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Author: Hugh Eakin | Narrator: Mack Sanderson
Release Date: July 12, 2022
A riveting story of how dueling ambitions and the power of prodigy made America the cultural center of the world—and Picasso the most famous artist alive—in the shadow of World War II“Fascinating, eloquent, wonderfully lucid, Picass...
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Author: Keith Haring, Robert Farris Thompson and Shepard Fairey | Narrator: David Pittu and Shepard Fairey
Release Date: February 15, 2022
Keith Haring is synonymous with the downtown New York art scene of the 1980's. His artwork-with its simple, bold lines and dynamic figures in motion-filtered in to the world's consciousness and is still instantly recognizable, twenty years after his ...
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Author: Alex Danchev | Narrator: Simon Vance
Release Date: November 30, 2021
The first major biography of the pathbreaking, perpetually influential surrealist artist and iconoclast whose inspiration can be seen in everyone from Jasper Johns to Beyoncé—by the celebrated biographer of Cézanne and BraqueIn th...
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Author: Allan H. Barr and Ai Weiwei | Narrator: David Shih
Release Date: November 02, 2021
The “intimate and expansive” (Time) memoir of “one of the most important artists working in the world today” (Financial Times), telling a remarkable history of China over the last hundred years while also illuminatin...
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Author: Steven Naifeh | Narrator: Fajer Al-Kaisi
Release Date: November 02, 2021
The compelling story of how Vincent van Gogh developed his audacious, iconic style by immersing himself in the work of others, featuring paintings by Van Gogh as well as the artists who inspired him—from the New York Times bestselling co-author...
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Author: Teju Cole | Narrator: Peter Jay Fernandez
Release Date: October 12, 2021
A blazingly intelligent first book of essays from the award-winning author of Open City and Every Day Is for the ThiefNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYTime • The Guardian • Harper's Bazaar • San Francisco Chronicle &...
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Author: Alexander Nemerov | Narrator: Alison Fraser
Release Date: March 23, 2021
A National Book Critics Circle finalist • One of Vogue's Best Books of the YearA dazzling biography of one of the twentieth century's most respected painters, Helen Frankenthaler, as she came of age as an artist in postwar New York“Th...
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Author: Carolyn Burke | Narrator: Ann Richardson
Release Date: January 26, 2021
A trenchant yet sympathetic portrait of Lee Miller, one of the iconic faces and careers of the twentieth century.Carolyn Burke reveals Miller as a multifaceted woman: both model and photographer, muse and reporter, sexual adventurer and mother, an...
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Author: William Feaver | Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Release Date: January 19, 2021
The first biography of the epic life of one of the most important, enigmatic and private artists of the 20th century. Drawn from almost 40 years of conversations with the artist, letters and papers, it is a major work written by a well-known British ...
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Author: Adam Gopnik and Bruce McCall | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: November 24, 2020
From his hardscrabble post-World War II Ontario childhood and coming of age to Mad Men-era New York City and the creative pinnacle of advertising, to the hallowed halls of Saturday Night Live and The New Yorker, Bruce McCall&...
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Author: Riva Lehrer | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell and Riva Lehrer
Release Date: October 06, 2020
The vividly told, gloriously illustrated memoir of an artist born with disabilities who searches for freedom and connection in a society afraid of strange bodies“Golem Girl is luminous; a profound portrait of the artist as a young—an...
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Author: Alex Beam | Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Release Date: March 17, 2020
The true story of the intimate relationship that gave birth to the Farnsworth House, a masterpiece of twentieth-century architecture—and disintegrated into a bitter feud over love, money, gender, and the very nature of art.“An intimate po...
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