Art Past Art Present

"With a new design and many new illustrations, this edition retains the elements that have been justly praised in earlier editions: introductory overviews offering a Brief Insight into each major period; Timelines which further enhance our understanding of the historical, geographical and cultural context of artworks; over twenty color maps; boxed essays on Techniques in art and architecture; Art Past Art Present boxes, illuminating the relationship between the art being discussed and our modern world; a series of Theme Spreads presenting groups of works from different periods and locations that can be more fully understood when seen in the context of other works representing the same theme. The authors have made liberal use of quotation from historical documents, and key terms are highlighted and defined in the Glossary."--BOOK JACKET.

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  • Author : David G. Wilkins
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall Press
  • Pages : 640 pages
  • ISBN : 9780131505469
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews

Islamic Art

Islamic Art
  • Author : Jonathan M. Bloom,Sheila S. Blair
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 01 January 2019

A group of renowned scholars, collectors, artists, and curators grapple with the challenging notion of defining "Islamic art."

Ink Art

Ink Art
  • Author : Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
  • Publisher : Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Release : 01 January 2013

"Featuring 70 works in various media--paintings, calligraphy, photographs, woodblock prints, video, and sculpture--that were created during the past three decades, Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China will demonstrate how China's ancient pattern of seeking cultural renewal through the reinterpretation of past models remains a viable creative path. Although all of the artists have transformed their sources through new modes of expression, visitors will recognize thematic, aesthetic, or technical attributes in their creations that have meaningful links to China's artistic

Academies of Art

Academies of Art
  • Author : Nikolaus Pevsner
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 14 August 2014
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Originally published in 1940, this book charts the origins and evolution of academies of art from the sixteenth century to the first half of the twentieth century. Pevsner expertly explains the political, religious and mercantile forces affecting the education of artists in various countries in Western Europe, and the growing 'academisation' of artistic training that he saw is his own day. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the various historical schools of art instruction and

The Past is the Present; It's the Future Too

The Past is the Present; It's the Future Too
  • Author : Christine Ross
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release : 28 June 2012
GET THIS BOOKThe Past is the Present; It's the Future Too

The term 'temporality' often refers to the traditional mode of the way time is: a linear procession of past, present and future. As philosophers will note, this is not always the case. Christine Ross builds on current philosophical and theoretical examinations of time and applies them to the field of contemporary art: films, video installations, sculpture and performance works. Ross first provides an interdisciplinary overview of contemporary studies on time, focusing on findings in philosophy, psychology, sociology, communications, history, postcolonial

Artists Past and Present; Random Studies

Artists Past and Present; Random Studies
  • Author : Elisabeth Luther Cary
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Release : 10 December 2019
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"Artists Past and Present; Random Studies" by Elisabeth Luther Cary. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible

Definitions and Doctrine of the Military Art

Definitions and Doctrine of the Military Art
  • Author : John I. Alger
  • Publisher : Avery
  • Release : 06 March 1985
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Et bredt amerikansk opslagsværk og referenceværk om krige, krigsførsel og krigskunst gennem tiderne, specielt om doktriner, og forskellige definitioner og opfattelser på disse gennem militærhistorien. Bogen har mange illustrationer (sort/hvide fotos) og er iøvrigt disponeret under følgende hovedoverskrifter: Fundamental concepts in the language of the military profession. Notes on the offensive, defensive and retrograde operations. From the Ancients to the gunpowder revolution. Gunpowder, renaissance and reason. The Age of Napoleon. From Napoleon through

Globalizing East European Art Histories

Globalizing East European Art Histories
  • Author : Beáta Hock,Anu Allas
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 30 May 2018
GET THIS BOOKGlobalizing East European Art Histories

This edited collection reassesses East-Central European art by offering transnational perspectives on its regional or national histories, while also inserting the region into contemporary discussions of global issues. Both in popular imagination and, to some degree, scholarly literature, East-Central Europe is persistently imagined as a hermetically isolated cultural landscape. This book restores the diverse ways in which East-Central European art has always been entangled with actors and institutions in the wider world. The contributors engage with empirically anchored and theoretically

Artist to Artist

Artist to Artist
  • Author : Clint Brown
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 06 March 1998
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Gathers more than a thousand quotations from more than two hundred master artists through the ages to provide inspiration and advice to today's visual artists and art lovers.