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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...


Erotic Fantasy

by Hans-Jürgen Döpp Parkstone International (August 11, 2005)

Numerous and diverse points of view come together in this work, demonstrating the multiple aspects that sexuality can present.  If nothing is more natural than sexual desire, it is nothing less than the forms...


Erotic Encyclopedia

by Hans-Jürgen Döpp Parkstone International (August 11, 2005)

What happened to the insolence of the 18th-century libertines or to the carefree excesses of the Belle Époque and its legalized brothels? They have merely been inhibited and buried by the nowadays political...


Homosexuality in Art

by James Smalls Parkstone International (August 11, 2005)

This book is not a panegyric of homosexuality. It is a scientific study led by Professor James Smalls who teaches art history in the prestigious University of Maryland, Baltimore. Abandoning all classical clichés...


Landscapes

by Émile Michel Parkstone International (August 11, 2005)

Although considered a minor genre for a long time, the art of landscape has risen above its forebears - religious and historic painting - to become a genre of its own. Giorgione in Italy, the Brueghels of the...


Music & Eros

by Hans-Jürgen Döpp Parkstone International (August 11, 2005)

Music is not only a pleasure for the ear, it is the echo of the heartbeat, breath and desire. Professor Döpp revisits music as the catalyst for dance, love and sex. From the music sheet to dance and through...


Where To?: A Hack Memoir

by Dmitry Samarov Curbside Splendor Publishing (August 18, 2014)

Stories, sketches, and paintings crafted from a vantage point few people have access to: behind the wheel of a cab.


Art on Skin

by Marcel Brousseau, Nancy Hajeski, Lisa Purcell & Troy Timpel et al. Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

A celebration of all things tattoo, this visually appealing wealth of tattoo knowledge will have you running for the nearest tattoo artist. The twenty-first century has seen a boom in tattooing, with millions...


Copycat: and a Litter of Other Cats

by David Yow Akashic Books (July 21, 2014)

An irresistible and hilarious book of cat cartoon portraits for all cat lovers, old, young, and in-between.


Visions of War

by David D. Perlmutter St. Martin's Press (May 27, 2014)

From the dawn of time to the present, from the days of mammoth hunting to the era of Scud-busting, pictures of war constitute the most persistent genre of images human beings have created. In fact, human beings...


Anatomy, Perspective and Composition for the Artist

by Stan Smith Dover Publications (January 15, 2014)

This volume of practical instruction in the foundations of art features many splendid color illustrations by the author. Perfect for intermediate-level and advanced artists wishing to take their work to the...


Roses

by Victoria Charles & Pierre-Joseph Redouté Parkstone International (January 10, 2007)

Mega Square Roses presents the large number of different species of this unique flower, which is charged with so many feelings and imbued with powerful cultural significance. Because of the rose’s botanical...


Nudes

by Jp. A. Calosse Parkstone International (January 10, 2007)

Just as there is a fundamental difference in the use of the words “naked” and “nude”, the unclothed body can evoke a feeling of delight or shame, serving as a symbol of contradictory concepts – beauty...


Natural Curiosities

by Victoria Charles & Alfred Wallace Wallace Parkstone International (January 10, 2007)

Reflecting their owner’s taste and serving as an impressive exhibition space for visitors, cabinets of curiosities were a place of interest in the houses of the wealthy in the 16th an 17th centuries. Displaying...


Love

by Jp. A. Calosse Parkstone International (January 10, 2007)

A timeless theme that cannot be ignored, love has always fascinated artists. Painters, sculptors and even architects have drawn inspiration from and illustrated it. Ever new, love has led artists to create the...


Lingerie

by Klaus Carl Parkstone International (February 04, 2014)

What do the thousands of images of bras and panties on perfectly sculpted bodies that we see spread across billboards and magazines say about our society? Many women indulge in lingerie to please men. Yet, since...


Kama Sutra

by Klaus Carl & E. Lamairesse Parkstone International (January 10, 2007)

Mega Square Kama Sutra pays homage to the magic of love and is a universal educational manual. This edition is tastefully illustrated with refined frescos and delicate prints.


In Praise of the Backside

by Hans-Jürgen Döpp Parkstone International (January 10, 2007)

Mega Square In Praise of the Backside celebrates the most sensual part of the female body. The insightful text by Hans-Jürgen Döpp discusses the backside as a feature that stands for both powerful eroticism...


