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Visual Arts in Cameroon: A Genealogy of Non-formal Training 1976-2014

by Schemmel, Annette

Annette Schemmel provides a highly illuminating case study of the major actors, discourses and paradigm that shaped the history of visual arts in Cameroon during the second part of the 20th century. Her book meticulously reconstructs the ...

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Visual Culture and Decolonisation in Britain

by Anandi Ramamurthy

<p>First published in 2006, this volume provides the first in-depth analysis of the place of visual representations within the process of decolonisation during the period 1945 to 1970. The chapters trace the way in which different visual genres ...

ISBN: 9780429685590

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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 the Northern British Archipelago

Imagining Islands

by Ysanne Holt, David Martin-Jones & Owain Jones

<p>This edited collection, including contributors from the disciplines of art history, film studies, cultural geography and cultural anthropology, explores ways in which islands in the north of England and Scotland have provided space for a ...

ISBN: 9781351187695

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Wandering Knights: China Legacies, Lived and Recalled

China Legacies, Lived and Recalled

by Robert W. Barnett

<p>A memoir of China during World War II, when Barnett, a US airman, shared friendship and scholarly interests with a young Chinese historian. They translated part of an ancient Chinese history, and met again in 1982. Annotation copyright Book ...

ISBN: 9781315492476

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Wassily Kandinsky: 295 Plates

by Maria Peitcheva

Wassily Kandinsky was painter, printmaker, watercolorist, pioneering theorist of abstraction. Abandoning an academic law career in Russia, he moved to Munich in 1896 at age of thirty to study art. In Munich Kandinsky founded several modern art ...

ISBN: 9788892524804

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Wellsprings Of Emotion

by Chioma Rosemary Onyekaba

<p data-version='1.1'>Poetry Is More Than Mere Words, I agree. As a poet I love all poetry verses but the two verses that interest me the most are free and blank verses. The blank verses give me the chance to fill-up their blankness while the ...

ISBN: 9789785466102

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Widowhood and Visual Culture in Early Modern Europe

by Allison Levy

<p>Whereas recent studies of early modern widowhood by social, economic and cultural historians have called attention to the often ambiguous, yet also often empowering, experience and position of widows within society, Widowhood and Visual ...

ISBN: 9781351872980

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Will Bradley's Graphic Art

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by Will Bradley

<p>Will Bradley (1868–1962) was among the first American artists to realize the immense possibilities creative design held for the business world. Experimenting with typefaces, decorative illustrations, layouts, and print, he produced posters, ...

ISBN: 9780486818825

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William Etty: Selected Paintings (Colour Plates)

by Kathlin Furey

<p>Etty was prolific and commercially successful throughout the 1840s, but the quality of his work deteriorated throughout this period. As his health progressively worsened he retired to York in 1848. He died in 1849, shortly after a major ...

ISBN: 9788827511503

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William Hogarth: Selected Paintings (Colour Plates)

by Connor Bartel

<p>William Hogarth (1697 – 1764) was an English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, social critic, and editorial cartoonist. His work ranged from realistic portraiture to comic strip-like series of pictures called &quot;modern moral ...

ISBN: 9788827505359

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William Holman Hunt : Selected Paintings (Colour Plates)

by Robin Malster

<p>William Holman Hunt (1827 – 1910) was an English painter and one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. His paintings were notable for their great attention to detail, vivid color, and elaborate symbolism. These features were ...

ISBN: 9788827513286

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William Hunter and his Eighteenth-Century Cultural Worlds

The Anatomist and the Fine Arts

by Helen McCormack

<p>The eminent physician and anatomist Dr William Hunter (1718-1783) made an important and significant contribution to the history of collecting and the promotion of the fine arts in Britain in the eighteenth century. Born at the family home in ...

ISBN: 9781134767151

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William Merritt Chase: Selected Paintings (Colour Plates)

by Samuele Bronk

<p>William Merritt Chase (1849 – 1916) was an American painter, known as an exponent of Impressionism and as a teacher. He is also responsible for establishing the Chase School, which later would become Parsons The New School for Design.<br ...

ISBN: 9788826099484

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Winslow Homer: 216 Colour Plates

by Maria Peitcheva

<p>Winslow Homer was American painter, illustrator and etcher, one of the two most admired American late 19th-century artists and is considered to be the greatest pictorial poet of outdoor life in the United States and its greatest ...

ISBN: 9788892572317

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Winslow Homer: Selected Paintings (Colour Plates)

by Hermon Altshuler

<p>Winslow Homer was American painter, illustrator and etcher. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1836, the second of the three children, all sons, of Henrietta Benson and Charles Savage Homer. His artistic education consisted chiefly of ...

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Women, Art and the Politics of Identity in Eighteenth-Century Europe

by Melissa Hyde & Jennifer Milam

<p>The eighteenth century is recognized as a complex period of dramatic epistemic shifts that would have profound effects on the modern world. Paradoxically, the art of the era continues to be a relatively neglected field within art history. ...

ISBN: 9781351871723

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Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520–1580

Negotiating Power

by Katherine A. McIver

<p>Expanding interdisciplinary investigations into gender and material culture, Katherine A. McIver here adds a new dimension to Renaissance patronage studies by considering domestic art - the decoration of the domestic interior - as opposed to ...

ISBN: 9781351871693

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Wunderkind

Portraits of 50 Contemporary German Artists

by Rory MacLean

What makes an artist? What forces and inklings drive a young man or woman to make their own journey, and where does it begin? In imaginary childhood games? In chance encounters? At the sensitive core of the human heart?<br><br>To answer these ...

ISBN: 9781783019151

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Yakuglas' Legacy

The Art and Times of Charlie James

by Ronald W. Hawker

<p>Charlie James (1867–1937) was a premier carver and painter from the Kwakwaka'wakw First Nation of British Columbia. Also known by his ceremonial name Yakuglas, he was a prolific artist and activist during a period of severe oppression for ...

ISBN: 9781442620148

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