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Essays on Modern Art: Andy Warhol - Criticisms and Essays on Previously Unseen Art in the Koolhaas Collection
Price: Free! Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Essay » Sociology
Koolhaas’s essay on Warhol is short and sits alongside an artwork that she obtained on condition that he disowned it. ‘Warhol’s Difference Engine’ is a full-on verbal rodeo that rides bareback on the cult of the cowboy in his work. It embraces the self-actualising elements from pop art and takes Warhol as a philosopher who defined the new by ambivalently fiddling with its copy.
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
The first and only 21st century fine art declaration of any significant value and merit whatsoever!
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.
Fact to Fiction: A New Perspective on Adapting Biblical Narrative in Art
Price: Free! Words: 17,620. Language: American English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
In his book, Jedediah Ostoich attempts to navigate the treacherous ground of adapting biblical narrative into the mediums of the novel, cinema, and stage. By establishing some basic guiding principles for interpreting—and then adapting—a text, Ostoich offers a new route from Bible to big screen.
The Artist's Burden - A Short and Snappy Guide
Series: A Short and Snappy Guide, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Ladies and Gentlemen! Are you interested in the world’s greatest and easiest job? Do you want a profession that is too good to be true? A career so unique that it prescribes no educational qualifications, age limitations, trainings, work timings, or mental and physical qualifications for the candidate. Sounds interesting? No, I am not kidding. Honest, such a job does exist, really!
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