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Edited By Van De Pas H.F.M & Dieben,
215pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1989, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792389220
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Inventory #14900
Price: £ 95.00 GBP ($ 125.40 approx. - € 110.20 approx.)
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Edited By Hazard, Harry W.
N.B. Fading to D/J. Several small tears to edges and corners of D/J with sellotape to inside corners. 414pp.
The University of Wisconsin Press, 1977, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Printing. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 029906820X
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Inventory #26974
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.40 approx. - € 23.20 approx.)
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Epp, Frank H.
N.B. Chipping to head and tail of D/J spine, corners and edges of D/J. Foxing to D/J. 480pp.
Macmillan, 1974, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Poor. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0770512291
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Inventory #26296
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Lilly, Sonja Jade
Includes works of seventy-seven artists from around the world - from Italy to Indonesia, diverse art is shown through the diverse cultures. Consisting of all forms of media - photography, sculpture, paint, pencil, and digital design, this book offers a glimpse into the artists who may be renowned masters or may be recognised as such in the future. 396pp.
Inner Circle Publishing, 2009, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 9781882918287
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Inventory #27374
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 33.00 approx. - € 29.00 approx.)
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Barbash, Shepard
This book takes a generational look at the fast-changing world of the woodcarvers of Oaxaca, Mexico. These artisans became famous in the 1980s for their colourful novelty figures, a contemporary folk art that Shepard Barbash and Vicki Ragan documented in the book "Oaxacan Woodcarvers". Fourteen years later, beginning in 2004, Barbash and Ragan returned to Oaxaca and discovered many changes in the lives of the woodcarvers they had known. Barbash effectively presents their personal stories in narratives drawn from interviews accompanied by Ragan's arresting black-and-white photographs of the carvers and their lives today. A series of diptychs of the same people taken in 1989-90 and again fifteen years later are accompanied by extended essay-captions on the changing circumstances shaping their lives.Faced with a glut of carvings on the market, declining sales abroad, and an unsteady supply of tourists at home, a number of Oaxacan artisans put aside their craft to become mojados, or foreign workers, drawn by the economic opportunities north of the border. With eloquence and insight, the book puts a human face on bilateralism, a fancy term to denote divided souls. From the dusty villages of Oaxaca to the orchards of Oregon and the kitchens of Chicago, the carvers have joined millions of Mexicans who, unable to find good work or sustain their recent prosperity in their own country, have fled across the border: artisans and aliens. "Changing Dreams" is a moving story of change and survival, conveying the growing aspirations and changing dreams of a people struggling to catch up without leaving too much behind, whose creations we enjoy but whose lives we barely understand.155pp.
Museum of New Mexico Press, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9780890135051
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Inventory #18994
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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