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Art Intro - With Insects Eggs and Oils
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
What is Art? Art is anything interesting to look at. It entertains and informs us. Artists use their skills to express meaning. Art has purpose. It connects with our senses, heart and mind. Art is feelings given form. This book is about one kind of art called paintings.
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 and 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.
Épiphane de Salamine, docteur de l'iconoclasme ? Déconstruction d'un mythe
You set the price! Words: 68,500. Language: French. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Cinq textes iconophobes sont attribués à Épiphane évêque de Chypre, IVe s. Sont-ils authentiques ou des faux ? La légitimité de la tradition artistique chrétienne en dépend, en partie. Les iconoclastes, VIIIe s., et les protestants, XVIe s., disaient qu'il était iconophobe comme eux, qu'il rejetaient toute image. Cette étude cherche à prouver que les textes sont soit des faux soit mal interprétés.
Les images chrétiennes : Textes historiques sur les images chrétiennes de Constantin le Grand jusqu'à la période posticonoclaste (313-900)
You set the price! Words: 132,490. Language: French. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Ce livre regroupe des textes chrétiens sur les images de la période 313-900. Certains existent déjà en traduction française, mais dans des publications difficilement accessibles, alors que d'autres n'ont jamais été traduits en français. Il sera utile à tous ceux qui s'intéressent à l'histoire de l'art, à l'iconographie, à l'histoire chrétienne et à d'autres domaines reliés au thème des images.
Heroes of the Icon
You set the price! Words: 60,010. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and 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.
Romanesque Art and Icons + Other Iconographic Studies
You set the price! Words: 66,510. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and 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.
LES CHRÉTIENS ET LES IMAGES : Les attitudes envers l’art dans l'Église ancienne
You set the price! Words: 54,340. Language: French. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Cette étude cherche à savoir si les premiers chrétiens étaient hostiles aux images à cause du 2e commandement. Certains affirment qu'ils n'avaient pas d'images et qu'ils considéraient celles-ci comme des idoles. Ce livre s'oppose à ce point de vue et appuie la notion que la tradition chrétienne est ouverte à l'expression de la foi par les arts.
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.
MEXICO! 1st in the YEAR OF GOLD Series
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
The "Year of Gold" series represents a full year living with the people, eating, traveling the way they do which allows for the most interesting and unique memories. There are full color Illustrations accompanied by some bizarre, even harrowing experiences. Humorous events are sprinkled throughout this 6-part series. The sights are breath-taking; the activities rare and "unforgettable
L'art, l'icône et la Russie : Documents russes sur l'art et l'icône du XVIe siècle au XVIIIe siècle
You set the price! Words: 114,450. Language: French. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Ce livre présente aux lecteurs occidentaux pour la première fois treize textes qui révèlent les controverses en Russie ancienne sur l'art de l'icône. Jusqu'à maintenant, ces documents n'étaient disponibles qu'aux spécialistes de la littérature russes, mais avec la publication de ce livre, le public francophone aura un plus grand accès à ces écrits, ainsi qu'à quelques études russes les concernant.
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.
Інтэрпрэтацыі
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,320. Language: Belarusian. Published: September 10, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Мастацтвазнаўца, па сутнасці, — інтэрпрэтатар, “перакладчык” твораў выяўленчага мастацтва. Візуальную мову ён ператлумачвае на мову вербальную і пры гэтым дадае ўласныя разважанні наконт пэўнага твора альбо перыяду творчай біяграфіі. Каб зразумець, наколькі Мікалаю Паграноўскаму тое ўдалося, трэба, як мінімум, прачытаць гэтую кнігу. Ніколі ён не дазваляў сабе такіх вольнасцяў, як “замураваць” маст
Wimsey the Bloodhound's Institute of Houndish Art Volume Four
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Wimsey the Bloodhound believes that all pictures look better with a Hound in them--even if they were painted by Leonardo! Aided and abetted by his French Bulldog colleague, Professor Pluto, Wimsey has "improved" some of the world's best-loved and most renowned art masterpieces by placing himself at the center of the action. Painting will never be the same!
Wimsey the Bloodhound's Institute of Houndish Art Volume Three
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Wimsey the Bloodhound believes that all pictures look better with a Hound in them--even if they were painted by Leonardo! Aided and abetted by his French Bulldog colleague, Professor Pluto, Wimsey has "improved" some of the world's best-loved and most renowned art masterpieces by placing himself at the center of the action. Painting will never be the same!
Wimsey the Bloodhound's Institute of Houndish Art Volume Two
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Wimsey the Bloodhound believes that all pictures look better with a Hound in them--even if they were painted by Leonardo! Aided and abetted by his French Bulldog colleague, Professor Pluto, Wimsey has "improved" some of the world's best-loved and most renowned art masterpieces by placing himself at the center of the action. Painting will never be the same!
Factual Nonsense - The art and death of Joshua Compston
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,950. Language: British English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
‘Factual Nonsense – The Art and Death of Joshua Compston' is both a biography and an alternative portrait of the 1990's art scene in London's East End. Interviewees include such legends as Jay Jopling, Damien Hirst, Sarah Lucas, Sam Taylor-Wood, Gary Hume, Gavin Turk and Sir Peter Blake.
Mistero al museo. Storia di un furto alla GAM
Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: Italian. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Un misterioso furto si consuma tra le sale della Galleria d'Arte Moderna di Palermo. Durante le indagini ci si ritroverà non solo a seguire il capitano e i suoi tentativi di smascherare il colpevole ma anche a scoprire l'emozionante bellezza che nasce da un'opera d'arte.
Cold War Expressionism: Perverting the Politics of Perception/Bombast, Blacklists and Blockades in the Postwar Art World
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,340. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This book is an expose of the art world after World War II where a new triumphalism and a growing conservatism on the part of the US helped bring to power a depoliticized art which went under the rubric of Abstract Expressionism and which functioned as an advertisement for American capitalism while erasing the social impulses of prior European Modernisms and the American Social Expresionists.
The Surrealist Cosmovision of Bridget Tichenor, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Mexico provides a surreal surrounding for painters to experience new visions. Tichenor's artistic conceptions are not European. The artist makes an analogy about past practices of shamans and unexplainable phenomena in her art work. Her artwork glows in a radiating way that is un-natural. Tichenor's revealing artwork lets us see ordinary human beings unmasked.
The Museum Of Truth Vol.1
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
Explore this fascinating museum and galleries and open up the truth.