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Famed American actress Demi Moore at last tells her own story in a surprisingly intimate and emotionally charged memoir. For decades, Demi Moore has been synonymous with celebrity. From iconic film roles to high-profile relationships, Moore has never been far from the spotlight - or the headlines. Even as Demi ...
Inside Out

Famed American actress Demi Moore at last tells her own story in a surprisingly intimate and emotionally charged memoir. For decades, Demi Moore has been synonymous with celebrity. From iconic film roles to high-profile relationships, Moore has never been far from the spotlight - or the headlines. Even as Demi was becoming the highest paid actress in Hollywood, however, she was always outrunning her past, just one step ahead of the doubts and insecurities that defined her childhood. Throughout her rise to fame and during some of the most pivotal moments of her life, Demi battled addiction, body image issues, and childhood trauma that would follow her for years - all while juggling a skyrocketing career and at times negative public perception. As her success grew, Demi found herself questioning if she belonged in Hollywood, if she was a good mother, a good actress - and, always, if she was simply good enough. As much as her story is about adversity, it is also about tremendous resilience. In this deeply candid and reflective memoir, Demi pulls back the curtain and opens up about her career and personal life - laying bare her tumultuous relationship with her mother, her marriages, her struggles balancing stardom with raising a family, and her journey toward open heartedness. Inside Out is a story of survival, success, and surrender - a wrenchingly honest portrayal of one woman's at once ordinary and iconic life.

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34.34 USD

Inside Out

by Demi Moore
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FROM THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AND MAN BOOKER-SHORTLISTED AUTHOR 'Hisham Matar has the quality all historians - of the world and the self - most need: he knows how to stand back and let the past speak' Hilary Mantel ____________________________________ When Hisham Matar was nineteen years old he came across the ...
A Month in Siena
FROM THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AND MAN BOOKER-SHORTLISTED AUTHOR 'Hisham Matar has the quality all historians - of the world and the self - most need: he knows how to stand back and let the past speak' Hilary Mantel ____________________________________ When Hisham Matar was nineteen years old he came across the Sienese School of painting for the first time. In the year in which Matar's life was shattered by the disappearance of his father the work of the great artists of Siena seemed to offer him a sense of hope. Over the years since then, Matar's feelings towards these paintings would deepen and, as he says, 'Siena began to occupy the sort of uneasy reverence the devout might feel towards Mecca or Rome or Jerusalem'. A Month in Siena is the encounter, twenty-five years later, between the writer and the city he had worshipped from afar. It is a dazzling evocation of an extraordinary place and its effect on the writer's life. It is an immersion in painting, a consideration of grief and a profoundly moving contemplation of the relationship between art and the human condition. ____________________________________ 'An exquisite, deeply affecting book' Evening Standard 'As exquisitely structured as The Return, driven by desire, yearning, loss, illuminated by the kindness of strangers. A triumph' Peter Carey 'This book tells us much about the extraordinary power of art to inspire' Literary Review
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22.31 USD

A Month in Siena

by Hisham Matar
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Discover and master the fun, creative, and colorful methods of fluid pouring and painting with 10 projects, customizable to your personal vision and open to endless variation. Fluid pouring and painting can result in beautiful, organic, and abstract designs that can be captured on special papers, canvas and board substrates, ...
The Ultimate Fluid Pouring & Painting Project Book: Inspiration and Techniques for using Alcohol Inks, Acrylics, Resin, and more; Create colorful paintings, resin coasters, agate slices, vases, vessels & more
Discover and master the fun, creative, and colorful methods of fluid pouring and painting with 10 projects, customizable to your personal vision and open to endless variation. Fluid pouring and painting can result in beautiful, organic, and abstract designs that can be captured on special papers, canvas and board substrates, used to make gorgeous lampshades, poured into molds or dishes to create coasters, geodes, and agate slices, and can even be formed into vases, vessels, and bowls. Join mixed-media artist and international instructor Jane Monteith, a master of the fluid artforms and creator of the stunningly beautiful and popular paintings called MOD Minis, in this wildly popular new art form. For both novice and experienced artists, this expressive book shares detailed, comprehensive techniques for working with high flow inks and acrylic paints. The Ultimate Fluid Pouring & Painting Project Book guides you through a variety of different fluid projects, from fluid-painted collage to resin-poured paints on different substrates. You will: Learn to use various tools and solutions to create beautiful colors and textures on paper. Learn how to work with resin and avoid common mistakes to produce a flawless finish. Gain an understanding of basic color theory and which color combinations go hand in hand to create elegant designs. Become knowledgeable on what types of products to use to create various effects. Understand how to seal and protect your work for years to come. With these creative projects, you'll be making your own beautiful fluid artwork in no time!
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24.140000 USD

