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Army of Lovers: A Community History of Will Munro

by Sarah Liss

Portrait of queer civic hero Will Munro, who changed his community more in years than most do in a lifetime.


Frank Lloyd Wright: A Life

by Ada Louise Huxtable

Pulitzer Prize?winning critic Ada Louise Huxtable?s biography of America?s greatest architect

Renowned architecture critic Ada Louise Huxtable?s biography Frank Lloyd Wright looks at the architect and the man,...


Leonardo's Notebooks: Writing and Art of the Great Master

by Leonardo Da Vinci & H. Anna Suh

An all-new, jewel-like, reader-friendly format gives new life to this relaunch of an international best-seller.

Leonardo da Vinci-artist, inventor, and prototypical Renaissance man-is a perennial source of fascination...


In Love with Art: Françoise Mouly's Adventures in Comics with Art Spiegelman

by Jeet Heer

Learn about the woman behind the graphic novel revolution, Françoise Mouly, and her long relationship with Art "Maus" Spiegelman.


Wang Wei the Painter-Poet

by Lewis Calwin Walmsley & Dorothy Brush Walmsley

The time has now come, we believe, for enthusiasts to welcome books on individual Chinese artists, such as this distinctive study of Wang Wei, the Painter-Poet. This story of a great man and his work, who lived...


Herbert Woodward Martin and the African American Tradition in Poetry

by Ronald Primeau

Herbert Woodward Martin is a prize-winning poet and performer, an actor and playwright, a singer and opera librettist, a professor, and a scholar. Born in Alabama in 1933 Martin and his family moved to Toledo,...


Louis I. KahnArchitect: Remembering the Man and Those Who Surrounded Him

by Jr., Charles E. Dagit & Nathaniel Kahn

Few people in the history of art and architecture have planted a seed of inspiration that grew to become a towering oak of lasting influence. Louis I. Kahn was one of these people. In this absorbing volume of...


Wonder Man-A Memoir of a Craftsman Who Is Recognized As an Artist

by Hannah K

Masaaki Hiroi is an extremely renowned craftsman, who earned his status to be recognized as an artist. Masaaki Hiroi makes Edo tops, toys played by both adults and children not only in present-day Japan but...


Show Me a Story!: Why Picture Books Matter: Conversations with 21 of the World's Most Celebrated Illustrators

by Leonard S. Marcus

In compelling interviews by the acclaimed Leonard S. Marcus, twenty-one top authors and illustrators reveal their inside stories on the art of creating picture books. Max and Mickey; Miss Nelson; Pack, Quack,...


Shoot an Iraqi: Art, Life and Resistance Under the Gun

by Wafaa Bilal & Kari Lydersen

Award-winning Iraqi artist's life story and reflections on his highly provocative interactive art piece.


The Noble Approach: Maurice Noble and the Zen of Animation Design

by Tod Polson

This extraordinary volume examines the life and animation philosophy of Maurice Noble, the noted American animation background artist and layout designer whose contributions to the industry span more than 60...


Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky

by Chris Greenhalgh

Coco Chanel and Composer Igor Stravinsky.

Their love affair inspired their art.

Their art defined an era.

In 1913, at the premiere of Igor Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, the young couturiere Coco Chanel witnesses...


The Fabulous Life of Diego Rivera

by Betram D. Wolfe

A visionary painter best known for his murals, Diego Rivera explored Paris, Spain, San Francisco, New York, Moscow and his native Mexico, and counted Picasso, Cocteau, Trotsky and Rockefeller among his coterie...


Charles Dickens' Favorite Daughter: The Life, Loves, and Art of Katey Dickens Perugini

by Lucinda Hawksley

As the daughter of the most famous writer of the time, Katey Dickens enjoyed a high profile in Victorian society. She pursued her love of painting, acted in her father’s plays, socialized with the Thackerays,...


Nothing Is True-Everything Is Permitted: The Life of Brion Gysin

by John Geiger

The multimedia artist, poet and novelist Brion Gysin may be the most influential cultural figure of the twentieth century that most people have never heard of.Gysin (1916–1986) was an English-born, Canadian-raised,...


Miss O'Keeffe

by Christine Taylor Patten & Alvaro Cardona-Hine

This intimate account of the year of Patten's employment offers a rare glimpse of O'Keeffe's daily life when she could no longer see well enough to paint.


Al Jaffee's Mad Life: A Biography

by Mary-Lou Weisman & Al Jaffee

Jaffee’s inventive work has enlivened the pages of MAD since 1955. To date he has pickled three generations of American kids in the brine of satire, and continues to bring millions of childhoods to untimely...


Life of Richard Wagner

by Louis Nohl & George P. Upton

The classic biography on the Bavarian maestro, Richard Wagner. Covers his life from birth and youth to death.


Tiepolo Pink

by Roberto Calasso & Alastair Mcewen

The eighteenth-century Venetian painter Giambattista Tiepolo spent his life executing commissions in churches, palaces, and villas, often covering vast ceilings like those at the Würzburg Residenz in Germany...


The Red Man's Bones: George Catlin, Artist and Showman

by Benita Eisler

The first biography in over sixty years of a great American artist whose paintings are more famous than the man who made them. George Catlin has been called the “first artist of the West,” as none before...