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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
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.
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).
Les chansons de Madonna
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 44,910. Language: French. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Ce livre retrace l'extraordinaire carrière de Madonna en racontant l’histoire de tous ses singles et de quelques chansons secondaires mais importantes. Le livre conte également l'histoire des albums. Une mine d’anecdotes incroyables sur Madonna...
Richard Doc Baily "The Way of The Savant"
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Richard Doc Baily - known as an Image Savant who worked on such films as Fight Club, Stay, Solaris and Superman returns. Richard was legendary in his field specializing in visual effects and creating the Spore Program. Susan Johnston compiled this book to let others into the mind of this genius. Richard 'Dr.' Baily was born on February 16, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA. Died April 2006.
Ricky de Flema, El último Punk
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 68,680. Language: Spanish. Published: March 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Biografía de Manuel Ricardo Espinosa (Ricky). Trabajo periodístico basado en entrevistas a amigos del artista punk, ex-managers y músicos de "Flema".
Iraqi Americans: The Lives of the Artists
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,280. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
In this book, Namou wanted to honor artists of Mesopotamian ancestry by giving them the opportunity to share their incredible stories themselves rather than risk having others to do it for them. The 16 artists in this book are not victims, but victors over their lives, following their passions and finding ways to showcase it despite any and all challenges.
Cahier Cocteau
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 255,200. Language: French. Published: February 16, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Romancier, réalisateur, dramaturge, dessinateur, la figure de Jean Cocteau, qui se voulait poète avant tout, a suscité nombre de commentaires et de prises de position. Ce Cahier dirigé par Serge Linarès propose une vue d’ensemble des acquis de la recherche autour de l’auteur, afin que le lecteur puisse envisager la totalité de sa création polymorphe.