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Tax Stories Paul L. Caron 2009 This book explores the historical contexts of seminal U.S. Supreme court federal income tax cases and the role they continue to play in our current tax law. Each of the chapters sets forth the social, factual, and legal background of the case and discusses various court proceedings and judicial opinions.The Foundation Press Law Stories Series brings landmark cases to life by telling the true, never-before-heard stories behind the cases. Editor Paul Caron and the general editors of each edition discuss the immediate impact of cases and document the continuing importance of the cases in shaping the law.
The Suppliant Maidens Aeschylus 2013-03-26 In the play, the Danaids, the fifty daughters of Danaus, founder of Argos, flee a forced marriage to their cousins in Egypt. They turn to King Pelasgus of Argos for protection, but Pelasgus refuses until the people of Argos weigh in on the decision, a distinctly democratic move on the part of the king. The people decide that the Danaids deserve protection, and they are allowed within the walls of Argos despite Egyptian protests.
Degas and the Nude George T. M. Shackelford 2011 The nude figure was critical to the art of Edgar Degas throughout his life, and yet his expansive body of work on this subject has been overshadowed by his celebrated portraits and dancers. Degas and the Nude is the first book in a generation to explore the artists treatment of the nude from his early years in the 1850s and 1860s, through his triumphs in the 1880s and 1890s, all the way to his last decades, when the theme dominated his artistic production in all media. With essays by leading critics, the book aims to provide a new interpretation of Degass evolving conception of the nude and to situate it in the subjects broader context among his peers in 19th-century France. Among the scores of reproductions is one of the most important of Degass early paintings, Scene of War in the Middle Ages, which exerted a lifelong influence on the artists treatment of the female nude and includes poses poses repeated throughout his career. Also included are monotypes of the late 1870s, which illustrate Degass most explicitly sexual depictions of women in Parisian brothels, and pictures portraying the daily life of women wherever they resided. Together these iterations range over more than a half-century of virtuoso achievement and manifest a groundbreaking look at the evolution of this master artist.
The Skin of Our Teeth Thornton Wilder 1972 "Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, this is the groundbreaking satiric fantasy follows the extraordinary Antrobus family down through the ages from the time of 'The War' surviving flood, fire, pestilence, locusts, the ice age, the pox and the double feature, a dozen subsequent wars and as many depressions. Ultimately, they are the stuff of which heroes and buffoons are made. Their survival is a vividly theatrical testament of faith in humanity." --
Passage Andy Goldsworthy 2004-11 A visual exploration of journeys that natural objects take through space and time presents the British sculptor's works, including the "Garden of Stones" Holocaust memorial at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York.
The Great Builders Kenneth Powell 2021-05-27 The Great Builders surveys the careers of forty great architects whose engineering skills were crucial to their success. Sixteen nationalities and seven centuries of architectural innovation make for a survey of spectacular scope and depth: from churches and fortresses to bridges and high-tech skyscrapers, it includes masterpieces from all over the world and covers 700 years of architectural history. Here is Brunelleschi, who built the unbuildable dome of Florence Cathedral; Sinan, a Christian engineer who became chief architect to the Ottoman court; Joseph Paxton, scribbling down a design for the Crystal Palace, London, on a piece of blotting paper; and James Bogardus, an early American evangelist of the opportunities offered by cast-iron architecture. Rapid advances in industrial production inspired experiments with new materials and techniques, gradually allowing a whole new architecture to emerge: reinforced concrete, plate glass and steel were central to the creations of Le Corbusier, Auguste Perret and Mies van der Rohe, for instance; and, in the High-Tech architecture of the present day represented by Norman Foster, Frank Gehry and Santiago Calatrava, among others computer-aided design has seemingly tested the boundaries of the possible.
The Andy Goldsworthy Project Molly Donovan 2010 In January 2003 British sculptor Andy Goldsworthy was invited to createa work of art for the National Gallery of Art. The project began with a series of ephemeral works on Government Island in Stafford County, Virginia. From this phase a series of photographic suites and a diary remain. The second phase of the project resulted in Roof, a permanent, site-specific sculpture at the National Gallery comprising nine stacked-slate domes installed over the course of nine weeks by Goldsworthy,his assistant, and a group of British drystone wallers in the winter of 2004-2005. This volume traces the development of Goldsworthy's project atthe National Gallery from conception to completion and situates the artist's sculpture and practice within an age-long tradition of structures.It features the only fully illustrated catalogue documenting Goldsworthy's permanent installations-more than 120 works dating from 1984 to 2008 and spanning three continents.
Graffiti and Street Art Anna Wacławek 2011 Presents a survey of graffiti and street art, showcasing examples from urban environments and describing the history, artists, terminology, techniques, styles, functions, and increasing popularity of the art form.
Afterwards Nathalie Herschdorfer 2011 Illustrates the aftermath of disasters through color photographs of events ranging from the Holocaust to Hurricane Katrina, and essays that describe the event, the photographer, and methods used to capture the shots.
