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Pop Manga
Pop Manga
Written by Camilla D'Errico and Stephen W. Martin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307985514
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Pop Manga
How to Draw the Coolest, Cutest Characters, Animals, Mascots, and More
Written by Camilla D'Errico and Stephen W. Martin


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $16.99

Renowned manga artist and comics creator Camilla D'Errico's beginner's guide to drawing her signature Japanese-style characters.
From comics to video games to contemporary fine art, the beautiful, wide-eyed-girl look of shoujo manga has infiltrated pop culture, and no artist's work today better exemplifies this trend than Camilla D'Errico's.  In her first instructional... Read more >
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Balthus
Balthus
Written by Nicholas Fox Weber
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385352765
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Balthus
A Biography
Written by Nicholas Fox Weber


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2013
Price: $16.99

The first full-scale biography of one of the most elusive and enigmatic painters of our time -- the self-proclaimed Count Balthus Klossowski de Rola -- whose brilliantly rendered, markedly sexualized portraits, especially of young girls, are among the most memorable images in contemporary art.

The story of Balthus's life has been shrouded... Read more >
National Geographic Angry Birds Star Wars
National Geographic Angry Birds Star Wars
Written by Amy Briggs, Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426213021
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National Geographic Angry Birds Star Wars
The Science Behind the Saga
Written by Amy Briggs
Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $13.95

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away... three worlds collided. Angry Birds, Star Wars, and National Geographic united to take their fans on a galactic mission to uncover the true stories, inventions, and unbelievable science behind the science fiction. Discover how art imitates life by exploring the discovery... Read more >
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National Geographic Angry Birds Star Wars
National Geographic Angry Birds Star Wars
Written by Amy Briggs
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213038
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National Geographic Angry Birds Star Wars
The Science Behind the Saga
Written by Amy Briggs


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $22.95

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away... three worlds collided. Angry Birds, Star Wars, and National Geographic united to take their fans on a galactic mission to uncover the true stories, inventions, and unbelievable science behind the science fiction. Discover how art imitates life by exploring the discovery...

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Best of Both Worlds
Museums, Libraries, and Archives in the Digital Age
Written by G. Wayne Clough


Format: eBook, 78 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $0.00

Wayne Clough, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, asks “How can we prepare ourselves to reach the generation of digital natives who bring a huge appetite—and aptitude—for the digital world?” He explains how the Smithsonian is tackling this issue in Best of Both Worlds: Museums, Libraries, and Archives in a Digital Age.

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Behind Closed Doors
Behind Closed Doors
Edited by Richard Aste
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933650
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Behind Closed Doors
Art in the Spanish American Home 1492-1898
Edited by Richard Aste


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $50.00

A critical contribution to the burgeoning field of Spanish colonial art, Behind Closed Doors reveals how art and luxury goods together signaled the identity and status of Spanish Americans struggling to claim their place in a fluid New World hierarchy.

By the early sixteenth century, the Spanish practice of defining status... Read more >
Show Me a Story!
Show Me a Story!
Edited by Leonard S. Marcus
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763664640
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Show Me a Story!
Why Picture Books Matter: Conversations with 21 of the World's Most Celebrated Illustrators
Edited by Leonard S. Marcus


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $15.99

In compelling interviews by the acclaimed Leonard S. Marcus, twenty-one top authors and illustrators reveal their inside stories on the art of creating picture books.

Max and Mickey; Miss Nelson; Pack, Quack, and Mrs. Mallard; Pigeon; Sylvester; John Henry; and a very hungry caterpillar — these are just a few of the... Read more >
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Domesticating History
The Political Origins of America's House Museums
Written by Patricia West


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $27.95

Celebrating the lives of famous men and women, historic house museums showcase restored rooms and period furnishings, and portray in detail their former occupants' daily lives. But behind the gilded molding and curtain brocade lie the largely unknown, politically charged stories of how the homes were first established as museums. Focusing... Read more >
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Manga for the Beginner Midnight Monsters
Manga for the Beginner Midnight Monsters
Written by Christopher Hart
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ISBN: 9780823007110
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Manga for the Beginner Midnight Monsters
How to Draw Zombies, Vampires, and Other Delightfully Devious Characters of Japanese Comics
Written by Christopher Hart


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $15.99

Using step-by-step instruction on how to draw Japanese manga and anime zombies, vampires, and monsters, best-selling author Christopher Hart teaches artists how they can create their own spooky manga characters.

