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Folk art books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Folk art category. Presented with a red border are the Folk art books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Inspired Shapes: Contemporary Designs For Japan's Ancient Crafts by Ori Koyama Inspired Shapes: Contemporary Designs For Japan's Ancient Crafts

This volume showcases the work of today's innovative Japanese craftspeople who are striving to keep their crafts viable, yet compatible with modern lifestyles and aesthetics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/04/2018

Vietnamese Folk Paintings by Artbook Vietnamese Folk Paintings

An introduction to the traditional folk art of woodblock print making, known as Vietnamese Folk Painting, which is a craft art that developed at the beginning of the 17th Century around the Red River Delta east of Hanoi, centred on...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/04/2018

Western Himalayan Folk Arts by O. C. Handa Western Himalayan Folk Arts

Presents a study of the Western Himalayan region in the national and global contexts. This work aims to establish the traditional bonds between different communities and nationalities.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/04/2018

Tole Painting Adventures in Alaska by Judy Farnham Tole Painting Adventures in Alaska


Format: Paperback - Released: 10/01/2018

The Art Of Tiki by Sven Kirsten, Otto Von Stroheim The Art Of Tiki
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Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2017

Weathervanes of New England by Glenn A. Knoblock, David W. Wemmer Weathervanes of New England
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First used to gauge ever-changing weather, now viewed as American folk art, historic weathervanes have been a part of the skyline for more than three centuries. This comprehensive study of the development of the weathervane describes changes in form and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

The Secret World of Renaldo Kuhler by Brett Ingram The Secret World of Renaldo Kuhler

A sumptuous monograph presenting for the first time the extraordinarily imaginative and delightful work of visionary artist Renaldo Kuhler (American, 1931-2013). The Secret World of Renaldo Kuhler catapults a thrilling new discovery into the pantheon of the most accomplished visionary-or...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/11/2017

Birds of a Feather Wildfowl Decoys at Shelburne Museum by Thomas Denenberg, Kory W. Rogers Birds of a Feather Wildfowl Decoys at Shelburne Museum
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A book that celebrates one of the most breathtaking and comprehensive collections of wildfowl decoys in America.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Coming Soon

William L. Hawkins: An Imaginative Geography by Susan Mitchell Crawley William L. Hawkins: An Imaginative Geography


Format: Hardback - Released: 26/04/2018

The Colours of Earth A Study of Indian Folk Painting by O. C. Handa The Colours of Earth A Study of Indian Folk Painting

Humans have been striving to make their surrounding pleasing since the earliest time. Although, ancient sense perception was more primitive, an innate sense of beauty has always benn natural to humans. That is why we feel an invisible umbilical link...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/05/2018

Other books in this genre

ESSAY'D 2 30 Detroit Artists by Dennis Alan Nawrocki, Steve Panton, Matthew Piper, Sarah Rose Sharp ESSAY'D 2 30 Detroit Artists
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Thirty illustrated essays highlighting a variety of Detroit artists. Essay'd 2: 30 Detroit Artistsfollows the welcome reception of last year's Essay'd: 30 Detroit Artists in presenting short, illustrated essays about artists who live and work in Detroit, or who have...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

Masques Venitiens 2018 Presentation De Quelques Masques Venitiens Presentes Lors De Carnavals by Michel Denis Masques Venitiens 2018 Presentation De Quelques Masques Venitiens Presentes Lors De Carnavals

Laissez vous capter par le regard qui se cache derriere ces masques venitiens. Les calendriers Calvendo sont des produits haut de gamme - avec ces plus qui font la difference : nos calendriers presentent bien toute l'annee grace a leur...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/04/2017

No Idle Hands The Myths & Meanings of Tramp Art by Laura M Addison No Idle Hands The Myths & Meanings of Tramp Art

Tramp art describes a particular type of wood carving practiced in the United States and Europe between the 1880s and 1940s in which discarded cigar boxes and fruit crates were notched and layered to make a variety of domestic objects.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/03/2017

Sun and Moon by Artists Various Sun and Moon

Here, for the first time, is a collection of unusual stories and exquisite art from some of the finest living artists, on the most universal of themes: sun and moon.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2016

For Folk's Sake Art and Economy in Twentieth-Century Nova Scotia by Erin Morton For Folk's Sake Art and Economy in Twentieth-Century Nova Scotia

A radical re-examination of art in Nova Scotia and the place of folk art in the cultural hierarchy of the twentieth century.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2016

For Folk's Sake Art and Economy in Twentieth-Century Nova Scotia by Erin Morton For Folk's Sake Art and Economy in Twentieth-Century Nova Scotia

A radical re-examination of art in Nova Scotia and the place of folk art in the cultural hierarchy of the twentieth century.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2016

In Fairyland The World of Tessa Farmer by Catriona McAra In Fairyland The World of Tessa Farmer

For almost two decades now, Tessa Farmer has been evolving a new species of fairy. They represent the point at which science tilts into fantasy - as the sleep of reason produces monsters. In Fairyland is the first substantial scholarly...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2016

Folk Art and Aging Life-Story Objects and Their Makers by Jon Kay Folk Art and Aging Life-Story Objects and Their Makers

Growing old doesn't have to be seen as an eventual failure but rather as an important developmental stage of creativity. Offering an absorbing and fresh perspective on aging and crafts, Jon Kay explores how elders choose to tap into their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2016

Folk Art and Aging Life-Story Objects and Their Makers by Jon Kay Folk Art and Aging Life-Story Objects and Their Makers

Growing old doesn't have to be seen as an eventual failure but rather as an important developmental stage of creativity. Offering an absorbing and fresh perspective on aging and crafts, Jon Kay explores how elders choose to tap into their...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2016

The Man of Genius by Cesare Lombroso The Man of Genius


Format: Hardback - Released: 14/07/2016

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