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Mexican Toys By Mauricio Martínez
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In Mexico, toymaking continues to be among the most fascinating of the traditional arts...to specify the characteristics which traditional toys share. Qualities which stand out are the simplicity of... More > their manufacture, the ability of the artisan to balance refined techniques with unrefined materials, and the toymaker´s capacity to adapt foreign models to native resources. Traditional toys are also dintinguished by the harmony of their strong colors, and the variety of their forms. Beyond entertainment and recreation, play and playthings permit us to have fun: to follow another track, we might say. Removing ourselves, departing from what is considered pressing and neccesary, we can favor activities which are pleasurable in themselves, and free of specific purposes. All of us have played, and succumbed to the suggestive power of toys. None of us is a stranger to the joy of exercising our gift for playfulness, and each of us can talk about games and toys based on our own experience.< Less
A mexican dream By Alvaro Alva Arriaga
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Beautiful mexican landscapes. If you don't have a personal style to separate yourself from the 'crowd' you will forever be nameless in the world of art. People will recognize the locations and the... More > subjects you photograph, but not you.< Less
The Mexican Twins By Lucy Fitch Perkins
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Lucy Fitch Perkins (July 12, 1865 – March 18, 1937) was an... More > American illustrator and writer of children's books, known best for Dutch Twins (1911) and its sequels, the Twins series.Lucy Fitch was born on July 12, 1865 in Maples, Indiana to Appleton Howe and Elizabeth (Bennett) Fitch. Her father was a teacher who moved to Maples to co-found a barrel stave factory. Her mother was a teacher. Fitch moved with her mother to Hopkinton, Massachusetts to live with her father's patents as her father tried to recover from a financial setback from the Panic of 1873. Unhappy with the Hopkinton schools, the family moved to Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1879.Fitch graduated from high school in 1883 and moved to Boston, Massachusetts to attend the Museum of Fine Arts School. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucy_Fitch_Perkins< Less
Volume 4775, Mexican art --- Mexican–American War By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 4775, Mexican art---Mexican–American War Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman... More > scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
FRIDA MEXICAN CUISINE GLENDALE By JOSE ANTONIO GONZALEZ
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Design process for the new restaurant "Frida Mexican Cuisine" in Glendale, CA. The book describes the constrcution, the art and the architecture.
Santa Fe's Partner Being Some Memorials of Events in a New-Mexican Track-end Town By Thomas A. (Thomas Allibone) Janvier
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Thomas Allibone Janvier (July 16, 1849 – June 18, 1913) was... More > an American story-writer and historian, born in Philadelphia of Provençal descent.Janvier received a public school education, then worked in Philadelphia for newspapers from 1870-81.In 1878 he married Catherine Ann Drinker (May 1, 1841- July 19, 1922), an artist who was the first woman teacher at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and first teacher to Cecilia Beaux. Later in life, she accompanied her husband on his travels while writing books and translating books from the Provencale language. Many of Janvier's published works would be dedicated "To C. A. J. "Janvier went to New York in 1881. From 1884-94, he lived in the Washington Square district of New York. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Allibone_Janvier< Less
Color Art By Jonathan Van Ee
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At 48 pages, this is the most complete collection of Mr. Van Ee's work. It includes his commentary on his art, his style, and how he creates the pieces. Also included is an unfinished piece and a... More > snapshot of the Van Ee Co. drawing when it was half finished. Paperback and e-book versions of this book are available through www.jonathanvanee.com The free e booklet "Selective Color" is a sample of what this book looks like inside. You can download Selective Color through www.jonathanvanee.< Less
untreated strangeness By Momenta Art
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The exhibition that this catalog records, Untreated Strangeness, features the work of Los Angeles-based photographer and critic George Porcari along with three new Jorge Pardo sculptures and a video... More > loop by Naomi Fisher. Porcari’s remarkable body of work spans almost four decades. Born in Lima, Peru in the 1950s, he emigrated to Los Angeles at age 11 and began taking photographs ten years later to record his own sense of dislocation. In subsequent years, Porcari went on to document his observations of cities (New York, Chicago, Europe, Latin America) through occasional series of photographs, which have also included cinematically-inspired collages, portraits of Los Angeles/international artist friends, the US-Mexican border, and still-lives of an intensely-curated assortment of books.< Less
untreated strangeness By Momenta Art
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The exhibition that this catalog records, Untreated Strangeness, features the work of Los Angeles-based photographer and critic George Porcari along with three new Jorge Pardo sculptures and a video... More > loop by Naomi Fisher. Porcari’s remarkable body of work spans almost four decades. Born in Lima, Peru in the 1950s, he emigrated to Los Angeles at age 11 and began taking photographs ten years later to record his own sense of dislocation. In subsequent years, Porcari went on to document his observations of cities (New York, Chicago, Europe, Latin America) through occasional series of photographs, which have also included cinematically-inspired collages, portraits of Los Angeles/international artist friends, the US-Mexican border, and still-lives of an intensely-curated assortment of books.< Less
Mano/Mundo/Corazón: Artists Interpret La Lotería By Center for Book & Paper Arts
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Exhibition catalog "Mano/Mundo/Corazón: Artists Interpret La Lotería" features work by over 50 contemporary artists who interpret the Mexican "game of chance"in... More > contemporary ways; the full color publication features essays by Jessica Cochran and Ilan Stavans in both English and Spanish.< Less