Decorative Arts

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ROOKWOOD: THE REDISCOVERY AND REVIVAL OF AN AMERICAN ICON--AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY

Written by Batchelor, Bob
Published to coincide with Rookwood's 140th anniversary, this beautiful, collectible, fully illustrated volume tells the rich story of this female-founded, female-owned great American art pottery company. *2021 Independent Press Award Winner in the Category of Fine Arts* Author and historian Bob Batchelor tells the compelling story of this artisanal ceramics company,
September 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Rockport Publishers | 240 Pages |
$45.00
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ABORIGINAL SCREEN-PRINTED TEXTILES FROM AUSTRALIA'S TOP END

Written by Barrkman, Joanna
Aboriginal Screen-Printed Textiles from Australia's Top End presents the work of contemporary Australian textile artists working at five Aboriginal-owned art centers in the Northern Territory: Tiwi Design, Jilamara Arts and Crafts Association, Injalak Arts and Crafts Aboriginal Corporation, Bábbarra Women's Centre, and Merrepen Arts, Culture and Language.
June 30, 2021 | Hardcover | Fowler Museum at UCLA | 334 Pages |
$60.00
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DRESSED WITH DISTINCTION: GARMENTS FROM OTTOMAN SYRIA

Written by Vogelsang-Eastwood, Gillian
For hundreds of years, skilled craftspeople in the Syrian centers of Aleppo, Damascus, and Homs produced intricately woven textiles for the royal courts, worldly merchants, and elite Bedouin families of the Ottoman Empire. City dwellers were renowned for wearing brightly colored silk garments that glittered with gold and silver threads.
March 31, 2020 | Paperback | Fowler Museum at UCLA | 80 Pages |
$30.00
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ADRIEN DALPAYRAT: THE PETER MARINO COLLECTION

Written by Marino, Peter
A comprehensive exploration of the life and works of French ceramicist, Adrien Dalpayrat in a meticulously produced luxurious, oversized format
December 2, 2020 | Hardcover | Phaidon Press | 272 Pages |
$275.00
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COVETED: ART AND INNOVATION IN HIGH JEWELRY

Written by Grant, Melanie
Melanie Grant offers a glimpse into the rarefied world of high jewelry by explaining the historical and artistic importance of some of the world's most innovative pieces. - Forbes
November 11, 2020 | Hardcover | Phaidon Press | 208 Pages |
$89.95
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ILLUSTRATED BRIEF HISTORY OF CHINESE PORCELAIN: HISTORY - CULTURE - AESTHETICS

Written by Guimei, Yang
This book provides a condensed, comprehensible, but complete overview of the history of Chinese porcelain. By studying the most notable characteristics of porcelain in different periods throughout history, it explores the evolution of the great kilns, and describes the influence of factors such as social and economic development, political change, and foreign cultures.
September 29, 2020 | Paperback | Shanghai Press | 128 Pages |
$19.95
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LIFE IN THE STUDIO: INSPIRATION AND LESSONS ON CREATIVITY

Written by Palmer, Frances
"Roll-up-your-sleeves advice on throwing pottery, growing dahlias, cooking her tried-and-true recipes, and everything in between." --Martha Stewart Living "Suited to any type of creative, offering up lessons on inspiration and creativity that are sure to bring out your inner talent."
October 6, 2020 | Hardcover | Artisan Publishers | 256 Pages |
$35.00
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ART OF TAPESTRY WEAVING: A COMPLETE GUIDE TO MASTERING THE TECHNIQUES FOR MAKING IMAGES WITH YARN

Written by Mezoff, Rebecca
Put aside those preconceptions of dusty, medieval tapestries hanging on castle walls! Tapestry weaving has a whole new look, and fiber enthusiasts of all levels are eager to try their hand at creating images with yarn.
November 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Storey Publishing | 320 Pages |
$35.00
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BURMESE SILVER ART: MASTERPIECES ILLUMINATING BUDDHIST, HINDU AND MYTHOLOGICAL STORIES OF PURPOSE AND WISDOM

Written by Owens, C
Burmese master silversmiths produced a magnificent body of work from the mid-19th to the early 20th centuries - the Burmese Silver Age. This aesthetic and functional work is characterized by a unique decorative style and superb technical artistry.
October 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) | 216 Pages |
$50.00
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SIMPLY BRILLIANT: ARTIST-JEWELERS OF THE 1960S AND 1970S

Simply Brilliant presents 110 pieces by 50 leading makers of jewelry in the 1960s and '70s, all of which come for the private collection of Kimberly Klosterman.
October 13, 2020 | Hardcover | Giles | 256 Pages |
$54.95

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