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The Lady in Gold
The Lady in Gold
Written by Anne-Marie O'Connor
Format: eBook
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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Heretics and Heroes
Heretics and Heroes
Written by Thomas Cahill
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385534161
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Heretics and Heroes
How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World
Written by Thomas Cahill


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $13.99

From the inimitable bestselling author Thomas Cahill, another popular history—this one focusing on how the innovations of the Renaissance and the Reformation changed the Western world. A truly revolutionary book.
 
In Volume VI of his acclaimed Hinges of History series, Thomas Cahill guides us through the thrilling period of the Renaissance and... Read more >
Secret Lives of Great Artists
What Your Teachers Never Told You about Master Painters and Sculptors
Written by Elizabeth Lunday
Illustrated by Mario Zucca


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $16.95

With outraeous anecdotes about everyone from Leonardo (alleged sodomist) to Caraviaggio (convicted murderer) to Edward Hopper (alleged wife beater), Secret Lives of Great Artists recounts the seamy, steamy, and gritty history behind the great masters of international art. You’ll learn that Michelangelo’s body odor was so bad, his assistants couldn’t stand... Read more >
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What We See When We Read
What We See When We Read
Written by Peter Mendelsund
Format: eBook
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 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 describe Anna Karenina? Did Melville ever really tell us... 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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Color
Color
Written by Victoria Finlay
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307430830
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Color
A Natural History of the Palette
Written by Victoria Finlay


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

In this vivid and captivating journey through the colors of an artist’s palette, Victoria Finlay takes us on an enthralling adventure around the world and through the ages, illuminating how the colors we choose to value have determined the history of culture itself.

How did the most precious color blue travel all... Read more >
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Van Gogh
Van Gogh
Written by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588360472
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Van Gogh
The Life
Written by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith


Format: eBook, 976 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $15.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith galvanized readers with their astonishing Jackson Pollock: An American Saga, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for biography, a book acclaimed for its miraculous research and overwhelming narrative power. Now Naifeh and Smith have written another tour de force—an exquisitely detailed, compellingly readable... Read more >
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The Lost Painting
The Lost Painting
Written by Jonathan Harr
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588364890
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The Lost Painting

Written by Jonathan Harr


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 25, 2005
Price: $13.99

An Italian village on a hilltop near the Adriatic coast, a decaying palazzo facing the sea, and in the basement, cobwebbed and dusty, lit by a single bulb, an archive unknown to scholars. Here, a young graduate student from Rome, Francesca Cappelletti, makes a discovery that inspires a search for a... Read more >
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The Age of Insight
The Age of Insight
Written by Eric Kandel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588369307
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The Age of Insight
The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present
Written by Eric Kandel


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $16.99

A brilliant book by Nobel Prize winner Eric R. Kandel, The Age of Insight takes us to Vienna 1900, where leaders in science, medicine, and art began a revolution that changed forever how we think about the human mind—our conscious and unconscious thoughts and emotions—and how mind and brain relate to... Read more >
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The Cave Painters
The Cave Painters
Written by Gregory Curtis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307482709
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The Cave Painters
Probing the Mysteries of the World's First Artists
Written by Gregory Curtis


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

The Cave Painters is a vivid introduction to the spectacular cave paintings of France and Spain—the individuals who rediscovered them, theories about their origins, their splendor and mystery.

Gergory Curtis makes us see the astonishing sophistication and power of the paintings and tells us what is known about their creators, the Cro-Magnon... Read more >
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