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Sub-categories: Ancient & classical | Modern (late 19th Century–1945) | Medieval | Contemporary (1945–) | Renaissance | Prehistoric & primitive | Romanticism | Baroque & Rococo
Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 42,700. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016 by Progress Builders. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
The book provides you with the most comprehensive and at the same time brief information of how the architectural styles were developed and flowed through the ages to our time. The author reviewed the most significant structures that represent different styles and cultures of the world from the late 4th millennium BC. Extensively illustrated the guidebook includes photos, plans, scales, etc...
Christians and Images: Early Christian Attitudes toward Images
You set the price! Words: 78,710. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & 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.
Romanesque Art and Icons + Other Iconographic Studies
You set the price! Words: 66,510. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This collection deals with the general theme of Orthodox icons. It is a series of five essays on this subject and one autobiographical writing about the author's involvement in the Ecumenical Movement: Romanesque images and icons, icons as tools for interpreting the Bible, images of Sophia (Wisdom), icons and the Ecumenical Movement, blessing icons, and an autobiographical note.
Art History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This book is on a revitalizing and awe inspiring revelation about the study of Art History. The meaning of it, and the methods used to study the artefacts by the art historians. How it came to improve in the developing years and different eras.
Dada Defined
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,690. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Dada was probably the most perplexing, astonishing and revolutionary art movement in world art history. This book provides a framework for decoding the work of the dadaists. Primarily intended as an introductory text for upper secondary art students, it is also recommended for anyone who wants to understand the contemporary cultural world.
The Image of God the Father in Orthodox Theology and Iconography and Other Studies
You set the price! Words: 68,640. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This book présents eight studies that help the reader to understand icons: The Image of God the Father, Canons on Iconography, The Not-So-Penetrating Look, Death in Orthodox Iconography, Allegorical Personification in Orthodox Iconography, Who Can, Should Paint Icons?, Iconography and St. Gregory Palamas, "Man as the Image of God" in St. Gregory of Nyssa and in Orthodox Iconography.
Heroes of the Icon
You set the price! Words: 60,010. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This book présents three studies related to Orthodox icons: 1) the three decisive moments in history when the understanding of what a Christian image is was hammered out; 2) a lexicon of ten adjectives which describe the various aspects of iconography; and 3) the lives of artists who, by the exercise of their talent, have attained great holiness: the saint iconographers.
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 & 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.
The Medieval West
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,120. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
A short thematic history of the Middle Ages for the general reader being Volume 2 of A History of the West.
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.
Architecture of Ancient Rome. Chapter 5 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles
Series: Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2016 by Progress Builders. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
The book provides you with the most comprehensive and at the same time brief information of how the architectural styles were developed and flowed through the ages to our time. The author reviewed the most significant structures that represent different styles and cultures of the world from the late 4th millennium BC. Extensively illustrated the guidebook includes photos, plans, scales, etc...
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
Deadpool 101
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2015 by aLife Beyond Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This is an introduction to the Marvel Comic's character, Deadpool. A brief history, this book includes some rare detail and trivia. A must for anyone interested in Deadpool, whether you are a newbie or a seasoned fan.
Romanesque. Chapter 7 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles
Series: Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016 by Progress Builders. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
The book provides you with the most comprehensive and at the same time brief information of how the architectural styles were developed and flowed through the ages to our time. The author reviewed the most significant structures that represent different styles and cultures of the world from the late 4th millennium BC. Extensively illustrated the guidebook includes photos, plans, scales, etc...
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.