The Ultimate Fluid Pouring & Painting Project Book: Inspiration and Techniques for using Alcohol Inks, Acrylics, Resin, and more; Create colorful paintings, resin coasters, agate slices, vases, vessels & more

by Jane Monteith
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Adolf Hitler's obsession with art not only fueled his vision of a purified Nazi state--it was the core of his fascist ideology. Its aftermath lives on to this day. Nazism ascended by brute force and by cultural tyranny. Weimar Germany was a society in turmoil, and Hitler's rise was achieved ...
Hitler's Last Hostages: Looted Art and the Soul of the Third Reich
Adolf Hitler's obsession with art not only fueled his vision of a purified Nazi state--it was the core of his fascist ideology. Its aftermath lives on to this day. Nazism ascended by brute force and by cultural tyranny. Weimar Germany was a society in turmoil, and Hitler's rise was achieved not only by harnessing the military but also by restricting artistic expression. Hitler, an artist himself, promised the dejected citizens of postwar Germany a purified Reich, purged of degenerate influences. When Hitler came to power in 1933, he removed so-called degenerate art from German society and promoted artists whom he considered the embodiment of the Aryan ideal. Artists who had produced challenging and provocative work fled the country. Curators and art dealers organized their stock. Thousands of great artworks disappeared--and only a fraction of them were rediscovered after World War II. In 2013, the German government confiscated roughly 1,300 works by Henri Matisse, George Grosz, Claude Monet, and other masters from the apartment of Cornelius Gurlitt, the reclusive son of one of Hitler's primary art dealers. For two years, the government kept the discovery a secret. In Hitler's Last Hostages, Mary M. Lane reveals the fate of those works and tells the definitive story of art in the Third Reich and Germany's ongoing struggle to right the wrongs of the past.
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29.400000 USD

Hitler's Last Hostages: Looted Art and the Soul of the Third Reich

by Mary M Lane
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It's no secret that working with others, rather than alone, on a creative project can often yield the most unexpected results, a new and surprising sum greater than the whole of its parts. Please RSVP presents a bold new theory of just how powerful collaboration can be in the making ...
Please RSVP - Questions on Collaborative Aesthetics, Trans-Subjectivity, and the Politics of Love
It's no secret that working with others, rather than alone, on a creative project can often yield the most unexpected results, a new and surprising sum greater than the whole of its parts. Please RSVP presents a bold new theory of just how powerful collaboration can be in the making of art. April Durham argues that collaborative activity has the potential to broaden and expand an individual participant's static identity through what she calls trans-subjectivity. She offers a fine-grained analysis of the ways in which personal subjectivity becomes porous and malleable during the process of shared creative labor. Durham's concept of the trans-subjective offers a new way to come to terms with the networks, either digital or otherwise, that have developed over the twentieth- and twenty-first centuries, providing a bold new frame for topics like the experience of time, community, language, and ethics. This is a crucial and eye-opening book for contemporary artists and art historians alike.
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63.23 USD

Please RSVP - Questions on Collaborative Aesthetics, Trans-Subjectivity, and the Politics of Love

by April Durham
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Real World Colouring Books - Are for advanced users and adults and consist of 50 real-life images converted for colouring use. Every series is different and has a mixture of wildlife, vehicles, nature, buildings and other interesting things to colour in. These art therapy books can help stimulate your brain ...
Real World Colouring Books Series 80
Real World Colouring Books - Are for advanced users and adults and consist of 50 real-life images converted for colouring use. Every series is different and has a mixture of wildlife, vehicles, nature, buildings and other interesting things to colour in. These art therapy books can help stimulate your brain and keep you and your mind occupied. You're only limited by your own imagination as to how you colour in each picture. If you like this series just try another of our wonderful colouring books.
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14.700000 USD

Real World Colouring Books Series 80

by John Boom
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I am not one for pretty pictures.' Perhaps when I am long gone this will be a quote that I am remembered for alongside my paintings. For you will mostly find me in the gallery on a sunny day and out on the moors when it is at its most ...
Ashley Jackson's Watercolour Sketches
I am not one for pretty pictures.' Perhaps when I am long gone this will be a quote that I am remembered for alongside my paintings. For you will mostly find me in the gallery on a sunny day and out on the moors when it is at its most inhospitable, for these are the days that captivate me. All your senses are alive, so that what you visibly see is not the whole painting , the rest comes from you. Ashley Jackson's Watercolour sketches is a collection of these raw drawings combined with my intimate thoughts and feelings, together they may become a finished painting. I suppose you could say that I use my sketchbook in the same way that others create a diary of words, they are a reflection of my relationship with the Yorkshire landscape. In all honesty, they were never intended for anything other than my personal recollections. I can go back to the drawing months later and mentally open that moment as if I was stood in that same location, I could tell you the weather, the sounds and smells , whilst the colours are as vivid as if I had gone back in time and revisited the day itself. This book allows you to step back from my dramatic and atmospheric watercolour paintings and see the landscape in its nakedness, through my private, personal sketches you can join me in my artistic journey and conversation with nature.
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37.18 USD

