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Master of the Two Left Feet

Author : Richard Meyer
Publisher : MIT Press
Page : 328 pages
File Size : 45,5 Mb
Release : 2022-09-13
Category : Art
ISBN : 9780262047289

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An account of the life and work of a once-famous self-taught American artist of the 1940s, and a study of how artists go missing from public memory. The exhibition “Morris Hirshfield Rediscovered” at the American Folk Art Museum in New York City, curated by the author and developed as an extension of the book, is on view from September 22, 2022 to January 27, 2023. A garment worker and slipper manufacturer with no training in art, Morris Hirshfield was never expected to make history. Against all odds, his wildly stylized paintings of female figures, often nude, animals, and landscapes became internationally known in the 1940s. Admired by Pablo Picasso, Piet Mondrian, and the French surrealists, his peak moment of visibility occurred in 1943, when the Museum of Modern Art mounted a one-man show of his work. The exhibition was widely reviewed—though mostly reviled—by the press, who jeeringly crowned Hirshfield “Master of the Two Left Feet” for his tendency to display the female body in that unorthodox fashion. After the artist’s death in 1946, his work was largely forgotten, but in Master of the Two Left Feet, art historian Richard Meyer rediscovers Hirshfield for twenty-first-century audiences, offering full-color reproductions that capture the vibrant imagination and sheer visual pleasure of Hirshfield’s paintings. The book also features a catalog of works compiled by curator Susan Davidson which provides the most comprehensive documentation of the artist’s work ever assembled. Ten years in the making, Master of the Two Left Feet presents Hirshfield’s unlikely career as a painter not only as a missing episode in the history of twentieth-century art but as a case study of the ways in which artists go missing from historical knowledge and public memory. By looking closely at Hirshfield and his milieu in 1940s Brooklyn, Meyer demonstrates how much we have yet to learn, and to see, of the visual past.

The Man With Two Left Feet (兩隻左腳的人)

Author : H. G. Wells
Publisher : Hyweb Technology Co. Ltd.
Page : 17 pages
File Size : 50,9 Mb
Release : 2011-03-15
Category : Foreign Language Study
ISBN : 8210379456XXX

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The Man With Two Left Feet, and Other Stories

Author : P. G. Wodehouse
Publisher : Memorable Classics Books
Page : 222 pages
File Size : 55,8 Mb
Release : 2023-08-31
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 8210379456XXX

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The Man With Two Left Feet, and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse - This collection of short stories is a good example of early Wodehouse. It is here that Jeeves makes his first appearance with these unremarkable words: "Mrs. Gregson to see you, sir." Years later, when Jeeves became a household name, Wodehouse said he blushed to think of the off-hand way he had treated the man at their first encounter...In the story "Extricating Young Gussie," we find Bertie Wooster's redoubtable Aunt Agatha "who had an eye like a man-eating fish and had got amoral suasion down to a fine point." The other stories are also fine vintage Wodehouse: the romance between a lovely girl and a would-be playwright, the rivalry between the ugly policeman and Alf the romeo milkman, and the plight of Henry in the title piece, The Man with Two Left Feet, who fell in love with a dance hostess. Plot: Henry Pitfield Rice, a young man employed in a detective bureau, falls in love with chorus girl Alice Weston and proposes to her, but she refuses. She is fond of him but wants to marry someone in her profession. Henry tries to get a job on the stage but fails since he cannot sing or dance. Henry is sent by his employer to follow the touring company performing The Girl from Brighton, which Alice is part of, since a woman wants her husband shadowed and he is an actor in the show. Henry follows the company from town to town, using different disguises. Though it bothers Henry not to be able to talk to Alice, he enjoys travel and admires the company's performers, including Sidney Crane, who plays the hero, and the company's star actor, amiable comedian Walter Jelliffe. Henry chats with Jelliffe in multiple towns in different disguises. Eventually, Jelliffe asks Henry who he is following. The company realized that Henry is a detective and call him Bill the Bloodhound. They are holding a sweepstake on who he is investigating. The show has been successful, so Jelliffe thinks Henry is lucky and asks him to join them as a mascot. Henry agrees, but refuses to reveal who he is following. During the next show, Henry proposes to Alice just before she goes on stage. He tries to follow her and trips onto the stage, delighting the crowd and interrupting a song by Clarice Weaver, who is unpopular in the company. Later, Jelliffe assures Henry that the company is glad about Henry's interruption, because it compelled Clarice Weaver to quit and Sidney Crane's wife will replace her as the show's heroine. Henry will soon have to go back to London (US version: New York), because he was hired by Mrs Crane. Jelliffe, who is glad he won the sweepstake, urges him to join the troupe. Jelliffe is certain that Henry will be a successful actor and mascot for the company because he is lucky. Henry gladly joins the company, and is now in the same profession as Alice.

The Man with Two Left Feet and Other Stories

Author : P. G. Wodehouse
Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
Page : 370 pages
File Size : 43,9 Mb
Release : 2009-02-17
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 9781442925243

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Books for All Kinds of Readers. ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the letters. We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible editions simultaneously released with publishers' new books so that all readers can have access to the books they want to read.

The Man with Two Left Feet

Author : Pelham G. Wodehouse
Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
Page : 350 pages
File Size : 42,6 Mb
Release : 1952
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 9781442925595

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Two Left Feet

Author : Tomasina Decrescenzo
Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
Page : 315 pages
File Size : 50,6 Mb
Release : 2022-05-10
Category : Family & Relationships
ISBN : 9781662424113

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Two Left Feet by Tomasina Decrescenzo Pdf

The book is in the voice of an eleven-year-old girl (referencing ages ten to twelve) living in 1963 Brooklyn. She details her Italian/Sicilian family, their language customs, as well as the crazy cast of characters on her beloved block and schoolmates. It references the events and music of the day and focuses on her vivid imagination, dreaming that a brand-new pair of Red PF Flyers sneakers will give her the ability and superpower of flying.

