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Symbolical Language of Ancient Art and Mythology
By Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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ean: 9781564594105, isbn: 1564594106,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 82 reviews
This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work..

The Language of Images in Roman Art
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9780521665698, isbn: 9780521665698,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 279 reviews
Tonio Hölscher develops a new theoretical concept for understanding the Roman art of images by establishing a connection between artistic forms and content and expressions of ideology--such as the glorification of state and ruler, war and triumph. A large role is played here by the reception of earlier images from Greek art. Roman art therefore appears to operate as a semantic system which, from an interdisciplinary perspective, can be compared with the forms of Roman literature as well as the

The French Language in Russia: A Social, Political, Cultural, and Literary History (Languages and Culture in History)
By Amsterdam University Press
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ean: 9789462982727, isbn: 9462982724,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 168 reviews
-- With support from the Deutsches Historisches Institut Moskau -- The French Language in Russia provides the fullest examination and discussion to date of the adoption of the French language by the elites of imperial Russia during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It is interdisciplimary, approaching its subject from the angles of various kinds of history and historical sociolinguistics. Beyond its bearing on some of the grand narratives of Russian thought and literature, this book may

Corita Kent and the Language of Pop
By Harvard Art Museums
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mpn: 270 color + 15 b/w illus., ean: 9780300214710, isbn: 9780300214710,

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A definitive exploration of Corita Kent’s art, looking beyond her identity as a radical nun to establish her place amid the vibrant pop art movement of the 1960s Known widely as a Catholic nun with an avant-garde flair, Corita Kent (1918–1986) has a personal legacy that has tended to overshadow her extensive career as an artist. This handsomely illustrated catalogue places Kent in her rightful position among the foremost figures of pop art, such as Andy Warhol, Ed Ruscha, and Roy

The Language of New Media (Leonardo Books)
By Mit Press
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mpn: 9780262632553, ean: 9780262632553, isbn: 0262632551,

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A stimulating, eclectic accountof new media that finds its origins in old media, particularly the cinema.In this book Lev Manovich offers the first systematic and rigorous theory of new media. He places new media within the histories of visual and media cultures of the last few centuries. He discusses new media's reliance on conventions of old media, such as the rectangular frame and mobile camera, and shows how new media works create the illusion of reality, address the viewer, and represent

The Secret Language of Art: The Illustrated Decoder of Symbols and Figures in Western Painting
By Brand: Duncan Baird
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ean: 9781844837106, isbn: 1844837106,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 280 reviews
A work of art can be rich in symbolism, complex in meaning. How can we fully understand what its creator wanted to say—especially when we’re so distant in time from a painter’s era? This fascinating guide helps, by looking at and decoding the key figures, themes, events, and symbols that form the subject matter of major Western paintings. Strikingly illustrated with 75 masterpieces, it’s the ideal companion for art lovers, gallery goers, and students.Authoritative, informative,

Language of the Heart
By Brand: Journey Editions
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sku: 1005-WS1101-A03010-1885203055, ean: 9781885203052, isbn: 1885203055,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Anthony James takes us on a vivid journey through the very soul of his art. The poetry and paintings of James are the language of the heart; he lets us hear his art as well as see it, and allows us to become part of the metamorphosis into understanding and feeling.A deeply compassionate and beautiful book, Language of the Heart shows us the true spirit that informs an artist's work. For Anthony James, art is a primal voice that chronically stutters when it means to speak, crawls when it aches

Mounir Fatmi: Suspect Language
By Skira
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mpn: 150 colour illustrations, ean: 9788857214566, isbn: 8857214567,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
The first monograph of the Moroccan artist whose work explores the idea of the death of the subject of consumption, bringing to light our doubts, fears, and desires. Mounir Fatmi’s videos, installations, drawings, paintings and sculptures have been exhibited in numerous shows around the world. This book is the fourth title in the Skira series named Images Affranchise..

Readings to Accompany Experience Humanities Volume 1: Beginnings through the Renaissance
By Brand: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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ean: 9780077494728, isbn: 0077494725,

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Chronologically organized, this two-volume survey presents the cultural achievements of Western civilization--art, music, history, literature, theater, film, and the other arts--within their historical contexts. Includes hundreds of illustrations, ''personal perspective'' boxes that bring to life the events of the day, and brief sections at the end of each chapter describing the cultural legacy of the era discussed.Used Book in Good Condition.

Art Across Time: Combined 4th Edition
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ean: 9780073379234, isbn: 9780073379234,

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Art across Time combines sound scholarship, lavish visuals, and a lively narrative to provide students with a comprehensive, accessible, and engaging introduction to Art History. Popular with majors and non-majors alike, the text offers readers more than a chronology of art by placing each work within the time-and-place context within which it was created. Encountering and interpreting a work of art in context offers the reader the richest possible experience of it. Large scale and high quality

Janson's Basic History of Western Art (9th Edition) (History of Art)
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780205242634, isbn: 0205242634,

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A concise introduction to the Western tradition in art.   Janson’s Basic History of Art provides readers with a beautifully illustrated and masterfully concise introduction to the Western tradition of art history. The text centers discussions around the object, its manufacture, and its visual character. It considers the contribution of the artist as an important part of the analysis.   This edition creates a narrative of how art has changed over time in the cultures that Europe has

Language of Paper
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mpn: 178 colour, 26 b/w plates & 1 map, ean: 9789745240933, isbn: 9789745240933,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
In this cultural history of paper, acclaimed paper artist Therese Weber travels to the few remaining places where traditional methods of papermaking have been preserved.Used Book in Good Condition.

The Language of the Nude: Four Centuries of Drawing the Human Body
By Lund Humphries
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ean: 9780853319887, isbn: 085331988X,

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For centuries the nude body was the highest expression of human aspiration. The nude was a vehicle to express many meanings, be they religious, classical, or literary. The Language of the Nude acknowledges the weighty significance of the nude in our world and demonstrates how art has responded to its challenges through the ages and throughout Europe.Divided into four sections, the catalogue examines the major advances in drawing practice: the influence of Michelangelo and Raphael in the

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