This sumptuously illustrated guide analyzes artists' representations of creation and the afterworld, the paths to salvation and damnation, Judgment Day, and angelic and demonic beings. 383 pp.
Finlay's book brims with an all-star cast of characters, eye-opening details and unexpected detours through the annals of art history. Red ochre, green earth, cobalt blue, lead white—no pigment from the artist's broad palette escapes her shrewd eye. 120 pp.
Takes the reader through a study of typography that starts with the individual letter and proceeds through the word, the line and the mass of text along with their application to the typography of books, advertising, magazines and information data. 162 pp.
Saint, sinner, mother, virgin—medieval women have long been cast into a handful of archetypal roles, with little attention paid to their day-to-day existence or inner lives. This volume offers a far more nuanced view. 108 pp.
The masterworks of Native artists display the complex and sophisticated northern Northwest Coast style of art, explained here is the visual language used to illustrate inherited crests and tell family stories. 144 pp.