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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...

  • Origami Bonsaiby Benjamin John Coleman

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95

    Make beautiful origami flowers then arrange them into stunning bonsai sculptures with this wonderful origami book. By merging two iconic Japanese art forms?origami and bonsai?Benjamin Coleman sparked an exciting evolution in paper folding, and made a name for himself in both the origami world and on the Etsy landscape. In addition to sharing... 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...

  • Konzeptionen der Kunstdidaktikby Cornelia Bering; Kunibert Bering

    ATHENA-Verlag 2014; US$ 14.26

    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...

  • The Porcelain Thiefby Huan Hsu

    Crown Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.00

    A journalist travels throughout mainland China and Taiwan in search of his family?s hidden treasure and comes to understand his ancestry as he never has before.   In 1938, when the Japanese arrived in Huan Hsu?s great-great-grandfather Liu?s Yangtze River hometown of Xingang, Liu was forced to bury his valuables, including a vast collection of prized... 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

    The Handbook of Research and Policy in Art Education marks a milestone in the field of art education. Sponsored by the National Art Education Association and assembled by an internationally known group of art educators, this 36-chapter handbook provides an overview of the remarkable progress that has characterized this field in recent decades. Organized... 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...