Gatecrashers

Author : Katherine Jentleson
Publisher : University of California Press
Page : 264 pages
File Size : 40,9 Mb
Release : 2020-03-31
Category : Art
ISBN : 9780520303423

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After World War I, artists without formal training “crashed the gates” of major museums in the United States, diversifying the art world across lines of race, ethnicity, class, ability, and gender. At the center of this fundamental reevaluation of who could be an artist in America were John Kane, Horace Pippin, and Anna Mary Robertson “Grandma” Moses. The stories of these three artists not only intertwine with the major critical debates of their period but also prefigure the call for inclusion in representations of American art today. In Gatecrashers, Katherine Jentleson offers a valuable corrective to the history of twentieth-century art by expanding narratives of interwar American modernism and providing an origin story for contemporary fascination with self-taught artists.

The Unforgettables

Author : Charles C. Eldredge
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Page : 465 pages
File Size : 55,5 Mb
Release : 2022-11-01
Category : Art
ISBN : 9780520385573

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The Unforgettables by Charles C. Eldredge Pdf

Eminent art historian Charles C. Eldredge brings together top scholars to celebrate forgotten artists and create a more inclusive history of American art. Why do some artists become canonical, while others, equally respected in their time, fall into obscurity? This question is central to The Unforgettables, a vibrant collection of essays by leading experts on American art. Each contributor presents a brief for an artist deserving of new or renewed attention, including artists from the colonial era to recent years working in a wide variety of mediums. Histories of American art have traditionally highlighted the work of a familiar roster of artists, largely white and male. The achievements of their peers, notably women and artists of color, have gone uncelebrated. The essays in this volume provide a new and richer understanding of American art, expanding the canon to include many worthy talents. A number of these artists were acclaimed in their day; others, having missed that acclaim, may achieve it now. With contributions from major scholars and museum professionals, The Unforgettables rescues and revises reputations as it enhances and enriches the history of American art.

All Hands

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 748 pages
File Size : 46,8 Mb
Release : 1972
Category : Electronic
ISBN : UCAL:$C164049

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Holistic Success: How to Dance Through Life With the Abandon of a Child and the Skill of a Master

Author : Dr. Robert Puff,Dr. Kristen M. White
Publisher : eBookIt.com
Page : 304 pages
File Size : 54,6 Mb
Release : 2014-02-09
Category : Self-Help
ISBN : 9781456620028

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Holistic Success: How to Dance Through Life With the Abandon of a Child and the Skill of a Master by Dr. Robert Puff,Dr. Kristen M. White Pdf

Sometimes it feels like we have two left feet. In one area of life or many, we stumble, get off-beat, and possibly even trip the "dancers" around us. In this book, we want to help you trade those two, tired, clumsy, left feet for the skilled, smooth movements of an expert dancer AND the carefree, spontaneity of a dancing child. Here's how: * Covering each of the main areas needed for holistic success in life, including the mind, body, heart, relationships, work and finances; * Explaining the 3 most critical tips for success in each area; * Providing actual exercises for application and practice. As two clinical psychologists who have lived, taught, and walked others through these places, we're ready to help you dance toward true holistic success and happiness today!

Sympathy

Author : Dede Crane
Publisher : Raincoast Books
Page : 360 pages
File Size : 44,6 Mb
Release : 2005
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 1551927810

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Framed around the seven distinct phases of Myatt's radical s̥ympathy-based ̲therapy, in which the doctor tries to take on the actual physical feelings of the patient, the book explores the permeable boundaries between self and others. A colorful supporting cast of five lost souls adds poignancy and earthy humor to the story of Kerry's gradual return to consciousness and long-suppressed grief.

Multi-Functional English-Chinese Dictionary

Author : Jane Sun
Publisher : Strategic Book Publishing
Page : 348 pages
File Size : 52,7 Mb
Release : 2009
Category : Reference
ISBN : 9781608604340

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Multi-Functional English-Chinese Dictionary by Jane Sun Pdf

Get four dictionaries in one! *An English-Chinese dictionary perfect for foreign travel, business or study *A Chinese dictionary to help you find the right word, every time *A comprehensive American slang dictionary *An interesting Chinese slang dictionary This multi-use English-Chinese dictionary offers a variety of functions and is suitable for all walks of life. Author Jane Sun taught Chinese language, theoretical mechanics and material mechanics for 20 year at universities in China. She has published five books and over sixty magazine and newspaper articles. She currently resides in Critz, Virginia.

Stampin' Out Ignorance

Author : Bob Cheney
Publisher : iUniverse
Page : 272 pages
File Size : 47,9 Mb
Release : 2002-11
Category : Humor
ISBN : 9780595260102

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No one knows more about classroom humor than a teacher (unless it's a student). If teachers hope to survive, they better have a sense of humor. Nobody knows more about the quirky behavior of some teachers than administrators and vice versa. The origin is laid clear of the phrase "Those who can, do; and those who can't do, teach." Marital partners also need a sense of humor. With nearly four decades of teaching and marital experience, Bob Cheney delights readers as he attempts to "stamp out ignorance." With his matrimonial partner, a psychologist, a contrast of personalities produces hilarious predicaments. No marriage is perfect, least of all this one. Anecdotes illustrate how two people with different lifestyles can live together in relative harmony. And then there are funny things that happen outside of teaching or marriage. Students, teachers, administrators and couples can relate to these amusing tales.

The Saturday Evening Post

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 2168 pages
File Size : 54,8 Mb
Release : 1947
Category : Periodicals
ISBN : IND:30000119793911

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