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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.
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 One 1968-69
Price: Free! Words: 37,500. Language: British English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
This book describes Giles Winterborne doing the Pre-Diploma course at Bournemouth College of Art starting in 1968. The course included lectures, tutorials and seminars, visits to London galleries and a thriving Film Society. The tutors all taught as they had been taught; drawing dominated, especially life drawing. Great hilarity occurred when discussing the recent shooting of Andy Warhol.
Stolen Rembrandts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
"Stolen Rembrandts" was researched from newspaper accounts throughout the 20th century. In one instance a Rembrandt was taken by an individual who was painting inside a museum. On another occasion art was stolen by someone who claimed to be doing research on an art book. Organized crime figures were also interested in stealing Rembrandts because of their high reward and resale prices.
Rūta
You set the price! Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Rūta delves into the conscience of a secondary school teacher, optimistic and enthusiastic at the start of his career. He falls in love with his tutor group, one of whom, Rūta, a new arrival from Lithuania, seems to him a perfect student. He fixates on what she represents, as the reality of modern schools saps his energy and weakens his resolve.
The Art of John Seymour Lindsay - The Building Sketches
Series: The hidden art of John Seymour Lindsay, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
John Seymour Lindsay had an obsession with period buildings. Between 1906 and 1910 he travelled around southern England sketching country houses and buildings of antiquity. He was a master draughtsman with a great eye for perspective. During this time he finely tuned the art of using his pencil to draw out the character of a subject through great composition and clever use of light and shade.

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