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Product Description: Will Bradley (1868–1962) was among the first American artists to realize the immense possibilities creative design held for the business world. Experimenting with typefaces, decorative illustrations, layouts, and print, he produced posters, advertisements, book designs, and magazine covers that were practical as well as striking and original works of art...read more

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9780486811291 | New edition (Dover Pubns, January 18, 2017), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Will Bradley (1868–1962) was among the first American artists to realize the immense possibilities creative design held for the business world.

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Product Description: Featuring 47 imaginative and artistic illustrations designed to please even the most ardent coloring book fan, America the Beautiful lets you add your own creative spark to the beauty of this great nation. Featuring national parks, city skylines, classic scenes of Americana, and much more, each illustration is complex and intricately detailed, providing hours of stress-free relaxation for the whole family...read more
By Portable Press (corporate author)

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9781626867574 | Portable Pr, December 13, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Featuring 47 imaginative and artistic illustrations designed to please even the most ardent coloring book fan, America the Beautiful lets you add your own creative spark to the beauty of this great nation.

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Product Description: Ultimate Coloring These Colors Don't Run celebrates freedom and liberty and creativity in equal measure. From the red rocks of the Southwest, to the peaks of the Rocky Mountains, to the Blue Angels flying in formation, this patriotic coloring book features 47 impeccably illustrated images of Americana that will put the YOU in the USA! It will provide hours of fun and relaxation for everyone in your family as you connect to the beauty of Americana...read more
By Portable Press (corporate author)

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9781626867550 | Portable Pr, December 13, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Ultimate Coloring These Colors Don't Run celebrates freedom and liberty and creativity in equal measure.

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Product Description: Painter A. E. Backus (1906–1990) portrayed an unspoiled Florida that has made his paintings synonymous with the state: backcountry terrain is often described as “Backus landscape,” emotive clouds as “Backus sky,” and translucent waves as “Backus water...read more

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9780865653320 | Vendome Pr, November 8, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Painter A.

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Product Description: With an unparalleled collection of paintings and illustrations, featuring new and unpublished pieces, Josh Agle―more commonly known as Shag―presents a tome bursting with vibrant colors, vivacious personalities, and a magic mirror into midcentury modernism...read more

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9781623260941 | Ammo Books, November 1, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: With an unparalleled collection of paintings and illustrations, featuring new and unpublished pieces, Josh Agle―more commonly known as Shag―presents a tome bursting with vibrant colors, vivacious personalities, and a magic mirror into midcentury modernism.

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Product Description: The Stroemple Collection boasts more than five hundred vintage Venetian vessels that illustrate the height of Venetian glassblowing during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. In 2012, George Stroemple commissioned James Mongrain―Dale Chihuly's current gaffer and an exceptional glass artist―to make a series of ten vessels to replicate major examples of vintage Venetian glass in the Stroemple Collection...read more

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9780997249231 | Marquand Books Inc, November 1, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The Stroemple Collection boasts more than five hundred vintage Venetian vessels that illustrate the height of Venetian glassblowing during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

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Product Description: In Bad Boy, renowned American artist Eric Fischl has written a penetrating exploration of his coming of age as an artist and his search for a fresh narrative style in the highly charged and competitive New York art world in the 1970s and ’80s...read more

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9780770435578 | Crown Pub, May 7, 2013, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: In Bad Boy, renowned American artist Eric Fischl has written a penetrating, often searing exploration of his coming of age as an artist, and his search for a fresh narrative style in the highly charged and competitive New York art world in the 1970s and 1980s.

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9781628727302 | Reprint edition (Arcade Pub, November 1, 2016), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: In Bad Boy, renowned American artist Eric Fischl has written a penetrating exploration of his coming of age as an artist and his search for a fresh narrative style in the highly charged and competitive New York art world in the 1970s and ’80s.

