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A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women

Siri Hustvedt · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 576
Format: Print book

A compelling and radical collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy from prize-winning novelist Siri Hustvedt, the acclaimed author of The Blazing World and What I Loved.Siri Husvedt has always been fascinated by biology and how human perception works....
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The Planets: Photographs from the Archives of NASA

Anthony Casillo · Chronicle Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

This magnificent volume offers a rich visual tour of the planets in our solar system. More than 200 breathtaking photographs from the archives of NASA are paired with extended captions detailing the science behind some of our cosmic neighborhood's most extraordinary phenomena. Images of newly...
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149 Paintings You Really Need to See in North America:

Julian Porter · Dundurn
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

Tour North America's greatest museums and galleries in the company of two incomparable guides. This lively companion highlights the essential paintings, by some of the world's greatest painters, from Giotto to Picasso, on display in North American museums and galleries. Julian Porter...
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Vogue: The Gown

Jo Ellison · Firefly Books
Pages: 302
Format: Hardcover

Reviews for the limited edition: "(A) sumptuous love letter capturing the essence of Vogue: beautiful women in beautiful gowns." --Library Journal "An art book about gowns must be as opulent and enchanting as its lavish subject. So it is with this grandly produced and mesmerizing...
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Anywhere, Anytime Art: Crayon: An artist's colorful guide to drawing on the go!

Monika Forsberg · Walter Foster Publishing
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Anyone can draw and paint, anywhere and at any time! Anywhere, Anytime Art: Crayon allows artists of all skill levels to create beautiful, spontaneous artwork inspired by their surroundings, no matter where they are! Discover how to work with crayon, master basic strokes and drawing techniques,...
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Corvette 50th Anniversary

Consumer Guide Auto Editors · Publications International Ltd
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Brand New and in Excellent Condition
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Classic Greek Masterpieces of Sculpture

Photini N Zaphiropoulou · Harry N Abrams
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Greek sculpture was among the first art to communicate human emotions and to offer a more realistic portrait of the individual. By working in new materials and posing the body naturally, Greek sculptors established the foundation of a whole new art form. Classic Greek Masterpieces of Sculpture...
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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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Posters of World War II: Allied and Axis Propaganda 1939 - 1945

Peter Darman · Chartwell Books
Format: Book

Over 200 exciting full color posters from World War II, each one accompanied by a caption describing its origins, design, and purpose. The posters cover a wide range of topics, such as recruitment, security, finance, food, and hygiene.Contains posters sourced from European and US archives,...
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Fifty Years of 60 Minutes: The Inside Story of Television's Most Influential News Broadcast

JEFF FAGER · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A history of 60 Minutes - the iconic American TV news broadcast - going behind the scenes of the most famous breakthrough stories of its remarkable fifty-year run to reveal the secrets of the program's success.Fifty Years of 60 Minutes tells the inside story of the legendary program, from...
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Hubble's Universe: Greatest Discoveries and Latest Images

Terence Dickinson · Firefly Books
Pages: 332
Format: Hardcover

From Booklist
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Release Your Creativity: Discover Your Inner Artist with 15 Simple Painting Projects

Rebecca Schweiger · Get Creative 6
Pages: 140
Format: Paperback

Awaken your inner artist! The owner of New York City's #1 art school for all ages and levels shows how we can all ignite our creative spark. In her more than 10 years of teaching art to people from all walks of life, Rebecca Schweiger has honed her ability to bring out students'...
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Illuminated Manuscripts Masterpieces of Art

Michael Kerrigan · Flame Tree Publishing
Pages: 127
Format: Print book

Prior to the invention of the printing press, all books had to be written by hand. Manuscripts are the beautiful manifestation of this craft, and the most precious and expensive of such manuscripts were 'illuminated' through the use of brightly coloured pigments and gold embellishments....
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Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney's Animation

MINDY JOHNSON · Disney Editions
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the earliest origins of animated imagery, the colorful link between paper and screen was created by legions of female artists working on the slick surface of celluloid sheets. With calligraphic precision and Rembrandtesque mastery, these women painstakingly brought pencil drawings...
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