This lively introduction to some of the towering figures in American art will inspire children to dream, create, and think.Who was Whistler's mother? Why did Georgia O'Keeffe paint all those flowers? How did Joseph Cornell create his incredible boxes? These questions and more are answered in this bo..
People of all ages are fascinated by Mona Lisa's beguiling smile, Van Gogh's hypnotic night sky, and Frida Kahlo's depiction of herself with a monkey. These paintings and ten others are featured in the book in large reproductions with accompanying details. The readable text offers biographical infor..
This book teaches a young audience about the works and lives of thirteen women artists through informative texts, puzzles, coloring exercises, and fun quizzes. In colorful spreads that feature important works as well as portraits of the artists themselves, children will learn how Sofonisba Anguissol..
Includes paintings by the late Beryl Cook, now digitised to bring them a new lease of life. With quintessential English humour, they are vibrant and colourful. NUME CARTE: 30 Cakes to Eat Naked, HardcoverISBN: 0711237379PRET EDITURA: 60.99AUTOR(i): Beryl CookEDITURA: Frances LincolnCOPERTA: Cartonat..
Now available in a new edition, this book offers more than 500 years of achievements in art by women. This beautifully produced, richly detailed, and comprehensive survey of fifty influential women artists from the Renaissance to the Post-Modern era details their vast contributions to the art world...
In the course of browsing an illustrated book of objects--umbrellas, watches, tools, clothes--artist Max Ernst was struck by the items' unusual juxtapositions. By manipulating the Victorian-era engravings into striking tableaux and adding brief captions, Ernst invented the collage novel and transfor..
Inspired by the pathbreaking work of Howard Zinn, A People's Art History of the United States is propelled by a democratic vision of art, showing that art doesn't just belong within the confines of museums and archives. In fact, art is created every day in the street and all around us, and everyone ..
The last century has seen a dramatic shift in gender and sexual identities for both men and women, reflected in artistic experimentation as artists have sought to challenge social conventions and push the boundaries of what has been deemed acceptable. The result is a wealth of deeply emotive and pow..
A Shared Elegy presents two pairs of photographers connected by family ties. Osamu James Nakagawa and his uncle, Takayuki Ogawa, and Elija Gowin and his father, Emmet Gowin, present unique but overlapping visions recording family histories. Nakagawa, like his uncle, Ogawa, grew up in Japan and draws..
Middle Eastern literature and poetry, including Arabian Nights and Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, has captured the imaginations of European people with its mysterious atmosphere and tales of exotic lands. From the 18th to the early 20th century, various European editions of these stories were published t..
Kallamity (Luca Zampriolo) creates an imaginary future world dominated by dark undertones where protagonist robots (Hard Doll Machines a.k.a. H.D.M.s) mass-produced from recycled metal are needed in a failing society to secure resources for mankind in order to progress its technology.Kallamity poses..
Reconsiders crucial aspects of abstraction's resurgence in contemporary art, focusing on formal, economic and social abstraction. NUME CARTE: Abstraction, PaperbackISBN: 0854882081PRET EDITURA: 128.99AUTOR(i): Maria LindEDITURA: Whitechapel GalleryCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Martie 2013DATA PUBL..
Early in the 1980s AIDS epidemic, six gay activists created one of the most iconic and lasting images that would come to symbolize a movement: a protest poster of a pink triangle with the words ``Silence = Death.`` The graphic and the slogan still resonate today, often used--and misused--to brand th..
Originally delivered as the prestigious Mellon Lectures on the Fine Arts in 1995, After the End of Art remains a classic of art criticism and philosophy, and continues to generate heated debate for contending that art ended in the 1960s. Arthur Danto, one of the best-known art critics of his time, p..
Now available in a revised and fully updated edition, this book examines the rise of women artists in the late 20th century, viewed through the work of 12 key figures. ``Why have there been no great women artists?`` asked the prominent art historian Linda Nochlin in an intentionally provocative 1971..
``We seek to inform as well as to celebrate. The best posters about American workers and the jobs at which they labor make up a visually fascinating body of work that rewards our attention. The posters were produced with a dual purpose: to entertain and to inform. They were also vehicles for working..
