Art History

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Renaissance thinking was not just about making men smarter, more intellectual, and open minded (although who would complain about that happening!).

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“With detailed notations and interesting reflections on themes, symbolisms and iconography, this book is a pleasure from start to finish.”

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“For Millet and Modern Art, the essays are its heart and soul, down to earth and of course, modern.”

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“Line after line and scene after scene delight the reader with its account of a world gone by but well worth the returning to, if only as a tourist.

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“offers one of the most well-rounded, entertaining, and creative presentations of Gaugin biographies on the shelves.”

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The history of drawing wrapped up in a pleasant and readable text, Rubens, Rembrandt, and Drawing in the Golden Age is a fantastic discussion of the many purposes of the drawing

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Mostly known for his naturalist work with birds (the National Audubon Society is, after all, dedicated specifically to protecting birds and their habitats), John James Audubon (1785–1851) wandered

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“succeeds in providing documentation for how thinking is changing, debating, and making ideological accommodations over time, as understandings deepen, and relationships are strengthened.”

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“there was courage and conviction in his decision to eschew the title of abstraction that so many of his peers pursued in favor of a lifelong commitment to the tradition of representational

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To say that Christopher Wood’s A History of Art History is erudite would be a serious understatement.

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After Leonardo Di Vinci there was Rembrandt and before Picasso there was Rembrandt.

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“A $450 million price tag. And what of that? Was it 500 years of history that warranted that exorbitant amount? Or was it the spiritual aura?”

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“Ward wants to break down any veil of time, any patina of history, and to confront these art works, to argue and quarrel with them.

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So much about Iraq has been destroyed over the last few decades. The country has suffered great indignities. Rampage, war, revolution, and still, to this day, misunderstanding on a global scale.

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“through the lens of the women they depicted in their work, women as warriors, as workers, as prostitutes, as mothers, as lovers, ever present even in absence, every work shining a light on

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“Throughout these tumultuous decades, artists have sought to express themselves in harrowing circumstances. John J.

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“How did a sickly kid from a poor family in Pittsburgh become Andy Warhol, the cultural superstar?”

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“The Short Story of Modern Art will allow the reader to feel more at ease, more confident, and more educated about the world of art.”

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“In a clean, straightforward manner, Raud spins a darling story. The message is clear, but not preachy or imparted from a moral high ground.

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“Art of Feminism isn’t a book for art students, and it’s not a book for engaged feminists.

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“there really is nothing that is not captivating about Bruegel and Bruegel: The Master has done all it can to present an extraordinary, comprehensive, savvy and scholarly survey of

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“I (Heart) Art gives youngsters their own elegant and timeless pocket museum that they can visit time and time again, independently, at their own pace, and, above

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“does an admirable job making connections between Gauguin’s artwork, the international settings, and sculptural artifacts.”

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Forgotten Women: The Artists is part of a “brand new series, which will uncover the lost histories of the women who, over thousands of years have refused to accept the hand they were dealt

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