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Robert Smithson
Robert Smithson
by Eugenie Tsai
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This catalogue is "the" major study of Smithson (1938-1973), who is most renowned as an early earthworks artist and creator of Spiral Jetty, a 1,500-foot rock coil dramatically situated in the Great Salt Lake.... (read more)

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Oil Painting Materials and Their Uses (Artist's Library Series)
Oil Painting Materials and Their Uses (Artist's Library Series)
by William Powell
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Oil painters of any skill level can learn something from this book. ItÆs a clear, concise, and comprehensive reference guide to the best tools and materials for this time-honored art form. Oil Painting Materials offers in-depth coverage on oil... (read more)

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Drawing Words and Writing Pictures: Making Comics from Manga to Graphic Novels
Drawing Words and Writing Pictures: Making Comics from Manga to Graphic Novels
by Jessica Abel and Matt Madden
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A gold mine of essential information for every aspiring comics artist. Highly recommended. --Scott McCloud Drawing Words and Writing Pictures is a course on comic creation - for college classes or for independent study - that centers on storytelling and... (read more)

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The Lost Painting
The Lost Painting
by Jonathan Harr
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The mysterious fate of a lost masterpiece, an art restorer's obsession, and Caravaggio's troubled life are the focus of this riveting work of history.... (read more)

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Vermeer: the Complete Paintings
Vermeer: the Complete Paintings
by Norbert Schneider
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The 35 paintings that have come down to us from the hand of Jan Vermeer (1632-1675) place him beside Rembrandt and Frans Hals as one of the great masters of the golden age of Dutch art. Most of his pictures (all of which are reproduced in this book) show... (read more)

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Richard Serra Drawing: A Retrospective
Richard Serra Drawing: A Retrospective
by Magdalena Dabrowski
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As the focal point of numerous high-profile exhibitions, the sculpture of Richard Serra (b. 1939) has drawn international acclaim. Yet even those who have marveled at Serra's intellectually rigorous and large works of sculpture may not be familiar with... (read more)

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The Private Lives of the Impressionists
The Private Lives of the Impressionists
by Sue Roe
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A lively group portrait of the Impressionist artists traces how the movement's early leaders met in the studios of Paris and lived and worked together closely for several years, supporting one another through a series of emotional and financial... (read more)

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Eva Hesse: Sculpture
Eva Hesse: Sculpture
by Elisabeth Sussman
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The work of Eva Hesse (1936–1970), one of the greatest American artists of the 1960s, continues to inspire and to endure in large part because of its deeply emotional and evocative qualities. Her latex and fiberglass sculptures in particular have a... (read more)

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The Guerrilla Girls' Bedside Companion To the History of Western Art
The Guerrilla Girls' Bedside Companion To the History of Western Art
by Guerrilla Girls
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Taking readers back through the ages, the Guerrilla Girls demonstrate how males have dominated the art scene, and discouraged, belittled, or obscured the women's movement. This colorful reinterpretation of classic and modern art, as outrageous as it is... (read more)

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The Language of Things: Understanding the World of Desirable Objects
The Language of Things: Understanding the World of Desirable Objects
by Deyan Sudjic
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What is it that persuades us to camp outside Apple stores to be the first to buy an iPhone? Why is it that a generation ago a typewriter might have lasted someone a lifetime, but now we write on computers that we upgrade every couple of years to shinier,... (read more)

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Universal Principles of Design - Revised and Updated (Rev 10 Edition)
Universal Principles of Design - Revised and Updated (Rev 10 Edition)
by William Lidwell
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Whether a marketing campaign or a museum exhibit, a video game or a complex control system, the design we see is the culmination of many concepts and practices brought together from a variety of disciplines. Because no one can be an expert on everything,... (read more)

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Art Now : Artists At the Rise of the New Millennium (05 Edition)
Art Now : Artists At the Rise of the New Millennium (05 Edition)
by Uta Grosenick
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Contemporary art in a nutshell (TASCHEN's 25th anniversary special edition) This Art Now 25th anniversary special edition brings together recent work and biographical information for over 80 of today's most influential artists, forming a broad and... (read more)

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Painting watercolor florals that glow
Painting watercolor florals that glow
by Jan Kunz
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Teaches artists how to capture the beauty of flowers in watercolor in 6 complete step-by-step demonstrations, with examples of handling the unique aspects of flower painting.... (read more)

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Bollingen Series #0006: Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization
Bollingen Series #0006: Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization
by Heinrich Zimmer
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"In viewing India's art and civilization, the late Dr. Heinrich Zimmer, a man of penetrating intellect, the keenest esthetic sensibility and a predilection for psychoanalytic methods, found unlimited material for employing all three qualities. . . . The... (read more)

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The Art of Painting Animals on Rocks
The Art of Painting Animals on Rocks
by Lin Wellford
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This book holds a mountain of fun for rock artists of all ages With the instructions inside, creating these critters is as easy as picking up a... (read more)

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Roy G. Biv: An Exceedingly Surprising Book about Color
Roy G. Biv: An Exceedingly Surprising Book about Color
by Jude Stewart
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Color is all around us every day. We use it to interpret the world—red means stop, blue means water, orange means construction. But it is also written into our metaphors, of speech and thought alike: yellow means cowardice; green means envy&... (read more)

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Heck S Pictorial Archive of Nature and Science (Dover Pictorial Archives)
Heck S Pictorial Archive of Nature and Science (Dover Pictorial Archives)
by Jg Heck
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Drawn from a monumental six-volume compilation of illustrations and information covering an enormous range of subjects, this beautiful volume focuses on images of nature and science from the 19th century. Includes meticulously reproduced steel engravings... (read more)

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Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery (Voices That Matter)
Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery (Voices That Matter)
by Garr Reynolds
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FOREWORD BY GUY KAWASAKI Presentation designer and internationally acclaimed communications expert Garr Reynolds, creator of the most popular Web site on presentation design and delivery on the Net — presentationzen.com — shares his... (read more)

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The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
by Betty Edwards
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When Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain was first published in 1979, it hit the New York Times bestseller list within two weeks and stayed there for more than a year. In 1989, when Dr. Betty Edwards revised the book, it went straight to the Times... (read more)

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DragonArt Evolution: How to Draw Everything Dragon
DragonArt Evolution: How to Draw Everything Dragon
by J Neon Dragon Peffer
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A dragon artist's guide to better drawing Magnificent and powerful creatures, these dragons be, with bone-crushing jaws and razor-sharp teeth, it's difficult to tell whether you're dealing with a hotheaded nature or a wise and benevolent beast. Therein... (read more)

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