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The Beaver Hall Group 2-Book Bundle

The Women of Beaver Hall / The Beaver Hall Group and Its Legacy

by Evelyn Walters

<p>From the vanguard of Modernism in Montreal, the Beaver Hall Group included painters who are now ranked among Canada's most distinguished artists. Evelyn Walters brings her extensive knowledge of the group to paint a picture of the artists' ...

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The Central Park

Original Designs for New York's Greatest Treasure

by Cynthia S. Brenwall

<p>Drawing on the unparalleled collection of original designs for Central Park in the New York City Municipal Archives, Cynthia S. Brenwall tells the story of the creation of New York’s great public park, from its conception to its completion. ...

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The Color of Being/El Color del Ser

Dorothy Hood, 1918-2000

by Susie Kalil

<p>Born in Bryan, Texas, and raised in Houston, Dorothy Hood won a scholarship to the Rhode Island School of Design in the early 1930s, then worked as a model in New York to earn money for classes at the Art Students League. On a whim, she drove

ISBN: 9781623494209

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The Creative Path

A View from the Studio on the Making of Art

by Carolyn Schlam

<p><strong>Demystifying the creative process.</strong><br /> <em>The Creative Path</em> is an inquiry into the creative process from philosophical, psychological, spiritual, and practical points of view. In this welcoming work on the creative ...

ISBN: 9781621536673

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The Devout Hand

Women, Virtue, and Visual Culture in Early Modern Italy

by Patricia Rocco

<p>After the Counter-Reformation, the Papal State of Bologna became a hub for the flourishing of female artistic talent. The eighteenth-century biographer Luigi Crespi recorded over twenty-eight women artists working in the city, although many ...

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The Ecology of Photography

by Barbara Kennedy

A sampling of photographic images 1975-2015, using the various instruments in vogue at the time, whether 35mm or iPhone, black & white or digitally manipulated. Ecology is both the art and the science of an element in its environment, or humans ...

ISBN: 9780979872624

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The Encyclopedia of Ornament

by Henry Shaw, FSA

<p>First published in 1842, this volume made an important contribution to the nineteenth-century Gothic Revival, during which English artists rediscovered decorative styles from their country's medieval past. Few published sources of the ...

ISBN: 9780486812618

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The Faustian Bargain

The Art World in Nazi Germany

by Jonathan Petropoulos

<p>Nazi art looting has been the subject of enormous international attention in recent years, and the topic of two history bestsellers, Hector Feliciano's <em>The Lost Museum</em> and Lynn Nicholas's <em>The Rape of Europa</em>. But such books ...

ISBN: 9780199880942

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The Filipino Primitive

Accumulation and Resistance in the American Museum

by Sarita Echavez See

<p><strong>How museums’ visual culture contributes to knowledge accumulation</strong></p> <p>Sarita See argues that collections of stolen artifacts form the foundation of American knowledge production. Nowhere can we appreciate more easily the ...

ISBN: 9781479827121

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The Floating Brush: Learning Japanese Shodo from a Kendo Master

by Dan Popp

<p>Dan Popp had the good fortune to meet Duk Yeong Kim Sensei in 1990, and what transpired was a 17 year journey of studying traditional Japanese Kendo (Way of the Sword) and Shodo (Way of the Brush).</p><p>THE FLOATING BRUSH presents the ...

ISBN: 9781624870309

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The Great Chinese Art Transfer

How So Much of China's Art Came to America

by Michael St. Clair

<p>This book tells the story of how and why millions of Chinese works of art got exported to collectors and institutions in the West, in particular to the United States. As China’s last dynasty was weakening and collapsing from 1860 into the ...

ISBN: 9781611479119

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The Hearing Eye

Jazz & Blues Influences in African American Visual Art

by Graham Lock & David Murray

<p>The widespread presence of jazz and blues in African American visual art has long been overlooked. <em>The Hearing Eye</em> makes the case for recognizing the music's importance, both as formal template and as explicit subject matter. Moving ...

ISBN: 9780199887675

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The Hovey Murals at Dartmouth College

Culture and Contexts

by Robert McGrath, Melanie Benson Taylor, Colin G. Calloway & others

<p>Dartmouth College is in the unique position of having a magnificent large fresco by the Mexican muralist José Clemente Orozco (1883–1949) adorning the campus library. Completed by the artist in 1934 and titled The Epic of American ...

ISBN: 9781611689143

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The Hundred Headless Woman

by Max Ernst

<p>Originally published in Paris in 1929, this collage novel by avant-gardist Max Ernst constitutes a seminal 20th-century work of art. The artist's striking combinations of engravings from Victorian-era books and magazines, accompanied by ...

ISBN: 9780486825977

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The Illustrated Baburnama

by Som Prakash Verma

<p>This book presents the Persian <em>Baburnama</em>, a key primary source andthe earliest record of Babur’s memoirs. The authoritative translation uses paintings from the original work and draws on contemporary texts of the period to delve into

ISBN: 9781317338628

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The Mikhail Bakunin Collection

by Mikhail Bakunin

<p>Mikhail Bakunin was a Russian revolutionary anarchist and founder of collectivist anarchism. He is considered among the most influential figures of anarchism and one of the principal founders of the social anarchist tradition.</p> ...

ISBN: 9788829568383

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The Ngo Handicap

by Eddy Guerrier

<p>From his New-Hampshires home Mark OKeyney finds a job in an NGO based in Port-au-Prince HAITI. This will completely change his life. This is a book about finding out the complexity of this world and the miserable living conditions of most ...

ISBN: 9781481716048

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The Park Avenue Cubists

Gallatin, Morris, Frelinghuysen and Shaw

by Robert S. Lubar

<p>This title was first published in 2002. The Park Avenue Cubists explores the work of a group of American artists committed to the belief that American abstraction could make a unique contribution to the evolution of the visual experiments ...

ISBN: 9781351764032

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The Pillars of Wisdom

Dinka

by John Dau

<p>Dinka: Pillars of Wisdom is more than just a compilation of stories full of wisdom. These stories introduce morals in a lighthearted way that inspire wisdom in yourself. I have never read a more thought-provoking and inspirational piece. You ...

ISBN: 9781546247203

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The Société des Trois in the Nineteenth Century

The Translocal Artistic Union of Whistler, Fantin-Latour, and Legros

by Melissa Berry

<p>This book reframes the formative years of three significant artists: Henri Fantin-Latour, Alphonse Legros, and James McNeill Whistler. The trio’s coming together as the <em>Société des trois</em> occurred during the emergence of the artistic ...

ISBN: 9781351272902

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