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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
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.