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Battle Carried

by Jeremiah Rood

"Battle Carried" is a coffee table book that’s flush with beautiful images; it tells the stories behind Japanese WWII tiger flags. Michael A. Bortner’s fascinating history text "Battle Carried" covers the Japanese tiger art flags... Read More

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All the Colors of Life

by Michelle Anne Schingler

This gorgeous illustrated book sings to every adult’s inner child. It pairs dreamlike art with trilling reminiscences of childhood joys and growing pains, painted in the vibrant colors of the wide, wild world. A girl settles on a stack... Read More

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The Isolation Artist

by Eileen Gonzalez

In "The Isolation Artist", Bob Keyes explores the tumultuous life and death of an influential artist. Robert Indiana is best remembered for his rendering of the word “LOVE” in bold type, the first two letters atop the last two, the... Read More

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Leeteg

by Susan Waggoner

"Leeteg" is the fascinating biography of an artist who captured Tahitian life at an appealing time in its history. C. J. Cook’s biography "Leeteg" is set in Tahiti prior to World War II; it addresses the art of painting on velvet via... Read More

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The Life and Times of Jo Mora

by Joe Taylor

Peter Hiller’s illuminating biography "The Life and Times of Jo Mora" tours the works of one of the most productive, multitalented artists of twentieth-century America. Containing two hundred photographs of Mora’s work and excerpts... Read More

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Princes of the Renaissance

by Susan Waggoner

Mary Hollingsworth’s "Princes of the Renaissance" is a revealing account of the city-state dynasties that created unimaginable wealth, cut-throat competitions, and lavish displays of patronage, resulting in some of the Western... Read More

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