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  • Michelangelo, God's Architect: The Story of His Final Years and Greatest Masterpiece by William E. Wallace 9780691195490

    Michelangelo, God's Architect: The Story of His Final Years and Greatest Masterpiece by William E. Wallace 9780691195490

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    The untold story of Michelangelo's final decades-and his transformation into one of the greatest architects of the Italian Renaissance As he entered his seventies, the great Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo despaired that his productive years...
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  • Art is a Tyrant: The Unconventional Life of Rosa Bonheur by Catherine Hewitt

    Art is a Tyrant: The Unconventional Life of Rosa Bonheur by Catherine Hewitt

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    WINNER OF THE FRANCO-BRITISH SOCIETY LITERARY AWARD 2020'Art is a Tyrant recounts [Bonheur's] life with no little brio.' Michael Prodger, The Times Books of the Year 2020 'A diligently researched, beautifully produced and insistently sympathetic...
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  • The Flowering: The Autobiography of Judy Chicago by Judy Chicago

    The Flowering: The Autobiography of Judy Chicago by Judy Chicago

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780500094389Author Judy ChicagoFormat HardbackPage Count 416Imprint Thames & Hudson LtdPublisher Thames & Hudson LtdWeight(grams) 171g
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  • Edvard Munch: An Inner Life by Oystein Ustvedt

    Edvard Munch: An Inner Life by Oystein Ustvedt

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    'My art is a self-confession - in it I seek to clarify my relationship with the world. But at the same time I have always thought and felt that my art could also clarify other people's quest for the truth' Edvard Munch Why do people travel from across...
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  • Karl: No Regrets by Patrick Hourcade

    Karl: No Regrets by Patrick Hourcade

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9782080243713Author Patrick HourcadeFormat HardbackPage Count 192Imprint FlammarionPublisher Editions FlammarionWeight(grams) 170g
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  • G. F. Watts: The Last Great Victorian by Veronica Franklin Gould 9780300105773

    G. F. Watts: The Last Great Victorian by Veronica Franklin Gould 9780300105773

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    George Frederic Watts (1817-1904) was a titanic figure in nineteenth-century British art. The father of British Symbolism and portrait painter of his age, he forged a controversial career that spanned the reign of Queen Victoria. This book, the first...
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  • Thomas Telford by L. T. C. Rolt

    Thomas Telford by L. T. C. Rolt

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    Thomas Telford, the son of a shepherd, was born in Westerkirk, Scotland in 1757. At the age of 14, he was apprenticed to a stonemason. He worked for a time in Edinburgh and in 1792, he moved to London. During his life, Telford built more than 1,000 miles...
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  • De Kooning: American Master by Mark Stevens

    De Kooning: American Master by Mark Stevens

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780375711169Author Mark StevensFormat PaperbackPage Count 732Imprint Alfred A. KnopfPublisher Alfred A. KnopfWeight(grams) 994g
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  • The Way to Be: A Memoir by Barbara T. Smith

    The Way to Be: A Memoir by Barbara T. Smith

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    "For over fifty years, Barbara T. Smith has been at the forefront of artistic movements in California. Her work across many mediums explores concepts that strike at the core of human nature, including sexuality, physical and spiritual sustenance,...
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  • Lives in Architecture: Nigel Coates by Nigel Coates

    Lives in Architecture: Nigel Coates by Nigel Coates

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    Irreverent and iconoclastic, Nigel Coates has been stirring up the architectural scene for over 40 years. In this warm and compelling autobiography, he explores the highs and lows of life at the cutting edge of architecture and design. Coates' work...
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  • First World War Poets by Alan Judd

    First World War Poets by Alan Judd

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    First World War Poets by Alan Judd and David Crane. This collection of short biographies of those remarkable men who sought to record and convey the horrors of the Great War in poetry draws on letters, memoirs and portraits in a variety of media. Key...
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  • Frank Lloyd Wright: A Life by Ada Louise Huxtable

    Frank Lloyd Wright: A Life by Ada Louise Huxtable

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780143114291Author Ada Louise HuxtableFormat PaperbackPage Count 272Imprint Penguin USAPublisher Penguin Putnam Inc
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  • Calder: The Conquest of Time: The Early Years: 1898-1940 by Jed Perl

    Calder: The Conquest of Time: The Early Years: 1898-1940 by Jed Perl

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    The first biography of America's greatest twentieth-century sculptor. In this beautifully written, deeply researched book Jed Perl shows how Alexander Calder became an avant-garde artist with enduring appeal. One of our most beloved modern artists,...
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  • Modern Man: The Life of Le Corbusier, Architect of Tomorrow by Anthony Flint 9781477801314

    Modern Man: The Life of Le Corbusier, Architect of Tomorrow by Anthony Flint 9781477801314

