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Richard Estes Realism

Author : Patterson Sims
ISBN : 0300205120
Genre : Art
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A rich compendium of Estes' virtuosic photorealist paintings, which capture light and reflections in brilliant detail
Category: Art

Richard Estes

Author : Louis K. Meisel
ISBN : UOM:39015015672309
Genre : Photo-realism
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Reproduces the major works of this photorealist artist and traces his life history.
Category: Photo-realism

Realism

Author : Kerstin Stremmel
ISBN : 3822829420
Genre : Art
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Each book in Taschen's Basic Art movement and genre series includes a detailed introduction with approximately 30 photographs, plus a timeline of the most important events (political, cultural, scientific, sporting, etc.) that took place during the time period.
Category: Art

The Annotated Mona Lisa

Author : Carol Strickland
ISBN : 0740768727
Genre : Art
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Presents the history of art from prehistoric times to the present day, describes major artists and movements, and details the influence of art on society through the ages.
Category: Art

Richard Estes

Author : Richard Estes
ISBN : UCSD:31822034424952
Genre : Painting
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March 10 - April 8, 2000 Marlborough Fine Art, London
Category: Painting

Concepts Of Realism

Author : Luc Herman
ISBN : 1571130535
Genre : Literary Collections
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Examination of the critical discourse on the literary movement of 'realism.'
Category: Literary Collections

New York Magazine

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New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.
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For America

Author : Jeremiah William McCarthy
ISBN : 9780300244281
Genre : Art
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Featuring paintings by American icons like Winslow Homer and Thomas Eakins, this book illustrates the ways American artists have viewed themselves, their peers, and their painted worlds over 200 years.
Category: Art

Heidegger And The Work Of Art History

Author : Dr Aron Vinegar
ISBN : 1409456137
Genre : Art
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Heidegger and the Work of Art History explores the impact and future possibilities of Heidegger’s philosophy for art history and visual culture in the 21st century. Scholars from the fields of art history, visual and material studies, design, philosophy, aesthetics and new media pursue diverse lines of thinking that have departed from Heidegger’s work in order to foster compelling new accounts of works of art and their historicity.
Category: Art

Six Takes On Photo Realism

Author : Helen Ferrulli
ISBN : OCLC:222203967
Genre : Painting, American
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Category: Painting, American

Art And Pluralism

Author : Nigel Whiteley
ISBN : 9781781389072
Genre : Art
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Lawrence Alloway (1926-1990) was one of the most influential and widely respected (as well as prolific) art writers of the post-war years. His many books, catalogue essays and reviews manifest the changing paradigms of art away from the formal values of modernism towards the inclusiveness of the visual culture model in the 1950s, through the diversity and excesses of the 1960s, to the politicisation in the wake of 1968 and the Vietnam war, on to postmodern concerns in the 1970s. Alloway was in the right places at the right times. From his central involvement with the Independent Group and the ICA in London in the 1950s, he moved to New York, the new world centre of art, at the beginning of the 1960s. In the early 1970s he became deeply involved with the realist revival and the early feminist movement in art -- Sylvia Sleigh, the painter, was his wife -- and went on to write extensively about the gallery and art market as a system, examining the critic's role within this system. Positioning himself against the formalism and exclusivism associated with Clement Greenberg, Alloway was wholeheartedly committed to pluralism and diversity in both art and society. For him, art and criticism were always to be understood within a wider set of cultural, social and political concerns, with the emphasis on democracy, social inclusiveness, and freedom of expression. Art and Pluralism provides a close critical reading of Alloway's writings, and sets his work and thought within the cultural contexts of the London and New York art worlds from the 1950s through to the early 1980s. It is a fascinating study of one of the most significant art critics of the twentieth century.
Category: Art

A World History Of Art

Author : Hugh Honour
ISBN : 1856694518
Genre : Art
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Expanded to include the discoveries in prehistoric art as well as the developments in non-Western and modern art since the 6th edition, this is a wide ranging history of art.
Category: Art

The Hydrogen Jukebox

Author : Peter Schjeldahl
ISBN : 0520913841
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Schjeldahl provides a sharp perspective on individual artists, their work, art-world events and ethics, and new, creative directions. Above all, he challenges established views, infecting readers with his passion for art. "To read Schjeldahl is not to agree or disagree, but rather to enter the enchanting flow of a fertile imagination".--Art in America. (HC:1991)
Category: Literary Criticism

