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    • The arts & crafts of Newcomb Pottery
      The arts & crafts of Newcomb Pottery
      David Conradsen, Ellen Paul Denker, Martin Eidelberg, Sally Main, Adrienne Spinozzi, and Kevin W. Tucker.

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    • The world atlas of street art and graffiti
      The world atlas of street art and graffiti
      Rafael Schacter
      "Painted murals first appeared in Latin America in the early 20th century; in the 1950s, spray-can graffiti associated with Latino gangs followed, notably the "cholo" graffiti of Los Angeles. Today, street art has traveled to nearly every corner of the globe, evolving into a highly complex and ornate art form. The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti is the definitive survey of international street art, focusing on the world's most influential urban artists and artworks. Since the lives and works of urban artists are inextricably linked to specific streets and places, this beautifully illustrated volume features specially commissioned "city artworks" that provide an intimate understanding of these metropolitan landscapes. Organized geographically by country and city, more than 100 of today's most important street artists - including Espo in New York, Shepard Fairey in Los Angeles, Os Gemeos in Brazil, and Anthony Lister in Australia - are profiled alongside key examples of their work. The evolution of street art and graffiti within each region is also chronicled, providing essential historical context. With contributions by the foremost authorities on street art and graffiti, this landmark publication provides a nuanced understanding of a widespread contemporary art practice. The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti emphasizes urban art's powerful commitment to a spontaneous creativity that is inherently connected to the architecture of the metropolis." -- Publisher's website.
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    • Barclay Butera getaways and retreats
      Barclay Butera getaways and retreats
      Photography by Mark Lohman.
      Everybody has a favorite season and place to vacation, unwind, and escape! From an uncluttered nautical condo at the shore, to a rustic mountain lodge with warm textiles and golden colors, to a hip pied-a-terre in cosmopolitan New York City, Butera shares designs for getaway homes to suit every taste.
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