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Love Of My Life (Book & 4-CD set)
By EarBOOKS
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mpn: 100 colour photos, ean: 9783937406916, isbn: 3937406913,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Jazz is his great passion: Siggi Loch, formerly one of the biggest international record bosses, now head of the ACT label, has been the companion of many noted stars. And he has often been closer to these musicians than professional photographers have. Since the 1960s, Siggi Loch has captured the magic moments of jazz, blues, and rock on film. This book shows his fascinating pictures, from Louis Armstrong to Ray Charles, Klaus Doldinger, Johnny Griffin, Dexter Gordon, Cannonball Adderley,


Leonardo's Brain: Understanding da Vinci's Creative Genius
By Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781491529836, isbn: 1491529830,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
Bestselling author Leonard Shlain explores the life, art, and mind of Leonardo da Vinci, seeking to explain his singularity by looking at his achievements in art, science, psychology, and military strategy (yes), and then employing state of the art left-right brain scientific research to explain his universal genius. Shlain shows that no other person in human history has excelled in so many different areas as Da Vinci and he peels back the layers to explore the how and the why. Leonardo’s


The Art of Rivalry: Four Friendships, Betrayals, and Breakthroughs in Modern Art
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781515962137, isbn: 151596213X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
Rivalry is at the heart of some of the most famous and fruitful relationships in history. The Art of Rivalry follows eight celebrated artists, each linked to a counterpart by friendship, admiration, envy, and ambition. All eight are household names today. But to achieve what they did, each needed the influence of a contemporary-one who was equally ambitious but possessed sharply contrasting strengths and weaknesses.Edouard Manet and Edgar Degas were close associates whose personal bond frayed


A Lifetimes Devotion: Baton Rouge Through the Eyes of Photographer Andrew D. Lytle, 1857-1917
By Louisiana State Univ Pr
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ean: 9780807125960, isbn: 0807125962,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 122 reviews
One of Louisiana's foremost photographers, A. D. Lytle (1834-1917) is best known for his Civil War images of Baton Rouge, which have been compared to the work of Mathew Brady. However, Lytle also aimed his lens at the city in peacetime, making portraits of townspeople and pictures of downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University's first campus, and the south Louisiana landscape, among other subjects. Containing almost 600 Lytle photographs, this CD-ROM offers a rich tableau of southern


Fra Angelico: San Marco, Audio Guide to San Marco in Florence and Its Remarkable Fresco Cycle (Jane's Smart Art Guides)
By Context Audio Guides Llc
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ean: 9780976905233, isbn: 097690523X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
The Jane’s Smart Art Guide™ to Fra Angelico at San Marco describes the frescoes and tells of the central role that the artist-friar’s work played in the daily lives of his fellow Observant Dominicans. Between 1440 to 1452 Fra Angelico and his faithful assistants graced the walls of the convent with more than 50 elegant frescoes that still today, well more than 500 years later, convey the profound piety and humility that characterized members of the Observant Dominican order..


The Lost Painting: The Quest for a Caravaggio Masterpiece
By Random House Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
An Italian village on a hilltop near the Adriatic coast, a decaying palazzo facing the sea, and in the basement, cobwebbed and dusty, lit by a single bulb, an archive unknown to scholars. Here, a young graduate student from Rome, Francesca Cappelletti, makes a discovery that inspires a search for a work of art of incalculable value, a painting lost for almost two centuries. The artist was Caravaggio, a master of the Italian Baroque. He was a genius, a revolutionary painter, and a man beset by


Leonardo and the Last Supper
By Audible Studios for Bloomsbury
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
Early in 1495, Leonardo da Vinci began work in Milan on what would become one of history's most influential and beloved works of art - The Last Supper. After a dozen years at the court of Lodovico Sforza, the Duke of Milan, Leonardo was at a low point personally and professionally: at 43, in an era when he had almost reached the average life expectancy, he had failed, despite a number of prestigious commissions, to complete anything that truly fulfilled his astonishing promise. His latest


Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller: Pandemonium
By Brand: Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
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mpn: 31 colour illustrations, 3 b & w illustr, ean: 9780964922129, isbn: 0964922126,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
Using existing elements in prison cells at the massive Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, sound artists Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller produced a percussive site-specific work that was rhythmic and musical at some points and at other times pure sound, as if made by the multitude of ghosts inhabiting the cells. Eastern State Penitentiary was the world's first true ''penitentiary,'' designed to inspire profound regret--or penitence--in the hearts of criminals. Its influential


Caveat Emptor: The Secret Life of an American Art Forger
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ean: 9781620647097, isbn: 1620647095,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 118 reviews
The true story of Americas greatest art forger! Ten years ago, an FBI investigation was about to expose a scandal in the art world that would have been front-page news in New York and London. After a trail of fake paintings of astonishing quality led federal agents to art dealers, renowned experts, and the major auction houses, the investigation inexplicably ended, despite an abundance of evidence collected. The case was closed and the FBI file was marked exempt from public disclosure. Now that


