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The Visual Dictionary of Art & Architecture

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Art and Architecture takes the reader into a fascinating journey through fine arts, graphic arts, performing arts, photography, music, crafts and classic or modern architecture. Convenient...


Aestheticism in Art

by William Hogarth Parkstone International (May 07, 2012)

William Hogarth wrote his Analysis of Beauty in 1753, during the Age of Enlightenment. Through this captivating text, he tends to define the notion of beauty in painting and states that it is linked, per se,...


Art of War

by Victoria Charles & Sun Tzu Parkstone International (May 07, 2012)

Over the course of history, many wars have changed the political and cultural landscape of our world. While these events are defined by their upheaval and violence, they frequently contribute to the formation...


Filling the Hole in the Nuclear Future: Art and Popular Culture Respond to the Bomb

by Robert Jacobs, Judy Hiramoto, John Canaday & Tom Engelhardt et al. Lexington Books (April 12, 2010)

Filling the Hole in the Nuclear Future presents an international collaboration of scholars and artists who examine multiple reactions of popular culture and the arts to the advent of nuclear weapons. Featuring...


Rain Later, Good

by Peter Collyer Bloomsbury Publishing (September 12, 2013)

Rain Later, Good is the award winning story of Peter Collyer's extraordinary journey around the Shipping Forecast areas and has been a bestseller since first publication.

The artist's brilliant and detailed...


The Hogarth Conspiracy

by Alex Connor Quercus (April 15, 2014)

Could a single scandalous painting rock two British monarchies, centuries apart... and threaten the lives of everyone who knows of its existence? It could--if the painting contains proof of a liaison between...


Multiculturalism in Art Museums Today

by Joni Boyd Acuff & Laura Evans Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 08, 2014)

Aimed at museum educators, Multiculturalism in Art Museums Today seeks to marry museum and multicultural education theories. It reveals how the union of these theories yields more equitable educational practices...


The Art of Getting Over

by Stephen Powers St. Martin's Press (March 18, 2014)

What started as simple street movement, a way to assert individuality and pride, has blossomed into much more: Graffiti is everywhere. From Sprite commercials to The Source magazine to Soho art galleries, the...


The Rise

by Sarah Lewis Simon & Schuster (March 04, 2014)

From celebrated art historian, curator, and teacher Sarah Lewis, a fascinating examination of how our most iconic creative endeavors—from innovation to the arts—are not achievements but conversions, corrections...


Still Life

by Victoria Charles Parkstone International (January 10, 2007)

Cézanne transformed a teacup into something alive, raising still-life to the point that it ceased to be inanimate. Wassily Kandinsky said about the French artist: “He painted these things as human beings...


Confessions of a Curator: Adventures in Canadian Art

by Joan Murray Dundurn (January 10, 1996)

In this witty and compelling defence of the art field itself, Joan Murray, one of the country's most outspoken art historians, discusses the great figures of Canadian art and the rise of our national are in...


Tom Thomson: Design for a Canadian Hero

by Joan Murray Dundurn (October 01, 1998)

Joan Murray's intimate biography details the life and work of Tom Thomson.


Light for a Cold Land: Lawren Harris's Life and Work

by Peter Larisey Dundurn (January 10, 1993)

Light for a Cold Land the first art-historical study of Lawren Harris that attempts to explore his life and all aspects of his career.


Drawing on the Artist Within

by Betty Edwards Simon & Schuster (October 09, 2008)

Whether you are a business manager, teacher, writer, technician, or student, you'll find Drawing on the Artist Within the most effective program ever created for tapping your creative powers. Profusely illustrated...


Women I Have Dressed (and Undressed!)

by Arnold Scaasi Scribner (June 15, 2010)

A fascinating read of personal experiences from the famed fashion designer that showcases the lives and contributions of iconic women -- from Jackie Kennedy to Elizabeth Taylor to Laura Bush to Princess Diana...


Anthony Van Dyck

by Robin Blake Ivan R. Dee (February 16, 2009)

Blake, an author living in London, explains that the impetus for this biography of the great Dutch painter came from his own connection in childhood to a painting purchased by his grandmother


Jazz in American Culture

by Burton W. Peretti Ivan R. Dee (February 01, 1998)

The first compact history of jazz to place it within broader context. With an eye on the music, the musicians, and the audience, Mr. Peretti traces the emergence of jazz and follows its progress to the present,...


English Watercolors

by Graham Reynolds New Amsterdam Books (April 21, 1998)

"To compare the history of English watercolors into 160 pages might seem foolhardy, yet this jewel of a book does so with style."-Publisher's Weekly


Movement, Manifesto, Melee: The Modernist Group, 1910-1914

by Milton A. Cohen Lexington Books (September 14, 2004)

Providing a historical taxonomy of the early modernist art groups in Europe and America, Milton Cohen demonstrates how these groups were largely responsible for the artistic innovation and nearly all the avant-garde...


