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Carvings: artworks books

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Recently Published

Bone, Antler, Ivory and Horn The Technology of Skeletal Materials Since the Roman Period by Arthur (Ashmolean Museum, Oxford) MacGregor Bone, Antler, Ivory and Horn The Technology of Skeletal Materials Since the Roman Period
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Format: Paperback - Released: 18/10/2016

Ivory Vikings by Nancy Marie Brown Ivory Vikings

Ivory Vikings presents a vivid history of the 400 years when the Vikings ruled the North Atlantic. The story of the Lewis chessmen explains the economic lure behind the Viking voyages to the west in the 800s and 900s.
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/09/2016

Anatomical Venus Wax / Sex / God / Death by Joanna Ebenstein, Morbid Anatomy Museum Anatomical Venus Wax / Sex / God / Death
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Beneath the original Venetian glass and rosewood case at La Specola in Florence lies Clemente Susini's Anatomical Venus (c. 1790), a perfect object whose luxuriously bizarre existence challenges belief. This title reveals the evolution of the enigmatic sculptures from wax...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2016

The Unfinished The Stone Carvers at Work in the Indian Subcontinent by Vidya Dehejia, Peter Rockwell The Unfinished The Stone Carvers at Work in the Indian Subcontinent
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A study of the unfinished stone carvings throughout India.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/04/2016

Embodied Spirits - Gope Boards from the Papuan Gulf by Virginia-Lee Webb, Thomas Schultze-Westrum, Robert Welsch Embodied Spirits - Gope Boards from the Papuan Gulf
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In Papua New Guinea, spirit boards, also known as gope, were carved from wood by important men of an extended family or clan. Made from discarded canoes and usually decorated with carved and painted designs on one side, these boards...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/02/2016

Gothic Ivories Calouste Gulbenkian Museum by Dr. Sarah Guerin Gothic Ivories Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

Presents the remarkable gothic ivories collection in the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/10/2015

Ivory by Maggie Campbell Pedersen Ivory

This comprehensive and authoritative study Ivory provides a global history of the material's uses, origins and controversies - from the myths and beliefs held by prehistoric man, through its utilitarian uses in the Arctic and the beautiful carvings in medieval...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2015

Crafting Identity Transnational Indian Arts and the Politics of Race in Central Mexico by Pavel Shlossberg Crafting Identity Transnational Indian Arts and the Politics of Race in Central Mexico

Presents an ethnographic exploration of mask making in central Mexico. In addition to examining larger theoretical issues about indigenous and mestizo identity and cultural citizenship as represented through masks and festivals, the book also examines how dominant institutions of cultural...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/06/2015

Coming Soon

The Secrets Of Noh Masks by Michishige Udaka, Shuichi Yamagata The Secrets Of Noh Masks
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Noh is a major form of classic Japanese musical drama that has been performed since the 14th century. This title introduces the work of the Noh mask artist Michishige Udaka. It presents photographs of 32 typical Noh masks shot in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/03/2018

Carved Histories Rotorua Ngati Tarawhai Carving by Roger Neich Carved Histories Rotorua Ngati Tarawhai Carving

The classic account of one of the most influential traditions of Maori wood carving in New Zealand. It pieces together the history of Ngati Tarawhai carving from pre-European times to the present day and analyses the personalities, families, and social...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Other books in this genre

The Lost Carving A Journey to the Heart of Making by David Esterly The Lost Carving A Journey to the Heart of Making

An inspired reflection on creativity and achievement by one of the world's most renowned artisans
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/12/2014

Restoration Stone Carving by Alan Micklethwaite Restoration Stone Carving

Alan Micklethwaite, a stone carver with many years' experience in the conservation of historic monuments and sculpture, introduces the reader to the techniques and methodology of restoration stone carving, from simple relief to complex sculpture in the round, set against...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2013

Manju Netsuke from the Collection of the Ashmolean Museum by Joyce Seaman, David Battie Manju Netsuke from the Collection of the Ashmolean Museum
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A comprehensive study of a fine collection of manju netsuke in the collection of the Ashmolean Museum.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/05/2013

Art of Chinese Dough Figurine by KONG Linghai Art of Chinese Dough Figurine

Art of Chinese Dough Figurine is mainly divided into three chapters: Chapter I-Bases of dough figurine, which mainly introduces the tools of dough figurine, and formula and coloring of dough; Chapter II Dough Figurine Appreciation and Technique-Character chapter, which mainly...
Format: eBook - Released: 01/04/2013

Woodcut by Bryan Nash Gill Woodcut

Detailed prints of woodcuts- cross sections through trees. Various species of trees are represented: oak, maple, locust, ash, cedar, and more. The prints reveal the unique beauty of each tree, including its history (through its shape and rings) and defining...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/04/2012

Brasses by J.S.M. Ward Brasses

This 1912 book contains an engaging guide to monumental brasses, with information on historical classification and numerous illustrative figures.
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/03/2012

Gargoyles and Grotesques by Alex Woodcock Gargoyles and Grotesques

Gargoyles .
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/04/2011

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