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A lesson in art & life  by Hugh St. Clair

A lesson in art & life

Hugh St. Clair

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Interest in mid-20th century British artists and the world they inhabited is growing internationally - prices are rising and exhibitions proliferate. This biography focuses on the couple who were at the centre of the Modern British art scene: Cedric ...

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Australia modern  by Hannah Lewi

Australia modern

Hannah Lewi

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From the Sydney Opera House and the National Gallery of Victoria to sought-after homes across the country, the pervasive presence of modernism is inescapable in Australia. Led by the likes of Robin Boyd, Harry Seidler and Walter Burley Griffin, moder...

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Tiny house  by Brent Heavener

Tiny house

Brent Heavener

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Having less is the secret to living more. Whether you've been dreaming about a treehouse in the wilderness of Montana, or a remote eco-cabin in Patagonia or Australia; driving a campervan on the open roads of Quebec, or floating on a houseboat in Sweden...

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150 best tiny space ideas  by Francesc Zamora Mola

150 best tiny space ideas

Francesc Zamora Mola

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As the price of large residences have become increasingly out of reach for many people, aspiring home owners have begun to think smaller. 150 Best Tiny Space Ideas is an exciting overview of the smallest living space designs- architectural and decora...

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Complete pottery techniques.

Complete pottery techniques.

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Discover how to develop your pottery design skills and bring your ideas to life from start to finish. Covering every technique from throwing pottery to firing, glazing to sgraffito, this pottery book is perfect for both handbuilding beginners and potting...

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Rwandan daughters

Rwandan daughters

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During the Rwandan genocide in 1994 up to one million Tutsi were murdered by members of the Hutu tribe. Eighty percent of the women who survived were raped. Today, victims and perpetrators live side by side. Although women have gained social status since...

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Volksmusik = [Folk music]  by Lois Hechenblaikner

Volksmusik = [Folk music]

Lois Hechenblaikner

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For twenty years now Lois Hechenblaikner has been photographing the fans at Austrian folk music festivals. On his travels he has visited more than a hundred festivals, open-air concerts and fan gatherings. Hechenblaikner's particular passion is the people...

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Edvard Munch  by Sue Prideaux

Edvard Munch

Sue Prideaux

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Who was the man behind The Scream, the iconic painting that so acutely expresses the anguish of the twentieth century? Edvard Munch (1863 – 1944) was twenty-eight when he embarked on a lifelong effort to paint his ‘soul’s diary’ – and began a perverse...

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Dream catchers  by Charline Fabregues

Dream catchers

Charline Fabregues

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With the delicacy of a spider's web, the traditional, Amerindian dream catcher traps bad dreams in its weave and lets good dreams slide along its feathers to the sleeper. Dream catchers have become an essential item in decoration, but they remain hig...

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Claude Monet  by Julian Beecroft

Claude Monet

Julian Beecroft

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Towards the end of his life and much inspired by Japanese water gardens, Monet spent a great deal of time in his beloved Giverny. Adorned with poppies, blue sage, dahlias and irises, the waters were disturbed only by bamboos and water lilies. His water...

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Destination art

Destination art

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"A global guide to the 500 works of permanently installed modern and contemporary art worth traveling to experience. Enjoy a world tour from the comfort of your reading chair or plan a detailed and engaging art itinerary for your next trip with Desti...

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Grayson Perry  by Grayson Perry

Grayson Perry

Grayson Perry

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'I was a child who was a cuckoo in the nest', Grayson says. In his bedroom not a scrap of wallpaper showed: every inch was covered with pictures of aeroplanes, and every surface with models. Fantasy took over, in a world of battles ruled by his teddy...

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Poster boy  by Peter Drew

Poster boy

Peter Drew

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'When you're sneaking around the city at night you feel like a kid again. The seriousness of the world is unmasked as a series of facades, dead objects just waiting to be painted. I was immediately hooked. Out on the street I could say anything I wanted....

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Building a sustainable home  by Melissa Rappaport Schifman

Building a sustainable home

Melissa Rappaport Schifman

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The green building movement has produced hundreds of "how-to" books and websites that are filled with tips about green building and what homeowners should do to go green. While helpful and informative, when it comes to making actual purchasing and in...

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Annie Leibovitz  by Annie Leibovitz

Annie Leibovitz

Annie Leibovitz

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"For more than half a century, Annie Leibovitz has been taking culture-defining photographs. Her portraits of politicians, performers, athletes, businesspeople, and royalty make up a gallery of our time, imprinted on our collective consciousness by both...

