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Art Alive

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Recommended Readings

See what we are reading by taking a look at the titles of past Art of Reading Book Club lists:

  • Color: A Natural History of the Pallette by Victoria Finlay
    Tells the story of how colors were made throughout history.
  • Seven Days in the Art World by Sarah Thornton
    An Art of Reading Book Club favorite about contemporary artists.
  • The Hare with the Amber Eyes: A Family’s Century of Art & Loss by Edmund deWaal
    About a netsuke owned by a formerly well off 19th/early 20th century family.
  • My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk
    A murder mystery that talks about 17th century Indian miniature painting through one of the artists.



Featured: Seymour Pearlstein. “Toby’s Summer #6,” undated. Oil on canvas. Gift of the American Academy and Institute of Arts & Letters, New York: Hassam and Speicher Funds. 1978.11. | Juan Sánchez Cotán, Still life with Quince, Cabbage, Melon, and Cucumber, ca. 1602. Oil on canvas. Gift of Anne R. and Amy Putnam. 1945.43 | “Chanticleer,” 1922. Oil on canvas. Museum purchase with funds from the Helen M. Towle Bequest. 1936.15. | Manny Farber (AKA Emanuel Farber). “Ad Sheet with Yellow Thayer Box,” 1978. Oil on canvas. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norton S. Walbridge. 2001.39. |Henri Matisse (AKA Henri Emile Benoît Matisse). “Bouquet,” 1916-1917. Oil on canvas. Gift of M. A. Wertheimer from the collection of his late wife, Annetta Salz Wertheimer. 1934.77.| Henri Matisse (AKA Henri Emile Benoît Matisse). “Reader with Bouquet of Roses,” 1925. Lithograph. Gift of Mrs. Saidie A. May. 1935.6.