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Paul Gauguin, 1848-1903 : the primitive sophisticate / by Walther, Ingo F.; Hulse, Michael,1955-translator.;
The age of impressionism 1848-1887 -- Suggestion and expression 1888-1891 -- Tahiti: a studio in the tropics 1891-1893 -- "The greatest modern painter" 1893-1895 -- The legacy of the tropics 1895-1903 -- Paul Gauguin 1848-1903 life and work.After starting a career as a bank broker, Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) turned to painting only at age 25. After initial success within the Impressionist circle, he broke with Vincent van Gogh and subsequently - when private difficulties caused him to become restless - embarked on a peripatetic life, wandering first through Europe and finally, in the search for pristine originality and unadulterated nature, to Tahiti. This book explores Gauguin's life and work.
Subjects: Gauguin, Paul, 1848-1903; Painters; Painting, French;
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Tamara de Lempicka, 1898-1980 : goddess of the automobile age / by Néret, Gilles.;
Includes bibliographical references.Tamara de Lempicka (1898-1980) stood at the center of the sophisticated Paris art world of the 1920s and 30s. Her love for beautiful women, elegant automobiles, and the modern metropolis provided not only motifs for her pictures, but also influenced her artistic style. Simultaneously with her career as artist, Tamara de Lempicka pioneered a new image of life on the screen, evident in the new, self-confident woman and the changing aspects of femininity and masculinity. The same sense of style was reflected in a futuristic cult of speed, domestic design forms promulgated by the Bauhaus, and the dandyism of a George Brummell.Cool, disconcerting beauty : this woman is free ... -- La belle Polonaise -- The art of the caesars -- Bedtime stories : the beautiful young woman and the ugly old dwarf -- Success : money and a title -- "She is such fun, and her pictures are so amusing" -- Tamara de Lempicka 1898-1980: Life and work.
Subjects: Lempicka, Tamara de, 1898-1980.; Women painters; Painters; Painting, French; Art deco.;
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Women impressionists / by Morisot, Berthe,1841-1895.; Pfeiffer, Ingrid.; Hollein, Max.; Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt.; Legion of Honor (San Francisco, Calif.);
Includes bibliographical references (p. 316-317).Impressionism is feminine : on the reception of Morisot, Cassatt, GonzaleÌs, and Bracquemond / Ingird Pfeiffer -- Morisot's Wet nurse : the construction of work and leisure in Impressionist painting / Linda Nochlin -- "Catching a touch of the ephemeral" : Berthe Morisot and Impressionism / Sylvie Patry -- Seven unpublished letters from Mary Cassatt to Berthe Morisot and her daughter, Julie Manet / Hugues Wilhelm -- Mary Cassatt : the touch and the gaze, or Impressionism for thinking people / Griselda Pollock -- "So firm and powerful a hand" : Mary Cassatt's techniques and questions of gender / Pamela A. Ivinski -- Expressive red : Eva GonzaleÌs and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec / Marie-Caroline Sainsaulieu -- Marie Bracquemond : the lady with the parasol / Jean-Paul Bouillon -- A call to arms : women artists' struggle for professional recognition in the nineteenth-century art world / Ann Havemann.
Subjects: Morisot, Berthe, 1841-1895; Cassatt, Mary, 1844-1926; GonzaleÌs, Eva, 1849-1883; Bracquemond, Marie, 1841-1916; Impressionism (Art); Impressionism (Art); Women artists; Women artists; Painting, French; Painting, American; Morisot, Berthe, 1841-1895; Cassat, Mary, 1844-1926; GonzaleÌs, Eva, 1849-1883; Bracquemond, Marie, 1841-1916; Impressionnisme (Art); Impressionnisme (Art); Femmes peintres; Femmes peintres; Peinture française; Peinture ameÌricaine;
© c2008., Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt ; Hatje Cantz,
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How to look at a painting / by Barbe-Gall, Françoise.; Spencer, Stewart.trl;
Includes bibliographic references (p. 306-307) and index.Presents advice on ways to examine a painting to gain a better understanding of its meaning.Observing a simple reality -- Contemplating the sublime -- Analysing distortions to the visible world -- Taking account of what appears confusing -- Getting over the shock of our first impression -- Abandoning ourselves to the gentleness of a painting.
