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- Halban 2013; US$ 11.65
Michel Strauss embarked on an enduring love affair at the age of six when he saw for the first time paintings by Manet, Monet and Degas: the passion aroused by these artists never left him. This passion, this ‘eye? as he calls it led to his becoming Head of the Impressionist Department at Sotheby?s where he remained for forty years. He describes the... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 11.41
Grüne Wiesen, Schafe, Whiskey, bunte Cottages und freundliche, redselige Menschen mit viel Zeit. Kein Land in Europa provozierte so viele Wohlfühl-Klischees wie Irland, die grüne Insel im Atlantik. Markus Bäuchle kennt das kleine Land mit der bewegten Geschichte seit Ende der 1970er Jahre. Im Jahr 2000 siedelte er auf die Insel über. Er hat das traditionelle... more...
- F+W Media 2013; US$ 15.99
Explore the beautiful and complex world of art! Too often, textbooks obscure the beauty and wonder of fine art with tedious discourse that even Leonardo da Vinci would oppose. Art 101 cuts out the boring details and lengthy explanations, and instead, gives you a lesson in artistic expression that keeps you engaged as you discover the world's greatest... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00
This study explores the relationship between synesthesia--the experience of a sensation in one perceptual domain triggering a sensation in another perceptual domain--and the arts (including painting, photography, music and literature). Its aim is twofold: to introduce readers as yet unfamiliar with synesthesia to this intriguing phenomenon by focusing... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 31.96
Hauptbeschreibung Johann Heinrich Meyer (1760 - 1832) gehört zu den Protagonisten der ästhetischen Debatten um 1800. Als enger Mitarbeiter und Berater Goethes, als Künstler, Kunsthistoriker und Pädagoge hat er die Kunstauffassung der Weimarer Klassik entscheidend mitgeprägt. Sein erstaunlich differenziertes historisches Bewusstsein fand Niederschlag... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Artistic Lives challenges recent policy discourses that celebrate the ability of cultural producers to create something from nothing, and, more generally, the myth of creativity as an individual phenomenon, divorced from social context. Presenting rich interview material with artists and arts professionals in London and Berlin, together with ethnographic... 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...
- 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...