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Product Description: The Smithsonian Institution is America's largest, most important, and most beloved repository for the objects that define our common heritage. Now Under Secretary for Art, History, and Culture Richard Kurin, aided by a team of top Smithsonian curators and scholars, has assembled a literary exhibition of 101 objects from across the Smithsonian's museums that together offer a marvelous new perspective on the history of the United States...read more

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9781594205293 | Penguin Pr, October 29, 2013, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The Smithsonian Institution is America's largest, most important, and most beloved repository for the objects that define our common heritage.

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9780143128151 | Penguin USA, October 25, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The Smithsonian Institution is America's largest, most important, and most beloved repository for the objects that define our common heritage.

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Product Description: The first major account of how American artists responded to World War IWorld War I had a profound impact on American art and culture. Nearly every major artist responded to events, whether as official war artists, impassioned observers, or participants on the battlefields...read more

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9780691172699 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 25, 2016, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: The first major account of how American artists responded to World War IWorld War I had a profound impact on American art and culture.

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Product Description: Norman Rockwell's famous Saturday Evening Post covers, the Four Freedoms he painted during the years of World War II, and his depictions of American towns, families, and traditions are all represented in this concise volume. Avidly collected by legendary filmmakers Steven Spielberg and George Lucas, the works offer a picture of America that we all continue to believe in, a world of hope and humanity...read more
By John Rockwell (introduced by)

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9780789212719 | Abbeville Pr, February 28, 2017, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Norman Rockwell's famous Saturday Evening Post covers, the Four Freedoms he painted during the years of World War II, and his depictions of American towns, families, and traditions are all represented in this concise volume.

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Product Description: Abstract Expressionism will forever be associated with the energy and vibrancy of 1950s New York. Artists injected a new sense of confidence in painting, experimenting with improvisation, spontaneity and color. This bold publication and the major exhibition it accompanies seek to reevaluate the movement, making the case that far from being unified, Abstract Expressionism was in fact complex and ever-changing...read more

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9781910350300 | Royal Academy of Arts, October 18, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Abstract Expressionism will forever be associated with the energy and vibrancy of 1950s New York.

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Product Description: The most complete biography of the iconic sculptor Louise Nevelson, the groundbreaking artist and fixture of New York’s art world based on hours of interviews the author conducted at the height of Nevelson’s fameIn 1929, Louise Nevelson was a disappointed housewife with a young son, surrounded by New York’s vibrant artistic community but unable to fully engage with it...read more

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9780500094013 | Thames & Hudson, October 18, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The most complete biography of the iconic sculptor Louise Nevelson, the groundbreaking artist and fixture of New York’s art world based on hours of interviews the author conducted at the height of Nevelson’s fameIn 1929, Louise Nevelson was a disappointed housewife with a young son, surrounded by New York’s vibrant artistic community but unable to fully engage with it.

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Product Description: Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986) was one of the foundational figures of American modernism and a pioneering woman in the arts. Widely celebrated and recognized for her flower paintings and Southwest landscapes, O’Keeffe is revealed in full in this new book...read more

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9781419722745 | Harry N Abrams Inc, October 4, 2016, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986) was one of the foundational figures of American modernism and a pioneering woman in the arts.

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Product Description: Fugitive Testimony traces the long arc of the African American slave narrative from the eighteenth century to the present in order to rethink the epistemological limits of the form and to theorize the complicated interplay between the visual and the literary throughout its history...read more

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9780823272891 | Fordham Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Fugitive Testimony traces the long arc of the African American slave narrative from the eighteenth century to the present in order to rethink the epistemological limits of the form and to theorize the complicated interplay between the visual and the literary throughout its history.

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9780823272907 | Fordham Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Fugitive Testimony traces the long arc of the African American slave narrative from the eighteenth century to the present in order to rethink the epistemological limits of the form and to theorize the complicated interplay between the visual and the literary throughout its history.

