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Gordon Matta-Clark

Art, Architecture and the Attack on Modernism

by Stephen Walker

<p>Known for - and even overshadowed by - his brutal and spectacular building cuts, Gordon Matta-Clark's oeuvre is unique in the history of American art. He worked in the 1970s on the borders between art and architecture and his diverse practice

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Gothic Art

by Victoria Charles & Klaus Carl

<p>Gothic art finds its roots in the powerful architecture of the cathedrals of northern France. It is a medieval art movement that evolved throughout Europe over more than 200 years. Leaving curved Roman forms behind, the architects started ...

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Gothic Art

by Victoria Charles & Klaus Carl

<p>Gothic art finds its roots in the powerful architecture of the cathedrals of northern France. It is a medieval art movement that evolved throughout Europe over more than 200 years. Leaving curved Roman forms behind, the architects started ...

ISBN: 9781785259401

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Grand Illusions

American Art and the First World War

by David M. Lubin

<p>A vivid, engaging account of the artists and artworks that sought to make sense of America's first total war, <em>Grand Illusions</em> takes readers on a compelling journey through the major historical events leading up to and beyond US ...

ISBN: 9780190218638

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Grasping Shadows

The Dark Side of Literature, Painting, Photography, and Film

by William Chapman Sharpe

<p>What's in a shadow? Menace, seduction, or salvation? Immaterial but profound, shadows lurk everywhere in literature and the visual arts, signifying everything from the treachery of appearances to the unfathomable power of God. From Plato to ...

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Greek Art

by Nigel Spivey

ISBN: 9780714833682

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Greek Art

by Boardman

<p>John Boardman has updated his classic account of one of the most popular historic artistic traditions among Western audiences. In the twenty years since the last edition was released, valuable evidence has come to light which has dramatically

ISBN: 9780500773505

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Greek Homosexuality

with Forewords by Stephen Halliwell, Mark Masterson and James Robson

by Sir K. J. Dover

<p>Hailed as magisterial when it first appeared, <em>Greek Homosexuality</em> remains an academic milestone and continues to be of major importance for students and scholars of gender studies. Kenneth Dover explores the understanding of ...

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Greek Myths in Roman Art and Culture

Imagery, Values and Identity in Italy, 50 BC–AD 250

by Zahra Newby

<p>Images of episodes from Greek mythology are widespread in Roman art, appearing in sculptural groups, mosaics, paintings and reliefs. They attest to Rome's enduring fascination with Greek culture, and its desire to absorb and reframe that ...

ISBN: 9781316718803

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Greek Sculpture

by Nigel Spivey

<p>Ancient Greek sculpture seems to have a timeless quality – provoking reactions that may range from awe to alienation. Yet it was a particular product of its age: and to know how and why it was once created is to embark upon an understanding ...

ISBN: 9781107064737

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Greek Vase-Painting and the Origins of Visual Humour

by Alexandre G. Mitchell

<p>This book is a comprehensive study of visual humour in ancient Greece, with special emphasis on works created in Athens and Boeotia. Alexandre G. Mitchell brings an interdisciplinary approach to this topic, combining theories and methods of ...

ISBN: 9781107720237

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Growing Up with the Impressionists

The Diary of Julie Manet

by Julie Manet

<p>Julie Manet, the niece of Eugène Manet and the most famous female Impressionist artist, Berthe Morisot, was born in Paris on 14th November 1878 into a wealthy and cultured milieu at the height of the Impressionist era. Many young girls still ...

ISBN: 9781786721921

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Guardians of Republicanism

The Valori Family in the Florentine Renaissance

by Mark Jurdjevic

<p>Guardians of Republicanism analyses the political and intellectual history of Renaissance Florence-republican and princely-by focusing on five generations of the Valori family, each of which played a dynamic role in the city's political and ...

ISBN: 9780191607097

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Gustav Klimt

An icon of fin-de-siècle art

by 50MINUTES.COM

<p><strong>Keen to learn but short on time? Find out everything you need to know about the life and work of Gustav Klimt in just 50 minutes with this straightforward and engaging guide!</strong></p> <p>Gustav Klimt was one of the most ...

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Gustave Courbet

by Georges Riat

<div>Child of materialism and positivism, Courbet was without a doubt one of the most complex painters of the nineteenth century. Symbolising the rejection of traditions, Courbet did not hesitate to confront the public with the truth by ...

ISBN: 9781859956861

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Hanan al-Cinema

Affections for the Moving Image

by Laura U. Marks

<p><strong>An examination of experimental cinema and media art from the Arabic-speaking world that explores filmmakers' creative and philosophical inventiveness in trying times.</strong></p> <p>In this book, Laura Marks examines one of the ...

ISBN: 9780262331081

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Harold Pinter Plays 1

The Birthday Party; The Room; The Dumb Waiter; A Slight Ache; The Hothouse; A Night Out; The Black and White; The Examination

by Harold Pinter

<p>This volume contains Harold Pinter's first six plays, including <em>The Birthday Party</em>.</p> <p><em>The Birthday Party</em><br /> Stanley Webber is visited in his boarding house by two strangers, Goldberg and McCann. An innocent-seeming

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Haunting the Buddha

Indian Popular Religions and the Formation of Buddhism

by Robert DeCaroli

<p>Early European histories of India frequently reflected colonialist agendas. The idea that Indian society had declined from an earlier Golden Age helped justify the colonial presence. It was said, for example, that modern Buddhism had fallen ...

ISBN: 9780190290658

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Heart of Everything: Art & Artists

by Nicholas Evans

ISBN: 9780980449402

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Heaven & earth in Chinese art:treasures from the National Palace

"treasures from the National Palace Museum, Taipei"

by Cao Yin

ISBN: 9781741741438

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