Kunst und Fotografie

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Author: David Campany

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780714894287

Category:

Page: 220

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Mit Fotografien von: Vito Acconci, Bas Jan Adder, John Baldessari, Lewis Baltz, Sophie Calle, Annette Messager ... et al.

Photography Themes

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Author: LE Gonzalez

Publisher: Booktango

ISBN: 1468919962

Category: Photography

Page: N.A

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The book will guide photographers who are just starting to go deeper into the art on how to take better photos as well as introducing several techniques to kick start your creativity.

Surrealism and Photography in Czechoslovakia

On the Needles of Days

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Author: Krzysztof Fijałkowski,Michael Richardson,Ian Walker

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781409406280

Category: Art

Page: 198

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Surrealism and Photography in Czechoslovakia sheds much-needed light on the location of the single greatest concentration of Surrealist photography - the Czech Republic - and examines the culture and tradition of Surrealist photography that has taken root and flourished there. This volume explores a rich and important artistic output, from 1934 to the present, very little of which has been seen outside of the Czech Republic.

Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography

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Author: John Hannavy

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135873267

Category: Photography

Page: 1736

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The Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography is the first comprehensive encyclopedia of world photography up to the beginning of the twentieth century. It sets out to be the standard, definitive reference work on the subject for years to come. Its coverage is global – an important ‘first’ in that authorities from all over the world have contributed their expertise and scholarship towards making this a truly comprehensive publication. The Encyclopedia presents new and ground-breaking research alongside accounts of the major established figures in the nineteenth century arena. Coverage includes all the key people, processes, equipment, movements, styles, debates and groupings which helped photography develop from being ‘a solution in search of a problem’ when first invented, to the essential communication tool, creative medium, and recorder of everyday life which it had become by the dawn of the twentieth century. The sheer breadth of coverage in the 1200 essays makes the Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography an essential reference source for academics, students, researchers and libraries worldwide.

Being, Playing and Learning Outdoors

Making Provision for High Quality Experiences in the Outdoor Environment

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Author: Jan White

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134127081

Category: Education

Page: 152

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There is now a growing appreciation of the importance and value of learning through play outdoors. In a world where it is perceived that children can no longer ‘play out’ freely and safely Playing and Learning Outdoors shows early years practitioners how to pay more attention to making the most of the outdoors for the enjoyment, health and education of children from three to five years. This book will allow practitioners to develop rich and stimulating outdoor play provision in Early Years settings and enable you to feel confident to offer wonderful play experiences outdoors. Playing and Learning Outdoors offers practitioners achievable advice and support, based on approaches which are appropriate and effective for young children’s all-round well-being and development. The book includes practical advice on: movement and physical play playing with sand, natural materials and water plants, living things and growing construction, creative and imaginative play. Filled with advice and support, this lively, inspiring and accessible book will help practitioners to develop a truly practical and enjoyable approach to learning through play outdoors. With over twenty years’ experience in education, Jan White is an Education Consultant for Outdoor Provision in the Early Years and is currently associate consultant with Early Excellence and associate lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University.

Erik Satie: Music, Art and Literature

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Author: Dr Caroline Potter

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1472402774

Category: Music

Page: 360

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Erik Satie (1866-1925) was a quirky, innovative and enigmatic composer whose impact has spread far beyond the musical world. As an artist active in several spheres - from cabaret to religion, from calligraphy to poetry and playwriting - and collaborator with some of the leading avant-garde figures of the day, including Cocteau, Picasso, Diaghilev and René Clair, he was one of few genuinely cross-disciplinary composers. His artistic activity, during a tumultuous time in the Parisian art world, situates him in an especially exciting period, and his friendships with Debussy, Stravinsky and others place him at the centre of French musical life. He was a unique figure whose art is immediately recognisable, whatever the medium he employed. Erik Satie: Music, Art and Literature explores many aspects of Satie's creativity to give a full picture of this most multifaceted of composers. The focus is on Satie's philosophy and psychology revealed through his music; Satie's interest in and participation in artistic media other than music, and Satie's collaborations with other artists. This book is therefore essential reading for anyone interested in the French musical and cultural scene of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

The Human Figure in Motion

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Author: Eadweard Muybridge,Robert Taft

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486202044

Category: Art

Page: 390

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"196 plates (containing over 4700 individual photographs) from the famous Muybridge collection, chosen for their value to artists, doctors, and researchers"--Jacket.

