New York in Art 2018 Engagement Book

Author: Metropolitan Museum of Art the

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781419725869

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This 52-week engagement calendar features New York City icons, including the Empire State Building, the Flatiron Building, Penn Station, and Central Park, by artists such as Walker Evans, Edward Hopper, Childe Hassam, and Berenice Abbott. Pages alternate between glossy paper for art pages and matte paper for calendar pages for ease of writing. Available in two editions.

New York Gallery 2018 Calendar

Author: Workman Pub Co

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781523501717

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Page: N.A

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ART

365 Days of Masterpieces

Author: THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART.

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781419725203

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Page: N.A

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ART OF FLOWERS.

Author: THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART.

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781419725265

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Page: N.A

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Design

Fifty Shoes That Changed the World

Design Museum Fifty

Author: Design Museum Enterprise Limited

Publisher: Conran

ISBN: 1840915897

Category: Design

Page: 112

View: 8908

Everything around us is designed and the word 'design' has become part of our everyday experience. But how much do we know about it? Fifty Shoes That Changed the World imparts that knowledge listing the top 50 shoe designs that have made a substantial impact in the world of design today. From the 1863 Frye boot to Zaha Hadid's 2008 Melissa shoe, each entry offers a short appraisal to explore what has made their iconic status and the designers that give them a special place in design history.
Science

Mapping the Heavens

The Radical Scientific Ideas That Reveal the Cosmos

Author: Priyamvada Natarajan

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300204418

Category: Science

Page: 267

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For all curious readers, a lively introduction to radical ideas and discoveries that are transforming our knowledge of the universe This book provides a tour of the "greatest hits" of cosmological discoveries--the ideas that reshaped our universe over the past century. The cosmos, once understood as a stagnant place, filled with the ordinary, is now a universe that is expanding at an accelerating pace, propelled by dark energy and structured by dark matter. Priyamvada Natarajan, our guide to these ideas, is someone at the forefront of the research--an astrophysicist who literally creates maps of invisible matter in the universe. She not only explains for a wide audience the science behind these essential ideas but also provides an understanding of how radical scientific theories gain acceptance. The formation and growth of black holes, dark matter halos, the accelerating expansion of the universe, the echo of the big bang, the discovery of exoplanets, and the possibility of other universes--these are some of the puzzling cosmological topics of the early twenty-first century. Natarajan discusses why the acceptance of new ideas about the universe and our place in it has never been linear and always contested even within the scientific community. And she affirms that, shifting and incomplete as science always must be, it offers the best path we have toward making sense of our wondrous, mysterious universe.
Political Science

Bobby Kennedy

A Raging Spirit

Author: Chris Matthews

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501111884

Category: Political Science

Page: 416

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In Chris Matthews’s New York Times bestselling portrait of Robert F. Kennedy, “Readers witness the evolution of Kennedy’s soul. Through tragedy after tragedy we find the man humanized” (Associated Press). With his bestselling biography Jack Kennedy, Chris Matthews profiled of one of America’s most beloved Presidents and the patriotic spirit that defined him. Now, with Bobby Kennedy, Matthews provides “insight into [Bobby’s] spirit and what drove him to greatness” (New York Journal of Books) in his gripping, in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at one of the great figures of the American twentieth century. Overlooked by his father, and overshadowed by his war-hero brother, Bobby Kennedy was a perpetual underdog. When he had the chance to become a naval officer like his older brother, Bobby turned it down, choosing instead to join the Navy as a common sailor. It was a life-changing experience that led him to connect with voters from all walks of life: young and old, black and white, rich and poor. They were the people who turned out for him in his 1968 campaign. RFK would prove himself to be the rarest of politicians—both a pragmatist who knew how to get the job done and an unwavering idealist who could inspire millions. Drawing on extensive research and interviews, Matthews pulls back the curtain on the private world of Robert Francis Kennedy. Matthew illuminates the important moments of his life: from his early years and his start in politics, to his crucial role as attorney general in his brother’s administration and, finally, his tragic run for president. This definitive book brings Bobby Kennedy to life like never before.
Travel

