Decorative Arts

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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.
February 28, 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
The first comprehensive book on jewelry as an art form showcases a collection of today's most exclusive jewelersWhen does jewelry transcend the category of fashion accessory to become art? Coveted provides a vital survey of the most innovative creations in jewelry design, profiling 75 the most prominent designers working today.
November 11, 2020 | Hardcover | Phaidon Press |
$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

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) Pte Ltd | 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 |
$54.95
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AMERICAN COMPACTS: 1921 THROUGH THE ART DECO ERA

Written by Mont, Michael A
In the late 1920s and early 1930s, American manufacturers created a stunning variety of powder compacts reflecting the modern design concepts of what we now call Art Deco. The advent of the Great Depression had a devastating effect on the producers of these beautiful compacts. Many manufacturers either went out of business or merged with other companies.
July 28, 2020 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 212 Pages |
$79.95

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