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Fierce Poise: Helen Frankenthaler and 1950s New York Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525560180
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Published: Penguin Press - March 23rd, 2021

A dazzling biography of one of the twentieth century's most respected painters, Helen Frankenthaler, as she came of age as an artist in postwar New York


The Tarot of Leonora Carrington Cover Image
By Leonora Carrington (Artist), Gabriel Weisz Carrington (Introduction by), Tere Arcq (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$50.00
ISBN: 9781527258693
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Published: Fulgur Press - January 19th, 2021

An oracular Surrealism: the debut presentation of Leonora Carrington's recently discovered tarot deck


See/Saw: Looking at Photographs Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781644450444
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Published: Graywolf Press - May 4th, 2021

A lavishly illustrated history of photography in essays by the author of Otherwise Known as the Human Condition


Joan Mitchell Cover Image
By Sarah Roberts, Katy Siegel, Paul Auster (Contributions by), Gisele Barreau (Contributions by), Eric de Chassey (Contributions by), Jennifer Hickey (Contributions by), David Reed (Contributions by), Eileen Myles (Contributions by), Richard Shiff (Contributions by), Joyce Pensato (Contributions by), Jenni Quilter (Contributions by)
$65.00
ISBN: 9780300247275
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Published: Yale University Press - January 5th, 2021

A sweeping retrospective exploring the oeuvre of an incandescent artist, revealing the ways that Mitchell expanded painting beyond Abstract Expressionism as well as the transatlantic contexts that shaped her

Joan Mitchell (1925–1992) was fearless in her experimentation, creating works of unparalleled beauty, strength, and emotional intensity.


Accidentally Wes Anderson Cover Image
By Wally Koval, Wes Anderson (Foreword by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9780316492737
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Published: Voracious - October 20th, 2020

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A visual adventure of Wes Anderson proportions, authorized by the legendary filmmaker himself: stunning photographs of real-life places that seem plucked from the just-so world of his films, presented with fascinating human stories behind each façade.

 
Accidentally Wes Anderson began as a personal t


The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780358126607
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 6th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES, WASHINGTON POST, USA TODAY, AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BESTSELLER

“[A] diverse and enlightening book . . .


Gerhard Richter: Landscape Cover Image
By Gerhard Richter (Artist), Hubertus Butin (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Ann Cotten (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$50.00
ISBN: 9783775747134
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Published: Hatje Cantz - December 8th, 2020

The world's most famous painter focuses on the depiction of natural environments, from sunsets to seascapes to suburban streets


Atlantis: A Journey in Search of Beauty Cover Image
By Carlo Piano, Renzo Piano, Will Schutt (Translator)
$24.00
ISBN: 9781609456238
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Published: Europa Compass - November 3rd, 2020

Renowned architect Renzo Piano (the New Whitney Museum, the Pompidou Center, Potsdamer Platz, Cite Internationale, New York Times Building, The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, etc.) and his son Carlo, a well-regarded journalist, set sail from Genoa one late Summer day to search for Atlantis, the perfect city, built to harbor a perfect society.


The Sculpture of Ruth Asawa, Second Edition: Contours in the Air Cover Image
By Timothy Anglin Burgard (Editor), Daniell Cornell (Editor)
$45.00
ISBN: 9780520304840
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Published: University of California Press - July 14th, 2020

An expanded edition of the definitive book on Ruth Asawa’s fascinating life and her lasting contributions to American art.

The work of American artist Ruth Asawa (1926–2013) is brought into brilliant focus in this definitive book, originally published to accompany the first complete retrospective of Asawa’s career, organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Fran


Do Photo: Observe. Compose. Capture. Stand out. Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781907974847
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Published: The Do Book Company - October 6th, 2020

"In a world where everyone is a photographer now, how do you stand out? The answer can be found in this simple but profound book. It will train your eye to see what others don't." — David Hieatt


Surf Shacks Volume 2 Cover Image
By Gestalten (Editor), Matt Titone (Editor), Indoek (Designed by)
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ISBN: 9783899558579
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Published: Gestalten - October 20th, 2020

Surfing is a way of life, one that defines not only where we live, but how we live. Surf Shacks Volume 2 picks up where the first volume left off, exploring homes of surfers, which range from improvised cabins by the beach to penthouse apartments in big coastal cities.


Architectural Styles: A Visual Guide Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780691208077
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Published: Princeton University Press - December 1st, 2020

A hand-drawn guide to architectural styles throughout history


Frida Kahlo and San Francisco Cover Image
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ISBN: 9783777435732
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Published: Hirmer Publishers - February 15th, 2021

This book marks the triumphant return of Frida Kahlo to San Francisco, the city where her artistic life began to unfold. Kahlo’s sojourns to the United States were brief, but formative.


Imogen Cunningham: A Retrospective Cover Image
By Paul Martineau , Susan Ehrens (Contributions by)
$60.00
ISBN: 9781606066751
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Published: J. Paul Getty Museum - October 27th, 2020

Thoroughly researched and beautifully produced, this catalogue complements the first comprehensive retrospective in the United States of Imogen Cunningham’s work in over thirty-five years.

Celebrated American artist Imogen Cunningham (1883–1976) enjoyed a long career as a photographer, creating a large and diverse body of work that underscored her unique vision, vers


Walker Evans: Starting from Scratch Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780691195872
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Published: Princeton University Press - October 20th, 2020

A magisterial study of celebrated photographer Walker Evans