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Michelangelo's Poetry and Iconography in the Heart of the Reformation

by Ambra Moroncini

<p>Contextualizing Michelangelo’s poetry and spirituality within the framework of the religious Zeitgeist of his era, this study investigates his poetic production to shed new light on the artist’s religious beliefs and unique language of art. ...

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Millet: 237 Colour Plates

by Maria Peitcheva

<p>Jean-François Millet was a French painter and one of the founders of the Barbizon school in rural France. Millet is noted for his scenes of peasant farmers; he can be categorized as part of the movements of Realism and Naturalism. Millet ...

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Mirror In Parchment

The Luttrell Psalter and the Making of Medieval England

by Michael Camille

<p>What is the status of visual evidence in history? Can we actually see the past through images? Where are the traces of previous lives deposited? Michael Camille addresses these important questions in <em>Mirror in Parchment,</em> a lively, ...

ISBN: 9781780232485

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Modern Shunga

by Matthew Martin

<p>In a series of 24 full-color drawings satirical cartoonist Matthew Martin captures of the essence of Modern Shunga, and updates it with witty and often unlikely cultural and artistic references. <em>Modern Shunga</em> is perfect gift for ...

ISBN: 9781101982716

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Modernist Art in Ethiopia

by Elizabeth W. Giorgis

<p>If modernism initially came to Africa through colonial contact, what does Ethiopia’s inimitable historical condition—its independence save for five years under Italian occupation—mean for its own modernist tradition? In <em>Modernist Art in ...

ISBN: 9780821446539

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Mondrian: 160 Colour Plates

by Maria Peitcheva

Piet Mondrian (1872 – 1944), was a Dutch painter, contributor to the De Stijl art movement and group, which was founded by Theo van Doesburg. He evolved a non-representational form which he termed neoplasticism. This consisted of white ground, ...

ISBN: 9788892588516

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Mucha: Paintings (Colour Plates)

by Blagoy Kiroff

Alfons Maria Mucha (1860 – 1939) was a Czech Art Nouveau painter and decorative artist, known best for his distinct style. He is native from Moravia, now days in Czech Republic. Mucha performed as a painter in Austria and Germany, before ...

ISBN: 9786050402988

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Murillo: 160 Colour Plates

by Maria Peitcheva

<p>Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617 – 1682) was a Spanish Baroque painter. Although he is best known for his religious works, Murillo also produced a considerable number of paintings of contemporary women and children. These lively, realist ...

ISBN: 9788822853677

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Museographs: Appalachian Handicrafts

by Caron Caswell Lazar

High atop the Southern mountains lived the Appalachian settlers. They were people unconcerned with convention who lived removed from the throes of civilization for more than a century. From mighty blacksmiths to prized basket-makers, their ...

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Museographs: Japanese Satsuma Pottery

by Caron Caswell Lazar

Two thousand years ago, Japan and Korea began a long-standing history of cultural contact. For the Koreans, this meant an invasion in the 1590s spawning four centuries of bitter contempt for Japanese society. The Japanese, however, were ...

ISBN: 9781456606411

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Music of the Renaissance

Imagination and Reality of a Cultural Practice

by Laurenz Lütteken

<p>Where previous accounts of the Renaissance have not fully acknowledged the role that music played in this decisive period of cultural history, Laurenz Lütteken merges historical music analysis with the analysis of the other arts to provide a ...

ISBN: 9780520970069

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My Africa

by Omotayo Olaoye

<p>“My Africa” is a story of Waro and his son, Ade who was born into an African royal family setting. Ade survived on the day of his birth by a mere chance and he was growing up to see many wrong beliefs of his people. After much struggles with ...

ISBN: 9780977414604

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My Art Pieces And Thoughts

by Lorraine Donfor-Chen

<p>Each artist strives to have their work seen and understood. This book is a labor of love. The artist who is also the artist shares her thoughts about each work. She wanted to give the reader insight into the thoughts and events that ...

ISBN: 6610000060221

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My Artworks And Thoughts

by Lorraine Donfor-Chen

<p>**Taking a new life path can produce a vision that hopes to give new meaning to my life. Sharing this body of works with you would give me great joy. **<strong>The art style of all the works in this book are Impressionist.</strong></p> ...

ISBN: 6610000061563

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National Identity and Nineteenth-Century Franco-Belgian Sculpture

by Jana Wijnsouw

<p>This book elaborates on the social and cultural phenomenon of national schools during the nineteenth century, via the less studied field of sculpture and using Belgium as a case study. The role, importance of, and emphasis on certain aspects ...

ISBN: 9781351778145

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Native American Architecture

by Peter Nabokov & Robert Easton

<p>For many people, Native American architecture calls to mind the wigwam, tipi, iglu, and pueblo. Yet the richly diverse building traditions of Native Americans encompass much more, including specific structures for sleeping, working, ...

ISBN: 9780199840519

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New African Cinema

by Valérie K. Orlando

<p><em>New African Cinema</em> examines the pressing social, cultural, economic, and historical issues explored by African filmmakers from the early post-colonial years into the new millennium. Offering an overview of the development of ...

ISBN: 9780813579573

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New American Covenant w/Christ

Message From Saints

by RANCE DEWITT

<p> NEW WORLD COVENANT w/CHRIST should be shared with all Christian communities- from Alaska to Argentina. It's a book of travels where the author studied, worked and lived from 1970 to 2007. And a picture tour beginning in Spain teaching ...

ISBN: 9781732618237

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Nine Gates of Asia

by Faruk Budak

<p>A spiritual journey in nine countries of Fareast.</p> <p>India, Nepal, Myanmar, Lao, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia</p> <p>Everything begins with questions; travels also The roadmap of the traveler who starts his ...

ISBN: 9781481782593

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Odilon Redon: 197 Colour Plates

by Maria Peitcheva

<p>Odilon Redon was a French symbolist painter, printmaker, draughtsman and pastellist. He describes his work as ambiguous and indefinable:<br /> &quot;My drawings inspire, and are not to be defined. They place us, as does music, in the ...

ISBN: 9788892573079

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