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Artists Behind the Work Life Histories of Nick Charles, Sr., Frances Demientieff, Lena Sours, Jennie Thlunaut
ISBN: PB: 9780931163029, University of Chicago Press, November 1986
149 pp., 27.7x21.6 cm
This book features the life history and craft of four Alaska Native artists. As a group, the artists represent four different Native cultures and four different art forms: Nicholas Charles, Sr., a Yup'ik Eskimo known for his carved and painted wood m...
Sartre and Marxist Existentialism The Test Case of Collective Responsibility
ISBN: PB: 9780226254661, University of Chicago Press, October 1986
280 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
In this important book, Thomas R. Flynn reinterprets and evaluates Sartre's social and political philosophy, arguing that the existential ethics of Sartre's early phase is consistent with the Marxist-inspired views of his later writings. Displaying h...
Philosophical Correspondence, 1759-1799
ISBN: PB: 9780226423616, University of Chicago Press, June 1986
270 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Drawn from the Prussian Academy edition of Kant's collected works, these letters make it possible to trace the development of Kant's thought from his earliest worries about the topics discussed in the Critique of Pure Reason to his attempts in later...
Architecture of Michelangelo
ISBN: PB: 9780226002408, University of Chicago Press, April 1986
364 pp., 20.3x13.7 cm, 140 halftones
In this widely acclaimed work, James Ackerman considers in detail the buildings designed by Michelangelo in Florence and Rome – including the Medici Chapel, the Farnese Palace, the Basilica of St. Peter, and the Capitoline Hill. He then turns to an e...
Cezanne and the End of Impressionism A Study of the Theory, Technique, and Critical Evaluation of Modern Art
ISBN: PB: 9780226753065, University of Chicago Press, April 1986
336 pp., 24.1x17 cm, 57 halftones
Drawing on a broad foundation in the history of nineteenth-century French art, Richard Shiff offers an innovative interpretation of Cezanne's painting. He shows how Cezanne's style met the emerging criteria of a "technique of originality" and how it...