BOOKSTORE

The museum bookstore offers a wide selection of books and other media, as well as unique gifts. The store is open during regular museum hours. PMCA members receive a 10% discount on all merchandise. To become a member, please visit our membership page.

Orders shipped to California addresses will be charged 9.75% sales tax. Orders shipped to addresses outside California will not be charges sales tax.

If you do not find the item you are looking for, or would like to place a wholesale order, please contact Matthew Howard, Bookstore and Membership Coordinator at dmhoward@pmcaonline.org.



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Behold The Day
The Color Block Prints of Frances Gearhart
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$29.95
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$26.95
A leader in the American Printmaking movement, Frances Gearhart’s work was embedded in the time and place of the Arts and Crafts Movement. Personifying a handcrafted aesthetic and conveying a sense of directness, Gearhart’s prints celebrated the California landscape – its mountains, trees, lakes and coastline. Featuring over sixty of her block prints and ten watercolors, the exhibition is the first Gearhart retrospective and will provide a comprehensive look at the artist’s legacy and influence, including her never before seen prints.


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Heath Ceramics: The Complexity of Simplicity
2006 - 192 Pages - Hard Cover

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$29.95
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$26.95


The remarkable history, legacy, and craft of Heath Ceramics, as well as the story of the woman who created them, are told for the first time in word and hundreds of archival and newly commissioned images in this amazing book. A great companion to the exhibiton, Edith Heath: Tabletop Modernist.


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YOU SEE: The Early Years of the UC Davis Studio Art Faculty
2008 - 150 Pages - Soft Cover

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$24.95
Member's Price
$22.46


This exhibition catalogue features work of five UC Davis faculty members Robert Arneson, Roy De Forest, Manuel Neri, Wayne Thiebaud and William T. Wiley, all five artists came to teach at UC Davis between 1960 and 1965. The five artists are sometimes identified with "California funk," characterized by bawdy irreverence, iconoclasm and self-deprecating humor. A great companion to the exhibition, You See: The Early Years of the UC Davis Faculty.

Wayne Thiebaud: 70 Years of Painting
2008 - 150 Pages - Soft Cover

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$30.00
Member's Price
$27.00


This survey of more than one hundred works drawn from this great American artist’s career includes his distinctive still life paintings of bakeries and delicatessens as well as some of his lesser-known figural and landscape paintings.

California Art Club
98th Annual Gold Medal
Exhibition Catalogue
2009 - 124 Pages - Soft Cover

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$40.00
Member's Price
$36.00


A beautiful catalogue detailing this unique and historic exhibition. Two participating artists and their work are featured per page.


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A Seed of Modernism: The Art Students League of Los Angeles 1906 - 1953
2008 - 150 Pages - Soft Cover

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$24.95
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$22.46


This exhibition catalogue chronicles the vibrant artwork that came out of the Art Students League of Los Angeles, one of the city's earliest art schools.


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Kori Newkirk: 1997-2007
2007- 104 pages - Soft Cover

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$35.00
Member's Price
$31.50


This exhibition catalogue presents the ongoing art of multimedia artist Kori Newkirk, whose work is known from New York to Los Angeles. Through the use of everyday materials, Newkirk creates work that encapsulates his life and experiences


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Dark Metropolis: Irving Norman's Social Surrealism
2006 - 215 pages - Soft Cover

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$35.00
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$31.50


This exhibition catalogue produced by the Crocker Art Museum explores the work of artist Irving Norman. Shocking, revealing and profound, the paintings aim, as Norman himself described, "to tell the truth of our time."


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R. Kenton Nelson Print

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$2,000.00
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$1600.00


Please contact the PMCA bookstore to purchase.


   
Kenny Scharf Print - "Chunk Pack"

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$500.00
Member's Price
$450.00


Please contact the PMCA bookstore to purchase.

This is a limited-edition print from Kenny Scharf's 2004 exhibition at the PMCA. The edition is of 71 prints, signed and dated by the artist. The measurements of the prints are
20" by 20", and the print makes a great gift!


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Kenny Scharf Limited Edition Zippos

Regular Price
$75.00
Member's Price
$67.50


Please contact the PMCA bookstore to request edition number and design.


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Milford Zornes; Watercolor Master - DVD Documentary
2003

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$19.99
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$17.99


This Documentary is an amazing opportunity to travel back in time with Milford Zornes as he introduces the artists who took up the challenge to create a new art for a floundering nation.


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Beyond Ultraman: Seven Artists Explore the Vinyl Frontier
2008 - 63 Pages - Soft Cover

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$25.00
Member's Price
$22.50


This exhibition catalogue, published in conjunction with LATDA, examines the vinyl art toy landscape as seen through the work of seven California Artists; Gary Baseman, Tim Biskup, David Gonzales, David Horvath, Sun-Min Kim, Brian McCarty, and Mark Nagata.


