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Don't Ask Much

by Maria Shipley

Don’t ask much “These are just a few of my favorites from over a decade of drawings that I wanted to share with the world. [There is so much more. It just wouldn’t fit in one book.] This has been a life long dream finally come true. A lot of ...

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Douglas Duncan

A Memorial Portrait

by Alan Jarvis

<p>This is an unusual memorial to an unusual man. Douglas Duncan was a Torontonian who, by his patronage of the arts, has had an almost incalculable influence on their development in Canada. A bibliophile all his life, he began by espousing ...

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Drawing on the Victorians

The Palimpsest of Victorian and Neo-Victorian Graphic Texts

by Peter W. Sinnema, Christine Ferguson, Linda K. Hughes & others

<p>Late nineteenth-century Britain experienced an unprecedented explosion of visual print culture and a simultaneous rise in literacy across social classes. New printing technologies facilitated quick and cheap dissemination of ...

ISBN: 9780821445877

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Early Islamic Art and Architecture

by Jonathan M. Bloom

<p>This volume deals with the formative period of Islamic art (to c. 950), and the different approaches to studying it. Individual essays deal with architecture, ceramics, coins, textiles, and manuscripts, as well as with such broad questions as

ISBN: 9781351942584

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Early Netherlandish Painting, Volume 2

by Erwin Panofsky

<p>This is a 1953 book on art history by Erwin Panofsky, derived from the 1947–1948 Charles Eliot Norton Lectures. It had an influence on studies of Renaissance art and Early Netherlandish painting in particular, but also studies in iconography,

ISBN: 9780429708695

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Empire and art

British India

by Renate Dohmen

<p>The book examines the interactions between Britain and India during the Raj in relation to issues of empire and visual culture. It explores the impact of the Anglo-Indian colonial encounter on the arts and aesthetic traditions of both ...

ISBN: 9781526122957

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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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Erotic Art

(Grove Art Essentials)

by Peter Webb

<p>Derived from eros, the Greek word for human, physical love, the term 'Erotic Art' encompasses the artistic expression of sexuality throughout human history. In this fully illustrated volume, Grove Art Essentials presents a global survey of ...

ISBN: 9780190297916

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Erwin Panofsky's Meaning in the Visual Arts

by Emmanouil Kalkanis

<p>Erwin Panofsky’s <em>Meaning in the Visual Arts</em> is considered a key work in art history. Its ideas have provoked widespread debate, and although it was first published more than sixty years ago, it continues to feature regularly on ...

ISBN: 9780429818448

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Ethno-Baroque: Materiality, Aesthetics and Conflict in Modern-Day Macedonia

by Dimova, Rozita

<p> In post-1991 Macedonia, <em>Barok</em> furniture came to represent affluence and success during a period of transition to a new market economy. This furniture marked the beginning of a larger Baroque style that influenced not only interior ...

ISBN: 9781782380412

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Evolution in Art: as Illustrated by the Life-Histories of Designs

by Alfred C. Haddon

<p>First published in 1895. According to the Preface: &quot;Notwithstanding the immense number of books, dissertations, and papers which have been written on pictorial and decorative art, I venture to add one more to their number. I profess to ...

ISBN: 9781455446155

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Exilic Existence

Contributions of Black Churches in Prince Edward County, Virginia During the Modern Civil Rights Movement

by J. Samuel Williams, Jr.

Reflections from Friends and fellow Ministers I met The Reverend J. Samuel Williams, Jr., on the campus of Shaw University in 1959, and I am privileged to call him a friend for more than fifty years. Having known him as I have, I am not ...

ISBN: 9781467036955

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Experiment and Metaphysics

Towards a Resolution of the Cosmological Antinomies

by Edgar Wind

<p>&quot;Edgar Wind was one of the most distinguished art historians and philosophers of the twentieth century. He made crucial contributions to debates on aesthetics and on the interdisciplinary nature of cultural history involving such other ...

ISBN: 9781351198578

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Experimental Selves

Person and Experience in Early Modern Europe

by Christopher Braider

<p>Drawing on the generous semantic range the term enjoyed in early modern usage, <em>Experimental Selves</em> argues that ‘person,’ as early moderns understood this concept, was an ‘experimental’ phenomenon—at once a given of experience and the

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Extravagances

Habits of Being 4

by Cristina Giorcelli & Paula Rabinowitz

<DIV><P>This final volume in the four-volume series <I>Habits of Being</I> shows how the dialectic between everyday appearance and outrageous acts is mediated through clothing and accessories. It considers how clothing and accessories can move ...

ISBN: 9781452944791

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Eyewitnessing

The Uses of Images as Historical Evidence

by Peter Burke

<p><em>Eyewitnessing</em> evaluates the place of images among other kinds of historical evidence. By reviewing the many varieties of images by region, period and medium, and looking at the pragmatic uses of images (e.g. the Bayeux Tapestry, an ...

ISBN: 9781861898289

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Famous Works of Art—And How They Got That Way

by John Nici

<p>In a world filled with great museums and great paintings, Leonardo da Vinci’s <em>Mona Lisa</em> is the reigning queen. Her portrait rules over a carefully designed salon, one that was made especially for her in a museum that may seem ...

ISBN: 9781442249554

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Federico Barocci

Inspiration and Innovation in Early Modern Italy

by Judith W. Mann

<p>Reviewers of a recent exhibition termed Federico Barocci (ca. 1533–1612), 'the greatest artist you’ve never heard of'. One of the first original iconographers of the Counter Reformation, Barocci was a remarkably inventive religious painter ...

ISBN: 9781351617260

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Female Body Image in Contemporary Art

Dieting, Eating Disorders, Self-Harm, and Fatness

by Emily L. Newman

<p>Numerous contemporary artists, particularly female artists, have chosen to examine the idealization of the female body. In this crucial book, Emily L. Newman focuses on a number of key themes including obesity, anorexia, bulimia, dieting, ...

ISBN: 9781351859158

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Female Portraiture and Patronage in Marie Antoinette's Court

The Princesse de Lamballe

by Sarah Grant

<p>This comprehensive book brings to light the portraits, private collections and public patronage of the princesse de Lamballe, a pivotal member of Marie-Antoinette’s inner circle. Drawing extensively on unpublished archival sources, Sarah ...

ISBN: 9781351061803

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