Ashley Jackson's Watercolour Sketches

by Ashley Jackson
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This volume examines the criticism of five influential British writers on the visual arts-John Ruskin, Walter Pater, Roger Fry, Clive Bell, and Sir Herbert Read. Their works span a period in the history of art that in productivity and significance is more impressive than any other period since the Renaissance. ...
Interpretation of Art: Essays on the Art Criticism of John Ruskin, Walter Pater, Clive Bell, Roger Fry, and Herbert Read
This volume examines the criticism of five influential British writers on the visual arts-John Ruskin, Walter Pater, Roger Fry, Clive Bell, and Sir Herbert Read. Their works span a period in the history of art that in productivity and significance is more impressive than any other period since the Renaissance. Each of these writers possesses extraordinary literary skills. Another common tie is their awareness of serving as spokesmen for art to an audience that was mainly indifferent or even hostile. Even though the aesthetic outlook of Pater, Fry, and Bell represents a violent reaction to Ruskin's moralistic and literary interpretation of art, they were no less concerned than he to overcome the national apathy toward art and to assert its cultural importance. Sir Herbert Read reconciles the oppositions in the work of his predecessors in an aesthetic philosophy that stresses the social and ethnical values of art without sacrificing the idea of individual expression. The major part of Solomon Fishman's study is an examination of the aesthetic theories embodied in the writings of each critic. He extracts the theoretical assumptions that form the basis of each writer's critical practice and traces the development of aesthetic doctrine as it was modified by the critic's experience of actual works of art. The body of work of these writers is representative of the whole development of modern art criticism and aesthetic theory. Although they display great diversity in ideas and taste, all five critics were instrumental in shaping the response of the public, first of all toward art in general, and finally toward modern art. Their work represents a unified segment of the larger enterprise to understand and illuminate art and will interest anyone who wishes to enlarge their own understanding. This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1963.
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41.950000 USD

Interpretation of Art: Essays on the Art Criticism of John Ruskin, Walter Pater, Clive Bell, Roger Fry, and Herbert Read

by Solomon Fishman
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A highly illustrated journey through Hogarth's series paintings and engravings, from the blockbuster Rake's Progress and Marriage a la Mode to the enigmatic and lesser known Happy Marriage this book offers a close analysis of place and setting in Hogarth's works' in order to revisit the artist's complex stance on ...
Hogarth, Place and Progress
A highly illustrated journey through Hogarth's series paintings and engravings, from the blockbuster Rake's Progress and Marriage a la Mode to the enigmatic and lesser known Happy Marriage this book offers a close analysis of place and setting in Hogarth's works' in order to revisit the artist's complex stance on morality, society, and the city, and the enduring appeal of his satires in the present. William Hogarth (1697-1764) remains one of Britain's best loved painters. His most renowned works, the series relating to moral subjects, are rarely displayed together, and will be united at the Soane Museum for the first time in its history. The book also focusses tightly on Hogarth's series; The Soane Museum's own Rake's Progress and An Election, as well as Marriage a la Mode, the Four Times of Day, as well as the three surviving paintings of The Happy Marriage engraved series such as Stages of Cruelty, Industry and Idleness and Gin Lane and Beer Street. It is edited by David Bindman, a world authority on Hogarth and comprises four essays by leading academics, along with Bindman's own introduction to each of the series according to the themes of `place' and `progress'. Hogarth's concept of `progress' was influenced by John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress, where the word described a journey towards moral and spiritual redemption. Hogarth: Place and Progress will explore how Hogarth's series explore as well a darker meaning of progress, with narratives that lead through moral abandon and social ostracism, to poverty, madness and death. Hogarth's series present narratives with fully detailed characters, plots and changes of scene. Precise locations in London play a key role in a moral reading of Hogarth's paintings. In A Rake's Progress, the Rake moves from the City of London to an extravagant property in the west end, then a brothel in Covent Garden, and ultimately moves outside London, ending up in Bedlam, where his dissolute life has led him to insanity and death. The book will demonstrate how Hogarth's `Modern Moral Subjects' married the idea of progress with the moral geography of London, in a dynamic and evolving way throughout his own progress as an artist.
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46.40 USD

Hogarth, Place and Progress

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Moving far beyond predominant views of Africa as a place to be saved, and even more recent celebratory formulations of it as rising, African Luxury: Aesthetics and Politics highlights and critically interrogates the visual and material cultures of lavish and luxurious consumption already present on the continent. Methodologically, conceptually, and ...
African Luxury: Aesthetics and Politics
Moving far beyond predominant views of Africa as a place to be saved, and even more recent celebratory formulations of it as rising, African Luxury: Aesthetics and Politics highlights and critically interrogates the visual and material cultures of lavish and luxurious consumption already present on the continent. Methodologically, conceptually, and analytically, this collection dismantles taken-for-granted ideas that the West is the source and focus of high-end and hyper-desirable material cultures. It explores what the culture of consumption means in Africa in both historical and contemporary contexts, studying diverse luxury phenomena including fashion advertising, reality television, retail, gendered consumption, and gardening to re-center the discussion on existing contemporary luxury cultures across the continent.
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130.18 USD

