Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before it can speak. But, there is also another sense in which seeing comes before words. It is seeing which establishes our place in the surrounding world. The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled. This is a book on art in various languages.
This is a study of the force of photographic images which are continually inserted between experience and reality. Sontag develops further the concept of "transparency". The essays make up a deep exploration of how the image has affected society.
The two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee presents the story of his career against a backdrop of 40 years of history, discussing such topics as his collaborations with famous fellow artists, his creative process and his activist work with Farm Aid and The Bridge School. 750,000 first printing.
The complete film script of Michael Moore's award-winning headline-grabbing documentary, to be published together with a six section factual back up of the film by a New Yorker magazine fact-checker, confirming it's all true.
An updated, indispensable guide to recorded classical music reviews hundreds of new CDs--from remastered vintage recordings to the latest releases, from the highest-quality offerings to budget releases--and is designed to help readers select the very best of recorded classical music available. Original.
A treasury tailor-made for the holidays, perfect for the whole family to share! Four favorite "Very" stories from beloved author Eric Carle, with all-new recipes, activities, projects, and more! Featuring The Very Busy Spider , The Very Quiet Cricket , The Very Lonely Firefly , and The Very Clumsy Click Beetle , this collection of Eric Carle stories offers readers four complete "Very" books in one gorgeous package. Along the with stories, The Very Eric Carle Treasury will include recipes, family projects, and activities for each book, as well as a letter from Eric Carle himself! For existing Carle fans, or for those just reading his stories for the first time, this book is the perfect addition to every family's bookshelf. Praise for Eric Carles "Very" Books: * "A beautifully executed work for the very young."- -The Horn Book , starred review "[T] language is simple, with rhythm, repetition, and alliteration to delight young listeners. Painted collage illustrations are lavish and expressive."-- School Library Journal "Sure to be loved and requested again and again, Click Beetle is a well-crafted story, joyfully illustrated, that speaks to the hearts of young children." -- Library Journal "Carle's richly hued, collage-like art and gentle text will be comfortingly familiar to his numerous young devotees."-- Publishers Weekly
'Rich. . . eclectic. . . a feast' Telegraph Jhumpa Lahiri's landmark collection brings together forty writers that reflect over a hundred years of Italy's vibrant and diverse short story tradition, including well known authors such as Italo Calvino, Elsa Morante and Luigi Pirandello, alongside many captivating rediscoveries. Poets, journalists, visual artists, musicians, editors, critics, teachers, scientists, politicians, translators: the writers that inhabit these pages represent a dynamic cross section of Italian society. 'An enticing collection . . . the tales are by turns startling, moving, intriguing and provocative' The Times Literary Supplement
Showcases a selection of Sartorialist blog entries as well as previously unpublished writings, in a volume that offer insight into the author's photographic process, perspectives on street fashion, and vision of the fashion capabilities of everyday people. Original .
Offers information needed to select the finest classical music available. This book offers: assessment of the impact and importance of video and audio DVDs; some of the greatest historic performances; the major period instrument recordings; and, an appraisal of the best of the budget-priced CDs.
Explores the singer's career and personal life, revealing the defining moments of his early childhood, his experiences as a young star, and his reflections on accepting his sexuality in the face of fame. Reprint. A best-selling memoir.
Three men made art modern: Henry Matisse, Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. This biography of Braque shows how his heroic and multi-faceted life helped inform and create the greatest revolution in art since the Renaissance.
Indicates key recordings on CD, DVD and enhanced SACD, including those in surround sound. This book lists and assesses versions of various major classical works.
In "De architectura" (c.40 BC), Vitruvius discusses in ten encyclopedic chapters aspects of Roman architecture, engineering and city planning. Vitruvius also included a section on human proportions. Because it is the only antique treatise on architecture to have survived, "De architectura" has been an invaluable source of information for scholars.