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Secret Lives of Great Artists

What Your Teachers Never Told You about Master Painters and Sculptors

by Elizabeth Lunday

<p>With outraeous anecdotes about everyone from Leonardo (alleged sodomist) to Caraviaggio (convicted murderer) to Edward Hopper (alleged wife beater), <em>Secret Lives of Great Artists</em> recounts the seamy, steamy, and gritty history behind ...

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Sifting the Trash

A History of Design Criticism

by Alice Twemlow

<p><strong>How product design criticism has rescued some products from the trash and consigned others to the landfill.</strong></p> <p>Product design criticism operates at the very brink of the landfill site, salvaging some products with praise

ISBN: 9780262344463

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Spaces and Places for Art

Making Art Institutions in Western Canada, 1912-1990

by Anne Whitelaw

When the Edmonton Museum of Arts opened in 1924 it was only the second art gallery in Canada west of Toronto. Spaces and Places for Art tells the story of the financial and ideological struggles that community groups and artist societies in ...

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Springfield, Ohio: a Summary of Two Centuries

by Tom Dunham

<p>This survey highlights Springfields beginnings as an industrial oriented settlement growing into a city with an increasingly diversified industrial base well into the 20th century. Discussed in this connection is the role of railroads as a ...

ISBN: 9781477261934

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Stealing the Show

A History of Art and Crime in Six Thefts

by John Barelli & Zach Schisgal

<p>When he retired as the chief security officer of New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, John Barelli had spent the better part of forty years responsible not only for one of the richest treasure troves on the planet, but the museum’s ...

ISBN: 9781493038244

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Story of Indian Clay

by Vahine Taino

<p>Friends you have read about new stories, about OR history of every element present on this earth Which is researched or wrote by some scientist, author, journalist etc… Whether it is living or non-living in human beings there is a feature ...

ISBN: 9788827849491

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Street Fight in Naples

A book of art and insurrection

by Peter Robb

<p>Naples is always a shock, flaunting beauty and squalor like nowhere else. Naples is the only city in Europe whose ancient past still lives in its irrepressible people. Their ancestors came from all over the early Mediterranean to the wide bay

ISBN: 9781741764178

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Style and Function in Roman Decoration

Living with Objects and Interiors

by Ellen Swift

<p>This important book puts forward a new interpretation of Roman decorative art, focusing on the function of decoration in the social context. It examines the three principal areas of social display and conspicuous consumption in the Roman ...

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Suffragist Hellraiser

by Sharon Margolis

<p>It is 1911 and Katherine Moore is a determined woman. As a womans suffragist in the small town of River Run, California, she fearlessly faces her opponents head-on. She is not easily intimidated by anyone, especially the towns handsome chief ...

ISBN: 9781477244470

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Surrealism and the Gothic

Castles of the Interior

by Neil Matheson

<p><em>Surrealism and the Gothic is the first book-length analysis of the role played by the gothic in both the initial emergence of surrealism and at key moments in its subsequent development as an art and literary movement. The book argues the

ISBN: 9781351686457

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Surrealism, Occultism and Politics

In Search of the Marvellous

by Tessel M. Bauduin, Daniel Zamani & Victoria Ferentinou

<p>This volume examines the relationship between occultism and Surrealism, specifically exploring the reception and appropriation of occult thought, motifs, tropes and techniques by Surrealist artists and writers in Europe and the Americas, from

ISBN: 9781351379021

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Sylvania, Lucas County, Ohio

From Footpaths to Expressways and Beyond Volume Six

by Gayleen Gindy

<p>Join the author in reliving Sylvanias over 180 years of history from footpaths to expressways and beyond, in volume six of an eight-volume set. With over 30 years of research, she has included every subject imaginable that helped bring ...

ISBN: 9781546200598

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Teaching Design

A Guide to Curriculum and Pedagogy for College Design Faculty and Teachers Who Use Design in Their Classrooms

by Meredith Davis

<p><strong>An Expertly Written Guidebook to Teaching Design at All Levels</strong><br /> <em>Teaching Design</em> provides a practical foundation for teaching <em>about</em> and <em>through</em> design. The exploding interest in design and ...

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Teaching Graphic Design History

by Steven Heller

<p><strong>An Examination of the Practice Through the Years</strong></p> <p>Teaching the history of graphic design cannot simply be outlined by dates nor confined by places, but is defined by concepts and philosophies, as well as those who ...

ISBN: 9781621536857

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The Aesthetics of Desire and Surprise

Phenomenology and Speculation

by Jadranka Skorin-Kapov

<p><em>The Aesthetics of Desire and Surprise: Phenomenology and Speculation</em> covers issues central to contemporary continental philosophy (desire, expectations, excess, rupture, transcendence, immanence, surprise). The proposed term ...

ISBN: 9781498518475

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The Aesthetics of Imagination in Design

by Mads Nygaard Folkmann

<p><strong>A theoretically informed investigation that relates the philosophies of aesthetics and imagination to understanding design practice.</strong></p> <p>In <em>The Aesthetics of Imagination in Design</em>, Mads Folkmann investigates ...

ISBN: 9780262313773

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The Architecture of Nothingness

An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts

by Frank Lyons

<p>It is a common enough assumption that good buildings make us feel good just as poor ones can make us feel insecure, depressed or even threatened. We may instantly decide that we ‘like’ one building more than another, in the same way that ...

ISBN: 9781315446622

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The Art of Life in South Africa

by Daniel Magaziner

<p>From 1952 to 1981, South Africa’s apartheid government ran an art school for the training of African art teachers at Indaleni, in what is today KwaZulu-Natal. <em>The Art of Life in South Africa</em> is the story of the students, teachers, ...

ISBN: 9780821445907

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The Art of T. Bailey

by Gordon M. Folger Jr.

<p>This is the intriguing tale of the artist T. Bailey, his art, and his equally intriguing associations, real or imagined. The intrigue enshrouds the man himself as a fog rendering him nearly invisible. His art, as identified by his unique ...

ISBN: 9781514483299

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The Art of Understanding Art

A Behind the Scenes Story

by Irina D. Costache

<p><em>The Art of Understanding Art</em> reveals to students and other readers new and meaningful ways of developing personal ideas and opinions about art and how to express them with confidence.</p> <ul> <li>Offers an inquiry—unique among ...

ISBN: 9781118132395

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