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Readers can start to relax with this sophisticated anti-stress colouring, doodling and drawing book. From creating free-flowing lines and swirls to shading in intricate patterns, every illustration in this book has been carefully crafted so that even amateur artists can enjoy the satisfaction of creating something of exceptional beauty. Everyone ...
Art Therapy: Use Your Creativity to De-Stress
Readers can start to relax with this sophisticated anti-stress colouring, doodling and drawing book. From creating free-flowing lines and swirls to shading in intricate patterns, every illustration in this book has been carefully crafted so that even amateur artists can enjoy the satisfaction of creating something of exceptional beauty. Everyone will benefit from the stress-relieving effect that increased focus and creativity can provide. There are no rules or complicated step-by-step instructions in these pages and no need for expensive art and craft supplies. Readers can simply scribble, scrawl and shade to their hearts' content.
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22.05 USD

Art Therapy: Use Your Creativity to De-Stress

by Cindy Wilde, Hannah Davies, Richard Merritt
Hardback
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Readers can relax and unwind with this sophisticated colouring, doodling and drawing book. Everyone will benefit from the stress-relieving effect that increased focus and creativity can provide. Each page focuses on a particular colour palette, from intense reds and oranges to serene blues and calming pastels, so readers can colour ...
Colour Therapy: An Anti-Stress Colouring Book
Readers can relax and unwind with this sophisticated colouring, doodling and drawing book. Everyone will benefit from the stress-relieving effect that increased focus and creativity can provide. Each page focuses on a particular colour palette, from intense reds and oranges to serene blues and calming pastels, so readers can colour to suit their mood. There are no rules or complicated step-by-step instructions in these pages and no need for expensive art and craft supplies. Readers can simply scribble, scrawl and shade to their hearts' content.
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22.05 USD

Colour Therapy: An Anti-Stress Colouring Book

by Richard Merritt, Laura-Kate Chapman, Cindy Wilde
Hardback
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Unleash your creative spirit with this sophisticated anti-stress colouring, doodling and drawing book. The flowing lines, sweeping swirls and highly-detailed patterns on every illustration have been created so that anyone and everyone can enjoy making something beautiful and calming. Increasing focus through creativity can benefit those who find it difficult ...
Creative Therapy: An Anti-Stress Colouring Book
Unleash your creative spirit with this sophisticated anti-stress colouring, doodling and drawing book. The flowing lines, sweeping swirls and highly-detailed patterns on every illustration have been created so that anyone and everyone can enjoy making something beautiful and calming. Increasing focus through creativity can benefit those who find it difficult to unwind or struggle to find their inner artist when faced with a blank page. There are no instructions, no rights or wrongs, and no need for expensive art supplies - readers can simply doodle and colour in any way they wish to create unique and exquisite pieces.
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22.05 USD

Creative Therapy: An Anti-Stress Colouring Book

by Jo Taylor, Richard Merritt, Hannah Davies
Hardback
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Creativity is a powerful force in shaping and defining all of our futures.; Creativity enables us to fulfil our human potential and to make positive changes to the world around us.; Creativity drives innovation across the arts, technology, science and engineering.; Creativity boosts our economy, empowers our communities, enhances our ...
Creativity: Why It Matters
Creativity is a powerful force in shaping and defining all of our futures.; Creativity enables us to fulfil our human potential and to make positive changes to the world around us.; Creativity drives innovation across the arts, technology, science and engineering.; Creativity boosts our economy, empowers our communities, enhances our education system and enriches our everyday lives.; Creativity is the catalyst that will enable the next generation to invent tomorrow.; Enriching lives and places, creativity builds a stronger society filled with happier, healthier people. For children born into a world of unprecedented technological, political and environmental change, those whose creativity has been nurtured will be best equipped to flourish.; This book argues the importance of creativity for everyone. It is not the sole preserve of arts-based subjects, but at the heart of medical, scientific, engineering and entrepreneurial progress too. Identifying the education system as the best route to ensure cultural benefits are open to all, Darren Henley argues that creativity should be at its heart. It is only by equipping children with the creativity to make the best use of their talents, and providing them with expert teachers who can nurture those abilities, that the next generation will have the skills necessary to invent tomorrow.
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15.75 USD

