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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
by Arthur ShimamuraHow 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
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
by Theresa M. MooreA retrospective compendium of art and illustration by Theresa M. Moore from past projects, with notes about the choice of media and materials used.
by Thomas NeelAs 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.
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
by Alexander S. WhiteA comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to all features, menus, controls, and operations of the Sony a6400 camera.
by Jessica RoseMost laptops you buy in stores come with bags so you can safely take them with you while traveling. Some laptops are a little heavier, so you should be able to carry them comfortably. That's why some computer bags have slings. Although these bags have the real logo of the company that made them, the style is pretty dull and often comes in black. Going to your next business meeting should never be a serious problem and it is always nice to have a black laptop bag tailored for your professional la... more
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by Earl R. PhelpsLearn 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.
by Fiore Ai and Fleur YanoThis 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.
by Barry SchneierOn 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
by Stephen BarnwellMoneyArt 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
by Emily clarkeAs you may review, the motion pictures planned for films and TV projects were for TV. With internet spilling administrations with new shows and new motion pictures each day, there is a superior method to see them in the solace of your home, particularly through a home theater framework. Is it accurate to say that you are arranging a projection for your home venue in this specific circumstance? If not, you ought to be. Obviously, extra large flat screen televisions can be a show, yet that doesn't... more
by Charlie MaioranaIn 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