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A Mythology of Forms : Selected Writings on Art. by Einstein, Carl.; Haxthausen, Charles W.;
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Perfect Wave : More Essays on Art and Democracy. by Hickey, Dave.;
Intro -- Contents -- Baby Breakers -- Cool on Cool: William Claxton's World -- "Goodbye to Love" -- Wonderful Shoes -- A World like Santa Barbara -- It's Morning in Nevada: On the Campaign Trail in Post-Bush America -- My Silk Road -- The Last Mouseketeer -- After the Prom -- Firecrackers: Terry Castle Celebrates Her Independence -- ¡Una Lesbiana Enamorada! Susan Sontag -- His Mickey Mouse Ways -- Mitchum Gets Out of Jail -- The Real Michelangelo -- Reading Ruskin Writing -- Palladio's Song -- Morris Lapidus: Life as We Know It -- Art Fairies -- Little Victories.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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25 Women : Essays on Their Art. by Hickey, Dave.;
Intro -- Contents -- A Ladies' Man: Introduction -- Alexis Smith: My Pal Alex -- Joan Mitchell: Epigrammata -- Lynda Benglis: Fire on the Water -- Vija Celmins: The Path Itself -- Pia Fries: The Remains of Today -- Fiona Banner: The Beauty of Our Weapons -- Sarah Charlesworth: Embracing the Beast -- Mary Heilmann: Surfing on Acid -- Jennifer Steinkamp: Breathing in the World -- Michelle Fierro: Beauty Marks -- Bridget Riley: Not Knowing -- Bridget Riley II: For Americans -- Elizabeth Murray: Dancing in the Dark -- Karen Carson: Sophisticate -- Ann Hamilton: Thinking Things Through -- Vanessa Beecroft: Painted Ladies -- Roni Horn: She Resembles Herself -- Fiona Rae: Good after the Good Is Gone -- Barbara Bloom: Barbara Blooms -- Sharon Ellis: Modest Ecstasy -- Hung Liu: The Polity of Immigrants -- Teresita Fernández: Tropical Scholarship -- Nancy Rubins: The Rapture and the Tsunami -- Elizabeth Peyton: At the Prince's Chateau.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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25 Women : Essays on Their Art. by Hickey, Dave.;
Intro -- Contents -- A Ladies' Man: Introduction -- Alexis Smith: My Pal Alex -- Joan Mitchell: Epigrammata -- Lynda Benglis: Fire on the Water -- Vija Celmins: The Path Itself -- Pia Fries: The Remains of Today -- Fiona Banner: The Beauty of Our Weapons -- Sarah Charlesworth: Embracing the Beast -- Mary Heilmann: Surfing on Acid -- Jennifer Steinkamp: Breathing in the World -- Michelle Fierro: Beauty Marks -- Bridget Riley: Not Knowing -- Bridget Riley II: For Americans -- Elizabeth Murray: Dancing in the Dark -- Karen Carson: Sophisticate -- Ann Hamilton: Thinking Things Through -- Vanessa Beecroft: Painted Ladies -- Roni Horn: She Resembles Herself -- Fiona Rae: Good after the Good Is Gone -- Barbara Bloom: Barbara Blooms -- Sharon Ellis: Modest Ecstasy -- Hung Liu: The Polity of Immigrants -- Teresita Fernández: Tropical Scholarship -- Nancy Rubins: The Rapture and the Tsunami -- Elizabeth Peyton: At the Prince's Chateau.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Art : A Beginner's Guide. by Schneider Adams, Laurie.;
Intro -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- List of illustrations -- Introduction -- 1 What is art? -- 2 A brief history of Western art: ideas and themes -- 3 Origins of art -- 4 Form and meaning -- 5 Purposes of art -- 6 The power of images: why art creates controversy -- Conclusion: the future of art -- Glossary -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Further reading -- Index.Art has existed for as long as humankind, but defining it is notoriously difficult. In this whirlwind tour spanning from prehistory up to the present day and beyond, Laurie Schneider Adams explores how art and our views on it have evolved. Delving into fascinating issues such as why some artworks can be so controversial, why a forgery can never be as good" as the original, and what the future of art may hold, this beautifully crafted introduction provides a deft overview of Western artistic tradition. Also providing a helpful guide to understanding art terminology and to reading artworks for meaning, Art: A Beginner's Guide is an essential tool for every budding art critic. Laurie Schneider Adams is Professor of Art at John Jay College, City University of New York. She is the author of A History of Western Art and Looking at Art, and is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Source: Notes in the History of Art.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
