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  • Bucking the Artworld Tide: Reflections on Art, Pseudo Art, Art Education & Theory

    by Michelle Marder Kamhi

    Today’s artists and art lovers who adhere to a traditional view of art are virtually submerged in the tsunami of anti-traditional work and supporting critical spin generated by the contemporary artworld. This book--comprising more than three decades of contrarian writing and speaking--offers a solid defense of traditional visual art, as well as a trenchant critique of the countless "new art forms" invented since the early 20th century and of the flawed theoretical assumptions ... more

  • Experiencing Art: In the Brain of the Beholder

    by Arthur Shimamura
    How do we appreciate a work of art? Why do we like some artworks but not others? Is there no accounting for taste? Awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship to explore connections between art, mind, and brain, Shimamura considers how we experience art. In a thoughtful and entertaining manner, the book explores how the brain interprets art by engaging our sensations, thoughts, and emotions. It describes interesting findings from psychological and brain sciences as a way to understand our aesthetic response... more
  • This Is Not a Sawtooth Hanger: Essays On Photography, Art and the Creative Process

    by Doug Johnson

    "This Is Not a Sawtooth Hanger" is a collection of essays, paired with photographs, on photography, art and the creative process – written for art enthusiasts and aspiring artists. For art enthusiasts, I hope the essays will be interesting and thought-provoking and the images aesthetically pleasing and worthy of your time and attention. If you learn something new or smile a little, then all the better! For aspiring artists, I hope this book will help you find your “voice... more

  • The Wonder of Space & Time: Storytelling Through Illustration

    by Theresa M. Moore
    A retrospective compendium of art and illustration by Theresa M. Moore from past projects, with notes about the choice of media and materials used.
  • Live An Artful Life

    by Thomas Neel
    As a pathway to happiness, Live An Artful Live offers an enlightened perspective on the benefits of immersing one's self into the activity of- and the appreciation-for the arts and creativity. Learning how and why to live carefree, helps relieve the mental burdens of adult responsibilities. This fosters happiness, and personal growth, thus relieving stress and assisting in our well-being.
  • Erin Morrison

    by Serena Caffrey

    The first intimate potrayal of painter Erin Morrison’s yet early career, this new monograph by the Contemporary Art Digest (the CAD) wanders resolutely into the smoldering spiritscape of the artist’s work to date.

    Written and researched the year prior to Morrison's departure from Los Angeles to Hong Kong, Erin Morrison is a glimpse into the sensitive and smart portfolio of a rising contemporary artist on the cusp of a key shift in her life and career. Pe... more

  • Photographer's Guide to the Sony a6400

    by Alexander S. White
    A comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to all features, menus, controls, and operations of the Sony a6400 camera.
  • interior designing courses in lahore

    by baabroz

    Interior designing may be an extremely rewarding profession. Interior designing a space is a standard procedure and demands a group of professionals. Corporate interiors have a particular style which has been followed for decades. Asian interior designing is an easy and tasteful means of home decoration.interior designing courses in lahore

    If you're looking for exotic designs to re-create some marvels inside your li... more

  • Learn How to Draw for the Non-Artist

    by Earl R. Phelps
    Learn how to draw as well as improve your drawing skills. What I mean by Non-Artist is that everyone can learn how to draw. After completing this book you will have learned to draw such things as Still Life, the Human Figure, Mammals, Reptiles, Sports Figures, Supercharacters, Fantasy, Perspective art and more.
  • Color-Field Paintings

    by Fiore Ai and Fleur Yano
    This book is a collection of prints and paintings by the artist Fiore Ai, who was inspired by the color-field and hard-edge geometric abstraction paintings of American art. The paintings depict translucent and prismatic light, with interplays of soft color gradations against hard edges and spatial divisions. They are at once subtle and bold, fluid and tense, moving across space that evokes a cosmic world.
  • Bruce Springsteen: Rock and Roll Future

    by Barry Schneier
    On May 9, 1974, Bruce Springsteen performed a show that is considered to be a watershed moment in his career. After releasing two albums to minimal sales success, he was in danger of being dropped by his record label. Photographer Barry Schneier, having seen Bruce Springsteen perform locally in Cambridge, Massachusetts, suggested to concert promoters Windowpane Productions that they consider booking him for a show. This endorsement would lead to Bruce and the E Street Band opening for Bonnie Rai... more
  • MoneyArt

    by Stephen Barnwell
    MoneyArt is the only complete collection of the currency art of Stephen Barnwell, spanning fifteen years. The distinctive art in this book has been in over 70 exhibitions in galleries and museums across the world. Included are Barnwell’s famous Antarctica Dream-Dollars, United States of Islam, local currencies, and popular political notes and coupons. Filled with over 200 images, MONEYART is a feast for the eyes. Barnwell's previous book, Capital Offenses, features all of his political work, ... more
  • Puttering Around the Art Studio

    by Charlie Maiorana
    In this unusual and very personal book multi-discipline putterer, artist and sculptor Charlie Maiorana shares some of the techniques, art explorations, and insights gathered over his varied art career. The topics in this wide-ranging book run the gamut from simple instructions for making an umbrella ball and home-brewed gallery bags to practical topics such as his method for creating and decorating ceramic tiles and how to use an AirPen for acrylic painting. The book also includes a number of ... more
  • Chickens! Illustrated Chicken Breeds A to Z

    by Sarah Rosedahl
    An illustrated look at chicken breeds from A-Z. The author has uniquely captured the whimsical nature of chickens through these fun illustrations and facts. Chicken lovers and friends alike will cluck over this book! Sarah's whimsical chicken art from "Chickens! Illustrated Chicken Breeds A to Z" is now featured on rain boots and shoes by Sloggers.com!
  • What the Cluck: A Tongue-in-Beak View of the World

    by Sarah Rosedahl
    Chickens cluck about the First Amendment, truth, climate change, diversity, compassion, tolerance, peace and kindness in this full color collection of editorial cartoons by Sarah Rosedahl.
  • Difficult Dogs A to Z: Coloring Book

    by Sarah Rosedahl
    Difficult Dogs A to Z Coloring Book features whimsical representations of dog breeds A to Z and a few mutts. Coloring pages are printed on one side to prevent bleed-through. Difficult Dogs A to Z Coloring Book is the third in Sarah Rosedahl's Difficult Coloring series, following Difficult Chickens and Difficult Sheep & Friends.

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