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"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 The authors have made liberal use of quotation from historical documents, and key terms are highlighted and defined in the Glossary."--BOOK JACKET.

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Genre Book : Art
Author Book : David G. Wilkins
Publisher : Prentice Hall Press
Release Book : 2005
Download Book : 640 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0131505467


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Genre Book : Art
Author Book : David Wilkins
Publisher : Pearson College Division
Release Book : 2009-11
Download Book : 655 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0205800947


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Author Book : David G. Wilkins
Publisher : Prentice Hall
Release Book : 2004-08
Download Book : 64 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0131504738


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Author Book : Wilkins
Publisher : Prentice Hall
Release Book : 2004-08
Download Book : 240 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0131504711


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Genre Book : Art
Author Book : David G. Wilkins
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Release Book : 1999-06-01
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ISBN-10 : 0130802697


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

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Genre Book : Art
Author Book : Jonathan M. Bloom
Publisher : Yale University Press
Release Book : 2019-01-01
Download Book : 344 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780300243475


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Genre Book : Art
Author Book : Anthony John Lewery
Publisher : Steve Parish
Release Book : 1991
Download Book : 152 Pages
ISBN-10 : UOM:39015029179036


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"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 past. The exhibition will be organized thematically into four parts and will include such highlights as Xu Bing's dramatic Book from the Sky (ca. 1988), an installation that will fill an entire gallery; Family Tree (2000), a set of vivid photographs documenting a performance by Zhang Huan in which his facial features--and his identity--are obscured gradually by physiognomic texts that are inscribed directly onto his face; and Map of China (2006) by Ai Weiwei, which is constructed entirely of wood salvaged from demolished Qing dynasty temples." --

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Genre Book : Art Chinese--20th century--Themes motives--Exhibitions
Author Book : Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher : Metropolitan Museum of Art
Release Book : 2013-01-01
Download Book : 206 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781588395047


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Genre Book : Landscape architecture
Author Book : Harriet Hammond McCormick
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Release Book : 1900
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ISBN-10 : HARVARD:32044029221108


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2020 Reprint of the 1936 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition and not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. This is generally considered the first substantial study of African-American artists, written by the first African-American Rhodes Scholar and a key figure in the Harlem Renaissance. The work of the most important African artists is presented in detail, including descriptions of their principal works in all visual mediums. Contents: Negro art, past and present -- The Negro artist and Negro art -- Early Negro artists -- The Negro artist wins his spurs -- Europe discovers Negro art -- American art re-discovers the Negro -- Negro artists to-day -- The Negro through European eyes -- African or primitive Negro art -- The future of Negro art.

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Genre Book : Art
Author Book : Alain Locke
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Release Book : 2020-11-27
Download Book : 132 Pages
ISBN-10 : 1684225035