The Painted Word is Tom Wolfe "at his most clever, amusing, and irreverent" (San Francisco Chronicle).
Author: Tom Wolfe
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
"America's nerviest journalist" (Newsweek) trains his satirical eye on Modern Art in this "masterpiece" (The Washington Post) Wolfe's style has never been more dazzling, his wit never more keen. He addresses the scope of Modern Art, from its founding days as Abstract Expressionism through its transformations to Pop, Op, Minimal, and Conceptual. The Painted Word is Tom Wolfe "at his most clever, amusing, and irreverent" (San Francisco Chronicle).
His works, painted in oils, depict a modern take on the timeless stories of the Old and New Testaments. The paintings give the Bible themes a new relevance for today's world.The works reproduced in the book are A4 size and in full colour.
Author: John Reilly
Category: Christian art and symbolism
Many people will be familiar with the paintings of John Reilly through exhibitions in cathedrals and churches, art centres and galleries throughout the south of England.His subtle and jewel-like colours and his use of geometric patterning are immediately recognisable and captivating. Figures appear to be part of the pattern of the painting, yet stand out from it with grace and eloquence. His works, painted in oils, depict a modern take on the timeless stories of the Old and New Testaments. The paintings give the Bible themes a new relevance for today's world.The works reproduced in the book are A4 size and in full colour. They are accompanied by the Bible passages that inspired them.
“The Painted Word is Phil Cousineau's Pointillist Portrait of the Artist As A Mirror ofHis Words. From the Yiddish roots of Copacetic to the cracked art of Craquelure, Cousineau's latest Portrait of Our Language is his own warmly ...
Author: Phil Cousineau
Publisher: Cleis Press
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
WORDCATCHER Phil Cousineau illuminates the history and mystery of weird and wonderful word storiesTo untangle the knot of interlocking meanings of these painted words, logophile and mythologist Phil Cousineau begins each fascinating word entry with his own brief definition. He then fills it in with a tint of etymology and a smattering of quotes that show how the word is used, ending with a list of companion words. The words themselves range from commonplace - like biscuit, a twice-baked cake for Roman soldiers - to loanwords including chaparral, from the Basque shepherds who came to the American West; words from myths, such as hector; metamorphosis words, like silly, which evolved holy to goofy in a mere thousand years; and words well worthy of revival, such as carrytale, a wandering storyteller. Whether old-fangled or brand new, all the words included in The Painted Word possess an ineffable quality that makes them luminous.
In the latter half of the 18th century, history painting ranked at the top of the hierarchy of genres which governed the theory of art in England.
Author: P. Cannon-Brookes
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Incorporated
In the latter half of the 18th century, history painting ranked at the top of the hierarchy of genres which governed the theory of art in England. Hence portrait painters like Reynolds would base their portraits on the great models of antiquity, and landscape painters such as Wilson and Turner embellished their views with classical or historical subjects.
Create captivating work using simple methods with just a few paint colors. Talented mixed-media artist and professional calligrapher Caitlin Dundon offers expert tips to make your learning easier, including quick fixes for correcting typos.
Author: Caitlin Dundon
The charming trend of "putting a word on it" continues to grow in popularity, and this step-by-step approach explores more than 48 techniques for enhancing your art. Create captivating work using simple methods with just a few paintcolors. Talented mixed media artist and professional calligrapher Caitlin Dundon offers expert tips to make your learning easier, including quick fixes for correcting typos. Learn ways to work with your own choice of inspirational words and quotations using collage, rubber stamping, embossing, typewritten fonts, calligraphy, gel plate printing, and others.
Perhaps you recall The Painted Word (1975), Tom Wolfe's brilliant critique of modern art. For our purposes, though, the word is “the Word of God.” The Bible has been and continues to be instrumental in shaping the history of the West, ...
Author: Eleanor DeLorme
Publisher: WestBow Press
Art historian Eleanor Pearson DeLorme and her erudite coauthor, Charles Pearson DeLorme, lead us through a virtual gallery of great paintings by masters of Western art: from Rubens and Brueghels Garden of Eden to Signorellis Testament and Death of Moses. They tell two stories: that of the great story of Gods redemption and that of the lives and times of the masters who labored to portray Gods story, which is, at the same time, our own.
79 80 SALADO SUBSUMING THE PAINTED WORD SUBSUMING THE PAINTED WORD ... Hohokam Red - on - buff ceramics incorporate some basic ideological concepts that have been applied to contemporaneous Pueblo and Mogollon painted ceramics .
Author: Barbara L. Moulard
Publisher: Schenck Southwest Pub Llc
The lavishly illustrated catalog of the Schenk pottery collection with a fresh interpretation of prehistoric Southwest ceramics.