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Kandinsky in Munich, 1896-1914

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Author: Wassily Kandinsky  |  Isbn: 9780892070305  |  File size: 20MB  |  Year: 1982  |  Pages: 312  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Foreword by Carl E. Schorske. Exhibition catalog. "Munich as Cultureal Center: Politics and the Arts" by Peter Jelavich. "Kandinsky in Munich: Encounters and Transformations" by Peg Weiss. Chronology. Selected bibliography. Measures 8.5x10 inches. Download book...

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The Two Frank Thrings

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Author: Peter Fitzpatrick  |  Isbn: 1922235652  |  File size: 21MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 564  |  Language: Englsih  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art They shared a name and their physical resemblance was startling. And, both Frank Thrings were huge figures in the landscape of 20th-century Australian theatre and film. But, in many ways, they could hardly have been more different. Frank Thring the father (1882-1936) began his...

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Curious Lessons in the Museum: The Pedagogic Potential of Artists' Interventions

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Author: 260  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 6.5MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 260  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Amongst recent contemporary art and museological publications, there have been relatively few which direct attention to the distinct contributions that twentieth and twenty-first century artists have made to gallery and museum interpretation practices. There are fewer still that recognise the pedagogic...

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African Art An Introduction (World of Art)

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Author: Frank Willett  |  Isbn: 9780500202678  |  File size: 55MB  |  Year: 1993  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art The art of the Fang, the BaTeke, the BaKota and other African peoples is extremely vigorous and shows a brilliant sense of form. The substantial aesthetic impact their works had upon the development of 20th-century Western art - on Picasso, Derain, Braque and Modigliani, among...

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Visual Devices in Contemporary Prose Fiction: Gaps, Gestures, Images

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Author: Simon Barton  |  Isbn: 9781137467355  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 202  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art This book acknowledges that the reader of a novel looks at and sees the page before they begin to read any text placed upon it. Thus, any disruptions to how a traditional page 'should look' can have a large impact on the reading process. The book critically engages with the visual...

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Salvador Dali

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Author: Robert Descharnes  |  Isbn: 9783822802984  |  File size: 35.2MB  |  Year: 1989  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Superb reproductions of paintings by one of the 20th century's most famous artists: The Visage of War, The Enigma of Desire, the well-known Persistence of Memory, 13 others. Picasso called Dali "an outboard motor that's always running." Dali thought himself a genius with a...

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Amazons of the Avant-Garde

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Author:  |  Isbn: 0892072253  |  File size: 22.6MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 372  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Some of the most outstanding exhibitions organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum have been those that have presented the art of the Russian avant-garde. In Amazons of the Avant-Garde: Alexandra Exter, Natalia Goncharova, Liubov Popova, Olga Rozanova, Varvara Stepanova, and Nadezhda...

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Cameo Appearances

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Author: James David Draper  |  Isbn: 9780300141450  |  File size: 31MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 56  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art The engraving of hardstones is a time-honored practice that goes back several millennia. The Greeks refined the art, and they introduced in about the fifth century b.c. what we now call cameos: precious and semiprecious stones carved in projected relief. As fanciful curiosities...

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Time-Life Library of Art "The World of" Series (20 book set)

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Author:  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 717.7MB  |  Year: 1970  |  Pages:  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Each volume of this long series by Time-Life Library of Art presents the works and styles of one of the great artists. Each volume comes with a slipcover and a nice book, and they are all very nicely done. The set includes the following books: The World of Bruegel c1525-1569 The World of Cezanne 1839-1906...

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Identity & the Museum Visitor Experience

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Author: John H. Falk  |  Isbn: 1598741632  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 302  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Understanding the visitor experience provides essential insights into how museums can affect people’s lives. Personal drives, group identity, decision-making and meaning-making strategies, memory, and leisure preferences, all enter into the visitor experience, which extends far...

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A Weekend With Van Gogh

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Author:  |  Isbn: 0847818365  |  File size: 18MB  |  Year: 1994  |  Pages: 68  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art The nineteenth-century Dutch artist discusses his life and work in a letter to his nephew. Download book...

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Kandinsky Cossacks

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Author: Peter Vergo  |  Isbn: 9780946590353  |  File size: 3.5MB  |  Year: 1986  |  Pages: 32  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art No other artist epitomizes the character of the Guggenheim Museum quite like Vasily Kandinsky, who is closely linked to the history of the museum and has been collected in depth in the permanent collection since its founding. Kandinsky accompanies the first full-scale retrospective...

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A Journey Through Ancient China: From the Neolithic to the Ming

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Author:  |  Isbn: 0831752254  |  File size: 54MB  |  Year: 1985  |  Pages: 286  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art The intent of this lavishly illustrated volume, produced by an international team of scholars and editors, is to present the principal discoveries of recent Chinese archeology in chronological order. Unfortunately the wealth of materials from the Neolithic to the 17th century is too much for a...

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The Re-Enchantment of the World: Art Versus Religion

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Author: Gordon Graham  |  Isbn: 0199581371  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 210  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art The Re-enchantment of the World is a philosophical exploration of the role of art and religion as sources of meaning in an increasingly material world dominated by science. Gordon Graham takes as his starting point Max Weber's idea that contemporary Western culture is marked by a...

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Garo Z. Antreasian: Reflections on Life & Art

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Author: Garo Z. Antreasian and William Peterson  |  Isbn: 9780826355416  |  File size: 46MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 368  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Garo Z. Antreasian (b. 1922) belongs to the great generation of innovators in mid-twentieth-century American art. While influenced by a variety of European artists in his early years, it was his involvement with Tamarind Lithography Workshop starting in...