Creativity: Why It Matters

by Darren Henley
Hardback
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This book proposes a new way to consider theatre and performance that claims a special relationship to reality, truth and authenticity. It documents innovations in devising and staging theatre and performance that takes reality as its subject, cultural shifts that have generated theatre of the real, some of its problems ...
Theatre of the Real
This book proposes a new way to consider theatre and performance that claims a special relationship to reality, truth and authenticity. It documents innovations in devising and staging theatre and performance that takes reality as its subject, cultural shifts that have generated theatre of the real, some of its problems and some possibilities.
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95.55 USD

Theatre of the Real

by C. Martin
Hardback
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Doodle every day with Chris Riddell! There's a doodle to be done every day of the year in this brilliant book from Children's Laureate Chris Riddell - packed full of inspiration for everyone from colouring-mad kids to paint-curious parents. Chris Riddell's Doodle-A-Day features 366 illustration prompts, tips and artwork from ...
Chris Riddell's Doodle-a-Day
Doodle every day with Chris Riddell! There's a doodle to be done every day of the year in this brilliant book from Children's Laureate Chris Riddell - packed full of inspiration for everyone from colouring-mad kids to paint-curious parents. Chris Riddell's Doodle-A-Day features 366 illustration prompts, tips and artwork from award-winning illustrator Riddell, which will have you doodling every day for a year. There are patterns to finish, seasons to celebrate, room to draw your lunch, mood, pets, family and friends, big drawings and tiny pictures and invitations to draw what you are listening to and that is only a suggestion of the delights that await in this fabulous book. What are you waiting for? Pick up a pencil and get started with a doodle a day!
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13.65 USD

Chris Riddell's Doodle-a-Day

by Chris Riddell
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Bestselling author and world-famous makeup artist Bobbi Brown reveals her expert techniques for creating show-stopping eyes-from everyday natural to smoky to party sparkle. To coincide with the launch of Bobbi's eyewear range and a brand-new eye makeup palette, Everything Eyes covers basic eye care, essential brushes and tools, and step-by-step ...
Everything Eyes
Bestselling author and world-famous makeup artist Bobbi Brown reveals her expert techniques for creating show-stopping eyes-from everyday natural to smoky to party sparkle. To coincide with the launch of Bobbi's eyewear range and a brand-new eye makeup palette, Everything Eyes covers basic eye care, essential brushes and tools, and step-by-step tutorials for 10 stunning looks. Famous for her signature glasses look, Bobbi also shares her tried-and-true tips for selecting frames and wearing makeup with glasses. This chic, take-anywhere hardcover is the manual for all women who want gorgeous eyes. And that means every woman!
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17.85 USD

Everything Eyes

by Bobbi Brown
Hardback
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Theatre is a uniquely powerful site for the kind of thinking called for by the crises of climate change. Encompassing academic research, theatre work-shopping, playwriting, dramaturgy, and theoretical writing, this book offers a practical, theoretical, and critical engagement with the urgent issue of making art in the age of climate ...
Research Theatre, Climate Change, and the Ecocide Project: A Casebook
Theatre is a uniquely powerful site for the kind of thinking called for by the crises of climate change. Encompassing academic research, theatre work-shopping, playwriting, dramaturgy, and theoretical writing, this book offers a practical, theoretical, and critical engagement with the urgent issue of making art in the age of climate change.
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124.69 USD

Research Theatre, Climate Change, and the Ecocide Project: A Casebook

by Shonni Enelow, Una Chaudhuri
Hardback
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The Art Museum offers the museum experience without the boundaries of space and time. The unique structure of the book has been created by specialists in all fields of art, from institutions worldwide, who have collected together important and innovative works as they might be displayed in the ideal museum ...
The Art Museum
The Art Museum offers the museum experience without the boundaries of space and time. The unique structure of the book has been created by specialists in all fields of art, from institutions worldwide, who have collected together important and innovative works as they might be displayed in the ideal museum for the art lover. As any great museum the book is divided into galleries, presenting the extraordinary variety of artistic output, from ancient Greece, to Australasia and Oceania, Byzantine art to that of the Pre-Columbian Americas, the Renaissance to twentieth-century art, with an emphasis on later western art. Rooms examine important aspects and movements within the gallery. Corridors between the rooms allow the reader to focus on seminal works of each period and culture, with the huge reproduction format allowing for detailed examination. The rooms present the finest examples of human creativity, each piece labelled with key data (including dates, medium and dimensions) alongside a brief description, and the group of works explained by a curator. Painting, sculpture, metalwork, textiles and ceramics comprise the wide variety offered to the reader, as individual works are all contextualised with expert contributors detailing the works' significance to the evolution of art history. With cross-references throughout, a comprehensive glossary and detailed location maps, The Art Museum is both fantastic to browse through and an indispensable guide to art throughout the ages.
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213.41 USD

