Art History



  • "Tribal Perspectives" of the Tubatulabal Baskets in the California State Parks Museum Resource Center

    By Donna Miranda-begay

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781467996365
    • Publisher: Createspace
    • Published: December 2011
    Tribal Perspectives of Tübatulabal Tribal Baskets located at California State Parks Museum Resource Center. Includes Tribal Language, Basket designs and patterns, and Tribal History.
  • $100 & a T-Shirt

    By Joe Biel

    Our Price: $18.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781621063872
    • Publisher: Independent Pub Group
    • Published: October 2004
    Illuminating the world of self-publishing, this documentary interviews zinesters attending the Portland Zine Symposium and embarks upon a zine-themed bicycle tour around Portland, interviewing local zinesters. In just under an hour, zine culture is brought to life, as questions explored include, What are zines? Why do people make zines? Where did zines come from? How do zine communities function? and What does the future hold for zines? This newly re-released third edition contains remastered audio, new footage, more than 50 new insert shots, bonus material, including the shorts “TN State Prison” and “Record Playerz,” and music by Defiance, Ohio and J Church.
  • 'Pataphysics: A Useless Guide

    By Andrew Hugill

    Our Price: $21.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780262017794
    • Publisher: The MIT Press
    • Published: September 2012
    Of all the French cultural exports over the last 150 years or so, 'pataphysics--thescience of imaginary solutions and the laws governing exceptions--has proven to be one of the most durable. Originating in the wild imagination of French poet and playwright Alfred Jarry and his schoolmates, resisting clear definition, purposefully useless, and almost impossible to understand,'pataphysics nevertheless lies around the roots of Absurdism, Dada, futurism, surrealism,situationism, and other key cultural developments of the twentieth century. In this account of theevolution and influence of 'pataphysics, Andrew Hugill offers an informed exposition of a rich and difficult territory, staying aloft on a tightrope stretched between the twin dangers of oversimplifying a serious subject and taking a joke too seriously. Drawing on more than twenty-five years' research, Hugill maps the 'pataphysical presence (partly conscious and acknowledged but largely unconscious and unacknowledged) in literature, theater, music, the visual arts, and the culture at large, and even detects 'pataphysical influence in the social sciences and the sciences.He offers many substantial excerpts (in English translation) from primary sources, intercalated with a thorough explication of key themes and events of 'pataphysical history. In a Jarryesque touch, he provides these in reverse chronological order, beginning with a survey of 'pataphysics in the digital age and working backward to Jarry and beyond. He looks specifically at the work of Jean Baudrillard, Georges Perec, Italo Calvino, J. G. Ballard, Asger Jorn, Gilles Deleuze, Roger Shattuck, Jacques Prévert, Antonin Artaud, René Clair, the Marx Brothers, Joan Miró, Max Ernst,Marcel Duchamp, James Joyce, Flann O'Brien, Raymond Roussel, Jean-Pierre Brisset, and many others.
  • (Un)Common Ground: Creative Encounters Across Sectors and Disciplines

    By David Garcia

    Our Price: $32.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9789063691660
    • Publisher: Bis Publishers
    • Published: April 2009
    A range of practical and inspiring insights into the complex realities and rewards of cross-sector collaboration.
  • ...Isms: Understanding Modern Art

    By Sam Phillips

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780789324689
    • Publisher: Universe
    • Published: March 2013
  • 1,000 Artists' Books: Exploring the Book as Art (1000 Series)

    By Sandra Salamony

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781592537747
    • Publisher: Quarry Books
    • Published: June 2012
    Presents images of hand-crafted books, featuring close-ups of such aspects as their covers and bindings, and explores the book as an art form.
  • 1,000 Portrait Illustrations: Contemporary Illustration from Pencil to Digital

    By Julia Schonlau

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781592538096
    • Publisher: Rockport Publishers
    • Published: November 2012
    In this beautiful addition to the 1,000 series, 1,000 Portrait Illustrations showcases the best work from renowned artists from across the globe. With detailed profiles, extensive interviews, and gorgeous imagery, this book is a feast of creativity.Featured artists include:- Randy Glass: David Fullarton: Ward Schumaker: Sam Wolfe: Daniel Zender: Bryce Wymer: Daniel Krall: Sam Weber: Daniel Fishel: Kyungduk Kim: Sharmila Banerjee: Jenny Morgan: Kelly Thompson: And many othersExplore a diverse range of artistic talent in portraiture and become truly inspired by this stunning collection!
  • 10,000 Years of Art

    By Phaidon

    Our Price: $6.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780714849690
    • Publisher: Phaidon
    • Published: March 2009
    Brings an innovative, global perspective to the presentation of art history, representing all periods and regions of the world in 500 great works of art, arranged in chronological order breaking through the usual geographical and cultural boundaries employed by art historians and celebrating the vast range of human artistry. Original.
  • 100 Artists of the Male Figure: A Contemporary Anthology of Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture

    By E. Gibbons

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    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780764336935
    • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
    • Published: February 2011
  • 100 Details from Pictures In the National Gallery, London

    By Kenneth Clark

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780674638624
    • Published: January 1991
  • 100 Great Artists: A Visual Journey from Fra Angelico to Andy Warhol

    By Charlotte Gerlings

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780517227237
    • Publisher: GRAMERCY
    • Published: February 2006
    From Fra Angelico to Francisco Zurbaran, from the masters of the Renaissance to the abstract expressionists, this lavishly illustrated volume showcases the most influential Western artists from 800 years of art history, including:• Michelangelo• Salvador Dali• Mary Cassatt• Edgar Degas• Pablo Picasso
  • 100 Ideas that Changed Art

    By Michael Bird

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781856697958
    • Publisher: Laurence King Publishers
    • Published: October 2012
    From the earliest cave paintings through to the internet and street art, this inspiring book chronicles the 100 most influential ideas that have shaped the world of art. Arranged in broadly chronological order, it provides a source of inspiration and a fascinating resource for the general reader to dip into. Lavishly illustrated with historical masterpieces and packed with fascinating contemporary examples, this is an inspirational and wholly original guide to understanding the forces that have shaped world art.
  • 100 Masterpieces of Painting: From Lascaux to Basquiat, From Florence to Shanghai

    By Michel Nuridsany

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9782080305299
    • Publisher: FLAMMARION
    • Published: December 2006
    A renowned French art critic has chosen one hundred of the world's greatest paintings from all periods and traditions of art. From Chinese calligraphy to the Mona Lisa, and from Mexican wall murals to Mondrian's Broadway Boogie Woogie, the multicultural and chronological scope of 100 Masterpieces of Painting offers a comprehensive approach to the development of painting. While other volumes offer a repetitive template of photos and text, 100 Masterpieces of Painting presents the paintings in a lively design that reflects the style of the individual artists, mimicking the evolving history of painting on the printed page. The author situates each work in the artist's oeuvre and establishes the role it played in the evolution of painting. Japanese prints, Indian paintings of the grottos of Ajanta, illuminated manuscript from the Book of Kells, Russian icons, and the works of the Great Masters—this is an essential addition to the library of any art lover.