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A Short Guide to Writing about Art

By: Barnet, Sylvan

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Pearson/Longman, New York: 2005

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 1345


A Short Guide to Writing About Art, Eighth Edition, the best-selling book of its kind, equips students to analyze pictures (drawings, paintings, photographs) , sculptures and architecture, and prepares them with the tools they need to present their ideas in effective writing. Key Topics: This concise yet thorough guide to “seeing and saying” addresses a wealth of fundamental matters, such as distinguishing between description and analysis, writing a comparison, using... View more info

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The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Family's Century of Art and Loss

By: De Waal, Edmund

Price: $3.20

Publisher: New York, Picador: 2010

Seller ID: 1654


Edmund de Waal is a world-famous ceramicist. Having spent thirty years making beautiful pots? Which are then sold, collected, and handed on? He has a particular sense of the secret lives of objects. When he inherited a collection of 264 tiny Japanese wood and ivory carvings, called netsuke, he wanted to know who had touched and held them, and how the collection had managed to survive. And so begins this extraordinarily moving memoir and detective story as de Waal disc... View more info

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Teaching Art the Easy Way A Complete Art Curriculum and Textbook for Grades K-3

By: Effinger, Marcy Uphoff

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Rainbow Artists Press: 1993

Seller ID: 116


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The Beginner's Guide Acrylics: a Complete Step-By-Step Guide to Techniques and Materials

By: Gair, Angela

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Sterling: 1997

Seller ID: 426


If you’re eager to work in this beautiful and long-lasting medium, begin by getting tips from the experts, and the best techniques for rapidly building up layers of color. Try masking or painting with a knife to give your work an antique appearance. Full-color illustrations on each page, and a sumptuous painters’ gallery will guide your brush strokes! View more info

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The Picasso Papers

By: Krauss, Rosalind E.

Price: $6.25

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1: 1998

Seller ID: 887


Was Picasso a modern Midas who not only turned the trash of everyday life into the gold of Cubist collage but also gave new value to the work of Old Masters? Or was he a monster counterfeiter who mercilessly raided the styles of others? In The Picasso Papers, Rosalind Krauss suggests that the reason we still ask these questions is that modernism itself is a hall of mirrors in which "counterfeit" and "genuine" both reflect the same condition. Krauss brings Picasso's pasti... View more info

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Halloween Treats recipes and crafts for the whole family

By: Maggipinto; Donata

Price: $2.99

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 1998

Seller ID: 1522


Damage to back cover but otherwise in good condition. ; Ex-Library; Photographs by Richard JungThese days, Halloween is the most popular holiday next to Christmas. At its heart are family and friends having fun together-which is what this book is all about. In this cornucopia of creative Halloween ideas, simple crafts, tasty treats, and ghoulish good times abound. From delicious "one cauldron" dinners such as creamy pumpkin soup to luscious devil's food cake a... View more info

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Porcelain--The Elite of Ceramics

By: Serfass Ronald

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers: 1979

Seller ID: 425


B&W and color photos detail the creation of porcelain-whether the reader is a collector or an aspiring maker- from mold, firing and decoration. View more info

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Christmas with Martha Stewart living Recipes, Gifts, Decorations, and Entertaining Ideas for the Holidays

By: Stewart, Martha

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia: 1997

Seller ID: 1043


A holiday grab bag of party recipes, entertaining ideas, table settings, decorations, gifts, and wrappings, complemented by step-by-step instructions and how-to color photographs, includes a Christmas calendar for planning ahead. Original. 150,000 first printing. View more info