Gift Guide: For the Artist

To encourage, inspire, and nurture the creative spark.

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How to Write One Song: Loving the Things We Create and How They Love Us Back Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780593183526
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Published: Dutton - October 13th, 2020

There are few creative acts more mysterious and magical than writing a song. But what if the goal wasn't so mysterious and was actually achievable for anyone who wants to experience more magic and creativity in their life? That's something that anyone will be inspired to do after reading Jeff Tweedy's How to Write One Song
 


Make Your Art No Matter What: Moving Beyond Creative Hurdles Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781452182957
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 6th, 2021

The Artist's Way for the 21st century—from esteemed creative counselor Beth Pickens.


Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within Cover Image
By Natalie Goldberg, Julia Cameron (Foreword by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781611803082
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Published: Shambhala - February 2nd, 2016



The all-time best-selling writer's handbook turns thirty.


Getting to Center: Pathways to Finding Yourself Within the Great Unknown Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062969774
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - October 27th, 2020

"Marlee's work shifts and stretches. This new collection is a necessary resource for those of us looking to re-center, lean in, and get curious about ourselves, about our heart's work. Getting to Center is a blessing in book form." —Alexandra Elle, author of After the Rain 


A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984856029
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Published: Random House - January 12th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the Booker Prize–winning author of Lincoln in the Bardo and Tenth of December comes a literary master class on what makes great stories work and what they can tell us about ourselves—and our world today.


A Little Feminist History of Art Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781849766562
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Published: Tate Publishing - November 26th, 2019

A short and pithy introduction to the most important feminist artworks from the late 1960s to the present
 
Emerging in the late 1960s as women artists struggled to “de-gender” their work to compete in a male-dominated arena, the feminist art movement has played a leading role in the art world over the last five decades.


Women, Art, and Society (World of Art) Cover Image
By Whitney Chadwick, Flavia Frigeri (Epilogue by)
$29.95
ISBN: 9780500204566
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Published: Thames & Hudson - September 8th, 2020

A new edition of the groundbreaking book by Whitney Chadwick maps the complete history of women artists from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance to today.


Yayoi Kusama (Lives of the Artists) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781786277862
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - April 27th, 2021

Nonagenarian Japanese artist is simultaneously one of the most famous and most mysterious artists on the planet. A wild child of the 1950s and 1960s, she emerged out of the international Fluxus movement to launch naked happenings in New York and went on to become a doyenne of that city's counter-cultural scene.


Book Marks: An Artist's Card Catalog: Notes from the Library of My Mind Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781735600109
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Published: Bauer and Dean Publishers - April 6th, 2021

One artist's whimsical and inspiring way to keep track of the books she has read, Book Marks is a visual journey through a lifetime of reading and remembering that features 434 richly illustrated artworks created on old library checkout cards; each collage or drawing distills the contents of a single title. This alluring blend of art book and autobiography will capture the imagination.


Extra Bold: A Feminist, Inclusive, Anti-racist, Nonbinary Field Guide for Graphic Designers Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781616899189
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - May 11th, 2021

Extra Bold is the inclusive, practical, and informative (design) career guide for everyone!

Part textbook and part comic book, zine, manifesto, survival guide, and self-help manual, Extra Bold is filled with stories and ideas that don't show up in other career books or design overviews.


The United States of Fashion: A New Atlas of American Style Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780847871032
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Published: Rizzoli - September 7th, 2021

The editors of Vogue, the ultimate authority on fashion, document the post-COVID changes happening across the fashion landscape in America.


Heart Talk: Poetic Wisdom for a Better Life Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781501177347
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Published: Atria Books - March 6th, 2018

A beautifully illustrated book from Cleo Wade—the artist, poet, and speaker who has been called “the Millennial Oprah” by New York Magazine—that offers creative inspiration and life lessons through poetry, mantras, and affirmations, perfect for fans of the bestseller Milk & Honey.

True to her hugely popular Instagram account, Cleo Wade brings her


Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780316226172
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Published: Back Bay Books - September 24th, 2019

Five women revolutionize the modern art world in postwar America in this "gratifying, generous, and lush" true story from a National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist (Jennifer Szalai, New York Times).


Find Your Artistic Voice: The Essential Guide to Working Your Creative Magic (Art Book for Artists, Creative Self-Help Book) (Lisa Congdon x Chronicle Books) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781452168869
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 6th, 2019

Bestselling author, artist, and illustrator Lisa Congdon brings her expertise to this guide to the process of artistic self-discovery.

Find Your Artistic Voice helps artists and creatives identify and nurture their own visual identity.


Make Time for Creativity: Finding Space for Your Most Meaningful Work (A Self-Guide) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419746536
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Published: Abrams Image - September 8th, 2020

Part artistic retreat, part guide to living a creative life
 
Venture into a space that intimately discusses how to find time to express yourself and develop your talents.


Art Hiding in New York: An Illustrated Guide to the City's Secret Masterpieces Cover Image
By Lori Zimmer, Maria Krasinski (By (artist))
$22.00
ISBN: 9780762471003
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Published: Running Press Adult - September 22nd, 2020

Uncover the artistic masterworks hidden across New York City in this charmingly illustrated exploration of one of the world's greatest creative treasure troves.

There's so much to love about New York, and so much to see. The city is full of art, and architecture, and history -- and not just in museums.


You Are an Artist Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780500239933
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Published: Thames & Hudson - September 8th, 2020

A playful reintroduction to the artist within us all—including hands-on exercises—from the renowned and inspirational teachers.