Individual Painters and their Work
The Ayahuasca Visions of Pablo Amaringo
The Ayahuasca Visions of Pablo Amaringo
Hardcover      ISBN: 1594773459
A new collection of never-before-published paintings by renowned artist Pablo Amaringo • With written contributions by Graham Hancock, Jeremy Narby, Robert Venosa, Dennis McKenna, Stephan Beyer, and Jan Kounen • Contains 47 color plates of Amaringo’s latest works, with detailed narratives of the rich Amazonian mythology underlying each painting • Shares Amaringo’s personal stories behind the artistic visions Recognized as one of the world’s great visionary artists, Pablo Amaringo was renowned for his intricate, colorful paintings inspired by his shamanic visions. A master communicator of the ayahuasca experience--where snakes, jaguars, subterranean beings, celestial palaces, aliens, and spacecraft all converge--Amaringo’s art presents a doorway to the transcendent worlds of ayahuasca intended for contemplation, meditation, and inspiration. Illustrating the evolution of his intricate and colorful art, this book contains 47 full-color reproductions of Amaringo’s latest works with detailed explorations of the rich Amazonian mythology underlying each painting. Through their longstanding relationship with Amaringo, coauthors Charing and Cloudsley are able to share the personal stories behind his visions and experiences with Amazonian people and folklore, capturing Amaringo’s powerful ecological and spiritual message through his art and words. With contributions by Graham Hancock, Jeremy Narby, Robert Venosa, Dennis McKenna, Stephan Beyer, and Jan Kounen, this book brings the ayahuasca experience to life as we travel on Amaringo’s visionary brush and palette.
Net of Being
Net of Being
Hardcover      ISBN: 159477384x
"How Alex Grey's visionary art is evolving the cultural body through icons of interconnectedness"--Provided by publisher.
The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi
The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi
Hardcover      ISBN: 1907804633
The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi is a long-overdue study of this complex artist's career. Born in Japan, Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1889?1953) arrived in the United States as a teenager and studied art in New York. Although thoroughly integrated into American life, immigration laws prevented him from becoming an American citizen. The early success he achieved with his distinctive modern figural works developed into a compelling and powerful late style. This new survey, the first full retrospective of his works since the Whitney Show of 1948, features seventy of Kuniyoshi's best paintings and drawings, chosen from leading public and private collections in America and Japan. Tom Wolf is professor of art history, Bard College, New York, and the leading Kuniyoshi scholar.
Camille Pissarro
Camille Pissarro
Hardcover      ISBN: 0810914999
A brief introduction to Pissarro's work precede 40 color plates with a description of each
Ciao, Carpaccio!: An Infatuation
Ciao, Carpaccio!
An Infatuation
Hardcover      ISBN: 087140799x
In the course of writing Venice, her 1961 classic, Jan Morris became fascinated by the historical presence of a sometimes-overlooked Venetian painter. Nowadays the name of Vittore Carpaccio (1460–1520) suggests raw beef, but to Morris it conveyed far more profound meanings. Thus began a lifelong infatuation, reaching across the centuries, between a renowned Welsh writer and a great and delightfully entertaining artist of the early Renaissance. Handsomely designed with more than seventy photographs throughout, Ciao,Carpaccio! is a happy caprice of affection. In illuminating the life of the artist and his paintings, Morris throws in digressions about Venetian animals, courtesans, babies, ships, architecture, and history, and caps it all with thoughtful analyses of Carpaccio’s spiritual convictions. Part biography, part art interpretation, part personal odyssey, and all lots of fun, Ciao, Carpaccio! will no doubt help to rescue the name of a noble artist from its popular interpretation as an item of cuisine.
Elizabeth Peyton: Reading & Writing
Elizabeth Peyton
Reading & Writing
Hardcover      ISBN: 8881587386
Text by Rachael Thomas. Afterword by Enrique Juncosa.
George Stubbs 1724-1806
George Stubbs 1724-1806
Hardcover      ISBN: 0881620386
Offers a brief chronology of Stubbs' life, shows his paintings of horses, dogs, lions, leopards, farmers, riders, and grooms, and discusses his working methods
Gerhard Richter: War Cut
Gerhard Richter
War Cut
Paperback      ISBN: 1935202995
Goran Djurovic: Ich Sehe Was, Was Du Nicht Siehst / I Spy With My Little Eye
Goran Djurovic
Ich Sehe Was, Was Du Nicht Siehst / I Spy With My Little Eye
Hardcover      ISBN: 3775721681
Text by Matthias Flugge, Felicitas Hoppe, Ulrich Oevermann, Iris Possegger.
James Ensor: From the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp and Swiss Collections
James Ensor
From the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp and Swiss Collections
Hardcover      ISBN: 3775737227