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Victorian Watercolours

by Christopher Newall

ISBN: 9780714828114

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Video Art Historicized

Traditions and Negotiations

by Dr Malin Hedlin Hayden & Professor Richard Woodfield

<p>Video art emerged as an art form that from the 1960s and onwards challenged the concept of art - hence, art historical practices. From the perspective of artists, critics, and scholars engaged with this new medium, art was seen as too ...

ISBN: 9781472449771

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Video Art, A Guided Tour

A Guided Tour

by Catherine Elwes

<p>Video art dominates the international art world to such an extent that its heady days on the radical fringes are sometimes overlooked - often unknown. 'Video Art, a Guided Tour' is an essential and highly entertaining guide to video art and ...

ISBN: 9780857735959

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Vienna Around 1900

by Rainer Metzger

When traditional craft met blossoming modernism Discover turn-of-the-century Vienna in this exploration of its most important protagonists, complete with sumptuous double-page reproductions across painting, sculpture, architecture, and design, ...

ISBN: 9783836567053

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Viewing Inscriptions in the Late Antique and Medieval World

by Antony Eastmond

<p>Inscriptions convey meaning not just by their contents but also by other means, such as choice of script, location, scale, spatial organisation, letterform, legibility and clarity. The essays in this book consider these visual qualities of ...

ISBN: 9781316235379

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Views of Albion

The Reception of British Art and Design in Central Europe, 18901918

by Andrzej Szczerski

<p><em>Views of Albion</em> is the first comprehensive study of the reception of British art and design in Central Europe at the turn of the twentieth century. The author proposes a new map of European Art Nouveau, where direct contacts between ...

ISBN: 9783035398694

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Vincent van Gogh

A tortured genius

by 50MINUTES.COM

<p><strong>Keen to learn but short on time? Find out everything you need to know about the life and work of Vincent van Gogh in just 50 minutes with this straightforward and engaging guide!</strong></p> <p>Vincent van Gogh was a Dutch artist ...

ISBN: 9782808011280

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Vision, Devotion, and Self-Representation in Late Medieval Art

by Alexa Sand

This book investigates the 'owner portrait' in the context of late medieval devotional books primarily from France and England. These mirror-like pictures of praying book owners respond to and help develop a growing concern with visibility and ...

ISBN: 9781107720701

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Visions of the Human

Art, World War I and the Modernist Subject

by Tom Slevin

<p>In what ways do the artistic avant-garde's representations of the human body reflect the catastrophe of World War I? The European modernists were inspired by developments in the nineteenth-century, yielding new forms of knowledge about the ...

ISBN: 9780857738912

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Visual Culture and Mathematics in the Early Modern Period

by Ingrid Alexander-Skipnes

<p>During the early modern period there was a natural correspondence between how artists might benefit from the knowledge of mathematics and how mathematicians might explore, through advances in the study of visual culture, new areas of enquiry ...

ISBN: 9781317192053

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Visual Culture in Contemporary China

Paradigms and Shifts

by Xiaobing Tang

<p>Exploring a wealth of images ranging from woodblock prints to oil paintings, this beautifully illustrated full-color study takes up key elements of the visual culture produced in the People's Republic of China from its founding in 1949 to the

ISBN: 9781316028384

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Visual Style and Constructing Identity in the Hellenistic World

Nemrud Dag and Commagene under Antiochos I

by Miguel John Versluys

<p>Located in the small kingdom of Commagene at the upper Euphrates, the late Hellenistic monument of Nemrud Dag (c.50 BC) has been undeservedly neglected by scholars. Qualified as a Greco-Persian hybrid instigated by a lunatic king, this ...

ISBN: 9781108206839

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Visualizing Feeling

Affect and the Feminine Avant-garde

by Professor Susan Best

<p>Is late modern art 'anti-aesthetic'? What does it mean to label a piece of art 'affectless'? These traditional characterisations of 1960s and 1970s art are radically challenged in this subversive art history. By introducing feeling to the ...

ISBN: 9780857731319

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Vitruvius: 'Ten Books on Architecture'

by Vitruvius

<p>The only full treatise on architecture and its related arts to survive from classical antiquity, the De Architectura libri decem (Ten Books on Architecture) is the single most important work of architectural history in the Western world, ...

ISBN: 9781107713246

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Votive Panels and Popular Piety in Early Modern Italy

by Fredrika H. Jacobs

<p>In the late fifteenth century, votive panel paintings, or tavolette votive, began to accumulate around reliquary shrines and miracle-working images throughout Italy. Although often dismissed as popular art of little aesthetic consequence, ...

ISBN: 9781107424111

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Walk Through History

Discover Victorian London

by Christopher Winn

<p><em>'What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare.**' -</em> W.H. Davies</p> <p>Walking around London is one of life's great pleasures. There is a huge amount that you can only see on foot – but sometimes it is hard

ISBN: 9781473551930

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Wanarn Painters of Place and Time

Old Age Travels in the Tjukurrpa

by David Brooks

<p>This exquisite art book contains the precious story and transformative work of celebrated artists now living in an aged care facility in Ngaanyatjarra country, a remote and isolated community that is the centre of their abundant world amongst

ISBN: 9781742585536

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War as Spectacle

Ancient and Modern Perspectives on the Display of Armed Conflict

by Anastasia Bakogianni & Dr Valerie M. Hope

<p><em>War as Spectacle</em> examines the display of armed conflict in classical antiquity and its impact in the modern world. The contributors address the following questions: how and why was war conceptualized as a spectacle in our surviving ...

ISBN: 9781472527554

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Ways of Looking:How to Experience Contemporary Art

How to Experience Contemporary Art

by Ossian Ward

ISBN: 9781780671932

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Wear and Tear

The Threads of My Life

by Tracy Tynan

<p>Tracy Peacock Tynan, daughter of the world-famous theatre critic Kenneth Tynan and the author Elaine Dundy, grew up in London and New York during the 1950s and ’60s. Her parents threw lavish parties where style was essential and guests ...

ISBN: 9780715651513

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