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The Belly Art Project: Moms Supporting Moms

Sara Blakely · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

The Belly Art Project is a celebration of one of humanity's greatest gifts: motherhood! Created by Sara Blakely, the founder of Spanx and the Sara Blakely Foundation, this beautiful, happy book features photographs of over 100 women who came together and used unlikely canvases - their...
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Obama: An Intimate Portrait

Pete Souza · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

This is the definitive visual biography of Barack Obama's historic presidency, captured in unprecedented detail by his White House photographer--and presented in an oversize, 12"x10" exquisitely produced format, and featuring a foreword from the President himself.
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Mom in the Movies: The Iconic Screen Mothers You Love

Turner Classic Movies Inc. · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 231
Format: Hardcover

Turner Classic Movies and film historian Richard Corliss present Mom in the Movies: The Iconic Screen Mothers You Love (and a Few You Love to Hate) , the definitive, fully illustrated book that shares the many ways Hollywood has celebrated, vilified and otherwise memorialized dear old Mom.With...
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Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: East Coast USA

Sam Lubell · Phaidon Press
Pages: 376
Format: Flexibound

A curated list of more than 250 must-see destinations organized geographically from Maine to FloridaFeaturing architecture by some of the biggest Mid-Century names, including Mies van der Rohe, Marcel Breuer, Eero Saarinen, and Philip Johnson, each of the more than 250 buildings is located...
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Kerry James Marshall: Mastry

Kerry James Marshall · Skira Rizzoli
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The definitive monograph on contemporary African American painter Kerry James Marshall, accompanying a major traveling retrospective. This long-awaited volume celebrates the work of Kerry James Marshall, one of America's greatest living painters. Born before the passage of the Civil...
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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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Making Masterpiece: 25 Years Behind the Scenes at Masterpiece Theatre and Mystery! on PBS

Rebecca Eaton · Viking; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The Emmy Award-winning producer of PBSs Masterpiece Theatre and Mystery! reveals the secrets to Downton Abbey, Sherlock, and its other hit programsFor more than twenty-five years and counting, Rebecca Eaton has presided over PBSs Masterpiece Theatre, the longest running weekly prime time...
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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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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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Ava Gardner: The Secret Conversations

Peter Evans · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

“I EITHER WRITE THE BOOK OR SELL THE JEWELS,” Ava Gardner told her coauthor, Peter Evans, “and I’m kinda sentimental about the jewels.” So began the collaboration that led to this remarkably candid, wickedly sardonic memoir. Ava Gardner was one of Hollywood’s...
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Television: A Biography

David Thomson · Thames & Hudson
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In just a few years, what used to be an immobile piece of living room furniture, which one had to sit in front of at appointed times in order to watch sponsored programming on a finite number of channels, morphed into a glowing cloud of screens with access to a near-endless supply of content...
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The Language of Houses

Alison Lurie · Delphinium
Format: Hardcover

In 1981 Alison Lurie published The Language of Clothes, a meditation on costume and fashion as an expression of history, social status and individual psychology. Amusing, enlightening and full of literary allusion, the book was highly praised and widely anthologized.Now Lurie has returned...
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The Organic Artist: Make Your Own Paint, Paper, Pigments, Prints and More from Nature

Nick Neddo · Quarry Books
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

It's time to go back to basics! If you're interested in art, but find that it's becoming an increasingly expensive hobby, The Organic Artist is just the book for you! It encourages us all to return to those days when art was made with all-natural materials, such as charcoal...
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Hitmaker: The Man and His Music

Tommy Mottola · Grand Central Publishing; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Much has been written about Tommy Mottola, one of the most powerful, visionary, and successful executives in the history of the music industry. He discovered, developed and launched the careers of many superstars, including Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Shakira, Jennifer Lopez and Gloria Estefan,...
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