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  • Textiles and Textile Production in Europe

    Textiles and Textile Production in Europe

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789253429

    There is evidence that ever since early prehistory, textiles have always had more than simply a utilitarian function. Textiles express who we are - our gender, age, family affiliation, occupation, religion, ethnicity and social, political, economic…

  • African Luxury

    African Luxury

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789382211

    Moving far beyond predominant views of Africa as a place to be "saved," and even more recent celebratory formulations of it as "rising," African Luxury: Aesthetics and Politics highlights and critically interrogates the visual and material cultures…

  • Crafted: Objects in Flux

    Crafted: Objects in Flux
    av Emily Zilber

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878468294

    Contemporary craft presents a profusion of paradoxes. It bridges ancient traditions and state-of-the-art technologies, cutting edge concepts and enduring tenets about skilled making, and in so doing blurs the lines between art, craft, and design. Th…

  • The Cave Painters: Probing the Mysteries of the World's First Artists

    The Cave Painters: Probing the Mysteries of the World's First Artists
    av Gregory Curtis

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400078875

    The Cave Painters is a vivid introduction to the spectacular cave paintings of France and Spain--the individuals who rediscovered them, theories about their origins, their splendor and mystery. Gregory Curtis makes us see the astonishing sophisticat…

  • Open Book: Drink & Draw Collaborations

    Open Book: Drink & Draw Collaborations

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789185639182

    En kväll i veckan samlas en skara konstnärer, serietecknare, graffitimålare, fyllon och knegare på en kvarterskrog för att skapa kollektiva bilder och dricka öl. De kallar det Open Book. Varje bild växer slumpmässigt fram när upp till trettio person…

  • The Tentmakers of Cairo

    The Tentmakers of Cairo
    av Sam Bowker

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774168024

    In the crowded center of Historic Cairo lies a covered market lined with wonderful textiles sewn by hand in brilliant colors and intricate patterns. This is the Street of the Tentmakers, the home of the Egyptian applique art known as 'khayamiya.' Th…

  • Beyond Aesthetics

    Beyond Aesthetics
    av Wole Soyinka

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300247626

    An intimate reflection on culture and tradition, creativity and power, that draws on a lifetime's commitment to aesthetic encounter The playwright, poet, essayist, novelist, and Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka is also a longtime art collector. This book…

  • Afrotopia

    Afrotopia
    av Felwine Sarr

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517906917

    A vibrant meditation and poetic call for an African utopian philosophy of self-reinvention for the twenty-first century In the recent aftermath of colonialism, civil wars, and the AIDS crisis, a new day finally seems to be shining on the African con…

  • Dandelion Fields Notecards

    Dandelion Fields Notecards

    Övrigt - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781452134420

    With greetings for celebrations, thank-yous, congratulations, or friendly hellos, these botanical designs will strike a sweet note with every recipient.

  • The Rock-Art Landscapes of Rombalds Moor, West Yorkshire

    The Rock-Art Landscapes of Rombalds Moor, West Yorkshire
    av Vivien Deacon

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789694581

    This landscape study of the rock-art of Rombalds Moor, West Yorkshire, considers views of and from the sites. In an attempt to understand the rock-art landscapes of prehistory the study considered the environment of the moor and its archaeology alon…

  • Picturing the Bronze Age

    Picturing the Bronze Age

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782978794

    Pictures from the Bronze Age are numerous, vivid and complex. There is no other prehistoric period that has produced such a wide range of images spanning from rock art to figurines to decoration on bronzes and gold. Fifteen papers, with a geographic…

  • The Origins of Monsters: Image and Cognition in the First Age of Mechanical Reproduction

    The Origins of Monsters: Image and Cognition in the First Age of Mechanical Reproduction
    av David Wengrow

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691159041

    It has often been claimed that monsters--supernatural creatures with bodies composed from multiple species--play a significant part in the thought and imagery of all people from all times. The Origins of Monsters advances an alternative view. Compos…

  • Asian Jewellery

    Asian Jewellery
    av Berenice Geoffroy-Schneiter

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788857208701

    The ultimate reference book on the ethnic jewellery of Asian peoples. A comprehensive picture of jewellery beginning with prehistory and continuing into the 20th century with the works of contemporary designers. Ivory, beads, leather, shells, enamel…