Mellencamp: Paintings and Reflections

by John Mellencamp HarperCollins e-books (November 16, 2010)

John Mellencamp is one if the true Renaissance men of popular music. In the public spotlight for over twenty-five years, with a string of number one hits and multiplatinum records side to his artistic talent...


Painting Indiana III: Heritage of Place

by Rachel Berenson Perry, Inc. Indiana Plein Air Painters Association & Indiana Landmarks Quarry Books (June 26, 2013)

The work of T. C. Steele, William Forsyth, J. Ottis Adams, Otto Stark, and Richard Gruelle, known collectively as the Hoosier Group, established plein air ("in the open air") painting as a major art form in...


A Creative Guide to Exploring Your Life: Self-Reflection Using Photography, Art, and Writing

by Graham Ramsay & Holly Sweet Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2008)

A Creative Guide to Exploring Your Life brims with imaginative exercises and examples that use the power of photography, art, and writing as tools for self-discovery. Exercises are accompanied by searching questions...


A Practical Art Therapy

by Susan Buchalter Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 15, 2004)

A Practical Art Therapy is written in an easy-to-read format that is filled with practical creative experiences for therapists to use with individuals and groups. Chapters cover various media and methods, including...


Paul Brown: Master of Equine Art

by M. L. Biscotti Derrydale Press (April 16, 2010)

Paul Brown is the definitive book on an artist who is widely regarded as the preeminent American illustrator of equestrian subjects. Based on extensive interviews with Brown's family, friends, and artistic contemporaries,...


Decoration of Houses

by Alexandra Stoddard William Morrow Paperbacks (April 23, 2013)

Alexandra Stoddard continues her creative and insightful guidance by showing us how to make our homes a real expression of our true selves. Starting with the Fifteen Defining Principles of Interior Design, Stoddard...


Arts Therapies in Schools: Research and Practice

by Vassiliki Karkou, Ailsa Fullarton, Lynn Koshland & Katrina McFerran et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2009)

This book outlines the potential uses of music, art, drama and dance movement therapies in educational settings, and the contribution they have to make to the emotional and social development of children and...


Decorative Games: Ornament, Rhetoric, and Noble Culture in the Work of Gilles-Marie Oppenord (1672-1742)

by Jean-Francois Bedard University of Delaware Press (March 11, 2011)

This book features an extraordinary album of ornament designs by the French architect Gilles-Marie Oppenord (1672-1742). For the first time, this publication reproduces in their initial state the embellishments...


Abstraction and Empathy: A Contribution to the Psychology of Style

by Wilhelm Worringer Ivan R. Dee (October 01, 1997)

Worringer's classic study argues that in historical periods of anxiety and uncertainty, man seeks to abstract objects from their unpredictable state and transform them into absolute, transcendental forms. With...


Little Windows into Art Therapy: Small Openings for Beginning Therapists

by Deborah Schroder Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 15, 2004)

Drawing on her own development as an art therapist and her extensive experience of supervising new therapists and students, Schroder provides practical advice on encouraging nervous or reluctant clients, or...


Island: Paintings by Tom Curry

by Terry Tempest Williams, Carl Little & Tom Curry Down East Books (April 01, 2012)

When artist Tom Curry first moved to Maine, his house overlooked a small, uninhabited island in Eggemoggin Reach. One day, while rowing across to the island, his boyhood fear of water came crashing in on him....


Create Your Own Photo Book: Design a Stunning Portfolio, Make a Bookstore-Quality Book

by Petra Vogt Rocky Nook (May 25, 2012)

These days, photographs live on hard drives and DVDs in the company of several thousand other images, coming to light on a computer screen only for a short moment, if ever.

In that respect our computer is a...


Inside Bruegel

by Edward Snow Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 30, 1997)

In this brilliant, original and lavishly illustrated book, Edward Snow undertakes an inquiry into a single painting by the Flemish master Peter Bruegel the Elder—the kaleidoscopic Children's Games—in order...


The Postmodernist Turn: American Thought and Culture in the 1970s

by Hoeveler Jr. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 05, 2004)

During the 1970s, the United States became the world's preeminent postindustrial society. The new conditions changed the way Americans lived and worked and even their perceptions of reality. In this reassessment...


Great Singers: An Endangered Species

by Denes Striny Hamilton Books (July 10, 2012)

This book supplies detailed explanations for young singers, teachers, and professional singers with 'troubled' voices. Striny's previous book, Head First, discussed this process but without specific instructions...


