Art History

Download E-books The Visible World: Samuel van Hoogstraten's Art Theory and the Legitimation of Painting in the Dutch Golden Age (Amsterdam Studies in the Dutch Golden Age) PDF

By Thijs Weststeijn The obvious World explores the writings of Dutch painter and poet Samuel van Hoogstraten (1627–78)—one of Rembrandt’s pupils—and clarifies his use of...
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Download E-books Joan Mitchell: Lady Painter PDF

By Patricia Albers “Gee, Joan, if basically you have been French and male and dead.” —New York paintings broker to Joan Mitchell, the 1950sShe used to be a metal heiress...
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Download E-books Visual Time: The Image in History PDF

Visual Time offers an extraordinary attention of the belief of time in paintings background. Non-Western paintings histories at the moment have an unheard of prominence withi...
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Download E-books What Are You Looking At?: The Surprising, Shocking, and Sometimes Strange Story of 150 Years of Modern Art PDF

By Will Gompertz Within the culture of Eats, Shoots & Leaves, paintings heritage with a feeling of humorEvery yr, hundreds of thousands of museum and gallery viewers thi...
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Download E-books Bushman Rock Art: An Interpretive Guide PDF

By Tim Forssman The prehistoric checklist of southern Africa extends again a few 2 million years. The oldest cultural artefacts are stone instruments akin to handaxes, c...
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Download E-books Sacred Founders: Women, Men, and Gods in the Discourse of Imperial Founding, Rome through Early Byzantium PDF

Diliana Angelova argues that from the time of Augustus via early Byzantium, a discourse of “sacred founders”—articulated in paintings, literature, imperial honors, and the eq...
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Download E-books The Future of Nostalgia PDF

By Svetlana Boym Combining own memoir, philosophical essay, and historic research, Svetlana Boym explores the areas of collective nostalgia that attach nationwide biogra...
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