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Lakes, rivers & streams in acrylic  by Paul Apps

Lakes, rivers & streams in acrylic

Paul Apps

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"Using an expansive palette of acrylic paints, Paul Apps provides a beautiful selection of lakes, rivers and streams ... At the back of the book there is a free outline of each painting for you to transfer or scan onto paper, as well as step-by-step....

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Endless enigma  by Nicholas Hall

Endless enigma

Nicholas Hall

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Lineages of the eerie, the strange and the fantastical: from Blake, Goya and Redon to Borremans, Yuskavage and Marshall. 'Endless Enigma: Eight Centuries of Fantastic Art' explores the ways in which artists have sought to explain their world in terms...

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Manga

Manga

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Translated literally as 'pictures run riot', manga refers to a form of Japanese narrative art that has grown over the centuries to become a global phenomenon. Initially referring to graphic prints, novels and comics, manga has expanded beyond its ori...

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Toulouse-Lautrec and the stars of Paris  by Helen Burnham

Toulouse-Lautrec and the stars of Paris

Helen Burnham

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Toulouse-Lautrec and the Stars of Paris offers a guided tour of fin-de-siècle Paris at night, bringing a group of its legendary protagonists to life. The six performers at the center of this book--Yvette Guilbert, Jane Avril, Aristide Bruant, Marcelle...

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Secret gardens  by Alain Le Toquin

Secret gardens

Alain Le Toquin

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"Experience the magic of discovering an array of beautiful, hidden worlds, all intricately planned and meticulously cultivated ... More than 150 spectacular images showcase a carefully curated slelction of privately owned gardens, extraordinary examples...

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The story of painting

The story of painting

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Covering a comprehensive array of topics, from the first pigments and frescos to linear perspective in Renaissance paintings, the influence of photography, Impressionism, and the birth of modern art, The Story of Painting follows each step in the evolution...

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Friedrich Nietzsche and the artists of the new Weimar  by Sebastian Schütze

Friedrich Nietzsche and the artists of the new Weimar

Sebastian Schütze

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Around 1900, a small group of influential patrons, critics, writers, and artists turned Weimar, the capital of the small Duchy of Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach in present-day Germany, into a utopian centre of modern art and thought. Artists like Max Klinger,...

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Kiftsgate Court gardens  by Vanessa Berridge

Kiftsgate Court gardens

Vanessa Berridge

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Kiftsgate Court, perched on the northern edge of the Cotswolds Hills in Gloucestershire, is a garden composed of many different scenes. Some elements, the bluebell wood, the clipped hedging and the rose border, with its famously huge Kiftsgate rose, ...

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Nubian gold  by Peter Lacovara

Nubian gold

Peter Lacovara

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The fabled land of Nubia, whose very name means 'gold, ' was famous in ancient times for its supplies of precious metal, exotic material, and intricate craftsmanship. Many of the adornments made in Nubia are masterpieces of the jeweler's art-marvels of...

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Imagine. Shoot. Create.  by Annegien Schilling

Imagine. Shoot. Create.

Annegien Schilling

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Annegien Schilling started her fetching_tigerss Instagram account when she was 13 years old. Six years later, she has almost 1 million followers worldwide. Her distinctive, surreal images inspire curiousity about the creative process, and in this boo...

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Learn composition and create beautiful paintings  by Magunta Dayakar

Learn composition and create beautiful paintings

Magunta Dayakar

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Learning painting is so simple and yet so complex. If you are on the right path it's simple, if not a life time is not enough. I am trying to show the right path through my series of books "Magunta Dayakar Art Class Series".This is the fourth book in...

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Portraits destroyed  by Julie Cotter

Portraits destroyed

Julie Cotter

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Churchill entered Westminster Hall at noon, to the sound of drums beating out a victory roll - his signature gesture. At 80, he was still prime minister, and angered by discussion of retirement. But that irritation would pale in comparison to the anger...

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Everyday watercolor flowers  by Jenna Rainey

Everyday watercolor flowers

Jenna Rainey

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Author of Everyday Watercolor and Instagram darling Jenna Rainey presents a beautiful step-by-step guide to painting botanicals from lilies to daffodils in a wide variety of styles. Artist Jenna Rainey shares easy-to-follow ways to paint a wide range...

