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 Special priceThe Complete Peanuts: Volume 1, 1950-1952

The Complete Peanuts: Volume 1, 1950-1952

Charles M. Schulz, Charles M Schulz

The first two years of the best-selling comic strip, starring Snoopy and the gang, now in softcover.

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 Special priceBallyhoo!: Posters as Portraiture

Ballyhoo!: Posters as Portraiture

Wendy Wick Reaves

Posters provide an instructive glimpse of an era's prevailing ideals, prejudices, and presumptions. This title suggests how a famous face can enhance the message of the poster and, conversely, how posters have defined and...

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 Special priceDesign: The Groundbreaking Moments

Design: The Groundbreaking Moments

Nina Kozel

This latest volume in Prestel's Groundbreaking Moments series explores great ideas and turning points in the history of design.

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 Special priceThe Blues Line

The Blues Line

Eric Sackheim, Jonathan Shahn

Transcribed from 78 rpm recordings and preserved here long after many of the records have disappeared, this collection of nearly three hundred songs from more than one hundred singers celebrates the diversity of feeling and form...

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 Special priceDaniel Libeskind

Daniel Libeskind

Connie Wolf, James E. Young

Published in conjunction with the opening of the Contemporary Jewish Museum building on June 8, 2008 --T.p. verso.

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 Special priceModern Art in America 1908-68

Modern Art in America 1908-68

William C. Agee

A radical re-evaluation of American modernism through four generations of artists and their work - now in paperback

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Transit Maps of the World: Expanded and Updated Edition

Transit Maps of the World: Expanded and Updated Edition

Mark Ovenden, Mike Ashworth

Expanded and updated edition of the world's first collection of every urban train map on earth. --Cover.

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The Design Museum: Fashion Evolution

The Design Museum: Fashion Evolution

Design Museum Enterprise Limited

Trace the evolution of fashion through the 250 looks that defined it.

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Paris 2000+: New Architecture

Paris 2000+: New Architecture

Sam Lubell

Author Sam Lubell has selected thirty buildings to convey the energy and creativity of architects working in Paris and its environs. 

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 Special priceBuilding Up and Tearing Down

Building Up and Tearing Down

Paul Goldberger

Paul Golberger on the age of archtiecture

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Left Bank: Art, Passion, and the Rebirth of Paris, 1940-50

Left Bank: Art, Passion, and the Rebirth of Paris, 1940-50

Agnes Poirier

An incandescent group portrait of the midcentury artists and thinkers whose lives, loves, collaborations, and passions were forged against the wartime destruction and postwar rebirth of Paris --Amazon.com.

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 Special priceLiving on Vacation: Contemporary Houses for Tranquil Living

Living on Vacation: Contemporary Houses for Tranquil Living

Phaidon Editors

Escape and unwind with this breathtaking collection of contemporary homes - each designed with relaxation in mind

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 Special priceArt + Fashion: Collaborations and Connections Between Icons

Art + Fashion: Collaborations and Connections Between Icons

E.P. Cutler, Julien Tomasello

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 Special priceExhibit A: Exhibitions that Transformed Architecture, 1948-2000

Exhibit A: Exhibitions that Transformed Architecture, 1948-2000

Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen

The first book to explore the world's most significant architectural exhibitions of the 20th century

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 Special priceFrancis Alys

Francis Alys

Russell Ferguson, Jean Fisher, Cuauhtemoc Medina

A fully updated edition of the artist's first comprehensive monograph, more than a decade since its original publication

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 Special priceThe Art of Love: The Romantic and Explosive Stories Behind Art's Greatest Couples

The Art of Love: The Romantic and Explosive Stories Behind Art’s Greatest Couples

Kate Bryan, Asli Yazan

The Art of Love tells the stories of the most fascinating couples of the art world, exploring the passionate, challenging and loving relationships behind some of the world's greatest works of art.

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 Special priceThe Future of Architecture Since 1889: A Worldwide History

The Future of Architecture Since 1889: A Worldwide History

Jean-Louis Cohen

The highly acclaimed history of the architecture of the twentieth century and beyond - now in paperback

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 Special pricePattern: 100 Fashion Designers, 10 Curators

Pattern: 100 Fashion Designers, 10 Curators

Phaidon

Pattern presents 100 outstanding fashion designers selected by 10 of the field's leading professionals, including designers, stylists, editors, educators, bloggers and writers. Truly global in scope, it has collected...

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The New Yorker Encyclopedia of Cartoons

The New Yorker Encyclopedia of Cartoons

Robert Mankoff, David Remnick

An A-to-Z collection of the magazine's cartoons from the 1920s to the present. 3,000 cartoons organized into more than 300 categories of recurring New Yorker themes-- Adam & Eve, banana peels, desert islands, lion tamers, snowmen,...

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 Special priceNGV Triennial 2017

NGV Triennial 2017

Ewan McEoin

Featuring more than 100 artists and designers from thirty-two countries, NGV Triennial 2017 surveys the world's best art and design.

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 Special priceLand Marks

Land Marks

Judith Ryan

Published in conjunction with the Land Marks exhibition, this illustrated work examines important moments in the history of Indigenous art and acknowledges a succession of legendary figures. 

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 Special priceLondon Uprising: Fifty Fashion Designers, One City

London Uprising: Fifty Fashion Designers, One City

Tania Fares, Sarah Mower

An unprecedented and intimate behind-the-scenes look at London designer fashion over the last fifteen years, edited by Tania Fares and Sarah Mower and profiling 50 leading London fashion designers, from Paul Smith and Stella...

