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Since its founding in 1963, Hennessey + Ingalls has grown to fill a unique niche in American retailing. Our store is now the largest art and architecture bookstore in the western United States, and it is probably the largest retail operation in the country dealing just with books on the visual arts. We are pleased to count many of the area's and the country's leading architectural firms as our clients, along with museums, collectors, art galleries, students, interior designers, graphic design firms, and schools.
Used-Very Good. Dedicated to the blind spots of globalization, to those mental and geographic barriers beyond which access to and participation in global networking--and the cultural and societal models that come with it--are not feasible, not allowed, or simply not wanted, the catalog for Ars Electronica 2002, the Festival for the Arts, Technology, and Society, features selected texts and exemplary projects pinpointing the vehemence with which the political momentum of art has returned to the ...
Used-Good. Main Street America is kicking up its heels--and you're invited to the party! Goodbye sprawl-and-mall--hello downtown! Long-neglected town centers are coming to life once again, and the buzz is back on main streets all across the country. Come celebrate their rebirth with this one-of-a-kind guide to over 700 local festivals and events nationwide. From the weird and wacky to the wild and wonderful, the fun starts with Main Street Festivals. Which will you do first? Enter a rubber ...
Used-Very Good. Dutch artist Maria Roosen loves magic. Not so much witchcraft as the small everyday wonders--like the way a drop of oil in a puddle of water suddenly reflects the world in 1, 000 colors. Glass is one of Roosen's primary materials, and she is best known for her little glass carrots; her glass eyes; her glass penises dangling from a cord, somehow at once sweet and sorrowful, and calling to mind the work of Eva Hesse or Louise Bourgeois. Roosen also makes big white papier-mbchi ...
Description: Used-Good. A major in-depth retrospective on the art of the Blue Dog's creator--with an interpretation by today's bestselling guru of self-healing. 210 color plates. Mild shelf wear and light age. Book is neat and clean with crisp pages. Free of markings. Read More
Binding: Trade Paperback
Publisher: Paul Holberton Publishing
Date published: 2020
Description: Used-Very Good. Pierre-Auguste Renoir's La Loge (The Theatre Box), 1874, is one of the masterpieces of impressionism and a major highlight of The Courtauld Gallery's collection. Its depiction of an elegant couple on display in a loge epitomizes the Impressionists' interest in the spectacle of modern life. At the heart of the painting is the complex play of gazes enacted by these two figures. In turning away from the performance, Renoir focused instead upon theater as a social stage where ... Read More
Description: Used-Very Good. Elias Rivera is a painter whose work both creates timeless images and displays virtuosity of technique. During his long career, Rivera has painted the human drama as it unfolds in settings as varied as civil-rights demonstrations, subways, rodeos, and the marketplaces of Guatemala, Mexico and Peru. His classical training and Old Master technique evoke a true narrative quality rarely seen in contemporary realist painting. This long-awaited, lavishly illustrated monograph spans ... Read More
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Date published: 1997
Description: Used-Good. In The Good European, David Farrell Krell and Donald L. Bates explore for the first time-and with uncommon insight-Nietzsche's Epicurean appreciation of the beautiful cities and magnificent landscapes in which he lived and worked. Bringing to bear their own individual talents and training in philosophy and photography, the authors gradually immerse us in Nietzsche's aesthetic world. From Saxony to the Swiss Alps, from the Riviera to the Dolomites of Recoaro, Krell and Bates ... Read More
Description: New. This handsome, large-format photographic guide comprises 100 striking photographs and extensive captions about the Empire State Building, the World Trade Center, United Nations, Madison Square Garden, Times Square, Statue of Liberty, Radio City Music Hall, Metropolitan Museum of Art, many other sites. Foreword by Edward I. Koch. Newly updated guide with striking photos, detailed captions of Empire State Building, United Nations, Times Square, Statue of Liberty, other landmarks. Map. ... Read More