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  • The Telling Image: Shapes of Changing Times

    by Lois Stark
    How 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
  • Touching on Place - Architectural Elements in Israel

    by Chaim Bezalel
    Seventy-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.
  • Winged Gifts of Grace: Wild birds & Spirited musings for Life's journey

    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

  • 7 Ways to Organize Your Home Effectively

    by Sophia Addison
    Who likes to live in a messy and cluttered home? Here are some great tips to organize your home and make it look like a little sliver of heaven.

    Sort Everything by Colour

    If your family is dealing with a lot of papers like every other family, you will have to get them organized in a way that you can access them often. Come up with a color coding system that helps you arrange the documents neatly and effectively. You can assign different categories to each color. Ca... more
  • Famous Poets

    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

  • Fire Power: Bending Reality with Movie Symbolism Vol. 1

    by jason nealon
    Fire 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.
  • The View from Down Here

    by Sylvia Longmire
    Where 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
  • Objects of Veneration

    by Chaim Bezalel
    The 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
  • Public Works (in the realm of art and infrastructure)

    by Chaim Bezalel
    A cross genre exploration of the state of art and community and how they relate. The author began the book while serving on the Planning Commission of his city, where he wrote poems describing the current agenda.He then went on to create an installation in various artistic mediums dealing with the subject. The book contains poetry, art, and essays on the role of art in modern society. Contents: Introduction Public Works (art, photography, poetry) Memento Mori, poems of life and death Essays on ... more
  • Sonata: Art Gallery

    by Raul Folea
    For Goro Endow, LIFE is an explosion of color, and being is something unique that cannot be repeated. His paintings have something extraordinary, the abstract feels alive. The mix between human and robot or nature and technology is presented in a new type of harmony. The beauty in an Android Woman, is created from mixing human features on one side and robot-like characteristics on the other. Then some of the paintings are a message from a higher being. And there are those paintings that represen... more
  • "Turning The Camera Inward: a search for a photography of the self"

    by Dale Garell
    When, after a long medical career, and entering retirement, photography offered Portland area resident Dr. Dale Garell a path down which he was better able to connect seemingly disparate parts of his life, —and glimpse what possible learning and experiences are yet ahead. Dr. Garell’s new book, “Turning the Camera Inward: a search for a photography of the self” is a richly illustrated view into a highly personal journey into aging, how the joys and insights afforded by photography can equip one ... more
  • Madison Explores Paint

    by Sabrena Bishop and Madison Bishop
  • Indian Mythology: The Ultimate Character Encyclopedia

    by Pradeep Sanjeev

    Fully illustrated encyclopedia to the characters from the three epics of India, THE RAMAYANA, THE BHAGAVATA, and THE MAHABHARATA.

  • Skies/Himmel

    by Gabriele Golissa

    An inspiring and informative voyage through the world above
    German-born and now Montana-based fine art photographer Gabriele Golissa takes you on a journey through her skies. Enjoy wonderful photographs of skies in almost every color, learn where the colors of the skies come from, and look at interior design ideas and how a Skies by Gabriele Golissa™ photograph could look in your home. An ideal book for art lovers, fans of photography, and nature enthusias... more

  • Cold Wax Medium: Techniques, Concepts & Conversations

    by Rebecca Crowell & Jerry McLaughlin
    More than just a technical guide, this 320-page, fully illustrated book provides comprehensive information for those who are new to cold wax, as well as technical expertise and inspiration to those already using the medium. The authors' advice and experience--along with the work and words of over 100 artists from around the world--will strengthen your work and studio practice, suggest exciting new directions, and support thoughtful self-critique. Authors Rebecca Crowell and Jerry McLaughlin f... more