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NK Guy: Art of Burning Man

Pages: 293
Format: Hardcover

Art Ablaze Pyrotechnics and pure self-expression at Burning Man One hundred miles from the gambling town of Reno, in the wilderness of northern Nevada, lies a vast, hostile plain known as the Black Rock Desert. The region has been an empty and windswept dry lake bed for most of the past...
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The New Electronic Guitarist: New Technologies and Techniques for the Modern Guitar Player

Marty Cutler · Hal Leonard
Pages: 232
Format: Paperback

(Music Pro Guide Books & DVDs) . Although we live in an age of innovation and disruption, many folks are content using new technologies to consume rather than create especially musicians. Case in point: for many guitarists, the notion of electronic enhancement starts at their instrument's...
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A Spectrum of Voices: Prominent American Voice Teachers Discuss the Teaching of Singing

Elizabeth L. Blades · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Blades combines insight from great teachers of the past and present to voice students at all levels. A quick-and-handy reference for the studio teacher, this book also serves as a text for vocal pedagogy courses and as a supplement for physiology and vocal mechanics, teachers and student...
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Barbara Jones-Hogu: Resist, Relate, Unite

Julie Rodrigues Widholm

Chicago-based artist Barbara Jones-Hogu (1938-2017) was a central figure of the Black Arts Movement and a founding member of the African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists (AfriCOBRA) . Throughout her career she worked in painting, printmaking, film, education, and contributed to major...
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California Captured: Mid-Century Modern Architecture, Marvin Rand

Marvin Rand · Phaidon Press
Pages: 239
Format: Hardcover

The style and mythology of Mid-Century Modern California architecture as seen through the expert lens of Marvin RandLos Angeles photographer Marvin Rand created iconic images of some of the most celebrated architectural creations of his time, photographing buildings by the likes of Modernist...
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Basquiat's "Defacement": The Untold Story

Jean-Michel Basquiat · Guggenheim Museum
Pages: 168
Format: Paperback

Jean-Michel Basquiat painted Defacement (The Death of Michael Stewart) on the wall of Keith Haring's studio in 1983 to commemorate the death of a young black artist who died from injuries sustained while in police custody after being arrested for allegedly tagging a New York City...
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Structurally Sound: Seven Musical Masterworks Deconstructed

Eric Wen · Dover Publications
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Music theorist Eric Wen presents in-depth analyses of seven masterworks from the common-practice period of Western art music:Bach: Air from Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D, BWV 1068Mendelssohn: Andante con moto tranquillo from Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49Schubert: Nacht und Traüme,...
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Jerry Dantzic: Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill

Jerry Dantzic · Thames & Hudson
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

A vivid, intimate, and largely unseen photographic chronicle of one week in the life of jazz icon Billie Holiday

In 1957, New York photojournalist Jerry Dantzic spent time with the iconic singer Billie Holiday during a week-long run of performances at the Newark, New Jersey, nightclub...
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Lust for Light: Illuminated Works

Hannah Stouffer · Gingko Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Whether it glows lustrously from neon, eminates purely from LEDs or radiates with intensity from lasers, this elemental medium, light, fascinates artists and viewers alike. Lust for Light selects works by artists who have used light as a primary or catalyzing agent in the featured pieces....
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