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Happenings
Happenings
Written by Mildred L. Glimcher, Photographed by Robert R. McElroy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933070
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Happenings
New York, 1958-1963
Written by Mildred L. Glimcher
Photographed by Robert R. McElroy


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $65.00

In early October 1959, thirty-two-year-old Allan Kaprow presented a performance piece entitled "18 Happenings in 6 Parts." This unique conjunction of visual, aural, and physical events, performed for an intimate art world audience by his friends and colleagues, would change the course of art history. The genre of artwork that evolved... 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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The Lady in Gold
The Lady in Gold
Written by Anne-Marie O'Connor
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ISBN: 9780307957566
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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: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $15.99

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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Conversations with Frank Gehry
Conversations with Frank Gehry
Written by Barbara Isenberg
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ISBN: 9780307959720
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Conversations with Frank Gehry

Written by Barbara Isenberg


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2012
Price: $20.99

An unprecedented, intimate, and richly illustrated portrait of Frank Gehry, one of the world’s most influential architects. Drawing on the most candid, revealing, and entertaining conversations she has had with Gehry over the last twenty years, Barbara Isenberg provides new and fascinating insights into the man and his work.

Gehry’s subjects range... Read more >
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Investigating Sex
Investigating Sex
Afterword by Dawn Ades, Edited by Jose Pierre, Introduction by Joann Wypijewski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844677122
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Investigating Sex
Surrealist Discussions
Afterword by Dawn Ades
Edited by Jose Pierre
Introduction by Joann Wypijewski


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2012
Price: $19.95

Are women’s orgasms more intense than men’s? What did André Breton think of homosexuality? Can love be separated from physical desire?

In 1928 a group of surrealist writers and artists held twelve round table discussions to address these questions. Calling them “researches into sexuality,” their bizarre and humorous conversations are now made... Read more >
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Conservation Concerns
A Guide for Collectors and Curators
Written by Konstanze Bachmann


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $16.95

Written in accessible, nontechnical language, this book's twenty-three essays provide invaluable conservation guidelines for a variety of materials and media. Focusing also on proper storage techniques and environmental control, contributors offer information on emergency planning, disaster management, and identifying damages that may require professional treatment.


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Exhibiting Cultures
The Poetics and Politics of Museum Display
Written by Ivan Karp


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $24.95

Debating the practices of museums, galleries, and festivals, Exhibiting Cultures probes the often politically charged relationships among aesthetics, contexts, and implicit assumptions that govern how art and artifacts are displayed and understood. The contributors—museum directors, curators, and scholars in art history, folklore, history, and anthropology—represent a variety of stances on the... Read more >
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Making Museums Matter

Written by Stephen Weil


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $18.95

In this volume of 29 essays, Weil's overarching concern is that museums be able to “earn their keep”—that they make themselves matter—in an environment of potentially shrinking resources. Also included in this collection are reflections on the special qualities of art museums, an investigation into the relationship of current copyright law... Read more >
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The Artist's Guide to Drawing the Clothed Figure
The Artist's Guide to Drawing the Clothed Figure
Written by Michael Massen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780823001194
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The Artist's Guide to Drawing the Clothed Figure
A Complete Resource on Rendering Clothing and Drapery
Written by Michael Massen


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $35.00

In order to effectively draw clothing and drapery, an artist must recognize the basic shapes of clothing and how the principles of physics act upon those shapes.
            Beginning with the basic shapes of clothing and the anatomy of folds, and progressing to final rendering techniques of both sculpted and loose... Read more >
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The Artist's Guide to Drawing the Clothed Figure
The Artist's Guide to Drawing the Clothed Figure
Written by Michael Massen
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ISBN: 9780823001200
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The Artist's Guide to Drawing the Clothed Figure
A Complete Resource on Rendering Clothing and Drapery
Written by Michael Massen


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $20.99

In order to effectively draw clothing and drapery, an artist must recognize the basic shapes of clothing and how the principles of physics act upon those shapes.
            Beginning with the basic shapes of clothing and the anatomy of folds, and progressing to final rendering techniques of both sculpted and loose... Read more >
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Drawing Down the Moon: The Art of Charles Vess
Drawing Down the Moon: The Art of Charles Vess
Written by Charles Vess, Illustrated by Charles Vess
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781595827654
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Drawing Down the Moon: The Art of Charles Vess

Written by Charles Vess
Illustrated by Charles Vess


Format: Trade Paperback, 212 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2011
Price: $29.99

The fantasy art of Charles Vess is acclaimed worldwide, his rich palette, striking compositions, and lavish detail second to none.

Vess created memorable works for such best selling fantasy authors as Neil Gaiman, Susanna Clarke, Charles De Lint, and George R. R. Martin, as well as a who''s-who list of publishers... Read more >
Painting Portraits and Figures in Watercolor
Painting Portraits and Figures in Watercolor
Written by Mary Whyte
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780823026784
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Painting Portraits and Figures in Watercolor

Written by Mary Whyte


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2011
Price: $14.99

Using clear and concise language and in-depth, step-by-step demonstrations, author and renowned artist Mary Whyte guides beginning and intermediate watercolorists through the entire painting process, from selecting materials to fundamental techniques to working with models. Going beyond the practical application of techniques, Whyte helps new artists learn to capture not just... Read more >
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Painting Portraits and Figures in Watercolor
Painting Portraits and Figures in Watercolor
Written by Mary Whyte
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ISBN: 9780823026739
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Painting Portraits and Figures in Watercolor

