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Vermeer in Detail

Gary Schwartz · Abrams
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Girl with a Pearl Earring. The Lacemaker, The Milkmaid: the paintings of Dutch master Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) are among the most famous and beloved - and closely examined - in the history of art. But how did he achieve such photographic precision? Reflective lenses? A camera obscura?...
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Instill and Inspire: The John and Vivian Hewitt Collection of African-American Art

Grace C Stanislaus · UNIV OF PITTSBURGH Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

For over fifty years, John and Vivian Hewitt visited galleries, artists' studios, and exhibitions in the United States, the Caribbean, and elsewhere in the Americas, collecting hundreds of paintings, etchings, and sketches. The John and Vivian Hewitt Collection of African American Art represents...
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What I Found in a Thousand Towns: A Traveling Musician's Guide to Rebuilding America's Communities—One Coffee Shop, Dog Run, and Open-Mike Night at a Time

Dar Williams · Basic Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A beloved folk singer presents an impassioned account of the fall and rise of the small American towns she cherishesDubbed by the New Yorker as "one of America's very best singer-songwriters," Dar Williams has made her career not in stadiums, but touring America's small...
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A Book That Takes Its Time: An Unhurried Adventure in Creative Mindfulness

Irene Smit · Workman Publishing Company
Pages: 340
Format: Hardcover

Take time to breathe. Take time to create. Take time to reflect, take time to let go. A book that's unique in the way it mixes reading and doing, A Book That Takes Its Time is like a mindfulness retreat between two covers. Created in partnership with Flow, the groundbreaking international...
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The Art of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

PHIL SZOSTAK · Abrams
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Star Wars: The Force Awakens shattered box-office records as one of the highest-grossing films of all time, and its eagerly awaited sequel, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, is sure to do the same. Written and directed by Rian Johnson (Looper, The Brothers Bloom, Brick) and production designed...
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Rothko: The Color Field Paintings

Mark Rothko · Chronicle Books
Pages: 120
Format: Hardcover

Mark Rothko's iconic paintings are some of the most profound works of twentieth-century Abstract Expressionism. This collection presents fifty large-scale artworks from the American master's color field period (1949-1970) alongside essays by Rothko's son, Christopher Rothko,...
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ThriftStyle: The Ultimate Bargain Shopper's Guide to Smart Fashion

Allison Engel · Imagine
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

"A must-have guide for bargain-hunting fashionistas looking to make a statement without sabotaging their budgets. In this photo-filled, easy-to-use resource, shoppers will learn to navigate the racks of their local consignment shop, spot name brands like Versace, Dior, and Burberry,...
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Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music

Ann Powers · Dey Street Books
Pages: 418
Format: Hardcover

In this sweeping history of popular music in the United States, NPR's acclaimed music critic examines how popular music shapes fundamental American ideas and beliefs, allowing us to communicate difficult emotions and truths about our most fraught social issues, most notably sex and race.In...
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Make Great Art on Your iPad

ALISON JARDINE · Ilex Press
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Explore your creative talents and produce amazing artworks on your iPad. You don't have to be an artist to achieve great results on your iPad, and this refreshingly accessible book is perfect for skilled artists and creative wannabes alike. Alongside the step- by-step projects that...
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Stylish Wraps Sewing Book: Ponchos, Capes, Coats and More - Fashionable Warmers that are Easy to Sew

Yoshiko Tsukiori · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 80
Format: Paperback

This DIY sewing book presents a fabulous new collection of lightweight wraps that are easy to sew and look fantastic!Stylish Wraps Sewing Book provides five free full-sized patterns that can be used to create 22 timeless wraps to keep the chill off - and look great in the process. All the sewing...
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