Author: Leonhard Emmerling

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783836559768


Page: 96

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Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture in a One-party State, 1917-1992

Author: Matthew Cullerne Bown,Brandon Taylor

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 9780719037351

Category: Art

Page: 231

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Conversation with Joseph Beuys

Author: Joseph Beuys


ISBN: 9781905570072

Category: Artists

Page: 112

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Joseph Beuys's work continues to influence and inspire practitioners and thinkers all over the world, in areas from organizational learning, direct democracy and new money forms to new art pedagogies and ecological art practices. Here, in dialogue with Volker Harlan - a close colleague, whose own work also revolves around understandings of substance and sacrament that are central to Beuys - the deeper motivations and insights underlying 'social sculpture', Beuys's expanded conception of art, are illuminated. His profound reflections, complemented with insightful essays by Volker Harlan, give a sense of the interconnectedness between all life forms, and the foundations of a path towards an ecologically sustainable future.
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Author: Donald Trump

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473539900

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

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THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER 'I like thinking big. I always have. To me it's very simple: If you're going to be thinking anyway, you might as well think big.' – Donald J. Trump Here is Trump in action – how he runs his business and how he runs his life – as he meets the people he needs to meet, chats with family and friends, clashes with enemies, and changes the face of the New York City skyline. But even a maverick plays by the rules, and Trump has formulated eleven guidelines for success. He isolates the common elements in his greatest deals; he shatters myths; he names names, spells out the zeros, and fully reveals the deal-maker's art. And throughout, Trump talks – really talks – about how he does it. Trump: The Art of the Deal is an unguarded look at the mind of a brilliant entrepreneur and an unprecedented education in the practice of deal-making. It's the most streetwise business book there is – and the ultimate read for anyone interested in making money and achieving success, and knowing the man behind the spotlight.
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Author: Tomas Hägg

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 110701669X

Category: History

Page: 496

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Examines the whole spectrum of Greek and Roman biography, which explores the virtues and vices of philosophers, statesmen and poets.
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Author: Sun Tzu

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486425573

Category: History

Page: 99

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Widely regarded as "The Oldest Military Treatise in the World," this landmark work covers principles of strategy, tactics, maneuvering, communication, and supplies; the use of terrain, fire, and the seasons of the year; the classification and utilization of spies; the treatment of soldiers, including captives, all have a modern ring to them.
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Conversations with Paul Gsell

Author: Auguste Rodin,Paul Gsell

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486244877

Category: Art

Page: 119

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In an intimate talk with his protégé, the great sculptor offers candid, wide-ranging comments on a diverse range of topics: the meaning of art; other famed artists; the relationship of sculpture to poetry, painting, and music; his philosophy of life; and much more. Seventy-six black-and-white illustrations of Rodin's sculptures, drawings, and prints are included.
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Corrosion, Colorants, Conservation

Author: David A. Scott,Getty Conservation Institute

Publisher: Getty Publications

ISBN: 9780892366385

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 515

View: 6674

Pigments, corrosion products, and minerals are usually considered separately, either as painting materials or as the deterioration products of metals, even though they are often the same compounds. This 190-year review of the literature on copper and its alloys integrates that information across a broad spectrum of interests that are all too frequently compartmentalized. The author discusses the various environmental conditions to which copper alloy objects may be exposed-including burial, outdoor, and indoor museum environments-and the methods used to conserve them. The book also includes information on ancient and historical technologies, the nature of patina as it pertains to copper and bronze, and the use of copper corrosion materials as pigments. Chapters are organized primarily by chemical corrosion products and include topics such as early technologies, copper chlorides and bronze disease, the chemistry and history of turquoise, Egyptian blue and other synthetic copper silicates, the organic salts of copper in bronze corrosion, and aspects of bronze patinas. A detailed survey of conservation treatments for bronze objects is also provided. Four appendixes cover copper and bronze chemistry, replication experiments for early pigment recipes, a list of copper minerals and corrosion products, and X-ray diffraction studies.
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Author: graf Leo Tolstoy,Aylmer Maude

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 9780872202955

Category: Philosophy

Page: 213

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Maude's excellent translation of Tolstoy's treatise on the emotionalist theory of art was the first unexpurgated version of the work to appear in any languages. More than ninety years later this work remains, as Vincent Tomas observed, one of the most rigorous attacks on formalism and on the doctrine of art for art's sake ever written. Tomas's Introduction makes this the edition of choice for students of aesthetics and anyone with philosophical interests.
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Nineteenth-century Prints After Lawrence Alma-tadema, Jozef Israels and Ary Scheffer

Author: Robert Verhoogt

Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

ISBN: 9053569138

Category: Art

Page: 718

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This illuminating study examines the cultural meaning of artistic reproduction in a refreshingly new context through its consideration of how three artists managed the reproduction of their work.
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The Advantages of Suburban Homes Over City Or Country Homes; the Comfort and Economy of Neighboring Improvements; the Choice and Treatment of Building Sites; and the Best Modes of Laying Out, Planting, and Keeping Decorated Grounds. Illustrated by Upwards of Two Hundred Plates and Engravings ... With Descriptions of the Beautiful and Hardy Trees and Shrubs Grown in the United States

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Landscape gardening

Page: 618

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A Historical Anthology of Literary Journalism

Author: Kevin Kerrane,Ben Yagoda

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780684846309

Category: History

Page: 560

View: 6996

Historical and international in scope, a unique anthology traces the course of literary journalism and nonfiction prose from its origins in the eighteenth century to today, from Daniel Defoe to Joseph Mitchell to Richard Ben Cramer. 15,000 first printing.
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Six Historical Essays

Author: David Woodward

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226907222

Category: Art

Page: 249

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The contributors—Svetlana Alpers, Samuel Y. Edgerton, Jr., Ulla Ehrensvard, Juergen Schulz, James A. Welu, and David Woodward—examine the historical links between art and cartography from varied perspectives.
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A Collection of Studies as Guides to Practice and Policy

Author: Council on Museums and Education in the Visual Arts,Barbara Y. Newsom,Adele Z. Silver

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520032484

Category: Art museums

Page: 830

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Sources and Documents

Author: Cyril A. Mango,Medieval Academy of America

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9780802066275

Category: Art

Page: 272

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Originally published by Prentice-Hall, 1972.
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English Preachers and Their Audiences, 1590-1640

Author: Arnold Hunt

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521896762

Category: History

Page: 414

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This is the first study of English sermons to focus on the sermon as heard by the listener rather than as uttered by the preacher. Throughout most of Christian history, the sermon has been the main vehicle for the transmission of religious ideas, particularly during the early modern period when many people could not read or write. Arnold Hunt assesses the effectiveness of the sermon as a means of spreading Protestant ideas, looking at the response from the audience and showing that the laity often interpreted sermons in ways that their clerical authors did not intend. It is also the first book to look in detail at the difference between the sermon as preached and the sermon as printed, showing that the sermons that survive in print are often a very inadequate guide to what was actually delivered from the pulpits of early modern England.
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Author: Johann Joachim Winckelmann,Alex Potts

Publisher: Getty Publications

ISBN: 9780892366682

Category: Art

Page: 431

View: 5113

"Translation of a foundational text for the disciplines of art history and archaeology. Offers a systematic history of art in ancient Egypt, Persia, Etruria, Rome, and, above all, Greece that synthesizes the visual and written evidence then available"--Provided by publisher.
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