Filter
(found 149732 products)
Book cover image
What makes a colour work? What do colours mean to artists or cultures? Why does grey make a colour stand out? What colour are the oceans? Why is the yellow of lemons something to treasure? Award-winning illustrator Marion Deuchars takes us on a journey through colour, showing how its language ...
Colour
What makes a colour work? What do colours mean to artists or cultures? Why does grey make a colour stand out? What colour are the oceans? Why is the yellow of lemons something to treasure? Award-winning illustrator Marion Deuchars takes us on a journey through colour, showing how its language is at the centre of how we think and feel about the world. Colour is everywhere. Through this book, we can see it afresh.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9780141983356.jpg
34.12 USD

Colour

by Marion Deuchars
Hardback
Book cover image
The Academie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture (French Academy of Painting and Sculpture)--perhaps the single most influential art institution in history--governed the arts in France for more than 150 years, from its founding in 1648 until its abolition in 1793. Christian Michel's sweeping study presents an authoritative, in-depth analysis ...
The Academie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture - The Birth of the French School, 1648-1793
The Academie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture (French Academy of Painting and Sculpture)--perhaps the single most influential art institution in history--governed the arts in France for more than 150 years, from its founding in 1648 until its abolition in 1793. Christian Michel's sweeping study presents an authoritative, in-depth analysis of the Academie's history and legacy.

The Academie Royale assembled nearly all of the important French artists working at the time, maintained a virtual monopoly on teaching and exhibitions, enjoyed a priority in obtaining royal commissions, and deeply influenced the artistic landscape in France. Yet the institution remains little understood today: all commentary on it, during its existence and since its abolition, is based on prejudices, both favorable and critical, that have shaped the way the institution has been appraised. This book takes a different approach. Rather than judging the Academie Royale, Michel unravels existing critical discourse to consider the nuances and complexities of the academy's history, reexamining its goals, the shifting power dynamics both within the institution and in the larger political landscape, and its relationship with other French academies and guilds.

https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781606065358.jpg
110.91 USD

The Academie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture - The Birth of the French School, 1648-1793

by Christian Michel
Paperback
Book cover image
The bestselling 30-Second...series takes a revolutionary approach to learning about those subjects you feel you should really understand. Each title selects a popular topic and dissects it into the 50 most significant ideas at its heart. Every idea, no matter how complex, is explained in 300 words and one picture, ...
30-Second Leonardo da Vinci: His 50 Greatest Ideas and Inventions, Each Explained in Half a Minute
The bestselling 30-Second...series takes a revolutionary approach to learning about those subjects you feel you should really understand. Each title selects a popular topic and dissects it into the 50 most significant ideas at its heart. Every idea, no matter how complex, is explained in 300 words and one picture, all digestible in 30 seconds. 30-Second Leonardo da Vinci uses this unique approach to grapple with the truly diverse thoughts of the ultimate Renaissance Man. Artist, anatomist, sculptor, inventor, architect, cartographer, mathematician, musician, botanist, geologist the word polymath does not quite do Leonardo justice. The painter of the Mona Lisa and conceptualizer of the helicopter seems like a Renaissance superhero. Here, the world's leading Leonardo scholars present an instant and expert guide to the breadth and brilliance of his greatest innovations.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781782405825.jpg
17.05 USD

30-Second Leonardo da Vinci: His 50 Greatest Ideas and Inventions, Each Explained in Half a Minute

by Marina Wallace
Paperback
Book cover image
The New Hollywood era of the late 1960s and early 1970s has become one of the most romanticized periods in motion picture history, celebrated for its stylistic boldness, thematic complexity, and the unshackling of directorial ambition. The Limits of Auteurism aims to challenge many of these assumptions. Beginning with the ...
The Limits of Auteurism: Case Studies in the Critically Constructed New Hollywood
The New Hollywood era of the late 1960s and early 1970s has become one of the most romanticized periods in motion picture history, celebrated for its stylistic boldness, thematic complexity, and the unshackling of directorial ambition. The Limits of Auteurism aims to challenge many of these assumptions. Beginning with the commercial success of Easy Rider in 1969, and ending two years later with the critical and commercial failure of that film's twin progeny, The Last Movie and The Hired Hand, Nicholas Godfrey surveys a key moment that defined the subsequent aesthetic parameters of American commercial art cinema. The book explores the role that contemporary critics played in determining how the movies of this period were understood and how, in turn, strategies of distribution influenced critical responses and dictated the conditions of entry into the rapidly codifying New Hollywood canon. Focusing on a small number of industrially significant films, this new history advances our understanding of this important moment of transition from Classical to contemporary modes of production.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9780813589152.jpg
104.950000 USD

