Category: Art

The Beaver Hall Group and Its Legacy

Dundurn | March 7, 2017 | 200 pages
An exploration of the lives and works of the members of the Beaver Hall Group, and the network of women artists that arose from it. The Beaver Hall Group was founded in 1920 and like the Group of Seven was in the vanguard of bringing Modernism to Canada. However, uniquely, the Beaver Hall Group... More Info
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Overview

Amphoto Books | October 25, 2016 | 288 pages
Collection of satellite images of Earth provided by DigitalGlobe annotated and reformated by Benjamin Grant.  More Info
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Dancers After Dark

September 28, 2016 | 256 pages
A photography collection of nude dancers at night from the bestselling photographer of "Dancers Among Us" - a celebration of the human form and the fearlessness of the human spirt.  More Info
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Joyous Blooms to Color

HarperCollins | February 9, 2016 | 96 pages
Wander along a winding path with intricate, gorgeous illustrations of natural settings, lovingly represented in this delicately rendered coloring book. From landscapes of weeping willows in the breeze to patterns of bees and blossoms, all are waiting for your creative touch. Words to... More Info
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Lucy Jarvis

March 8, 2016 | 228 pages
Writing early in 1962, Lucy Jarvis said she felt .just at the threshold of beginning.. Jarvis had studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in the 1920s, later becoming part of the social realist movement, committed to an art .of the people... In 1941, Jarvis co-founded the UNB Art Centre... More Info
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Posh Adult Coloring Book: Happy Doodles for Fun and Relaxation

January 5, 2016 | 128 pages
Visit Flora Chang's Happy Doodle Land and color yourself happy! Charming and friendly botanicals and birds to color  More Info
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Posh Adult Coloring Book: Paisley Designs for Fun & Relaxation

January 5, 2016 | 128 pages
Ever popular, paisley patterns are a joy to color. Their intricacies present you with a rewarding and satisfying coloring experience that results in a rich, opulent picture and a well rested mind.  More Info
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Color Peace Coloring Book

Design Originals | November 1, 2015 | 64 pages
Small in size but big in spirit, this portable coloring book offers 28 faithful and affirming art activities, packed with uplifting spiritual messages."  More Info
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Color Zen Coloring Book

Design Originals | September 1, 2015 | 64 pages
Take this perfectly portable little book along wherever you go, and you'll always be ready for a stress-reducing coloring experience. Each of these 28 inspirational art activities is perfect for decorating with markers, watercolors, colored pencils, gel pens, or crayons. Small enough to color... More Info
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Buddhist Art Coloring

Shambhala | January 5, 2016 | 128 pages
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Spinfluence

November 16, 2018 | 264 pages
Spinfluence will appeal to crooked politicians, media manipulators and corporate big-wigs alike, in fact anyone interested in how to exploit people for profit or power. Covering fun techniques and tactics such as emotional hijacking, brainwashing and hysteria harnessing - Spinfluence is a glorious... More Info
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Suzy Lake

September 30, 2015 | 64 pages
Suzy Lake's Performing an Archive presents the most recent photographic work by Canadian artist Suzy Lake in which she explores the concept of the self in both portrait and artistic practice more generally, as well as the ideas of ancestry, nostalgia and memory. The body of work in Lake's... More Info
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Alfred Wallis Colouring Book

Unicorn Press (CA) | May 1, 2015 | 48 pages
An iconic English painter, Alfred Wallis (1855-1942), did not begin his artistic career until the age of seventy--truly proving that the joy of art can be experienced at any time in one's life. With Alfred Wallis Colouring Book, art lovers of all ages can enjoy hours of coloring pleasure while... More Info
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Banksy Myths and Legends

January 1, 2015 | 92 pages
No single living artist has created as many myths, rumours and legends as Banksy. In 2011 Bristol based writer Marc Leverton teamed up with Carpet Bombing Culture to bring a collection of the best of these stories together. Since then the Banksy juggernaut has continued to roll on spewing out sharp... More Info
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Soviet Ghosts

Carpet Bombing Culture | June 1, 2014 | 192 pages
Only the most intrepid urban explorers cross the tattered ruins of the old iron curtain to endure the excessive bureaucracy, military paranoia and freezing winds of the East to hunt for the ghosts of an empire. Rebecca Litchfield is one who couldn t resist the haunting allure of the ruins of the... More Info
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States of Decay

November 16, 2018 | 160 pages
"A new breed of urban adventurers take a savage ride through the hidden story of America's North East. Join us as we follow two explorers' journey through derelict spaces. From New York City to the infamous Rust Belt, once home to America's heavy industry, 'States of Decay' brings you a glimpse of... More Info
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Puppyknits

November 1, 2015 | 96 pages
Sweet and funny with sensational color photos that inspire crafts enthusiasts to knit for their dogs Cute everyday sweaters and ritzy special occasion designs even include a felted, waterproof sweater for drizzly days. As well as sweaters, there are hats for every occasion, such as the Holiday... More Info
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The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic

