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The Claude Glass

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Arnaud Maillet | Publisher : Zone Books (NY)

ISBN 10 : 189095148X
ISBN 13 : 9781890951481

A study of a largely forgotten optical device and its relation to notions of opacity, transparency, and imagination...


The Claude Glass

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Tom Bullough | Publisher : Sort of

ISBN 10 : 0954899512
ISBN 13 : 9780954899516

Set in the Welsh Borders in 1980, "The Claude Glass" charts an unlikely friendship between two neighbours: Robin, the seven year old son of English hippie sheep farmers, and Andrew..


Photoelasticity Of Glass

Pub Date : 2012-12-06 | Author : Hillar Aben | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 9783642500718
ISBN 13 : 3642500714

Glass is the oldest man-made material. Its invention about five thousand years ago should be considered as one of the crucial events in the history of mankind. Glass has given man ..


Italy In Early American Cinema

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Giorgio Bertellini | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780253221285
ISBN 13 : 0253221285

Giorgio Bertellini traces the origins of American cinema's century-long fascination with Italy and Italian immigrants to the popularity of the pre-photographic aesthetic—the pict..


Women Writing The Home Tour 1682 1812

Pub Date : 2016-12-05 | Author : Zoë Kinsley | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781351871754
ISBN 13 : 1351871757

Between the late seventeenth and the early nineteenth century, the possibilities for travelling within Britain became increasingly various owing to improved transport systems and t..


Wonder In Contemporary Artistic Practice

Pub Date : 2017-01-12 | Author : Christian Mieves | Publisher : Taylor & Francis

ISBN 10 : 9781317517931
ISBN 13 : 1317517938

Wonder has an established link to the history and philosophy of science. However, there is little acknowledgement of the relationship between the visual arts and wonder. This book ..


Gainsborough S Vision

Pub Date : 1999 | Author : Amal Asfour | Publisher : Liverpool University Press

ISBN 10 : 085323874X
ISBN 13 : 9780853238744

Thomas Gainsborough, one of the most popular British painters, has been celebrated as a landscapist, a portrait painter, and a man of feeling whose impetuous character is revealed ..