Picasso
By Blackstone on Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781721308118, isbn: 1721308113,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
This landmark biography penetrates the barriers of legend to bring to full and intimate life a man whose burning passions—for painting, women, and ideas—were matched by a compulsion to invent reality in his life no less than in his art. Here is the tragic story of a man who, from his teenage passion for a gypsy boy to the chilling bitterness and betrayals of his old age, was unable to love and was driven to dominate and humiliate the women—and men—who fell under his hypnotic


Sarah Morris: You Cannot Trust a Surface
By Brand: Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
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ean: 9783869840543, isbn: 3869840544,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 61 reviews
Sarah Morris (born 1967) has explored surface as a means of investigating power, psychology and urban and bureaucratic structures through her layered artistic practice including films, paintings, drawings and site-specific installations. This audio CD documents an interview between Morris, Robert Eikmeyer and Thomas Knoefel from the inauguration of her large-scale site-specific work titled Hornet at Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen in Düsseldorf, Germany in 2010.Used Book in Good Condition.


Rodin: A Biography
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Augustus Rodin was not only the greatest sculptor but also one of the most remarkable personalities of modern times. Frederic V. Grunfeld's exhaustive biography, the first in over 50 years, documents a lifetime of both artistic and personal struggle against poverty, against the conservative Salon, and against an art establishment that for years denied him recognition. Rodin's crucial love affair with his pupil, Camille Claudel, emerges here in all its tragic complexity, as do his relationships


Falling into Place
By Palaver Press
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
Artists Heather and Ivan Morison bring together a recent body of work, incorporating a range of shelters and escape vehicles in a narrative that is part science fiction, part history, part autobiography, part fairytale. Falling into Place tells of a world after an unspecified but high-impact event that has displaced people and caused those who survived to reassess how to live their lives from then on. Referencing a dystopian poignant wake-up call, bound in an engrossing novella that offers an


Picasso and the Painting That Shocked the World
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
When Picasso became Picasso: the story of how an obscure young painter from Barcelona came to Paris and made himself into the most influential artist of the 20th century In 1900, an 18-year-old Spaniard named Pablo Picasso made his first trip to Paris. It was in this glittering capital of the international art world that, after suffering years of poverty and neglect, he emerged as the leader of a bohemian band of painters, sculptors, and poets. Fueled by opium and alcohol, inspired by raucous


Book of Shadows: Electric Art 1
By Ellipsis London Pr Ltd
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ean: 9781899858156, isbn: 1899858156,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Book of Shadows has two components, a traditional book and a cd-rom. The book includes print versions of two works, 'Book of Shadows' and 'The Living Room', and essays covering Simon Biggs' videos (by Steven Bode), installations (Rudolf Frieling), and interactive works (Sean Cubitt). Rich in content and highly interactive, the CD-ROM is a showcase of Biggs' highly regarded interactive art, most of which was originated as large-scale computer-controlled installations. Where the original works


Demons in the Spring
By Audible Studios
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
This is an Audible IndieFirst selection.Demons in the Spring is a collection of 20 short stories by Joe Meno, author of the smash hits The Boy Detective Fails and Hairstyles of the Damned.In these stories, oddly modern moments occur in the most familiar of public places, from offices to airports to schools to zoos to emergency rooms: a young girl refuses to go anywhere unless she's dressed as a ghost; a bank robbery in Stockholm goes terribly wrong; a teacher becomes enamored with the students


Stealing the Mystic Lamb: The True Story of the World's Most Coveted Masterpiece
By Tantor Media
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ean: 9781452600338, isbn: 1452600333,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
The gripping, six-century history of the world's most frequently stolen masterpiece, as told by Noah Charney, whom the New York Times Magazine called a pioneer in ''apply[ing] to art thefts the techniques of criminal profiling.''.


Radio Memory (Audio Issues)
By Brand: Errant Bodies Press
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ean: 9780977259465, isbn: 0977259463,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
For the project documented in this volume, Brandon LaBelle invited people from around the world to send in radio memories--of songs overheard at special moments in their lives. Radio Memory contains contributions by Bastien Gallet, Carmen Cebreros Urzaiz and others, as well as a CD of audio works by LaBelle.Used Book in Good Condition.


James Turrell: Eclipse
By Brand: Hatje Cantz Publishers
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ean: 9783775708982, isbn: 3775708987,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Edited by Michael Hue-Williams. Texts by Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Robert Solso.Used Book in Good Condition.


Sargent's Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas
By Unknown
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
With unprecedented access to newly discovered sources, Donna M. Lucey illuminates the lives of four extraordinary women painted by the iconic high-society portraitist John Singer Sargent. With uncanny clairvoyance, Sargent's portraits hint at the mysteries, passions, and tragedies that unfolded in his subjects' lives. Sequestered in a fantasy-land castle in the remote Rocky Mountains, Elsie Palmer carried on a labyrinthine love life; Elizabeth Chanler stepped into a maze of infidelity with



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