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Annie Leibovitz at Work

Annie Leibovitz · Random House
Pages: 237
Format: Print book

The celebrated photographer Annie Leibovitz, author of the New York Times bestselling book A Photographer's Life, provides the stories, and technical description, of how some of her most famous images came to be. Starting in 1974, with her coverage of Nixon's resignation, and culminating...
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American Artist Guide to Painting Techniques

Elizabeth Tate · American Artist
Format: Paperback

Grab your paintbrush and discover all the fundamentals of successful painting.A comprehensive overview, The American Artist Guide to Painting Techniques shows you all the techniques you need to know to paint in watercolor, oil, acrylic and pastel. From clear instruction to new painting...
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Basic Drawing Techniques

Richard Box · Search Press; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

All artists should possess good drawing skills - and anyone can learn. Richard Box clearly illustrates how to master the basics using a range of simple techniques.
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Look, I Made a Hat: Collected Lyrics

Stephen Sondheim · Knopf; F First Edition edition
Format: Book

After his acclaimed and best-selling Finishing the Hat named one of the New York Times 10 Best Books of 2010, Stephen Sondheim returns with the second volume of his collected lyrics, Look, I Made a Hat, giving us another remarkable glimpse into the brilliant mind of this living legend,...
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The Ninth: Beethoven and the World in 1824

Harvey Sachs · Random House; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

"All men become brothers . . . Be embraced, ye millions!" The Ninth Symphony, a symbol of freedom and joy, was Beethoven's mightiest attempt to help humanity find its way from darkness to light, from chaos to peace. Yet the work was born in a repressive era, with terrified...
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Art: The Twentieth Century

Flaminio Gualdoni · Skira; Original edition
Format: Paperback

This book on the art of the twentieth century is published almost ten years after the end of the so-called "short century"—which, in terms of art, was anything but short—and is a valuable tool for reflection. The author has placed a series of works in sequence, accompanied...
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Dada: Zurich, Berlin, Hannover, Cologne, New York, Paris

Leah Dickerman · National Gallery of Art, Washington/D.A.P.
Pages: 536
Format: Paperback

Now available in paperback, this lavishly illustrated and astonishingly comprehensive volume stands as the definitive study of the influential but deliberately elusive international Dada movement of the early twentieth century. Organized according to the primary city centers where this...
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Portrait Revolution: Inspiration from Around the World For Creating Art in Multiple Mediums and Styles

Julia L. Kay · Watson-Guptill
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Based on the popular international collaborative art project, this guide to creating portraiture in multiple mediums and styles teams hundreds of portraits with tips and insights on the artistic process. The human face is one of the most important subjects for artists, no matter their chosen...
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Tomes of Terror: Haunted Bookstores and Libraries

Mark Leslie · Dundurn
Format: Print book

A supernatural tour of bookstores and libraries around the world, focusing on the ghost stories from haunted locations. Throughout history, books have inspired, informed, entertained, and enriched us. They have also kept us up through the night, thrilled us, and lured into their endless...
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something to food about: Exploring Creativity with Innovative Chefs

Questlove · Clarkson Potter/Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Questlove is a drummer, producer, musical director, culinary entrepreneur, and New York Times best-selling author. What unites all of his work is a profound interest in creativity. In somethingtofoodabout, Questlove applies his boundless curiosity to the world of food. In conversations...
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Ansel Adams in Color

Ansel Adams · Little, Brown and Company; Revised edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Renowned as America's pre-eminent black-and-white landscape photographer, Ansel Adams began to photograph in color soon after Kodachrome film was invented in the mid 1930s. He made nearly 3,500 color photographs, a small fraction of which were published for the first time in the 1993...
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LIFE: Our Century In Pictures

Tony Chiu · Bulfinch
Pages: 423
Format: Hardcover

This is an unparalleled look back at one hundred extraordinary years. Selected from the photographic archives of Life and other major collections, these spellbinding images bring alive the people and events that shaped the twentieth century. Included are classic images as well as virtually...
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