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  • The Beauty of Everyday Things

    by Soetsu Yanagi ...
    Translated by Michael Brase ...
    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

  • European Folk Art Designs

    by Marty Noble ...
    series Dover Pictorial Archive
    This handsome collection contains scores of unique images based on folk art designs created by artists of Austria, Poland, Hungary, Russia, Switzerland, and other European countries.Adapted from authentic sources, 265 original renderings depict scores of charming motifs incorporating florals, wildlife, riders on horseback, mythical figures, men and women in traditional costumes, and religious and ... Read more

    $13.13 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

  • The Green Man in Britain

    The Green Man has many facets, many dimensions. He peers through his leaf mask in hundreds of church misericords and stone carvings. His innate link with the changing seasons and fertility is revealed in the medieval poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and in summer folk customs such as Jack in the Green, the Castleton Garland and the Burry Man. Perhaps he even lurks in the legendary hero of the ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Art Magick

    How to become an art witch and unlock your creative power

    by Molly Roberts ...
    Would you believe me if I told you that you're a witch? A crafty enchanter born with the abilities to create beauty, read secret languages, heal the heart and attract the attention of the strange and wonderful?The serendipitous event of this grimoire making its way into your hands is evidence of the buzzing creative power calling out from within you. It's time, Art Witch.This inspirational ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • Japanese Paper Flowers

    Elegant Kirigami Blossoms, Bouquets, Wreaths and More

    Learn how to bring a Japanese aesthetic into your life with these elegant works of floral art. Japanese kirigami (cut paper) flowers are delicate and beautiful examples of paper craft, but are surprisingly easy to make. This inspirational how-to guide shows you how to make 31 gorgeous designs that can virtually pass for the real thing--except they will never wilt!The sculptural quality of these ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Art and the italians

    The Author addresses the complex and unsolved relationship that Italians live with their "Cultural Heritage", analyzing the issue of their management and administration. ... Read more

    $10.99 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

  • Hierós

    Galleria del Carbone

    Book 2 - Project
    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 or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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 or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Erzählungen und Aphorismen

    by Oscar Wilde ...
    Erzählungen und Aphorismen Oscar Wilde - Frank Thissen hat für die Aphorismensammlung aus den Werken und Briefen von Oscar Wilde in acht Kapiteln die zitierenswertesten Aussprüche der für Oscar Wilde zentralen Themenbereiche Kunst, Leben, Gesellschaft, Genie einander zugeordnet. In der Summe geben diese Sentenzen in ihrer Eigenständigkeit, in ihrer stilistischen Abgeschlossenheit und ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Canvas Detroit

    series Painted Turtle
    Detroit’s unique and partly abandoned cityscape has scarred its image around the world for decades. But in the last several years journalists have begun to view the city through a different lens, focusing on the wide range of contemporary artists finding inspiration amid the emptiness and adding a more complex chapter to the story of a city long labeled as a haunting symbol of U.S. economic ... Read more

    $36.66 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • I'm All Out Of Happy - A Collection Of Pictures

    An art book. A collection of pictures. Whatever you want to call it, just look at them. They are beautiful children. Look at these magical and amazing pictures with your eyeballs. Some are done with crayon, some with paint. I used a marker at some point. It's art. ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Hierós

    arte sacra contemporanea

    Book 1 - Project
    Catalogo del progetto Hierós | Arte Sacra Contemporanea.A cura di: Alessandro Passerini, Giulia Pesarin, Giuseppe Bacci, Rita Di Mascio, Denise Galuzzi, Pasquale Grilli, Monica Seksich.Artisti: Mirko Dadich, Vladimiro Lilla, Alessandro Passerini, Michela Sbuelz, Monica Seksich, Franco Sumberaz, Symbolon, Massimo Volponi, Luca Zarattini. ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Museographs: Shaker Design

