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The Longing for Less: Living with Minimalism Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781635572100
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - January 21st, 2020

"More than just a story of an abiding cultural preoccupation, The Longing For Less peels back the commodified husk of minimalism to reveal something surprising and thoroughly alive." -Jenny Odell, author of How to Do Nothing


Broken Glass: Mies van der Rohe, Edith Farnsworth, and the Fight Over a Modernist Masterpiece Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399592713
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Published: Random House - March 17th, 2020

The true story of the intimate relationship that gave birth to the Farnsworth House, a masterpiece of twentieth-century architecture—and disintegrated into a bitter feud over love, money, gender, and the very nature of art.


Frida in America: The Creative Awakening of a Great Artist Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250113382
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Published: St. Martin's Press - March 3rd, 2020

The riveting story of how three years spent in the United States transformed Frida Kahlo into the artist we know today

"[An] insightful debut....Featuring meticulous research and elegant turns of phrase, Stahr’s engrossing account provides scholarly though accessible analysis for both feminists and art lovers." —Publisher's Weekly


Short Life in a Strange World: Birth to Death in 42 Panels Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780062931757
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Published: Harper - February 25th, 2020

Sure to be hailed alongside H is for Hawk and The Hare with Amber Eyes, an exceptional work that is at once an astonishing journey across countries and continents, an immersive examination of a great artist’s work, and a moving and intimate memoir.

In 2012, facing the death of his father and impending fatherhood, Toby Ferris set off on a seeming


Love Unknown: The Life and Worlds of Elizabeth Bishop Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780525428817
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Published: Viking - November 5th, 2019

An illuminating new biography of one of the greatest American poets of the twentieth century, Elizabeth Bishop

"Love Unknown points movingly to the many relationships that moored Bishop, keeping her together even as life—and her own self-destructive tendencies—threatened to split her apart.” —The Wall Street Journal


The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas Illustrated Cover Image
By Gertrude Stein, Maira Kalman (Illustrator)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781594204609
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Published: Penguin Press - March 3rd, 2020

An illustrated edition of Gertrude Stein's most well-known work, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, bursting with the bright, sophisticated, and fanciful images of artist Maira Kalman


Desperately Seeking Basquiat Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9783943330458
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Published: Gingko Press - November 19th, 2019

Jean-Michel Basquiat is one of the few artists who have achieved mythic status. His work is instantly recognizable; like Picasso, Warhol or Frida Kahlo, his look is imprinted on our psyche. But how much do we really know Basquiat? Who was he, where did he come from, where did he hang out? Desperately Seeking Basquiat lets readers explore the most significant locations of his life.


Rembrandt: Art Masters Series Cover Image
By Typex
$29.99
ISBN: 9781906838690
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Published: SelfMadeHero - November 5th, 2019

E.J. Hughes Paints British Columbia Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781771513104
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Published: Touchwood Editions - November 26th, 2019

E. J. Hughes (1913-2007) is British Columbia's best-loved landscape painter. His unashamedly picturesque views of the province are appreciated by art professionals and the public alike.


Michael Snow: Lives and Works Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781459741348
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Published: Dundurn Group - November 5th, 2019

An all-encompassing view of the life and work of one of Canada's greatest living artists


Samson Young: Silver Moon or Golden Star, Which Will You Buy Of Me? Cover Image
$38.00
ISBN: 9780935573619
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Published: Smart Museum Of Art, The University Of C - January 23rd, 2020

For his first US museum exhibition, Hong Kong-based sound artist Samson Young looks to the idealism presented at the 1933 World’s Fair in Chicago to explore varying concepts of social progress and utopia through a trilogy of animated music videos. The catalog addresses questions of how people adapt to societal changes that they have little control over.


My Meteorite: Or, Without the Random There Can Be No New Thing Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143134367
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Published: Penguin Books - March 17th, 2020

An expansive, radiant, and genre-defying investigation into bonding—and how we are shaped by forces we cannot fully know
 


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