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Top Customer Reviews: Stories in Stone: A ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 51 ratings
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
One the majority of thorough guide has found still, with plentiful CLEAR illustrations (photos) and the complete explanation of these mysterious cards and the symbols found in old headstones. I maintain this book in my car, while I will pull of a road and estaciona a car to explore any old cemetery or fulfilling of cemetery. A small measure the easy fact the tuck in the stock exchange or rucksack. A lot of photos add; the pair of them took in Cemetery of View of the Mountain in Oakland, CA, which are only in a street of my house. If you enjoy to roam around in a park-like atmosphere of old cemeteries, admiring a stonework, and is curious while in why these torches the other way around are so common in of the mausoleums, takes this book-- will be happy has done!
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
Wants to roam around cemeteries; such history and monuments of local culture. This book has added another propiciada an experience to help me to interpret a symbolism. Some examples have represented in a book is fascinating, also, and will be to do stops to see them never are in some zones.
5 / 5
This iconography of coverages of the book or more simply place, esome the pictures laps'. You see a lot of old tombs with engraved pictures in bones. This book explains a meaning behind him. You will be it he will find some explanations for flowers, animal, angels, statues of gargoyle, and many more. Also it covers some architectural fashions of some periods of time. A together book fantastically place , informative in the spectactular that bows that marks a book looks very expensive. Some pictures are terrific.
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
He Loves cemeteries, will love a book. I will not go to another cemetery without him.
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
A very interesting book. I want a bit the bones of old tomb say such fond histories on some deceased
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Top Customer Reviews: The Sculpture of ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 5 ratings
4 / 5
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5 / 5
Beautiful book, full of the photos of illustrations/add and the information adds roughly the life and the work of Ruth. Very comprehensible!
4 / 5
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5 / 5
The artist adds, wonderful images,the overview that writes well of his life & influence artistic. Learning enjoyed in his family of early & life.
5 / 5
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Top Customer Reviews: Ice Sculpture: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 1 ratings
4 / 5
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Top Customer Reviews: Shaping Stone: The ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 6 ratings
4 / 5
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4 / 5
This book is for real one of some only books have found on he short and sculpting soapstone ossia of any use of mine. And while a book is not a better quality according to which professionally modifying and printing of the books goes, is The BEST and one of a scarce little in a subject of measure/sculpting soapstone! An author covers everything will require partorisca know to carve/sculpt soapstone; it partorisca look for in a soapstone will use to the that the tools will require. It is a better in a subject, fences in any one! If has an interest in measure soapstone, this reserves want to!
5 / 5
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4 / 5
Covers several projects and goes still to detail on like this to do a lot of things with bones. It would suggest he in any sculptor of Bones of Soap of beginner.
5 / 5
This far and was a better and more informative work in an art and practical of soapstone sculpture that has directed finds. I am looking it advances now to read his second volume on there is anticipated more than the technicians. Highly recommended!
5 / 5
A good election for the prime minister (or one of your prime minister) pound in soapstone measure. An author knows his material.

Top Customer Reviews: Passages in Modern ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 11 ratings
4 / 5
Excellent. I have received this element in the punctual way.

Considering some contents inside this book. This are add partorisca any any one learns on some turns, and transmissions in processes of sculpture.
4 / 5
Like a student of art, this book is essiential partorisca comprise a world of art and a transition of art the modern art. It is the must read yes love the carrier in art or is interested in working in any field of art
4 / 5
Requirement partorisca 4000 class of level in University of Oklahoma, an author Is not an easy bed. With this be has said his very good writing and is A lot of knowledgable in a subject, this in spite of is his opinions this in spite of.
4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
Horribly wordy, strangely organised, and with the long analogies practically very joined the sculpture. Perhaps yes calm really REALLY sculpture of amour or history of art this could be yours interest, but like the text required partorisca one of my classes is the tedious and gag inducing read.
5 / 5
Ossia Krauss First book, and a an I like better. His history of modern sculpture of Rodin to Robert Smithson is grounded in the sophisticated theoretical perspective, but is not blocking under a weight of theory likes much more late Krauss texts. His theoretical frame in this prompt book is phenomenological -- do the transition the structuralist and poststructuralist theories later in some seventies. Phenomenology -- Especially, Merleau-Pontyan phenomenology -- leaves partorisca a lot of readings that the cause has thought of modern sculpture. This in spite of, a basic supposition of a book -- respectively, that has has some parallels among a development of modern sculpture and phenomenological has thought -- is defective. There is not any evidence that some artists spoken for Krauss listened of Husserl and Merleau-Ponty and his theories. A lot of other authors joint the Krauss marks the resemblance unjustified supposition of several 'parallelisms' and 'influences.' Basically, ossia historicism -- the faith in some class of Zeitgeist laws in all the cultural forms of the particular age. Still, some frames of book for the much more rewarding read that coutless superficial, simply descriptive histories of modern sculpture, or modern art in general.
5 / 5
Krauss Give the comprehensible analysis of modern sculpture in this book. I give it four stars because krauss' the syntax has done some separates to confuse to read.
5 / 5
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5 / 5
Ossia Krauss First book, and a an I like better. His history of modern sculpture of Rodin to Robert Smithson is grounded in the sophisticated theoretical perspective, but is not blocking under a weight of theory likes much more late Krauss texts. His theoretical frame in this prompt book is phenomenological -- has done the transition the structuralist and poststructuralist theories later in some seventies. Phenomenology -- Especially, Merleau-Pontyan phenomenology -- leaves partorisca a lot of readings that the cause has thought of modern sculpture. This in spite of, a basic supposition of a book -- respectively, that has has some parallels among a development of modern sculpture and phenomenological has thought -- is defective. There is not any evidence that some artists spoken for Krauss listened of Husserl and Merleau-Ponty and his theories. A lot of other authors joint the Krauss marks the resemblance unjustified supposition of several 'parallelisms' and 'influences.' Basically, ossia historicism -- the faith in some class of Zeitgeist laws in all the cultural forms of the particular age. Still, some frames of book for the much more rewarding read that coutless superficial, simply descriptive histories of modern sculpture, or modern art in general.
5 / 5
Am not new the academic writing, but this book is incredibly painful to read. Filled with unnecessary flowery and on-the-upper tongue, taken for ever partorisca Krauss to do the point and included longer for a reader for the comprise.

