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Humor in Latin American Cinema

Author: Juan Poblete and Juana Suárez  |  Isbn: 978-1137549457  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 279  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art This book addresses a variety of regional humor traditions such as exploitation cinema, Brazilian chanchada, the Cantinflas heritage, the comedy of manners...

Kandinsky Watercolors

Author: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  |  Isbn: 9780892070275  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 1980  |  Pages: 76  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Book by Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Download book...

The Flesh of Images: Merleau-Ponty between Painting & Cinema

Author: Marta Nijhuis and Mauro Carbone  |  Isbn: 9781438458793  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 128  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art In The Flesh of Images, Mauro Carbone begins with the point that Merleau-Ponty s often misunderstood notion of flesh was another way to signify what he...

Cultural Atlas of the Viking World

Author: Helen Clarke, James Graham-Campbell, and Neil S. Price  |  Isbn: 9780816030040  |  File size: 61.6MB  |  Year: 1994  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art One of the "Culural Atlas" series, this is an illustrated history of the Viking Age - Europe's dominant culture for over 300...

Persian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Author: Marie Lukens Swietochowski and Sussan Babaie  |  Isbn: 978-0300192988  |  File size: 10.3MB  |  Year: 1989  |  Pages: 87  |  Language: Englisch  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Drawings are the most readily accessible means to the artist’s working process. With an economy and immediacy unparalleled in any...

Matisse in Morocco: The Paintings & Drawings, 1912-1913

Author: Albert Grigorevich Kostenevich, John Elderfield, Marina Bessanova, and Pierre Schneider  |  Isbn: 9780894681400  |  File size: 42MB  |  Year: 1990  |  Pages: 293  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Discusses the French painter's visits to Morocco in 1912 and 1913, the works he painted there, and...

Shane Meadows: Critical Essays

Author: Martin Fradley, Melanie Williams, and Sarah Godfrey  |  Isbn: 9780748676392  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art From his breakthrough short films in the early 1990s and feature debut TwentyFourSeven (1997) through to the BAFTA-winning This Is...

Working Women, Literary Ladies: The Industrial Revolution & Female Aspiration

Author: Sylvia Jenkins Cook  |  Isbn: 9780195327816  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Working Women, Literary Ladies explores the simultaneous entry of working-class women in the United States into wage-earning factory labor and into opportunities for...

After Dracula: The 1930s Horror Film

Author: Alison Peirse  |  Isbn: 9781848855311  |  File size: 7MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art After Dracula tells of films set in London music halls and Yorkshire coal mines, South Sea islands and Hungarian modernist houses of horror, with narrators that travel in...

The Art of the Yellow Springs: Understanding Chinese Tombs

Author: Wu Hung  |  Isbn: 9781861897817  |  File size: 8MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art We might think the Egyptians were the masters of building tombs, but no other civilization has devoted more time and resources to underground burial structures than the Chinese....

The Fairy Fellers Master-Stroke

Author: Harry Eiss  |  Isbn: 978-1443841238  |  File size: 1.2MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 250  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Richard Dadd is a trickster, a pre-post-modern enigma wrapped in a Shakespearean Midsummer Night's Dream, an Elizabethan Puck living in a smothering Victorian insane asylum,...

Acting Like Men: Gender, Drama, & Nostalgia in Ancient Greece

Author: Karen Bassi  |  Isbn: 9780472106257  |  File size: 20MB  |  Year: 1999  |  Pages: 283  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art "Greek drama demands a story of origins," writes Karen Bassi in Acting Like Men. Abandoning the search for ritual and native origins of Greek drama, Bassi argues for a more...

Surrealism: Key Concepts

Author: Krzysztof Fijalkowski and Michael Richardson  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 298  |  Language: Englisch  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Emerging from the disruption of the First World War, surrealism confronted the resulting ‘crisis of consciousness’ in a way that was arguably...

Mary Cassatt: Painter of Modern Women (World of Art)

Author: Griselda Pollock  |  Isbn: 9780500203170  |  File size: 37MB  |  Year: 1998  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art This radically new study redefines the American artist Mary Cassatt's status in the Parisian avant-garde and in American art, placing her work in the wider context of...

Video Art Historicized: Traditions & Negotiations

Author: Malin Hedlin Hayden  |  Isbn: 9781472449757  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 236  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Video art emerged as an art form that from the 1960s and onwards challenged the concept of art - hence, art historical practices. From the perspective of artists,...

A Place in the Sun: The Southwest Paintings of Walter Ufer & E. Martin Hennings

Author: Christoph Heinrich(Foreword) and Thomas Brent Smith  |  Isbn: 9780806151984  |  File size: 272MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Of the hundreds of foreign students who attended the Munich Art Academy between 1910 and 1915, Walter Ufer (1876–1936) and E. Martin...

Mangatopia: Essays on Manga & Anime in the Modern World

Author: Martha Cornog and Timothy Perper  |  Isbn: 9781591589082  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 254  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art Fascinating insights on what Japanese manga and anime mean to artists, audiences, and fans in the United States and elsewhere, covering topics that range...

American Independent Cinema: Rites of Passage & the Crisis Image

Author: Anna Backman Rogers  |  Isbn: 9780748693603  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art By examining six films, all of which conform to the notion of 'indiewood' (King 2005) from a formal perspective, this book argues that American 'indie' cinema is not...

Early Carpets & Tapestries on the Eastern Silk Road

Author: Gloria Gonick  |  Isbn: 9781851498109  |  File size: 240MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art A mystifying group of carpets and tapestries created along the Silk Route over five hundred years ago is the topic of this richly illustrated book.The carpets and...

From Iran to Hollywood & Some Places In-Between: Reframing Post-Revolutionary Iranian Cinema

Author: Christopher Gow  |  Isbn: 978-1848855274  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Art The New Iranian Cinema has had a fascinating success story in world cinema and critics have hailed Iranian films as alternatives to the homogenizing global influence of...