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Our Artists in Europe

By: Henry James

...sic Literature Collection World Public Library.org EUROPE Title: OUR ARTISTS IN EUROPE Author: HENRY JAMES Language: English Subject: Fiction... ...... ..........................................................................9 Our Artists In Europe i Our Artists In Europe Henry James This page copyrigh... ...at Broadway has told these gentlemen all they know (the name, from which the American reader has to brush away an incongruous association, may as well... ...urniture. In such places as Broadway, and it is part of the charm of them to American eyes, the sky looks down on almost as many “things” as the ceili... ...ns to post pressing letters, and invented English villages where susceptible Americans may get the strongest sensations with the least trouble to them... ...that inability to depict the modern which is the most convincing sign of the contemporary. He has a genius for landscape, yet he abounds in knowledge ...

Table of Contents: Our Artists In Europe, 1 -- Henry James, 1 -- I, 1 -- II, 1 -- III, 3 -- IV, 4 -- V, 5 -- VI, 7 -- VII, 8 -- VIII, 9

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Contemporary R&B

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...c, today the term R&B is most often used to describe a style of African-American music originating after the decline of disco in the 1980s. S... ...line of disco in the 1980s. Some sources refer to the style as urban contemporary (the name of the radio format that plays hip hop and conte... ...(the name of the radio format that plays hip hop and contemporary R&B). Contemporary R&B has a polished record production style, drum machine -b... ...ccasional saxophone -laced beat to give a jazz feel (mostly common in contemporary R&B songs prior to the year 1995), and a smooth, lush style of... ...ducers began adding synthesizer s and slick drum machine beats to African-American music. Michael Jackson was among the first post-soul-funk-disco ... ...style and hip hop rhythms was termed new jack swing , and was applied to artists such as Bobby Brown, Keith Sweat, Al B. Sure!, Guy, Jodeci, an... ... 1990s In contrast to the works of Boyz II Men, Babyface and similar artists, other R&B artists and groups from this same period began adding ev... ...which added 1970s soul influences to the hip hop soul blend, arose, led by artists such as D'Angelo, Erykah Badu, Lauryn Hill, and Maxwell . Mari... ...rtists. In 2004, all 12 songs that topped Billboard Hot 100 were African-American recording artists and accounted for 80% of the number-one R&B hit...

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Essays, English and American

By: Alden, Raymond Macdonald, 1873-1924, Editor

... ALDEN Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AND AMERICAN Title: ESSAYS, ENGLISH AND AMERICAN Author: RAYMOND MACDONALD... ... Cnglifit) Clasgits REVISED EDITION WITH HELPS TO STUDY ESSAYS ENGLISH AND AMERICAN EDITED BY RAYMOND MACDONALD ALDEN PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH. LKLAND STA... ...ith critical judgment, representing not merely the 5 6 ESSAYS—ENGLISH AND AMERICAN writer's taste but also facts wliicli he can substantiate and theo... ...of essays, largely of the serious didactic sort. Sir William Cornwallis, a contemporary of Bacon's, published his in 1600 and later; Owen Felltham iss... ...ng, his personality remains charmingly companionable. William Hazlitt, his contemporary in the same field, is like Lamb in the richness of his interes... ...ave some of the fine qualities of both the serious and the familiar essay. Contemporary with these two men of Concord were two at Cambridge, Lowell an... ...ses, unless tlie person has happened to observe in pictures how it is that artists produce these effects, he will be utterly unable to make the smalle... ...." But this is wrong, for it is unreasonable to expect all men to be great artists, and born with the genius of Mr. Williams. Now it will be remembere... ...hen I left. When we cannot think ourselves into 3. Callot, etc. Well-known artists. Callot was a French painter and engraver of the early seventeenth ...

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Contemporary art

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... Contemporary art is art produced at the present period in time. Contemporar... ... itself a successor to Modern art.[1] In vernacular English, "modern" and "contemporary" are synonyms, resulting in some conflation of the terms "mode... ... are synonyms, resulting in some conflation of the terms "modern art" and "contemporary art" by non-specialists. ... ...y speaking, the term "contemporary art" refers to art made and produced by artists living today";[8] "Art from the 1960's or 70's up until this very m... ...nitions, perhaps restricting the "contemporary" to work from 2000 onwards. Artists who are still productive after a long career, and ongoing art movem... ...profit spaces, art schools and publishers, and the practices of individual artists, curators, collectors and philanthropists. A major division in the ... ... Abstract Expressionism American Figurative Expressionism ... ...erican Figurative Expressionism American scene painting Antipode... ... Abstract Imagists American Figurative Expressionism ...

