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Author : Richard Polsky
language : en
Publisher: Other Press, LLC
Release Date : 2011-10-25
Download The Art Prophets written by Richard Polsky and has been published by Other Press, LLC this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2011-10-25 with Art categories.
In The Art Prophets, Richard Polsky introduces us to influential late twentieth-century dealers and tastemakers in the art world. These risk takers opened doors for artists, identified new movements, and resurrected art forms that had fallen into obscurity. In this distinctive tour, Polsky offers an insightful and engaging dialog between artists and the visionaries who paved their way. Table of contents Ivan Karp and Pop Art Stan Lee and Comic Book Art Chet Helms, Bill Graham, and the Art of the Poster John Ollman and Outsider Art Joshua Baer and Native American Art Virginia Dwan and Earthworks Tod Volpe and Ceramics Jeffrey Fraenkel and Photography Louis Meisel and Photorealism Tony Shafrazi and Street Art
Author : Kahlil Gibran
language : en
Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd
Release Date : 2017-03-01
Download The Prophet written by Kahlil Gibran and has been published by Head of Zeus Ltd this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2017-03-01 with Fiction categories.
The Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry fables written in English by the Lebanese-American artist, philosopher and writer Kahlil Gibran. Originally published in 1923, it is Gibran's best known work and has been translated into over 40 different languages. The prophet, Almustafa, has lived in the foreign city of Orphalese for 12 years and is about to board a ship which will carry him home. He is stopped by a group of people, with whom he discusses topics such as life and the human condition. The book is divided into chapters dealing with work, love, marriage, eating and drinking, joy and sorrow, self-knowledge, teaching, friendship, pleasure, beauty, religion, crime and punishment, reason and passion, and death.
Author : Cathy Gere
language : en
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Release Date : 2010-09-15
Download Knossos And The Prophets Of Modernism written by Cathy Gere and has been published by University of Chicago Press this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2010-09-15 with Philosophy categories.
In the spring of 1900, British archaeologist Arthur Evans began to excavate the palace of Knossos on Crete, bringing ancient Greek legends to life just as a new century dawned amid far-reaching questions about human history, art, and culture. With Knossos and the Prophets of Modernism, Cathy Gere relates the fascinating story of Evans’s excavation and its long-term effects on Western culture. After the World War I left the Enlightenment dream in tatters, the lost paradise that Evans offered in the concrete labyrinth—pacifist and matriarchal, pagan and cosmic—seemed to offer a new way forward for writers, artists, and thinkers such as Sigmund Freud, James Joyce, Giorgio de Chirico, Robert Graves, and Hilda Doolittle. Assembling a brilliant, talented, and eccentric cast at a moment of tremendous intellectual vitality and wrenching change, Cathy Gere paints an unforgettable portrait of the age of concrete and the birth of modernism.
Author : Susan Sink
language : en
Publisher: Liturgical Press
Release Date : 2007
Download The Art Of The Saint John S Bible written by Susan Sink and has been published by Liturgical Press this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2007 with Art categories.
Here are illuminations that bring the words of the Bible alive for the contemporary world.
Author : Imani Perry
language : en
Publisher: Duke University Press
Release Date : 2004-11-09
Download Prophets Of The Hood written by Imani Perry and has been published by Duke University Press this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2004-11-09 with Music categories.
At once the most lucrative, popular, and culturally oppositional musical force in the United States, hip hop demands the kind of interpretation Imani Perry provides here: criticism engaged with this vibrant musical form on its own terms. A scholar and a fan, Perry considers the art, politics, and culture of hip hop through an analysis of song lyrics, the words of the prophets of the hood. Recognizing prevailing characterizations of hip hop as a transnational musical form, Perry advances a powerful argument that hip hop is first and foremost black American music. At the same time, she contends that many studies have shortchanged the aesthetic value of rap by attributing its form and content primarily to socioeconomic factors. Her innovative analysis revels in the artistry of hip hop, revealing it as an art of innovation, not deprivation. Perry offers detailed readings of the lyrics of many hip hop artists, including Ice Cube, Public Enemy, De La Soul, krs-One, OutKast, Sean “Puffy” Combs, Tupac Shakur, Lil’ Kim, Biggie Smalls, Nas, Method Man, and Lauryn Hill. She focuses on the cultural foundations of the music and on the form and narrative features of the songs—the call and response, the reliance on the break, the use of metaphor, and the recurring figures of the trickster and the outlaw. Perry also provides complex considerations of hip hop’s association with crime, violence, and misogyny. She shows that while its message may be disconcerting, rap often expresses brilliant insights about existence in a society mired in difficult racial and gender politics. Hip hop, she suggests, airs a much wider, more troubling range of black experience than was projected during the civil rights era. It provides a unique public space where the sacred and the profane impulses within African American culture unite.
Author : William Perkins
language : en
Publisher: Puritan Publications
Release Date : 2012-06-17
Download The Art Of Faithful Preaching written by William Perkins and has been published by Puritan Publications this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2012-06-17 with Religion categories.
There are few problems in the contemporary church today that can match terrible preaching, and the poor exposition of the word of God. Perkins had much the same problem in his own day and in his own city. In this volume, written specially for ministers, he provides a foundation of bible truths to teach the manner in which ministers may preach effectively and faithfully to their congregations, as well as showing Christians how they may read their bible with profit and understanding. This is a classic work that should be at the side of every preacher and every student of the bible to be read again and again. This work is not a scan or facsimile and has been made easy to read with an active table of contents for electronic versions.
Author : Willem VanGemeren
language : en
Release Date : 1996
Download Interpreting The Prophetic Word written by Willem VanGemeren and has been published by Zondervan this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 1996 with Religion categories.
The diversity of prophetic voices in the Bible provides a message that is rich and variegated. But the variety of the testimony can be lost by limiting one's interpretations or application of the prophetic word. Interpreting the Prophetic Word helps readers understand the harmony of the voices that reveal God's purposes in redemptive history. Dr. Willem VanGemeren explains clearly and fully the background of the prophetic tradition. He then interprets the message of the major and minor prophets, using historical context and literary form and structure as tools in his analysis. He concludes with an explanation of the relevance of the prophetic word today. Dr. VanGemeren's extensive research and scholarship is presented in a readable way to unlock the door of prophecy for readers. He helps them to interpret prophecy and invites them to listen to the prophets and to lives the prophetic word.