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The Book of Mormon~ Colorfully Illustrated by Steve Nelson
Price: Free! Words: 273,300. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The Book of Mormon~ Colorfully Illustrated is a no cost eBook for all! This is an All New Recreation, combining the original text & fine art. From out of the distant past, this is a religious based historical account of ancient Americans. Any way you look at it, Fictional or Real, I think this is a Great story. Steve Nelson
I,Win by Win Charles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,130. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
At age 24 I decided to tell my story. Writing this autobiography gave me the opportunity to pay tribute to my family members who are passionate about life and have instilled this passion in me. My parents' extraordinary support, encouragment, and pure love were my foundation as I navigated life, overcame obstacles, and achieved successes as a young woman with cerebral palsy.
The Divine Mistake by Theresa Byrnes
Price: $13.91 USD. Words: 106,920. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
From Sydney, then the Aboriginal community of Yirrkala, then South America, then New York, the artist Theresa Byrnes experiments with Iyengar yoga, acupuncture, psychic massage, tantric sex and even bondage. And while moving into a wheelchair on July 27, 1996, was “one of the saddest days in my life,” Byrnes later concedes the greater mobility “liberated me from my awkwardness.”
"Seeding Art in Holy Grond" by Milt Wear
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 20,490. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
This book is based upon the mandate "Neglect not the gift" and the responsibilities that are implicit. It brings together a collection of stories that speak to the process of becoming artisticly whole. My experiences as an artist and director of an arts ministry provides credibility in the recognition of the arts renaissance that is currently underway internationally; and finding our place in it.
Art After Midnight: The East Village Scene by Steven Hager
Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,640. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Music » Punk(5.00 from 1 review)
In the 1980s the art world turned upside down as punks and graffiti artists suddenly catapulted to center stage. This insightful book captures the social environment that launched artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, while chronicling the rise and fall of the East Village scene. Now updated with exclusive never-before-seen photos and images.
For The Love Of Being... by Pierre Lombart
Price: Free! Words: 86,580. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Over the course of the few pages which follow I would like to share with you, in all sincerity, my passion for life, both of which make me who I am. I do not, of course, lay claim to the truth; no one would be so pretentious.
Bruce Conner: in the Estheticization of Violence by Frederic Colier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,370. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Book Case Engine. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Someday Bruce Conner will be considered as a pioneer of the post-modern aesthetic trend, along with the likes of Lawrence Stern or Marcel Duchamp. Strange claim you may think since none of them really created during the post-modern era. This claim is made clear in this book, which covers the filmic work of Bruce Conner, the pioneer of found footage filmmaking, so well-known nowadays for having
Ken Kirkby. A Painter’s Quest for Canada by Goody Niosi
You set the price! Words: 122,050. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
When Ken Kirkby unveiled his painting, Isumataq in Parliament on March 28, 1992, he had to make do with a 25-foot model and the first four panels of the painting itself. The original, at 152' long and 12' high would not fit into the building. But even the model brought tears to the eyes of the 301 members of Parliament and senators gathered there.
Film and Photography on the Front Range by Tim Blevins (editor), Dennis Daily (editor), Sydne Dean (editor), Chris Nicholl (editor), Michael L. Olsen (editor), & Katie Rudolph (editor)
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,930. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Film and Photography on the Front Range will acquaint the reader with the stories of many photographers of this Colorado region. From the earliest Rocky Mountain daguerreotypist in 1851, landscape pioneers, portraitists, silent filmmakers, theater commercial producers, fine arts photographers, to photojournalists, you will discover a picturesque history of Colorado image making.
Painting A Pathway Home by Ross G. Drago
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 47,550. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Painting is a pathway to self realization.Each aspect of the painting process, color,form, texture holds its own unique spiritual meaning. Ross G. Drago carefully expresses this meaning and shares a lifetime of painting insights in Painting a Pathway Home.Regardless of your painting style,the words contained in this book will deepen your relationship to painting and bring you closer to your self.
Silence Is a Four-Letter Word: On Art & Deafness (The Tenth Anniversary Edition) by Raymond Luczak
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012 by Handtype Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Essay » Literature
In 2002, Raymond Luczak handed us his call to arms for deaf artists everywhere. Ten years later, he revisits the book that challenged assumptions about being a deaf artist. Has anything changed? Yes and no. His meditations on what makes art “art” and deafness “deaf” asks artists--whether deaf or not--to rethink their work and live differently. Observations made from the past decade are included.
L'affaire by Alexandre Soljenitsyne
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,290. Language: French. Published: February 14, 2011 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
" L'affaire Soljenitsyne" rassemble l'ensemble des documents officiels concernant l'exclusion de Soljenitsyne de l'union des écrivains soviétiques en 1969.
Procesos del arte en El Salvador by Astrid Bahamond Panamá
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 95,800. Language: Spanish. Published: November 15, 2014 by Ernesto Panamá. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Dentro de un nuevo concepto y un nuevo contexto social de difusión del arte nacional, este libro documenta una selecta recopilación de obras que pertenecen principalmente a colecciones de carácter público como las del Museo Forma, conservadas por la Fundación Julia Díaz, y las de la Colección Nacional, que son propiedad del Estado, y también a colecciones particulares o de los propios artistas.
Art & Money by Julia Trops
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,020. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing / direct
Art & Money: This is not a thick book, nor one that it will take you a long time to read if you read it like a novel. This is not a novel however, and I don't give you superfluous chatter and nonsensical musings. This book is about artists and money, artists in the community, artists supporting artists, artists and businesses, and about artists and charities.
Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo. El amor entre el elefante y la paloma by Gabriel Sanchez
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,850. Language: Spanish. Published: July 12, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Por estas páginas desfilan el colorido Coyoacán y el ambiente bohemio de París o Nueva York. Personajes como León Trosky y Tina Modotti, la famosa Casa Azul y las banderas rojas y, por supuesto, la famosa historia de amor entre Frida y Diego, como arquetipo de una época tumultuosa y aventuras transitorias.
The Coolest People in Art: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,960. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
This books contain 250 anecdotes, including this one: A friend of TV’s Mister Rogers used to paint trees when he was a little boy. Once, he painted a tree blue, and someone criticized his choice of colors. For years, he stopped painting trees — until a teacher told him that artists can paint things any color they want.
Hip Hop: The Complete Archives by Steven Hager
Series: History of Hip Hop. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Written by the first professional journalist to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop, and for the first time, all the groundbreaking journalism and book, as well as the first version of the Beat Street script have been collected into one volume that also includes The Pied Piper of of Hip Hop, The Great Phase 2, and Bugging Out on the Endless Beat.
Nostalgia Tradimento Amore – Viaggio all’interno del Tango by Rosa Ucci
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 37,470. Language: Italian. Published: May 31, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Il fenomeno Tango è oggi una realtà che s’impone al villaggio globale coinvolgendo tutti i ceti sociali nei tre continenti d’Asia, d’America e d’Europa. L’autrice si chiede il perché di questo “recupero” del Tango, soprattutto ballato.
Island 6.0 (Grenadines, Caribbean) by brad brace
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,360. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Island 6.0 are the Grenadines! Global Islands Project -- ongoing series of multi-media pdf-ebooks -- a pastoral, pictorial and phonic elicitation of island parameters. bradbrace.net/id.html bbrace.net/id.html bbrace [at]eskimo.com
The Funniest People in Art: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,670. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
This contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: When he was a small boy, Quaker artist Benjamin West made brushes out of hairs from his family’s pet cat, but he had to stop doing this after his father noticed that the cat looked as if it had been severely attacked by moths.