New Strategies in PaintingA complete survey of Albert Oehlen's artThe paintings of Albert Oehlen live by audacious strategies, by questioning the image and the rules of abstraction, and by an openness and beauty often reached through the unlikeliest of means. In this expansive monograph, we meet the..
Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) is one of the few artists of the last century whose work is almost more recognizable than his name. His distinctive elongated figures are well known, and appear in major museum collections worldwide. However, the story of Giacometti's evolution, from his first professi..
JULY STOP PRESS NUME CARTE: Alberto Giacometti, PaperbackISBN: 1350004316PRET EDITURA: 96.99AUTOR(i): Alberto GiacomettiEDITURA: Bloomsbury AcademicCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Mai 2016DATA PUBLICARE: 2016FORMAT: 240x191x10..
A critical study of amateur craft practice from the 19th century to the present day. NUME CARTE: Amateur Craft, PaperbackISBN: 1472577345PRET EDITURA: 141.99AUTOR(i): Stephen KnottEDITURA: Bloomsbury AcademicCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: August 2015DATA PUBLICARE: 2015FORMAT: 244x191x9..
Rooted in tales both ancient and modern, these vibrant images date from the early twentieth century's Golden Age of Illustration. Edmund Dulac, a prominent artist of the period, created them for books published between 1905 and 1928. Their moods range from the shadowy foreboding of Jane Eyreto the v..
Andy Goldsworthy: Projects presents more than 40 of the artist's recent large-scale sculptural work from around the world. Using local materials--including stone, clay, and wood--Goldsworthy's projects are inspired by and interact with the natural landscape. Each project subjects Goldsworthy's ideas..
Published for the first time in a single volume, this definitive collection of original posters produced by Andy Warhol reveals the artist's remarkable contribution to the art of poster design. Throughout his career, Andy Warhol easily crossed the boundaries between fine art and graphic design; in f..
Animals have become the focus of much recent art, informing numerous works and projects featured at major exhibitions including dOCUMENTA (13) (2013), the 10th Shanghai Biennale (2014), and the 56th Venice Biennale (2015). Contemporary art has emerged as a privileged terrain for exploring interspeci..
Introduce kids to stop-motion animation and animated filmmaking.Animation is everywhere--from movies and TV to apps and video games--and today's tech-savvy kids know all about it. With the accessibility and ease of use of cameras and video-editing software, people of all ages are learning how to mak..
A superb facsimile of the only known notebook of legendary modernist polymath Anni AlbersBeginning in 1970, Albers filled her graph-paper notebook regularly for ten years. This rare and previously unpublished document of her working process contains intricate drawings for her large body of graphic w..
For more than thirty-five years, since his first solo exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery, Antony Gormley has sought to explore the relationship of the human body to space and to reinvigorate and test the potential of sculpture. This beautiful and definitive monograph examines the entirety of Gor..
Twenty years of experimental art from a globalized ChinaPublished on the occasion of the largest exhibition of contemporary art from China ever mounted in North America, organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World explores recent experimental art fro..
In Art for an Undivided Earth Jessica L. Horton reveals how the spatial philosophies underlying the American Indian Movement (AIM) were refigured by a generation of artists searching for new places to stand. Upending the assumption that Jimmie Durham, James Luna, Kay WalkingStick, Robert Houle, and ..
Rudolf Steiner understood that the history of art is a field in which the evolution of consciousness is symptomatically and transparently revealed. This informal sequence of thirteen lectures was given during the darkest hours of World War I. It was a moment when the negative consequences of what he..
This clear and concise new introduction examines all the major debates and issues in the field of art history, using a wide range of well-known examples. Dana Arnold also examines the many different ways of writing about art, and the changing boundaries of the subject of art history. Other topics co..
Ideas in Profile: Small Introductions to Big Topics Art has always been part of history. But we often think of it as outside history. When we look at a painting by Raphael, Rembrandt or Rubens it speaks to us directly, but it's also an historical document, part of a living world. Renowned art histor..
Includes full page reproductions of art nouveau works, with an accessible and succinct text. NUME CARTE: Art Nouveau Masterpieces of Art, HardcoverISBN: 1786647842PRET EDITURA: 98.99AUTOR(i): Julian BeecroftEDITURA: Flame Tree PublishingCOPERTA: CartonataDATA APARITIEI: Aprilie 2018DATA PUBLICARE: 2..
