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- University of Chicago Press 2006; US$ 18.00
From Henry Darger's elaborate paintings of young girls caught in a vicious war to the sacred art of the Reverend Howard Finster, the work of outsider artists has achieved unique status in the art world. Celebrated for their lack of traditional training and their position on the fringes of society, outsider artists nonetheless participate in a traditional... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 92.00
André Malraux was a major figure in French intellectual life in the twentieth century. A key component of his thought is his theory of art which presents a series of fundamental challenges to traditional explanations of the nature and purpose of art devel more...
- University of Chicago Press 2006; US$ 30.00
“The longer you work, the more the mystery deepens of what appearance is, or how what is called appearance can be made in another medium."—Francis Bacon, painter This, in a nutshell, is the central problem in the theory of art. It has fascinated philosophers from Plato to Wittgenstein. And it fascinates artists and art historians,... more...
- Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2011; US$ 9.99
Triple mind chess is how some have described this art-book that uses Pop culture iconography, syllabication, phonemes, articulatory code, and phonological processing. Sublexical to say the very least. The book does have a story, however the true exercise and excitement in this work, B.S., as one will discover by "reading", is that the book... more...
- F+W Media 2003; US$ 24.99
Create art that's more attractive, interesting and eye-catching! Even if your perspective is accurate, your subject realistic and colors vibrant, a weak composition - predictable, repetitious or monotonous - means a weak painting. The Simple Secret to Better Painting ensures that your compositions work every time. It's an insightful artistic philosophy... more...
- Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00
AtÚ ao final do sÚculo XIX a Arte Na´ve, criada por artistas inexperientes e caracterizada pela espontaneidade e simplicidade, foi pouco reconhecida quer pelos artistas profissionais quer pelos crÝticos de arte. A pintura Na´ve caracterizava-se pela sua clareza de linhas, cores vÝvidas e alegres, assim como pelas suas formas simples e precisas como... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 52.00
“There they rest, inert, impertinent, in gallery space—those book forms either imitated or mutilated, replicas of reading matter or its vestiges. Strange, after its long and robust career, for the book to take early retirement in a museum, not as rare manuscript but as functionless sculpture. Readymade or constructed, such book shapes... more...