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Corporeality and Performativity in Baroque Naples

The Body of Naples

by Carmela Benedetta Scala, Lara Harwood-Ventura, Marino Forlino & others

<p>This book provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the Neapolitan Baroque, through original and in-depth interpretations of pivotal masterpieces of Neapolitan art, literature, philosophy, theater. The book also presents the city of ...

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Cranach the Elder: 180 Colour Plates

by Maria Peitcheva

Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472 – 1553) was a German Renaissance painter and printmaker in woodcut and engraving. He was court painter to the Electors of Saxony for most of his career, and is known for his portraits, both of German princes and ...

ISBN: 9788892573086

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Creative Canada

A Biographical Dictionary of Twentieth-century Creative and Performing Artists (Volume 1)

by Reference Division, McPherson Library, University of Victoria

<p>Did he ever play Hamlet? Has she worked in television? What was the title of his first novel? Under whom did she study? How many children has he? Answers to such questions about contemporary Canadian artists have often been difficult, even ...

ISBN: 9781442637832

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Creative Canada

A Biographical Dictionary of Twentieth-century Creative and Performing Artists (Volume 2)

by Reference Division, McPherson Library, University of Victoria

<p>Did he ever play Hamlet? Has she worked in television? What was the title of his first novel? Under whom did she study? How many children has he? Answers to such questions about contemporary Canadian artists have often been difficult, even ...

ISBN: 9781442637849

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Dante Rossetti: Selected Paintings (Colour Plates)

by Nils Vendler

<p>Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828 – 1882) was a British poet, illustrator, painter and translator. He founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848 with William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais. Rossetti was later to be the main inspiration ...

ISBN: 9788827515204

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Decorative Sketches

Architecture and Design Influenced by Nature in Early 20th-Century Paris

by René Binet

<p>At the turn of the 20th century, artists and craftsmen throughout Europe and America were profoundly affected by a new art style that took its inspiration from nature. Generally referred to as Art Nouveau, the trend influenced all manner of ...

ISBN: 9780486826196

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Delirious Naples

A Cultural History of the City of the Sun

by Erri de Luca, Joseph Rescigno, Andrea Baldi & others

<p>A multipronged, interdisciplinary approach to understanding Naples, a metropolitan complex that defies any simplistic approximation.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780823280001

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Denys Calvaert: Drawings & Paintings (Annotated)

by Raya Yotova

<p>Denys Calvaert was lived in Italy for almost entire of his living, where he was branded as Fleming. He was an intense learner of history, architecture and human anatomy, and his paintings are described by their superior structural composition

ISBN: 9788829575602

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Design and Visual Culture from the Bauhaus to Contemporary Art

Optical Deconstructions

by Edit Tóth

<p>This book complements the more textually-based Bauhaus scholarship with a practice-oriented and creative interpretive method, which makes it possible to consider Bauhaus-related works in an unconventional light. Edit Toth argues that focusing

ISBN: 9781351062442

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Designing Modern Norway

A History of Design Discourse

by Kjetil Fallan

<p>Designing Modern Norway: A History of Design Discourse is an intellectual history of design and its role in configuring the modern Norwegian nation state. Rather than a conventional national design history survey that focuses on designers and

ISBN: 9781315528632

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Discovering Craft Villages in Vietnam

Ten itineraries around Hà N?i

by Nicholas Stedman & Sylvie Fanchette

<p>With their festivals and traditional industries, their commun halls, pagodas, temples, and vernacular buildings, the villages around Hà N?i possess a rich body of cultural, architectural and craft heritage. Less than one hour from the capital

ISBN: 9782709922289

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Dwellings

by Carol Hoorn Fraser

Carol Hoorn Fraser, MFA, RCA (1930-1991) was a beautiful and unique American-born artist, who received a humanistic art education at the University of Minnesota, took first prizes in shows at the Walker Art Center and the Minneapolis Institute ...

ISBN: 9781456624927

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E.J. Pratt: Letters

by E.J. Pratt Library

<p>This edition of E.J. Pratt’s letters is the final volume in the Collected Works series. Because of Pratt’s role in the making of Canadian culture between and after the World Wars, his correspondence highlights key moments in our cultural ...

ISBN: 9781442622623

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Eakins Revealed

The Secret Life of an American Artist

by Henry Adams

<p>Thomas Eakins is widely considered one of the great American painters, an artist whose uncompromising realism helped move American art from the Victorian era into the modern age. He is also acclaimed as a paragon of integrity, one who stood ...

ISBN: 9780190288877

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East Asian Art History in a Transnational Context

by Eriko Tomizawa-Kay & Toshio Watanabe

<p>This is the first comprehensive English-language study of East Asian art history in a transnational context, and challenges the existing geographic, temporal, and generic paradigms that currently frame the art history of East Asia. This ...

ISBN: 9781351061889

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Edouard Manet: 225 Colour Plates

by Maria Peitcheva

<p>Essential figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism, Edouard Manet was an influential painter who left his own unique mark on the art world. In 1856, in his early thirties, Manet opened his own studio. He began painting in a ...

ISBN: 9788892572324

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Edvard Munch: 215 Colour Plates

by Maria Peitcheva

The acknowledged predecessor of Expressionism, Norwegian painter and printmaker Edvard Munch is renowned for his representations of emotions. Associated with the international development of Symbolism, Munch experimented with many different ...

ISBN: 9788892566682

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Edward Burne Jones: 265 Plates

by Maria Peitcheva

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, (1833 –1898) was a British artist and designer closely associated with the later phase of the Pre-Raphaelite movement, who worked closely with William Morris on a wide range of decorative arts as a founding partner ...

ISBN: 9788892523357

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Edward Burne-Jones: Selected Paintings (Colour Plates)

by Gabriella Greep

<p>Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones (1833 – 1898) was a British artist and designer closely associated with the later phase of the Pre-Raphaelite movement, who worked closely with William Morris on a wide range of decorative arts. Burne-Jones's ...

ISBN: 9788827516454

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Edwin Landseer: Selected Paintings (Colour Plates)

by Lloyd Barringer

<p>Sir Edwin Henry Landseer RA (1802 – 1873) was an English painter and sculptor, well known for his paintings of animals—particularly horses, dogs and stags. However, his best known works are the lion sculptures in Trafalgar Square.<br ...

ISBN: 9788827511480

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