Are you unhappy? You're not alone. Unhappiness stalks us all, from that first painful slap in the delivery room to the final sorrow of a graveside service. Rather than attempt to alleviate or rise above life's trauma, the Crap Hound Big Book of Unhappiness instead enthusiastically catalogs popular culture's attempts to illustrate, channel, and finally exploit our anxieties.
Vivid in Japanese art and imagination are creatures that are at once ghastly and humorous. The Japanese word yokai generally refers to a range of supernatural beings such as ghosts, demons, monsters, shapeshifters, tricksters, and other strange kinds of creatures. While their status is commonly described as supernatural, they exist or appear in the natural, human world.$45.00ISBN: 9781945147142Availability: Not Yet PublishedPublished: Three Hands Press - June 1st, 2020
The figure of the Witch has haunted the margins of religion and spirituality for thousands of years, as a figure of transgressive spiritual power, outlaw magic, and alluring sexuality. Equally pervasive is her presence in art, from ancient depictions in the near east, through the European Middle Ages, down to her present representations in occult subculture.$16.00ISBN: 9781945430824Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Triglav Publishing - February 25th, 2020
This volume is based on three pillars - photos, new publications and the Internet. The author has constructed Volume III of the Viking and Slavic Ornamental Design with a new set of 266 or so ancient designs.
There In recent years, mass culture has started to focus of the Slavs. The growing importance of re-enactment for the history and archeology also played a role in this.$16.95ISBN: 9780816539611Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Arizona Press - October 1st, 2019. . . we move to the town of Aconchi on the Río Sonora, where the mission church once contained a life-sized crucifix with a black corpus, known both as Nuestro Señor de Esquipulas . . . and El Cristo Negro de Aconchi . . .
So describes well-known and beloved folklorist James S.$24.95ISBN: 9780299325541Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Wisconsin Press - October 15th, 2019$65.00ISBN: 9781644230268Availability: BackorderedPublished: David Zwirner Books - January 14th, 2020
Lauded by Jerry Saltz as “one of the most reactionary yet radical visions of art,” The Young and Evil tells the story of a group of artists and writers active during the first half of the twentieth century, when homosexuality was as problematic for American culture as figuration was for modernist painting.
These artists—including Paul Cadmus, Fidelma Cadmus K$49.95ISBN: 9781911282266Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Giles - October 15th, 2019
Artist in Exile is the first in-depth, illustrated exploration of the life and work of Anne Margu rite Jos phine Henriette Rouill de Marigny, Baroness Hyde de Neuville (1771-1849), who arrived in America in 1807 as a refugee from Napoleonic France and embarked on an extraordinary journey of discovery.$40.00ISBN: 9788874399055Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: 5 Continents Editions - March 7th, 2020