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- C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 84.06
Hauptbeschreibung Zentrale Verpflichtungsgründe des römischen Kreditrechts sind die Auszahlung eines Darlehens und das förmliche Schuldversprechen (stipulatio). Formlose Zusagen über die Rückzahlung eines Darlehens, die eine vielfach belegte griechische Urkundengestaltung mit einem Strafzuschlag von 50% sanktioniert, sind nach althergebrachtem römischen... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 119.99
John Castagno's Artists' Signatures and Monograms have become the standard reference source for galleries, museums, libraries, and collectors around the world. Old Masters II: Signatures and Monograms, An International Directory features more than 800 artists, with more than 1,100 signature examples. It provides the researcher a reference tool not... more...
- AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 33.99
What does it take to lead the 21st-century museum? Balancing a head for business and working from the heart guided by passion! This is the message Sherene Suchy discovered in her work with more than 80 international museum directors whose thoughts and experiences ground this book on change management in 21st-century cultural organizations. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 119.99
John Castagno's Artists' Signatures and Monograms have become the standard reference source for galleries, museums, libraries, and collectors around the world. In African, Asian and Middle Eastern Artists Signatures and Monograms From 1800: A Directory , Castagno has collected the signatures and monograms of artists from Africa, Asia, and the Middle... more...
- J&L Books 2012; US$ 34.95
Over the course of his 20-year career, Martin Kippenberger (1953-1997) cast himself alternately as hard-drinking carouser and confrontational art-world jester, thrusting these personae to the forefront of his prodigious creativity. He was also very much a player in the international art world of the 1970s right up until his death in 1997, commissioning... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 69.95
The book is a fundamental reference work for exhibition designers, architects, and museum professionals who want to adequately conceive, design, plan, and produce clearly focused thematic exhibitions.Each thematic field represents different challenges for an exhibition design. This typology by Bertron Schwarz Frey elaborates the special features of... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 99.95
The book examines the processes through which public art museums, as modern Western institutions, were introduced to Japan in the late nineteenth century and how they subsequently developed distinctive national characteristics. Focusing on 'empty museums', one of the most distinctive forms of Japanese museums, Morishita shows how they developed,... more...
- Counterpoint 2011; US$ 16.95
As the oldest of institutions, marriage seems outdated in modern times, when each individual is encouraged to break with tradition in order to fulfill him- or herself. And so artists like Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo seem to be paving the way toward a brave, new kind of marriage, where spouses would be allowed?even encouraged?to fulfill different... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1996; US$ 47.95
An anthology of writings on exhibition practice from artists, critics, curators and art historians plus artist-curators. It addresses the contradictions posed by museum and gallery sited exhibitions, as well as investigating the challenge of staging art presentations, displays or performances, in settings outside of traditional museum or gallery locales. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
Conservation scientists in museums and galleries have a clear understanding of the damage that light can inflict on an object, but what of the designers that create exhibitions to display these precious items? Light for Arts Sake provides a basis for a level of professional expertise for lighting practice in museums. Rather than portraying conservation... more...