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  • William Blake and the Art of Engravingby Mei-Ying Sung

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Sung closely examines William Blake?s extant engraved copper plates and arrives at a new interpretation of his working process. Sung suggests that Blake revised and corrected his work more than was previously thought. This belies the Romantic ideal that the acts of conception and execution are simultaneous in the creative process. more...

  • Transcendental Train Yardby Norma E Cantú; Marta Sánchez

    Wings Press 2015; US$ 14.99

    Transcendental Train Yard is a collection of color serigraphs accompanied by bilingual poems, in Spanish and English, inspired by the artwork. Transcendental Train Yard provides the reader a glimpse of the role the railroad and the carpas (itinerant vaudeville troupes) played in the Mexican American community. Artist Marta Sanchez and poet Norma... more...

  • Hokusaiby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Katsushika Hokusai ist ohne Zweifel der seit der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts im Westen berühmteste Künstler Japans. Die Werke Hokusais spiegeln die künstlerischen Ausdrucksformen einer isolierten Kultur wider. Gleichzeitig war er einer der ersten japanischen Künstler, der in Europa Bekanntheit erlangte und großen Einfluss auf impressionistische... more...

  • Utamaroby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    If sensuality had a name, it would be without doubt Utamaro. Delicately underlining the Garden of Pleasures that once constituted Edo, Utamaro, by the richness of his fabrics, the swan-like necks of the women, the mysterious looks, evokes in a few lines the sensual pleasure of the Orient. If some scenes discreetly betray lovers? games, a great number... more...

  • Utamaroby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Si la sensualité avait un nom, elle s?appellerait sans doute Utamaro. Soulignant avec délicatesse le jardin des plaisirs que fut un temps Édo, Utamaro, par la richesse des étoffes, les longs cous de cygnes féminins, les regards énigmatiques, évoque en quelques traits la volupté de tout l?Orient. Et si certaines scènes trahissent pudiquement les jeux... more...

  • Utamaroby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Wenn die Sinnlichkeit einen Namen hätte, so würde dieser ohne Zweifel Utamaro lauten denn Utamaro beschwört in seiner Darstellung des Gartens der Freuden, der Edo (Tokio) einstmals war, mit der Pracht seiner Gewänder, den Schwanenhälsen seiner Frauen und den geheimnisvollen Blicken mit einigen wenigen Linien die sinnlichen Freuden des Orients herauf.... more...

  • The Piranesi Effectby Kerrianne Stone; Gerard Vaughan

    NewSouth 2015; US$ 49.99

    The work of Italian printmaker Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) has captivated artists, architects and designers for centuries. Although contemporary Australia is a long way from eighteenth-century Rome, it is home to substantial collections of his works, the largest being at the State Library of Victoria and the University of Melbourne.The Piranesi... more...

  • Everton's Magnificent Mid-Eightiesby Andy Groom

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 4.49

    Are you an Everton fan? Can you remember back to the team’s glory days of the 1980s? Would you like to revisit all of those magical moments from 1983-1985 or find out more about that time? If so, you are certain to enjoy this new book, researched and illustrated by lifelong Everton supporter, Andy Groom. Everton’s Magnificent Mid-Eighties... more...

  • Mothersby Cath Tate

    Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 8.74

    In the realm of amusing, deadpan greetings cards, Cath Tate is the original and best. In her thirty-year career she has created thousands of witty, original and often subversive cards, featuring grim-faced old ladies, ludicrously dressed 1920s gentlemen and bizarre-looking children, paired with text that perfectly captures her highly individual and... more...

  • Making Woodblock Printsby Merlyn Chesterman; Rod Nelson

    Crowood 2015; US$ 11.65

    Woodblock printing is an ancient art form, which produces beautiful, subtle and lively pieces with just a few simple materials. This book introduces the art, and shares technical information and ideas for those with more experience. A wide range of exciting examples of printed woodcuts are shown along with advice on materials and tools, and a step-by-step... more...