The Limits of Auteurism: Case Studies in the Critically Constructed New Hollywood

by Nicholas Godfrey
Hardback
Book cover image
The New Hollywood era of the late 1960s and early 1970s has become one of the most romanticized periods in motion picture history, celebrated for its stylistic boldness, thematic complexity, and the unshackling of directorial ambition. The Limits of Auteurism aims to challenge many of these assumptions. Beginning with the ...
The Limits of Auteurism: Case Studies in the Critically Constructed New Hollywood
The New Hollywood era of the late 1960s and early 1970s has become one of the most romanticized periods in motion picture history, celebrated for its stylistic boldness, thematic complexity, and the unshackling of directorial ambition. The Limits of Auteurism aims to challenge many of these assumptions. Beginning with the commercial success of Easy Rider in 1969, and ending two years later with the critical and commercial failure of that film's twin progeny, The Last Movie and The Hired Hand, Nicholas Godfrey surveys a key moment that defined the subsequent aesthetic parameters of American commercial art cinema. The book explores the role that contemporary critics played in determining how the movies of this period were understood and how, in turn, strategies of distribution influenced critical responses and dictated the conditions of entry into the rapidly codifying New Hollywood canon. Focusing on a small number of industrially significant films, this new history advances our understanding of this important moment of transition from Classical to contemporary modes of production.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9780813589145.jpg
29.350000 USD

The Limits of Auteurism: Case Studies in the Critically Constructed New Hollywood

by Nicholas Godfrey
Paperback
Book cover image
This updated guide to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum charts new pathways through the beloved institution's superb collection. Gardner, a trail-blazing American who was among the most prominent patrons of her day, built a Venetian-inspired palazzo in Boston to share her exquisite and thought-provoking art objects from diverse cultures and ...
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum: A Guide
This updated guide to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum charts new pathways through the beloved institution's superb collection. Gardner, a trail-blazing American who was among the most prominent patrons of her day, built a Venetian-inspired palazzo in Boston to share her exquisite and thought-provoking art objects from diverse cultures and eras. She hosted luminaries in the worlds of music, dance, and literature, and supported such famed artists as Henry James and John Singer Sargent. The authors look at masterpieces by Botticelli, Rembrandt, Titian, and others, as well as hidden treasures, including decorative arts, correspondence, and photographs. Rather than positioning the museum simply as a historical gem, they present it as a site for forging connections between past and present and reinforcing the founder's legacy of sustaining contemporary art, music, and education. Featuring all-new photography, the book captures the uniqueness of this museum, helping us consider anew what the museum meant in Gardner's time and what it means in ours.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9780300226478.jpg
30.70 USD

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum: A Guide

by Casey Riley, Christina M. Nielsen, Nathaniel Silver
Paperback
Book cover image
Since the last century, the relationship between vanguard and self-taught artists has been defined by contradiction. The established art world has been quick to make clear distinctions between trained and untrained artists, yet at the same time it has been fascinated by outliers whom it draws selectively and intermittently into ...
Outliers and American Vanguard Art
Since the last century, the relationship between vanguard and self-taught artists has been defined by contradiction. The established art world has been quick to make clear distinctions between trained and untrained artists, yet at the same time it has been fascinated by outliers whom it draws selectively and intermittently into its orbits. For a new exhibition launching at the National Gallery of Art, curator Lynne Cooke explores shifting conceptualizations of the American outlier across the twentieth century, drawing on the inherent sociality of the exhibition in her installation of these works. This companion catalog, Outliers and American Vanguard Art, offers a fantastic opportunity to consider works by schooled and self-taught creators in relation to each other and defined by historical circumstance. The art works in Outliers and American Vanguard Art come from three distinct periods when the intersections between mainstream and outlier artists were most dynamic and productive, ushering in exhibitions of art based on various degrees of co-existence, inclusion, and assimilation. Works by such diverse artists as Charles Sheeler, Christina Ramberg, and Matt Mullican are set in conversation with a range of works by such self-taught artists as Horace Pippin, Janet Sobel, and Henry Darger. Cooke also examines a recent increase of radically expressive work that challenges what it means to be an outlier today. She reveals how these distinctions have been freighted with a particularly American point of view as she investigates our assumptions about creativity, artistic practice, and the role of the artist in contemporary culture. Outliers and American Vanguard Art is the most comprehensive show ever to examine outliers in dialogue with their established peers. It is sure to inspire vigorous conversation about how artists and the work they make are represented.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9780226522272.jpg
83.61 USD

