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Epic Images of Civil War Battles ~ Changing Views of a War: Bibliography
By Danielle Hughes
Series: Assorted Writings, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 14,080. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This is the full length bibliography.
O Grupo dos Independentes: Arte Moderna no Recife 1930
By Fernando Rodrigues
Price: $19.90 USD. Words: 33,840. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Em agosto de 1933, jovens artistas organizaram, no Recife, um salão particular de pintura. Essa ação coletiva representou, sobretudo, uma ruptura com a arte tradicional, inclusive um alerta à recém-criada Escola de Belas Artes do Recife ao que houvesse de conservadorismo no ensino das artes.
Most Treasured Romance & Love Quotes - Reader Rated!
By Ingrid Renner
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Love, an eternal mystery we can't live without. Unlike most quote books, this beautifully designed edition contains over 340 hand picked quotes and is lavished with lovely color pictures to help inspire you to write a message of love to your loved one, whether for Valentine’s Day or any other occasion. I have compiled it to reflect upon real life, from loving deeply to sometimes losing that love.
Graffiti: A Children's Guide to the Origin's of Hip Hop
By Lamont Clark
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Art / History
Hip Hop culture is more than Rap music. Graffiti is one of the five elements of Hip Hop culture.This is a book about the origins of Graffiti writing in the United States. This book will help children of all ages learn about how the art of Graffiti was started and grew in the U.S.
The Illustrated Book of Dragons and Dragon Lore
By Cognoscenti Books
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.
Health and Well Being: A Medieval Guide
By Cognoscenti Books
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
The Tacuinum Sanitatis is a medieval handbook on Health and Well Being. First produced in Italy around 1380, it was aimed at an educated secular readership and offered concise and sensible advice on how to live a long, healthy and enjoyable life.
Apocalypse: The Illustrated Book of Revelation
By Cognoscenti Books
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 15,660. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Prophecy
The original King James version of the Book of Revelation profusely illustrated with rare and magnificent images from the 10th and 11th century Beatus commentaries; the 12th century Bamberg Apocalypse and the 15th century Ottheinrich Bible. 14,500 words, 99 full colour images
Vatican Curio: Weirdness and Wonder in the Pope's Museum
By Pauly Jansen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,310. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by RedPagePress. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
A parade of penises? A bounty of breasts? Strange tastes and cultural dead-ends consume a great deal of the show palace of Catholicism, but this is also a treasure trove dripping with fabulous wealth. What can it mean? Did the nudity, violence, and monsters pile up in the Vatican Museum just by chance? Did Jesus and Mary get left out just by luck? Someone has some explaining to do.
Epic Images of Civil War Battles ~ Changing Views of a War
By Danielle Hughes
Series: Assorted Writings, Book 2. Price: $7.89 USD. Words: 92,730. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
American Civil War panoramas (and related large paintings) returned to older, but still popular, European visual traditions to memorialize the War. Prior to the invention of photographic film fast enough to capture a battle, panoramas were the most popular visual exploration of Civil War. This made it a natural medium of visual expression as the country reexamined the War.Illus. NOT included
History of Painting in Three Easy Chapters
By Dan Streja
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This history of painting is for people who can't tell Baroque from Gothic and Neoclassicism from Pre-Raphaelism and do not necessarily want to go there. It is produced by one who was in the same predicament not long ago. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is not associated with this book in any way. This book is a companion to the Met Tours iPhone application and contains 4 tours.
Poussin's Humour
By Tony Green
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 73,250. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This book hopes it will pose some critical questions of method for the study of the arts. These essays reveal a Nicolas Poussin that has rarely been noticed before. Is that because he has been so honoured as a great classical master – serious painter of serious histories and neo-stoic philosopher – that almost nobody has noticed his humour, or wit.
Rembrandt's Artistic Biblical Interpretations, From The Attic Of Civilization
By Leonard Girsh
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 16,860. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Rembrandt’s paintings give the reader visual pictures of the biblical teachings and interpretations. Young and old find this a fascinating concept and one that is most appreciated and valued. “A picture is worth a thousand words” and Dr. Girsh’s beautiful interpretations of art, history and Biblical themes are an inspiration – giving the reader enjoyment while learning.
Erotic Art of Khajuraho Temples
By Mahesh Dutt Sharma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 680. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Khajuraho is now under the protection of the Archaeological Survey of India which has found many more underground temples at this site. The destination is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the seven wonders of India. Every evening there is a show here about the art, philosophy and history of Khajuraho.
The Great Phase 2
By Steven Hager
Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 3 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
One of the most elusive pioneers of New York City graffiti granted a rare interview in 1982.
Monet - Masterpieces
By My Ebook Publishing House
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
By My Ebook Publishing House
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.
The Thought Behind The Shot
By Leonard Girsh
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Allergies
The Thought Behind the Shot describes everyday care for an allergic or asthmatic child or adult using physical conditioning from a blend of principals of play, exercise, and sport. Illustrated by Leroy Neiman, this book uses non-invasive techniques of breathing to prepare individuals to calmly cope with an impending or possible threatening asthma attack and eliminate the effects of allergies.
Teaching Art History the Fun Way
By Dr. Jane Coryell
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.
The Renaissance House
By Robert W. Burns
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Robert Burns lives in an ordinary house in England. But it’s not an ordinary house. Not at all. On the outside, it seems like any other dwelling, but on the inside, it’s been transformed into an incredible art gallery, a shrine to and celebration of Renaissance art, containing wonderful reproductions of classic works from centuries gone by; portraits, wall frescos, lunettes and friezes alike.
The Illuminator's Palette: A Study of Pre-Seventeenth Century Pigments for Medieval Book Art
By Britni Patterson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,310. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
A concise compilation of modern research into the pigments used by medieval artists for painting various works of art. This monograph includes a list of 66 pigments along with charts showing their use throughout time, and the locations of use, describes how to mix your own paint with historically accurate binders, and explains the techniques necessary to successfully emulate the medieval artist.