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Folk Art

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  • The Beauty of Everyday Things

    by Soetsu Yanagi and 1 more

    series Penguin Modern Classics
    The daily lives of ordinary people are replete with objects, common things used in commonplace settings. These objects are our constant companions in life. As such, writes Soetsu Yanagi, they should be made with care and built to last, treated with respect and even affection. They should be natural and simple, sturdy and safe - the aesthetic result of wholeheartedly fulfilling utilitarian needs. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • 70 Love Poems That Will Make Your Loved One Thrill

    by Adam Smith

    Love poems that will make your loved ones think about you good things. Love poems that are like liquor when you are in pain. Relax, have a cup of tea and delve into this great read. ... Read more

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  • European Folk Art Designs

    by Marty Noble

    series Dover Pictorial Archive
    Traditional motifs from Austria, Poland, Hungary, Russia, Switzerland, and other European countries include scores of charming designs incorporating florals, wildlife, and human figures in folk costumes. Ideal for adding a touch of Old World flavor to a variety of print and craft projects. 265 black-and-white designs. ... Read more

    $13.75 AUD

  • The Wild Dyer: A guide to natural dyes & the art of patchwork & stitch

    by Abigail Booth

    `By teaching you the foundations of natural dyeing, and guiding you through the simple stitch techniques, this book will allow you to dip in and out of projects while learning how to forage for and grow your own dye plants.' In The Wild Dyer, Abigail Booth demystifies the `magic' of natural dyeing and shows how to use the results to stunning effect in 15 exquisite patchwork and stitch projects, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Art on Skin

    Tattoos, Style, and the Human Canvas

    by Nancy Hajeski and 4 more

    A celebration of all things tattoo, this visually appealing wealth of tattoo knowledge will have you running for the nearest tattoo artist. The twenty-first century has seen a boom in tattooing, with millions of American’s-23 percent of them-boasting ink on their body. This popular pastime is not something to be taken lightly, as there are dozens of aspects to consider when planning your ink. Art ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Image, Action, and Idea in Contemporary Jewish Art

    by Ben Schachter

    series Dimyonot: Jews and the Cultural Imagination #5
    Contemporary Jewish art is a growing field that includes traditional as well as new creative practices, yet criticism of it is almost exclusively reliant on the Second Commandment’s prohibition of graven images. Arguing that this disregards the corpus of Jewish thought and a century of criticism and interpretation, Ben Schachter advocates instead a new approach focused on action and process ... Read more

    $36.95 AUD

  • Les Arts decoratifs

    by Albert Jaquemart

    Du Moyen Âge à l'Époque contemporaine, l'art décoratif peut être défini par les matériaux, le design et les objets artistiques utilisés à la fois en architecture urbaine et en architecture d'intérieur. Comme beaucoup d'autres formes d'art, l'art décoratif continue à se développer, ajoutant à l'utilité de simples pièces comme des chaises une dimension esthétique pour s'orienter vers des objets ... Read more

    $8.02 AUD

  • Gómez-Peña Unplugged

    Texts on Live Art, Social Practice and Imaginary Activism (2008–2020)

    by Guillermo Gómez-Peña and 2 more

    Gómez-Peña Unplugged is an anthology of recent and rewritten classic writings from Guillermo Gómez-Peña, a figure who stands alone as unique and ground-breaking in the history of performance art and as the artistic director of transdisciplinary performance troupe La Pocha Nostra.Throughout this collection, Gómez-Peña tackles literature, theory, pedagogy, activism and live art in an eclectic mix ... Read more

    $53.56 AUD

  • Vivian Maier

    Street Photographer

    by Vivian Maier and 2 more

    Please note that all blank pages in the book were chosen as part of the design by the publisher.A good street photographer must be possessed of many talents: an eye for detail, light, and composition; impeccable timing; a populist or humanitarian outlook; and a tireless ability to constantly shoot, shoot, shoot, shoot and never miss a moment. It is hard enough to find thesequalities in trained ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • Folk Art Fusion

    Learn to paint colorful contemporary folk art in acrylic

    by Heather Galler

    series Folk Art Fusion
    Folk art still influences everyday art in some surprising ways. Folk Art Fusion shows you how to blend classic subjects with new techniques to create a lovely work of art that is completely unique.Folk Art Fusion explores the colorful combination of art styles and presents them in modern folk art paintings. This is your chance to learn how traditional folk art continues to influence today'... ... Read more

    $27.05 AUD

  • Riding with Death

    Vodou Art and Urban Ecology in the Streets of Port-au-Prince

    by Jana Evans Braziel

    series Caribbean Studies Series
    On the southern end of the Grand Rue, a major thoroughfare that runs through the center of Port-au-Prince, waits the Haitian capital's automobile repair district. This veritable junkyard of steel and rubber, recycled parts, old tires, and scrap metal might seem an unlikely foundry for art. Yet, on the street's opposite end thrives the Grand Rue Galerie, a working studio of assembled art and ... Read more

