Posts in category: Visual Arts

Download Light Science & Magic: An Introduction to Photographic by Fil Hunter PDF

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By Fil Hunter

Фундаментальное, авторитетное изложение теории и практики света в фотографии. От общих установок до тонкостей и изысков (вроде «black-on-black»). gentle technological know-how and Magic offers you a finished conception of the character and ideas of sunshine, with examples and directions for sensible software. that includes images, diagrams, and step by step directions, this publication speaks to photographers of various degrees. It presents valuable info on easy methods to mild the main tricky topics, akin to surfaces, steel, glass, beverages, extremes (black-on-black and white-on-white), and graphics.

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Download Walter Benjamin and Art by Andrew Benjamin PDF

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By Andrew Benjamin

Walter Benjamin's most famed and influential essay continues to be The murals within the Age of Mechanical copy. Walter Benjamin and the murals is the 1st ebook to supply a extensive and committed research of this canonical paintings and its impression upon middle modern matters within the visible arts, aesthetics and the background of philosophy. The ebook is dependent round 3 detailed components: the extension of Benjamin's paintings; the query of old connection; the significance of the essay within the improvement of feedback of either the visible arts and literature. individuals to the quantity contain significant Benjamin commentators, whose paintings has a great deal outlined the reception of the essay, and top philosophers, historians and aesthetician, whose techniques open up new parts of curiosity and relevance.

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Download Sports Photography: How to Capture Action and Emotion by Peter Skinner PDF

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By Peter Skinner

В книге рассмотрены такие вопросы, как выбор оборудования и носителя (цифра или пленка), освещение, экспозиция, особенности съемки динамических сцен, эстетика и психология спорта, организационные проблемы (доступ к спортсменам, конкуренция с другими фотографами и др. ) Книга отлично иллюстрирована.

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Download Forget Me Not: Photography and Remembrance by Geoffrey Batchen PDF

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By Geoffrey Batchen

On the grounds that its invention, images has continuously been inextricably tied up with remembrance: photographers keep in mind relations, loved pals, distinctive moments, journeys and different occasions, conversing throughout time and position to create an emotional bond among topic and viewer.
Forget Me Not specializes in this courting among images and reminiscence, and explores the curious and centuries-old perform of strengthening the emotional attraction of pictures by means of embellishing them -- with textual content, paint, frames, embroidery, cloth, string, hair, flora, bullets, cigar wrappers, butterfly wings, and more -- to create unusual and sometimes appealing hybrid items. This spellbinding publication gains colour images of 80 such gadgets, notable works of art -- half souvenir, half Joseph Cornell -- created by way of traditional humans from the mid-19th century to mid-20th century.
In addition, Forget Me Not deals another option to examine the historical past of images, a historical past that successfully excludes many of the photographs -- candid perspectives, kin snapshots, and the like -- taken because the invention of the digital camera. famous images historian Geoffrey Batchen adopts a distinct tone during this unique and interesting booklet -- a private and speculative voice that speaks to the gadgets instead of approximately them whereas supplying a visible treasure chest of either mysterious and lovely pictures.
Forget Me Not is released with the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and accompanies an exhibition of a similar identify that opens on the Museum in March 2004.

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Download Bridgman's Complete Guide to Drawing From Life: Over 1,000 by George B. Bridgman PDF

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By George B. Bridgman

“An essential volume...published for the 1st time in paperback....More than 2 hundred illustrations of arms and hundreds of thousands of pictures of hands, shoulders, heads, torsos, legs, knees, and feet.” — Library magazine. “It will...meet a deeply felt have to draw the human determine from a vantage aspect of figuring out and visible acuity.”— Arts & actions.

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Download Art Beyond the Lens. Working with Digital Textures by Sarah Gardner PDF

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By Sarah Gardner

Vintage-looking, dream-like textures can open up a complete new global on your images. besides the fact that, there's a lot, even more to operating with textures than just merging them with a picture through Photoshop. during this beautiful new consultant from texture guru Sarah Gardner, youll examine every thing there's to grasp approximately how one can maximize the opportunity of those interesting instruments. as well as enormous quantities of lovely instance photos, this ebook is usually filled with sensible suggestion on what makes an outstanding texture, and the way and while to take advantage of them. How a picture is first and foremost captured and processed has an important impression at the impact a texture may have, so youll additionally examine what to think about while composing and capturing (rather than just hoping on post-processing) and the way to take advantage of lighting fixtures and heritage issues successfully for later paintings with textures. Workshop notes and a supplemental site can assist you place Sarahs suggestions into perform instantly. appealing sufficient to sit down in your espresso desk but functional adequate to shop close to your laptop, this booklet will exhibit you every little thing you want to understand to get that coveted vintage-feel on your photographs, no matter if youre an off-the-cuff kinfolk snapper or a professional specialist.

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Download AI Weiwei: Sunflower Seeds by Ai Weiwei PDF

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By Ai Weiwei

Born in Beijing in 1957, Ai Weiwei is likely one of the such a lot influential artists at paintings at the present time and has exhibited extensively in Asia, Europe and North the US. he's the 1st artist dwelling and dealing within the Asia-Pacific zone to be commissioned as a part of the Unilever sequence to create an paintings for the big Turbine corridor at Tate smooth. Ai Weiwei has stated Liberty is ready the precise to question every thing. His works in a variety of media are characterised through social and political engagement and a continually enquiring brain. even if as an artist, curator, critic, dressmaker or architect, he has performed a key half in modern chinese language paintings and tradition of the earlier twenty years, no longer least via his collaboration with architects Herzog & de Meuron in designing the 'Bird's Nest' stadium for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. released to accompany Ai Weiwei's first significant large-scale fee in Britain, this e-book will offer very important insights into the inventive strategies of 1 of the main intriguing and dynamic modern artists.

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Download Archaeology of Celtic Art by D. W. Harding PDF

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By D. W. Harding

Extra vast ranging, either geographically and chronologically, than any past examine, this well-illustrated e-book deals a brand new definition of Celtic artwork. Tempering the much-adopted art-historical process, D.W. Harding argues for a broader definition of Celtic paintings and perspectives it inside a wider archaeological context. He re-asserts historic Celtic identification after a decade of deconstruction in English-language archaeology. Harding argues that there have been groups in Iron Age Europe that have been pointed out traditionally as Celts, looked themselves as Celtic, or who spoke Celtic languages, and that the artwork of those groups may possibly kind of be considered as Celtic paintings. This study will be essential for these humans desirous to take a clean and leading edge point of view on Celtic artwork.

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