How to Write Art History

Author: Anne D'Alleva

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781856694889

Category: Academic writing

Page: 176

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"An invaluable handbook, How to Write Art History, will enable students to get the most from their art history course. Anne D'Alleva empowers readers to approach their coursework with confidence and energy." --Book Jacket.
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BIG SHOTS !

Die Geheimnisse der weltbesten Fotografen

Author: Henry Carroll

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783907100516

Category:

Page: 128

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Keine komplizierten Kurven. Keine technischen Diagramme. ”BIG SHOTS!“ führt Sie durch die Grundlagen von Komposition, Belichtung, Licht, Objektiven und Bildgestaltung, ohne Sie mit Technikgefasel zu langweilen. Dieses Buch richtet sich an Einsteiger und Profis und eignet sich für Besitzer von Kompakt- und DSLR-Kameras. Randvoll mit praktischen Tipps und Techniken, die sich sofort in Ihren Fotos zeigen. Mit einer Auswahl der besten Aufnahmen von 50 renommierten Fotografen von Weltrang, die dazu inspirieren, selbst zur Kamera zu greifen.
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How to Write History that People Want to Read

Author: A. Curthoys,A. McGrath

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230304966

Category: History

Page: 265

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Drawn from decades of experience, this is a concise and highly practical guide to writing history. Aimed at all kinds of people who write history academic historians, public historians, professional historians, family historians and students of all levels the book includes a wide range of examples from many genres and styles.
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A Short Guide to Writing about Art

Author: Sylvan Barnet

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780673524874

Category: Art criticism

Page: 224

View: 1897

Key Benefit: "A Short Guide to Writing About Art, Eighth Edition," the best-selling book of its kind, equips students to analyze pictures (drawings, paintings, photographs), sculptures and architecture, and prepares them with the tools they need to present their ideas in effective writing. Key Topics: This concise yet thorough guide to " seeing and saying" addresses a wealth of fundamental matters, such as distinguishing between description and analysis, writing a comparison, using peer review, documenting sources, and editing the final essay. Market: This book is a perfect complement to any art course where writing is involved
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Thinking and Writing about Art History

Author: Donna K. Reid

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 43

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The book is designed to provide you with the tools to be a successful student of art history. The book is divided into four parts. The first is concerned with what art history is and approaches that can be used in thinking about the history of art. The second part is concerned with researching and writing about art history. Sample student essays, the third part, presents several student essays and a research paper with comments. The fourth part, Selected Glossaries, defines terms that students often find challenging in their reading.
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How to Write Killer Historical Mysteries

The Art and Adventure of Sleuthing Through the Past

Author: Kathy Lynn Emerson

Publisher: SCB Distributors

ISBN: 1564747085

Category: Reference

Page: 220

View: 9686

This useful, fascinating, and complete guide will inspire and delight writers-and readers-of historical mysteries. Emerson demonstrates how she and her colleagues bring history to life, rather than merely writing contemporary mystery in costume.
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Meisterwerke im Detail

Von den Anfängen bis zur Renaissance

Author: Rose-Marie Hagen,Rainer Hagen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783836515481

Category:

Page: 373

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Art History and Visual Studies in Europe

Transnational Discourses and National Frameworks

Author: Matthew Rampley,Thierry Lenain,Hubert Locher

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004218777

Category: History

Page: 567

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This book undertakes a critical survey of art history across Europe, examining the recent conceptual and methodological concerns informing the discipline as well as the political, social and ideological factors that have shaped its development in specific national contexts.
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A World Art History and Its Objects

Author: David Carrier

Publisher: Penn State Press

ISBN: 0271036060

Category: Art

Page: 200

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Is writing a world art history possible? Does the history of art as such even exist outside the Western tradition? Is it possible to consider the history of art in a way that is not fundamentally Eurocentric? In this highly readable and provocative book, David Carrier, a philosopher and art historian, does not attempt to write a world art history himself. Rather, he asks the question of how an art history of all cultures could be written—or whether it is even possible to do so. He also engages the political and moral issues raised by the idea of a multicultural art history. Focusing on a consideration of intersecting artistic traditions, Carrier negotiates the way meaning and understanding shift or are altered when a visual object from one culture, for example, is inserted into the visual tradition of another culture. A World Art History and Its Objects proposes the use of temporal narrative as a way to begin to understand a multicultural art history.
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The Melancholy Art