Written by Mary Whyte


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2011
Price: $24.99

Using clear and concise language and in-depth, step-by-step demonstrations, author and renowned artist Mary Whyte guides beginning and intermediate watercolorists through the entire painting process, from selecting materials to fundamental techniques to working with models. Going beyond the practical application of techniques, Whyte helps new artists capture not just the model's... Read more >
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Apollo's Angels
Apollo's Angels
Written by Jennifer Homans
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812968743
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Apollo's Angels
A History of Ballet
Written by Jennifer Homans


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $20.00

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For more than four hundred years, the art of ballet has stood at the center of Western civilization. Its traditions serve as a record of our past. Lavishly illustrated and beautifully told, Apollo’s Angels—the first cultural history of ballet ever written—is a groundbreaking work. From ballet’s origins in the Renaissance...

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Hopper
Hopper
Written by Mark Strand
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307701244
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Hopper

Written by Mark Strand


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $27.50

Now in rich color, thirty of American painter Edward Hopper’s masterpieces with critiques from acclaimed poet Mark Strand. Strand deftly illuminates the work of the frequently misunderstood American painter, whose enigmatic paintings—of gas stations, storefronts, cafeterias, and hotel rooms—number among the most powerful of our time.
 
In brief but wonderfully... Read more >
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Hopper
Hopper
Written by Mark Strand
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ISBN: 9780307957108
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Hopper

Written by Mark Strand


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $13.99

Now in rich color, thirty of American painter Edward Hopper’s masterpieces with critiques from acclaimed poet Mark Strand. Strand deftly illuminates the work of the frequently misunderstood American painter, whose enigmatic paintings—of gas stations, storefronts, cafeterias, and hotel rooms—number among the most powerful of our time.
 
In brief but wonderfully... Read more >
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Church Misericords and Bench Ends

Written by Richard Hayman


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $9.95

Although misericords were originally installed on the hidden undersides of church folding seats to provide comfort to those standing for long periods of prayer, the have gradually become more ornately carved and decorated. Now they, along with the benches installed in parish churches in the later middle ages, are the objects... Read more >
Classical Drawing Atelier
Classical Drawing Atelier
Written by Juliette Aristides
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780823008377
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Classical Drawing Atelier
A Complete Course in Traditional Studio Practice
Written by Juliette Aristides


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $17.99

Ateliers have produced the greatest artists of all time—and now that educational model is experiencing a renaissance. These studios, a return to classical art training, are based on the nineteenth-century model of teaching artists by pairing them with a master artist over a period of years. Students begin by copying masterworks... Read more >
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Classical Painting Atelier
Classical Painting Atelier
Written by Juliette Aristides
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ISBN: 9780823008360
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Classical Painting Atelier
A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Studio Practice
Written by Juliette Aristides


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $17.99

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... Read more >
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Good Living Street
Good Living Street
Written by Tim Bonyhady
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307378804
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Good Living Street
Portrait of a Patron Family, Vienna 1900
Written by Tim Bonyhady


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $35.00

Vienna and its Secessionist movement at the turn of the last century is the focus of this extraordinary social portrait told through an eminent Viennese family, headed by Hermine and Moriz Gallia, who were among the great patrons of early-twentieth-century Viennese culture at its peak.
 
Good Living Street takes us from the...

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Good Living Street
Good Living Street
Written by Tim Bonyhady
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ISBN: 9780307906816
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Good Living Street
Portrait of a Patron Family, Vienna 1900
Written by Tim Bonyhady


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $19.99

Vienna and its Secessionist movement at the turn of the last century is the focus of this extraordinary social portrait told through an eminent Viennese family, headed by Hermine and Moriz Gallia, who were among the great patrons of early-twentieth-century Viennese culture at its peak.
 
Good Living Street takes us from the...

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Landscape Painting
Landscape Painting
Written by Mitchell Albala
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780823008346
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Landscape Painting
Essential Concepts and Techniques for Plein Air and Studio Practice
Written by Mitchell Albala


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $20.99

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... Read more >
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Lessons in Classical Drawing
Lessons in Classical Drawing
Written by Juliette Aristides
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780823006595
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Lessons in Classical Drawing
Essential Techniques from Inside the Atelier
Written by Juliette Aristides


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $29.99

The practice of drawing…distilled to its essential elements.
 
In this elegant and inspiring primer, master contemporary artist and author Juliette Aristides breaks down the drawing process into small, manageable lessons; introduces time-tested principles and techniques that are easily accessible; and shares the language and context necessary to understand the artistic process and... Read more >
Portrait Painting Atelier
Portrait Painting Atelier
Written by Suzanne Brooker, Foreword by Domenic Cretara
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780823008353
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Portrait Painting Atelier
Old Master Techniques and Contemporary Applications
Written by Suzanne Brooker
Foreword by Domenic Cretara


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $18.99

The art of portraiture approached its apex during the sixteenth century in Europe with the discovery of oil painting when the old masters developed and refined techniques that remain unsurpassed to this day. The ascendance of nonrepresentational art in the middle of the twentieth century displaced these venerable skills, especially in... Read more >
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Bento's Sketchbook
Bento's Sketchbook
Written by John Berger
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307379955
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Bento's Sketchbook

Written by John Berger


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $32.50

Bento's Sketchbook is an exploration of the practice of drawing, as well as a meditation on how we perceive and seek to explore our ever-changing relationship with the world around us.

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