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The Art Book
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 512

The Art Book

  • Categories: Art

Depicts five hundred paintings and sculptures from the Middle Ages to the present, each by a different artist, in alphabetical order by artist, with a brief description of the work and its place in art history and in the artist's career.

The love of books
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 141

The love of books

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1902
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Book Arts of Isfahan
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 100

Book Arts of Isfahan

  • Categories: Art

In the seventeenth century, the Persian city of Isfahan was a crossroads of international trade and diplomacy. Manuscript paintings produced within the city’s various cultural, religious, and ethnic groups reveal the vibrant artistic legacy of the Safavid Empire. Published to coincide with an exhibition at the Getty Museum, Book Arts of Isfahan offers a fascinating account of the ways in which the artists of Isfahan used their art to record the life around them and at the same time define their own identities within a complex society.

The Zen Art Book
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 102

The Zen Art Book

  • Categories: Art

Collects 40 famous examples of brush painting and calligraphy that demonstrate Buddhist applications of instructive art, complementing each piece with decoding information and Dharma commentary. Original.

The Art Book for Children - Book Two
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 80

The Art Book for Children - Book Two

Encourages young readers to explore objects of art along with concepts such as clocks, time, music, mirrors, collecting, trust, movement, line, and shape, and explains how great artists used these themes to create their works.

Healing Arts
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 336

Healing Arts

  • Categories: Art

As well as providing an authoritative history of art therapy, it covers such diverse topics as the philosophy of art therapy, the way attitudes to insanity have changed, the role of art therapy in the context of post-war rehabilitation and the treatment of tuberculosis patients, Surrealism, and Britain's first therapeutic community.

The Little Hands Art Book
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 156

The Little Hands Art Book

Arranged by such materials as paper, paint, clay, and markers, offers instructions for making over eighty art projects, including a paper car, Valentine mobile, clay snowman, and colorful kite.

The Brontës in the World of the Arts
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 256

The Brontës in the World of the Arts

This interdisciplinary collection presents new research on the Brontës' intense and varied relationship to the wider world of the arts. With essays by scholars who represent the fields of literary studies, music, art, theatre studies, and material culture, the volume brings together the strongest current research and suggests areas for future work on the Brontës and their cultural contexts.

Philosophy Looks at the Arts
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 605

Philosophy Looks at the Arts

The first edition of this widely used anthology offered a needed introduction to a new analytic aesthetics which has in the intervening years become even more influential. This new, revised and expanded edition has been designed by one of the leaders of the field to help define the structure of current aesthetics. Of the 24 articles included more than half are new to this edition. The new edition emphasizes opposing currents in aesthetics with contributions from the most active and influential writers in the field. It is a basic book for any library and is designed to provide both undergraduate and graduate students with a professional orientation in aesthetics. Author note: Joseph Margolis is Professor of Philosophy at Temple University. He is the author or editor of twelve other books as well as numerous articles.