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A guide to the gardens of Kyoto  by Marc Treib

A guide to the gardens of Kyoto

Marc Treib

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Designed for the layman as well as the professional, this concise yet comprehensive guide provides both practical information and theoretical insights into the design of the Japanese garden. Kyoto, the capital of Japan for over one thousand years, possesses...

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Ricardo Bofill

Ricardo Bofill

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Ricardo Bofill is one of the 20th century's most unique architects and radical visionaries. His visions for urban and communal life challenged preconceived notions of shared space and proposed alternative styles of living. This monograph explores his...

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Kwame Brathwaite  by Kwame Brathwaite

Kwame Brathwaite

Kwame Brathwaite

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In the late 1950s and throughout the 1960s, Kwame Brathwaite used his photography to popularize the political slogan "Black Is Beautiful." This monograph--the first ever dedicated to Brathwaite's remarkable career--tells the story of a key, but...

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The complete Peanuts, 1959 to 1960  by Charles M. (Charles Monroe) Schulz

The complete Peanuts, 1959 to 1960

Charles M. (Charles Monroe) Schulz

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Collects the comic strip Peanuts, featuring the misadventures of Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the gang, from 1959 to 1960.

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Driftwood shacks  by Lloyd Kahn

Driftwood shacks

Lloyd Kahn

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Lloyd Kahn's photos of over 50 beach shacks on the California coast, showing creative design, imagination, and inventive construction skills. A delight to see these whimsical creations, which are transitory; all of them are knocked down by wind or waves...

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Women artists  by Flavia Frigeri

Women artists

Flavia Frigeri

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Focusing on fifty diverse women artists, from Lavinia Fontana and Artemisia Gentileschi through Judy Chicago, Ana Mendieta and the Guerrilla Girls to Barbara Kruger, Cindy Sherman and Louise Bourgeois, this book equips the reader with a general under...

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World Press Photo 2019

World Press Photo 2019

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Publishing the results of the most recent annual World Press Photo Contest, this exceptional book contains the very best press photographs from the year 2018 - pictures submitted by photojournalists, picture agencies, newspapers and magazines throughout...

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A big important art book (now with women)  by Danielle Krysa

A big important art book (now with women)

Danielle Krysa

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"Walk into any museum, or open any art book, and you'll probably be left wondering: where are all the women artists? A Big Important Art Book (Now with Women) offers an exciting alternative to this male-dominated art world, showcasing the work of dozens...

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Georgia O'Keeffe  by Britta Benke

Georgia O'Keeffe

Britta Benke

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Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) was a major figure in modern American art for some seven decades. Importantly, her fame was not associated with shifting art styles and trends, but rather with her own unique vision, based on finding essential and abstract...

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A'a  by Julie (Julie Ann) Adams

A'a

Julie (Julie Ann) Adams

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This world-renowned sculpture is a unique figure in Polynesian art. An image of a deified ancestor, A'a was created sometime before 1821 on the island of Rurutu. Thirty dynamic figures stud his body, and the excellence of his craftsmanship suggests that...

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Mid-century modern graphic design  by Theo Inglis

Mid-century modern graphic design

Theo Inglis

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Encompassing everything from record covers and posters to typography and advertisements, Mid-Century Graphic Design is a stylish guide to the hugely popular graphic style. With their eye-popping palettes, experimental type, and images buzzing with ki...

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Masters of comics  by Joel Meadows

Masters of comics

Joel Meadows

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Go inside the master's studio and explore the creative spaces and processes of the legendary artists who brought you Batman: Year One, Akira, Saga, and more! Readers are invited into the studio spaces of some of the most popular and prolific comic artists...

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Ai Weiwei  by Weiwei Ai

Ai Weiwei

Weiwei Ai

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A comprehensive presentation of Ai Weiwei's recent public art exhibition Good Fences Make Good Neighbors,a powerful reflection on the global refugee crisis. Internationally renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei transformed over 300 sites across...

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Homeless  by Bryan Adams

Homeless

Bryan Adams

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Six years ago Bryan Adams was approached by Trudie Styler to photograph a portrait story of homeless street vendors for The Big Issue magazine. That story inspired a more in-depth photographic look at these people who live on the streets of London and...

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From clay to kiln  by Stuart Carey

From clay to kiln

Stuart Carey

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Pottery has become increasingly popular, and beginners interested in taking up the hobby will find this all-inclusive guide to wheel-thrown pottery invaluable. Award-winning ceramist Stuart Carey outlines the steps and intricacies of the craft, from ...