With the occult running rampant in today's television, movies, and other media, it's no wonder that the scary, monstrous, and... Read more >
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Manga for the Beginner Midnight Monsters
Manga for the Beginner Midnight Monsters
Written by Christopher Hart
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823007103
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Manga for the Beginner Midnight Monsters
How to Draw Zombies, Vampires, and Other Delightfully Devious Characters of Japanese Comics
Written by Christopher Hart


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $21.99

Using step-by-step instruction on how to draw Japanese manga and anime zombies, vampires, and monsters, best-selling author Christopher Hart teaches artists how they can create their own spooky manga characters.

With the occult running rampant in today's television, movies, and other media, it's no wonder that the scary, monstrous, and... Read more >
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Museums and Communities
The Politics of Public Culture
Edited by Ivan Karp, Christine Mullen Kreamer and Steven Levine


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $28.95

Contributors to this volume examine and illustrate struggles and collaborations among museums, festivals, tourism, and historic preservation projects and the communities they represent and serve. Essays include the role of museums in civil society, the history of African-American collections, and experiments with museum-community dialogue about the design of a multicultural society... Read more >
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The Surrealist Home
The Surrealist Home
Written by Will Hobson
Format: Boxed Set
ISBN: 9781611800289
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The Surrealist Home
A Box of Domestic Games
Written by Will Hobson


Format: Boxed Set
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $24.95

A quirky compendium of questionnaires, tests, and games that explore the psychology of home and domestic relationships, from the creators of Mind Games and Psychobox.

How do your personality and your home reflect each other? What about your relationships with your spouse, children, and guests? The Surrealist Home answers these questions and... Read more >
Learn Calligraphy
Learn Calligraphy
Written by Margaret Shepherd
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770434595
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Learn Calligraphy
The Complete Book of Lettering and Design
Written by Margaret Shepherd


Format: eBook, 168 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2013
Price: $10.99

In an age of myriad computer fonts and instant communication, your handwriting style is increasingly a very personal creation. In this book, Margaret Shepherd, America's premier calligrapher, shows you that calligraphy is not simply a craft you can learn, but an elegant art form that you can make your own.

Calligraphy remains... Read more >
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Patchwork and Quilting in Britain
Patchwork and Quilting in Britain
Written by Heather Audin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812418
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Patchwork and Quilting in Britain

Written by Heather Audin


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $12.95

Patchwork quilts are hugely evocative emblems of our domestic past. With no two quite the same, each example hints at both the story of the particular household in which it was  produced and at a larger piece of social history. But quilting is by no means only historical, with the craft... Read more >
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Patchwork and Quilting in Britain

Written by Heather Audin


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $7.95

Patchwork quilts are hugely evocative emblems of our domestic past. With no two quite the same, each example hints both at the story of the particular household in which it was produced and at a larger piece of social history. But quilting is by no means only historical, with the craft... Read more >
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The Artist's Complete Guide to Drawing the Head
The Artist's Complete Guide to Drawing the Head
Written by William Maughan
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ISBN: 9780770434731
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The Artist's Complete Guide to Drawing the Head

Written by William Maughan


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2013
Price: $14.99

In this innovative guide, master art instructor William Maughan demonstrates how to create a realistic human likeness by using the classic and highly accurate modeling technique of chiaroscuro (Italian for “light and dark”) developed by Leonardo da Vinci during the High Renaissance.

