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Spoon's Carpets

An Appreciation

by Kit Caless

<p><strong>If you’ve ever been in a Wetherspoon's (and who hasn't), you’ve probably looked down and noticed the brilliantly-hued carpet beneath your feet.</strong> But that carpet isn’t just for disguising spilt drinks… Each Wetherspoon has a ...

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St Ives: The Art And The Artists

by Chris Stephens

The definitive account of the modern art made in St Ives between the 1930s and the 1960s, telling the story of this extraordinary artistic community and its legacy. For twenty-five years the small town of St Ives was one of the leading places ...

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St Paul's outside the Walls

A Roman Basilica, from Antiquity to the Modern Era

by Nicola Camerlenghi

<p>This volume examines one of Rome's most influential churches: the principal basilica dedicated to St Paul. Nicola Camerlenghi traces nearly two thousand years of physical transformations to the church, from before its construction in the ...

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Stage and Picture in the English Renaissance

The Mirror up to Nature

by John H. Astington

<p>This book presents a new approach to the relationship between traditional pictorial arts and the theatre in Renaissance England. Demonstrating the range of visual culture in evidence from the mid-sixteenth to mid-seventeenth century, from the

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Stages of European Romanticism

Cultural Synchronicity across the Arts, 1798-1848

by Theodore Ziolkowski

<p>Romanticism was a truly European phenomenon, extending roughly from the French Revolution to the 1848 revolutions and embracing not only literature and drama but also music and visual arts. Because of Romanticism's vast scope, most treatments

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Strangers Arrive

Emigrés and the Arts in New Zealand, 1930–1980

by Leonard Bell

<p><em>None of us had the faintest idea where we were going [but] during 1938–39 . . . the town [Christchurch] was made strangely interesting for anyone like myself, [with the] scattered arrival of ‘the refugees’. All at once there were people ...

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Street Art in the Middle East

by Sabrina de Turk

<p>Since the 2011 Arab Spring street art has been a vehicle for political discourse in the Middle East, and has generated much discussion in both the popular media and academia. Yet, this conversation has generalised street art and identified it

ISBN: 9781786726001

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Street Furniture Design

Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain

by Eleanor Herring

<p>Eleanor Herring's unique study of street furniture in post-war Britain considers how objects which are now familiar parts of our urban environment were designed to populate public spaces. Herring explores the design of lampposts, post boxes, ...

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Stripes, Grids and Checks

by Michael Hann

<p><em>Stripes, Grids and Checks</em> considers the nature of lines and assemblies of lines, including stripes and grids, as well as related phenomena such as checks, tilings and patterns, regular and irregular, repeating and non-repeating. A ...

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Strolling through Florence

The Definitive Walking Guide to the Renaissance City

by Professor Mario Erasmo

<p>To walk through Florence is to step into one of the most remarkable histories of any European city. From its establishment by Julius Caesar in the first century BC, through its Golden Age at the epicentre of the Italian Renaissance, to its ...

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Strolling Through Rome

The Definitive Walking Guide to the Eternal City

by Professor Mario Erasmo

<p>Rome, the Eternal City - birthplace of western civilisation and soul of the ancient world - has a history that stretches back two thousand five hundred years. It is also one of the most-visited places in the world, but where does one begin to

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Study in Black and White

Photography, Race, Humor

by Tanya Sheehan

<p>In this volume, Tanya Sheehan takes humor seriously in order to trace how photographic comedy was used in America and transnationally to express evolving ideas about race, black emancipation, and civil rights in the mid-1800s and into the ...

ISBN: 9780271082462

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Sturtevant

Warhol Marilyn

by Patricia Lee

<p><strong>An illustrated examination of a work—a Warhol that isn't by Warhol—that embodies a shift in attitudes about artistic authorship and originality.</strong></p> <p><em>Warhol Marilyn</em> (1965) is not a work by Andy Warhol but by the ...

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Suffrage and the Arts

Visual Culture, Politics and Enterprise

by Miranda Garrett & Zoë Thomas

<p><em>Suffrage and the Arts</em> re-establishes the central role thatartistic women and men-from jewellers, portrait painters, embroiderers, through to retailers of 'artistic' products-played in the suffrage campaign in the British Isles. As ...

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Supports in Roman Marble Sculpture

Workshop Practice and Modes of Viewing

by Anna Anguissola

<p>Figural and non-figural supports are a ubiquitous feature of Roman marble sculpture; they appear in sculptures ranging in size from miniature to colossal and of all levels of quality. At odds with modern ideas about beauty, completeness, and ...

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Surrealism

by Mary Ann Caws

ISBN: 9780714856735

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Surrealism

by Mary Ann Caws

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Surrealism

by Nathalia Brodskaïa

<p>Surrealists appeared in the aftermath of World War I with a bang: revolution of thought, creativity, and the wish to break away from the past and all that was left in ruins.This refusal to integrate into the bourgeois society was also a ...

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Surrealism

by Natalia Brodskaya

<p>The Dada movement and then the Surrealists appeared in the First World War aftermath with a bang: revolution of thought, creativity, and the wish to break away from the past and all that was left in ruins. This refusal to integrate into the ...

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Surrealism in Egypt

Modernism and the Art and Liberty Group

by Sam Bardaouil

<p>The Surrealist, Cairo-based Art and Liberty Group, (jama'at al-famm wal hurriyyah – Art et Liberté) was founded on December 22nd 1938 with the publication of its manifesto Long Live Degenerate Art. Rejecting the convergence of art and ...

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