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Place and Space in the Medieval World

by Meg Boulton, Jane Hawkes & Heidi Stoner

<p>This book addresses the critical terminologies of place and space (and their role within medieval studies) in a considered and critical manner, presenting a scholarly introduction written by the editors alongside thematic case studies that ...

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Play and the Artist’s Creative Process

The Work of Philip Guston and Eduardo Paolozzi

by Elly Thomas

<p><em>Play and the Artist’s Creative Process</em> explores a continuity between childhood play and adult creativity. The volume examines how an understanding of play can shed new light on processes that recur in the work of Philip Guston and ...

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Politics Personified

Portraiture, caricature and visual culture in Britain, c.1830-80

by Miller Henry

<p>The remarkable popularity and cultural resonance of political likenesses in the Victorian period is the central theme of this book, which explores how politicians and publishers exploited new visual technology to appeal to a broad public. The

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Practical Letter Book

by J. H. Kaemmerer

<p>Created during an exciting period in the evolution of graphic design, this volume was initially published in 1911 as <em>Kaemmerer's Practical Letter Book: Containing Several Hundred Alphabets in 140 Plates; Together with Descriptive Text, ...

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Praeterita

by John Ruskin

<p> </p> <p>As a memoir elevated to the level of fine art, John Ruskin’s Praeterita stands alongside The Education of Henry Adams and the confessions of Augustine, Rousseau, and Tolstoy. A luminous account of his childhood and youth, Praeterita

ISBN: 9780375712647

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Private Collecting, Exhibitions, and the Shaping of Art History in London

The Burlington Fine Arts Club

by Stacey J. Pierson

<p>The Burlington Fine Arts Club was founded in London in 1866 as a gentlemen’s club with a singular remit – to exhibit members’ art collections. Exhibitions were proposed, organized, and furnished by a group of prominent members of British ...

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Prohibition Madness

Life and Death in and Around Long Beach, California, 1920-1933

by Claudine Burnett

<p>Throughout America cocktail parties sparkled defiantly through the dreaded first minutes of January 20, 1920. With morning would come the official start of Prohibition. It was easy, however, to keep the party going in Long Beach, California. ...

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Pursuit and Protection of Knowledge

by Narinder Attri

<p>This book provides a peek into revealed Materialistic &amp; Spiritual knowledge gleaned from the sacred Vedas. This knowledge became the delayed basis of the progress of mankind.It also resulted in creating the most advanced civilization in ...

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Questioning History / Reflect 7

imagining the Past in Contemporary Art

by nai010 uitgevers/publishers

Imagining the Past in Contemporary Art ...

ISBN: 9789056627935

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Random Thoughts of a Wallflower

by Adelia Chamberlain

<p>Ten poems/short stories that aren&apos;t the happiest of things.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781311904447

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Rattling Spears

A History of Indigenous Australian Art

by Ian McLean

<p>Large, bold, and colorful, indigenous Australian art—sometimes known as Aboriginal art—has made an indelible impression on the contemporary art scene. But it is controversial, dividing the artists, purveyors, and collectors from those who ...

ISBN: 9781780236230

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Reframing Migration, Diversity and the Arts

The Postmigrant Condition

by Moritz Schramm, Sten Pultz Moslund, Anne Ring Petersen & others

<p>This book offers a compelling study of contemporary developments in European migration studies and the representation of migration in the arts and cultural institutions. It introduces scholars and students to the new concept of ...

ISBN: 9780429013676

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Renaissance And Renascences In Western Art

by Erwin Panofsky

<p>Renaissance and Renascences in Western Art spans the period from the 10th to the 15th century, including discussion of the Carolingian renaissance and the 12th century proto-renaissance. Erwin Panofsky posits that there were ...

ISBN: 9780429977329

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Repainting the Walls of Lunda

Information Colonialism and Angolan Art

by Delinda Collier

<DIV><P><I>Repainting the Walls of Lunda</I> chronicles the publication and dissemination of an anthropology book, <I>Paredes Pintadas da Lunda (Painted Walls of Lunda)</I>, which was published in Portuguese in 1953. The book featured ...

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Representations of G.F. Watts

Art Making in Victorian Culture

by Colin Trodd

<p>Originally published in 2004. Once the most popular Victorian artist, G. F. Watts was also a complex and elusive figure. Influenced by evolutionary theory, he reinterpreted the tradition of the classical body, while his philanthropic and ...

ISBN: 9780429535543

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Representations of the Blessed Virgin Mary in World Literature and Art

by Paul A. Brazinski, Jim Casey, Anna Hamling & others

<p>This interdisciplinary study explores Marian imagery and representations in world literature and art throughout the centuries. This book demonstrates the widespread deep veneration of the image of the Blessed Virgin Mary in various countries ...

ISBN: 9781498554350

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Rethinking Australia’s Art History

The Challenge of Aboriginal Art

by Susan Lowish

<p>This book aims to redefine Australia’s earliest art history by chronicling for the first time the birth of the category &quot;Aboriginal art,&quot; tracing the term’s use through published literature in the late eighteenth, nineteenth and ...

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Rethinking Place in South Asian and Islamic Art, 1500-Present

by Deborah S. Hutton & Rebecca M. Brown

<p>Place plays a fundamental role in the structuring of the discipline of Art History. And yet, place also limits the questions art historians can ask and impairs analysis of objects and locations in the interstices of established, ossified ...

ISBN: 9781315456034

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Sacred Art - A Hollow Bone for Spirit

Where Art Meets Shamanism

by Imelda Almqvist

<p>Sacred Art - A Hollow Bone for Spirit: Where Art Meets Shamanism tells the story of sacred art across cultures, continents and historical periods and makes a plea for sacred art to once again take its rightful place in our perception. Making ...

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Screen of Kings

Royal Art and Power in Ming China

by Craig Clunas

<p>?Screen of Kings is the first book in any language to examine the cultural role of the regional aristocracy – relatives of the emperors – in Ming dynasty China (1368–1644). Through an analysis of their patronage of architecture, calligraphy, ...

ISBN: 9781780231402

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