Outliers and American Vanguard Art

by Lynne Cooke
Hardback
Book cover image
Maris Boyd Gillette's groundbreaking study tells the story of Jingdezhen, China's porcelain capital, from its origins in 1004 in Song dynasty China to the present day. Gillette explores how Jingdezhen has been affected by state involvement in porcelain production, particularly during the long 20th century. She considers how the Chinese ...
China's Porcelain Capital: The Rise, Fall and Reinvention of Ceramics in Jingdezhen
Maris Boyd Gillette's groundbreaking study tells the story of Jingdezhen, China's porcelain capital, from its origins in 1004 in Song dynasty China to the present day. Gillette explores how Jingdezhen has been affected by state involvement in porcelain production, particularly during the long 20th century. She considers how the Chinese government has consumed, invested in, taxed and managed the local ceramics industry, and the effects of this state intervention on ceramists' lives, their local environment and the nature of the goods they produce. Gillette traces how Jingdezhen experienced the transition from imperial rule to state ownership under communism, the changing fortunes of the ceramics industry in the early 21st century, the decay and decline that accompanied privatisation, and a revival brought about by an entrepreneurial culture focusing on the manufacture of highly-prized 'art porcelain'.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781350044821.jpg
42.64 USD

China's Porcelain Capital: The Rise, Fall and Reinvention of Ceramics in Jingdezhen

by Maris Boyd Gillette
Paperback
Book cover image
A fun and quirky fill in book that will ease the 'Artistically Anxious' into drawing. Learn to draw people of all shapes and sizes. On each spread, illustrator Eleanor Meredith has given a beautiful watercolour outline of a person/people, with humorous suggestions of features for you to copy. This fun ...
How to Draw People for the Artistically Anxious
A fun and quirky fill in book that will ease the 'Artistically Anxious' into drawing. Learn to draw people of all shapes and sizes. On each spread, illustrator Eleanor Meredith has given a beautiful watercolour outline of a person/people, with humorous suggestions of features for you to copy. This fun and accessible exercise is great for anyone who wants to practise their drawing!
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781910552766.jpg
17.05 USD

How to Draw People for the Artistically Anxious

by Eleanor Meredith
Paperback
Book cover image
The symmetrical, exuberant heart is everywhere: it gives shape to candy, pendants, the frothy milk on top of a cappuccino, and much else. How can we explain the ubiquity of what might be the most recognizable symbol in the world? In The Amorous Heart, Marilyn Yalom tracks the heart metaphor ...
The Amorous Heart: An Unconventional History of Love
The symmetrical, exuberant heart is everywhere: it gives shape to candy, pendants, the frothy milk on top of a cappuccino, and much else. How can we explain the ubiquity of what might be the most recognizable symbol in the world? In The Amorous Heart, Marilyn Yalom tracks the heart metaphor and heart iconography across two thousand years, through Christian theology, pagan love poetry, medieval painting, Shakespearean drama, Enlightenment science, and into the present. She argues that the symbol reveals a tension between love as romantic and sexual on the one hand, and as religious and spiritual on the other. Ultimately, the heart symbol is a guide to the astonishing variety of human affections, from the erotic to the chaste and from the unrequited to the conjugal.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9780465094707.jpg
34.12 USD

The Amorous Heart: An Unconventional History of Love

by Marilyn Yalom
Hardback
Book cover image
Using Film to Understand Childhood and Practice is an innovative and lively text which allows complex and challenging issues within childhood studies to be explored using the medium of filmed drama. By utilising popular culture, this book provides accessible narratives to students and lecturers needing to engage with complex theoretical ...
Using Film to Understand Childhood and Practice
Using Film to Understand Childhood and Practice is an innovative and lively text which allows complex and challenging issues within childhood studies to be explored using the medium of filmed drama. By utilising popular culture, this book provides accessible narratives to students and lecturers needing to engage with complex theoretical ideas. In exposing theories to tangible situations often from more than one perspective in films, readers are helped to identify and recognise how theories about children and childhood can be applied. Each chapter uses a specific film to provide the basis for discussion in order to explore and analyse key concepts within childhood studies which include identity, social construction, families, political and biological narratives, children's rights and participation. A range of international films are used including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Rabbit Proof Fence, The Hunger Games and The Red Balloon. First introducing the theoretical perspective to be discussed, chapters also include a contextual explanation of the film and list the specific scenes that will be used to guide students through. Concluding with discussion questions, students are asked to consider how the theories discussed might be translated in to their own experiences of children, childhood and practice. Not only supporting understanding of core principles and key ideas across any childhood studies degree, this book supports students throughout their university career and beyond by engaging with the journey of becoming a graduate as well as discussion of workplace issues and concepts after graduation.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781474274555.jpg
34.11 USD

Using Film to Understand Childhood and Practice

Paperback
Book cover image
Part of a comprehensive catalog of the International Quilt Study Center and Museum collection, American Quilts in the Industrial Age, 1760-1870, highlights the dazzling designs and intricate needlework of America's treasured material culture. From whole cloth to pieced quilts to elaborate applique examples, all reflecting various design movements such as ...
American Quilts in the Industrial Age, 1760-1870: The International Quilt Study Center and Museum Collections
Part of a comprehensive catalog of the International Quilt Study Center and Museum collection, American Quilts in the Industrial Age, 1760-1870, highlights the dazzling designs and intricate needlework of America's treasured material culture. From whole cloth to pieced quilts to elaborate applique examples, all reflecting various design movements such as Neoclassicism and Eastern exoticism, the contributing authors address the development of quilt making in America from its inception in the 1700s to the period of the U.S. Civil War. Covering more than one hundred years of quilt making, this volume examines the period's quilts from both an artistic and a historical perspective. The contributors provide critical information regarding the founding of the republic and the influential republican values and ideals manifested in the quilts of this era. They also address the role that immigration and industrialization played in the evolution of materials and styles. With full-color photographs of nearly six hundred quilts, American Quilts in the Industrial Age, 1760-1870 offers new insights into American society.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9780803295926.jpg
94.500000 USD

