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Clip art book on Clowns, Devils & Bait, second edition with 26 new pages. It's a reprinted and expanded version of the 1996 release.

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In this richly illustrated book, Oleg Grabar shares a veteran art historian's love for the sheer sensuality of ornamentation. Grabar analyzes early and medieval Islamic objects and uses this art to show how ornament in general enables a direct, im...

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scann...

Learn how to discover your animal guide, or ‘power animal’, and invite it into your life to help heal past issues and inspire you forward into the future. Using the traditional rituals of the shaman, such as drumming, visualization, and dreaming, ...

A beautifully illustrated survey of African American art of the twentieth century, including many never-before-seen works by the most important artists of the period. African American Art presents a powerful selection of paintings, sculpture, prin...

Walker Evans was perhaps the greatest "documentary artist" America has ever known. In a career that lasted forty-six years (1928-1974) Evans profoundly -- even radically -- changed the way Americans looked at themselves, their social causes, and t...

The renowned artist Ed Ruscha was born in Nebraska, grew up in Oklahoma, and has lived and worked in Southern California since the late 1950s. Beginning in 1956, road trips across the American Southwest furnished a conceptual trove of themes and m...

Discover the benefits of completing a watercolor painting in 30 minutes or Spending hours or even days on a watercolor painting can lead to dull, muddy results. But a surefire way to keep your paintings loose and fresh is to work quickly! In this ...

This first comprehensive survey of Dash Snow's Polaroid photography chronicles the artist's early marauding on Manhattan's Lower East Side and conveys Snow's love of the photograph as memento.

The joy and abandon of hard partying are conver...

Présentation de l'éditeur La relation entre le message transmis par une oeuvre et la manière de vivre de son créateur n'est jamais simple, même si l'on n'est pas toujours conduit à un choix aussi cruel que celui entre «la bourse ou la vie» ! Le pr...

From clowns to airships to roses and lavender, this book features over 120 bullion designs, 146 step by step photographs, hints, expert's articles and patterns. it is full of inspirational ideas and practical advice. Beautifully photographed and i...

Based on a children's book by William Steig (who died this past October), Shrek (and its upcoming sequel, Shrek II), are offbeat fairy-tale adventures about a big green ogre, his chattering sidekick Donkey, a feisty princess named Fiona, and a pow...

From a master photographer who has photographed other famous photographers, Joint Chiefs of Staff for the armed services, and nobility in the United Kingdom, this book provides a behind-the-scenes look at the work of one of the most acclaimed port...

Through the evidence of trial and error in successive images and through Evans's own words this important book reveals how a major American artist actually worked.

The 747 photographs document chronologically his choice of subject and his l...

Anyone who examines the history of Western art must be struck by the prevalence of images of the female body. More than any other subject, the female nude connotes `art'. The framed image of a female body, hung on the walls of an art gallery, is a...

The Book of Durrow is an early medieval Gospel book decorated with carpet pages and framed symbols of the Evangelists. Housed in the Library of Trinity College Dublin, it is regarded as second only to the Book of Kells. The opening words of the fo...

A beautifully illustrated book devoted to Impressionist Frank W. Benson’s life and work in Maine, where he spent summers creating the sun-drenched paintings that define American plein-air painting. The summer of 2012—the 150th anniversary of Frank...

Seventeenth century Madrid is not a kind place for a dwarf like Bartolomé, and his family has to keep him hidden in a small back room. Then the King's little daughter, the Infanta, wants to have him as her 'human-dog'. But life in the royal palace...

Bringing together paintings, drawings, and objects by the renowned Catalonian artist Joan Miro, this book emphasizes the poetic quality of the artist's extraordinary pictorial language. Known for his spontaneous and imaginative interpretation of t...

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