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Sacred Mirrors: The Visionary Art of Alex Grey
4.10
Not as big or as broad as Transfigurations; Sacred Mirrors could be described as his exploration and reinterpretation of the human body. It's some pre ...more
Dec 2002
Jan 01, 2009
 
Man and His Symbols
4.16
The book was written for the general public and, as Jung's last published work, along meant as a kind of after-the-fact introduction to his work. Unfo ...more
Jun 2005
Sep 17, 2008
 
China: Its History and Culture
3.64
This is easily the best book I've come across on Chinese history and culture, and probably the best book I've found on any history or culture.

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Oct 03, 2009
Nov 30, 2008
 
100 Best Album Covers
3.77
This book was interesting, if overpriced. It presents and describes 100 of what the authors consider the best 100 music album covers up to the time th ...more
Jun 2003
Dec 06, 2008
 
The Magic Mirror of M.C. Escher
4.16
To my knowledge this is the definitive Escher book. Detailed illustrations of his drawings, with lengthy explanation of the art and mathematics behind ...more
Dec 2003
Jan 01, 2009
 
Transfigurations
4.24
Awesome book, more drawings and more writing than Sacred Mirrors. It's pretty wild, "heady" stuff, on the fringe kind of art. I found out about Grey b ...more
Dec 2002
Jan 01, 2009
 
The Graphic Work Of M. C. Escher
3.95
This is a collection of some of Escher's more well known illustrations, and if I remember correctly they were ordered chronologically, giving some sen ...more
Jun 2001
Jan 01, 2009
 
Soundscapes
2.80
A good introduction to enthnomusicology, the anthropology of music. Shelemay does a good job explaining various music traditions in terms or the cultu ...more
Apr 2005
Dec 03, 2008
 
Noise from the Underground
3.57
A lot of cool pictures of popular rock bands. That's why this isn't one-star. No substance. No new information. Totally disposable. Pseudo-journalism ...more
Jun 2000
Dec 01, 2008
 
Marks of Civilization: Artistic Transformations of the Human Body
3.73
An oversize book of 279 pages, lavishly illustrated with some of the most interesting tattoos and other body art I've ever seen. I never read this boo ...more
Jun 2001
Jan 01, 2009
 
Samurai: The Weapons and Spirit of the Japanese Warrior
4.00
An excellent illustration of various weapons and tools used by the samurai. Sinclair has done his homework researching these and provided highly-detai ...more
Oct 2006
Sep 17, 2008
 
The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
3.85
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Feb 17, 2013
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