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- HarperCollins 2013; Not Available
Enter The Universe According to Peter Max . A true Pop Art icon?one of the world?s most well-loved visual artists?Peter Max now offers us an intimate, unprecedented look at the inner workings of his imagination. Vibrantly colored artwork accompanies fifty evocative personal essays in which Max, for the first time ever, shares his life story and personal... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
Mayernik argues that it was the absence of a coherent understanding of emulation that fostered the fissuring of artistic production in the later eighteenth century into those devoted to copying the past and those interested in continual novelty, a situation solidified over the course of the nineteenth century and mostly taken for granted today. This... more...
- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 21.88
One of the most original artists to have emerged from New Zealand, Len Lye (1901–1980) had a passion for movement from an early age. This fascination shaped his urgent and pioneering films and kinetic sculptures and contributed to his remarkable work in painting, photography and writing. Lye had a big idea – that movement could be the basis for a... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 39.50
It has often been claimed that "monsters"--supernatural creatures with bodies composed from multiple species--play a significant part in the thought and imagery of all people from all times. The Origins of Monsters advances an alternative view. Composite figurations are intriguingly rare and isolated in the art of the prehistoric era. Instead it... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Find original research and interpretive studies of the relations between homosexuality and the visual arts. Evidence for the role of homosexuality in artistic creation has often not survived, in part because the direct expression of homosexuality has often been condemned in Western societies. Gay and Lesbian Studies in Art History presents examples... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 32.95
InFlux: Contemporary Art in Asia brings together essays by leading critics and curators to examine modern and contemporary art-practice and its discourses in Asia. Covering diverse regions spanning China, India, Thailand, Iran, West Asia, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Hong Kong, Tibet and Cambodia, the book examines their multiple modernities and the arrival... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 34.95
Western Art and the Wider World explores the evolving relationship between the Western canon of art, as it has developed since the Renaissance, and the art and culture of the Islamic world, the Far East, Australasia, Africa and the Americas. Explores the origins, influences, and evolving relationship between the Western canon of art as it has... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 278.00
The scholarly search on the art of the object is of enduring interest and enjoys a new renaissance in the last few years. This book mainly explores the art and craft of Islamic artefacts and presents to the reader a diverse range of approaches. Despite this variety, in which also artefacts of the pre-Islamic, period as well as 'orientalized'... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 214.00
Covers topics such as: palatial and temple architecture, royal sculpture, gender in the ancient Near East, and interdisciplinary studies that range from fourth millennium BCE to modern ethnography and cover Sumer, Assyria, Babylonia, Iran, Syria, Urartu, and the Levant. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 105.00
Archaeological discoveries and scientific research focused on western Tibet and the western Himalayas have resulted in a redefinition of the historical and cultural processes of the entire Indo-Tibetan civilization. This title presents the proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the Iats, 2003. more...