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Little Journeys to the Homes of Eminent Artists

By: Elbert Hubbard

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org HOMES OF EMINENT ARTISTS Title: LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF EMINENT ARTISTS Autho... ...... ...rt Hubbard Table of Contents Little Journeys To The Homes Of Eminent Artists .................................................................... ...he have anticipated, four hundred years before he was born, that greatest of American writers, and said, “I own the landscape!” In frescos signed by P... ...−tragedy has never been written; it lies buried there with the lovers. But a contemporary said that the fear of an enforced separation broke the young... ...asterpiece of God. BOTTICELLI In Leonardo's “Treatise on Painting,” only one contemporary is named—Sandro Botticelli.... The Pagan and Christian world... ...d—no. Then he proposed to build Yale a new art−gallery and stock it with Pan−American pictures, all complete, in exchange for that little, insignifica... ...e we come from, were it not for the genealogical savants!” In a book called “American Antiquities,” now in the Library at Harvard College, and I suppo...

...uperficiality and mannerism. He produced a vast number of pictures, elevating to men of every race and of every age, and before whose immortal beauty artists of every school unite in common homage....

...Table of Contents: Little Journeys To The Homes Of Eminent Artists, 1 -- Elbert Hubbard, 1 -- RAPHAEL, 1 -- LEONARDO, 9 -- BOTTICELLI, 17 -- THORSWALDSEN, 27 -- GAINSBOROUGH, 36 -- VELASQUEZ, 44 -- COROT, 54 -- CORREGGIO, 66 -- BELLINI, 74 -- CELLINI, 81 -- ABBEY, 91 -- WHISTLER, 98...

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Contemporary fantasy

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... Artists Authors ... ... Contemporary fantasy Creatures ... ... Contemporary fantasy, also known as modern fantasy or indigenous fantasy, i... ...set in the putative real world (often referred to as consensus reality) in contemporary times, in which magic and magical creatures exist but are not ... ...cher A number of works by Neil Gaiman, among them American Gods and Neverwhere, set in a secondary world below London with li...

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Little Journeys to the Homes of Eminent Artists

By: Elbert Hubbard

...Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org HOMES OF EMINENT ARTISTS Title: LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF EMINENT ARTISTS Author:... ...... ...osted: November 23, 2002] HOMES OF EMINENT ARTISTS Produced by Jonathan Ingram, Juliet Sutherland, Charles F... ...have anticipated, four hundred years before he was born, that greatest of American writers, and said, "I own the landscape!" In frescos signed by Pe... ...agedy has never been written; it lies buried there with the lovers. But a contemporary said that the fear of an enforced separation broke the young ... ...God. BOTTICELLI In Leonardo's "Treatise on Painting," only one contemporary is named--Sandro Botticelli.... The Pagan and Christian world... ...o. Then he proposed to build Yale a new art-gallery and stock it with Pan-American pictures, all complete, in exchange for that little, insignifican... ...e come from, were it not for the genealogical savants!" In a book called "American Antiquities," now in the Library at Harvard College, and I suppos...

...uperficiality and mannerism. He produced a vast number of pictures, elevating to men of every race and of every age, and before whose immortal beauty artists of every school unite in common homage....

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Contemporary American Theater Festival

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... Type of play(s) New American plays Website ... ... Ed Herendeen, Founder and Producing Director of the Contemporary American Theater Festival ... ... Ed Herendeen, Founder and Producing Director of the Contemporary American Theater Festival The Contempo... ...mporary American Theater Festival The Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) is an American annual profess... ...can Theater Festival The Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) is an American annual professional-theatre... ... The CATF Marinoff Theater exterior located in the Contemporary Arts Center II ... ...tion (AEA). The festival operates under agreements from AEA, United Scenic Artists, and the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.[28] ... ...tion (AEA). The festival operates under agreements from AEA, United Scenic Artists, and the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.[28] ...

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Music in America

By: Ritter, Frédéric Louis, 1834-1891

...the first appearance of my book helped to disperse the cloud then hanging heavily over American musical life ; and the avidity with which the historic... ... the voices, the movements, the real and imaginary adventures of the numerous European artists that have, in the course of the last fifty years, appea... ...ous European artists that have, in the course of the last fifty years, appeared on the American operatic and concert stage, and also to add the biogra... ...ter that time, two or vi Preface. three other efforts were vainly made, by editors of American musical papers, to publish a history of music in Ameri... ... History of New England. 6 Music in America. own, the vast sums they spend on foreign artists in the concert-room or in the Italian opera, we are jus... ...Society which had a brilliant but short existence. The Choral Society, pronounced by a contemporary 136 Music in America. critic as " the first in th... ...ercises were commenced with a very impressive prayer by the Rev. Mr. Summerfield." The artists were the organist Moran, Mr. Petrie with his trumpet, M... ...the cornet), is still entertained by a great ma-' 220 Music in America. jority of our contemporary American musical amateurs. Even the following inci...

