Book Genre: Art

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Barton Lidicé Beneš
Emily
4

This book was sooo fascinating. Benes was a collector, a hoarder, a true packrat. He took these overlooked treasures and elevates them into art. In the style of Joseph Cornell, each item has its place among the confines of shadowboxes and display cases. Benes collected a lot of these things on...

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Edward Gorey
Emily
4

As a child I would plop myself down infront of the TV to watch Mystery on PBS, now it wasn’t because I was a huge fan of mysteries but because I was a huge fan of those creepy, chilling, and strange illustrations that introduced the show, it was only like ten or fifteen seconds of cartooning but...

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Terence Lawlor
Gwen
0

What if instead of fancy ballgowns or graceful dancing, princesses were judged by their hair? This book tells a story that is similar to Cinderella, but the courtier with the best hair will become ruler of the kingdom! What's even better than the story, though, is the amazing collage art. The...

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Susan Runholt
Gwen
0

Kari is shocked by a rude comment made by a man painting at an easel in her local art museum. When she goes to a London museum she sees the same man, but in disguise, painting there too. He's trying hard to hide what it is he's painting and that, combined with the disguise, makes Kari...

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Blue Balliett
Gwen
0

In this third installment from the author of Chasing Vermeer, Calder gets the opportunity to travel with his dad to Oxford, England. When he disappears into thin air, Calder's dad invites Tommy, Petra, and Mrs. Sharpe to come to England to help find him. Without Calder to keep the peace, Tommy...

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Melanie Dunea
Michelle
3

Love to cook or eat? Here's a beautiful coffee-table book to ponder. Larger than life photographs and meal descriptions.

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Kenji Kawakami
Michelle
3

There is a reason the Japanese have changed the world as we know it. This is extremely entertaining.

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Mingering Mike
angela
5

An amazing art project born out of the loneliness and solitude of a teenager in D.C. in the 1960s. Tokion Magazine sums it up best as "the best music we'll never hear."

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Frank C. Warren
angela
5

Secrets written down on postcards and contributed anonymously. I laughed, I cried, I was shocked by beauty and despair, I saw myself. Humanity revealed.