Immerse yourself in stories that transformed the art world.
Explosion at Orly-In 1962, a chartered Air France jet crashed on takeoff from Orly Airport, killing all 132 passengers and crew on board, including 106 Atlantans. Many of the passengers were civic and cultural leaders returning from a museum tour of Europe sponsored by the Atlanta Art Association. This book chronicles the tragic loss and its impact on Atlanta’s arts and culture scene. 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.5 inches, 237 pages, Soft-cover
A Perfect Red-In the sixteenth, one of the world's most precious commodities was cochineal, a legendary red dye treasured by the ancient Mexicans and sold in the great Aztec marketplaces, where it attracted the attention of the Spanish conquistadores. Shipped to Europe, the dye created a sensation, producing the brightest, strongest red the world has ever seen. This book evokes with style and verve the history of a grand obsession, of intrigue, empire, and adventure in pursuit of the most desirable color on earth. 5.2 x 1 x 8 inches, 352 pages, Soft-cover
The Private Lives of the Impressionists-A fascinating, intimate look inside the homes, studios, and precarious, unconventional lives of history's most renowned community of fine artists. 6 x 1 x 9 inches, 356 pages, Soft-cover
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