Print and Book Art
Images of Death in Mexican Prints/ La Muerte en el Impreso Mexicano
Hardcover ISBN: 9685208891
Text by Mercurio Lopez Casillas.
Japanese Woodblock Prints
Artists, Publishers and Masterworks 1680-1900
Hardcover ISBN: 4805310553
Japanese woodblock prints, or ukiyo-e, are the most recognizable Japanese art form. Their massive popularity has spread from Japan to be embraced by a worldwide audience. Covering the period from the beginning of the Japanese woodblock print in the 1680s until the year 1900, Japanese Woodblock Prints provides a detailed survey of all the major artists, along with the images on which their fame rests. Unlike previous examinations of this art form, Japanese Woodblock Prints includes detailed histories of the publishers of woodblock prints—who were often the driving force determining which prints, and therefore which artists, would make it into mass circulation for a chance at critical and popular success. Invaluable as a guide for ukiyo-e enthusiasts looking for detailed information about their favorite artists and prints, it is also an ideal introduction for newcomers to the world of the woodblock print. This lavishly illustrated book will be a valued addition to the libraries of scholars, as well as the general art enthusiast.
The Passion for French Posters
Paperback ISBN: 0578168022
Bright and bold and found everywhere in fin-de-siècle Paris, the poster was a brilliant fusion of art and commerce. New printing methods made it possible to distribute and post fantastic, full-color prints spurring both artists and advertisers to take advantage of these public canvases. During its golden age in Paris, the poster was acclaimed for enlivening city streets, even as it was decried for its raucous colors, overt commodification, sexualized female figures, and oversized imagery. Collectors raced to snap up these ephemeral art pieces sparking a frenzied demand dubbed affichomanie,complete with its own experts and specialized publications containing small-scale prints for the home. L’Affichomania: The Passion for French Posters is a lavishly illustrated collection of these posters focusing on the work of five masters: Jules Chéret, the acknowledged founder of the field, Eugene Grasset, Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen, Alphonse Mucha, and Henri de Toulouse Lautrec. All are drawn from the collection of Richard H. Driehaus. As reprints of these posters still adorn walls from coffee shops to dorm rooms, it’s clear that we’re still very much caught up inaffichomania.
Las promesas de Dios / God's Promises
Coloree mientras medita en la Palabra de Dios para su vida / Color while Meditating on the Word of God for your Life
Spanish Paperback ISBN: 1629988960
Puede confiar en las promesas de Dios Dios le conoce y sabe lo que usted necesita. El provee promesas en su Palabra que dan seguridad y dirección para cualquier situación que enfrente. Estas promesas de la Palabra de Dios, combinadas con las hermosas imágenes en este libro de colorear, le darán paz y esperanza a medida que deja ir el miedo, la preocupación y la ansiedad. Ya sea que usted es un novato o experimentado artista, podrá reflexionar en las citas bíblicas tomadas de la versión Reina Valera 1909 mientras colorea los minuciosos diseños en cada página.
A Life Among Fishes
The Art of Gyotaku
Hardcover ISBN: 1940743338
A Life Among Fishes explores the lifelong passion of fisheries by scientist and artist Christopher M. Dewees. The book features over 100 of his Japanese fish prints since 1969. Many of these are linked to stories about the journey, and history and information about the art form are also described within.The book presents Dewees? half-century of printing fish and shellfish to full color. We follow his evolution from being exposed and fascinated to gyotaku as a graduate student to his status now as an internationally recognized master in the field. He documents his journey and growth by sharing fifty years of experiences and adventures. In recent years Dewees has focused more on writing stories and poems that are linked to his art.