Subjects: Painting; Art appreciation.;
© c2010., Frances Lincoln Limited,
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Women artists : the Linda Nochlin reader / by Nochlin, Linda.; Reilly, Maura,editor.;
Includes bibliographical references (pages 437-446) and index.Women artists brings together thirty essential essays from throughout Linda Nochlin's career, including two written specially for this book, making this the definitive anthology of her writing about women in art.A dialogue with Linda Nochlin, the Maverick She -- 1970s : Why have there been no great women artists? -- Miriam Schapiro: recent work -- Some women realists -- Women artists after the French Revolution -- 1980s : Florine Stettheimer: rococo subversive -- Nancy Graves: the subversiveness of sculpture -- Morisot's Wet nurse: the construction of work and leisure in impressionist painting -- Zuka's French Revolution: a woman's place is public space -- 1990s : Pornography as a decorative art: Joyce Kozloff's patterns of desire -- Starting from scratch: the beginnings of feminist art history -- Mary Cassatt's modernity -- Sylvia Sleigh: portraits of women artists and writers -- Deborah Kass: portrait of the artist as an appropriator -- 2000s : Jenny Saville: floating in gender nirvana -- Mary Frank: encounters -- Seeing beneath the surface (Kathleen Gilje) -- A rage to paint: Joan Mitchell and the issue of femininity -- Sam Taylor-Wood: when the stars weep -- Alice Neel -- Unholy postures: Kiki Smith and the body -- Sarah Lucas: God is Dad -- "Why have there been no great women artists?" thirty years after -- Women artists then and now: painting, sculpture, and the image of the self -- Cecily Brown: the erotics of touch -- Existence and beading: the work of Liza Lou -- Black, white, and uncanny: Miwa Yanagi's Fairy tale -- Old-age style: late Louise Bourgeois -- 2010s : Sophie Calle: word, image and the end of ekphrasis -- Ellen Altfest: a new, new realism -- Natalie Frank: the dark side of the fairy tale.
Subjects: Interviews.; Nochlin, Linda; Women artists.;
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The artistic touch. by Unwin, Christine M.;
"The Artistic Touch 4 is a collection of many of today's finest contemporary artworks.  The artists, in their own words, comment on their work.  The artists are : Patricia Abraham, Wanda Gringhuis Anderson, Sue Bagwell, Linda Baker, Angela Barbalace, Cindy Baron, Yachiyo Beck, Donne Bitner, Virginia Blackstock, Gwendolyn Bragg, Sandra Bray, Lisa Brisco, Carol Brody, Chica Brunsvold, Naomi Campbell, Ruth Canada, Debbie Cannatella, Zena Carnaghi, Katherine Cartwright, Marge Clay, Judi Coffey, Claudia Cook, Jaimie Cordero, David Daniels, Marilynn Derwenskus, Tricia DeWeese, Sandra, Beverly Baker Dinsmore, Carolyn Dubuque, Regina Dunne, carolyn Epperly, Jan Filarski, Janet Fish, Jacquelyn Fleming, Mary Mariska Folks, Francheskaa, Jane Freeman, Richard French, Carol Frye, Joe Gagnier, Diane Geoghegan, Jean K. Gill, Dick Green, Lisa Grob, Shirl Hathaway, Phylllis Hellier, Susan Herron, Christine A. Heyse, Diane Hickerson, Mary Higuchi, Gwen Talbot Hodges, Taylor Ikin, Angelis Jackowski, Ardythe Jolliff, Bev Jozwiak, Kathryn Kaye, Susan Kell, Karen A. Knutson, Christine S. Kopet, Margaret Kranking, Lynne Kroll, Gloria Lee, Robert Leedy, Marilyn Liedman, Fealing Lin, Mike Mazer, Laurin McCracken, Willellyn McFarland, Julia D. McGrath, Joan McKasson, Trish McKinney, Francine McOwen, Sylvia Megerdichian, Judy Metcalfe, Lisa Mishler, Barbara Moore, Trish Morgan, Diane Morgan, Annie Morgan, Barbara, Shirley Eley Nachtrieb, Marilyn Hoeck Neal, Vickie Nelson, Mary Kay Niemiec, Kenji Nishikawa, Kaaren Oreck, Patricia Martin Osborne, Dan Petersen, Joan M. Plummer, Carolton Plummer, Suzy 'Pal' Powell, Cathy Quiel, Wanda Russell, Leslie Ruth, Pat SanSoucie, Sandra Schaffer, Fran Scully, Jane Segrest, Marie Shell, Kay Smith, Marilyn Stockwell-Colestock, Kathy Stone, Betsy Dillard Stroud, Grace Swanson, Brenda Swenson, Deanna Thibault, Shigeko Tsuruta, Sheila Underwood, Patricia Undis, Christine M. Unwin, Monika Unwin, Rosa, Girija Viswanath, Soon Y. Warren, Cynthia S. Whitney, Bernyce Alpert Winick, Donna Jill Witty, Yvonne Wood, Val Wright and Peggy Zehring" - inside flap.
