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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
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.
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
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
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
The Funniest People in Art: 250 Anecdotes By David Bruce
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This contains 250 anecdotes about art and artists, including this one: Mexican artist Diego Rivera knew what was important in life. While he was living in Paris, a fire broke out in his apartment one... More > night as he was sleeping. Mr. Rivera ran around, gathering paintings and taking them outside to safety. Only after he had saved several paintings did he discover that he wasn’t wearing any pants.< Less
The Funniest People in Art: 250 Anecdotes By David Bruce
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This contains 250 anecdotes about art and artists, including this one: Mexican artist Diego Rivera knew what was important in life. While he was living in Paris, a fire broke out in his apartment one... More > night as he was sleeping. Mr. Rivera ran around, gathering paintings and taking them outside to safety. Only after he had saved several paintings did he discover that he wasn’t wearing any pants.< Less