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Stories Of Art

Author : James Elkins
ISBN : 9781135206598
Genre : Art
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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 In Art

Author : Clare Gogerty
ISBN : 1842341790
Genre : Art
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Each title in this practical art series is designed to help readers enjoy and understand works of art, while encouraging them to create their own. Highly illustrated, with fact boxes and activities, the series should be suitable as an introduction to the world of art and the inspiration behind it.

Stories Of Art And Artists

Author : Diana Secker Tesdell
ISBN : 0375712496
Genre : Fiction
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"A collection of short stories about art and artists from the past two centuries and from around the world"--

Telling Stories In Art

Author : Joy Richardson
ISBN : 0836826280
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Discusses paintings that tell a story and gives examples which readers can follow to create their own stories in paint.

Adventure Mystery And Romance

Author : John G. Cawelti
ISBN : 9780226148700
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In this first general theory for the analysis of popular literary formulas, John G. Cawelti reveals the artistry that underlies the best in formulaic literature. Cawelti discusses such seemingly diverse works as Mario Puzo's The Godfather, Dorothy Sayers's The Nine Tailors, and Owen Wister's The Virginian in the light of his hypotheses about the cultural function of formula literature. He describes the most important artistic characteristics of popular formula stories and the differences between this literature and that commonly labeled "high" or "serious" literature. He also defines the archetypal patterns of adventure, mystery, romance, melodrama, and fantasy, and offers a tentative account of their basis in human psychology.

The Disney That Never Was

Author : Charles Solomon
ISBN : UOM:39015034997042
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Presents a wealth of drawings, paintings, and other Disney art from feature films, shorts, and other projects that were never completed, including early versions of Fantasia, accompanied by a discussion of each work.

Stitching Stories

Author : Nina Sabnani
ISBN : 8181469615
Genre : Children's stories, Indic (English)
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Adaptation of Tanko bole chhe, an animation documentary film for children.

It Occurs To Me That I Am America

Author : Richard Russo
ISBN : 9781501179600
Genre : Fiction
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This provocative, unprecedented anthology features original short stories from thirty authors, celebrating the fundamental ideals of a free, just, and compassionate democracy. Included are pages of daring, full-color and black-and-white art, that support our country's founding premise as the land of the free. Royalties from the book will be donated to the American Civil Liberties Union.

Stories In Art

Author : Helen Williams
ISBN : 1857370554
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Telling Tales

Author : Virginia Chandler
ISBN : 1583406239
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Brings art alive by looking at the many ways in which artists tell stories in still images, showing what is happening through several pictures or a single frame.

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