Shape Of Things

The Shape Of Things

The Shape Of Things

Rhymes and colorful illustrations reveal how simple shapes come together to form houses, boats, and lots of other things in the world.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Dayle Ann Dodds
Publisher : Turtleback Books
Release : 1996-03-01
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : 0606290095


The Shape Of Things To Come

The Shape Of Things To Come

First published in 1933, "The Shape of Things to Come" is science fiction novel written by H. G. Wells. Within it, world events between 1933 and 2106 are speculated with a single superstate representing the solution to all humanity's problems. A classic example of Wellsian prophesy, this volume is highly recommended for fans of his work and of the science fiction genre. Herbert George Wells (1866 - 1946) was a prolific English writer who wrote in a variety of genres, including the novel, politics, history, and social commentary. Today, he is perhaps best remembered for his contributions to the science fiction genre thanks to such novels as "The Time Machine" (1895), "The Invisible Man" (1897), and "The War of the Worlds" (1898). Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : H. G. Wells
Publisher : Read Books Ltd
Release : 2016-09-14
Total Pages : 492 Pages
ISBN : 9781473345522


The Shape Of Things

The Shape Of Things

How far would you go for love? For art? What would you be willing to change? Which price might you pay? Such are the painful questions explored by Neil Labute in The Shape of Things. A young student drifts into an ever-changing relationship with an art major while his best friends' engagement crumbles, so unleashing a drama that peels back the skin of two modern-day relationships, exposing the raw meat and gristle that lie beneath. The world premi�re of The Shape of Things was presented at the Almeida, London, in May 2001.

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Genre : Drama
Author : Neil LaBute
Publisher : Faber & Faber
Release : 2001-11-15
Total Pages : 138 Pages
ISBN : 9780571212460


The Shape Of Time

The Shape Of Time

When it was first released in 1962, The Shape of Time presented a radically new approach to the study of art history. Drawing upon new insights in fields such as anthropology and linguistics, George Kubler replaced the notion of style as the basis for histories of art with the concept of historical sequence and continuous change across time. Kubler’s classic work is now made available in a freshly designed edition. “The Shape of Time is as relevant now as it was in 1962. This book, a sober, deeply introspective, and quietly thrilling meditation on the flow of time and space and the place of objects within a larger continuum, adumbrates so many of the critical and theoretical concerns of the late twentieth and early twenty-first century. It is both appropriate and necessary that it re-appear in our consciousness at this time.”—Edward J. Sullivan, New York University This book will be of interest to all students of art history and to those concerned with the nature and theory of history in general. In a study of formal and symbolic durations the author presents a radically new approach to the problem of historical change. Using new ideas in anthropology and linguistics, he pursues such questions as the nature of time, the nature of change, and the meaning of invention. The result is a view of historical sequence aligned on continuous change more than upon the static notion of style—the usual basis for conventional histories of art. A carefully reasoned and brilliantly suggestive essay in defense of the view that the history of art can be the study of formal relationships, as against the view that it should concentrate on ideas of symbols or biography.—Harper's.It is a most important achievement, and I am sure that it will be studies for many years in many fields. I hope the book upsets people and makes them reformulate.—James Ackerman.In this brief and important essay, George Kubler questions the soundness of the stylistic basis of art historical studies. . . . The Shape of Time ably states a significant position on one of the most complex questions of modern art historical scholarship.—Virginia Quarterly Review.

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Genre : Art
Author : George Kubler
Publisher : Yale University Press
Release : 2008-04-17
Total Pages : 144 Pages
ISBN : 9780300196375


Shape Of Things To Come

Shape Of Things To Come

Published in conjunction with the opening of the new Saatchi Gallery in London, one of today’s most important institutions collecting and exhibiting contemporary art, this mammoth book is the most comprehensive volume on contemporary sculpture. The title itself refers to H. G. Wells’s eponymous novel which envisioned the future and was a surprisingly accurate prophecy reflecting the author’s own time. That book inspired Stanley Kubrick’s film 2001: A Space Odyssey, in which a great monolith is an iconic but enigmatic sculptural presence. This new book opens with an enormous, standing monolithic Styrofoam sculpture of a videocassette of 2001 and, like the Wells book, seeks to explore how sculpture will evolve in the coming decades.

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Genre : Art
Author : Saatchi Gallery
Publisher : Rizzoli Publications
Release : 2009-09-08
Total Pages : 672 Pages
ISBN : 9780847832538


The Shape Of Things To Come By H G Wells Delphi Classics Illustrated

The Shape Of Things To Come By H G Wells Delphi Classics Illustrated

This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘The Shape of Things to Come’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of H. G. Wells’. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Wells includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily. eBook features: * The complete unabridged text of ‘The Shape of Things to Come’ * Beautifully illustrated with images related to Wells’s works * Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook * Excellent formatting of the textPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to learn more about our wide range of titles

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Genre : Fiction
Author : H. G. Wells
Publisher : Delphi Classics
Release : 2017-07-17
Total Pages : 308 Pages
ISBN : 9781786565983


Shape Of Things

Shape Of Things

This book presents for the first time in English an array of essays on design by the seminal media critic and philosopher Vilém Flusser. It puts forward the view that our future depends on design. In a series of insightful essays on such ordinary "things" as wheels, carpets, pots, umbrellas and tents, Flusser emphasizes the interrelationships between art and science, theology and technology, and archaeology and architecture. Just as formal creativity has produced both weapons of destruction and great works of art, Flusser believed that the shape of things (and the designs behind them) represents both a threat and an opportunity for designers of the future.

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Genre : Art
Author : Vilém Flusser
Publisher : Reaktion Books
Release : 2013-06-01
Total Pages : 192 Pages
ISBN : 9781780232362


How Things Shape The Mind

How Things Shape The Mind

An account of the different ways in which things have become cognitive extensions of the human body, from prehistory to the present.

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Genre : Psychology
Author : Lambros Malafouris
Publisher : MIT Press
Release : 2013-07-12
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9780262019194


The Shape Of Me And Other Stuff

The Shape Of Me And Other Stuff

Even in silhouette, the fun and fanciful art of Dr. Seuss is instantly recognizable in this Bright and Early Book classic: "a bug, a balloon, a bed, a bike. No shapes are ever quite alike." Looking at ordinary shapes is great when seen through the eyes of the remarkable Dr. Seuss, but of course it's the extraordinary shapes that really make an impression. Would you want to be shaped like a BLOGG? Combining brief and funny stories, easy words, catchy rhythm, and lively illustrations, Bright and Early Books are an ideal way to introduce the joys of reading to children.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Dr. Seuss
Publisher : RH Childrens Books
Release : 2013-10-22
Total Pages : 36 Pages
ISBN : 9780385379489


The Shape Of Home

The Shape Of Home

It's Rashin's first day of school in America! Everything is a different shape than what she's used to: from the foods on her breakfast plate to the letters in the books! And the kids' families are from all over! The new teacher asks each child to imagine the shape of home on a map. Rashin knows right away what she'll say: Iran looks like a cat! What will the other kids say? What about the country YOUR family is originally from? Is it shaped like an apple? A boot? A torch? Open this book to join Rashin in discovering the true things that shape a place called home.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Rashin Kheiriyeh
Publisher : Chronicle Books
Release : 2021-09-14
Total Pages : 40 Pages
ISBN : 9781646141395