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Genre: Art
Author: David Wilkins
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Release: 2009-11
File: 655 Pages
ISBN-13: 0205800947

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Genre: Art
Author: David G. Wilkins
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Release: 1999-06-01
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 0130802697

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A group of renowned scholars, collectors, artists, and curators grapple with the challenging notion of defining "Islamic art."

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Genre: Art
Author: Jonathan M. Bloom
Publisher: Yale University Press
Release: 2019-01-01
File: 344 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780300243475

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"Featuring 70 works in various media--paintings, calligraphy, photographs, woodblock prints, video, and sculpture--that were created during the past three decades, Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China will demonstrate how China's ancient pattern of seeking cultural renewal through the reinterpretation of past models remains a viable creative path. Although all of the artists have transformed their sources through new modes of expression, visitors will recognize thematic, aesthetic, or technical attributes in their creations that have meaningful links to China's artistic past. The exhibition will be organized thematically into four parts and will include such highlights as Xu Bing's dramatic Book from the Sky (ca. 1988), an installation that will fill an entire gallery; Family Tree (2000), a set of vivid photographs documenting a performance by Zhang Huan in which his facial features--and his identity--are obscured gradually by physiognomic texts that are inscribed directly onto his face; and Map of China (2006) by Ai Weiwei, which is constructed entirely of wood salvaged from demolished Qing dynasty temples." --

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Genre: Art Chinese--20th century--Themes motives--Exhibitions
Author: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Release: 2013-01-01
File: 206 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781588395047

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Originally published in 1940, this book charts the origins and evolution of academies of art from the sixteenth century to the first half of the twentieth century. Pevsner expertly explains the political, religious and mercantile forces affecting the education of artists in various countries in Western Europe, and the growing 'academisation' of artistic training that he saw is his own day. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the various historical schools of art instruction and the history of art more generally.

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Genre: Art
Author: Nikolaus Pevsner
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2014-08-14
File: 372 Pages
ISBN-13: 1107421446

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Genre: Landscape architecture
Author: Harriet Hammond McCormick
Publisher:
Release: 1900
File: 30 Pages
ISBN-13: HARVARD:32044029221108

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The term 'temporality' often refers to the traditional mode of the way time is: a linear procession of past, present and future. As philosophers will note, this is not always the case. Christine Ross builds on current philosophical and theoretical examinations of time and applies them to the field of contemporary art: films, video installations, sculpture and performance works. Ross first provides an interdisciplinary overview of contemporary studies on time, focusing on findings in philosophy, psychology, sociology, communications, history, postcolonial studies, and ecology. She then illustrates how contemporary artistic practices play around with what we consider linear time. Engaging the work of artists such as Guido van der Werve, Melik Ohanian, Harun Farocki, and Stan Douglas, allows investigation though the art, as opposed to having art taking an ancillary role. The Past is the Present; It's the Future Too forces the reader to understand the complexities of the significance of temporal development in new artistic practices.

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Genre: Art
Author: Christine Ross
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Release: 2012-06-28
File: 360 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781441147745

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File: 12 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:39752203

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For survey courses in Italian Renaissance art. A broad survey of art and architecture in Italy between c. 1250 and 1600, this book approaches the works from the point of view of the artist as individual creator and as an expression of the city within which the artist was working. History of Italian Renaissance Art, Seventh Edition, brings you an updated understanding of this pivotal period as it incorporates new research and current art historical thinking, while also maintaining the integrity of the story that Frederick Hartt first told so enthusiastically many years ago. Choosing to retain Frederick Hartt's traditional framework, David Wilkins' incisive revisions keep the book fresh and up-to-date.

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Genre: Art
Author: Frederick Hartt
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Release: 2011
File: 736 Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105215293478

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This edited collection reassesses East-Central European art by offering transnational perspectives on its regional or national histories, while also inserting the region into contemporary discussions of global issues. Both in popular imagination and, to some degree, scholarly literature, East-Central Europe is persistently imagined as a hermetically isolated cultural landscape. This book restores the diverse ways in which East-Central European art has always been entangled with actors and institutions in the wider world. The contributors engage with empirically anchored and theoretically argued case studies from historical periods representing notable junctures of globalization: the early modern period, the age of Empires, the time of socialist rule and the global Cold War, and the most recent decades of postsocialism understood as a global condition.

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Genre: Art
Author: Beáta Hock
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2018-05-30
File: 220 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781351187176

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