
Written by Rosemary Flannery
Photographed by Rosemary Flannery


Format: Hardcover, 232 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $19.95

Angels are sculpted everywhere in Paris, not just on churches but in unexpected places: holding a lightning rod atop the Théâtre du Châtelet’s roof, adorning a seventeenth-century gilded sundial inside a courtyard at the Sorbonne, hovering above a railroad headquarters where a beautiful stone frieze features young angels flying in to... Read more >
Against the Grain
Against the Grain
Written by Lowery Sims
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933445
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Against the Grain
Wood in Contemporary Art, Craft, and Design
Written by Lowery Sims


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $45.00

Focusing on some of the most interesting conceptual technical trends in wood working today, Against the Grain includes approximately 65 vessels, sculptures, furniture, and installations, created since 2000, which provocatively defy categories and celebrate the visual dynamics of wood. The book demonstrates how contemporary creators have engaged the medium of wood... Read more >
Rome
Rome
Written by Robert Hughes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375711688
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Rome
A Cultural, Visual, and Personal History
Written by Robert Hughes


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $18.95

From Robert Hughes, one of the greatest art and cultural critics of our time, comes a sprawling, comprehensive, and deeply personal history of Rome—as a city, as an empire, and as an origin of Western art and civilization.
 
Starting on a personal note, Hughes takes us to the Rome he... Read more >
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Cezanne
Cezanne
Written by Alex Danchev
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307377074
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Cezanne
A Life
Written by Alex Danchev


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $40.00

With 32-pages of full-color inserts, and black-and-white illustrations throughout.

Alex Danchev gives us the first comprehensive assessment of the revolutionary work and restless life of Paul Cézanne to be published in decades. One of the most influential painters of his time and beyond, Cézanne was the exemplary artist-creator of the modern age...

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Cezanne
Cezanne
Written by Alex Danchev
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ISBN: 9780307907790
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Cezanne
A Life
Written by Alex Danchev


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $19.99

With 32-pages of full-color inserts, and black-and-white illustrations throughout.

Alex Danchev gives us the first comprehensive assessment of the revolutionary work and restless life of Paul Cézanne to be published in decades. One of the most influential painters of his time and beyond, Cézanne was the exemplary artist-creator of the modern age...

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The Lost Battles
The Lost Battles
Written by Jonathan Jones
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307961013
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The Lost Battles
Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the Artistic Duel That Defined the Renaissance
Written by Jonathan Jones


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $13.99

From one of Britain’s most respected and acclaimed art historians, art critic of The Guardian—the galvanizing story of a sixteenth-century clash of titans, the two greatest minds of the Renaissance, working side by side in the same room in a fierce competition: the master Leonardo da Vinci, commissioned by the Florentine... Read more >
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Glittering Images
Glittering Images
Written by Camille Paglia
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375424601
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Glittering Images
A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars
Written by Camille Paglia


Format: Hardcover0
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $30.00

WIth full-color illustrations throughout

From the best-selling author of Sexual Personae and Break, Blow, Burn and one of our most acclaimed cultural critics, here is an enthralling journey through Western art’s defining moments, from the ancient Egyptian tomb of Queen Nefertari to George Lucas’s volcano planet duel in Revenge of the Sith.

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Glittering Images
Glittering Images
Written by Camille Paglia
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907806
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Glittering Images
A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars
Written by Camille Paglia


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $12.99

WIth full-color illustrations throughout

From the best-selling author of Sexual Personae and Break, Blow, Burn and one of our most acclaimed cultural critics, here is an enthralling journey through Western art’s defining moments, from the ancient Egyptian tomb of Queen Nefertari to George Lucas’s volcano planet duel in Revenge of the Sith.

America’s...

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Young Artists Draw Animals
Young Artists Draw Animals
Written by Christopher Hart
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780823007196
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Young Artists Draw Animals

Written by Christopher Hart


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $9.99

Do You Love Animals? Now you can learn to draw them on your own!
 
This book has everything that the animal-loving artist needs! To get started, you’ll learn how to draw animals’ basic head and body shapes . . . and that’s just the beginning! Over 100 different animals from around the... Read more >
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Young Artists Draw Animals
Young Artists Draw Animals
Written by Christopher Hart
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ISBN: 9780823007189
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Young Artists Draw Animals

Written by Christopher Hart


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $14.99

Do You Love Animals? Now you can learn to draw them on your own!
 
This book has everything that the animal-loving artist needs! To get started, you’ll learn how to draw animals’ basic head and body shapes . . . and that’s just the beginning! Over 100 different animals from around the... Read more >
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