The Art Museum

by Phaidon Editors, Marshall Becker, Lisa Beaven, Frederick M. Asher
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With the current movement for extreme and individualistic beauty, nail art is a way to make your own personal statement as well as turn your nails into the hottest fashion accessories around. In The Nail Art Sourcebook , you will find hundreds of ideas for designs using a full range ...
Nail Art Sourcebook: Over 500 Designs for Fingertip Fashions
With the current movement for extreme and individualistic beauty, nail art is a way to make your own personal statement as well as turn your nails into the hottest fashion accessories around. In The Nail Art Sourcebook , you will find hundreds of ideas for designs using a full range of effects, all of which you can do yourself or take to a nail technician to execute professionally. The sourcebook opens with an introduction that covers the basic techniques and tools you'll need to re-create the designs, including how-to steps on adding adornments such as glitter, gemstones and foils as well as methods for stencilling, stamping and three-dimensional work. A nail art gallery of over 500 designs, organized thematically, follows, with themes that vary from graphic stripes, chevrons and dots to floral and nature motifs, as well as tribal patterns and animal prints. Not only is nail art a great way to enhance your look for a special occasion or make a fashion statement, it's a fulfilling way to explore your creative potential.
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25.72 USD

Nail Art Sourcebook: Over 500 Designs for Fingertip Fashions

by Pansy Alexander
Hardback
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In today's art world many strange, even shocking, things qualify as art. In this Very Short Introduction Cynthia Freeland explains why innovation and controversy are valued in the arts, weaving together philosophy and art theory with many fascinating examples. She discusses blood, beauty, culture, money, museums, sex, and politics, clarifying ...
Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction
In today's art world many strange, even shocking, things qualify as art. In this Very Short Introduction Cynthia Freeland explains why innovation and controversy are valued in the arts, weaving together philosophy and art theory with many fascinating examples. She discusses blood, beauty, culture, money, museums, sex, and politics, clarifying contemporary and historical accounts of the nature, function, and interpretation of the arts. Freeland also propels us into the future by surveying cutting-edge web sites, alongside the latest research on the brain's role in perceiving art. This clear, provocative book engages with the big debates surrounding our responses to art and is an invaluable introduction to anyone interested in thinking about art. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
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13.65 USD

Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction

by Cynthia A. Freeland
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The arts and creative sector is one of the nation's broadest, most important, and least understood social and economic assets, encompassing both nonprofit arts and cultural organizations, for profit creative companies, such as advertising agencies, film producers, and commercial publishers, and community-based artistic activities. The thirteen essays in this timely ...
Understanding the Arts and Creative Sector in the United States
The arts and creative sector is one of the nation's broadest, most important, and least understood social and economic assets, encompassing both nonprofit arts and cultural organizations, for profit creative companies, such as advertising agencies, film producers, and commercial publishers, and community-based artistic activities. The thirteen essays in this timely book demonstrate why interest in the arts and creative sector has accelerated in recent years, and the myriad ways that the arts are crucial to the social and national agenda and the critical issues and policies that relate to their practice. Leading experts in the field show, for example, how arts and cultural policies are used to enhance urban revitalization, to encourage civic engagement, to foster new forms of historic preservation, to define national identity, to advance economic development, and to regulate international trade in cultural goods and services.Illuminating key issues and reflecting the rapid growth of the field of arts and cultural policy, this book will be of interest to students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, to arts educators and management professionals, government agency and foundation officials, and researchers and academics in the cultural policy field.
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35.44 USD

Understanding the Arts and Creative Sector in the United States

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Chanel's combination of tradition, originality and style has always made it the most seductive of brands. Here the House of Chanel opens its private archives, revealing a galaxy of brilliant designs created by Coco Chanel from the 1920s onwards, and now reinterpreted to become the motifs for brand new garments, ...
Chanel: Collections and Creations
Chanel's combination of tradition, originality and style has always made it the most seductive of brands. Here the House of Chanel opens its private archives, revealing a galaxy of brilliant designs created by Coco Chanel from the 1920s onwards, and now reinterpreted to become the motifs for brand new garments, accessories and beauty products. Inspired by the House's signature fragrance, the legendary `Chanel No 5', the book explores five central themes - the suit, the camellia, jewelry, fragrances and make-up, and the little black dress - and follows the threads from past to present to show how these key items have been rediscovered and reinvented by fashion designers working in the footsteps of their illustrious predecessors. This visual journey is enhanced by previously unpublished archive photographs and original drawings by Karl Lagerfeld, as well as glorious images from some of the greatest names in fashion photography. Dazzling clothes, intricate accessories, beautiful models and timeless design leave no doubt as to the lasting fame of the brand and embody everything that has come to symbolize the magic of Chanel.
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42.52 USD

