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Rosenthal, Mark; Rainbird, Sean; Schmuckli, Claudia
An in-depth look at the fascinating sculptural works of one of the twentieth century's most innovative artists. Joseph Beuys (1921-86), - the German sculptor, teacher, activist and performance artist, became one of the most influential figures in modern and contemporary art. His charismatic presence, extraordinary life, and unconventional artistic style gained him international fame and notoriety during the 1960s, '70s, and '80s. Beuys's innovative influence is particularly felt in the field of sculpture, whose definition he expanded to encompass performance art, activism and site-specific environments. His use of unconventional materials including fat, felt, honey, blood and living trees reflected both the mythologising of his personal history and his growing political commitment. This beautifully illustrated book investigates Beuys's sculpture, arguably the most fundamental aspect of his artistic work, as well as his extraordinary influence. Featured objects include a selection of Beuys's remarkable vitrines, cousins of standard museum presentations, featuring both hand-made and found objects blackboards on which he jused in delivering lectures and performances; room-sized environments; and many other objects that served as physical documentation of Beuys's performances. With a comprehensive chronology of Beuys's activities both as an artist and activist, this book is essential for those interested in the life, work, and legacy of one of twentieth century art's most intriguing figures. 224pp. N.B. Corners very slightly bumped. Slight mark to rear cover.
Tate Publishing, 2004, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1854375857
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Inventory #28866
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Bodley, John H.
A clear, provocative argument for indigenous peoples' right to determine their own fate that stimulates classroom discussion and debate. Abundant case studies that demonstrate the exploitation of human and natural resources worldwide. Appendixes with lists of support organizations and contact information, and texts of the most recent position papers regarding indigenous peoples worldwide. 276pp. N.B. Previous insciption to ffep.
Mayfield Publishing Company, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Fourth Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 0767405056
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Inventory #25619
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Sowers, Richard
This uses unbiased data to identify the best race horses in virtually every category - from top two-year-old fillies to best geldings on the grass to the premier weight carriers among colts and horses and virtually every other classification imaginable based on the results of major North American races since World War II. The same information also is presented to identify the best jockeys, trainers, sires, dams, broodmare sires - and much, much more - along with a complete record of all in-the-money finishes in major races since World War II for every thoroughbred and a list of all such victories for every stallion, broodmare sire, jockey, trainer, and owner.534pp.
Old Sport Pub Co, 2004, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0975439200
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Inventory #15327
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Stankiewicz, W. J.
This book gathers together a selection of the core materials from a lifetime of writing by one of the more eminent political philosophers of our time. Written in lucid prose, this volume can be appreciated by both the professional political scientist and the educated layman. The selections are arranged under (a) values such as liberty, equality, tolerance, justice, the common good; (b) concepts such as authority, sovereignty, the social contract and natural law; and (c) major political ideologies. The result is an extended commentary on today's crucial issues: social change, violence, coercion and political participation. For Stankiewicz, the main concern of political theory is to "establish principles relevant to the public good and to uphold the tradition of the public philosophy of civility". His writings show a remarkable assimilation of the classical body of political theory -- from Plato to Dewey -- the recognition of its tradition and beauty and of its historic role in human affairs. His neo-classical philosophy combats the ills of our society emanating from hedonistic liberalism, such as the pursuit of group rights, anti-authority stances, identity politics and the irrationalism of present-day political correctness. The volume contains numerous examples of his 'crossing swords' with thinkers of various persuasions, such as Leszek Kolakowski, C.B. Macpherson and Jacques Maritain. 543pp.
Ronsdale Press & Vancouver Holocaust Education Society, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0921870841
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Inventory #10376
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Nicolle, George
The main entries provide bibliographical details and descriptions of some two hundred books arranged under trades and other groupings in twenty one sections,comprehensive index.150pp.
Twybill Press, 1993, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0952228505
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Inventory #17448
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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