Art, Design, Photo

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Author: Alexander Davis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780903904018

Category: Graphic arts

Page: 256

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Digital Alchemy

Printmaking techniques for fine art, photography, and mixed media

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Author: Bonny Pierce Lhotka

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132562942

Category: Computers

Page: 312

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In Digital Alchemy, acclaimed printmaker Bonny Pierce Lhotka shows how to turn your standard inkjet printer into a seemingly magical instrument capable of transforming your printed images into true works of art. Using plenty of visuals and straightforward terms, Lhotka walks you step-by-step through over a dozen projects. Forget printing on boring old paper, in Digital Alchemy, you’ll learn how to transfer and print images to a variety of surfaces including metal, wood, fabric, stone, and plastic using the techniques Lhotka’s spent years developing. If you’re a photographer looking for new ways to personalize your work or a digital artist who’s ready to take your work to the next level, you’ll find all of the tools, techniques, and inspiration you need in this book. Lhotka’s enthusiasm for experimenting with unusual printing materials and processes has led her to create new and amazing transfer techniques, including one that resembles a Polaroid™ transfer on steroids. She also shows you how to make prints using unexpected, everyday materials such as hand sanitizer and gelatin. You’ll even learn direct printing, the technique for sending your custom substrate through your printer almost as if it were paper. In Digital Alchemy, you’ll learn how to: Transfer images to metal, wood, plastic, and other materials that will not feed through an inkjet printer Print directly on metal for a fraction of the cost of using a print service Simulate a print from an expensive UV flatbed printer using an inexpensive desktop printer Use carrier sheets and paintable precoats to print on almost any surface Achieve near-lithographic quality digital prints with transfer processes to uncoated fine art paper In addition to the tutorials in the book, you can watch Lhotka in action on the included DVD-ROM, which has over 60 minutes of video footage where you’ll learn how to perform an alcohol gel transfer, transfer an image to a wooden surface, use your inkjet printer to achieve remarkable prints, and more. Simply insert the DVD-ROM into your computer's DVD drive. Note, this DVD-ROM will not work in TV DVD players.

Work and Society

Sociological Approaches, Themes and Methods

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Author: Tim Strangleman,Tracey Warren

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134327773

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 360

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Work and Society is an important new text about the sociology of work and employment. It provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students of sociology, business and politics, with a firm and enjoyable foundation to this fascinating area of sociology, giving comprehensive coverage of traditional areas of the sub-discipline as well as new trends and developments. The book is divided into three complementary and interconnected sections – investigating work, work and social change and understanding work. These sections allow readers to explore themes, issues and approaches by examining how sociologists have thought about, and researched work and how the sub-discipline has been influenced by wider society itself. Novel features include separate chapters on researching work, domestic work, unemployment and work, and the representation of work in literary and visual media.

Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History

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Author: Fred S. Kleiner

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133711154

Category: Education

Page: 672

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GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES, VOLUME II, 14TH EDITION: The most widely-read history of art and architecture in the English language for over 85 years, this beautifully-illustrated book includes new features that make it easier than ever for your students to master the material. Author and award-winning scholar-teacher Fred Kleiner has set a new standard for art history textbooks, continuing GARDNER'S tradition of impeccable reliability and scholarship. The 14th Edition includes a new chapter dedicated to contemporary art worldwide, coverage of over 300 new images, new pedagogical features, images that have been upgraded for clarity and color-fidelity, and more. A comprehensive, integrated set of digital resources brings course content to life, providing students with the tools they need to excel in your class, regardless of their individual learning styles. GARDNER's has built its stellar reputation on the inclusion of the most significant images and monuments, discussions of these images in their full historical and cultural contexts, reproductions of unsurpassed quality, scholarship that is up-to-date and deep, the consistent voice of a single storyteller, and more online help for students and instructors than any other art survey text. Over 100 reviewers, all experts in their respective fields, contributed to the accuracy of this edition. CourseMate, the online learning environment that can be used on its own or as an LMS-specific course cartridge, provides an interactive experience for exploration, study, and development of critical thinking skills. It includes an interactive eBook, all images included within the text, nearly 300 videos, audio resources, image flashcards, a printable Slide Guide suitable for note-taking, and much more. Dynamic lecture tools will save instructors time in preparing for class -- a Digital Image Library with full zoom capabilities, side-by-side comparison tools, and Google Earth integration. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Arts and Aesthetics in a Globalizing World

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Author: Raminder Kaur,Parul Dave-Mukherji

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 0857857592

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

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This is an investigation of arts and aesthetics in their widest senses and experiences, presenting a variety of perspectives which range from the metaphysical to the political. Moving beyond art as an expression of the inner mind and invention of the individual self, the volume bridges the gap between changing perceptions of contemporary art and aesthetics, and maps globalizing currents in a number of contexts and regions. The volume includes an impressive variety of case studies offered by established leaders in the field and original and emerging scholarly talent covering areas in India, Nepal, Indonesia, Iran, Russia, Rwanda, and Germany, as well as providing transnational or diasporic perspectives. From the contradictory demands made on successful artists from the south in the global art world such as Anish Kapoor, to images of war and puppetry created by female political prisoners, the volume compels creative and political interpretations of the ever-changing and globalizing terrain of arts and aesthetics.