    $36.95 AUD

  • I segreti di un fachiro occidentale

    Scopri i segreti dei fachiri e impara a riprodurli

    by Marco Cardona

    “Sono un fachiro, un fachiro Occidentale.Faccio cose incredibili e le faccio per spettacolo, ma non per questo risultano a me ed al mio pubblico meno incredibili, fantastiche, belle, non inganno la gente con trucchi che fanno credere il falso per vero, se faccio qualcosa che viene giudicato estremo questo è solamente il confine verso il quale mi sono portato lavorando sulle mie paure, debolezze, ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Naïve Art

    by Natalia Brodskaya

    Until the end of the 19th century Naïve Art, created by untrained artists and characterised by spontaneity and simplicity, enjoyed little recognition from professional artists and art critics. Naïve painting is often distinguished by its clarity of line, vivacity and joyful colours, as well as by its rather clean-cut, simple shapes, as represented by French artists such as Henri Rousseau, ... Read more

    $5.27 AUD

  • Master Minds:Creativity in Picasso's & Husain's Paintings. Part 3

    1, 2, 3, 4, 5, #3

    by Harpal Sodhi

    series 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 #3
    Master Minds: Creativity in Picasso’s & Husain’s PaintingsThe book, “Master Minds: Creativity in Picasso’s and Husain’s Paintings”, is a projection of master minds in the field of art. It reveals about the creative works of art that are not just show pieces to adorn rich homes, museums and art galleries but to bring awareness about human attitude and cultural heritage. The projection of these ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Women in Mexican Folk Art

    Of Promises, Betrayals, Monsters and Celebrities

    by Eli Bartra

    series Iberian and Latin American Studies
    The aim of this book is to engender Mexican folk art and locate women at its centre by studying the processes of creation, distribution, and consumption, as well as examining iconographic aspects, and elements of class and ethnicity, from the perspective of gender. The author will demonstrate that the topic provides unique insights into Mexican culture, and has enormous relevance within and ... Read more

    $22.54 AUD

  • Crafting Tradition

    The Making and Marketing of Oaxacan Wood Carvings

    by Michael Chibnik

    Since the mid-1980s, whimsical, brightly colored wood carvings from the Mexican state of Oaxaca have found their way into gift shops and private homes across the United States and Europe, as Western consumers seek to connect with the authenticity and tradition represented by indigenous folk arts. Ironically, however, the Oaxacan wood carvings are not a traditional folk art. Invented in the mid ... Read more

    $41.57 AUD

  • Between Art and Artifact

    Archaeological Replicas and Cultural Production in Oaxaca, Mexico

    by Ronda L. Brulotte

    Oaxaca is internationally renowned for its marketplaces and archaeological sites where tourists can buy inexpensive folk art, including replicas of archaeological treasures. Archaeologists, art historians, and museum professionals sometimes discredit this trade in “fakes” that occasionally make their way to the auction block as antiquities. Others argue that these souvenirs represent a long ... Read more

    $34.64 AUD

  • Kor10 Volume 1

    by Rawfel

    Kor10 Volume 1 - Variados escritos de modo particularmente diferente dos cordéis tradicionais. ... Read more

    $7.91 AUD

  • La Pocha Nostra

    A Handbook for the Rebel Artist in a Post-Democratic Society

    by Guillermo Gómez-Peña and 2 more

    La Pocha Nostra: A Handbook for the Rebel Artist in a Post-Democratic Society marks a transformation from its sister book, Exercises for Rebel Artists, into a pedagogical matrix suited for use as a performance handbook and conceptual tool for artists, activists, theorists, pedagogues, and trans-disciplinary border crossers of all stripes.Featuring a newly reworked outline of La Pocha Nostra's ... Read more

    $53.56 AUD

  • The True Gospel Preached Here

    by Bruce West and 1 more

    Bruce West's color photographs document the spiritual and creative work of a self-proclaimed preacher, artist, architect, the Reverend H. D. Dennis, and his wife, Margaret, in Vicksburg, Mississippi. This book explores the fantastic world of the elderly couple who devoted more than twenty years of their lives to converting Margaret's Grocery store into a one-of-a-kind nondenominational church. ... Read more

    $39.15 AUD

  • The Manual of Hand Shadows

    by Henry Bursill

    I need not explain how these Shadows were suggested, to any one who has seen WILKIE'S picture, "The Rabbit on the Wall." But by what pains they were invented can never be revealed; for it is known to my tortured digits alone, and they, luckily for me, are dumb. I calculate that I put my ten fingers through hundreds of various exercises before my "Bird" took wing; my left little finger thrills at ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Hierós

    Galleria del Carbone

    by Galleria Del Carbone

    series Project #2
    Catalogo del progetto espositivo Hierós | Arte Sacra Contemporanea, presso la Galleria del Carbone di Ferrara.A cura di: Paolo Volta, Alessandro Passerini, Giuseppe Bacci.Artisti: Mirko Dadich, Vladimiro Lilla, Alessandro Passerini, Michela Sbuelz, Monica Seksich, Franco Sumberaz, Symbolon, Massimo Volponi, Luca Zarattini. ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Blood on the Mirror

    True story from the streets to redemption

    by Anita Mary

    series Blood on the Mirror
    Pregnancy - What is this thing doing in me?Abortions - What have I done?Miscarriages - Why does this always happen to me?Street Life - I feel so cold and aloneProstitution - It’s only for some extra moneyFetish Industry - I can make them feel the pain I doDrug Addiction - To try and numb myself moreMental Illness - I really am crazySuicide Attempts - I can’t even get that rightNear Death ... Read more

    $7.69 AUD

  • Art and the italians

    by Marco Castracane

    $9.99 AUD