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The Art of Forgery: The Minds, Motives and Methods of the Master Forgers

Noah Charney · Phaidon Press
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

The Art of Forgery: The Minds, Motives and Methods of the Master Forgers explores the stories, dramas and human intrigues surrounding the world's most famous forgeries - investigating the motivations of the artists and criminals who have faked great works of art, and in doing so conned...
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American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood

Austen Barron Bailly · Prestel; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

This generously illustrated book explores the connections between Thomas Hart Bentons art and Hollywood movies from groundbreaking perspectives. Thomas Hart Benton was a thoroughly American artist. His regionally focused paintings and murals depicted everyday American life as well as the countrys...
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Soul Train: The Music, Dance, and Style of a Generation

Questlove · Harper Design

From Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson of the award-winning hip-hop group the Roots, comes this vibrant book commemorating the legacy of Soul Train—the cultural phenomenon that launched the careers of artists such as Tina Turner, Stevie Wonder, the Jackson 5, Whitney Houston, Lenny...
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Witness

Katy Perry · Capitol
Format: Audio CD

Katy Perry achieved maturation with Prism, the 2013 album anchored on the self-empowerment anthem "Roar" and the club smash "Dark Horse. " Considering how "Roar" scored the closing stages of Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign, it would've seemed like a logical...
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The Oprah Winfrey Show: Reflections on an American Legacy

Deborah Davis · Harry N. Abrams; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The Oprah Winfrey Show came to an end on May 25, 2011, after 25 years on television. Arguably the most influential television personality of all time, Ms. Winfrey and her show have had an impact on American culture that cannot be overstated. This beautifully illustrated book will explore...
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Capturing Music: The Story of Notation

Thomas Forrest Kelly · W. W. Norton & Company; Har/Com edition
Format: Hardcover

An entertaining history of how musicians learned to record music for all time, filled with art that sings. In today's digital landscape, we have the luxury of experiencing music anytime, anywhere. But before this instant accessibility and dizzying array of formats -- before CDs, the eight-track...
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Paperback LA Book 1: A Casual Anthology: Clothes, Coffee, Crushes, Crimes

Susan LaTempa · Prospect Park Books
Pages: 152
Format: Paperback

Paperback LA is a surprising and witty collection of some of the best writing ever about Los Angeles. More than a dozen major selections include new work and fresh discoveries: a radio broadcast, a ballad, a magazine article, excerpts from prizewinning novels and memoirs. These pieces are punctuated...
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The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures

Edward Ball · Doubleday; 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

From the National Book Award-winning author of Slaves in the Family, a riveting true life/true crime narrative of the partnership between the murderer who invented the movies and the robber baron who built the railroads.   One hundred and thirty years ago Eadweard Muybridge invented...
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The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 9th Edition: Complete Chart Information about America's Most Popular Songs and Artists, 1955-2009 (Billboard Book of Top Forty Hits)

Joel Whitburn · Billboard Books; 9 Rev Exp edition
Pages: 912
Format: Paperback

The Essential Reference Guide to America’s Most Popular Songs and Artists Spanning More than Fifty Years of Music Beginning with Bill Haley & His Comets’ seminal “Rock Around the Clock” all the way up to Lady Gaga and her glammed-out “Poker face,”...
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The Adobe Photoshop CS6 Book for Digital Photographers

Scott Kelby · New Riders; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

ARE YOU READY FOR AN AMAZING NEW VERSION OF THE PHOTOSHOP BOOK THAT BREAKS ALL THE RULES? Scott Kelby, Editor and Publisher of Photoshop User magazine-and the best-selling Photoshop author in the world today-once again takes this book to a whole new level as he uncovers more of the latest,...
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Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose Croix in Paris, 1892–1897

Vivien Greene · Guggenheim Museum Publications
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose Croix in Paris, 1892-1897 accompanied the first-ever museum presentation examining the Salon de la Rose Croix, a series of annual exhibitions established by eccentric French author, critic, occultist and Rosicrucian Joséphin Péladan. The Rose Croix...
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Figure Drawing Methods for Artists: Over 130 Methods for Sketching, Drawing, and Artistic Discovery

Peter Boerboom · Rockport Publishers
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Simple methods teach how to draw figures. When we try to draw a person, we are quickly confronted with various challenges. The proportions need to be correct, the attitude must be clear and vivid, the face should show resemblance and also be expressive. Such a task takes courage. Yet a little...
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Bird: The Life and Music of Charlie Parker

Chuck Haddix · University of Illinois Press; 1st Edition edition
Pages: 190
Format: Hardcover

Saxophone virtuoso Charlie "Bird" Parker began playing professionally in his early teens, became a heroin addict at 16, changed the course of music, and then died when only 34 years old. His friend Robert Reisner observed, "Parker, in the brief span of his life, crowded more...
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Klimt and Schiele: Drawings

Katie Hanson · MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Pages: 150
Format: Hardcover

Provocative, erotic and insightful drawings by two major artists of fin-de-siècle ViennaAlthough Gustav Klimt was Egon Schiele's senior by almost 30 years, he quickly recognized and encouraged the younger artist's extraordinary talent, and they remained mutually admiring colleagues...
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DION - My Life.

AIA, FISD, Dion Neutra · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 120
Format: Paperback

First Run edition: "DION-My life" My father published his at age 70. I'm starting mine at age 90. This first draft will be augmented in future editions, energy permitting. Stay tuned...
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