Visual Arts and Music
Visual Arts and Music
Art; Architecture; Design; Photography & Cinema; Music

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  1. SIRENS AND SINNERS

    SIRENS AND SINNERS
    A Visual History of Weimar Film, 1918-1933

    HANS HELMUT PRINZLER and RAINER ROTHER

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    A lavish showcase of more than seventy films, selected to give a wide-ranging overview of Weimar cinema, with its daring themes of sexuality and social issues tackled by iconic stars such as Marlene D... Learn More
  2. HIROSHIGE: ONE HUNDRED FAMOUS VIEWS OF EDO

    HIROSHIGE: ONE HUNDRED FAMOUS VIEWS OF EDO

    LORENZ BICHLER and MELANIE TREDE
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    Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) was one of the last great artists in the ukiyo-e tradition. Literally meaning ‘pictures of the floating world’, ukiyo-e was a particular genre of art that flourished ... Learn More
  3. THE PARTNERSHIP

    THE PARTNERSHIP
    Brecht, Weill, Three Women and Germany on the Brink

    PAMELA KATZ

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    Among the most creative and outsized personalities of the Weimar Republic, that sizzling yet decadent epoch between the Great War and the Nazis' rise to power, were the renegade poet Bertolt Brecht an... Learn More
  4. GEORGE CRUIKSHANK’S LIFE,  TIMES AND ART

    GEORGE CRUIKSHANK’S LIFE, TIMES AND ART
    Vol 1: 1792-1835
    Vol 2: 1835-1878

    ROBERT L PATTEN
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    The etchings and wood-engravings of George Cruikshank (1792-1878) recorded, commented on and satirised his times to such an extent that they have frequently been used to represent the age. His long li... Learn More
  5. RODIN AND EROS

    RODIN AND EROS
    Embracing the Body Erotic

    PASCAL BONAFOUX

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    The theme of the erotic is ever present in the work of Auguste Rodin, both in his sculptures and in his many drawings. Throughout his career, he depicted sexual desire in all its facets, in every mood... Learn More
  6. THE MINARETS OF CAIRO

    THE MINARETS OF CAIRO
    Islamic Architecture from the Arab Conquest to the End of the Ottoman Period

    DORIS BEHRENS-ABOUSEIF
    Contribution by NICHOLAS WARNER

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    This remarkable work combines architectural history, cultural history, religious history and ethnography to explain the unique importance of the minarets of pre-Ottoman Cairo. It is lucidly written an... Learn More
  7. THE FABER BOOK OF FRENCH CINEMA

    THE FABER BOOK OF FRENCH CINEMA

    CHARLES DRAZIN

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    This volume traces French cinema history from a fairground novelty into a global industry, by offering portraits of the pioneers that made it. The First World War led France to surrender her position ... Learn More
  8. VU

    VU
    The Story of a Magazine that Made an Era

    MICHEL FRIZOT and CEDRIC DE VEIGY
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    The French illustrated weekly magazine VU ran over 600 issues between March 1928 and May 1940. Conceived as a beautiful ongoing film that would bring all of life within the range of the human e... Learn More
  9. REMBRANDT AND THE PASSION

    REMBRANDT AND THE PASSION

    Edited by PETER BLACK with ERMA HERMENS
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    Painted between the years 1632 and 1646, the Passion series is one of Rembrandt's finest accomplishments. This volume investigates a work known as the Entombment Sketch – actually a beautiful finish... Learn More
  10. SULTANAHMET AND SÜLEYMANIYE

    SULTANAHMET AND SÜLEYMANIYE

    TARKAN OKCUOGLU and AHMET VEFA COBANOGLU
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    The Süleymaniye Mosque and the Sultan Ahmed or 'Blue' Mosque in Istanbul, completed in 1557 and 1617 respectively, are an awe-inspiring testament to the power of faith and the splendour of the Ottoma... Learn More

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