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- F+W Media 2016; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34
A revealing gesture, a brilliant quality of light, a particularly perfect bloom... This volume of Splash is dedicated to those glorious sparks of inspiration, and the stories of how 129 artists fanned them into some of today's greatest watercolor paintings. The emotional connection between subject and artist resonates in these pages, delivering... more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2016; Not Available
Whether you're trying your hand at painting for the first time or honing your artistic ability, Artist's Painting Techniques is the handiest guide to teach you how to paint . Starting with the basics such as observational skills and learning how to draw, Artist's Painting Techniques will guide you into working with watercolours, acrylics, and... more...
- Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95
For two centuries, Gesamtkunstwerk -the ideal of the "total work of art"-has exerted a powerful influence over artistic discourse and practice, spurring new forms of collaboration and provoking debates over the political instrumentalization of art. Despite its popular conflation with the work of Richard Wagner, Gesamtkunstwerk 's lineage and legacies... more...
- Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 27.95
Through his influential work on cultural capital and social mobility, the French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu has provided critical insights into the complex interactions of power, class, and culture in the modern era. Ubiquitous though Bourdieu's theories are, however, they have only intermittently been used to study some of the most important forms... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
The Indian cinema sells 2.9 billion movie tickets annually, the largest in the world. Yet, as an economic entity, the Indian movie industry remains small, with an annual revenue that is 5% of Hollywood's. This volume throws light on the history of Indian cinema and the circumstances that saw the birth of one of the world's great countercultures. more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2016; US$ 29.99
A companion volume to Lessons in Classical Drawing and an atelier in book form, Lessons in Classical Painting breaks down the foundational skills and techniques of painting in a format that is accessible and manageable for all readers. With the same direct, easy-to-follow approach of Juliette Aristides's previous books, Lessons in Classical... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 98.00
This publication brings the perspective of art historians to a subject often left to the world of theater science and history. Using the example of the Munich theater painter Simon Quaglio, who came from a family of Northern Italian artists, it examines the status and valuation of theater painting as a genre in the intellectual context of 19 th century... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 175.00
A memoir of China during World War II, when Barnett, a US airman, shared friendship and scholarly interests with a young Chinese historian. They translated part of an ancient Chinese history, and met again in 1982. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or. more...
- F+W Media 2016; US$ 32.99 US$ 27.05
Welcome to a brand-new way of thinking about branding. The Physics of Brand is an exploration of how brands evolve in time and space. Drawing on experience working with companies such as Patagonia, General Mills, Target, and more, this book provides an exciting new systems approach to branding. By focusing on how brands and people actually interrelate,... more...