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Maira Kalman · Penguin Press
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

With great style, wit, and joy, Maira Kalman and Barbara Scott-Goodman celebrate their favorite dessert.In Cake, renowned artist and author Maira Kalman and food writer Barbara Scott-Goodman bring us a beautifully illustrated book dedicated to their mutual love of cakes. Kalman's enchanting...
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The Bakersfield Sound: How a Generation of Displaced Okies Revoluntionized American Music

Robert E Price · Heyday
Pages: 265
Format: Paperback

In California's Central Valley, two thousand miles away from country music's hit machine, the hard edge of the Bakersfield Sound transformed American music in the latter half of the twentieth century. It turned displaced Oklahomans like Buck Owens and Merle Haggard into household...
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Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose Croix in Paris, 1892–1897

Vivien Greene · Guggenheim Museum Publications
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose Croix in Paris, 1892-1897 accompanied the first-ever museum presentation examining the Salon de la Rose Croix, a series of annual exhibitions established by eccentric French author, critic, occultist and Rosicrucian Joséphin Péladan. The Rose Croix...
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Los Angeles Then and Now®

Rosemary Lord · Pavilion
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

This book charts the development of the city from the days of orange groves and melon patches and isolated Spanish mission buildings, to the staggering metropolis of today. Sites include: Old Plaza Church, Olvera Street, Chinatown, Union Station, Los Angeles Theatre, Mayan Theatre, Angel's...
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Chinese Symbolism & Art Motifs Fourth Revised Edition: A Comprehensive Handbook on Symbolism in Chinese Art Through the Ages

C A S Williams · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

Written with reader accessibility in mind, this comprehensive handbook of symbolism in Chinese art and culture will be an invaluable resource for any student of Eastern art history, Chinese arts and crafts, and anyone interested in commonly held Chinese beliefs and their origins. In Chinese...
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The Secret Lives of Color

Kassia StClair · Penguin Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The unforgettable, unknown history of colors and the vivid stories behind them in a beautiful multi-colored volumeThe Secret Lives of Color tells the unusual stories of seventy-five fascinating shades, dyes and hues. From blonde to ginger, the brown that changed the way battles were fought...
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Paperback LA Book 1: A Casual Anthology: Clothes, Coffee, Crushes, Crimes

Susan LaTempa · Prospect Park Books
Pages: 152
Format: Paperback

Paperback LA is a surprising and witty collection of some of the best writing ever about Los Angeles. More than a dozen major selections include new work and fresh discoveries: a radio broadcast, a ballad, a magazine article, excerpts from prizewinning novels and memoirs. These pieces are punctuated...
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Finish Your Film! Tips and Tricks for Making an Animated Short in Maya

Kenny Roy · Focal Press
Format: Print book

Finish Your Film! Tips and Tricks for Making an Animated Short in Maya is a first-of-its-kind book that walks the reader step-by-step through the actual production processes of creating a 3D Short film with Maya. Other books focus solely on the creative decisions of 3D Animation and broadly...
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The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies

Ben Fritz · Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The stunning metamorphosis of twenty-first-century Hollywood and what lies ahead for the art and commerce of film In the past decade, Hollywood has endured a cataclysm on a par with the end of silent film and the demise of the studio system. Stars and directors have seen their power dwindle,...
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Hollywood: Photos and Stories from Foreverland

Keegan Allen · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A photographic tour of the different sides of Hollywood by the the bestselling author of actor, photographer, and bestselling author reveals the Hollywood we see--and the one we don't--with a photography narrative featuring more than 250 emotionally charged color...
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