African Luxury: Aesthetics and Politics

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This book explores 'spatial practices', a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to reconnect with their own sense ...
Spatial Practices: Modes of Action and Engagement with the City
This book explores 'spatial practices', a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to reconnect with their own sense of agency through engagement in space and place, exploring and prototyping alternative futures in the here and now. The 24 chapters contain essays, visual essays and interviews, featuring contributions from an international set of experimental practitioners including Jeanne van Heeswijk (Netherlands), Teddy Cruz (Estudio Teddy Cruz + Fonna Forman, San Diego), Hector (USA), The Decorators (London) and OOZE (Netherlands). Beautifully designed with full colour illustrations, Spatial Practices advances dialogue and collaboration between academics and practitioners and is essential reading for students, researchers and professionals in architecture, urban planning and urban policy.
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65.07 USD

Spatial Practices: Modes of Action and Engagement with the City

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A gift notebook with a stylish Times world atlas white cover. 240 plain and lined pages to plan and record your adventures. Designed to plan your next adventure and record your impressions, ideas, notes and sketches as you travel. With weekly and monthly planner pages, plus sections to keep track ...
The Times Atlas of the World Travel Journal
A gift notebook with a stylish Times world atlas white cover. 240 plain and lined pages to plan and record your adventures. Designed to plan your next adventure and record your impressions, ideas, notes and sketches as you travel. With weekly and monthly planner pages, plus sections to keep track of your travel wish list and where you have been. Contains a handy rear pocket to store tickets and mementoes. Perfect for planning, recording, doodling and capturing your travels. Can also be used for recording your holiday dreams whilst in the office.
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18.57 USD

The Times Atlas of the World Travel Journal

by Times Atlases
Hardback
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Glenn Lowry, director of the Museum of Modern Art, reveals Slaughter as a treasured friend whose artistry was fuelled by endless curiosity about life's simple pleasures, a man who made his innumerable friends and acquaintances part of his personal community. Slaughter's lifelong friend, actor and writer David Marshall Grant, remembers ...
Tom Slaughter (Blue Cover)
Glenn Lowry, director of the Museum of Modern Art, reveals Slaughter as a treasured friend whose artistry was fuelled by endless curiosity about life's simple pleasures, a man who made his innumerable friends and acquaintances part of his personal community. Slaughter's lifelong friend, actor and writer David Marshall Grant, remembers the artist's delight when, in a high school art class, he was introduced to the mysteries of negative space and the enigmatic power it brings to an artwork. Artist, art critic, and independent curator Andy Fabo describes his friend's vibrant art as all about pleasure. Even in the most turbulent of times, he took a celebratory approach to his art, offering his viewers a sensual and visual delight. For Jon Robin Baitz, playwright and screenwriter, the 'sweetness' of Slaughter's images was insistent, a compulsive scrutinising of the visual world of small domesticities. Marthe Jocelyn, the artist's former wife and a children's book author and illustrator, reflects on the couple's acclaimed collaboration on a series of books for the very youngest readers. Jim Kempner, gallery owner, recalls Slaughter as a man of charm and enormous artistic talent who always managed to retain a childlike innocence. Artist George Negroponte remembers Slaughter as focusing on the life around him, especially his daughters, in a unique mixture of everyday images, abstracted yet conveying popular culture. And in an interview both informative and poignant, Slaughters' friends, artists Stephen Hannock, Jean-Paul Russell, Robert Harms, Ray Charles White, and Scott Kilgour pay tribute to a dear friend whose prolific career, though cut short, was remarkable for a visual language that makes his art accessible to everyone.
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89.250000 USD

Tom Slaughter (Blue Cover)

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The Alice and Louis Koch Collection of finger rings was originally collated by a jeweller from Frankfurt am Main, once described as the German 'Cartier and Faberge'. By 1909 the collection comprised 1,722 rings from Antiquity to 1900. Rene Lalique, a contemporary of the time, was included, undoubtedly as a ...
Rings of the 20th and 21st Centuries: The Alice and Louis Koch Collection
The Alice and Louis Koch Collection of finger rings was originally collated by a jeweller from Frankfurt am Main, once described as the German 'Cartier and Faberge'. By 1909 the collection comprised 1,722 rings from Antiquity to 1900. Rene Lalique, a contemporary of the time, was included, undoubtedly as a moderniser of the ring form. In the past twenty-five years the fourth generation of the family continued where Louis Koch and his wife Alice left off and expanded the collection to include rings from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. This publication will present the complete collection of contemporary rings, now kept in the Swiss National Museum, Zurich. Nearly 600 rings by artist jewellers from around the world document how these miniature works of art have become modern sculptures showcasing new materials and techniques, daring designs and current themes. Text in English and German.
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126.46 USD

