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Art Under Control in North Korea

by Jane Portal

<p>Nuclear bombs and geopolitical controversy are often the first things associated with North Korea and its volatile leader Kim Jong-II. Yet behind the secretive curtain of this isolated nation also lies a little-known and slowly expanding ...

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Art World City

The Creative Economy of Artists and Urban Life in Dakar

by Joanna Grabski

<p>Art World City focuses on contemporary art and artists in the city of Dakar, a famously thriving art metropolis in the West African nation of Senegal. Joanna Grabski illuminates how artists earn their livelihoods from the city’s resources, ...

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Artemisia Gentileschi: 65 Paintings (Annotated)

by Raya Yotova

<p>Artemisia Gentileschi (1593 - 1653) is supposed the most important Italian painter of her time of the Baroque.<br /> She was mainly predisposed in her premature paintings by her father, Orazio Gentileschi who was in addition her mentor and ...

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Arthur Davies: 195 Colour Plates

by Maria Peitcheva

Arthur Bowen Davies (1862 – 1928) was an avant-garde American artist and influential advocate of modern art in the United States c. 1910–1928. He is an anomaly in American art history, an artist whose own lyrical work could be described as ...

ISBN: 9788892585027

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Artist Emily Carr and the Spirit of the Land

A Jungian Portrait

by Phyllis Marie Jensen

<p>Emily Carr, often called Canada’s Van Gogh, was a post-impressionist explorer, artist and writer. In <em>Artist Emily Carr and the Spirit of the Land</em> Phyllis Marie Jensen draws on analytical psychology and the theories of feminism and ...

ISBN: 9781317518853

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Artist, Soldier, Lover, Muse

A Novel

by Arthur D. Hittner

<p>Freshly graduated from Yale in 1935, Henry J. Kapler parlays his talent, determination, and creative energy into a burgeoning art career in New York under the wing of artists such as Edward Hopper and Reginald Marsh.  The young artist first ...

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Artistic Brotherhoods in the Nineteenth Century

by William Vaughan & Laura Morowitz

<p>This title was first published in 2000. The nineteenth century saw the emergence of numerous artistic brotherhoods - groups of artists bound together in communal production, sharing spiritual and aesthetic aims. Although it is widely ...

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Artistic Visions of the Anthropocene North

Climate Change and Nature in Art

by Gry Hedin & Ann-Sofie N. Gremaud

<p>In the era of the Anthropocene, artists and scientists are facing a new paradigm in their attempts to represent nature. Seven chapters, which focus on art from 1780 to the present that engages with Nordic landscapes, argue that a number of ...

ISBN: 9781315311876

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Asking the Audience

Participatory Art in 1980s New York

by Adair Rounthwaite

<DIV><P>The 1980s was a critical decade in shaping today’s art production. While newly visible work concerned with power and identity hinted at a shift toward multiculturalism, the ‘80s were also a time of social conservatism that resulted in ...

ISBN: 9781452953878

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Auguste Renoir: 320 Plates

by Maria Peitcheva

Pierre-Auguste Renoir is French painter who was important figure in the development of the Impressionist movement. As a celebrator of feminine beauty "Renoir is the last representative of a tradition which runs in a straight line from Rubens to ...

ISBN: 9788892523098

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Authentic Americana: : The Art of Social Documentary

by James Crnkovich & Lester Joos

<p>This is retrospective collection of the photography of photojournalist James Crnkovich. It is introduced by Bob Mielke and has commentaries by Lester Joos. The book contains fifty-five of James's finest photographs in either black and white ...

ISBN: 9781936135127

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Autobiography Of Benjamin Franklin

by Benjamin Franklin

<p>Benjamin Franklin FRS, FRSE (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1705][1] – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a renowned polymath and a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, ...

ISBN: 9788832550313

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Balinese Art

Paintings and Drawings of Bali 1800 - 2010

by Adrian Vickers

<p><strong><em>Balinese Art</em> is the first comprehensive survey of Balinese painting from its origins in the traditional Balinese village to its present position at the forefront of the high-priced Asian art scene.</strong></p> <p>Balinese ...

ISBN: 9781462909988

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Barnstorming the Prairies

How Aerial Vision Shaped the Midwest

by Jason Weems

<DIV><P>To Midwesterners tucked into small towns or farms early in the twentieth century, the landscape of the American heartland reached the horizon—and then imagination had to provide what lay beyond. But when aviation took off and scenes of ...

ISBN: 9781452944913

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Beautiful Memoirs

by Aderonke Onipede

<p>A compilation of beautiful words inspired by the daily experiences of the author.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781386315278

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Becoming Michelangelo

Apprenticing to the Master, and Discovering the Artist through His Drawings

by Alan Pascuzzi

<p><em><strong>Michelangelo’s developing genius is revealed as never before by the man who became Michelangelo’s last apprentice—<br /> an American artist and art historian whose family helped carve Mount Rushmore.</strong></em><br /> Many ...

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Bernard Van Orley: Drawings & Paintings (Annotated)

by Raya Yotova

<p>Bernard van Orley is one of the leading artists of the Flemish Renaissance. Characteristic of his work, which consists of painting, tapestry and stained glass, was the strong influence of the Italian Renaissance masters. This, along with ...

ISBN: 9788829564712

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Beyond the Bauhaus

Cultural Modernity in Breslau, 1918-33

by Deborah Ascher Barnstone

<p>Although the Breslau arts scene was one of the most vibrant in all of Weimar-era Germany, it has largely disappeared from memory. Studies of the influence of Weimar culture on modernism have focused almost exclusively on Berlin and the Dessau

ISBN: 9780472121946

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Boccaccio's Heroines

Power and Virtue in Renaissance Society

by Margaret Franklin

<p>In contrast to earlier scholars who have seen Boccaccio's Famous Women as incoherent and fractured, Franklin argues that the text offers a remarkably consistent, coherent and comprehensible treatise concerning the appropriate functioning of ...

ISBN: 9781351955157

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Botticelli

by Henry Bryan Binns

<p>From Florence, in the second half of the fifteenth century, men looked into a new dawn. When the Turk took Constantinople in 1443, the &quot;glory that was Greece&quot; was carried to her by fleeing scholars, and she became for one brilliant ...

ISBN: 9786050407129

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