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13 Photos Children Should Know
13 Photos Children Should Know

This beautifully illustrated book explores some of the world's most iconic images, teaching children about the impact of photography on their world. Art historian Brad Finger shares some of the world’s most renowned pictures, which are also the most exciting for children to view and discuss.

Price: $12.55
 
50 Buildings You Should Know
50 Buildings You Should Know

This volume presents 50 buildings in chronological order, representing the most intriguing and awe-inspiring structures in the world. Each entry features photographs and information about each building's artistic relevance, style, and contextual history.

Price: $17.08
 
50 Paintings You Should Know
50 Paintings You Should Know

This book covers art history over seven centuries. Featured works include Giotto's Arena Chapel frescoes, Botticelli's "The Birth of Venus," and Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa." A perfect introduction to paintings that have stood the test of time.

Price: $17.08
 
Abstract Painting Concepts and Techniques
Abstract Painting Concepts and Techniques

Abstract Painting Concepts and Techniques takes the artist through the history and exact methods of abstract works in two clear, comprehensive sections, covering both traditional abstract works and post-painterly modern abstraction. The first

Price: $16.47
 
The Art Book: Mini Format
The Art Book: Mini Format

The Art Book: Mini Format presents the same content as the award-winning hardcover edition in a smaller, portable, paperback version. Easy to use, informative, and fun, it's an A-to-Z guide to the greatest painters, photographers, and sculptors from medieval times to the present day.

Price: $11.50
 
The Art Book: New Edition
The Art Book: New Edition

Easy to use, informative, and fun, The Art Book is an A-to-Z guide to the greatest painters, photographers, and sculptors from medieval times to the present day. It debunks art-historical classifications by throwing together brilliant examples from all periods, schools, visions, and techniques.

Price: $42.25
 
The Story of Art
The Story of Art

One of the most famous and popular books on art ever written. The Story of Art presents the history of art as one unfolding narrative, from the earliest cave paintings to now. Written for newcomers to art history, the book is accessible and informative. Fully illustrated. 688 pages.

Price: $39.95
 
Universal Principles of Art
Universal Principles of Art

Universal Principles of Art presents 100 key concepts for understanding, analyzing, and practicing art meant to guide, challenge, and inspire any artist to make better, more focused art.

Price: $23.82
 
What is a Print?
What is a Print? - Selections from The Museum of Modern Art

Featuring lush illustrations of more than 130 works from The Museum of Modern Art's unrivaled print collection, this book explores the distinctive visual effects of various printmaking techniques — from the rich, velvety lines of drypoint to the bold, flat coloring of screen printing.

Price: $26.60
 
You Should Know Series
You Should Know Series

The accessible and interesting reference guides in the "You Should Know" series provide practical art history lessons for everyone to enjoy. Subjects include great artists, famous artworks, and architecture.

Price: $17.08