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- Giramondo Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99
Battarbee and Namatjira is the double biography of artists Rex Battarbee and Albert Namatjira, one white Australian from Warrnambool in Victoria, the other Aboriginal, of the Arrernte people, from the Hermannsburg Mission west of Alice Springs. From their first encounters in the early 1930s, when Battarbee introduced Namatjira to the techniques of... more...
- D & M Publishers 2014; US$ 32.95
Norval Morrisseau (1932–2007), Ojibway shaman-artist, drew his first sketches at age six in the sand on the shores of Lake Nipigon. By the end of his tumultuous life, the prolific self-taught artist was sought by collectors and imitated by forgers. Critics, art historians and curators alike consider him one of the most innovative artists of the twentieth... more...
- Baraka Books 2014; US$ 19.99
Quebec?s Eastern Townships are home to a higher concentration of artists than anywhere else in Canada. With his starting and finishing point being Frederick Coburn (1871?1960), arguably Canada?s best-known painter at the peak of his career, author Nick Fonda sets out to revisit his work and provide new insights and facts into Coburn?s life and surroundings.... more...
- Indiana Historical Society Press 2014; US$ 13.95
At the age of fourteen, a young man in Waveland, Indiana, had taken over the family farm after the death of his father. Now responsible for taking care of his widowed mother and supporting his four brothers, he took up the reins on the plow to begin preparing the field for planting. Family legend has it that the young farmer, Theodore Clement Steele,... more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 21.04
In der Rhein-Main-Region lebten und wirkten einige der bekanntesten Romantiker wie Clemens und Bettine Brentano, Karoline von Günderrode, die Brüder Grimm, Friedrich und Dorothea Schlegel, Caroline Schlegel-Schelling, Sophie Mereau. Aus England und Frankreich kamen Lord Byron, Alexandre Dumas und Victor Hugo und ließen sich von der Gegend inspirieren;... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 37.99
This sensitive and compelling biography sheds new light on John Singer Sargent?s art through an intimate history of his family. Karen Corsano and Daniel Williman focus especially on his niece and muse, Rose-Marie Ormond, who married the only son of André Michel, the foremost art historian of his day. Robert was a promising historian as well, until... more...
- F+W Media 2014; US$ 29.99
Master the art of oil painting with instruction on key topics and techniques such as materials, observation, references, forms, composition, color palettes, mixing colors, underpainting, working in layers, light effects, painting on location, textures and more from ten contributors, including beautiful gallery images of finished works. You will enjoy... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Painter Benjamin West was an important figure in art history, as he was born in what later became the United States in 1738 and was reaching his creative peak just as the Revolutionary War broke out. As such, he is regarded as one of the first significant painters to focus on American history as his subject. This comprehensive biography of West is... more...