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Kacurovsky/Kowerko By Stanislav Grezdo
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Catalog for exhibition of Alexandra Kowerko and Wasyl Kacurovsky at Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in 2009. Born of a mutual admiration between the two artists, this dual exhibition has been in... More > the making for over a decade. Some years before his death, then-Curator Emeritus of UIMA, Wasyl Kacurovsky, had recently completed a new body of work. As a long-time collector and admirer of Alexandra Kowerko’s artwork, he proposed the possibility of a dual exhibition of Kowerko’s and his own artwork, noting that it would make for a ‘curious union’.< Less
On Being a Photographer By David Hurn
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Now in it's third edition, On Being a Photographer has become one of the most popular books every written with practical advice for photographers. "A photographer might forget his camera and... More > live to tell the tale. But no photographer who survives has ever forgotten the lessons in this book. It is not just essential reading, it's compulsory." Daniel Meadows Head of Photojournalism Center for Journalism Studies University of Wales Published by LensWork< Less
The Harmonic Language of Jazz Standards By Marc Sabatella
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Have you ever met a player who can seemingly play any song in any key, coming up with different chord substitutions on every chorus? If you have been playing for a while but thought this skill was... More > something magical and beyond you, then this book is for you. What allows players to do these things is the ability to recognize and understand common chord progressions and to reproduce them by ear as easily as one can play melodies by ear. This is a skill that you too can learn! After mastering the concepts explained in this book, you will find you are able to play by ear, in any key, with appropriate chord changes, any standard you know well enough to hum. You will also be able to make a variety of different substitutions while playing, and you will also see improvements in your improvisation and composition abilities.< Less
Single Exposures 3 By Brooks Jensen
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Even more observations on photography, art, and creativity from the editor of LensWork
Projects for Illustration: a workbook guide By Joe Burroughs
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This book contains a series of seven design projects to be created using mixed media. From raw illustration to complex paintings, this book explains how to make your design work. Filled with full... More > color examples and illustrations this is truly a how to guide for creating art and design projects.< Less
The Science & Art of Commercial Acting By John Howard Swain
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A must read book for actors interested in doing television commercials.
The Creative Life in Photography By Brooks Jensen
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Essays on Photography, the Creative Process, and Personal Expression from the editor of LensWork magazine
Anthology of Text Scores By Pauline Oliveros
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Spanning four decades of creative work, this anthology includes all of the text scores created by Pauline Oliveros since 1971. Released at the end of a year-long celebration of Oliveros' 80th... More > birthday, the anthology features group and solo meditations, as well as performance pieces for ensembles and soloists. This comprehensive volume will be an invaluable resource for performers, scholars, adults, children, musicians and nonmusicians alike. These works demonstrate the humor, brilliance, and inclusiveness that is central to Oliveros' Deep Listening philosophy and music. Through this collection, we are all invited to participate in the life work of one of the most unique and groundbreaking individuals in contemporary music.< Less
Collage Process Overview 2014 By Elizabeth St. Hilaire Nelson
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Second Edition of the ever popular 42-page Collage Process Overview book includes some new updated photos. If you do not already own this book, it's a good overview of the collage process of... More > Elizabeth St. Hilaire Nelson from painting your own papers, to initial sketch, to underpainting, to final collage.< Less
Richard Robinson's Queenstown By Richard Robinson
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What does an artist learn from 3 months in a painter’s paradise? In 2014 New Zealand artist Richard Robinson visited the Queenstown area of New Zealand for 3 months to paint some of the most... More > spectacular scenery on the planet. It’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it. This book is a painter’s diary - a collection of thoughts, realisations, notes, techniques and even an epiphany or two, written to inspire and enlighten any landscape painter or art lover with a thirst for adventure and practical painting know-how. Enjoy.< Less
Art Responds to a Diagnosis: A Body of Work in Process By Karen Edmunds
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Art Responds to a Diagnosis (a Body of Work in Process) is an installation that Edmunds designed around her diagnosis of Breast Cancer, a disease that will affect one out of every eight women. This... More > monograph addresses how she dealt with the disease using her art practice, while at the same time consulting with doctors and researching treatments. Making art became a tool to control her diagnosis.< Less
Big Timber Arts Round-Up 2014 By Sarah Rafferty
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Big Tiber Arts Round-Up 2014 A weekend in Montana on the Hobble Diamond Ranch with highschool students from Montana and PA. Theater, Fine Art, Writing, and Photography. Good food and funtimes!
