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Price: Free! Words: 340. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2021. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
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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.
Leonardo vs Michelangelo
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
In this brief and enlightening study, award-winning author and artist Rich DiSilvio tackles the falsehoods about Leonardo and Michelangelo to shed light on some of the erroneous views that have attempted to sway people’s perceptions, indicating the real winners and losers in particular projects.
Frida Kahlo
You set the price! Words: 100. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Frida Kahlo de Rivera was a Mexican painter who is best known for her self-portraits. This book contains Frida's life with photographs and famous artworks. You can also download source files of the artworks in this book, scanned by the museum, in high resolution, original size and ready to print.
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.
art book
Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Art is a diverse range of human activities and the products of those activities, usually involving imaginative or technical skill. In their most general form these activities include the production of works of art, the criticism of art, the study of the history of art, and the aesthetic dissemination of art.
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.
Modern Architecture. Chapter 14 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles
Series: Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. 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...
From Greece to the UK by Car a Travel Diary
Price: Free! Words: 13,140. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
How difficult would it be to drive from Greece to the UK? This book will show you that it isn’t really that difficult. You don’t even have to have a high-powered car: we made the journey in our little Hyundai Getz.
The Renaissance. Chapter 9 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles
Series: Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,240. 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...
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 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 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.
Cretan-Mycenaean Architecture Chapter 3 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles
Series: Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2016 by Progress Builders. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles is a full-color illustrated edition of the classic study of the history of World's architecture. This handbook has been written by Tatyana Fedulova - Russian art critic, lecturer and popularizer of history of Fine Arts, the expert in the History of Art and Religion.
From Greece to Venice a Travel Diary
Price: Free! Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
In March 2006 I travelled with my wife Alison by bus and ferry from Nafplio in Greece to Venice. I (Barry) kept a diary of the trip and this book is based on my diary. Most of the diary is devoted to our experiences of visiting Venice as tourists so if you have never been to Venice before the book will give a reasonably good indication of what to expect.
Womanifesto
Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Poetry » Female authors, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
A treatise on art and poetry, in poetic form; written in conjunction with the founding of the 5089 Post Mail Art Movement.
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.
Deconstructing Sukant Khurana's art
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
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This book attempts to provide ways of seeing the artworks of Sukant Khurana. It tried to distil the reason why the artist's works are made repeatedly in layers that hide previous layers or made in washed out layers that each add up to a final work. It explores the knife stabs, weathering in snow and ice, treatment with fire, and themes of futility and incompletion explored by the renaissance man.
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.
L'icône dans la tradition orthodoxe
You set the price! Words: 78,280. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
L'auteur étudie les grands personnages de l'icône, le vocabulaire qui y est propre ; les événements historiques qui ont défini l'icône; et l'image de Dieu le Père. L'icône, son histoire, son vocabulaire, son langage pictural, sa signification et ses artistes : il s'agit finalement de la sainteté, ce brûlant feu divin qui purifie tous ceux et celles qui se laissent toucher par l'art du Dieu