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Contemporary art gallery

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...llery show opening in New York City A contemporary art gallery is a place where contemporary art is shown for exh... ... Identity, function and locality A contemporary gallery is commercial or privately funded and usually has a se... ...alleries are for-profit, privately owned businesses dealing in artworks by contemporary artists. Galleries run for the charity and can be arranged aro... ...for-profit, privately owned businesses dealing in artworks by contemporary artists. Galleries run for the charity and can be arranged around a Trust o... ...the charity and can be arranged around a Trust or estate. Galleries run by artists are sometimes known as Artist Run Initiatives, and may be temporary... ...he Chelsea district of New York, widely considered to be the center of the American contemporary art world. Most large urban areas have several art ga... ...wever, they may also be found in small communities, and remote areas where artists congregate, e.g. the Taos art colony in New Mexico and St Ives, Cor... ...he Chelsea district of New York, widely considered to be the center of the American contemporary art world. Most large urban areas have several art ga...

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American Literary Centers

By: William Dean Howells

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: AMERICAN LITERARY CENTERS Author: WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS Language: English ... ...... ..............................................................................1 AMERICAN LITERARY CENTRES ................................................ ...To be sure, the portrayal of Yankee character began before either of these artists was known; Lowell's Bigelow Papers first reflected it; Mrs. Stow... ...own to us so long before her. Then at Boston, or near Boston, live those artists supreme in the kind of short story which we have carried so far:... ...ret Harte, seems to me an American literary centre worthy to be named with contemporary Boston. Which is our chief literary centre, however, I am ...

...Excerpt: AMERICAN LITERARY CENTRES One of the facts which we Americans have a difficulty in making clear to a rather inattentive world outside is that, while we have apparently a literature of our own, we have no literary centre. We h...

Table of Contents: American Literary Centers, 1 -- William Dean Howells, 1 -- AMERICAN LITERARY CENTRES, 1 -- I, 1 -- II, 2 -- III, 3 -- IV, 3 -- V, 4

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Contemporary African Art

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...d national productions of the African continent, the production of African artists, the production of Africa analyzed as a whole, the artistic, cultur... ...rtistic, cultural and institutional dynamics of the African continent, the contemporary art so-called African or a contemporary artistic production li... ...istic production linked to Africa. The very concept of contemporary African art has very different meanings according to its use. ... .... Magazines, exhibitions, publications and institutions, together with the artists themselves, have enriched through time the definition of this expre... ... Contents 1 Definitions of contemporary African art 1.1 Exhi... ... 1974 African Art Today: Four Major Artists. African-American Institute, New York, 1974. ... ... African Art Today: Four Major Artists. African-American Institute, New York, 1974. Contemporary A... ...hsonian Institution (21/05-03/09/2000); Chicago, DuSable Museum of African American History (07/10-31/12/2000). Tagewerke: Bi... ...frican Art, Washington D.C. (02-09/2005). African American vernacular photography. Curated by Brian Wallis, International Cen...

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American Literary Centers

By: William Dean Howells

...ssic Literature Collection World Public Library.org CENTERS Title: AMERICAN LITERARY CENTERS Author: WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS Language: English S... ...... ...2] [Posted: 03/29/01] [Modified 11/20/01] PGCC Collection: American Literary Centers, by Howells *eBook File: whalc11.htm or whalc11.... ...o be sure, the portrayal of Yankee character began before either of these artists was known; Lowell's Bigelow Papers first reflected it; Mrs. Stowe'... ...own to us so long before her. Then at Boston, or near Boston, live those artists supreme in the kind of short story which we have carried so far: M... ...et Harte, seems to me an American literary centre worthy to be named with contemporary Boston. Which is our chief literary centre, however, I am not...

...AMERICAN LITERARY CENTRES. One of the facts which we Americans have a difficulty in making clear to a rather inattentive world outside is that, while we have apparently a literature of our own, we have no literary centre. We ...

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Contemporary Arts Center

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... Website www.contemporaryartscenter.org The Contemp... ... The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC)—one of the first contemporary art institutions in the United States—is a pioneering contempo... ... last five minutes,"[1] the CAC has displayed the works of many now-famous artists early in their careers, including Andy Warhol. ... ... links History The Contemporary Arts Center was founded as the Modern Art Society in 1939 by B... ...rary Art. The Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art was Zaha Hadid's first American project. Hailed by the New York Times Architecture Critic Herbert ... ...New York Times Architecture Critic Herbert Muschamp as "the most important American building to be completed since the cold war," the project was the ... ...Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Award 2005 American Architecture Award from The Chicago Athenaeum ... ... last five minutes,"[1] the CAC has displayed the works of many now-famous artists early in their careers, including Andy Warhol. ...

