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by Sherrye Cohn
Key works of Western painting are discussed as psychological events, shaped by what we see and what we bring to the act of seeing. As Carl Jung said, "The creation of art and the appreciation of art are both psychological experiences."
by Sharron GrodzinskyA graphic and courageous view of prison and its effect on inmates is depicted through the poetry and art of Brett McKeehan, an inmate in a state prison. Seeing prison through Brett’s writing and art will open your eyes to what prison is like, and how long-term solitary confinement creates anger, depression, and even madness. Brett has spent most of his life in prison, due to his own actions, and takes full responsibility for those actions. He devoted his many years in solitary to writing about h... more
by Michael A. Malpass
The book, Humdinger, is a compelling visual and emotional journey through the life and work of the extraordinary artist, Michael Malpass, as he made his way from the burgeoning art scene in New York City to becoming a “house sculptor” along the water in New Jersey. This book takes us beyond his astonishing body of work to the man behind the artist, and in doing so invites the reader to experience a truly unique level of understanding and appreciation.
This is more than just ... more
by Gregory Paul HarmThis is the story of one of the nation's most prolific, yet least known giants of 20th Century American Art, architectural sculptor Lee Oskar Lawrie, (1877-1963), and his largest sculptural commission in a 70 year career that began in the Gaslight Era in Chicago, and lasted into the Space Age, and stretches from coast to coast and beyond. Although fame eluded him during his lifetime, anyone who watches NBC long enough has probably seen images of the mighty statute of Atlas at Rockefeller Cen... more
by E. Daniel ReevesAdytum is a collection of drawings compiled in an adult coloring book. This artwork, once only seen by me, is based on the Feelings I have experienced throughout Life. Art has always been a tool I have utilized to help deal with stress and anxiety.
by Michael A. Malpass
Humdinger is a compelling visual and emotional journey through the life and work of the extraordinary artist, Michael Malpass, whose life was cut short at 42 years of age, as he made his way from the burgeoning art scene in New York City to becoming a “house sculptor” along the water in New Jersey. This book takes us beyond his astonishing body of work to the man behind the artist, and in doing so invites the reader to experience a truly unique level of understanding and appreciation. This is... more
by Linda ComptonBeautiful Bird Photos and Amazing Insights About Nature and Life "Look deep into Nature, and then you will understand everything better.” In eleven simple words Albert Einstein issues an irresistible invitation, reveals a sweeping truth, and gives us a profound way to comprehend fundamental aspects of ourselves and our world. To look deeply is to grasp more fully. To observe and experience Nature this way is to better understand all that is. Nature is the supreme purveyor of understanding if we... more
by Walter Ang
Barangay to Broadway: Filipino American Theater History follows the events, groups, and individuals that have comprised Filipino American theater from 1898 to 2016.
Milestones and highlights include performers of the 1900s and 1910s, immigrant community productions of the 1920s and 1930s, all the way to the Broadway performers of the 1950s.
Research and interviews follow the the artists who were part of the seminal Filipino American theater groups and pioneering A... more
by Lois StarkHow do humans make sense of the world? In answer to this timeless question, award winning documentary filmmaker, Lois Farfel Stark, takes the reader on a remarkable journey from tribal ceremonies in Liberia and the pyramids in Egypt, to the gravity-defying architecture of modern China. Drawing on her experience as a global explorer, Stark unveils a crucial, hidden key to understanding the universe: Shape itself. The Telling Image is a stunning synthesis of civilization's changing mindsets, a br... more
by Chaim BezalelSeventy-seven original Paintings and photographs of architectural elements in Israel with descriptions and some historical information. The book represents the culmination of a 25 year project of a husband and wife artistic collaboration documenting the history of Israel through architectural elements.
by Linda Compton
"Look deep into Nature, and then you will understand everything better.” In eleven simple words Albert Einstein issues an irresistible invitation, reveals a sweeping truth, and gives us a profound way to comprehend fundamental aspects of ourselves and our world. To look deeply is to grasp more fully. To observe and experience Nature this way is to better understand all that is. Nature is the supreme purveyor of understanding if we will but observe its lessons and recognize its trut... more
by David Kadavy
by Lawrence Schwartzwald
FAMOUS POETS is a collection of photographic portraits of Notable Poets (Charles Bernstein, Anne Carson, Spencer Reece, Bob Holman, Susan Howe, Vanessa Place, Dorothea Lasky, Marie Ponsot and many more) and a selection of celebrities, Dustin Hoffman, Woody Allen, Courtney Love, Cindy Crawford, etc. reading books of poetry or books about poetry. Printed in Iceland by Oddi Press. 80 pp., First edition of 200 copies ISBN: 978-1-5323-5455-7
by jason nealonFire Power: Bending Reality with Movie Symbolism is the second published work by author Jason Nealon, M.D. Just as Fire Sight: True Stories of Miracles & Immortality forever altered people’s perceptions of aliens and UFOs, this book continues in a similar vein and leaves the reader struggling to ever see movies the same way again.
by Sylvia LongmireWhere do you want to roll today? Accessible travel writer, explorer, and photographer Sylvia Longmire asks herself this question every day as she lives her very active life from the vantage point of a power wheelchair. Despite having been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 2005 and being completely unable to walk, she refuses to let that slow her down. With her sense of adventure and camera in hand, she and her electric scooter have set out to see what the world has to offer while her bod... more
by Chaim BezalelThe author and artist began collecting small carvings as a child in the 1960's. Only later did he begin to research the religious and cultural meaning behind many of these objects. He began doing a series of paintings of these as well as objects in other collections. The objects, all by anonymous artists, span six thousand years. They are described and put into context as they migrate from their original cultic and religious purpose to their presence in modern day collections. Finally, so as no... more