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Glittering images : a journey through art from Egypt to Star Wars, Camille Paglia

Label
Glittering images : a journey through art from Egypt to Star Wars
Title
Glittering images
Title remainder
a journey through art from Egypt to Star Wars
Statement of responsibility
Camille Paglia
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An enthralling journey through Western art's defining moments, from the ancient Egyptian tomb of Queen Nefertari to George Lucas's volcano planet duel in "Revenge of the Sith."
Dewey number
709
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Glittering images : a journey through art from Egypt to Star Wars, Camille Paglia
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Resurrection : Queen Nefertari -- Mystic vision : idols of the Cyclades -- The race : charioteer of Delphi -- Roof of air : porch of the maidens -- God's snare : Laocoön -- Sky of gold : Saint John Chrysostom -- Living letters : the Book of Kells -- Solitary watcher : Donatello, Mary Magdalene -- Island of love : Titian, Venus with a mirror -- Lord of the sea : Agnolo Bronzino, Portrait of Andrea Doria as Neptune -- Blaze of glory : Gian Lorenzo Bernini, chair of Saint Peter -- Satin knights : Anthony Van Dyck, Lord John Stuart and his brother, Lord Bernard Stuart -- Swirling line : the French Rococo -- Martyr of the revolution : Jacques-Louis David, The death of Marat -- Arctic ruin : Caspar David Friedrich, The sea of ice -- City in motion : Édouard Manet, At the café -- Melting color : Claude Monet, Irises -- Heaven and hell : Pablo Picasso, Les demoiselles d'Avignon -- Heart of stone : George Grosz, Life makes you happy! -- Dance of the mind : Tamara de Lempicka, Portrait of Doctor Boucard -- Luncheon in the twilight zone : René Magritte, The portrait -- Romance of the grid : Piet Mondrian, Composition with red, blue, and yellow -- Elegance at ease : John Wesley Hardrick, Xenia Goodloe -- Shooting stars : Jackson Pollock, Green silver -- Sun and rain : Andy Warhol, Marilyn diptych -- On the road : Eleanor Antin, 100 boots -- Electric : Walter De Maria, The lightning field -- Blue dawn : Renée Cox, Chillin' with liberty -- Red river : George Lucas, Revenge of the Sith
Control code
ocn812261560
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 202 p.
Isbn
9780375424601
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012005220
Other physical details
ill. (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)812261560
Label
Glittering images : a journey through art from Egypt to Star Wars, Camille Paglia
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Resurrection : Queen Nefertari -- Mystic vision : idols of the Cyclades -- The race : charioteer of Delphi -- Roof of air : porch of the maidens -- God's snare : Laocoön -- Sky of gold : Saint John Chrysostom -- Living letters : the Book of Kells -- Solitary watcher : Donatello, Mary Magdalene -- Island of love : Titian, Venus with a mirror -- Lord of the sea : Agnolo Bronzino, Portrait of Andrea Doria as Neptune -- Blaze of glory : Gian Lorenzo Bernini, chair of Saint Peter -- Satin knights : Anthony Van Dyck, Lord John Stuart and his brother, Lord Bernard Stuart -- Swirling line : the French Rococo -- Martyr of the revolution : Jacques-Louis David, The death of Marat -- Arctic ruin : Caspar David Friedrich, The sea of ice -- City in motion : Édouard Manet, At the café -- Melting color : Claude Monet, Irises -- Heaven and hell : Pablo Picasso, Les demoiselles d'Avignon -- Heart of stone : George Grosz, Life makes you happy! -- Dance of the mind : Tamara de Lempicka, Portrait of Doctor Boucard -- Luncheon in the twilight zone : René Magritte, The portrait -- Romance of the grid : Piet Mondrian, Composition with red, blue, and yellow -- Elegance at ease : John Wesley Hardrick, Xenia Goodloe -- Shooting stars : Jackson Pollock, Green silver -- Sun and rain : Andy Warhol, Marilyn diptych -- On the road : Eleanor Antin, 100 boots -- Electric : Walter De Maria, The lightning field -- Blue dawn : Renée Cox, Chillin' with liberty -- Red river : George Lucas, Revenge of the Sith
Control code
ocn812261560
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 202 p.
Isbn
9780375424601
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012005220
Other physical details
ill. (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)812261560

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