The Triangle of Representation

by Christopher Prendergast Columbia University Press (September 26, 2000)

Moving deftly among literary and visual arts, as well as the modern critical canon, Christopher Prendergast's book explores the meaning and value of representation as both a philosophical challenge (What does...


William Simmonds

by Jessica Douglas-Home Unicorn (September 03, 2018)

This book uncovers the work of sculptor William Simmonds, one of the forgotten originals of the Arts and Crafts movement. Inspired by his pastoral surroundings in the Cotswolds, he played a particularly vital...


Endeavour

by Michael Abraham Falugi VERTEX II (February 02, 2018)

In his new collection of poetry and abstract paintings, Michael Falugi, evokes poetic images through his words and paintings, where fantasy and reality intertwine in a seamless fashion.

His poetry and paintings...


Cloud of Imagination

by Alexander H. Duan TOPLINK PUBLISHING, LLC (January 25, 2018)

This book collects some paintings that are drawn with different media including pencil sketch, oil pastel, color pencil, watercolor, etc. The themes and contents are also unique to each one. This collection...


Art and Production

by Boris Arvatov, John Roberts & Alexei Penzin Pluto Press (August 20, 2017)

Boris Arvatov's Art and Production is a classic of the early Soviet avant-garde. Now nearing a century since its first publication, it is a crucial intervention for those seeking to understand the social dynamic...


One Hundred Years of Futurism

by John London Intellect (January 01, 2018)

One hundred years after the publication of the founding manifesto of Futurism, there is a need to reassess the whole movement from its Italian roots to its international ramifications. In wide-ranging essays...


Australian Film Theory and Criticism Vol 3

by Deane Williams & Constantine Verevis Intellect (January 01, 2018)

The third part of a three-volume work devoted to mapping the transnational history of Australian film studies, Australian Film Theory and Criticism, Volume 3 concludes the project by gathering together the 'Documents'...


Black Box

by Martin Gantman & Lise Patt Martin Gantman Studio (January 16, 2018)

In her foreword to the book, Black Box: Decoding the Art Work of Martin Gantman, the noted art historian and artist, Dr. Lise Patt, writes the following:

 

Martin Gantman grew his artistic bones during the last...


Create Fine Art Photographs from Historic Places and Rusty Things

by Lisa Cuchara & Tom Cuchara Amherst Media (August 15, 2017)

Lisa and Tom Cuchara see the beauty in decay and abandonment. In this book, they take you on a guided journey of historic, grand, dramatic, and unique locations and provide tips to help you capture creative...


A Knight Without His Lovers

by Jamel Gross PageTurner, Press and Media (November 30, 2017)

Book Summary

A Knight Without His Lovers is a set poetries where readers will feel falling in love all over again. I feel compelled to talk about the dark ages in that time to love and not to love and to love...


A+ArchDesign

by Nigar Çelik, Bilge Isik & MUSTAFA AYDIN Istanbul Aydin University International (November 29, 2017)

 

The international journal A+ArchDesign is expecting manuscripts worldwide, reporting on original theoretical and/or experimental work and tutorial expositions of permanent reference value are welcome. Proposals...


AYDIN SANAT

by Reşat M. Başar, Nigar Çelik & MUSTAFA AYDIN Istanbul Aydin University International (November 29, 2017)

 

“There can be no words without images.” (Aristotle)

We all live in a visually surrounded world. We are intensively surrounded by exciting and motivating images. This is visual communication, which doesn’t...


A+ArchDesign

by Nigar Çelik & MUSTAFA AYDIN Fatih ONCU (November 29, 2017)

The international journal A+ArchDesign is expecting manuscripts worldwide, reporting on original theoretical and/or experimental work and tutorial expositions of permanent reference value are welcome. Proposals...


On the Fortunes and Misfortunes of Art in Post-War Germany

by Hans-Jürgen Syberberg Arktos Media Ltd. (November 22, 2017)

Shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall, an unconventional book appeared in Germany which ignited a firestorm of cultural debate. Decried by many as the work of a dangerous mind, it was defended by the more...


The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci

by Leonardo Da Vinci & Sbp Editors Samaira Book Publishers (November 14, 2017)

Leonardo da Vinci—artist, inventor, and prototypical Renaissance man—is a perennial source of fascination because of his astonishing intellect and boundless curiosity about the natural and man-made world....


Recipes for ArtFull Success

by Fritz F Wasser, Linda Cooney Wasser & Kirk V Huttleston Fritz and Linda Wasser (October 26, 2017)

“Recipes for ArtFull Success“ is a comprehensive guide compiled and fully illustrated by two professional educators with a combined total of over 80 years of classroom experience. The husband and wife team...