still life

Book Title : Moving the Still Life
Author : Edward Boccia
Publisher : Pudding House Publications
Release Date : 1993-01-01
Pages : 26
ISBN : 094475418X
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : Still Life
Author : Norbert Schneider
Publisher : Taschen
Release Date : 2003
Pages : 215
ISBN : 3822820814
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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INSIGHTS INTO CHANGES OF MENTALITY AND PHILOSOPHY. HOW DO THE OBJECTS IN A STILL LIFE REFLECT THE CUSTOMS, IDEAS AND ASPIRATIONS OF THE TIME? THIS IS ONE OF THE QUESTIONS WHICH NORBERT SCHNEIDER ASKS IN THIS BOOK. THE PERIOD BETWEEN THE LATE MIDDLE AGES AND THE 17TH CENTURY WAS WITHOUT DOUBT THE HEYDAY OF THE STILL LIFE. IT IS AN ART FORM WHICH GIVES US VALUABLE INSIGHTS INTO CHANGES OF MENTALITY AND PHILOSOPHY AS WELL AS PEOPLE'S NOTIONS OF DEATH. STILL LIFES CHART THE HISTORY OF SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERIES AND THEIR ACCEPTANCE AS WELL AS THE GRADUAL REPLACEMENT OF THE MEDIAEVAL CONCEPT OF THE WORLD.

Book Title : Still life
Author : S. Ebert-Schifferer
Publisher : Harry N. Abrams
Release Date : 1999-06
Pages : 420
ISBN : UOM:49015002492263
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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From the time of the ancient Greeks and Romans, people have decorated their homes with the charming pictures of fruit, flowers, and common objects known as still lifes. Full of new information and beautiful illustrations of works by da Vinci, Brueghel, Caravaggio, Manet, Picasso, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Lichtenstein, Hockney, and scores of other famous and little-known artists, this fascinating history of the Western still life from antiquity to the present day is a pleasure to read and a joy to behold.Drawn from much new research, the text discusses not only the still lifes themselves but also their historical and social context in all periods and countries of origin. All types of images are featured: flower and fruit paintings, kitchen and market scenes, pictures of scientific marvels, trompe l'oeil works, and Pop and abstract still lifes.Sparkling with color and immediacy, Still Life offers a new understanding of this splendid artistic heritage.

Book Title : Still Life with Woodpecker
Author : Tom Robbins
Publisher : Bantam
Release Date : 2003-06-17
Pages : 288
ISBN : 0553897942
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Still Life with Woodpecker is a sort of a love story that takes place inside a pack of Camel cigarettes. It reveals the purpose of the moon, explains the difference between criminals and outlaws, examines the conflict between social activism and romantic individualism, and paints a portrait of contemporary society that includes powerful Arabs, exiled royalty, and pregnant cheerleaders. It also deals with the problem of redheads.

Book Title : Still Life in Photography
Author : Paul Martineau
Publisher : Getty Publications
Release Date : 2010
Pages : 111
ISBN : 9781606060339
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This is a sumptuous visual and narrative survey of the innovative ways in which photographers throughout the eras have explored the traditional genre of still life.

Book Title : C zanne in the Studio
Author : Carol Armstrong
Publisher : Getty Publications
Release Date : 2004-11-01
Pages : 160
ISBN : 9780892366231
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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In the last years of his life Paul Cézanne produced a stunning series of watercolors, many of them sill lifes. Still Life with Blue Pot is one of these late masterpieces that is now in the collection of the Getty Museum. In Cézanne in the Study: Still Life in Watercolors, Carol Armstrong places this great painting within the context of Cezanne’s artistic and psychological development and of the history of the genre of still life in France. Still life—like the medium of watercolor—was traditionally considered to be “low” in the hierarchy of French academic paintings. Cézanne chose to ignore this hierarchy, creating monumental still-life watercolors that contained echoes of grand landscapes and even historical paintings in the manner of Poussin—the “highest” of classical art forms. In so doing he changed his still lifes with new meanings, both in terms of his own notoriously difficult personality and in the way he used the genre to explore the very process of looking at, and creating, art. Carol Armstrong’s study is a fascinating exploration of the brilliant watercolor paintings that brought Cézanne’s career to a complex, and triumphant, conclusion, The book includes new photographic studies of the Getty’s painting that allow the reader to encounter this great watercolor as never before, in all of its richness and detail.

