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Speed : art, 2003-2009

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Long-time Austin resident Julie Speed (she lives in Marfa now) is a wonderful
twisted artist. Her paintings are full of detail and creepy beauty. Check out this
book or one of the other books the FAL has of her work (author=speed, julie in the
catalog) or check out juliespeed.com.

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Speed, Julie
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283802956
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Patterns 2: design, art and architecture

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Patterns 2: design, art and architecture
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Part 2 of this wildly successful and satisfying book series, which connects works
art, architecture, and a variety of other disciplines through patterns.

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Barbara Glasner, Petra Schmidt, Ursula Schöndeling
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212432125
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Ornament as art: avant-garde jewelry from the Helen Williams Drutt collection, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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Ornament as art: avant-garde jewelry from the Helen Williams Drutt collection, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
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From the publisher: "Presents 800 jewelry objects and drawings from 1960 through
2006 by more than 170 international jewelry artists in the Helen Williams Drutt
Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Includes essays about Minimalist and
Conceptual influences and the history behind the collection, a chronology, and
artist biographies."

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Cindi Strauss
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162501919
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The $12 million stuffed shark : the curious economics of contemporary art and auction houses

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The $12 million stuffed shark : the curious economics of contemporary art and auction houses
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For an eye-opening study of the market for art and why some artists are paid
millions and others starve, this is a fascinating read.  Full of gory detail about
how dealers, auction houses, collectors and artists operate.

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Don Thompson
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173720460
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Seed queen : the story of crop art and the amazing Lillian Colton

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Seed queen : the story of crop art and the amazing Lillian Colton
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The subject headings say it all: Celebrities -- United States -- Portraits. Seeds
as art material -- United States.

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Sheehy, Colleen J.
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85623533
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Who is Bozo Texino? : the epic account of the improbable discovery for the true identity of the world's greatest boxcar artist

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Who is Bozo Texino? : the epic account of the improbable discovery for the true identity of the world's greatest boxcar artist
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Here is a great film from a once-local film maker (Bill Daniel) about
box-car-writers .... was that the beginnings of graffiti?

More at (www.billdaniel.net/who_is_bozo_texino/info).

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Bill Daniel
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69416146
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The Elements of Drawing

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The Elements of Drawing
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The chapter on Ruskin in the above de Botton book describes Ruskin’s view that
drawing can teach us to see, and that everyone should draw.

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John Ruskin
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22892695
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Robert Smithson Unearthed

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Robert Smithson Unearthed
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Interesting insights into one of 20th century art's best minds.

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Eugenie Tsai
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23869101
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