Most popular Art styles not defined by date books
The most popular Art styles not defined by date books currently available. Updated weekly.
A companion piece to The Lost Words - A Spell Book by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris, this beautifully presented CD 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.
A guide to using the Japanese concept of wabi sabi to transform every area of your life, and find happiness right where you are.
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.
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.
Hiroshige was one of the last great artists of ukiyo-e, the woodblock print genre that flourished between the 17th and 19th century and did much to determine the world's visual concept of Japan. This dependable introduction leads you through the blossoming cherry trees, beautiful women, and dramatic ocean views that made Hiroshige a household...
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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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,...
Now available in a new edition, this book offers more than 500 years of achievements in art by women.
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.
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.
The perfect antidote to the digital age. This book celebrates twenty artisans around the world who are breathing new life into traditional crafts.
An authoritative and provocative survey of the arts of Japan, brought right up to date with the latest developments and current trends.
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.
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.
This XXL edition reprints Keisai Eisen and Utagawa Hiroshige's legendary series The Sixty-Nine Stations along the Kisokaido, a stunning representation of the historic route between Edo (Tokyo) and Kyoto. Sourced from one of the finest surviving first editions, this vivid tapestry of 19th-century Japan is in equal parts a major artifact of its...
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!
Now available in an updated edition, this generously illustrated book is a tour of the most important Western paintings since the Renaissance.
This gorgeous survey of art from the Islamic world covers three continents and fourteen centuries.
Birds celebrates the heyday of avian illustration in 40 artists' profiles, beginning in the early 1600s and continuing through to contemporary artists.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
Lavishly illustrated overview of some of the most significant Chinese wallpapers surviving in the British Isles
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.
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.
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.
A comprehensive presentation of Ai Weiwei's recent public art exhibition Good Fences Make Good Neighbors, a powerful reflection on the global refugee crisis
A passionately urgent call for all of us to unlearn imperialism and repair the violent world we share.
Now available in a new edition, this attractive, entertaining and bestselling book on 50 of the greatest artists the world has ever seen is a course in art history for readers of all ages.
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.
In this book the leading authority on Japanese art history sheds light on how Japan has nurtured distinctive aesthetics, prominent artists, and movements that have achieved global influence and popularity. The History of Art in Japan discusses works ranging from earthenware figurines in 13,000 BCE to manga, anime, and modern subcultures.
This lavishly produced authoritative monograph presents an in-depth view of the life and work of Utagawa Hiroshige, one of Japan's most revered artists.
This catalogue assembles sumptuous photographs of the world's leading collection of Cham sculpture, along with the most recent insights of Vietnamese and international scholars.
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.
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.
This highly regarded survey of the works of a master of Japanese printmaking is now available in a convenient and attractively priced flexi edition.
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.
This stunningly illustrated new book focuses on 77 intricate, expressive and individual examples of calligraphy from the unparalleled collection of the British Library.