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White Light/White Heat: The Velvet Underground Day-By-Day (Revise...
by Richie Unterberger

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English

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April 23, 2017

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"White Light/White Heat: The Velvet Underground Day-By-Day" is by far the most comprehensive book on the Velvet Underground ever published. The 400,000-word book covers the group's recording sessions, record releases, concerts, press reviews, and other major events shaping their career with both thorough detail and critical insight. Drawing on about 100 interviews and exhaustive research through documents and recordings rarely or never accessed, it unearths stories that have seldom been told, and eyewitness accounts that have seldom seen print, from figures ranging from band members to managers, producers, record executives, journalists, concert promoters, and fans. Also included are numerous rare photos and Velvet Underground memorabilia. The July 2009 issue of MOJO magazine hails it as "an impressive means to reflect on the conundrum of what could be the ultimate cult band...detailed and anecdote-packed"; Uncut magazine chose it as #4 in its list of the ten best music books of 2009. The revised and expanded ebook edition adds 40,000 words of new information to the original print edition.
Automobili Eccellenti 12 (Italian Edition)
by Mia Kucova

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Italian

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Publication Date

April 22, 2017

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Automobili Eccellenti 12
JMW Turner - Paintings & Drawings Vol 1 (Zedign Art Series Book 1...
by Joseph Mallord William Tu...

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English

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April 23, 2017

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The artworks of English Romanticist landscape painter Joseph Mallord William Turner (23 April 1775 – 19 December 1851)
Ele me acena (Portuguese Edition)
by Cláudia Azevedo

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Portuguese

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April 23, 2017

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E é possível, eu estou indo para limpar a memória, como o saco<br />Onde um monte de lixo lá fora, no forro,<br />E por último comic - alguém figuras<br />Brutalmente rasgar para fora do notebook total.<br /><br />Posso novamente, como se fosse a primeira vez,<br />Cem vezes confundido Zarek ... Costumo<br />Então, eu quero acreditar que as pessoas vivem,<br />Em vez de plástico, em vez de plástico.
Representing Duchess Anna Amalia's Bildung: A Visual Metamorphosi...
by Christina K. Lindeman

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English

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222

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April 21, 2017

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<P>The cultural milieu in the “Age of Goethe” of eighteenth-century Germany is given fresh context in this art historical study of the noted writers’ patroness: Anna Amalia, Duchess of Weimar-Sachsen-Eisenach. An important noblewoman and patron of the arts, Anna Amalia transformed her court into one of the most intellectually and culturally brilliant in Europe; this book reveals the full scope of her impact on the history of art of this time and place. More than just biography or a patronage study, this book closely examines the art produced by German-speaking artists and the figure of Anna Amalia herself. Her portraits demonstrate the importance of social networks that enabled her to construct scholarly, intellectual identities not only for herself, but for the region she represented. By investigating ways in which the duchess navigated within male-dominated institutions as a means of advancing her own self-cultivation – or <I>Bildung </I>– this book demonstrates the role accorded to women in the public sphere, cultural politics, and historical memory. Cumulatively, Christina K. Lindeman traces how Anna Amalia, a woman from a small German principality, was represented as an active participant in enlightened discourses. The author presents a novel and original argument concerned with how a powerful woman used art to shape her identity, how that identity changed over time, and how people around her shaped it – an approach that elucidates the power of portraiture in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Europe.</P>
New York Art Deco: A Guide to Gotham's Jazz Age Architecture
by Anthony W. Robins

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English

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256

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April 20, 2017

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<i>The first guidebook devoted exclusively to New York City’s Art Deco treasures.</i><br /><br />Of all the world’s great cities, perhaps none is so defined by its Art Deco architecture as New York. Lively and informative, <i>New York Art Deco</i> leads readers step-by-step past the monuments of the 1920s and ’30s that recast New York as the world’s modern metropolis. Anthony W. Robins, New York’s best-known Art Deco guide, includes an introductory essay describing the Art Deco phenomenon, followed by eleven walking tour itineraries in Manhattan—each accompanied by a map designed by legendary New York cartographer John Tauranac—and a survey of Deco sites across the four other boroughs. Also included is a photo gallery of sixteen color plates by nationally acclaimed Art Deco photographer Randy Juster. In <i>New York Art Deco</i>, Robins has distilled thirty years’ worth of experience into a guidebook for all to enjoy at their own pace.<br /><br />A native New Yorker and twenty-year veteran of the New York City Landmarks Commission, Anthony W. Robins is the author of books on Grand Central Terminal, the World Trade Center, and the art and architecture of the New York subway system. A popular leader of walking tours all over New York City, he is best known for Art Deco, and organized the city’s first regularly scheduled series of Art Deco tours, sponsored by the Art Deco Society of New York. He is the recipient of the 2017 Guiding Spirit Award from the Guides Association of New York City.
Natural Materials of the Holy Land and the Visual Translation of ...
by Routledge