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Monument culture

Monument culture

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Monument Culture: International Perspectives on the Future of Monuments in a Changing World' brings together a collection of essays from scholars and cultural critics working on the meanings of monuments and memorials in the second decade of the twen...

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Hellenistic and Roman ideal sculpture  by Rachel Meredith Kousser

Hellenistic and Roman ideal sculpture

Rachel Meredith Kousser

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Rachel Kousser draws on contemporary reception theory to present a new approach to Hellenistic and Roman ideal sculpture. She analyses the Romans' preference for retrospective, classicizing statuary based on Greek models as opposed to the innovative ...

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100 years, 100 art-works  by Agnes Berecz

100 years, 100 art-works

Agnes Berecz

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Starting with Marcel Duchamp's brilliantly cheeky L.H.O.O.Q., this volume takes you on a year-by-year tour of the most iconic and influential artowrks of the past century. The works are impeccably reproduced in stunning images, alongside analysis from...

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The Calvin and Hobbes lazy Sunday book  by Bill Watterson

The Calvin and Hobbes lazy Sunday book

Bill Watterson

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Collection of more adventures of the indomitable Calvin and his tiger.

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The art of Assassin's Creed Odyssey  by Kate Lewis

The art of Assassin's Creed Odyssey

Kate Lewis

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The newest game in the franchise, Assassin's Creed® Odyssey, takes players on an epic voyage through history. The Art of Assassin's Creed Odyssey collates hundreds of concept arts, including sketches, final paintings, and 3D renders, alongside in-dep...

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Abstract acrylics  by Waltraud Nawratil

Abstract acrylics

Waltraud Nawratil

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Discover exciting new mixed-media techniques for painting abstracts in acrylics! Bestselling artist Waltraud Nawratil expresses her love of the natural world through her vibrant abstract art. Her unique approach combines acrylics with other media and...

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Gauguin  by Paul Gauguin

Gauguin

Paul Gauguin

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Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) broke with accepted conventions and challenged audiences to expand their understanding of visual expression. Nowhere is this phenomenon more evident than in his portraits, a genre he remained engaged with throughout all phases...

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Drawing hands & feet  by Eddie Armer

Drawing hands & feet

Eddie Armer

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A comprehensive course on the techniques and anatomy involved in drawing hands and feet. An essential guide to what is regarded as a challenging subject, this book will simplify and inspire artists to approach drawing hands and feet with precision an...

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Art deco  by Arnold Schwartzman

Art deco

Arnold Schwartzman

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Art deco is the 20th century's most glamorous architectural style, and the one that shaped popular ideas of modern luxury. With over 200 photographs, this is a visual celebration of this very popular style. Unlike most other books on the subject that...

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The art of Anne Stokes  by Anne (Illustrator) Stokes

The art of Anne Stokes

Anne (Illustrator) Stokes

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Anne Stokes is a phenomenally popular artist in the field of gothic and magical fantasy, with fans all over the world. Her roots in design and illustration have led to supremely well-crafted paintings that have been licensed for use on all manner of....

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How to draw magical mythological creatures  by J. C. Amberlyn

How to draw magical mythological creatures

J. C. Amberlyn

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A step-by-step guide for people who love dragons, unicorns, mermaids, saber-tooth tigers, and other creatures of legend. Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, The Shape of Water, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, even My...

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Vincent Van Gogh  by Rosalind Ormiston

Vincent Van Gogh

Rosalind Ormiston

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A gorgeous new edition with the cover printed on silver. Vincent van Gogh is considered one of the world's greatest painters, his work having had a huge and far-reaching influence on 20th-century art as well as remaining visually and emotionally powerful...

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The know-how of cartooning  by Ken Hultgren

The know-how of cartooning

Ken Hultgren

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This classic guide by a master animator and cartoonist -- and long time Disney artist -- is now available for the first time since its original publication in 1946. Author Ken Hultgren instructs by example in a guide that's suitable for beginners and...

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In bloom  by Rachel Reinert

In bloom

Rachel Reinert

Book

"Rachel Reinert is the perfect artist to explain the intricacies of drawing flowers. With the straightforward, step-by step instructions that are the hallmark of her teaching style, In Bloom covers more than 30 flowers from around the world, from bel...