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American Literary Centers

By: William Dean Howells

...RICAN LITERARY by WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS American Literary Centers William Dean Howells Copyright © 2002 All Rights ... ...isit http://netLibrary.net/Join.htm • I. • II. • III. • IV. • V. AMERICAN LITERARY CENTRES One of the facts which we Americans have a diffic... ... fault, if it is a fault, grows upon us, for the whole present tendency of American life is centrifugal, and just so far as literature is the language... ...To be sure, the portrayal of Yankee character began before either of these artists was known; Lowell's Bigelow Papers first reflected it; Mrs. Stowe's... ...known to us so long before her. Then at Boston, or near Boston, live those artists supreme in the kind of short story which we have carried so far: Mi... ...ret Harte, seems to me an American literary centre worthy to be named with contemporary Boston. Which is our chief literary centre, however, I am not,...

...One of the facts which we Americans have a difficulty in making clear to a rather inattentive world outside is that, while we have apparently a literature of our own, we have no literary centre. We have so much literature that from time to time it see...

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Contemporary Jewish Museum

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... .org.thecjmwww The Contemporary Jewish Museum (The CJM) was founded in 1984 in San Francisco, ... ... links History The Contemporary Jewish Museum was founded in 1984 and was housed in a small ga... ...ection of Jacques Goudstikker Reinventing Ritual: Contemporary Art and Design for Jewish Life Maira ... ...a Mystery There: Sendak on Sendak Chagall and the Artists of the Russian Jewish Theater, 1919-1949 J... ...Shrek: The Art of William Steig In the Beginning: Artists Respond to Genesis Programs ... ... Artists' Television Access ... ... American Conservatory Theater ... ... American Conservatory Theater ...

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American Literary Centers

By: William Dean Howells

...ssic Literature Collection World Public Library.org CENTERS Title: AMERICAN LITERARY CENTERS Author: WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS Language: English S... ...... ...st, 2002 [eBook #3382] [Posted: 03/29/01] PGCC Collection: American Literary Centers *eBook File: whalc10.htm or whalc10.zip** Cor... ...o be sure, the portrayal of Yankee character began before either of these artists was known; Lowell's Bigelow Papers first reflected it; Mrs. Stowe'... ...own to us so long before her. Then at Boston, or near Boston, live those artists supreme in the kind of short story which we have carried so far: M... ...et Harte, seems to me an American literary centre worthy to be named with contemporary Boston. Which is our chief literary centre, however, I am not...

...AMERICAN LITERARY CENTRES. One of the facts which we Americans have a difficulty in making clear to a rather inattentive world outside is that, while we have apparently a literature of our own, we have no literary centre. We ...

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Contemporary folk music

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... Bluegrass American primitivism ... ...s music * Country music * Blues music Contemporary folk music refers to a wide variety of genres that emerged in ... ...name for this new form of music is also "folk music", but is often called "contemporary folk music" or "folk revival music" to make the distinction.[1... ...includes fusion genres such as folk rock, electric folk, and others. While contemporary folk music is a genre generally distinct from traditional folk... ...vival" of the later 20th century brought a new genre of popular music with artists marketed through concerts, recordings and broadcasting. One of the ... ...olk revival spawned Canada's first true wave of internationally successful artists such as Gordon Lightfoot, Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, and Buffy S... ...ish band The Pogues in the 1980s), Indie folk, Techno-folk, Freak folk and Americana and fusion genres such as folk metal, progressive folk, psychedel... ...olk revival of the mid-20th century. According to Hugh Blumenfeld, for the American folk scene, in general it is: "Anglo... ...vival" of the later 20th century brought a new genre of popular music with artists marketed through concerts, recordings and broadcasting. This is the...

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Gospels of Anarchy and Other Contemporary Studies

By: Vernon Lee

...ON LEE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OTHER CONTEMPORARY STUDIES Title: GOSPELS OF ANARCHY AND OTHER CONTEMPORAR... ...... ...rary Studies Vernon Lee Table of Contents Gospels of Anarchy and Other Contemporary Studies ...................................................... ...ore in the organic, the constitutional, and the unconscious; and there is an American book (by the late Mr. Marsh) on the disastrous consequences of c... ... degeneracy to the second half of the nineteenth century and to the writers, artists and non−scientific thinkers thereof, confines the causes of degen... ...might replace the external one. We notice this in the middle ages: while the artists, theologians, and jurists, the men whose activity is incorporated... ...e immense majority of art−loving mankind, including the philosophers and the artists in their merely human capacity, have accepted or rejected, cheris... ...sonableness of Epictetus and Aurelius down to a denial of evil, like that of American Faith−Healers; it takes another form, but remains essentially th... ...er share in political life. This has been remarked more especially among the American Indians, like the Iroquois and Natchez; also at Hawaii, where th...

...Table of Contents: Gospels of Anarchy and Other Contemporary Studies, 1 -- Vernon Lee, 1 -- I, 3 -- II, 6 -- III, 8 -- IV, 10 -- EMERSON AS A TEACHER OF LATTER?DAY TENDENCIES, 12 -- EMERSON AS A TEACHER OF LATTER?DAY TENDENCIES, 12 -- I, 12 -- II, 13 -- III, 17 -- IV, 20 -...

