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Akademie X: Lessons in Art + Life

by Editors Phaidon

ISBN: 9780714867366

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Alive Still

Nell Blaine, American Painter

by Cathy Curtis

<p>Among the women artists who came to prominence in the postwar era in New York, painter Nell Blaine had a uniquely hard-won career. In her mid-thirties, her horizons seemed limitless. Her shows received glowing reviews, <em>ARTnews</em> ...

ISBN: 9780190908836

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Alive Still

The Singular Journey of Nell Blaine

by Cathy Curtis

ISBN: 9780190908812

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All About Process

The Theory and Discourse of Modern Artistic Labor

by Kim Grant

<p>In recent years, many prominent and successful artists have claimed that their primary concern is not the artwork they produce but the artistic process itself. In this volume, Kim Grant analyzes this idea and traces its historical roots, ...

ISBN: 9780271079479

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Amateur Craft

History and Theory

by Stephen Knott

<p><em>Amateur Craft</em> provides an illuminating and historically-grounded account of amateur craft in the modern era, from 19th century Sunday painters and amateur carpenters to present day railway modellers and yarnbombers. Stephen Knott's ...

ISBN: 9781472577375

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Ambitious Alignments

New Histories of Southeast Asian Art, 1945–1990

by Stephen H. Whiteman

<p>‘How does one define the art of a region without losing sight of cultural specificity? This question has often plagued art historical studies of the “global,” but this exceptional collaborative research effort, conceived through archival ...

ISBN: 9780909952921

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Amenhotep III

Egypt's Radiant Pharaoh

by Arielle P. Kozloff

<p>This book follows the life story of Amenhotep III, one of the most important rulers of ancient Egypt, from his birth and into the afterlife. Amenhotep III ruled for thirty-eight years, from c.1391–1353 BC, during the apex of Egypt's ...

ISBN: 9781139209823

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American Modernism:Graphic Design 1920 to 1960

Graphic Design 1920 to 1960

by Roger R Remington

ISBN: 9781780670980

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American Painting of the Nineteenth Century

Realism, Idealism, and the American Experience

by Barbara Novak

<p>In this distinguished work, which Hilton Kramer in <em>The New York Times Book Review</em> called &quot;surely the best book ever written on the subject,&quot; Barbara Novak illuminates what is essentially American about American art. She ...

ISBN: 9780190294878

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Amphora

Roger Vandeweghe Ceramics 1957-1975

by Marc Heiremans

<p>A publication on the extraordinary vessels and glazed by the Belgian company Amphora, with large scale photographs that allow an in-depth study of the hand-thrown vessels.&nbsp;</p><p>Rogier Vandeweghe established himself as an independent ...

ISBN: 9783897905573

Binding: Hardback

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An Illustrated Brief History of China

Culture, Religion, Art, Invention

by Wang Jian

<p>This illustrated Chinese history book takes the reader on a visual journey of the most brilliant and significant segments of Chinese civilization over the course of five thousand years.<br></p><p>As a cradle of human civilization, China has ...

ISBN: 9781602201569

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Ancient Egypt

An Introduction

by Salima Ikram

<p>This book provides an introduction to one of the greatest civilizations of all time – ancient Egypt. Beginning with a geographical overview that explains the development of Egyptian belief systems as well as its subsequent political ...

ISBN: 9781316099506

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Ancient Egypt Investigated

101 Important Questions and Intriguing Answers

by Thomas Schneider

<p>How well do we really know ancient Egypt? The world of the Egyptians seems so familiar to us: exhibitions of ancient art and archaeological discoveries in the desert sands continue to generate interest and amazement, while Egyptian motifs ...

ISBN: 9780857734099

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Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

by Christina Riggs

<p>From Berlin to Boston, and St Petersburg to Sydney, ancient Egyptian art fills the galleries of some of the world's greatest museums, while the architecture of Egyptian temples and pyramids has attracted tourists to Egypt for centuries. But ...

ISBN: 9780191505263

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Ancient Greek Music

A New Technical History

by Stefan Hagel

<p>This book endeavours to pinpoint the relations between musical, and especially instrumental, practice and the evolving conceptions of pitch systems. It traces the development of ancient melodic notation from reconstructed origins, through ...

ISBN: 9781139248662

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Ancient Mythological Images and their Interpretation

An Introduction to Iconology, Semiotics and Image Studies in Classical Art History

by Katharina Lorenz

<p>When we try to make sense of pictures, what do we gain when we use a particular method - and what might we be missing or even losing? Empirical experimentation on three types of mythological imagery - a Classical Greek pot, a frieze from ...

ISBN: 9781316718698

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Animating Empire

Automata, the Holy Roman Empire, and the Early Modern World

by Jessica Keating

<p>In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, German clockwork automata were collected, displayed, and given as gifts throughout the Holy Roman, Ottoman, and Mughal Empires. In <em>Animating Empire</em>, Jessica Keating recounts the lost ...

ISBN: 9780271081496

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Antigone Undone

Juliette Binoche, Anne Carson, Ivo van Hove, and the Art of Resistance

by Will Aitken

<p>In 2015 Will Aitken journeyed to Luxembourg for the rehearsals and premiere of Anne Carson’s translation of Sophokles’ 5th-century BCE tragedy Antigone, starring Juliette Binoche and directed by theatrical sensation Ivo van Hove.   In ...

ISBN: 9780889775237

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Antony Gormley on Sculpture

by Antony Gormley & Mark Holborn

<p>Antony Gormley occupies an unusual position as a highly populist sculptor known chiefly for his Angel of the North (1998), a national landmark in the UK who is also widely regarded as one of the most intellectually challenging artists working

ISBN: 9780500773048

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Apostle

Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve

by Tom Bissell

<p>Peter, Matthew, Thomas, John :Who were these men and what was their relationship to Jesus? Tom Bissell gives us rich and deeply informed answers to those ancient questions.</p> <p>Written with warmth, humour, and a rare acumen, ...

ISBN: 9780571327645

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