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  • Anatomy 101: Christopher Hart's Draw Manga Now!by Christopher Hart

    Ten Speed Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    Focusing on anatomy, one of the fundamentals of drawing manga characters, Anatomy 101 teaches readers how to accurately draw the manga figure. From lessons on muscular and skeletal structure, arms, hands, and feet to poses and movement, this book covers everything readers need to go from manga fans to manga artists. After an introduction to these elements,... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Airy Plumeflightsby Timothy O'Neill

    The Lilliput Press 1994; US$ 7.28

    Part One tells the story of Daniel, an apprentice scribe in a ninth-century Celtic monstery and is set against the background of daily life there. He describes being introduced to the ancient arts of cleaning animal hides for vellum, mixing inks, and preparing parchment and quills before working with master scribes and illuminators on transcribing... more...

  • 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...

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Crafting with Kidsby Jennifer Casa

    Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99

    Get creative with kids Unplugging kids from their MP3 players and game systems for one-on-one family time is a great way to reconnect in today's hectic world. And what better way to spend time together than doing an activity that's not only fun but also promotes creativity and self-expression? Teach Yourself VISUALLY Crafting with Kids is packed... more...

  • Konzeptionen der Kunstdidaktikby Cornelia Bering; Kunibert Bering

    ATHENA-Verlag 2014; US$ 15.62

    Die technologische Entwicklung der letzten Jahre bedingt eine tiefgreifende Veränderung der Wahrnehmungsverhältnisse, womit die Anforderungen an die Kompetenz der visuellen Wahrnehmungsfähigkeiten enorm gestiegen sind. Die ästhetische Erziehung steht damit vor neuen Aufgaben. Der vorliegende, für zahlreiche Fachseminare im Rahmen der Ausbildung von... 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...

  • The Porcelain Thiefby Huan Hsu

    Crown Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.00

    Hsu, a first-generation Chinese American, returns to China to discover the fate of his great-great-grandfather's long-buried porcelain collection and, in the process, unearths the key to understanding his family's history over the past one hundred years of Chinese history   In the tradition of the best works of history that uncover a forgotten family... more...