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“[A] diverse and enlightening book . . .$35.00ISBN: 9781250114297Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: St. Martin's Press - October 6th, 2020
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"Just when we need it, Humans reminds us what it means to be human . . . one of the most influential art projects of the decade.” —Washington Post
Brandon Stanton’s new book, Humans—his most moving and compelling book to date—shows us the world.$39.95ISBN: 9788836643851Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Silvana Editoriale - March 17th, 2020
Four decades of Kiki Smith's searing, intimate investigations of the body and the cosmos$26.99ISBN: 9781984857583Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Ten Speed Press - October 20th, 2020
A compelling photographic history of the important moments of progressive resistance--from the civil rights movement to the present--to inspire the change-makers and activists of today.$50.00ISBN: 9783775747134Published: 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$24.00ISBN: 9781609456238Published: 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.$45.00ISBN: 9780520304840Published: University of California Press - July 14th, 2020An 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$230.00ISBN: 9783836550376Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.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.$14.95ISBN: 9781907974847Published: 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$60.00ISBN: 9783899558579Published: 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.$29.95ISBN: 9780691208077Published: Princeton University Press - December 1st, 2020
A hand-drawn guide to architectural styles throughout history$22.95ISBN: 9783777435732Availability: Coming Soon. Pre-Order Now!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.$60.00ISBN: 9781606066751Published: 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$39.95ISBN: 9780691195872Published: Princeton University Press - October 20th, 2020
A magisterial study of celebrated photographer Walker Evans