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Book Review: Ancient Memories

Ancient Memories:  The Glass Sculpture Of William Morris, by Kennesaw State University I must admit this was not what I had in mind when I was looking for writings by William Morris.  I had in mind the writings of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Steal Back The Mona Lisa!

Steal Back The Mona Lisa!, by Meghan McCarthy The other books I have read by this author are historical books and this one is clearly not, although it should be noted that the author at least based the adventure on … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Arts Of Persia

The Arts Of Persia, edited by R.W. Ferrier If you care about the arts of Persia [1] in the period before the Iranian Revolution in 1979, this is definitely a worthwhile book to read.  It certainly is a massive tome, … Continue reading

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Album Review: The Renaissance Of Italian Music

The Renaissance Of Italian Music, by various artists I must admit that I have a soft spot for Renaissance art and music, and this album has plenty of that.  The album even comes in a book that includes a great … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Expressionists

The Expressionists, by Wolf-Dieter Dube I read this book, which is definitely out of my usual reading pattern [1], and which I read because it is a work translated by German and I took a challenge to read a certain … Continue reading

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Book Review: Exploring Prehistoric Europe

Exploring Prehistoric Europe, by Chris Scarre I found this to be an odd but mostly enjoyable volume, and the oddness I found in it is rather instructive.  This book sits at an unusual point, and that is that it is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Stolen Beauty

Stolen Beauty:  A Coloring Book Of Lost Art [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Schiffer Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Art theft is traditionally viewed as a glamorous and classy sort of activity when … Continue reading

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Book Review: Looted Beauty

Looted Beauty:  A Coloring Book Of Lost Art, by Anthony M. Amore and Karl Stevens [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Schiffer Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The great degree of looting that was … Continue reading

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Book Review: Manga Art

Manga Art:  Illustration And Techniques From An Expert Illustrator, by Mark Crilley [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Watson-Guptill Publications.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Despite my own rather critical comments about my … Continue reading

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Book Review: Real Artists Don’t Starve

Real Artists Don’t Starve:  Timeless Strategies For Thriving In The New Creative Age, by Jeff Goins [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] A good lesson from this … Continue reading

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