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    • The art teacher's survival guide for secondary schools : grades 7-12
      The art teacher's survival guide for secondary schools : grades 7-12
      Helen D. Hume.
      "An invaluable compendium of 75 creative art projects for art educators and classroom teachersThis authoritative, practical, and comprehensive guide offers everything teachers need to know to conduct an effective arts instruction and appreciation program. It meets secondary art teacher's unique needs for creating art lessons that cover everything from the fundamentals to digital media careers for aspiring artists. The book includes ten chapters that provide detailed instructions for both teachers and students, along with creative lesson plans and practical tools such as reproducible handouts, illustrations, and photographs. Includes 75 fun and creative art projects Fully updated to reflect the latest changes in secondary art instruction, including digital media and digital photography Heavily illustrated with photographs and drawings For art teachers, secondary classroom teachers, and homeschoolers, this is the ideal hands-on guide to art instruction for middle school and high school students"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Encounters with the 30s.
    • Paper cut : an exploration into the contemporary world of papercraft art and illustration
    • Alice Aycock drawings : some stories are worth repeating
      Alice Aycock drawings : some stories are worth repeating
      Jonathan Fineberg
      "Alice Aycock (b. 1946) emerged onto the New York art scene in the 1970s and is best known for her large-scale public sculptures that often combine an industrial appearance with references to weightlessness as well as to science and cosmology. Aycock also has embraced the practice of drawing throughout her enormously productive career. Alice Aycock: Drawings is the first exploration of her spectacular drawings, which include elements of mirage, fantasy, and science, and evoke both abstract thinking and bodily sensation. The works on paper featured in this handsome volume highlight the major themes that have governed her artistic practice: the role of architecture as a founding point of reference; the importance of mechanics and structure; and references to nature. As author Jonathan Fineberg demonstrates, Aycock is an artist who thinks on paper. Her works are often equal parts engineering plan and science fiction imagining. Visualizing such contradictions allows us to, in her words, transport ourselves 'farther into another place.'"--Publisher's website.
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    • Ellen Gallagher : don't axe me
      Ellen Gallagher : don't axe me
      [curated by Gary Carrion-Murayari].

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    • Lorna Simpson
      Lorna Simpson
      Joan Simon
      "This comprehensive catalogue of Lorna Simpson's critically-acclaimed 30-year body of work highlights her photo-text pieces as well as film and video installations to reveal how the artist explores identity, memory, gender, history, fantasy, and reality"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Jewish artists and the Bible in twentieth-century America
      Jewish artists and the Bible in twentieth-century America
      Samantha Baskind.
      "Explores the works of five major American Jewish artists: Jack Levine, George Segal, Audrey Flack, Larry Rivers, and R. B. Kitaj. Focuses on the use of imagery influenced by the Bible"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Strong women for art : in conversation with Anna Lenz
      Strong women for art : in conversation with Anna Lenz
      edited by Anna Lenz
      Since the 1960s Anna Lenz and her husband have built a magnificent collection of the art of the Epoche ZERO. For this book she has travelled across Europe together with the photographer Roswitha Pross and the art historian Ulrike Schmitt to conduct interviews and ask the partners and wives of artists about their lives. These women, some of whom are themselves artists, speak with great openness about their families, their childhood dreams, their own professional trajectories, about prevailing circumstances and life plans, and also about the often overwhelming first meetings and their relationships with their men. This kaleidoscope of reports about their lives constitutes a chapter in the history of art, and a piece of contemporary history.0Exhibition: Palazzo Bembo, Venice, Italy (01.06.-24.11.2013). 0.
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    • Rabindranath Tagore : his world of art
    • Ink art : past as present in contemporary China
      Ink art : past as present in contemporary China
      Maxwell K. Hearn.
      "Featuring 70 works in various media--paintings, calligraphy, photographs, woodblock prints, video, and sculpture--that were created during the past three decades, Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China will demonstrate how China's ancient pattern of seeking cultural renewal through the reinterpretation of past models remains a viable creative path. Although all of the artists have transformed their sources through new modes of expression, visitors will recognize thematic, aesthetic, or technical attributes in their creations that have meaningful links to China's artistic past. The exhibition will be organized thematically into four parts and will include such highlights as Xu Bing's dramatic Book from the Sky (ca. 1988), an installation that will fill an entire gallery; Family Tree (2000), a set of vivid photographs documenting a performance by Zhang Huan in which his facial features--and his identity--are obscured gradually by physiognomic texts that are inscribed directly onto his face; and Map of China (2006) by Ai Weiwei, which is constructed entirely of wood salvaged from demolished Qing dynasty temples." -- Metropolitan Museum of Art website.