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English

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300

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April 21, 2017

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<P><EM>Natural Materials of the Holy Land and the Visual Translation of Place, 500-1500,</EM> focuses on the unique ways that natural materials carry the spirit of place. Since early Christianity, wood, earth, water and stone were taken from <I>loca sancta</I> to signify them elsewhere. Academic discourse has indiscriminately grouped material tokens from holy places and their containers with architectural and topographical emulations, two-dimensional images and bodily relics. However, unlike textual or visual representations, natural materials do not describe or interpret the Holy Land; they are part of it. Tangible and timeless, they realize the meaning of their place of origin in new locations.</P><br /><P>What makes earth, stones or bottled water transported from holy sites sacred? How do they become <I>pars pro toto</I>, signifying the whole from which they were taken? This book will examine natural media used for translating <I>loca sancta, </I>the processes of their sanctification and how, although inherently abstract, they become charged with meaning. It will address their metamorphosis, natural or induced; how they change the environment to which they are transported; their capacity to translate a static and distant site elsewhere; the effect of their relocation on users/viewers; and how their containers and staging are used to communicate their substance. </P>
Art, Animals, and Experience: Relationships to Canines and the Na...
by Elizabeth Sutton

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English

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150

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April 21, 2017

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<P>Elizabeth Sutton, using a phenomenological approach, investigates how animals in art invite viewers to contemplate human relationships to the natural world. Using Rembrandt van Rijn’s etching of <I>The Presentation in the Temple </I>(c. 1640), Joseph Beuys’s social sculpture <I>I Like America and America Likes Me </I>(1974), archaic rock paintings at Horseshoe Canyon, Canyonlands National Park, and examples from contemporary art, this book demonstrates how artists across time and cultures employed animals to draw attention to the sensory experience of the composition and reflect upon the shared sensory awareness of the world.</P>
101 Life-Changing Quotes about Music: Quotations from the greates...
by Richard Foster Allan

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English

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April 22, 2017

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Check out 101 Quotes for inspiration about music, living well, and love from the greatest musicians and thinkers of all time. <br /><br />The quotes are broken into seven categories:<br />1.Life Advice<br />2.Sound Advice<br />3.Master Your Instrument<br />4.Attitude is Everything<br />5.Writing & Creating<br />6.Music & Spirituality<br />7.Leave a Legacy<br /><br /><br />Read the best quotes from people like: <br /><br />Bob Dylan<br />Ray Charles<br />Miles Davis<br />Robert Plant<br />Bob Marley<br />Duke Ellington<br />Muddy Waters <br />Albert Einstein <br />John Coltrane<br />Elliott Smith <br />Johnny Cash <br />Nat King Cole<br />John Lennon<br />Jimmy Cliff<br />Prince
FRENCH POSTERS 1890-1910 : AFFICHES FRANÇAIS 1890-1910
by BILL HENRY

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English

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Publication Date

April 22, 2017

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HELLO IN THIS E-BOOK YOU WILL FIND 100 FRENCH POSTERS CREATED BETWEEN 1890-1910<br />HELLO DANS CE E-LIVRE, VOUS TROUVERZ 100 POSTES FRANÇAIS CRÉÉS ENTRE 1890-1910<br />YOU CAN USE THEM FOR WHATEVER REASON<br />VOUS POUVEZ LES UTILISER POUR QUELLE QUE VOTRE RAISON<br />YOU CAN PRINT THEM OUT FOR YOUR OWN USEOR COMMERCIALLY. <br />VOUS POUVEZ LES IMPRIMER POUR VOTRE PROPRE UTILISATEUR COMMERCIALMENT.<br />OR YOU CAN RECREATE THEM IN WATER COLOUR OR OIL ON CANVAS<br />OU VOUS POUVEZ LES RECHERCHER EN COULEUR D'EAU OU EN HUILE SUR LA TOILE<br />

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