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Christians and Images: Early Christian Attitudes toward Images
You set the price! Words: 78,710. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This book claims that the Hostility Theory (early Christians had no images since these were idols) is false. It argues that the Christian, artistic tradition is not the result of image-loving, Greek converts flooding into the Church, but is based on a biblical and theological tradition that is favorable to non-idolatrous images. The early Christians expressed their faith in word and image.
Syria's Endangered Heritage
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,180. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
For the past nearly three years (2013-2015) the author, Dr. Franklin Lamb, has traveled Syria wherever and whenever security conditions allowed, in order to research, photograph and document endangered archaeological sites and to expose the illegal excavations, looting, international trade and iconoclasm which has caused so much destruction to our shared global cultural heritage.
Art Intro - With Insects Eggs and Oils
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
What is Art? Art is anything interesting to look at. It entertains and informs us. Artists use their skills to express meaning. Art has purpose. It connects with our senses, heart and mind. Art is feelings given form. This book is about one kind of art called paintings.
Epiphanius of Salamis, Doctor of Iconoclasm? Deconstruction of a Myth
You set the price! Words: 57,460. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Was St. Epiphaius of Salamis, Cyprus, 4th century, opposed to all images? Five texts attributed to him say "yes." But are they authentic or are they forgeries? Was he the last witness of a pure Christianity with no images due to a rigorist interpretation of the 2nd Commandment? This book tackles the controversy about these documents and St. Epiphanius's alleged opposition to Christian images.
Épiphane de Salamine, docteur de l'iconoclasme ? Déconstruction d'un mythe
You set the price! Words: 68,500. Language: French. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Cinq textes iconophobes sont attribués à Épiphane évêque de Chypre, IVe s. Sont-ils authentiques ou des faux ? La légitimité de la tradition artistique chrétienne en dépend, en partie. Les iconoclastes, VIIIe s., et les protestants, XVIe s., disaient qu'il était iconophobe comme eux, qu'il rejetaient toute image. Cette étude cherche à prouver que les textes sont soit des faux soit mal interprétés.
LES CHRÉTIENS ET LES IMAGES : Les attitudes envers l’art dans l'Église ancienne
You set the price! Words: 54,340. Language: French. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Cette étude cherche à savoir si les premiers chrétiens étaient hostiles aux images à cause du 2e commandement. Certains affirment qu'ils n'avaient pas d'images et qu'ils considéraient celles-ci comme des idoles. Ce livre s'oppose à ce point de vue et appuie la notion que la tradition chrétienne est ouverte à l'expression de la foi par les arts.
art book
Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Art is a diverse range of human activities and the products of those activities, usually involving imaginative or technical skill. In their most general form these activities include the production of works of art, the criticism of art, the study of the history of art, and the aesthetic dissemination of art.
Histoire de l'Art
Price: Free! Words: 45,570. Language: French. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Même si tous les artistes ne se sont pas toujours exprimés conformément aux canons des mouvements picturaux de leur époque, la notion de "courant”, à prendre avec précaution et avec distance, permet de regrouper d'une manière schématique les différents langages visuels à travers leurs époques et de distinguer d'une manière générale, les grandes étapes de l'histoire de la peinture.
Buddhist Art in Asia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,270. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Buddhist Art in Asia is a fascinating account of the spread of Buddhism from India, its land of origin, to other countries in East and Southeast Asia. Like many other religions, Buddhism found expression in the art and architecture of the various cultures it touched, but with a marked Indian influence, as vividly described and richly illustrated in this book.
A History of Western Art
Price: $3.00 USD. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Essay » Literature
a concise history of the arts that will allow you to develop your general knowledge in a fun way (video-audio). The essence of a period in a few pages. For the young and the young at heart!
The Loves of Krishna: In Indian Painting and Poetry (Illustrated)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,570. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Sai ePublications & Sai Shop. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Ancient Poetry, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
During the twentieth century, a certain type of Indian painting began to fascinate the West. Unlike Mughal art, it was a product of Hindu courts in Rajasthan and the Punjab Hills and unlike Mughal painting, its chief concern was with the varied phases of romance. Ladies would be shown brooding in their chambers as storm clouds mounted in the sky.
Tuyệt chiêu Tượng kỳ Trung Hoa - thời cổ
Series: Châm ngôn nhà Phật. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Với những thế cờ với tên gọi giàu chất triết lý, nước cờ ngắn gọn, có thể tự giải được ngay trên trang sách, rất hấp dẫn, không cần phải bày cờ và bàn. Tương tự, giải toán, quý bạn có thể nhìn hình vẽ, tự giải thế cờ, sau đó mới xem lời giải thì mới thú vị. Là một trong những cách rèn luyện trí lực, binh pháp và giải trí.
The Illustrated Book of Dragons and Dragon Lore
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Belief in dragons has united humanity more than the belief in any other mythological creature. From China and Japan, through Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East, to Europe and even Central America, the image of the dragon has burned brightly in the imaginations of our forefathers. Even today dragons continue to fascinate.
Monet - Masterpieces
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Monet was a French artist and a leading member of the Impressionist group of painters. Monet’s exquisite sensitivity to light, color, and detail was central to his work. Cézanne characterized Monet as “only an eye– yet what an eye”. “People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it's simply necessary to love.. “ - Claude Monet
Van Gogh - Masterpieces
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Vincent Van Gogh Dutch Post-Impressionist Painter In the world of art, Vincent van Gogh masterpieces are some of the most famous works of all. Vincent van Gogh created over 900 paintings in just under a decade and some of those works are indeed, masterpieces. A few of the most important ones are presented in this book.
Teaching Art History the Fun Way
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Experimental methods
Teaching Art History The fun Way ~ It's a Scream is a handbook for teaching art history using games, food, music, and clothing as memory aids and interest catchers. Chronologically, from pre-historic to modern times, historical highlights are dovetailed with studio work.