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Bathroom

by Barbara Penner

<p> Most of us take modern bathrooms for granted—they are an essential part of our homes, but we ignore the complex network of pipes, pumps, and treatment plants that make up indoor plumbing’s infrastructure. Telling the story of one of the ...

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Beneath The Willow

by Annie Jones Holmes

<p>Rozella Nozeblume, the nosy bee of the willows, keeps the buzz<br /> around the flowers of the grapevine. Enough is enough, says her friends and neighbors. Will a court petition silence Rosezella’s<br /> tongue?<br /> <br /> Lucas Allen Dumas

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Beyond the Battlefield

Women Artists of the Two World Wars

by Catherine Speck

<p>World Wars I and II changed the globe on a scale never seen before or since, and from these terrible conflicts came an abundance of photographs, drawings, and other artworks attempting to make sense of the turbulent era. In this generously ...

ISBN: 9781780233840

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Biko's Ghost

The Iconography of Black Consciousness

by Shannen L. Hill

<p>“When you say, ‘Black is Beautiful,’ what in fact you are saying . . . is: Man, you are okay as you are; begin to look upon yourself as a human being.” With such statements, Stephen Biko became the voice of Black Consciousness. And with ...

ISBN: 9781452944319

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Black

by Reverend James M. Lamb CADC CCS

<p>Rev. James Lamb has provided the Afro centric Spiritual community a tremendous literary historical-theological treatise. The psycho-social issues facing the African American community today have their roots in the legacy of white supremacy ...

ISBN: 9781491823798

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Broad Strokes

15 Women Who Made Art and Made History (in That Order)

by Bridget Quinn

<p>Historically, major women artists have been excluded from the mainstream art canon. Aligned with the resurgence of feminism in pop culture, <em>Broad Strokes</em> offers an entertaining corrective to that omission. Art historian Bridget Quinn

ISBN: 9781452152837

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Bruegel and the Creative Process, 1559-1563

by Margaret A. Sullivan

<p>The art Bruegel produced between 1559 and 1563 presents a rare opportunity to investigate a concentrated period of productivity by one of the world's greatest artists. In this brief period Bruegel produced some of his most original works-the ...

ISBN: 9781351162265

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Buddha to Krishna

Life and Times of George Keyt

by Yashodhara Dalmia

<p>This book traces the emergence of modernism in art in South Asia by exploring the work of the iconic artist George Keyt. Closely interwoven with his life, Keyt’s art reflects the struggle and triumph of an artist with very little support or ...

ISBN: 9781315311432

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Building reputations

Architecture and the artisan, 1750-1830

by Conor Lucey

<p>Taking a cue from revisionist scholarship on early modern vernacular architectures and their relationship to the classical canon, this book rehabilitates the reputations of a representative if misunderstood building typology - the ...

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Byron, Sully, and the Power of Portraiture

by John Clubbe

<p>First published in 2005. Since the early nineteenth century, Byron, the man and his image, have captured the hearts and minds of untold legions of people of all political and social stripes in Britain, Europe, America, and around the world. ...

ISBN: 9781317215004

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Caravaggio

by Howard Hibbard

<p>Caravaggio was one of the most important Italian painters of the 17th century. He was, in fact, the wellspring of Baroque painting. In Hibbard's words, Caravaggio's paintings &quot;speak to us more personally and more poignantly than any ...

ISBN: 9780429981470

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Changing Representations of Nature and the City

The 1960s-1970s and their Legacies

by Gabriel N. Gee & Alison Vogelaar

<p>The turn of the 1960s-70s, characterized by the rapid acceleration of globalization, prompted a radical transformation in the perception of urban and natural environments. The urban revolution and related prospect of the total urbanisation of

ISBN: 9781134968404

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China

Visions through the Ages

by Thomas A. Skwerski

<p>At the entrance of The Field Museum’s Cyrus Tang Hall of China, two Chinese stone guardian lions stand tall, gazing down intently at approaching visitors. One lion’s paw rests upon a decorated ball symbolizing power, while the other lion ...

ISBN: 9780226456171

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Citizen Designer

Perspectives on Design Responsibility (Second Edition)

by Steven Heller & Veronique Vienne

<p><strong>Balancing Social, Professional, and Artistic Views</strong><br /> What does it mean to be a designer in today's corporate-driven, overbranded global consumer culture? <em>Citizen Designer, Second Edition</em>, attempts to answer this

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Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, Cleveland’s Free Stamp

by Edward J. Olszewski

<p>In 1985, the Sohio oil company commissioned Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen to design and construct a large outdoor sculpture for its new corporate headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio. The result was <em>Free Stamp,</em> a bold and ...

ISBN: 9780821446034

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Classical Place Names in the United States

Testimony of Our Ancient Heritage

by Wolfgang M. Schutte

<p>This compilation of place names of classical origin in the US, mostly initiated by immigrants from Southern Europe, intends to make residents and visitors alike aware of our rich European heritage here in the United States. Population figures

ISBN: 9781524552398

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Clementine Hunter: Her Life and Art

by Shiver, Art

<P>Clementine Hunter (1887--1988) painted every day from the 1930s until several days before her death at age 101. As a cook and domestic servant at Louisiana's Melrose Plantation, she painted on hundreds of objects available around her -- glass

ISBN: 9780807148792

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Collision

The Contemporary Art Scene in Houston, 1972–1985

by Pete Gershon

<p>Winner, 2019 Ron Tyler Award for Best Illustrated Book, sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA)</p> <p>In this expansive and vigorous survey of the Houston art scene of the 1970s and 1980s, author Pete Gershon describes ...

ISBN: 9781623496333

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Colonized through Art

American Indian Schools and Art Education, 1889-1915

by Marinella Lentis

<p><em>Colonized through Art</em> explores how the federal government used art education for American Indian children as an instrument for the “colonization of consciousness,” hoping to instill the values and ideals of Western society while ...

ISBN: 9781496200686

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Colouring the Caribbean

Race and the Art of Agostino Brunias

by Mia L. Bagneris

<p>Colouring the Caribbean offers the first comprehensive study of Agostino Brunias's intriguing pictures of colonial West Indians of colour - so called 'Red' and 'Black' Caribs, dark-skinned Africans and Afro-Creoles, and people of mixed race -

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