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Design in California and Mexico, 1915-1985: Found in Translation

Wendy Kaplan · Prestel
Pages: 358
Format: Hardcover

This groundbreaking book looks at the influence California and Mexico have had on each other's architecture and design in the 20th century. The histories of Mexico and the United States have been intertwined since the 18th century, when both were colonies of European empires. America's...
Noah Purifoy: High Desert

Noah Purifoy · Steidl
Pages: 134
Format: Paperback

"This book is divided into three separate parts: The photographs, the photographic chronology and the text. The advantages of this format is to give the viewer at least three options. You can proceed chronologically from the beginning of the book to the end, thereby grasping the artist's...

Helen Rappaport · Harper Design
Pages: 300
Format: Print book

The official companion to the Masterpiece presentation on PBS, Victoria delves into the private writings of the young Queen Victoria, painting a vivid picture of the personal life of one of England's greatest monarchs. From the producers of Poldark and Endeavour, ITV's Victoria follows...
Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985

Cecilia Fajardo-Hill · Prestel
Pages: 376
Format: Hardcover

This stunning reappraisal offers long overdue recognition to the enormous contribution to the field of contemporary art of women artists in Latin America and those of Latino and Chicano heritage working during a pivotal time in history. Amidst the tumult and revolution that characterized...
Set Your Voice Free: How to Get the Singing or Speaking Voice You Want

Roger Love · Little Brown and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The greatest vocal coach in the world will help you get the voice you want. Every time we open our mouths, we have an effect on ourselves and the way others perceive us. The ability to speak clearly and confidently can make or break a presentation, an important meeting, or even a first...
The Atlas of Beauty: Women of the World in 500 Portraits

MIHAELA NOROC · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Based on the author's online photography project, this stunning collection features portraits of 500 women from more than 50 countries, accompanied by revelatory captions that capture their personal stories. Since 2013 photographer Mihaela Noroc has traveled the world with her backpack...
Making Art From Maps: Inspiration, Techniques, and an International Gallery of Artists

Jill K Berry · Quarto Publishing Group
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Journey through the craft of Making Art with Maps.From origami to paper cutting and decoupage, love of paper crafting has soared, and with it the variety of paper types used by artists. Among these are maps - an apt choice for any crafter: they're easy to find, often free, meant to be folded,...
Sustainable Graphic Design: Principles and Practices

Peter Claver Fine · Bloomsbury Academic
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

There is little appreciation for what happens to graphic design artifacts after their useful life has ended. Sustainable Graphic Design outlines graphic design's relationship to production and consumption, demonstrating how designers can contribute solution-oriented responses to consumption,...
American Architecture: A History

Leland M Roth · Westview Press
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

More than fifteen years after the success of the first edition, this sweeping introduction to the history of architecture in the United States is now a fully revised guide to the major developments that shaped the environment from the first Americans to the present, from the everyday vernacular...
Alto: The Voice of Bel Canto

Dan H. Marek · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 258
Format: Hardcover

diva or prima donna, which have come to mean a (usually) outrageous operatic soprano, but there was a time when the star of the show was more often a contralto, or a soprano singing in today's mezzo-soprano range. This performer was referred to as an alto. In the 17th and 18th centuries,...
Live from the Mississippi Delta

Panny Flautt Mayfield · University Press of Mississippi
Pages: 172
Format: Hardcover

Live from the Mississippi Delta showcases a rare collection of photographs and stories about musicians from Robert Plant, B. B. King, and ZZ Top to local guitarists playing gigs on the weekend. Panny Flautt Mayfield, a lifelong Delta resident from Tutwiler and an award-winning journalist,...
A Portrait of Fashion: Six Centuries of Dress at the National Portrait Gallery

Aileen Ribeiro · National Portrait Gallery
Pages: 287
Format: Print book

Costume, portraiture and the presentation of the individual have been intimately linked throughout the history of art. But while the face of a person in a portrait seems to speak directly across the ages, the significance of their dress can be more inscrutable. Lavishly illustrated throughout...
Young Marble Giants' Colossal Youth

MICHAEL BLAIR · Bloomsbury Academic
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Welsh post-punk band Young Marble Giants released one LP in 1980 and then, like their vanishing portraits on the album's cover, disappeared. Even though Colossal Youth received positive reviews and sold surprisingly well, Young Marble Giants quickly slid into the margins of rock 'n'...
Images of conviction : the construction of visual evidence

Diane Dufour · LE BAL / E'ditions Xavier Barral
Pages: 237
Format: Print book

"Images of Conviction" shows, through 11 cases, how the photographic image is constructed to become evidence. From the scientific methods developed by Alphonse Bertillon, a criminologist who worked for the Prefecture de Police de Paris in the late 19th century, to the first aerial...
The Craft of the Lead Pencil

Mervyn Peake · Unicorn Publishing Group
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

British writer and artist Mervyn Peake is not only well-known for his Gormenghast trilogy of novels, but also for his work as an illustrator, most notably for Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. In the Craft of the Lead Pencil, Peake draws on his own experience as an illustrator to offer...