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Zen Culture
Price: Free! Words: 67,710. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Random House 1977 Zen History,Haiku, Ceramics, Archery, Landscape Garden, Stone Garden, Ink Landscape Scroll, Zen Architecture, Sword, Katana, No Theater, Noh Theater, Japanese Tea Ceremony, Flower arranging, Ikebana, Zen Ceramic Art, Raku, Shino, Ryoanji-ji “Highly recommended” The Center for Asian Studies “A connoisseur” NYC-FM “Hoover provides an excellent introduction
Book 9:Grove Health Science
Price: Free! Words: 74,080. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Biochemistry
Includes the much announced & awaited for GroveBrainBodyRepair Chart...Reverse chronological order so you have to read the whole book to see the ending!
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.
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.
For The Love Of Being...
Price: Free! Words: 86,580. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Over the course of the few pages which follow I would like to share with you, in all sincerity, my passion for life, both of which make me who I am. I do not, of course, lay claim to the truth; no one would be so pretentious.
Felipe Cossío del Pomar: la historia poco contada de San Miguel de Allende
Price: Free! Words: 63,030. Language: Spanish. Published: September 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Felipe Cossío del Pomar (1888-1981) de origen peruano, llegó a San Miguel de Allende, México en 1926. El era un humanista, un hombre aristocrático de modales y gustos refinados. Fue pintor, escritor, historiador, profesor y líder político. Fundó la Universidad de Bellas Artes y fue uno de los co-fundadores del Instituto Allende. Esto es la historia poco contada de San Miguel de Allende.
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.
Outer Space Inside
Price: Free! Words: 64,800. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Systems architecture / distributed systems & computing, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
This book is part of the most participatory art project in human history and also the most valuable work of art in human history. The Most Popular Artist has successfully and legally claimed all outer space property and mineral rights claims in the entire Universe and has had this claim authenticated by world governments in accordance with international law. Now he's giving it away and selling it.
Pop Life: America in the Age of Pop
Price: Free! Words: 117,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
Pop Life is a collection of essays across four broad themes: film & television, music & hi-fi audio, video games, the political & personal. Author Daniel Thomas MacInnes tackles every aspect of "the pop life" with biting wit, humor and keen insight, bringing readers on an illuminating journey across the cultural landscape.
Governing Heritage Dissonance - Promises and Realities of Selected Cultural Policies
Price: Free! Words: 99,460. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017 by European Cultural Foundation. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
Drawing on illuminating case studies from South East Europe, Kisić connects heritage studies and cultural policies with issues of difference, conflict and reconciliation, prompting us to rethink how we approach the past and deal with diversities between cultures, nations and generations at a time of increasing fragmentation across Europe.
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.
Building Your Own Home - Tips, Techniques and Thoughts for the Owner-Builder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A detailed, valuable resource for building an energy efficient, comfortable and “sustainable” home. Contains 23 chapters with more than 60 photos & diagrams. Some topics: Insulation, design & proportion, size & layout, construction methods, Passive Solar Design, rainwater harvesting, plumbing, sustainable heating, cooling, hot water, cooking, alternative energy, adobe, steel.
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.
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.
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.
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 Loves of Krishna: In Indian Painting and Poetry (Illustrated)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,570. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Sai ePublications & Sai Shop. Categories: Poetry » Ancient Poetry, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
During the twentieth century, a certain type of Indian painting began to fascinate the West. Unlike Mughal art, it was a product of Hindu courts in Rajasthan and the Punjab Hills and unlike Mughal painting, its chief concern was with the varied phases of romance. Ladies would be shown brooding in their chambers as storm clouds mounted in the sky.
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.
Multicultural Theater in Los Angeles During the Early 1990s
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,370. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Is there multicultural theater in Los Angeles? If so, who is involved? Can the identity and nature of diversity be codified? "Multicultural Theater in Los Angeles During the Early 1990s" examines Asian, Chicano/Hispanic and Black theater communities. This historical narrative defines the major professional theaters, the actors and writers and how funding affects professional Los Angeles Theater.