May 12, 2015 | 250 pages
Jessica Hopper's music criticism has earned her a reputation as a firebrand, a keen observer and fearless critic not just of music but the culture around it. With this volume spanning from her punk fanzine roots to her landmark piece on R. Kelly's past, The First Collection leaves no doubt why The... More Info
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Modern Elegance

October 30, 2015 | 96 pages
Awaken your inner artist with 45+ romantic illustrations to color from designer, art director, and esteemed quilter Amanda Murphy. These drawings are ideal for framing and perfectly suited to coloring with colored pencils, markers, and even watercolors. Designs include romantic florals, classical... More Info
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Winter Wonderland

HarperThorsons | October 22, 2015 | 128 pages
Colour your way to better focus Colouring books for grown-ups Remember the long hours spent colouring in the lines of your most-cherished colouring books, full box of crayons within reach, the demanding adult world tuned out? Secretly long for an excuse to retreat back into that world? Now you can.... More Info
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Bird Love

ABRAMS | October 27, 2015 | 192 pages
Fine art photographer Leila Jeffreys captures the beauty and diversity of some of our most colorful and elegant feathered friends. From the exotic birds of her native Australia to those of North America, Jeffreys seems to delve into the very souls of these creatures with her stunning and evocative... More Info
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Theme '70

December 15, 2014 | 214 pages
Starting life as the grindhouse fanzine THEME '70 in the early nineties, this book is a mutation of all-new colour content and the raw, unfettered pages of those original out-of-print photocopied zines themselves. The result is an exploitation movie explosion of rare posters, stills, hard knuckle... More Info
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Discovering the Present

Counterpoint Press | October 1, 2015 | 408 pages
In the fateful month of March 2000, shortly after opening a hugely successful show in New York that unveiled the more nefarious financial connections of Presidential candidate George W. Bush, the hugely ambitious Conceptual artist Mark Lombardi was found hanged in his studio, an apparent suicide.... More Info
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Materiality

Mit Press | August 7, 2015 | 240 pages
Materiality has reappeared as a highly contested topic in recent art. Modernist criticism tended to privilege form over matter -- considering material as the essentialized basis of medium specificity -- and technically based approaches in art history reinforced connoisseurship through the science... More Info
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Canada

Firefly Books | September 22, 2015 | 224 pages
A superb portfolio of pictures by one of Canada's great photographers.  More Info
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Dust & Grooves

August 25, 2015 | 428 pages
"Includes interviews with Questlove, Gilles Peterson, Four Tet, the Gaslamp Killer, Egon and more."  More Info
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Building Art

Alfred a Knopf Incorporated | September 15, 2015 | 528 pages
From one of our foremost architectural writers: an engaging, brilliant exploration of the life and work of the most famous architect of our time, and one of the few architects ever to be widely admired by both critics and the general public.  More Info
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Amazing Rare Things

September 29, 2015 | 224 pages
A gorgeously illustrated volume devoted to the natural history drawings and watercolors of Leonardo da Vinci and other outstanding artists of the Age of Discovery  More Info
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Creative Coloring Inspirations

Design Originals | September 1, 2014 | 72 pages
Each of the 4 new titles in this series offers 30 original ready-to-color drawing drawings from talented artist Valentina Harper. You don t need to have the skills of an artist to enjoy these relaxing and creative activities. Each book includes valuable tips on patterning techniques. Best-selling... More Info
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Noise Uprising

Verso Books | May 1, 2015 | 320 pages
In a handful of years between the development of electrical recording in 1925 and the outset of the Great Depression in the early 1930s, the soundscape of modern music unfolded in a series of relatively unnoticed recording sessions around the world. These included the recording of tango in Buenos... More Info
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Qur'ans

July 3, 2015 | 176 pages
This book provides a unique visual history of the Qur'ān using fifty-five rare, beautiful and significant Qur'an manuscripts. A general introduction guides the reader through the Qur'ān's entry into the world of late near eastern antiquity, a world where books of scripture were inextricably bound... More Info
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The Art Nouveau Coloring Book

Skyhorse Publishing Company Incorporated | October 6, 2015 | 112 pages
Decorative tiles and mosaics are featured in some of the world’s grandest and oldest infrastructures. Many people dream of displaying these beautiful designs in their home, but recreating decorative mosaic tiles isn’t a skill that everyone has. With this book, you too can decorate your home... More Info
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Fantastic Cities

Chronicle Books | August 11, 2015 | 60 pages
This unique coloring book features immersive aerial views of real cities from around the world alongside gorgeously illustrated, Inception-like architectural mandalas. Artist Steve McDonald's beautifully rendered and detailed line work offers bird's-eye perspectives of visually arresting global... More Info
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The Wild in You

