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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 41.95
"Pamela Howard?s ground-breaking What is Scenography? was the first book to set out the bold new approaches to designing and directing for theatre which had dazzled audiences in Europe during the previous decades. It did us all a service by enriching the scope of how we understand the aesthetics of the stage. The lavish new materials (drawings,... more...
- Quercus Publishing 2014; US$ 21.81
Art introduces readers to 100 of the world's most important artists and their paintings, from the 13th century to the modern era. Works by artists including Caravaggio, Vermeer, van Gogh and Warhol are reproduced in superb high quality, arranged chronologically and set in their historical context by Susie Hodge's concise and readable narrative.... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 57.50
Edmund Dulac (1882-1953) gehörte zu den bekanntesten Kinderbuchillustratoren seiner Generation. In seiner Hauptschaffenszeit von 1907 bis 1914 in London verhalf er dieser Kunst zu einer letzten großen Blüte und Kunstfertigkeit, bevor die Produktion der aufwendig hergestellten Bücher mit Ausbruch des Ersten Weltkrieges zum Erliegen kam. Kristina Krüger... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2014; US$ 34.95
Glamour subverts convention. Models, images, and even landscapes can skew ordinary ways of seeing when viewed through the lens of photography, suggesting new worlds imbued with fantasy, mystery, sexuality, and tension. In Old Fields, John Stilgoe?one of the most original observers of his time?offers a poetic and controversial exploration of the... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 129.00
Providing a distillation of knowledge in the various disciplines of arts education (dance, drama, music, literature and poetry and visual arts), this essential handbook synthesizes existing research literature, reflects on the past, and contributes to shaping the future of the respective and integrated disciplines of arts education. While research... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 129.00
Presents a systematic account of the classical, modern and postmodern theories of art. This book provides readers with a theoretical framework that can be used to think about art from a variety of perspectives. It shows how a fruitful cross-fertilization between theory and practice can be created. It explores theories of art from Plato to Derrida. more...
- Beautiful Books 2011; US$ 8.99
An investigation into the meaning and value of one art item, from a provocateur of the art and music worlds Celebrated musician and artist Bill Drummond turns his attention to the world of modern art. Several years ago he bought a photograph by the Turner Prizewinning artist Richard Long for $20,000. After owning it for some time, he decided... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 21.86
Hogarth's prints hang in our pubs and leap out from our history-books. He painted the great and good but also the common people. His art is comically exuberant, 'carried away by a passion for the ridiculous', as Hazlitt said. In this rich, immensely pleasurable biography Jenny Uglow, acclaimed author of Elizabeth Gaskell, uncovers the man, but also... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005; US$ 8.99
An Incisive Account of the Bizarre, Often Bewildering Art World of Today Arthur Danto's new collection finds him, and the art world, at a point when the art world has become pluralistic, even chaotic-with one medium as good as the next-when the moment for "next things" has passed. Since 1984, when Danto-already an eminent philosopher--became The... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1997; US$ 8.99
In this brilliant, original and lavishly illustrated book, Edward Snow undertakes an inquiry into a single painting by the Flemish master Peter Bruegel the Elder?the kaleidoscopic Children?s Games?in order to unlock the secrets of the great painter?s art. more...