American Quilts in the Industrial Age, 1760-1870: The International Quilt Study Center and Museum Collections

by International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Hardback
Book cover image
After Effects for Designers teaches design students, artists, and web, graphic, and interactive designers how to design, develop, and deploy motion design projects using Adobe After Effects. Author Chris Jackson balances aspects of time-based design with related techniques and explores the principles of animation, composition and layout, visual hierarchy, typography, ...
After Effects for Designers: Graphic and Interactive Design in Motion
After Effects for Designers teaches design students, artists, and web, graphic, and interactive designers how to design, develop, and deploy motion design projects using Adobe After Effects. Author Chris Jackson balances aspects of time-based design with related techniques and explores the principles of animation, composition and layout, visual hierarchy, typography, principles of motion, 3D modelling, compositing, and more. Each chapter contains unique, step-by-step project exercises that offer timesaving practical tips and hands-on design techniques, teaching readers to effectively use the tools at their disposal to conceptualize and visualize creative solutions to their own motion design work. Readers will build professional-world examples in every chapter and, as a result, learn how both how to design effectively using After Effects as well as practically apply these skills in client-based work. An accompanying companion website includes complete project files for each chapter exercise, video tutorials, and links to other After Effects and motion design resources around the web.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781138735873.jpg
63.12 USD

After Effects for Designers: Graphic and Interactive Design in Motion

by Chris Jackson
Paperback
Book cover image
This book highlights sport as one of the key inspirations for an international range of modernist artists. Sport emerged as a corollary of the industrial revolution and developed into a prominent facet of modernity as it spread across Europe at the turn of the twentieth century. It was celebrated by ...
Sport and Modernism in the Visual Arts in Europe, <I>C</I>.1909-39
This book highlights sport as one of the key inspirations for an international range of modernist artists. Sport emerged as a corollary of the industrial revolution and developed into a prominent facet of modernity as it spread across Europe at the turn of the twentieth century. It was celebrated by modernists both for its spectacle and for the suggestive ways in which society could be remodelled on dynamic, active and rational lines. Artists included sport themes in a wide variety of media and frequently referenced it in their own writings. Sport was also political, most notably under fascist and Soviet regimes, but also in democratic countries, and the works produced by modernists engage with various ideologies. This book provides new readings of aspects of a number of avant-garde movements, including Italian futurism, cubism, German expressionism, Le Corbusier's architecture, Soviet constructivism, Italian rationalism and the Bauhaus. -- .
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781784992507.jpg
127.97 USD

Sport and Modernism in the Visual Arts in Europe, <I>C</I>.1909-39

by Bernard Vere
Hardback
Book cover image
Fully revised and with a new chapter and international case studies, this second edition of the best-selling book traces how artists and designers continue to adapt and incorporate 3D printing technology into their work and explains how the creative industries are directly interfacing with this new technology. Covering a broad ...
3D Printing for Artists, Designers and Makers
Fully revised and with a new chapter and international case studies, this second edition of the best-selling book traces how artists and designers continue to adapt and incorporate 3D printing technology into their work and explains how the creative industries are directly interfacing with this new technology. Covering a broad range of applied art practice - from furniture-design and fine art to film-making - Stephen Hoskins introduces some of his ground-breaking research from the Centre for Fine Print Research along with an updated history of 3D print technology, a new chapter on fashion and animation, and new case studies featuring artists working with metal, plastic, ceramic and other materials. A fascinating investigation into how the applied arts continue to adapt to new technologies and a forecast of what developments we might expect in the future, this book is essential reading for students, researchers studying contemporary art and design and professionals involved in the creative industries.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781474248679.jpg
54.59 USD