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Contemporary Christian music

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... Derivative forms Contemporary worship music S... ... Christian rock – Christian hip hop – Contemporary worship music F... ...topics Gospel music – Urban contemporary gospel Contemporary Chris... ... as the UK's Official Christian & Gospel Albums Chart. Top-selling CCM artists will also appear on the Billboard 200. In the iTunes Store, the gen... ... History 1 Style and artists 2 Controversy 3 ... ...ed into a multi-million-dollar industry by the 1980s.[13][14][15] Many CCM artists such as Benny Hester,[16][17] Amy Grant,[18] DC Talk,[19] Michael W... ...Book House, 1979. Print. ^ Fast Facts about American Religion. Hirr.hartsem.edu (1998-05-06). Retrieved on 2013-09-04. ... ... American ...

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The Origins of Contemporary France : The Ancient Regime

By: Hippolyte A. Taine

...ld Public Library.org FRANCE: THE ANCIENT REGIME Title: THE ORIGINS OF CONTEMPORARY FRANCE: THE ANCIENT REGIME Author: HIPPOLYTE A. TAINE Langua... ...... ...: The Ancient Regime Hippolyte A. Taine Table of Contents The Origins of Contemporary France: The Ancient Regime................................. ...d, in the end, into anarchy and oblivion. No wonder that the makers of the American constitution keenly studied Polybius. Not only has Taine's com... ... hope on the burning frontier, sleeps with his hand on his weapon, like an American lieutenant among the Sioux behind a western stockade. His dwe... ...is not deemed necessary to reduce statements of this kind to the English or American standard, except in special cases.−TR.) [6] A report by Chasse... ...ocracies, and which secures the support for the ruling class of a horde of "artists" of all sorts. (SR.) [12]. Archives nationales, H, 944, April ... ...t something is; the soul becomes restless, and slowly, aided by authors and artists, it sets about investigating the cause of its uneasiness and the... ... is that of Rousseau, "the republican spirit;"[34] the entire middle class, artists, employees, curates, physicians, attorneys, advocates, the lette...

...Table of Contents: The Origins of Contemporary France: The Ancient Regime, 1 -- Hippolyte A. Taine, 1 -- Introduction, 1 -- Preface BY THE AUTHOR: ON POLITICAL IGNORANCE AND WISDOM, 7 -- BOOK FIRST. THE STRUCTURE OF THE ANCIENT SOCIETY, 10 -- Chapter I. THE O...

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Artists' Choice Museum

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... Artists’ Choice Museum in New York City was started in 1976 by many of the same younger artists who were active in the Alliance of Figurative Artists... ...liance of Figurative Artists and the Figurative Coops. First exhibition, a survey of 146 contemporary figurative artists was selected and organized by... ...ists and the Figurative Coops. First exhibition, a survey of 146 contemporary figurative artists was selected and organized by the artists of the Gree... ...eet and First Street Galleries - although it was a broad survey and did not exhibit just artists from those galleries. After the first show older arti... ...um which will be directed by artists. This effort is based on the belief that in viewing contemporary art, artists are the true “experts.” That it is ... ...frey, Robert. “Have Museums Slighted Certain Types of Art, Particularly Figurative Art?” American Artist Magazine (Oct. 1979) 14. ...

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The Origins of Contemporary France : The Ancient Regime

By: Hippolyte A. Taine

...Y by HIPPOLYTE A. TAINE The Origins of Contemporary France: The Ancient Regime Hippolyte A. Taine Translated by Jo... ...he French and largely forgotten by the Anglo-Saxon world. So I consulted a contemporary French authority, Jean-François Revel who mentions Taine works... ...d, in the end, into anarchy and oblivion. No wonder that the makers of the American constitution keenly studied Polybius. Not only has Taine's comment... ... political opinion, it would be only after having studied France. What is contemporary France? To answer this question we must know how this France i... ... hope on the burning frontier, sleeps with his hand on his weapon, like an American lieutenant among the Sioux behind a western stockade. His dwelling... ...s not deemed necessary to reduce statements of this kind to the English or American standard, except in special cases.-TR.) [6] A report by Chasset o... ...cracies, and which secures the support for the ruling class of a horde of "artists" of all sorts. (SR.) [12]. Archives nationales, H, 944, April 25, ... ... something is; the soul becomes restless, and slowly, aided by authors and artists, it sets about investigating the cause of its uneasiness and the ob... ...is that of Rousseau, "the republican spirit;"[34] the entire middle class, artists, employees, curates, physicians, attorneys, advocates, the lettered...

