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.
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.
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.
The perfect antidote to the digital age. This book celebrates twenty artisans around the world who are breathing new life into traditional crafts.
How much do we really understand this new Germany, and how do its people now understand themselves? German history may be inherently fragmented, but it contains a large number of widely shared memories, awarenesses and experiences; examining some of these is the purpose of this book.
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...
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.
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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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.
Now available in a new edition, this book offers more than 500 years of achievements in art by women.
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!
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.
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.
Birds celebrates the heyday of avian illustration in 40 artists' profiles, beginning in the early 1600s and continuing through to contemporary artists.
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.
This gorgeous survey of art from the Islamic world covers three continents and fourteen centuries.
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
Now available in an updated edition, this generously illustrated book is a tour of the most important Western paintings since the Renaissance.
Lavishly illustrated overview of some of the most significant Chinese wallpapers surviving in the British Isles
An indispensable introduction to the evolution of Buddhist imagery from its origins in India through its spread to China, Japan, and South Asia
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.
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.
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.
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.
Featuring Persian miniature paintings and illuminated manuscripts, this title includes examples from the pre-Mongol invasion period; material from dispersed manuscripts of Firdawsi's Shah-nameh; two previously unpublished copies of Qazwini's 'Aja'ib al-Makhluqat; and more.
This highly regarded survey of the works of a master of Japanese printmaking is now available in a convenient and attractively priced flexi edition.
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 comprehensive presentation of Ai Weiwei's recent public art exhibition Good Fences Make Good Neighbors, a powerful reflection on the global refugee crisis
An overview of Chinese culture, particularly visions of life and the afterlife, told through feast imagery from three historically transformative dynasties
Hokusai (1760-1849) was an extraordinarily prolific Japanese master artist and printmaker of the ukiyo-e ('pictures of the floating world') school. This book features six meticulously crafted pop-ups of his most famous works: The Great Wave; Chrysanthemums; The Bridge; Waterfall; Phoenix; and Sudden Gust of Wind.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A rare look into the grandeur and distinctiveness of Persian art through one of the world's leading private collections
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 groundbreaking book celebrates the profound works created by several generations off Long under recognised African-American artists born in the South during the late-nineteenth and twentieth centuries.