1203 books (61 pages) in this category
Island of the Gods
by Robyn Maxwell
<p>For Australians, Bali is easily the best known and most frequently visited island of Indonesia. It is thus surprising that <i>Bali: island of the gods </i>is the first comprehensive exhibition of Balinese art to be held on this ...
The Man Behind the Wall
by Will Ellsworth-Jones
by Jana Scholze
Archaeological Imagination in Early Modern Europe
by Victor Plahte Tschudi
<p>Why were seventeenth-century antiquarians so spectacularly wrong? Even if they knew what ancient monuments looked like, they deliberately distorted the representation of them in print. Deciphering the printed reconstructions of Giacomo Lauro ...eBook
by Victoria Charles & Klaus Carl
<p>The Baroque period lasted from the beginning of the seventeenth century to the middle of the eighteenth century. Baroque art was artists’ response to the Catholic Church’s demand for solemn grandeur following the Council of Trent, and througheBook
Sacred Art in a Century of Crisis
by Amanda Wunder
<p>Baroque art flourished in seventeenth-century Seville during a tumultuous period of economic decline, social conflict, and natural disasters. This volume explores the patronage that fueled this frenzy of religious artistic and architectural ...eBook
by Elizabeth, Rossler, Patrick Otto
A century after the Bauhaus 's founding in 1919, this book reassesses it as more than a highly influential art, architecture, and design school. In myriad ways, emerging ideas about the body in relation to health, movement, gender, and ...
Elise Blumann, an émigré artist in Western Australia, 1938-1948
by Sally Quin
<p>German artist Elise Blumann (1897–1990) arrived in Western Australia in 1938, having fled Nazi Germany in 1934. With her husband and two sons she set up home on the banks of the Swan River, and began to paint. Over the next ten years she ...
by Elizabeth Otto & Patrick Russler
<b>Forty five key women of the Bauhaus movement.</b><br><i><i><br></i>Bauhaus Women- A Global Perspective</i> reclaims the other half of Bauhaus history, yielding a new understanding of the radical experiments in art and life undertaken at the ...
by Elizabeth Otto & Patrick Rössler
<p><strong>Forty five key women of the Bauhaus movement.</strong></p> <p><em>Bauhaus Women: A Global Perspective</em> reclaims the other half of Bauhaus history, yielding a new understanding of the radical experiments in art and life undertakeneBook
by Michael Siebenbrodt & Lutz Schöbe
<p>The Bauhaus movement (meaning the “house of building”) developed in three German cities - it began in Weimar between 1919 and 1925, then continued in Dessau, from 1925 to 1932, and finally ended in 1932-1933 in Berlin. Three leaders presided ...eBook
Devoured by Consumerism
by Latiesha Fazakas
<p>Beau Dick (1955-2017) was celebrated far beyond his hometown of Alert Bay, B.C., for both his political activism and his creation of striking, larger-than-life carved masks inspired by the traditional stories of the Kwakwaka'wakw. Dick's ...
by Lauren Arrington, Zoe Leinhardt & Philip Dawid
<p>Beauty challenges conventional approaches to the subject through an interdisciplinary approach that forges connections between the arts, sciences and mathematics. Classical, conventional aspects of beauty are addressed in subtle, unexpected ...eBook
by Kate Forsyth
<p><strong>A spellbinding reimagining of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ set amongst the wild bohemian circle of Pre-Raphaelite artists and poets.</strong></p> <p>The Pre-Raphaelites were determined to liberate art and love from the shackles of ...eBook
by Kate Forsyth
The Pre-Raphaelites were determined to liberate art and love from the shackles of convention. <br> <br> Ned Burne-Jones had never had a painting lesson and his family wanted him to be a parson. Only young Georgie Macdonald - the daughter of a ...
by Kate Forsyth
<b>A spellbinding reimagining of 'Sleeping Beauty' set amongst the wild bohemian circle of Pre-Raphaelite artists and poets.</b> The Pre-Raphaelites were determined to liberate art and love from the shackles of convention. Ned Burne-Jones had ...
by Butler Sally (Ed)
by Sally Butler
It explains how Aurukun art production absorbed the colonial impact of mission and government intervention throughout the 20th century and provides the powerful visual symbols for the political struggles of the Wik people to regain land ...
Histories and Contexts
by Jordan Bear & Kate Palmer Albers
<p>The before-and-after trope in photography has long paired images to represent change: whether affirmatively, as in the results of makeovers, social reforms or medical interventions, or negatively, in the destruction of the environment by the ...eBook
by Angela Wright
<p>You've watched all his films, you've coloured him in, and, let's face it, you've tried out how your signature would look with 'Cumberbatch' at the end of it - now it's time to get stitching! Benedict Cumberstitch is your unofficial guide to ...eBook