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The Religious Art of Zen Master Hakuin

by Katsuhiro Yoshizawa

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2009-04
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Good
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9781582434544
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This volume contains many of Hakuin's finest calligraphies and paintings, along with commentary by Katsuhiro Yoshizawa, the leading Japanese expert on Hakuin and his work. 256 pages, list of Hakuin's works.
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Raven Steals the Light

by Bill Reid; Robert Bringhurst

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Published
November 21, 1996
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Good
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9781550544817
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Condition: clean copy. Content: Ten masterful, complex drawings by Bill Reid are accompanied by then episodes from Haida mythology told by Bill Reid and Robert Bringhurst. The result brings Haida art and mythology alive. The collection includes, say Reid, "a good selection of bestiality, adultery, violence, thievery, and assault, for those who like that sort of thing." 11o pages, 10 drawings.
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Raven Steals the Light

by Bill Reid; Robert Bringhurst

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Published
November 21, 1996
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Good
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9781550544817
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Condition: clean copy Content: Ten masterful, complex drawings by Bill Reid are accompanied by then episodes from Haid mythology told by Bill Reid and Robert Bringhurst. The result brings Haida art and mythology alive as never before in an English-speaking world. The collection includes, say Reid, ' a good selection of bestiality, adultery, violence, thievery and assault, for those who like… Read more
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Looking at Indian Art of the Northwest Coast

by Hilary Stewart

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Published
September 24, 2004
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Good
ISBN
9780888942296
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$9.76

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Contents: Bold, inventive, and highly graphic, the indigenous art of the Northwest Coast is distinguished by its sophistication and complexity. It is also composed of basically simple elements which, guided by a rich mythology, reate images of striking power. This book introduces the reader to the forms, cultural background and structures of this highly imaginative art. The elements of style… Read more
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

by Omar Khaiyam

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Published
1924
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Good+
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$203.25

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The Rubaiyat of Umar Khaiyam. Translated from the French Of J B Nicolas By Frederic Baron Corvo together with a reprint of the French text. Edited by Edward Heron-Allen with sixteen illustrations in colour.
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Eric Gill: Man of Flesh and Spirit

by Malcolm Yorke

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Published
1982
ISBN
9780094648500
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$19.51

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Bottom edge corner crease to wrap cover. Photo on request. Sound clean copy.
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The Sale of the Late King's Goods

by Jerry Brotton

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Published
2007
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Very Good
ISBN
9780330427098
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Set against the backdrop of war, revolution and regicide, and moving from London to Venice, Mantura, Madrid, Paris and the Low Countries, the author's colourful and critically acclaimed book explores the formation and dispersal of King Charles I's art collection. Notes, Bibliography, Index, 436 pages.
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Haida Their Art and Culture

by Leslie Drew

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Published
February 1983
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Very Good
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9780888391322
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112 pages. A brief illustrated survey of Haida art and culture.
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Van Gogh's House: A Pop-Up Experience

by Bob Hersey

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Published
1998-10
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Very Good-
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9780789302199
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$29.27

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Published in association with the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and the National Gallery, London this fun-filled pop-up book opens into a four room house showing the artist's home as he painted it, his friends as he portrayed them, and the world outside as he observed it.
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Compulsive Beauty (October Books)

by Hal Foster

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Published
March 27, 1995
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9780262560818
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Surrealism has long been seen as its founder, Andre Breton, wanted it to be seen: as a movement of love and literation. In 'Compulsive Beauty', Foster reads surrealism for it other, darker side: as an art given over to the uncanny, to the compulsion to repeat and the drive towards death. 314 Pages. Notes, list of illustrations, Index.
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ROY G. BIV - taking its title from the mnemonic acronym for the colours of the rainbow - unlocks a whole different way of looking at the world around us, via the entertaining and exceedingly surprising lens that is colour. What's the average colour of the universe? We might say it's black, but astronomers think it might be turquoise. What… Read more
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Visual Display Culture Beyond Appearances (Discussions in Contemporary Culture)

by Lynne Cooke and Peter Wollen, editors

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Published
May 1995
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Good
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9780941920322
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'Visual Display'explores the politics of visual representation through provocative essays by a distinguished group of scholars, historians, cultural critics, and curators. The essays, which span a broad range of subjects, including sci'fi movie making, moder medical inaging, tourist art, politico-economic charting, eighteenth-century cabinets of curiosity, and museology, seek to uncover how different cultural contexts translate the meaning of visual information.… Read more
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Contents: Foreword by Kathleen Raine, Preface, Introduction, Chapter One: The Consolations of Beauty, Chapter Two:Some origins of Beauty, Chapter Three ; Varieties of Aesthetic Experience, Chapter 4:The Everlasting Stream, Chapter 5: The Birth of Ugliness, Chapter 6:Signposts on the Road to Beauty, Chapter Seven: The World Will be Saved by Beauty; Notes; Bibliography, Index. 176 Pages
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Touched with Fire

by Kay Redfield Jamison

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Published
October 18, 1996
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9780684831831
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$6.10

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'This enthralling study of the relation between manic-depressive illness and the artistic temperament enlarges our understanding of the creative process in new and unexpected ways.Professor Jamison combines psychiatric sense with artistic sensibility in an original and marvelous book' -Dr. Anthony Storr.372 pages.
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The Madonna of the Future Essays in a Pluralistic Art World

by Arthur C. Danto

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Published
September 4, 2001
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Very Good-
ISBN
9780520230026
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A collection of 52 of Danto's essays done for 'The Nation'. 450 pages
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