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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.
Boris Anrep: A Modern Master
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,400. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Raised in Tzarist pre-revolutionary Russia Boris Anrep became an important British artist in the early twentieth century, yet until now has never had a full overview of his considerable artistic output. A member of the Bloomsbury and Garsington sets of Edwardian England, he knew Virginia Woolf, John Maynard Keynes, and Augustus John. He trained for fine arts but chose instead to create
Wimsey the Bloodhound's Institute of Houndish Art Volume Four
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Wimsey the Bloodhound believes that all pictures look better with a Hound in them--even if they were painted by Leonardo! Aided and abetted by his French Bulldog colleague, Professor Pluto, Wimsey has "improved" some of the world's best-loved and most renowned art masterpieces by placing himself at the center of the action. Painting will never be the same!
Mistero al museo. Storia di un furto alla GAM
Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: Italian. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Un misterioso furto si consuma tra le sale della Galleria d'Arte Moderna di Palermo. Durante le indagini ci si ritroverà non solo a seguire il capitano e i suoi tentativi di smascherare il colpevole ma anche a scoprire l'emozionante bellezza che nasce da un'opera d'arte.
The Surrealist Cosmovision of Bridget Tichenor, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Mexico provides a surreal surrounding for painters to experience new visions. Tichenor's artistic conceptions are not European. The artist makes an analogy about past practices of shamans and unexplainable phenomena in her art work. Her artwork glows in a radiating way that is un-natural. Tichenor's revealing artwork lets us see ordinary human beings unmasked.
Murder In Pittsburgh The Death of an Artist's Model
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Grace Roberts was a 25-year-old manicurist and artist's model for hosiery ads across the United States. In her violent death the reader is transported into the life of affluent Philadelphia nearly a century ago. One of her most prominent suitors was the heir to a Pittsburgh coal fortune, a man who was educated at Yale. He and Mary's romance was broken off in 1907 because of social constraints.
Virginia Woolf, Monks House And The Bloomsbury Set.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,790. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Virginia Woolf was one of the most important and inspirational authors of the 20th century. She was intimately linked with Monks House in Sussex and the members of the Bloomsbury set particularly Vanessa Bell (her sister). The Bloomsbury set were equally inspirational in Post impressionist painting and interior design. This book follows the story of Virginia, Monks House and the Bloomsbury set fro
Inside Matisse
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Matisse, inventor of fauvism and cutouts, was one of the three most influential artists of the early twentieth century.
Through Colonial Eyes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The story of Australian Colonial art from precolonial times, discovery, settlement and exploration to the centenary period (1880s) through the eyes of the artists at the time.
Manet's Women
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Édouard Manet, the quintessential painter of modern life, was a man of his times and his paintings were powerful, often shocking and controversial representations of modern society, particularly in his depictions of women.
600 African Proverbs
Price: Free! Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
A list of wise words in the form of African proverbs from across the different tribes and nations of the continent.
Epic Images of Civil War Battles ~ Changing Views of a War: Bibliography
Series: Assorted Writings, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 14,080. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This is the full length bibliography.
O Grupo dos Independentes: Arte Moderna no Recife 1930
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 33,830. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 31, 2014 and represented by Fernando Rodrigues. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Em agosto de 1933, jovens artistas organizaram, no Recife, um salão particular de pintura. Essa ação coletiva representou, sobretudo, uma ruptura com a arte tradicional, inclusive um alerta à recém-criada Escola de Belas Artes do Recife ao que houvesse de conservadorismo no ensino das artes.
Epic Images of Civil War Battles ~ Changing Views of a War
Series: Assorted Writings, Book 2. Price: $7.89 USD. Words: 92,730. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Military
American Civil War panoramas (and related large paintings) returned to older, but still popular, European visual traditions to memorialize the War. Prior to the invention of photographic film fast enough to capture a battle, panoramas were the most popular visual exploration of Civil War. This made it a natural medium of visual expression as the country reexamined the War.Illus. NOT included