Conversation Pieces

Community and Communication in Modern Art

Author: Grant H. Kester

Publisher: Univ of California Press


Category: Art

Page: 239

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Grant Kester discusses the disparate network of artists & collectives united by a desire to create new forms of understanding through creative dialogue that crosses boundaries of race, religion, & culture.

Conversation Pieces

Author: Janet Jaymes

Publisher: AuthorHouse


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 440

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"If you have accepted Jesus as your Savior and invited Him into your life, you will take Him with you wherever you go. You won't leave Him in the pickup truck while you walk into a bar or anyplace else to have a good time. You will want to take him with you wherever you go," the pastor said. The author makes a decision to literally do what the pastor says and take Jesus home with her. If she claims to be a Christian isn't this what she is supposed to do? After outfitting Jesus with shorts and sneakers they race around attempting to please everyone. Jesus and the devil, (Beelzebub) ride along as the author uses humor and conversation with the unlikely pair, to paint the picture of today's busy life. The author dares to suggest that the average Mr. & Mrs. John Q. Pewsitter leave Jesus sitting in the pew every Sunday along with their discarded bulletin. Can Jesus help this modern day, sandwich generation grandma sort out her priorities? Golf, grandsons, elderly parents, a family business, two ill sisters, an unchurched husband and a new puppy create a challenge. "Come, walk with me," Jesus says early Saturday morning while Bernita prepares for the biggest golf tournament of her life. Does he have to drag her kicking and screaming or does she leave her family and favorite THINGS to follow Him?

Conversation Pieces

A Survey of the Informal Group Portrait in Europe and America

Author: Mario Praz

Publisher: Penn State University Press


Category: Art

Page: 287

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Professor Praz traces the history of the conversation piece which is am intimate group portrait usually of small dimensions and is a genre which arose in the Low countries, flourished in 18th-century England, and declined with the invention of photography.

Conversation Pieces

Inspirational objects in UCL’s historic collections

Author: Mark Carnall

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing


Category: Art

Page: 96

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This book, beautifully illustrated with specially commissioned photography, is a celebration of UCL's unique collections, with leading academics from the university invited to select and write about an object each found inspiring. From a jar of moles to an Egyptian unguent spoon, a finger X-ray to some prehistoric cereal grains, their choices were often surprising, their responses always fascinating.

Conversation Pieces


Publisher: Mel Bay Publications


Category: Music

Page: 24

View: 439

This book is a collection of short, easy-to-learn guitar solos that sound impressive even when played by the beginning guitar student. the classical/folk style of these works gives the performer something that is fun and exciting to learn, and the listener something that is pleasant to the ear. the works are arranged in order of musical complexity, the last being the most difficult. Written in notation and tablature.

Conversation Pieces Out of the Studio

Author: Jeffrey Dreisbach

Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing


Category: Performing Arts

Page: 100

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Come join this comprehensive workshop with actor, teacher, artist, Jeffrey Dreisbach as he shows you the best methods, techniques and inside tips that can launch your professional voice-over career. Whether you are new to this potentially lucrative performance art or an accomplished actor looking to broaden your skill set, this Master class will guide you every step of the way. From copy interpretation techniques and audition tools to choosing the right material for your demo, each chapter provides in-depth information in an upbeat, humorous and conversational style...Just as if you were in the studio taking Jeffrey's workshop in person. Actor, artist, teacher and author Jeffrey Dreisbach began his professional acting career at an early age in Michigan. He received a BFA Degree from Wayne State University after performing at Walt Disney World (Cal Arts) and advance theater training in London, England (Roger Williams College). For the next 20 years, Jeff found success acting in New York, accumulating theater, film and television credits. On Broadway, he was in the original cast of A Few Good Men and A New York Summer. He played, Norman Van Buren on NBC's Another World, national tours of Grease, Boys Next Door, Nurse Jane Goes to Hawaii and in numerous regional theater productions. Feature film roles include, Splash, Die Hard 3, Thomas Crown Affair, Monday Night Mayhem, among others. It was during this period Jeffrey performed in several national commercials and voice-overs. Notable clients included, KFC, Pepsi, Spidel watch, Palmolive, HBO, etc. as well as animation voices for Mattel Toys and voice chip manufacturer, Pragmatic Designs. A short time later, Jeffrey served as executive director of the nation's oldest and largest group broadcast training schools. He remained in this capacity for 12 years. As teacher and administrator, he developed unique voice-over and on-camera presentation training techniques and course curriculums. Using his acting experience, technical and teaching skills, Jeffrey now incorporates his unique background and energetic personality at colleges, universities and professional training programs looking to enhance and broaden their performing arts programs. Conversation Pieces out of the studio, The voice-over workshop for professional actors is his second book. Conversation Pieces out of the Woods, his first book, is a pictorial collection of of tree, branch and root furniture hand crafted by Jeffrey.

Conversation Pieces

Poems that Talk to Other Poems

Author: Kurt Brown

Publisher: Everyman's Library


Category: Poetry

Page: 256

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Presents a collection of poetic responses to other poems, arranged in such categories as variations on a theme, rebukes and rebuttals, and homages, and including poems by Donne, W.H. Auden, Ogden Nash, and Sharon Olds.

Conversation Pieces

An Occasional Journal of Discussion Between People Professionally Engaged in the World of Contemporary Art





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