Chanel: Collections and Creations

by Daniele Bott
Hardback
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Based on the masterful twelfth-century Sufi poem, The Conference of the Birds , this enchanting poem is accompanied by original illustrations painted on ceramic tiles, typical of the Medieval Persian style.
The Birds Journey to Mount Qaf
Based on the masterful twelfth-century Sufi poem, The Conference of the Birds , this enchanting poem is accompanied by original illustrations painted on ceramic tiles, typical of the Medieval Persian style.
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27.56 USD

The Birds Journey to Mount Qaf

by Vanessa Hodgkinson, Hooda Qaddumi
Hardback
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120 of the world's most influential contemporary artists discuss the art that inspires them in this lavishly packaged and designed book. The Artist Project is the latest step among The Met's recent strides to better integrate contemporary art into its historical pantheon. -Art News Artists have long been stimulated and ...
The Artist Project: What Artists See When They Look At Art
120 of the world's most influential contemporary artists discuss the art that inspires them in this lavishly packaged and designed book. The Artist Project is the latest step among The Met's recent strides to better integrate contemporary art into its historical pantheon. -Art News Artists have long been stimulated and motivated by the work of those who came before them - sometimes, centuries before them. Interviews with 120 international contemporary artists discussing works from The Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection that spark their imagination shed new light on art-making, museums, and the creative process. Images of the artworks appear alongside images of the contemporary artists' work, allowing readers to discover a rich web of visual connections that spans cultures and millennia.
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72.19 USD

The Artist Project: What Artists See When They Look At Art

by The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Hardback
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David Ogilvy is remembered as one of the most influential admen of all time. His bestselling book Ogilvy on Advertising gave no-nonsense, essential advice to those in marketing, PR, advertising and other related industries wanting to improve their success rate. It has become the industry handbook. Ogilvy wrote his book ...
Ogilvy on Advertising in the Digital Age
David Ogilvy is remembered as one of the most influential admen of all time. His bestselling book Ogilvy on Advertising gave no-nonsense, essential advice to those in marketing, PR, advertising and other related industries wanting to improve their success rate. It has become the industry handbook. Ogilvy wrote his book before the Digital Revolution, and in this sequel, Miles Young brings the same erudite scrutiny to advertising in the digital age as he examines the challenges that agencies and their clients have faced with the arrival of digital . He demonstrates how to respond astutely and successfully to the myriad possibilities the digital world has to offer. The book is comprehensive in its reach, touching on all areas, from brand response to social media, pervasive creativity, smart content and good storytelling, to cautions about the power of big data, and what we can learn from the latest neuroscience findings and emerging markets. Backed up by sound research and an illustrious career working out of offices in the UK, US and Hong Kong, Young cuts through the noise surrounding digital to outline some essential truths and offer sound practical advice.
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47.25 USD

Ogilvy on Advertising in the Digital Age

by Miles Young
Hardback
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One of the most accomplished human beings who ever lived, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) remains a quintessential Renaissance genius. The perfect companion to the Leonardo Graphic Work edition, this book is a compact catalogue raisonne of all of the artist's masterful paintings. Drawn from our best-selling XXL edition, the book ...
Leonardo da Vinci. The Complete Paintings
One of the most accomplished human beings who ever lived, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) remains a quintessential Renaissance genius. The perfect companion to the Leonardo Graphic Work edition, this book is a compact catalogue raisonne of all of the artist's masterful paintings. Drawn from our best-selling XXL edition, the book traces the artist's life and work across 10 chapters, presenting all known paintings and drawing on his letters, contracts, diary entries, and writings to explore the man behind such groundbreaking artworks. From Virgin of the Rocks to Virgin and Child with St. Anne to the ever-beguiling Mona Lisa, you'll find some of the finest treasures of the Louvre, Prado, and National Gallery, London here, as well as Leonardo works lost to time, but no less startling in their precision and poise.
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23.62 USD

