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What is the first thing to learn in art school? “Art can be anything.” The second thing? “Learn to draw.” With 101 Things to Learn in Art School, artist and teacher Kit White delivers and develops such lessons, striking an instructive balance between technical advice and sage concepts.
South African fashion week was founded ten years ago. It had started out as a fashion marketing instrument that would raise fashion’s status not only as art form but also as a means of cultural expression. There was no forum for fashion in South Africa in those days, and generally it enjoyed little acceptance.R320.00 inc. VAT
This collection of Walter Foster’s bestselling Color Mixing Recipes books, including Color Mixing Recipes for Oil and Acrylic, Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits, Color Mixing Recipes for Watercolor, and the most recent addition, Color Mixing Recipes for Landscapes.R400.00 inc. VAT
The pop world accelerated and broke through the sound barrier in 1966. In America, in London, in Amsterdam, in Paris, revolutionary ideas slow-cooking since the late ’50s reached boiling point. In the worlds of pop, pop art, fashion and radical politics — often fueled by perception-enhancing substances and literature — the ‘Sixties’, as we have come to know them, hit their Modernist peak.
Anyone concerned with art and creativity in the modern era, including schools, art colleges and collectors, will be grateful for this introduction to one of the most popular and challenging art forms of our time.
From the turn-of the century S-bend silhouette to the bumsters and bustiers of the 1990s, this concise and comprehensive survey explores all the significant developments in fashion across the 20th century. The authors focus on key movements and innovations in clothing for both men and women and explore these through the work of the most original and influential designers and couturiers.
Twentieth-Century Type surveys the significant issues that have shaped the history and evolution of typography and graphic design, showing how current typographic trends are part of a continuously changing movement that can be plotted through the decades.R500.00 inc. VAT
On June 28, 1919, the Peace Treaty was signed in the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles, five years to the day after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo triggered Europe’s precipitous descent into war. This war was the first conflict to be fought on a global scale.R300.00 inc. VAT
30-Second Architecture presents you with the foundations of architectural knowledge, explaining each idea, no matter how complex, using 300 words and one picture: all easily digested in a spare half minute. Expert authors are challenged to define and describe both the principles upon which architects depend, and the styles with which they put those principles into practice. So, if you want to know your arch from your elevation, and your Baroque from your Byzantine, or you wish to end your next dinner party with a stirring speech on biomimetics, this is the quickest way to construct your argument.
This catalog accompanied the exhibition 35 Years at Crown Point Press which traveled from the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. to the California Palace of the Legion of Honor in 1997. The reader is invited to view a large sample of the Press’ work and to read essays by the curators of the exhibit. Ruth Fine writes about the history of the Press, beginning with Kathan Brown’s founding of it in 1962.R300.00 inc. VAT
Enter the colourful world of 43 Monsters, where every monster has special hopes, quirky dreams and deep feelings of its own.R450.00 inc. VAT
Once dismissed as the decade of foil wallpaper and shag rugs, the 1970s are now being enthusiastically mined for trends from the fashion, music, and literature of the time. The period, which united elements of earlier movements such as Art Deco and Pop, continues to influence today’s tastemakers.Have no product in the cart!