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    Imprisoned
    Drawings from Nazi Concentration Camps
    Compiled by Arturo Benvenuti, Foreword by Primo Levi
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    In September 1979, at age fifty-six, writer and artist Arturo Benvenuti fueled up his motor home and set forth on what he knew would be an emotional journey. His plan—his own Viae Crucis—was to meet with as many former prisoners of Nazi-fascist concentration camps as he could. He wanted not only to learn... [READ MORE]
    Breaking van Gogh
    Saint-Rémy, Forgery, and the $95 Million Fake at the Met
    By James Ottar Grundvig
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    In Breaking van Gogh, James Grundvig investigates the history and authenticity of van Gogh’s iconic Wheat Field with Cypresses, currently on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Relying on a vast array of techniques from the study of the painter’s biography and personal correspondence... [READ MORE]
    The Hard Light of Day
    An Artist's Life in the Australian Outback
    By Rod Moss
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A rare glimpse into the Australian heartland and the interactions of black and white Australians through the eyes of an artist. Two years after artist Rod Moss arrived in Alice Springs in Australia’s outback to teach painting, he met an indigenous couple who had set up camp in the gully beside his home.... [READ MORE]
    Drawing with Dynamic Perspective
    Art for Animation and Live-Action Film
    By Meryl Rosner
    (Allworth Press)
    Learn how to use perspective drawing to animate your artwork! In Drawing with Dynamic Perspective, rather than teaching readers what to measure or how to "clean up" a crisp line, the focus is on how to think—how to scribble on a paper napkin or doodle in a sketchbook and where to arrange it later at... [READ MORE]
    Essentials of Fine Art Finance
    A Guide to Extraordinary Figures for Dealers, Collectors, Advisors, and Artists
    By M. Franklin Boyd
    (Allworth Press)
    Money is not an end itself but is a means to an end, and none other than John Maynard Keynes felt that the goal of human life should be not the making of money but the creation and appreciation of artistic works of true beauty. Yet the transformation of money in a bank account into an artistic work of... [READ MORE]
    Selling Contemporary Art
    How to Navigate the Evolving Market
    By Edward Winkleman
    (Allworth Press)
    A sophisticated examination of today’s contemporary art market from an art dealer’s point of view, this new book focuses on recent changes in the quickly evolving market. With an emphasis on how the market responded to the global recession that began in 2008, gallery owner Edward Winkleman moves from... [READ MORE]
    Wedding Calligraphy
    A Guide to Beautiful Hand Lettering
    By Laura Hooper, By Alyssa Hooper
    (Racehorse Publishing)
    Add a Personal Touch to Your Special Day Calligraphy is a visual art form that gives handwriting and lettering an ornate and elegant twist. In a day and age when technology and rigid type have run rampant, calligraphy has become an exceedingly popular way to add character, personality, and individuality... [READ MORE]
    The Whitney Women and the Museum They Made
    A Family Memoir
    By Flora Miller Biddle, Foreword by Fiona Donovan
    (Arcade Publishing)
    “Crucial in understanding the evolution of the American art scene.”—Library Journal Until Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney opened her studio—which evolved into the Whitney Museum almost two decades later—on Eighth Avenue in Manhattan in 1914, there were few art museums in the United States, let alone galleries... [READ MORE]
    Extraordinary Hand Lettering
    Creative Lettering Ideas for Celebrations, Events, Decor, & More
    By Doris Wai
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Are you a curious hand lettering beginner or long-time enthusiast looking to take your craft to the next level? Or are you a DIY guru or event planner wishing to breathe new life into a boring gift, event signage, or party décor? Extraordinary Hand Lettering opens your eyes to the endless possibilities... [READ MORE]
    Selling Art without Galleries
    Toward Making a Living from Your Art
    By Daniel Grant
    (Allworth Press)
    “Not simply a how-to book, Selling Art without Galleries is a hands-on guidebook to daily life in the complex and sometimes murky world of the art market.” —Sculpture Magazine The days in which artists must get their work into galleries in order to gain success and recognition are long over. With that... [READ MORE]
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