Art History & Museum Reference

With art history and reference books from The Met Store, art lovers can dig deeper into topics such as medieval art, Renaissance art, modern art, and more.
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  1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Masterpiece Paintings
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    The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Masterpiece Paintings
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    The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Masterpiece Paintings 30 4.9 5 1
  2. Art = Discovering Infinite Connections in Art History
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  3. ART IS...
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  4. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide
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  5. The Cloisters: Medieval Art and Architecture, Revised and Updated Edition
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    The Cloisters: Medieval Art and Architecture, Revised and Updated Edition 3 4.7 5 1
  6. The Unicorn Tapestries in The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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    The Unicorn Tapestries in The Metropolitan Museum of Art 4 4.8 5 1
  7. How to Read Greek Sculpture
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  8. How to Read Islamic Carpets
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  9. How to Read Islamic Calligraphy
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  10. How to Read Medieval Art
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    How to Read Medieval Art 2 5 5 1
  11. How to Read Chinese Paintings
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  12. How to Read Oceanic Art
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  13. How to Read European Armor
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The Met Store's selection of art history and reference books gives art lovers the opportunity to learn more about the art they love, deepening their knowledge and increasing their enjoyment of these works, while our assortment of museum and collection guides provides a detailed look into the beauty and range of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's exhibitions and galleries. The Met Museum bookstore’s art books, art catalogues, and coffee table books make great gifts for art lovers, especially for Mother’s Day, birthdays, graduations, and as housewarming gifts.