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- Aarhus University Press 2005; US$ 19.88
Maleren og grafikeren Arne Haugen Sørensen har udviklet sig til at blive en af Danmarks mest værdsatte kunstnere. Med sine farvestærke figurative malerier og karakteristiske kirkeudsmykninger har han formået at appellere stærkt både til kunstkritikeren og det bredere publikum. I denne bog med smukke farvegengivelser af 70 af Haugen Sørensens kendte... more...
- University of Delaware 2011; US$ 84.99
This book features an extraordinary album of ornament designs by the French architect Gilles-Marie Oppenord (1672-1742). For the first time, this publication reproduces in their initial state the embellishments Oppenord drew over the first French edition of Cesare Ripa's Iconologia. In lieu of a haphazard succession of sketches, it reveals Oppenord's... more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 9.99
The avant-garde' is perhaps the most important and influential concept in the history of modern culture. For over a hundred years it has governed critical and historical assessment of the quality and significance of an artist or a work of art, in any medium-if these have been judged to be 'avant-garde', then they have been worthy of consideration.... more...
- Down East Books 2013; US$ 49.99
Katahdin has been called Maine?s greatest treasure. In addition to the outdoor and sporting tradition that surrounds it, there is a distinct tradition of art. For more than a hundred years, some of the most prominent landscape painters?Marsden Hartley, Frederic Church, John Marin, and many others?have portrayed Katahdin. Art of Katahdin is the... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 25.00
This classic work, first published in 1971, explores the transition in painting styles from the late Sung period to the art of Yuan dynasty literati. Building on the pioneering work of Oswald Siren and James Cahill, Susan Bush?s investigations of painting done under the Chin dynasty confirmed the dominance of scholar-artists in the north and their... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00
By crossing disciplinary boundaries in the field of the humanities, this volume aims to elucidate Muhammad?s visualization in the West vis-à-vis his image in Islam. It does so not by relegating materials to geographical and/or linguistic spheres or by separating texts from images. Rather, it seeks to place various articles in thematic and theoretical... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00
Thousands of people were driven into exile by Germany?s National Socialist regime from 1933 onward. For many German-speaking artists and writers Paris became a temporary capital. The archives of these exiles became ?displaced objects? ? scattered, stolen, confiscated, and often destroyed, but also frequently preserved. This book assesses previously... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
Museum science, museum analysis, museum history, and museum theory ? all of these composite designations have come into our parlance in recent years. Above all, this expanding terminology underscores the growing scholarly interest in museums. In this new scholarship, a recurring assertion is that as an institution, the museum has largely functioned... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 27.99
A fascinating tour of the last five decades of contemporary art in New York City, showing how artists are catalysts of gentrification and how neighborhoods in turn shape their art--with special insights into the work of artists such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, Cindy Sherman, and Jeff Koons Stories of New York City's fabled art scene conjure up... more...
- Quercus 2013; US$ 12.95
Today?s art world can be a baffling place. For all those who don?t know their Degas from Dali or Monet from Mondrian, this informative and insightful guide breaks down 50 of the most important and influential trends in western art, to provide a fascinating account of art from the Ancient Greeks to the present day. Taking in the defining artistic... more...