3D Printing for Artists, Designers and Makers

by Stephen Hoskins
Paperback
Book cover image
Using Film to Understand Childhood and Practice is an innovative and lively text which allows complex and challenging issues within childhood studies to be explored using the medium of filmed drama. By utilising popular culture, this book provides accessible narratives to students and lecturers needing to engage with complex theoretical ...
Using Film to Understand Childhood and Practice
Using Film to Understand Childhood and Practice is an innovative and lively text which allows complex and challenging issues within childhood studies to be explored using the medium of filmed drama. By utilising popular culture, this book provides accessible narratives to students and lecturers needing to engage with complex theoretical ideas. In exposing theories to tangible situations often from more than one perspective in films, readers are helped to identify and recognise how theories about children and childhood can be applied. Each chapter uses a specific film to provide the basis for discussion in order to explore and analyse key concepts within childhood studies which include identity, social construction, families, political and biological narratives, children's rights and participation. A range of international films are used including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Rabbit Proof Fence, The Hunger Games and The Red Balloon. First introducing the theoretical perspective to be discussed, chapters also include a contextual explanation of the film and list the specific scenes that will be used to guide students through. Concluding with discussion questions, students are asked to consider how the theories discussed might be translated in to their own experiences of children, childhood and practice. Not only supporting understanding of core principles and key ideas across any childhood studies degree, this book supports students throughout their university career and beyond by engaging with the journey of becoming a graduate as well as discussion of workplace issues and concepts after graduation.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781474274562.jpg
92.400000 USD

Using Film to Understand Childhood and Practice

Hardback
Book cover image
Draw & Dream is a coloring and activity book for all ages that follows curious travelers as they voyage around the world. Embark on a journey of fantasy and adventure, where both familiar and exotic landscapes invite you to escape-to another city, another country, another hemisphere. Draw & Dream offers ...
Take Me There: Dream, Draw, and Design Your Perfect Adventure
Draw & Dream is a coloring and activity book for all ages that follows curious travelers as they voyage around the world. Embark on a journey of fantasy and adventure, where both familiar and exotic landscapes invite you to escape-to another city, another country, another hemisphere. Draw & Dream offers you a passport to 40 locations, ranging from cityscapes and street scenes in Venice, New York, Rio, and Barcelona, to the awe-inspiring Great Wall of China, the colorful traditions of the Mexican Day of the Dead, the animal kingdom of the Galapagos, and finally home at the journey's end. The book ends with a thumbnail of each setting paired with text describing the location, offering context and fun facts. This portion also includes lined sections for journaling and blank pages inviting you to drawn in your own dream destination. Life is an adventure. Give it some color!
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9780762461905.jpg
20.46 USD

Take Me There: Dream, Draw, and Design Your Perfect Adventure

by Annie Lim, Victoire Bourgois
Mixed media product
Book cover image
Exciting investigations in north-west China are about to reveal more of the mysteries of the huge mausoleum of the Qin Emperor, a portion of which was accidently discovered in 1974 by farmers who were digging a well. The second phase of an international research project began in 2011 and is ...
Terracotta Warriors: 2,000 Years of History, Mystery and New Discovery
Exciting investigations in north-west China are about to reveal more of the mysteries of the huge mausoleum of the Qin Emperor, a portion of which was accidently discovered in 1974 by farmers who were digging a well. The second phase of an international research project began in 2011 and is ongoing. More recently still, in March 2015, promising new excavations began in Pit 2, with exciting fresh discoveries already announced. Much new material has become available since 2008, the year of the major sell-out exhibitions in London and Paris. Terracotta Warriors seeks to examine one of China's most famous archaeological discoveries in light of these new findings. The book begins with the discovery of the terracotta warriors and then tells the history of the Qin Dynasty and as much as is known about the construction of the 3rd century BCE mausoleum based on the work of the historian Sima Qian (145-90 BCE). He wrote that the First Emperor was buried with palaces, towers, officials, valuable artefacts and wondrous objects. According to this account, 100 flowing rivers were simulated using mercury, and above them the ceiling was decorated with heavenly bodies below which were the features of the land. The new findings and the description of the mausoleum based on the quoted historical accounts suggest that the next discoveries may surpass the size and conception of the original discovery of the terracotta warriors. In the second part, Edward Burman asks: who built it and how? He also questions the role of the terracotta warriors who may be servants and not warriors, and what their function may have been in the afterlife. In the third section, he anticipates the discoveries and describes the new methods of excavation and preservation.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781474606080.jpg
42.66 USD

Terracotta Warriors: 2,000 Years of History, Mystery and New Discovery

by Edward Burman
Hardback
Book cover image
Throughout the history of cinema, horror has proven to be a genre of consistent popularity, which has the flexibility to bend to needs of different cultural contexts. Horror Film: A Critical Introduction, the newest in Bloomsbury's Film Genre series, is designed to balance the discussions of horror's history, theory, and ...
Horror Film: A Critical Introduction
Throughout the history of cinema, horror has proven to be a genre of consistent popularity, which has the flexibility to bend to needs of different cultural contexts. Horror Film: A Critical Introduction, the newest in Bloomsbury's Film Genre series, is designed to balance the discussions of horror's history, theory, and aesthetics as no introductory book ever has. As a straightforward and convenient critical introduction to the history and key academic approaches, this book gives concerted attention to the idea that horror has unusually strong reflexive or metafictional tendencies. The emphasis here is on American and UK horror traditions, with other national traditions (German Expressionism, J-Horror, etc.) coming into focus as they circulate within the Anglophone world and exert influences of their own. It is designed to be accessible to the beginner, while also responding to and furthering the research into the horror film that has been undertaken in the last few decades. In particular, it avoids the predominance that the monster has traditionally held in research on the horror film. This is not to deny the importance of the monster as a conceptual figure, but to open consideration to branches of horror less amenable to being discussed through the monster, such as haunted house films. Murray Leeder successfully eschews the crisis rhetoric around contemporary horror that hampers much recent writing on cinematic horror.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781501314438.jpg
40.94 USD

