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|Author||: Patrick Frank|
|Editor||: Pearson Prentice Hall|
Accompanying interactive CD-ROM contains video demonstrations of studio processes, a virtual image gallery and information about visiting museums.
|Author||: Doug Clouatre|
|Editor||: University Press of America|
This book offers an innovative look at the relationship between a president and the Supreme Court justices they appoint. Based on a 2005 survey of historians, lawyers, and political scientists, the book delves into presidential Court appointments and how a justice's career affects a president's legacy.
|Author||: Patrick Frank|
This book tells the story of Art1, a computer program developed in 1968 at the University of New Mexico by electrical engineer Richard Williams with the encouragement of art department chair and renowned kinetic artist Charles Mattox ,who wanted to make UNM a center of high-tech creativity. In a wider sense, Art1 was an attempt to bridge the cultural divide between art and science. Artists on the one hand were working in avant-garde modes beyond the comprehension of most people, just as scientists were using ever more arcane theories to describe the universe; the notion of a shared common culture that could draw the two together seemed remote in the modern age. UNM art faculty member Frederick Hammersley took a strong interest in Art1 and in two years made more than 150 works using it. The book features 50 works by Hammersley, Duane Palyka, Katherine Nash, and James Hill and interviews with Williams, Palyka, and Hill. The story of Art1 and its role in early digital creativity documents for the first time its far-reaching impact.
|Author||: Robert Atkins|
|Editor||: Abbeville Press|
More than 115 entries clearly explain the who, what, when, and where of art since 1945. Some entries deal with concepts, such as formalism, multiculturalism, and the picture plane; some discuss specific movements, such as Abstract Expressionism and Fluxus; some describe various ways of making art, such as collage, performance, and video. Together they provide an invaluable key to the specialized, often baffling vocabulary so often used in today's art world. Complementing the entries are two additional noteworthy features. The first, a one-page ArtChart, presents the movements of the postwar years in a concise format that makes their chronological connections immediately visible. The second is a twenty-eight-page timeline - illustrated with full-color reproductions of paintings, sculptures, and installations - that chronicles events in the art world and the world at large, providing a context for the entries that follow, in addition, for this updated and revised edition, birth and death dates for the artists have been added to the index, along with their nationalities, making this easy-to-use reference even more informative.
|Author||: Ernest J. Gaines|
NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER • A deep and compassionate novel about a young man who returns to 1940s Cajun country to visit a black youth on death row for a crime he didn't commit. Together they come to understand the heroism of resisting. A “majestic, moving novel ... an instant classic, a book that will be read, discussed and taught beyond the rest of our lives" (Chicago Tribune), from the critically acclaimed author of A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.
|Author||: Randy Fujishin|
The Natural Speaker is a friendly step-by-step guide to public speaking that explores the fundamental skills necessary to present a natural and rewarding speech to any audience. By providing an overview of speech construction, practice, and delivery, this book is designed to enhance and improve upon students' natural strengths. Featuring a warm and humorous writing style, The Natural Speaker illustrates the concepts and skills required for enjoyable public speaking, and Randy Fujishin invites readers to view speaking as a life-long journey. This tenth edition features a new chapter on speaking in online contexts, including leading or participating in online meetings, using digital presentation tools, and guidelines for effective online PowerPoint presentations, as well as additional focus on intercultural considerations and new Internet student activities at the end of each chapter. This book serves as an accessible core textbook for Public Speaking and Introduction to Communication courses and also provides guidance for individual readers and public speaking workshops. Online resources include an instructor’s manual with sample test questions and exercises.