Herbarim

by Klaus Carl Parkstone International (January 10, 2007)

Mega Square Herbarium is based on the work of Basilius Besler, the famous plant expert who, for the first time in history, described, painted and engraved over a thousand species of plants. His drawings are...


Flowers

by Victoria Charles Parkstone International (January 10, 2007)

Flowers are the centerpiece in the majority of pictorial still-lifes. By painting their colours and forms, artists from Brueghel to O’Keeffe have created symbols for both life and mortality. Van Gogh’s sunflowers,...


Erotic Drawings

by Victoria Charles Parkstone International (January 10, 2007)

From Michelangelo to Rubens, Degas and Picasso, erotic art has attracted many great masters, who created works that captivate the beholder like few others. In spite of, or maybe even because of, this attraction,...


Beauty of the Beast

by John Bascom Parkstone International (February 04, 2014)

Throughout time, artists have maintained a close relationship with the animal world, which has proved to be an inexhaustible source of inspiration. First, they received inspiration directly from their environment....


Audubon's Birds

by John James Audubon Parkstone International (January 10, 2007)

Audubon’s ambitious project to paint all the birds of North America resulted in a work that represents one of the greatest advances in ornithology. Not only did he identify new species, he also depicted birds...


Posted to Canada: The Watercolours of George Russell Dartnell, 1835-1844

by Honor de Pencier Dundurn (January 09, 1987)

Posted to Canada examines, for the first time, the immense body of work created by George Dartnell, a British army surgeon stationed in Canada from 1835 to 1844.


Leonardo on the Human Body

by Leonardo Da Vinci Dover Publications (June 26, 2013)

Here are clear reproductions of over 1,200 anatomical drawings by one of humanity's greatest geniuses — still considered, nearly five centuries later, the finest ever rendered. 215 plates.


Harmonic Proportion and Form in Nature, Art and Architecture

by Samuel Colman Dover Publications (December 26, 2012)

A treatise on the laws governing proportional form in both nature and art, this well-illustrated volume features natural organisms and artistic creations in a mathematical study of their constructive principles....


Great Drawings of Nudes: 45 Works

by Carol Belanger Grafton Dover Publications (April 13, 2012)

An impressive sampling of life drawings by 45 of the art world's greatest masters, from Dürer and Michelangelo to Modigliani and Derain. Other artists include Raphael, Rubens, Gauguin, Matisse, Rodin, and others....


Great Self-Portraits

by Carol Belanger Grafton Dover Publications (September 11, 2012)

Unique volume of 45 splendid self-portraits encompasses pen, ink, and charcoal renderings as well as etchings and engravings. Includes works by da Vinci, Dürer, Whistler, Rodin, van Gogh, Beardsley, and many...


Great Animal Drawings and Prints

by Carol Belanger Grafton Dover Publications (December 20, 2012)

All manner of creatures from the animal kingdom, as portrayed by famed masters — from Rembrandt's monumental elephant to Toulouse-Lautrec's prancing circus steed. 104 illustrations, 17 in color.


Classic Anatomical Illustrations

by Vesalius, Albinus & Leonardo Dover Publications (September 13, 2012)

An awe-inspiring fusion of art and science, this magnificent collection features detailed illustrations of human anatomy by history's most brilliant artists. Includes over 130 black-and-white renderings of muscles,...


A Handbook of Anatomy for Art Students

by Arthur Thomson Dover Publications (July 10, 2012)

Skeletal structure, muscles, heads, special features. Exhaustive text, anatomical figures, undraped photos. Male and female. 337 illustrations.


Doré's Dragons, Demons and Monsters

by Gustave Doré Dover Publications (April 16, 2012)

Superb reproductions of illustrations for The Bible, Paradise Lost, The Divine Comedy, and other works, with brilliantly imaginative scenes dominated by fantastic creatures of land, sea, and air. 90 illustrations....


Old Master Portrait Drawings: 47 Works

by James Spero Dover Publications (April 19, 2012)

Masterpieces of drawing from the great schools and traditions of Italy and northern Europe, spanning four centuries from Filippino Lippi, Andrea del Sarto, and Titian to Rembrandt, Van Dyck, and Ingres. 47 plates....


The Anatomy of the Horse

by George Stubbs Dover Publications (June 08, 2012)

This masterpiece of animal anatomy contains 36 plates that reproduce Stubbs' etchings. Based on the artist's own dissections and outline views, the illustrations feature extensive explanatory text. Full reproduction...