Tsum Tsum are everywhere-in plush toys, games, apps, accessories, apparel, and now in their very own coloring book Whether a skilled artist or an everyday dabbler of drawings and doodles, fans of all ages will be inspired by these irresistible pen-and-ink illustrations of Tsum Tsum characters and p..
Beginning with the jet age of the 1940s and 1950s, air travel has been at the forefront of technology, culture, and luxury. The Art of Flying explores its fascinating evolution, curating a vibrant cultural history from the mid- twentieth century to the present. From technological developments such a..
An expanded edition of the collection of steampunk art and design. NUME CARTE: Art of Steampunk, Rev 2nd Edn, PaperbackISBN: 1565237854PRET EDITURA: 98.99AUTOR(i): Art DonovanEDITURA: Fox Chapel PublishingCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Iulie 2013DATA PUBLICARE: 2013FORMAT: 218x193x13..
The Art of the Dead showcases the vibrant, charismatic poster art that emerged from the streets of San Francisco in 1964 and 1966. It traces the cultural, political, and historical influences of posters as art back to Japanese wood blocks through Bell Epoque, on to the Beatniks, the Free Speech Move..
In this lucid account, Stephanie Porras charts the fascinating story of art in northern Europe during the Renaissance period (c.1400-1570). She explains how artists and patrons from the regions north of the Alps - the Low Countries, France, England, Germany - responded to an era of rapid political, ..
``Highly recommended for public libraries.`` --Library Journal ``It's hard to imagine a more comprehensive look at color scheme possibilities.`` --Los Angeles Times Artist's Little Book of Color is a comprehensive and practical guide to the world of color packed with useful information on all asp..
A visual celebration of more than 80 great artists, from the Early Renaissance to the present day.Exploring the vision and techniques of the greatest painters and sculptors throughout history, Artists tells the fascinating stories behind each masterpiece, including the historical context in which ea..
In an appealing chunky format, this title showcases the most popular American visual art alongside the little-known work that connects the masterpieces through influence and development. *Also appeared in January Buyer's Notes* NUME CARTE: Arts & Crafts, PaperbackISBN: 1786647656PRET EDITURA: 113.99..
A revised and updated edition, it explores early horoscopes and astrological medicine in the context of medieval society. NUME CARTE: Astrology in Medieval Manuscripts, HardcoverISBN: 0712352104PRET EDITURA: 98.99AUTOR(i): Sophie PageEDITURA: British LibraryCOPERTA: CartonataDATA APARITIEI: Octombri..
Graphic but mystical, vibrant yet enigmatic, the work of American artist Eyvind Earle is a treasure trove of subtle and shimmering contradictions. From fanciful backgrounds for Disney classics such as Sleeping Beauty to bold experiments in multimedia art, from ambitious commercial animations to lush..
Focusing on Jean-Michel Basquiat's extraordinary breadth of influences, from graffiti to bebop jazz to Hollywood cinema, this exciting new survey charts his ground-breaking career. Basquiat first came to prominence when he collaborated with Al Diaz to spray-paint enigmatic statements under the pseud..
Robert Bateman is one of the world s greatest wildlife artists and most committed naturalists. This exquisite collection of recent works, all reproduced here for the first time in book form, is published in honor of his 80th birthday and features 75 full-color reproductions of paintings depicting bo..
easts Factual and Fantastic features vivid and charming details from the wealth of manuscripts in the collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum and the British Library, along with a lively text; together both word and image provide an accessible and delightful introduction to the imagination of the me..
At the beginning of the twentieth century the Ashcan School of Art blazed onto the art scene, introducing a revolutionary vision of New York City. In contrast to the elite artists who painted the upper class bedecked in finery, in front of magnificent structures, or the progressive reformers who pho..
Bernie Wrightson, comic book artist and illustrator extraordinaire has worked creating comic books, illustration, and conceptual design for film. His impressive list of work includes the co-creation of Swamp Thing, illustrating Mary Shelly's Frankenstein, and, of course, working on dozens of comic b..