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Black Chalk

Black Chalk ebook ISBN: 1250075564
Publisher: Picador
Author: Christopher J. Yates
Number of Pages: 352 
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A compulsively readable psychological thriller set in New York and at Oxford University in which a group of six students play an elaborate game of dares and consequences with tragic result It was only ever meant to be a game played by six best friends in their first year at Oxford University; a game of consequences, silly forfeits, and childish dares. But then the game changed: The stakes grew higher and the dares more personal and more humiliating, finally evolving into a vicious struggle with unpredictable and tragic results. Now, fourteen years later, the remaining players must meet again for the final round. Who knows better than your best friends what would break you? A gripping psychological thriller partly inspired by the author's own time at Oxford University, Black Chalk is perfect for fans of the high tension and expert pacing of The Secret History and The Bellwether Revivals. Christopher J. Yates' background in puzzle writing and setting can clearly be seen in the plotting of this clever, tricky book that will keep you guessing to the very end.

A Black Chalk in a White Board

A Black Chalk in a White Board ebook ISBN:
Publisher: Independently Published
Author: Peter Edward
Number of Pages: 48 
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This is the story of a young African boy whose birth was a sweet sorrowful day for the mother. The father died the very day he was born. He grew up to be brave and intelligent so much that he even won a scholarship to study abroad after his success in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).It was when he traveled to the United States of America for his university education that he realized that the grass is not always green at the other side. He was constantly racially abused by some white students and one of them who found great pleasure in racially abusing him was Wesley.What will happen to him when he finally falls in love with Wesley younger sister? Will he be confident enough to tell her he loves her? Why does Wesley so much hate him? Will she ever love him back even though he is black? Read on and enjoy this wonderful tale of a black boy who is in love with a white girl.

Master Drawings of the Italian Renaissance

Master Drawings of the Italian Renaissance ebook ISBN: 9780674026773
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Author: Claire Van Cleave
Number of Pages: 192 
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"Beginning with an examination of drawing as part of the creative process, and showing how it reveals the artist's mind at work, the author explains in detail the materials and techniques used in Renaissance drawings. It also considers how drawings were used, how they changed stylistically through the period and how they varied in different regions of Italy. It concludes with a brief look at connoisseurship and collecting."--Amazon

Michelangelo and His Drawings

Michelangelo and His Drawings ebook ISBN: 9780300047967
Publisher: Yale University Press
Author: Michael Hirst,Michelangelo Buonarroti
Number of Pages: 180 
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Focuses on the drawings of the artist famous for his sculptures and his work on the Sistine Chapel ceiling

Old Master Prints and Drawings

Old Master Prints and Drawings ebook ISBN: 9789053562437
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Author: Carlo James,Marjorie B. Cohn
Number of Pages: 319 
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This long awaited English edition of Manuale per la conservazione e il restauro di disegni e stampe antichi (1991) offers a clear and complete manual for the preservation and conservation of old master prints and drawings. The authors throw light on the historical and scientific backgrounds concerning the problems of restoration techniques of arts on paper, from 1150, when paper was first introduced in Europe, until the middle of the nineteenth century. The book is indispensable for anyone occupied with the study and conservation of old prints and drawings. This richly illustrated, first English edition is revised and brought fully up to date.

Taddeo and Federico Zuccaro

Taddeo and Federico Zuccaro ebook ISBN: 9780892369027
Publisher: Getty Publications
Author: Julian Brooks
Number of Pages: 136 
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One of the most important series of drawings in late-sixteenth-century Italian art--the twenty large sheets by Federico Zuccaro (ca. 1541-1609) showing the early life of his older brother, Taddeo (1529-1566)--was acquired by the J. Paul Getty Museum in 1999. Never fully published, the series shows Taddeo's trials and tribulations as a young artist trying to achieve success in Renaissance Rome, and his eventual triumph. The drawings contain charming details of the life of a struggling artist and reveal much about the younger brother, Federico, a successful artist in his own right. This volume--published to coincide with an exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum to be held from October 1, 2007, to January 6, 2008--presents Federico Zuccaro's twenty drawings and accompanying poems in their historical and artistic context and will be of interest to art historians and general readers alike. Of particular importance is its examination of the role of the copying of masterworks in the training of young Renaissance artists.

Michelangelo

Michelangelo ebook ISBN: 0141932252
Publisher: Penguin UK
Author: Martin Gayford
Number of Pages: 464 
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At thirty one, Michelangelo was considered the finest artist in Italy, perhaps the world; long before he died at almost 90 he was widely believed to be the greatest sculptor or painter who had ever lived (and, by his enemies, to be an arrogant, uncouth, swindling miser). For decade after decade, he worked near the dynamic centre of events: the vortex at which European history was changing from Renaissance to Counter Reformation. Few of his works - including the huge frescoes of the Sistine Chapel Ceiling, the marble giant David and the Last Judgment - were small or easy to accomplish. Like a hero of classical mythology - such as Hercules, whose statue he carved in his youth - he was subject to constant trials and labours. In Michelangelo Martin Gayford describes what it felt like to be Michelangelo Buonarroti, and how he transformed forever our notion of what an artist could be.

