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Rogues' Gallery

A History of Art and its Dealers

by Philip Hook

<p>Philip Hook takes the lid off the world of art dealing to reveal the brilliance, cunning, greed and daring of its practitioners. In a richly anecdotal narrative he describes the rise and occasional fall of the extraordinary men and women who ...

ISBN: 9781782832157

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Roman Architecture in Provence

by James C. Anderson, jr.

<p>This book provides a survey of the architecture and urbanism of Provence during the Roman era. Provence, or 'Gallia Narbonensis' as the Romans called it, was one of the earliest Roman colonies in Western Europe. In this book, James C. ...

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Roman Military Architecture on the Frontiers

Armies and Their Architecture in Late Antiquity

by Rob Collins, Matt Symonds & Meike Weber

<SPAN STYLE= "" >The Roman army was one of the most astounding organizations in the ancient world, and much of the success of the Roman empire can be attributed to its soldiers. Archaeological remains and ancient texts provide detailed ...

ISBN: 9781782979913

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Romanesque Art

by Victoria Charles & Klaus Carl

<p>In art history, the term ‘Romanesque art’ distinguishes the period between the beginning of the 11th and the end of the 12th century. This era showed a great diversity of regional schools each with their own unique style. In architecture as ...

ISBN: 9781785259395

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Romanesque Art

by Victoria Charles & Klaus Carl

<p>In art history, the term ‘Romanesque art’ distinguishes the period between the beginning of the 11th and the end of the 12th century. This era showed a great diversity of regional schools each with their own unique style. In architecture as ...

ISBN: 9781783103256

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Romantic Art in Practice

Cultural Work and the Sister Arts, 1760–1820

by Thora Brylowe

<p>Exploring the relationship between visual art and literature in the Romantic period, this book makes a claim for a sister-arts 'moment' when the relationship between painting, sculpture, pottery and poetry held special potential for visual ...

ISBN: 9781108672559

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Romanticism

by David Blayney Brown

ISBN: 9780714834436

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Romanticism

by Léon Rosenthal

<p>Romanticism was a reaction against the Neoclassicism that invaded the 19th century, and marked a veritable intellectual rupture. Found in the writings of Victor Hugo and Lord Byron, amongst others, its ideas are expressed in painting by ...

ISBN: 9781783103287

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Romanticism and Caricature

by Ian Haywood

<p>Ian Haywood explores the 'Golden Age' of caricature through the close reading of key, iconic prints by artists including James Gillray, George and Robert Cruikshank, and Thomas Rowlandson. This approach both illuminates the visual and ...

ISBN: 9781107521308

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Rome

An Urban History from Antiquity to the Present

by Rabun Taylor, Katherine Wentworth Rinne & Spiro Kostof

<p>Spanning the entire history of the city of Rome from Iron Age village to modern metropolis, this is the first book to take the long view of the Eternal City as an urban organism. Three thousand years old and counting, Rome has thrived almost ...

ISBN: 9781316678862

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Roots & Culture

Cultural Politics in the Making of Black Britain

by Eddie Chambers

<p>How did a distinct and powerful Black British identity emerge? In the 1950s, when many Caribbean migrants came to Britain, there was no such recognised entity as “Black Britain.” Yet by the 1980s, the cultural landscape had radically changed,

ISBN: 9781786720740

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

by Tom Stoppard

<p><strong>Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead</strong> is a play which, as it were, takes place in the wings of Hamlet, and finds both humour and poignancy in the situation of the ill-fated attendant lords. The National Theatre production in ...

ISBN: 9780571301096

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Royal Arts of Africa:The Majesty of Form

The Majesty of Form

by Suzanne Preston Blier

ISBN: 9781856691130

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Rural Lives and Landscapes in Late Byzantium

Art, Archaeology, and Ethnography

by Sharon E. J. Gerstel

<p>This is the first book to examine the late Byzantine peasantry through written, archaeological, ethnographic and painted sources. Investigations of the infrastructure and setting of the medieval village guide the reader into the consideration

ISBN: 9781316287347

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Ruskin (Routledge Revivals)

by George P. Landow

<p>Ruskin, the great Victorian critics of art and society, had an enormous influence on his age and our own. A highly successful propagandist for the arts, he did much both to popularize high art and to bring it to the masses. A brilliant ...

ISBN: 9781317532798

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Russian Avant-Garde

by Evgueny Kovtun

<p>The Russian Avant-garde was born at the turn of the 20th century in pre-revolutionary Russia. The intellectual and cultural turmoil had then reached a peak and provided fertile soil for the formation of the movement. For many artists ...

ISBN: 9781783103812

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Russian Cosmism

by Boris Groys

<p><strong>Crucial texts, many available in English for the first time, written before and during the Bolshevik Revolution by the radical biopolitical utopianists of Russian Cosmism.</strong></p> <p>Cosmism emerged in Russia before the October ...

ISBN: 9780262344913

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Sabotage Art

Politics and Iconoclasm in Contemporary Latin America

by Sophie Halart & Mara Polgovsky Ezcurra

<p>Sabotage is the deliberate disruption of a dominant system, be it political, military or economic. Yet in recent decades, sabotage has also become an artistic strategy – most notably in Latin America. In Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Chile and ...

ISBN: 9780857729132

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Saints and Spectacle

Byzantine Mosaics in their Cultural Setting

by Carolyn L. Connor

<p><em>Saints and Spectacle</em> examines the origins and reception of the Middle Byzantine program of mosaic decoration. This complex and colorful system of images covers the walls and vaults of churches with figures and compositions seen ...

ISBN: 9780190614140

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Salon to Biennial

Exhibitions that Made Art History, Volume 1: 1863-1959

by Phaidon Editors

ISBN: 9780714844053

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