|Author||: Patrick Frank|
|Editor||: University of New Mexico Press|
Bringing together sixty-five primary documents vital to understanding the history of art in Latin America since 1900, Patrick Frank shows how modern art developed in Latin America in this important new work complementing his previous book, Twentieth-Century Art of Latin America, Revised and Expanded Edition. Besides autobiographies, manifestos, interviews, and artists’ statements, the editor has assembled material from videos, blogs, handwritten notes, flyers, lectures, and even an after-dinner speech. As the title suggests, many of the texts have a polemical or argumentative cast. In these documents, many of which appear in English for the first time, the artists themselves describe what they hope to accomplish and what they see as obstacles. Designed to show how modern art developed in Latin America, the documents begin with early modern expressions in the early twentieth century, then proceed through the avant-garde of the 1920s, the architectural boom of midcentury, and the Cold War years, and finally conclude with the postmodern artists in the new century.
|Author||: Patrick Frank|
|Editor||: Yale University Press|
This important and welcome volume is the first English-language anthology of writings on Latin American modern art of the twentieth century. The book includes some fifty seminal essays and documents—including statements, interviews, and manifestoes by artists—that encompass the broad diversity of this emerging field. Many of these materials are difficult to access and some are translated here for the first time. Together the selections explore the breadth and depth of Latin American modern art as well as its distinctive evolution apart from American and European art history. Included in this collection are fascinating ideas and insights on the impact of the avant-garde in the 1920s, the Mexican mural movement, Surrealism and other fantasy-based styles, modern architecture, geometric and optical art, concrete and neo-concrete art, and political conceptualism. For students and scholars of Latin American art, the volume offers an invaluable collection of primary and secondary sources.
|Author||: Scott F. Anfinson|
|Editor||: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers|
The book provides a comprehensive overview of American cultural resource management and historic preservation. It is designed for introductory and advanced courses in archaeology, history, and architecture. It explores the structure, historic background, laws, and governmental and professional players in American heritage management systems.
|Author||: Elaine Stone|
|Editor||: Fairchild Books|
Fashion today is fast-paced, technologically savvy, and global—and this 3rd Edition of The Dynamics of Fashion has been updated accordingly. Featuring the latest facts, figures, and theories in fashion development, production, and merchandising, as well as a brand new chapter on the history of fashion, this book provides a broad foundation for students hoping to become a part of the industry. Apparel, accessories, cosmetics, home fashions, green design and more are explored in detail, while hundreds of examples make the business aspect fun. Fresh, forward, challenging and comprehensive, Elaine Stone’s classic text is for those in fashion who want to be both in the now and in the know.
|Author||: Patrick Frank,José Guadalupe Posada|
"Close examination of Posada's work in context, including shocking crimes, executions, folkloric subjects, bandits, the coming of the Revolution, sources of Posada's style, etc., which help in understanding his spontaneous working-class outlook"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.
|Author||: Patrick Frank|
|Editor||: New Degree Press|
Ready to break out of that Zoom window? Zoom Out will show you how to make remote work work by leveraging next generation video tools and strategies to collaborate more effectively, deliver more engaging presentations, create content faster, and approach business with a video-first mindset. This book will show you: How to beat Zoom fatigue by eliminating meetings How to grow your network by hosting and attending awesome virtual and hybrid events How to create trust-building content from everyday Zoom conversations How to host engaging experiences for family, friends, and coworkers (no more lame virtual happy hours) How video-first strategies are revolutionizing entire industries and what these trends mean for your business Whether you want to work smarter with your remote team, create engaging video content without scripts or cameras, or better connect with your family and friends, Zoom Out will show you how to utilize the latest video-first tools to improve communication, as well as guarantee more productive and delightful connections.
|Author||: Phaidon Editors|
|Editor||: Phaidon Press|
A gorgeous exploration of the ways in which humans have documented the beauty of the cosmos - in a new compact edition Universe is a groundbreaking survey that celebrates the popular subject of astronomy through 300 images created by those who have tried to understand - or who have been inspired by - the beauty and mystery of stars, planets, and beyond. Carefully chosen by an international panel of experts and arranged to highlight thought-provoking contrasts and similarities, the selection includes paintings, photographs, sculpture, animation, prints, sketches, and digital renderings with iconic works by renowned photographers, artists, and astronomers alongside previously unpublished finds.