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  • A Passion for Sea Glassby C. S. Lambert

    Down East Books 2008; US$ 34.99

    Some people's passion for sea glass goes beyond collecting?they use it to create something of beauty. Carole Lambert, author of Sea Glass Chronicles, gives us entree into the studios of those who do everything from gathering and amassing sea glass mulch for landscaping to designing stained-sea-glass windows. This volume will arouse a renewed sense... more...

  • My Maineby Normand Chartier

    Down East Books 2005; US$ 29.99

    Although he spends most of the year teaching and painting in Connecticut, internationally recognized artist Normand Chartier's heart lies in Maine, where he rents a cottage on Southport Island every summer and spends hours capturing the essence of the coast in his unique style. Here, the reader will find old farmhouses that grace tidal coves as no... more...

  • Listening to Distant Thunderby Philippa Hobbs; Elizabeth Rankin

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2014; US$ 24.00

    Listening to distant thunder: The art of Peter Clarke recounts the artist, Peter Clarke?s life in the context of the social history of South Africa from the 1940s onwards. His images reflect the social disruption of the Cape Flats, and the trauma of his community?s forced removal from Simon?s Town to the bleak apartheid township of Ocean View. Yet... more...

  • Astrid Esslingerby Fina Esslinger

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 56.00

    The Austrian artist Astrid Esslinger presents a compilation of her work from 2003 to the present day. The book covers two current phases: painting with acrylic colors on canvas as well as pieces using an original technique developed for her work while on journeys, cut outs.Text contributions by Birgit Rinagl and Tom Waibel as well as an... more...

  • The Non-Designer's Design Bookby Robin Williams

    Pearson Education 2014; US$ 27.99

    For nearly 20 years, designers and non-designers alike have been introduced to the fundamental principles of great design by author Robin Williams. Through her straightforward and light-hearted style, Robin has taught hundreds of thousands of people how to make their designs look professional using four surprisingly simple principles. Now in its fourth... more...

  • Shore to Shoreby Suzanne Fournier

    Harbour Publishing 2014; US$ 26.99

    Stanley Park, Vancouver, September 2014. A fourteen-foot bronze-cast cedar sculpture is being erected. Dignitaries from all levels of government are present, including leaders of the Coast Salish First Nations and representatives from Portugal?s Azores Islands. Luke Marston, carver/artist, supervises as his three-year project is revealed to the world.... more...

  • Natura als Göttin im Mittelalterby Mechthild Modersohn

    De Gruyter 1997; US$ 154.00

    Die Natura des Mittelalters ist eine Traumerscheinung. So ist die Beschäftigung mit diesem Thema auch aus einem Seminar über ?Traum und Traumdeutung im Mittelalter" hervorgegangen. Etwas von dieser Entrückung hat sich über die Jahre erhalten, von der Spannung dieser Figur zwischen Traum und Empirie, zwischen Himmel und Erde, sei es während... more...

  • Color and Empathyby Christine Brinckmann

    Amsterdam University Press 2015; US$ 98.99

    This book focuses on two areas of interest: the poetics of color in film and the affective responses of viewers. Each essay is built around the analysis of a particular film or group of related films, which are then used to explore a range of issues including the difference between black-and-white and color, the emergence of bold color schemes in... more...

  • The Love Affair as a Work of Artby Dan Hofstadter

    Open Road Distribution 2015; US$ 8.99

    This series of entwined biographical sketches recounts how, in the Romantic Era, love affairs, often illicit, were transformed into novels, memoirs, and published correspondences. We make the intimate acquaintance of great writers like Mme de Staël, Chateaubriand, George Sand, and Anatole France, who, however, fall gradually under the suspicion of... more...

  • Temperaments: Memoirs of Henri Cartier-Bresson and Other Artistsby Dan Hofstadter

    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...