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781477801314Author Anthony FlintFormat PaperbackPage Count 306Imprint Amazon PublishingPublisher Amazon Publishing
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  • The Invisible Painting: My Memoir of Leonora Carrington by Gabriel Weisz Carrington

    The Invisible Painting: My Memoir of Leonora Carrington by Gabriel Weisz Carrington

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    Since her death in 2011, the legendary Surrealist Leonora Carrington has been reconstructed and reinvented many times over. In this book, Gabriel Weisz Carrington draws on remembered conversations and events to demythologise his mother, revealing the...
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  • Picasso the Foreigner: An Artist in France, 1900-1973 by Annie Cohen-Solal

    Picasso the Foreigner: An Artist in France, 1900-1973 by Annie Cohen-Solal

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780374231231Author Annie Cohen-SolalFormat HardbackPage Count 608Imprint Farrar, Straus and GirouxPublisher Farrar, Straus and GirouxWeight(grams) 454g
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  • Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs by Sally Mann 9780316247757

    Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs by Sally Mann 9780316247757

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780316247757Author Sally MannFormat PaperbackPage Count 496Imprint Back Bay BooksPublisher Back Bay BooksWeight(grams) 699g
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  • The Art and Flair of Mary Blair: An Appreciation by John Canemaker

    The Art and Flair of Mary Blair: An Appreciation by John Canemaker

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781423127444Author John CanemakerFormat HardbackPage Count 110Imprint Disney EditionsPublisher Disney EditionsWeight(grams) 771g
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  • Edgewise - a Picture of Cookie Mueller by John Waters

    Edgewise - a Picture of Cookie Mueller by John Waters

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9783942214209Author John WatersFormat PaperbackPage Count 336Imprint Bbooks VerlagPublisher Bbooks Verlag
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  • The Inking Woman: 250 Years of British Women Cartoon and Comic Artists by Nicola Streeten

    The Inking Woman: 250 Years of British Women Cartoon and Comic Artists by Nicola Streeten

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    For many years, the world of cartoons and comics was seen as a male preserve. The reality is that women have been drawing and publishing cartoons for longer than most people realise. In the early 1760s, Mary Darly illustrated, wrote and published the...
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  • MacDonald Gill: Charting a Life by Caroline Walker

    MacDonald Gill: Charting a Life by Caroline Walker

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    MacDonald 'Max' Gill (1884-1947) was an architect, letterer, mural painter and graphic artist of the first half of the twentieth century, best known for his pioneering pictorial poster maps including the whimsical Wonderground Map of London Town. His...
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  • Arthur Jeffress: A Life in Art by Gill Hedley

    Arthur Jeffress: A Life in Art by Gill Hedley

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781838602819Author Gill HedleyFormat HardbackPage Count 384Imprint Bloomsbury Publishing PLCPublisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLCWeight(grams) 156g
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  • Henri Matisse: A Second Life by Alastair Sooke

    Henri Matisse: A Second Life by Alastair Sooke

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    Henri Matisse by Alastair Sooke - an essential guide to one of the 20th century's greatest artists 'One January morning in 1941, only a fortnight or so after his seventy-first birthday, the bearded and bespectacled French artist Henri Matisse was lying...
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  • Twentieth-Century Boy: Notebooks of the Seventies by Duncan Hannah

    Twentieth-Century Boy: Notebooks of the Seventies by Duncan Hannah

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781524711221Author Duncan HannahFormat PaperbackPage Count 304Imprint VintagePublisher VintageWeight(grams) 132g
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  • The Worlds of John Ruskin by Kevin Jackson 9781843681489

    The Worlds of John Ruskin by Kevin Jackson 9781843681489

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    Ruskin is one of the most influential and exhilarating writers in English. Art critic, architectural visionary,social reformer, climate warner and incomparable teacher; Ruskin's words not only transformed VictorianEngland but speak to us with increasing...
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  • Magritte: This is Not a Biography by Vincent Zabus

    Magritte: This is Not a Biography by Vincent Zabus

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    Intoxicated by the promise of a promotion, Charles Singular for once allows himself a small extravagance: he buys a bowler hat. But there's a problem: this is no ordinary hat. This one once belonged to the surrealist painter Rene Magritte, and by donning...
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  • Half the Perfect World: Writers, Dreamers and Drifters on Hydra: 1955-1964 by Paul Genoni

    Half the Perfect World: Writers, Dreamers and Drifters on Hydra: 1955-1964 by Paul Genoni

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781925523096Author Paul GenoniFormat PaperbackPage Count 304Imprint Monash University PublishingPublisher Monash University Publishing
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  • Adventure in Art by Lucy Carrington Wertheim