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The Ephemeral Museum Francis Haskell 2000-01-01 In this illustrated book, an eminent art historian examines the intriguing history and significance of the international art exhibition of the Old Master paintings.
Total Office Design Kerstin Zumstein 2011 Featuring 50 cutting-edge projects from around the world, this international survey of workplace design is the ultimate resource for anyone creating the workplace of today or tomorrow. Abundantly illustrated with plans and photographs throughout, the book is divided into three colour-coded sections. Part 1 showcases low-cost workplaces created for small companies. Part 2 is a collection of medium-sized projects, all of which place a strong emphasis on environmental sensitivity and getting the most from a restricted budget. Part 3 is a selection of offices designed for large companies; here too the aim is to be as eco-friendly as possible, as well as to provide spaces that promote productivity, creativity and enhanced interaction between employees. The projects in each section are located across the globe. From Selgas Canos semi-subterranean, tubular office in a forest near Madrid, to the living skin of Harmonia 57 in São Paolo, each project proves that our workplaces neednt be boring, expensive or harmful to the environment.
M.C. Escher Pop-ups Courtney Watson McCarthy 2011 Featuring quotes from the renowned Dutch graphic artist known for his altering of perception and displays of impossible geometry, this pop-up book provides a new way of looking at some of his most intriguing works.
De Kooning Willem De Kooning 2011 This publication offers an unparalleled opportunity to appreciate the development of the artist's work as it unfolded over nearly seven decades, beginning with his early academic works, made in Holland before he moved to the United States in 1926, and concluding with his final, sparely abstract paintings of the late 1980s.
Enclosure Andy Goldsworthy 2007-12-01 Reflecting Goldsworthys lifelong interest in the landscape of the British Isles, its history, and the people who work on it, "Enclosure" is a collection of ephemeral work that relates to sheep, including a spectacular series of large sheep paintings--made by the hoof-prints of sheep.
Paolo Roversi Paolo Roversi 2011 The newest title in this affordable photography series highlights the work of Paolo Roversi.
Mott the Hoople Willard Manus 2001-07 Follows the misadventures of Norman Mott as he attempts to navigate through life on his own distinctive terms
Auto Focus Susan Bright 2010 This array of photographs by seventy-five contemporary photographers focuses on self-portraits. From intimate images of introspection and those that challenge notions of ethnicity and sexuality, to dramatic, stylized photographs of dream-like scenarios. The author provides a guide for readers through this genre, showing how issues of identity - whether national, sexual, racial, personal or artistic - are key to understanding the work of some photographers. The survey is organized into five themess that deal with diaristic and autobiographical images; pictures of the body; the use of masks and masquerade; the return to studio portraiture and the photographic album; performance, public and private.
You Are Only Young Once, But You Stay Immature Indefinitely. Happy Birthday! Premier Publishing 2019-09-30 This cute Gift Journal / Diary / Notebook makes for a great birthday card / greeting card present! It is 6 x 9 inches in size with 110 blank lined pages with a white background theme for writing down thoughts, notes, ideas, or even sketching.
Art Photography Now Susan Bright 2011 Celebrates the diversity of contemporary artistic photography through introductions of eight genres, images that represent each category, and profiles of noteworthy artists.
David Hockney's Dog Days David Hockney 2006 'Dog Days', now in a gift, PLC edition, is an affectionate album devoted to two of the artist's closest friends, his dachshunds Stanley and Boodgie. This beautiful and engaging book includes almost all of Hockney's paintings and drawings of his two companions, dozens of new illustrations created specially for this book, and a text by the artist himself.
Time Andy Goldsworthy 2008 Time, always a crucial element in the work of Andy Goldsworthy both as a medium and as a metaphor is celebrated in this book, newly available in paperback. An introduction by the artist conveys the importance to him of time, change and place. A sequence of works made around his home in Scotland often shown in series recording their gradual disappearance or transformation is followed by Goldsworthys diaries of visits to five locations in North America and Europe, vividly evoking, in text and pictures, the process of exploration and response to each place.With a detailed chronology by Dr Terry Friedman, this volume is an invaluable source of reference on Andy Goldsworthy and his compelling, sensitive work.
LAST ROSE OF SUMMER Thomas 1779-1852 Moore 2016-08-28 This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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Education of Henry Adams Henry Adams 1918 A scion of the famous Adams family of American statesmen, historian Henry Adams crafted this well-known autobiographical work, which reflects his constant search for order in a world of chaos. He cast himself as a modern everyman, seeking coherence in a fragmented universe and concluding that his education was inadequate for the demands of modern society.
圆明园遗址公园 张恩荫 2002 本书以摄影集的形式对圆明园遗址公园的风景名胜进行了详细介绍,圆明园由圆明园、长春园、绮春园三园组成,是人工创造的一处规模宏伟的大型山水园林。
Robert Rauschenberg Robert Rauschenberg 2011 Robert Rauschenbergs engagement with photography began in the late 1940s under the tutelage of Aaron Siskind and Hazel Larsen Archer at Black Mountain College in North Carolina. Their combined influence was so great that for a time Rauschenberg was unsure whether to pursue painting or photography as a career. Instead he chose both. This volume gathers and surveys Rauschenbergs numerous uses of photography for the first time. It includes portraits of friends, studio shots, photographs used in the Combines series, silkscreens, photographs of lost works and works in progress, allowing us to re-imagine almost the entirety of the artists work in light of his always inventive uses of photography, while also supplying previously unseen glimpses into his social nexus of the 1950s and 60s.
