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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.
Generation W
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.
Underground Railway Theater, Engine of Delight & Social Change
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 125,820. Language: American English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
JULIE TAYMOR: "I am delighted to see this ebook on the great output of the Underground Railway Theater...a testament to the unbridled experimentation & success they have achieved." Written by the founding co-directors, with VIDEOS of PERFORMANCES combining ACTORS, PUPPETS & MUSIC in the DEVISING OF ENGAGED PLAYS from improvisation, it also includes PUPPET-COMMISSIONS from orchestras like the BSO
TARDIS Eruditorum An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 3: Jon Pertwee
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.
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.
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.
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.
Podtours of the great French cathedrals and their cities
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).
The Divine Mistake
Price: $13.91 USD. Words: 106,920. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
From Sydney, then the Aboriginal community of Yirrkala, then South America, then New York, the artist Theresa Byrnes experiments with Iyengar yoga, acupuncture, psychic massage, tantric sex and even bondage. And while moving into a wheelchair on July 27, 1996, was “one of the saddest days in my life,” Byrnes later concedes the greater mobility “liberated me from my awkwardness.”
WYXIE Wonderland: An Unauthorized 50-Year Diary of WXYZ Detroit
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 210,960. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2019 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
WYXIE Wonderland traces 50 years of national radio and television history (1925-1975) in the specifics of a single station — WXYZ Detroit. As the birthplace of The Lone Ranger and The Green Hornet, WXYZ shaped America’s identity. The author traces network beginnings; the decline of radio programming; radio actors replaced by disc jockeys; Top 40’s emergence; early tv and the origins of FM radio.
Movie Outlaw
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!
Lightfoot Dancing: An Australian-Indian Affair
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 137,920. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
With echoes of 'Heat and Dust' the author goes in search of her Aunt Louise’s life in British-Raj India. The love affair she finds is a deep enduring connection with Indian classical dance, and how Louise Lightfoot led a romantic, remarkable and truly independent life to promote Indian dance world-wide. A true story, it is part biography, part dance history, part inter-generational memoir.
Dear Demented Diary Vol II Tales of the Uncontrollable Cunt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships » Women's sexuality
I'm one of the first bloggers in the world, since 1992 as oneopinionatedbitch.com and steadily since 1997 when "blogging" became all the rage. Please donate to my foundation, http://acyst.org to get paid for my efforts. Spread the words out about what it's like to live with "the brain tumor you get to live with" Please help spread awareness. Since nobody else gave a fuck I thought I would.
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 & 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.
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.
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.
La imagen de lo imposible
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 158,780. Language: Spanish. Published: September 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
El tema de la imagen en su análisis es variado y motivado desde diversos campos del conocimiento. Pareciera que la palabra “imagen” motiva a escudriñarla a desmenuzarla, pues se plantea como reto desde cualquier especialidad. Para Sartre (1997) la imagen “Representa la estructura activa de la conciencia imaginante”. La imagen es representación interna de quien la percibe. Es percibida y representa
Études sur le mot image : Léon de Chalcédoine ; « Le Saint-Esprit est l’image du Fils » ; Qui est l’Ancien des jours ?
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.
It's the Artist's Life for Me!
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 176,840. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Entertaining
Valer!e Monroe Shakespeare died May 18,2011 Artist's dual-memoir a lifelong love-affair with his muse,together 24/7,48yrs. Kid from the wrong side of the stock car tracks. Thrust into NYCs world of high; art, society, celebrity scenes (Trumps, Kennedys, Cuomo, Liz Taylor, Bruce Springsteen, DeLorean, Kevin Kline, Warren Buffet, European Royalty; with life, cookbook & entertaining tip, 9/11 Tribeca
A Question of Attribution
Price: $39.00 USD. Words: 103,180. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
By the early nineteenth century, Britain had become a treasure house of art. But many of these paintings were not, as their owners believed, by the great artists of the Italian Renaissance - some were copies, some were outright forgeries, and many more were wrongly attributed. The stage was set for the emergence of professional art connoisseurs with the required knowledge, application, and skills.