Maughan first introduces readers to the basics of this centuries-old... Read more >
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The Shock of the New
The Shock of the New
Written by Robert Hughes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307815552
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The Shock of the New

Written by Robert Hughes


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2013
Price: $37.99

A beautifully illustrated hundred-year history of modern art, from cubism to pop and avant-guard. More than 250 color photos.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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Glittering Images
Glittering Images
Written by Camille Paglia
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ISBN: 9780307278029
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Glittering Images
A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars
Written by Camille Paglia


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $18.95

Modern life is a sea of images. With so much visual data bombarding us—from personal devices to mass media—our brains must rapidly adapt to make sense of it all. Here to guide us is America's premier intellectual provocateur, Camille Paglia.
   In these pages, Paglia returns to the subject that made her famous...

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The Lost Battles
The Lost Battles
Written by Jonathan Jones
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ISBN: 9780307741783
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The Lost Battles
Leonardo, Michelangelo and the Artistic Duel That Defined the Renaissance
Written by Jonathan Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $17.00

In 1504, the informal rivalry between two of the most celebrated artists in Florence became a direct competition. Michelangelo was commissioned to paint a scene from the ancient battle of Cascina on a wall of the Palazzo Vecchio—in the same room where Leonardo da Vinci had already been commissioned to paint...

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Human Anatomy Made Amazingly Easy
Human Anatomy Made Amazingly Easy
Written by Christopher Hart
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ISBN: 9780770434700
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Human Anatomy Made Amazingly Easy

Written by Christopher Hart


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2013
Price: $14.99

From head to toe, the human form, in all its complexities, is visually simplified to such a degree in this remarkable workbook that even complete beginners will soon be able to draw accurate, well-proportioned faces and figures every time they try.

Avoiding complex charts of muscles and bones that are more... Read more >
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Drawing Animals Made Amazingly Easy
Drawing Animals Made Amazingly Easy
Written by Christopher Hart
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ISBN: 9780770434717
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Drawing Animals Made Amazingly Easy

Written by Christopher Hart


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2013
Price: $12.99

Christopher Hart, America’s best-selling author of art instruction books, tosses all that aside to make drawing animals truly amazingly easy, by simplifying animal anatomy so that artists can get the poses they really want. What does that animal look like as it moves, bends, twists, jumps, runs? Simplified skeletons and an... Read more >
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The Art-Architecture Complex

Written by Hal Foster


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $24.95

Hal Foster, author of the acclaimed Design and Crime, argues that a fusion of architecture and art is a defining feature of contemporary culture. He identifies a “global style” of architecture—as practiced by Norman Foster, Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano—analogous to the international style of Le Corbusier, Gropius and Mies. 

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The Art-Architecture Complex
The Art-Architecture Complex
Written by Hal Foster
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ISBN: 9781781681046
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The Art-Architecture Complex

Written by Hal Foster


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $24.95

Hal Foster, author of the acclaimed Design and Crime, argues that a fusion of architecture and art is a defining feature of contemporary culture. He identifies a “global style” of architecture—as practiced by Norman Foster, Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano—analogous to the international style of Le Corbusier, Gropius and Mies. 

More... Read more >
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Conversation Pieces
Inspirational objects in UCL's historic collections
Written by Mark Carnall


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $13.95

This book, beautifully illustrated with specially commissioned photography, is a celebration of UCL’s unique collections, with leading academics from the university invited to select and write about an object each found inspiring. From a jar of moles to an Egyptian unguent spoon, a finger X-ray to some prehistoric cereal grains, their... Read more >
The Cartoonist's Big Book of Drawing Animals
The Cartoonist's Big Book of Drawing Animals
Written by Christopher Hart
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780823008292
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The Cartoonist's Big Book of Drawing Animals

Written by Christopher Hart


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: July 17, 2013
Price: $12.99

All of Chris Hart’s how-to-draw titles are best-sellers. And the best-sellers among all of his best-sellers are the ones about animals. How to Draw Cartoon Animals, just one example, appears regularly on the BookScan Top 50 Art Books list, with more than 190,000 copies sold. Now The Cartoonist’s Big Book of... Read more >
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