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Queer X design  by Andrew Raymond Campbell

Queer X design

Andrew Raymond Campbell

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The first-ever illustrated history of the iconic designs, symbols, and graphic art representing more than 5 decades of LGBTQ pride and activism--from the evolution of Gilbert Baker's rainbow flag to the NYC Pride typeface launched in 2017 and beyond....

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Turner's sketchbooks  by Ian Warrell

Turner's sketchbooks

Ian Warrell

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Turner's sketchbooks' offer perhaps themost appealing introduction to the artist. They give us a privileged look over Turner's shoulder, allowing us to witness the creation and development of ideas that can be traced through to his major paintings. In...

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Henri Matisse  by Xavier-Gilles Néret

Henri Matisse

Xavier-Gilles Néret

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The reputation of Henri Matisse (1869-1954) as the most important artist of the modern era is rivaled only by Picasso -- who himself said, "All things considered, there is only Matisse." Towards the end of his monumental career as a painter, sculptor,...

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Surrealism  by Amy Dempsey

Surrealism

Amy Dempsey

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Surrealism was launched as a literary and artistic movement by French poet André Breton in 1924, and by the time of his death in 1966 had become one of the most popular art movements of the 20th century. Its very name has entered everyday usage as a ...

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NYC walks  by John Hill

NYC walks

John Hill

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The first-ever walking tour guide of New York City's stunning contemporary architecture showcases the most intriguing new buildings in the city. It can be hard to keep up with New York City's surge of cutting-edge architecture since the turn of the m...

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The philosophy and art of Wang Guangyi

The philosophy and art of Wang Guangyi

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Wang Guangyi, one of the stars of the new wave of Chinese art, has artistically addressed major philosophical trends in Western philosophy while drawing on Taoism, Marxism and Maoism. By bringing together a team of experts in the philosophy of art to...

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Machine landscapes

Machine landscapes

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The most significant architectural spaces in the world are now entirely empty of people. The data centres, telecommunications networks, distribution warehouses, unmanned ports and industrialised agriculture that define the very nature of who we are today...

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Moroni

Moroni

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Giovanni Battista Moroni is considered one of the great portraitists of sixteenth-century Italy. Published with The Frick Collection to accompany the first major exhibition devoted to the artist in the United States, this sumptuous volume celebrates ...

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David Busch's Nikon D500 guide to digital SLR photography  by David D. Busch

David Busch's Nikon D500 guide to digital SLR photography

David D. Busch

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David Busch's Nikon D500 Guide to Digital SLR Photography is the most comprehensive reference and guide book for Nikon's long-awaited 20.9-megapixel enthusiast/professional DX-format digital camera. With the same 180,000-pixel metering sensor and...

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Architects at home

Architects at home

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This stunning book takes you on a thrilling tour through the fascinating, eclectic and stylish abodes of some of the world's best-known architects. Not only do these pages offer a rare glimpse into each architect's personal, private environment, but ...

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The science of Marvel  by Sebastian Alvarado

The science of Marvel

Sebastian Alvarado

Book

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is filled with extraordinary humans and abilities. There are teenaged geniuses swinging through the streets of New York, billionaires creating impenetrable armor in hidden caves, and aliens flying through wormholes to Earth....

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Picasso  by Pablo Picasso

Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Book

In his late years, Picasso embraced painting, drawing, and sculpture with renewed vigor. His obsession with the female form grew more intense as he portrayed Jacqueline Picasso, his second wife, in hundreds of works, more than any of his other muses....

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This must be the place  by Robert Kronenburg

This must be the place

Robert Kronenburg

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This Must Be The Place is the first architectural history of popular music performance space, describing its beginnings, its different typologies, and its development into a distinctive genre of building design. It examines the design and form of popular...

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DIY watercolor flowers  by Marie Boudon

DIY watercolor flowers

Marie Boudon

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Boudon shows you how to paint beautiful flowers in simple steps. Whether you're looking to decorate your journal pages, create unique wall art, or make personalized cards and gifts, this guide will teach you all you need to succeed.

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The tenth Garfield fat cat 3-pack  by Jim Davis

The tenth Garfield fat cat 3-pack

Jim Davis

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Presents a book of classic Garfield cartoons by cartoonist Jim Davis.

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Ocula conversations

Ocula conversations

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"Introducing our third print publication, which features conversations with influential artists and art world figures. Across 240 pages, Ocula Conversations includes 19 in-depth interviews with leading artists and curators of their generation."--Publ...

