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Use and Abuse of Art
Use and Abuse of Art
Paperback      ISBN: 0691018049
The lecturer traces the historical development of attitudes toward the arts over the past 150 years, suggesting that the present is a period of cultural liquidation, nothing less than the ending of the modern age that began with the Renaissance.
Roy Lichtenstein
Roy Lichtenstein
Paperback      ISBN: 0896593312
Examines the paintings of the modern American artist, looks at his role in the pop art movement, and discusses the techniques and major themes of his work
Patterns of Intention: On the Historical Explanation of Pictures
Patterns of Intention
On the Historical Explanation of Pictures
Paperback      ISBN: 0300037635
Defines and explains various concepts regarding the painter's intentions in order to provide a basis for understanding of a work of art
It's All Downhill from Here
It's All Downhill from Here
Paperback      ISBN: 0836220935
Cartoons offer a humorous look at camping trips, school, volunteer work, community protests, pierced ears, houseplants, Halloween, costume parties, weddings, Christmas, and friendship
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.
Masterworks of Louis Comfort Tiffany
Masterworks of Louis Comfort Tiffany
Hardcover      ISBN: 0810981181
This lovely volume features an informative text complemented by beautiful illustrations of Tiffany's stunning accomplishments, including the famous lamps, stained-glass windows, mosaics, jewelry, paintings, enamels, bronzes, and much more.

A Concise History of American Architecture
A Concise History of American Architecture
Paperback      ISBN: 0064300862
Explores the factors and influences that have enriched American architecture throughout its development from colonial times to the present, covering houses, apartments, factories, and office buildings and the architects who designed them
The Art of Maurice Sendak
The Art of Maurice Sendak
Hardcover      ISBN: 0810980630
Nearly three hundred reproductions of the famous illustrator's work over the years, including finished illustrations, sketches, penned fantasies, and stage-set designs, are accompanied by an account of Sendak's life and career
Sacred Mirrors: The Visionary Art of Alex Grey
Sacred Mirrors
The Visionary Art of Alex Grey
Hardcover      ISBN: 0892812575
Surreal paintings combine the detail of anatomical illustrations with the spiritual images of Buddhism
Sacred Mirrors: The Visionary Art of Alex Grey
Sacred Mirrors
The Visionary Art of Alex Grey
Paperback      ISBN: 0892813148
Surreal paintings combine the detail of anatomical illustrations with the spiritual images of Buddhism