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The Fate Of The Masterpiece

ISBN 10 : 9781610394895
ISBN 13 : 1610394895

This short e-book, adapted from Noah Charney's book Stealing the Mystic Lamb, tells the dramatic story of the rescue of The Ghent Altarpiece from Nazi pillagers. As the Nazis storm..

The Lady In Gold

ISBN 10 : 9781101873120
ISBN 13 : 1101873124

Shares the dramatic and fantastical events that shaped the creation of the Austrian Symbolist painter's most famous portrait, covering such topics as the story of the beautiful Vie..

The Fate Of Africa

ISBN 10 : 9781610391320
ISBN 13 : 1610391322

First published in 2005, The Fate of Africa was hailed by reviewers as "A masterpiece....The nonfiction book of the year" (The New York Post); "a magnificent achievement" (Weekly S..

The Invisible Masterpiece

ISBN 10 : 0226042650
ISBN 13 : 9780226042657

The "invisible masterpiece" is an unattainable ideal, a work of art into which a dream of absolute art is incorporated but can never be realized. Using this metaphor borrowed from ..

The Fate Of Freedom Elsewhere

ISBN 10 : 9780801469619
ISBN 13 : 0801469619

During the first quarter-century of the Cold War, upholding human rights was rarely a priority in U.S. policy toward Latin America. Seeking to protect U.S. national security, Ameri..

A Brief History Of The Masses

ISBN 10 : 0231145268
ISBN 13 : 9780231145268

Stefan Jonsson uses three monumental works of art to build a provocative history of popular revolt: Jacques-Louis David's The Tennis Court Oath (1791), James Ensor's Christ's Entry..