    Escape to the perfect world! A world where prejudice is passé, order is normal, and function is favored. This is the world of the Shakers.Best-known as an eighteenth-century utopian religious community, and often liken to the Amish, few are aware of the many accomplishments that are distinctly Shaker. Shakers have excelled as architects and chemists, craftsmen and inventors. During a twenty-five ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Aufgaben und Bilder für jeden Tag

    by Carina Bauer ...
    Viele Menschen sehen sich gerne Bilder an, um sich dabei zu entspannen und eigene Gedanken fließen zu lassen. Dies gelingt vielen besonders gut bei Bildern, die keine realen Abbilder von Personen, Landschaften oder Situationen darstellen, sondern abstrakt gehalten sind. So lassen sie viel Spielraum für Interpretationen. Da jeder „seine eigene Welt im Kopf hat“, wird das, was der Betrachter sieht, ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Popular History of Graffiti

    From the Ancient World to the Present

    What is graffiti? And why have we, as a culture, had the urge to do it since 30,000 BCE? Artist Fiona McDonald explores the ways in which graffiti works to forever compel and simultaneously repel us as a society. When did graffiti turn into graffiti art, and why do we now pay thousands of dollars for a Banksy print when just twenty years ago, seminal graffiti artists from the Bronx were thrown ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Manga Art for Everyone

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Create Amazing Drawings

    Bring your own manga characters to life!With millions of fans around the world, manga is a beloved art form. Now you, too, can learn how to draw your favorite characters from Japanese comics and anime! Manga Art for Everyone shows you how to draw detailed clothing, facial expressions, and other features, like hair and accessories. With gradual steps and helpful tips, this book will have you ... Read more

    $16.76 AUD

  • A Photographic Guide to Dolls of the Ancients - Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Coptic Dolls

    This vintage book is a fascinating study of dolls in ancient civilisations, specifically those of ancient Egypt, Greek, and Rome. With a wealth of fascinating historical information and many authentic photographs, this wonderful volume will appeal to those with an keen interest in the history of these timeless toys, and it is one not to be missed by the discerning collector vintage literature. ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • El latido de la cantante

    entrevistas, poemas y dibujos

    El latido de la cantante es el tercer libro de una trilogía que Selva Dipasquale y Tamara Domenech componen con entrevistas, poemas, dibujos y, ahora, sonidos. En Tallar te obliga a pensar en las cosas y Poética de los oficios, las autoras quisieron acercarse al universo de los artesanos y los oficios en general. En este caso, su interés estuvo centrado en los músicos callejeros. Este es un libro ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Pyramid

    by Vox Parvis ...
    It's complicated, hard to explain really, but it made perfect sense to me. Although, honestly, it's a shitty book, don't let the first chapter fool ya. So I just been telling people the book's about a piece of art, 'cause when you're done reading it, you might not get that. And you know, good art is never about art anyway; it's always about something else. So the books not really about a pyramid. ... Read more

    $7.32 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Bricksy

    Unauthorized Underground Brick Street Art

    by Jeff Friesen ...
    From Jeff Friesen, award-winning photographer and author of United States of LEGO®, comes a hilarious new book of diorama photographs that uses LEGO bricks to spoof the famous work of the mysterious anonymous graffiti artist known as Banksy. Friesen gives new meaning to gritty street art using clean, modernist bricks. Bricksy goes beyond transforming the medium by expanding the scenes it plays on ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Kitch & Arte

    Contemporary Art & Infographics

    "A visual expression combining traditional oil paintings evolving and in some cases transforming technologically into something else."KITCH & ARTEContemporary Art & InfographicsCreated by Barbara KennedyHow something that oozes out of a thin aluminum tube and onto a primed flat white canvas can convince you of the presence of a three-dimensional world, this translucent paste that conveys the ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Museographs: Appalachian Handicrafts

    High atop the Southern mountains lived the Appalachian settlers. They were people unconcerned with convention who lived removed from the throes of civilization for more than a century. From mighty blacksmiths to prized basket-makers, their crafts were well suited to a remote existence, giving them 'the tools to tame the wilderness.'Hand thrown pottery preserved and transported food. Cornhusk dolls ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus