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Author : Margaret Lazzari Genre : Publisher : ISBN : 1337709913 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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EXPLORING ART: A GLOBAL, THEMATIC APPROACH, Revised Fifth Edition teaches students art basics and then shows how important it is in everyday life. Art from all over the world deals with physical survival, the spiritual life, politics, cultural life and personal identity. EXPLORING ART's thematic organization allows students to experience art as powerfully connected to their lives. "Art Experiences" features in every chapter encourage students to make art. The newly revised Chapter 15, "Art in Your Life," shows how art is all around us and where students can find it. Students learn to analyze art, and then by extension how to analyze design products, advertising, fashion and craft.
Author : Nigel Spivey Genre : Art Publisher : Basic Books ISBN : 9780786722136 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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In the late nineteenth century, the first discoveries of prehistoric painting were greeted with incredulity. How could there have been such deft and skillful artists in the world over 30,000 years ago? Noted art historian Nigel Spivey begins with this puzzle to explore the record of humanity's artistic endeavors and their impact on our own development. Embarking with the motto, “Everyone is an artist,” Spivey takes us on a quest to find out when and how we humans began to explore the deepest questions of life, using visual artforms. With the help of vivid color illustrations of some of the world's most moving and enduring works of art, Spivey shows how that art has been used as a means of mass persuasion, essential to the creation of hierarchical societies, and finally, the extent to which art has served as a mode of terror management in the face of our inevitable death. Packed with new insights into ancient wonders and fascinating stories from all around the globe, How Art Made the World is a compelling account of how humans made art and how art makes us human.
Author : Jesse Schell Genre : Art Publisher : CRC Press ISBN : 9780123694966 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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Anyone can master the fundamentals of game design - no technological expertise is necessary. The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses shows that the same basic principles of psychology that work for board games, card games and athletic games also are the keys to making top-quality videogames. Good game design happens when you view your game from many different perspectives, or lenses. While touring through the unusual territory that is game design, this book gives the reader one hundred of these lenses - one hundred sets of insightful questions to ask yourself that will help make your game better. These lenses are gathered from fields as diverse as psychology, architecture, music, visual design, film, software engineering, theme park design, mathematics, writing, puzzle design, and anthropology. Anyone who reads this book will be inspired to become a better game designer - and will understand how to do it.
Author : Markus Zusak Genre : Young Adult Fiction Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers ISBN : 9780307433848 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 BEST YA BOOKS OF ALL TIME The extraordinary, beloved novel about the ability of books to feed the soul even in the darkest of times. When Death has a story to tell, you listen. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time. “The kind of book that can be life-changing.” —The New York Times “Deserves a place on the same shelf with The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.” —USA Today DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF.
Author : Niels Mulder Genre : Political Science Publisher : ISBN : STANFORD:36105110314585 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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Written for both general readers and specialists, this book explores how modern, urban Southeast Asians view and manage their social life. By comparing the ways they live with their religious representations, with intimate and more distant others, and with their rapidly changing environment, the author demonstrates the marked similarities in the perception of individual and society in three civilisations along the inner littoral of Southeast Asia, irrespective of the great religious diversity that appears to characterise the region.For more than thirty years Dr Niels Mulder has been actively engaged with life in Java, Thailand, and the Philippines. As an independent anthropologist, he now focuses on the factors that fuel the cultural dynamics of contemporary Southeast Asia. His books include Inside Indonesian Society: Cultural Change in Java; Inside Thai Society: Religion, Everyday Life, Change; Inside Philippine Society: Interpretations of Everyday Life; and Thai Images: The Culture of the Public World
Author : Douglas Thiel Genre : Publisher : CreateSpace ISBN : 1511754400 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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This book is designed for an Introduction to Philosophy course in higher education. It is divided into six major themes which comprise on-going dialogues in the history of philosophy. Additionally, this book explores the three most prominent moral theories used in modern philosophy to examine a wide range of contemporary political and social issues. It is written in an easy to understand, conversational style. While designed for use in higher education it would be a way for anyone who has been interested in what philosophy has to "say" on a wide range of big questions, a chance to glimpse into this world.
Author : Natasha O'Hear Genre : Art Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA ISBN : 9780199689019 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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This book fills these gaps in a striking and original way by means of ten concise thematic chapters which explain the origins of these concepts from the book of Revelation in an accessible way. These explanations are augmented and developed via a carefully selected sample of the ways in which the concepts have been treated by artists through the centuries. The 120 visual examples are drawn from a wide range of time periods and media including the ninth-century Trier Apocalypse, thirteenth-century Anglo-Norman Apocalypse Manuscripts such as the Lambeth and Trinity Apocalypses, the fourteenth-century Angers Apocalypse Tapestry, fifteenth-century Apocalypse altarpieces by Van Eyck and Memling, Dürer and Cranach's sixteenth-century Apocalypse woodcuts, and more recently a range of works by William Blake, J.M.W. Turner, Max Beckmann, as well as film posters and film stills, cartoons, and children's book illustrations.