Top Customer Reviews: Clay's Tectonic ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 6 ratings
4 / 5
This in an excellent overview of any so only a scene of ceramics; but, a climate of whole art United States a time that follows WWII. Very very researched and has presented. You recommend this to any that want to further his knowledge of art and ceramic, of this period, and how is affected our same attitudes down to current time.
4 / 5
Ken estimativa, one of one the majority of honored and artists of the clay respected of our time has died. A bit of background: 'Kenneth estimativa (February 16, 1935 - of February 24, 2012) was an American of ceramic artist and printmaker the one who is been born in the Angels, California in 1935. Studio in a Chouinard Institute of Art to the Angels, first to receive his BFA terracing of a University of California Of the sud in 1956. Continue his studios in Chouinard Institute of Art in 1957 and has received a MFA terracing of New York State University of Ceramics in Alfred Universities in 1959. Kenneth Prices the ceramics studied with Peter Voulkos and has been attributed the Tamarind is known more for his abstract forms have built of the clay has shot. Typically, they are not glazed, but intricately painted with multiple discharges of acrylic product brilliant and then sanded down to develop some paints down. Ken Prices lived and done in Venice, California and Taos, New Messico.'

Now, almost like the health to the step of the prize comes this heft and highly the TECTONIC TURN of CLAY of informative book: JOHN MASON, KEN ESTIMATIVAS, And PETER VOULKOS. A book described in of the words and of the images like these three giants have changed a world-wide view of the art of clay forms a functional format to a purely artistic format of clay for a sake of clay and form for a sake of beauty. Although a way in that each one that like this of this three clay of artists approached like the half, each one that like this of them has developed partidĂĄrios strong n a world of the art and his works are estimated for museums and of the collectors equally.

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5 / 5
I was a student of history of the art that has arrived my terracing in Scripps University while the Tectonic turn of the clay was on show like this splits of a Getty Pacific initiative of Regular Time. An exposure, and this catalogue that has accompanied the, is exceptional examples of the like raisin when the crew leaves scholarly investigation to drive his curatorial and critical decisions.

The Tectonic turn of the clay do fault like the thorough introduction to a work of John Mason, Ken Estimativas, and Peter Voulkos, and really illustrates like a synergy among these three artists the traditional place of the clay defied in a hierarchy of materials. Some tests are seriously academic in his point of view, more than trusting some numerous myths (this in spite of alluring) concealed surrounds a work of these artists.
4 / 5
This in an excellent overview of any so only a scene of ceramics; but, a climate of whole art United States a time that follows WWII. Very very researched and has presented. It would recommend this to any that want to further his knowledge of art and ceramic, of this period, and how is affected our same attitudes down to current time.
5 / 5
Ken Estimativas, one of one the majority of honored and artists of the clay respected of our time has died. A bit of background: 'Kenneth estimativa (February 16, 1935 - of February 24, 2012) was an American of ceramic artist and printmaker the one who is been born in the Angels, California in 1935. It has studied in a Chouinard Institute of Art to the Angels, first to receive his BFA terracing of a University of California Of the sud in 1956. It has continued his studios in Chouinard Institute of Art in 1957 and has received a MFA terracing of New York State University of Ceramics in Alfred Universities in 1959. Kenneth Prices the ceramics studied with Peter Voulkos and has been attributed the Tamarind is known more for his abstract forms have built of the clay has shot. Typically, they are not glazed, but intricately painted with multiple discharges of acrylic product brilliant and then sanded down to develop some paints down. Ken Prices lived and done in Venice, California and Taos, New Messico.'

