Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
Cameraworks
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David Hockney, Hockney, David, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Abrams, 1984, 1st, 0394537335, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 287 pages, 117 color plates, 53 black & white text illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The definitive survey of Hockney's fascinating and dizzying photocollages created during the years 1981-1983. 117 color plates and 53 black & white text...

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Capturing the Essence: Techniques for Bird Artists
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William T. Cooper, Cooper, William T., Very Fine, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2011, 1st, 7.75 inches, 10.25 inches, 128 pages, 139 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

A great book with fantastic paintings. This book features three detailed step-by-step demonstrations of the artist creating a painting in watercolors, in...

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Carnet Sauvage
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Zao Dao, Zao Dao, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2016, 1st, 978-2-35283-426-7, 9.5 inches, 6.9 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book from a young female artist in mainland China. Her work may well remind you of Manu Arenas. From the publisher: Born in the 1990s in...

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Caza: Les Mois sont de papier 2
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Philippe Caza, Caza, Philippe, Near Fine (only light wear), Le Pythagore, Chaumont, 20, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.75 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

A Caza sketchbook. Unlike the first volume, this volume is 100 pages of preparatory drawings for an animated film "Les Enfants de la Pluie" ("Children of...

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Jean-Baptiste Monge, Monge, Jean-Baptiste, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Goblin's Way, Wentworth-Nord, QC, Canada, 2016, 2nd 2018, 13.25 inches, 10 inches, 148 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, decorative cloth, English

Jean-Baptiste Monge's first fantasy art book in English! Self-published by Monge, this art book is beautifully designed and lushly produced, with...


Fine, CFSL Ink, Paris, 2010, 1st, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white, softcover, French wraps

A fantastic collection of pencil and ink sketches and drawings by 17 Cafe Sale artists. Includes websites and email addresses for each of the artists....

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Very Fine, CFSL Ink / Ankama, 2008, Softcover, vinyl wraps, English, Japanese, French, Spanish

Since its inception in 2002, the Café Salé website and association has grown to over 15,000 members and become the largest community of...

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Very Fine, CFSL Ink / Ankama, 2012, 1st, Softcover, vinyl wraps, English, French

The sixth edition of this excellent illustration anthology is a real winner with a ton of crowd-pleasing images. More than 600 works by 185 artists are...

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Chameleon
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Yasushi Nirasawa, Nirasawa, Yasushi, Very Fine/Near Fine (slightest rubbing to dustjacket otherwise Very Fine, tight, flat, clean), Tokyo, Graphic-Sha, 2000, 1st, 978-4766111415, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

The book contains page after page of color illustrations of female human/creature character designs along with his annotations including the amount of time...

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Character Design Quarterly 14
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Very Fine, Worcester, 3dtotal Publishing, 2020, 1st, 978-1-912843-04-6, 191284303X, 10.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 104 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the back cover: On the pages of issue 14, discover a collection of fascinating artwork, interviews, and tutorials from some of the industry's finest...

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Character Design Quarterly 15
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Very Fine, 3dtotal Publishing, Worcester, 2021, 1st, 10.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 104 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the back cover: Issue 15 is unashamedly packed with romance, magic, and fantasy. You'll discover an incredible cast of characters, each with their...

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Character Design Quarterly 16
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Very Fine, Worcestershire, 3dtotal Publishing, 2021, 1st, 9781912843060, 10.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 104 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Character Design Quarterly (CDQ) is a lively, creative magazine bringing inspiration, expert insights, and leading techniques from...

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Chipp Kidd: Book Two
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Chip Kidd, Kidd, Chip, Very Fine, Rizzoli, New York, 2017, 9780847860081, 9.25 inches, 12.5 inches, 320 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: According to the Huffington Post, "Chip Kidd is the Meryl Streep of book design." At the forefront of a revolution in publishing,...

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Chromagination
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Andrew Mar, Angeline Thong, Carlyn Lim, Ciaee Ching, Emerson Tung, Gue Yang, Hyunwoo Lim, Irys Ching, Isabella Kung, Petur Antonsson, Pierre Roussel, Quincy Boyd, Robert Chew, Xiau-Fong Wee, VF, 8.75

An artwork anthology featuring Academy of Art University of San Francisco students Andrew Mar, Angeline Thong, Carlyn Lim, Ciaee Ching, Emerson Tung, Gue...

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Chromaphile - Inscribed 1st
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Ragnar, Ragnar, Inscribed by the artist, Very Fine, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo, 2005, 1st thus, 9780972938891, 11 inches, 8.7 inches, 80 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

Inscribed "To Gary: Best Wishes, Ragnar." Laid in is a 5.25" x 4.25" card promoting Ragnar's exhibition at the Wax Poetic Gallery. Ragnar is a designer...

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Ragnar, Ragnar, An illustrated bookplate signed by the artist is laid in, Fine, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo, 2005, 1st thus, 9780972938891, 11 inches, 8.7 inches, 80 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. Ragnar's first published collection. Illustrations for posters and prints in a fifties nostalgic flat retro style. An...