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Creative Coloring Flowers

Design Originals | September 1, 2014 | 72 pages
Each of the 4 new titles in this series offers 30 original ready-to-colour drawings from talented artist Valentina Harper. You don't need to have the skills of an artist to enjoy these relaxing and creative activities. Each book includes valuable tips on patterning techniques. Best-selling craft... More Info
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Paper Goods Projects

Potter Craft | August 11, 2015 | 112 pages
Lifelong crafter Jodi Levine has an amazing ability to see beyond the obvious to create fun projects out of odds and ends from the supermarket, hardware store, or variety store. Paper Goods Projects includes 60 of her most charming crafts that transform paper towel tubes, doilies, cardboard boxes,... More Info
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Folk Art Coloring Book

Design Originals | December 1, 2014 | 72 pages
Enter a world of creative self-expression with this relaxing coloring book for grownups. Inside you'll find 30 amazing art activities that will take you on an inspiring adventure of patterning, shading, and coloring. These charming international folk designs offer a fun and easy way to unleash your... More Info
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Nature Mandalas Coloring Book

Design Originals | September 1, 2014 | 72 pages
This new series of colouring books for grown-ups offers an inspiring adventure in doodles, shapes, and patterns. With a fresh new take on the classic colouring book, each title offers 30 amazing ready-to-colour line drawings, plus a handy guide to basic art techniques. Printed on high quality... More Info
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Garden

By Hamlyn
Hamlyn | September 1, 2015 |
How can you free yourself from niggling everyday worries? When your mind is distracted simply pick up this collection of 50 designs inspired by nature and reach for your coloring pencils. There are absolutely no rules - you can choose any combination of colors you like. As you concentrate on the... More Info
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Bollywood

By Hamlyn
Hamlyn | September 1, 2015 | 72 pages
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Nature

By Hamlyn
Hamlyn | September 1, 2015 | 72 pages
How can you free yourself from niggling everyday worries? When your mind is distracted simply pick up this collection of 70 intricate designs inspired by nature and reach for your colouring pencils. There are absolutely no rules - you can choose any combination of colors you like. As you... More Info
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Christopher Pratt

June 2, 2015 | 104 pages
"When you revisit a place that matters to you for the first time in a long time it is a rich, spiritual experience, but if you then revisit such a place too frequently it loses some of its power. The power lies in the absences." — Christopher Pratt Widely considered to be one of Canada's most... More Info
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Niniskamijinaqik - Ancestral Images

Nimbus Publishing (CN) | May 7, 2015 | 128 pages
The Mi’kmaq of Atlantic Canada were here for thousands of years before the arrival of European peoples. Niniskamijinaqik / Ancestral Images: The Mi’kmaq in Art and Photography presents their unique culture and way of life through the remarkable and sometime complex lives of individuals, as... More Info
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Jim Jarmusch

May 1, 2015 | 320 pages
Jim Jarmusch: Music, Words and Noise is the first book to examine the films of Jim Jarmusch from a sound-oriented perspective. Exploring the director's extensive back catalogue, includingStranger Than Paradise (1984), Down By Law (1986), Dead Man (1995), andOnly Lovers Left Alive (2013), Sara... More Info
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Guitars That Jam

May 5, 2015 | 144 pages
Guitars That Jam is the definitive illustrated history of the guitars of rock-and-roll legend. Featuring images from live concerts, outdoor festivals, and private recording sessions, this spectacular volume captures the personal connection between artist and instrument. Along with the make and... More Info
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100 Great Children's Picturebooks

Laurence King Publishing | April 28, 2015 | 216 pages
This unashamed visual feast celebrates the best designed and illustrated picturebooks from around the world over the past one hundred years. Each book is a creation of genius and inventiveness, and their design and illustration represent such diverse trends as the Russian Constructivists, Italian... More Info
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Creation

Tara Books | March 1, 2015 | 24 pages
From a fish waiting to be born, to the beginning of art and the necessity of death? lore from the Gond tribal community in central India abounds with stories of origins, transformations and ends. Celebrated Gond artist Bhajju Shyam now gathers together these tales for the first time. By linking the... More Info
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From the Forest to the Sea

Goose Lane Editions | November 1, 2014 | 240 pages
Emily Carr captures the natural and cultural landscapes of British Columbia like no other artist before or after her. From the Forest to the Sea: Emily Carr in British Columbia gathers work from all phases of this extraordinary artist's career — from her delicate early watercolours of the 1890s... More Info
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At Large

Chronicle Books | March 10, 2015 | 192 pages
Internationally renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is one of contemporary art's most newsworthy figures, noted for both his groundbreaking work and his outspoken stance on human rights, which ultimately resulted in his controversial 2011 detainment. In an astonishing new large-scale... More Info
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The Minimalist Program: 20th Anniversary Edition

Mit Press | December 19, 2014 | 408 pages
In his foundational book, The Minimalist Program, published in 1995, Noam Chomsky offered a significant contribution to the generative tradition in linguistics. This twentieth-anniversary edition reissues this classic work with a new preface by the author. In four essays, Chomsky attempts to... More Info
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