1,000 Places to See Before You Die

Revised Second Edition

Author: Patricia Schultz

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 0761156860

Category: Travel

Page: 1216

View: 5975

The world’s bestselling travel book is back in a more informative, more experiential, more budget-friendly full-color edition. A #1 New York Times bestseller, 1,000 Places reinvented the idea of travel book as both wish list and practical guide. As Newsweek wrote, it “tells you what’s beautiful, what’s fun, and what’s just unforgettable— everywhere on earth.” And now the best is better. There are 600 full-color photographs. Over 200 entirely new entries, including visits to 28 countries like Lebanon, Croatia, Estonia, and Nicaragua, that were not in the original edition. There is an emphasis on experiences: an entry covers not just Positano or Ravello, but the full 30-mile stretch along the Amalfi Coast. Every entry from the original edition has been readdressed, rewritten, and made fuller, with more suggestions for places to stay, restaurants to visit, festivals to check out. And throughout, the book is more budget-conscious, starred restaurants and historic hotels such as the Ritz, but also moderately priced gems that don’t compromise on atmosphere or charm. The world is calling. Time to answer.
Cooking

Matty Matheson

A Cookbook

Author: Matty Matheson

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 1683353285

Category: Cooking

Page: 304

View: 562

Matty Matheson, star of Viceland’s It’s Suppertime and Dead Set On Life, reveals his favorite recipes and stories in a cookbook that his devoted fans have been waiting for. Matty Matheson is known as much for his amazing food as his love for life, positive mental attitude, and epic Instagram account. This debut cookbook is about Matty’s memories of the foods that have defined who he is. With a drive to share his zest for life, he creates dishes within these pages that reinterpret the flavors of his youth in Canada, as well as the restaurant fare for which he has become so well-known. Interpretations of classics like Seafood Chowder, Scumbo: Dad’s Gumbo, and Rappie Pie appear alongside restaurant recipes like Bavette, Pigtail Tacos, and his infamous P&L Burger. This is a very personal cookbook, full of essays and headnotes that share Matty’s life—from growing up in Fort Erie, exploring the wonders of Prince Edward Island, struggling and learning as a young chef in Toronto, and, eventually, his rise to popularity as one of the world’s most recognizable food personalities. His no-nonsense approach to food makes these recipes practical enough for all, while his creativity will entice seasoned cooks. This book is like cooking alongside Matty, sharing stories that are equal parts heartwarming and inappropriate while helping you cook dishes that are full of love. Matty Matheson: A Cookbook is a new collection of recipes from one of today’s most beloved chefs.
Fiction

The Bridges of Madison County

Author: Robert James Waller

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

ISBN: 0759521727

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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If you've ever experienced the one true love of your life, a love that for some reason could never be, you will understand why readers all over the world were so moved by this small, unknown first novel that they made it a publishing phenomenon and #1 bestseller. The story of Robert Kincaid, the photographer and free spirit searching for the covered bridges of Madison County, and Francesca Johnson, the farm wife waiting for the fulfillment of a girlhood dream, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY gives voice to the longings of men and women everywhere-and shows us what it is to love and be loved so intensely that life is never the same again.
Art

Michelangelo

Divine Draftsman and Designer

Author: Carmen C. Bambach,Claire Barry,Francesco Caglioti,Caroline Elam,Marcella Marongiu,Mauro Mussolin

Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art

ISBN: 1588396371

Category: Art

Page: 392

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Consummate painter, draftsman, sculptor, and architect, Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475–1564) was celebrated for his disegno, a term that embraces both drawing and conceptual design, which was considered in the Renaissance to be the foundation of all artistic disciplines. To his contemporary Giorgio Vasari, Michelangelo was “the divine draftsman and designer” whose work embodied the unity of the arts. Beautifully illustrated with more than 350 drawings, paintings, sculptures, and architectural views, this book establishes the centrality of disegno to Michelangelo’s work. Carmen C. Bambach presents a comprehensive and engaging narrative of the artist’s long career in Florence and Rome, beginning with his training under the painter Domenico Ghirlandaio and the sculptor Bertoldo and ending with his seventeen-year appointment as chief architect of Saint Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican. The chapters relate Michelangelo’s compositional drawings, sketches, life studies, and full-scale cartoons to his major commissions—such as the ceiling frescoes and the Last Judgment in the Sistine Chapel, the church of San Lorenzo and its New Sacristy (Medici Chapel) in Florence, and Saint Peter’s—offering fresh insights into his creative process. Also explored are Michelangelo’s influential role as a master and teacher of disegno, his literary and spiritual interests, and the virtuoso drawings he made as gifts for intimate friends, such as the nobleman Tommaso de’ Cavalieri and Vittoria Colonna, the marchesa of Pescara. Complementing Bambach’s text are thematic essays by leading authorities on the art of Michelangelo. Meticulously researched, compellingly argued, and richly illustrated, this book is a major contribution to our understanding of this timeless artist.

