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Who Says That's Art? A Commonsense View of the Visual Arts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,630. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
Today's artworld experts accept virtually anything as "art"—from an all-black painting to a facsimile of a supermarket carton or a dead animal preserved in a tank of formaldehyde. Many art lovers reject such work, arguing that it is not art. This book explains why they are right and the presumed experts are wrong.
Hacking the Earthship: In Search of an Earth-Shelter that Works for EveryBody
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 161,790. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Hacking the Earthship: In Search of an Earth-Shelter that Works for EveryBody is a comprehensive collection of academic and in-the-field research findings on Earthships, combined with practical how-to advice for designing and financing your own truly sustainable earth-sheltered home.
Bucking the Artworld Tide: Reflections on Art, Pseudo Art, Art Education & Theory
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,860. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
This collection of essays, comprising more than three decades of the author’s writing and speaking on the visual arts, offers a solidly reasoned alternative to the contemporary artworld’s view that virtually anything can qualify as art. A key section constitutes a hard-hitting critique of trends in K–12 art education.
A Stealth Game: The Kojima Code, Part II
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 133,760. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2020 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
What do Osama bin Laden, H.G. Wells, and the GTA series have to do with Hideo Kojima? A lot more than you'd think! In this stunning second installment of The Kojima Code series, author Terry Wolfe walks the reader through the brightest and darkest chapters of Hideo Kojima's career, once again connecting them to a world of influence most fans have no clue about.
Billson Film Database
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 513,560. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
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Anne Billson has collected short reviews of over 4000 films into one ebook. You won't find reviews of every film ever made, or of the latest blockbuster, but you will have fun browsing (and perhaps disagreeing with) the personal and often unorthodox opinions of a widely published and respected film writer. Find out which films made her laugh, which made her cry, and which have cats in them!
Finding Jingo
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 109,740. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to live in a Moscow high rise, in the shadow of Stalin’s Eighth Sister, the sky scraping Triumph Palace, then this is the book to read. Susy gives you the skinny on the highs and lows of residing just a few metro stops from Moscow’s fabulous Red Square. An ordinary couple doing some extraordinary things with their appealing dogs.