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List of contemporary artists

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The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 2

By: Hippolyte A. Taine

...ary.net Title: The French Revolution, Volume 1. Title: The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 2 Author: Hippolyte A. Taine April, 2001... ...t recently updated December 15, 2002] PGCC Collection: The Origins of Contemporary France eBook File: 02ocf10.htm or 02ocf10.pdf Corrected ED... ... Volume 1. ^M The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 2^M ^M ... ...rge of musketry throughout France for more than two months, and, as on an American prairie, every living animal belongs to him who kills it. At Ch... ...ve become available for released ambitions; "attorneys, notaries' clerks, artists, merchants, shopkeepers, comedians and especially advocates;[17] e... ... of laws which no one could have imagined. "Sometimes,"[8] writes the American ambassador, "a speaker gets up in the midst of a deliberation, ma... ...do.[19] "There are some able men in the National Assembly," writes the American minister, "yet the best heads among them would not be injured by ...

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American Abstract Artists

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... English Website .org.americanabstractartistswww ... ... .org.americanabstractartistswww American Abstract Artists (AAA) was formed in 1936 in New York ... ...s (AAA) was formed in 1936 in New York City, to promote and foster public understanding of abstract art. American Abstract Artists exhibitions, public... ... in 1936 in New York City, to promote and foster public understanding of abstract art. American Abstract Artists exhibitions, publications, and lectur... ...forum for the exchange and discussion of ideas, and for presenting abstract art to a broader public. The American Abstract Artists group contributed t... ...ange and discussion of ideas, and for presenting abstract art to a broader public. The American Abstract Artists group contributed to the development ... ... Abstract art Abstract expressionism American contemporary art Americ...

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Gospels of Anarchy and Other Contemporary Studies

By: Vernon Lee

... by VERNON LEE Gospels of Anarchy and Other Contemporary Studies Vernon Lee Copyright © 2002 All Rights Reserved Worl... ...ore in the organic, the constitutional, and the unconscious; and there is an American book (by the late Mr. Marsh) on the disastrous consequences of c... ...dualism is to triumph, if any good is to come (and it doubtless will) out of contemporary anarchic theories of the ego , it will be by an increase rat... ...them all in himself. As a result, and following his own method towards every contemporary writer, from Tolstoi to Zola, from Ruskin to Ibsen, and from... ... degeneracy to the second half of the nineteenth century and to the writers, artists and non-scientific thinkers thereof, confines the causes of degen... ...might replace the external one. We notice this in the middle ages: while the artists, theologians, and jurists, the men whose activity is incorporated... ...e immense majority of art-loving mankind, including the philosophers and the artists in their merely human capacity, have accepted or rejected, cheris... ...sonableness of Epictetus and Aurelius down to a denial of evil, like that of American Faith-Healers; it takes another form, but remains essentially th... ...er share in political life. This has been remarked more especially among the American Indians, like the Iroquois and Natchez; also at Hawaii, where th...

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American Artists' Congress

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...as part of the popular front of the Communist Party USA as a vehicle for uniting graphic artists in projects helping to combat the spread of fascism. ... ...o combat the spread of fascism. During World War II the organization was merged into the Artists' Council for Victory, which effectively spelled the e... ...me known as the Popular Front. After the official formation of the United Front in 1935, artists in the U.S. began seeing themselves as the “guardians... ... formation of the John Reed Clubs, the Artists’ Union, the Harlem Artists Guild, and the American Artists’ Congress.[1] Artists had an idealistic view... ...not congruent with the Popular Front. At a meeting of the John Reed Club, the idea of an American Artists’ Congress was discussed and twelve of those ... ...t program, fought for a museum rental fee for exhibitors, and worked to get a showing of contemporary American art at the New York World’s Fair.[1] In... ...ught for a museum rental fee for exhibitors, and worked to get a showing of contemporary American art at the New York World’s Fair.[1] In 1938, the Re...

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The Ancient Regime the Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1

By: Hippolyte A. Taine

...... ...ost recently updated December 15, 2002] PGCC Collection: The Origins of Contemporary France eBook File: 01ocf10.htm or 01ocf10.pdf Corrected ED... ...remarks are signed (SR.) The Ancient Regime The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1 by Hippolyte A. Taine PREFACE. ... ... in the end, into anarchy and oblivion. No wonder that the makers of the American constitution keenly studied Polybius. Not only has Taine's comme... ...hope on the burning frontier, sleeps with his hand on his weapon, like an American lieutenant among the Sioux behind a western stockade. His dwelli... ... not deemed necessary to reduce statements of this kind to the English or American standard, except in special cases.-TR.) [6] A report by Chasse... ...racies, and which secures the support for the ruling class of a horde of "artists" of all sorts. (SR.) [12]. Archives nationales, H, 944, April ... ...something is; the soul becomes restless, and slowly, aided by authors and artists, it sets about investigating the cause of its uneasiness and the o... ...s that of Rousseau, "the republican spirit;"[34] the entire middle class, artists, employees, curates, physicians, attorneys, advocates, the lettere...