Steinlen Cats

by Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen Dover Publications (December 20, 2012)

These 66 drawings and 8 picture-stories represent the best of Steinlen's scattered, rare cat depictions, available nowhere else. Artists will learn cat dynamics from the spare, expressive lines.


Artistic Plants and Flowers

by M. P. Verneuil Dover Publications (November 21, 2012)

This splendid visual encyclopedia features 120 rare botanical illustrations. Each specimen appears in side-by-side contrasts of color and black-and-white renderings by Mucha, Méheut, and other distinguished...


Holbein Portrait Drawings

by Hans Holbein Dover Publications (June 18, 2012)

Forty-four of Holbein's finest portrait drawings, created while he worked as court painter to Henry VIII, including Sir Thomas More, Jane Seymour, the Prince of Wales, Anne Boleyn, and dozens more.


Michelangelo Life Drawings

by Michelangelo Dover Publications (March 08, 2012)

Forty-six outstanding studies, including sketches for David, Sistine Ceiling, Last Judgment, and more. Nudes, figure studies, children, animals, mythical and religious works, more.


Old Master Life Drawings: 44 Plates

by James Spero Dover Publications (October 02, 2012)

Superb reproductions of masterpieces by Rembrandt, Pontormo, Tintoretto, Del Sarto, Raphael, Ingres, others. Brief captions.


An Edwardian Bestiary: 87 Color Plates

by Edward J. Detmold, Maurice Detmold & Jeff A. Menges Dover Publications (August 09, 2012)

This full-color collection of the Detmold brothers ranges from their 1899 debut, Pictures from Birdland, to a 1925 edition of Arabian Nights. Other selections include curious creatures from Aesop's Fables and...


Men: A Pictorial Archive from Nineteenth-Century Sources

by Jim Harter Dover Publications (September 28, 2012)

412 rare royalty-free woodcut engravings of men in every conceivable attitude, costume, activity. Men at work, play, leisure. Eskimos, gladiators, knights, bullfighters, workers, doctors, artists, many more,...


Japanese Woodblock Flower Prints

by Tanigami Kônan Dover Publications (August 31, 2012)

Extraordinary collection of Japanese woodblock prints by a well-known artist features 120 plates in brilliant color. Realistic images from a rare edition include daffodils, tulips, and other familiar and unusual...


Sargent Portrait Drawings: 42 Works

by John Singer Sargent Dover Publications (February 08, 2012)

A gallery of superb portraits in pencil, pastels, and charcoal. Virtuoso display of technical skill and intuitive eye of noted American portrait painter.


1300 Real and Fanciful Animals: From Seventeenth-Century Engravings

by Matthäus (the Younger) Merian Dover Publications (November 21, 2012)

Quadrupeds, birds, fishes, and insects depicted realistically and fancifully, plus such fantasy creatures as unicorns, dragons, and basilisks. Indispensable volume of royalty-free graphics for commercial artists....


Women: A Pictorial Archive from Nineteenth-Century Sources

by Jim Harter Dover Publications (November 21, 2012)

Lush allegorical ladies, Grecian maids and Victorian maidens, Indians, Japanese, dancers, housewives, courtesans; women dancing, smiling, working, weeping, flirting — an unusually rich sourcebook of poses,...


The Origin of the World

by Jp. A. Calosse & Döpp Hans-Jürgen Parkstone International (July 04, 2013)

Lacan, the last owner of Courbet’s The Origin of the World, loved the painting so much that he couldn’t even bring himself to look at it. Instead, he hid it behind a “safer” painting. The Chinese called...


Art of Katahdin

by David Little Down East Books (January 25, 2013)

Katahdin has been called Maine’s greatest treasure. In addition to the outdoor and sporting tradition that surrounds it, there is a distinct tradition of art. For more than a hundred years, some of the most...


The Inspired Garden: 24 Artists Share Their Vision

by Judy Paolini & Nance Trueworthy Down East Books (March 01, 2009)

It's not surprising that visual artists would create particularly interesting gardens. Besides a trained eye, they use their penchant for fearless artistic expression. This book offers a most unusual personal...


Eric Hopkins: Above and Beyond

by Carl Little Down East Books (September 01, 2011)

From his earliest work with glass to the stunning aerial panoramas of Maine islands that have gained him far-reaching fame, Eric Hopkins has consistently explored boundaries-of medium, of space, of vision. Nurtured...


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....