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Sam Francis: The Artist's Materials

Debra Burchett-Lere · Getty Conservation Institute
Pages: 168
Format: Paperback

American artist Sam Francis (1923-1994) brought vivid color and emotional intensity to Abstract Expressionism. He was described as the "most sensuous and sensitive painter of his generation" by former Guggenheim Museum director James Johnson Sweeney, and curator Howard Fox called...
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Howard Stern Comes Again

Howard Stern · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

Rock stars and rap gods. Comedy legends and A-list actors. Supermodels and centerfolds. Moguls and mobsters. A president. Over his unrivaled four-decade career in radio, Howard Stern has interviewed thousands of personalities - discussing sex, relationships, money, fame, spirituality,...
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The Age of Living Machines: How Biology Will Build the Next Technology Revolution

Susan Hockfield · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the former president of MIT, the story of the next technology revolution, and how it will change our lives.A century ago, discoveries in physics came together with engineering to produce an array of astonishing new technologies: radios, telephones, televisions, aircraft, radar, nuclear...
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California Landlord's Law Book, The: Rights & Responsibilities: Rights & Responsabilities

David Brown Attorney · NOLO
Pages: 512
Format: Paperback

The legal information and forms every California landlord needs Choosing tenants, raising the rent, returning deposits, and maintaining rental property -- these are just a few of the things landlords do that are strictly regulated by California law. To avoid problems and hefty legal fees,...
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René Magritte: Life Line

Rene Magritte · Skira
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

Based on Magritte's own vision of his artistic lineage, Life Line traces the "disturbing poetic effect" of his paintingsIn 1938, René Magritte delivered a lecture entitled "La Ligne de vie" ("The Life Line") in Antwerp -- one of the rare occasions in which...
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Hortitecture: The Power of Architecture and Plants

Almut Gruntuch-Ernst · Jovis
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Plants and architecture: two seemingly opposite elements. How can we combine them to plan future cities that are closer to nature? What synergies can we explore? Hortitecture seeks to discover the creative and construction potentials of vital plant material, and explores its applications...
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Black Lives Matter and Music: Protest, Intervention, Reflection

Portia K. Maultsby · Indiana University Press
Pages: 136
Format: Hardcover

Music has always been integral to the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States, with songs such as Kendrick Lamar's "Alright," J. Cole's "Be Free," D'Angelo and the Vanguard's "The Charade," The Game's "Don't Shoot,"...
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Sonic Flux: Sound, Art, and Metaphysics

Christoph Cox · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From Edison's invention of the phonograph through contemporary field recording and sound installation, artists have become attracted to those domains against which music has always defined itself: noise, silence, and environmental sound. Christoph Cox argues that these developments...
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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

National Learning Corporation · National Learning Corporation
Pages: 200
Format: Plastic Comb

The Heavy Equipment Mechanic Passbook® prepares you for your test by allowing you to take practice exams in the subjects you need to study. It provides hundreds of questions and answers in the areas that will likely be covered on your upcoming exam, including but not limited to: operation,...
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Maintenance Mechanic

Jack Rudman · The Corporation
Pages: 200
Format: Plastic Comb

The Maintenance Mechanic Passbook® prepares you for your test by allowing you to take practice exams in the subjects you need to study. It provides hundreds of questions and answers in the areas that will likely be covered on your upcoming exam, including but not limited to: inspection,...
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