480 pg. VERSION PRINTED ON PAPERBACK PAPER. INCLUDES EVERY BEARDED MODEL PHOTOGRAPHED FOR THIS PROJECT. (Over 100 Men) This is The Most Affordable Print Version to Support Our Charities.
The Beard... More > Book is a collection of black & white, fine art photography of over 100 men, their beards, & their stories. Proceeds from the sale of the book go directly to The Keep-A-Breast Foundation & Indiana University Simon Cancer Center – Foundation for Testicular Cancer Research. The Beard Book set out to capture the creativity & celebration of this masculine mystique & popular yet often misunderstood culture. The beard has been around since the dawn of time. Today, many men wear their facial hair to honor those that came before them, while others have ushered in a new era of facial hair fashion. This is a collection of Gents from all walks of life including celebrities & beard growing champions. Thru photography & personal interest stories in their own words via ‘Beard Blurbs’, we learn what having a beard means.< Less
Rubbings of Ancient Maya Sculpture by Joan W. Patten (softcover color edition)
American Sculptor Joan W. Patten (1924-2005) lived and traveled extensively throughout Guatemala from 1965-1982. The... More > Guatemalan government granted Joan official, carte blanche permission to make molds, casts and replicas of ancient Preclassic (1500 BC-250 AD) and Classic (250-900 AD) Maya relief sculpture. Her replicas of Maya stelae currently stand in Guatemala’s Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología, the National Zoo and at the Museo Popol Vuh gardens at Francisco Marroquín University. In addition to the replicas, she executed hundreds of rubbings in oils on colored fabric. With a sculptor’s touch and infinite patience, she rendered images onto cloth that are remarkably sharp in detail and line. The rubbings include images that preserve an abundance of information about Maya sculptural traditions, iconography, hieroglyphic writing, mythology and history.< Less