    Adventure in Art by Lucy Carrington Wertheim

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    Adventure in Art is the 1947 autobiography of one of the key female protagonists from the British Modernist era - Lucy Carrington Wertheim. Republished by Unicorn to coincide with the forthcoming Towner exhibition Lucy Wertheim: Patron, Collector and...
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  • Harry Clarke: The Life and Work by Nicola Gordon Bowe 9781845887421

    Harry Clarke: The Life and Work by Nicola Gordon Bowe 9781845887421

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    Harry Clarke was Ireland's greatest stained glass artist and arguably the finest of his time in any country. He was also an illustrator of genius, whose works have been collector's items for decades. Out of print for over 15 years, this new edition will...
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  • Rudolf Zwirner: Give Me the Now: An Autobiography by Rudolf Zwirner

    Rudolf Zwirner: Give Me the Now: An Autobiography by Rudolf Zwirner

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    An art dealer of the ages, Rudolf Zwirner, father of the esteemed gallerist David Zwirner, reached many milestones in his career. From co-founding Art Cologne, the first fair for contemporary art, in 1967, to showing works by Georg Baselitz, Gerhard...
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  • Adolfo Kaminsky: A Forger's Life: A Forger's Life by Sarah Kaminsky

    Adolfo Kaminsky: A Forger's Life: A Forger's Life by Sarah Kaminsky

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    [An] engrossing literary debut...Writing in Adolfo's voice gives this suspenseful narrative candor and immediacy. - Kirkus Reviews Adolfo Kaminsky: A Forger's Life is "worthy of the best spy novels" and tells the story of Sarah Kaminsky's...
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  • Adolfo Kaminsky: A Forger's Life: A Forger's Life by Sarah Kaminsky 9780997003475

    Adolfo Kaminsky: A Forger's Life: A Forger's Life by Sarah Kaminsky 9780997003475

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    [An] engrossing literary debut...Writing in Adolfo's voice gives this suspenseful narrative candor and immediacy. - Kirkus Reviews Adolfo Kaminsky: A Forger's Life is "worthy of the best spy novels" and tells the story of Sarah Kaminsky's...
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  • Almost Nothing: The 20th-Century Art And Life Of Jozef Czapski by Eric Karpeles

    Almost Nothing: The 20th-Century Art And Life Of Jozef Czapski by Eric Karpeles

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781681372846Author Eric KarpelesFormat PaperbackPage Count 496Imprint The New York Review of Books, IncPublisher The New York Review of Books,...
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  • Arbitrary Stupid Goal by Tamara Shopsin

    Arbitrary Stupid Goal by Tamara Shopsin

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    The centre of Tamara's universe is Shopsin's, her family's legendary greasy spoon, aka "The Store," run by her inimitable dad, Kenny - a loquacious, contrary, huge-hearted man who, aside from dishing up New York's best egg salad on rye, is...
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  • Joseph Gandy: An Architectural Visionary in Georgian England by Brian Lukacher

    Joseph Gandy: An Architectural Visionary in Georgian England by Brian Lukacher

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    Joseph Gandy (1771-1843) is a classic case of unrecognized genius. His dreams of being a great architect were frustrated, and his fame today rests on the imaginative power of his unrealized projects, on his superbly imagined reconstruction of Greek and...
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  • The Beatles in Posters: A Collection of Concert Artwork by Tony Booth by Tony Booth 9780750983785

    The Beatles in Posters: A Collection of Concert Artwork by Tony Booth by Tony Booth 9780750983785

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    Artist Tony Both worked in Liverpool during the early 1960s, just around the corner from The Cavern Club and close to the Beatles' manager Brian Epstein's office in Whitechapel. Tony's work caught Epstein's eye, and he would go on to produce posters,...
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  • Great Nadar: The Man Behind the Camera by Adam Begley

    Great Nadar: The Man Behind the Camera by Adam Begley

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781101902622Author Adam BegleyFormat PaperbackPage Count 256Imprint Crown Publishing Group, Division of Random House IncPublisher Random House USA Inc
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  • Pina Bausch: Dance can be Virtually Everything by Marion Meyer

    Pina Bausch: Dance can be Virtually Everything by Marion Meyer

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    The first-ever biography in English of Pina Bausch: perhaps the most influential performer and choreographer of the 20th century. Mayer has written an accessible, readable account, with a clear journalistic approach that penetrates the mystique and...
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  • Francis Bacon: Studies for a Portrait by Michael Peppiatt

    Francis Bacon: Studies for a Portrait by Michael Peppiatt

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    Francis Bacon was one of most elusive and enigmatic creative geniuses of the twentieth century. However much his avowed aim was to simplify both himself and his art, he remained a deeply complex person. Bacon was keenly aware of this underlying...
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