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Portraits Of The American Craftsman

Portraits of the American Craftsman PDF
Author: Tadd Myers
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Release: 2013-11-12
ISBN: 1493003267
Size: 62.72 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Photography
Languages : en
Pages : 288
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Portraits Of The American Craftsman

by Tadd Myers, Portraits Of The American Craftsman Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Portraits Of The American Craftsman books, DIVPortraits of the American Craftsman is a collection of gorgeous portraits of the people and products made in small workshops all over the country, with lyrical and powerful descriptions of what they make, who they are, and the tradition embedded in their trade. The book is a celebration of the handmade at a time when it’s being embraced by a new generation of DIY and local-focused consumers who are averse to the mass-produced. /div



Arts Magazine

Arts Magazine PDF
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Release: 1981
ISBN:
Size: 25.61 MB
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Category : Art
Languages : en
Pages :
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Manly Arts

Manly Arts PDF
Author: David A Gerstner
Publisher: Duke University Press
Release: 2006-02-13
ISBN: 0822387662
Size: 46.32 MB
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Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 333
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by David A Gerstner, Manly Arts Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Manly Arts books, In this innovative analysis of the interconnections between nation and aesthetics in the United States during the late nineteenth century and the early twentieth, David A. Gerstner reveals the crucial role of early cinema in consolidating a masculine ideal under American capitalism. Gerstner describes how cinema came to be considered the art form of the New World and how its experimental qualities infused other artistic traditions (many associated with Europe—painting, literature, and even photography) with new life: brash, virile, American life. He argues that early filmmakers were as concerned with establishing cinema’s standing in relation to other art forms as they were with storytelling. Focusing on the formal dimensions of early-twentieth-century films, he describes how filmmakers drew on European and American theater, literature, and painting to forge a national aesthetic that equated democracy with masculinity. Gerstner provides in-depth readings of several early American films, illuminating their connections to a wide range of artistic traditions and cultural developments, including dance, poetry, cubism, realism, romanticism, and urbanization. He shows how J. Stuart Blackton and Theodore Roosevelt developed The Battle Cry of Peace (1915) to disclose cinema’s nationalist possibilities during the era of the new twentieth-century urban frontier; how Paul Strand and Charles Sheeler positioned a national avant-garde through the fusion of “American Cubism” and industrialization in their film, Manhatta (1921); and how Oscar Micheaux drew on slave narratives and other African American artistic traditions as he grappled with the ideological terms of African American and white American manhood in his movie Within Our Gates (1920). Turning to Vincente Minnelli’s Cabin in the Sky (1943), Gerstner points to the emergence of an aesthetic of cultural excess that brought together white and African American cultural producers—many of them queer—and troubled the equation of national arts with masculinity.



American Portrait Miniatures In The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

American Portrait Miniatures in the Metropolitan Museum of Art PDF
Author: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Release: 2010
ISBN: 1588393577
Size: 25.79 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Portrait miniatures
Languages : en
Pages : 316
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American Portrait Miniatures In The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

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The Craftsman

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Author: Gustav Stickley
Publisher:
Release: 1916
ISBN:
Size: 42.61 MB
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Category : Architecture, Domestic
Languages : en
Pages :
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by Gustav Stickley, The Craftsman Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Craftsman books, An illustrated monthly magazine in the interest of better art, better work and a better more reasonable way of living.



A History Of American Magazines 1741 1850

A History of American Magazines  1741 1850 PDF
Author: Frank Luther Mott
Publisher:
Release: 1957
ISBN:
Size: 22.32 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : American periodicals
Languages : en
Pages : 848
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A History Of American Magazines 1741 1850

by Frank Luther Mott, A History Of American Magazines 1741 1850 Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download A History Of American Magazines 1741 1850 books, From the Introduction: An examination of American magazines and an investigation into their history show that their importance rests upon three services which they perform and which may be noted briefly here. First, they provide a democratic literature which is sometimes of high quality. The general magazine's audience must perforce be a popular one, and even the specialized periodicals whose appeal is limited to particular classes are subject to the referendum and recall of an annual subscription campaign just as the general manager is. Periodicals must keep very close to their public; they must catch the slightest nuances of popular taste. Second, the magazine has played an important part in the economics of literature. Third, periodical files furnish an invaluable contemporaneous history of their times. This fact has found increasing recognition among historians during the last forty years. The session of the American Historical Association for 1908 was devoted to a consideration of the use of periodicals in historical studies. Even the writing of literary history shows some signs in these days of catching up with the procession and recognizing the importance of social, economic, geographical, industrial, and educational factors in the development of literature. The time is happily past when biographical sketches plus criticisms of masterpieces may be accepted as literary history. --page 2-3.



Antiques

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Release: 1959
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Size: 38.68 MB
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Category : Antiques
Languages : en
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American Art

American Art PDF
Author: Samuel M. Green
Publisher: New York : Ronald Press
Release: 1966
ISBN:
Size: 18.22 MB
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Category : Architecture
Languages : en
Pages : 706
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American Art

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