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Clyde Aspevig, Aspevig, Clyde, Near Fine (very light shelfwear), Juniper Ridge Studios/Steamboat Art Museum, Billings, MT/Steamboat Springs, CO, 2008, 1st, 9.25 inches, 10.75 inches, v, 54 pages, 54 full page color plates, Softcover, French wraps, English

This rare, out-of-print 2008 publication reproduces 54 landscape paintings by Clyde Aspevig as full page color plates. Essays by Clyde Aspevig and Peter...

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Jakob Westman, One of 500 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist, VF/VF, Westman, Jakob, 2004, 1st, wraps

A full-color collection of finished work by this hip young graphic designer and art director (think Rian Hughes). Includes the "Girl Power" set: a series...

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Jakob Westman, One of 500 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist, VF/VF, Westman, Jakob, 2009, 1st, wraps

A beautiful new full-color collection of finished works by this hip young illustrator/graphic designer/art director. Highly appealing, modern, graphic...

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Coloring With Your Octopus
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Brian Kesinger, Kesinger, Brian, Very Fine, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo Books, 2014, 7 inches, 14 inches, 48 pages, 48 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

A wonderful line art book by Disney story artist and steampunk enthusiast Brian Kesinger! From the publisher: A cinematically proportioned coloring...

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Very Fine, Buenaventura Press, Oakland, 2007, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations, softcover, wraps

This copy retains the separate, exclusive 80-page booklet, titled Cartooning: Philosophy & Practice, by Italian comics master Ivan Brunetti. This...

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Comic Book Artist Vol. 2, #2
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One light thumbdent to the back cover otherwise Very Fine, Top Shelf, 2003, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 112 pages, black & white with 16 pages in color, softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. From the publisher: With lots of never-otherwise-published artwork by Frank Cho and Alex Ross! Frank "The Monkey Boy" Cho speaks!...

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Comic Book Artist Vol. 2, #4
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Near Fine (light thumbdent to the back cover), Top Shelf, 2004, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, black & white with 16 pages in color, softcover, color wraps, English

A special issue devoted to Filipino artists and comics. Interviews with Alex Nino, Tony DeZuniga, Manuel Auad. Guides to Filipino artists and comics....

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Communication Arts Alan.35, #2
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Michael Paraskevas, Fine, Paraskevas, Michael, 1993, 1st, wraps, English

Portfolio: Michael Paraskevas profile (24 illustrations).

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Charles Burns, Fine, Burns, Charles, 1989, 1st, wraps

Charles Burns is the artist for a two-page advertising insert: a deluxe color lithograph on a heavy linen stock. A Portfolio: illustrator John Hersey (24...

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Cool Girls
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Jeremie Fleury, Fleury, Jeremie, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket in publisher's shrink wrap, Buhl, France, Editions Caurette, 2019, 1st, 9791096315253, 10.25 inches, 7.75 inches, 200 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first collection of Jérémie Fleury's pin-up and cheesecake illustrations and drawings. Digital paintings, pencil drawings, watercolors....

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Signed by the artist on a tipped-in color plate, Near Fine (light surface wear), Gary Gianni, Gianni, Gary, Hieronymus Press, 2002, 1st, 12.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 60 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Gianni's self-published collection of Monster Men (originally serialized in Hellboy) and a William Hope Hodgeson short story illustrated by Gianni.

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Cosplay in America V2
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Ejen Chuang, Chuang, Ejen, Very Fine, Optiknerve, Los Angeles, 2015, 1st, 10.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 288 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Cosplay in America V2 takes a reader on a visual journey through the culture of cosplay in the United States. Photographer Ejen Chuang spent two years...

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Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, DC Comics, 2010, 3rd, 9781401227821, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

A very sharp fcopy of Adam's out-of-print art book. Reproducing most of Adam's covers from his 20 years (at the time of publication) with DC Comics....

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Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (upper corners bumped, with a 1/4 inch split to the cover, otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket). We removed the shrinkwrap to assess the bumps., New York, DC Comics, 2010, 6th, 9781401227821, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

An unopened copy until we removed the shrinkwrap to assess the bumps to the upper corners. Reproduces most of Adam's covers from his first 20 years with...

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Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, DC Comics, 2010, 1st, 9781401227821, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

A very sharp first printing of Adam's out-of-print art book. Reproducing most of Adam's covers from his 20 years (at the time of publication) with DC...

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Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (slight rubbing to white dustjacket), New York, DC Comics, 2010, 1st, 9781401227821, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

A very sharp first printing of Adam's out-of-print art book. Reproducing most of Adam's covers from his 20 years (at the time of publication) with DC...

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Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, Signed by the artist, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light crease to the top edge of the dustjacket), New York, DC Comics, 2010, 1st, 9781401227821, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

A very sharp first printing of Adam's out-of-print art book--and signed by the artist! Reproducing most of Adam's covers from his 20 years (at the time of...

