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- University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 34.95
Beautiful War: Studies in a Dreadful Fascination is a wide-ranging exploration of armed conflict as depicted in art that illustrates the constant presence of war in our everyday lives. Philip D. Beidler investigates the unending assimilation and pervasive presence of the idea of war in popular culture, the impulses behind the making of art out of... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 48.00
From the early 1900s onwards, animated cartoons have always had a wide, enthusiastic audience. Not only did viewers delight in seeing drawn images come to life, tell fantastic stories, and depict impossible gags, but animation artists also relished working in a visual art form largely free from the constraints of the real world. This book takes a... more...
- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 32.00
A Star Wars authority deepens and extends our appreciation of the Star Wars galaxy with this imaginative "history" featuring striking full-color artwork?created exclusively for this entertaining volume?that examines the persuasive messages used to intimidate and inspire the citizenry of the galaxy far, far away. . . . A Star Destroyer hovering... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
W.J.T. Mitchell ? one of the founders of visual studies ? has been at the forefront of many disciplines such as iconology, art history and media studies. His concept of the pictorial turn is known worldwide for having set new philosophical paradigms in dealing with our vernacular visual world. This book will help both students and seasoned scholars... more...
- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 23.99
A gorgeous, groundbreaking survey of the evolution of the world?s renowned French ateliers, from the vision of their founding designers to those today who both preserve the signature iconographies and bring their own interpretations to bear on modern couture fashion. The world awaits Paris?s flawless fashion presentations year after year, just as... more...
- Random House 2016; US$ 42.29
The next instalment in the acclaimed New Yorker ' decades' series featuring an all-star line-up of historical pieces from the 1960s alongside new pieces by current New Yorker staffers. The 1960s, the most tumultuous decade of the twentieth century, were a time of tectonic shifts in all aspects of society ? from the March on Washington and the... more...
- NYU Press 2016; US$ 24.00
Two of the most recognizable images of twentieth-century art are Pablo Picasso?s ?Guernica? and the rather modest mass-produced poster by an unassuming illustrator, Lorraine Schneider ?War is Not Healthy for Children and Other Living Things.? From Picasso?s masterpiece to a humble piece of poster art, artists have used their talents to express dissent... more...
- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 14.99
Foreword by Susan Orlean A charming facsimile edition of celebrated British illustrator Lucy Dawson?s 1937 classic collection of highly detailed and loveable drawings of dogs, complete with a cloth spine and ribbon marker?the companion volume to the acclaimed Dogs As I See Them. Lucy Dawson, also known as "Mac," was a preeminent British illustrator... more...
- Andrews McMeel 2016; US$ 9.99
Mary Engelbreit knows that many of our dearest childhood memories are linked to Christmastime. Now, those memories, illustrated by one of America's favorite artists, are gathered in this Big Book of Santa . This special edition contains Mary's favorite Santa works of art. You don't have to be a child to appreciate the magic of Christmas. By recalling... more...
- Touchstone 2016; US$ 14.99 US$ 10.99
For fans who loved bestsellers like Underwater Dogs and Shake comes Flying Dogs , a fun and stunning photography book capturing adorable dogs from a unique perspective: mid-air. Inspired by her Frisbee-loving pup, Flinn, photographer Julia Christe set out to photograph the athleticism and freedom of dogs leaping in mid-air. She published some... more...