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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)
Sister Wendy's American Collection
Sister Wendy's American Collection
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0060195568
A nun-turned-art expert travels to six American museums in search of masterworks of painting and sculpture.
Joan Miro 1917–1934: I'm Going To Smash Their Guitar
Joan Miro 1917–1934
I'm Going To Smash Their Guitar
Hardcover      ISBN: 1903470226
This book is the English-language edition of an exhibition only at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, March-June 2004. Memorable exhibitions at the Grand Palais in 1974 and in Barcelona and New York in 1993 sought to embrace the entirely of an oeuvre that developed across more than sixty years, but the intention here is to scrutinize and document the most important years of Miro's art, his self-questioning formation and his first and finest masterpieces.
Early Views of Indonesia: Drawings from the British Library
Early Views of Indonesia
Drawings from the British Library
Paperback      ISBN: 0824818059
European Drawings: From the Collection of the Ackland Art Museum
European Drawings
From the Collection of the Ackland Art Museum
Paperback      ISBN: 0965380556
American Century: Art & Culture, 1900-1950
American Century
Art & Culture, 1900-1950
Hardcover      ISBN: 0393047237
The companion volume to a major retrospective exhibition at the Whitney Museum offers a richly illustrated overview of American twentieth-century fine art as a reflection of the varied cultural forces--including film, dance, music, literature, fashion, and industrial design--that helped shape it.
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
Twisted: Urban Visionary Landscapes in Contemporary Painting
Twisted
Urban Visionary Landscapes in Contemporary Painting
Paperback      ISBN: 9070149818
While Cuba Waits: Art from the Nineties
While Cuba Waits
Art from the Nineties
Paperback      ISBN: 1889195383
Artist/Author: Contemporary Artists' Books
Artist/Author
Contemporary Artists' Books
Hardcover      ISBN: 1881616940