Raising a Child with Autism Shira Richman 2001 Richman explains how parents can adapt ABA for use at home, providing guidance to increase play skills, improve communication and increase independence. The book also covers toilet-training, food selectivity, self-dressing and community outings, and includes an overview of the theory behind ABA as well as a list of resources for further reading.
Dunfermline Sketches & Notes Robert Somerville 2021-09-09 This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
Woman and the Divine Republic Leo Miller 1874
Yes, Ma'am! Susan Bickett 2018-11-06 Officer Susan L. Bickett invites readers into her squad for a ride-along in the city of Green Bay, Wisconsin. Not unlike the good, the bad and the ugly; readers will experience The Routine, The Tones and The Unbelievable.In this candid, day-in-the-life memoir, readers will experience the humanness of police officers as they serve and protect their communities. In an occupation where no two days are the same, being prepared is a unique challenge, especially as a female officer. Officer Bickett shares her journey from under the headset, to beat cop and even a brief detective stint. Buckle up! This is a ride full of stories with a glimpse behind the badge while riding the thin blue line.- UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE - You will definitely be impressed by the unique perspective presented by this memoir. Officer Susan Bickett is a woman thriving in a profession that is dominated by men. This memoir narrates experiences from the point of view of a tough female cop.- RELATABLE - Just like any other person, cops are people too. You will realize that cops are humans who feel emotions like anger, sadness, joy, and compassion.- EXCITING - With 22 years of experience, Officer Susan Bickett is guaranteed to surprise you with every page. You will be taken into an exciting ride of action and emotions with this fantastic memoir! Sit back, relax, and let this book take you to exciting places!- INSPIRING - This memoir, aside from narrating the daily life of a cop, is also filled with life lessons that will inspire you to do good and to be a better person. You will come to know that cops appreciate the little gestures like smiles and nods of thanks that acknowledge their hard work.- BEHIND THE SCENES - Officer Bickett's memoir will take you behind the scenes of a cop's daily life. It's not always full of action like what you see on television. Each day is different and unique in their own way and most of the time cops help people without need for force or violence.
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Man with a Blue Scarf: On Sitting for a Portrait by Lucian Freud Martin Gayford 2013-09-09 “An extraordinary record of a great artist in his studio, it also describes what it feels like to be transformed into a work of art.” —ARTnews Lucian Freud (1922-2011), widely regarded as the greatest figurative painter of our time, spent seven months painting a portrait of the art critic Martin Gayford. The daily narrative of their encounters takes the reader into that most private place, the artist’s studio, and to the heart of the working methods of this modern master—both technical and subtly psychological. From this emerges an understanding of what a portrait is, but something else is also created: a portrait, in words, of Freud himself. This is not a biography, but a series of close-ups: the artist at work and in conversation at restaurants, in taxis, and in his studio. It takes one into the company of the painter for whom Picasso, Giacometti, and Francis Bacon were friends and contemporaries, as were writers such as George Orwell and W. H. Auden. The book is illustrated with many of Lucian Freud’s other works, telling photographs taken by David Dawson of Freud in his studio, and images by such great artists of the past as van Gogh and Titian who are discussed by Freud and Gayford. Full of wry observations, the book reveals the inside story of how it feels to pose for a remarkable artist and become a work of art.
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Nineteenth Century Art Stephen F. Eisenman 2011 Nineteenth Century Art: A Critical History, hailed as one of the most engrossing and stimulating art history texts to come along for years by The Times Higher Education Supplement, embraces many aspects of the so-called new art history attention to issues of class and gender, reception and spectatorship, racism and Eurocentrism, popular and élite culture while at the same time recovering the remarkable vitality, salience and subversiveness of the eras best art. This new fourth edition includes four revised chapters together with a substantially expanded chapter on Photography, Modernity and Art. With 245 illustrations now in colour, including over a dozen brand new images, this rich and diverse volume will interest students, specialists and anyone fascinated by this dynamic period.
A Bigger Message Martin Gayford 2016-04-27 This new edition includes a revised introduction and five new chapters which cover Hockney s production since 2011, including preparations for the Bigger Picture exhibition held at the Royal Academy in 2012 and the making of Hockney s iPad drawings and plans for the show. A difficult period followed the exhibition s huge success, marked first by a stroke, which left Hockney unable to speak for a long period, followed by the vandalism of the artist s Totem tree-trunk, and the tragic suicide of his assistant shortly thereafter. Escaping the gloom, in spring 2013 Hockney moved back to L.A. A few months later, Martin Gayford visited Hockney in the L.A. studio, where the fully-recovered artist was hard at work on his Comedie humaine, a series of full-length portraits painted in the studio. "