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The Last Days of Roger Federer: And Other Endings By Geoff Dyer Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374605568
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - May 3rd, 2022

One of Esquire's best books of spring 2022

An extended meditation on late style and last works from "one of our greatest living critics" (Kathryn Schulz, New York).


The Disney Revolt: The Great Labor War of Animation's Golden Age By Jake S. Friedman Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781641607193
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Published: Chicago Review Press - July 5th, 2022

An essential piece of Disney history has been unreported for eighty years.

Soon after the birth of Mickey Mouse, one animator raised the Disney Studio far beyond Walt’s expectations. That animator also led a union war that almost destroyed it.


The Five Lives of Hilma af Klint By Philipp Deines, Hilma af Klint (By (artist)), Julia Voss Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781644230695
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Published: David Zwirner Books - August 30th, 2022

A moving biography, told in vivid illustrations, this graphic novel features key moments in the life of Swedish artist and pioneer of abstract painting Hilma af Klint (1862–1944).


Nonconformers: A New History of Self-Taught Artists By Lisa Slominski, Michael Bonesteel (Contributions by), Mamadou Cisse (Contributions by), Sophia Cosmadopoulos (Contributions by), Tom di Maria (Contributions by), Jo Farb Hernandez (Contributions by), Cheryl Finley (Contributions by), Katherine Jentleston (Contributions by), Sarah Lombardi (Contributions by), John Maizels (Contributions by), Philip March Jones (Contributions by), William Scott (Contributions by), George Widener (Contributions by) Cover Image
By Lisa Slominski, Michael Bonesteel (Contributions by), Mamadou Cisse (Contributions by), Sophia Cosmadopoulos (Contributions by), Tom di Maria (Contributions by), Jo Farb Hernandez (Contributions by), Cheryl Finley (Contributions by), Katherine Jentleston (Contributions by), Sarah Lombardi (Contributions by), John Maizels (Contributions by), Philip March Jones (Contributions by), William Scott (Contributions by), George Widener (Contributions by)
$45.00
ISBN: 9780300260229
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Published: Yale University Press - April 19th, 2022

A global history of self-taught artists advocating for a nuanced understanding of modern and contemporary art often challenged by the establishment
 
When the art world has paid attention to makers from outside the cultural establishment, including so-called outsider and self-taught artists, it has generally been within limiting categories.


Everybody Thought We Were Crazy: Dennis Hopper, Brooke Hayward, and 1960s Los Angeles By Mark Rozzo Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062939975
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Published: Ecco - May 3rd, 2022

National Bestseller

"A landmark and long-overdue cultural history." Vogue

The stylish, wild story of the marriage of Dennis Hopper and Brooke Hayward—a tale of love, art, Hollywood, and heartbreak


Short Nights Of The Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis By Timothy Egan Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544102767
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Published: Mariner Books - August 6th, 2013

A New York Times Notable Book
A Winner of the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction

New York Times bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Timothy Egan reveals the life story of the man determined to preserve a people and culture in Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis.


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The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone By Olivia Laing Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250118035
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Published: Picador - June 6th, 2017

Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism

#1 Book of the Year from Brain Pickings

Named a best book of the year by NPR, Newsweek, Slate, Pop Sugar, Marie Claire, Elle, Publishers Weekly, and Lit Hub


Meret Oppenheim: My Exhibition By Méret Oppenheim (Artist), Natalie Dupêcher (Editor), Anne Umland (Editor) Cover Image
By Méret Oppenheim (Artist), Natalie Dupêcher (Editor), Anne Umland (Editor)
$45.00
ISBN: 9781633451292
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Published: Museum of Modern Art - November 30th, 2021

Five women revolutionize the modern art world in postwar America in this "gratifying, generous, and lush" true story from a National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist (Jennifer Szalai, New York Times).


Matisse (Basic Art) By Volkmar Essers Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9783836529044
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Published: Taschen - August 17th, 2016

The work of Henri Matisse (1869-1954) reflects an ongoing belief in the power of brilliant colors and simple forms. Though famed in particular for his paintings, Matisse also worked with drawing, sculpture, lithography, stained glass, and collage, developing his unique cut-out medium when old age left him unable to stand and paint.


Funny Weather: Art in an Emergency By Olivia Laing Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393867398
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 4th, 2021

“One of the finest writers of the new nonfiction” (Harper’s Bazaar) explores the role of art in our tumultuous modern era.

In this remarkable, inspiring collection of essays, acclaimed writer and critic Olivia Laing makes a brilliant case for why art matters, especially in the turbulent political weather of the twenty-first century.


The Masterworks of Charles M. Russell: A Retrospective of Paintings and Sculpturevolume 6 By Joan Carpenter Troccoli (Editor), Lewis I. Sharp (Foreword by), Duane H. King (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Joan Carpenter Troccoli (Editor), Lewis I. Sharp (Foreword by), Duane H. King (Foreword by)
$45.00
ISBN: 9780806140971
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Published: University of Oklahoma Press - November 16th, 2009

In the decades bracketing the turn of the twentieth century, Charles M. Russell depicted the American West in a fresh, personal, and deeply moving way. To this day, Russell is celebrated for his paintings and sculptures of cowboys at work and play, his sensitive portrayals of American Indians, and his superlative representations of landscape and wildlife.