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Broad Strokes: 15 Women Who Made Art and Made History (in That Order)
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.5 out of 5 stars with 266 reviews
Historically, major women artists have been excluded from the mainstream art canon. Aligned with the resurgence of feminism in pop culture, Broad Strokes offers an entertaining corrective to that omission. Art historian Bridget Quinn delves into the lives and careers of 15 brilliant female artists in this smart, feisty, educational, and enjoyable book.
This is art history from 1600 to the present day for the modern art lover and feminist.
Artists in a Time of War (AK Press Audio)
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ean: 9781902593654, isbn: 1902593650,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
In this new CD, recorded a month after 9/11, America’s finest social historian examines the role, and response, of artists in society, and particularly, during wartime. With his distinctive blend of low key wit, expansive knowledge of history, and Sherlockian ability to uncover the real stories of this country underneath the detritus of corporate disinformation and monoculture, Zinn—through the words and actions of the likes of Langston Hughes, Mark Twain, Eugene O’Neill, Ford Madox Ford,
Billion Dollar Painter: The Triumph and Tragedy of Thomas Kinkade, Painter of Light
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.6 out of 5 stars with 156 reviews
The unbelievable true story of artist Thomas Kinkade, self-described ''Painter of Light,'' and the dramatic rise - and fall - of his billion-dollar gallery and licensing business.
He was just one man, but Thomas Kinkade ultimately made more money from his art than every other artist in the history of the world combined. His sentimental paintings of babbling brooks, rural churches surrounded by brilliant fall foliage, and idyllic countryside cottages were so popular in the 1990s that it is
33 Artists in 3 Acts
4.6 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
33 Artists in 3 Acts offers unprecedented access to a dazzling range of artists, from international superstars to unheralded art teachers. Sarah Thornton's beautifully paced, fly-on-the-wall narratives include visits with Ai Weiwei before and after his imprisonment and Jeff Koons as he woos new customers in London, Frankfurt, and Abu Dhabi. She meets Yayoi Kusama in her studio around the corner from the Tokyo asylum that she calls home. She snoops in Cindy Sherman's closet, hears about Andrea
You Belong to the Universe: Buckminster Fuller and the Future
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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A compelling call to apply Buckminster Fuller's creative problem solving to present-day problems.
A self-professed ''comprehensive anticipatory design scientist'', the inventor Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983) was undoubtedly a visionary. Fuller's creations often bordered on the realm of science fiction, ranging from the freestanding geodesic dome to the three-wheel Dymaxion car to a bathroom requiring neither plumbing nor sewage. Yet in spite of his brilliant mind and lifelong devotion to
The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art
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Why would a smart New York investment banker pay $12 million for the decaying, stuffed carcass of a shark? By what alchemy does Jackson Pollock's drip painting ''No. 5, 1948'' sell for $140 million?
Intriguing and entertaining, The $12 Million Stuffed Shark is a Freakonomics approach to the economics and psychology of the contemporary art world. Why were record prices achieved at auction for works by 131 contemporary artists in 2006 alone, with astonishing new heights reached in 2007? Don
MS. Junius 11: The origins of English poetry, a masterpiece of Anglo-Saxon art; Bodleian Library Digital Texts 1 (Bodleian Digital Texts)
By Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
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ean: 9781851243303, isbn: 1851243305,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
Of the four major surviving manuscripts of Anglo-Saxon poetry, MS. Junius 11 is the only one which is illustrated. It contains four poems based on the Old Testament: Genesis A and B, Exodus, Daniel, and Christ and Satan. This ground-breaking CD-ROM contains the entire tenth century manuscript, a searchable transcription, translation, detailed commentary, and high resolution images of all the drawings and decorated initials.
By Hatje Cantz Publishers
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The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity
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The Artist's Way is the seminal book on the subject of creativity. An international bestseller, millions of readers have found it to be an invaluable guide to living the artist's life. Still as vital today-or perhaps even more so-than it was when it was first published one decade ago, it is a powerfully provocative and inspiring work.
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