Category: Exhibits and Museums


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Image for Contemporary Public Art in China: a Photographic Tour

Contemporary Public Art in China: a Photographic Tour

By: Young, John T.

Price: $8.74

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, U. S. A., Univ Of Washington Press: 1999

Seller ID: 001727

ISBN: 0295977086

Condition: New with no dust jacket

More than ten thousand public artworks have been created in the People's Republic of China since its establishment in 1949. They range from the ubiquitous Chairman Mao statues, to immense monuments and murals commemorating revolutionary uprisings, to abstract pieces inspired by international artistic trends. Eighty-three of the most intriguing of these works are featured here by American sculptor John Young, who traveled to dozens of Chinese cities, photographing public artworks and interviewing artists and arts administrators. Comments from these interviews, along with information about subje... View more info

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Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art from the British Museum

By: Russmann, Edna R.

Price: $17.48

Publisher: New York, Univ Of California Pr; American Federation Of Arts: 2001

Seller ID: 002844

ISBN: 0520230868

Condition: New with no dust jacket

This volume features a selection of the most important and beautiful objects from ancient Egypt, a civilization of enduring fascination. Written by Edna R. Russmann, with contributions by a distinguished team of international scholars, the lively text examines over 140 works and highlights the extraordinary artistic achievement that they represent. This book was published in conjunction with a traveling exhibition organized by the American Federation of Arts and The British Museum and drawn exclusively from the collection of the British Museum. Lavishly illustrated in full color with the works... View more info

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By: Salvesen, Britt

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams Inc: 2001

Seller ID: 003157

ISBN: 0810967391

Condition: New with no dust jacket

Still in publisher's plastic. To fully understand the scope and originality of the art of Paul Gauguin, one must consider not only his paintings but also his prints, ceramics, sculptures, and drawings. The Art Institute of Chicago's collection of works by Gauguin is one of the most important in the United States, including examples from nearly every material in which he worked and from every period of his career. This selection of almost 40 works of art are reproduced here in full-color. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

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George Inness

By: Cikovsky, Jr. , Nicolai; Quick, Michael

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Row, Publishers Inc.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004189

ISBN: 0064307107

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

George Inness (1825-1894) was a landscape painter, and one of 19th century's great American artists. This beautiful catalogue displays the full range of Inness's mature artistic output, from realistic images of the 1850s to the unique masterpieces of the late style he perfected in the final decade of his life. 63 oil paintings are illustrated in full-color plates and discussed in acompanying entries. The catalogue also contains two essays, 68 black & white illustrations, selected bibliography, and an 1878 interview with the artist. Binding is green cloth with gilt lettering, and a few small li... View more info

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How to Get Hung: a Practical Guide for Emerging Artists

By: Barnes, Molly; Hilton, Pat

Price: $10.12

Publisher: Boston, MA, Journey Editions: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003582

ISBN: 188520308X

Condition: New

In this accessible, easy-to-read, detailed guide for artists, students, and aspiring art professionals, Molly Barnes takes the mystique out of "how to get hung. " Readers learn how to present their work and themselves to the professional art world step by step. Molly Barnes explains the details, including how to know when your body of work is ready to be presented, networking and strategizing in the art community, how to work and communicate with gallery owners, marketing the work once the dealer says "yes, " hanging the show (best methods for diplaying pieces in the space, fro... View more info

Mummies & Magic: the Funerary Arts of Ancient Egypt

By: D'Auria, Sue; Lacovara, Peter; Roehring, Catharine H.

Price: $14.72

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, U. S. A., Dallas Museum Of Art: 1992

Seller ID: 002339

ISBN: 0878463038

Condition: New with no dust jacket

This exhibit was originally conceived and shown at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Working with the Dallas Museum of Art, they developed a long-term loan of the many Egyptian articles that Boston had no space to show. This catalog is a reprint of the Boston show, containing additional color images included in the Dallas exhibit. The topic embraces a broad spectrum of Egyptian life, and the Egyptians' beliefs about death and the dead. Through the study of actual mummies we can learn their ages at death, their medical and dental histories, and the diseases from which they suffered. By extension... View more info

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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 other works. The maroon binding has lettering on the cover and spine in metallic blue. ; Folio - 12" - 15" tall; 112 pages View more info

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The Lost Treasures of Louis Comfort Tiffany

By: McKean, Hugh F.

Price: $19.32

Publisher: Garden Ciy, NY, Doubleday: 1980

Seller ID: 004188

ISBN: 0385095856

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket

The works of Tiffany Studios revolutionized interior design in turn-of-the-century America, and all of the works - from stained glass windows to blown-glass vases, lamp shades to inkwells - bore the unique stamp of Louis Comfort Tiffany, who created the Studios and supervised every aspect of their production. Many of these pieces are well-known today, but there are special pieces, some not well known - the "lost" works of Tiffany himself - that are, in a real sense, the core of his astonishing achievement. Black cloth binding with gilt lettering on front and spine. Decorated end papers... View more info

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The Rodin Museum, Seoul

By: Kennon, Kevin; Gandelsonas, Mario; Butler, Ruth

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Princeton Architectural Pr: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001651

ISBN: 1568982356

Condition: New in New dust jacket

This museum was intended to house two major works and is, therefore, not very big. But the beauty is in the design - one gets the feeling that there is light all around because the small building is made of varying amounts of translucent glass. This book shows not only photographs of the beautiful finished product, but of the steps taken and drawings of the proposed museum. It is tucked into a corner over which there is a tall building, but it is not affected by the building, nor the 8 lanes of expressway traffic zooming past (there's an amazing photo of this! ) . It is meant to be a place of ... View more info

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Van Gogh

By: Thomson, Belinda

Price: $14.72

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams Inc: 2001

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 002840

ISBN: 0810967383

Condition: New with no dust jacket

From The Art Institue of Chicago comes this wonderful book of van Gogh's artwork. Familiar and beloved the world over, this work is imbued with emotion, whether the subject is landscape, portraiture, still life, or genre scenes. The Art Institute's permanent collection includes sixteen examples by van Gogh - oils on canvas and works on paper that embrace every aspect of his oeuvre. Among them are some of the Dutch artist's most important and signal paintings: A self-portrait from his second stay in Paris, Madame Roulin Rocking the Cradle (La Berceuse) , and The Bedroom. This book represents al... View more info