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Visual Arts

Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s Visual Arts books present advanced specialist scholarly knowledge on key topics including sculpture, classical and modern art as well as media, film and their effects upon viewers.  Thought-provoking interdisciplinary studies sit alongside in-depth explorations of artists to form an essential collection of books on the Visual Arts.  From broad-ranging anthologies to detailed ethnographic studies, these resources will provide valuable insights for artists and art historians but also the general reader interested in the many questions raised by visual world today.

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The Golden Dawn of Italian Fashion

This is the first book written about Maria Monaci Gallenga (1880-1944), the enigmatic fashion artist and designer marginalized after decades of fortune and fame. The daughter of Ernesto Monaci, the illustrious philologist and mentor of Luigi Pirandello, Gallenga was the wife of Pietro Gallenga, a medical scientist related to the Ga...

The Art of Reception

This book deals with processes of reception in visual arts. Images (in the broadest sense) from different cultures and times are examined. The volume focuses on two key interpretations of reception. On the one hand, reception is understood as a concept of repetition and revision spanning different cultures and time periods. On the ...

An Existentialist Theory of the Human Spirit (Volume 1)

This first volume examines how sexual mores and behavior, religious dogma and practice, and artistic creativity and authenticity have influenced, and been influenced by, the existentialist thought of Kierkegaard, Heidegger, Sartre, Nietzsche, Husserl and Buber, and the writings of Camus, Dostoevsky, Beckett, Kafka and Shestov.It co...

Cultural Tourism and Heritage in Northern Portugal

This book presents a narrative of both an opportunity and a challenge. The opportunity is to develop routes of cultural tourism in the North of Portugal, while empowering and engaging communities in the protection of their cultural heritage. The challenge is promoting sustainable tourism, with an impact on economic growth, poverty ...
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