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Santiago Calatrava: Milwaukee Art Museum, Quadracci Pavilion
Santiago Calatrava
Milwaukee Art Museum, Quadracci Pavilion
Hardcover      ISBN: 0847827011
This photo essay of the spectacular new art museum features preparatory designs and drawings, photos of the stages of constructions, and many photos of the finished building, in b&w and color photos, many in full-sized plates, in an oversize format (9.75x11.25"). Kent's essay discusses the conception and execution of the museum, Calatrava's career
Icebreakers: Alaska's Most Innovative Artists
Icebreakers
Alaska's Most Innovative Artists
Hardcover      ISBN: 0967070902
This volume takes a look at the last 25 years of contemporary visual art production in Alaska. It celebrates 54 artists who came, or left, or who continue to live and work there today. Eighteen essays offer personal insights and documentation of the history of the field its players, institutions, failures, and achievements. The artwork covers all visual artistic disciplines, including painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, ceramics, installations, video and performance art, reflecting the creative range of the artists who helped to define Alaska contemporary art from about 1975-99. Beautifully illustrated in color and b&w. Edited by Decker, director of the Arts in Education program of the Alaska State Council on the Arts. Distributed by U. of Washington Press. Oversize: 11x12. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Masterpieces of Illuminated Manuscripts in the J. Paul Getty Museum - Spanish-Language Edition
Masterpieces of Illuminated Manuscripts in the J. Paul Getty Museum - Spanish-Language Edition
Paperback      ISBN: 0892364475
These lavish volumes feature highlights of five of the collections in the J. Paul Getty Museum. Each volume contains between seventy-five and one hundred objects, handsomely reproduced in full color and described by members of the curatorial staff.
The National Gem Collection
The National Gem Collection
Paperback      ISBN: 0810927586
Complete Book of Covers from the New Yorker 1925-1989
Complete Book of Covers from the New Yorker 1925-1989
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0394578414
Briefly looks at the magazine's history and design, shows sixty-five years of covers, and lists the artists
When the Pyramids Were Built: Egyptian Art of the Old Kingdom
When the Pyramids Were Built
Egyptian Art of the Old Kingdom
Hardcover      ISBN: 0870999087
Explores Old Kingdom art and antiquities
Ida Applebroog: Nothing Personal, Paintings 1987-1997
Ida Applebroog
Nothing Personal, Paintings 1987-1997
Hardcover      ISBN: 0886750520
Andrew Wyeth: The Helga Pictures
Andrew Wyeth
The Helga Pictures
Paperback      ISBN: 0810917882
The official catalogue of the exhibition of Wyeth's acclaimed series of painting's

Inside the Floating World: Japanese Prints from the Lenoir C. Wright Collection
Inside the Floating World
Japanese Prints from the Lenoir C. Wright Collection
Paperback      ISBN: 0295982861
Ndebele: The Art of an African Tribe
Ndebele
The Art of an African Tribe
Hardcover      ISBN: 0847806855
An internationally renowned photojournalist documents the colorful geometric murals and magnificent ceremonial beadwork produced by the Ndebele people of Southern Africa