Art

In the early 1960s, Constantine Manos spent three years living in Greece and working as a photographer under the auspices of the prestigious agency Magnum Photos. A Greek Portfolio represents an impromptu pictorial account of Manos's travels through rural Greece and the Greek islands. The strengt...

Trompe l'oeil murals can turn even the most drab room into a beautiful work of art as enchanting as it is convincing and realistic.

Now readers can learn how to capture that magic with The Art of Trompe L'oeil Murals.

The author - a master muralist - has decorated the homes of celeb...

In 9.5 Theses on Art and Class and Other Writings Ben Davis takes on a broad array of contemporary art’s most persistent debates: How does creative labor fit into the economy? Is art merging with fashion and entertainment? What can we expect from political art? Davis argues that returning class t...

Beautifully photographed and wonderfully presented, Creative Landscape Photography is a never-ending source of new insights and fresh possibilities. Illustrated with more than 200 extraordinary color photos of exotic international locales, this remarkable volume emphasizes all the creative aspect...

The years around the turn of the century were a dynamic time in American art. Different and seemingly contradictory movements were evolving, and the dominant style that emerged during this period was Impressionism. Based in part on the broken brushwork and high-keyed palette of Claude Monet, it w...

Zeitgeist The Roaring Twenties in Berlin It was the decade of daring Expressionist canvases, of brilliant book design, of the Bauhaus total work of art, of pioneering psychology, of drag balls, cabaret, Metropolis, and Marlene Dietrich's rising star in theater and silent film. Between the paroxys...

Inside you'll find easy-to-make ornaments, holiday projects to make with the kids, and elegant-yet-easy ideas for decorating your tree, your banister, and your mantel. You'll love the delicious holiday recipes and food gifts galore.

We show you how to create personalized gifts for everyone...

With clear easy-to-follow information on materials, equipment and techniques, this title presents papercraft projects for all occasions, from delightful gifts for family and friends, and fun projects to make with children, to decorative ideas for around the home.

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SALON TO BIENNIAL explores the development of modern art as shown through a series of highly influential group exhibitions. It is the most important reference book available on the subject, and the only book available that charts these groundbreaking events in such detail and scope.

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An artist's materials--the bold brushstrokes of a Van Gogh oil painting, the sparkling gold leaf in a Byzantine mosaic, the fragile translucence of a porcelain vase--are not just the accessories of his or her work. They are the physical embodiment of the artist's creative vision and a reflection ...

This book's aim is to submerge the reader in the world of illustration. The first section ranges from how to start to draw a human figure to the techniques to stylize and synthesize it. This section provides a large amount of figures in different poses, as well as hands and feet-often the most di...

Surfing’s formative period from 1965 to 1978, as shown through the most complete book of the iconic images of photographer John Witzig. Chronicling the great creative years in the evolution of surfing, the late 1960s and early ’70s, this engaging volume documents the revolutionary changes of the ...

The sea, the sky, the veins of your hands, the earth when photographed from space—blue sometimes seems to overwhelm all the other shades of our world in its all-encompassing presence. The blues of Blue Mythologies include those present in the world’s religions, eggs, science, slavery, gender, sex...

Providing detailed discussion of 232 painters, this text stresses the interconnections of painting and sculpture with the other arts, and to social and political conditions. The book reflects the revisionist interpretation of 19th-century art.

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FREE * FREE * FREE With Kindle Unlimited & Prime With this book you will learn the following Crochet Stitches: 1. Single Crochet 2. Slip Stitch 3. Double Crochet 4. Half Double Crochet 5. Treble Crochet 6. Front post double crochet 7.

Back post double crochet 8. Front loop crochet 9. Back ...

A tribute to young Native American artists and their progressive visions.

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An introduction to the artists who symbolize the Canadian spirit. Canada's most renowned artists, the Group of Seven and Tom Thomson, celebrated the country's wild beauty. They saw in the untamed land a reflection of the national spirit, and called themselves "adventurers in paint." For decades, ...

Aspiring writers are often admonished to “show, not tell,” an instruction that immediately speaks to the relationship between the written word and the visual world. It is a tenuous correspondence—both literature and art are striving toward the same goal of depiction, but the reality they portray ...

Art students aspiring to diverse careers that range from book illustration to creating animated films will value this book as a solid, practical tutorial. The author instructs in methods for creating imaginative and atmospheric fairy habitats in watercolor, gouache, acrylic, and other media. She ...