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Artists Repertory Theatre

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...Artists Repertory Theatre (Artists Rep) is a critically acclaimed professional non-profit theatre ... ...The company was established in 1982 and focuses on presenting the works of contemporary playwrights, including many world premieres. In addition to p... ...arts.gov/about/NEARTS/2007_v5/story.php?id=p7_artistsrep Founded in 1982, Artists Repertory Theatre is the longest-running professional theatre compa... ... Theatre is the longest-running professional theatre company in Portland. Artists Rep is committed to world-class acting, directing, design and stage... ...’Brien formed Artists Repertory Theatre in 1982; their goal was to present contemporary playwrights' work in an intimate space. Through the early year... ...Western states through the National Endowment for the Arts’“Shakespeare in American Communities” initiative. Later that year, Artists Rep began the ex...

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The Modern Regime, Volume 2, The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 6

By: Hippolyte A. Taine

...ibrary.net Title: The Modern Regime, Volume 2 Title: The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 6 Author: Hippolyte A. Taine April, 2001... ...ost recently updated December 15, 2002] PGCC Collection: The Origins of Contemporary France eBook File: 06ocf10.htm or 06ocf10.pdf Corrected ED... ..., Volume 2 ^M The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 6 ^M ... ...the entire year. None is more potent; that which the Puritans drank at an American camp-meeting or at a Scotch revival was stronger but of less endu... ...inents, from the Ural to the Rocky Mountains, amongst Russian moujiks and American settlers, it works as formerly with the fishermen of Galilee and ... ... inventing intact, and compose the small élite of scholars, litterateurs, artists, engineers and physicians who, in the international exposition of ... ...which happened to my children when they attended, for one year only, the American School in Bangkok. (SR.) [53] Pelet de la Lozère, " Opinions de...

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Contemporary Art Gallery (Vancouver)

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... Website Contemporary Art Gallery The Contempor... ...) is a non-collecting public art gallery in downtown Vancouver, focused on contemporary art. The CAG exhibits local, national, and international artis... ...d on contemporary art. The CAG exhibits local, national, and international artists, primarily featuring emerging local artists producing Canadian cont... ...nal artists, primarily featuring emerging local artists producing Canadian contemporary art. It has exhibited work by many of Vancouver's most acclaim... ...temporary art. It has exhibited work by many of Vancouver's most acclaimed artists, including Stan Douglas, Ian Wallace, Rodney Graham, Liz Magor, and... ...ney Graham, Liz Magor, and Brian Jungen, and it continues to feature local artists such as Damian Moppett, Shannon Oksanen, Elspeth Pratt, Myfanwy Mac... ...ft) – January 14 to March 6, 2005 – Christopher Williams – The first North American exhibition of a new body of work by Los Angeles artist Christopher... ...ft) – January 14 to March 6, 2005 – Christopher Williams – The first North American exhibition of a new body of work by Los Angeles artist Christopher...

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Aboriginal American Authors

By: Daniel G. Brinton

...ture Collection World Public Library.org AUTHORS Title: ABORIGINAL AMERICAN AUTHORS Author: DANIEL G. BRINTON Language: English Subject: Fict... ...... ... Character set encoding: ISO Latin-1 ABORIGINAL AMERICAN AUTHORS Produced by David Starner, David Garcia and the ... ... their interest is that most of the illustrations are wood-cuts by native artists, truthfully setting forth their own mental pictures.[13] Anothe... ...xtempore in Latin with the eloquence of a Cicero or a Quintilian; and his contemporary, the academician Francisco Cervantes Salazar, writes: "Magist...

...Member of the American Philosophical Society; the American Antiquarian Society; the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, etc.; Vice-President of the Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia, and of the Congres International des Am...

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Contemporary art in Egypt

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...tallations, videos, paintings, sculptures developed in the Egyptian Art scene. While the Contemporary Art scene is mainly concentrated in Cairo and Al... ...entrated in Cairo and Alexandria, it is developing fast with the emergence of spaces for artists, and support from the public and from abroad. Many Eg... ...sts, and support from the public and from abroad. Many Egyptian artists use the Egyptian contemporary art scene as a ramp toward the international. ... ... 2.1 Graffiti 2.1.1 Graffiti artists ... ... 5 Visual art 5.1 Visual artists ... ...liography History While Egyptian contemporary art has always centered around national politica... ...on Academy of Arts The American University in Cairo's Department of the Arts ...

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Aboriginal American Authors

By: Daniel G. Brinton

...G. BRINTON Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AMERICAN AUTHORS Title: ABORIGINAL AMERICAN AUTHORS Author: DANIEL G. ... ...... ... Character set encoding: ISO Latin-1 ABORIGINAL AMERICAN AUTHORS Produced by David Starner, David Garcia and the ... ... their interest is that most of the illustrations are wood-cuts by native artists, truthfully setting forth their own mental pictures.[13] Anothe... ...xtempore in Latin with the eloquence of a Cicero or a Quintilian; and his contemporary, the academician Francisco Cervantes Salazar, writes: "Magist...

