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Van Gogh y sus cartas a Theo - Más allá de la leyenda
Series: Misterios de Van Gogh. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: Spanish. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
'Van Gogh y sus cartas a Theo' es la segunda parte de la serie 'Misterios de Van Gogh' por Liesbeth Heenk, una historiadora del arte especializada en Van Gogh. La autora utiliza como fuente principal las cartas de Van Gogh y habla de la vida del artista, la cercanía de este con su trabajo y su enfermedad mental.
奔騰的駿馬: 畫家徐悲鴻和他的家人在毛澤東的中國
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
以水墨奔馬著稱的中國畫家徐悲鴻 (一八九五-一九五三年) 開創了中西結合的繪畫, 培養了幾代中國美術家。《奔騰的駿馬》描述了他的家人和他的藝術事業如何經受了毛澤東變化莫測的政治風暴而倖存, 毛澤東不斷變化的政策決定了從一九四九年開始, 包括在毀滅性的十年文化大革命之中美術和音樂的發展方向。
Hip Hop
Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 6 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap & hip hop, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
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In the early 1980s, I became the first reporter to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop and this book remains the most authentic portrait of the first generation. It was recently updated with never-before-seen photos and illustrations.
Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo. El amor entre el elefante y la paloma
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,850. Language: Spanish. Published: July 12, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Por estas páginas desfilan el colorido Coyoacán y el ambiente bohemio de París o Nueva York. Personajes como León Trosky y Tina Modotti, la famosa Casa Azul y las banderas rojas y, por supuesto, la famosa historia de amor entre Frida y Diego, como arquetipo de una época tumultuosa y aventuras transitorias.
Frida Kahlo
Series: The Artist Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 190. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Explore Frida Kahlo through the photo fantasy artwork of Lisa E. Jobe. Melding Kahlo's own paintings with black and white photographs and various other elements, Jobe creates a digital decoupage to experience the artist like never before. Containing quotes by Kahlo herself, this picture book is a sure bet for any Kahlo admirer.
Shania Twain Biography Her Life and Career
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Essential Information Arising in the mid - '90s, Shania Twain became the most preferred nation songs artist given that Garth Brooks. Skillfully fusing mainstream, AOR rock manufacturing with country-pop, Twain and her producer/husband, Robert John "Mutt" Lange, produced a commercial juggernaut with her 2nd album, The Woman in Me.
The Olympus Trip
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,360. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
The Olympus Trip is the story of how a young hospital porter in Yorkshire followed his dream and became the assistant to one of the world's greatest photographers, David Bailey. From Northern obscurity to traveling the world, meeting and working with extraordinary people, from Paul McCartney to Harrison Ford, David Bowie to Marie Helvin.
Sylvester Stallone: The action Superstar´s Life and Career
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
The Superstar Born on July 6, 1946, in New York City, Sylvester Stallone is one of the most prominent Hollywood action stars of all time, playing such renowned characters as John Rambo and Rocky Balboa. Stallone got his beginning creating and starring in Rocky. The movie was a smash, getting 10 Oscar nods and winning for Finest Image.
Philip K. Dick: The Dream Connection
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,190. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
"A very impressive must-read for serious PKD readers." --Science Fiction Chronicle. This exceptional anthology includes an 8 hour interview with Philip K. Dick, detailing his March '74 "mystical experiences," plus numerous essays, including Robert Anton Wilson on PKD's experiences, R. Faraday Nelson on collaborating with PKD, a short story in which PKD fictionalizes his experiences, and much more.
Una Hora con Van Gogh : Biografía completa para principiantes
Series: Misterios de Van Gogh. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,680. Language: Spanish. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
'Una Hora con Van Gogh' es una perfecta introducción a la vida y obra del que fue y será uno de los grandes artistas de la historia: Vincent van Gogh. Una sola hora de lectura basta para introducirse en el mundo de Van Gogh, figura responsable del futuro del arte moderno. El primer libro de la serie 'Misterios de Van Gogh' por Liesbeth Heenk, una historiadora del arte especializada en Van Gogh.
Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between The World And Me Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
This is a Summary of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Between The World And Me Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States” (The New York Observer).
La cattedrale di Chartres, Gaudí e la Sagrada Família
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: Italian. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
NotreDame di Chartres e la Sagrada Família di Barcellona rappresentano due pietre miliari dell'architettura e dell'umanità, legate tra loro, nonostrante i sei secoli che le separano, da una stretta relazione. Entrambi i monumenti racchiudono un profondo messaggio che può rimanere nascosto a un turista superificiale, ma che persone esperte che ne sappiano comprendere il linguaggio possono decifrar.
KEEF - Ritratto di Keith Richards a colpi di riff
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,970. Language: Italian. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Nessuno come lui. In oltre settant'anni, ha superato davvero ogni limite. E Keith Richards è ancora qui, non smette di suonare, di creare, di interpretare la vita con quel suo stile improbabile e unico. Questo ritratto è un atto di affetto in ordine sparso, a zigzag per le sue avventure, fino al nuovo album solista Crosseyed Heart, raccontato brano per brano.
Out of the Void - The Primal Scream Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,510. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Empire Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Few bands have persevered like Primal Scream. From leather-clad indie icons to electro punk rockers, they have frequently appealed to and surprised their followers in equal measure since their chaotic beginnings in the mid '80's.
Ginny and Me: Reflections of What God Can Do
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,420. Language: American English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Abuse is damaging. It comes from cycles of abusive behaviors learned and repeated through generations. Because of shame and embarrassment, many people do not speak about the cruelty they endured. In my case, most of the abuse I suffered resulted from my mother’s mental illness. For my entire life, people told me to excuse my mom’s abuse because she was mentally ill.
Leonardo da Vinci
Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 17,460. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
One of the truly great minds of all time, the 15th-century Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci was uncannily ahead of his time, giving the world not only the Mona Lisa and his other extraordinary works of art, but also designs for a helicopter, military tank, submarine, bicycle - and even the sewing machine - among many other incredibly advanced innovations.
Van Goghs Vrouwen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: Dutch. Published: January 4, 2014 by Liesbeth Heenk. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Van Gogh koesterde altijd het verlangen naar een vrouw bij wie hij liefde en aandacht kon vinden en die hem de geborgenheid van een gezin zou geven. Zij zou ook een belangrijke rol bij zijn kunstenaarschap vervullen. Verschillende vrouwen passeren de revue: een rouwende weduwe, een zwangere prostituee, een labiele buurvrouw en een café eigenaresse. Alle relaties waren tot mislukken gedoemd.
Tamara de Lempicka... del escándalo al olvido!!!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,950. Language: Spanish. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Se pretendió, mediante este trabajo, realizar un ensayo histórico para rescatar a una excéntrica pintora: Tamara de Lempicka, cuyo valor ha sido casi abnegado dentro de la comunidad artística. Este personaje fuerte y polémico, lo que le abrió puertas en el sitial de la alta sociedad parisina (para la que produjo obras de gran valía), pero, sin embargo, este la habría aniquilado como artista”.

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