In this illustrated book, Martin Kemp examines the major optically oriented examples of artistic theory and practice, from Brunelleschi's invention of perspective and its exploitation żeby...
No one has failed to notice that the current generation of youth is deeply - some would say totally - involved with digital media. Professors Howard Gandner and Katie Davis name today's young...
More than most artists, Henri Matisse conducted an ongoing dialogue with his earlier works, continually questioning himself and his methods in order to, as he put it, "push further and deeper...
In 1909, renowned artist Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) embarked on a series of stylistic experiments that had a dramatic effect on modern art. This book examines the ways in which Picasso's art of...
A riveting new account of the long-overlooked achievement of British-led forces who, against all odds, scored the first major Allied victory of the Second World War
An insider's perspective on the life and influence of Israel's first native-born prime minister, his bold peace initiatives, and his tragic assassination More than two decades have passed...
A groundbreaking history of abolition in the long march toward emancipation from the American Revolution through the Civil War
Revolutions, droughts, famines, invasions, wars, regicides - the calamities of the mid-seventeenth century were not only unprecedented, they were agonisingly widespread. A global crisis extended...
Why do policies and business practices that ignore the moral and generous side of human nature often fail?
A poignant collection of letters written żeby the Latvian poet, novelist, and newspaper editor Arsenii Formakov while interned in Soviet labor camps
From one of our most celebrated writers on religion comes this fresh, bold, and unsettling new translation of the New Testament
The disintegration of Europe's post-Cold War consensus in the face of anti-Semitism, populist nationalism, and territorial aggression
The remarkable story of the stylistic, cultural, and technical innovations that drove the surge of comics, caricature, and other print media in 19th-century Europe
ISBN: 9780300228274 Autor: Lynn, Eleri
The captivating story of Tudor dress, its construction and symbolism, and the people who made and wore it
A trailblazing exploration of the poetic power of popular songs, from Tin Pan Alley to the Beatles to Beyonce and beyond.
A groundbreaking work that explores human size as a distinctive cultural marker in Western thought
A fascinating exploration of the visual culture of mortality in Renaissance Europe
A foremost digital expert looks at the most powerful political tool ever created-the internet of things. Will it be like the internet of surveillance and censorship we have now, or will it be...
An entirely new way of looking at the history of fashion through the eyes of artists
First published nearly a decade prior to the Civil War, The Heroic Slave is the only fictional work by abolitionist, orator, author, and social reformer Frederick Douglass, himself a former slave....