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Still Life With Chickens

Author : Catherine Goldhammer
ISBN : 9781440628955
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"Frank, funny and helpful."—The Atlanta Journal-Constitution For the millions who loved A Year by the Sea comes a memoir of a woman who awakens at midlife to find wisdom in a most unlikely place In this beautifully written and frequently funny memoir, Catherine Goldhammer, newly separated, along with her twelve-year-old daughter, starts life anew in a cottage by the sea, in a rustic town where live bait is sold from vending machines. Partly to please her daughter and partly for reasons not clear to her at the time, she begins this year of transition by purchasing six baby chickens—whose job, she comes to suspect, is to pull her and her daughter forward out of one life and into another. An unforgettable story filled with hope and grace, Still Life with Chickens shows how transcendent wisdom can be found in the most unlikely of places.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Still Life In Shadows

Author : Alice J. Wisler
ISBN : 9780802483805
Genre : Fiction
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It’s been fifteen years since Gideon Miller ran away from his Amish community in Carlisle, Pennsylvania as a boy of fifteen. Gideon arrives in the Smoky Mountains town of Twin Branches and settles in at the local auto mechanic's garage. He meets a host of interesting characters –the most recent acquaintances are Kiki, an autistic teen, and her sister Mari. Known as the "Getaway Savior" he helps other Amish boys and girls relocate to life in modern America. One day the phone rings. On the other end is his brother Moriah calling from Florida. Of course Gideon welcomes his brother to stay with him and offers him a job. But Moriah is caught in a web which ends in his death and forces Gideon to return to the town of his youth, with his brother’s body in the back of a hearse and Mari and Kiki at his side. He must face not only the community he ran away from years ago but also his own web of bitterness. Will he be able to give his anger over to God and forgive his father?
Category: Fiction

Still Life With Woodpecker

Author : Tom Robbins
ISBN : 0553897942
Genre : Fiction
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Still Life with Woodpecker is a sort of a love story that takes place inside a pack of Camel cigarettes. It reveals the purpose of the moon, explains the difference between criminals and outlaws, examines the conflict between social activism and romantic individualism, and paints a portrait of contemporary society that includes powerful Arabs, exiled royalty, and pregnant cheerleaders. It also deals with the problem of redheads.
Category: Fiction

Bernard Buffet

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ISBN : UIUC:30112073258177
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Author : Karin H. Grimme
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123399391
Genre : Art
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Painting with light and color On April 15th, 1874, in the Parisian studio of photographer Nadar, was the opening of the first group exhibition that was uninhibited by government interference and the dictates of an official selection committee. This date has gone down in the annals of art history because it marks the birth of the Impressionism. Impressionistic paintings now rank among the most popular works of art and are the pride of any museum or collection worldwide. However, in 1874 the public response to the exhibition, and to Impressionist painting, was not adoration but rather shock and even outrage. The Impressionists and the succeeding Neo-Impressionists were avant-gardist and revolutionary, paving the way for modern art. Present-day viewers, hardly realizing this revolutionary potential, can be content to enjoy the aesthetic of light and color. Artists featured in detail: Frederic Bazille, Marie Braquemond, Gustave Caillebotte, Mary Cassat, Edgar Degas, Vincent Van Gogh, Armand Guillaumin, Max Liebermann, Claude Monet, Berthe Morisot, Guiseppe de Nittis, Camille Pissarro, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Medardo Rosso, Giovanni Segantini, John Singer Sargent, Georges Seurat, Paul Signac, Walter Richard Sickert, Alfred Sisley, Max Slevogt, Fritz von Uhde, Federico Zandomeneghi About the Series: Each book in TASCHEN's Basic Genre Series features: a detailed illustrated introduction plus a timeline of the most important political, cultural and social events that took place during that period a selection of the most important works of the epoch, each of which is presented on a 2-page spread with a full-page image and with an interpretation of the respective work, plus a portrait and brief biography of the artist approximately 100 colour illustrations with explanatory captions
Category: Art

Still Life Painting

Author : Charles Sterling
ISBN : UOM:39015006342649
Genre : Still-life painting
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Traces the history of still life painting from ancient Rome to the twentieth century and focuses on the most influential artists
Category: Still-life painting

The Biggest Little Room

Author : Purita Kalaw-Ledesma
ISBN : UOM:39015050951840
Genre : Art, Modern
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Category: Art, Modern

Gustave Caillebotte Urban Impressionist

Author : Madame Anne Distel
ISBN : UOM:39015034287543
Genre : Art
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A catalog of the influential works of Gustave Caillebotte, an impressionist painter who also collected and preserved many important impressionistic works
Category: Art

Still Life Paintings From The Netherlands 1550 1720

Author : Alan Chong
ISBN : UOM:39015048598109
Genre : Art
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This stunning book presents the very best still lifes produced in the Netherlands at the height of the genre, from the early beginnings in the 16th century, with Pieter Aertsen and Joachim Beuckelaer, to the late highlights in the 18th century, with Rachel Ruysch and Jan van Huysum. Despite the popularity and abundance of flower paintings in modern collections, the book includes a wide range of subjects and styles, from the simple to the complex, the charmingly small to the opulent and extravagant, and from flowers to hunting still lifes or objects in the corner of a painter's studio, along with an occasional trompe l'oeil. The visual delights of still-life painting have a strong historical context. Collectors and connoisseurs purchased them because of their realism, visual appeal, and relevance to their own lives. Poets praised the wonders of still-life paintings and evoked the power of painting to transcend the seasons and the passing of time. Contemporary observers lauded the expensive and elaborate objects often on display. The book therefore considers the visual achievement of the Netherlandish still life painters in the context of contemporary reactions to pictures, art theory, and issues of patronage. Numerous artists were tempted to try their hand at still life, drawn by a new and enchanting genre that allowed an artist to create independent worlds of inanimate objects on the flat surface of a picture -- imaginary realms that had an exceptional following among connoisseurs of the time. These images continue to work their magic on present-day art lovers.
Category: Art

Still Life With Rice

Author : Helie Lee
ISBN : UOM:39015037318741
Genre : Family & Relationships
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As told by her granddaughter, the biography of a Korean woman born in 1912 into a socially-repressive, male-dominated society, describes her struggles to overcome the pains of war, loss, and discrimination
Category: Family & Relationships

The Encyclopedia Americana

Author : Alexander Hopkins McDannald
ISBN : NWU:35556000686121
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Still Life

Author : Sanford Friedman
ISBN : UCAL:B4450960
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Life And Still Life

Author : Julie Berger Hochstrasser
ISBN : UCAL:C3389088
Genre : Material culture
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Category: Material culture

The Virgin In The Garden And Still Life

Author : Antonia Susan Byatt
ISBN : UVA:X002108697
Genre : English fiction
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Orig. pub. 1978. Two novels follow the fortunes of a Yorkshire schoolteacher's children from Coronation year to the end of the fifties.
Category: English fiction

Arts Magazine

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ISBN : PSU:000068339920
Genre : Art
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Category: Art