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Bishops, boozers, brethren and burkhas  by Mike Grimshaw

Bishops, boozers, brethren and burkhas

Mike Grimshaw

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"The book: Bishops, boozers, brethren & burkhas uses cartoons from 1860s to the present day to discuss the way religion in New Zealand has been represented by our cartoonists. There is no general history of religion in New Zealand so this book is a u...

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Garfield slurps and burps  by Jim Davis

Garfield slurps and burps

Jim Davis

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Feeding frenzy! Who has time for manners when there's food to be inhaled? Garfield eschews etiquette in favor of bingeing and belching. And who can blame him? He's only human! So get rude 'n' crude and pig out on this collection of tasty comics. SLURP!...

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Graphic design for everyone

Graphic design for everyone

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Create your own blog, logo, website, and much more Trying to give your blog extra visual impact? Need a new look for a personal, business, or community project? With this beginner's guide to graphic design, you'll be able to do this and much more! There...

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Walter Gropius  by Fiona MacCarthy

Walter Gropius

Fiona MacCarthy

Book

Mention the Bauhaus and iconic design objects such as a Marianne Brandt teapot, an Anni Albers weaving or a Marcel Breuer chair come to mind. But the Bauhaus was more than an art school it was the birth of a whole new philosophy of art. Fiona MacCarthy...

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Life with Picasso  by Françoise Gilot

Life with Picasso

Françoise Gilot

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Françoise Gilot was in her early twenties when she met the sixty-one-year-old Pablo Picasso in 1943. Brought up in a well-to-do upper-middle-class family, who had sent her to Cambridge and the Sorbonne and hoped that she would go into law, the young ...

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The art of love  by Kate Bryan

The art of love

Kate Bryan

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The Art of Love tells the stories of the most fascinating couples in art, exploring the passionate affairs and enduring partnerships that have led to some of the world's most famous works of art.

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David Busch's Nikon Z6  by David D. Busch

David Busch's Nikon Z6

David D. Busch

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David Busch's Nikon Z6 Guide to Digital Photography is your all-in-one comprehensive resource and reference for the exciting and affordable Nikon Z6 compact mirrorless camera. This ground-breaking enthusiast camera is built around a 24.5 megapixel sensor,...

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Daan Roosegaarde  by Fumio Nanjo

Daan Roosegaarde

Fumio Nanjo

Book

Dutch artist, Daan Roosegaarde, is one of the most innovative artists to emerge in the past decade. His sculptures and installations, made in collaboration with a team of engineers and designers, aim to create better conditions in cities and to make ...

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The art of Heikala  by artist Heikala

The art of Heikala

artist Heikala

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The Art of Heikala: Works and Thoughts is the first major publication by popular Finnish illustrator Heikala. Heikala's artwork combines traditional watercolor painting and inks with a fresh, enchanting approach--fans love her charming characters and...

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Delicious metropolis  by Wayne Thiebaud

Delicious metropolis

Wayne Thiebaud

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Delicious Metropolis brings together two of Wayne Thiebaud's most celebrated bodies of work: desserts and cityscapes. Between the two, fascinating juxtapositions develop. The layers of a Neapolitan cake echo the shadows cast across a street in the la...

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A tiny home to call your own  by Patricia L. (Patricia Louise) Foreman

A tiny home to call your own

Patricia L. (Patricia Louise) Forem...

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Do you feel as though you're living in an expensive and ill-fitting home filled with too much stuff? Do you have too much space filled with too many things, constantly dealing with house maintenance and financial upkeep? Living in a tiny home could be...

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Frank Stella unbound  by Mitra Abbaspour

Frank Stella unbound

Mitra Abbaspour

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Focusing on the vital role of literature in the development of the artistic practice of Frank Stella (b. 1936), this insightful book looks at four transformative series of prints made between 1984 and 1999. Each of these series is named after a literary...

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In pursuit of inspiration  by Rae Dunn

In pursuit of inspiration

Rae Dunn

Book

Beloved artist Rae Dunn's tried and true techniques for approaching a blank page are presented in 20 visually rich thematic chapters, each offering an inspiring jumping off-point for the reader's own creative projects. Prompts such as drawing the same...

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Photography decoded  by Susan Bright

Photography decoded

Susan Bright

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Discover art photography through the 100 greatest ever photos. In the two centuries that photography has been practical, it has created a means of communication , the understanding of which is essential to anyone navigating this very visual world. Fr...

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