Pop Wiener

Filename: pop-wiener.pdf
ISBN: 0870231227
Release Date: 1974
Number of pages: 176
Author: Joanne Bock
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press

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Professors Politics and Pop

Filename: professors-politics-and-pop.pdf
ISBN: 0860916723
Release Date: 1994-05-01
Number of pages: 384
Author: Jon Wiener
Publisher: Verso

Download and read online Professors Politics and Pop in PDF and EPUB "It is frightening to think the [Jon Wiener] teaches history at a university ... "—Jacques Derrida "Wiener takes the modern university as his beat, and covers it like a police reporter ... Wiener's mean streets are the think tank, the scholarly symposium, and the faculty lounge. And when he's had enough of this academic low life, he listens to Elvis, Springsteen and the Beatles. He even listens to Frank Sinatra."—John Leonard "In this book, Jon Wiener demonstrates his great skill as guerrilla sharpshooter in the forty-year war that the National Security State has been conducting against the American people. These reports from the field—the resistance—illuminate Nixon and Watergate as never before, reveal in fascinating detail the turbulence within Academe, invoke pity if not awe for that unexpected victim of state, Frank Sinatra."—Gore Vidal "Wiener is good at spotting, and blasting, paranoid fantasy and incompetence in high (and low) places and his range of targets is impressively wide ... [his] surveys are lucid, trenchant and brief."—Observer


Viva la Pizza

Filename: viva-la-pizza.pdf
ISBN: 9781612193083
Release Date: 2013-11-12
Number of pages: 144
Author: Scott Wiener
Publisher: Melville House

Download and read online Viva la Pizza in PDF and EPUB “New Yorkers are particular about pizza, and no one has a more well-formed opinion than Scott Wiener.” —Newsday One of the world’s foremost pizza experts presents more than 100 weird and wild pizza box designs Since the origins of to-go pizza, pizzerias and pizza chains have taken great pride in covering take-out boxes with captivating designs. They’ve also wrestled with the best way to manufacture a box that can keep a pizza looking and tasting great. Here, the world’s expert on pizza boxes presents more than one hundred weird and wild box designs and explores the curious history of the pizza box. Included are international designs, corporate designs, and dozens of quirky images from mom-and-pop pizzerias. Where does all this art come from? Scott Wiener has been collecting and cataloging pizza boxes for more than five years. In Viva la Pizza!, Wiener traces design trends over the past four decades and profiles some of the world’s most prolific box designers and manufacturers. The result is a captivating overview of pizza culture and a new way to look at one of the world’s favorite foods. From the Hardcover edition.


Dark Hero of the Information Age

Filename: dark-hero-of-the-information-age.pdf
ISBN: 9780786735617
Release Date: 2009-04-27
Number of pages: 464
Author: Flo Conway
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Dark Hero of the Information Age in PDF and EPUB Child prodigy and brilliant MIT mathematician, Norbert Wiener founded the revolutionary science of cybernetics and ignited the information-age explosion of computers, automation, and global telecommunications. His best-selling book, Cybernetics, catapulted him into the public spotlight, as did his chilling visions of the future and his ardent social activism.Based on a wealth of primary sources and exclusive access to Wiener's closest family members, friends, and colleagues, Dark Hero of the Information Age reveals this eccentric genius as an extraordinarily complex figure. No one interested in the intersection of technology and culture will want to miss this epic story of one of the twentieth century's most brilliant and colorful figures.



