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  • Rendering in Pen and Inkby Arthur L. Guptill

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2014; US$ 29.95

    Arthur L. Guptill's classic Rendering in Pen and Ink has long been regarded as the most comprehensive book ever published on the subject of ink drawing. This is a book designed to delight and instruct anyone who draws with pen and ink, from the professional artist to the amateur and hobbyist. It is of particular interest to architects, interior designers,... more...

  • Institutional Timeby Judy Chicago

    The Monacelli Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    A revered teacher and the most influential feminist artist of our time, Judy Chicago provides an autobiographical look at higher education in art, a must-read for aspiring artists and educators in studio art programs.    How should women?and men?be prepared for a career in today?s art world? For more than a decade, Judy Chicago has been formulating... more...

  • Origami for Busy Peopleby Marcia Joy Miller

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 12.99

    Make quick and easy origami projects with this origami book with folding paper. Origami for Busy People is the first origami book for people who love to fold paper for fun and relaxation but have trouble finding the time in their busy day for it. Origami projects can easily be completed during a hectic schedulea 5-minute coffee-break, lunchtime... more...

  • Hokusaiby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    Katsushika Hokusai ist ohne Zweifel der seit der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts im Westen berühmteste Künstler Japans. Die Werke Hokusais spiegeln die künstlerischen Ausdrucksformen einer isolierten Kultur wider. Gleichzeitig war er einer der ersten japanischen Künstler, der in Europa Bekanntheit erlangte und großen Einfluss auf impressionistische... more...

  • Hokusaiby C.J. Holmes

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Without a doubt, Katsushika Hokusai is the most famous Japanese artist since the middle of the nineteenth century whose art is known to the Western world. Reflecting the artistic expression of an isolated civilisation, the works of Hokusai - one of the first Japanese artists to emerge in Europe - greatly influenced the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist... more...

  • Language in Public Spaces in Japanby Nanette Gottlieb

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This book throws light on ideologies, practices and sociocultural developments currently shaping language use in Japan by departing from the more common investigation of language in private contexts and examining aspects of the language found in a range of significant public spaces, from the material (an international airport, the streets of Tokyo,... more...

  • The China Collectorsby Karl E. Meyer; Shareen Blair Brysac

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 21.00

    The untold and fascinating history of the unlikely artistic encounters between the US and China, the youngest and oldest of major powers more...

  • Reflections of a Culture Brokerby Richard Kurin

    Smithsonian 2014; US$ 27.95

    Is culture brokered like stocks, real estate, or marriage? In this engaging book, Richard Kurin shows that cultures are also mediated and indeed brokered by countries, organizations, communities, and individuals -- all with their own vision of the truth and varying abilities to impose it on others. Drawing on his diverse experiences in producing exhibitions... more...

  • Rethinking the Museum and Other Meditationsby Stephen E. Weil

    Smithsonian 2014; US$ 24.95

    In these 19 insightful and frequently witty meditations, Stephen E. Weil examines the purposes and functions of the museum in the late 20th century, proposing museums make encounters with a variety of visitors more central to their operation. more...

  • Museums and Biographiesby Kate Hill

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2012; US$ 29.99

    Museums and biographies both tell the stories of lives. This innovative collection examines for the first time biography - of individuals, objects and institutions - in relationship to the museum, casting new light on the many facets of museum history and theory, from the lives of prominent curators, to the context of museums of biography and autobiography.... more...