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The Outward Mind

Materialist Aesthetics in Victorian Science and Literature

by Benjamin Morgan

<p>Though underexplored in contemporary scholarship, the Victorian attempts to turn aesthetics into a science remain one of the most fascinating aspects of that era. In <em>The Outward Mind</em>, Benjamin Morgan approaches this period of ...

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The Political Aesthetics of the Armenian Avant-Garde

The Journey of the 'Painterly Real', 1987-2004

by Angela Harutyunyan

<p>This book addresses late-Soviet and post-Soviet art in Armenia in the context of turbulent transformations from the late 1980s to 2004. It explores the emergence of 'contemporary art' in Armenia from within and in opposition to the practices,

ISBN: 9781526114396

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The Practice and Science of Drawing

by Harold Speed

<p>Permit me in the first place to anticipate the disappointment of any student who opens this book with the idea of finding &quot;wrinkles&quot; on how to draw faces, trees, clouds, or what not, short cuts to excellence in drawing, or any of ...

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The Production Sites of Architecture

by Sophia Psarra

<p><em>The Production Sites of Architecture</em> examines the intimate link between material sites and meaning. It explores questions such as: how do spatial configurations produce meaning? What are alternative modes of knowledge production? How

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The Reformation of the Image

by Joseph Leo Koerner

<p>With his 95 Theses, Martin Luther advanced the radical notion that all Christians could enjoy a direct, personal relationship with God—shattering years of Catholic tradition and obviating the need for intermediaries like priests and saints ...

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The Routledge Companion to Photography and Visual Culture

by Moritz Neumüller

<p><em>The Routledge Companion to Photography and Visual Culture</em> is a seminal reference source for the ever-changing field of photography.</p> <p>Comprising an impressive range of essays and interviews by experts and scholars from across ...

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The Sign of the Cross: From Golgotha to Genocide

by Rancour-Laferriere, Daniel

This book presents a unique effort to create a new understanding of the Christian sign of the cross, tracing the conscious and unconscious influence of this visual symbol through time. Expertly written and argued, it touches on many areas of ...

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The Souls Of Black Folk

by W.E.B. Du Bois

<p>The Souls of Black Folk is a classic work of American literature by W. E. B. Du Bois. It is a seminal work in the history of sociology, and a cornerstone of African-American literary history.</p> ...

ISBN: 9788832559576

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The Sound of Cherry Blossoms

Zen Lessons from the Garden on Contemplative Design

by Martin Hakubai Mosko & Alxe Noden

<p><strong>Contemplative design and Zen teachings--a look at how we can transform our lives and our work through the lens of Japanese garden design.</strong></p> <p>Garden design is the way of discovering the garden. And the garden is a ...

ISBN: 9780834841420

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The Substance of Shadow

A Darkening Trope in Poetic History

by John Hollander

<p>John Hollander, poet and scholar, was a master whose work joined luminous learning and imaginative risk. This book, based on the unpublished Clark Lectures Hollander delivered in 1999 at Cambridge University, witnesses his power to shift the ...

ISBN: 9780226354309

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The Wizard of Us Volume IV

or The Sole Purpose (The Soul Purpose)

by Michel Labrèche

<p>Tables of Contents:</p> <p>Objectivity - Subjectivity?</p> <p>?</p> <p>Reality vs truth!</p> <p>The Myth of Plato’s Cave</p> <p>The Ether vs the Physical Plane</p> <p>The Theorem of God’s Perfection</p> <p>The Image of God and ...

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The Work of Art

Plein Air Painting and Artistic Identity in Nineteenth-Century France

by Anthea Callen

<p>In <em>The Work of Art</em>, Anthea Callen analyzes the self-portraits, portraits of fellow artists, photographs, prints, and studio images of prominent nineteenth-century French Impressionist painters, exploring the emergence of modern ...

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The World as Design

by Otl Aicher

<p>Otl Aicher's writings are explorations of the world, a substantive part of his work. In moving through the history of thought and design, building and construction, he assures us of the possibilities of arranging existence in a humane ...

ISBN: 9783433605837

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Theatricality in Early Modern Art and Architecture

by Caroline van Eck & Stijn Bussels

<i>Theatricality in Early Modern Art and Architecture</i> offers the first systematic investigation of exchanges between the arts, architecture and the theatre. The authors present many new instances of the interaction between the arts, ...

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Third World to First World - by One Touch

Economic Repercussions of the Overthrow of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

by Crusading Engineer Robert Woode

<p>The book summarizes the vision and mission of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and his strategies for moving Ghana from a third world country to a first world by the shortest possible means. It also looks at the economic repercussions of his overthrow. It ...

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Thoughts on an Index Not Freely Given

by John Roberts

<span><span>In this ambitious theoretical encounter with five imaginary artists from the 1980s, John Roberts produces a set of richly constructed artistic thought experiments. But in creating the work on the page these thought experiments are ...

ISBN: 9781785353796

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Through a Glass Brightly: Studies in Byzantine and Medieval Art and Archaeology Presented to David Buckton

by Entwistle, Chris

<SPAN STYLE= "" >The twenty-five papers in this volume cover diverse aspects of the material culture of the late Roman, Byzantine and Medieval periods, with particular emphasis on the metalwork and enamel of these times. Individual papers ...

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Tom Molineaux:

From bondage to baddest man on the planet

by Bill Calogero

<p>Two hundred years before Mike Tyson, there was Tom Molineaux! In his first book, Bill Calogero shines a light on one of the greatest unsung pioneers of the prize-ring, "Tom Molineaux. Learn why Tom Molineaux should be considered the first ...

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Travelling Images

Looking across the borderlands of art, media and visual culture

by Anna Dahlgren

<p>This book critically examines images in the borderlands of the art world, investigating relations between visual art and vernacular visual culture within different images communities from the 1870s to the present day. It concentrates on the ...

ISBN: 9781526126665

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Travels with Leni

Juvenile Erotic Fantasy in 20th Century German Culture

by Hans-Werner Hess

<p>Scientific Essay from the year 2011 in the subject Art - History of Art, Hong Kong Baptist Universitiy (Department of Government and International Studies ), language: English, abstract: This essay is a revised and expanded version of a ...

ISBN: 9783640931200

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