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  • Dundurn National Historic Siteby John Goddard

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 1.99

    Take a journey through Hamilton?s past by way of Dundurn National Historic Site and Hamilton Military Museum. Learn about founders, families, wars, and politics through tours of the grounds and houses and a discussion of some of the most prized possessions contained therein. more...

  • Modern Art on Displayby K. Porter Aichele

    University of Delaware Press 2016; US$ 89.99

    This book explores the theory that collectors of modern art in the first half of the twentieth century had more than financial means, keen instincts, and unflappable gumption: they had the ambition to learn about the art they collected. Drawing on their informed judgments as connoisseurs and independently developing the skills of professional curators,... more...

  • Japanese Tattoosby Brian Ashcraft; Hori Benny

    Tuttle Publishing 2016; US$ 17.99

    Thinking of getting a Japanese-style tattoo? Want to avoid a permanent mistake? Japanese Tattoos is an insider's look at the world of Japanese irezumi (tattoos). Japanese Tattoos explains the imagery featured in Japanese tattoos so that readers can avoid getting ink they don't understand or, worse, that they'll regret. This photo-heavy book... more...

  • Oil Painting Essentialsby Gregg Kreutz

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2016; US$ 24.99

    An essential guide to the oil painting techniques that will allow artists to master a variety of subjects, including figures, portraits, still life, landscapes, and interiors. Many painters limit themselves to one type of subject matter, but in Oil Painting Essentials , artist and art instructor Gregg Kreutz shows how a multi-genre approach can... more...

  • Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Modern Arab Worldby John Pedro Schwartz; Sonja Mejcher-Atassi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Collecting has a long tradition in the Middle East but the museum as a public institution is relatively new. Today there are national museums for antiquities in most Arab countries. While in some cases the political and social climate has hindered the foundation of museums, with existing collections even destroyed at times, the recent museum boom... more...

  • Kyoto Visual Culture in the Early Edo and Meiji Periodsby Morgan Pitelka; Alice Y. Tseng

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The city of Kyoto has undergone radical shifts in its significance as a political and cultural center, as a hub of the national bureaucracy, as a symbolic and religious center, and as a site for the production and display of art. However, the field of Japanese history and culture lacks a book that considers Kyoto on its own terms as a historic city... more...

  • The Fantasy Artroomby Aaron Pocock; Aaron Pocock

    Dover Publications 2016; US$ 19.95

    Do you love to create imaginative artwork? Would you like to add depth and richness to your creations? Could you use fresh inspiration? Here is the book that will help you brush up on your skills and add new tricks and techniques to your repertoire. Sketching, line art, watercolors, mixed media, composition, rendering methods ? The Fantasy Artroom... more...

  • Cultural Networks in Migrating Heritageby Perla Innocenti

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95

    This book is a study of the role of cultural and heritage networks and how they can help institutions and their host societies manage the tensions and realise the opportunities arising from migration. In looking at past and emerging challenges of social inclusion and cultural dialogue, hybrid models of cultural identity, citizenship and national... more...

  • The Woman Who Says Noby Malte Herwig

    Greystone Books 2016; US$ 26.99

    Pablo Picasso called Françoise Gilot The Woman Who Says No.? Tiny, talented, and feisty, and an accomplished artist in her own right, Gilot left Picasso after a ten-year relationship, the only woman to escape his intense attentions unscathed. From 2012 to 2014, German journalist and author Malte Herwig dropped by her ateliers in Paris and New York... more...

  • Inside Hamilton's Museumsby John Goddard

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 9.99

    Take a journey through Hamilton?s past by way of the houses, heritage museums, and historic sites. Learn about founders, families, wars, and politics through tours of the grounds and houses and a discussion of some of the most prized possessions contained therein. more...