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Math and the Mona Lisa

(Available July 29, 2014)
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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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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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 >
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 >
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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Austin Osman Spare
Austin Osman Spare
Written by Phil Baker, Foreword by Alan Moore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583947166
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Austin Osman Spare
The Occult Life of London's Legendary Artist
Written by Phil Baker
Foreword by Alan Moore


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $18.95

Austin Osman Spare is the definitive biography of the controversial occultist and artist, an enfant terrible of the Edwardian art world whose work was both hailed as genius and decried as immoral decadence. As George Bernard Shaw reportedly said, "Spare's medicine is too strong for the average man."

Trained as a... Read more >
There But Not
There But Not
Written by Jose Davila
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781576876589
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There But Not

Written by Jose Davila


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $40.00

How many buildings around the world have such distinctive designs that simply their outline, and nothing else, is enough to identify them?

Artist Jose Dávila has physically cut out, from photographs, 90 of the world's most famous and beloved buildings and structures, from ancient marvels to contemporary gems. Long interested in... Read more >
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 >
Forrest Bess
Forrest Bess
Written by Chuck Smith, Foreword by Robert Thurman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576876220
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Forrest Bess
Key to the Riddle
Written by Chuck Smith
Foreword by Robert Thurman


Format: Hardcover, 168 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $40.00

Painter, fisherman, pseudo-hermaphrodite—Forrest Bess lived his life in obscurity at an isolated bait camp off the east coast of Texas. From 1949 through 1967, Bess showed at the Betty Parsons Gallery in New York City, alongside superstar artists such as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko. Rediscovered after his death in 1977... Read more >
Awake in the Dream World
Awake in the Dream World
Written by Audrey Niffenegger, Text by Susan Fisher Sterling, Krystyna Wasserman and Mark Pascale
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576876398
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Awake in the Dream World
The Art of Audrey Niffenegger
Written by Audrey Niffenegger
Text by Susan Fisher Sterling, Krystyna Wasserman and Mark Pascale


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $29.95

Otherworldly, provocative, and strange, Awake in the Dream World channels the looming, historical grimness of the classic fairy tale, illuminating the dichotomy between the real and imagined through the context of fantasy, and bringing to life a macabre ensemble of folkloric characters. Awake in the Dream World is a mid-career retrospective... Read more >
Portraits and Prayers
Portraits and Prayers
Written by Gertrude Stein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830173
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Portraits and Prayers

Written by Gertrude Stein


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2013
Price: $11.99

Portraits and Prayers is a collection of early essays and word portraits by the American writer Gertrude Stein. Her subjects often provide a description of what she observed in her Saturday salons. Read more >
Van Gogh
Van Gogh
Written by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375758973
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Van Gogh
The Life
Written by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 976 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $25.00

Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith, who galvanized readers with their Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Jackson Pollock, have written another tour de force—an exquisitely detailed, compellingly readable portrait of Vincent van Gogh. Working with the full cooperation of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, Naifeh and Smith have accessed a wealth... Read more >
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Always Looking
Always Looking
Written by John Updike, Edited by Christopher Carduff
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307957306
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Always Looking
Essays on Art
Written by John Updike
Edited by Christopher Carduff


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2012
Price: $45.00

In this posthumous collection of John Updike’s art writings, a companion volume to the acclaimed Just Looking (1989) and Still Looking (2005), readers are again treated to “remarkably elegant essays” (Newsday) in which “the psychological concerns of the novelist drive the eye from work to work until a deep understanding of...

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Always Looking
Always Looking
Written by John Updike, Edited by Christopher Carduff
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307961839
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Always Looking
Essays on Art
Written by John Updike
Edited by Christopher Carduff


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2012
Price: $35.99

In this posthumous collection of John Updike’s art writings, a companion volume to the acclaimed Just Looking (1989) and Still Looking (2005), readers are again treated to “remarkably elegant essays” (Newsday) in which “the psychological concerns of the novelist drive the eye from work to work until a deep understanding of...

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Carl Aubock
Carl Aubock
Text by Carl Aubock, Sophia Lambrakis and Patrick Parrish, Edited by Clemens Kois and Brian Janusiak
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576876152
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Carl Aubock
The Workshop
Text by Carl Aubock, Sophia Lambrakis and Patrick Parrish
Edited by Clemens Kois and Brian Janusiak


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $60.00

The work Austria's premier design and fabrication shop—specializing in modern and sophisticated objects for the home in bronze, horn, wood, wicker, leather, and glass for over a century—is collected in Carl Auböck: The Workshop.

The Werkstätte (Workshop) Carl Auböck was founded in the 19th century—one of many workshops in Vienna specializing in... Read more >
Rosemarie Trockel
Rosemarie Trockel
Written by Lynne Cooke
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933469
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Rosemarie Trockel
A Cosmos
Written by Lynne Cooke


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $50.00

The German artist Rosemarie Trockel has gained international renown for a multifaceted practice encompassing painting, sculpture, video, and drawing. Issues including a concern with natural history, the creative expression of diverse species, and the representation and role of women in contemporary culture fuel her work. A Cosmos—a world shaped by Trockel’s... Read more >
Live Through This
Live Through This
Edited by Sabrina Chapadjiev
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804367
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Live Through This
On Creativity and Self-Destruction
Edited by Sabrina Chapadjiev


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $19.95

“The 21 artists, who share their stories of madness, trauma, addiction, abuse and self-destruction, and their relationship to art, leave no vulnerable detail unwritten.”—Shameless

A visceral look at the bizarre entanglement of destructive and creative forces, Live Through This is a collection of original stories, essays, artwork, and photography. It explores the use of art... Read more >
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Goya
Goya
Written by Robert Hughes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307809629
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Goya

Written by Robert Hughes


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: May 23, 2012
Price: $21.99

Robert Hughes, who has stunned us with comprehensive works on subjects as sweeping and complex as the history of Australia (The Fatal Shore), the modern art movement (The Shock of the New), the nature of American art (American Visions), and the nature of America itself as seen through its art (The... Read more >
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Paula Hayes
Paula Hayes
Written by Paula Hayes and Richard D. Marshall
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933292
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Paula Hayes

Written by Paula Hayes and Richard D. Marshall


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $50.00

Artist Paula Hayes is most famous for her exquisite, high-end art terrariums of organically shaped, handblown glass, but her affinity for all things green extends to full gardens as well. She has created over twenty full gardens for private clients around the country. This volume, the first monograph on her work... Read more >
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
Format: eBook
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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A Soldier's Sketchbook
A Soldier's Sketchbook
Written by Joseph Farris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426208171
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A Soldier's Sketchbook
From the Front Lines of World War II
Written by Joseph Farris


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $30.00

A Soldier's Sketchbook, an illustrated memoir from a World War II soldier, is drawn from the letters, sketches, snapshots, and mementos of Pvt. Joseph Farris, who left his home of Danbury, Connecticut, and set off to war aboard the U.S.S. General Gordon in October 1944, bound for France as part of... Read more >
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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Love's Exquisite Freedom
Love's Exquisite Freedom
Written by Maya Angelou, Illustrated by Edward Burne-Jones
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781599621036
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Love's Exquisite Freedom

Written by Maya Angelou
Illustrated by Edward Burne-Jones


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $19.95

The newest installment in Welcome Books' Art & Poetry series, Love's Exquisite Freedom pairs the lyrical grace of Maya Angelou with the exquisite art of Edward Burne-Jones. Angelou's poem of love's transcendent power finds a striking, sensual complement in Burne-Jones, a star of 19th century Britain's Aesthetic movement.  Burne-Jones continually examined... Read more >
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