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Elegy Landscapes: Constable and Turner and the Intimate Sublime

by Stanley Plumly

<p><strong>A sweeping look at the lives and work of two important English Romantic painters, from a <em>Los Angeles Times</em> Book Prize–winning author.</strong></p> <p>Renowned poet Stanley Plumly, who has been praised for his “obsessive, ...

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Emma Hamilton and Late Eighteenth-Century European Art

Agency, Performance, and Representation

by Ersy Contogouris

<p>This book offers a renewed look at Emma Hamilton, the eighteenth-century celebrity who was depicted by many major artists, including Angelica Kauffman, George Romney, and Élisabeth Vigée-Le Brun. Adopting an art historical and feminist lens, ...

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Enchanted Islands

Picturing the Allure of Conquest in Eighteenth-Century France

by Mary D. Sheriff

<p>In Enchanted Islands, renowned art historian Mary D. Sheriff explores the legendary, fictional, and real islands that filled the French imagination during the ancien regime as they appeared in royal ballets and festivals, epic literature, ...

ISBN: 9780226483245

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English Accents

Interactions with British Art c. 1776-1855

by Christiana Payne

<p>In the century following the foundation of the Royal Academy in 1768, British art had an international reputation: prints spread knowledge of the work of British artists around the globe, and it was widely seen as the product of a modern, ...

ISBN: 9781351159029

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Envisioning Gender in Burgundian Devotional Art, 1350–1530

Experience, Authority, Resistance

by Andrea Pearson

<p>Illuminated here are the relationships between visual culture, faith, and gender in the courtly, monastic, and urban spheres of the early modern Burgundian Netherlands. By examining works by artists such as the Master of Mary of Burgundy, Jan

ISBN: 9781351939430

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Envisioning Howard Finster

The Religion and Art of a Stranger from Another World

by Norman J. Girardot

<p>The Reverend Howard Finster (1916–2001) was called the &quot;backwoods William Blake&quot; and the &quot;Andy Warhol of the South,&quot; and he is considered the godfather of contemporary American folk and visionary art. This book is the ...

ISBN: 9780520961074

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Ernst Kirchner: 250 Plates

by Maria Peitcheva

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner was a leading figure in the early-20th-century German Expressionist group Die Brücke. He produced paintings, prints, and sculptures that opposed the conventions of academic art. His nudes, landscapes, and scenes of urban ...

ISBN: 9788892525863

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Essays from the American Midwest

The Quilt Maker's Story

by Jennifer M Wilder

<p>In this inaugural book series of Fiber Art Almanac: Essays from the American Midwest, ten regional and national stage quilt makers add their voice to the collective narrative about textiles in the Midwest today. Their quilt making is the ...

ISBN: 9780985929756

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Eva Gonzales: Drawings & Paintings (Annotated)

by Raya Yotova

<p>Gonzalès's work, according to some art historians, cannot be considered innovative but has charm and a sense of sincere personal expression, which gives her considerable value. Salon reviewers appreciated Gonzalès' paintings for their natural

ISBN: 9788832533972

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Experimental Beijing

Gender and Globalization in Chinese Contemporary Art

by Sasha Su-Ling Welland

<p>During the lead-up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the censorious attitude that characterized China's post-1989 official response to contemporary art gave way to a new market-driven, culture industry valuation of art. Experimental artists who ...

ISBN: 9780822372479

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Feng Shui Style

The Asian Art of Gracious Living

by Stephen Skinner

<p><em>Feng Shui Style</em> is a striking design book from Stephen Skinner, the man instrumental in focusing Western attention on the ancient art of feng shui. Discussing various common themes of feng shui—such as water, alignments, mountains ...

ISBN: 9781462905898

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Flowering Plums and Curio Cabinets

The Culture of Objects in Late Choson Korean Art

by Sunglim Kim

<p>The social and economic rise of the chungin class (?middle people? who ranked between the yangban aristocracy and commoners) during the late Chos n period (1700?1910) ushered in a world of materialism and commodification of painting and other

ISBN: 9780295743424

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Food and Knowledge in Renaissance Italy

Bartolomeo Scappi's Paper Kitchens

by Deborah L Krohn

<p>Though Bartolomeo Scappi's Opera (1570), the first illustrated cookbook, is well known to historians of food, up to now there has been no study of its illustrations, unique in printed books through the early seventeenth century. In Food and ...

ISBN: 9781317134558

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Ford Madox Brown : Selected Paintings (Colour Plates)

by Hayward Macrae

<p>Ford Madox Brown (1821 – 1893) was a French-born British painter of moral and historical subjects, notable for his distinctively graphic and often Hogarthian version of the Pre-Raphaelite style. Arguably, his most notable painting was Work ...

ISBN: 9788827513309

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Four Metaphors of Modernism

From Der Sturm to the Société Anonyme

by Jenny Anger

<p><strong>Exploring the significance of metaphor in modern art</strong></p> <p>“Where do the roots of art lie?” asked Der Sturm founder Herwarth Walden. “In the people? Behind the mountains? Behind the planets. He who has eyes to hear, feels.”

ISBN: 9781452956305

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Fragonard: 265 Plates

by Maria Peitcheva

<p>Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732 – 1806) was a French painter and printmaker whose late Rococo manner was distinguished by remarkable facility, exuberance, and hedonism. Among his most popular works are genre paintings conveying an atmosphere of ...

ISBN: 9788892557055

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Francisco Goya: 320 Plates

by Maria Peitcheva

This Art Book with Foreword by Maria Peitcheva contains 320 selected color plates of drawings and paintings from Francisco Goya. Spanish painter (full name: Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes) and graphic artist. He was the most powerful and ...

ISBN: 9788892519862

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Francois Boucher: 270 Colour Plates

by Maria Tsaneva & By Blagoy Kiroff

<p>François Boucher (1703 – 1770) was a French painter, a proponent of Rococo taste, known for his idyllic and voluptuous paintings on classical themes, decorative allegories representing the arts or pastoral occupations, intended as a sort of ...

ISBN: 9786050401202

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Frans Francken the Younger: Paintings (Annotated)

by Raya Yotova

<p>Frans Francken (also named Francken II or Frans Francken the Younger) was a prominent painter of the big family unit of artists. He was from in Antwerp. His father was Frans Francken the Elder named Frans Francken I who was a trainee of ...

ISBN: 9788829579020

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Frans Snyders: Drawings & Paintings (Annotated)

by Raya Yotova

<p>Frans Snyders was enrolled as a student of Pieter Brueghel the Younger in 1593, then learned from Hendrick van Balen, who was the first master of Anthony van Dyck. Snyders became master of the Antwerp Guild of St. Luke in 1602. Snyders ...

ISBN: 9788829588329

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