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Hip Hop
Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 6 ยท Adventures in Journalism, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and 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.
Dutch Tilt, Aussie Auteur: The Films of Rolf de Heer (2nd Edition)
Price: Free! Words: 45,150. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Rolf de Heer is Australia’s most successful and unpredictable film-maker, with 13 feature films of widely varying style and genre to his name. This auteur analysis of his oeuvre, however, suggests that there is a signature world view to be detected in most of his work, and that he (quite possibly unconsciously) promotes unlikely protagonists who are non-hyper masculine, child-like and nurturing.
The Art of Mark Wilson
Price: $8.88 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Imagine being an artist. What it would be like to NOT be labeled a "starving" artist, to be viewed as successful instead. Imagine being able to read a book that does not rob you of your creative energy, but enables you to let out more of your own creative freedom to become more successful making money. this eBook is loaded with more full color illustrations than any eBook available on the market.
Third Generation Artist
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Angela Gonyea was born in upstate New York, in the small city of Plattsburgh, which is very near the Canadian boarder right on Lake Champlain. With the beauty of the Adirondack Park, with its amazing mountains, always as her backdrop. She often says how can you grow up in this beauty and not be an artist. This is a collection of some of her Art.
The Perennial Freshman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,800. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012 by shelfstealers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
"I remember [George] as being the most creative photographer and designer that I ever worked with. After he painted my thumb and applied the star, he photographed what may be one of the most famous album covers ever. How can you forget a guy like this? I had no idea he was a writer. His writing is as creative and scintillating as the rest of his talents and personality.” —Don McLean (American Pie)
Never Stop - I Rolling Stones oltre i confini del tempo
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,860. Language: Italian. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Perché i Rolling Stones sono eterni? Perché niente riesce a fermarli? Questo ebook ripercorre in particolare gli anni 10 del Terzo Millennio, quelli del cinquantenario "e oltre": anni di apparente rilassamento, in realtà gravidi di successi, pericoli, tragedie. Come sempre. Ma nel segno di una grandeur ormai smisurata, che ha inghiottito anche il mito e non consente stop. Fino alla fine del tempo.
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.
The Fantastic Mr. Anderson: A Biography of Wes Anderson
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Ever since "Bottle Rocket" charmed it's way onto movie screens across the country in 1996, Wes Anderson's unique and creative style of filmmaking has captivated audiences worldwide. Much has been written about his movies, but little has been written about the man. This short biography gives you an inside look at the person behind the movies. It also will look briefly at the techniques and style
Brief Overview: Jan van Eyck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Have you ever wanted to know more about the Flemish painter named Jan van Eyck? Are you writing a research paper about him, or are just curious as to what some of his most famous paintings are? If these questions peak your interest, then this book is for you! Over 1500 words all about the 15th century Flemish oil painter flowing out of this book.
Gaudí, el arquitecto de la Sagrada Família - biografía breve
Price: $36.00 USD. Words: 74,950. Language: Spanish. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Biografía cronológica de Antoni Gaudí, un genio apasionado de la arquitectura y las demás artes plásticas. No es un estudio de sus obras, sino de su vida y de su personalidad humana y artística.
From Football to Fig Newtons: 76 American Inventors and The Inventions You Know By Heart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,110. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Who invented football, bluegrass music, Mr. Potato Head, the Kentucky Derby, Sesame Street and the telephone? If you said Walter Camp, Bill Monroe, George Lerner, William Meriwether Lewis Clark Jr, Joan Ganz Cooney, and Antonio Meucci, respectively, then, you are smarter than this book. The answers and stories, along with 70 others, can be found within. Forgotten American inventors get recognized!
The Vinyl Dialogues: Stories Behind Memorable Albums Of The 1970s As Told By The Artists
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,520. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The new book by Mike Morsch features interviews with Rock luminaries such as Hall & Oates, Stevie Van Zandt, Dave Mason, Edgar Winter, Joe Vitale, The Doobie Brothers, Al Stewart and more. The Vinyl Dialogues offers the stories behind 31 of the top albums of the 70s, including backstories behind the albums, the songs, and the artists.
Add Catalyst: Telesymbol Movement for Peace
Price: $11.50 USD. Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
"The manifestation of a universal language of peace has arrived: An idea whose time has come. Move ahead with confidence, hope and in peace as you're enthralled in this fascinating story." -B. Gallagher, of Belfast, No.Ireland, Chartered Engineer, London, U.K. and Galway, Ireland. In 1957 Tammy Narena Ressman created a gestural language and a curriculum for peace-making that was ahead of its time.
The Lone Ranger: The Unofficial Biography (Reference)
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
For over 75 years, the Lone Ranger and his companion Tonto have been an active part of pop culture. This book traces the Lone Ranger from his early days on WXYZ radio and continues to the present day with the upcoming release of Disney's "The Lone Ranger" starring Johnny Depp. Along the way it gives plenty of trivia and gossip and the heroic character.
Ken Kirkby - Warrior Painter
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
KEN KIRKBY—WARRIOR PAINTER is a remarkable biography about a very remarkable man. It is, also, an unusual book about a very unusual man. This is an enlightening story of a very intelligent, artistically endowed, determined and perhaps spiritually guided warrior for the conservation of the land, air and water upon which the continuation of all species, including our own, depends.
Siqueiros y Blanca Luz Brum. Una pasion tormentosa
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,120. Language: Spanish. Published: January 23, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Este libro es la poca transitada historia de dos seres desmesurados, una historia de turbulencias, como dice el autor, una buena historia de amor. Ambos fueron inconformistas, fogosos, polémicos, además, ambos se amaron, con intensidad durante cuatro violentos años, con distancia durante décadas.
Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo. El amor entre el elefante y la paloma
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,860. 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.
Van Goghs Vrouwen: Tragische Liefdes door Nienke Bos en Liesbeth Heenk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: Dutch. Published: January 4, 2014. 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.
A Consciência da Desilusão: Desencontrando o propósito da vida para aceitar a verdade
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 27, 2013 by UpliftingBooks Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Ainda que se trate dum relato auto-biográfico, existem muitas aprendizagens a reter perante a leitura reveladora dos pensamentos mais completos que se pode desenvolver sobre a existência humana e a condição da mente face ao propósito de vida que todos temos.
Guru Dutt and Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone, popularly known as Guru Dutt, was an Indian film director, producer and actor.