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Art Nouveau and the Erotic
Art Nouveau and the Erotic
Hardcover      ISBN: 0810942135
Draws on a wide array of paintings, sculpture, ceramics, photographs, jewelry, and other artworks from the collections of London's Victoria & Albert Museum to illuminate the sensuous, frequently erotic content of the Art Nouveau style.
Learning to Look: A Handbook for the Visual Arts
Learning to Look
A Handbook for the Visual Arts
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0226791548
An illustrated beginner's guide to the visual arts examines specific art works, studies expression and construction of art, and discusses creative and technical processes of art
Creators on Creating: Awakening and Cultivating the Imaginative Mind
Creators on Creating
Awakening and Cultivating the Imaginative Mind
Paperback      ISBN: 0874778549
In an inspirational compendium of writings, a distinguished group of filmmakers, artists, poets, writers, painters, and musicians reflect on creative expression, its significance in human life, ways to harness its power, and its role in building a successful society. Original.
The Illustrator's Bible: The Complete Sourcebook of Tips, Tricks, and Time-Saving Techniques in Oil, Alkalyd, Acrylic, Gouache, Casein, Watercolor, D
The Illustrator's Bible
The Complete Sourcebook of Tips, Tricks, and Time-Saving Techniques in Oil, Alkalyd, Acrylic, Gouache, Casein, Watercolor, D
Paperback      ISBN: 0823025322
Surveys useful tools, materials, and techniques for the professional illustrator
The Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War
The Rape of Europa
The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War
Paperback      ISBN: 0679756868
A carefully researched volume recounts the Third Reich's war on European culture and reveals the roles of such figures as Hitler, Hermann Goering, Gertrude Stein, and Marc Chagall. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.
The Essential Gombrich: Selected Writings on Art and Culture
The Essential Gombrich
Selected Writings on Art and Culture
Paperback      ISBN: 0714834874
The Pursuit of Spiritual Wisdom: The Thought and Art of Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin
The Pursuit of Spiritual Wisdom
The Thought and Art of Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin
Hardcover      ISBN: 0838637493
Spirit of Abstract Expressionism: Selected Writings
Spirit of Abstract Expressionism
Selected Writings
Hardcover      ISBN: 0807613371
Includes 29 critical essays, most published in ArtNews 1949-1989, and previously unpublished selections from journals and letters
What Painting Is: How to Think About Oil Painting, Using the Language of Alchemy
What Painting Is
How to Think About Oil Painting, Using the Language of Alchemy
Hardcover      ISBN: 0415921139
At the root of this tremendously original work is Elkins' desire to bring the study of art back to the studio to understand the artist's relationship to his or her medium.
Displaying the Marvelous: Marcel Duchamp, Salvador Dali, and Surrealist Exhibition Installations
Displaying the Marvelous
Marcel Duchamp, Salvador Dali, and Surrealist Exhibition Installations
Hardcover      ISBN: 0262112566
How the exhibition spaces of Surrealism anticipated installation art.