Art

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William Merritt Chase (1849–1916) is a pivotal figure in the history of American art. He was a contemporary of James Whistler and John Singer Sargent.

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“one of the most influential French artists of the 20th century . . .

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“. . . a lesson about knowing what it takes to be an artist. A lesson about accepting and respecting our unique stories and points of view.”

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Modern Life is an expedition through a universe of insightful images that chronicle artist and illustrator Jean Jullien’s perceptions and observations of 21st century life.

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Vincent Van Gogh was one of those artists who brought the fullness of his unique character to his lifestyle, his relationships, and his artwork.

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Ross King does an exemplary job of bringing Claude Monet back to life.”

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From the 1960s through the early ‘90s, Italy was host to an artistic subgenre known as “sexy fumetti,” a wild blend of eroticism, horror, violence, and some extremely messed-up humor.

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“a treasure trove of insight on the artist . . .”

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Richard Bellamy was the 60s visionary who championed the new wave of American abstract expressionists and who had the first eye for pop-art, minimalism, and performance happenings in the fabled Gre

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Most of us have experienced the urge to make our mark on the world—literally and visibly.

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Hubert Robert may be the most famous artist you’ve never heard of.  A-list fans like Louis XVI, Catherine the Great, and Voltaire clamored for his poetic views of architectural ruins.

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To most of us, Stuart Davis’ paintings are a joyful expression of color and frolicking graphic forms that seem to explode on the canvas in unscripted rhythms.

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Children learn to navigate technology early on these days and have the ability to access information online. Book learning is less common and encyclopedias are extinct.

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Make Your Mark is an extraordinary collection of work that will leave a lasting impression.”

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celebrates the still transgressive world of gay leathermen and Tom of Finland's place in Los Angeles’ architectural history.”

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This book is filled with colorful characters and photographs in a pictorial history of tattoos.

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Vogue Like a Painting is a love letter to fashion, photography and Vogue itself.

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In a blend of history, memoir, and travelogue, renowned ceramicist Edmund de Waal invites readers, artists, art critics, and the curious into his obsession with clay and its beauty from its genesis

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“Transfigurations is a photo essay collection that strives to reveal transgender people as persons who have chosen to undergo major surgery to become what they believe they should

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Once upon a time, in a Victorian era that never existed, the world was full of marvelous contraptions that were both functional and beautiful.

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“The composition is precise, learned and detailed, with beautifully crafted prose and a meandering style that keeps the eye fixed on the page.”

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Two sides of an equation: the personal and the social; the musical and the social; the visual and the social; the body and the social.

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