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Little Book of Book Making
Little Book of Book Making
Written by Charlotte Rivers, Foreword by Esther K. Smith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770435158
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Little Book of Book Making
Timeless Techniques and Fresh Ideas for Beautiful Handmade Books
Written by Charlotte Rivers
Foreword by Esther K. Smith


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $12.99

Making books by hand has never been cooler, with this inspiring guide to 30 top bookmakers working today, plus 21 tutorials for essential techniques to make your own books.

Crafters, artists, writers, and book lovers can't resist a beautifully handbound book. Packed with wonderfully eclectic examples, this book explores the intriguing creative... Read more >
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Little Book of Book Making
Little Book of Book Making
Written by Charlotte Rivers, Foreword by Esther K. Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770435141
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Little Book of Book Making
Timeless Techniques and Fresh Ideas for Beautiful Handmade Books
Written by Charlotte Rivers
Foreword by Esther K. Smith


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $22.99

Making books by hand has never been cooler, with this inspiring guide to 30 top bookmakers working today, plus 21 tutorials for essential techniques to make your own books.

Crafters, artists, writers, and book lovers can't resist a beautifully handbound book. Packed with wonderfully eclectic examples, this book explores the intriguing creative... Read more >
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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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What We See When We Read
What We See When We Read
Written by Peter Mendelsund
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804171632
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What We See When We Read

Written by Peter Mendelsund


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

A San Francisco Chronicle and Kirkus Best Book of the Year

A gorgeously unique, fully illustrated exploration into the phenomenology of reading—how we visualize images from reading works of literature, from one of our very best book jacket designers, himself a passionate reader.

What do we see when we read? Did Tolstoy really... Read more >
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What We See When We Read
What We See When We Read
Written by Peter Mendelsund
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ISBN: 9780804171649
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What We See When We Read

Written by Peter Mendelsund


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $13.99

A San Francisco Chronicle and Kirkus Best Book of the Year

A gorgeously unique, fully illustrated exploration into the phenomenology of reading—how we visualize images from reading works of literature, from one of our very best book jacket designers, himself a passionate reader.

What do we see when we read? Did Tolstoy really... 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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On the New
On the New
Written by Boris Groys
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781682937
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On the New

Written by Boris Groys


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $95.00

On the New looks at the economies of exchange and valuation that drive modern culture's key sites: the intellectual marketplace and the archive. As ideas move from one context to another, newness is created. This continuous shifting of the line that separates the valuable from the worthless, culture from profanity, is... Read more >
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Treasures from the Smithsonian Engagement Calendar 2015
Treasures from the Smithsonian Engagement Calendar 2015
Written by Smithsonian Institution
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781588344632
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Treasures from the Smithsonian Engagement Calendar 2015

Written by Smithsonian Institution


Format: Non-traditional book, 124 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $13.99

Treasures from the Smithsonian Institution 2015 Engagement Calendar highlights a spectacular array of riches from the Smithsonian's nineteen museums and galleries, in addition to entries from the National Zoological Park and Smithsonian research centers. Each spread features a full-color photograph of an object from the Smithsonian's vast holdings along with detailed... Read more >
Words for Pictures
Words for Pictures
Written by Brian Michael Bendis, Foreword by Joe Quesada
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770434359
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Words for Pictures
The Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels
Written by Brian Michael Bendis
Foreword by Joe Quesada


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $24.99

Best-selling Marvel Comics writer Brian Michael Bendis reveals the comic book writing secrets behind his work on The Avengers, Ultimate Spider-Man, All-New X-Men, and more.

One of the most popular writers in modern comics, Brian Michael Bendis reveals the tools and techniques he and other top creators use to create some of the most... Read more >
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Words for Pictures
Words for Pictures
Written by Brian Michael Bendis, Foreword by Joe Quesada
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770434366
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Words for Pictures
The Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels
Written by Brian Michael Bendis
Foreword by Joe Quesada


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $14.99

Best-selling Marvel Comics writer Brian Michael Bendis reveals the comic book writing secrets behind his work on The Avengers, Ultimate Spider-Man, All-New X-Men, and more.