Leonardo da Vinci. The Complete Paintings

by Frank Zollner
Hardback
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I'd Rather Be Reading is a visual love letter to all things bookish. It features beautiful art, photography, and illustrations depicting the pleasures of books-from the likes of Jane Mount, Lisa Congdon, Julia Rothman, and Sophie Blackall-interwoven with poems, quotations, and aphorisms, as well as essays from writer Maura Kelly, ...
I'd Rather Be Reading: A Library of Art for Book Lovers
I'd Rather Be Reading is a visual love letter to all things bookish. It features beautiful art, photography, and illustrations depicting the pleasures of books-from the likes of Jane Mount, Lisa Congdon, Julia Rothman, and Sophie Blackall-interwoven with poems, quotations, and aphorisms, as well as essays from writer Maura Kelly, bestselling author Gretchen Rubin, and award-winning author and independent bookstore owner Ann Patchett. A cheerful homage to the particular pleasure of getting lost in a good book, I'd Rather Be Reading is an irresistible impulse-purchase for bookstore browsers, and the perfect gift for the bibliophile on everyone's list.
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13.65 USD

I'd Rather Be Reading: A Library of Art for Book Lovers

by Guinevere De La Mare
Hardback
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مايا أليسون، عائشة ستوبي، عادل خزام، بانة قطّان، حسن شريف   مايا أليسون المدير المؤسس والقيّم الفني الرئيس رواق الفن في جامعة نيويورك أبوظبي   nyuad-artgallery.org    إن هذا الكتاب هو دليل مرجعي نادر حول أحد أهم مجتمعات الفن المعاصر في التاريخ الإماراتي، حيث يلقي الضوء على جماعة فنيّة غالباً ...
La Nurahum Lakinana: Taqassi Harakat Fanniat fi al'Iimarat, 1988-2008

مايا أليسون، عائشة ستوبي، عادل خزام، بانة قطّان، حسن شريف

 

مايا أليسون

المدير المؤسس والقيّم الفني الرئيس

رواق الفن في جامعة نيويورك أبوظبي

 

nyuad-artgallery.org

 

 إن هذا الكتاب هو دليل مرجعي نادر حول أحد أهم مجتمعات الفن المعاصر في التاريخ الإماراتي، حيث يلقي الضوء على جماعة فنيّة غالباً ما أُطلق عليها اسم «مجموعة الخمسة» وعلى أعضائها من الفنانين التشكيليين والكتّاب وصانعي الأفلام. تبنّى أعضاء هذه المجموعة «ثقافة جديدة» شجّعت على التجريب الراديكالي والشكلي والمفاهيمي، ومع مرور الوقت، قام بعض من أولئك الفنانين بتأسيس ذي فلاينغ هاوس الشهير. «في غضون عقدين من الزمن، تحوّلت هذه المجموعة الصغيرة من الممارسين التجريبيين المغمورين، إلى شخصيات راسخة في المشهد الفني الإماراتي. وبحلول يومنا هذا، فقد قام معظم الفنانين المذكورين هنا بعرض أعمالهم في جناح دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة في بينالي البندقية، واقتُني العديد من أعمالهم من قبل المتاحف الكبرى، كما يستمر هؤلاء الفنانون في تطوير أصواتهم الفردية حالياً. وعلاوة على ذلك، فإن مسار هؤلاء المبدعين ونِتاجهم الفني، هو مصدر إلهام للفنانين الناشئين في الإمارات، وشكل من أشكال البُنية الجذرية للتنمية الثقافية في الدولة». مايا أليسون، المدير المؤسس والقيّم الفني الرئيس في رواق الفن بجامعة نيويورك أبوظبي.

 

 

ويقدّم هذا الكتاب مقالات بأقلام مايا أليسون، عائشة ستوبي، عادل خزام، إضافة إلى جدول زمني تاريخي قامت بانة قطّان بجمعه وتشكيله، كما يتضمّن مقابلات مع شخصيات رئيسية من أعضاء هذه المجموعة، منهم ابتسام عبدالعزيز، خالد البدور، نجوم الغانم، جوس كليفرس، محمد أحمد إبراهيم، محمد كاظم، كريستيانا دي ماركي، عبدالله السعدي، عبدالرحيم شريف، حسن شريف، حسين شريف، وفيفيك فيلاسيني.

