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The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn Read the opening extract of the brand new A. J. Finn book before its publication on 22/01/2018

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

The Art Of Tiki by Sven Kirsten, Otto Von Stroheim The Art Of Tiki
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

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

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

Sugar Skulls Wall Calendar 2018 (Art Calendar) by Sugar Skulls Wall Calendar 2018 (Art Calendar)

The Art of Fine Gifts: This art calendar showcases a stunning array of sugar skulls. These skulls made from sugar are bright and colourful works of art in their own right and will make a beautiful adornment to your wall....
Format: Calendar - Released: 22/06/2017

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 Leslie Umberger, Mr Eric Zafran No Idle Hands The Myths & Meanings of Tramp Art
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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

Coming Soon

St. EOM in the Land of Pasaquan The Life and Times and Art of Eddie Owens Martin by Roger Manley, Jonathan Williams, Guy Mendes St. EOM in the Land of Pasaquan The Life and Times and Art of Eddie Owens Martin
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Self-taught Georgia artist Eddie Owens Martin (1908-86), known as St. EOM, created a visionary art site called Pasaquan in the mid-1950s in Marion County, Georgia. Covering seven acres, this evocative and fanciful site has captured the imaginations of thousands of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/01/2018

Outliers and American Vanguard Art by Lynne Cooke Outliers and American Vanguard Art

Since the last century, the relationship between vanguard and self-taught artists has been defined by contradiction. The established art world has been quick to make clear distinctions between trained and untrained artists, yet at the same time it has been...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/02/2018

Other books in this genre

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: Paperback - 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: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2016

The Man of Genius by Cesare Lombroso The Man of Genius


Format: Hardback - Released: 14/07/2016

Nava Alpana New Decorative Designs of India by Kajal Dass Beck, Guy L Beck Nava Alpana New Decorative Designs of India
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Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 31/03/2016

Contemporary Sailors' Valentines Romance Revisited by Pamela Boynton Contemporary Sailors' Valentines Romance Revisited

Here are new, contemporary perspectives on a craft from the 1800s, including eighteen top artists' insights about Sailors' Valentines plus more than 300 photos of their exquisite work. This collection shows how the once-obscure Victorian-era craft has gained its steadily-increasing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/02/2016

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