Rings of the 20th and 21st Centuries: The Alice and Louis Koch Collection

by Beatriz Chadour-Sampson
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The boundless and miraculous is what Vincent van Gogh believed we should all seek - and to be satisfied with nothing less. This is exactly what he achieved in his art, despite many profound difficulties which he recorded in his letters. These letters later became recognised for their literary virtues, ...
The Boundless and Miraculous: Found Poems in the Letters of Vincent Van Gogh
The boundless and miraculous is what Vincent van Gogh believed we should all seek - and to be satisfied with nothing less. This is exactly what he achieved in his art, despite many profound difficulties which he recorded in his letters. These letters later became recognised for their literary virtues, such as simplicity, clarity, spontaneity and rich imagery. Such qualities are among those most prized in poetry. In The Boundless and Miraculous, extracts from Van Gogh's letters are presented as 'found poems' - writing not originally intended to be a poem, reinterpreted as such - mainly in the form of sonnets. They record many of the pivotal moments in Van Gogh's life and his struggles and emotional state at these times are evident in the content and tone of the writing. There are also his views on the work of other artists, both his contemporaries and those who went before him. In particular, the poems encapsulate much of the thinking behind the way van Gogh's art developed, and notably the thought processes behind some of his most iconic paintings. With 87 colour plates, The Boundless and the Miraculous celebrates Van Gogh's spectacular art as well as his wonderful writing in what could be considered a series of brief autobiographical sketches. A fabulous gift book aimed at all lovers of Van Gogh's work, this volume will also make a major contribution to our understanding of his short and amazing life. To Theo You must understand how I regard art. One must work long and hard to arrive at the truthful. What I want is difficult, and yet I don't believe I'm aiming too high. I would like to reach the point where people say of my work, that man feels deeply, feels subtly. What am I in the eyes of most people? A nonentity or an oddity. Very well - assuming that, I'd like to show what there is in the heart of such an oddity, such a nobody. This is my ambition, based less on resentment than on love. Even though I'm often in a mess, inside me there's still a calm - pure harmony. The Hague c. 21 July 1882
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35.24 USD

The Boundless and Miraculous: Found Poems in the Letters of Vincent Van Gogh

by Larry Stapleton
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marriage, middle ages, symbolism, cognition
The Symbolism of Marriage in Early Christianity and the Latin Middle Ages: Images, Impact, Cognition
marriage, middle ages, symbolism, cognition
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142.800000 USD

The Symbolism of Marriage in Early Christianity and the Latin Middle Ages: Images, Impact, Cognition

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Real World Colouring Books - Are for advanced users and adults and consist of 50 real-life images converted for colouring use. Every series is different and has a mixture of wildlife, vehicles, nature, buildings and other interesting things to colour in. These art therapy books can help stimulate your brain ...
Real World Colouring Books Series 100
Real World Colouring Books - Are for advanced users and adults and consist of 50 real-life images converted for colouring use. Every series is different and has a mixture of wildlife, vehicles, nature, buildings and other interesting things to colour in. These art therapy books can help stimulate your brain and keep you and your mind occupied. You're only limited by your own imagination as to how you colour in each picture. If you like this series just try another and collect the whole series of our wonderful colouring books.
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14.700000 USD

Real World Colouring Books Series 100

by John Boom
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What is an appropriate monument for the current city of Philadelphia? That was the question posed by the curators, artists, scholars, and students who comprise the Philadelphia-based public art and history studio Monument Lab. And in 2017, along with Mural Arts Philadelphia, they produced and organized a groundbreaking, city-wide exhibition ...
Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia
What is an appropriate monument for the current city of Philadelphia? That was the question posed by the curators, artists, scholars, and students who comprise the Philadelphia-based public art and history studio Monument Lab. And in 2017, along with Mural Arts Philadelphia, they produced and organized a groundbreaking, city-wide exhibition of temporary, site-specific works that engaged directly with the community. The installations, by a cohort of diverse artists considering issues of identity, appeared in iconic public squares and neighborhood parks with research and learning labs and prototype monuments. Monument Lab is a fabulous compendium of the exhibition and a critical reflection of the proceedings, including contributions from interlocutors and collaborators. The exhibition and this handbook were designed to generate new ways of thinking about monuments and public art as well as to find new, critical perspectives to reflect on the monuments we have inherited and to imagine those we have yet to build. Monument Lab energizes acivic dialogue about place and history as forces for a deeper questioning of what it means to be Philadelphian in a time of renewal and continuing struggle.Contributors: Alexander Alberro, Alliyah Allen, Laurie Allen, Andrew Friedman, Justin Geller, Kristen Giannantonio, Jane Golden, Aviva Kapust, Fariah Khan, Homay King, Stephanie Mach, Trapeta B. Mayson, Nathaniel Popkin, Ursula Rucker, Jodi Throckmorton, Salamishah Tillet, Jennifer Harford Vargas, Naomi Waltham-Smith, Bethany Wiggin, Mariam I. Williams, Leslie Willis-Lowry, and the editors. Artists: Tania Bruguera, Mel Chin, Kara Crombie, Tyree Guyton, Hans Haacke, David Hartt, Sharon Hayes, King Britt and Joshua Mays, Klip Collective, Duane Linklater, Emeka Ogboh, Karyn Olivier, Michelle Angela Ortiz, Kaitlin Pomerantz, RAIR, Alexander Rosenberg, Jamel Shabazz, Hank Willis Thomas, Shira Walinsky and Southeast by Southeast, and Marisa Williamson.
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36.750000 USD

Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia

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In Knowing and Seeing, Douglas Cooper reflects on his long career as a muralist in various cities around the world, including in Pittsburgh. The essays are also personal discussing family, memories from his childhood, mentoring from his Carnegie Mellon University professors, and his collaborations. They are also instructive. Murals are ...
Knowing and Seeing: Reflections on Fifty Years of Drawing Cities
In Knowing and Seeing, Douglas Cooper reflects on his long career as a muralist in various cities around the world, including in Pittsburgh. The essays are also personal discussing family, memories from his childhood, mentoring from his Carnegie Mellon University professors, and his collaborations. They are also instructive. Murals are not walls but provide the appearance as such and require the artist to have a different skill set that is part architect, part painter, and part builder.
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78.750000 USD

Knowing and Seeing: Reflections on Fifty Years of Drawing Cities

by Douglas Cooper
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Ashley Longshore delivers exactly what her fans are clamoring for: a look at Ashley s big life, her audacious aphorisms, and of course her sumptuous, glittering art in sublime detail. Ashley Longshore s pop-art paintings are always daring; her art makes noise. On any given day, you may catch her ...
Ashley Longshore: I Do Not Cook, I Do Not Clean, I Do Not Fly Commercial
Ashley Longshore delivers exactly what her fans are clamoring for: a look at Ashley s big life, her audacious aphorisms, and of course her sumptuous, glittering art in sublime detail. Ashley Longshore s pop-art paintings are always daring; her art makes noise. On any given day, you may catch her in her New Orleans gallery painting with Blake Lively, talking art and fashion with Dapper Dan in New York, or on a remote island in Hawaii painting. A prolific artist, she has been compared to Andy Warhol for her passion with pop-culture figures; but it s her infectious personality and humorous real talk that has captured the hearts of and inspired her devoted fans. Ashley s story also peeks at her major blingy collaborations with brands such as Rolex; luxury cosmetics brand Cle de Peau; Veuve Clicquot; Chloe; Mark Cross; and Judith Leiber, to name only a few. Ashley Longshore: I Do Not Cook, I Do Not Clean, I Do Not Fly Commercial tells the stories of the self-proclaimed urban hippie in glorious color and detail and features her works, collaborations, and her singular and authentic personality.
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52.500000 USD
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The brilliance of Peter Paul Rubens' career changed forever the perceptions of painting and painters. Here was a man whose astonishing gifts were allied to a personality so cosmopolitan, engaging, and virtuous that he could mingle as easily with kings as with fellow painters. Rubens character and achievements fascinated his ...
Lives of Rubens
The brilliance of Peter Paul Rubens' career changed forever the perceptions of painting and painters. Here was a man whose astonishing gifts were allied to a personality so cosmopolitan, engaging, and virtuous that he could mingle as easily with kings as with fellow painters. Rubens character and achievements fascinated his contemporaries, and these three biographies of the artist show the impact of his life and art on three very different observers. Baglione, an Italian painter and art historian, records the remarkable success of Rubens visits to Rome; Sandrart, a German painter, writes on the later years of his career; and de Piles, one of the greatest early art critics, offers an evaluation of Rubens style that remains one of the most influential ever written.
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16.72 USD

Lives of Rubens

by Roger de Piles, Joachim von Sandrart, Giovanni Baglione
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Shows how the intersection of biotech, art, and architecture are transforming the world we live in As living matter becomes more and more the domain of art and architecture, the life sciences are enabling a major cultural and aesthetic transformation. Vital Forms explores how the intersection of biology, art, and ...
Vital Forms: Biological Art, Architecture, and the Dependencies of Life
Shows how the intersection of biotech, art, and architecture are transforming the world we live in As living matter becomes more and more the domain of art and architecture, the life sciences are enabling a major cultural and aesthetic transformation. Vital Forms explores how the intersection of biology, art, and architecture has transformed these disciplines, offering heretofore unimagined possibilities. Using numerous case studies, Jennifer Johung explores how art and architecture are reimagining life on cellular and subcellular levels. In the process, she maps the constantly evolving dependencies that exist between objects, bodies, and environments. From Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr's Tissue Culture and Art Project, which developed semi-living worry dolls, to Patricia Piccinini's imagined Still Life with Stem Cells, each chapter pairs a branch of contemporary biological inquiry with the artists who are revolutionizing it. Examining cutting-edge developments in biotechnological research-including tissue-engineering, stem cell science, regenerative medicine, and more-Vital Forms brings biological art and architecture into critical dialogue. Distinguished by its broad range and Johung's synthesizing talents, Vital Forms makes powerful observations about how the unfolding dependencies between all kinds of matter are becoming vital to life in our age of biotechnological manipulations.
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28.350000 USD

