Best Sellers: Music and Art, April 26, 2012

June 2011 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

1) Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane
Graham-Dixon, Andrew
W.W. Norton
2011. ISBN 9780393081497. $39.95

2) Van Gogh: The Life
Naifeh, Steven
Random House
2011. ISBN 9780375507489. $40

3) The First Pop Age: Painting and Subjectivity in the Art of Hamilton, Lichtenstein, Warhol, Richter, and Ruscha
Foster, Hal
Princeton University Press
2012. ISBN 9780691151380. $29.95

4) Christ to Coke: How Image Becomes Icon
Kemp, Martin
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199581115. $34.95

5) Art and Homosexuality: A History of Ideas
Reed, Christopher
Oxford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780195399073. $39.95

6) Beethoven in America
Broyles, Michael
Indiana University Press
2011. ISBN 9780253357045. $29.95

7) Gustav Mahler
Fischer, Jens Malte
Yale University Press
2011. ISBN 9780300134445. $50

8) A Natural History of the Piano: The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians‚ from Mozart to Modern Jazz, and Everything in Between
Isacoff, Stuart
Alfred A. Knopf
2011. ISBN 9780307266378. $30

9) The Controversy of Renaissance Art
Nagel, Alexander
University of Chicago Press
2011. ISBN 9780226567723. $60

10) Avant-Garde Art in Everyday Life: Early Twentieth-Century European Modernism
Witkovsky, Matthew
Yale University Press
2011. ISBN 9780300166095. $50

11) The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning
Nelson, Maggie
W.W. Norton
2011. ISBN 9780393072150. $24.95

12) Bernini: His Life and His Rome
Mormando, Franco
University of Chicago Press
2011. ISBN 9780226538525. $35

13) Florence and Baghdad: Renaissance Art and Arab Science
Belting, Hans
Belknap: Harvard University Press
2011. ISBN 9780674050044. $39.95

14) Da Vinci’s Ghost: Genius, Obsession, and How Leonardo Created the World in His Own Image
Lester, Toby
Free Press: Simon & Schuster
2012. ISBN 9781439189238. $26.99

15) Globalization and Contemporary Art
Harris, Jonathan
2011. ISBN 9781405179515. $115.95

16) The New Painting of the 1860s: Between the Pre-Raphaelites and the Aesthetic Movement
Staley, Allen
Yale University Press
2011. ISBN 9780300175677. $85

17) Art Since 1900: Modernism, Antimodernism, Postmodernism
Foster, Hal
Thames & Hudson
2011. ISBN 9780500289518. $127.80

18) Haunted Visions: Spiritualism and American Art
Colbert, Charles
University of Pennsylvania Press
2011. ISBN 9780812243253. $49.95

19) Facing Beauty: Painted Women & Cosmetic Art
Ribeiro, Aileen
Yale University Press
2011. ISBN 9780300124866. $45

20) Imagery in the 21st Century
Grau, Oliver
MIT Press
2011. ISBN 9780262015721. $40

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Now in her 46th year with Library Journal, Bette-Lee also edits LJ's Video Reviews column, six times a year Romance column, and e-original Romance reviews, which post weekly as LJ Xpress Reviews. She received the Romance Writers of America (RWA) Vivian Stephens Industry Award in 2013 for having "contributed to the genre or to RWA in a significant and/or continuing manner"