Photo Realism

Author : Louis K. Meisel
ISBN : UOM:49015001139741
Genre : Art
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A survey of modern paintings, whose disconcerting fidelity to life prompts a reexamination of common, everyday sights that are taken for granted
Category: Art

Radical Realism

Author : Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)
ISBN : UCSC:32106013123853
Genre : Art, American
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Category: Art, American

American Mirror The Life And Art Of Norman Rockwell

Author : Deborah Solomon
ISBN : 9780374711047
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR A FINALIST FOR THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE IN BIOGRAPHY AND SHORTLISTED FOR THE PEN/JACQUELINE BOGRAD WELD AWARD FOR BIOGRAPHY "Welcome to Rockwell Land," writes Deborah Solomon in the introduction to this spirited and authoritative biography of the painter who provided twentieth-century America with a defining image of itself. As the star illustrator of The Saturday Evening Post for nearly half a century, Norman Rockwell mingled fact and fiction in paintings that reflected the we-the-people, communitarian ideals of American democracy. Freckled Boy Scouts and their mutts, sprightly grandmothers, a young man standing up to speak at a town hall meeting, a little black girl named Ruby Bridges walking into an all-white school—here was an America whose citizens seemed to believe in equality and gladness for all. Who was this man who served as our unofficial "artist in chief" and bolstered our country's national identity? Behind the folksy, pipe-smoking façade lay a surprisingly complex figure—a lonely painter who suffered from depression and was consumed by a sense of inadequacy. He wound up in treatment with the celebrated psychoanalyst Erik Erikson. In fact, Rockwell moved to Stockbridge, Massachusetts so that he and his wife could be near Austen Riggs, a leading psychiatric hospital. "What's interesting is how Rockwell's personal desire for inclusion and normalcy spoke to the national desire for inclusion and normalcy," writes Solomon. "His work mirrors his own temperament—his sense of humor, his fear of depths—and struck Americans as a truer version of themselves than the sallow, solemn, hard-bitten Puritans they knew from eighteenth-century portraits." Deborah Solomon, a biographer and art critic, draws on a wealth of unpublished letters and documents to explore the relationship between Rockwell's despairing personality and his genius for reflecting America's brightest hopes. "The thrill of his work," she writes, "is that he was able to use a commercial form [that of magazine illustration] to thrash out his private obsessions." In American Mirror, Solomon trains her perceptive eye not only on Rockwell and his art but on the development of visual journalism as it evolved from illustration in the 1920s to photography in the 1930s to television in the 1950s. She offers vivid cameos of the many famous Americans whom Rockwell counted as friends, including President Dwight Eisenhower, the folk artist Grandma Moses, the rock musician Al Kooper, and the generation of now-forgotten painters who ushered in the Golden Age of illustration, especially J. C. Leyendecker, the reclusive legend who created the Arrow Collar Man. Although derided by critics in his lifetime as a mere illustrator whose work could not compete with that of the Abstract Expressionists and other modern art movements, Rockwell has since attracted a passionate following in the art world. His faith in the power of storytelling puts his work in sync with the current art scene. American Mirror brilliantly explains why he deserves to be remembered as an American master of the first rank.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Super Realism

Author : Gregory Battcock
ISBN : UOM:39015006361441
Genre : Art, Modern
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Category: Art, Modern

Aspects Of Realism

Author : Rothmans of Pall Mall Canada Limited
ISBN : UOM:39015043413809
Genre : Art, Modern
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Category: Art, Modern

American Super Realism

Author : Terra Museum of American Art
ISBN : UOM:49015002783505
Genre : Painting
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Category: Painting

Green Woods Crystal Waters

Author : John Arthur
ISBN : UOM:39015048571312
Genre : Art
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Formally and expressively diverse, the works range from the objective depiction of the physical appearance of nature to the romantic or mystical use of landscape as a vehicle for poetic and spiritual concerns to the expressionist's reshaping of nature to follow the curvature of interior moods." "Includes 100 color illustrations, checklist of the exhibition, bibliography, and index of artists."--BOOK JACKET.
Category: Art