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Jess: To and From the Printed Page
2007 - 112 pages - Soft Cover

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$29.95
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$26.96


This exhibition catalogue explores the work of a revered artist active in the San Francisco Bay Area from the 1950's to the 1990's. It focuses on the intricately imaginative collages and drawings created by this bold and idiosyncratic artist.


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Maynard Dixon
2007 - 77 pg. - Soft Covers

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$25.00
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$22.50


This catalog presents the private collections from the Maynard Dixon: Masterpieces from Brigham Young University & Private Collections exhibition, one of the largest exhibitions ever mounted at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, as well as, the largest Dixon exhibition to date. Maynard Dixon is one of the best-loved and most important artists of early 20th century California Art and the West.


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Maynard Dixon
2007 - 77 pg. - Hard Covers

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$40.00
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$36.00


This catalog presents the private collections from the Maynard Dixon: Masterpieces from Brigham Young University & Private Collections exhibition, one of the largest exhibitions ever mounted at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, as well as, the largest Dixon exhibition to date. Maynard Dixon is one of the best-loved and most important artists of early 20th century California Art and the West.


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Maynard Dixon: Art and Spirit DVD Documentary
2007

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$24.95
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$22.46


This documentary, narrated by Diane Keaton, celebrates the work and life of famed artist Maynard Dixon with intimate interviews by friends and family.


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Benjamin Brown: California Colors
2007 - 65 pages - Soft Cover

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$25.00
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$22.50


This illustrated, exhibition catalogue with its excellent and wellresearched essay by Scott A Shields, Ph.d. will serve to introduce a newgeneration of California art lovers to this important artist.


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Benjamin Brown: California Colors
2007 - 65 pages - Hard Cover

Regular Price
$40.00
Member's Price
$36.00


This illustrated, exhibition catalogue with its excellent and wellresearched essay by Scott A Shields, Ph.d. will serve to introduce a newgeneration of California art lovers to this important artist.


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Hanson Puthuff 1875-1972: California Colors
2006 - 62 pg. - Soft Cover

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$20.00
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$18.00


The group of paintings assembled for this exhibition and published in this catalog commemorates Puthuff's creative genius and life. In addition to bringing 27 of the best examples of his work together, we are pleased to present Puthuff's autobiography in this catalog


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Hanson Puthuff 1875-1972: California Colors
2006 - 62 pg. - Hard Cover

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$35.00
Member's Price
$31.50


The group of paintings assembled for this exhibition and published in this catalog commemorates Puthuff's creative genius and life. In addition to bringing 27 of the best examples of his work together, we are pleased to present Puthuff's autobiography in this catalog


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Cultivating Pasadena: From Roses to Redevelopment Catalogue
2005 - 103 Pages - Soft Cover

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$10.00
Member's Price
$9.00


This exhibition was the first of four in the Urban Traces rephotography series. This catalogue offers an insightful look into a community's development by comparing two pictures of the same pace taken decades apart.


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Cultivating Pasadena: From Roses to Redevelopment - Interactive DVD-ROM
2005

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$39.95
Member's Price
$35.95


This DVD-Rom allows one to perform comparisons between contemporary and archival images and to see Pasadena "aficionados" and historians speak on topics ranging from architecture and geography to ethnicity and culture.


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An American Impressionist, The Art and Life of Alson Skinner Clark
2005 - 149 pg.- Soft Cover

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$20.00
Member's Price
$18.00


The first full-scale museum retrospective of the work of impressionist painter, Alson Skinner Clark, by Deborah Epstein Solon.


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California Design Biennial
2005 - 175 pg. - Soft Cover

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$10.00
Member's Price
$9.00


A survey of the most innovative and creative design in California today, this juried exhibition showcases current trends in fashion, transportation, graphic, furniture, and consumer product design; Focusing on work created from 2003-2005.


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California Design Biennial
2003 - 96 pg - Soft Cover

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$10.00
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$9.00


A survey of the most innovative and creative design in California today, this juried exhibition showcases current trends in fashion, transportation, graphic, furniture, and consumer product design; Focusing on work created from 2001-2003.


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Yun Gee Poetry, Writings, Art, Memories
2003 - 203 pg. - Soft Cover

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$10.00
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$9.00


This volume presents a selection of paintings, poetry, essays, and ephemeral writings by the Chinese American modernist, Yun Gee (1906-1963), together with essays about the artist. As a unique collection of materials documenting the expressions of an Asian American artist of the first half of the 20th century, this book illuminates not only the life and work of the multifaceted Yun Gee, but also, the experiences of the Chinese immigrants who came of age in America during the Exclusion Era.


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Post Surrealism
2002 - 47 pg. - Soft Cover

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$20.00
Member's Price
$18.00


This exhibition, the first in depth re-examination of the fledgling movement, builds on the 1995 survey, Pacific Dreams: Currents of Surrealism and Fantasy in California Art, 1934-1959.

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