Masterpieces 2018 Engagement Book

Author: Metropolitan Museum of Art the

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781419725845

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This exciting engagement calendar features 56 vividly reproduced masterpieces from The Met and detailed information and descriptive text about each work. Pages alternate between glossy paper for art pages and matte paper for calendar pages for ease of writing. Available in two editions.
Language Arts & Disciplines

The Morgan Library

An American Masterpiece

Author: Pierpont Morgan Library

Publisher: Piedmont Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 174

View: 3824

"This book provides an overview of the Library's collections, highlights among which are the ninth-century Lindau Gospels, a rare vellum copy of the Gutenberg Bible, The Hours of Catherine of Cleves, Albrecht Durer's Adam and Eve, drawings by Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, Rembrandt Harmensz, van Rijn, and Peter Paul Rubens, and manuscripts of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Arnold Schoenberg, Charlotte Bronte, Henry David Thoreau, John Steinbeck, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln."--Jacket.
Design

Handbags

The Power of the Purse

Author: Anna Johnson

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 9780761123774

Category: Design

Page: 486

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Behold, the power of the purse! The must-have accessory for the fashion lover's desktop, Handbags delivers a year of showstopping clutches, hobos, totes, and satchels gorgeously photographed in full color. The beaded. The sequined. The fringed. The pleated. The antique. And the elegantly minimalist. Adapted from Anna Johnson's delightful bestseller Handbags. Ooh-la-la!
Juvenile Nonfiction

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

Author: British Library

Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books

ISBN: 9781338311501

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 272

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The official companion book to the special exhibition Harry Potter: A History of Magic, featuring an extraordinary treasure trove of magical artifacts, original drafts and drawings by J.K. Rowling, and additional material exclusive to the US run of this unforgettable exhibition! As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in the US, readers everywhere are invited to explore the extraordinary subjects of the Hogwarts curriculum - Potions & Alchemy, Divination, Care of Magical Creatures, and more - and examine incredible historical artifacts, items from J.K. Rowling's personal archive, and stunning original artwork from Harry Potter series artists Mary GrandPré, Jim Kay, and Brian Selznick. Published in conjunction with the special exhibition Harry Potter: A History of Magic (coming to the New-York Historical Society after a record-breaking sold-out run at the British Library), this complete catalogue of the over 150 artifacts on display gives readers an up-close look at magical treasures from all over the world. Exclusive to the New York run are amazing artifacts from American institutions -- including an original Audubon illustration, a narwhal's tusk (or is it a unicorn's horn?), an ancient Iranian astrolabe, and more -- as well as never-before-seen original artwork by Mary GrandPré and early correspondence between J.K. Rowling and her American editor, Arthur Levine. This special publication is an essential volume for Harry Potter fans, history buffs, and bibliophiles, and a fascinating exploration of the history of the magic at the heart of the Harry Potter stories.
Biography & Autobiography

John Marshall

The Man Who Made the Supreme Court

Author: Richard Brookhiser

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 0465096239

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

View: 8679

The life of John Marshall, Founding Father and America's premier chief justice In 1801, a genial and brilliant Revolutionary War veteran and politician became the fourth chief justice of the United States. He would hold the post for 34 years (still a record), expounding the Constitution he loved. Before he joined the Supreme Court, it was the weakling of the federal government, lacking in dignity and clout. After he died, it could never be ignored again. Through three decades of dramatic cases involving businessmen, scoundrels, Native Americans, and slaves, Marshall defended the federal government against unruly states, established the Supreme Court's right to rebuke Congress or the president, and unleashed the power of American commerce. For better and for worse, he made the Supreme Court a pillar of American life. In John Marshall, award-winning biographer Richard Brookhiser vividly chronicles America's greatest judge and the world he made.
Humor

Little Moments of Love

Author: Catana Chetwynd

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 1449496644

Category: Humor

Page: 160

View: 8413

What began as stray doodles on scraps of paper became an internet sensation when Catana Chetwynd’s boyfriend shared her drawings online. Now, Catana Comics touches millions of readers with its sweet, relatable humor. Little Moments of Love collects just that – the little moments that are the best parts of being with the person you love.

DAILY DRESS.

Author: THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART.

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781419725289

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Page: N.A

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