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Degas: A Passion for Perfection

Jane Munro · Yale University Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A beautiful celebration of six decades of work by Edgar Degas, published in the centennial year of the artist's death Edgar Degas's (1834-1917) relentless experimentation with technical procedures is a hallmark of his lifelong desire to learn. The numerous iterations of compositions...
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Mark Bradford: Tomorrow is Another Day

KATY SIEGEL · Hatje Cantz
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

America's representative at the 2017 Venice Biennale, Bradford has radically renewed abstract artMark Bradford's exhibition for the US Pavilion at the 2017 Venice Biennale, titled Tomorrow Is Another Day, is born out of the artist's longtime commitment to the inherently social...
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John Singer Sargent and the Art of Allusion

Bruce Redford · Yale University Press
Pages: 218
Format: Hardcover

A revealing, interdisciplinary exploration of the brilliant visual quotations in the work of the celebrated grand-manner portraitist The work of portraitist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) has come to epitomize the glamour and anxiety of his age. In this innovative study, Bruce Redford...
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Bob Ross: The Joy of Painting

BOB ROSS · Universe
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

A celebration of the life and work of the pop-culture icon who gently encouraged millions to explore their creativity. Known for incorporating "happy little" clouds, mountains, and trees in paintings he would create in just twenty-six television minutes, Bob Ross had an encouraging...
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Korean Art from the 19th Century to the Present

Charlotte Horlyck · Reaktion Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Walk the galleries of any major contemporary art museum and you are sure to see a work by a Korean artist. Interest in modern and contemporary art from South - as well as North - Korea has grown in recent decades, and museums and individual collectors have been eager to tap into this rising...
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The Pharcyde's Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde

ANDREW BARKER · Bloomsbury Academic
Pages: 152
Format: Paperback

As immediately believable as they were cartoonish, as much an inner city cipher as a suburban boys gang, the foursome that made up the Pharcyde were the most relatable MCs to ever pass the mic. On their debut and magnum opus Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde, they created a record almost overstuffed...
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New York Rock: From the Rise of The Velvet Underground to the Fall of CBGB

Steven Blush · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

As a city that represents endless possibilities, New York has been the setting for the dawning of new movements, styles, and genres. In the 20th century, the birth of Rock represented a connection between art forms and the city's socioeconomic, racial, and sexual variants. New York Rock...
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Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-1980

Mott Collection. · Phaidon
Pages: 511
Format: Print book

A compelling visual portrait of a time, place, and subculture that raised a middle finger to modern societyOh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-80 is an unrivalled collection of visually striking ephemera from Britain's punk subculture. It presents 500 artefacts - 'zines,' gig posters,...
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The Americana Revolution: From Country and Blues Roots to the Avett Brothers, Mumford & Sons, and Beyond

Michael Scott Cain · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

The Americana Revolution: From Country and Blues Roots to the Avett Brothers, Mumford & Sons, and Beyond is an informal social history that describes Americana as both a musical genre and a movement, showing what it is, where it came from, and where it is going. Musician and historian...
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Contemporary Counterpoint: Theory & Application

Beth Denisch · Berklee Press
Pages: 179
Format: Paperback

(Berklee Guide) . Use counterpoint to make your music more engaging and creative. Counterpoint the relationship between musical voices is among the core principles for writing music, and it has been central to the study of composition for many centuries. Whether you are a composer, arranger,...
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The Designer's Dictionary of Colour

Sean Adams · Harry N. Abrams
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The Designer's Dictionary of Color provides an in-depth look at 30 colors key to art and graphic design. Organized by spectrum, in color-by-color sections for easy navigation, this book documents each hue with charts showing color range and palette variations. Chapters detail each color's...
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documenta 14: Daybook

Quinn Latimer · Prestel
Pages: 95
Format: Paperback

Follow the 163 days of documenta 14 in this stunning daily record created by the event's artists. documenta 14 promises to be one of the most exciting iterations in the exhibition's 62 year history. Presented in the form of an artist's daybook, this journal offers readers a panoramic...
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Lucian Freud's Sketchbooks

Lucian Freud · Yale University Press
Pages: 107
Format: Print book

Previously unpublished drawings from the private sketchbooks of the pre-eminent British painter offer a new perspective on the artist's personality and artistic genius This revelatory publication features a selection of beautifully reproduced images from the sketchbooks of Lucian Freud...
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Louise Lawler: Receptions

Louise Lawler · The Museum of Modern Art
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A major exhibition on the 40-year career of the Pictures Generation pioneer, whose work engages conceptualism and institutional critiquePublished in conjunction with the exhibition Louise Lawler: WHY PICTURES NOW, at The Museum of Modern Art, this volume charts the creative practice of one of the most...
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