1163 books (59 pages) in this category
by Don Thompson
Intriguing and entertaining, The $12 Million Stuffed Shark is a Freakonomics approach to the economics and psychology of the contemporary art world. ...
by Phaidon Editors
by Hagen Rose-Marie & Rainer
Masterpieces under the microscope: Paintings hidden secrets revealed This important addition to our understanding of art history's masterworks puts some of the world's most famous paintings under a magnifying glass, to help us look much, much ...
by Hans-Jurgen Dopp
From ancient fertility statues to Renaissance engravings designed to encourage procreation within marriage, erotic art has always held an important place in society. This book features 1,000 images of erotic art, spanning centuries and ...
by Patrick Bade
Offers a panorama of artistic creation between the High Antiquity and the twentieth century. Along with references, comments on masterworks and biographies, this work enables readers to rediscover the Western world heritage. It is suitable for ...
by Andrew Bridgeford
<p>A brilliant new reading of the Bayeux Tapestry that radically alters our understanding of the events of 1066 and reveals the astonishing story of the survival of early medieval Europe’s greatest treasure. This edition does not include ...eBook
by Fiona MacCarthy
First Grade Books
by Baby Professor
Did you know that children are more photographic than they are textual? Science says so; therefore, it important to use the right resources that would tap their interest. With that, a good tool to use when teaching about history is a picture ...eBook
by Ronnie Scott
by Hans-Jurgen Dopp
From the thousand-year-old statues celebrating fertility to the odalisques of the modern painters, erotic art has always held a prominent place in society, whatever their morals or cultural references.This work has assembled one thousand images ...
by Parkstone International
Punctuated by extended commentaries of the paintings and biographies of the most influential artists, this work, with its thousand reproductions, contains virtually all of the history of art within its pages, and offers a fascinating view of the
by Joseph Manca
Offering an integral vision of the evolution of forms across civilizations and epochs, "30 Centuries of Sculpture" presents the masterpieces of sculpture that, with their intriguing silhouettes, have shaped the current notion of beauty. ...
The story of human creativity across time and space
by Phaidon Editors
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by Susie Hodge
by Sixth&Spring Books
<p><b style="">Easy Projects for New Knitters in 220 Superwash® from Cascade Yarns® </b></p><p><i>60 Quick Knits for Beginners </i>is an essential volume for every novice knitter and anyone picking up needles for the first time! ...
by EDITORIAL BOARD
<p>Art and Craft is a diverse and creative subject that allows kids to explore ideas or concepts and then express it by making something. Today arts and crafts are a great pastime and educational tool for kids. It can not only keep the tiny totseBook
by John Davis
<p><i>A Companion to American Art</i> presents 35 newly-commissioned essays by leading scholars that explore the methodology, historiography, and current state of the field of American art history.</p> <ul> <li>Features contributions from a ...
by Ian Chilvers & John Glaves-Smith
<p>This unique and authoritative reference work contains around 2,000 clear and concise entries on all aspects of modern and contemporary art. Its impressive range of terms includes movements, styles, techniques, artists, critics, dealers, ...eBook
by Jonathan Woodham
<p>Over 950 entries From the Arts and Crafts Movement to Postmodernism, Apple to Frank Lloyd Wright, this fascinating dictionary covers the past 160 years of international design, with accessible entries on branding, graphics, industrial design,eBook
Philadelphia’s Ecology in the Cultural Imagination
by Alan C. Braddock & Laura Turner Igoe
<p>An unconventional history of Philadelphia that operates at the threshold of cultural and environmental studies, <em>A Greene Country Towne</em> expands the meaning of community beyond people to encompass nonhuman beings, things, and ...eBook