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The Power of Art

by Simon Schama

Hardcover, 448 pages, Harpercollins, List Price: $55 |


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A companion to the author's PBS series documents the creation processes of eight master artists including Rembrandt, Van Gogh, and Picasso, in an account that discusses how each featured masterpiece was created under tremendous pressure in response to the artist's troubled time. TV tie-in.

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