Author: Michael Ann Holly

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 0691139342

Category: Art

Page: 194

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Melancholy is not only about sadness, despair, and loss. As Renaissance artists and philosophers acknowledged long ago, it can engender a certain kind of creativity born from a deep awareness of the mutability of life and the inevitable cycle of birth and death. Drawing on psychoanalysis, philosophy, and the intellectual history of the history of art, The Melancholy Art explores the unique connections between melancholy and the art historian's craft. Though the objects art historians study are materially present in our world, the worlds from which they come are forever lost to time. In this eloquent and inspiring book, Michael Ann Holly traces how this disjunction courses through the history of art and shows how it can give rise to melancholic sentiments in historians who write about art. She confronts pivotal and vexing questions in her discipline: Why do art historians write in the first place? What kinds of psychic exchanges occur between art objects and those who write about them? What institutional and personal needs does art history serve? What is lost in historical writing about art? The Melancholy Art looks at how melancholy suffuses the work of some of the twentieth century's most powerful and poetic writers on the history of art, including Alois Riegl, Franz Wickhoff, Adrian Stokes, Michael Baxandall, Meyer Schapiro, and Jacques Derrida. A disarmingly personal meditation by one of our most distinguished art historians, this book explains why to write about art is to share in a kind of intertwined pleasure and loss that is the very essence of melancholy. Some images inside the book are unavailable due to digital copyright restrictions.
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Die Farben des Himmels

Roman

Author: Christina Baker Kline

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641173981

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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Die abgeschiedene Farm ihrer Familie in Maine ist die einzige Welt, die Christina Olson kennt. Eine seltene Krankheit schränkt ihren Radius extrem ein und verhindert, dass sie diesen kleinen Kosmos verlassen kann. Als ihre ersehnte Verlobung in die Brüche geht, platzt ihre letzte Hoffnung, der klaustrophobischen Enge ihres Lebens zu entkommen. Doch dank ihres unbeugsamen Willens gelingt es Christina, sich eine ganz eigene Welt zu erschaffen – in deren Mittelpunkt die tiefe Freundschaft mit dem Maler Andrew Wyeth steht. Er zeigt ihr, dass es mehr als eine Art gibt zu lieben, und verewigt sie in einem der berühmtesten amerikanischen Gemälde des 20. Jahrhunderts.
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Methods and Theories of Art History

Author: Anne D'Alleva

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781856694179

Category: Art

Page: 186

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This is an analysis of complex forms of art history. It covers a broad range of approaches, presenting individual arguments, controversies and divergent perspectives. The book begins by introducing the concept of theory and explains why it is important to the practice of art history.
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Women Writing Art History in the Nineteenth Century

Author: Hilary Fraser

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107075750

Category: Art

Page: 254

View: 1531

Examines women's art writing in the nineteenth century, challenging the idea of art history as a masculine intellectual field.
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Sehen

Das Bild der Welt in der Bilderwelt

Author: John Berger

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104038198

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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Das erfolgreichste Buch zur Kunst der letzten fünfzig Jahre - jetzt neu auflegt im FISCHER Taschenbuch! Mit seinem legendären Buch ›Sehen. Das Bild der Welt in der Bilderwelt‹ lehrte John Berger uns Anfang der 1970er Jahre, Bilder neu zu sehen. Er analysiert Gemälde nicht isoliert in einer Welt von musealer Ewigkeit, sondern als Gebrauchsmuster der modernen Gesellschaft, die vor allem den weiblichen Körper zur Reklame benutzt. John Berger, der große europäische Erzähler und Essayist, feiert im November 2016 seinen 90. Geburtstag. Seine Essays zu Kunst und Fotografie sind aus der Ästhetik des 20. Jahrhunderts nicht mehr wegzudenken. Meisterhaft finden seine Erzählungen und Romane eine sinnliche Antwort auf die Frage, wie wir heute leben. »Es gibt niemals genug von John Berger!« Tilda Swinton
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