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Buddhist Art in Asia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,270. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Buddhist Art in Asia is a fascinating account of the spread of Buddhism from India, its land of origin, to other countries in East and Southeast Asia. Like many other religions, Buddhism found expression in the art and architecture of the various cultures it touched, but with a marked Indian influence, as vividly described and richly illustrated in this book.
Ancient Pottery Art (preColumbian America)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Ceramic portraits in pre-Columbian America and their moulds (like negative film) reflect the agricultural revolution from millennia before Christ, as in the 19th century’s industrial revolution in Europe, when the bon bourgeois reproduced his image in a mechanical way -the photography- or the ability “to seem to himself”, in a way only possible for the Kings and members of the nobility.
A History of Western Art
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Price: $3.00 USD. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
a concise history of the arts that will allow you to develop your general knowledge in a fun way (video-audio). The essence of a period in a few pages. For the young and the young at heart!
The Loves of Krishna: In Indian Painting and Poetry (Illustrated)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,570. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Sai ePublications. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Ancient Poetry
During the twentieth century, a certain type of Indian painting began to fascinate the West. Unlike Mughal art, it was a product of Hindu courts in Rajasthan and the Punjab Hills and unlike Mughal painting, its chief concern was with the varied phases of romance. Ladies would be shown brooding in their chambers as storm clouds mounted in the sky.
The History of European Art in 60 Minutes or Less
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Travelers to Europe or first-year art history students will enjoy this quick and friendly read. Using full-colour high-quality images of some of the world’s most revered art works, "The History of European Art in 60 Minutes or Less" takes you through the story of European art – from prehistoric times through to contemporary -- in under an hour.
Tuyệt chiêu Tượng kỳ Trung Hoa - thời cổ
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,010. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Với những thế cờ với tên gọi giàu chất triết lý, nước cờ ngắn gọn, có thể tự giải được ngay trên trang sách, rất hấp dẫn, không cần phải bày cờ và bàn. Tương tự, giải toán, quý bạn có thể nhìn hình vẽ, tự giải thế cờ, sau đó mới xem lời giải thì mới thú vị. Là một trong những cách rèn luyện trí lực, binh pháp và giải trí.
The Illustrated Book of Dragons and Dragon Lore
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Belief in dragons has united humanity more than the belief in any other mythological creature. From China and Japan, through Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East, to Europe and even Central America, the image of the dragon has burned brightly in the imaginations of our forefathers. Even today dragons continue to fascinate.
Monet - Masterpieces
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Monet was a French artist and a leading member of the Impressionist group of painters. Monet’s exquisite sensitivity to light, color, and detail was central to his work. Cézanne characterized Monet as “only an eye– yet what an eye”. “People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it's simply necessary to love.. “ - Claude Monet
Van Gogh - Masterpieces
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Vincent Van Gogh Dutch Post-Impressionist Painter In the world of art, Vincent van Gogh masterpieces are some of the most famous works of all. Vincent van Gogh created over 900 paintings in just under a decade and some of those works are indeed, masterpieces. A few of the most important ones are presented in this book.
Teaching Art History the Fun Way
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Teaching Art History The fun Way ~ It's a Scream is a handbook for teaching art history using games, food, music, and clothing as memory aids and interest catchers. Chronologically, from pre-historic to modern times, historical highlights are dovetailed with studio work.