Art Instruction

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CURATORIAL ACTIVISM: TOWARDS AN ETHICS OF CURATING

Written by Reilly, Maura
Current art world statistics demonstrate that the fight for gender and race equality in the art world is far from over: only sixteen percent of this year's Venice Biennale artists were female; only fourteen percent of the work displayed at MoMA in 2016 was by nonwhite artists; only a third of artists represented by U.S.
April 17, 2018 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 240 Pages |
$32.95
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CALM CALLIGRAPHY: PRACTICE LETTERING TO FIND INNER PEACE

Written by Malleus
Discover the healing and relaxing power inherent in calligraphic handwriting and the Medieval art of copying with this beautifully designed activity book that includes interactive sections filled with inspirational words and sentences to carefully mimic, each created by calligraphy master Malleus.
January 2, 2018 | Paperback | Harper Design | 128 Pages |
$15.99
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CULTURE OF CURATING AND THE CURATING OF CULTURE(S)

Written by O'Neill, Paul
How curating has changed art and how art has changed curating: an examination of the emergence contemporary curatorship.
August 17, 2012 | Hardcover | Mit Press | 194 Pages |
$30.95
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SPARK: HOW CREATIVITY WORKS

Written by Burstein, Julie
"This is a book about joy, drive and art, work that we're all capable of if we'll only commit." --Seth Godin, author of Linchpin
November 15, 2018 | Paperback | Harper Paperbacks | 249 Pages |
$14.99
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DRAWING MASTERCLASS: 100 CREATIVE TECHNIQUES OF GREAT ARTISTS

Written by Noble, Guy
Gorgeously illustrated and practical, this guide to the art of drawing employs a close analysis of great works to reveal techniques and lessons that will help practitioners at every level.
October 17, 2017 | Paperback | Prestel Publishing | 288 Pages |
$34.95
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THINK LIKE AN ARTIST, DON'T ACT LIKE ONE: COMMON SENSE FROM AN UNEXPECTED SOURCE

Written by de Wilt, Koos
This book presents seventy-five ways to look at art and seventy-five life lessons you can learn from it.
January 16, 2018 | Paperback | Bis Publishers | 160 Pages |
$14.95
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MARTIN PARR COLORING BOOK!

Photography and pop-culture buffs, get out your crayons and colored pencils! Martin Parr's colorful and tongue-in-cheek photographs--his comedy of contemporary manners--have been transformed into a coloring book.
October 31, 2017 | Paperback | Aperture | 80 Pages |
$15.95
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ROGUES' GALLERY: THE RISE (AND OCCASIONAL FALL) OF ART DEALERS, THE HIDDEN PLAYERS IN THE HISTORY OF ART

Written by Hook, Philip
Here for the first time is the history of art dealers, those extraordinary men and woman who, over centuries (and almost entirely out of the public eye), built their profession on a singular skill: identifying the intangible but infinitely desirable qualities that characterize the greatest works of art--and finding clients for whom those qualities are irresistible.
October 31, 2017 | Hardcover | Experiment | 320 Pages |
$25.95
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READ THIS IF YOU WANT TO BE GREAT AT DRAWING

Written by Leamy, Selwyn
This book demystifies the art and practice of drawing. Through fifty drawings by great masters past and present, the techniques and ideas behind their master sketches will put you on the path to making your own great drawings. The entries also feature exercises with step-by-step instructions as well as simple diagrams providing further visual explanation to the jargon-free discussion.
October 31, 2017 | Paperback | Laurence King |
$17.99
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INTO THE WILD: AN EXOTIC WOODLAND COLORING BOOK

Journey through dream-like forest scenes, and encounter real and fabulous creatures in this gorgeous new coloring book by Daisy Fletcher, creator of Birdtopia.
October 17, 2017 | Paperback | Laurence King | 84 Pages |
$15.99

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