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Making A Masterpiece: The stories behind iconic artworks By Debra N. Mancoff Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780711257078
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Published: Frances Lincoln - November 1st, 2022

What makes a work of art a masterpiece?


Arthur Rackham: His Life and Work (Dover Fine Art) By Derek Hudson Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9780486840406
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Published: Dover Publications - November 16th, 2022

The first major biography of Arthur Rackham, this comprehensive 1960 profile was considered the best source of information on the Golden Age master for decades. It contains hard-to-find concept sketches and developmental work, some of his earliest line illustrations, and over 30 color plates that span his entire career.


Walker Evans: Last Photographs & Life Stories By Michael Lesy, Laura Lindgren (Editor) Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780922233526
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Published: Blast Books - October 28th, 2022

In 1973, Michael Lesy was a young scholar whose first book had just been published.


Diane Arbus Documents By Diane Arbus, Max Rosenberg (Editor), Lucas Zwirner (Foreword by), Jeffrey Fraenkel (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Diane Arbus, Max Rosenberg (Editor), Lucas Zwirner (Foreword by), Jeffrey Fraenkel (Foreword by)
$95.00
ISBN: 9781644230657
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Published: David Zwirner Books - September 27th, 2022

A groundbreaking publication offering insight into the critical conversations and misconceptions around this unrivaled artist’s works.

Best known for her penetrating images exploring what it means to be human, Diane Arbus is a pivotal and singular figure in American postwar photography.


Nonbinary: A Memoir By Genesis P-Orridge, Douglas Rushkoff (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Genesis P-Orridge, Douglas Rushkoff (Afterword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781419749773
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Published: Abrams Press - October 4th, 2022

A revealing and beautifully open memoir from pioneering industrial music artist, visual artist, and transgender icon Genesis P-Orridge—now in paperback

In this groundbreaking book spanning decades of artistic risk-taking, the inventor of “industrial music,” founder of Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV, and world-renowned fine artist with COUM Transmissions, G


Boy in a China Shop: Life, Clay and Everything By Keith Brymer Jones Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781529385229
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Published: Hodder & Stoughton - October 4th, 2022

'During downtime on the pottery throwdown Keith made my hair curl with some of his tales - he's a great raconteur and recounts his story in this book as he does in real life - with joy, charm & mischief.' - Sara Cox

'Fans of Throw Down will enjoy this warm autobiography.' - Daily Mail


The Radical Potter: The Life and Times of Josiah Wedgwood By Tristram Hunt Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250848963
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Published: Metropolitan Books - November 1st, 2022

From one of Britain’s leading historians and the director of the Victoria & Albert Museum, a scintillating biography of Josiah Wedgwood, the celebrated eighteenth-century potter, entrepreneur, and abolitionist


Ron Thom, Architect: The Life of a Creative Modernist By Adele Weder Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9781771643221
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Published: Greystone Books - September 13th, 2022

A definitive biography of an iconic Canadian architect--and a social portrait of the midcentury design world he lived in.


Genius, Isolated: The Life and Art of Alex Toth By Dean Mullaney, Bruce Canwell, Alex Toth (Illustrator) Cover Image
$34.99
ISBN: 9781684059478
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Published: IDW Publishing - September 27th, 2022

This lavishly illustrated biography documents the life and art of one of the most significant comics and animation artists of all time.


1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows: A Memoir By Ai Weiwei, Allan H. Barr (Translated by) Cover Image
By Ai Weiwei, Allan H. Barr (Translated by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780553419481
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Published: Crown - September 13th, 2022

The “intimate and expansive” (Time) memoir of “one of the most important artists working in the world today” (Financial Times), telling a remarkable history of China over the last hundred years while also illuminating his artistic process
 


The Retablos of Jeronimo Lozano: From Peru to Utah By Alan Govenar Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780764365201
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Published: Schiffer Publishing - December 20th, 2022

Lucian Freud By Martin Gayford, David Dawson (Editor), Mark Holborn (Editor) Cover Image
By Martin Gayford, David Dawson (Editor), Mark Holborn (Editor)
$150.00
ISBN: 9781838665692
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Published: Phaidon Press - October 12th, 2022

A sumptuous single-volume edition of Phaidon's acclaimed overview of one of the greatest painters of our time

Larger-than-life British artist Lucian Freud enjoyed a career lasting over seven decades. He worked almost until the day he died, when he left a portrait of friend and studio assistant David Dawson unfinished.