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Baraka, Amiri Imamu; McEvilley, Thomas
In this publication, Thornton Dial's assemblages, as well as his watercolours and drawings, are presented in 128 reproductions - 122 in colour. Using a variety of materials - scrap metal, rope, carpeting, canvas, wood and paint - held together with industrial sealing compound, self-taught contemporary artist Thornton Dial creates powerful, richly textured narrative assemblages. His primary symbol is the tiger, with which he represents the African-American male, notably himself, encountering life. The text offers a multifaceted look at the artist's career. First, art critic Thomas McEvilley, widely known for his groundbreaking writings on post-Modernism, analyzes Dial's work as a watershed in the emergence of alternatives to Western art-historical conventions. Then, noted poet, playwright and essayist Amiri Baraka looks at the phenomenon of the African-American self-taught artist and the cultural tradition from which Dial emerges. Baraka also provides an interpretation of the artist's imagery. The illustrations are accompanied by extended captions that elucidate Dial's thoughts and working processes.160pp.
Harry N Abrams Inc., 1993, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0810932172
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Inventory #18079
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 30.00 approx. - € 26.50 approx.)
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Haigh, K. R.
Boards and spine slightly faded. Top edge of D/J slightly creased. 454pp.
Standard Telephones and Cables Limited, 1978, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Second Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall.
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Inventory #22147
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 36.00 approx. - € 31.80 approx.)
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Cain, Emily
N.B. Previous owners bookplate on front paste down. Corners of boards and D/J bumped. Head and tail of spine bumped. Edges of D/J rubbed and slightly creased. 152pp.
Beaufort Books, 1983, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0773700706
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Inventory #23558
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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Clark, T. Michael
Corel Paint Shop Pro X Digital Darkroom is an easy-to-follow, tutorial approach to using Paint Shop Pro in exactly the way home users want to use it - to manipulate your own images in ways that a local photo lab often does to create both practical and comical projects. As you read, you will actually use the program to complete a variety of projects. You'll learn about key Paint Shop Pro tools almost without trying through both traditional and contemporary projects. Corners very slightly rubbed. 271pp.
Sams Publishing, 2006, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0672328607
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Inventory #22817
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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Walter Thompson, J.
Reprint of the introductory pages of the 1899 JWT Red Book. J. Walter Thompson entered the advertising agency business in 1868 and bought the agency he worked for and named it after himself in 1878. The Thompson Red Book was one of his innovations, the purpose of which was primarily to give the advertiser a great deal of detailed information about the advertising costs of the publications then available. 32pp.
J. Walter Thompson Co., 0, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #21581
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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