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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。
Le Désespéré de Lydie
Price: Free! Words: 7,900. Language: French. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
A travers la correspondance de Gustave Courbet , des références généalogiques et le cours de l'Histoire de France : une enquête inédite sur les origines et le rôle spécifique de ses amitiés francs-comtoises.
The Courage to Rise Again: A Journey from Tears to Testimony
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,850. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016 and represented by MMCC Forensic, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
The Courage to Rise Again is a riveting account of the life of artist Bertha Harris. This masterfully written book unveils struggles, laughter, relationships, secrets, and triumphs. No matter what we face, God is able to bring us through it and give us victory, regardless of how hard the tests and challenges. Illustrated with numerous photos and paintings from key times in her life.
Bellecita, Sueño Azul
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,960. Language: Spanish. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Bellecita, Sueño Azul es un relato autobiográfico que pretende rendir homenaje al popular cuarteto Los Zafiros, en especial a su contratenor Ignacio Elejalde a través de las vivencias de una joven de dieciséis años y sus experiencias vividas en las décadas de los '60, '70 y algo más que fueron indiscutiblemente los años más convulsos e impredecibles vividos por los jóvenes de nuestra generación.
Andy Warhol Is Shot New York City June 3, 1968
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Andy Warhol was a noted pop artist and underground filmmaker when he was almost killed by an assassin's bullets in the early summer of 1968. Warhol's first commercial film success was Chelsea Girls (1966). He had painted many of the works that made him famous, i.e. the Campbell's Soup Cans and movie stars like Marilyn Monroe. The shooting nearly killed him. He lingered near death for 2 months.
Frida in Abstract: An Artist's Interpretation of an Artist
Series: The Artist Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 220. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
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Explore Frida Kahlo through the fantasy artwork of Lisa E. Jobe. Using various mediums, Jobe creates a digital decoupage to experience the artist like never before. Containing quotes from Kahlo herself, this picture book is a sure bet for any Kahlo admirer.
Wentworth Miller - Celebrity Biographies
Series: Biographies of Famous People. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Ever wondered how Wentworth Miller rose to stardom? Prior to reaching A-list status, Wentworth Miller struggled for years to make ends meet in Hollywood. His rugged good looks may entice one to think that he was born and raised for the film industry. In realty, Miller was born into a world far removed from the glitz and glamour of Tinsel Town.
Arnold Schwarzenegger - An Unbelievable Biography of a True Achiever
Series: Biography Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Do you want to know what made Arnold Schwarzenegger so successful? How he rose from a poor neighbourhood in Austria to become a Governor of California? He has played a major role in American popular culture. It's a long and diverse story of roadblocks, challenges and successes, but he never gave up! In this book you'll discover the unbelievable story of Arnold Schwarzenegger...
Sketches of Frida: An Artist's Interpretation Of An Artist
Series: The Artist Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 220. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Explore Frida Kahlo through the fantasy artwork of Lisa E. Jobe. Using various mediums, Jobe creates a digital decoupage to experience the artist like never before. Containing quotes from Kahlo herself, this picture book is a sure bet for any Kahlo admirer.
Frida in Mosaic: An Artist's Interpretation Of An Artist
Series: The Artist Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 220. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Explore Frida Kahlo through the fantasy artwork of Lisa E. Jobe. Using a rainbow of tiles, Jobe creates a digital decoupage to experience the artist like never before. Containing quotes from Kahlo herself, this picture book is a sure bet for any Kahlo admirer.
Roger Hilton Artist Letters From Prison Camp 1942 - 1944
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,330. Language: British English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » History » War
Roger Hilton was a Commando and was captured at Dieppe in 1942. He became a leading British exponent of modern art, representing his country at the Venice Biennale and being made CBE. Beneath the cheeriness the letters show how an out of the common man wrestles with the common misfortune of being a prisoner of war.
Face Value: The Assassination of Portrait Painting by Photography, 1850–1870
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
“Face Value” takes a revolutionary new approach to art history, exposing complex networks of colonial artists and revealing important lost paintings of Richard Noble. This long-overdue research will rewrite gallery and museum catalogues in Australia and Britain, and finally deliver some justice to our lost artists.
Cartas a mi hermana en La Habana
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,820. Language: Spanish. Published: June 22, 2016 by Libros Selectos. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dedicado a las familias separadas por causas ajenas a su voluntad, este libro es un testimonio que muestra cómo la evolución política-desde la fe en el proyecto revolucionario hasta el desengaño- se empeña en destruir los lazos de amor y respeto de la familia cubana. Testimonios basados en la extensa correspondencia que Severo Sarduy mantuvo con su familia durante los 34 años de separación física
The Legendary Brad Pitt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
As a well-known actor and a public figure, Brad Pitt has been cited as one of the most powerful and influential people in the American entertainment industry, as well as the most attractive man in the world by various media outlets. After their divorce, he then got married to another popular actress in Hollywood, Angelina Jolie in 2014. Learn more about the life of this fascinating Hollywood actor
Clay Soldiers: One Marine's Story of War, Art, & Atomic Energy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,870. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Chuck Caldwell is a WWII vet and Purple Heart winner who has met Civil War soldiers, fought at Guadalcanal and Tarawa, and studied atomic bomb explosions in Nevada. Through it all, he painted and sculpted miniature figures that have become sought after by collectors around the country. Clay Soldiers is the story of a man who became part of the history of America and chronicled it through his art.
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.
Georgia O'Keefe
Series: The Artist Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 240. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Explore Georgia O'Keefe through the photo fantasy artwork of Lisa E. Jobe. Melding O'Keefe's own paintings with the photography of Steiglitz and various other elements, Jobe creates a digital decoupage to experience the artist like never before. Containing quotes by O'Keefe herself, this picture book is a sure bet for any O'Keefe admirer.
Once a Pulp Man: The Secret Life of Judson P. Philips as Hugh Pentecost
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Once a popular mystery writer, Judson P. Philips rose through the ranks of pulp fiction magazines, achieving success as Hugh Pentecost. Years later, he established a summer stock theater that launched several careers. Despite personal success and professional achievement, Philips maintained he was a failure. Audrey Parente examines the complicated life and career of a complex artist.
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.
Kanye West
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Kanye West has contributed to the world of hip hop. He is a kind of artist that pursues whatever he thinks is best for the art and music industry. Through his unique sound and style of music, he is considered one of the most admired, popular and influential people in the industry. Here is his story!