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The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt's Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer'
By Tantor Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 299 reviews
"The Lady in Gold", a portrait considered an unforgettable masterpiece, one of the 20th century's most recognizable paintings, made headlines all over the world when Ronald Lauder bought it for $135 million a century after Klimt, the most famous Aus


The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present
By Tantor Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 233 reviews
A brilliant book by Nobel Prize winner Eric R. Kandel, The Age of Insight takes us to Vienna 1900, where leaders in science, medicine, and art began a revolution that changed forever how we think about the human mind - our conscious and unconscious thoughts and emotions - and how mind and brain relate to art. At the turn of the century, Vienna was the cultural capital of Europe. Artists and scientists met in glittering salons, where they freely exchanged ideas that led to revolutionary


Plutarch's Lives, Volume 1 of 2
By B.J. Harrison
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 118 reviews
Plutarchs's (46-120 A.D.) epic chronicle of the lives of great Grecians and Romans. Beginning with the founding of Rome and Athens, the lives of the men who created the ancient world are brought to life in this new, high quality recording. Greats such as Romulus, Pericles, Theseus, Lycurgus, and many others come alive as their politics, economy, and their individual stories play out in the time of the Ancients. This translation by John Dryden, which is considered by scholars to be the


Bernini's Beloved: A Portrait of Costanza Piccolomini
By Audible Studios
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 87 reviews
With lips slightly parted and eyes fixed on a point in the distance, a breathtaking marble portrait of Costanza Piccolomini appears alive. Carved by Gianlorenzo Bernini in 1636 - 37 for his own pleasure, the portrait of Costanza is one of his most captivating works, but until now little has been known about its subject. For centuries Costanza was identified only as Bernini's mistress, who later incited his rage by betraying him for his brother. Author Sarah McPhee corrects and expands this


The Judgment of Paris: The Revolutionary Decade that Gave the World Impressionism
By Macmillan Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
The fascinating new book by the author of Brunelleschi’s Dome and Michelangelo and the Pope’s Ceiling: a saga of artistic rivalry and cultural upheaval in the decade leading to the birth of Impressionism.If there were two men who were absolutely central to artistic life in France in the second half of the nineteenth century, they were Edouard Manet and Ernest Meissonier. While the former has been labelled the “Father of Impressionism” and is today a household name, the latter has sunk


Magicians of the Gods: The Forgotten Wisdom of Earth’s Lost Civilization
By Macmillan Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Graham Hancock's multimillion best seller Fingerprints of the Gods remains an astonishing, deeply controversial, wide-ranging investigation of the mysteries of our past and the evidence for Earth's lost civilization. Twenty years on, Hancock returns with the sequel to his seminal work, filled with completely new scientific and archaeological evidence, which has only recently come to light.... Near the end of the last ice age, 12,800 years ago, a giant comet that had entered the solar system


Shifting Layers: New Perspectives in Media Archaeology across Digital Media and Audiovisual Arts (Post-Cinema and Digital Cultures)
By Mimesis International
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ean: 9788869770258, isbn: 8869770257,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
The volume proposes an overview of the possible research perspectives stemming from the archaeological methods applied to the study of digital audiovisual media and arts. The aim is to focus on the potentiality of media archaeology as a framework able to open up new territories of inquiry. Assuming as a premise of the publication the main literature that contributed to assess media archaeology as an established and groundbreaking scientific method, the book offers a wide collection of chapters


The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child: The Modern Age: Audiobook (Vol. 4) (Story of the World) (v. 4)
By Peace Hill Press
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mpn: 1933339039, ean: 9781933339030, isbn: 1933339039,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
History will never be the same again! This spirited reading of the first in Susan Wise Bauer's Story of the World history series brings to life the stories and records of the peoples of ancient times. Now more than ever, other countries and customs affect our everyday lives-and our children need to learn about the people who live all around the globe. Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of the ancient world. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, The Story


Masters of the Renaissance: Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and more
By The Well-Trained Mind Press
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ean: 9781942968795, isbn: 1942968795,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
In true stories as vivid as the colors in which they painted, Jim Weiss brings to life Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Brunelleschi, Donatello and other captivating characters. Watch fierce Pope Julius II drive out invaders while supervising the painting of the Sisine Chapel, and dine in the palace of Lorenzo de Medici -swordsman, statesman and patron of the arts- as he faces treachery and turns war to peace.


