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Illustration

  • Art for the Middle Classesby Cynthia Lee Patterson

    University Press of Mississippi 2010; US$ 50.00

    How did the average American learn about art in the mid-nineteenth century? With public art museums still in their infancy, and few cities and towns large enough to support art galleries or print shops, Americans relied on mass-circulated illustrated magazines. One group of magazines in particular, known collectively as the Philadelphia pictorials,... more...

  • The Art of Tasha Tudorby Harry Davis

    Little, Brown and Company 2008; US$ 16.99

    This is the definitive book on Tasha Tudor's art, including more than 150 of her finest paintings and drawings with an informative biographical text. more...

  • Artistic Libertiesby Adam Sonstegard

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    Artistic Liberties is a landmark study of the illustrations that originally accompanied now-classic works of American literary realism and the ways editors, authors, and illustrators vied for authority over the publications. Though today, we commonly read major works of nineteenth-century American literature in unillustrated paperbacks or anthologies,... more...

  • Balzac, Grandville, and the Rise of Book Illustrationby Keri Yousif

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    How the rise of book illustration affected the historic hegemony of the word is the topic of Keri Yousif's study of the complex relationship between the novelist Honoré de Balzac and the illustrator J. J. Grandville. As Yousif shows, the industrialisation of the illustrated book spawned a triadic relationship between publisher, writer and... more...

  • By Its Coverby Ned Drew; Paul Spencer Sternberger

    Springer 2005; US$ 29.95

    First ever survey on central subject of American design history. This book contains 200 beautiful full colour images. Famous practitioners are represented from all eras of American design. It covers many great authors including Joyce, Pound, Camus, Roth etc. It has a great cover of its own by "hot designer" John Gall. It makes a great reference... more...

  • Crooked Trailsby Frederic Remington

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95

    Born in 1861, Frederic Remington grew to become considered as one of the most important painters and premier illustrators of his time. Formally trained at the Yale School of Art and at the Art Students? League, he headed West due to health reasons. Although he was primarily an illustrator, working for many magazines such as Harper?s Weekly and Outing,... more...

  • Dos amigos planos viajan por el mundo (Two Flat Friends Travel the World)by Wendy Conklin

    Shell Education 2007; US$ 6.99

    In this script, two friends make themselves flat to take on a tremendous school project. They travel to Egypt and China to learn important details that they can share with their class in a school project. The social studies connection for this script relates to studying different world cultures. 24pp. more...

  • Hyperdrawingby TRACEY

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 34.50

    In hyperdrawing: beyond the lines of contemporary art, authors and artists come together to explore the potential of what drawing in contemporary art theory and practice might become. _x000D_ _x000D_ In this follow-up to 2007?s drawing now: between the lines of contemporary art, Phil Sawdon and Russell Marshall, two of the current directors of TRACEY,... more...

  • Inside the Business of Illustrationby Steven Heller; Marshall Arisman

    Allworth Press 2004; US$ 19.95

    his guide to the ins and outs of today's dynamic illustration business tells budding illustrators everything that their teacher didn't know or their art director didn't tell them. Using an entertaining, running narrative format to look at key concerns every illustrator must face today, this book covers finding one's unique style and establishing a... more...

  • Marilyn Monroe: Cover to Coverby Kidder

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 24.99

    The sensuality and glamour epitomized by Marilyn Monroe are immortalized in the pages of this book. More than 200 of Marilyn's most beautiful and memorable magazine cover appearances and showcased in full color, and are highlighted by life-revealing quotes, anecdotes and collectible values. Marilyn's persona, spirit and unrivaled allure are captured... more...