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California Crazy: American Pop Architecture

JIM HEIMANN · Taschen America
Pages: 324
Format: Hardcover

West Coast Wild California s architectural anomalies At the dawn of the automobile age, Americans predilection for wanderlust prompted a new wave of inventive entrepreneurs to cater to this new mode of transportation. Starting in the 1920s, attention-grabbing buildings began to appear...
Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents

Pete Souza · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The new book by Pete Souza, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Obama: An Intimate Portrait Shade is a portrait in contrasts, telling the tale of two presidencies through a series of powerful visual juxtapositions--with Pete Souza's unforgettable images of President Obama given...
The Advanced Photography Guide

DK. · DK
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Practical advice, equipment, and settings checklists, plus inspirational and instructive images for photographers with a basic technical grounding and level of experience who would like to take their digital photography skills and technique a step further.Featuring a comprehensive range...
The Secret World of Renaldo Kuhler

Brett Ingram · Blast Books
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

A sumptuous monograph presenting for the first time the extraordinarily imaginative and delightful work of visionary artist Renaldo Kuhler (American, 1931-2013) . The Secret World of Renaldo Kuhler catapults a thrilling new discovery into the pantheon of the most accomplished visionary...
The Alexander Scriabin Companion: History, Performance, and Lore

Lincoln Ballard · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 422
Format: Hardcover

This unique collaboration between a musicologist and two pianists - all experts in Russian music - takes a fresh look at the supercharged music and polarizing reception of the Russian composer Alexander Scriabin. From his Chopin-inspired miniatures to his genre-bending symphonies and avant-garde...
Food in Vogue

VOGUE. · Abrams
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Food in Vogue collects the most elegant, mouthwatering food photography and finest food writing from one of the most respected magazines in the world. Including original essays by leading food writer and longtime Vogue food critic Jeffrey Steingarten, the book features previously published...
So You Want to Sing Country: A Guide for Performers

Kelly K. Garner · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Kelly Garner thoroughly examines the techniques and methods of singing country music while briefly reviewing the rich heritage of the style. Additional topics of discussion include country song types and structure, instrumentation, performing on stage and in the studio, and career options...
Public Servants: Art and the Crisis of the Common Good

Johanna Burton · The MIT Press
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

How should we understand the purpose of publicly engaged art in the twenty-first century, when the very term "public art" is largely insufficient to describe such practices? Concepts such as "new genre public art," "social practice," or "socially engaged...
Pieces of Tradition: An Analysis of Contemporary Tonal Music

Daniel Harrison · Oxford University Press
Pages: 198
Format: Print book

This book is about how music "in a key" is composed. Further, it is about how such music was composed when it was no longer compulsory to do so, starting a few years before the First World War. In an eclectic journey through the history of compositional technique, Daniel Harrison...
Robert Rauschenberg

Robert Rauschenberg · Museum Of Modern Art
Pages: 392
Format: Print book

The early 1950s, when Robert Rauschenberg launched his career, was the heyday of the heroic gestural painting of Abstract Expressionism. Rauschenberg challenged this tradition, inventing new intermedia forms of art making that shaped the decades to come. Published in conjunction with the inaugural...
Fifty Years of Great Art Writing: From the Hayward Gallery

David Sylvester · Hayward Gallery Publishing
Pages: 500
Format: Paperback

Featuring a formidable list of writers, and encapsulating the eclectic range of art that has delighted and inspired audiences throughout Hayward Gallery's history, Fifty Years of Great Art Writing ranges from painting and photography to sculpture, choreography and architecture, and takes...
Mike Kelley: Memory Ware: A Survey

MIKE KELLEY · Hauser & Wirth Publishers
Pages: 250
Format: Hardcover

Over the course of his four-decade career, Mike Kelley (1954-2012) critically questioned aesthetic conventions and examined all forms of culture. The approximately 100 Memory Ware and associated works were made during the first decade of the 21st century; all are reproduced in this catalog....
Bela Bartok: Music For Strings, Percussion, and Celesta

Constanze Wimmer · Universal Edition A.G.

It impresses through its formal construction as well as its expressive density. Inspiring aural spaces open up for audiences. (Universal Edition) Helping your audience understand what they are about to hear is a great introduction to modern music. To further augment UE's award-winning...
Messiah: The Composition and Afterlife of Handel's Masterpiece

Jonathan Keates · Basic Books
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

From Handel's renowned biographer, the story of one of the most celebrated compositions of Western classical music, Handel's famous oratorio, Messiah In the late summer of 1741, George Friderick Handel, composed an oratorio set to words from the King James Bible, rich in tuneful...
Nordic Painting: The Rise of Modernity

Katharina Alsen · Prestel Publishing
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

This large-format, lavishly illustrated book offers a comprehensive survey of the fin-desi├Ęcle and modernist painting of Scandinavia. This book features an enormous variety of artists and works that explore the impact of Nordic geography, history, social mores, and national identities...