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    • Nam June Paik : global visionary
      Nam June Paik : global visionary
      John G. Hanhardt, Ken Hakuta
      "Internationally recognized as the father of video art, Korean-born artist Nam June Paik (1932-2006) transformed 20th-century art. His innovative, media-based artwork was grounded in the practices of avant-garde music and performance art, which he used to expand video and television as artistic expressions in contemporary visual culture. Nam June Paik: Global Visionary features key artworks from the Smithsonian American Art Museum's collection as well as loans from Museum Moderner Kunst in Vienna, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College and the recently acquired Nam June Paik Estate Archive. A wide selection of materials including televisions, radios, antiques, toys, cameras, announcements for exhibitions and performances, and correspondence give an unprecedented view into Paik's artworks and working practice, revealing the influences of Asian and Western philosophy as well as developments in technology and science"--Publisher's website.
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    • The art of the illusion : deceptions to challenge the eye and the mind
      The art of the illusion : deceptions to challenge the eye and the mind
      Brad Honeycutt & Terry Stickels
      While even the simplest of illusions please, this stunning volume showcases over 200 of the finest images from around the world. Artists include Rafael Olbinski, Rob Gonsalves, Octavio Ocampo, David MacDonald, Gene Levine and M.C Escher. From the most classic optical illusions to complex graphic and painterly designs.
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    • Art of estrangement : redefining Jews in reconquest Spain
      Art of estrangement : redefining Jews in reconquest Spain
      Pamela A. Patton.
      "Examines the influential role of visual images in reinforcing the efforts of Spain's Christian-ruled kingdoms to renegotiate the role of their Jewish minority following the territorial expansions of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries"--Provided by publisher.
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    • Awakening the night : art from Romanticism to the present
      Awakening the night : art from Romanticism to the present
      edited by Agnes Husslein-Arco, Brigitte Borchhardt-Birbaumer, and Harald Krejci.
      This absorbing volume explores how artists have expressed their fascination with the night and its mysteries over two centuries. Delving deep into the subjects of philosophy, psychology, and astronomy, this beautifully illustrated and wide-ranging volume offers a chronological approach to understanding how artists of all kinds have dealt with the subject of nighttime. It opens with the early 19th century, focusing on the tension between romanticism and enlightenment, idealism and realism, beauty and science. It then goes on to explore the introduction of electricity, the subsequent illumination of urban spaces, and light pollution. Finally, it investigates contemporary images of places that come alive in the darkness: subways, mines, theaters, movie houses, and nightclubs. Filled with the work of renowned painters, photographers, sculptors, and filmmakers, the volume is enhanced by a series of insightful essays that help us understand how artists' depictions of nighttime have evolved in tandem with developments in technology, science, and philosophy.
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    • Risk and uncertainty in the art world
      Risk and uncertainty in the art world
      edited by Anna M. Dempster.
      Art has become big business in way not seen since the Dutch golden age. Once the preserve of a small elite, recent growth in the art and financial markets has made art a more accessible investment option for individuals than ever before. Yet this growth has posed new forms of uncertainty, volatility and risk to the art world and its participants.
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    • Enduring bronze : ancient art, modern views
    • Edgar Degas : drawings and pastels
    • Contemporary Australian drawing #1
    • Nuthin' but mech. 2 : sketches and renderings
    • The art of Fred Gambino : Dark Shepherd
      The art of Fred Gambino : Dark Shepherd
      foreword by John A. Davis
      "The Art of Fred Gambino - Dark Shepherd collects the out-of-this-world concept art, illustrations, paintings, book covers and sketches of the immensely talented multimedia artist Fred Gambino."--Page 4 of cover.
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    • Gilroy was good for Guinness
    • Magie der Dinge
      Magie der Dinge
      herausgegeben von Bettina Richter

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    • American impressionism : a new vision, 1880-1900
    • Strangeling  : the art of Jasmine Becket-Griffith
    • Jasper Johns : regrets
      Jasper Johns : regrets
      Christophe Cherix and Ann Temkin.

