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Anatomy of a Song: The Oral History of 45 Iconic Hits That Changed Rock, R&B and Pop
Anatomy of a Song: The Oral History of 45 Iconic Hits That Changed Rock, R&B and Pop

Marc Myers · Grove Press
Pages: 323
Format: Print book

Every great song has a fascinating backstory. In Anatomy of a Song, based on the ongoing Wall Street Journal column, writer and music historian Marc Myers brings to life five decades of music through oral histories of forty-five transformative songs woven from interviews with the artists...
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Springfield
Springfield

CURTIS MANN · ARCADIA PUB
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

The 1960s and 1970s were a time of significant change in the history of Springfield, Illinois, as the city redefined itself through major developments in education, technology, and commerce. This pictorial history allows readers to remember the familiar places of those decades, such as the downtown...
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The Curated Closet: A Simple System for Discovering Your Personal Style and Building Your Dream Wardrobe
The Curated Closet: A Simple System for Discovering Your Personal Style and Building Your Dream Wardrobe

Anuschka Rees · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 265
Format: Print book

Is your closet jam-packed and yet you have absolutely nothing to wear? Can you describe your personal style in one sentence? If someone grabbed a random piece from your closet right now, how likely is it that it would be something you love and wear regularly? With so many style and shopping...
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Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life
Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life

Philipp Kaiser · The Broad ; Munich ; London ; New York
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

This magnificent book encompasses the full scope of Cindy Sherman's career, with a special focus on the cinematic quality of her oeuvre. Known for slipping seamlessly behind the rotating masks of fairy tale characters, centerfold models, historical figures, and clowns, Cindy Sherman...
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Alice Neel : painter of modern life
Alice Neel : painter of modern life

Jeremy Lewison · Mercatorfonds ;
Pages: 239

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The Art of the Bible: Illuminated Manuscripts from the Medieval World
The Art of the Bible: Illuminated Manuscripts from the Medieval World

Scot McKendrick · Thames and Hudson
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A beautiful and informative exploration of the illuminated manuscripts of the Bible over a millennium and across the globe, shedding new light on some of the most significant, yet rarely seen, paintings of the Middle AgesFor two millennia the Bible has inspired the creation of extraordinary...
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When Broadway Went to Hollywood
When Broadway Went to Hollywood

Ethan Mordden · Oxford University Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

When films like The Jazz Singer started to integrate synchronized music, in the late 1920s many ambitious songwriting pioneers of the Great White Way - George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers, and Lorenz Hart, among many others - were enticed westward by Hollywood studios'...
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Art in Detail: 100 Masterpieces
Art in Detail: 100 Masterpieces

Susie Hodge · W W Norton
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

A comprehensive yet accessible sourcebook for curators and amateurs alike that examines the finer points of 100 well-known works of artGreat paintings cannot be fully understood in a single encounter. Art lovers want to revisit and reconsider the masterpieces again and again throughout...
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The Everything Art Handbook: A comprehensive guide to more than 100 art techniques and tools of the trade
The Everything Art Handbook: A comprehensive guide to more than 100 art techniques and tools of the trade

Walter Foster (Firm) · Walter Foster Publishing
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

The Everything Art Handbook is an all-inclusive, go-to resource for artists of any skill level.A refreshing, accessible compendium of materials and techniques, The Everything Art Handbook is the perfect all-inclusive resource for beginning artists wanting to experiment and play with a variety...
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Epic Cosplay Costumes: A Step-by-Step Guide to Making and Sewing Your Own Costume Designs
Epic Cosplay Costumes: A Step-by-Step Guide to Making and Sewing Your Own Costume Designs

Kristie Good · Fons & Porter L C
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

The Ultimate Guide to Cosplay, Costumes and Conventions! Presented in a kitschy, comic-book style, Epic Cosplay Costumes combines fantabulous illustrations with all the how-to information you need for creating your own cosplay designs. Award-winning artist Kristie Good (aka Karmada) shares...
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