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Native Arts Of North America, Africa, And The South Pacific

An Introduction

by George A. Corbin

<p>This introduction to the art of tribal peoples of North America, Africa, and the South Pacific does not briefly cover the hundreds of artistic traditions in these three vast areas but rather studies in depth thirty-six art styles within all ...

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Natural Materials of the Holy Land and the Visual Translation of Place, 500-1500

by Renana Bartal, Neta Bodner & Bianca Kuhnel

<p><em>Natural Materials of the Holy Land and the Visual Translation of Place, 500-1500,</em> focuses on the unique ways that natural materials carry the spirit of place. Since early Christianity, wood, earth, water and stone were taken from ...

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Negotiating Cultural Identity

Landscapes in Early Medieval South Asian History

by Himanshu Prabha Ray

<p>This volume breaks new ground by conceptualizing landscape as a dynamic cultural complex in which the natural world and human practice are inextricably linked and are constantly interacting. It examines the social and cultural construction of

ISBN: 9781317341291

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NEO-POSTMODERNISM

a cultural-anthropological analysis

by Tilman Otto Wagner

<p>Essay from the year 2011 in the subject Art - History of Art, , language: English, abstract: A cultural-anthropological analysis of the art world in the third millenium. Avant-garde approach to what we call NEO-POSTMODERNISM from a scientific

ISBN: 9783656066767

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New Art City

Manhattan at Mid-Century

by Jed Perl

<p>In this landmark work, Jed Perl captures the excitement of a generation of legendary artists–Jackson Pollack, Joseph Cornell, Robert Rauschenberg, and Ellsworth Kelly among them–who came to New York, mingled in its lofts and bars, and ...

ISBN: 9780307538888

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Not of the Ruling Power

Captain Ingrams Partisan Rangers in California

by J.G. Kearney

“Not of the Ruling Power” A group of six men held up two stages in California one summer night in 1864 and made off with enough silver and bullion to last them a few lifetimes. Handing the second stage driver a blank receipt that stated the ...

ISBN: 9781524500412

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On the Fortunes and Misfortunes of Art in Post-War Germany

by Hans-Jürgen Syberberg

<p>Shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall, an unconventional book appeared in Germany which ignited a firestorm of cultural debate. Decried by many as the work of a dangerous mind, it was defended by the more discerning as an intrepid ...

ISBN: 9781912079780

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On the Shores of the Great Sea (Serapis Classics)

by M. B. Synge

<p>It is strange to think of a very old world, when men knew nothing of the great salt sea that washed their shores, and nothing of the wonderful lands, that lay beyond. Each day the sun rose and set as it does to-day, but they did not know the ...

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Ornament and European Modernism

From Art Practice to Art History

by Loretta Vandi

<p>These in-depth, historical, and critical essays study the meaning of ornament, the role it played in the formation of modernism, and its theoretical importance between the mid-nineteenth century and the late twentieth century in England and ...

ISBN: 9781351668583

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Ottoman Empire and European Theatre Vol. IV

Seraglios in Theatre, Music and Literature

by Hans Ernst Weidinger & Michael Hüttler

The book series “Ottomania” researches cultural transfers between the Ottoman Empire and Europe, with the performing arts as its focus. In Ottoman Empire and European Theatre, vol. IV: Seraglios in Theatre, Music and Literature, the series ...

ISBN: 9783990121900

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Ottoman State & World War I

by Ali Arslan

<p>Even nowadays, the fact that World War I. led to a very important revolution is still discussed in almost every inter-states, international, and global rivalry topic. It is known by experts that while the famous members of World War I.; ...

ISBN: 9786058443525

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Paintings and the Past

Philosophy, History, Art

by Ivan Gaskell

<p>This book is an exploration of how art—specifically paintings in the European manner—can be mobilized to make knowledge claims about the past. No type of human-made tangible thing makes more complex and bewildering demands in this respect ...

ISBN: 9780429581281

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Paris Nights

by Arnold Bennett

<p>Paris Nights And Other Impressions of Places and People is a fiction written by an English writer Arnold Bennett. First published in 1913. And now republish in ebook format. We believe this work is culturally important in its original ...

ISBN: 9788827565414

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Past Disquiet

Artists, International Solidarity and Museums in Exile

by Kristine Khouri & Rasha Salti

<p>The <em>International Art Exhibition for Palestine</em> took place in Beirut in 1978 and mobilized international networks of artists in solidarity with anti-imperialist movements of the 1960s and ’70s. In that era, individual artists and ...

ISBN: 9788364177583

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Pen Drawing

An Illustrated Treatise

by Charles D. Maginnis

<DIV>Style, materials, techniques, and values are the focus of this richly illustrated guide to pen drawing. In addition to proposing solutions for practical problems, the book offers advice on architectural and decorative drawing. More than 70 ...

ISBN: 9780486814674

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Performance, Transparency, and the Cultures of Surveillance

by James M. Harding

<p>Placing the disciplines of performance studies and surveillance studies in a timely critical dialogue, <em>Performance, Transparency, and the Cultures of Surveillance</em> not only theorizes how surveillance performs but also how the ...

ISBN: 9780472123636

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Perspectives on contemporary printmaking

Critical writing since 1986

by Ruth Pelzer-Montada

<p>The anthology, the first of its kind, includes 32 texts on contemporary prints and printmaking written from the mid-1980s to the present by authors from across the world. Texts formats range from the art-historical and academic to art ...

ISBN: 9781526125767

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Peter Paul Rubens and the Counter-Reformation Crisis of the Beati moderni

by Ruth S. Noyes

<p>Peter Paul Rubens and the Crisis of the Beati Moderni takes up the question of the issues involved in the formation of recent saints - or Beati moderni (modern Blesseds) as they were called - by the Jesuits and Oratorians in the new ...

ISBN: 9781351613200

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Pevsner: The Complete Broadcast Talks

Architecture and Art on Radio and Television, 1945-1977

by Stephen Games

<p>This book brings together the surviving texts of the 113 talks on art and architecture that we know of, given by the art historian Sir Nikolaus Pevsner on radio and television between 1945--1977. It includes the seven texts of the 1955 Reith ...

ISBN: 9781317081456

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Photography, Temporality, and Modernity

Time Warped

by Kris Belden-Adams

<p>This book examines the photography’s unique capacity to represent time with a degree of elasticity and abstraction. Part object-study, part cultural/philosophical history, it examines the medium’s ability to capture and sometimes ...

ISBN: 9781351004244

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