Elegance By Len Berry
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Showcasing the beauty of the female form, ELEGANCE features twenty pieces from writer and artist Len Berry. Ranging from reality to fantasy, classic to cybergoth in style, these images are sure to... More > stimulate the imagination.< Less
April 13, 2006 By Samuel McGuire
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April 13, 2006 a tornado hit Iowa City. This book is to commemorate that day.
Prince Edward Island Folk Songbook By Wendy Jones, Teresa Doyle
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This collection of traditional and contemporary folk songs preserves the lyrics, the stories set to music, that Islanders have danced, romanced, fought or wept to since Canada's Fathers of... More > Confederation met to knit disparate territories into a strong and vibrant nation at the Charlottetown Conference in 1864.< Less
short stories By Daniel Steven Marconyak
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contrived illustrations. everyone has a feeling or two. collaborations with the child in me. thinking everything through and through, like it matters anyway. Visit my website... More > www.danielstevenmarconyak.com Like my page on facebook www.facebook.com/danielstevenmarconyak Instagram @human7880< Less
SPUN 2014 By SPUN Fiber Exhibit
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The exhibition catalog of the SPUN 2014 innovative fiber art exhibit, held at Etui Fiber Arts in Larchmont, New York
Tucson Sculpture Festival 2015 Catalog By Karl Whitaker
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The Official Catalog of the Tucson Sculpture Festival 2015, including works from 99 artists. February 1-14, 2015. Hosted by the Drawing Studio. Featuring works at the Art Gallery, the Sculpture... More > Resource Center, Moen Mason Gallery and Granada Gallery in Tucson, Arizona.< Less
Greenwood Harmony By Micah John Walter
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This slim oblong volume is a small collection of tunes in the fasola style. Many of the tunes are original; a few are arrangements, or the work of other composers.
Increase Understanding: LEARN the art of acting By Judah Kenaz
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The skill of acting is a study of human behavior. What makes Sammy Run? Why does Stanley Kowalski react to his wife's sister living under his roof. Digging into some esoteric exercises to help you... More > get into character is what this Acting Book does. As an experienced actor I define the discipline in a unique way offering new avenues to deepen your understanding. This book offers new food for thought like personalization and projection. My wish is to add pleasure to your creation.< Less
Buying Friends: The Kortman Collection By Ryan Kortman
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If you want to live in a world that is fun and interesting, you have come to the right place. It only takes one look to recognize that strange and fascinating objects surround you. This becomes even... More > more remarkable when one realizes that the owner of these works is 35 years old and that he has been collecting for several years. How did this all come about? The art world can be a bewildering place. Perhaps it is necessary to discuss the process of and motivations behind having an art collection.< Less
Eames Inspired By sally salkowski
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ArtPrize brought our graphic design class to a presentation by Carla Hartman, the granddaughter of Charles and Ray Eames, renowned designers of the famous Eames chair. As young designers and artists,... More > we were motivated by the longevity of the Eames’ designs, as well as the thoughts and inspiration of the creative method. We came away with the desire to be innovative in appearance as well as functionality, the courage to inject our designs with our own personalities, and the permission to enjoy the practice of trial and error. Herman Miller led us in a workshop where we were challenged to use the passion of the Eames design process to develop our own innovative, functional, and whimsical chairs. We had a variety of materials such as fabric, foam shapes, pipe cleaners, and other embellishments. Each artist created a chair unique to his or her own perceptions of innovative and functional design. The final products displayed in this book reveal plenty of personality and joy in an object as useful as a chair.< Less
Some Girls Like Racecars By Cass Frayer
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My childrens book about gender roles. I wrote and illustrated this book to celebrate the many ways of being.
2014-15 Awards Book By ACSA Press
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Each year the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) honors architectural educators for exemplary work in areas such as building design, community collaborations, scholarship, and... More > service. The award-winning professors inspire and challenge students, contribute to the profession’s knowledge base, and extend their work beyond the borders of academy into practice and the public sector.< Less
Trespasses By EASE Gallery
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Trespass is a very old idea, and although it’s often seen negatively it can lead to beauty and revolutions in understanding. Sometimes we need other people to trespass into our private... More > preserves of thought and belief, and into our carefully curated ways of doing things. In October of 2014, artists and writers came together to share and talk about their work over dinner. Having met each other, they formed partnerships with each other and set about creating works that address the theme of trespass. These are the works they made.< Less