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The Crap Hound Big Book of Unhappiness Cover Image
By Sean Tejaratchi (Editor)
ISBN: 9781627310857
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Published: Feral House - November 5th, 2019

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.

Yokai: Ghosts, Demons & Monsters of Japan: Ghosts, Demons & Monsters of Japan Cover Image
By Felicia Katz-Harris (Editor)
ISBN: 9780890136522
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Published: Museum of New Mexico Press - November 27th, 2019

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.

Witch-Ikon: Witchcraft in Art and Artifact Cover Image
By Daniel A. Schulke (Editor in Chief), Tom Allen (Associate Editor), Martin Duffy (Associate Editor)
ISBN: 9781945147142
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Published: 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.

Viking and Slavic Ornamental Designs : Volume 3 Cover Image
ISBN: 9781945430824
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Published: 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.

Saints, Statues, and Stories: A Folklorist Looks at the Religious Art of Sonora (Southwest Center Series ) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780816539611
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Published: 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.

Striding Lines: The Unique Story Quilts of Rumi O'Brien Cover Image
ISBN: 9780299325541
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Published: University of Wisconsin Press - October 15th, 2019

The Young and Evil: Queer Modernism in New York, 1930–1955 Cover Image
ISBN: 9781644230268
Availability: Backordered
Published: 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

Artist in Exile: The Visual Diary of Baroness Hyde de Neuville Cover Image
ISBN: 9781911282266
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Published: 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.

Theatre: Art Brut - The Collection Cover Image
ISBN: 9788874399055
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Published: 5 Continents Editions - March 7th, 2020

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