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Poussin: 111 Paintings and Drawings By Maria Tsaneva
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Nicolas Poussin was the foremost painter of the classical French Baroque. His paintings are characterized by clarity, logic, and order, and favours line over color. Until the 20th century he remained... More > a major inspiration for such classically oriented artists as Jacques-Louis David, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres and Paul Cézanne. He worked in Rome, except for a short time when Cardinal Richelieu ordered him back to France to serve as First Painter to the King. Most of his works are history paintings of religious or mythological subjects that very often have a large landscape element. In his works a survival of the impulses of the Renaissance is coupled with conscious reference to the art of classical antiquity as the standard of excellence. He believed in reason as the guiding principle of art, yet his figures are never just cold or motionless.< Less
The “People Power” Education Superbook: Book 14. Grade School Resource Guide (Lots of Fun & Practical Info for Parents, Teachers & Children) By Tony Kelbrat
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There are more than 14,000 school districts in the United States. Nearly 50 million students go to approximately 97,000 public elementary and secondary schools. There are approximately 120 000... More > schools in the United States and 70,000 elementary schools. At least three million teachers are employed in public elementary and secondary schools. The standard grade school curriculum is made up of the following subjects: The Language Arts Reading Writing Listening And Speaking Skills Literature Second language, Spanish, French Mathematics History Geography Physical Science Life Science Earth Science Space Science, Astronomy Art Music Health And Physical Education Industrial Arts for boys Home economics for girls In some high schools, they offer optional courses like computer skills, political science, economics, psychology, calculus, business, typing, etc. Elementary school is basic for reading, writing and arithmetic.< Less
BALIKBAYANG MAHAL Passages from Exile E. SAN JUAN, Jr. By E. San Juan, Jr.
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This project of "balikbayan" (homecoming) unfolds through poems and graphics--in-progress spanning four decades of exile. It seeks to map one emigre's itinerary through terrains of... More > disruption and dislocation. Written in English and in Filipino (with translations into Chinese, Russian, German, French, Spanish, Italian), these traces of the writer's journey strive to foreground the ordeals of deterritorialization shared by all colonized peoples--a universal experience given a local habitation and name in the trajectory of this flight in search of passages to uncharted shores. Less a Baedeker for remembering or reaching a destination, this palimpsest of tropes/signs hopes to construct zones of departure for discovering new territory built out of a history of collective sacrifices grounding our dreams and desires. Exile is the name for this material process of renewal and liberation--love for whoever is returning, the beloved fulfilling the promise of redemption in the birth pangs of revolutionary struggle.< Less
The Saga of Murdo MacLeod By G. Scott MacLeod
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In The Saga of Murdo MacLeod, the first graphic novel in his series on Canadian history from Mike Burns’ six published stories, L’Eau de La Vie /The Water of Life (Chemin des Cantons,... More > 2009), Montreal filmmaker G. Scott MacLeod fuses rich pencil drawings with Mike Burns’ story to provide a deeply moving depiction of an iconic early Canadian immigrant experience. Expelled from their land on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland, Murdo MacLeod and his clan are given passage as ballast on a timber ship bound for Lower Canada. It is the late 1830s. Those who survive the voyage arrive in Quebec City with nothing more than axes in hand and speaking only Gaelic amongst the French and English population. With winter fast approaching, they find their only hope for survival in the hands of Canada’s first people.< Less
Tattooers and Apprentices for PRTRC 2012 By Don Chuck Carvalho
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Warning: Preview the content before you buy it! A collection of Traditional and Neo-Traditional tattoo designs from all around the world to support the nonprofit corporation P.R.T.R.C. to preserve... More > tattoo history. All the money raised by this book sale will be used for the sole purpose and benefit of the P.R.T.R.C. 2012 SPECIAL THANKS to all PARTICIPANTS that made this project possible Aaron Murray - Alex Kass - Bax Thard Polla - Brian Carr - Brian Fusaro - Carl Graley III - Claudinei Pereira - Cora Raveyn - Dane Vanness - Devin Glueck - Diego Fontoura - Dickie Gold - Don Chuck Carvalho - Eduardo Chacal - Grumpy Chris - Gustavo Jaimes - Italo Alves - Jake V-Neck - Jason Hendrix - Jason Straughan - Javi Cruz - Karl Johnston - Mike French - Rodrigo Salomão - Steve Thompson - Valerie Vulpes< Less
