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Music, Text, and Culture in Ancient Greece

by Tom Phillips & Armand D'Angour

<p>What difference does music make to performance poetry, and how did the ancients themselves understand this relationship? Although scholars have long recognized the importance of music to ancient performance culture, little has been written on

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My Last Breath

by Luis Bunuel

<p>A master filmmaker, inimitable, and unrelenting in his assault on bourgeois values. Bunuel's method is free from all artifice, and his honesty and humour are to extreme to accept any compromise in exposing our deceit and our decadence. Like ...

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Naïve Art: Mega Square

by Nathalia Brodskaya

<p>Naive art first became popular at the end of the 19th century. Until that time, this form of expression, created by untrained artists and characterised by spontaneity and simplicity, enjoyed little recognition from professional artists and ...

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Native American Architecture

by Peter Nabokov & Robert Easton

<p>For many people, Native American architecture calls to mind the wigwam, tipi, iglu, and pueblo. Yet the richly diverse building traditions of Native Americans encompass much more, including specific structures for sleeping, working, ...

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Nativities of the World

by Susan Topp Weber

Nativities from around the world in a dazzling variety of styles Nearly one hundred nativities from all over the world-most of which have never before appeared in any book-are collected here. Artisans from locales as diverse as the Czech ...

ISBN: 9781423632467

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Nature and the Nation in Fin-de-Siècle France

The Art of Emile Gallé and the Ecole de Nancy

by Jessica M. Dandona

<p>By the time of his death in 1904, critics, arts reformers, and government officials were near universal in their praise of Art Nouveau designer Emile Gallé (1846–1904), whose works they described as the essence of French design. Many even ...

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Nature’s Experiments and the Search for Symbolist Form

by Allison Morehead

<p>This provocative study argues that some of the most inventive artwork of the 1890s was strongly influenced by the methods of experimental science and ultimately foreshadowed twentieth-century modernist practices.</p> <p>Looking at ...

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New Approaches to Neo-Kantianism

by Nicolas de Warren & Andrea Staiti

<p>After the demise of German Idealism, Neo-Kantianism flourished as the defining philosophical movement of Continental Europe from the 1860s until the Weimar Republic. This collection of new essays by distinguished scholars offers a fresh ...

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New Mythologies in Design and Culture

Reading Signs and Symbols in the Visual Landscape

by Rebecca Houze

<p>Taking as its point of departure Roland Barthes' classic series of essays, <em>Mythologies,</em> Rebecca Houze presents an exploration of signs and symbols in the visual landscape of postmodernity. In nine chapters Houze considers a range of ...

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New Tendencies

Art at the Threshold of the Information Revolution (1961 - 1978)

by Armin Medosch

<p><strong>An account of a major international art movement originating in the former Yugoslavia in the 1960s, which anticipated key aspects of information aesthetics.</strong></p> <p>New Tendencies, a nonaligned modernist art movement, emerged

ISBN: 9780262331920

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No Medium

by Craig Dworkin

<p>Close readings of ostensibly “blank” works—from unprinted pages to silent music—that point to a new understanding of media.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780262312714

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Norman Bel Geddes

American Design Visionary

by Nicolas P. Maffei & Kjetil Fallan

<p>Norman Bel Geddes has long been considered the 'founder' of American industrial design. During his long career he worked on everything from theatre design, world fairs and cars to houses and product and packaging design.</p> <p>Nicolas P. ...

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North Meets South

Theoretical Aspects on the Northern and Southern Rock Art Traditions in Scandinavia

by Johan Ling, Ulf Bertilsson & Peter Skoglund

<p>This latest volume in the Swedish Rock Art series bridges the gap between analysis and interpretation of rock art imagery, location and chronology in the northern and southern regions of Scandinavia. Long viewed as belonging to distinctive ...

ISBN: 9781785708213

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Not Afraid

Rubell Family Collection

by Mark Coetzee

ISBN: 9780714843933

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Not Just for Show

The Archaeology of Beads, Beadwork, and Personal Ornaments

by Daniella Bar-Yosef Mayer, Clive Bonsall & Alice M. Choyke

<p>Beads, beadwork, and personal ornaments are made of diverse materials such as shell, bone, stones, minerals, and composite materials. Their exploration from geographical and chronological settings around the world offers a glimpse at some of ...

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OCR Classical Civilisation A Level Components 23 and 24

Invention of the Barbarian and Greek Art

by Athina Mitropoulos, Alastair Thorley & Dr Laura Snook

<p>This textbook is endorsed by OCR and supports the specification for A-Level Classical Civilisation (first teaching September 2017). It covers Components 23 and 24 from the 'Culture and the Arts' Component Group:</p> <p><strong>Invention of ...

ISBN: 9781350020962

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OCR Classical Civilisation AS and A Level Component 11

The World of the Hero

by Sally Knights

<p>This textbook is endorsed by OCR and supports the specifications for AS and A-Level Classical Civilisation (first teaching September 2017). It covers all three options for Component 11: World of the Hero (Homer's <em>Iliad</em>, Homer's ...

ISBN: 9781350015081

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Old Masters

Australia's Great Bark Painters

by National Museum of Australia

<p><p>This new edition of <i>Old Masters: Australia’s Great Bark Artists </i>is the companion to the National Museum of Australia’s travelling exhibition of the same name that will tour China during 2018–20. A celebration of Aboriginal bark ...

ISBN: 9781921953347

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Old Women and Art in the Early Modern Italian Domestic Interior

by Professor Erin J Campbell & Dr Allison Levy

<p>Though portraits of old women mediate cultural preoccupations just as effectively as those of younger women, the scant published research on images of older women belies their significance within early modern Italy. This study examines the ...

ISBN: 9781472442154

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On Art and Painting

Vicente Carducho and Baroque Spain

by Jean Andrews, Jeremy Roe & Oliver Noble Wood

<p>This book is a collection of fourteen essays on the <em>Dialogues on Painting</em>, published by the Florentine-born Spanish painter and art theorist Vicente Carducho (1568–1638) in 1633. This was the first treatise in Spanish on the art of ...

ISBN: 9781783168613

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