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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
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.
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!
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.
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.
Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery and Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,040. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In "Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery and Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora", Wafa Ghnaim brings traditional Palestinian embroidery to life by revealing the profound depths of meaning, inspiration and stories encapsulated in each motif.
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.
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 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.
How Patterns Work: The Fundamental Principles of Pattern Making and Sewing in Fashion Design
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: British English. Published: January 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
"How Patterns Work" is the perfect introduction to pattern making, helping you to understand the how and why of pattern making with straight forward language and clear diagrams. The perfect prequel to more complex pattern making books and fashion design courses.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Introducción a la Masonería
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: Spanish. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
Única obra de este tipo auspiciada por La Gran Logia de España. La masonería es una orden iniciática, filantrópica, filosófica y progresista, basada en la creencia de un solo Dios denominado Gran Arquitecto del Universo, aceptación del principio según el cual todos los hombres somos hermanos e iguales. Desvelamos el verdadero objeto de la orden, el secreto y porqué de su búsqueda por la verdad...
Design a House with AutoCAD Architecture 2018
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 53,500. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This eBook provides a step-by-step introduction to design a two-storey house with basement and roof-attic,using Autocad Architecture. Completing this book you will have created the following drawings: Floor plan, Elevations, Sections, 3D Views, Door - Window Schedule, Room Finish Schedule. Tutorials demonstrate how to use AutoCAD Architecture to design a House.
Vertigo: the Making of Hitchcock Classic Special Edition
Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Special edition of the the bestselling Vertigo: The Making of a Hitchcock Classic. The new e-text has images, a new preface and additional commentary on Vertigo's selection as the Best Film Ever Made by the BFI's Sight and Sound.