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Women Photographers: From Julia Margaret Cameron to Cindy Sherman

Boris Friedewald · Prestel
Format: Hardcover

This thorough and accessible introduction to the greatest women photographers from the 19th century to today features the most important works of 55 artists, along with in-depth biographical and critical assessments. Since the inception of photography as an art form nearly 200 years ago,...
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A Brush with the Real: Figurative Painting Today

Margherita Dessanay · Laurence King Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Why painting today? In the digital age, with its powers of instant recall and infinite reproduction, why are we witnessing an unprecedented revival of figurative painting? A Brush with the Real presents a survey of key contemporary artists who have each embraced painting and are working...
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Dramatic Color in the Landscape: Painting Land and Light in Oil and Pastel

Brian Keeler · North Light Books
Format: Hardcover

Fill your paintings with spring light, winter scenes, autumn ambiance, summer sunsets, and more!Dramatic Color in the Landscape will help you to discover ways to enliven your paintings with the brilliant color of your favorite seasons while exploring simple yet effective color concepts...
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Introduction to Drawing the Human Body

Giovanni Civardi · Pgw
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

In this technical guide, Civardi imparts a thorough and intelligent understanding of how to draw the human body. Written with clarity and enthusiasm, and using numerous examples of his own work as teaching aids, Civardi provides the reader with a firm grounding in observation, anatomy,...
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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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Sketching Masterclass

Ruzaimi Mat Rani · Rockport Publishers
Format: Paperback

Master all the art techniques you need to produce a quality sketch drawing. Simple, fuss-free methods of sketching are accompanied with step-by-step illustrations, thorough explanations and great techniques. Suitable for all artists at all levels.
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The Rolling Stones All the Songs The Story Behind Every Track

Philippe Margotin · Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Pages: 704
Format: Print book

Comprehensive visual history of the "World's Greatest Rock & Roll Band" as told through the recording of their monumental catalog, including 29 studio and 24 compilation albums, and more than a hundred singles. Since 1963, The Rolling Stones have been recording and touring,...
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Beaches

Gray Malin
Format: Print book

Gray Malin is the artist of the moment for the Hollywood and fashion elite. His awe-inspiring aerial photographs of beaches around the world are shot from doorless helicopters, creating playful and stunning celebrations of light, shape, and perspective, as well as summer bliss. Combining...
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iPad: The Missing Manual

David Pogue · O'Reilly Media; 7 edition
Format: Print book

iOS 8 for the iPad is the biggest iOS release ever, and this all-new Missing Manual includes everything you need to know about iPad’s exciting features and new user interface. Missing Manual series creator David Pogue takes you on a guided iPad tour, complete with step-by-step instructions,...
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Liberty's Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty

Elizabeth Mitchell · Atlantic Monthly Press; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

The Statue of Liberty is one of the most recognizable monuments in the world, a powerful symbol of freedom and the American dream. For decades, the myth has persisted that the statue was a grand gift from France, but now Libertys Torch reveals how she was in fact the pet project of one quixotic...
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The Thibodaux Massacre: Racial Violence and the 1887 Sugar Cane Labor Strike

John Desantis · History Press
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

On November 23, 1887, white vigilantes gunned down unarmed black laborers and their families during a spree lasting more than two hours. The violence erupted due to strikes on Louisiana sugar cane plantations. Fear, rumor and white supremacist ideals clashed with an unprecedented labor...
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Encyclopedia of Hollywood Film Actors, Vol. 1: From the Silent Era to 1965

Barry Monush · Applause
Pages: 1125
Format: Hardcover

Applause BooksFor decades, Screen World has been the film professional's, as well as the film buff's, favorite and indispensable annual screen resource, full of all the necessary statistics and facts. Now Screen World editor Barry Monush has compiled another comprehensive work for every...
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Anger Is an Energy: My Life Uncensored

John Lydon · Dey Street Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From the legendary frontman of the Sex Pistols, comes the complete, unvarnished story of his life in his own words.John Lydon is an icon - one of the most recognizable and influential cultural figures of the last forty years. As Johnny Rotten, he was the lead singer of the Sex Pistols-the...
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A History of Photography in Fifty Cameras

Michael Pritchard · Firefly Books
Format: Hardcover

A History of Photography in Fifty Cameras explores the 180-year story of perhaps the most widely used device ever built. It covers cameras in all forms, revealing the origins and development of each model and tracing the stories of the photographers who used and popularized them. Illustrated...
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