Singular Visions

Filename: singular-visions.pdf
ISBN: IND:39000005564690
Release Date: 1985
Number of pages: 47
Author: Alyce Assael
Publisher: Guild Hall Museum

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New York History

Filename: new-york-history.pdf
ISBN: WISC:89067957787
Release Date: 1975
Number of pages:
Author: Alexander Clarence Flick
Publisher:

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Bibliographic Guide to Art and Architecture

Filename: bibliographic-guide-to-art-and-architecture.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015016645130
Release Date: 1975
Number of pages:
Author: New York Public Library. Art and Architecture Division
Publisher: Boston

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Book Review Digest

Filename: book-review-digest.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015078261693
Release Date: 1976
Number of pages:
Author: Clara Elizabeth Fanning
Publisher:

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Sweet Dreams

Filename: sweet-dreams.pdf
ISBN: 9780226165059
Release Date: 2006-09-25
Number of pages: 264
Author: Johanna Drucker
Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Download and read online Sweet Dreams in PDF and EPUB Johanna Drucker's "sweet dream" is for a new and more positive approach to contemporary art. Calling for a revamping of the academic critical vocabulary used to discuss art into one more befitting current creative practices, Drucker argues that contemporary art is fully engaged with material culture—yet still struggling to escape the oppositional legacy of the early twentieth-century avant-garde. Drucker shows that artists today are aware of working within the ideologies of mainstream culture and have replaced avant-garde defiance with eager complicity. Finding their materials at flea markets or exploring celebrity culture, contemporary artists have created a vibrantly participatory movement that exudes enthusiasm and affirmation—all while critics continue to cling to an outmoded vocabulary of opposition and radical negativity that defined modernism's avant-garde. At the cutting edge of new media research, Drucker surveys a wide range of exciting contemporary artists, demonstrating their clear departure from the past and petitioning viewers and critics to shift their terms and sensibilities as well. Sweet Dreams is a testament to the creative processes and self-conscious heterogeneity of art today as well as a revolutionary effort to solicit collaboration that will encourage the production of imaginative thought and contribute to contemporary life.


Come Together

Filename: come-together.pdf
ISBN: 0252061314
Release Date: 1984
Number of pages: 379
Author: Jon Wiener
Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Download and read online Come Together in PDF and EPUB Traces the evolution of John Lennon's political views, describes the extent of FBI investigations of Lennon, and describes his efforts to link rock music and radical politics


Lippincott s Gazetteer of the World

Filename: lippincott-s-gazetteer-of-the-world.pdf
ISBN: STANFORD:36105015357978
Release Date: 1902
Number of pages: 2636
Author: Joseph Thomas
Publisher:

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Lippincott s Gazetteer of the World

Filename: lippincott-s-gazetteer-of-the-world.pdf
ISBN: UCBK:C021810447
Release Date: 1880
Number of pages: 2478
Author: J.B. Lippincott Company
Publisher:

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Galactic Hot Dogs 1

Filename: galactic-hot-dogs-1.pdf
ISBN: 9781481480987
Release Date: 2016-05-03
Number of pages: 304
Author: Max Brallier
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Galactic Hot Dogs 1 in PDF and EPUB Cosmoe Earth Boy, captain of the flying food truck Neon Wiener, cruises the galaxy with his friend Big Humphree, protecting the universe and narrowly escaping space bad guys.


Twentieth century textiles

Filename: twentieth-century-textiles.pdf
ISBN: 1851495509
Release Date: 2007
Number of pages: 196
Author: Sue Kerry
Publisher: Antique Collectors Club Ltd

Download and read online Twentieth century textiles in PDF and EPUB Presents a selection of more than 100 furnishing textiles and designs that range from a spectacular printed hanging designed by the Wiener Werkst, tte artist, Dagobert Peche, between 1911 and 1918, to a series of dramatic woven, silk and metal wall coverings Les Colombes designed by Henri Stephany for the 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes. The Art Deco period is well represented by the works of Raoul Dufy, Alberto Lorenzi, Robert Bonfils, Alfred Latour, Emile Alain Seguy and Paul Dumas. Although the majority of pre-Second World War textiles are of French origin, the exhibition also includes some rare British furnishing fabrics from the 1930s, in particular the iconic and very elegant Magnolia Leaf by Marion Dorn, woven in off-white and silver viscut by Warner & Sons in 1936. During this period, Britain attracted talented European designers, such as Jacqueline Groag and Marian Mahler who had trained with Josef Hoffmann at the Vienna Kunstgewerbeschule.