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Ways Of Seeing

Ways Of Seeing

by John Berger

Ways of Seeing was a 1972 BBC television series created chiefly by writer John Berger and producer Mike Dibb, that led to a book of the same name. The series and book criticize traditional Western cultural aesthetics by raising questions about hidden ideologies in visual images. The series is partially a response to Kenneth Clark's Civilisation series, which represents a more traditionalist view of the Western artistic and cultural canon.
The Story Of Art

The Story Of Art

by E H Gombrich

The Story of Art is an introduction to art, written by E. H. Gombrich. First published in 1950, it is widely regarded both as a seminal work of criticism, and as one of the most accessible introductions to the visual arts. It was originally intended for younger readers. It has sold over seven million copies to become the best selling art book of all time. It is currently in its 16th edition and has been translated into approximately 30 languages.
The Shock Of the New

The Shock Of the New

by Robert Hughes

The Shock of the New by Robert Hughes is a vividly illustrated guide to a hundred-year history of modern art, from cubism to pop and avant-garde. Rich with prose that makes it a joy to read (even if you think you hate modern art), Hughes gives an amazing primer to the new art.  This book contains over 250 color photos.
Secret Knowledge

Secret Knowledge

by David Hockney

Join one of the most influential artists of our time as he investigates the painting techniques of the Old Masters. Hockney’s extensive research led him to conclude that artists such as Caravaggio, Velázquez, da Vinci, and other hyperrealists actually used optics and lenses to create their masterpieces. In this passionate yet pithy book, Hockney takes readers on a journey of discovery as he builds a case that mirrors and lenses were used by the great masters to create their highly... Read more about this item
Art History

Art History

by Marilyn Stokstad

Includes bibliographical references and index
Women, Art, and Society

Women, Art, and Society

by Whitney Chadwick

Includes bibliographical references (p. 496-516) and index.
Michelangelo and The Pope's Ceiling

Michelangelo and The Pope's Ceiling

by Ross King

In 1508, despite strong advice to the contrary, the powerful Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the newly restored Sistine Chapel. With little experience as a painter (though famed for his sculpture David), Michelangelo was reluctant to begin the massive project. Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling recounts the four extraordinary years Michelangelo spent laboring over the vast ceiling while the power politics and personal rivalries that abounded in Rome swirled around him.... Read more about this item
The Ransom Of Russian Art

The Ransom Of Russian Art

by John McPhee

The Ransom of Russian Art by John McPhee investigates the plight of "unofficial" Soviet artists and the University of Maryland professor, Norton Dodge, who smuggled their work our of the USSR for nearly 30 years. This book contains 40 color plates.
The Arts

The Arts

by Hendrik Willem Van Loon

Meaning In the Visual Arts

Meaning In the Visual Arts

by Erwin Panofsky

History Of Art

History Of Art

by H W Janson

Art Through the Ages

Art Through the Ages

by Helen Gardner

The Nude

The Nude

by Kenneth Clark

The Visual Arts

The Visual Arts

by Hugh; Fleming, John Honour

Pat Passlof

Pat Passlof

by Alice Sebrell, Connie Bostic, Denise Drury Eleanor Heartney

History Of Art

History Of Art

by H W Janson Anthony F Janson

Easy Bukharian

Easy Bukharian

by Imanuel Rybakov

Arts and Ideas

Arts and Ideas

by William Fleming

World-Famous Paintings

World-Famous Paintings

by Rockwell Kent

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Mexico

by Bradley Smith

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