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- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 14.00
Emily Carr ?s journals from 1927 to 1941 portray the happy, productive period when she was able to resume painting after dismal years of raising dogs and renting out rooms to pay the bills. These revealing entries convey her passionate connection with nature, her struggle to find her voice as a writer, and her vision and philosophy as a painter.... more...
- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 9.99
While studying art in London, Emily Carr seriously undermined her health and was sent to a sanatorium for a complete rest cure. Bridling at the hospital?s rules, which prohibited excitement of any kind, the always rebellious Carr proceeded to make friends, raise birds, and cause trouble. In words and enchanting sketches, Carr presents a funny, poignant... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 90.00
The inspired illumination of any given space can amplify its aesthetic impact and take it from the pedestrian to the sublime. And, for years, this excellent reference has guided architects and designers in the achievement of lighting artistry. Enhanced with more than one hundred new illustrations, Interior Lighting for Designers, 4th Edition takes... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
With this provocative and infinitely moving collection of essays, a preeminent critic of our time responds to the profound questions posed by the visual world. For when John Berger writes about Cubism, he writes not only of Braque, Léger, Picasso, and Gris, but of that incredible moment early in this century when the world converged around a marvelouis... more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2007; US$ 26.91
Hauptbeschreibung Von den Rezensenten gelobt, von den Lesern geschätzt - das Metzler Kunsthistoriker Lexikon in der 2. Auflage. Vorgestellt werden 210 deutschsprachige Kunsthistoriker seit dem 17. Jahrhundert. Lebenswege und Leistungen werden facettenreich geschildert. Die Neuauflage ist erweitert um umfangreiche Artikel u. a. zu: Sir Ernst Gombrich,... more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2006; US$ 53.86
Hauptbeschreibung Heute leben wir in einer fast lückenlos ästhetisierten Welt. Dieses Lexikon erfasst in 414 interdisziplinär angelegten Artikeln die ganze Spannbreite der Ästhetik. Ausführliche Einträge informieren über ästhetische Grundbegriffe, z. B. Aisthesis, Hässliches, Schönes, Wahrnehmung, und über die Theorie der Ästhetik, z. B. Formalismus,... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 28.00
In this illuminating collection of new interviews, some of the most important women artists practising in Britain today talk about their work, their influences and their relationships, sometimes ambivalent, with the art historical canon. Enlightening and frequently entertaining, the interviews, with artists spanning different generations and working... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 100.00
At the height of the Cold War, art produced in divided Germany contested the cultural demarcation of East and West. Here Claudia Mesch shows how a wide group of artists, such as Joseph Beuys, Allan Kaprow, Gerhard Richter, Carolee Schneemann, Ed Kienholz, Yvonne Rainer, Jorg Immendorff and Nam June Paik, struggled to take visual art "beyond the... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 19.99
Thanks to its exquisite pictorial material, this book familiarizes the reader with the logic and golden rules of art. It enables an understanding, on the one hand, of the keys to appreciating the works of the great masters, and on the other, of how to apply these rules to the practice of one's own creative activities. The work begins with a... more...