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Free Hand: New Typography Sketchbooks

Free Hand: New Typography Sketchbooks

Steven Heller, Lita Talarico

Steven Heller and Lita Talarico offer glimpses inside the personal sketchbooks of more than 70 designers and typographers

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 Special priceArt Is a Tyrant: The Unconventional Life of Rosa Bonheur

Art Is a Tyrant: The Unconventional Life of Rosa Bonheur

Catherine Hewitt

A new biography of the wildly unconventional 19th-century animal painter and gender equality pioneer Rosa Bonheur

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 Special priceWe Used to Talk about Love: Balnaves Contemporary - Photomedia

We Used to Talk about Love: Balnaves Contemporary - Photomedia

Natasha Bullock, Vigen Galstyan, Michael Brand, Neil Balnaves, Diane Balnaves

From a conversation between four friends, to couples embracing, to a star-gazing young man crumbling before your eyes, this title contemplates the diverse terrain of love joy and elation, sex and flesh, desire and rejection,...

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 Special priceVienna

Vienna

Various

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 Special priceThe 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art

The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art

QAGOMA, Queensland Art Gallery

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 Special priceTen Years of Contemporary Art: The James C Sourris AM Collection

Ten Years of Contemporary Art: The James C Sourris AM Collection

Julie Ewington

Ten Years of Contemporary Art: The James C Sourris AM Collection is a snapshot of art from the first decade of the new millennium, acquired for the Gallery's James C Sourris, AM. Australian content

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 Special priceSue Ford

Sue Ford

Maggie Finch, Virginia Fraser, Shaune Lakin, Marcia Langton, Helen Ennis

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 Special pricePop to Popism

Pop to Popism

Wayne Tunnicliffe, Anneke Jaspers

From the emergence of pop art in the 1950s through to its reinvented forms in the 1980s, this book explores the dynamic engagement of art with popular culture.

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 Special priceJoseph Brown Collection at Ngv Aust

Joseph Brown Collection at Ngv Aust

Frances Lindsay

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 Special priceLucian Freud's Sketchbooks

Lucian Freud’s Sketchbooks

Sarah Howgate, Martin Gayford

Previously unpublished drawings from the private sketchbooks of the pre-eminent British painter offer a new perspective on the artist s personality and artistic genius

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 Special priceExploring Architecture: Buildings, Meaning, and Making

Exploring Architecture: Buildings, Meaning, and Making

Eleanor Gawne, Michael Snodin

Architecture is an art, expressing most clearly the values of its age, as in the great cathedrals of the Middle Ages or the corporate headquarters of today. Buildings work directly on our emotions, filling us with awe or serenity;...

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 Special priceWalter Gropius

Walter Gropius

Fiona MacCarthy

Bauhaus was more than an architectural trend - it was the birth of a new way of thinking. This is a captivating biography of the visionary Walter Gropius whose ideas still set the pattern for the way we live, work, and think...

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 Special priceAmerican Impressionism and Realism: A Landmark Exhibition from the Met, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

American Impressionism and Realism: A Landmark Exhibition from the Met, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

H.Barbara Weinberg

More than 70 impressionist and realist paintings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection of American art are featured in catalogue, together with 30 paintings from Australian collections. It presents works by some of...

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 Special priceMr Guilfoyle's Honeymoon: The Gardens of Europe & Great Britain

Mr Guilfoyle’s Honeymoon: The Gardens of Europe & Great Britain

Edmee Cudmore, Diana Hill

A celebration of William Guilfoyle-botanist, landscape designer, tourist and writer

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 Special priceSpinning Tops & Gumdrops: A Portrait of Colonial Childhood

Spinning Tops & Gumdrops: A Portrait of Colonial Childhood

Edwin Barnard

Spinning Tops & Gumdrops captures a time when 'imagination, skill, and daring' was the source of  children's play.

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 Special priceUnearthed: The Landscapes of Hargreaves Associates

Unearthed: The Landscapes of Hargreaves Associates

Karen M'Closkey

Unearthed examines how one of America's most significant landscape architecture firms approaches the redesign of public places to meet a range of ecological and social needs. With more than one hundred and fifty color and...

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Interior Portraits

Interior Portraits

Leslie Williamson

Acclaimed photographer, author, and Bay Area native Leslie Williamson returns to her roots with a tribute to the most fertile soil for creativity: California.      

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 Special priceThe Liberal Monument

The Liberal Monument

Alexander d'Hooghe

Architect Alexander D'Hooghe believes urban design has lost its way. Once among the most articulate and avant-garde of disciplines, the field now lacks, he suggests, the confidence necessary to address its most critical...

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Remarkable Structures: Engineering Today's Innovative Buildings

Remarkable Structures: Engineering Today’s Innovative Buildings

Sutherland Lyall

A study of the remarkable balancing act between architecture and engineering. It discusses and illustrates some of the best buildings from around the world, and looks at the relationship between architect and engineer, both from a...

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 Special priceLe Corbusier, Homme De Lettres

Le Corbusier, Homme De Lettres

M.Christine Boyer

On his French identity card, legendary architect Le Corbusier listed his profession as Homme de Lettres (Man of Letters). Celebrated for his architecture, which numbers fewer than sixty buildings, Le Corbusier also wrote more...

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 Special priceLouise Nevelson: Art is Life

Louise Nevelson: Art is Life

Laurie Wilson

Louise Nevelson (1899-1988) was, with Calder, Noguchi and David Smith, one of the great American sculptors of the 20th century. She created extraordinary work, from room-size installations composed of boxes to gnarled and majestic...

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 Special priceArchitect: The Pritzker Prize Laureates in Their Own Words

Architect: The Pritzker Prize Laureates in Their Own Words

Ruth Peltason, Grace Ong Yan

In this completely revised and up-to-date edition, the world's most accomplished architects-Gehry, Pei, Meier, Nouvel, Piano, and 37 more-express their views on creativity, inspiration, and legacy in this visually stunning,...

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