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- Ebury Publishing 2015; US$ 31.98
Are you ready to release your inner artist? The Big Picture is a revolutionary guide to painting and drawing, to accompany the new BBC series presented by Una Stubbs and Richard Bacon. Packed with practical information, useful exercises and accessible projects in almost every medium, it will give you the confidence you need to express your artistic... 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...
- Springer 2007; US$ 149.00
Providing a distillation of knowledge in the various disciplines of arts education (dance, drama, music, literature and poetry and visual arts), this essential handbook synthesizes existing research literature, reflects on the past, and contributes to shaping the future of the respective and integrated disciplines of arts education. While research... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 129.00
Presents a systematic account of the classical, modern and postmodern theories of art. This book provides readers with a theoretical framework that can be used to think about art from a variety of perspectives. It shows how a fruitful cross-fertilization between theory and practice can be created. It explores theories of art from Plato to Derrida. more...
- Beautiful Books 2011; US$ 8.99
An investigation into the meaning and value of one art item, from a provocateur of the art and music worlds Celebrated musician and artist Bill Drummond turns his attention to the world of modern art. Several years ago he bought a photograph by the Turner Prizewinning artist Richard Long for $20,000. After owning it for some time, he decided... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005; US$ 8.99
An Incisive Account of the Bizarre, Often Bewildering Art World of Today Arthur Danto's new collection finds him, and the art world, at a point when the art world has become pluralistic, even chaotic-with one medium as good as the next-when the moment for "next things" has passed. Since 1984, when Danto-already an eminent philosopher--became The... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1997; US$ 8.99
In this brilliant, original and lavishly illustrated book, Edward Snow undertakes an inquiry into a single painting by the Flemish master Peter Bruegel the Elder?the kaleidoscopic Children?s Games?in order to unlock the secrets of the great painter?s art. more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2008; Not Available
This fascinating book takes a stunning, visual approach to exploring and deconstructing everything you could want to know about 45 of the world's favourite paintings. Introductory text sets the scene for each picture, then captions and numerious annotations guide the reader all around the work, detailing the painter's techniques and intentions and... more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2008; Not Available
This beautifully presented book offers a stimulating approach to the timeless, universal stories that are central to every culture. More than 50 compelling myths and legends from around the world are explained through stunning works of art and ancient artefacts, each supported by informative text and comprehensive annotation. Presented country by country,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 15.98
Beginning with Cimabue and Giotto in the thirteenth century, Vasari traces the development of Italian art across three centuries to the golden epoch of Leonardo and Michelangelo. Great men, and their immortal works, are brought vividly to life, as Vasari depicts the young Giotto scratching his first drawings on stone; Donatello gazing at Brunelleschi's... more...