Great Animal Drawings and Prints

Great Animal Drawings and Prints ebook ISBN: 048614559X
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Author: Carol Belanger Grafton
Number of Pages: 112 
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From Rembrandt's monumental elephant and Toulouse-Lautrec's prancing circus steed to Rubens' masterly brush-and-ink study of a lion, this unique collection portrays all manner of creatures from the animal kingdom. More than 100 royalty-free illustrations — 17 in color — include magnificent works by: Hieronymus Bosch, Albrecht Dürer, Anthony van Dyck, Francisco Goya, Leonardo da Vinci, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Diego Velazquez, Fra Bartolommeo, Katsushika Hokusai, John James Audubon, Edgar Degas, Pablo Picasso, and many other masters. A superb archive of carefully selected works by celebrated artists, from Renaissance luminaries to twentieth-century masters, this rich pictorial legacy will be prized by animal lovers as much as it will be treasured by devotees of fine art.

Man, Myth, and Sensual Pleasures

Man, Myth, and Sensual Pleasures ebook ISBN: 1588393984
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Author: Jan Gossaert,Stijn Alsteens,Nadine Orenstein,Lorne Campbell,Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.),National Gallery (Great Britain)
Number of Pages: 484 
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Issued in connection with an exhibition held Oct. 5, 2010-Jan. 17, 2011, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and Feb. 23-May 30, 2011, National Gallery, London (selected paintings only).

Rubens to Picasso: Four Centuries of Master Drawings

Rubens to Picasso: Four Centuries of Master Drawings ebook ISBN: 9780888642813
Publisher: University of Alberta
Author: Victor Chan,University of Alberta. Department of Art and Design
Number of Pages: 159 
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Rarely seen drawings by 64 masters, including Braque, CZzanne, Degas, Gauguin, Hugo, Klee, Manet, Matisse, Modigliani, Mondrian, Monet, Munch, Picasso, Renoir, Rodin, Rubens, Seurat, Toulouse-Lautrec, van Gogh and Watteau, are reproduced in this exceptional collection. Victor Chan provides a full biographical sketch of the individual masters and discusses their art.

Discovering Great Artists

Discovering Great Artists ebook ISBN: 0935607285
Publisher: Bright Ring Publishing
Author: MaryAnn F. Kohl,Kim Solga
Number of Pages: 144 
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"Discovering Great Artists" has 75 great artists featured in 110 amazingly fun and unique quality art appreciation activities for children. They will experience the styles and techniques of the great masters, from the Renaissance to the Present. A brief biography of each artist is included with a fully illustrated, child-tested art activity, featuring painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, architecture, and more. Includes such greats as Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Monet, Degas, Picasso, Van Gogh, Dali, Matisse, Pollock, and O'Keeffe. 1998 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award, 2002 Practical Homeschooling Reader Award. Full "click-to" resource guide at Bright Ring's website to show each artist's most famous works. Some activity examples are: Da Vinci - Invention Art Michelangelo - Fresco Plaque Rembrandt - Shadowy Faces Monet - Dabble in Paint Degas - Resist in Motion Picasso- Fractured Friend Van Gogh - Starry Night Pollock - Action Splatter 1997 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award, Education 2003 Practical Homeschooling Award, 3rd Place 2007 Practical Homeschooling Reader Award in the art appreciation category, 3rd place. 2009 Practical Homeschooling Reader Award in the art appreciation category,1st Place

Paper Crafts Magazine and Stamp It!

Paper Crafts Magazine and Stamp It! ebook ISBN: 1574865730
Publisher: Leisure Arts
Author: Leisure Arts
Number of Pages: 288 
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The Ultimate Paper Crafts Collection, 650+ projects. Gift cards and bags, memorabilia containers, frames, mini albums, books, CD cases, and various party stationery and decorations.

Great Portrait Drawings and Prints

Great Portrait Drawings and Prints ebook ISBN: 9780486434025
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Author: Carol Belanger Grafton
Number of Pages: 112 
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One hundred and one stunning portraits, 16 in color, by a select group of world-famous artists. Color portraits include Rubens' Young Woman with Crossed Hands, Rossetti's Aurea Catena (Portrait of Mrs. Morris), and Renoir's Portrait of Cézanne. Black-and-white plates include works by Matisse, Bellini, Delacroix, van Gogh, Schiele, Degas, and others.

An Italian Journey

An Italian Journey ebook ISBN: 1588393798
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Author: Linda Wolk-Simon,Carmen Bambach,Stijn Alsteens,Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Number of Pages: 256 
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Published in conjunction with an exhibition on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, May 12-Aug 15, 2010.