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- Open Road Distribution 2015; US$ 8.99
In these five profiles, four of which originally appeared in the New Yorker , the author evokes the life and work of seven gifted artists. Among those presented, often through lively conversations, are Jean Hélion, Mark Rothko, R.B. Kitaj, and Dennis Creffield. Chief among those portrayed however is Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), the great French... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2015; US$ 21.99
Graffiti made from cake icing, man-made clouds floating indoors, a luminous moon resting on water. Collected here are dozens of jaw-dropping artworks?site-specific installations, extraordinary sculptures, and groundbreaking interventions in public spaces?that reveal the exciting things that happen when contemporary artists play with the idea of place.... more...
- Pearson Education 2015; US$ 29.99
Miss Visual Elements and Principles of Composition class, again ? That?s OK. You can borrow our notes. Lucky for you, we didn?t miss a single class the entire semester so you?ll find all of the important points explained in the notes, along with the class assignments. How does a dot turn into a line to create a shape that makes... more...
- SBPRA 2014; Not Available
Writings: Papers, Reviews, Articles, Short-Shorts, Thoughts is a collection of texts about contemporary trends in literature and film that the author has written over the years. "If I had to sum up the book, I would say it is about art."The journey starts with an analysis of the monster Leviathan and its representation in the Bible and in the secular... more...
- SBPRA 2014; Not Available
The book of art work contains descriptive works in three parts. The first section contains a run of "stills" from an imaginary screenplay the artist conjured up. Over time, as the images develop, a sequence of chronological flow, time, and story ensue. This all happens by accident, but eventually he is able to incorporate all the images into a WWII... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 60.00
A superb art book of one of the most arresting art movements in the world today Pakistan?s contemporary art scene is arguably the most exciting in South Asia. Wellknown curator, artist and teacher Salima Hashmi gives us a superb overview in this lavishly designed book, which includes interviews with artists such as Rashid Rana and pieces by writers... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2015; US$ 12.99
In paintings as pretty as the porcelain they depict, this gift book celebrates one of the finest teacup collections in the world: the 300-piece archive of the Clark Art Institute, which dates back to the eighteenth century and represents coveted designs of the day from Europe and China. Artist Molly Hatch, with exclusive access to this largely unviewed... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 10.99
At the age of 16, Gustave Doré was the highest-paid illustrator in France. Twenty years later, in 1868, at the peak of his artistic genius, he produced magnificent illustrations for Jean de La Fontaine's witty and high polished Fables ? poems and timeless tales with charming images of country folk and animal life, as well as heroes from Greek mythology... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
Maxfield Parrish enjoyed tremendous popularity throughout the early decades of the twentieth century. Bruce Watson, writing in Smithsonian magazine, deemed Parrish the "comman man's Rembrandt." It's said that during the Depression, a Parrish illustration was displayed on the walls of one out of every four American homes. The artist's romantic, richly... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95
French artist Hilaire Germaine Edgar Degas (1834?1917) is best known for his studies of the human figure, his ballet dancers, his portraits, and his occupational groups. In his drawings, Degas's working methods can be seen and studied, and his always-human figures can be enjoyed as much as in the finished works ? if not more. Reproduced in this book... more...