Art, Architecture & Photography

Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World

Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World

With over 270 color illustrations and contributions by 25 leading scholars, this gorgeous volume celebrates the visual contributions of the bestiary and explores its widespread influence on medieval art and culture as well as on modern and contemporary artists like Picasso and Damien Hirst.

Author:
Morrison, Elizabeth, with Larisa Grollemond, eds.
Publisher:
Getty Publications
ISBN:
9781606065907
Category:
Art / History / Medieval
Format:
Hardcover
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Price:
$60.00
Connecticut Architecture: Stories of 100 Places

Connecticut Architecture: Stories of 100 Places

In his guide to this rich and diverse architectural heritage, Christopher Wigren introduces readers to 100 places across Connecticut. Written for travelers and residents alike, the book features buildings visible from the road. Featuring more than 200 illustrations, the book is organized thematically.

Author:
Wigren, Christopher
Publisher:
Wesleyan University Pr
ISBN:
9780819578136
Category:
Architecture / Regional
Format:
Hardcover
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Price:
$40.00
Frederick Law Olmsted: Plans and Views of Public Parks

Frederick Law Olmsted: Plans and Views of Public Parks

Bringing together Olmsted's most significant parks, parkways, park systems and scenic reservations, a gorgeous volume takes readers on a uniquely conceived tour of such notable landscapes as Central Park, Prospect Park, Washington Park and Jackson Park in Chicago, Boston's Emerald Necklace, and Mount Royal in Montreal, Quebec.

Author:
Olmsted, Frederick Law. Ed by Charles E. Beveridge, et al.
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN:
9781421410869
Category:
Architecture / Landscape
Format:
Hardcover
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Now
Price:
$74.95
Junctures in Women's Leadership: The Arts

Junctures in Women's Leadership: The Arts

"This much-needed volume, with its primary focus on visual arts professionals, brings attention to a group of women whose biographies have not been joined before. . . . No similar books offer case studies on women leaders across different professions with this focus. Hopefully, more such accessible tomes will follow." —Woman's Art Journal "Recommended." —Choice

Author:
Brodsky, Judith K. & Olin, Ferris
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
ISBN:
9780813576251
Category:
Art / History / Contemporary (1945-)
Format:
Paper
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Now
Price:
$24.95
Teenie Harris, Photographer: Image, Memory, History

Teenie Harris, Photographer: Image, Memory, History

The famous faces of Lena Horne, Louis Armstrong, Josephine Baker, Muhammad Ali, Jackie Robinson and John F. Kennedy appear among the nearly 80,000 photographs of Charles "Teenie" Harris (1908–1998). But it's in the images of other, ordinary people and neighborhoods that Harris shows us a city and an era teeming with energy, culture, friendship and family. Harris captured the essence of African-American life in Pittsburgh. 208 pp.

Author:
Finley, Cheryl; Glasco, Laurence Admiral; & Trotter, Joe William. Intro by Deborah Willis
Publisher:
Univ of Pittsburgh Press
ISBN:
9780822961741
Category:
Photography / Individual Photographers
Format:
Paper
Available:
Now
Price:
$24.95
 
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Applications of Energy Harvesting Technologies in Buildings Matiko, Joseph W. & Beeby, Stephen P. Artech House 9781608079810 Architecture / Sustainability & Green Design Hardcover Now $149.00
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Brilliant History of Color in Art, The Finlay, Victoria J. Paul Getty Museum Pubns 9781606064290 Art / History Hardcover Now $24.95
Frank Lloyd Wright's House on Kentuck Knob Hoffmann, Donald Univ of Pittsburgh Press 9780822941194 Architecture / Individual Architects & Firms Hardcover Now $24.95
Invisible New York: The Hidden Infrastructure of the City Greenberg, Stanley & Garver, Thomas H. Photos by Stanley Greenberg Johns Hopkins University Press 9780801859458 Photography / Individual Photographers / General Hardcover Now $42.00
Paper Promises: Early American Photography Harris, Mazie M., with Matthew Fox-Amato & Christine Hult-Lewis Getty Publications 9781606065495 Photography / History Hardcover Now $49.95
Pittsburgh: A New Portrait Toker, Franklin University of Pittsburgh Pr 9780822943716 Architecture / Buildings / General Hardcover Now $37.95
Robert Mapplethorpe: The Photographs Martineau, Paul, et al. Getty Publications 9781606064696 Photography / Individual Photographers / General Hardcover Now $69.95
Scientist and the Forger, The: Probing a Turbulent Art World Jehane, Ragai World Scientific Pub Co (Europe) 9781786345943 Art / General Paper Now $28.00
Sistine Chapel, The: Paradise in Rome Pfisterer, Ulrich. Trans by David Dollenmayer Getty Publications 9781606065532 Art / History / Renaissance Paper Now $24.95
Symbols and Allegories in Art Battistini, Mathilde J. Paul Getty Museum Pubns 9780892368181 Art / Reference Paper Now $24.95
Witness to the Fifties: The Pittsburgh Photographic Library, 1950-1953 Schulz, Constance B. & Plattner, Steven W., with Clarke M. Thomas, eds. University of Pittsburgh Pr 9780822961406 Photography / Subjects & Themes / Regional (see also TRAVEL / Pictorials) Paper Now $29.95
 
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