Subjects: Artists; Gagnier, Joe.; Watercolor painting, American.; Watercolor painting; Painters.; Paintings.;
© c2010., Creative Art Press,
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The philosopher, the priest, and the painter : a portrait of Descartes / by Nadler, Steven M.,1958-;
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-225) and index.A unique combination of philosophy, biography, and art history. The philosopher, the priest, and the painter investigates the remarkable individuals and the circumstances behind a small portrait."In the Louvre museum hangs a portrait of a middle-aged man with long dark hair, a mustache, and heavy-lidded eyes, and he is dressed in the starched white collar and black coat of the typical Dutch burgher. The painting is now the iconic image of René Descartes, the great seventeenth-century French philosopher. And the painter of the work? The Dutch master Frans Hals--or so it was long believed, until the work was downgraded to a copy of an original. But where, then, is the authentic version located, and who painted it? Is the man in the painting--and in its original--really Descartes? A unique combination of philosophy, biography, and art history, The Philosopher, the Priest, and the Painter investigates the remarkable individuals and circumstances behind a small portrait. Through this image--and the intersecting lives of a brilliant philosopher, a Catholic priest, and a gifted painter--Steven Nadler opens up a fascinating portal into Descartes's life and times, skillfully presenting an accessible introduction to Descartes's philosophical and scientific ideas, and an illuminating tour of the volatile political and religious environment of the Dutch Golden Age. As Nadler shows, Descartes's innovative ideas about the world, about human nature and knowledge, and about philosophy itself, stirred great controversy. Philosophical and theological critics vigorously opposed his views, and civil and ecclesiastic authorities condemned his writings. Nevertheless, Descartes's thought came to dominate the philosophical world of the period, and can rightly be called the philosophy of the seventeenth century." -- Publisher's description.
Subjects: Descartes, René, 1596-1650.; Hals, Frans, 1584-1666.; Philosophers; Philosophy, Modern.;
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The art of theft [electronic resource] : Lady Sherlock Series, book 4. by Sherry, Thomas.; Reading Kate.;
Narrator: Kate Reading.Charlotte Holmes, Lady Sherlock, is back solving new cases in the Victorian-set mystery series from the USA Today bestselling author of The Hollow of Fear . As "Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective," Charlotte Holmes has solved murders and found missing individuals. But she has never stolen a priceless artwork—or rather, made away with the secrets hidden behind a much-coveted canvas. But Mrs. Watson is desperate to help her old friend recover those secrets and Charlotte finds herself involved in a fever-paced scheme to infiltrate a glamorous Yuletide ball where the painting is one handshake away from being sold and the secrets a bare breath from exposure. Her dear friend Lord Ingram, her sister Livia, Livia's admirer Stephen Marbleton—everyone pitches in to help and everyone has a grand time. But nothing about this adventure is what it seems and disaster is biding time on the grounds of a glittering French chateau, waiting only for Charlotte to make a single mistake...Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 289322 KB).
Subjects: Electronic books.; Fiction.; Historical Fiction.; Mystery.; Romance.;
© 2019., Penguin Audio,
On-line resources: http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=202075&titleID=4537946 -- Click to access title on Overdrive. ;
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Complete poems, 1904-1962 / by Cummings, E. E.(Edward Estlin),1894-1962.; Firmage, George James.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.This centennial edition of E.E. Cummings's Complete Poems, published in celebration of his birth on October 14, 1894, contains all of the poems published or designated for publication by the poet in his lifetime, including thirty-six poems that were first collected in the 1991 edition and 164 unpublished poems issued in 1983 under the title Etcetera. At the time of his death in 1962 E.E. Cummings was, next to Robert Frost, the most widely read poet in America. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, he lived most of his life in Greenwich Village and in Madison, New Hampshire, where he died in 1962. His imprisonment in a French detention center during World War I, which inspired his novel The Enormous Room, and his visit to Stalinist Russia in 1931, described in his EIMI, punctuated a career devoted entirely to his two passions of poetry and painting. Combining Thoreau's controlled belligerence with the brash abandon of an uninhibited Bohemian, Cummings, together with Pound, Eliot, and William Carlos Williams, helped bring about the twentieth-century revolution in literary expression. He is recognized on the one hand as the author of some of the most beautiful lyric poems written in the English language, and on the other as one of the most inventive American poets of his time - in the words of Richard Kostelanetz, "the major American poet of the middle-twentieth-century."
Subjects: English poetry.; American poetry.; English poetry; United States;
© 1994, ©1991., Liveright,
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Dress code : [electronic resource] : Unlocking fashion from the new look to millennial pink. by Hyland, V©♭ronique.;
Why does fashion hold so much power over us? Most of us care about how we dress and how we present ourselves. Style offers clues about everything from class to which in-group we belong to. Bad Feminist for fashion, Dress Code takes aim at the institutions within the fashion industry while reminding us of the importance of dress and what it means for self-presentation. Everything -- from societal changes to the progress (or lack thereof) of women's rights to the hidden motivations behind what we choose to wear to align ourselves with a particular social group -- can be tracked through clothing. Veronique Hyland examines thought-provoking questions such as: Why has the "French girl" persisted as our most undying archetype? What does "dressing for yourself" really mean for a woman? How should a female politician dress? Will gender-differentiated fashion go forever out of style? How has social media affected and warped our sense of self-presentation, and how are we styling ourselves expressly for it? Not everyone participates in painting, literature, or film. But there is no "opting out" of fashion. And yet, fashion is still seen as superficial and trivial, and only the finest of couture is considered as art. Hyland argues that fashion is a key that unlocks questions of power, sexuality, and class, taps into history, and sends signals to the world around us. Clothes means something -- even if you're "just" wearing jeans and a T-shirt.Electronic reproduction.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Nonfiction.; Essays.; Sociology.;
© 2022.,
On-line resources: http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=130119&titleID=6345794 -- Click to access digital title in OverDrive.;
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