Arguably the most popular writer in modern comics, Brian Michael Bendis shares the tools and techniques he uses to create some of the most popular comic book... Read more >
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Critical Issues in Public Art
Content, Context, and Controversy
Written by Harriet Senie


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $27.95

In this groundbreaking anthology, twenty-two artists, architects, historians, critics, curators, and philosophers explore the role of public art in creating a national identity, contending that each work can only be understood by analyzing the context in which it is commissioned, built, and received. They emphasize the historical continuum between traditional works... Read more >
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From Knowledge to Narrative
Educators and the Changing Museum
Written by Lisa Roberts


Format: eBook, 216 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $18.95

From Knowledge to Narrative shows that museum educators—professionals responsible for making collections intelligble to viewers—have become central figures in shaping exhibits. Challenging the traditional, scholarly presentation of objects, educators argue that, rather than transmitting knowledge, museums' displays should construct narratives that are determined as much by what is meaningful to visitors... Read more >
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On the New
On the New
Written by Boris Groys
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781682920
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On the New

Written by Boris Groys


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $22.95

On the New looks at the economies of exchange and valuation that drive modern culture's key sites: the intellectual marketplace and the archive. As ideas move from one context to another, newness is created. This continuous shifting of the line that separates the valuable from the worthless, culture from profanity, is... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
On the New

Written by Boris Groys


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $22.95

On the New looks at the economies of exchange and valuation that drive modern culture's key sites: the intellectual marketplace and the archive. As ideas move from one context to another, newness is created. This continuous shifting of the line that separates the valuable from the worthless, culture from profanity, is... Read more >
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The Museum in Transition
A Philosophical Perspective
Written by Hilde S. Hein


Format: eBook, 220 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $17.95

During the past thirty years, museums of all kinds have tried to become more responsive to the interests of a diverse public. With exhibitions becoming people-centered, idea-oriented, and contextualized, the boundaries between museums and the “real” world are eroding. Setting the transition from object-centered to story-centered exhibitions in a philosophical framework... 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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Delirious New York
A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan
Written by Rem Koolhaas


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $19.95

Since its original publication in 1978, Delirious New York has attained mythic status. Back in print in a newly designed edition, this influential cultural, architectural, and social history of New York is even more popular, selling out its first printing on publication. Rem Koolhaas's celebration and analysis of New York depicts the city... Read more >
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Rendering in Pen and Ink
Rendering in Pen and Ink
Written by Arthur L. Guptill
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831880
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Rendering in Pen and Ink
The Classic Book On Pen and Ink Techniques for Artists, Illustrators, Architects , and Designers
Written by Arthur L. Guptill


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $17.99

Arthur L. Guptill's classic Rendering in Pen and Ink has long been regarded as the most comprehensive book ever published on the subject of ink drawing. This is a book designed to delight and instruct anyone who draws with pen and ink, from the professional artist to the amateur and hobbyist... Read more >
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Museums in Britain
Museums in Britain
Written by Christine Garwood
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ISBN: 9780747811961
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Museums in Britain
A History
Written by Christine Garwood


Format: Trade Paperback, 70 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $12.95

Museums are at the heart of the nation's cultural life, bastions of Britishness in almost every major city and town. Together they detail myriad aspects of our heritage: from lawnmowers to cuckoo clocks, pencils to chairs, there seems to be no end to the subject matter deemed worthy of collection and... Read more >
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Institutional Time
A Critique of Studio Art Education
Written by Judy Chicago


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $19.95

A revered teacher and the most influential feminist artist of our time, Judy Chicago provides an autobiographical look at higher education in art, a must-read for aspiring artists and educators in studio art programs. 
 
How should women—and men—be prepared for a career in today’s art world? For more than a decade, Judy... Read more >
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Museums in Britain
A History
Written by Christine Garwood


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $7.95

Museums are at the heart of the nation's cultural life, bastions of Britishness in almost every major city and town. Together they detail myriad aspects of our heritage: from lawnmowers to cuckoo clocks, pencils to chairs, there seems to be no end to the subject matter deemed worthy of collection and... Read more >
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The Mind's Eye
The Mind's Eye
Edited by Jeremy Frommer and Rick Schwartz, Introduction by Ben Bova
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576876862
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The Mind's Eye
The Art of Omni
Edited by Jeremy Frommer and Rick Schwartz
Introduction by Ben Bova


Format: Hardcover, 180 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $60.00

Omni was a jewel among popular science magazines of its era (1978–1998). Science Digest, Science News, Scientific America, and Discover may have all been selling well to armchair scientists, but Omni masterfully blended cutting edge science news and science fiction, flashy graphic design, a touch of sex, and the images of... Read more >
Anatomy Lessons From the Great Masters
Anatomy Lessons From the Great Masters
Written by Robert Beverly Hale and Terence Coyle
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307786449
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Anatomy Lessons From the Great Masters

Written by Robert Beverly Hale and Terence Coyle


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $14.99

This classic book, whose foremost author was one of the great artistic anatomy teachers of the twentieth century, is an invaluable instructor and reference guide for any professional, amateur, or student artist who depicts the human form.

Revealing the drawing principles behind one hundred inspiring masterpieces, the book presents work by... Read more >
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