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Making Otherwise: Craft and Material Fluency in Contemporary Art

Heather Anderson · Carleton University Art Gallery / McMaster Museum of Art
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Today, there is an increasing permeability between the realms of craft and art occurring in step with an emphasis on the handmade in contemporary art practice and in the widespread interest in all things handcrafted. MAKING OTHERWISE presents the work of six Canadian artists who merge the material...
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Van Gogh and Music: A Symphony in Blue and Yellow

Natascha Veldhorst · Yale University Press
Pages: 184
Format: Hardcover(Translatio)

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Clean and Lean: 30 Days, 30 Foods, a New You!

Ian K. Smith · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Building on the principles in Ian K. Smith's bestselling The Clean 20, Clean and Lean introduces four new important components to the eating plan:--A full day-by-day 30-day weight loss diet--Intermittent fasting (skip breakfast, lose weight) --A pure, simple, effective exercise regimen--10...
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How to Photograph Absolutely Everything

Tom Ang · DK
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

This practical guide teaches you how to take the best possible photo in any situation imaginable with clear, step-by-step guidance from expert photographer Tom Ang.Full of essential advice, hints, and tips, this guide gives you straightforward instructions on what equipment you will need,...
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Unleashing Your Dog: A Field Guide to Giving Your Canine Companion the Best Life Possible

Marc Bekoff · New World Library
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

No matter how cushy their lives, dogs live on our terms. They compromise their freedom and instinctual pleasure, as well as their innate strategies for coping with stress and anxiety, in exchange for the love, comfort, and care they get from us. But it is possible to let dogs be dogs without...
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Balenciaga’s Craft: Outside In

Lesley Ellis Miller · V & A Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Cristóbal Balenciaga (1895-1972) remains one of the most revered and enigmatic of fashion designers. Here, breathtaking illustrations reveal why he is renowned for exceptional tailoring, sculptural shapes, deft manipulation of textiles, and a dramatic use of color. His glamorous clientele...
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From A to Eames: A Visual Guide to Mid-Century Modern Design

Lauren Whybrow · Smith Street Books
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

This sophisticated A to Z picture book for adults is an illustrated journey through midcentury modern design, perfect for any reader with a keen eye for style.With eighty tales of design, laid out in a fun and easy-to-read A to Z format, design lovers will be reading this book to each other...
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Yves Saint Laurent: A Biography

Laurence Benaim · Rizzoli Ex Libris
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

This definitive portrait of the creative genius who transformed fashion is the first major English-language biography of Yves Saint Laurent since his death in 2008, featuring exclusive interviews of those who knew him best, by one of the most respected names in French fashion.Yves Saint...
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In Miniature: How Small Things Illuminate the World

Simon Garfield · Atria Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling, award-winning writer Simon Garfield returns with an enthralling investigation of humans' peculiar fascination with small things - and what small things tell us about our larger world."[Simon Garfield is] an exuberant truffle-hound of the recondite and delightful factoid."...
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Woodworking for the Garden: 16 Easy-to-Build Step-by-Step Projects

Alan Bridgewater · Creative Homeowner
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Create fabulous garden features with the ideal material: Wood!16 stylish outdoor projects from trellises and planters to decking, fences, chairs, benches, tables, sheds, pergolas and moreStep-by-step instructions, construction diagrams, and materials lists accompany each projectOver 300 photos...
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