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John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Charcoal Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9781911282488
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Published: Giles - October 8th, 2019

John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was one of the greatest portrait artists of his time. While he is best known for his powerful paintings, he largely ceased painting portraits in 1907 and turned instead to charcoal drawings to satisfy portrait commissions.


Agnes Pelton: Desert Transcendentalist Cover Image
By Gilbert Vicario (Editor)
$50.00
ISBN: 9783777431925
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Published: Hirmer Publishers - April 15th, 2019

Agnes Pelton became famous for her distinctive metaphysical landscape paintings rooted in the imagery of the American Southwest and California. Drawing chiefly on her own inspirations, superstitions, and beliefs, Pelton manifested emotional states in the form of ethereal veils of light, jagged rock forms, shimmering stars, and exaggerated horizons.


Bowie's Bookshelf: The Hundred Books that Changed David Bowie's Life Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781982112547
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Published: Gallery Books - November 12th, 2019

Named one of Entertainment Weekly’s 12 biggest music memoirs this fall.


Jean-Michel Basquiat Cover Image
$200.00
ISBN: 9783836550376
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Published: Taschen - December 18th, 2018

The legend of Jean-Michel Basquiat is as strong as ever. Synonymous with New York in the 1980s, the artist first appeared in the late 1970s under the tag SAMO, spraying caustic comments and fragmented poems on the walls of the city. He appeared as part of a thriving underground scene of visual arts and graffiti, hip hop, post-punk, and DIY filmmaking, which met in a booming art world.


Pollock Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9783836529075
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Published: Taschen - July 27th, 2016

The rebel hero of Abstract Expressionism, Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) careened through his life like a firework across the American art landscape. Channeling ideas from sources as diverse as Picasso and Mexican surrealism, he rejected convention to develop his own way of seeing, interpreting, and expressing.


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Morning Glory on the Vine: Early Songs and Drawings Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780358181729
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 22nd, 2019

A gorgeous compendium of Joni Mitchell’s handwritten lyrics and drawings, originally handcrafted as a gift for a select group of friends in 1971 and now available to the public for the first time
 
In 1971, as her album Blue topped charts around the world, Joni Mitchell crafted one hundred copies of Morning Glory on the Vine as a holiday gift for he


The Color Teil: Life, Work, and Inspiration Cover Image
$68.00
ISBN: 9781641120159
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Published: Vertel Publishing - June 18th, 2019

The Color Teil chronicles Teil Duncan’s artistic journey, displaying over three hundred full-color images of her work, including her most well-known pieces as well as those that are lesser known. Her studies range from figure drawings and animals to beach and pool scenes. Inspiration comes in all sizes and shapes for Teil.


Prada: The Complete Collections (Catwalk) Cover Image
By Susannah Frankel (Contributions by)
$75.00
ISBN: 9780300243642
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Published: Yale University Press - October 22nd, 2019

A dazzling book that “makes the perfect coffee-table book for style-savvy bibliophiles”—Los Angeles Times

Founded in 1913 as a leather-goods house in Milan, Prada entered the field of fashion when Miuccia Prada took the helm of the company in 1979.


The Gashlycrumb Tinies Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780151003082
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 15th, 1997

A new, small-format edition of one of Edward Gorey’s “dark masterpieces of surreal morality” (Vanity Fair): a witty, disquieting journey through the alphabet.


Grapefruit: A Book of Instructions and Drawings by Yoko Ono Cover Image
By Yoko Ono, John Lennon (Introduction by)
$21.00
ISBN: 9780743201100
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 10th, 2000

Back in print for the first time in nearly thirty years, here is Yoko Ono's whimsical, delightful, subversive, startling book of instructions for art and for life.

"Burn this book after you've read it." -- Yoko

"A dream you dream alone may be a dream, but a dream two people dream together is a reality."
"This is the greatest book I've ever burned." -- John


Giger Cover Image
By Hr Giger (Artist)
$15.00
ISBN: 9783836534208
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Published: Taschen - November 11th, 2018

Swiss artist HR Giger (1940-2014) is most famous for his creation of the space monster in Ridley Scott's 1979 horror sci-fi film Alien, which earned him an Oscar. In retrospect, this was just one of the most popular expressions of Giger's biomechanical arsenal of creatures, which consistently merged hybrids of human and machine into images of haunting power and dark psychedelia.


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The Doubtful Guest Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780151003136
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - June 15th, 1998

A vaguely sinister comedy of manners by beloved artist Edward Gorey
 
Told in a set of fourteen rhyming couplets, The Doubtful Guest is the story of a solemn, mysterious, outdoor creature, dressed rather ordinarily in sneakers and a scarf, who appears on a winter night at a family's Victorian home and never leaves again.


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