  • The First Artists

    The First Artists
    av Michel Lorblanchet

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500051870

    Where do we find the world's very first art? When, and why, did people begin experimenting with different materials, forms and colours? Were our once-cousins, the Neanderthals, also capable of creating art? Prehistorians have been asking these quest…

  • Like Lipstick Traces

    Like Lipstick Traces
    av J'R'mie Egry, First Last

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789185639205

  • Early Art and Architecture of Africa

    Early Art and Architecture of Africa
    av Peter Garlake

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192842619

    This new history of over 5000 years of African art reveals its true diversity for the first time. Challenging centuries of misconceptions that have obscured the sophisticated nature of African art, Peter Garlake uses the latest research and archaeol…

  • We

    We
    av Alain-Michel Boyer

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788874398683

    Exploring the masks of an African culture that were one of Picasso's primary influences.The We, whose name means 'men who easily forgive', live in the forests along the western border of the Ivory Coast. Theirs is regarded as a mask culture, as oppo…

  • Driftwood Shacks

    Driftwood Shacks
    av Lloyd Khan

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780936070803

    Lloyd Kahn has been hiking and camping on Northern California beaches for the last dozen or so years and, given his background in publishing books on building, it's only natural that he would notice the unique and whimsical beach shacks constructed…

  • Writers United

    Writers United
    av Björn Almqvist, Emil Hagelin

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789185639175

    The book Writers United paints an intimate portrait of the members of one of the worlds most notorious graffiti crews, Writers United Football Club (WUFC). Six members, with entirely different personalities and one common goal. Since the creation of…

  • African Art

    African Art
    av Chris Spring

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714125329

    Featuring a rich array of magnificent artworks from the British Museum and beyond, the book showcases some of the most exquisite works of wood, stone, ceramics, beadwork, textiles and metalwork from Africa - from the Mediterranean coast to the Cape…

  • The Language of Ornament

    The Language of Ornament
    av James Trilling

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500203439

    James Trilling presents an immense variety of ornament from the Paleolithic Age to the present day, enabling the reader to appreciate inherent form and beauty, as well as historical importance across cultures - whether in the monumental architecture…

  • Njideka Akunyili Crosby

    Njideka Akunyili Crosby

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781999757939

  • The Last Wild Men of Borneo: A True Story of Death and Treasure

    The Last Wild Men of Borneo: A True Story of Death and Treasure
    av Carl Hoffman

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062439024

    A 2019 EDGAR AWARDS NOMINEE (BEST FACT CRIME) - A BANFF MOUNTAIN BOOK AWARDS FINALISTTwo modern adventurers sought a treasure possessed by the legendary "Wild Men of Borneo." One found riches. The other vanished forever into an endless jungle. Had h…

  • The Last Wild Men of Borneo: A True Story of Death and Treasure

    The Last Wild Men of Borneo: A True Story of Death and Treasure
    av Carl Hoffman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062439055

    A 2019 EDGAR AWARDS NOMINEE (BEST FACT CRIME) - A BANFF MOUNTAIN BOOK AWARDS FINALISTTwo modern adventurers sought a treasure possessed by the legendary "Wild Men of Borneo." One found riches. The other vanished forever into an endless jungle. Had h…

  • The Last Wild Men of Borneo: A True Story of Death and Treasure

    The Last Wild Men of Borneo: A True Story of Death and Treasure
    av Carl Hoffman

    CD-bok - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781538499276

    Two modern adventurers sought a treasure possessed by the legendary "Wild Men of Borneo." One found riches. The other vanished forever into an endless jungle. Had he shed civilization--or lost his mind? Global headlines suspected murder. Lured by th…

  • The Shaman's Mirror

    The Shaman's Mirror
    av Hope MacLean

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292728769

    Huichol Indian yarn paintings are one of the world's great indigenous arts, sold around the world and advertised as authentic records of dreams and visions of the shamans. Using glowing colored yarns, the Huichol Indians of Mexico paint the mystical…

  • The Cradle of Humanity

    The Cradle of Humanity
    av Georges Bataille

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951566

    A radically interdisciplinary inquiry into the origins of human consciousness, community, and potential.The Cradle of Humanity: Prehistoric Art and Culture collects essays and lectures by Georges Bataille spanning 30 years of research in anthropolog…

