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Durer Artist-Biographies By M. F. (Moses Foster) Sweetser
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Some of the titles listed in "Art Dictionaries, Manuals, Handbooks, Guides, and Encyclopedias, Including Iconographic" in the Oberlin College Art Library Bibliography Series, available at... More > the Art and Main libraries, contain biographical information on artists. For example, in section III for Dictionaries, see The Oxford Companion to Art and The Oxford Dictionary of Art. In section IV for Encyclopedias, see, for example, the Encyclopedia of World Art, the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Art, Bernt's Die Niederlandischen Maler und Zeichner des 17. Jahrhunderts, the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects, and Wright's The World's Master Paintings.< Less
Brief Biographies By David J. Cuff
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Actors, artists, athletes, and activists…statesmen, musicians, explorers and scientists. Some are unpopular, but only a few. Some bios are fictional, but most ring true.
The Biography of a Grizzly By Ernest Thompson Seton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Ernest Thompson Seton (August 14, 1860 – October 23,... More > 1946) was an author (published in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the US), wildlife artist, founder of the Woodcraft Indians, and one of the founding pioneers of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Seton also influenced Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting. His notable books related to Scouting include The Birch Bark Roll and The Boy Scout Handbook. He is responsible for the appropriation and incorporation of what he believed to be American Indian elements into the traditions of the BSA.Ernest Thompson Seton, born Ernest Evan Thompson in South Shields, County Durham (now part of South Tyneside, Tyne and Wear), England of Scottish parents, Seton's family emigrated to Canada in 1866. Most of his childhood was spent in Toronto. Excerpt from:< Less
Pablo Picasso: A biography By Azlan Adnan, MA
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Pablo Picasso was, without doubt, the most influential artist of the twentieth century. During his long artistic career, he created thousands of paintings, sculptures, prints, and ceramics, using all... More > kinds of materials. Picasso almost single-handedly created modern art and certainly changed art more profoundly than any other artist of the twentieth century.< Less
Lady Gaga - Biography Series By Matt Green
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Ever wondered how Lady Gaga rose to stardom? The woman dubbed the New Queen of Pop burst onto the music scene in 2008, breaking sales records and taking the music world by storm. Lady Gaga’s... More > music, steeped in artistic weirdness and big budget stage production, has proven to be both polarizing and enticing. Critics struggle to understand the real Lady Gaga, as the artist has spent the last several years crafting an intricate persona that many believe is a façade. For more interesting facts you must read the book. Grab your biography book now!< Less
Marshall Mathers - Biography Series By Matt Green
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Ever wondered how Eminem rose to stardom? No one expected a skinny and poor young boy from the projects of Detroit to one day become one of the highest-selling rap artists of all time, but Marshall... More > Mathers, aka Eminem, never lost sight of his dream. Despite an unbelievable amount of odds stacked against him, the aspiring rap artist used his pain and turmoil to pour anger, hurt, and frustration into his rap lyrics. Using his own turbulent life as a blueprint, Eminem rose through the rap charts on the waves of critics who began praising his skilled lyricism and sarcastic sense of humor. For more interesting facts you must read the book. Grab your biography book now!< Less
Nicolaes Petter, the Biography By Jerome Blanes
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The ultimate Nicolaes Petter source. Nicolaes Petter was a Wine Merchant and a well-known and undefeated Wrestler in Amsterdam during the 17th century. In 1674 his knowledge about wrestling and... More > self-defence was published in a book with 71 etchings by the famous artist and illustrator Romeyn de Hooghe. According to many martial artists and historians, it is one of the most important martial arts books ever published. This book is the biography of Nicolaes Petter and an introduction to the world around him. Also describes 17th century Amsterdam, the Oude and Nieuwe Doolhof, Wine trade, Crime and violence, Lutherism in Amsterdam. Includes Petter's original books. Full training manual of: Petter's self defence suggestions, examples wrestling, weight lifting with barrels. Foreword by MMA legend and champion Bas Rutten. BIBLIOGRAPHY WITH SOURCES FROM PAGE 641. For more information:< Less
Justin Bieber Biography By Bieberfan
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Born March 1, 1994, in Ontario, Canada to a single mother, Justin Bieber took second place in a local talent competition but turned into a YouTube phenomenon. He signed a record contract with Usher... More > and became the first solo artist to have four singles enter the Top 40 before the release of a debut album. His record "My World" has gone platinum in several countries. He lives and works in Atlanta. Enjoy this biography, thanks!< Less
Sam Worthington - Biography Series By Matt Green
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Sam Worthington is undoubtedly well-known as one of his age group’s most creative and blunt gifted artists. This biography in the form of e-book, about the English-born Aussie actor... More > encompasses the story of his struggle and sheer hard work. A wonderful aspect of his individuality was his decision to see every day at work as an opportunity to learn. In keeping with Samuel even if someone’s day is going dreadful one should learn to gain something from it. For more interesting facts you must read his biography. Grab your biography book now!< Less