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Between Raphael and Galileo: Mutio Oddi and the Mathematical Culture of Late Renaissance Italy
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Between Raphael and Galileo: Mutio Oddi and the Mathematical Culture of Late Renaissance Italy

By Marr, Alexander

University of Chicago Press, 2011. Hardcover. Like New. Factory sealed. Examines the ways in which mathematics, material culture, and the book shaped knowledge, society, and the visual arts in late Renaissance Italy. Illustrated. 384p.

$44.00

Karl Blossfeldt (Taschen Icons Series)
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Karl Blossfeldt (Taschen Icons Series)

By Adam, Hans Christian

Taschen, 2001. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Text in German and English. Beautifully illustrated. Taschen Icon Series. Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932) was a German photographer, sculptor, teacher, and artist who is best known for his close-up photographs of plants and living things. His book Art Forms in the Plant World was initially intended as personal reference material and attained critical acclaim in 1928 when he first published it in German.

$14.00

Consciousness Reframed: Art and Consciousness in the Post-biological Era Conference Proceedings
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Consciousness Reframed: Art and Consciousness in the Post-biological Era Conference Proceedings

By Ascott, Roy (editor)

University of Wales College, Newport, 1997. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Title written on spine. Black and white images. Proceedings of the First International CAiiA Research Conference held July 1997 at the University of Wales College, Newport. Unpaginated Directory of participants. Illustrated. Participants include Susann Ackers, Zoe Beloff, Luc Courchesne, Char Davies, Johanna Drucker, Toni Dove, Oliver Grau, Amy Ione, Bill Seaman, Victoria Vesna, Norma C. Wagner, and others.

$45.00

New Media Art
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New Media Art

By Tribe, Mark; Jana, Reena

Taschen, 2009. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. This book addresses New Media art as a specific art historical movement, focusing not only on technologies and forms but also on thematic content and conceptual strategies. Featured artists include Mary Flanagan [domestic], Ken Goldberg [Telegarden], Mark Napier [Shredder 1.0], John F. Simon, Jr. [aLife], Wolfgang Staehle [2001], and others. 96p.

$20.00

Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed
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Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed

By Zimmer, Carl

Sterling, 2011. Hardcover. Very Good. Unmarked text. Bumped corner. Foreword by Mary Roach. Beautifully illustrated, with illustrated end papers. Showcases hundreds of eye-catching tattoos that pay tribute to various scientific disciplines, from evolutionary biology and neuroscience to mathematics and astrophysics, and reveals the stories of the individuals who chose to inscribe their obsessions in their skin. 271p. Index.

$16.00

The Computer in the Visual Arts
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The Computer in the Visual Arts

By Spalter, Anne Morgan

Addison-Wesley, 1999. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Widely praised introduction to twentieth century computer graphics. Focuses on the computer as a medium for artistic expression and graphic communication. Discussion includes the first computer images, landmarks in computer tecnology, digital painting and photo editing, electronic color, rendering 3D color, animation and video, the web, and more. Illustrated throughout, including a section of 22 color plates. Artists include Joan Truckenbrod, Char Davies, Vera Molnar, Charles Csuri, Anne Morgan Spalter, Cynthia Beth Rubin, and others. 500p. Index. Bibliography.

$18.00

Mind Sights: Original Visual Illusions, Ambiguities, and Other Anomalies, With a Commentary on the Play of Mind in Perception and Art
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Mind Sights: Original Visual Illusions, Ambiguities, and Other Anomalies, With a Commentary on the Play of Mind in Perception and Art

By Shepard, Roger N

W.H. Freeman & Company, 1990. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Roger N. Shepard introduces us to his drawings of visual tricks, discusses the origins of his scientific and artistic work, and shares his reflections on the nature of art, perception, and the mind. 228p. Index. Notes.

$16.00

Arctic Design: Opening the Discussion
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Arctic Design: Opening the Discussion

By Tahkokallio, Paivi (editor)

University of the Lapland, 2012. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. A few spots and a sticker on front cover. Illustrated. Explores the role of design in the development of the Arctic. 112p.

$15.00

The Kaleidoscope Book: A Spectrum of Spectacular Scopes to Make
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The Kaleidoscope Book: A Spectrum of Spectacular Scopes to Make

By Bowell, Thom (editor)

A Sterling/Lark Book, 1992. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Illustrated in color and black/white. Covers the history, design principles, construction techniques, and more. Gallery of projects. Index. Bibliography. 128p. Measures 8.75x10.25 inches.

$14.00

Cult of the Machine: A Pictorial
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Cult of the Machine: A Pictorial

By Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, de Young

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 2018. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Title in the Pictorial Series. Supplement to the exhibition for the Cult of the Machine: Precisionism and American Art. 41p. Measures 8.5x8.75 inches. Beautiful color plates.

