DISSANAYAKE, E: Art and Intimacy: How the Arts Began (A McLellan Book)

Book Cover. Art and Intimacy: How the Arts Began (A McLellan Book)Dissanayake, Ellen. Art and Intimacy: How the Arts Began (A McLellan Book). University of Washington Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780295991962. Unmarked. Like New. Paperback. (#30622) $20.00

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Black/white illustrations throughout. Dissanayake argues that the arts are biologically evolved propensities of human nature: their fundamental features helped early humans adapt to their environment and reproduce themselves successfully over generations.

This book examines a joint evolutionary origin of art and intimacy in relation to what we commonly call love. 265p. Indices. Notes. References.

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IONE, A: Primordial Soup Greeting Card by Amy Ione, Ink, Colored Pencil, blank inside for message, Signed by the Artist, Suitable for framing.

Primordial Soup Greeting Card by Amy Ione, image Primordial Soup Greeting Card by Amy Ione, Ink, Colored Pencil, blank inside for message, Signed by the Artist, Suitable for framing. Original Drawing/Greeting Card, Image on front. Blank inside for your personal message. Each side of the card measures 6.75×5 inches. Full size (unfolded) measures 6.75x 10 inches. Drawn on white Strathmore 140-lb acid free paper. Includes Envelope measuring 5-1/4″x7-1/4″. (#25955)

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Introduced by Soviet biologist Alexander Oparin and English scientist John Burdon Sanderson Haldane in 1924, the primordial soup is a term used to define the solution rich in organic compounds in the primitive oceans of the earth, from which life is hypothesized to have originated.

MICHELSON, A: October: The First Decade, 1976-1986

Michelson, Annette; Krauss, Rosalind; Crimp, Douglas; Copjec, Joan. October: The First Decade, 1976-1986. MIT Press, 1988. ISBN: 0262631199. Unmarked text. Good. Paperback. (#27185)

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Black and white illustrations. 456p.

Brings together a selection of October articles from 1976-1986. Contributors include Rosalind Krauss, Sergei Eisenstein, Peter Handke, Georges Didi Huberman, Mary Ann Doane, and Hans Haacke.