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The Other American Moderns

Matsura, Ishigaki, Noda, Hayakawa

by ShiPu Wang

<p>In <em>The Other American Moderns</em>, ShiPu Wang analyzes the works of four early twentieth-century American artists who engaged with the concept of “Americanness”: Frank Matsura, Eitaro Ishigaki, Hideo Noda, and Miki Hayakawa. In so doing,

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The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

by Ian Chilvers

<p>Covering Western art from the ancient Greeks to the present day, this best-selling and authoritative dictionary is more wide-ranging than any comparable reference work. It contains over 2,500 clear and concise entries on styles and movements,

ISBN: 9780191024177

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The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Archaeology

by David K. Pettegrew, William R. Caraher & Thomas W. Davis

<p><em>The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Archaeology</em> brings together expert work by leading scholars of the archaeology of Early Christianity and the Roman world in the Mediterranean and surrounding regions. The thirty-four ...

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The Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies

by George Boys-Stones, Barbara Graziosi & Phiroze Vasunia

<p>The Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies is a unique collection of some seventy articles which together explore the ways in which ancient Greece has been, is, and might be studied. It is intended to inform its readers, but also, importantly, ...

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The Oxford Handbook of Synesthesia

by Julia Simner & Edward M. Hubbard

<p>Synesthesia is a fascinating phenomenon which has captured the imagination of scientists and artists alike. This inherited condition gives rise to a kind of 'merging of the senses', and so for those who experience it, everyday activities like

ISBN: 9780191663437

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Renaissance

by Gordon Campbell

The Renaissance is one of the most celebrated periods in European history. But when did it begin? When did it end? And what did it include?Traditionally regarded as a revival of classical art and learning, centred upon fifteenth-century Italy, ...

ISBN: 9780198716150

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The Pantheon

From Antiquity to the Present

by Tod A. Marder & Mark Wilson Jones

<p>The Pantheon is one of the most important architectural monuments of all time. Thought to have been built by Emperor Hadrian in approximately AD 125 on the site of an earlier, Agrippan-era monument, it brilliantly displays the spatial ...

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The Paradoxes of Art

A Phenomenological Investigation

by Alan Paskow

<p>In this study, Alan Paskow first asks why fictional characters, such as Hamlet and Anna Karenina, matter to us and how they emotionally affect us. He then applies these questions to painting, demonstrating that certain paintings beckon us to ...

ISBN: 9781139810012

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The Philosophy of Andy Warhol

by Andy Warhol

<p>In his autobiography, published in 1975, the private Andy Warhol talks about love, sex, food, beauty, fame, work, money, success; about New York and America; about himself - his childhood in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, good times and bad times ...

ISBN: 9780141912721

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The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome

Latin Poetic Responses to Early Imperial Iconography

by Nandini B. Pandey

<p>Augustus' success in implementing monarchical rule at Rome is often attributed to innovations in the symbolic language of power, from the star marking Julius Caesar's deification to buildings like the Palatine complex and the Forum Augustum ...

ISBN: 9781108529914

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The Post-Impressionists

by Belinda Thomson

ISBN: 9780714826622

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The Pre-Raphaelites

by Robert de la Sizeranne

<p>In Victorian England, with the country swept up in the Industrial Revolution, the Pre-Raphaelites, close to William Morris’ Arts and Crafts movement, yearned for a return to bygone values. Wishing to revive the pure and noble forms of the ...

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The Progresses, Pageants, and Entertainments of Queen Elizabeth I

by Jayne Elisabeth Archer, Elizabeth Goldring & Sarah Knight

<p>More than any other English monarch before or since, Queen Elizabeth I used her annual progresses to shape her royal persona and to bolster her popularity and authority. During the spring and summer, accompanied by her court, Elizabeth toured

ISBN: 9780191608797

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The Psychology of Contemporary Art

by Gregory Minissale

<p>While recent studies in neuroscience and psychology have shed light on our sensory and perceptual experiences of art, they have yet to explain how contemporary art downplays perceptual responses and, instead, encourages conceptual thought. ...

ISBN: 9781107460676

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The Reception of Byzantium in European Culture since 1500

by Dr Dion C. Smythe & Dr Przemyslaw Marciniak

<p>Studies on the reception of the classical tradition are an indispensable part of classical studies. Understanding the importance of ancient civilization means also studying how it was used subsequently. This kind of approach is still ...

ISBN: 9781472448620

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The Renaissance

A Very Short Introduction

by Jerry Brotton

This wide-ranging exploration of a defining period in world history sees the Renaissance as a time of unprecedented intellectual excitement, cultural experimentation, and interaction on a global scale, existing alongside a darker side of ...

ISBN: 9780192801630

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The Renaissance Bazaar

from the Silk Road to Michelangelo

by Jerry Brotton

<p>More than ever before, the Renaissance stands as one of the defining moments in world history. Between 1400 and 1600, European perceptions of society, culture, politics and even humanity itself emerged in ways that continue to affect not only

ISBN: 9780191037344

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The Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction

by Jerry Brotton

<p>More than ever before, the Renaissance stands as one of the defining moments in world history. Between 1400 and 1600, European perceptions of society, culture, politics and even humanity itself emerged in ways that continue to affect not only

ISBN: 9780191577550

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The Rise and Fall of American Art, 1940s–1980s

A Geopolitics of Western Art Worlds

by Assoc Prof Catherine Dossin

<p>In The Rise and Fall of American Art, 1940s-1980s, Catherine Dossin challenges the now-mythic perception of New York as the undisputed center of the art world between the end of World War II and the fall of the Berlin Wall, a position of ...

ISBN: 9781472471321

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The Roman Forum

A Reconstruction and Architectural Guide

by Gilbert J. Gorski & James E. Packer

<p>The Roman Forum was in many ways the heart of the Roman Empire. Today, the Forum exists in a fragmentary state, having been destroyed and plundered by barbarians, aristocrats, citizens and priests over the past two millennia. Enough remains, ...

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