Now, almost like the health to the step of the prize comes this heft and highly the TECTONIC TURN of CLAY of informative book: JOHN MASON, KEN ESTIMATIVAS, And PETER VOULKOS. A book described in of the words and of the images like these three giants have changed a world-wide view of the art of clay forms a functional format to a purely artistic format of clay for a sake of clay and form for a sake of beauty. Although a way in that each one that like this of this three clay of artists approached like the half, each one that like this of them has developed partidĂĄrios strong n a world of the art and his works are estimated for museums and of the collectors equally.

A book is published in context of a PACIFIC the city of TIME REGULATES wide exposure this year and some works in this 'cataloged is an attractive for an exposure that dares the title of a book in Scripps University. Now with a recent step of Ken Prices some results to reserve even more of the element of collectors. Grady Harp, February 12
5 / 5
was a student of history of the art when finalising my terracing in Scripps University while the Tectonic turn of the clay was on show like this splits of a Getty Pacific initiative of Regular Time. An exposure, and this catalogue that has accompanied the, is exceptional examples of the like raisin when the crew leaves scholarly investigation to drive his curatorial and critical decisions.

The Tectonic turn of the clay do fault like the thorough introduction to a work of John Mason, Ken Estimativas, and Peter Voulkos, and really illustrates like a synergy among these three artists the traditional place of the clay defied in a hierarchy of materials. Some tests are seriously academic in his point of view, more than trusting some numerous myths (this in spite of alluring) concealed surrounds a work of these artists.

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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
Could never in the million years have expected for the better book in an Ours Give me gargoyles.

This author knows, and transmits in the a lot of involving way, a unbelievable quantity of interesting information roughly him. Tongue in as his very probably meant to the people have been at the same time done, that is to look to mean the people some years of then, and that look to mean the people now. It was fascinating like the perception of the people of them has changed deeply on some years.

Interest to learn like this a lot suddenly captivated people, included before some officials discovering. The artists am remained until drawing them before one discovering, and some impressions are result very popular immediately.

Also resupplies the wealth of fascinating information on some circumstances down which have been done. They were in big leaves a vision of an artist, the one who has said that the people drew to look mediaeval but would have known a lot well that in fact it does not look any mediaeval measures. Instead, an author explains, look the romanticized creates centuries of the like the mediaeval measures could have looked.

Once, long first to read this book, has been disappointed to learn that a better-known gargoyles of the ours Give me has not been original, and that the person knows the one who some originals of 13.os the centuries have looked. Some originals of 13.os the centuries were thoroughly past stumps, and in some chances gone entirely, before any one has annoyed to register them. But after reading this book, sees that it does not import . Some originals, anything has looked, was certainly a lot anywhere afterwards like good. These gargoyles, of the recovery of one 1850, has been drawn by an excellent artist and carved peel brilliant sculptor. A reason his so it took it the imaginations of the people, while some originals apparently any, is reason are that very better.

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5 / 5
Was Camille in fßnfjähriger Investigation aufgearbeitet hat ist ßberwältigend und sowohl vom kßnstlerischen wie philosophischen Inhalt nicht zu ßbertreffen. Sena Arbeit stellt ausfßhrlich Damage Zeitgeist give und ergänzt Dies durch kunsthistorische Deutungen. Kein Buch fßr Jedermann sondern Man sollte sich schon ernsthaft dipped gives Chimären und deren mÜglicher Bedeutung auseinandergesetzt haben. Dann ist Give Buch eine wahre Schatzkiste A Informationen zu denen eine the presents have deprived keinen Zugang hat. Mich wundern aber auch Yesterday Given diversen Theorien a data Gestalt von 'He Stryge'. Meine Deutung dieser Figur geht auf eine Fßhrung aus dem Jahr 1973 zurßck Given von einer Kunststudentin durchgefßhrt wurde. It is gibt laut ihrer Ansicht keine Figur Given eindeutiger von give 54 Chimären zu identifizieren ist. Ein Vampir ist Is sicher nicht und auch kein Nachtvogel... wer Hat HÜrner und Engelsflßgel? Genau Give ist Is und er streckt verächtlich Given Zunge heraus weil give Volk zu ihm hochschaut.... . Eine Simple Deutung die sich nicht widerlegen lässt, zumal wenn Present of data of the man Eugène Viollet-lucido-Duque etwas näher beleuchtet.
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4 / 5
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