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Most popular Art styles not defined by date books

The most popular Art styles not defined by date books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Lost Words: Spell Songs
A companion piece to The Lost Words - A Spell Book by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris, this beautifully presented hardback book features exclusive new spells and artwork and a CD of new music from an incredible collaboration between Julie Fowlis, Karine Polwart, Seckou Keita, Kris Drever, Kerry Andrew, Rachel Newton, Beth Porter, Jim Molyneux.
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Living with the Gods: On Beliefs and Peoples
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Bluets
A raw, cerebral work devoted to the inextricability of pleasure and pain, and to the question of what role, if any, aesthetic beauty can play in times of great heartache or grief.
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Hiroshige. One Hundred Famous Views of Edo
A dazzling reprint of Hiroshige's views of Edo (modern-day Tokyo), one of the masterpieces of the ukiyo-e woodblock tradition and a paradigm of the Japonisme that inspired Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and Art Nouveau artists, from Vincent van Gogh to James McNeill Whistler.
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Book of the Dog: Dogs in Art: Dogs in Art
Featuring all kinds of dogs big, small, graceful, cute, funny, this book includes a collection of dog art and illustration by artists around the world. It is suitable for dog lovers of all ages.
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Birds: Ornithology and the Great Bird Artists
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Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life
A guide to using the Japanese concept of wabi sabi to transform every area of your life, and find happiness right where you are.
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Japanese Art
An authoritative and provocative survey of the arts of Japan, brought right up to date with the latest developments and current trends.
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Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction
Explains why innovation and controversy are valued in the arts, bringing together philosophy, art theory, and many examples. This work discusses blood, beauty, culture, money, sex, web sites, and research on the brain's role in perceiving art. It is suitable for the public, introductory students, and teachers in the arts.
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North American Indian Art
Artistic traditions of indigenous North America are explored in a study that draws on the testimonies of oral tradition, Native American history, and North American archaeology, focusing on the artists themselves and their cultural identities. Original.
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Chinese Pictograms: The Pictographic Evolution & Graphic Creation of Hanzi
This book breaks the boundary between culture, art, and design by means of integrating the historical and cultural knowledge of Chinese characters with graphic designs. It will enable designers to maximize the expression value of Chinese characters in visuals!
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Islamic Art
This gorgeous survey of art from the Islamic world covers three continents and fourteen centuries.
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Living with the Gods: On Beliefs and Peoples
Please Read Notes: Brand New, International Softcover Edition, Printed in black and white pages, minor self wear on the cover or pages, Sale restriction may be printed on the book, but Book name, contents, and author are exactly same as Hardcover Edition. Fast delivery through DHL/FedEx express.
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Islamic Patterns: An Analytical and Cosmological Approach
Islamic art has long been misunderstood in the West as no more than decoration. This study explains how the geometrical patterns of Islamic art reveal intrinsic cosmological laws. The primary function of the patterns is to lead the mind from the literal world towards the underlying reality.
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Aboriginal Art
Showcases the work of Australia's indigenous artists from all parts of the continent. This book provides information about the impact of urban living, the growth of local art centres which support the work of indigenous artists, and the rise of women artists.
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Charles Edenshaw
Explores the legacy of an iconic figure in Canadian traditional and Haida art, with the largest collection of his best carvings in wood, silver and argillite. It includes discussions on the history of Haida art, current issues surrounding the style and interviews with some of Edenshaw's decendents and contemporary artists like Raymond Boisjoly.
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Art and Architecture in Mexico
Offers an interpretive history of Mexican art and architecture from the Spanish Conquest to the early decades of the 21st century. The author shows how artists in Mexico participated in local and international developments, and highlights the important role played by Mexicans in the art world of the last five centuries.
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Traditional Chinese Painting Masterpieces of Art
Focusing on the often colour-infused classical work of the Ming and Qing dynasties (1368-1912), this luscious book reveals the illustrious tradition of exquisite Chinese painting. From dramatic mountainscapes and tranquil rivers, through intricate depictions of animals and flowers, to peaceful pastoral scenes and busy tableaux of court life.
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Art, Trade, and Culture in the Islamic World and Beyond - From the Fatimids to the Mughals
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Almost Lost Arts
The perfect antidote to the digital age. This book celebrates twenty artisans around the world who are breathing new life into traditional crafts.
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Hokusai
Meet the artist whose majestic wave sent ripples across the world. Hokusai, master artist and printmaker, is not only one of the giants of Japanese art but a father figure to Western modernism, inspiring a whole new notion of space for artists from Monet to Morisot, Cassatt to Klimt. Spanning erotic books, historical novels, and album prints,...
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Hokusai: A Life in Drawing
A beautifully illustrated introduction to Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), the most prolific and diverse artist of Japan's Edo period, and master of ukiyo-e - `images of the floating world'.