 

لا نراهم لكننا: تقصي حركة فنية في الإمارات، ١٩٨٨-٢٠٠٨

 

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51.19 USD

La Nurahum Lakinana: Taqassi Harakat Fanniat fi al'Iimarat, 1988-2008

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by: Maya Allison, Aisha Stoby, Adel Khozam, Bana Kattan, Hassan Sharif Maya Allison Chief Curator and Gallery Director NYU Abu Dhabi nyuad-artgallery.org   This is a rare sourcebook for one of the most important contemporary art communities in UAE history. It centers on a group sometimes called “The Five” and their cohort of ...
But We Cannot See Them: Tracing a UAE Art Community, 1988-2008

by: Maya Allison, Aisha Stoby, Adel Khozam, Bana Kattan, Hassan Sharif

Maya Allison
Chief Curator and Gallery Director
NYU Abu Dhabi
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This is a rare sourcebook for one of the most important contemporary art communities in UAE history. It centers on a group sometimes called “The Five” and their cohort of visual artists, writers, and filmmakers. Its members identified with a “new culture” of encouraging radical, formal and conceptual experimentation. Eventually, some of these artists founded the celebrated Flying House. “In the course of two decades, a small community of unknown experimental practitioners transformed into a group of well-established figures in the UAE arts scene. Today, most of the artists mentioned here have participated in the UAE Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, many are collected by museums, and they continue to develop their individual voices. Their path, as well as what they have produced, also serves as an inspiration for emerging artists in the UAE, a kind of cultural root structure for the Emirates.” Maya Allison Founding Director and Chief Curator New York University Abu Dhabi Art Gallery

 

With essays by Maya Allison, Aisha Stoby, Adel Khozam, and an historical timeline by Bana Kattan. It includes interviews with key members of the community, including Ebtisam Abdulaziz, Khalid Albudoor, Nujoom Alghanem, Jos Clevers, Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim, Mohammed Kazem, Cristiana de Marchi, Abdullah Al Saadi, Abdul-Raheem Sharif, Hassan Sharif, Hussain Sharif, and Vivek Vilasini.
But We Cannot See Them: Tracing a UAE Art Community, 1988–2008 ISBN 978-0-9935845-7-2

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51.19 USD

But We Cannot See Them: Tracing a UAE Art Community, 1988-2008

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Strengthen potential in IB Visual Arts. Matched to the updated IB Visual Arts Guide for first examination in 2017, and developed directly with the IB, this essential Course Book breaks down and clarifies all the assessment components of the course. Guiding learners through each assessment task, a range of artwork ...
Oxford IB Diploma Programme: Visual Arts Course Companion
Strengthen potential in IB Visual Arts. Matched to the updated IB Visual Arts Guide for first examination in 2017, and developed directly with the IB, this essential Course Book breaks down and clarifies all the assessment components of the course. Guiding learners through each assessment task, a range of artwork examples contextualize the exam criteria, reinforcing comprehension and confidence. Build assessment potential enable learners to fully understand and engage with all the assessment tasks Develop exam strategies equip students with tested means to develop ideas and evaluate their work Drive reflective learning built-in TOK links, questions and discussion points help you fully adopt the IB approach to learning Fully matched to the most recent IB Visual Guide for first examination 2017
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35.96 USD

Oxford IB Diploma Programme: Visual Arts Course Companion

by Andrew Vaughan, Simon Poppy, Jayson Paterson
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This book introduces a subject that will be new to many: sonic arts. The application of sound to other media (such as film or video) is well known and the idea of sound as a medium in its own right (such as radio) is also widely accepted. However, the idea ...
The Fundamentals of Sonic Art and Sound Design
This book introduces a subject that will be new to many: sonic arts. The application of sound to other media (such as film or video) is well known and the idea of sound as a medium in its own right (such as radio) is also widely accepted. However, the idea that sound could also be a distinct art form by itself is less well established and often misunderstood. The Fundamentals of Sonic Arts & Sound Design introduces, describes and begins the process of defining this new subject and to provide a starting point for anyone who has an interest in the creative uses of sound. The book explores the worlds of sonic arts and sound design through their history and development, and looks at the present state of these extraordinarily diverse genres through the works and words of established artists and through an examination of the wide range of practices that currently come under the heading of sonic arts. The technologies that are used and the impact that they have upon the work are also discussed. Additionally, The Fundamentals of Sonic Arts & Sound Design considers new and radical approaches to sound recording, performance, installation works and exhibitions and visits the worlds of the sonic artist and the sound designer.
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39.16 USD

