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Who Said That?: Quotations and Potted Biographies of Famous People

Who Said That?: Quotations and Potted Biographies of Famous People

by: Renie Gee

 

Compiled as a result of the author's own curiosity about the source of many intriguing quotations in everyday use, this volume combines three titles, "Who Said That?", "More of Who Said That", and "Still More of Who Said That". Each quotation is followed by a brief potted biography of the famous...


ISBN: 9780715318492

Publisher: David & Charles PLC

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Literature

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Fashion Cultures: Theories, Explorations and Analysis

Fashion Cultures: Theories, Explorations and Analysis

by: Stella Bruzzi

 

From the catwalk to the shopping mall, from the big screen to the art museum, fashion plays an increasingly central role in contemporary culture. "Fashion Cultures" investigates why we are so fascinated by fashion and the associated spheres of photography, magazines and television, and shopping....


ISBN: 9780415206860

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Fashion

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Fashion

Fashion

by: Christopher Breward

 

This lively survey of 150 years of fashion covers everything from Haute Couture to the High Street, and developing fabric technology from silk to fleece. From Coco Chanel to Armani and Alexander McQueen, Breward explores fashion as a cultural phenomenon. Breward examines the glamorous world of...


ISBN: 9780192840301

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Fashion

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The 1950s

The 1950s

by: John Peacock

 

The 1950s witnessed a new "doe-eyed" femininity in women's fashion. The clothes became more conventional, and women wore scarlet lips and fingernails. Dior's New Look influenced softer shoulders, corseted waists, and fuller longer skirts aided by petticoats. This book is part of a series charting...


ISBN: 9780500279311

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Fashion

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A History of 20th Century Fashion

A History of 20th Century Fashion

by: Elizabeth Ewing

 

A History of 20th Century Fashion charts the early dominance of couture to the influences of street culture. The narrative is based on a firm understanding of social, economic and technical developments all over the world, and emphasizes the commercial organization of the industry, from designer...


ISBN: 9780713486926

Publisher: Anova Books

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Fashion

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Autobiography: Artworks

Autobiography: Artworks

by: Barbara Steiner

 

The first publication in an exciting new series for the 21st century, Autobiography is designed as a 'portable exhibition' based on a subject of central importance to art and everyday life. Barbara Steiner and Jun Yang, two 'author-creators' selected from the world's leading artists, curators and...


ISBN: 9780500930052

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Art

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The Ravished Image: An Introduction to the Art of Restoring Paintings

The Ravished Image: An Introduction to the Art of Restoring Paintings

by: Sarah Walden

 

Why do some Old Masters shout at you from gallery walls like colours on a TV screen? Do these paintings still represent what the artist intended? The pictures we see today are frequently a world away from what they looked like when they left the easel. Partly it is the effects of time. More often...


ISBN: 9781903933411

Publisher: Gibson Square Books Ltd

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Art

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Buddhism in the Western Himalaya: A Study of the Tabo Monastery

Buddhism in the Western Himalaya: A Study of the Tabo Monastery

by: Laxman,S. Thakur

 

A detailed analysis of one of the earliest surviving Buddhist temples in the western Himalaya. The author studies architectural developments, sculptures, murals and inscriptions to study the evolution of Tabo Monastery from the year 99 to 1996.


ISBN: 9780195647761

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Art

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Art Works: Money

Art Works: Money

by: Katy Siegel

 

This unique 'exhibition in a book' presents some of the most challenging art to deal with the place and function of money in the contemporary world. Arranged into themed 'rooms', it reflects a wide range of artistic attitudes and practices. Some artists depict or use real money directly in their...


ISBN: 9780500930045

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Art

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Inclusive Design: Designing and Developing Accessible Environments

Inclusive Design: Designing and Developing Accessible Environments

by: Peter Hall

 

The reality of the built environment for disabled people is one of social, physical and attitudinal barriers which prevent their ease of mobility, movement and access. In the United Kingdom, most homes cannot be accessed by wheelchair, while accessible transport is the exception rather than the...


ISBN: 9780419256205

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Subject: Architecture and planning, Arts and Creativity

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