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Image for The Art of Nellie Mae Rowe Ninety-Nine and a Half Won't Do

The Art of Nellie Mae Rowe Ninety-Nine and a Half Won't Do

By: Kogan, Lee

Price: $15.18

Publisher: Mississippi, The Museum Of American Folk Art: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004278

ISBN: 1578061326

Condition: New in New dust jacket


This is the first major book to explore the full range of creativity of Nellie Mae Rowe. A self-taught artist from Vinings, Georgia, included in this volume are 84 full-color reproductions of the artist's work, plus black-and-white contextual photographs. She lived her life in a rural area on the fringes of Atlanta, and her vibrant works show small churches, flowers, trees, farm animals and engaging people. This book was created as part of an exhibition of these and many... View more info

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My First Cat; Writers and Artists Remember

By: Lovric, Michelle (compiled by)

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Chicago Review Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004279

ISBN: 1556527292

Condition: New in New dust jacket


This is a delightfully fresh look at a favorite subject: Writers and artists, both modern and historical, famous and unknown, describe, with love and wonder, their first experience of owning a cat. They always seem to work themselves deep into the heart of their owners, whether or not cat lovers. Contributers include Emily Bronte, Alexander Dumas, Terry Pratchett, Saki, Louisa May Alcott, and many more. Beautiful illustrations including end papers. The book cover is pict... View more info

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The Lives, Loves, and Art of Arthur B. Davies

By: Perlman, Bennard

Price: $16.56

Publisher: New York, State University Of New York: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004316

ISBN: 0791438368

Condition: New


This is the first full-length biography of the American artist Arthur B. Davies, who played a major role in 20th century American art's coming-of-age. Drawing on extensive archival research, including previously unavailable letters and diaries, this book covers the breadth and depth of the artist's life and career. Included are 101 black & white illustrations of Davie's work, ranging from romantic visions to fragmented cubist forms, and photography depicting his family a... View more info

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Masters of Deception: Escher, Dali & the Artists of Optical Illusion

By: Seckel, Al

Price: $15.64

Publisher: New York, Sterling: 2004

Seller ID: 004256

ISBN: No

Condition: New


Optical illusions are beautiful works of art that ingeniously mislead our visual and perceptual senses. Now the great illusions by Escher, Dali, Gonsalves, Muniz, Archimboldo and other top artists of the genre can all be found in this beautiful volume for the first time. Most illustrations are in full color, glossy. Included is some information about each artist and the selection (s) included. This is one of those books that you can browse for hours. It has stiff flaps a... View more info

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Through the Garden Gate

By: Wells, Jean

Price: $10.12

Publisher: Lafayette, CA, C & T Publishing: 1999

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 004311

ISBN: 1571200657

Condition: New


This book provides connections between quilters and their gardens. Themes and inspiration for gardening is here, while quilters will enjoy the color and design ideas found in the projects. Eleven are included, each inspired by a quilter's garden including city and country designs. A cottage garden in the mountains is as beautiful as a garden in a city. Photos are in color and the flowers are up close; patterns at the back are included for each quilt, which can be copied ... View more info