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by Julian David StoneNo Cameras Allowed: My Career as an Outlaw Rock and Roll Photographer tells the story, in words and photos, of how Julian David Stone, entirely by sneaking his equipment into concerts, amassed an incredible archive of over ten thousand rock and roll photos. Starting by simply stashing a camera in his socks, then taping equipment all over his body, to finally customizing a jacket to hide equipment from security guards, he shot dozens of the 1980s greatest acts: Prince, U2, the Police, David Bowie... more
by Jennifer DakanIn 2011, at the age of seventy, my mother was diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment and shortly thereafter, Lewy Body Dementia. Lewy Body dementia is hard to explain, hard to comprehend, and hard to witness. Throughout the six years she was consumed by this disease, my mom, who had always been a source of comfort to others, became hard to be with. Her disease made people uncomfortable. She was not at all herself, and also very much herself. I relied on photography, a shared passion between m... more
by Gabriele Golissa
From the author and photographer of prize-winning 'Skies/Himmel': Another inspiring and informative journey through the world above
With her first book, German-born and now Montana-based fine art photographer Gabriele Golissa took readers on a voyage through her skies. Warmly embraced by both reviewers and readers, it also won a prize at the 2017 International Photography Awards. With Sun and Moon / Sonne und Mond, Gabriele Golissa now explores the two l... more
by Jonathan Givens
In the summer of 2016, Master Photographer Givens embarked on an epic journey spanning 50 states in 90 days with the sole purpose of photographing dancers in national parks and beloved and well-known settings in each state. After all, the possibilities for splendid settings abounded—a dancer on top of an active volcano, in the middle of the ocean, on a sand dune in Death Valley, in a glacier-fed lake—and Givens, undeterred by the Herculean task, ju... more
by Susan S Bernardo
The Artist Who Loved Cats is a rhyming picture book biography of artist Theophile-Alexandre Steinlen, the creator of iconic French "Chat Noir" posters.
When Antoinette notices a little bronze cat in the window of her favorite Parisian antique store, she begs the shopkeeper Monsieur Arvieux and his clever cat Noir to tell her all about the artist. Steinlen moved to Paris in 1881 to pursue his artistic dreams, ultimately creating not just the iconi... more
Barack Obama: 101 Best Covers: A New Illustrated Biography of the Election of America's 44th President (Hardcover)by Ben ArogundadeThe story of former US President Barack Obama's eight years in the White House (2008-2016), told through 101 of his best newspaper and magazine front covers. Witness Obama depicted as a feminist, communist, model, Jew, Muslim terrorist, Messiah, Superman, George Washington, President Roosevelt, Julius Caesar and Hindu deity Lord Shiva.
Fake Views? The Donald Trump Book of Covers: A New Illustrated Biography of the Election of America's 45th Presidentby Ben ArogundadeThe illustrated story of President Donald Trump’s rise from real estate mogul to the White House, told through a unique collection of 240 of his front covers, from 1979 to the present. Witness Trump depicted as the anti-Christ, Adolf Hitler, The Joker, a Ku Klux Klansman, a terrorist, a psychopath, a narcissist and a sexual predator, to name but a few.
by Candiz Derecho'Oslo' is a picture book with 100 pages. It has a short introduction in Norwegian & is split in three sections based on a two-page spread. There are four pictures, then two & then one in each section. It captures the city's scene and great sights!
by Alyscia CunninghamThrough the eyes and lens of photographer and filmmaker, Alyscia Cunningham, she has the profound ability to capture inner-beauty that captivates both viewers and readers. Cunningham is hoping to use her photographs to celebrate beauty of bald women with her new book, "I Am More Than My Hair", while raising awareness of alopecia (the partial or complete absence of hair; baldness). "I Am More Than My Hair" features 138 portraits of 46 females and the stories of their experience with alopecia as w... more
by Dr. Kinghis book opens up a new world of figure carving options for carving enthusiasts. It provides an unlimited number of options not only in style but also in technique backed by detailed illustrations and lots and lots of carving pictures. Add an altogether new dimension to your carving repertoire.
by Katie MadisonIn the book, Courageous Kate and Super Joe have an assignment to create a picture of their favorite destination. To start, they think about all the different things that go into a picture and describe them as they go along, with the words of the components bolded to stand out. Throughout the story, the characters discuss each of the seven elements – line, shapes, color, value, texture, space and form – with all of them summarized at the end, to show how they work together to create unity.
by Sigalit EshetMosaics can be created from various materials, ceramics, dinnerware, polymer clay, beads, etc., but its true magic lies in crafting with glass. This book will teach you how to work with different types of glass. It contains an assortment of projects with step-by-step descriptions and images enabling you to create unique and original mosaics.
by Angela Martin, PhDAngela Martin's debut book, My American Dream: Finding a Second Chance at Life in Photographs of Abandoned Places, is a unique photo essay and memoir written for art lovers and people seeking rare and valuable guidance on how to rebuild their lives after a personal tragedy. In the pages of this remarkable book, Angela shares a selection of her provocative photographs of abandoned places in the American mid-South. She also candidly relates her personal story of losing the American Dream in midlif... more
by Sherrye CohnArthur Dove: Nature as Symbol describes the impact that theosophy and contemporary science had on the paintings of America's first abstract artist.
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