Horror Film: A Critical Introduction

by Murray Leeder
Paperback
Book cover image
From YouTube's Head of Culture and Trends, a rousing and illuminating behind-the-scenes exploration of internet video's massive impact on our world. Whether your favorite YouTube video is a cat on a Roomba, Gangnam Style, the Bed Intruder song, an ASAPscience explainer, Rebecca Black's Friday, or the Evolution of Dance, Kevin ...
Videocracy: How YouTube is Changing the World . . . with Double Rainbows, Singing Foxes, and Other Curious Trends
From YouTube's Head of Culture and Trends, a rousing and illuminating behind-the-scenes exploration of internet video's massive impact on our world. Whether your favorite YouTube video is a cat on a Roomba, Gangnam Style, the Bed Intruder song, an ASAPscience explainer, Rebecca Black's Friday, or the Evolution of Dance, Kevin Allocca's Videocracy reveals how these beloved videos and famous trends--and many more--came to be and why they mean more than you might think. YouTube is the biggest pool of cultural data since the beginning of recorded communication, with four hundred hours of video uploaded every minute. (It would take you more than sixty-five years just to watch to watch the vlogs, music videos, tutorials, and other content posted in a single day!) This activity reflects who we are, in all our glory and ignominy. As Allocca says, if aliens wanted to understand our planet, he'd give them Google. If they wanted to understand us, he'd give them YouTube. In Videocracy, Allocca lays bare what YouTube videos say about our society and how our actions online--watching, sharing, commenting on, and remixing the people and clips that captivate us--are changing the face of entertainment, advertising, politics, and more. Via YouTube, we are fueling social movements, enforcing human rights, and redefining art--a lot more than you'd expect from a bunch of viral clips.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781408880272.jpg
18.64 USD

Videocracy: How YouTube is Changing the World . . . with Double Rainbows, Singing Foxes, and Other Curious Trends

by Kevin Allocca
Paperback
Book cover image
John James Audubon's Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America was the largest and most significant color plate book produced in the United States in the nineteenth century, and a fitting monument to the genius of America's most famous ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. Measuring an impressive 27 3/4 x 21 1/4 inches, ...
Audubon's Last Wilderness Journey: The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America
John James Audubon's Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America was the largest and most significant color plate book produced in the United States in the nineteenth century, and a fitting monument to the genius of America's most famous ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. Measuring an impressive 27 3/4 x 21 1/4 inches, the Quadrupeds was published in 1845-48 as a three-volume elephant folio broadsheet edition, the artist's final great natural history work and the first single publication to document America's animals.Audubon's Last Wilderness Journey reproduces all one hundred and fifty original lithographic prints in color, with a timeline of Audubon's life and a map of his 1843 expedition to the Missouri River with Reverend John Bachman, his friend, fellow naturalist, and co-author. Essays by noted experts in art history, wildlife science, and ecology put this remarkable work in context, explaining its technical, artistic, and scientific importance and legacy.Surprisingly, there is very little currently available in print on the Quadrupeds. This exceptional new volume will have serious appeal to the general public and to art historians, scientists, environmentalists, scholars, researchers, and academics alike.Ron Tyler is the former director of the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth, Texas.Charles T. Butler is the former executive director of the Columbus Museum in Georgia.Dennis Harper is curator of Collections and Exhibitions at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art in Auburn, Alabama.Daniel Patterson is professor of English Language and Literature at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781911282105.jpg
76.79 USD

Audubon's Last Wilderness Journey: The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America

Hardback
Book cover image
Modern Asian Design provides a comprehensive introduction to the development of Asian design in the modern period, both tracing historical threads and offering a theoretical framework within which to chart the history of design in Asia. Rather than a singular Asian history , this book presents a series of studies ...
Modern Asian Design
Modern Asian Design provides a comprehensive introduction to the development of Asian design in the modern period, both tracing historical threads and offering a theoretical framework within which to chart the history of design in Asia. Rather than a singular Asian history , this book presents a series of studies centred on trade routes, colonial relationships, regional networks and cross-cultural exchanges. Modern Asian Design builds on existing resources beyond design history in an effort to map the field, focusing particularly on relations between Asia and the West and also across Asian design cultures. Opening with a brief overview of trade and exchange networks in the 17th and 18th centuries, the bulk of this study comprises analysis of the development of modern design in Asia during the later 19th and early 20th centuries, a period of rapid modernisation. The book's final two chapters bring these central ideas into a contemporary and highly relevant context.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781474296779.jpg
39.23 USD

