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Kentucky Across the Land

Lee Mandrell · Quarry Books
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

Known for its rolling hills, scenic Thoroughbred farms, and renowned state parks, Kentucky offers enjoyment for those seeking stunning landscapes, natural wonders, small town charms, and bourbon country adventures. Follow photographers Lee Mandrell and DeeDee Niederhouse-Mandrell on a visual...
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Counting Down the Beatles: Their 100 Finest Songs

Jim Beviglia · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Pages: 218
Format: Hardcover

The Beatles loom large over the musical landscape even now that nearly a half-century has passed since the four men from Liverpool played their last notes together. While the story of their stunning rise and brief but brilliant time together on top of the pop music world is undoubtedly...
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The Original Blues: The Emergence of the Blues in African American Vaudeville

Lynn Abbott · University Press of Mississippi
Pages: 420
Format: Hardcover

With this volume, Lynn Abbott and Doug Seroff complete their groundbreaking trilogy on the development of African American popular music. Fortified by decades of research, the authors bring to life the performers, entrepreneurs, critics, venues, and institutions that were most crucial to the emergence...
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Koloman Moser

Elisabeth Leopold


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Pop Charts: 100 Iconic Song Lyrics Visualized

KATRINA MCHUGH · Harper Design
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

Test your musical knowledge with this fun compilation, filled with 100 beautifully designed infographics, that pays homage to the songs we can't get out of our heads - inspired by lyrics from artists such as Madonna, Fleetwood Mac, Paul Simon, TLC, Bob Dylan, Weezer, and more.Challenge...
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Painting with Bob Ross: Learn to paint in oil step by step!

WALTER FOSTER CREATIVE TEAM. · Walter Foster Publishing
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Painting with Bob Ross - with artwork created by Bob Ross himself - introduces artists and Bob Ross fans to the basics of painting landscapes with his specially formulated oil paints, brushes, basecoats, and other tools. Everyone will enjoy Painting with Bob Ross, as his "happy accidents"...
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New Deal Utopias

Jason Reblando · Kehrer Verlag
Pages: 175
Format: Hardcover

New Deal Utopias explores one of the most ambitious but overlooked programs of the New Deal, the Greenbelt Towns, designed and built by the United States government to be model cities in the 1930s. The program was critiqued as "communistic" by conservative members of Congress,...
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Graciela Iturbide's Mexico: Photographs

Graciela Iturbide · MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Iturbide is modern Mexico's subtlest, most profound chroniclerGraciela Iturbide, best known for her iconic photographs of Mexican indigenous women, has engaged with her homeland as a subject for the past 50 years in images of great variety and depth. The intensely personal, lyrical...
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Things Are What You Make of Them: Life Advice for Creatives

Adam J Kurtz · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Insights and inspiration for anyone who makes art (or anything else) . From the creative mind and heart of designer Adam J. Kurtz comes this upbeat rallying cry for creators of all stripes. Expanding on a series of popular essays, this handwritten and heartfelt book shares wisdom and empathy...
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Rembrandt and the Inspiration of India

Stephanie Schrader · J. Paul Getty Museum
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

This sumptuously illustrated volume examines the impact of Indian art and culture on Rembrandt (1606-1669) in the late 1650s. By pairing Rembrandt's twenty-two extant drawings of Shah Jahan, Jahangir, Dara Shikoh, and other Mughal courtiers with Mughal paintings of similar compositions,...
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