  • The Cradle of Humanity

    The Cradle of Humanity
    av Georges Bataille

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951559

    A radically interdisciplinary inquiry into the origins of human consciousness, community, and potential.The Cradle of Humanity: Prehistoric Art and Culture collects essays and lectures by Georges Bataille spanning 30 years of research in anthropolog…

  • North American Indian Art

    North American Indian Art
    av David W. Penney

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500203774

    This timely book surveys the artistic traditions of indigenous North America, from those of ancient cultures to the work of modern artists. The text is organized geographically, covering tribes as wide-ranging as the Navajo, Cheyenne, Chumash, Tsims…

  • Public Art in South Africa

    Public Art in South Africa

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253029928

    How does South Africa deal with public art from its years of colonialism and apartheid? How do new monuments address fraught histories and commemorate heroes of the struggle? Across South Africa, statues commemorating figures such as Cecil Rhodes ha…

  • Public Art in South Africa

    Public Art in South Africa

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253029591

    How does South Africa deal with public art from its years of colonialism and apartheid? How do new monuments address fraught histories and commemorate heroes of the struggle? Across South Africa, statues commemorating figures such as Cecil Rhodes ha…

  • Loot: The Battle Over the Stolen Treasures of the Ancient World

    Loot: The Battle Over the Stolen Treasures of the Ancient World
    av Sharon Waxman

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805090888

    "Fast-paced and compelling . . . Waxman has an array of wondrous tales to tell . . . Considerable, admirable, and totally absorbing." "The Boston Globe"For the past two centuries, the West has plundered the treasures of the ancient world to fill its…

  • Viking and Slavic Ornamental Designs, Volume 2

    Viking and Slavic Ornamental Designs, Volume 2
    av Igor Gorewicz

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781945430794

    "Viking and Slavic Ornamental Design" volume 2, increases the demand for the graphic collection. Historic re-enactors and enthusiasts of the Viking Age in many countries. This volume presents 258 new, yet old designs. "Viking and Slavic Ornamental D…

  • Curatorial Conversations

    Curatorial Conversations

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496814739

    Since its origins in 1967, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival has gained worldwide recognition as a model for the research and public presentation of living cultural heritage and the advocacy of cultural democracy. Festival curators play a major role…

  • Behold!!! The Protong

    Behold!!! The Protong

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780867198768

  • The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Rock Art

    The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Rock Art

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190607357

    Rock art is one of the most visible and geographically widespread of cultural expressions, and it spans much of the period of our species' existence. Rock art also provides rare and often unique insights into the minds and visually creative capaciti…

  • Russian Decorative Arts

    Russian Decorative Arts
    av Cynthia Coleman Sparke

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851497225

    *An informative guide to Russian Decorative Arts and their historical context*Covers a wide range of crafts including Faberge, jewelry, woodwork, hardstone, glass and porcelain, as well as precious metal*Explores pre-Revolutionary Russia, discussing…

  • African Cosmologies

    African Cosmologies
    av FotoFest

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789053309322

  • Gatecrashers

    Gatecrashers
    av Katherine Jentleson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520303423

    After World War I, artists without formal training "crashed the gates" of major museums in the United States, diversifying the art world across lines of race, ethnicity, class, ability, and gender. At the center of this fundamental reevaluation of w…

  • Rockabilly Psychobilly: An Art Anthology

    Rockabilly Psychobilly: An Art Anthology
    av Jamie Kendall

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780764355165

    A visual road trip from Route 66 to Route 666, this rockin' collection of more than 600 artworks presents the unapologetically fun and undeniably cool spirit of rockabilly and psychobilly. The 55 artists featured here represent a global subculture a…

  • Adolf Wolfli - Creator of the Universe

    Adolf Wolfli - Creator of the Universe

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788087164952

    Adolf Wolfli is the original outsider artist. Before Darger, Rizzoli and Rodia, there was Wolfli: orphan, laborer, criminal, artist and the subject of a 1921 monograph titled "A Psychiatric Patient as Artist," authored by his doctor--the first publi…

  • Media Primitivism

    Media Primitivism
    av Delinda Collier

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478009696

    In Media Primitivism Delinda Collier provides a sweeping new understanding of technological media in African art, rethinking the assumptions that have conceptualized African art as unmediated, primary, and natural. Collier responds to these preoccup…

