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Monthly Archive for January, 2015

Download Jewelry From Antiquity to the Present World of Art by Clare Phillips – Superlative Short Survey Of The SubjectPDF Summary:From the simple shell beads worn by Palaeolithic hunters to the splendour of Renaissance goldwork and the sumptuousness of Art Nouveau enamels here is a guide to the evolution of Western jewelry concluding with the [...]

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Download Oceanic Art World of Art by Nicholas Thomas – Oceanic Art – Nick ThomasPDF Summary:The colours and patterns of the art of the Pacific Islands – spears and shields carved canoe prows feather capes or tortoisehell ornaments – have interested Western audiences since the voyages of Captain Cook and Bougainville Oceanic art in particular [...]

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Download The History of Film World of Art by David Parkinson – Wonderful History Of FilmPDF Summary:This is an analysis of what has been called the seventh art It traces the development of film from its scientific origins through to cinema today covering the key elements and players that have contributed to its artistic and [...]

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Download Primitivism and Modern Art World of Art by Colin Rhodes – Great BookPDF Summary:A fascination with the primitive lies at the heart of some of the most influential developments in Westem art produced between 1890 and 1950 – a time that witnessed both the heroic period of modern art and the apogee and decline [...]

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Download Romanticism and Art World of Art by William Vaughan – Well-Organized Explanations Of Romanticism In PaintingPDF Summary:In the age of revolutions at the end of the 18th century the mental and spiritual life of Europe and North America began to undergo a historic and irreversible change The ideas of spontaneity direct expression and natural [...]

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Download Concepts of Modern Art From Fauvism to Postmodernism World of Art – An Extremely Helpful Guide To Modern ArtPDF Summary:The 3rd revised and enlarged edition of this introduction to modern art in the WORLD OF ART series which now includes a new essay POSTMODERNISM AND THE ART OF IDENTITY which brings the story of [...]

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Download Buddhist Art and Architecture World of Art by Robert E Fisher – A Quick But Thoughtful History Of Buddhist Art In AsiaPDF Summary:Buddhism is the single common thread uniting the Asian world from India to South-East Asia and through Central Asia to China Korea and Japan To guide and inspire believers innumerable symbols and [...]

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Download Egyptian Art World of Art by Cyril Aldred – Clear And ConcisePDF Summary:Dr Aldred does not need to be introduced he is one of the most distinguished Egyptologists at the present time being an expert in the subject it is not surprising that this historical overview of ancient Egyptian Art should be recommended to [...]

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Download Classical Language of Architecture World of Art by John Summerson – Do You Like Looking At BuildingsPDF Summary:Classical architecture is a visual language and like any other language has its own grammatical rules Classical buildings as widely spaced in time as a Roman temple an Italian Renaissance palace and a Regency house all show [...]

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Download Furniture A Concise History World of Art by Edward Lucie-Smith – Social HistoryPDF Summary:This is a well written and engaging book about the history of furniture from the Egyptian civilization to the present It is full of examples and great photographs and emphasizes the meaning of furniture within the context of the society and [...]

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