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Mystical Landscapes: From Vincent van Gogh to Emily Carr

Katharine Jordan Lochnan · DelMonico Books Prestel
Pages: 354
Format: Print book

This richly illustrated volume explores mystical themes in European, Scandinavian, and North American landscape paintings from the late 1800s to the early 1900s. This book features works by Emily Carr, Marc Chagall, Arthur Dove, Paul Gauguin, Lawren Harris, Wassily Kandinsky, Gustav Klimt,...
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Ways of Curating

Hans Ulrich Obrist · Faber & Faber
Format: Hardcover

Hans Ulrich Obrist curated his first exhibit in his kitchen when he was twenty-three years old. Since then he has staged more than 250 shows internationally, many of them among the most influential exhibits of our age. Ways of Curating is a compendium of the insights Obrist has gained from...
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The Story of Music: From Babylon to the Beatles: How Music Has Shaped Civilization

Howard Goodall · Pegasus Books
Pages: 359
Format: Print book

A dynamic and expansive tour through 40,000 years of music, from prehistoric instruments to modern-day pop songs.Music is an intrinsic part of everyday life, and yet the history of its development from single notes to multi-layered orchestration can seem bewilderingly complex.In his dynamic...
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Arts and Crafts Architecture: History and Heritage in New England

Maureen Meister · UPNE
Format: Hardcover

This book offers the first full-scale examination of the architecture associated with the Arts and Crafts movement that spread throughout New England at the turn of the twentieth century.Although interest in the Arts and Crafts movement has grown since the 1970s, the literature on New England...
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Craft Becomes Modern: The Bauhaus in the Making

Regina Bittner · Kerber
Pages: 252
Format: Hardcover

Amid all the hammering, planing, sawing and weaving, the workshops at the Bauhaus Dessau must have been quite loud and active spaces.Craft Becomes Modern: The Bauhaus in the Making looks at the Bauhaus from the perspective of this noisy activity -- handcraft. No term was more fiercely disputed...
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The Concise Guide to Hip-Hop Music: A Fresh Look at the Art of Hip-Hop, from Old-School Beats to Freestyle Rap

Paul Edwards · St. Martin's Griffin
Format: Print book

In 1973, the music scene was forever changed by the emergence of hip-hop. Masterfully blending the rhythmic grooves of funk and soul with layered beats and chanted rhymes, artists such as DJ Kool Herc and Grandmaster Flash paved the way for an entire new genre and generation of musicians....
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#girlgaze: How Girls See the World

AMANDA DE CADENET · Rizzoli
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

For women, by women, and about women, this is an empowering and effortlessly cool collection of images taken by a new generation of female photographers and Instagrammers. Amanda de Cadenet blazes a new trail for women image makers with a hip, accessible, spirited book, offering a collection...
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Always Pack a Party Dress: And Other Lessons Learned From a

Amanda Brooks · Blue Rider Press
Format: Print book

An authentic voice in the world of style and how-to books, Amanda Brooks, with her unique and enviable yet accessible style, has inspired thousands of women - of all ages - to find their own personal look and explore their identity through the clothes they love to wear. In the past...
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Joyce Pensato: I Killed Kenny

Joyce Pensato · Santa Monica Museum of Art New York
Pages: 110
Format: Print book

For more than 30 years New York-based artist Joyce Pensato (born 1941) has transformed America's most iconic cartoon characters into psychologically charged enamel paintings and charcoal drawings. Her subjects, such as Mickey Mouse, Felix the Cat, Donald and Daisy Duck, the Simpsons,...
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Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965

Melissa Rachleff · Prestel
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

This enlightening and thought-provoking look at New York City's postwar art scene focuses on the galleries and the artists that helped transform American art. While the achievements of New York City's most renowned postwar artists -- de Kooning, Pollock, Rothko, Franz Kline -- have...
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Icons of Style: Cult T-Shirts

Daily Street · Mitchell Beazley, 2015.
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

For over 100 years, the T-shirt has been a blank canvas for men the world over - a billboard for advertising their style. This comprehensive guide collects the greatest designs ever seen, from the original US Navy plain white tee that started it all to the iconic logos of Stussy, Supreme,...
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Real Food

Martin Parr · Phaidon Press Limited
Pages: 207
Format: Print book

A fun collection of Martin Parr's food pictures, which documents the simple notion that 'we are what we eat'.Real Food celebrates all things food through the eyes of the renowned British photographer Martin Parr - a kaleidoscope of foods the world over, from hot dogs to sticky...
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Steel: The Story of Pittsburgh's Iron and Steel Industry, 1852-1902

Dale Richard Perelman · The History Press
Pages: 190
Format: Print book

Steel portrays the growth of the iron and steel industry in smoke-filled Pittsburgh during the nineteenth century. This fast-paced saga tells the story of millionaire steel titans Andrew Carnegie, Ben Franklin Jones, Henry Clay Frick, Henry Phipps and Charles Schwab--strong-willed men who often...
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London Sartorial: Men's Style From Street to Bespoke

Dylan Jones · Rizzoli
Pages: 239
Format: Hardcover

The new looks, updated traditions, and influential designers defining men's fashion today, from the world's capital of gentlemen's style. Combining the unique heritage of gentlemen's tailoring with a progressive approach to street style, London is fast becoming the world's...
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Ellsworth Kelly: Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings Sculpture

Yve-Alain Bois · Cahiers d'Art; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

This is the long-awaited catalogue raisonne of Ellsworth Kelly, one of the greatest living painters and sculptors. Edited by Kelly scholar Yve-Alain Bois, the multi-volume publication contains exhaustive documentation of each of Kellys paintings, sculptures, and reliefs. The catalogues...
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