The Fundamentals of Sonic Art and Sound Design

by Tony Gibbs
Paperback
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The Picturesque Cotswolds - this lovely hardback volume full to the brim with paintings of Cotswold Towns and Villages by Cotswold Artist Bob Gilhooley makes a lovely souvenir to any one visiting the Cotswolds as Bob captures the essence of the area with pen and brush. This is another book ...
The Picturesque Cotswolds: A Souvenir in Beautiful Paintings by Artist Bob Gilhooley
The Picturesque Cotswolds - this lovely hardback volume full to the brim with paintings of Cotswold Towns and Villages by Cotswold Artist Bob Gilhooley makes a lovely souvenir to any one visiting the Cotswolds as Bob captures the essence of the area with pen and brush. This is another book from Reardon Publishing the Cotswold Publisher. In Bob's own words: 'A most pleasant undulating upland countryside. With pockets of wooded highlands, Meandering rivers and streams with pretty limestone villages nestling in the valleys Punctuated with more important and historic market towns, all within easy reach of London, Bath, Gloucester and Cheltenham. And to the North Evesham, Stratford upon Avon, Warwick, Banbury, and Oxford. A beautiful part of the midlands. In 1966 officially designated an area of outstanding beauty'. Bob Gilhooley your Cotswold Artist has spent many a happy hour painting these wonderful villages and has now put together 80 atmospheric painting to share with you, presented to you in this beautifully bound book. It is designed to encourage you to visit the area, enjoy the scenery and the food. Or if you are already touring the Cotswolds. To take the book home as a pleasant souvenir of the wonderful time you spent here.
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30.70 USD

The Picturesque Cotswolds: A Souvenir in Beautiful Paintings by Artist Bob Gilhooley

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In the fall of 1957 the University of California Press expanded Arnheim's 1933 book Film by four essays and brought that landmark work back into print as Film as Art . Now nearly fifty years after that re-edition, this book continues to occupy an important place in the literature of ...
Film as Art, 50th Anniversary Printing
In the fall of 1957 the University of California Press expanded Arnheim's 1933 book Film by four essays and brought that landmark work back into print as Film as Art . Now nearly fifty years after that re-edition, this book continues to occupy an important place in the literature of film. Arnheim's method, provocative in this age of technological wizardry, was to focus on the way art in film was derived from that medium's early limitations: no sound, no color, and no three-dimensional depth.
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36.75 USD

Film as Art, 50th Anniversary Printing

by Rudolf Arnheim
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Only 20 paintings and eight drawings are confidently assigned to Netherlandish painter Hieronymus Bosch (c. 1450-1516) but in their fantastical visions they have secured his place as one of the most cult artists in history. 500 years on from his death, his works continue to inspire scholars, artists, designers, and ...
Hieronymus Bosch. The Complete Works
Only 20 paintings and eight drawings are confidently assigned to Netherlandish painter Hieronymus Bosch (c. 1450-1516) but in their fantastical visions they have secured his place as one of the most cult artists in history. 500 years on from his death, his works continue to inspire scholars, artists, designers, and musicians, death metal band names and designer dresses. This Bibliotheca Universalis edition offers the complete and haunting Bosch world in one compact format. Through full spreads and carefully curated details, we explore the full reach and compelling inventions of the artist's genius as well as disturbing imagination. We encounter his hybrid creatures, his nightmarish scenarios, his religious and moral framework, and his pictorial versions of contemporary proverbs and idioms. Along the way, art historian and Bosch expert Stefan Fischer reveals the most important themes and influences in these cryptic, mesmerizing masterpieces.
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21.52 USD

Hieronymus Bosch. The Complete Works

by Stefan Fischer
Hardback
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Michelangelo regarded portraiture as a trivial genre, and Peter Paul Rubens did not instantly develop a preference for it either. Yet Rubens succeeded, as none other, in endowing his portraits with an almost palpable sense of immediacy, and was to become one of the greatest portraitists of all time. His ...
Rubens in Private: The Master Portrays His Family
Michelangelo regarded portraiture as a trivial genre, and Peter Paul Rubens did not instantly develop a preference for it either. Yet Rubens succeeded, as none other, in endowing his portraits with an almost palpable sense of immediacy, and was to become one of the greatest portraitists of all time. His most beautiful and surprising portraits are those of his immediate family. These intimate pictures were not intended for public display and are therefore considerably freer and more experimental than the likenesses he painted of influential patrons. Nothing about these private images seems idealized. They are uncommonly honest and veracious and at the same time expressive of great tenderness. While the hundreds of letters he wrote reveal very little about his emotional life, Rubens portraits of family members testify in a special way to the affection he felt for his first and second wives, his brother and his children.
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59.72 USD

