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Chinese Symbolism and Art Motifs

A Comprehensive Handbook on Symbolism in Chinese Art Through the Ages

by Charles Alfred Speed Williams

<p>The Eight Immortals, the five eleents, the dragon and the phoenix, yin and yang - presentations of these important cultural symbols ar pervasive in Chinese literature, art, and architecture and without an understanding of their significance, ...

ISBN: 9780804850070

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Christ in Art

by Joseph Lewis French

This richly illustrated book explores the various ways that Christ is rendered in art, from Cimabue's Nativity scenes and Fra Angelico's paintings of the Crucifixion to the provocative portraits of Salvador Dali and Andres Serrano. ...

ISBN: 9781844848096

Binding: Hardback


Christian Art: A Very Short Introduction

by Beth Williamson

<p>Christian images have a long history within the Western art tradition from the narrative and devotional works of the Medieval and Renaissance periods, to the radical new interpretations of the twenty-first century. This fascinating new book ...

ISBN: 9780191577772

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Cinematic Art of StarCraft

by Blizzard Entertainment

<p>For more than two decades, players have lead the zerg, protoss, and terrans into battle for galactic dominance in StarCraft, StarCraft II, and multiple campaign expansions. The Cinematic Art of StarCraft offers a detailed view into the ...

ISBN: 9781945683213

Binding: Hardback


Circulations in the Global History of Art

by Professor Richard Woodfield

<p>The project of global art history calls for balanced treatment of artifacts and a unified approach. This volume emphasizes questions of transcultural encounters and exchanges as circulations. It presents a strategy that highlights the ...

ISBN: 9781472457387

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Cities and the Shaping of Memory in the Ancient Near East

by Ömür Harmansah

<p>This book investigates the founding and building of cities in the ancient Near East. The creation of new cities was imagined as an ideological project or a divine intervention in the political narratives and mythologies of Near Eastern ...

ISBN: 9781107301658

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Cities Interrupted

Visual Culture and Urban Space

by Shirley Jordan & Christoph Lindner

<p><em>Cities Interrupted</em> explores the potential of visual culture – in the form of photography, film, performance, architecture, urban design, and mixed media – to strategically interrupt processes of globalization in contemporary urban ...

ISBN: 9781474224437

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Civic Aesthetics

Militarism, Israeli Art and Visual Culture

by Noa Roei

<p>Awarded an Honourable Mention by the Association for Israeli Studies.</p> <p>Exploring the politics of the image in the context of Israeli militarized visual culture, <em>Civic Aesthetics</em> examines both the omnipresence of militarism in ...

ISBN: 9781474253185

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Civilisations: How Do We Look / The Eye of Faith

As seen on TV

by Professor Mary Beard

<p><strong>Companion to the major new BBC documentary series CIVILISATIONS, presented by Mary Beard, David Olusoga and Simon Schama</strong></p> <p>The idea of 'civilisation' has always been debated, even fought over. At the heart of those ...

ISBN: 9781782834205

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Classic Art

An Introduction to the Italian Renaissance

by Heinrich Wolfflin

ISBN: 9780714829746

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Classic Greek Masterpieces of Sculpture

by Photini N Zaphiropoulou

ISBN: 9781419722295

Binding: Hardback


Clothing and Landscape in Victorian England

Working-Class Dress and Rural Life

by Rachel Worth

<p>At the beginning of the Victorian period, most of England's population lived in the countryside; by its end, the balance had tipped towards living in urban and suburban spaces. In the context of this rapidly changing world, Rachel Worth ...

ISBN: 9781786723451

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Colin Colahan

A Portrait

by Garry Kinnane

<p>Colin Colahan was an Australian painter of outstanding ability and reputation who from the 1920s to the 1970s was remarkably productive.<br /> Colahan was one of the more brilliant pupils of the painter Max Meldrum. Identification with the ...

ISBN: 9780522866780

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Collected Works of John Constable (Delphi Classics)

by John Constable & Delphi Classics

<p><strong>Celebrated for his iconic depictions of the English countryside, particularly his beloved Stour valley, John Constable helped raise the status of landscape painting. Delphi’s Masters of Art Series presents the world’s first digital ...

ISBN: 9781786564863

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Collected Works of Kandinsky (Delphi Classics)

by Wassily Kandinsky

<p><strong>Wassily Kandinsky was an influential Russian painter and art theorist, now celebrated as one of the pioneers of pure abstraction in modern painting. Delphi’s Masters of Art Series presents the world’s first digital e-Art books, ...

ISBN: 9781910630815

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Collected Works of Paul Klee (Delphi Classics)

by Paul Klee & Delphi Classics

<strong>Paul Klee’s innovative paintings experimented with and deeply explored colour theory, fusing dry humour, childlike wonder and musicality into a breed of art wholly his own. Delphi’s Masters of Art Series presents the world’s first ...

ISBN: 9781786564887

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Collecting Art in the Italian Renaissance Court

Objects and Exchanges

by Leah R. Clark

<p>In this book, Leah R. Clark examines collecting practices across the Italian Renaissance court, exploring the circulation, exchange, collection, and display of objects. Rather than focusing on patronage strategies or the political power of ...

ISBN: 9781108678117

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Collection Highlights

by Ron Radford

<p><i>Collection highlights </i>is an essential book for any art-lover’s library. Completely redesigned, updated and expanded, with magnificent illustrations of over 300 works, it is a concise and accessible introduction to the nation’s largest ...

ISBN: 9780642334473

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Collectors, Scholars, and Forgers in the Ancient World

Object Lessons

by Carolyn Higbie

<p>Collectors, Scholars, and Forgers in the Ancient World focuses on the fascination which works of art, texts, and antiquarian objects inspired in Greeks and Romans in antiquity and draws parallels with other cultures and eras to offer contexts

ISBN: 9780192508454

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Colonization and Subalternity in Classical Greece

Experience of the Nonelite Population

by Gabriel Zuchtriegel

<p>In this book, Gabriel Zuchtriegel explores and reconstructs the unwritten history of Classical Greece - the experience of nonelite colonial populations. Using postcolonial critical methods to analyze Greek settlements and their hinterlands of

ISBN: 9781108506908

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