For the Art Lover

Carry the Dog By Stephanie Gangi Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781643753270
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Published: Algonquin Books - November 1st, 2022

“WITTY, STARTLINGLY ASTUTUE." —People

Bea Seger has spent a lifetime running from her childhood. The daughter of a famous photographer, she and her brothers were the subjects of an explosive series of images in the 1960s known as the Marx Nudes.


Blue: The Science and Secrets of Nature’s Rarest Color By Kai Kupferschmidt Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781615199068
Availability: Backordered at our distributor but we can check availability from the publisher.
Published: The Experiment - August 16th, 2022

What is it about the color blue?

Blue is our favorite color globally—the darling of artists since the time of the pharaohs. So it’s startling to turn to the realms of nature and discover that
“true” blue is truly rare. The sea and sky are blue, but we can’t bottle this trick of physics.


Botticelli's Secret: The Lost Drawings and the Rediscovery of the Renaissance By Joseph Luzzi Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781324004011
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 25th, 2022

Shortlisted for the 2023 Phi Beta Kappa Society Ralph Waldo Emerson Prize
A New Yorker Best Book of 2022
A Guardian Book of the Day

"Brilliantly conceived and executed, Botticelli's Secret is a riveting search for buried treasure." —Stephen Greenblatt, author of The Swerve


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The Long Corner By Alexander Maksik Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781609457518
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Published: Europa Editions - May 17th, 2022

A bold novel about ambition, grief, creativity, beauty, and existential emptiness that retraces the arc of American life and culture in the first decades of the 21st century.


Metropolitan Stories: A Novel By Christine Coulson Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781635420937
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Published: Other Press - April 20th, 2021

“Only someone who deeply loves and understands the Metropolitan Museum could deliver such madcap, funny, magical, tender, intimate fables and stories.” —Maira Kalman, artist and bestselling author of The Principles of Uncertainty


Portrait of a Thief: A Novel By Grace D. Li Cover Image
$26.00
Out of stock at the moment; would not arrive before the holidays.
ISBN: 9780593184738
Published: Tiny Reparations Books - April 5th, 2022

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
An Edgar Award Nominee for Best First Novel
Longlisted for the Center for Fiction's First Novel Prize
Named a New York Times Best Crime Novel of 2022


Sophie Calle: The Hotel By Sophie Calle (Artist) Cover Image
By Sophie Calle (Artist)
$39.95
ISBN: 9781938221293
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Published: Siglio Press - December 7th, 2021

What Isabella Wanted: Isabella Stewart Gardner Builds a Museum By Candace Fleming, Matthew Cordell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Candace Fleming, Matthew Cordell (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823442638
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Published: Neal Porter Books - September 7th, 2021

From multiple award-winning author Candace Fleming and Caldecott Medalist Matthew Cordell comes the true story of a woman who always got what she wanted: Isabella Stewart Gardner.

A New England Book Award Finalist


Nightshade: A novel By Annalena McAfee Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593080689
Availability: Backordered at our distributor but we can check availability from the publisher.
Published: Vintage - July 13th, 2021

A lean, taut novel about an artist—a painter—at the height of her career; about the art world; about love, fidelity, fame, betrayal and the prices paid in the quest for art for art's sake.


Optic Nerve By Maria Gainza, Thomas Bunstead (Translated by) Cover Image
By Maria Gainza, Thomas Bunstead (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781646220021
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Published: Catapult - April 21st, 2020

"In this delightful autofiction―the first book by Gainza, an Argentine art critic, to appear in English―a woman delivers pithy assessments of world–class painters along with glimpses of her life, braiding the two into an illuminating whole." ―The New York Times Book Review, Notable Book of the Year and Editors' Choice


John Derian Sticker Book (John Derian Paper Goods) By John Derian Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781648291012
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Published: Artisan - November 9th, 2021

An InStyle 2021 gift guide pick

John Derian Sticker Book, from revered designer John Derian, offers a curated collection of over 500 stickers that allow adults and children to add a touch of beauty to any surface with these beautiful images of blooming flowers, charming critters, and darling forest animals.

John Derian first caught the eye of t


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The Age of Light: A Novel By Whitney Scharer Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316524148
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Published: Back Bay Books - October 22nd, 2019

One of the Best Books of the Year: Parade, Glamour, Real Simple, Refinery29, Yahoo!


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Man with a Seagull on His Head By Harriet Paige Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781771962391
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Published: Biblioasis - October 16th, 2018

There is nothing interesting about Ray Eccles. He knows it himself. On the morning of his fortieth birthday, he goes for a walk because he's just learned of a dormant Second World War explosive offshore, and he's the kind of man who thinks a bomb might be good company.


Damien Hirst: Cherry Blossoms By Damien Hirst (Artist), Gilda Williams (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Michio Hayashi (Text by (Art/Photo Books)) Cover Image
By Damien Hirst (Artist), Gilda Williams (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Michio Hayashi (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$65.00
ISBN: 9782869251595
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Published: Fondation Cartier Pour l'Art Contemporain, Pa - September 7th, 2021

Incandescent and celebratory paintings of cherry blossoms from Damien Hirst, in a glorious oversize volume with 18 gatefold spreads


Belonging and Betrayal: How Jews Made the Art World Modern By Charles Dellheim Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781684580569
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Published: Brandeis University Press - September 21st, 2021

The story of dealers of Old Masters, champions of modern art, and victims of Nazi plunder.
 
Since the late-1990s, the fate of Nazi stolen art has become a cause célèbre.


The Last Painting of Sara de Vos: A Novel By Dominic Smith Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250118325
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Published: Picador - April 4th, 2017

Amsterdam, 1631: Sara de Vos becomes the first woman to be admitted as a master painter to the city’s Guild of St. Luke.


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Still Lives: A Novel By Maria Hummel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640092013
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Published: Counterpoint - June 4th, 2019

Twelve shocking paintings. Eleven famous murders. One missing artist . . . and one woman driven to find her—this Reese's Book Club x Hello Sunshine Selection is a “stunning achievement” (Los Angeles Times).


Sophie Taeuber-Arp: Living Abstraction By Sophie Taeuber-Arp (Artist), Charlotte Healy (Editor), Walburga Krupp (Editor) Cover Image
By Sophie Taeuber-Arp (Artist), Charlotte Healy (Editor), Walburga Krupp (Editor)
$75.00
ISBN: 9781633451070
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Published: Museum of Modern Art - June 15th, 2021

A definitive survey on the Dada participant and pioneer of abstraction between art and craft, spanning her textiles, marionettes, stained glass, paintings and more

A New York Times critics' pick Best Art Books 2021


Landings: A Crooked Creek Farm Year By Arwen Donahue, Barbara Kingsolver (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Arwen Donahue, Barbara Kingsolver (Foreword by)
$24.00
ISBN: 9798885740005
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Published: Hub City Press - October 11th, 2022

A hybrid memoir / art book, with an introduction by New York Times Bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver.