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100 Great Artists

100 Great Artists


Charlotte Gerlings



100 Great Artists...
A World in HDR

A World in HDR


Trey Ratcliff



About the Author Trey Ratcliff is best known for his website, StuckInCustoms.com, which is the #1 travel photography blog...
Max Ernst and Alchemy : A Magician in Search of Myth (Surrealist Revolution)

Max Ernst and Alchemy : A Magician in Search of Myth (Surrealist Revolution)


M. E. Warlick



Review "M. E. Warlick's book is a unique and highly significant contribution to the literature on modern art and modern c...
Art as Experience

Art as Experience


John Dewey



About the Author John Dewey (1859-1952), philosopher, psychologist, and educator, is widely credited as the most influent...
Tolkien's World : Paintings of Middle-Earth

Tolkien's World : Paintings of Middle-Earth


J. R. R. Tolkien, Carol Emery Phenix



Amazon.com Review The fantastical world of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth is a land of rugged valleys and strange gothic ...
Eduardo Souto De Moura: Recent Work (2G: International Architecture Review) (English and Spanish Edition)

Eduardo Souto De Moura: Recent Work (2G: International Architecture Review) (English and Spanish Edition)


Gustavo Gili



Eduardo Souto De Moura: Recent Work (2G: International Architecture Review) (English and Spanish Edition)...
Cañar: A Year in the Highlands of Ecuador

Cañar: A Year in the Highlands of Ecuador


Judy Blankenship



Review General readers will enjoy this book. . . . It will appeal to those who are curious about life in a Third World vi...
Suite Vénitienne   Please Follow Me

Suite Vénitienne Please Follow Me


Jean Baudrillard, Sophie Calle



Language Notes Text: English, French (translation) ...
Alfred H. Barr, Jr. and the Intellectual Origins of the Museum of Modern Art

Alfred H. Barr, Jr. and the Intellectual Origins of the Museum of Modern Art


Sybil Gordon Kantor



From Library Journal A handful of figures contributed to the establishment of modern art in the U.S. museum community: Juli...
Life on the Press: The Popular Art and Illustrations of George Benjamin Luks

Life on the Press: The Popular Art and Illustrations of George Benjamin Luks


Robert L. Gambone



From the Inside Flap A revelation of the great American realist painter's early work as a cartoonist and illustrator ...
Minor Histories: Statements, Conversations, Proposals (Writing Art)

Minor Histories: Statements, Conversations, Proposals (Writing Art)


Mike Kelley



From Publishers Weekly This collection of essays and illustrations documents the work of Kelley, the Los Angeles-based ar...
Through the Eyes of Leonardo Da Vinci: Selected Drawings of the Renaissance Master with Commentaries

Through the Eyes of Leonardo Da Vinci: Selected Drawings of the Renaissance Master with Commentaries


Barrington Barber



From the Inside Flap From the drawing of the stalk of a lily with a head of flowers, to the well-known "The Proportions o...
TRANS_MISSION: Vadim Kosmatschof  Organic Solar Sculptures (German and English Edition)

TRANS_MISSION: Vadim Kosmatschof Organic Solar Sculptures (German and English Edition)


Matthias Boeckl



About the Author Vadim Kosmatschof. Geboren 1938 in Kaluga, Russland. Bildhauer und Objektkünstler. ...
Mysterium Magnum: Michelangelo's Tondo Doni

Mysterium Magnum: Michelangelo's Tondo Doni


Regina Stefaniak



About the Author Regina Stefaniak, Ph.D. (1989) in History of Art, University of California at Berkeley, is an independen...
Titian and Venetian Painting, 1450-1590

Titian and Venetian Painting, 1450-1590


Bruce Cole



Review "Clearly, elegantly and often brilliantly written, this book is both a contribution to the scholarly literature o...
The Strange Case of William Mumler, Spirit Photographer (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage Books)

The Strange Case of William Mumler, Spirit Photographer (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage Books)


Louis Kaplan



Review "Kaplan’s book is particularly relevant because he asserts that spirit photographs bring to the surface o...
Portraits Fernando Vicente

Portraits Fernando Vicente


Arnal Ballester



About the Author Born in Madrid, Fernando Vicente began his career as illustrator and painter in the 80's. He works with ...
William Blake and the Art of Engraving

William Blake and the Art of Engraving




Review 'this is a painstaking study that enlightens both the technical and literary understanding of Blake's works.' The ...
James Coleman (October Files)

James Coleman (October Files)


George Baker



About the Author H. Sebastian Seung is Professor of Computational Neuroscience in the Department of Brain ...
Leave Any Information at the Signal: Writings, Interviews, Bits, Pages (October Books)

Leave Any Information at the Signal: Writings, Interviews, Bits, Pages (October Books)


Ed Ruscha



Review "This delightful book is as much artistic biography as cultural history." — Barbara A. MacAdam, ARTNEWS "T...
Arthur Boyd: A Life

Arthur Boyd: A Life


Darleen Bungey



About the Author Originally a copywriter in Australian, American and UK advertising, Darleen Bungey worked as an associat...
Stealing the Fire from Heaven

Stealing the Fire from Heaven


Stephen Mace



Review Despite the number of magical construction kits that are available to the modern sorcerer, Mace’s is a defi...
Kant after Duchamp

Kant after Duchamp


Thierry De Duve



Review "Thierry de Duve has sought, in this remarkable text, to'understand why Marcel Duchamp was such a g...
Giambologna: Narrator of the Catholic Reformation (California Studies in the History of Art)

Giambologna: Narrator of the Catholic Reformation (California Studies in the History of Art)


Mary Weitzel Gibbons



From the Inside Flap "Mary Gibbons's appraisal provides the first scholarly study of Giambologna's remarkably original re...
A Rossetti Family Chronology (Author Chronologies)

A Rossetti Family Chronology (Author Chronologies)


Alison Chapman, Joanna Meacock



About the Author ALISON CHAPMAN is Associate Professor in the English Department of the University of Victoria, Canada. H...
Lust for Life (Plume)

Lust for Life (Plume)


Irving Stone



From the Publisher 12 1.5-hour cassettes --This text refers to the edition. About the Author Irving Stone was...
Richard Serra (October Files)

Richard Serra (October Files)


Hal Foster



From Library Journal A sculptor friend glancing through my review copy said "This is not for the layman." Perhaps this fi...
Hans Bellmer: The Anatomy of Anxiety

Hans Bellmer: The Anatomy of Anxiety


Sue Taylor



Review "An impressive book by any standards. Every page displays intelligence, erudition and visual acuity." — Me...
Pedagogical Sketchbook

Pedagogical Sketchbook


Paul Klee



Pedagogical Sketchbook...
Caravaggio's Secrets (October Books)

Caravaggio's Secrets (October Books)


Leo Bersani, Ulysse Dutoit



Amazon.com Review Caravaggio's Secrets begins with the painter's supposedly homoerotic work and moves from there into a ...