Art Past Art Present

Art Past Art Present

Art Past Art Present

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Genre : Art
Author : David G. Wilkins
Publisher :
Release : 1999-06-01
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : 0130853976


Islamic Art

Islamic Art

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

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


Ink Art

Ink Art

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


Academies Of Art

Academies Of Art

Originally published in 1940, this book charts the origins and evolution of academies of art from the sixteenth century to the first half of the twentieth century. Pevsner expertly explains the political, religious and mercantile forces affecting the education of artists in various countries in Western Europe, and the growing 'academisation' of artistic training that he saw is his own day. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the various historical schools of art instruction and the history of art more generally.

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Genre : Art
Author : Nikolaus Pevsner
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2014-08-14
Total Pages : 372 Pages
ISBN : 1107421446


Researching Art Markets

Researching Art Markets

Researching Art Markets brings together a scholars from several, various disciplinary perspectives. In doing so, this collection offers a unique multi-disciplinary contribution that disentangles some of the key aspects and trends in art market practices from the past to nowadays, namely art collectors, the artist as an entrepreneur and career paths, and the formation and development of new markets. In understanding the global art market as an ecosystem, the book also examines how research and perceptions have evolved over time. Within the frameworks of contemporary social, economic and political contexts, issues such as business practices, the roles of market participants and the importance of networks are analysed by scholars of different disciplines. With insights from across the humanities and social sciences, the book explores how different methods can coexist to create an interdisciplinary international community of knowledge and research on art markets. Moreover, by providing historical as well as contemporary examples, this book explores the continuum and diversity of the art market. Overall, this book provides a valuable tool for understanding art markets within their wider context. The volume is of interest to scholars researching into the cultural and creative industries from a wider perspective.

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Genre : Art
Author : Elisabetta Lazzaro
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2021-05-21
Total Pages : 230 Pages
ISBN : 9781000361780


Globalizing East European Art Histories

Globalizing East European Art Histories

This edited collection reassesses East-Central European art by offering transnational perspectives on its regional or national histories, while also inserting the region into contemporary discussions of global issues. Both in popular imagination and, to some degree, scholarly literature, East-Central Europe is persistently imagined as a hermetically isolated cultural landscape. This book restores the diverse ways in which East-Central European art has always been entangled with actors and institutions in the wider world. The contributors engage with empirically anchored and theoretically argued case studies from historical periods representing notable junctures of globalization: the early modern period, the age of Empires, the time of socialist rule and the global Cold War, and the most recent decades of postsocialism understood as a global condition.

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Genre : Art
Author : Beáta Hock
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2018-05-30
Total Pages : 220 Pages
ISBN : 9781351187176


Time Present And Time Past

Time Present And Time Past

John Everett Millais (1829-1896) is undoubtedly among the most important of Victorian artists. In his day, and our own, he remains also the most controversial. While, during his lifetime, controversy centred around his early Pre-Raphaelite paintings, in particular Christ in the house of his Parents (1850), during the twentieth century the most intense criticism has been directed towards Millais's later works, such as Bubbles (1886), which has been widely condemned as sentimental 'kitsch'. These later paintings have been held up as the epitome of the degradation of art, against which avant-garde and Modernist pioneers struggled. None of the existing literature on Millais addresses the fundamental problem that this double-identity reveals. While there is extensive material on the Pre-Raphaelite movement in general, Millais's own work after the 1850s is rarely discussed in detail, despite the fact that he lived and worked for another 30 years after his abandonment of the Pre-Raphaelite style. Time Present and Time Past: The Art of John Everett Millais presents the first comprehensive account of Millais's artistic career from beginning to end. The book considers the question of 'high' and 'low' cultural status in debates during Millais's own day, and in subsequent critical thinking, situating Millais's art as a whole within this cultural framework.

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Genre : Art
Author : Paul Barlow
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2017-07-05
Total Pages : 240 Pages
ISBN : 9781351539050


The Past Is The Present It S The Future Too

The Past Is The Present It S The Future Too

The term 'temporality' often refers to the traditional mode of the way time is: a linear procession of past, present and future. As philosophers will note, this is not always the case. Christine Ross builds on current philosophical and theoretical examinations of time and applies them to the field of contemporary art: films, video installations, sculpture and performance works. Ross first provides an interdisciplinary overview of contemporary studies on time, focusing on findings in philosophy, psychology, sociology, communications, history, postcolonial studies, and ecology. She then illustrates how contemporary artistic practices play around with what we consider linear time. Engaging the work of artists such as Guido van der Werve, Melik Ohanian, Harun Farocki, and Stan Douglas, allows investigation though the art, as opposed to having art taking an ancillary role. The Past is the Present; It's the Future Too forces the reader to understand the complexities of the significance of temporal development in new artistic practices.

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Genre : Art
Author : Christine Ross
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Release : 2012-06-28
Total Pages : 360 Pages
ISBN : 9781441147745


Definitions And Doctrine Of The Military Art

Definitions And Doctrine Of The Military Art

Et bredt amerikansk opslagsværk og referenceværk om krige, krigsførsel og krigskunst gennem tiderne, specielt om doktriner, og forskellige definitioner og opfattelser på disse gennem militærhistorien. Bogen har mange illustrationer (sort/hvide fotos) og er iøvrigt disponeret under følgende hovedoverskrifter: Fundamental concepts in the language of the military profession. Notes on the offensive, defensive and retrograde operations. From the Ancients to the gunpowder revolution. Gunpowder, renaissance and reason. The Age of Napoleon. From Napoleon through the American Civil War. To the Great War, the First World War. From the Great War to the Second World War. The Age of Small Wars and nuclear deterrence. Towards a more perfect understanding.

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Genre : Military art and science
Author : John I. Alger
Publisher : Avery
Release : 1985
Total Pages : 218 Pages
ISBN : 0895292750


Fully Present

Fully Present

From Buddhist traditions to daily exercises, enhance your physical and mental health with the ultimate practical guide to mindfulness from two leading experts. Mindfulness -- the art of paying attention with an open and curious mind to present-moment experiences--has attracted ever-growing interest and tens of thousands of practitioners, who have come to the discipline from both within and outside the Buddhist tradition. In Fully Present, leading mindfulness researchers and educators Dr. Sue Smalley and Diana Winston provide an all-in-one guide for anyone interested in bringing mindfulness to daily life as a means of enhancing well-being. Fully Present provides both a scientific explanation for how mindfulness positively and powerfully affects the brain and the body as well as practical guidance to develop both a practice and mindfulness in daily living, not only through meditation but also during daily experiences, such as waiting in line at the supermarket, exercising, or facing difficult news.

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Genre : Psychology
Author : Susan L. Smalley
Publisher : Da Capo Lifelong Books
Release : 2010-07-13
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9780738214221