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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 >
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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
Format: Trade Paperback
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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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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Legacies
Collecting America's History at the Smithsonian
Written by Steven Lubar and Kathleen M. Kendrick


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $39.95

The Smithsonian Institution has been America's museum since 1846. What do its vast collections -- from the ruby slippers to a piece of Plymouth Rock, first ladies' gowns to patchwork quilts, a Model T Ford to a customized Ford LTD low rider -- tell Americans about themselves? In this lavishly illustrated... Read more >
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The Total Art of Stalinism
Avant-Garde, Aesthetic Dictatorship, and Beyond
Written by Boris Groys
Translated by Charles Rougle


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $19.95

From the ruins of communism, Boris Groys emerges to provoke our interest in the aesthetic goals pursued with such catastrophic consequences by its founders. Interpreting totalitarian art and literature in the context of cultural history, this brilliant essay likens totalitarian aims to the modernists’ goal of producing world-transformative art. In this... 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 >
The New Colored Pencil
The New Colored Pencil
Written by Kristy Ann Kutch
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770436933
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The New Colored Pencil
Create Luminous Works with Innovative Materials and Techniques
Written by Kristy Ann Kutch


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $24.99

Learn to draw and paint using colored pencils in The New Colored Pencil: a how-to guide for creating vibrant, textured, and easy art illustrations by best-selling author and teacher Kristy Kutch

Master the Latest Breakthroughs in Colored Pencil Art

If you want to create colorful, radiant works of art, colored pencil and... Read more >
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The New Colored Pencil
The New Colored Pencil
Written by Kristy Ann Kutch
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770434472
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The New Colored Pencil
Create Luminous Works with Innovative Materials and Techniques
Written by Kristy Ann Kutch


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $14.99

Learn to draw and paint using colored pencils in The New Colored Pencil: a how-to guide for creating vibrant, textured, and easy art illustrations by best-selling author and teacher Kristy Kutch

Master the Latest Breakthroughs in Colored Pencil Art

If you want to create colorful, radiant works of art, colored pencil and related color... Read more >
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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 >
Cartooning for the Beginner
Cartooning for the Beginner
Written by Christopher Hart
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770434779
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Cartooning for the Beginner

Written by Christopher Hart


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $14.99

Aspiring cartoonists of all ages can begin drawing a repertoire of characters from the moment they follow the wide-ranging yet simplified lessons that fill these instructive pages, written and illustrated by an all-time best-selling artist/teacher.

This complete course, covering both comic strip and animation techniques, begins with lessons on basic cartoon body... Read more >
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Drawing Cutting Edge Anatomy
Drawing Cutting Edge Anatomy
Written by Christopher Hart
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ISBN: 9780770434861
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Drawing Cutting Edge Anatomy
The Ultimate Reference Guide for Comic Book Artists
Written by Christopher Hart


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $14.99

This drawing tutorial from best-selling author Christopher Hart shows artists how to draw exaggerated musculature of super-sized figures in action poses. Read more >
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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 Art of Plants vs. Zombies
The Art of Plants vs. Zombies
Written by Various, Illustrated by Various
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616553319
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The Art of Plants vs. Zombies

Written by Various
Illustrated by Various


Format: Hardcover, 88 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $9.99

Get the story of the mulchifying super hit Plants vs. Zombies™ from the zombies' point of view. Part zombie memoir, part celebration of zombie triumphs, and part antiplant screed, this treasure trove of never-before-seen concept art covers Plants vs. Zombies, Plants vs. Zombies 2, Plants vs. Zombies Adventures, Plants vs. Zombies... Read more >
Bridged Field: Found-Photo Drawings
Bridged Field: Found-Photo Drawings
Written by John Beech, Foreword by Alexander Nagel
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576876916
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Bridged Field: Found-Photo Drawings

Written by John Beech
Foreword by Alexander Nagel


Format: Hardcover, 104 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $45.00

Artist John Beech is known for his innovative transformations of the seemingly mundane into startling works of originality. Proficient in several different mediums, in Bridged Field: Found-Photo Drawings he focuses on self-manipulated photographs. Since 2007 he has collected over 600 found photographs and applied his singular touch to each, letting the... Read more >
The Dinner Party
The Dinner Party
Written by Judy Chicago, Contribution by Jane F. Gerhard, Foreword by Arnold L. Lehman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933896
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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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