Art and War

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Author: Laura Brandon

Publisher: I.B.Tauris

ISBN: 0857732811

Category: Art

Page: 192

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This is a truly encyclopedic survey of artists’ responses - both official and personal - to the horrors of war. 'Art and War' reveals the sheer diversity of artists’ portrayals of this most devastating aspect of the human condition - from the ‘heroic’ paintings of Benjamin West and John Singer Sargent to brutal and iconic works by artists from Goya to Picasso, and the equally oppositional work of Leon Golub, Nancy Spero and others who reacted with fury to the Vietnam War. Laura Brandon pays particular attention to work produced in response to World War I and World War II, as well as to more recent art and memorial work by artists as diverse as Barbara Kruger, Alfredo Jar and Maya Lin. She looks finally to the reactions of contemporary artists such as Langlands and Bell to the US invasion in 2001 of Afghanistan and the ‘War on Terror’.

Art and Photography

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Author: David Campany

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714863924

Category: Art

Page: 220

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The first major survey of photography's place in recent art history.

The Focal Encyclopedia of Photography

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Author: Michael R. Peres

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136106138

Category: Photography

Page: 880

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*Searchable CD ROM containing the entire book (including images) *Over 450 color images, plus never before published images provided by the George Eastman House collection, as well as images from Ansel Adams, Howard Schatz, and Jerry Uelsmann to name just a few The role and value of the picture cannot be matched for accuracy or impact. This comprehensive treatise, featuring the history and historical processes of photography, contemporary applications, and the new and evolving digital technologies, will provide the most accurate technical synopsis of the current, as well as early worlds of photography ever compiled. This Encyclopedia, produced by a team of world renown practicing experts, shares in highly detailed descriptions, the core concepts and facts relative to anything photographic. This Fourth edition of the Focal Encyclopedia serves as the definitive reference for students and practitioners of photography worldwide, expanding on the award winning 3rd edition. In addition to Michael Peres (Editor in Chief), the editors are: Franziska Frey (Digital Photography), J. Tomas Lopez (Contemporary Issues), David Malin (Photography in Science), Mark Osterman (Process Historian), Grant Romer (History and the Evolution of Photography), Nancy M. Stuart (Major Themes and Photographers of the 20th Century), and Scott Williams (Photographic Materials and Process Essentials)

Photography and Australia

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Author: Helen Ennis

Publisher: Reaktion Books

ISBN: 9781861893239

Category: Photography

Page: 158

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With its moving landscapes and famously independent cultural traditions, Australia is uniquely suited to having its national narrative told through visual documentation. Helen Ennis gathers here a selection of photographs that recount the story of Australia, and through this visual chronicle, she uncovers a distinctively Australian visual culture. The striking images featured in Photography and Australia, drawn from the National Library of Australia and other public collections, powerfully document the iconic sights of the rugged Australian landscape such as the imposing Ayers Rock, as well as documentary photographs, wilderness shots, post-mortem studies of bushrangers, and other images both quotidian and extraordinary. One of the leading photography historians in Australia, Ennis argues that the colonial experience is a central element of these visual testaments, and embedded within this experience are the tumultuous relations between white settlers and Aboriginal peoples. Her analysis explores how the photographs reveal the racial, social, and political tensions woven throughout Australian history, ranging from modern works by Aboriginal photographers to archival photographs of desolate mining towns and the peoples who eked out their living from the brutal terrain. The photographers’ personal perspectives are also embedded in the images, Photography and Australia argues, and the book examines how photographers’ responses to place, modernity, and globalization were expressed through their works. Photography and Australia unearths an original and engaging perspective on Australian history, weaving a wealth of vibrant images into a compelling account that will appeal to the Aussie in all of us.

Isms: Understanding Photography

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Author: Emma Lewis

Publisher: A&C Black Visual Arts

ISBN: 9781474277594

Category: Photography

Page: 160

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Isms: Understanding Photography packs an enormous amount of detail into a handy, attractive guide tracing the evolution of photography through a series of interconnected trends, groups, themes and movements - from the invention of the photographic process to the post-internet age. Organised chronologically, this is a uniquely international, comprehensive guide to photography with concise, readable and jargon-free but scholarly insight into major photographers, movements and themes of the past 170 years.In an age where photography is of more resonance and interest than ever before, Isms: Understanding Photography offers an in-depth and clear exposition of photography for the interested general reader or student.

Feminine Persuasion

Art and Essays on Sexuality

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Author: Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 9780253215895

Category: Art

Page: 144

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Assessing what the ideal body image of the original Kinsey subjects might have been, June Machover Reinisch discusses the ever-changing standards of female beauty, while Jean Robertson, in a survey of the history of feminist art over the past half century, explores the complex dimensions that constitute this work."--BOOK JACKET.