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  • Enchanted by Lohansby Minna Törmä

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2013; US$ 45.00

    Finnish-Swedish art historian Osvald Sirén (1879-1966) gained international renown as a scholar of Italian art. But when he was almost 40 years old, he was enchanted by the Chinese paintings of Lohans to such an extent that he decided to start his career anew. So he began his voyages to East Asia and left his mark in several fields in Chinese... more...

  • Draw-A-Saurusby James Silvani

    Ten Speed Press 2014; US$ 18.99

    This in-depth yet accessible dinosaur drawing guide combines humor, creativity, and the latest dino research to show artists young and old how to breathe life into drawings of their prehistoric favorites.   Prehistoric Pencil Power! Even though they lived some 65 million years ago, dinosaurs and other prehistoric reptiles continue to rule today.... more...

  • Creative Blockby Danielle Krysa

    Chronicle Books LLC 2014; US$ 22.99

    Creative block presents the most crippling?and unfortunately universal?challenge for artists. No longer! This blockbuster of a book is chock-full of solutions for overcoming all manner of artistic impediment. The blogger behind The Jealous Curator interviews 50 successful international artists working in different mediums and mines their insights on... more...

  • Inexorable Modernityby Hiroshi Nara

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 36.99

    The book represents a compilation of case studies about Japanese intellectuals' relationships to modernity in three majors arenas of art (art and aesthetics, theater, and literature) beginning in the 1850s to the 1970s. It discusses how inevitable wave of modernity was responded to, discussed, assimilated, changed by some of the most notable practitioners... more...

  • Modernism and the Art of Muslim South Asiaby Iftikhar Dadi

    The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    This pioneering work traces the emergence of the modern and contemporary art of Muslim South Asia in relation to transnational modernism and in light of the region's intellectual, cultural, and political developments. Art historian Iftikhar Dadi here explores the art and writings of major artists, men and women, ranging from the late colonial period... 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$ 125.95

    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...