  • Media Primitivism

    Media Primitivism
    av Delinda Collier

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478008835

    In Media Primitivism Delinda Collier provides a sweeping new understanding of technological media in African art, rethinking the assumptions that have conceptualized African art as unmediated, primary, and natural. Collier responds to these preoccup…

  • Inner Portraits

    Inner Portraits

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780867198799

  • The Folk Art Revival

    The Folk Art Revival
    av Desdemona McCannon

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788314077

    'Folk' is an unruly term. It has always resisted attempts to homogenise or sanitise it and continues to challenge modern values such as rationality, originality, progress, value and skill. In this exciting new book, Desdemona McCann argues that folk…

  • Women and Photography in Africa

    Women and Photography in Africa

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350136564

    This collection explores women's multifaceted historical and contemporary involvement in photography in Africa. The book offers new ways of thinking about the history of photography, exploring through case studies the complex and historically specif…

  • Women and Photography in Africa

    Women and Photography in Africa

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350136557

    This collection explores women's multifaceted historical and contemporary involvement in photography in Africa. The book offers new ways of thinking about the history of photography, exploring through case studies the complex and historically specif…

  • Art Brut (3rd Edition)

    Art Brut (3rd Edition)
    av Lucienne Peiry

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9782080204448

  • Berber Memories

    Berber Memories
    av Michel Draguet

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300253955

    A superb collection of Moroccan Berber jewelry is showcased here alongside historical and artistic context for the beautiful objects The Berbers, also known as Amazigh, are an ethnic group indigenous to North and West Africa. For hundreds of years,…

  • Blackness in Morocco

    Blackness in Morocco
    av Cynthia J. Becker

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517909383

    A groundbreaking study of Blackness in Morocco through the lens of visual representation For more than thirteen centuries, caravans transported millions of enslaved people from Africa south of the Sahara into what is now the Kingdom of Morocco. Toda…

  • Blackness in Morocco

    Blackness in Morocco
    av Cynthia J. Becker

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517909390

    A groundbreaking study of Blackness in Morocco through the lens of visual representation For more than thirteen centuries, caravans transported millions of enslaved people from Africa south of the Sahara into what is now the Kingdom of Morocco. Toda…

  • Helena Rubinstein: Madame's Collection

    Helena Rubinstein: Madame's Collection
    av Musee du Quai Branly

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9782370741288

    A selection from the legendary makeup mogul's African art collection, with new research and imagesWith her business acumen and ever-fresh sense of style, it is no wonder that Polish-American businesswoman Helena Rubinstein's (1872-1965) was once one…

  • The Mande Blacksmiths

    The Mande Blacksmiths
    av Patrick McNaughton

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253207982

    " . . . finely crafted scholarship. Elegant and graceful, yet packed with knowledge and information, it embodies the aesthetic qualities which it describes and explores." -American Ethnologist"The text is detailed and informative, and enjoyable read…

  • The Painted King

    The Painted King
    av Glenn Wharton

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824834951

    The famous statue of Kamehameha I in downtown Honolulu is one of the state's most popular landmarks. Many tourists and residents however, are unaware that the statue is a replica; the original, cast in Paris in the 1880s and the first statue in the…

  • The Colours of Madhubani: Colouring Book

    The Colours of Madhubani: Colouring Book
    av Shinjini Thakur

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781984956491

    The colouring book has Madhubani paintings (Indian Folk Art). Madhubani painting or Mithila painting is a style practiced in the Mithila region of Nepal and in Indian State of Bihar. These paintings were usually created by women on walls and floors…

  • At the Hems of the Lowest Clouds

    At the Hems of the Lowest Clouds
    av Gloria J. Emerson

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781930618237

    Educated in the creative and enduring traditions of her Navajo kinspeople and at Harvard University, Gloria Emerson has a special interest in the field of American Indian aesthetics and in how landscape translates into art among native peoples. "I c…

  • Development-led Archaeology in North-West Europe

    Development-led Archaeology in North-West Europe

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842174661

    Many countries in northern Europe have seen a huge expansion in development-led archaeology over the past few decades. Legislation, frameworks for heritage management and codes of practice have developed along similar but different lines. The Valett…