Schuman's striking collection offers an inspired photographic journey into the extraordinary style of everyday people around the globe. Color photographs throughout.
Kuniyoshi was a master of the warrior woodblock print -- and these 18th-century illustrations represent the pinnacle of his craft. Full-color portraits of renowned Japanese samurais pulse with movement, passion, and remarkably fine detail.
The collected works of Britain's most wanted artist. Artistic genius, political activist, painter and decorator, mythic legend or notorious graffiti artist? The work of Banksy is unmistakable, except maybe when it's squatting in the Tate or New York's Metropolitan Museum. Banksy is responsible for decorating the streets, walls, bridges and zoos of towns and cities throughout the world. Witty and subversive, his stencils show monkeys with weapons of mass destruction, policeman with smiley faces, rats with drills and umbrellas. His statements, incitements, ironies and epigrams are by turns intelligent and cheeky comments on everything from the monarchy and capitalism to the war in Iraq and farm animals.
The London "Daily Express" called this first full study of Vivienne Westwood's work as a groundbreaking fashion designer "a delight for any followers of fashion." More than 200 illustrations present Westwood's dynamic fashions; outfits worn by the Sex Pistols contrast with more recent creations for Sarah Jessica Parker and Cameron Diaz, showing why Westwood is one of the most talked-about designers in the world. More than 25,000 copies of the hardcover edition of this book have been sold worldwide.
Beardsley electrified the public with his exotic, sensual drawings. These 221 seductive black-and-white renderings provide graphic designers with a rich selection -- from cover designs and title pages to poster art and headpieces.
Four new paintings, commissioned expressly for this calendar, usher in each of the four seasons and are accompanied by George Rodrigue's own seasonal musings and reflections. A total of sixty unforgettable Blue Dog paintings were carefully selected to celebrate the myriad moods, incarnations, and environments of the ever-changing Blue Dog. Calendar pages are packed with dates of interest for lovers of Cajun culture- from the annual crawfish boil in Lafayette to Mardi Gras to important moments in the Cajun's rich 300-year history.Special features and innovative design (from the same team behind both Blue Dog books) set this item apart from other engagement calendars: large-format calendarium pages, convenient at-a-glance calendariums for upcoming years, durable hardcover with wire-o binding, among others.
This edition of Rackham's images, widely regarded as the greatest representations of Wagner's drama, comprises 64 full-page color illustrations and 9 vignettes from "Siegfried, The Twilight of the Gods, The Rhinegold, "and "The Valkyrie.
When drawing the sun, try to have on hand colored paper, chalk, felt-tip markers, crayons, pencils, ballpoint pens--you can draw a sun with any one of them. Also remember that sunset and dawn are the back and front of the same phenomenon: when we are looking at the sunset, the people over there are looking at the dawn.
One of the most ubiquitous items of the 1960s and 1970s, the black light poster represented some of the most imaginative, colorful, and "out there" creativity of the period; "Ultraviolet" is the first book to ever celebrate this alternative art form. Daniel Donahue, an amateur historian of counterculture, has collected hundreds of vintage blacklight posters and chosen 69 of the best for this volume. Covering some of the more relevant subjects of the period, including Sex, Drugs, Rock 'N' Roll, Earth Awareness, Black Power, and Astrology, Ultraviolet has been printed with flourescent inks so that the pages will actually glow under black light. This hip volume is a gift from the fifth dimension for anyone interested in alternative culture or graphic design.
This all-new fold 'n' send notecard format features the distinctive and whimsical work of ever-popular pop culture illustrator Mike Perry. No envelope needed-just seal with a sticker and send.
Innovative approach to artistic anatomy focuses on specifics of surface anatomy, rather than muscles and bones. 177 drawings of live models in front, back, and side views, and in widely varying poses.
Share your scribbles with the world! Taro Gomi's latest installment of the best-selling Scribbles and Doodles series invites you to doodle and draw in 30 mailable ways with playful prompts and open-endedartwork. Perfect for artists of every kindwhether at home or on the road!
A stunning treasury of 86 full-page plates span the famed English artist's career, from "Rip Van Winkle" (1905) to masterworks such as "Undine, A Midsummer Night's Dream, " and "Wind in the Willows" (1939).
Schider's complete, historical text is accompanied by a wealth of anatomical illustrations, plus a variety of plates showcasing master artists and their classic works on anatomy. 593 illustrations.
Artist of the Century. These eleven illustrated essays explore the structure and meaning of Duchamp's work as part of an ongoing critical enterprise that has just begun.
Gleaning from the gamut of western figurative painting--Surrealism, Social Realism, Expressionism, Fauvism, Impressionism and Renaissance--French-born and America-based painter Nicole Eisenman (born 1965) renders her subjects with magnificently painterly gestures, but maroons them in the visual conventions of advertising, comics and pornography.