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The Art of Neuroscience: Image and Understanding, 1518-2000
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The Art of Neuroscience: Image and Understanding, 1518-2000

By Tomlinson, Janis

National Academy of Sciences, 2001. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Small spot on cover. Well illustrated with images attributed to Vesalius, Estienne, Eustachio, The Willis Brain (by Christopher Wren), Charles Bell, Ruysch, Cajal and others. Text by Janis Tomilson, curator of the exhibition. 12-page exhibition booklet (February 15-May 25, 2001).

$16.00

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. Inlaid index to earlier volumes of the journal

$30.00

Experience: Culture, Cognition, and the Common Sense
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Experience: Culture, Cognition, and the Common Sense

By Jones, Caroline A.; Mather, David; Uchill, Rebecca

MIT Press, 2016. Hardcover. Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrated. Contributors include Tauba Auerbach, Bevil Conway, Alvin Lucier, Tomas Saraceno, Doughlas Kahn, Alva Noe, Vittorio Gallese, Bruno Latour, and others. Index. 350p.

$28.00

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

The Reconfigured Eye: Visual Truth in the Post-Photographic Era
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The Reconfigured Eye: Visual Truth in the Post-Photographic Era

By Mitchell, William J

The MIT Press, 1992. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Previous owner's stamp on front end page. Illustrated. Notes. Selected Readings. Index. An analysis and a demonstration of the end of traditional film-based photography and a preview of the new filmless, electronic "photography" that allows computers to synthesize entire scenes from digital geometric models, to people actual scenes with actors who were not there, and to erase people or objects who were. 273p. Measures 9x10 inches.

$14.00

Leonardo (Vol 6, No. 3, Summer 1973)
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Leonardo (Vol 6, No. 3, Summer 1973)

By Malina, Frank J

Pergamon, 1975. Paperback. Good. Unmarked. Bumped corner with name on cover. Illustrated. pp193-287. Contributors include Peter Lipman-Wulf, Robert Preusser, John Safer, Charles Nightengale, Gifford Phillips, Peter F. Smith, Henry Moore with Dolores Mitchell, Jacques Gruber, Goncharenko, and others.

$25.00

YLEM Periodicals (8): (Newsletter issues, History of Science  Catalog, Membership directories)
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YLEM Periodicals (8): (Newsletter issues, History of Science Catalog, Membership directories)

By YLEM Books and Periodicals

YLEM. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked catalog of books. Newsletters on artists using science and technology from 2001, 2002, and two from 2007. Topics include autonomous robots that paint, digital art, Rudy Rucker on games, interviews on art, science, aesthetics, and more. Two membership directories. The 1998 includes images of members. Also a 2003 directory. Catalog for history of science books is catalog No. 14, 1999.

$25.00

Olafur Eliasson: Verklighetsmaskiner/Reality Machines
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Olafur Eliasson: Verklighetsmaskiner/Reality Machines

By Eliasson, Olafur

London: Moderna Museet and Konig Books, 2016. Paperback. Very Good. Ex-library. Catalog published in conjunction with Olafur Eliasson: Verklighetsmaskiner/Reality Machines. Conversation of Eliasson and Daniel Birnbaum. Essay by Timothy Morton. Beautifully produced overview of Eliasson's three-decade-long practice with a full account of his numerous projects. Biography. Bibliography. Olafur Eliasson (b. 1967) is a visual artist who works in a wide range of media, including installation, painting, sculpture, photography, and film.

$40.00

The Object Stares Back: On the Nature of Seeing
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The Object Stares Back: On the Nature of Seeing

By Elkins, James

Harcourt Brace, 1997. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrated. A thoughtful study on how our eyes function with our brains examines the irrational elements of physical sight and concludes that human seeing transforms both the viewer and the object being viewed. 271p.

$12.00

Exploring Paper (Exploratorium Magazine, Vol 25 No 2, Summer 1999)
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Exploring Paper (Exploratorium Magazine, Vol 25 No 2, Summer 1999)

By Brand, Judith (editor)

San Francisco: The Exploratorium, 1999. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Hands-on projects and articles about paper. Well illustrated. 30p. Previous owner's mailing information crossed out.

$12.00

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