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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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Icons of Russia

by Rachel Jagareski

This book successfully embodies a proud perception of a powerful nation and its long and complicated history. Alexander Pershikov and Alexander Sapov’s "Icons of Russia" is an informative, lavishly illustrated, and detailed view of... Read More

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Oddballs

by Meg Nola

All of "Oddballs"’ wood engravings should be appreciated with second and third glances in recognition of the painstaking, hands-on nature of their medium. Jim Westergard’s "Oddballs" is a tribute to humanity’s more unusual members,... Read More

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The Migratory Moment

by Karen Rigby

"The Migratory Moment" is an ambiguous pairing of childhood trauma and searing self-awareness. This is a work of sustained, raw intensity. "The Migratory Moment" by Marnie Holt Swenson is a hybrid book of poetry, dialogue, and paintings... Read More

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The Thrill of the Chase

by Matt Sutherland

Perhaps the first serious collector to recognize photography as a worthy art form, Samuel J. Wagstaff acquired more than 26,000 photographs between 1973 and 1984, often with the assistance of his one-time lover Robert Mapplethorpe. His... Read More

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