The Coffee Table Book No Art-Lover’s Home Should Be Without

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Add some florals to your coffee table with this exploration of the beauty of flowers and how they’re depicted through art, history, and culture.
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Taína Caragol & Dorothy Moss & Richard Powell & Kim Sajet
The Obama Portraits
The Obama Portraits delves into the significance and reception of the portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama, with examinations from historians of their influence on contemporary portraiture, interviews with the artists, and more.
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If fashion is your favorite art form, you need this two-volume collection exploring the industry’s “complex” relationship with Catholicism. One includes photos of objects from the Vatican; the other features fashions by John Galliano, Gianni Versace, and more.
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The ultimate gift, this tome takes readers through Salvador Dalí’s works and inspirations across mediums.
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Soul of a Nation
Soul of a Nation takes its readers through the creation of art in the era of Malcolm X and the Black Panthers, while also highlighting previously neglected histories of 20th-century Black artists such as Sam Gilliam, Faith Ringgold, and more.
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Annie Leibovitz: Portraits 2005-2016 follows her previous collections of photos — this time, featuring portraits of many of the most influential people of that particular decade.
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This book of LGBTQIA+ history has been re-set and redesigned, and includes images by photographer Fred W. McDarrah along with essays by Hilton Als, Jill Johnston, and Allen Ginsberg. 100% of the proceeds of the book will be donated to the Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative.
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Learn about the art world’s emerging talent with this book of sculptors. The names included were chosen by an “internationally renowned jury,” and the pages provide images of their work and biographies, along with insights from academics, fellow artists, and more.
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Anni and Josef Albers: Equal and Unequal features never-ending inspiration. In it, there are 750 artworks, images, and documents from the couple — Anni, a textile artist and printmaker; Josef, a painter, designer, and teacher — that depict their relationships and noteworthy careers.
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Louis Geraud Castor Book
Gardeners and art lovers alike will delight in this book, which includes a series of photos featuring flowers arranged as organic sculptures by Louis-Géraud Castor.
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