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The Thames and Hudson Encyclopaedia of Graphic Design and Designers
3.52
A nice reference book to have on hand in the art classroom or even just at a personal studio. I wouldn't say that I read the book: it is a dictionary. ...more
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Feb 16, 2010
 
Framing America: A Social History Of American Art
3.95
I really enjoy this book as a teacher of art history but I think the language and amount of reading would be too much for most high school students. I ...more
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Feb 17, 2010
 
American Art: History and Culture
3.63
I have reviewed a few American Art History books for teaching the subject to high school students. This is the best book I have found for that purpose ...more
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Feb 17, 2010
 
Gardner's Art Through the Ages
4.31
This book was used as the text book to two art history classes in college. I was an art major. The book seems to touch vaguely on each style of art du ...more
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Feb 16, 2010
 
The Lady and the Unicorn
3.65
I loved reading about the processes in making the tapestries, the life of those "artists" producing them and the fictional story Chevalier produced to ...more
Jan 2007
Feb 15, 2010
 
An Illustrated Life: Drawing Inspiration from the Private Sketchbooks of Artists, Illustrators and Designers
3.72
Very educational and inspirational book to use as a tool in the art class room. Shows students how different artist's sketchbooks can be from one anot ...more
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Jul 03, 2010
 
Girl With a Pearl Earring
3.82
The images Chevalier produced in this book pulled me into the world of the "Girl." I have to say, as always, read the book first (before the movie).
Jan 2004
Feb 15, 2010
 
The Virgin Blue
3.64
I would recommend this book and any others Tracy Chevalier has written to those who love the combination of art, history and fiction.
Jan 2006
Feb 15, 2010
 
I Am Madame X
3.69
I really enjoy books that combine a work of art and the story behind the life of the artist(s) and/or subjects such as in this book.
Jan 2004
Feb 15, 2010
 
Animalia
4.27
This book is fabulous to sit with your children and discuss letters and images.
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Feb 15, 2010
 
The Zen of Creative Painting: An Elegant Design for Revealing Your Muse
4.00
Inspirational from the viewpoint of an artist. Beautiful images on every page.
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Feb 16, 2010
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