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Impressionists In London

Author : Caroline Corbeau-Parsons
ISBN : 1849765243
Genre : Artists
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This title charts the story of the French artists who took refuge in London during and after the devastating Franco-Prussian War and the Paris Commune. Following these traumatic events there was a creative flourishing in London as the exiles responded to British culture and social life - regattas, processions, parks, and of course the Thames.
Category: Artists

The Europeans

Author : Orlando Figes
ISBN : 9780141979441
Genre : History
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'Magnificent. Beautifully written, immaculately researched and thoroughly absorbing from start to finish. A tour de force that explains how Europe's cultural life transformed during the course of the 19th century - and so much more' Peter Frankopan From the bestselling author of Natasha's Dance, The Europeans is richly enthralling, panoramic cultural history of nineteenth-century Europe, told through the intertwined lives of three remarkable people: a great singer, Pauline Viardot, a great writer, Ivan Turgenev, and a great connoisseur, Pauline's husband Louis. Their passionate, ambitious lives were bound up with an astonishing array of writers, composers and painters all trying to make their way through the exciting, prosperous and genuinely pan-European culture that came about as a result of huge economic and technological change. This culture - through trains, telegraphs and printing - allowed artists of all kinds to exchange ideas and make a living, shuttling back and forth across the whole continent from the British Isles to Imperial Russia, as they exploited a new cosmopolitan age. The Europeans is Orlando Figes' masterpiece. Surprising, beautifully written, it describes huge changes through intimate details, little-known stories and through the lens of Turgenev and the Viardots' touching, strange love triangle. Events which we now see as central to European high culture are made completely fresh, allowing the reader to revel in the sheer precariousness with which the great salons, premieres and bestsellers came into existence.
Category: History

Arte Del Mar

Author : James A. Doyle
ISBN : 9781588397072
Genre : Art
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Arte del Mar explores the diverse, interconnected history of the indigenous peoples of the Caribbean, where the sea was a vital source of cultural exchange. Before the arrival of Europeans, Caribbean societies formed a vast, multilingual network characterized by complex relationships among neighbors and distant contacts alike. Colonization and the subsequent forced mass migration of enslaved peoples from Africa later contributed to the heterogeneous culture of the region. Providing the first holistic look at Caribbean art, this Bulletin features masterworks from the early first millennium to the present, including works by celebrated Taíno artists from the Greater Antilles, as well as fascinating objects from lesser-known societies such as the Tairona from Colombia; the diverse kingdoms in Veraguas, Panama; and the communities in the Ulúa Valley, Honduras. A brief exploration of more contemporary artistic practice yields further insight into this unique ancestral legacy. Whether ancient or modern, the artworks presented here share a formal grammar linking politics, mythology, and ritual performance, revealing a distinctly Caribbean approach to creativity.
Category: Art

American Impressionism And Realism

Author : Helene Barbara Weinberg
ISBN : 9781876509996
Genre : Art, American
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Explores more than 70 Impressionist and Realist paintings from the Metropolitan's collection. It presents works by some of America's foremost artists of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, including Whistler, Sargent, Winslow Homer, Childe Hassam, and Mary Cassatt.
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Art And Artists

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ISBN : UOM:39015017542781
Genre : Art
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The Athenaeum

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ISBN : ONB:+Z258651901
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Maurice Denis Earthly Paradise 1870 1943

Author : Maurice Denis
ISBN : 2891923103
Genre : Art
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Maurice Denis (1870-1943) is perhaps the last great French painter of his generation awaiting rediscovery, after his lifelong friends Pierre Bonnard and Edouard Vuillard. With them, Denis co-founded the Japanese-influenced group known as the Nabis, eventually becoming its principal theoretician. In the 1890s, he remained at the forefront of the movement, and was also closely associated with Symbolism, but his work was tremendously wide-ranging in scope and style. After 1900, his links with Matisse and Cezanne, and his calls for a new classicism--based on his love of Trecento and Quattrocento murals--made him one of the most respected voices in European art. Denis' work ran the gamut of the visual arts, from easel painting to engraving and the decorative arts; after 1918, he worked increasingly on decorative projects in both religious and non-religious contexts. Reproducing many major works for the first time, this thorough survey supplies a definitive volume on one of nineteenth-century France's finest painters.
Category: Art

The Listener

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105007801009
Genre : Radio addresses, debates, etc
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The Nation

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ISBN : PSU:000068744441
Genre : Literature
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The Athenaeum

Author : James Silk Buckingham
ISBN : UCLA:L0087598371
Genre : England
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The Athenaeum

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ISBN : WISC:89013031760
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British Books

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ISBN : UOM:39015071098878
Genre : Bibliography
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The Illustrated London News

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ISBN : UOM:39015055287083
Genre : World war, 1914-1918
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