LU, J: Illuminated: Figurative Art by Jia Lu

Book cover. Illuminated: Figurative Art by Jia Lu Illuminated: Figurative Art by Jia Lu. Insight Editions, 2009. ISBN: 9781601090287. Unmarked. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30760) $26.00

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One hundred and fifty-nine color plates, including forty-three full-page color details, are accompanied by Jia Lu’s reflections on her work and insights into her life as an artist. Paintings completed between 2002 and 2007. Continues Jia Lu’s exploration of the human body. 176p. Measures 10×12.5 inches.

GURCHE, J: Shaping Humanity: How Science, Art, and Imagination Help Us Understand Our Origins

Gurche, John. Shaping Humanity: How Science, Art, and Imagination Help Us Understand Our Origins. Yale University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780300216844. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30753) $16.00

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For the Smithsonian Institution’s groundbreaking David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins, opened in 2010, Gurche created fifteen sculptures representing six million years of human history. This book relates how he worked with a team of scientists to depict human evolution for the project.

Color illustrations. Measures 8.5×10 inches.

VINCENTE, F: Fernando Vicente (Bilingual Edition)

Fernando Vicente (Bilingual Edition). Roads Publishing, 2014. ISBN: 9781909399372. Factory sealed. Unmarked. Like New. Paperback. (#30727) $26.00

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Fernando Vicente (b. 1963) is widely known for his illustrative work. This book of paintings features three series: Atlas, Anatomies, and Vanitas.

Color illustrations. 165p.