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Souvenirs de Madame Louise-Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun, Tome troisieme [French] By Louise-Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun
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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: Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (Marie... More > Élisabeth Louise; 16 April 1755 – 30 March 1842) born in Paris, also known as Madame Lebrun, was a prominent French painter.Her artistic style is generally considered part of the aftermath of Rococo, while she often adopts a neoclassical style. Vigée Le Brun cannot be considered a pure Neoclassicist, however, in that she creates mostly portraits in Neoclassical dress rather than the History painting. While serving as the portrait painter to Marie Antoinette, Vigée Le Brun works purely in Rococo in both her color and style choices.Vigée Le Brun left a legacy of 660 portraits and 200 landscapes. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louise_%C3%89lisabeth_Vig%C3%A9e_Le_Brun< Less
Souvenirs de Madame Louise-Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun, Tome second [French] By Louise-Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun
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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: Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (Marie... More > Élisabeth Louise; 16 April 1755 – 30 March 1842) born in Paris, also known as Madame Lebrun, was a prominent French painter.Her artistic style is generally considered part of the aftermath of Rococo, while she often adopts a neoclassical style. Vigée Le Brun cannot be considered a pure Neoclassicist, however, in that she creates mostly portraits in Neoclassical dress rather than the History painting. While serving as the portrait painter to Marie Antoinette, Vigée Le Brun works purely in Rococo in both her color and style choices.Vigée Le Brun left a legacy of 660 portraits and 200 landscapes. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louise_%C3%89lisabeth_Vig%C3%A9e_Le_Brun< Less
Cinco Retratos nos Paços do Concelho de Vila Verde By H. D. Cerqueira de Souza
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The Municipality of Vila Verde (Minho, Portugal) has acquired a set of five paintings, in the 80’s, believed to be the portraits of past Mayors, or some other prominent personalities from the... More > county, but their origin and identity have always been at the center of some controversy, and they had never been properly studied. In this article, published in the Boletim Cultural N.º 2, in 2006, we advanced their identity and gathered as much information as possible about them, their origins and family connections, their lives and careers, but we also proposed a more attentive look at their depictions and all the hidden symbols of power, and vanity, a sign of the 19th century mentality to which we all are the present heirs.< Less
Disruption Des Journalismus By Magdalena Taube
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Today, public interest in journalism seems greater than ever. Buzzwords such as 'fake news' or 'click bait' indicate that we are dealing with a polarising political issue. Anyone who dares to... More > investigate journalism in this intensified situation also wants to better understand the world in which we are living. After all, journalists play a decisive role in this scenario because they have a strong influence on how we perceive the world. How has their role changed since the advent of the internet? What does it mean that there is both a new generation of readers and a new generation of journalists called digital natives who were born in the 1980s and raised on the Internet in the 1990s? Searching for answers, the book paints a multi-layered portrait of the Internet generation. It above all shows one thing: though the far-reaching transformation of media set in motion by digitalization often appears like an uncontrollable force of nature, we can actively shape this process even in our everyday journalistic work.< Less

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