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Thirteen Ways of Looking at Latino Art
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Ilan Stavans, Jorge J. E. Gracia
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-22 - Publisher: Duke University Press

The essayist and cultural commentator Ilan Stavans and the analytic philosopher Jorge J. E. Gracia share long-standing interests in the intersection of art and ideas. Here they take thirteen pieces of Latino art, each reproduced in color, as occasions for thematic discussions. Whether the work at the center of a
The Art of Looking at Art
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Gene Wisniewski
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-04 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

A readable guide to the art of looking at art. There’s an art to viewing art. A sizable portion of the population regards art with varying degrees of reverence, bewilderment, suspicion, contempt, and intimidation. Most people aren’t sure what to do when standing before a work of art, besides gaze
John Berger's Ways of Seeing
Language: en
Pages: 108
Authors: Emmanouil Kalkanis
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-21 - Publisher: CRC Press

Ways of Seeing is a key art-historical work that continues to provoke widespread debate. It is comprised of seven different essays, three of which are pictorial and the other containing texts and images. Berger first examines the relationship between seeing and knowing, discussing how our assumptions affect how we see
Twenty-six Ways of Looking at a Blackberry
Language: en
Pages: 223
Authors: John Simmons
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04-01 - Publisher: A&C Black

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Investigating Modern Art
Language: en
Pages: 185
Authors: Liz Dawtrey, Elizabeth Dawtrey, Toby Jackson, Mary Masterton, Pam Meecham, Paul Wood
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

Modern art sometimes seems difficult - or even impossible - to understand. In this appealing book, modern art becomes accessible through clear and informative discussions about modern artists, art movements, and art works. Charting the development of modern art from the nineteenth century through the present day, each chapter focuses