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The Art Book
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 512

The Art Book

  • Categories: Art

Depicts five hundred paintings and sculptures from the Middle Ages to the present, each by a different artist, in alphabetical order by artist, with a brief description of the work and its place in art history and in the artist's career.

Book Arts of Isfahan
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 100

Book Arts of Isfahan

  • Categories: Art

In the seventeenth century, the Persian city of Isfahan was a crossroads of international trade and diplomacy. Manuscript paintings produced within the city’s various cultural, religious, and ethnic groups reveal the vibrant artistic legacy of the Safavid Empire. Published to coincide with an exhibition at the Getty Museum, Book Arts of Isfahan offers a fascinating account of the ways in which the artists of Isfahan used their art to record the life around them and at the same time define their own identities within a complex society.

The 21st-Century Art Book
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 304

The 21st-Century Art Book

  • Categories: Art

The 21st‐Century Art Book is an A‐to‐Z guide of contemporary artists featuring established art‐world figures – Maurizio Cattelan, Cindy Sherman, Jeff Wall – alongside rising stars of the next generations. Global in scope, the book features work from 50 countries across a variety of mediums, from painting, drawing, and sculpture to digital art, video installation, and performance. Each of the 280 artists included has a dedicated page pairing a significant artwork from his or her oeuvre with lively and informative text. An international directory of major art events along with a helpful glossary round out the package, making this both a must‐have resource and a beautifully illustrated celebration of contemporary art.

Subway Art
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 104

Subway Art

  • Categories: Art
  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1984
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  • Publisher: Macmillan

Traces the history of New York graffiti, shows a variety of painted subway cars, and desribes the graffiti writers and how they work

Artists' Books
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 269

Artists' Books

  • Categories: Art
  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1987
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  • Publisher: Gibbs Smith

Essays discuss the ways contemporary artists are using and redefining the book format and examine specific works

The Little Hands Art Book
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 156

The Little Hands Art Book

Arranged by such materials as paper, paint, clay, and markers, offers instructions for making over eighty art projects, including a paper car, Valentine mobile, clay snowman, and colorful kite.

Book + Art
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 144

Book + Art

Discover what happens when you add artmaking and bookbinding together. With Book + Art, explore the basics of surfaces, images and words in order to create provocative works of art with layers of meaning. Whether you're altering a pre-made book or creating your own, here you'll find both the instruction and the inspiration to get it done. In addition to learning mixed-media techniques—such as how to age paper, transfer images and make your own monoprints—you'll be given step-by-step instruction for numerous book structures including: Single-fold and bi-fold books Simple and extended accordions Perfect bindings Side-sewn books Single- and multiple-signature books Boxes Unbound collections Add the art of the book and the book as art to your own artmaking repertoire today and start making your own meaningful artists' books. Foreword by Judith A. Hoffberg, Editor and Publisher of Umbrella.

Healing Arts
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 336

Healing Arts

  • Categories: Art

As well as providing an authoritative history of art therapy, it covers such diverse topics as the philosophy of art therapy, the way attitudes to insanity have changed, the role of art therapy in the context of post-war rehabilitation and the treatment of tuberculosis patients, Surrealism, and Britain's first therapeutic community.

Language Arts
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 384

Language Arts

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2015-06-09
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  • Publisher: HMH

A novel that is “utterly absorbing, and full of wit [with] a doozy of a twist . . . An all-around delight” (Maria Semple, author of Where’d You Go, Bernadette?). Charles Marlow teaches his high school English students that language will expand their worlds. But linguistic precision cannot help him connect with his autistic son, his ex-wife, or his college-bound daughter, who has just flown the nest. He’s at the end of a road he’s traveled on autopilot for years when a series of events forces him to think back on the lifetime of decisions and indecisions that have brought him to this point. With the help of an ambitious art student, an Italian-speaking nun, and the memory of a boy in a white suit who inscribed his childhood with both solace and sorrow, Charles may finally be able to rewrite the script of his life. From the national-bestselling author of Broken for You, Language Arts is an affecting tale of love, loss, and language—its powers and its perils.

Book Arts
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 50

Book Arts

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2004-01
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Handcrafted books of all types. Books can take on a variety of shapes and sizes. A step by step guide for creating these books.