“be ready to be inspired by what dreams, doodles, desires, and destinations start to show up.”
“Through a parallel exploration of their life and careers, presenting their work in direct juxtaposition, Manet/Degas reveals the commonalities and divergences among their artistic
“In addition to recognizing the profound beauty of van Gogh’s work, Lloyd’s book fosters an appreciation for the artist’s authentic expression, and a sense of awe regarding the ferocity of
“a snarky, slapstick, clever buddy comedy in printed form where each riffs off the other’s talents, making Hell a hell of a lot of fun.”
Amber Creswell Bell is back with a project similar in design to her previous book Still Life (2021).
“While the book does recount Picasso’s life, it is also a work of art history that provides fascinating insights about Picasso’s art and how it was shaped by his experiences as a ‘foreigner
“Like the Dadaist project upon which its members originally drew, Black Mask proposed the complete ruination of bourgeois culture.”
What could iconic names as varied as The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Merry Adventures of Robinhood, Curious George, and The Inve
“Intriguing variety, sharp storytelling, and spectacular images all combine to keep the pages of this emporium turning.”
This book appears just as reports emerge that Russian forces have looted museums in five Ukrainian towns under their control.
“Migrations, if placed on the coffee table, may supersede the phone during a commercial break.
“This book is for art lovers, and lovers of beauty and truth who value the human spirit that will not be denied by the destructive forces that humans have created.
“The King’s Painter is an outstanding publication that requires and repays a very close and careful reading.”
“Why do humans make images?” John-Paul Stonard might as well be asking why do humans breathe, eat, walk, or talk. Because we need to? Because we can? Because we do?
“No detail escapes Dauber. . . . A master storyteller . . .”
“From whimsical, wacky, pop culture, to the traditional classical artists, to those things-that-make-you-go-huh?
“In these pages, ideas and creativity still matter, making this welcome book a cause for celebration.”
Renaissance thinking was not just about making men smarter, more intellectual, and open minded (although who would complain about that happening!).
“With detailed notations and interesting reflections on themes, symbolisms and iconography, this book is a pleasure from start to finish.”
“For Millet and Modern Art, the essays are its heart and soul, down to earth and of course, modern.”
“Line after line and scene after scene delight the reader with its account of a world gone by but well worth the returning to, if only as a tourist.
“offers one of the most well-rounded, entertaining, and creative presentations of Gaugin biographies on the shelves.”
The history of drawing wrapped up in a pleasant and readable text, Rubens, Rembrandt, and Drawing in the Golden Age is a fantastic discussion of the many purposes of the drawing
Detective fiction author Dorothy L.
Mostly known for his naturalist work with birds (the National Audubon Society is, after all, dedicated specifically to protecting birds and their habitats), John James Audubon (1785–1851) wandered