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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.


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


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


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
 


Warhol Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780062298393
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Published: Ecco - April 28th, 2020

The definitive biography of a fascinating and paradoxical figure, one of the most influential artists of his—or any—age  

To this day, mention the name “Andy Warhol” to almost anyone and you’ll hear about his famous images of soup cans and Marilyn Monroe.


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


Murderous Passions, Volume 1: The Delirious Cinema of Jesús Franco Cover Image
$55.00
ISBN: 9781907222917
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Published: Strange Attractor Press - February 4th, 2020

Forthcoming from the MIT Press


Vincent's Books: Van Gogh and the Writers Who Inspired Him Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780226706467
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Published: University of Chicago Press - March 10th, 2020

“Books and reality and art are the same kind of thing for me.”
 
One of the most famous artists in history, Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) was also a man with another powerful passion—for books. An insatiable reader, Van Gogh spent his life hungrily consuming as many books as he could.


Foursome: Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O'Keeffe, Paul Strand, Rebecca Salsbury Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781984899705
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Published: Vintage - March 10th, 2020

A captivating, spirited account of the intense relationship among four artists whose strong personalities and aesthetic ideals drew them together, pulled them apart, and profoundly influenced the very shape of twentieth-century art.


The Light Years: A Memoir Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250251190
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Published: Picador - March 24th, 2020

Lambda Literary Award Finalist | A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice
Named a best book of 2019 by Parade

The Light Years is a joyous and defiant coming-of-age memoir set during one of the most turbulent times in American history


Everything She Touched: The Life of Ruth Asawa (Women Artists Book, Ruth Asawa Biography, Wire Sculpture Art Book Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781452174402
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 7th, 2020

Everything She Touched recounts the incredible life of the American sculptor Ruth Asawa.


Funny Weather: Art in an Emergency Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781324005704
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 12th, 2020

“One of the finest writers of the new non-fiction” (Harper’s Bazaar) explores the role of art in the tumultuous twenty-first century.


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