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Arnold Grummer's Complete Guide to Paper Casting

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Author: Arnold Grummer and Mabel Grummer  |  Isbn: 9780873494250  |  File size: 9MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 96  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Home decor projects have an exciting new medium - paper! This new book offers readers clear, step-by-step instructions, tips, and techniques for the craft of paper casting. Covers the basics of casting, drying, tinting, and surface finishing, as well as project...

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Jackson Pollock: Veiling the Image

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Author: Donald Wigal  |  Isbn: 9781859959558  |  File size: 102MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Born in 1912, in a small town in Wyoming, Jackson Pollock embodied the American dream as the country found itself confronted with the realities of a modern era replacing the fading nineteenth century. Pollock left home in search of fame and fortune in New York City. Thanks to the...

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The Serpent & the Lamb: Cranach, Luther, & the Making of the Reformation

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Author: Steven Ozment  |  Isbn: 9780300169850  |  File size: 64MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 344  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art This compelling book retells and revises the story of the German Renaissance and Reformation through the lives of two controversial men of the sixteenth century: the Saxon court painter Lucas Cranach (the Serpent) and the Wittenberg monk-turned-reformer Martin Luther (the Lamb)....

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The Genius of Andrea Mantegna

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Author: Keith Christiansen  |  Isbn: 9780300161618  |  File size: 19MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 64  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Few artists have managed to imprint their personality so indelibly on posterity as Andrea Mantegna (c. 1430–1506). Before he reached the age of twenty, Mantegna was already being praised for his alto ingegno (exalted genius), and he became the court artist for the Gonzaga...

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British Museum Souvenir Guide

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Author: John Julius Norwich  |  Isbn: 9780714116921  |  File size: 9MB  |  Year: 1989  |  Pages: 36  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art The British Museum, in London, is widely considered to be one of the world's greatest museums of human history and culture. Its permanent collection, numbering some eight million works,is amongst the finest, most comprehensive, and largest in existenceand originates from all...

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Pictorial Webster's Pocket Dictionary

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Author: John M. Carrera  |  Isbn: 9781452101644  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Since its publication in 2009, Pictorial Webster's has captivated legions of readers with its vintage charm. Now a selection of over 200 gorgeous engravings that once graced the pages of 19th-century Webster's dictionaries are gathered in this tiny treasure trove of visual...

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Approaching the Ancient Artifact

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Author: Amalia Avramidou and Professor Denise Demetriou  |  Isbn: 9783110308730  |  File size: 28MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 590  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art This book offers a fresh and timely perspectiveon the study of ancient art and archaeology. Through a series of essays, the volume explores the links between text and image and offers innovative readings of narrative scenes on pottery and...

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Burri (Art dossier Giunti)

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Author:  |  Isbn: 9788809761582  |  File size: 56.2MB  |  Year: 1997  |  Pages: 50  |  Language: Italian  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Alberto Burri was born in Citta di Castello, in Umbria in 1915. He earned a medical degree from the University of Perugia specializing in tropical medicine. On 12 October 1940, two days after Italy entered World War II, Burri was called up as a medic and sent to Libya in March 1943. On 8 May...

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The Ice Cream Blonde: The Whirlwind Life & Mysterious Death of Screwball Comedienne Thelma Todd

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Author: Michelle Morgan  |  Isbn: 9781613730386  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art A beloved film comedienne who worked alongside the Marx Brothers, Laurel and Hardy, and dozens of others, Thelma Todd was a rare Golden Age star who successfully crossed over from silent films to talkies. This authoritative new biography traces Todd’s life from a vivacious...

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Robert Delaunay

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Author: Michel Hoog and Robert Delaunay  |  Isbn: 9780517528754  |  File size: 11MB  |  Year: 1976  |  Pages: 96  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Stimulates appreciation of Delaunay's work by means of visual games involving his paintings of the Eiffel Tower. Includes puzzles, things to draw, and trick pages to manipulate. Download book...

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Lights! Camera! Arkansas!: From Broncho Billy to Billy Bob Thornton

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Author: Robert Cochran  |  Isbn: 9781557286727  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 132  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Lights! Camera! Arkansas! traces the roles played by Arkansans in the first century of Hollywood’s film industry, from the first cowboy star, Broncho Billy Anderson, to Mary Steenburgen, Billy Bob Thornton, and many others. The Arkansas landscape also plays a starring role:...

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The Annotated Mona Lisa

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Author: Carol Strickland  |  Isbn: 9780836280050  |  File size: 21MB  |  Year: 1992  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Be smart about art. The Annotated Mona Lisa takes art history out of the realm of dreary textbooks to a world of dynamic design, succinct page-length essays, and instructive sidebars. Download book...

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New Tendencies: Art at the Threshold of the Information Revolution (1961 - 1978)

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Author: Armin Medosch  |  Isbn: 9780262034166  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 408  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art New Tendencies, a nonaligned modernist art movement, emerged in the early 1960s in the former Yugoslavia, a nonaligned country. It represented a new sensibility, rejecting both Abstract Expressionism and socialist realism in an attempt to formulate an art adequate to the age of...

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The Routledge International Handbook of Intercultural Arts Research

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Author: Elizabeth Mackinlay, Kimberly Powell, and Pamela Burnard  |  Isbn: 9781138909939  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 508  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art For artists, scholars, researchers, educators and students of arts theory interested in culture and the arts, a proper understanding of the questions surrounding ‘interculturality’ and the arts requires a full understanding of...

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The German Symphony between Beethoven & Brahms: The Fall & Rise of a Genre

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Author: Christopher Fifield  |  Isbn: 9781409452881  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 330  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art It was Carl Dahlhaus who coined the phrase ’dead time’ to describe the state of the symphony between Schumann and Brahms. Christopher Fifield argues that many of the symphonies dismissed by Dahlhaus made worthy contributions to the genre. He traces the root of the...

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