Arts, Artists & Photographers

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“How did a sickly kid from a poor family in Pittsburgh become Andy Warhol, the cultural superstar?”

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“‘Florence received its greatest gift with the birth of Leonardo, and lost infinitely more with his death.’ Da Vinci was so much more than an artist; he brought sophistication and reverie t

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If you don’t know anything about Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter you better bone up fast.

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“Paul Klee: Life and Work gathers together the full spectrum of Klee’s frame of mind, revealing his character through his artistic personality.”

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“I Am offers American art lovers the opportunity to discover and to relish the innovative work of a painter who deconstructed the old and constructed her own brave

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“Go Ahead in the Rain is a musical memoir in which the narrator comes of age and becomes a man.”

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“in a volume that runs for some 600 pages, not a single word seems wasted, not a sentence seems too long.” 

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“an exquisite book about a poignantly wretched little girl and everything she represented.”   

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“Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing marks a unique milestone offering a generous souvenir of his extensive paper-based oeuvre, a miraculously well-preserved body

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Passing for Human is a compelling weaving of stories about author-illustrator Liana Finck's mother, her father, herself and how each of them has difficulties figuring out themselves, figur

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“Bill Cunningham was a New York institution, part of what made NYC the fashion capitol of the world.”

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“Forget your fishnet fantasies and take the rose out of your teeth,” Meghan Flaherty tells us in the prologue to her memoir Tango Lessons.

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By all appearances, the Bernsteins were a loving family.

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Van Gogh and the Seasons is everything one would want in a Vincent van Gogh monograph and much more.

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Salvador Dali wasn’t the founder of Surrealism, the cultural movement that spread from Europe to the Americas in the 20thcentury. Andre Breton was the founding father.

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Reviewers can’t seem to get enough of Middleton’s Double Vision.

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"Martin Kemp takes us on this great personal journey of adventure in exploring the art of Leonardo, and we are so much the better for it."

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The crescendo for Duncan Hannah’s Twentieth-Century Boy takes place in February 1976, more than 100 pages before the end, and four years before the legendary 1980 Times Square Show when hi

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Richard Avedon was the most famous fashion photographer in the world, but for much of his life struggled to be taken seriously as an art photographer.

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“this isn’t the usual tearjerker cancer story. It is a gleefully offensive cancer story. It is the Blazing Saddles of cancer stories.”

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In the Beat Generation tribe, Robert Frank was the odd man out.

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The way we conceive of art traditionally, and how it is intrinsically linked to drawing, design, and painting, owes its popularization, if not its origin, to Vasa

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Ink & Paint, The Women of Walt Disney’s Animation by Mindy Johnson corrects the misguided perception regarding women’s lack of contribution to the animation industry.

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