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Reconstructing Ancient Linen Body Armor

Unraveling the Linothorax Mystery

by Gregory S. Aldrete, Alicia Aldrete & Scott M. Bartell

<p>Alexander the Great led one of the most successful armies in history and conquered nearly the entirety of the known world while wearing armor made of cloth. How is that possible? In <em>Reconstructing Ancient Linen Body Armor</em>, Gregory S.

ISBN: 9781421408200

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Reconstructing the Body

Classicism, Modernism, and the First World War

by Ana Carden-Coyne

<p>The First World War mangled faces, blew away limbs, and ruined nerves. Ten million dead, twenty million severe casualties, and eight million people with permanent disabilities - modern war inflicted pain and suffering with unsparing, ...

ISBN: 9780191609381

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Remembering Artemis

by Gemma Weston

<p><p><i>Remembering ARTEMIS </i>brings together a series of texts discussing the ARTEMIS Women’s Art Forum INC, an organisation devoted to raising the status of women in the arts in Perth, Western Australia, in the late 1980s. ARTEMIS began as ...

ISBN: 9781760800154

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Remote Performances in Nature and Architecture

by Jo Joelson, Mr Bruce Gilchrist & Ms Tracey Warr

<p>Outlandia is an off-grid artists’ fieldstation, a treehouse imagined by artists London Fieldworks (Bruce Gilchrist & Jo Joelson) and designed by Malcolm Fraser Architects, situated in Glen Nevis, opposite Ben Nevis. It is performative ...

ISBN: 9781472453938

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Renaissance

by Wundram Manfred ; Walther Ingo F.

ISBN: 9783836547598

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Renaissance Architecture

by Christy Anderson

<p>The Renaissance was a diverse phenomenon, marked by innovation and economic expansion, the rise of powerful rulers, religious reforms, and social change. Encompassing the entire continent, Renaissance Architecture examines the rich variety of

ISBN: 9780191625268

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Renaissance Art in Venice:From Tradition to Individualism

From Tradition to Individualism

by Tom Nichols

ISBN: 9781780678511

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Renaissance Art: Art of Century

by Victoria Charles

<p>The Renaissance began at the end of the 14th century in Italy and had extended across the whole of Europe by the second half of the 16th century. The rediscovery of the splendour of ancient Greece and Rome marked the beginning of the rebirth ...

ISBN: 9781783103805

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Renaissance Paintings

by Victoria Charles

<p>In utter contrast to the obscurity of the medieval period which preceded it, the rapid and unexpected arrival of the Renaissance conquered Europe during the 14th to the 16th centuries. Placing man at its centre, the actors of this illustrious

ISBN: 9781683257035

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Renoir

An Intimate Biography

by Barbara Ehrlich White

<p>The joy that permeates Renoirs paintings was created by a complicated person. Even close friends and family members were often baffled by the multi-faceted and contradictory artist. Having known Renoir for over twenty years, Camille Pissarro ...

ISBN: 9780500774021

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Rethinking Lessing's Laocoon

Antiquity, Enlightenment, and the 'Limits' of Painting and Poetry

by Avi Lifschitz & Michael Squire

<p>Gotthold Ephraim Lessing first published Laokoon, oder über die Grenzen der Mahlerey und Poesie (Laocoon, or on the Limits of Painting and Poetry) in 1766. Over the last 250 years, Lessing's essay has exerted an incalculable influence on ...

ISBN: 9780192522740

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Rethinking Place in South Asian and Islamic Art, 1500-Present

by Deborah S. Hutton & Rebecca M. Brown

<p>Place plays a fundamental role in the structuring of the discipline of Art History. And yet, place also limits the questions art historians can ask and impairs analysis of objects and locations in the interstices of established, ossified ...

ISBN: 9781315456034

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Retroactivity and Contemporary Art

by Craig Staff

<p>Contemporary art is often preoccupied with time, or acts in which the past is recovered. Through specific case studies of artists who strategically work with historical moments, this book examines how art from the last two decades has sought ...

ISBN: 9781350009998

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Reuse and Renovation in Roman Material Culture

Functions, Aesthetics, Interpretations

by Diana Y. Ng & Molly Swetnam-Burland

<p>This book explores the spoliation of architectural and sculptural materials during the Roman empire. Examining a wide range of materials, including imperial portraits, statues associated with master craftsmen, architectural moldings and ...

ISBN: 9781108676052

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Richard Bernstein Starmaker

Andy Warhol's Cover Artist

by Roger Padilha

Richard Bernstein, a fixture at Studio 54 and with fashion and art insiders, captured the allure of the disco era through his iconic hyper-colored graphic portraits of superstars for the covers of Andy Warhol&rsquo;s <I>Interview </I>magazine. ...

ISBN: 9780847863389

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Rivera

by Kettenmann Andrea

Diego Rivera (1886ndash;1957) is a loud presence on the art historical stage. With devout political principles and a turbulent romantic history, he was at once husband and paladin of Frida Kahlo, advocate and adversary of Stalinrsquo;s Soviet ...

ISBN: 9783836504133

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Riviera Dreaming

Love and War on the Côte d'Azur

by Maureen Emerson

<p><em>Riviera Dreaming – Love and War on the Côte d'Azur</em> tells the story of expatriate life on the French Riviera in the first part of the last century – from two decades of privileged indulgence to the tragedy of the Second World War. ...

ISBN: 9781786723383

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Robert Ryman

by Vittorio Colaizzi

ISBN: 9780714849348

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Rock Art Through Time

Scanian rock carvings in the Bronze Age and Earliest Iron Age

by Peter Skoglund

<p>As in many other areas in south Scandinavia, the region surrounding the city of Simrishamn in south-east Scania has a great many Bronze Age mounds that are still visible in the landscape, and records from the museums demonstrate that the area

ISBN: 9781785701658

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Rococo

by Victoria Charles & Klaus Carl

<p>Deriving from the French word rocaille, in reference to the curved forms of shellfish, and the Italian barocco, the French created the term ‘Rococo’. Appearing at the beginning of the 18th century, it rapidly spread to the whole of Europe. ...

ISBN: 9781783103904

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