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Picturing Frederick Douglass: An Illustrated Biography of the Nineteenth Century's Most Photographed American

John Stauffer · Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A landmark and collectible volume -- beautifully produced in duotone -- that canonizes Frederick Douglass through historic photography.Picturing Frederick Douglass is a work that promises to revolutionize our knowledge of race and photography in nineteenth-century America. Teeming with...
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If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: Relating to and Communicating with Others

Alan Alda · Random House
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From iconic actor and bestselling author Alan Alda, an indispensable guide to communicating better - based on his experience with acting, improv, science, and storytellingThe acclaimed actor shares fascinating and powerful lessons from the art and science of communication, and teaches readers...
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Steve McCurry: On Reading

Steve Mccurry · Phaidon
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

A celebration of the timeless act of reading - as seen through the lens of one of the world's most beloved photographersYoung or old, rich or poor, engaged in the sacred or the secular, people everywhere read. This homage to the beauty and seductiveness of reading brings together a collection...
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Dogs in Cars

Lara Jo Regan · Countryman Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The pure joy of a dog with his nose to the horizon in a moving car--captured on the page First we had dogs underwater then dogs shaking off water so why not dogs soaking up the exhilarating no-holds-barred pleasure of a car ride Photographer Lara Jo Regan began her pet project as a calendar...
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Emblems of the Passing World: Poems after Photographs by August Sander

Adam Kirsch · Other Press, 2015.
Pages: 115
Format: Print book

August Sander's photographic portraits of ordinary people in Weimar Germany inspire this uncanny new collection of poems by one of America's most celebrated writers and criticsThrough his portraits of ordinary people - soldiers, housewives, children, peasants, and city dwellers...
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Improbable Libraries: A Visual Journey to the World's Most Unusual Libraries

Alex Johnson · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

How do you use your local library? Does it arrive at your door on the back of an elephant? Can it float down the river to you? Or does it occupy a phone booth by the side of the road? Public libraries are a cornerstone of modern civilization, yet like the books in them, libraries face an uncertain...
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The Watercolor Course You've Always Wanted: Guided Lessons for Beginners and Experienced Artists

Leslie Frontz · Watson-Guptill Publications
Pages: 184
Format: Print book

A comprehensive and practical guide to watercolor painting from sought-after instructor and acclaimed artist Leslie Frontz that answers the two most common questions students at all levels want to know: What am I doing wrong? and How do I decide what to do instead? In the tradition...
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The Encyclopedia of Drawing Techniques

Hazel Harrison · Search Press(UK)
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Detailed photographic sequences explore pencil, charcoal, pen and technical pen techniques, including shading, building up, blending, hatching, highlighting, stippling and more. Colored pencils, chalks, pastels, and pen and ink are also covered with inspirational pictures across a full...
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A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Young Dictator's Rise to Power

Paul Fischer · Flatiron Books
Pages: 353
Format: Print book

"The 1978 abductions of the South Korean actress Choi-Eun-hee and her ex-husband, the director Shin Sang-ok, in Hong Kong is the true crime at the center of Paul Fischer's gripping and surprisingly timely new book." -The New York TimesBefore becoming the world's most notorious...
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I'll Be Back Right After This: My Memoir

Pat O'Brien · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Best seller!Pat O'Brien was a skinny South Dakota kid with long hair, a rock and roll band, divorced parents and an alcoholic father. In all the familiar ways, he was on the road to nowhere until a professor, who envisioned his future as the household name he would...
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Burning Man: Art on Fire: New and Expanded Edition

Jennifer Raiser · Race Point Pub
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Experience the scorching art of Burning Man with this visual history, now updated through 2015!Every August, tens of thousands of participants gather to celebrate artistic expression in Nevada's barren Black Rock Desert. This vastly inhospitable location, called the playa, is the site...
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Encaustic Revelation: Cutting-Edge Techniques from the Masters of Encausticamp

Patricia Seggebruch · North Light Books
Format: Book

Learn encaustic techniques from the best--the masters of EncaustiCamp!Get a sneak peek into the EncaustiCamp experience with Encaustic Revelation! The creation of artist and author Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch, EncaustiCamp bring students of all skill levels and from around the world together...
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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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The Andy Cohen Diaries: A Deep Look at a Shallow Year

Andy Cohen · Henry Holt
Format: Hardcover

A year in the whirlwind life of the beloved pop icon Andy Cohen, in his own cheeky, candid, and irreverent wordsAs a TV Producer and host of the smash late night show Watch What Happens Live, Andy Cohen has a front row seat to an exciting world not many get to see. In this dishy, detailed...
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Asanas: 608 Yoga Poses

Dharma Mittra · New World Library
Pages: 668
Format: Paperback

Asanas: 708 Yoga Postures is the most comprehensive illustrated guide to classic hatha yoga ever published. There is absolutely nothing like it currently available. In 1974, legendary "teacher of teachers" yogi Dharma Mittra created the Ultimate Yoga Chart as an offering to his guru,...
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