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    • Archibald Motley : jazz age modernist
    • James Nares
      James Nares
      editor, Nikki Columbus
      "This long-awaited comprehensive monograph on James Nares brings together his paintings and films. Upon his arrival in New York in 1974, British-born James Nares became a central member of the city's vibrant No Wave art scene, making experimental Super 8 films, playing in downtown bands, and staging live performances. The following decade, he turned to painting, using handmade brushes to create monumental strokes that are almost three-dimensional in their detail and depth. Today, Nares continues to employ the mediums of film and paint to explore physicality, motion, and the unfolding of time, as seen in his 2011 video Street, exhibited to great acclaim at such institutions as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. This definitive monograph, produced in close collaboration with the artist, surveys the entirety of Nares's career. Lushly illustrated, including paintings, photographs, and stills that have never before been published, the book features essays by leading film critic Amy Taubin, cultural writer Glenn O'Brien, and innovative film curator Ed Halter in addition to an illuminating conversation between Nares and longtime friend and fellow artist Christopher Wool."--Jacket.
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    • Van Gogh repetitions
      Van Gogh repetitions
      Eliza E. Rathbone, William H. Robinson, Elizabeth Steele, and Marcia Steele
      "Van Gogh Repetitions is the first book to focus on the artist's 'repetitions,' a term he used to describe his process of producing more than one version of a composition."--Jacket.
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    • Allan Ramsay : portraits of the Enlightenment
      Allan Ramsay : portraits of the Enlightenment
      Mungo Campbell with Anne Dulau and essays by Melanie Buntin, Rhona Brown, John Bonehill, Rica Jones.

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    • If you're reading this, there's still time
    • Holland on paper in the age of Art Nouveau
      Holland on paper in the age of Art Nouveau
      Clifford S. Ackley
      In the era of Art Nouveau, from the 1890s through the turn of the century, there was a flourishing of new, imaginative art and craft throughout Europe. Holland also saw an explosion of inventive art and design in this period, including many expressive works on paper - posters, decorative calendars, illustrated books, as well as prints and drawings. The MFA has been actively collecting these Dutch works for the last 25 years, and this exhibition highlights of 45 works early drawings by well-known artists Piet Mondrian and Bart van der Leck, as well as works by such new discoveries as Jan Toorop, Theo Nieuwenhuis, Samuel Jessurun de Mesquita, Theo Hoytema, G.W. Dijsselhof, and C.A. Lion Cachet.
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    • Nendo 10/10
      Nendo 10/10
      [edited by Floyd E. Schulze and Robert Klanten
      There are few design studios worldwide that can deliver projects of such consistently high quality as the Japanese studio Nendo. Expertly melding architecture and interior, product, and graphic design with sculpture and installation, Nendo's work is both clear and sophisticated. The functionality of their projects is in line with established Japanese design traditions, yet their lightheartedness and humor is also inspired by the country's pop culture. The name Nendo, Japanese for modeling clay, is indicative of their skill at playing with the fundamental properties of objects. The studio has firmly established itself on the global design scene and routinely wins international awards. This monograph presents a striking selection of Nendo's multifaceted work including vibrant store concepts, mystically inspired exhibition spaces, sculptural furniture pieces, home accessories, and design objects. Regardless of how diverse the included styles appear to be, they all give the reader a sense of where the future of design is heading.
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    • User experience design : creating designs users really love
    • Zentangle. 10, Featuring ideas for origami and paper crafts
    • The field guide to typography : typefaces in the urban landscape
    • These are the weather diaries : a book in celebration of the Nordic Fashion Biennale
    • Colors & patterns of depression era glassware
    • The ultimate guide to sea glass : finding, collecting, identifying, and using the ocean's most beautiful stones
      The ultimate guide to sea glass : finding, collecting, identifying, and using the ocean's most beautiful stones
      Mary Beth Beuke
      "As the owner of one of the world's most elaborate sea glass collections, Mary Beth Beuke gets to talk about these prized ocean gems on a daily basis. Unfortunately, with each passing day, sea glass becomes more and more difficult to find, making the hunt more of a challenge to the seeker-especially one with limited experience in sea glass hunting. There are several reasons why the hunt is so important to the sea glass seeker. Some find their Zen moments in the solitude and beauty of the hunt. Some collect to add color to their life. The history, mystery, and discovery of sea glass are also strong forces that draw collectors to shorelines around the world, looking for these pieces of physically and chemically weathered frosted glass. Whatever your reason for wanting to learn about and start your own collection of sea glass, the window for doing so is closing as pieces are becoming more elusive due to a growth in sea glass popularity and a decrease in recent glass bottle production. In The Ultimate Guide to Sea Glass, Beuke provides information that will help first-time seekers start new collections and veteran hunters learn more about their current sets. Beuke shares her experiences in gathering her own collection via photographs of vibrant and rare pieces, as well. "-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Quilts in everyday life, 1855-1955 : a 100-year photographic history
    • Burning Man : art on fire
    • The organized teacher's guide to children's literature
    • Hollywood of the Rockies : Colorado, the West and America's film pioneers
      Hollywood of the Rockies : Colorado, the West and America's film pioneers
      Michael J. Spencer.
