Welcome to Smashwords!

[Close]

Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography

Sub-categories: Photography - Photo books | Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting | Photography - how to | Artists | Crafts - General | Crafts - Needlework General | Art - how to | Architecture | Art history | Performing arts | Fine art | Applied arts
The Book of Mormon~ Colorfully Illustrated
Price: Free! Words: 273,300. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Mormonism, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The Book of Mormon~ Colorfully Illustrated is a no cost eBook for all! This is an All New Recreation, combining the original text & fine art. From out of the distant past, this is a religious based historical account of ancient Americans. Any way you look at it, Fictional or Real, I think this is a Great story. Steve Nelson
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.
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
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.
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.
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 & 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.
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.
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.
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.
The Joffrey Ballet: Robert Joffrey and the Making of an American Dance Company
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 163,270. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The Joffrey Ballet, acclaimed as a groundbreaking book when it was published, tells a story that was kept largely hidden from public view for many years. The company made ballets about beatniks, erotic multimedia goddesses, sea nymphs, clowns, slackers, radicals and jocks, thrilling audiences as much as it often outraged critics.
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.”
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.
Double Mirrors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,400. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
"Double Mirrors" is an autobiographical account of a spiritual journey by Dylan Robert Tauber, starting in a yeshiva in Milwaukee and ending with a round the world journey to find a Pacific island with dolphins and seclusion. Dylan Tauber shares some of the personal experiences, anecdotes, triumphs, and tragedies, that brought him to the realization of his Double Mirrors theory.
The Doorway
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,180. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
"The Doorway" is the second book in the Double Mirrors anthology. It is an autobiographical account of the continued spiritual journey that led Dylan Tauber to discover his theory of Ones and Zeros, the origin of the universe, and the nature of love as the defining force in all that exists.
Barrier-Free Theatre: Including Everyone in Theatre Arts — in Schools, Recreation, and Arts Programs — Regardless of (Dis)Ability
Price: $25.20 USD. Words: 168,240. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Idyll Arbor. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Theatre arts can “level the playing field” and empower participants of all ages. Dramatic interaction creates relationships that last long after a performance is over. Written for drama teachers, recreation leaders, special educators, therapists, and other group leaders.
Shakespeare for Readers' Theatre: Shakespeare's Greatest Villains
Series: Shakespeare for Readers' Theatre. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,380. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016 by Five Rivers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Shakespeare for Readers’ Theatre, Volume 2 contains four scripts with some of the greatest villains from the world’s best playwright.
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.
Before Orion: Finding the Face of the Hero
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 173,060. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Before Orion explores the hero’s journey of self-realization, mythology and his record of biological knowledge through Paleolithic cave art.
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
Film and Photography on the Front Range
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.