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Abakanowicz

By: Abakanowicz

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 7/26/2011

Seller ID: 0896593231

ISBN: 0896593231

Condition: USED


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DADA Reader: A Critical Anthology

By: Ades, Dawn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR:

Seller ID: 9780226006987

ISBN: 0226006980

Condition: USED


The revolutionary Dada movement, though short-lived, produced a vast amount of creative work in both art and literature during the years that followed World War I. Rejecting all social and artistic conventions, Dadaists went to the extremes of provocative behavior, creating "anti-art" pieces that ridiculed and questioned the very nature of creative endeavor. To understand their movement's heady mix of anarchy and nihilism--combined with a lethal dash of humor--it's essential to engage with the artists' most important writings and manifestos. And that is is precisely where this reader comes in.... View more info

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Casas Grandes and the Ceramic Art of the Ancient Southwest

By: AIC

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 9780300111484

ISBN: 0300111487

Condition: USED


In the flourishing ancient Indian communities of the American Southwest and northwest Mexico, master potters created ceramic arts that are considered among the most accomplished in the world. The symbolic imagery and distinctive local styles of the region are unmistakable--simple volumetric shapes covered with complex, interlocking geometrical designs that are sometimes combined with bold abstract animal, human, and composite figures. Within this shared tradition are clearly identifiable local styles and symbolic vocabularies, and this lavishly illustrated book focuses on one of them: the cera... View more info

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Written On The City: Graffiti Messages Worldwide

By: Albin, Axel

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 9781600610776

ISBN: 1600610773

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Someone Is Trying to Tell You SomethingThis book is a glimpse into a vast conversation happening illegally and in public.All over the world, people are writing messages on the walls and sidewalks of the cities in which we live. They are staying up late, breaking the law, and taking risks to say something to you.Some of it is funny. Some of it is beautiful. Lots of it is upsetting, crazy, and brilliant at the same time. And all of it is important.This book continues that conversation through the eyes of photographers who recognized the importance of those words on the walls and shar... View more info

Frescoes of Conrad Albrizio: Public Murals in the Midcentury South

By: Albrizo, Conrad

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 9780807171028

ISBN: 0807171026

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Art of Arts

By: Albus, Anita

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 9790520229647

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Triumph of the Spirit: Carlos Alfonzo, a Survey, 1975-1991 (English and Spanish

By: Alfonzo/Miami Art Museum

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 9780295976815

ISBN: 0295976810

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Triumph of the Spirit examines the work of the late Cuban American painter Carlos Alfonzo (1950-1991). The book traces the development of his evocative and complex visual language in works ranging from early, ideographic works on paper to the final, monumental canvas Blood, painted months before his AIDS-related death.After emigrating to the United States in 1980 as part of the Mariel boatlift, Alfonzo developed a national reputation from his home base in Miami. His work was included in the 1987 exhibition Hispanic Art in the United States. Yet it was not until his inclusion in the 1991 Whi... View more info

Museum Basics

By: Ambrose, Timothy

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780415057707D

ISBN: 9780415057707D

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Sky Below (Art Profile Series, 2)

By: Amenoff, Gregory

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 9781889097060

ISBN: 1889097063

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American Sculpture in Process, 1930-1970

By: Andersen, Wayne

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 036811

ISBN: 036811

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Art Held Hostage: Battle Over the Barnes Collection

By: Anderson, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 10/20/2013

Seller ID: 9780393048896

ISBN: 0393048896

Condition: USED


This is the story of how a fabled art foundation the greatest collection of impressionist and postimpressionist art in America came to be, and why it is now, thanks to more than a decade of legal squabbling, on the brink of financial collapse. The Barnes Collection has been conservatively valued at more than $6 billion and includes some 69 Cezannes (more than in all the museums of Paris combined), 60 Matisses, 44 Picassos, 18 Rousseaus, 14 Modiglianis, and no fewer than 180 Renoirs. Yet the Barnes is in crisis. Its founder, Dr. Albert C. Barnes (1872), grew up in the slums of late-nineteenth-c... View more info

Hearing Voices: Collected Stories & Drawings

By: Andreas, Brian

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 7/29/2010

Seller ID: 9780964266056

ISBN: 0964266059

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Landscape and Western Art

By: Andrews, Malcolm

Price: $6.00

Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780192842336

ISBN: 0192842331

Condition: USED


What is landscape? How does it differ from "land?" Does landscape always imply something to be pictured, a scene? When and why did we begin to cherish images of nature? What is "nature?" Is it everything that isn't art, or artifact? By addressing these and many other questions, Landscape andWestern Art explores the myriad ideas and images of the natural world in Western art since the Renaissance. Implying that land is the raw material, and that art is created by turning land into landscape, which then becomes art, author Malcolm Andrews takes the reader on a thematic tour of the fascinati... View more info

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Abstract Expressionism

By: Anfam, David

Price: $6.00

Publisher: THAMES & HUDSON: 9/4/2013

Seller ID: 9780500202432

ISBN: 0500202435

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Social and the Real: Political Art of the 1930s in the Western Hemisphere

By: Anreus, Alejando

Price: $30.00

Publisher: PENNSYLVANIA ST UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780271026916

ISBN: 027102691X

Condition: USED


During the 1930s, American artists such as Ben Shahn developed a mode of representation generally known as Social Realism. This term is given broad new meaning in the anthology brought together by Alejandro Anreus, Diana L. Linden, and Jonathan Weinberg. They and their collaborators argue that artists of the Depression era believed that their art became "realistic" by engaging the great economic and political issues of society. Through fresh investigation of the visual culture of the 1930s--painting, sculpture, photography, and the graphic arts--the anthology illuminates the struggle for so... View more info

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Art Since 1960

By: Archer, Michael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 12/15/2014

Seller ID: 9780500202982

ISBN: 0500202982

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Arktip #16 Magazie with coasters

By: Arktip

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: ARKTP

ISBN: ARKTP

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Art and Visual Perception: A Psychology of the Creative Eye

By: Arnheim, Rudolf

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR: 2/21/2015

Edition: 50

Seller ID: 9780520243835

ISBN: 0520243838

Condition: USED


Since its publication fifty years ago, this work has established itself as a classic. It casts the visual process in psychological terms and describes the creative way one's eye organizes visual material according to specific psychological premises. In 1974 this book was revised and expanded, and since then it has continued to burnish Rudolf Arnheim's reputation as a groundbreaking theoretician in the fields of art and psychology. View more info

1970s Art in America

By: Art in America

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: ARTINAMERICA

ISBN: ARTIAMERICA

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GIFTS BEYOND MEASURE: The Antiquarian Society and European Decorative Arts, 1987

By: Art Insitite of Chicago

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 0865592022

ISBN: 0865592022

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