      "In the early days of the twentieth century, movies weren't made in California. As America's film pioneers traveled westward, Colorado became a beacon to them, contributing to the early motion picture business with all the relish and gusto of a western saga. The gorgeous natural scenery was perfect for the country's (and the world's) growing infatuation with the West, turning Colorado itself into a bigger star of the early cinema than any particular actor. Using rare photos and contemporary accounts, writer and filmmaker Michael J. Spencer explores the little-known filmmaking industry that flourished in the RockyMountains between 1895 and 1915-2014; west of New York but east of Hollywood"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Writing screenplays that sell
      Writing screenplays that sell
      Michael Hauge.
      "For more than twenty years, Writing Screenplays That Sell has been hailed as the most complete guide available on the art, craft, and business of writing for movies and television. Now fully revised and updated to reflect the latest trends and scripts, Hollywood story expert and script consultant Michael Hauge walks readers through every step of writing and selling successful screenplays. If you read only one book on the screenwriter's craft, this must be the one"--The publisher.
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    • On story : screenwriters and their craft
      On story : screenwriters and their craft
      edited by Barbara Morgan and Maya Perez.
      Introduction / by Barbara Morgan -- 1. Inspiration. A conversation with Randall Wallace -- 2. Story. What makes a great story : a conversation with Bill Wittliff ; Steven Zaillian on where the story originates ; Peter Hedges on crafting story ; Lawrence Kasdan on story and theme -- 3. Process. A conversation with John Lee Hancock ; Sacha Gervasi on getting started ; The basics with Nicholas Kazan ; Advice from Bill Wittliff ; Anne Rapp's writing routine ; Caroline Thompson's writing process ; Lawrence Kasdan on the challenges of writing -- 4. Structure. Structure and format : a conversation with Frank Pierson, Whit Stillman, Robin Swicord, and Nicholas Kazan ; Caroline Thompson on structure ; Lawrence Kasdan on the rules of script formatting ; Visual storytelling : a conversation with John August, John Lee Hancock, and Randall Wallace -- 5. Character and dialogue. Building characters and mapping their journeys : a conversation with Lawrence Kasdan and Anne Rapp ; Nicholas Kazan on writing characters ; Crafting characters : a conversation with Lawrence Kasdan ; Dialogue and finding the voice : a conversation with John August and John Lee Hancock -- 6. Rewritng. Writer's block : a conversation with Bud Shrake and Bill Wittliff ; Bill Wittliff on when to let something go ; Steven Zaillian on defining scenes : what to keep in, what to leave out ; Anne Rapp on keeping writing fresh ; Nicholas Kazan's rewriting process ; On rewriting : a conversation with Daniel Petrie Jr., Peter Hedges, and Sacha Gervasi ; Lawrence Kasdan on how to know when you're done -- 7. Collaboration. A conversation with Steven Zaillian ; Peter Hedges on collaborating ; Lawrence Kasdan on writing with a partner ; Randall Wallace on working with other writers -- 8. Go forth.
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    • The art of The Wind Rises
      The art of The Wind Rises
      English adaptation, Jocelyne Allen

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    • Watching them be : star presence on the screen from Garbo to Balthazar
    • The selected letters of Elia Kazan
      The selected letters of Elia Kazan
      edited by Albert J. Devlin with Marlene J. Devlin.

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    • America's first regional theatre : the Cleveland Play House and its search for a home
    • I like you just the way I am : stories about me and some other people
      I like you just the way I am : stories about me and some other people
      Jenny Mollen.
      "Jenny Mollen is an actress and writer living in Los Angeles. She is also a wife, married to a famous guy (which is annoying only because he gets free [stuff] and she doesn't). She doesn't want much from life. Just to be loved by everybody: her parents, her dogs, her ex-boyfriends, her ex-boyfriends, dogs, her husband, her husband's ex-girlfriends, her husband's ex-girlfriend's new boyfriends, etc. Some people might call that impulse crazy, but isn't 'crazy' really just a word boring people use to describe fun people? (And Jenny is really, really fun)"--Dust jacket flap.
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    • Claire Trevor : queen of the Bs & Hollywood film noir