Vital Forms: Biological Art, Architecture, and the Dependencies of Life

by Jennifer Johung
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Soloing on the page, choreographer Annie-B Parson rethinks choreography as dance on paper. Parson draws her dances into new graphic structures calling attention to the visual facts of the materiality of each dance work she has made. These drawings serve as both maps of her pieces in the aftermath of ...
Drawing the Surface of Dance: A Biography in Charts
Soloing on the page, choreographer Annie-B Parson rethinks choreography as dance on paper. Parson draws her dances into new graphic structures calling attention to the visual facts of the materiality of each dance work she has made. These drawings serve as both maps of her pieces in the aftermath of performance, and a consideration of the elements of dance itself. This book explores the meanings that form itself holds, and Parson's visual maps of choreographic ideas inspire new thinking around the shared elements underneath all art making.
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27.300000 USD

Drawing the Surface of Dance: A Biography in Charts

by Annie-B Parson
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Cinemagritte: Rene Magritte within the Frame of Film History, Theory, and Practice investigates the dynamic relationship between the Surrealist modernist artist Rene Magritte (1898-1967) and the cinema-a topic largely ignored in the annals of film and art criticism. Magritte once said that he used cinema as a trampoline for the ...
Cinemagritte: Rene Magritte within the Frame of Film History, Theory, and Practice
Cinemagritte: Rene Magritte within the Frame of Film History, Theory, and Practice investigates the dynamic relationship between the Surrealist modernist artist Rene Magritte (1898-1967) and the cinema-a topic largely ignored in the annals of film and art criticism. Magritte once said that he used cinema as a trampoline for the imagination, but here author Lucy Fischer reverses that process by using Magritte's work as a stimulus for an imaginative examination of film. While Fischer considers direct influences of film on Magritte and Magritte on film, she concentrates primarily on resonances of Magritte's work in international cinema-both fiction and documentary, mainstream and experimental. These resonances exist for several reasons. First, Magritte was a lover of cinema and created works as homages to the medium, such as Blue Cinema (1925), which immortalized his childhood movie theater. Second, Magritte's style, though dependent on bizarre juxtapositions, was characterized by surface realism-which ties it to the nature of the photographic and cinematic image. Third, Magritte shares with film a focus on certain significant concepts: the frame, voyeurism, illusionism, the relation between word and image, the face, montage, variable scale, and flexible point of view. Additionally, the volume explores art documentaries concerning Magritte as well as the artist's whimsical amateur home movies, made with his wife, Georgette, friends, and Belgian Surrealist associates. The monograph is richly illustrated with some forty images of Magritte's oeuvre as well as fifty film stills from such diverse works as The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Eyes Without a Face, American Splendor, The Blood of a Poet, Zorns Lemma, The Island of Dr. Moreau, The Draughtsman's Contract, and many more. Cinemagritte brings a novel and creative approach to the work of Magritte and both film and art criticism. Students, scholars, and fans of art history and film will enjoy this thoughtful marriage of the two.
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37.790000 USD

Cinemagritte: Rene Magritte within the Frame of Film History, Theory, and Practice

by Lucy Fischer
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Jennifer Guidi s sand paintings mix oil paint with sand to create surfaces of color and texture. Evolving from her earlier figurative works, these abstract sand paintings evoke the traditions of landscape and naturalist painting. Accomplished by applying a thick layer of sand to the painted ground and then making ...
Jennifer Guidi: Heliocentric
Jennifer Guidi s sand paintings mix oil paint with sand to create surfaces of color and texture. Evolving from her earlier figurative works, these abstract sand paintings evoke the traditions of landscape and naturalist painting. Accomplished by applying a thick layer of sand to the painted ground and then making precise marks while the sand is still wet, the paintings luminous qualities and their textured relief register and generate minute shifts in perception, creating their own sense of ambient light. These physical and tactile emanations are based on her observations of light in Los Angeles, where she lives and works, and where hazy skies caused by the atmospheric conditions of the West Coast, as well as the city s man-made pollution, make for extra-brilliant sunsets. The fourteen paintings in the exhibition also include Guidi s first triangular-shaped canvases, in a spectrum of colors, placing the organic accumulations of paint and sand within a sharp geometry.
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74.38 USD

