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  • The Buddhist Caves at Aurangabad: Transformations in Art and Religionby Pia Brancaccio

    BRILL 2010; US$ 154.00

    This is a study that focuses on the art and architecture of a group of Buddhist rock-cut monuments excavated on the western edge of the Deccan Plateau in India. It analyses the various cultural, historical and religious phenomena that shaped the caves at Aurangabad through the first seven centuries of the Common Era and it comments on the Buddhist... more...

  • Artist's Photo Reference - Reflections, Textures & Backgroundsby Gary Greene

    F+W Media 2004; US$ 28.99

    There's no better way to add interest to any piece of artwork than with reflections, textures and backgrounds. This unique photo reference helps both fine and decorative artists tackle these subjects with ease. You will find stunning photos of a wide variety of scenes and objects, including: the textures of nature, such as autumn leaves, stones,... more...

  • The Way of the Brushby Fritz van Briessen

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 34.95

    The first paperback edition of this backlist classic, The Way of the Brush examines the technique, style, traditions, and methods of ink-painting. Illustrated with over 250 paintings and packed with instructions, The Way of the Brush covers every aspect of the art, from brushstrokes, composition, and the painting surface to meaning, perspective,... more...

  • Hokusaiby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 3.50

    Katsushika Hokusai est sans doute l?artiste japonais le plus connu en Occident, et ce, depuis le milieu du XIXe siècle. Reflet de l?expression artistique d?une civilisation isolée, les ?uvres de Hokusai, qui furent parmi les premières en provenance du Japon à émerger en Europe, influencèrent particulièrement les peintres impressionnistes et post-impressionnistes,... more...

  • Hokusaiby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 3.50

    Sin ningún género de duda, Katsushika Hokusai es uno de los artistas japoneses más famosos desde que, a mitad del siglo XIX, este arte le fuera revelado a Occidente. Sus obras, reflejo artístico de una civilización aislada y unas de las primeras que se conocieron en Europa, influenciaron notablemente a los pintores impresionistas y postimpresionistas... more...

  • Voluptés Orientalesby Hans-Jürgen Döpp

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 5.00

    Les cultures traditionnelles chinoise et japonaise demandent aux femmes de savoir accéder aux désirs des hommes. Cela fait partie intégrante de leur éducation. Ces anciennes gravures, peintures et estampes chinoises et japonaises, toujours saisissantes de couleurs, constituent un hymne aux plaisirs de la chair et aux jeux de l?amour. Les plus beaux... more...

  • The Hare with Amber Eyes (Illustrated Edition)by Edmund de Waal

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012; US$ 40.99

    The definitive illustrated edition of the international bestseller Two hundred and sixty-four Japanese wood and ivory carvings, none of them larger than a matchbox: Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encountered the collection in his great-uncle Iggie's Tokyo apartment. When he later inherited the netsuke, they unlocked a far more... more...

  • Holiday Paper Crafts from Japanby Robertta A. Uhl

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 16.95

    Make festive paper ornaments and decorations using traditional Japanese paper with this easy-to-use papercrafting book. From lush poinsettia centerpieces to charming seasonal wreaths and whimsical folded cranes, Holiday Paper Crafts from Japan is full of Christmas ornaments, decorations, and gifts that will brighten your holiday season. Washi... more...

  • Intangible Natural Heritageby Eric Dorfman

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 140.00

    The topic of intangible natural heritage is new, recently emerging as an important subject of inquiry. It describes the untouchable elements of the environment that combine to create natural objects, and help define our relationship to them. These elements can be sensory, like auditory landscapes, or processes like natural selection. As a concept,... more...

  • Japanese Washi Paper Craftsby Robertta A. Uhl

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 12.95

    Washi papercrafting is similar to Japanese origami, but uses higher-quality paper for more permanent-lasting projects. Lear how to fold washi with this fun guide. In Japan, paper and paper crafts are held in popular esteem. The originators of origami, the art of paper-folding, and kirigami, the art of paper-cutting, the Japanese also make their... more...