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Erwin Panofsky's Meaning in the Visual Arts

by Emmanouil Kalkanis

<P>Erwin Panofsky?s <I>Meaning in the Visual Arts </I>is considered a key work in art history. Its ideas have provoked widespread debate, and although it was first published more than sixty years ago, it continues to feature regularly on ...

ISBN: 9781912453894

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Erwin Panofsky's Meaning in the Visual Arts

by Emmanouil Kalkanis

<P>Erwin Panofsky?s <I>Meaning in the Visual Arts </I>is considered a key work in art history. Its ideas have provoked widespread debate, and although it was first published more than sixty years ago, it continues to feature regularly on ...

ISBN: 9781912453924

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Ethnographic Collecting and African Agency in Early Colonial West Africa

A Study of Trans-Imperial Cultural Flows

by Dr Zachary Kingdon

<p>The early collections from Africa in Liverpool's World Museum reflect the city's longstanding shipping and commercial links with Africa's Atlantic coast. A principal component of these collections is an assemblage of several thousand ...

ISBN: 9781501337932

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Everything You Know About Art is Wrong

by Matt Brown

<p>A highly entertaining read for anyone with even a passing interest in art and art history.</p> <p>This myth-busting book takes you on a great ride through the lives of starving (and not so starving) artists, unusual exhibitions and painting ...

ISBN: 9781849944755

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Evolution and Victorian Culture

by Bernard V. Lightman & Bennett Zon

<p>In this collection of essays from leading scholars, the dynamic interplay between evolution and Victorian culture is explored for the first time, mapping new relationships between the arts and sciences. Rather than focusing simply on ...

ISBN: 9781139985376

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Exemplars of Kingship

Art, Tradition, and the Legacy of the Akkadians

by Melissa Eppihimer

<p>Stretching across the historical region of Mesopotamia, the Akkadian dynasty (ca. 2334-2154 BCE) created a territorial state of unprecedented scale in the ancient Near East by uniting the city-states of Sumer and Akkad and parts of Syria and ...

ISBN: 9780190903039

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Exiled in Modernity

Delacroix, Civilization, and Barbarism

by David O'Brien

<p>Notions of civilization and barbarism were intrinsic to Eugène Delacroix’s artistic practice: he wrote regularly about these concepts in his journal, and the tensions between the two were the subject of numerous paintings, including his most ...

ISBN: 9780271082677

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Exotic

by Judy Sund

ISBN: 9780714876375

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Expressionism

by Ashley Bassie

<p>Max Beckmann, Otto Dix, George Grosz, Emil Nolde, E.L. Kirchner, Paul Klee, Franz Marc as well as the Austrians Oskar Kokoschka and Egon Schiele were among the generation of highly individual artists who contributed to the vivid and often ...

ISBN: 9781783103263

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Expressionism

by Wolf Norbert

The transformation of reality: The most significant German contribution to 20th century European art During the first two decades of the 20th century, many artists famously experimented with nonrepresentational expression. Taking cues from ...

ISBN: 9783822821268

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Fabric of Vision

Dress and Drapery in Painting

by Anne Hollander

<p>Clothing appears in all forms of figurative painting, often taking up two thirds of a frame; yet it can often go unnoticed. Far more than a simple means of identifying the status or occupation of a figure, clothes and cloth are used ...

ISBN: 9781474269636

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Fair Day in an Ancient Town: Poems

by Greg Allendorf

<p>“Elegant and raunchy, tender and brutal, musically, visually, and erotically ravishing, Greg Allendorf’s work is everything I want poetry to be, and I will read this volume again and again.”<br/>—Aliki Barnstone, author of <em>Bright ...

ISBN: 9781942083238

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Farewell to Surrealism

by Annette Leddy

ISBN: 9781849761260

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Farewell to Visual Studies

by James Elkins, Gustav Frank & Sunil Manghani

<p>Each of the five volumes in the Stone Art Theory Institutes series brings together a range of scholars who are not always directly familiar with one another’s work. The outcome of each of these convergences is an extensive and “unpredictable ...

ISBN: 9780271075723

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Fashion: A Very Short Introduction

by Rebecca Arnold

<p>Fashion is a dynamic global industry that plays an important role in the economic, political, cultural, and social lives of an international audience. It spans high art and popular culture, and plays a significant role in material and visual ...

ISBN: 9780191579110

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Feminism and Art History Now

Radical Critiques of Theory and Practice

by Victoria Horne & Lara Perry

<p>Four decades of feminist art history have prompted a radical rethinking of the discipline. This volume asks how feminism's interventions and propositions are relevant to contemporary scholarship today. To what extent have developments in ...

ISBN: 9781786722355

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Festival Culture in the World of the Spanish Habsburgs

by Dr Laura Fernández–González & Professor Fernando Checa Cremades

<p>In recent years, there has been an increasing interest in Early Modern Festivals. These spectacles articulated the self-image of ruling elites and played out the tensions of the diverse social strata. Responding to the growing academic ...

ISBN: 9781472401441

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Field Notes on the Visual Arts

Seventy-Five Short Essays

by Karen Lang

<p>What is the relation of art and history? What is art today? Why does art affect us? In Field Notes on the Visual Arts, 75 scholars, curators, and artists traverse chronology and geography to reveal the meanings and dilemmas of art. Organized ...

ISBN: 9781789380170

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Fifty Cars that Changed the World

Design Museum Fifty

by Design Museum Enterprise Limit

ISBN: 9781840917345

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Fifty Shoes that Changed the World

Design Museum Fifty

by Design Museum Enterprise Limit

ISBN: 9781840917376

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