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You Can Draw It in Just 30 Minutes: See It and Sketch It in a Half-Hour or Less

Mark Kistler · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Emmy Award-winning PBS host Mark Kistler's new book takes the adult coloring book craze to the next level - now hobbyists can easily create their own drawings using Mark's groundbreaking and accessible new system. For every serious artist, there are five people who want to be able...
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Art Deco Sculpture

Alastair Duncan · Thames and Hudson
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking encyclopedic study of Art Deco sculpture from the 1920s and 1930s by the author of Art Deco CompleteThis book showcases and puts into historical context a host of sculpted works created in the 1920s and 1930s in the decorative vernacular defined loosely today as "Art...
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200 Skills Every Fashion Designer Must Have: The Indispensable Guide to Building Skills and Turning Ideas into Reality

Aisling McKeefry · Barron'S
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Fashion is all about experimenting with styles, pushing the boundaries, and setting new trends. But despite changing seasons and tastes, the staple skills necessary for a fashion designer always stay the same. 200 Skills Every Fashion Designer Must Have offers a practical overview of the core...
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Inside Allerton: The Essential Guide to Robert Allerton Park

David L Finnigan · G. S. Brenac
Pages: 120
Format: Hardcover

Named one of the Seven Wonders of Illinois, Robert Allerton Park is visited by nearly 100,000 people annually. Allerton, a wealthy Chicago philanthropist and art collector, donated his palatial country estate to the University of Illinois in 1946 with the intent that it should be maintained...
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The Show That Never Ends: The Rise and Fall of Prog Rock

David Weigel · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The wildly entertaining story of progressive rock, the music that ruled the 1970s charts -- and has divided listeners ever since.The Show That Never Ends is the definitive story of the extraordinary rise and fall of progressive ("prog") rock. Epitomized by such classic, chart-topping...
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Paolo Veronese and the Practice of Painting in Late Renaissance Venice

Diana Gisolfi · Yale University Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

One of the premier artists of Renaissance Venice, Paolo Veronese (1528-1588) enjoyed a successful career creating splendid and sophisticated paintings for an elite clientele. Focusing on Veronese's materials, workshop organization, and remarkably varied techniques, this important book...
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The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s

Sarah Coffin · The Cleveland Museum of Art
Pages: 379
Format: Hardcover

An exhilarating look at Art Deco design in 1920s America, using jazz as its unifying metaphor Capturing the dynamic pulse of the era's jazz music, this lavishly illustrated publication explores American taste and style during the golden age of the 1920s. Following the destructive...
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Dior: The Collections, 1947-2017

Alexander Fury · Yale University Press
Pages: 631
Format: Hardcover

A stunning and comprehensive overview of the legendary house of Dior, from its founding in 1947 to today, featuring over 170 collections presented through original catwalk photography In spring 1947, Christian Dior presented the first collection of his newly founded eponymous fashion house....
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The World New Made: Figurative Painting in the Twentieth Century

Timothy Hyman · Thames & Hudson Ltd. 2016.
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A bold new critique of the accepted history of figurative painting in the twentieth centuryFor thousands of years pictorial representations have engaged humankind, yet in the twentieth century, with the arrival of abstraction and the accompanying liberation of painting from figuration and bourgeois...
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Comfort and Glory: Two Centuries of American Quilts from the Briscoe Center

Katherine Jean Adams · University of Texas Press
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Quilts bear witness to the American experience. With a history that spans the early republic to the present day, this form of textile art can illuminate many areas of American life, such as immigration and settlement, the development of our nation's textile industry, and the growth...
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