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As Seen: Exhibitions that Made Architecture and Design History

Zoe? Ryan · Art Institute of Chicago
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Exhibitions have long played a crucial role in defining disciplinary histories. This fascinating volume examines the impact of eleven groundbreaking architecture and design exhibitions held between 1956 and 2006, revealing how they have shaped contemporary understanding and practice of these...
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Pearl Harbor: 75 Years Later: A Day of Infamy and Its Legacy

The Editors of LIFE · Life
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

The editors at LIFE vigorously carry on the traditions of excellence in photography, in journalism, and in telling the story of our country and our world which began with LIFE magazine in 1936 by founding editor and publisher, Henry R. Luce. They have published books on a broad range of subjects,...
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Boss : Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band : the illustrated history

Gillian G Gaar · Voyageur Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Find out how legendary musician Bruce Springsteen earned his monicker. There's only one Boss; his story is revealed here. Bruce Springsteen is a platinum-shifting, stadium-filling rock star, but he is also more nuanced than that. He is a man of the people, making conventional-and-proud-of-it...
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Gio_Graphy: Fun in the Wild World of Fashion

GIOVANNA BATTAGLIA · Rizzoli
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A witty guide to living the glam the life from an international style star, featuring hilarious anecdotes, fashion advice, and much more. Dubbed a "cyber icon" and "fashion heroine" by the New York Times, Italian fashion editor and stylist Giovanna Battaglia is known...
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May Morris: Arts & Crafts Designer

Anna Mason · Thames & Hudson
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The first fully illustrated introduction to May Morris, a leading contributor to the Arts and Crafts Movement and daughter of famed designer William MorrisMay Morris, youngest daughter of influential designer William Morris, was one of the leading female contributors to the Arts and Crafts...
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Steven Universe: Art & Origins

Chris Mcdonnell · Abrams
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Steven Universe: Art & Origins is the first book to take fans behind the scenes of the groundbreaking and boundlessly creative Cartoon Network animated series Steven Universe. The eponymous Steven is a boy who - alongside his mentors, the Crystal Gems (Garnet, Amethyst, and Pearl) - must...
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Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves

Kate T Parker · Workman
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Girls being fearless. Girls being silly. Girls being wild, stubborn, and proud. Girls whose faces are smeared with dirt and lit up with joy. So simple and yet so powerful, Strong Is the New Pretty celebrates, through more than 175 memorable photographs, the strength and spirit of girls...
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Mexico Modern: Art, Commerce, and Cultural Exchange

Donald Albrecht · Hirmer Publishers
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

The 1920s and '30s were a time of incredible creativity and influence for modern Mexican art, as a dynamic cultural exchange between Mexico and the United States - which included artists such as Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, and Rufino Tamayo; photographers such as Edward Weston, Tina...
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Who Knew?: Answers to Questions about Classical Music you Never Thought to Ask

Robert A Cutietta · Oxford University Press
Pages: 330
Format: Print book

Did you ever leave an opera performance wondering why the singers use so much vibrato? Or a symphony, wondering who decided where on stage the orchestra members should sit, or why they tune their instruments to an oboe rather than an electronic tuner? Why is Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture...
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The Art of Tiki

Sven A Kirsten · Last Gasp
Pages: 196
Format: Hardcover

The Art of Tiki is a passionate study of the Tiki idol as an art form. For the first time, contemporary Tiki art is united and presented equally with what inspired it, original mid-century Polynesian pop. Author Sven Kirsten combines his first-hand experiences in exploring the birth of Tiki...
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Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book

BRIAN WOOD · Adobe Press
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Illustrator CC (2018 release) choose Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release) from the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks from Adobe Press. The 15 project-based...
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Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor

Richard Holmes · DK
Pages: 392
Format: Hardcover

A spectacular visual guide to the epic 4,000-year history of weaponry, created in association with the Smithsonian Institution.Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor tells this epic story of the entire spectrum of weaponry through stunning photography and authoritative coverage, from...
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Inside the Magic: The Making of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Ian Nathan · Harper Design
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Return to the wizarding world and discover how director David Yates and producer David Heyman brought J.K. Rowling's all new adventure, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them to the big screen.Inside the Magic: The Making of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them introduces filmmaking...
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Complete Guide to Art Techniques and Materials: Everything there is to know about the art world

Ian Sidaway · Chartwell Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Confused by the vast array of art materials out there? Unsure how to distinguish between those you must have to create your art and others that might be a wasted expense? Looking to try out a new medium but don't know where to start? If so, you've come to the right source! The Complete...
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Louise Lawler: Receptions

Louise Lawler · The Museum of Modern Art
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A major exhibition on the 40-year career of the Pictures Generation pioneer, whose work engages conceptualism and institutional critiquePublished in conjunction with the exhibition Louise Lawler: WHY PICTURES NOW, at The Museum of Modern Art, this volume charts the creative practice of one of the most...
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