$25.00

Education and Imagination in Science and Art
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Education and Imagination in Science and Art

By Kaufman, Irving (editor)

University of Michigan, 1978. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Rubbed edges and a few nicks on cover. Contributors include Irving Kaufman, Ralph Waldo Gerard, Brewster Ghiselin, Peter Busa, Samuel Adler, Ross Lee Finney, Ernest Katz, Robert Iglehard, Francis Villemain, Frederick Wyatt, and George Boas. Topics include education and imagination, music, morality, creativity, and more. 78p. Measures 6.25x9.25 inches.

$12.00

The Art of the Body: Antiquity and Its Legacy (Ancients and Moderns)
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The Art of the Body: Antiquity and Its Legacy (Ancients and Moderns)

By Squire, Michael

Oxford University Press, 2011. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrated throughout, including a section of color plates. Index. Measures 5.5x8.5 inches. 240p. Examines a multifaceted range of modern interactions with ancient visual representations of the body, from antiquity and in the various cultural landscapes that came afterwards.

$12.00

Technoromanticism: Digital Narrative, Holism, and the Romance of the Real
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Technoromanticism: Digital Narrative, Holism, and the Romance of the Real

By Coyne, Richard

MIT Press, 1999. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. 398p. Index. Notes. Bibliography. An introduction to the application of contemporary theory to information technology, raising issues of representation, space, time, interpretation, identity, and the real.

$14.00

Leonardo (Vol 7, No. 2, Spring 1974)
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Leonardo (Vol 7, No. 2, Spring 1974)

By Malina, Frank J

Pergamon, 1974. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrated. pp97-192. Includes Roger Ferragallo on stereoscopic painting; Irving Kriesbert on animation; a memoir by J. Tworkov; Bronowski offers a 20th century image of man; Gruenwald on mysticism, science and art; Arnheim on order, simplicity, and entropy; Stephen Willats on the West London Research Project, and more. Laid in index to earlier volumes of the journal

$30.00

Magic Eye III: Visions: A New Dimension in Art
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Magic Eye III: Visions: A New Dimension in Art

By N.E. Thing Enterprises

Kansas City: Andrews and McMeel, 1994. Hardcover. Very Good. Unmarked text. Includes instructions and introduction. A collection of three-dimensional stereogram images (often called Magic Eye images).

$12.00

Art and Science: The Tel Aviv Museum
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Art and Science: The Tel Aviv Museum

By Gamzu, Haim

The Tel Aviv Museum, 1971. Paperback. Good. Unmarked. Sun faded and bumped spine. Catalog accompanied the inauguration of the then new Tel Aviv Museum (April 19, 1971 and a symposium sponsored by the Helena Rubinstein Foundation, April 20, 1971. Black and white illustrations from the exhibit. Symposium participants from around the world included Frank Malina, Aharon Katzir, Francois le Lionnais, Gerald Oster, Rene Berger, Bruno Zevi, and others. Art and photography pieces featured in the exhibit, incorporated such scientific concepts as microphotography, holography, diffraction, phosphorescence and polarization. Text in Hebrew and English.

$60.00

Leonardo (Vol 10, No. 1, Winter 1977)
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Leonardo (Vol 10, No. 1, Winter 1977)

By Malina, Frank J

Pergamon, 1977. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrated. 88p. Artist articles by Harold J. Hansen, Anthony Hill, and Madhoor Kapur. General articles by Michael J. Apter, F. David Martin. Notes by Rita Deanin Abbey, Arnold J. Collett, Richard David, John G. Harries, and others. Topics include encaustic paints, non-figurative art, sculpture, kinetic art, folk toys in India, and more.

$30.00

Education of Vision
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Education of Vision

By Kepes, Gyorgy (editor)

George Braziller, 1965. Hardcover. Good. Unmarked. No dust jacket. Essays by Rudolf Arnheim, Wolfgang Metzger, Anton Ehrenweig, Gerald Holton, Will Burton, William J. J. Gordon, Johannes Itten, Tomas Maldonado, Paul Rand, Mirko Basaldella, Julian Beinart, Bartlett H. Hayes, Jr., Robert Jay Wolff. These contributors cover the development of creative ability in professional artistic training and the role of visual education as a catalyst to creativity and imagination in the curriculum. 233p. Illustrated. Title in Vision + Value Series, edited by Gyorgy Kepes.

$16.00

Something Incredibly Wonderful Happens: Frank Oppenheimer and the World He Made Up
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Something Incredibly Wonderful Happens: Frank Oppenheimer and the World He Made Up

By Cole, K. C

Houghton Mifflin, 2009. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Illustrated. A biography of Exploratorium founder Frank Oppenheimer. Covers his wealthy childhood, his career in physics, his work with his brother Robert on the Manhattan Project, the creation of a museum that revolutionized science education, and more.

$12.00

Leonardo (Vol 9, No. 4, Autumn 1976)
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Leonardo (Vol 9, No. 4, Autumn 1976)

By Malina, Frank J

Pergamon, 1976. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrated in color and black/white. pp265-352. Includes volume contents and author index for vol. 9. Authors include Richard Land on ESP, Bran Rodgers on the Umbrella Series, John Ward on perception of pictorial space, Naomi Boretz on Paul Klee's "um den Fisch," JJ Gibson letter on experimental aesthetics and more.

$30.00

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