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Stories Of Art


Author : James Elkins
language : en
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date : 2013-10-18


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Stories of Art is James Elkins's intimate history of art. Concise and original, this engaging book is an antidote to the behemoth art history textbooks from which we were all taught. As he demonstrates so persuasively, there can never be one story of art. Cultures have their own stories - about themselves, about other cultures - and to hear them all is one way to hear the multiple stories that art tells. But each of us also has our own story of art, a kind of private art history made up of the pieces we have seen, and loved or hated, the effects they had on us, and the connections that might be drawn among them. Elkins opens up the questions that traditional art history usually avoids. What about all the art not produced in Western Europe or in the Europeanized Americas? Is it possible to include Asian art and Indian art in ‘the story?’ What happens when one does? To help us find answers, he uses both Western and non-Western artworks, tables of contents from art histories written in cultures outside the centre of Western European tradition, and strangely wonderful diagrams of how artworks might connect through a single individual. True multiculturalism may be an impossibility, but art lovers can each create a ‘story of art’ that is right for themselves.

Stories Of Art


Author : James Elkins
language : en
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date : 2013-10-18


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In this intimate history, James Elkins demonstrates that there is - and can never be - only one story of art. He opens up the questions that traditional art history usually avoids.

Stories Of Art


Author : James Elkins
language : en
Publisher: Psychology Press
Release Date : 2002


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In this intimate history, James Elkins demonstrates that there is - and can never be - only one story of art. He opens up the questions that traditional art history usually avoids.

Art Saves


Author : Jenny Doh
language : en
Publisher: North Light Books
Release Date : 2011-06-08


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Discover it for yourself. Inside Art Saves, experience the stories of 20 artists who found that artistic expression and the artistic process is worth living for. Whether you are a calligraphy/graffiti artist like Lisa Engelbrecht, a metal artist like Michael DeMeng, or digital collage artist like Susan Tuttle, art has a way of giving you beauty, meaning, spiritual richness, community...even salvation. INSIDE ART SAVES, YOU’LL ALSO FIND: - Mixed media techniques and projects. Throughout the book you’ll find practical ideas to put you on the art-making path. Karen Michel shares instructions on creating prayer flags, Lynn Whipple shows you how to construct a permission plaque, Susannah Conway gives advice on revealing the soul of a place though inspired photography. - Inspired Lessons. Each artist lists the lessons they have learned about living life artfully. - “When the Going Gets Tough...” sidebars suggest ways you can remain strong, even when things get challenging. Hear how different artists deal with difficulty head-on. - “In the artist’s own words...” Advice and wisdom shared directly from each artist to you. The act of art-making is an act of life. So thread a needle, lift a paintbrush, put pencil to paper, focus the camera—find salvation.

Stories Of Art And Artists


Author : Clara Erskine Clement Waters
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 1887


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Lost Stolen Or Shredded


Author : Rick Gekoski
language : en
Publisher: Profile Books
Release Date : 2013-04-18


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Like Sherlock Holmes' dog in the night time, sometimes the true significance of things lies in their absence. Rick Gekoski tells the very human stories that lie behind some of the greatest losses to artistic culture - and addresses the questions such disappearances raise. Some of the items are stolen (the Mona Lisa), some destroyed (like Philip Larkin's diaries) and some were lost before they even existed, like the career of the brilliant art deco architect, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, which floundered amid a lack of cash - but behind all of them lies an often surprising story which reveals a lot about what art means to us. Gekoski explores the greater questions these tremendous losses raise - such as the rights artists and authors have over their own work, the importance of the search for perfection in creativity, and what motivated people to queue to see the empty space where the Mona Lisa once hung in the Louvre.

Stories Of Art Culture And Learning


Author : Elizabeth J. (Elizabeth Joan) Sacca
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 1999


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