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Andy Warhol, 365 Takes: The Andy Warhol Museum Collection
Andy Warhol, 365 Takes
The Andy Warhol Museum Collection
Hardcover      ISBN: 0810943298
Presents a fascinating collection of paintings, ephemera, and personal memorabilia from the collection of Pittsburgh's Andy Warhol Museum, accompanied by commentaries from members of the museum staff and quotes from the artist's own writings.
Swimmy
Swimmy
Hardcover      ISBN: 0394817133
A little black fish in a school of red fish figures out a way of protecting them all from their natural enemies.
Dictionary of Subjects and Symbols in Art
Dictionary of Subjects and Symbols in Art
Paperback      ISBN: 0064301001
Identifies and explains the religious, historical, mythical, literary, and other figures and themes upon which the repertoire of European art is based
The Spirit of Native America: Beauty and Mysticism in American Indian Art
The Spirit of Native America
Beauty and Mysticism in American Indian Art
Paperback      ISBN: 0877015155
Portrays the art and artifacts created by North American Indians
Hiroshige: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo
Hiroshige
One Hundred Famous Views of Edo
Hardcover      ISBN: 0807611433
Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, actually composed of 118 splendid woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art. The series contains many of Hiroshige's best-loved and most extraordinary prints. Like Venice and Florence in the 14th and 15th centuries, or Paris in the age of the Impressionists, the city of Edo, with its superb landmarks and its festive display of elegant urban life, exerts a special and compelling fascination. Hiroshige revealed the panorama of his city's activities with subtle and vivid visual anecdotes: fireworks seen from the river, fashionable geishas on parade, the kabuki district at night, intimate moments in the gardens and teahouses. It is a tour de force of artistic vision and printmaking craftsmanship. This edition has been reproduced from an exceptionally fine, first-edition set in the Brooklyn Museum of Art to insure maximum fidelity to the original prints. Henry Smith ex-plains the world of Edo in its twilight before the Meiji Restoration and the beginnings of a modern urban society. Each plate is accompanied by a commentary that discusses its artistic and cultural interest in detail. For anyone interested in Japan, the One Hundred Famous Views of Edo is perhaps the finest guide and one of the greatest legacies imaginable.
The Private World of Tasha Tudor
The Private World of Tasha Tudor
Hardcover      ISBN: 0316112925
A passage into the private and anachronistic world of a favorite children's author and illustrator follows her throughout the seasons as she lives on her Vermont farm without electricity, plumbing, or other modern amenities. 30,000 first printing. $35,000 ad/promo.
Reenchantment of Art
Reenchantment of Art
Paperback      ISBN: 0500276897
Argues that artists should reject the patriarchal system that only causes alienation, and engage in a spiritual quest connected to ritual, myth, and the earth
Chanel: A Woman of Her Own
Chanel
A Woman of Her Own
Paperback      ISBN: 0805016392
Chronicles Gabrielle Chanel's remarkable climb from poverty to the forefront of the international fashion industry and explores her illustrious collection of friends and lovers
The Annotated Mona Lisa: A Crash Course in Art History from Prehistoric to Post-Modern
The Annotated Mona Lisa
A Crash Course in Art History from Prehistoric to Post-Modern
Paperback      ISBN: 0836280059
A layman's guide to art history free from bogged down, convoluted theories provides the reader with a basic working knowledge of art and its influence on society, from ancient times to today. Simultaneous.
The Night of the Twisters
The Night of the Twisters
Paperback      ISBN: 0064401766
After a devastating tornado that destroyed his neighborhood and much of Grand Island, Nebraska, Dan Hatch--who survived with his baby brother and best friend--fears for the safety of the rest of his family