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The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

by Graeme, Weinthal, Lois Brooker

ISBN: 9781350087392

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The Heroic Rulers of Archaic and Classical Greece

by Lynette Mitchell

<p>With an in-depth exploration of rule by a single man and how this was seen as heroic activity, the title challenges orthodox views of ruling in the ancient world and breaks down traditional ideas about the relationship between so-called ...

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The Hills of Rome

Signature of an Eternal City

by Caroline Vout

<p>Rome is 'the city of seven hills'. This book examines the need for the 'seven hills' cliché, its origins, development, impact and borrowing. It explores how the cliché relates to Rome's real volcanic terrain and how it is fundamental to how ...

ISBN: 9781139579704

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The House of Art

Modern Residences of Artists as the Subject and Space of Creation

by Andrzej Pienkos

<p>The term «house of art» designates the cultural phenomenon and creative mode in modernity associated with an artist’s residence as his own creation and as his product of a need to create which is unfulfilled in the painter’s, writer’s or ...

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The Iconography of Early Anglo-Saxon Coinage

Sixth to Eighth Centuries

by Anna Gannon

<p>This is the first scholarly art-historical appraisal of Anglo-Saxon coinage, from its inception in the late sixth century to Offa's second reform of the penny c.792. Outside numismatic circles, this material has largely been ignored because ...

ISBN: 9780191501333

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The Idea of Art

Building a contemporary international art collection

by Anthony Bond

<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">Curator Anthony Bond began building a contemporary international art collection at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney in 1984. The collection now features many important artists, including Anselm ...

ISBN: 9781742234359

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The Image of Political Power in the Reign of Nerva, AD 96-98

by Nathan T. Elkins

<p>At age 65, Nerva assumed the role of emperor of Rome; just sixteen months later, his reign ended with his death. Nerva's short reign robbed his regime of the opportunity for the emperor's imperial image to be defined in building or monumental

ISBN: 9780190648053

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The Image of the Artist in Archaic and Classical Greece

Art, Poetry, and Subjectivity

by Guy Hedreen

<p>This book explores the persona of the artist in Archaic and Classical Greek art and literature. Guy Hedreen argues that artistic subjectivity, first expressed in Athenian vase-painting of the sixth century BCE and intensively explored by ...

ISBN: 9781316452370

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The Impressionists

by Michael Wilson

ISBN: 9780714826615

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The Indigenous Art of Australia

Art in Australia: A Quarterly Magazine

by Margaret Preston

<p>Margaret Preston's essay on The Indigenous Art of Australia, as first published by Art in Australia, Third Series, Number 11, March 1925. Reissued in eBook format in 2016 by ETT Imprint. The publisher is grateful to the Trustee of the Estate ...

ISBN: 9781925416527

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The Invention of Melbourne

A Baroque Archbishop and a Gothic Architect

by Jaynie Anderson

<i>The Invention of Melbourne defines </i>the relationship between an architect of genius, William Wardell, and the first Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne, James Goold, an Irishman educated in Risorgimento, Italy.<BR><BR>Their partnership ...

ISBN: 9780522875638

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The Italic People of Ancient Apulia

New Evidence from Pottery for Workshops, Markets, and Customs

by T. H. Carpenter, K. M. Lynch & E. G. D. Robinson

<p>The focus of this book is on the Italic people of Apulia during the fourth century BC, when Italic culture seems to have reached its peak of affluence. Scholars have largely ignored these people and the region they inhabited. During the past ...

ISBN: 9781139985765

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The Jacobean Grand Tour

Early Stuart Travellers in Europe

by Edward Chaney & Timothy Wilks

<p>Although the eighteenth century is traditionally seen as the age of the Grand Tour, it was in fact the continental travel of Jacobean noblemen which really constituted the beginning of this institutionalized phenomenon. As soon as James VI of

ISBN: 9780857735317

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The Kongo Kingdom

The Origins, Dynamics and Cosmopolitan Culture of an African Polity

by Koen Bostoen & Inge Brinkman

<p>The Kongo kingdom, which arose in the Atlantic Coast region of West-Central Africa, is a famous emblem of Africa's past yet little is still known of its origins and early history. This book sheds new light on that all important period and ...

ISBN: 9781108590549

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The Legacies of Bernard Smith

Essays on Australian Art, History and Cultural Politics

by Jaynie Anderson, Christopher R. Marshall & Andrew Yip

<p>It has been widely asserted that Bernard Smith established the discipline of art history in Australia. He was the founding professor of contemporary art and the directory of the Power Institute at the University of Sydney, published the ...

ISBN: 9780909952983

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The Life of Benvenuto Cellini

by John Addington Symonds

ISBN: 9780714833644

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The Life, Times and Work of Auguste Renoir

by K.E. Sullivan

<p>The Life, Times and Work of Auguste Renoir, an eBook in the Discovering Art series, provides an accessible illustrated introduction to the life and work of Renoir. The book details his life including his time spent at the studio of Charles ...

ISBN: 9781782819585

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The Life, Times and Work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh

by K E Sullivan

<p>The work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh was ground-breaking in his own time and still inspires and influences much of the art world today. This beautifully illustrated book captures the excitement and vitality of his art, presenting a ...

ISBN: 9781782819929

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The Life, Times and Work of Claude Monet

by K.E. Sullivan

<p>Included in the Discovering Art Series, The Life, Times and Work of Claude Monet provides an accessible introduction to Monet’s life and work and his important role in establishing French Impressionism. Illustrations in the book chart Monet’s

ISBN: 9781782819639

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The Life, Times and Work of Pablo Picasso

by O.B. Duane

<p>The Life, Times and Work of Pablo Picasso, an eBook in the Discovering Art series, provides an accessible illustrated introduction to the life and work of Picasso. Richly illustrated, the book charts Picasso’s progression from competent ...

ISBN: 9781782819615

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