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Photography and Sculpture: The Art Object in Reproduction

Sarah Hamill · Getty Research Institute
Pages: 328
Format: Paperback

Ever since the mid-nineteenth century, when the new medium of photography was pressed into service to illustrate sculpture, photographs of sculptural objects have directed viewers as to what, in the course of ambling around a sculpture, was the single perfect moment to stop and look. What...
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Experiencing Peter Gabriel: A Listener's Companion

Durrell Bowman · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 246
Format: Print book

In Experiencing Peter Gabriel, author Durrell Bowman delves into the sounds and stories of the innovative, versatile, English pop icon. As not only a singer-songwriter and musician, but also a music technologist, world-music champion, and humanitarian, Gabriel has consistently maintained...
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The Christmas Collection: 63 Songs for Classical Singers - High Voice

Richard Walters · Hal Leonard
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

(Vocal Collection) . This beautiful new volume in The Vocal Library is a large resource for classical singers of 63 songs for holiday services and events, designed for a lifetime of use. Contents: The Birthday of a King * Bright Star * Caroling, Caroling * A Christmas Carol * The Christmas...
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How to Draw Animals in Simple Steps

Eva Dutton · Search Press
Format: Print book

Learn how to draw cute household pets, impressive wild animals and amazing birds using this fun and easy step-by-step method. Starting with simple shapes, four popular artists show how easy it is to develop circles, rectangles, squares and ovals into an exciting selection of creatures including...
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The Art of Botanical & Bird Illustration: An artist's guide to drawing and illustrating realistic flora, fauna, and botanical scenes from nature

Mindy Lighthipe · Walter Foster Publishing
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Draw and paint beautiful, vibrant, and realistic birds and botanicals with The Art of Botanical & Bird Illustration. Take a sketch and transform it into fine art!The Art of Botanical & Bird Illustration is a guide for contemporary artists aspiring to master shape, color, and texture...
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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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Designed for Hi-Fi Living: The Vinyl LP in Midcentury America

Janet Borgerson · The MIT Press
Pages: 440
Format: Hardcover

The sleek hi-fi console in a well-appointed midcentury American living room might have had a stack of albums by musicians like Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, or Patti Page. It was just as likely to have had a selection of LPs from slightly different genres, with such titles as Cocktail...
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Duty Free Art: Art in the Age of Planetary Civil War

HITO STEYERL · Verso
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

What is the function of art in the era of digital globalization?How can one think of art institutions in an age defined by planetary civil war, growing inequality, and proprietary digital technology? The boundaries of such institutions have grown fuzzy. They extend from a region where the audience...
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The Musician's Business and Legal Guide

Mark E Halloran · Routledge
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

The Musician's Business and Legal Guide provides vital information to help demystify the music business and the complex body of law that shapes it. This book answers such questions as how to protect name and copyright; what is and is not legal about sampling; what are the legal issues...
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The Americana Revolution: From Country and Blues Roots to the Avett Brothers, Mumford & Sons, and Beyond

Michael Scott Cain · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

The Americana Revolution: From Country and Blues Roots to the Avett Brothers, Mumford & Sons, and Beyond is an informal social history that describes Americana as both a musical genre and a movement, showing what it is, where it came from, and where it is going. Musician and historian...
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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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Capture Your Style: Transform Your Instagram Images, Showcase Your Life, and Build the Ultimate Platform

Aimee Song · Harry N Abrams
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Foreword by Diane von Furstenberg From Instagram star Aimee Song, creator of the popular fashion blog Song of Style, comes the very first how-to Instagram guide, breaking down the essentials to taking gorgeous photos and building your...
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Vietnam: A New History

Christopher E Goscha · Basic Books
Pages: 592
Format: Print book

In Vietnam, Christopher Goscha tells the full history of the events that created the modern state of Vietnam, from antiquity to the present day. Generations of emperors, rebels, priests, and colonizers left complicated legacies in this remarkable country. Periods of Chinese, French, and Japanese...
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The Art of Looking: How to Read Modern and Contemporary Art

Lance Esplund · Basic Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A veteran art critic helps us make sense of modern and contemporary art A hand-signed porcelain urinal. An abstract drip painting. A silent 700 hour performance. Art has changed since the days of Giotto, Michelangelo, and even Picasso--and many of us are perplexed. Do modern and contemporary...
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Frank Stella: Prints: A Catalogue Raisonné

Frank Stella · Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation
Pages: 431
Format: Hardcover

In addition to his achievements in abstract painting and sculpture, Frank Stella has also made major contributions to the history of the modern print. An exploration of the artist's innovative use of the medium, Frank Stella: Prints reveals the intimate relationships between Stella's...
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