The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

This is what we long for the profound pleasure of being swept into vivid new worlds, worlds peopled by characters so intriguing and real that we can t shake them, even long after the reading s done In his earlier, award winning novels, Dominic Smith demonstrated a gift for coaxing the past to life

A Piece of the World

From the 1 New York Times bestselling author of the smash bestseller Orphan Train, a stunning and atmospheric novel of friendship, passion, and art, inspired by Andrew Wyeth s mysterious and iconic painting Christina s World Later he told me that he d been afraid to show me the painting He thoug

Walk Through Walls: A Memoir

I had experienced absolute freedom I had felt that my body was without boundaries, limitless that pain didn t matter, that nothing mattered at all and it intoxicated me In 2010, than 750,000 people stood in line at Marina Abramovi s MoMA retrospective for the chance to sit across from her

Frida Kahlo: Una biografía

Pies para que os quiero, si tengo alas para volar Frida Kahlo fue algo m s que dolor y angustia Quiso ser fiel a su arrolladora personalidad y se convirti en una artista llena de vida Su pintura es sangre y sufrimiento, pero tambi n es fiesta y color Fue una luchadora que decidi ponerse el mu

The Italian Teacher

Rome, 1955 The artists are gathering together for a photograph In one of Rome s historic villas, a party is bright with near genius, shaded by the socialite patrons of their art Bear Bavinsky, creator of vast, masculine, meaty canvases, is their god Larger than life, muscular in both figure and o

The Muralist

From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Art Forger comes a thrilling new novel of art, history, love, and politics that traces the life and mysterious disappearance of a brilliant young artist on the eve of World War II Aliz e Benoit, an American painter working for the Works Progress

The Secret Lives of Color

The Secret Lives of Colour tells the unusual stories of seventy five fascinating shades, dyes and hues From blonde to ginger, the brown that changed the way battles were fought to the white that protected against the plague, Picasso s blue period to the charcoal on the cave walls at Lascaux, acid y