Rubens in Private: The Master Portrays His Family

by Philip Heylen, Ben van Beneden
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For many years Rudolf Arnheim, known as the leading psychologist of art, has been keeping notebooks in which to jot down observations, ideas, questions, and even (after a stay in Japan for a year) poems in the haiku pattern. Some of these notes found their way into his books - ...
Parables of Sun Light: Observations on Psychology, the Arts, and the Rest
For many years Rudolf Arnheim, known as the leading psychologist of art, has been keeping notebooks in which to jot down observations, ideas, questions, and even (after a stay in Japan for a year) poems in the haiku pattern. Some of these notes found their way into his books - known and prized the world over - such as Art and Visual Perception , Visual Thinking , and The Power of the Center (see list below). Now he has selected, from the remaining riches of his notebooks, the items in this volume. The book will be a joy to ramble through for all lovers of Arnheim's work, and indeed for anyone who shares Arnheim's contagious interest in the order that lies behind art, nature, and human life. It is a seedbed of ideas and observations in his special fields of psychology and the arts. 'I have avoided mere images and I have avoided mere thoughts,' says Arnheim in the Introduction, 'but whenever an episode observed or a striking sentence read yielded a piece of insight I had not met before, I wrote it down and preserved it.' There are also glimpses of his personal life - his wife, his cats, his students, his neighbors and colleagues. He is always concrete, in the manner that has become his trademark, often witty, and sometimes a bit wicked. In the blend of life and thought caught in these jottings, psychology and the arts are of course prominent. But philosophy, religion, and the natural sciences add to the medley of topics - always addressed in a way to sharpen the senses of the reader who, sharing Arnheim's cue from Dylan Thomas, may accompany him through 'the parables of sun light and the legends of the green chapels and the twice told fields of childhood.' All of Rudolf Arnheim's books have been published by the University of California Press.
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59.59 USD

Parables of Sun Light: Observations on Psychology, the Arts, and the Rest

by Rudolf Arnheim
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Many artists, writers, and other creative people do their best work when collaborating within a circle of likeminded friends. Experimenting together and challenging one another, they develop the courage to rebel against the established traditions in their field. Out of their discussions they develop a new, shared vision that guides ...
Collaborative Circles: Friendship Dynamics and Creative Work
Many artists, writers, and other creative people do their best work when collaborating within a circle of likeminded friends. Experimenting together and challenging one another, they develop the courage to rebel against the established traditions in their field. Out of their discussions they develop a new, shared vision that guides their work even when they work alone. In a unique study that will become a rich source of ideas for professionals and anyone interested in fostering creative work in the arts and sciences, Michael P. Farrell looks at the group dynamics in six collaborative circles: the French Impressionists; Sigmund Freud and his friends; C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, and the Inklings; social reformers Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony; the Fugitive poets; and the writers Joseph Conrad and Ford Maddox Ford. He demonstrates how the unusual interactions in these collaborative circles drew out the creativity in each member. Farrell also presents vivid narrative accounts of the roles played by the members of each circle. He considers how working in such circles sustains the motivation of each member to do creative work; how collaborative circles shape the individual styles of the persons within them; how leadership roles and interpersonal relationships change as circles develop; and why some circles flourish while others flounder.
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50.92 USD

Collaborative Circles: Friendship Dynamics and Creative Work

by Michael Farrell
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The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media surveys the contemporary landscape of audiovisual media. Contributors to the volume look not only to changes brought by digital innovations, but to the complex social and technological past that informs, and is transformed by, new media. This collection is conceived ...
The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media
The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media surveys the contemporary landscape of audiovisual media. Contributors to the volume look not only to changes brought by digital innovations, but to the complex social and technological past that informs, and is transformed by, new media. This collection is conceived as a series of dialogues and inquiries by leading scholars from both image- and sound-based disciplines. Chapters explore the history and the future of moving-image media across a range of formats including blockbuster films, video games, music videos, social media, digital visualization technologies, experimental film, documentaries, video art, pornography, immersive theater, and electronic music. Sound, music, and noise emerge within these studies as integral forces within shifting networks of representation. The essays in this collection span a range of disciplinary approaches (film studies, musicology, philosophy, cultural studies, the digital humanities) and subjects of study (Iranian documentaries, the Twilight franchise, military combat footage, and Lady Gaga videos). Thematic sections and direct exchanges among authors facilitate further engagement with the debates invoked by the text.
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56.44 USD

The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media

Paperback / softback
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