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  • Ai Weiwei Speaksby Hans Ulrich Obrist

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available

    'If artists betray the social conscience and the basic principles of being human, where does art stand then?' Ai Weiwei - artist, architect, curator, publisher, poet and urbanist - extended the notion of art and is one of the world's most significant creative and cultural figures. In this series of interviews, conducted over several years with... more...

  • Why We Make Artby Richard Hickman

    Intellect 2005; US$ 10.00

    Does art have any use or real purpose in today?s society? Why do governments around the world spend millions on art education? Rejecting the vogue for social and cultural accounts of the nature of art-making, this book is largely psychological in its approach to discussing art-making and its place in education. The ?we? in the title is intentionally... more...

  • Handbook of Research and Policy in Art Educationby Elliot W. Eisner; Michael D. Day

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 119.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Thinking and Learning Through Drawingby Gill Hope

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 55.00

    Written by a highly successful author, based in a centre of teaching excellence, this insightful book shows teachers how they can make use of drawing to help children make sense of the world. more...

  • Cosmopatriotsby Edwin Jurriens; Jeroen de Kloet

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 84.00

    This volume analyzes mediated articulations of “cosmopatriotism” in East and South-East Asian popular cultures and arts. Cosmopatriots navigate between a loyalty to the home country and a sense of longing for and belonging to the world. Rather than searching for the truly globalized cosmopolitans, the authors of this collection look for the... more...

  • The Creativity Handbookby Carolyn Boriss-Krimsky

    Charles C Thomas 1999; US$ 34.95

    The purpose of this handbook is to demystify art for parents and teachers and to help them understand what the art experience is like for the child/adolescent. The book discusses visual art concepts in simple terms and presents art as a vehicle for educationally transformative experiences. The book also provides sample dialogs between adults and children... more...

  • The Heavenly Courtby Lennert Gesterkamp

    BRILL 2011; US$ 199.00

    This book offers a comprehensive investigation into the history, iconography, ritual context, design, and personalisations by patrons of four Daoist temple paintings depicting a theme called Heavenly Court painting (chaoyuan tu) in China of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. more...

  • Writing for Visual Thinkersby Andrea Marks

    Pearson Education 2011; US$ 27.99

    Writing can be a challenge, especially for artists and designers who tend to be more visual than verbal. Writing for Visual Thinkers: A Guide for Artists and Designers is designed to help people who think in pictures?a segment of learners that by some estimates includes almost 30 percent of the population?gain skills and confidence in their... more...

  • Portraiture in Early Indiaby Vincent Lefèvre

    BRILL 2011; US$ 135.00

    In the study of Indian art prior to the Mughal period, portraiture has so far been much neglected, when its existence has not simply been denied. This book is an attempt to reassess this issue, by showing that portraits have existed in great number in early India, since probably the first artistic achievements. Through a close scrutiny of sculpted... more...

  • Watercolor Made Simple with Claudia Niceby Claudia Nice

    F+W Media 2003; US$ 24.99

    Expand your artistic horizons with watercolor! Watercolor is a fun, challenging medium that captures the magic of light and color. Now world-renowned artist and instructor Claudia Nice helps you get started in watercolor today. In Watercolor Made Simple with Claudia Nice , you'll start with the very basics, learning new techniques as you paint.... more...