Art Roster - Balos Atelier of Mount Shasta By x o
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ArtRoster - Balos Atelier is a group of Northern California artists who reside at the base of Mt. Shasta. Most of the group has enjoyed art making in a variety of media for many years, and within the... More > last few years their love of painting has brought them together creating, exploring and exhibiting. Meeting weekly, they draw inspiration from art history, their natural environment, and each other as well as their painting instructor Aleksander Balos. The artists utilize techniques from the Old Masters atelier system of the great European academic and impressionistic painting schools of the 18th and 19th centuries including the French artist Jacques-Louis David, whose lineage of painting method is an influence for the group. Visit ArtRoster.com for more information.< Less
Adolph Menzel: Drawings Colour Plates By Maria Peitcheva
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Adolph Friedrich Erdmann von Menzel (1815 – 1905) was a German artist noted for drawings, etchings, and paintings. Along with Caspar David Friedrich, he is considered one of the two most... More > prominent German artists of the 19th century, and was the most successful artist of his era in Germany. His popularity in his native country, owing especially to History Painting, was such that few of his major paintings left Germany, as many were quickly acquired by museums in Berlin. Menzel's graphic works and drawings were more widely disseminated; these, along with informal paintings not initially intended for display, have largely accounted for his posthumous reputation. The paintings which were available to the public garnered recognition not only within Germany, but from the French avant-garde as well: Edgar Degas admired and copied his work, calling him "the greatest living master".< Less
Arthur Davies: 195 Colour Plates By Maria Peitcheva
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Davies is an anomaly in American art history, an artist whose own lyrical work could be described as restrained and conservative but whose tastes were as advanced and open to experimentation as those... More > of anyone of his time. His personal art collection at the time of his death included works by Alfred Maurer, Marsden Hartley, and Joseph Stella as well as major European modernists like Cezanne and Brancusi. He was completely eclectic," with influences that ranged from Hellenistic Greek art to Sandro Botticelli, the German painter Arnold Bocklin, and the English Pre-Raphaelites. A painter of dream-like maidens and "frieze-like idylls,"he was most often compared to the French artist Pierre Puvis de Chavannes. His involvement with the Armory Show and prolonged exposure to European Modernism, however, changed his outlook utterly.< Less
Adolph Menzel: 185 Colour Plates By Maria Peitcheva
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Adolph Friedrich Erdmann von Menzel (1815 – 1905) was a German artist noted for drawings, etchings, and paintings. Along with Caspar David Friedrich, he is considered one of the two most... More > prominent German artists of the 19th century, and was the most successful artist of his era in Germany. His popularity in his native country, owing especially to History Painting, was such that few of his major paintings left Germany, as many were quickly acquired by museums in Berlin. Menzel's graphic works and drawings were more widely disseminated; these, along with informal paintings not initially intended for display, have largely accounted for his posthumous reputation. The paintings which were available to the public garnered recognition not only within Germany, but from the French avant-garde as well: Edgar Degas admired and copied his work, calling him "the greatest living master".< Less
Simplification of Everything By Andrew Vecsey
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Analogies understood by children are used to explain difficult concepts. Models and mechanisms are proposed for concepts in sciences and philosophy so that they can be easily visualized and... More > understood. Atoms with their characteristics and their bonds are compared to people. Rocks are compared to baked breads and pastry. Cells are compared to cities. Dreams are compared to de-fragmenting computer memories. Technology is compared to evolution and machines are compared to animals. Physical and social sciences like geology, weather, biology, economics, politics, history psychology, philosophy and religion are simplified in informative and humorous short stories and essays. An audio picture book version is available on www.youtube.com/improvemyenglish. This makes the book a useful tool for improving English vocabulary, even for native English speakers. Over 800 words are indexed for easy finding in English, French, German and Spanish.< Less

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