3 edition of Place of the Paintings and Other Stories found in the catalog.
by Black Pepper
Written in English
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The power of stories is revered, and a storyteller holds an important place in all their cultures. Our Time Today, most of the industrialized world is peopled by literary cultures. Stories are mostly recounted in books, in movies and other film, and online. Stories of Art and Artists gathers two centuries of classic stories from around the Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Artist of the Beautiful” and Albert Camus’s “The Artist at Work” to Bernard Malamud’s “Rembrandt’s Hat” and Aimee Bender’s “The Color Master,” the tales collected here range from haunting fables about the power of art to vivid portraits of those Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.
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The humanity explored in these stories is illumed by the practice or appreciation of whatever form of art they endeavour. Gardner is an amazing technical writer, so the prose is incredibly clear and evocative, the plots are water-proof tight, and the messages are so deep and convincing that you don't mind that they leave with an ambiguous feeling/5(4).
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Priestley which was published in –. The story of paintings is a clear and interesting book. Place of the Paintings and Other Stories book With each painting, it tells you things like, what the painting is supposed to be and tells you about the artist who painted it.
The beginning tells you all about art from the earliest times. It's good for the first bit but then it rumbles on a bit, but it's an all round good book/5(21). My copy of this book got run over by the mail truck, which is kind of what I wished would happen to the protagonist by the end of this book, but the fact that it effected me so deeply makes me feel that it's a good book.
The other stories in the back of the book were more to my liking, but Behind the Painting was not too bad, either/5. The poems and paintings presented by Dean Glorso in “In Search of the Laughing Place” arise from yearnings and recollections, some nostalgic and harking back to childhood, others connecting to history and the circumstances of a veteran’s homecoming.5/5(10).
From Los Angeles County Museum of Art, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, The Story Book (), Oil on canvas, 23 1/4 × 19 in. The stories in FLYING LESSONS AND OTHER STORIES span a range of voices.
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Conceived and developed by Phaidon editors, Art & Place covers carving, painting, murals, frescos, earthworks, land art, and more. Each of the works has a dedicated entry pairing gorgeous, /5(17).
50 famous paintings and the stories behind them A picture is worth a thousand words, and like texts, art is often meant to be “read” through critical deconstruction.
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Author: Clive Barker. Accompanying a major exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, – presents nearly two hundred extraordinary pictures that tell stories of ordinary people engaged in commonplace tasks and pleasures.
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Stories of Art is James Elkins's intimate history of art. Concise and original, this engaging book is an antidote to the behemoth art history textbooks from which we were all taught.
As he demonstrates so persuasively, there can never be one story of art. Cultures have their own stories - about themselves, about other cultures - and to hear them all is one way to hear the multiple stories that.
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