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Coverama: Alternate Worlds
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Marc Simonetti, Simonetti, Marc, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Bragelonne, 2015, 1st, 9782811216290, 12.8 inches, 9.7 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, wraps

Marc Simonetti (born in 1977) is a French conceptual artist and illustrator. He worked on Valérian and the city of a thousand planets with Luc Besson...

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Cozy Days: The Art of Iraville
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Ira "Iraville" Sluyterman van Langewedye, Sluyterman van Langewedye, Ira "Iraville", Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Worcester, 3dtotal Publishing, 2018, 2nd, 9781909414631, 9.75 inches, 11 inches, 152 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: Ira "Iraville" Sluyterman van Langewedye is a popular contemporary illustrator beloved for her charming watercolour illustrations of...

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Craig Drake Collection Book Set
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Craig Drake, Drake, Craig, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in Very Fine slipcase, Los Angeles, Hero Complex, 2019, 1st, 9781732772809, 9.2 inches, 11.5 inches, 210 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

These three volumes showcase Craig Drake's Patrick Nagel-inspired illustrations of film and television, sci-fi and fantasy characters. Craig Drake...

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Creature Mix & Match - Signed
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Bobby Chiu, Chiu, Bobby, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Imaginism, Toronto, 2014, 1st, 6 inches, 8.5 inches, 44 pages, color, softcover, ringbound, English

Bobby's creature sketchbook was a 2014 Comic-Con exclusive. It's a book that is split into 4 sections so you can mix and match the different parts of the...

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Cromwell End Zone
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Cromwell, Cromwell, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2020, 1st, 9791096315307, 10.1 inches, 8.4 inches, 220 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

From the publisher: Obviously, you're already familiar with Cromwell! Cromwell the provocateur, Cromwell the subversive! Well in this artbook you'll find...

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Limited to 3000 copies, Very Fine, Mike Yamada, Victoria Ying, Yamada, Victoria Ying, Mike, Extra Curricular Activities, 2013, 1st, 9780985770730, 7 inches, 8.5 inches, 52 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A picture story book for all ages. This follow-up to the bigger hardcover has several short pieces in distinct styles. Beautifully illustrated with lots of...

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Limited to 3000 copies. Signed by both artists., Near Fine (upper corner of pages bent otherwise Fine), Mike Yamada, Victoria Ying, Yamada, Victoria Ying, Mike, Extra Curricular Activities, 2013, 1st, 9780985770730, 7 inches, 8.5 inches, 52 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Signed by both Michael Yamada and Victoria Ying. A picture story book for all ages. This follow-up to the bigger hardcover has several short pieces in...

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Cursed Pirate Girl
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Jeremy A. Bastian, Bastian, Jeremy A., Very Fine, Archaia, Los Angeles, 2016, 9781608868339, 10.2 inches, 6.6 inches, 144 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Adventures on and under the high seas lead a cursed pirate girl to encounter mythic creatures, gnarled and crusty pirates, and...

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Daisies
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Slight stain to inside cover otherwise Fine, Stuart Ng Books, Torrance, 2009, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 44 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. This 2009 book collects Wendling artwork created for French festivals, as well as never-before-seen preliminary sketches, alternate versions...

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Daisies: Affogato all'Amarena
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2010, 1st, 14.7 inches, 11.75 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This oversized 2010 French edition of our own Claire Wendling art book is long out of print and quite scarce.  Sketches and finished poster art by...

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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Near Fine (light wear to the covers), Soleil, Toulon, 2010, 1st, 14.7 inches, 11.75 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This oversized 2010 French edition of our own Claire Wendling art book is long out of print.</p><p>Foreword by Ashley Wood. One page bio and...

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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Very Good+ (small bump to the bottom edge, light wear to the covers) issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2010, 1st, 14.7 inches, 11.75 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This oversized 2010 French edition of our own Claire Wendling art book is long out of print and quite scarce.  Sketches and finished poster art by...

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Dave Cooper, Cooper, Dave, Near Fine (top edge and spine faded, covers lightly rubbed), Seattle, WA, Fantagraphics, 2003, 1st, 9781560975502, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 44 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From 2003, the first collection of Dave Cooper's paintings. From the publisher: Overbite is a hardcover art book featuring over 40 of Cooper's...

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Dave Cooper, Cooper, Dave, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2003, 2nd, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 44 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Subtitled "Paintings & Drawings of Mostly Pillowy Girls," OVERBITE is a hardcover art book featuring over 40 of Cooper's gorgeous oil paintings, each...

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Dave Cooper, Cooper, Dave, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, WA, Fantagraphics, 2003, 1st, 9781560975502, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 44 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Overbite is a hardcover art book featuring over 40 of Cooper's gorgeous oil paintings, each focusing on the female form. Cooper's vibrant use of color in...

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