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Chinese Wallpaper in Britain and Ireland
Lavishly illustrated overview of some of the most significant Chinese wallpapers surviving in the British Isles
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Art of the Andes: From Chavin to Inca
An introduction to Andean art and architecture that describes the varied artistic achievements of the Chavin, Paracas, Moche, Nasca, Chimu and Inca cultures, among others. It deals with the discoveries and advances in the field.
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Hokusai: Prints and Drawings
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Terracotta Warriors: History, Mystery and the Latest Discoveries
A history of the famous Terracotta Army in Xi'an, China, exploring what we now know about it, what we still do not know and the theories that surround its creation.
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Keith Haring: I Wish I Didn't Have to Sleep
Whether you're young or just young at heart, this collection of Keith Haring's playful artwork will help you see his paintings through fresh eyes.
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Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave
A major publication on Hokusai's remarkable late work, incorporating fresh scholarship on the sublime paintings and prints the artist created in the last thirty years of his life.
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Mercantile Effect - On Art and Exchange in the Islamicate World During the 17th and 18th Centuries
The introduce us on how the movement of Armenian, Indian, Chinese, Persian, Turkish and European merchants and their trade goods during the 17th and 18th centuries spread new ideas and new technologies across Western Asia in the early modern era.
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Ai Weiwei: Good Fences Make Good Neighbors
A comprehensive presentation of Ai Weiwei's recent public art exhibition Good Fences Make Good Neighbors, a powerful reflection on the global refugee crisis
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Navaho Weaving: Its Technique and History
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Cabinets of Curiosities
Traces the history of cabinets of curiosities, from their first appearance in the inventories and engravings commissioned by Renaissance nobles such as the Medici or the Hapsburgs, via those of the Dane Ole Wurm and the Italian polymath Athanasius Kircher, to the serious 17th- and 18th-century scientists Elias Ashmole and Levinas Vincent.
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50 Women Artists You Should Know
Now available in a new edition, this book offers more than 500 years of achievements in art by women.
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Escapism
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Peonies and Pomegranates: Botanic Illustrations from Asia
A must-have for every gardener and appreciator of beautiful artwork, this sumptuously illustrated handbook describes over seventy plants that originated in Asia and the Middle East.
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Christian Art: A Very Short Introduction
Christian images have a long history within the Western art tradition from the devotional works of the Renaissance period, to the interpretations of the 21st century. This book explores the changing nature of the representation of themes and subjects found in Christian art, covering the Eucharist, the crucifixion, the Virgin Mary, and the saints.
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Eye for Art: Focusing on Great Artists and Their Work
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Early Chinese Jades in the Harvard Art Museums
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DIA-LOGOS: Ramon Llull's Method of Thought and Artistic Practice
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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture
Provides an in-depth and diverse suvery of 1,400 years of art and architecture from ornate mosques and pottery, to calligraphy, carpets and costume
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Hiroshige: Plum Garden (Foiled Journal)
A beautiful, luxurious notebook from Flame Tree. Combining high-quality production with magnificent fine art, the covers are printed on foil in five colours, embossed then foil stamped. And they're powerfully practical: a pocket at the back for receipts and scraps, two bookmarks and a solid magnetic side flap. Plum Garden, Kamata, Utagawa Hiroshige
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Harlem: Found Ways
Harlem: Found Ways burnishes Harlem's luster but never attempts to smooth its rough edges. Multimedia works explore the invention of Harlem, and reinvent it. Vibrantly illustrated, the catalog features essays on the uniquely layered urban landscape and is an important resource for students of contemporary African American art and the city.
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Art and History of Calligraphy
This stunningly illustrated new book focuses on 77 intricate, expressive and individual examples of calligraphy from the unparalleled collection of the British Library.
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Landscape and Western Art
What is landscape? How does it differ from "land"? This book explores issues raised by the great range of ideas and images of the natural world in Western art since the Renaissance. Topics include landscape as cultural construct and landscape art as picturesque. Context is considered throughout.
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Design: A Very Short Introduction
This book will transform the way you think about design by showing how integral it is to our daily lives, from the spoon we use to eat our breakfast cereal to the medical equipment used to save lives. John Heskett goes beyond style and taste to look at how different cultures and individuals personalise objects.
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Ayurvedic Man: Encounters with Indian medicine
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Designa: Technical Secrets of the Traditional Visual Arts
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How Art Made Pop
A remarkable and exhaustive study examining the intertwined histories of pop music and the visual arts, and exploring the exhilarating exchange between art schools and the pop stars that they nurtured. How Art Made Pop encompasses the worldwide history of art school rock.
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Story of Western Architecture
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Smart Neanderthal: Bird catching, Cave Art, and the Cognitive Revolution
Evidence that Neanderthals caught birds and used their feathers for decoration, along with recent discoveries of Neanderthal cave art, are challenging our preconceptions of the cognitive gap between Neanderthals and modern humans. Clive Finlayson draws on new evidence to overturn the old image of the Neanderthal, and our relationship with them.