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TOTAL RECORDS - Photography and the Art of the Album Cover.

I just found out that I had missed yet another major exhibition of record cover art, this time in Arles in southwest France. The exhibition, called “Total Records” was first presented at Les Rencontres d’Arles from June to September 2015 and is said to be travelling round France. 1,159 more words

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Coffee Table Companion: Supply & Demand

There is no better collection of counter-culture art than through the book “OBEY: Supply & Demand – The Art of Shepard Fairey.” Although many of the pieces Fairey has displayed over the years could be deemed ephemeral, the message it conveys lasts a lifetime. 115 more words

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Thinking with A Pencil

By: Henning Nelms

The book has been planned for self-instruction. This treatment meets the needs of the person who works alone. It is equally valuable when the book is used as a supplementary text for courses—such as those in the biological and medical sciences, drama, and home economics—where drawing is either required or is obviously important, but where there is little or no time for instruction in the methods of making drawings. 462 more words

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New Architecture in the World

Udo Kultermann

While, formerly, there existed such fundamental differences in style as the clay architecture of Central Africa and Chinese wooden edifices that they could not possibly be considered as comparable forms of artistic expression, the criteria of international architecture are today applicable everywhere. 547 more words

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UNESCO Art Books - Himalayan Art

Wall Painting and Sculpture in Ladakh, Lahaul and Spiti, the Siwalik Ranges, Nepal, Sikkim and Bhutan.

Text by: Madanjeet Singh

The unique and Fascinating artistic heritage of the Himalayan regions is still virtually unknown to the general reader. 451 more words

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Great Canadian Painting - A Century of Art

Elizabeth Kilbourn

Painting is the national art of Canada in the same way and for some of the same reasons that hockey is the national game. 495 more words

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Art In The Lives of Ordinary Romans

VISUAL REPRESENTATION AND NON-ELITE VIEWERS IN ITALY, 100 B.C.––A.D. 315

By: John R. Clarke

In the late sixties, when I first began to study Roman art, no one took the art of ordinary Romans seriously. 441 more words

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