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Ballets Russes

The Art of Costume

Edited by Robert Bell
National Gallery of Australia

The costumes featured in this book are drawn entirely from the National Gallery of Australia's world-renowned collection of Ballets Russes costumes and ephemera.

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Trimpin

Contraptions for Art and Sound

Edited by Anne Focke
Marquand Books

This book explores the life and work of Trimpin, the sound sculptor and composer, whose work spans the media of visual art, music composition, performance, engineering, acoustics, and installation art.

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Sustainability in America's Cities

Creating the Green Metropolis

Island Press

This book highlights how America's largest cities are acting to develop sustainable solutions to conflicts between development and environment.

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Tipi

Heritage of the Great Plains

University of Washington Press

Richly illustrated with historic and contemporary photographs and artwork, this book reveals the history and significance of the tipi from the 1830s to the present.

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Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change

Island Press

This provocative and engaging work emerges from Calthorpe’s belief that, just as the last fifty years produced massive changes in our culture, economy and environment, the next fifty will generate changes of an even more profound nature.

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Maguey Journey

The University of Arizona Press

Maguey, a term given to both the agave plant and the fibers extracted from its leaves, can be spun into fine cords used to create colorful textiles from net bags to equestrian gear. In this fascinating book, Kathryn Rousso, an accomplished textile artist, takes a detailed look at the state of maguey culture, use, and trade in Guatemala.

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