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by Rosie Dias & Kate Smith
<p>Correspondence, travel writing, diary writing, painting, scrapbooking, curating, collecting and house interiors allowed British women scope to express their responses to imperial sites and experiences in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. ...eBook
by Hagen Rose-Marie ; Rainer
At a time when artists were still primarily occupied with religious or mythological subject matter, the great Flemish painter Pieter Bruegel (c. 1525-1569) turned his eye on the everyday. Most of Bruegelrsquo;s 45 surviving works, which are all ...
by Hagen Rose-Marie and Hagen Rainer
The great Flemish painter Pieter Bruegel the Elder (c. 1526/31ndash;1569) was an astoundingly inventive painter and draftsman, who made his art historical mark with beautiful, evocative landscapes as well as religious subjects, both notable for ...
by Dita Von Teese
On one side, Dita Von Teese shares the beauty of the burlesque world, with bubblegum dreams and show tunes to strip to. Flip over for fantasies in fetish with dramatic costumes and the allure of submission.Burlesque and the Art of the Teese"I ...
Italian Seventeenth-Century Paintings Come to America
by Edgar Peters Bowron
<p>Although Americans have shown interest in Italian Baroque art since the eighteenth century—Thomas Jefferson bought copies of works by Salvator Rosa and Guido Reni for his art gallery at Monticello, and the seventeenth-century Bolognese schooleBook
by John Clubbe
<p>First published in 2005. Since the early nineteenth century, Byron, the man and his image, have captured the hearts and minds of untold legions of people of all political and social stripes in Britain, Europe, America, and around the world. ...eBook
by Robin Cormack
<p>The opulence of Byzantine art, with its extravagant use of gold and silver, is well known. Highly skilled artists created powerful representations reflecting and promoting this society and its values in icons, illuminated manuscripts, and ...eBook
by Robin Cormack
by Cecily J. Hilsdale
<p>The Late Byzantine period (1261–1453) is marked by a paradoxical discrepancy between economic weakness and cultural strength. The apparent enigma can be resolved by recognizing that later Byzantine diplomatic strategies, despite or because ofeBook
by Charles Bayet
<p>For more than a millennium, from its creation in 330 CE until its fall in 1453, the Byzantine Empire was a cradle of artistic effervescence that is only beginning to be rediscovered. Endowed with the rich heritage of Roman, Eastern, and ...eBook
by J B Bullen
by J B Bullen
by Sarah McCartt-Jackson
<p><em>I am trying to tell my unborn daughter a story. It is an old story</em></p> <p>that hangs on the spinneret tip of a spider's abdomen,</p> <p>the spider's heart a bruise,</p> <p>each chamber a stitch that nicks the copper ...eBook
Art in Los Angeles 1960s-70s
by National Gallery of Australia
<p><i>California Cool: Art in Los Angeles, 1960s-70s</i> draws on the National Gallery of Australia’s rich collection of international prints, artist’s books and photographs to tell the story of the cultural boom experienced in Southern ...
by Justin McGuirk
by National Gallery of Canada
Approximately 125 masterworks by some 35 artists situate Canadian art within the global phenomenon of Impressionism. ...
by Bruno David
<p>Deep underground, hidden from view, some of humanitys earliest artistic endeavours have lain buried for thousands of years. The most ancient artworks were portable objects, left on cave floors. Shell beads signal that 100,000 years ago humanseBook
by Venceslas Kruta
Silencing the Artwork
by Roisin Kennedy & Riann Coulter
<p>Art is continuously subjected to insidious forms of censorship. This may be by the Church to guard against moral degeneration, by the State to promote a specific political agenda or by the art market, to elevate one artist above another. Now,eBook
by Vladimir Lukonin & Anatoly Ivanov
<p>The strict prohibition on the representation of the human form has channeled artistic creation into architecture and architectural decoration. This book is a magical tour through Central Asia - Khirgizia, Tadjikistan, Turkmenia, and ...eBook