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Product Description: The art of Paul Havas (1940–2012) is one of natural beauty, formal control, and unusual colors. Havas settled in the Puget Sound region in 1965 and went on to create a body of work dominated by oil paintings and drawings of landscapes and cityscapes, attracting admiring critical attention and considerable acquisitions by important museums...read more

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9780997249248 | Museum of Northwest Art, October 1, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The art of Paul Havas (1940–2012) is one of natural beauty, formal control, and unusual colors.

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Product Description: Charley Harper was an American original. For more than six decades he painted colorful and graphic illustrations of nature, animals, insects and people alike, from his home studio in Cincinnati, Ohio, until he passed away in 2007, at the age of 84...read more
By Charley Harper (contributor)

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9781623260705 | Ill edition (Ammo Books, October 1, 2016), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Charley Harper was an American original.

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Product Description: On the night of December 25, 1776, George Washington led his ragged Continental Army through a snowstorm across the Delaware River, on the way to a surprise attack in New Jersey that would turn the tide of the American Revolution...read more

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9780878468331 | Museum of Fine Arts Boston, September 27, 2016, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: On the night of December 25, 1776, George Washington led his ragged Continental Army through a snowstorm across the Delaware River, on the way to a surprise attack in New Jersey that would turn the tide of the American Revolution.

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Product Description: American patriot Paul Revere is wrapped in the swirling mixture of myth and poetry through which history often descends, but as a craftsman and artist, he left behind more tangible traces as well. In this volume, esteemed art historian Gerald W...read more

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9780878468324 | Museum of Fine Arts Boston, September 27, 2016, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: American patriot Paul Revere is wrapped in the swirling mixture of myth and poetry through which history often descends, but as a craftsman and artist, he left behind more tangible traces as well.

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Product Description: The North is a complex place that is beautiful, moody, and anything but untouched. The Arctic, part of the international North that is pivotal to the world because of climate change, is no longer a frontier of the past. The same interest in the North that preoccupied artists and explorers of the Romantic era has returned greater than ever, but rather than merely depicting its grandeur, today's artists, scientists, and explorers question the future of the landscape...read more

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9780295999081 | Univ of Washington Pr, September 22, 2016, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The North is a complex place that is beautiful, moody, and anything but untouched.

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Product Description: Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986) is one of the most significant artists of the twentieth century, internationally acclaimed for her unique style and innovative vision. Her distinctive flower paintings, dramatic New York cityscapes, vibrant landscapes, and images of animal bones against the stark Southwestern desert sky are now considered iconic examples of American modernism...read more

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9781849764049 | Tate Gallery Pubn, September 20, 2016, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986) is one of the most significant artists of the twentieth century, internationally acclaimed for her unique style and innovative vision.

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Product Description: The Evolution of Taste in American Collecting is a new critical translation of René Brimo’s classic study of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century patronage and art collecting in the United States. Originally published in French in 1938, Brimo’s foundational text is a detailed examination of collecting in America from colonial times to the end of World War I, when American collectors came to dominate the European art market...read more
By Kenneth Haltman (editor)

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9780271073248, titled "The Evolution of Taste in American Collecting: Translated from the French - L’evolution Du Gout Aux Etats-unis, D’apres L’histoire Des Collections" | Sew cri tr edition (Pennsylvania State Univ Pr, October 31, 2016), cover price $79.95 | About this edition: The Evolution of Taste in American Collecting is a new critical translation of René Brimo’s classic study of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century patronage and art collecting in the United States.

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Product Description: In this visual complement to The Andy Warhol Diaries―a snake who might be Warhol himself chronicles his attempts to scale the social ladderThis is the never-before-published story of a snake trying to make it in the world of sixties high society, strongly suggested to be a stand-in for Warhol himself...read more
By Arthur Edelman (other contributor)

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9780500519257 | Thames & Hudson, September 13, 2016, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: In this visual complement to The Andy Warhol Diaries―a snake who might be Warhol himself chronicles his attempts to scale the social ladderThis is the never-before-published story of a snake trying to make it in the world of sixties high society, strongly suggested to be a stand-in for Warhol himself.

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