Modern Asian Design

by D. J. Huppatz
Paperback
Book cover image
This book examines the links between the unprecedented visual inventiveness of the Romantic period in Britain and eighteenth-century theories of the sublime. Edmund Burke's Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful (1757), in particular, is shown to have directly or indirectly challenged visual artists ...
The Challenge of the Sublime: From Burke's <i>Philosophical Enquiry</i> to British Romantic Art
This book examines the links between the unprecedented visual inventiveness of the Romantic period in Britain and eighteenth-century theories of the sublime. Edmund Burke's Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful (1757), in particular, is shown to have directly or indirectly challenged visual artists to explore not just new themes, but also new compositional strategies and visual media such as panoramas and book illustrations, by arguing that the sublime was beyond the reach of painting. More significantly, it began to call into question mimetic representational models, causing artists to reflect about the presentation of the unpresentable and drawing attention to the process of artistic production itself, rather than the finished artwork. -- .
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781526117397.jpg
127.97 USD

The Challenge of the Sublime: From Burke's <i>Philosophical Enquiry</i> to British Romantic Art

by Helene Ibata
Hardback
Book cover image
Discover one hundred of the greatest folk artists practicing in the United States in Folk Masters: A Portrait of America. Over the past 25 years, photographer Tom Pich has traveled the country to the homes and studios of recipients of the National Endowment for the Arts' National Heritage Fellowship, the ...
Folk Masters: A Portrait of America
Discover one hundred of the greatest folk artists practicing in the United States in Folk Masters: A Portrait of America. Over the past 25 years, photographer Tom Pich has traveled the country to the homes and studios of recipients of the National Endowment for the Arts' National Heritage Fellowship, the highest honor given to folk and traditional artists in the US. His portraits give us a glimpse into their art, their process, and their culture. While each image tells a story on its own, Barry Bergey, former Director of Folk and Traditional Arts at the National Endowment for the Arts, provides further insight into the lives of each featured artist as well as the remarkable stories behind each photograph. Folk Masters honors again the extraordinary women and men who simultaneously take the traditional arts to new heights while ensuring their continuation from generation to generation.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9780253032324.jpg
31.500000 USD

Folk Masters: A Portrait of America

by Barry Bergey
Hardback
Book cover image
Gustav Klimt at Home explores the influences of Vienna and other places Klimt travelled to and called home on his life and work. Klimt was one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. He was both influenced by and shaped the city of Vienna at the turn ...
Gustav KLIMT at Home
Gustav Klimt at Home explores the influences of Vienna and other places Klimt travelled to and called home on his life and work. Klimt was one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. He was both influenced by and shaped the city of Vienna at the turn of the century, undertaking several public commissions. Klimt travelled little, but trips to Venice and Ravenna, as well as annual summer holidays with the Floge family on the shores of Attersee, were a source of inspiration and influence on his creative output. Fully illustrated, the book features paintings, archive imagery and photographs of the surrounding city and landscape to provide an insight into how the people and places of his life relate to his work.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9780711239098.jpg
42.66 USD

Gustav KLIMT at Home

by Patrick Bade
Hardback
Book cover image
With a feast of visual delights and new insights, this volume reveals how American and European artists from 1830 to the 1870s awoke to the power of mountain scenery, drawing upon a variety of sources to create monumental canvases powerful in national and religious symbolism. It features sixty works by ...
The Rockies and the Alps: Bierstadt, Calame and the Romance of the Mountains
With a feast of visual delights and new insights, this volume reveals how American and European artists from 1830 to the 1870s awoke to the power of mountain scenery, drawing upon a variety of sources to create monumental canvases powerful in national and religious symbolism. It features sixty works by artists including Albert Bierstadt, Alexandre Calame, Thomas Cole, Sanford R. Gifford, and Frederic Church, and photographers Carleton Watkins and Eadweard Muybridge.Katherine Manthorne is professor of Art History at the Graduate Center, CUNY.Tricia Laughlin Bloom is curator of American Art at the Newark Museum.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781907804960.jpg
51.19 USD

The Rockies and the Alps: Bierstadt, Calame and the Romance of the Mountains

by Tricia Laughlin Bloom, Katherine Manthorne
Hardback
Book cover image
Pine is a photographic exploration looking at remnants of the momentous and sacred old-growth longleaf pinelands across the southeastern United States. Historically, this was once one of America's most significant landscapes. This book is Chuck Hemard's experience in the present that gives a tiny glimpse of insight into both past ...
The Pines: Southern Forests
Pine is a photographic exploration looking at remnants of the momentous and sacred old-growth longleaf pinelands across the southeastern United States. Historically, this was once one of America's most significant landscapes. This book is Chuck Hemard's experience in the present that gives a tiny glimpse of insight into both past and future.Chuck Hemard has work included in public collections across the southeast United States, including the Columbus Museum of Art in Columbus GA and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans.Nick Norwood is a professor of creative writing at Columbus State University.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781942084402.jpg
47.250000 USD

