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The Roman Street

Urban Life and Society in Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Rome

by Jeremy Hartnett

<p>Every day Roman urbanites took to the street for myriad tasks, from hawking vegetables and worshipping local deities to simply loitering and socializing. Hartnett takes readers into this thicket of activity as he repopulates Roman streets ...

ISBN: 9781316981566

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The Sarpedon Krater

by Nigel Spivey

<p>Once the pride of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Sarpedon krater is a wine-mixing bowl crafted by two Athenians, Euxitheos (who shaped it) and Euphronios (who decorated it), in the late 6thc BC. The moving image Euphronios created

ISBN: 9781786691606

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The Sarpedon Krater (The Vase)

by Nigel Spivey

The story of an object once described as 'the finest Greek vase there is', of the culture that produced it, and of the remarkably enduring influence of the scenes depicted on it. Once the pride of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, the ...

ISBN: 9781786691613

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The Scented Candle Workshop

by Niko Dafkos

ISBN: 9780857836748

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The Seductions of Darwin

Art, Evolution, Neuroscience

by Matthew Rampley

<p>The surge of evolutionary and neurological analyses of art and its effects raises questions of how art, culture, and the biological sciences influence one another, and what we gain in applying scientific methods to the interpretation of ...

ISBN: 9780271079004

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The Self-Portrait

A Cultural History

by James Hall

In this highly illustrated survey, art historian and critic James Hall brilliantly maps the history of self-portraiture, from the earliest myths of Narcissus to the prolific self-image-making of contemporary artists. <br/> This intelligent and ...

ISBN: 9780500773147

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The Seven Acts of Mercy

by Mr Anders Lustgarten

<p><em>You have to be tough to be kind. That's what I've learned from you, Granddad. Tough and fearless and strong. So that's what I'm going to be.</em></p> <p>Naples, 1606. Inside an unfinished church, a painting is emerging from the darkness.

ISBN: 9781350004931

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The Silk Road - China and the Karakorum Highway

A Travel Companion

by Jonathan Tucker

<p>Stretching from the ancient Chinese capital of Xian across the expanses of Central Asia to Rome, the Silk Road was, for 1,500 years, a vibrant network of arteries that carried the lifeblood of nations across the world. Along a multitude of ...

ISBN: 9780857739339

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The Silk Road: Central Asia, Afghanistan and Iran

A Travel Companion

by Jonathan Tucker

<p>Stretching from the ancient Chinese capital of Xian across the expanses of Central Asia to Rome, the Silk Road was, for 2,000 years, a vibrant network of arteries that carried the lifeblood of nations across the world. Along a multitude of ...

ISBN: 9780857739261

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The Story of Modern Art

by Norbert Lynton

ISBN: 9780714824222

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The Sublime in Modern Philosophy

Aesthetics, Ethics, and Nature

by Emily Brady

<p>In The Sublime in Modern Philosophy: Aesthetics, Ethics, and Nature, Emily Brady takes a fresh look at the sublime and shows why it endures as a meaningful concept in contemporary philosophy. In a reassessment of historical approaches, the ...

ISBN: 9781107272170

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The Svetlana Boym Reader

by Svetlana Boym

<p>Svetlana Boym was a prolific writer, a charismatic professor, a novelist, and a public intellectual. She was also a fiercely resourceful and reflective immigrant; her most resonant book, <em>The Future of Nostalgia</em>, was deeply rooted in ...

ISBN: 9781501337512

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The Systemic Image

A New Theory of Interactive Real-Time Simulations

by Inge Hinterwaldner

<p><strong>A new conceptualization of the relationship between the systemic and the iconic in real-time simulations that distinguishes among four levels of forming.</strong></p> <p>Computer simulations conceive objects and situations ...

ISBN: 9780262335560

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The Tale of Genji

A Visual Companion

by Melissa McCormick

<p><strong>An illustrated guide to one of the most enduring masterworks of world literature</strong></p> <p>Written in the eleventh century by the Japanese noblewoman Murasaki Shikibu, <em>The Tale of Genji</em> is a masterpiece of prose and ...

ISBN: 9780691188751

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The Thirteen Colonies In The US : 3rd Grade US History Series

American History Encyclopedia

by Baby Professor

Use this book to take a ride back in time and learn about the 13 colonies that came into the shores of the US. Learning history has never been more engaging than this. Historical data are exquisitely presented with less words and more pictures ...

ISBN: 9781682808863

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The Tiny and the Fragmented

Miniature, Broken, or Otherwise Incomplete Objects in the Ancient World

by S. Rebecca Martin & Stephanie M. Langin-Hooper

<p>Miniature and fragmentary objects are both eye-catching and yet easily dismissed. Tiny scale entices users with visions of Lilliputian worlds. The ambiguity of fragments intrigues us, offering tactile reminders of reality's transience. Yet, ...

ISBN: 9780190910822

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The Total Work of Art

Foundations, Articulations, Inspirations

by David Imhoof & Margaret Eleanor Menninger

<p>For two centuries, <em>Gesamtkunstwerk</em>—the ideal of the “total work of art”—has exerted a powerful influence over artistic discourse and practice, spurring new forms of collaboration and provoking debates over the political ...

ISBN: 9781785331855

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The Twenty First Century Art Book

by Phaidon Editors

ISBN: 9780714867397

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The Van Gogh Activity Book

by Grace Helmer

Readers will discover the key features and themes that that define Van Gogh as an artist as well as mastering mark making, experimenting with complementary colours, practising perspective and much more in 14 fun, arty exercises.<BR /><BR /> With

ISBN: 9781910552858

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The Vatican Art Deck

100 Masterpieces

by Anja Grebe

ISBN: 9781579129804

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$40.99