Jennifer Guidi: Heliocentric

by Stuart Krimko
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A magnificent new book on the Pre-Raphaelites-oversized, gorgeously illustrated, and packed with insight Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Everett Millais, and William Holman Hunt. These were among the young British artists who, in the revolutionary year of 1848, set out to return a lost vibrancy to European art. Calling themselves the ...
Pre-Raphaelites
A magnificent new book on the Pre-Raphaelites-oversized, gorgeously illustrated, and packed with insight Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Everett Millais, and William Holman Hunt. These were among the young British artists who, in the revolutionary year of 1848, set out to return a lost vibrancy to European art. Calling themselves the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, they and their later followers-including Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris-mounted an artistic front against what they saw as the confining standards of the Victorian art world, and the dehumanizing aspects of the industrial age. Their works drew on Shakespeare, Keats, Tennyson, and medieval lore. They also treated religious and contemporary themes with striking realism, bringing viewers into intimate contact with the subject and causing scandal in their time. In this authoritative yet highly readable volume, art historian Aurelie Petiot traces Pre-Raphaelitism from its beginnings as a secret brotherhood to its dissemination in multiple strands of British art and beyond. Petiot offers keen analyses of Pre-Raphaelite painting, drawing, and decorative art alike. She gives particular attention to the role of women in the movement, not only as models and muses, but as pioneering artists in their own right, whose work has only begun to receive its proper recognition. Uniquely, the last chapters of the book are devoted to the enduring (yet often underestimated) Pre-Raphaelite influence on the later course of modern art and on our contemporary culture. More than 300 full-color illustrations reproduce all the great Pre-Raphaelite masterpieces, as well as many fascinating lesser-known works, with all the luminous brilliance and detail for which the Pre-Raphaelites are renowned. This splendid volume is a must-have for any art history lover.
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157.500000 USD

Pre-Raphaelites

by Aurelie Petiot
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Sometime in 1947, a letter arrived in the mailbox of Harold Dow Bugbee, already a well-known and highly sought illustrator for western pulp magazines and other publications. Sir, it began, I have seen several of your pictures in the Cattleman. Sure like them and I am writing you to ask ...
Making a Hand: The Art of H. D. Bugbee
Sometime in 1947, a letter arrived in the mailbox of Harold Dow Bugbee, already a well-known and highly sought illustrator for western pulp magazines and other publications. Sir, it began, I have seen several of your pictures in the Cattleman. Sure like them and I am writing you to ask if you have all of your pictures in a book-if you do-we want to buy one. After seventy years of waiting, writes Michael R. Grauer in this colorful survey of Bugbee's life and career, here is such a book. Bugbee and his family arrived in Clarendon, Texas, in 1914, from Massachusetts. He helped his father with the 1,000-acre family ranch and eventually attended the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, where he studied architectural drawing. Subsequently, he enrolled at the Cumming School of Art in Des Moines, Iowa, but left after two years when the founder of the school told the young Texan that he had learned all the school had to offer. Bugbee avidly absorbed cowboy scenes and the lifestyle that birthed them. He filled canvases with colorful, authentic images that capture the spirit of the American West of the early to mid-1900s, especially in and near his beloved Texas Panhandle. By the 1930s, Bugbee was providing pen-and-ink sketches for magazines such as Ranch Romances, Western Stories, Country Gentleman, and Field and Stream. This richly illustrated overview of the man and his art provides a valuable and entertaining resource for collectors and students of western and Texas art.
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36.750000 USD

Making a Hand: The Art of H. D. Bugbee

by Michael R Grauer
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Perfect for visual art lovers and a music lovers alike. Famous Balkan pop-culturalist with over 30 international exhibitions Text by Bill Gould, best known for playing bass in Faith No More
Mausoleum of Imperfection: The Art of Slavko Krunic. The Words of Bill Gould
Perfect for visual art lovers and a music lovers alike. Famous Balkan pop-culturalist with over 30 international exhibitions Text by Bill Gould, best known for playing bass in Faith No More
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46.49 USD

Mausoleum of Imperfection: The Art of Slavko Krunic. The Words of Bill Gould

by Slavko Krunic
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As the first 'Founder's Choice' to join Scala's popular 'Director's Choice' series, this stunning book highlights the favourite items of design and culture collected by museum founder Micky Wolfson. Rooted in the greatest century of growth and change humanity has ever known - 1850 to 1950 - The Wolfsonian traces ...
Wolfsonian-FIU: Founder's Choice
As the first 'Founder's Choice' to join Scala's popular 'Director's Choice' series, this stunning book highlights the favourite items of design and culture collected by museum founder Micky Wolfson. Rooted in the greatest century of growth and change humanity has ever known - 1850 to 1950 - The Wolfsonian traces the odyssey from agrarian to urban, colonial empires to Cold War superpowers, the first spike of the Transcontinental Railroad to the advent of television. Offering a unique and personal take on the museum's rich and and varied collection of cultural artifacts, this handy book offers both a guide to Wolfsonian highlights and a glimpse into the art of collecting.
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24.09 USD

Wolfsonian-FIU: Founder's Choice

by Mitchell Wolfson
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