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Outer Space Inside
Price: Free! Words: 64,800. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Systems architecture / distributed systems & computing, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
This book is part of the most participatory art project in human history and also the most valuable work of art in human history. The Most Popular Artist has successfully and legally claimed all outer space property and mineral rights claims in the entire Universe and has had this claim authenticated by world governments in accordance with international law. Now he's giving it away and selling it.
Governing Heritage Dissonance - Promises and Realities of Selected Cultural Policies
Price: Free! Words: 99,460. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017 by European Cultural Foundation. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
Drawing on illuminating case studies from South East Europe, Kisić connects heritage studies and cultural policies with issues of difference, conflict and reconciliation, prompting us to rethink how we approach the past and deal with diversities between cultures, nations and generations at a time of increasing fragmentation across Europe.
Art Student Book Two 1969-70
Price: Free! Words: 60,130. Language: British English. Published: September 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Book Two describes Giles’ first year on the Diploma Course at Wimbledon School of Art and the new experience of living away from home. The year included: exploring London, visiting the Courtauld, the Hayward, Bond Street, insulting David Hockney, attending a Private View at the ICA, a dynamic Buckminster Fuller lecture and going to the many Art-House cinemas up in town.
Art Student Book Five 1972-74
Price: Free! Words: 76,440. Language: British English. Published: October 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Giles had a year off before applying for the Institute of Education and so he did various jobs, bought a car, and was drawn into an irregular crowd of South Londoners. He moved to Stockwell and tripped down to Brixton on LSD. At the Institute Giles continued doing working drawings and attended seminars with Ernst Gombrich whose book he had read at the very start of Art College life.
Art Student Book Four 1971-72
Price: Free! Words: 60,070. Language: British English. Published: September 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Book Four begins with the Picasso Museum in Barcelona. Then they travelled down to Tangiers, back up to Toledo and Madrid, a bullfight, the Prado and the caves of Altamira before Paris and the Louvre. This was Giles’ last year at Wimbledon and it was something of a disaster. Nevertheless he met Derek Jarman, acquired Prunella Clough as his tutor and enjoyed himself.
Art Student Book Three 1970-71
Price: Free! Words: 67,670. Language: British English. Published: September 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Book Three starts with Giles, and his two friends, in Athens. A day at the Parthenon and then over to Italy where they managed to see the Scrovegni Chapel, the Venice Biennale, Pompeii, the Vatican and Florence. Then Giles split to hitch over the Alps and back to England. For the second year at Wimbledon, he was sharing a chaotic house with four others: drink, drugs and mayhem.
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.
Gated Community: Graffiti and Incarceration
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,230. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
A memoir detailing a young man's involvement in graffiti vandalism, and the ten-month jail sentence that it led to. Expanding on his personal experiences, the book addresses issues of wider relevance, including delinquency, property rights, addiction, racism, class privilege, privatization, and mass incarceration in America, among other topics.
Whence Veracity: can photographs be trusted?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
This book examines if traditional and digital photographs can be truthful renditions of the world. It traces the history of photography’s veracity and explores characteristics of photographs that aid or preclude veracity. It outlines factors that continue a belief in photography's high veracity, drawing conclusions in light of post-referential pictures
Ecos de la Muerte
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 84,630. Language: Spanish. Published: August 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
Abordar el tema de la muerte en la academia es fascinante. Su discusión a partir de nichos especializados del conocimiento permite analizar formas de pensar y planteamientos distintos respecto de ella. Y esta es la idea, reunir en este libro diversos textos académicos de profesores-investigadores que desde su peculiar manera de reflexionar dan origen a una riqueza textual donde la muerte es la pro
Louvre Museum - Paintings
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,070. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
The Louvre Museum is the largest of the world's art museums by its exhibition surface. These represent the Western art of the Middle Ages in 1848, those of the ancient civilizations that preceded and influenced it (Oriental, Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan and Roman), and the arts of early Christians and Islam.
Covering Rose with Modesty (3.00 from 1 review)
This modesty-enhanced edition is designed for those looking to enjoy the humor and challenges of a middle-aged woman posing and producing her own book cover art... without the offensive pictures in the original book. Experience the terror and joy with this wife and husband, "pretend model" and photographer, team.
Poussin's Humour
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 73,250. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
This book hopes it will pose some critical questions of method for the study of the arts. These essays reveal a Nicolas Poussin that has rarely been noticed before. Is that because he has been so honoured as a great classical master – serious painter of serious histories and neo-stoic philosopher – that almost nobody has noticed his humour, or wit.
It's the Artist's Life for Me!
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 176,840. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Entertaining
Valer!e Monroe Shakespeare died May 18,2011 Artist's dual-memoir a lifelong love-affair with his muse,together 24/7,48yrs. Kid from the wrong side of the stock car tracks. Thrust into NYCs world of high; art, society, celebrity scenes (Trumps, Kennedys, Cuomo, Liz Taylor, Bruce Springsteen, DeLorean, Kevin Kline, Warren Buffet, European Royalty; with life, cookbook & entertaining tip, 9/11 Tribeca
Write Brain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,150. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2019. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
How to get your brain right, so you can write. A collection of all my best essays on how to deal with the gremlins in your brain that tell you you aren't good enough, the real life obstacles a creative life entails, and the crap that happens when the publishing world deals you a blow.
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 & 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.
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 & 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?