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Storming the Old Boys' Citadel

by Carla Blank & Tania Martin

?Women? and ?architecture? were once mutually exclusive terms. In an 1891 address, Louise Blanchard Bethune declared, ?it is hardly safe to assert? that a connection even exists between the two words. Some women...

Film Rhythm after Sound

by Lea Jacobs

The seemingly effortless integration of sound, movement, and editing in films of the late 1930s stands in vivid contrast to the awkwardness of the first talkies. Film Rhythm after Sound analyzes this evolution...

Notes to Screenwriters

by Barbara Nicolosi & Vicki Peterson

Screen storytelling is an essentially collaborative process. Writers need feedback but too often the notes they receive stall them and even demoralize them. This book unpacks the whys and what-fors of all the...

Mastering the Nikon D810

by Darrell Young

Mastering the Nikon D810 by Darrell Young provides a wealth of experience-based information and insights for owners of the new D810 camera. Darrell is determined to help the user navigate past the confusion...

Shore to Shore

by Suzanne Fournier

Stanley Park, Vancouver, September 2014. A fourteen-foot bronze-cast cedar sculpture is being erected. Dignitaries from all levels of government are present, including leaders of the Coast Salish First Nations...

British Invasion

by Simon Philo

In The British Invasion: The Crosscurrents of Musical Influence, Simon Philo illustrates how this remarkable event in cultural history disrupted and even reversed pop culture’s default flow of influence, goods,...

Re-creating Paul Bowles, the Other, and the Imagination

by Raj Chandarlapaty

As we withdraw farther from American canonical literature and poetry and move closer to a re-appraisal of literature’s impact upon the arts through media, we may easily find a match for greater humanism and...

The London Stage 1890-1959

by J. P. Wearing

Theatre in London has celebrated a rich and influential history, and in 1976 the first volume of J. P. Wearing’s reference series provided researchers with an indispensable resource of these productions. In...

The presumed death of Michel Agnolo Florio

by Corrado Sergio Panzieri

Il vero ispiratore e autore delle opere della drammaturgia shakespeariana.Traduzione a cura di Eleonora Sàita.

Future of Television

by Pamela Douglas

The book?s journey into the future of television begins with ?You Are Here,? delving into ?The Great Convergence? of television and Internet and the vortex of change we all inhabit now. Then, glancing back,...

Leonardo Da Vinci - Thinker and Man of Science

by Eugène Müntz

Not only was Leonardo da Vinci (1453-1519) an astonishing painter, but also a scientist, anatomist, sculptor, architect, musician, engineer, inventor, and more. The question is rather, what was he not? During...

Leonardo Da Vinci - Artist, Painter of the Renaissance

by Eugène Müntz

?Studying nature with passion, and all the independence proper to his character, he could not fail to combine precision with liberty, and truth with beauty. It is in this final emancipation, this perfect mastery...


by Eugène Müntz

The name Michelangelo instantly conjures up the Sistine Chapel, the David, the Pieta and countless other great works. In his History of Italian Painting, the French writer Stendhal remarked that, ?between Greek...


by Victoria Charles

Modigliani (1884-1920) was a painter of great unhappiness in his native Italy and felt only sorrow in his adopted country of France. Out of this discontent came forth Modigliani?s original work, which was influenced...


by Victoria Charles

Francisco Goya werd tweeëntachtig jaar (1746-1828) en gedurende die tijd produceerde hij eengeweldige hoeveelheid werk ? ongeveer 500 olieverfschilderijen en wandschilderingen, bijna 300 etsen en steendrukplaten,...


by Eric Shanes

Paul Klee (Munchenbuchsee, 1879 ? Muralto, 1940) La réputation de Klee était celle d?un artiste introverti et rêveur. C?est une image qu?il cultivait en partie lui-même. En 1911, Klee fut présenté à August...


by Klaus Carl

Albrecht Dürer (Nuremberg, 1471?1528) Dürer est le plus grand artiste allemand et le plus représentatif de l'esprit germanique. Comme Léonard, c'était un homme extrêmement attirant physiquement, doté...


by Nathalia Brodskaya

Alfred Sisley (Paris, 1839 ? Moret-Sur-Loing, 1899) Alfred Sisley naquit à Paris le 30 octobre 1839 dans une famille anglaise. Ayant atteint ses dix-huit ans, ses parents l'envoyèrent en Angleterre. C'est...


by Eric Shanes

J.M.W. Turner wurde 1775 in Covent Garden als Sohn eines Barbiers geboren und starb 1851 in Chelsea. Es bedarf der Erfahrung eines Spezialisten, Gemälde auszusuchen,um ein Werk über diesen Maler zu verfassen,...

Leonard Da Vinci

by Jp. A. Calosse

?War Leonardos deutliche Berufung zur wissenschaftlichen Forschung eine Hilfe oder ein Hindernis für seine Arbeit als Künstler? Er wird gewöhnlich als ein Beispiel für die Möglichkeit eines Bündnisses...