...Aboriginal American Authors, published by the Anthropologist Daniel G. Brinton in 1883, is a work that is particularly appropriate for our own times. The native American movement has stressed the need for history written from the Indian...

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Contemporary Catholic liturgical music

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...nerally acoustic and often slow in tempo but that has evolved into a broad contemporary range of styles reflective of certain aspects of age, culture ... ... and welcome use of such vernacular language settings. Contemporary Catholic liturgical music grew after the reforms that followed... ...church where an entire body of older Protestant hymnody and newly composed Contemporary Catholic Liturgical Music was introduced through new hymnals s... ...d included songwriters such as Ray Repp, and Joe Wise and later members of American groups such as the St. Louis Jesuits, and the Dameans. Of this gro... ...ic Church Music). In addition to its spread within the American Roman Catholic community, a number of pieces from the body of late... ...f late 20th century Catholic liturgical music had become commonplace among American mainline Protestants. This is true of Lutherans—particularly the E... ... Christian bands and artists by genre ... ... Christian country artists ... ... Christian dance, electronic, and techno artists ...

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An Englishman Looks at the World Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks Upon Contemporary Matters

By: H. G. Wells

... ENGLISHMAN LOOKS AT THE WORLD Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks upon Contemporary Matters By H.G. WELLS 1914 A Penn State Electronic Classics Se... ...................................................................... 99 THE CONTEMPORARY NOVEL ........................................................... ..................................................................... 182 THE AMERICAN POPULATION .......................................................... ...NGLISH- MAN LOOKS AT THE WORLD Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks upon Contemporary Matters By H.G. WELLS 1914 THE COMING OF BLÉRIO THE COMING OF ... ...ory of this development and arrive at any other conclusion. The French and Americans can laugh at our aeroplanes, the Ger- mans are ten years ahead of... ...lf and dominate the tailor- ing of the world, while Brazilians, Frenchmen, Americans and Germans fly. That we are hopelessly behindhand in aeronautics... ...sthetic degradation of the Victorian period? Will a great constellation of artists redeem the ambitious sentimentalities and genteel skilfulness that ... ... ever ventured to think they would. Nor will the state control writers and artists, for example, nor the stage—though it may build and own theatres—th... ...ve mind organised as a branch of the civil service, with authors, critics, artists, scientific investigators appointed in a phrensy of wire-pull- ing—...

............................ 72 THE COMMON SENSE OF WARFARE ..................................................................................... 99 THE CONTEMPORARY NOVEL ...............................................................................................110 THE PHILOSOPHER?S PUBLIC LIBRARY..............................................................................

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Contemporary Jewish religious music

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... Contemporary ... ... For the purposes of this article, “contemporary” refers to the period from 1967 (Israel’s Six-Day War) to the ... ... Jewish ethnomusicologist Mark Kligman notes, “The scope of contemporary Jewish music encompasses a wide range of genres and styles, in... ...uence With the founding of the State of Israel in 1948, American Jews showed increasing interest in Israeli music. This trend drama... ...ccelerated with the Six-Day War. “The practice of singing Israeli songs in American synagogues, camps, and at social gatherings, which spread in the 1... ...gs, which spread in the 1950s, accelerated in the 1960s and 1970s as young American Jews looked to Israel as a positive model for Jewish identity, and... ...nly for female audiences. Its path-breaking work on behalf of Jewish women artists of all denominations is featured in the archives of Hebrew Universi... ... One type of music that is very popular among Orthodox artists and their listeners usually consists of a formulaic mix including b... ...berg; a well-known arranger of this type of music is Yisroel Lamm. Popular artists include Mordechai Ben David, Avraham Fried, Lipa Schmeltzer, Eli Ge...

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The Complete Poetical Works

By: Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849; Ingram, John Henry, 1842-1916

...d forsaken in her vaulted home, and for months after her decease, like his contemporary Petofi, the great Hun- garian poet, at the grave of his girl-l... ...in Thomas Brown, as by himself, "and actually took out a copyright for the American edition of Captain Brown's v/ork, and omitting all mention of the ... ...nanswered wherever the poet's biography was told, and although many of the American literati must have known the untruth of the story, no one vent- ur... ...suit insti- tuted, and ultimately the truth discovered, that Edgar Poe, an American, was the author. Madam Mannier availed herself of the interest cre... ...evening electrified the gay company assembled at a weekly reunion of noted artists and men of letters, held at the residence of an accomplished poetes...

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Contemporary Art Museum of Macedonia

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... Sculpture exhibition space in the museum The Contemporary Art Museu... ...its are mainly highlighted by works of Emil Filla, Fernand Léger, and André Masson. The works of the internationally well-known artists are of special... ... National Gallery of Macedonia Contemporary Art Museu... ... Ss. Cyril and Methodius University University American College Skopj...

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