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Cold War Expressionism: Perverting the Politics of Perception/Bombast, Blacklists and Blockades in the Postwar Art World
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,900. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This book is an expose of the art world after World War II where a new triumphalism and a growing conservatism on the part of the US helped bring to power a depoliticized art which went under the rubric of Abstract Expressionism and which functioned as an advertisement for American capitalism while erasing the social impulses of prior European Modernisms and the American Social Expresionists.
Hacking the Earthship: In Search of an Earth-Shelter that Works for EveryBody
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 161,790. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Hacking the Earthship: In Search of an Earth-Shelter that Works for EveryBody is a comprehensive collection of academic and in-the-field research findings on Earthships, combined with practical how-to advice for designing and financing your own truly sustainable earth-sheltered home.
Vision-Quest: A Saga of the 1960s
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,730. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
"A wonderful, introspective yet entertaining romp through the 1960s as seen through the eyes and sensitivity of an artist, yet interpreted and recounted by a scientist with a great respect for nature and native culture." -George Winship, The Village Wordsmith. Layers of adventure, romance, cultural shock, psychology, philosophy fill this off-beat, but true, journey of awakening in the sixties.
Kira's Legacy: A History of the first 21 years of the West Australian Ballet Company
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 89,180. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This book tells the full story of the setting up of the West Australian Ballet Company. The longest running Ballet Company in Australia spanning some 62 plus years. Complimenting the story are over 50 magnificent images depicting key individuals, dancers, performances, theatre sets and more. Set up by Madame Bousloff in 1953 its an exciting read about the history of a successful ballet company.
То был мой театр
Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: Russian. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Это - книга, написанная "в стол" в 1984-85 гг. без надежд на скорое издание. Книга - о Театре на Таганке и о времени, не столь уж далёком, с его приметами и привязанностями, верой и безверием. Это - книга любви к тем, кому она посвящена, и книга грусти, причины для которой "очень даже есть", как пел Владимир Высоцкий. Автор книги - журналист, поэт и, по его словам, человек, "отравленный" Таганкой.
Hip Hop: The Complete Archives
Series: History of Hip Hop. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Written by the first professional journalist to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop, and for the first time, all the groundbreaking journalism and book, as well as the first version of the Beat Street script have been collected into one volume that also includes The Pied Piper of of Hip Hop, The Great Phase 2, and Bugging Out on the Endless Beat.
Wish (Indigo Dreams Series #1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,140. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
For Indigo Stevens, ballet classes at Miss Roberta’s ballet studio offer the stability and structure that are missing from her crazy home life. At almost 16, she hopes this is the year she will be accepted into the New York School of Ballet. First she must prove she's ready, protect her younger brothers from abuse, and keep her mother from going over the edge before it’s too late.
A Question of Attribution
Price: $39.00 USD. Words: 103,180. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
By the early nineteenth century, Britain had become a treasure house of art. But many of these paintings were not, as their owners believed, by the great artists of the Italian Renaissance - some were copies, some were outright forgeries, and many more were wrongly attributed. The stage was set for the emergence of professional art connoisseurs with the required knowledge, application, and skills.
Procesos del arte en El Salvador
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 93,200. Language: Spanish. Published: November 15, 2014 by Ernesto Panamá. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Dentro de un nuevo concepto y un nuevo contexto social de difusión del arte nacional, este libro documenta una selecta recopilación de obras que pertenecen principalmente a colecciones de carácter público como las del Museo Forma, conservadas por la Fundación Julia Díaz, y las de la Colección Nacional, que son propiedad del Estado, y también a colecciones particulares o de los propios artistas.
Who Says That's Art? A Commonsense View of the Visual Arts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,630. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
Today's artworld experts accept virtually anything as "art"—from an all-black painting to a facsimile of a supermarket carton or a dead animal preserved in a tank of formaldehyde. Many art lovers reject such work, arguing that it is not art. This book explains why they are right and the presumed experts are wrong.
My Dancing Day: Reflections of the Incarnation in Art and Music
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,290. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Christmas & Advent, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
My Dancing Day leads you through a gallery of masterful art and music into the beauty and joy of the birth of Jesus. This book comes with full color high quality imagery and corresponding musical links to create a multi-media experience of treasured masterpieces. From Handel's Messiah to Fra Angelico's Nativity this book will re-ignite your passion for God while guiding you thru the arts basics.
Biodiversity in the Urban Landscape, Citygreen Issue 4
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 60,470. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In this issue, Bruce Clarkson shares about the reconstruction of Hamilton's Indigenous Ecosystems, the Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park whilst Steward Pickett discusses the urban biodiversity in the Baltimore Ecosystem study. Feature article on Singapore's butterflies, hornbills, native birds, fireflies and native orchids. EPub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Parks - Enhancing Liveability in Cities, Citygreen Issue 3
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 51,530. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue discusses how parks can encourage population health and wellbeing. Featured projects include the World’s Great Parks and the Singapore Botanic Gardens. In Martha Schwartz's commentary, she shares her views on the role of urban landscapes. EPub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Introducción a la Masonería
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,920. Language: Spanish. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
Única obra de este tipo auspiciada por La Gran Logia de España. La masonería es una orden iniciática, filantrópica, filosófica y progresista, basada en la creencia de un solo Dios denominado Gran Arquitecto del Universo, aceptación del principio según el cual todos los hombres somos hermanos e iguales. Desvelamos el verdadero objeto de la orden, el secreto y el porqué de su búsqueda por la verdad
The Loves of Krishna: In Indian Painting and Poetry (Illustrated)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,570. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Sai ePublications & Sai Shop. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Ancient Poetry, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
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 World of Silk
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The World of Silk is the third book in the series. It explores the history, lifestyle, fashions, culture and experiences of the many different countries and people whose lives are dependent on silk, from peasant farmers to haute couture. Each country tells its story and highlights the many changes over the centuries and looks towards the future of silk in the world today.
Hors du ghetto: un regard évangélique sur la culture et les arts.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,920. Language: French. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
Si nous examinons l'histoire culturelle du monde, que ce soit les œuvres de Proust, Confucius, Rembrandt, Blaise Pascal, Picasso, Bach, Van Gogh, Jimi Hendrix, Victor Hugo, l'art des Kwakiutl ou un vase de la dynastie Ming nous voyons des démonstrations variées du phénomène de la créativité humaine. Que se passe-t-il si nous les considérons du point de vue de la vision du monde judéo-chrétienne?
The Book of Mormon~ Colorfully Illustrated
Price: Free! Words: 274,530. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
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The Book of Mormon~ Colorfully Illustrated is a no cost ebook for all! This is an All New Recreation, combining the original text & fine art. From out of the distant past, this is a religious based historical account of ancient Americans. They were also of the house of Israel. Native Americans & our friends of the Jewish faith are especially invited to download this ebook. Please enjoy.
Videózás tükörreflexes géppel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,830. Language: Hungarian. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Minden amit a DSLR kamerákról tudni kell. Kiemelten a videózás tulajdonságaira. Amatőröknek és profiknak egyaránt ajánlott.
Virgo en España
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 139,510. Language: Spanish. Published: April 22, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
En los tiempos que corren, atiborrados de libros y novelas sobre Los Templarios, es difícil añadir o encontrar algo nuevo que no se sepa ya de esa Orden ¿O quizá sí?