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Pater the Classicist

Classical Scholarship, Reception, and Aestheticism

by Charles Martindale, Stefano Evangelista & Elizabeth Prettejohn

<p>Pater the Classicist is the first book to address in detail Walter Pater's important contribution to the study of classical antiquity. Widely considered our greatest aesthetic critic and now best known as a precursor to modernist writers and ...

ISBN: 9780191091346

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Pattern

& the secrets of lasting design

by Emma Bridgewater

ISBN: 9781444734959

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Peacock Revolution

American Masculine Identity and Dress in the Sixties and Seventies

by Mr Daniel Delis Hill

<p>The Peacock Revolution in menswear of the 1960s came as a profound shock to much of America. Men's long hair and vividly colored, sexualized clothes challenged long established traditions of masculine identity. <em>Peacock Revolution</em> is ...

ISBN: 9781350056459

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Periclean Athens

by PJ Rhodes

<p>In the second and third quarters of the fifth century BC, when Athens became both politically and culturally dominant in the Greek world, Pericles was the leading figure in the city's public life. At this time Athens developed an empire of a ...

ISBN: 9781350014961

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Persian Art: Temporis

by Vladimir Lukonin & Anatoly Ivanov

<p>Housed in the Hermitage Museum along with other institutes, libraries, and museums in Russia and the republics of the former Soviet Union are some of the most magnificent treasures of Persian Art. For the most part, many of these works have ...

ISBN: 9781783107964

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Perspective in the Visual Culture of Classical Antiquity

by Professor Rocco Sinisgalli

<p>Linear perspective is a science that represents objects in space upon a plane, projecting them from a point of view. This concept was known in classical antiquity. In this book, Rocco Sinisgalli investigates theories of linear perspective in ...

ISBN: 9781139564793

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Pevsner: The BBC Years

Listening to the Visual Arts

by Mr Stephen Games

<p>Pevsner: The BBC Years gives the first full account of Sir Nikolaus Pevsner’s engagement with the BBC at a time when both were the dominant institutions in their own fields -- Pevsner as the most persuasive figure in architecture and art ...

ISBN: 9781472407672

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Photography and Collaboration

From Conceptual Art to Crowdsourcing

by Daniel Palmer

<p><em>Photography and Collaboration</em> offers a fresh perspective on existing debates in art photography and on the act of photography in general. Unlike conventional accounts that celebrate individual photographers and their personal ...

ISBN: 9781474233477

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Photography and Cultural Heritage in the Age of Nationalisms

Europe's Eastern Borderlands (1867–1945)

by Dr Ewa Manikowska

<p>This book examines the role of photography as a powerful language of expressing collective identities in Eastern Europe during the period of dramatic socio-political transformation associated with the slow rise of national and ethnic ...

ISBN: 9781472585684

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Photography and Cyprus

Time, Place and Identity

by Liz Wells, Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert & Nicos Philippou

<p>Formerly a British colony, the island of Cyprus is now a divided country, where histories of political and cultural conflicts, as well as competing identities, are still contested. Cyprus provides the ideal case study for this innovative ...

ISBN: 9780857734914

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Photography and Failure

One Medium's Entanglement with Flops, Underdogs and Disappointments

by Kris Belden-Adams

<p>Throughout photography's history, failure has played an essential, recurring part in the development and perceived value of this medium. Exploring a range of failures – individual and institutional, technological and historiographical – ...

ISBN: 9781474293396

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Photography and Other Media in the Nineteenth Century

by Nicoletta Leonardi & Simone Natale

<p>In this volume, leading scholars of photography and media examine photography’s vital role in the evolution of media and communication in the nineteenth century.</p> <p>In the first half of the nineteenth century, the introduction of ...

ISBN: 9780271082523

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Photography: A Very Short Introduction

by Steve Edwards

<p>Photographs are an integral part of our daily lives from sensationalist images in tabloid papers and snapshots, to art photograpy displayed in galleries and sold through international art markets. In this thought-provoking exploration of the ...

ISBN: 9780191577567

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Photopoetry 1845-2015, a Critical History

by Dr Michael Nott

<p>From amateur experiments in scrapbooks and stereographs to contemporary photobook collaborations between leading practitioners, poets and photographers have created an art form that continues to evolve and deserves critical exploration. ...

ISBN: 9781501332241

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Picasso and the Painting That Shocked the World

by Miles J. Unger

ISBN: 9781476794211

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Picturing the Apocalypse

The Book of Revelation in the Arts over Two Millennia

by Natasha O'Hear & Anthony O'Hear

<p>The book of Revelation has been a source of continual fascination for nearly two thousand years. Concepts such as The Lamb of God, the Four Horsemen, the Seventh Seal, the Beasts and Antichrist, the Whore of Babylon, Armageddon, the ...

ISBN: 9780191002960

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Picturing the Beautiful Game

A History of Soccer in Visual Culture and Art

by Dr. Daniel Haxall

<p>The world's most popular sport, soccer, has long been celebrated as &quot;the beautiful game†? for its artistry and aesthetic appeal. <em>Picturing the Beautiful Game: A History of Soccer in Visual Culture and Art</em> is the first collection

ISBN: 9781501334580

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Piero della Francesca

Artist and Man

by James R. Banker

<p>Largely neglected for the four centuries after his death, the fifteenth century Italian artist Piero della Francesca is now seen to embody the fullest expression of the Renaissance perspective painter, raising him to an artistic stature ...

ISBN: 9780191625206

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Pindar's Eyes

Visual and Material Culture in Epinician Poetry

by David Fearn

<p>Pindar's Eyes is a ground-breaking interdisciplinary exploration of the interactions between Greek lyric poetry and visual and material culture in the early fifth century BCE. It draws on case studies of classical art and texts to open up ...

ISBN: 9780192506498

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Playing To The Galleryggle To Be Understood

by Perry Grayson

<b>'I have never read such a stimulating short guide to art. It should be issued as a set text in every school'</b> <b>Lynn Barber, <i>Sunday Times</i> </b><BR>Now Grayson Perry is a fully paid-up member of the art establishment, he wants to ...

ISBN: 9780141979618

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