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Explorers’ Sketchbooks

by Matt Sutherland

Antarctic adventurer Ernest Shackleton believed “it is in our nature to explore, to reach out into the unknown,” and few of us with a pulse would disagree. But Shackleton was living at a time when satellite phones didn’t exist and... Read More

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Pierre Paulin

by Matt Sutherland

Hifalutin art snobs say that designers don’t qualify as artists because they’re constrained by budget, production specifications, and the unglamorous nuts-and-bolts parts needed to make things functional. In our mind, that’s like... Read More

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How to Read Medieval Art

by Matt Sutherland

Hazy, enigmatic, disturbingly uncivilized, the millennium-long Middle Ages followed the wondrous Greek and Roman eras, seemingly unable to rise above the competing mischief of Roman and Orthodox Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and the... Read More

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Art and NYC

by Rachel Jagareski

This is a useful and fun guide for travelers and art aficionados who want to experience New York’s legendary art scene. While it is doubtful that any book could ever encompass the sprawling, hydra-headed NYC art world, "Art and NYC" is... Read More

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Painting the Southern Coast

by Matt Sutherland

Of a mortal painter in an unfamiliar setting, it is enough to ask for technically sound, representational landscapes, and only from a master, in the haunts and stomping grounds of his home, can we expect paintings to deliver the soul and... Read More

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Jerusalem, 1000-1400

by Michelle Anne Schingler

A celebratory spirit pervades the collection, which positions Jerusalem as a center of medieval hopes. Against astounding contemporary arguments that Jerusalem does not represent shared the history of a bevy of religions and cultures... Read More

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Putting Art to Work

by Jessie Jamie Coleman

"Putting Art to Work" is a rare and intimate tour of the world of art-based workshops. In "Putting Art to Work", Keith and Helene Chirgwin present their wholly informative, refreshing, and rich perspective on the use of art-based... Read More

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Beguiled By The Wild

by Matt Sutherland

This genre-defying spectacle of color, form, and humor looks like an art book but acts the part of a playful, kid-friendly graphic novel masquerading as a field guide to animals. A conservationist and maestro of modernism and... Read More

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