Book Title : American Still Life
Author : F. Paul Pacult
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2011-02-10
Pages : 256
ISBN : 1118045688
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The untold story of the world's premier bourbon and the family that made it #1 American Still Life tells the intertwined true stories of America's favorite whiskey and the family dynasty that produces it to this very day. Jim Beam is the world's top-selling bourbon whiskey, with sales of over five million cases per year. Not a day has passed in the 207 years of Jim Beam's existence when a Beam family member has not been master distiller. Dedicated to quality, and dedicated to the family legacy, the Beams have shepherded their particularly American spirit to the top of their industry. And they've done it in an industry beset by challenges, from government regulation and prohibition, to changing consumer tastes, to fierce new global competition. By creating a brand of unparalleled quality and consistency, and by tying the success of their product with the good name of the family, the Beams have established a lasting legacy as perhaps one of the greatest family business dynasties in American history. Not just a simple history of "America's native spirit" (so named by an act of Congress in 1964) or a simple family history, American Still Life is a story of business success based on quality and attention to detail, constant innovation, revolutionary branding and advertising, and adaptation to the business environment. F. Paul Pacult (Walkill, NY) is recognized the world over as his generation's most accomplished and respected authority on beverage alcohol. He has written for many magazines, including Playboy, Wine and Spirits, Connoisseur, Whisky, Drink, Men's Journal, Cheers, Country Inns, Travel and Leisure, Bon Appetit, Decanter, and Food and Wine. Among his many accomplishments, he has hosted and coproduced two syndicated talk-radio programs and served as the primary expert on whiskey, beer, and wine for the History Channel documentary America Drinks: History in a Glass.

Book Title : Looking at the Overlooked
Author : Norman Bryson
Publisher : Reaktion Books
Release Date : 2013-06-01
Pages : 168
ISBN : 9781780232522
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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In this, the only up-to-date critical work on still life painting in any language, Norman Bryson analyzes the origins, history and logic of still life, one of the most enduring forms of Western painting. The first essay is devoted to Roman wall-painting while in the second the author surveys a major segment in the history of still life, from seventeenth-century Spanish painting to Cubism. The third essay tackles the controversial field of seventeenth-century Dutch still life. Bryson concludes in the final essay that the persisting tendency to downgrade the genre of still life is profoundly rooted in the historical oppression of women. In Looking at the Overlooked, Norman Bryson is at his most brilliant. These superbly written essays will stimulate us to look at the entire tradition of still life with new and critical eyes.

Book Title : Painting the still life
Author : Olga Zaferatos
Publisher : Watson-Guptill Pubns
Release Date : 1985
Pages : 144
ISBN : 0823038602
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Gathers still lifes by nineteen contemporary artists, discusses their distinctive styles, and looks at their use of color, light, visual relationships, mood, and symbolism

Book Title : Still Life
Author : Louise Penny
Publisher : Minotaur Books
Release Date : 2008-09-30
Pages : 320
ISBN : 1429967234
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Winner of the New Blood Dagger, Arthur Ellis, Barry, Anthony, and Dilys awards. Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Surêté du Québec and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montreal. Jane Neal, a local fixture in the tiny hamlet of Three Pines, just north of the U.S. border, has been found dead in the woods. The locals are certain it's a tragic hunting accident and nothing more, but Gamache smells something foul in these remote woods, and is soon certain that Jane Neal died at the hands of someone much more sinister than a careless bowhunter. Still Life introduces not only an engaging series hero in Inspector Gamache, who commands his forces---and this series---with integrity and quiet courage, but also a winning and talented new writer of traditional mysteries in the person of Louise Penny.