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Who Says That's Art? A Commonsense View of the Visual Arts by Michelle Marder Kamhi
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.
Generation W by UrbanKingdom
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,860. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers
100 inspiring British women writing 100% uncensored about living through 100 years since women began to receive the vote in the UK.
Hacking the Earthship: In Search of an Earth-Shelter that Works for EveryBody by Rachel Preston Prinz
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.
Pop Life: America in the Age of Pop by Daniel Thomas MacInnes
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.
Bucking the Artworld Tide: Reflections on Art, Pseudo Art, Art Education & Theory by Michelle Marder Kamhi
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 by Terry Wolfe
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.
TARDIS Eruditorum An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 3: Jon Pertwee by Elizabeth Sandifer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,260. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A critical history of the Jon Pertwee era of Doctor Who, starting with Spearhead From Space in 1970 and ending with Planet of Spiders in 1974.
Finding Jingo by Susy Scott
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.
Billson Film Database by Anne Billson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 513,560. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts(5.00 from 1 review)
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!
Podtours of the great French cathedrals and their cities by AM Kirkby
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,760. Language: British English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
France was where the Gothic style was invented, and the great cathedrals of Paris and the Ile de France bear witness to the huge changes in art, architecture, and society that happened in the Middle Ages. These self-guided tours take you around a number of French cities - Laon, Chartres, Reims, Bourges, Rouen, Beauvais and Amiens and Paris (including Saint-Denis).
L'art, l'icône et la Russie : Documents russes sur l'art et l'icône du XVIe siècle au XVIIIe siècle by Steven Bigham
You set the price! Words: 114,450. Language: French. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & 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.
Golden Sojourn in Bollywood Wonderland by Mohan Siroya
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 235,410. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This book (Volume I) contains published articles of the author in various Indian Publications between 1959- 2009 about Bollywood - Hindi Film Industry based in Mumbai. Interviews of top Bollywood celebrities, Year-wise analytical/statistical surveys, Polls results, Celebrity bashes and events, Detailed psycho-analytical review of favorite films, Analytical articles, Star nostalgia and gossip.
Movie Outlaw Rides Again! by Mike Watt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 193,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
From filmmaker and journalist Mike Watt comes a the long-awaited SEQUEL to the beloved Movie Outlaw collection. Brand new collection of essays focusing on another 70 "undeservedly underseen" films, such as, "Crazy Moon" starring a Keifer Sutherland; the hilarious "Frankenhooker"; "Jane White is Sick and Twisted"; Terry Southern's "The Magic Christian", "Nightbreed", "Cafe Flesh", and more!
Les images chrétiennes : Textes historiques sur les images chrétiennes de Constantin le Grand jusqu'à la période posticonoclaste (313-900) by Steven Bigham
You set the price! Words: 132,490. Language: French. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & 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.
Ken Kirkby. A Painter’s Quest for Canada by Goody Niosi
You set the price! Words: 122,040. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
When Ken Kirkby unveiled his painting, Isumataq in Parliament on March 28, 1992, he had to make do with a 25-foot model and the first four panels of the painting itself. The original, at 152' long and 12' high would not fit into the building. But even the model brought tears to the eyes of the 301 members of Parliament and senators gathered there.
Études sur le mot image : Léon de Chalcédoine ; « Le Saint-Esprit est l’image du Fils » ; Qui est l’Ancien des jours ? by Steven Bigham
You set the price! Words: 112,370. Language: French. Published: March 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
La première étude raconte l’histoire de Léon de Chalcédoine, XIe siècle, qui disait qu'il faut rendre un culte d'adoration à l'image du Christ. La deuxième cherche le sens d’une phrase de certains Pères de l'Église : « Le Saint-Esprit est l’image du Fils ». La dernière vise à identifier l’Ancien des jours, Dn 7, 9. Qui est-il : le Père ou le Fils ? Réponse : il est le Christ juge eschatologique.
Hors du ghetto: un regard évangélique sur la culture et les arts. by Paul Gosselin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,920. Language: French. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Essays
Si nous examinons l'histoire culturelle du monde, que ce soit les œuvres de Proust, Confucius, Rembrandt, Blaise Pascal, Picasso, Bach, Van Gogh, Jimi Hendrix, Victor Hugo, l'art des Kwakiutl ou un vase de la dynastie Ming nous voyons des démonstrations variées du phénomène de la créativité humaine. Que se passe-t-il si nous les considérons du point de vue de la vision du monde judéo-chrétienne?
Movie Outlaw by Mike Watt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 140,590. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
From filmmaker and journalist Mike Watt comes a new collection of essays focusing on more than 70 "underseen" films. These include "lost" films like Johnny Depp's directorial debut, "The Brave"; "Don's Plum", the film that Leo DiCaprio sued to hide from the public; Mauritzio Nichetti's sexy live-action/animated comedy "Volere Volare"; "The Ghastly Love of Johnny X", the last 35mm b&w sf musical!
Film and Photography on the Front Range by Tim Blevins (editor), Dennis Daily (editor), Sydne Dean (editor), Chris Nicholl (editor), Michael L. Olsen (editor), & Katie Rudolph (editor)
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,930. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Film and Photography on the Front Range will acquaint the reader with the stories of many photographers of this Colorado region. From the earliest Rocky Mountain daguerreotypist in 1851, landscape pioneers, portraitists, silent filmmakers, theater commercial producers, fine arts photographers, to photojournalists, you will discover a picturesque history of Colorado image making.
Conklin's Foundation by Brooke Page
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,660. Language: American English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Becca finally found her courage and faced her tormentor's head on to get what she deserved; respect and Tyler Conklin. Becca's faith in Tyler is solid, but is he willing to completely open up to her? They both have past baggage, and as Becca says Tyler’s is particularly old.