The Pines: Southern Forests

Hardback
Book cover image
Through their metaphorical and material qualities, textiles can be seductive, exciting, intimate and, at times, shocking and disquieting. This book is the first critical examination of the erotically charged relationship between the surface of the skin and the touch of cloth, exploring the ways in which textiles can seduce, conceal ...
The Erotic Cloth: Seduction and Fetishism in Textiles
Through their metaphorical and material qualities, textiles can be seductive, exciting, intimate and, at times, shocking and disquieting. This book is the first critical examination of the erotically charged relationship between the surface of the skin and the touch of cloth, exploring the ways in which textiles can seduce, conceal and reveal through their interactions with the body. From the beautiful cloth which is quietly suggestive, to bold expressions of deviant sexuality, cloth is a message carrier for both desiring and being desired. The drape, fold, touch and feel, the sound and look of cloth in motion, allow for the exploration of identity as a sensual, gendered or political experience. The book features contributions on the sensory rustle and drape of silk taffeta and the secret pleasures of embroidery, on fetishistic punk street-style and homoerotic intimacy in men's shirts on screen, and a new perspective on the role of cloth and skin in the classic film Blade Runner. In doing so, it interrogates experiences of cloth within social, historical, psychological and cultural contexts. Divided into four sections on representation, design, otherness and performance, The Erotic Cloth showcases a variety of debates that are at the heart of contemporary textile research, drawing on the fields of art, design, film, performance, culture and politics. Playful, provocative and beautifully illustrated with over 50 color images, it will appeal to students and scholars of textiles, fashion, gender, art and anthropology.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781474286800.jpg
42.66 USD

The Erotic Cloth: Seduction and Fetishism in Textiles

Paperback
Book cover image
In the fall of 1956, Hungarians led a successful rebellion against Soviet control. How-ever, after only ten days of freedom, the uprising was brutally crushed, and the Soviet-aligned minister Janos Kadar assumed power. Focusing on the Kadar era (1956-89), this publication explores the political reforms and artistic experimentations under the ...
Promote, Tolerate, Ban - Culture and Art in Cold War Hungary
In the fall of 1956, Hungarians led a successful rebellion against Soviet control. How-ever, after only ten days of freedom, the uprising was brutally crushed, and the Soviet-aligned minister Janos Kadar assumed power. Focusing on the Kadar era (1956-89), this publication explores the political reforms and artistic experimentations under the regime's authoritarian cultural policy: promote, tolerate, ban. Artists who complied with ideological mandates were financed by the state; those who didn't could exhibit, but they received no monetary support; other artists were forced into exile. Paintings, sculptures, photographs, posters, advertisements, mail art, and underground samizdat literature illustrate the diverse modern art forms and radical aesthetics created during this time. The book provides context for the vibrant debates behind the production of Cold War art and culture in Socialist Hungary and closes with the personal account of one of its main protagonists, the exiled Hungarian artist and critic Geza Perneczky. Promote, Tolerate, Ban showcases art and cultural artifacts from the Getty Research Institute, the Wende Museum of the Cold War, and public and private archives in Budapest.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781606065396.jpg
52.450000 USD

Promote, Tolerate, Ban - Culture and Art in Cold War Hungary

Hardback
Book cover image
In Deleuze and Art Anne Sauvagnargues, one of the world's most renowned Deleuze scholars, offers a unique insight into the constitutive role played by art in the formation of Deleuze's thought. By reproducing Deleuze's social and intellectual references, Sauvagnargues is able to construct a precise map of the totality of ...
Deleuze and Art
In Deleuze and Art Anne Sauvagnargues, one of the world's most renowned Deleuze scholars, offers a unique insight into the constitutive role played by art in the formation of Deleuze's thought. By reproducing Deleuze's social and intellectual references, Sauvagnargues is able to construct a precise map of the totality of Deleuze's work, pinpointing where key Deleuzian concepts first emerge and eventually disappear. This innovative methodology, which Sauvagnargues calls periodization , provides a systematic historiography of Deleuze's philosophy that remains faithful to his affirmation of the principle of exteriority. By analyzing the external relations between Deleuze's self-proclaimed three philosophical periods, Sauvagnargues gives the reader an inside look into the conceptual and artistic landscape that surrounded Deleuze and the creation of his philosophy. With extreme clarity and precision, Sauvagnargues provides an important glimpse into Deleuze's philosophy by reconstructing the social and intellectual contexts that contributed to the trajectory of his thought. This book is the product of insightful and careful research, which has not been made available to English readers of Deleuze before now.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781474260244.jpg
37.53 USD

Deleuze and Art

by Anne Sauvagnargues
Paperback
Page 1 of 40