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'A Student in Arms'

Donald Hankey and Edwardian Society at War

by Ross Davies

<p>Donald Hankey was a writer who saw himself as a ’student of human nature’ and peacetime Edwardian Britain as a society at war with itself. Wounded in a murderous daylight infantry charge near Ypres, Hankey began sending despatches to The ...

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A Not-So-Savage Land

The Art and Times of Frederick Whymper, 1838–1901

by Peter Johnson

<p><em><strong>A richly illustrated exploration of the art, life, and historical impact of artist Frederick Whymper, who documented the landscape of the North American west.</strong></em></p> <p>Before the advent of photography, the topography ...

ISBN: 9781772032215

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A Pedagogy of Observation

Nineteenth-Century Panoramas, German Literature, and Reading Culture

by Vance Byrd

<p><em>A Pedagogy of Observation</em> argues that the fascination with learning about the past and new locations in panoramic form spread far from the traditional sites of popular entertainment and amusement. Although painted panoramas ...

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Abstract Expressionism - 20th Century Art of Von Allen

by New York School Publishing

<p>Much has been written about American culture fifty years ago, the impassioned explosive spirit of post-World War II America that spawned an enlightened period in American art.</p> <p>Von Allen over the course of his career has established a ...

ISBN: 9781524217228

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Adrian Stokes

An Architectonic Eye

by Stephen Kite

<p>&quot;Adrian Stokes (1902-72) - aesthete, critic, painter and poet - is among the most original and creative writers on art of the twentieth century. He was the author of over twenty critical books and numerous papers: for example, the ...

ISBN: 9781351194815

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Arthur Dove

Always Connect

by Rachael Z. DeLue

<p>Arthur Dove, often credited as America’s first abstract painter, created dynamic and evocative images inspired by his surroundings, from the farmland of upstate New York to the North Shore of Long Island. But his interests were not limited to

ISBN: 9780226281230

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Australian Artists in the Contemporary Museum

by Jennifer Barrett & Jacqueline Millner

<p>This unique book proposes a re-reading of the relationship between artists and the contemporary museum. In Australia in particular, the museum has played a significant role in the colonial project and this has generally been considered as the

ISBN: 9781351956680

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Barnstorming the Prairies

How Aerial Vision Shaped the Midwest

by Jason Weems

<DIV><P>To Midwesterners tucked into small towns or farms early in the twentieth century, the landscape of the American heartland reached the horizon—and then imagination had to provide what lay beyond. But when aviation took off and scenes of ...

ISBN: 9781452944913

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Body Modern

Fritz Kahn, Scientific Illustration, and the Homuncular Subject

by Michael Sappol

<DIV><P>A poster first printed in Germany in 1926 depicts the human body as a factory populated by tiny workers doing industrial tasks. Devised by Fritz Kahn (1888–1968), a German-Jewish physician and popular science writer, “Der Mensch als ...

ISBN: 9781452915920

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Boris Anrep: A Modern Master

by Gregory Edwards

<p>Raised in Tzarist pre-revolutionary Russia Boris Anrep became an important British artist in the first half of the twentieth century, yet until now has never had a full overview of his considerable artistic output. A member of the Bloomsbury ...

ISBN: 9781311373243

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Broken Time, Fragmented Space

A Cultural Map of Postwar Italy

by Anna Maria Torriglia

<p><em>Broken Time, Fragmented Space: A Cultural Map for Post-war Italy</em> examines how the artists and intellectuals of post-war Italy dealt with the 'shameful' heritage of their fascist upbringing and education by trying to craft a new ...

ISBN: 9781487586683

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Brushstroke and Emergence

Courbet, Impressionism, Picasso

by James D. Herbert

<p>No pictorial device in nineteenth-century French painting more clearly represented the free-ranging self than the loose brushstroke. From the romantics through the impressionists and post-impressionists, the brushstroke bespoke autonomous ...

ISBN: 9780226272153

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Christian Krohg's Naturalism

by ?ystein Sj?stad

<p>The Norwegian painter, novelist, and social critic Christian Krohg (1852?1925) is best known for his highly political paintings of workers, prostitutes, and Skagen fishermen of the 1880s and for serving as a mentor to Edvard Munch. One of the

ISBN: 9780295742076

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Collage in Twentieth-Century Art, Literature, and Culture

Joseph Cornell, William Burroughs, Frank O’Hara, and Bob Dylan

by Rona Cran

<p>Emphasizing the diversity of twentieth-century collage practices, Rona Cran's book explores the role that it played in the work of Joseph Cornell, William Burroughs, Frank O'Hara, and Bob Dylan. For all four, collage was an important creative

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Constructing the Memory of War in Visual Culture since 1914

The Eye on War

by Ann Murray

<p>This collection provides a transnational, interdisciplinary perspective on artistic responses to war from 1914 to the present, analysing a broad selection of the rich, complex body of work which has emerged in response to conflicts since the ...

ISBN: 9781351360203

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Constructing the Viennese Modern Body

Art, Hysteria, and the Puppet

by Nathan J. Timpano

<p>This book takes a new, interdisciplinary approach to analyzing modern Viennese visual culture, one informed by Austro-German theater, contemporary medical treatises centered on hysteria, and an original examination of dramatic gestures in ...

ISBN: 9781315413679

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Curious Lessons in the Museum

The Pedagogic Potential of Artists' Interventions

by Claire Robins

<p>Amongst recent contemporary art and museological publications, there have been relatively few which direct attention to the distinct contributions that twentieth and twenty-first century artists have made to gallery and museum interpretation ...

ISBN: 9781317155522

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Dada bodies

Between battlefield and fairground

by Elza Adamowicz

<p>This is the first comprehensive study of bodily images in Dada. Travelling between the international centres of the movement, from Zurich to Berlin, Paris to New York, it examines a diverse range of media, including art, literature, ...

ISBN: 9781526131164

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Delphi Complete Paintings of Camille Pissarro (Illustrated)

by Peter Russell & Camille Pissarro

<p><strong>Camille Pissarro was a key figure in the history of Impressionism, being the only artist to show his work in all eight Impressionist exhibitions, remaining dedicated to the movement’s artistic beliefs. His paintings combine a ...

ISBN: 9781786565136

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Delphi Complete Paintings of Edvard Munch (Illustrated)

by Edvard Munch & Peter Russell

<p><strong>The Norwegian painter Edvard Munch produced some of the most intensely evocative images of modern art. Building upon nineteenth century Symbolism and greatly influencing German Expressionism, masterpieces such as ‘The Scream’ have ...

ISBN: 9781786565075

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