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Pretentiousness : Why It Matters. by Fox, Dan(DLC)1928030;
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Chapter 1 -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 -- Chapter 4 -- Chapter 5 -- Chapter 6 -- Chapter 7 -- Chapter 8 -- Postscript -- Sources -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Funder Acknowledgments -- The Publisher's Circle of Coffee House Press -- Coffee House Press -- Dan Fox.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; ART / Criticism & Theory.;
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Street Fight in Naples [electronic resource] : A book of art and insurrection by Robb, Peter(SAGE)1927450;
""Part title ""; ""Title page""; ""Contents""; ""Illustrations""; ""Preface""; ""I Canopus""; ""II Quarters""; ""III Wings""; ""IV Waterfront""; ""V Shadow""; ""VI Underground""; ""VII Market""; ""VIII Palace""; ""IX Sheep""; ""X Coda""; ""Chronology""; ""Notes""; ""Index""Naples is always a shock, flaunting beauty and squalor like nowhere else. Naples is the only city in Europe whose ancient past still lives in its irrepressible people. Their ancestors came from all over the early Mediterranean to the wide bay and its islands, shadowed by a dormant volcano. Not all of them found what they were looking for, but they made a great and terribly human city.Peter Robb's Street Fight in Naples ranges across nearly three thousand years of Neapolitan life and art, from the first Greeklandings in Italy to his own less auspicious arrival thirty-something years ago.In 1503
Subjects: Electronic books.; Art; Criticism.; Naples.;
© 2014., Allen & Unwin,
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The Pleasure in Drawing. by Nancy, Jean-Luc.; Armstrong, Philip.;
Cover -- Contents -- Translator's Note -- Preface to the English-Language Edition -- Form -- Sketchbook 1 -- Idea -- Sketchbook 2 -- Formative Force -- Sketchbook 3 -- The Pleasure of Drawing -- Sketchbook 4 -- Forma Formans -- Sketchbook 5 -- From Self Toward Self -- Sketchbook 6 -- Consenting to Self -- Sketchbook 7 -- Gestural Pleasure -- Sketchbook 8 -- The Form-Pleasure -- Sketchbook 9 -- The Drawing/Design of the Arts -- Sketchbook 10 -- Mimesis -- Sketchbook 11 -- Pleasure of Relation -- Sketchbook 12 -- Death, Sex, Love of the Invisible -- Sketchbook 13 -- Ambiguous Pleasure -- Sketchbook 14 -- Purposiveness Without Purpose -- Sketchbook 15 -- The Line's Desire -- Sketchbook 16 -- Notes.Originally written for an exhibition Nancy curated at the Museum of Fine Arts in Lyon in 2007, the text addresses the medium of drawing in light of form in its formation, of form as a formative force, opening drawing to questions of pleasure and desire.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
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An Opening [electronic resource] : Twelve love stories about art by Radok, Stephanie.;
Cover; About the author; Title page; Imprint; Contents; Dedication; Epigraph; Preface; Introduction; JANUARY the dignity of objects; FEBRUARY the presence of the garden; MARCH he is my relative; APRIL finding water; MAY the place of the dead; JUNE a leaf from my book; JULY measuring the world; AUGUST a new language; SEPTEMBER written on the skin; OCTOBER reconstituting the ordinary; NOVEMBER heart country; DECEMBER the drawing of correspondences; References; Wakefield PressFor over twenty years Stephanie Radok has written about and witnessed the emergence of contemporary Aboriginal art and the responses of Australian art to global diasporas. In 'An Opening', Stephanie Radok takes us on a walk with her dog and finds that it is possible to re-imagine the suburb as the site of epiphanies and attachments.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Art appreciation; Art criticism; Art; Composition (Art);
© 2012., Wakefield Press,
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The Ends of Art Criticism. by Bickers, Patricia.;
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