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Barn Quilts and the American Quilt Trail Movement
Barn Quilts and the American Quilt Trail Movement
by Suzi Parron
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 The story of the American Quilt Trail, featuring the colorful patterns of quilt squares writ large on barns throughout North America, is the story of one of the fastest-growing grassroots public arts movements in the United States and Canada. In... (read more)

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Mehndi Designs: Traditional Henna Body Art (Dover Pictorial Archives)
Mehndi Designs: Traditional Henna Body Art (Dover Pictorial Archives)
by Marty Noble
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The ancient, traditional art of henna body painting — widely used in India, Africa, and the Middle East — has also become highly popular in the West. This design collection incorporates scores of these lovely patterns (largely Indian)... (read more)

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Georgia Quilts: Piecing Together a History (Wormsloe Foundation Publication)
Georgia Quilts: Piecing Together a History (Wormsloe Foundation Publication)
by Anita Zaleski Weinraub
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This abundantly illustrated volume arises out of the painstaking work of the Georgia Quilt Project, the most authoritative survey of quilts and quiltmakers ever undertaken in the state. Georgia Quilts showcases the diversity of quilting materials... (read more)

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A Measure of the Earth: The Cole-Ware Collection of American Baskets
A Measure of the Earth: The Cole-Ware Collection of American Baskets
by Nicholas R. Bell
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A Measure of the Earth provides an unparalleled window into an overlooked corner of recent American history: the traditional basketry revival of the past fifty years. Steve Cole and Martha Ware amassed a remarkable collection using the most stringent... (read more)

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Home: Native People in the Southwest
Home: Native People in the Southwest
by Ann Marshall
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Inspired by the Heard Museum's new exhibition, Home expresses the meanings of home as they are embodied in clay, pigment, plant materials, fiber, wood, metal, and words by poeple whose lives are indivisible from the landscapes in which they live.... (read more)

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The Arts and Crafts Movement (World of Art)
The Arts and Crafts Movement (World of Art)
by Elizabeth Cumming
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This volume surveys the highly influential Arts and Crafts design movement - which embraced architecture, furniture, glass, ceramics, metalwork, textiles and books - in Britain, America and Europe. Although the styles adopted by the movement were diverse,... (read more)

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Mexican Muralists Orozco Rivera Siqueiro
Mexican Muralists Orozco Rivera Siqueiro
by Desmond Rochfort
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Jose Clemente Orozco, Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros--these now legendary men have emerged as the most prominent figures of the famed Mexican mural movement from the 1920s through the early '70s. The dramatic story of the movement is told here in a... (read more)

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Burning Man: Art on Fire
Burning Man: Art on Fire
by Jennifer Raiser
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Every August, tens of thousands of participants gather to celebrate artistic expression in Nevada’s barren Black Rock Desert. This vastly inhospitable location, called the playa, is the site of Burning Man, where, within a 9-mile fence, artists... (read more)

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Create
Create
by Lawrence Rinder
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Published on the occasion of a groundbreaking museum exhibition curated by Lawrence Rinder with Matthew Higgs, Create showcases work made at the three foremost centers for artists with developmental disabilities: Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland... (read more)

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From Mud to Jug: The Folk Potters and Pottery of Northeast Georgia
From Mud to Jug: The Folk Potters and Pottery of Northeast Georgia
by John A. Burrison
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John Michael Vlach called Brothers in Clay “not only the best study of American stoneware pottery now available but also a fine model for the presentation and analysis of hand-based technologies.” The anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss noted,... (read more)

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Migraine Art: The Migraine Experience from Within
Migraine Art: The Migraine Experience from Within
by Derek Robinson
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Migraine Art includes more than 300 powerful illustrations and paintings created by migraine sufferers from around the world. It provides a thoroughly unique window into the subjective world of the migraine sufferer. The idea of collecting migraine art... (read more)

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For Kith and Kin: The Folk Art Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago
For Kith and Kin: The Folk Art Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago
by Judith A. Barter
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The Art Institute of Chicago is home to one of the world's finest collections of American folk art. For Kith and Kin provides an introduction to that collection through more than sixty of its most outstanding objects. Selected by premier American art... (read more)

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Inside the Puppet Box: A Performance Collection of Wayang Kulit at the Museum of International Folk Art
Inside the Puppet Box: A Performance Collection of Wayang Kulit at the Museum of International Folk Art
by Felicia Katz-harris
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Indonesian wayang kulit (shadow puppet) performance is one of the world's oldest and greatest storytelling traditions. This book introduces over 200 wayang charactersa complete set of contemporary wayang kulit ready to be lifted from the puppet box for a... (read more)

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The Circle of Fate
The Circle of Fate
by Radhashyam Raut
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Above the peaks of the Himalaya, Garuda, the divine eagle of the god Vishnu, sees the Lord of Death hastening toward an exquisitely beautiful little bird. He decides to save it and hides it away—but can death be cheated? This haunting parable of... (read more)

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Truth Will Measure: The Art of Jesse Reno
Truth Will Measure: The Art of Jesse Reno
by Jesse Reno
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Over 100 full-color works from one of today's most prolific outsider artists, Jesse Reno. Self-taught, Reno's distinctive style has emerged through sheer creative will. Reaching deep into his subconscious and the wisdom of our ancestors, Reno has created... (read more)

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Souls Grown Deep African American Volume 2
Souls Grown Deep African American Volume 2
by William Arnett
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Completing the two-volume set, "Souls Grown Deep, Vol. 2" takes the visual and historical presentation of the first volume to a richer level, offering an even broader array of artistic styles and media.... (read more)

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Blackstock's Collection: The Drawings of an Artistic Savant
Blackstock's Collection: The Drawings of an Artistic Savant
by Gregory Blackstock
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Modern life is an ever-accelerating barrage of people, buildings, vehicles, creatures, and things. How much can a curious mind take in? And what can it do with all the data? Gregory L. Blackstock, a retired Seattle pot washer, draws order out of all the... (read more)

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American Folk Art for Kids: With 21 Activities
American Folk Art for Kids: With 21 Activities
by Richard Panchyk
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Drawing on the natural folk art tendencies of children, who love to collect buttons, bottle caps, shells, and Popsicle sticks to create beautiful, imperfect art, this activity guide teaches kids about the history of this organic art and offers... (read more)

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Colossus of Roads : Myth and Symbol Along the American Highway (84 Edition)
Colossus of Roads : Myth and Symbol Along the American Highway (84 Edition)
by Karal Ann Marling
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Where can one find the world's largest prairie chicken, a restaurant shaped like a fish, a massive Paul Bunyan, or an enormous ear of corn? Roadside sculpture is a uniquely American phenomenon and these strange and wonderful figures can be found... (read more)

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Art of the American Indian Frontier: A Portfolio
Art of the American Indian Frontier: A Portfolio
by David W Penney
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A beautiful introduction to the art and culture of Native Americans, in a portfolio format.... (read more)

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