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The Pretext
Price: $4.65 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
The Pretext, is the first book that includes the texts of the visual artist mounir fatmi written between 2004 and 2017. These texts were written for different occasions, exhibitions, press articles or catalog texts. Among the texts, we find, the text, My father has lost his teeth, write for the magazine, Les Cahier du Cinema. The World as it is, write for Miltitude Magazine and the text The Big El
Le Prétexte
Price: $4.65 USD. Words: 12,380. Language: French. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Mon père a perdu toutes ces dents, maintenant je peux le mordre.
The Theft of the Ghent Altarpiece April 10, 1934
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
The themes of the Ghent Altarpiece were taken from the Book of Revelation. Various panels illustrate Christ, Adam and Eve, Cane and Abel, John the Baptist and the Just Judges. It was the panel depicting the Just Judges which was taken by a thief or thieves in the Spring of 1934. My e-book looks at the masterpiece through its history and the various clues and suspects regarding its unsolved theft.
Bridget Rose Dugdale, The IRA and the Great Art Theft Wicklow, Ireland 1974
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » History » European
It was the biggest art theft ever with 19 paintings by master artists, valued at 20 million British pounds. The thieves, led by Rose Dugdale entered the private home of a millionaire South African gold miner near Wicklow, Ireland. The date was April 26, 1974. Rose made sure that her four male accomplices stole the most valuable paintings including the only privately held work by Johannes Vermeer.
The Passion of Christ: A Gay Vision
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,870. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
A queer Passion is important now because Christianity is being used to justify hate and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Each image is accompanied by insightful commentary, plus a short prayer and scripture. If Jesus came back today, would he be crucified all over again? Would we even recognize him? See for yourself in the gay vision of the Passion.
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.
Best of Activism in Art - II
Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
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This book is part of a special issue featuring art and photographs by the members of the Activism in Art group, and pieces with activism as the key topic. This is the second book of a series, in which we hope to feature some of the best contributions the group Activism in Art.