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Book cover: A Quick and Dirty Guide to Art, Music, and CultureA Quick and Dirty Guide to Art, Music, and Culture
by - The Ohio State University ,
A guide for artist and musician biographies. We discuss art and music in the context of popular culture, so you will see relationships between art and music and what you are learning and the way you live, to connect them to your own experience.
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Book cover: How to Study Art Worlds: On the Societal Functioning of Aesthetic ValuesHow to Study Art Worlds: On the Societal Functioning of Aesthetic Values
by - Amsterdam University Press ,
This study brings together the organisational side of the world of arts and the understanding of the many functions art fulfills in our culture. The author establishes how the organisation of art worlds serves the functioning of the arts in society.
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Book cover: Masterpieces of The Metropolitan Museum of ArtMasterpieces of The Metropolitan Museum of Art
by - Metropolitan Museum of Art ,
Housing one of the finest collections in the world, The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a living encyclopedia of art. Insightful text opens each section and provides historical background, while in-depth commentary accompanies each featured work.
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Book cover: Anatomy Live: Performance and the Operating TheatreAnatomy Live: Performance and the Operating Theatre
by - Amsterdam University Press ,
Anatomy Live turns our modern notions of the dissecting table on its head -using anatomical theatre as a means of obtaining a fresh perspective on representations of the body, conceptions of subjectivity and own knowledge about science and the stage.
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Book cover: Acting EmotionsActing Emotions
by - Amsterdam University Press ,
The book's survey of the various dominant acting styles is followed by an analysis of the current state of affairs regarding the psychology of emotions. The author concludes that traditional acting theories are no longer valid for today's actor.
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Book cover: Dance: A Very Social HistoryDance: A Very Social History
by - The Metropolitan Museum of Art ,
The authors of this book take readers into the world of dance and performing. The book surveys the history of dance, examines the development of ball gowns and other dancing costumes, and discusses the depiction of dance in art.
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Book cover: Art PrinciplesArt Principles
by - G. P. Putnam's Sons ,
Contents: Classification of the Fine Arts; Law of Recognition in the Associated Arts; Law of General Assent; Limitations of the Associated Arts; Degrees of Beauty in the Painter's Art; Expression; Landscape; Still-life; Secondary Art; Colour; etc.
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Book cover: Art on the Edge: 17 Contemporary American ArtistsArt on the Edge: 17 Contemporary American Artists
by - U.S. Department of State ,
This publication showcases the work of 17 contemporary American artists. As a group, these up-and-comers exemplify such bedrock American values as innovation, diversity, freedom, individualism, and competitive excellence.
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Book cover: Human Anatomy for Art StudentsHuman Anatomy for Art Students
by - Seeley ,
Concise guide to rendering the human body in art. Illustrations and cross-sections give readers examples of human skeletal and muscular substructures and details of individual body parts, to enable precise visual recreation of human form and motion.
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Book cover: The Seven Wonders of the WorldThe Seven Wonders of the World
- Wikibooks ,
Seven man-made structures around the rim of the Mediterranean Sea that have been widely considered to be extraordinary feats of human engineering and design. This book will discuss their construction, life, and destruction.
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Book cover: Digital CreativityDigital Creativity
by - Universita degli Studi di Torino ,
This paper presents one of the task of project Invisibilia Project and confirms that the term ''digital creativity'' represents a disperse notion in which a number of different definition developed along last decades are merged.
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