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    Image Continuum Press 2001; US$ 12.99

    An artist's survival guide, written by and for working artists. more...

  • Van Gogh and the Post-Impressionists for Kidsby Carol Sabbeth

    Chicago Review Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    Vincent van Gogh?s admiration for and departure from Impressionism and his relationships with the other enthusiastic, like-minded artists who ultimately formed the Post-Impressionist movement are explained and explored in this collection of art activities for kids. Debunking the persistent stereotype of the mad pauper who cut off his ear, van Gogh... more...

  • Picassoby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Picasso was born a Spaniard and, so they say, began to draw before he could speak. As an infant he was instinctively attracted to artist?s tools. In early childhood he could spend hours in happy concentration drawing spirals with a sense and meaning known only to himself. At other times, shunning children?s games, he traced his first pictures in the... more...

  • But Is It Art?by Cynthia Freeland

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.59

    In today's art world many strange, even shocking, things qualify as art. In this book, Cynthia Freeland explains why innovation and controversy are valued in the arts, weaving together philosophy and art theory with many fascinating examples. She discusses blood, beauty, culture, money, museums, sex, and politics, clarifying contemporary and historical... more...

  • Down Bohicket Roadby Mary Whyte; Angela Mack

    University of South Carolina Press 2012; US$ 28.99

    A collection of poignant recollections celebrating the lives, friendships, and faith of Gullah women from Johns Island more...

  • Rebels in Paradiseby Hunter Drohojowska-Philp

    Henry Holt and Co. 2011; US$ 24.37

    The extraordinary story of the artists who propelled themselves to international fame in 1960s Los Angeles Los Angeles, 1960: There was no modern art museum and there were few galleries, which is exactly what a number of daring young artists liked about it, among them Ed Ruscha, David Hockney, Robert Irwin, Bruce Nauman, Judy Chicago and John Baldessari.... more...

  • Walking Tour Bangkokby G. Byrne Bracken

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 12.80

    Covers off-the-beaten-path places whilst managing to include the favourite tourist destinations more...

  • Norman Lindsayby Douglas Stewart

    Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 11.81

    Douglas Stewart's record of thirty years' close friendship with Australia's most controversial artist. more...

  • Affairs of the Artby Katrina Strickland

    Melbourne University Publishing 2013; US$ 13.33

    The reputations of artists are curious things, influenced by factors beyond the quality of the work. Affairs of the Art explores the role those left behind play in burnishing an artist's reputation after he or she dies. Through interviews with those handling the estates of artists including Fred Williams, Brett Whiteley, John Brack, Howard Arkley,... more...

  • Zwischen Kunsthandwerk und Kunst: Die ?Schedula diversarum artium?by Andreas Speer; Maxime Mauriège; Hiltrud Westermann-Angerhausen

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 185.03

    A key work for research on the arts of the High Middle Ages is a book handed down under the pseudonym Theophilus Presbyter titled Schedula diversarum atrium (On Divers Arts), which furnishes a reflection on the artes mechanicae together with a comprehensive overview of all aspects of knowledge. Included in this work is a review of... more...