all ebooks in category: Arts & Photography Criticism

Abject Performances: Aesthetic Strategies in Latino Cultural Production (Dissident Acts)
2018 | ISBN: 0822370638, 0822370786 | English | 232 pages | PDF | 29 MB

In Abject Performances Leticia Alvarado draws out the irreverent, disruptive aesthetic strategies used by Latino artists and cultural producers who shun standards of respectability that …

Old Mistresses: Women, Art and Ideology
ISBN: 1780764049 | 224 pages | PDF | July 30, 2013 | English | 114 Mb

Why is everything that compromises greatness in art coded as 'feminine'? Has the feminist critique of Art History history yet effected real change? With a …

Renaissance Futurities: Science, Art, Invention
2019 | ISBN: 0520296982 | English | 256 pages | PDF | 12 MB

Renaissance Futurities considers the intersections between artistic rebirth, the new science, and European imperialism in the global early modern world. Charlene Villaseñor Black and Mari-Tere …

Rudolf Nureyev: The Life
English | December 5th, 2013 | ISBN: 0241986907 | 800 pages | EPUB | 34.23 MB

Born on a train in Stalin's Russia, Rudolf Nureyev was ballet's first pop icon. No other dancer of our time has generated the same excitement …

A Capsule Aesthetic: Feminist Materialisms in New Media Art
2018 | ISBN: 1517900492, 1517900484 | English | 168 pages | PDF | 4 MB

How new media art informed by feminism yields important and original insights about interacting with technologies In A Capsule Aesthetic, Kate Mondloch examines how new …

Arms & Armor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
1999 | ISBN: 0810963760 | English | 200 Pages | PDF | 97,1 MB

Associated with strength, bravery, and loyalty, arms and armor have long been decorated with great skill and care, thereby becoming artistic creations in their own …

«What Is Art?» by Leo Tolstoy
English | ISBN: 9781910558171 | EPUB | 1.5 MB

Tolstoy shares his views about the imprecision of general opinions on art, the time, effort, public funds, and public respect spent on art and artists. …

Black Post-Blackness: The Black Arts Movement and Twenty-First-Century Aesthetics
2017 | ISBN: 0252082494, 0252041003 | English | 280 pages | PDF | 8 MB

A 2008 cover of The New Yorker featured a much-discussed Black Power parody of Michelle and Barack Obama. The image put a spotlight on how …

Paris Without End: On French Art Since World War I (Artists & Art)
English | June 24, 2014 | ISBN: 1611459001 | 208 pages | EPUB | 2.28 Mb

This brilliant blend of history, biography, and criticism explores the seminal figures of twentieth-century French art—Matisse, Picasso, Derain, Lйger, Dufy, Braque, Giacometti, Balthus, and Hйlion—and …

«Venus in Exile» by Wendy Steiner
English | ISBN: 9780743218801 | EPUB | 0.3 MB

Whereas previous eras had celebrated beauty as the central aim of art, the modernist avant-garde were deeply suspicious of beauty and its perennial symbols, woman …