Reductionism in Art and Brain Science: Bridging the Two Cultures
By Tantor Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Are art and science separated by an unbridgeable divide? Can they find common ground? In this book, neuroscientist Eric R. Kandel, whose remarkable scientific career and deep interest in art give him a unique perspective, demonstrates how science can inform the way we experience a work of art and seek to understand its meaning. Kandel illustrates how reductionism - the distillation of larger scientific or aesthetic concepts into smaller, more tractable components - has been used by scientists


The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History
By Macmillan Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
At the same time Adolf Hitler was attempting to take over the Western world, his armies were methodically seeking and hoarding the finest art treasures in Europe. The Fuehrer had begun cataloguing the art he planned to collect as well as the art he would destroy: ''degenerate'' works he despised. In a race against time, behind enemy lines, often unarmed, a special force of American and British museum directors, curators, art historians, and others, called the Monuments Men, risked their lives


The Complete Tour of Venice: 9 Spectacular Attractions (Great Discoveries Personal Audio Guides: Venice)
By WhiteHot Productions
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ean: 9781599711348, isbn: 1599711346,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 155 reviews
Great Discoveries Personal Audio Guides, The Complete Tour of Venice provides todays traveler with a one-of a-kind touring experience that enables them to discover this magnificent city as never before. Tourists can now enjoy entertaining and informative tours of Venice's 9 most popular attractions by simply plugging in their MP3 player and touring at their leisure. Imagine walking through one of these historic and grandiose basilicas, museums or palaces on a fully guided tour on your schedule,


Vitamin P2: New Perspectives in Painting
By Brand: Phaidon Press
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ean: 9780714861609, isbn: 071486160X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 150 reviews
The first volume of Vitamin P, published in 2002, inaugurated a vibrant period for painting. Since its publication, a whole new generation of painters has emerged, some inspired by the artists who appeared in that book, others taking cues from new sources.  Vitamin P2: New Perspectives in Painting introduces this new wave of painters to the world.The vast medium of painting continues to be a central pillar of artistic practice, and Vitamin P2 presents the outstanding artists who are currently


Modern Man: The Life of Le Corbusier, Architect of Tomorrow
By Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781491529232, isbn: 1491529237,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
From the award-winning author of Wrestling with Moses comes a fascinating, accessible biography of the most important architect of the twentieth century.Modern Man is a riveting biography of Le Corbusier—a man who invented new ways of building and thinking. Modern Man is a penetrating psychological portrait of a true genius and constant self-inventor, as well as a sweeping tale filled with exotic locales, sex and celebrity (he was a lover of Josephine Baker), and high-stakes projects. In


The Age of Correggio and the Carracci: Emilian Painting of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
By National Gallery of Art / Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9780521340199, isbn: 0521340195,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
Non-fiction: Art History


Sound and Space in Renaissance Venice: Architecture, Music, Acoustics
By Yale University Press
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ean: 9780300148749, isbn: 0300148747,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
While composers of sacred music in 16th-century Venice were devising increasingly complex choral polyphony, Venetian architects began to develop new configurations of sacred space. This fascinating book explores the direct relationship between architectural design and sacred music in Renaissance Venice. Deborah Howard and Laura Moretti combine historical research into the architectural and liturgical traditions of a dozen Venetian churches with the results of a parallel series of scientific


The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History
By Macmillan Audio
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ean: 9781427277428, isbn: 1427277427,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
Now a major motion film!At the same time Adolf Hitler was attempting to take over the western world, his armies were methodically seeking and hoarding the finest art treasures in Europe. The Fuehrer had begun cataloguing the art he planned to collect as well as the art he would destroy: ''degenerate'' works he despised.In a race against time, behind enemy lines, often unarmed, a special force of American and British museum directors, curators, art historians, and others, called the Monuments



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