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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 149.95
This book provides an historical and critical framework for the paintings of Lippo di Dalmasio. The catalogue presents 37 items in total, including many new attributions and some previously unpublished works. This is accompanied by all known documents on the artist. This book contains eight color photographs and thirty-five black and white photographs. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Johannes Vermeer, one of the greatest Dutch painters and for some the single greatest painter of all, produced a remarkably small corpus of work. In Vermeer's Family Secrets , Benjamin Binstock revolutionizes how we think about Vermeer's work and life. Vermeer, The Sphinx of Delft , is famously a mystery in art: despite the common claim that little... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 14.57
The urge to create pictures of our world has been with us ever since early man daubed a fingerful of pigment on a rock, or used primitive colours to create exquisite images of the beasts he hunted - images so breathtakingly powerful they have never been surpassed, however sophisticated we have become. This book tells the story of what painting has... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 17.95
This remarkable book takes as its subject one of the most outstanding men that ever lived. The ultimate prodigy, Leonardo da Vinci was an artist of great originality and power, a scientist, and a powerful thinker. According to Sigmund Freud, he was also a flawed, repressed homosexual. The first psychosexual history to be published, Leonardo da Vinci... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2012; US$ 24.95
Together with Picasso and Matisse, Georges Braque is unquestionably one of the three great pillars of twentieth-century art. Here is the first full-length biography of this remarkable figure. A pioneer of modern art and founder of Cubism, Georges Braque was a creative genius and tireless innovator, constantly pushing back the boundaries of the possible.... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2009; US$ 24.95
You cannot stand underneath the masterwork that is the Sistine Chapel without considering the genius and painstaking work that went into its creation. Michelangelo Buonarroti never wanted to paint the Sistine Chapel, though. Appointed by the temperamental Julius II, Michelangelo believed the suspiciously large-scale project to be a plot for failure... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2009; US$ 16.95
Francis Bacon was one of the most powerful and enigmatic creative geniuses of the twentieth century. Immediately recognizable, his paintings continue to challenge interpretations and provoke controversy. Bacon was also an extraordinary personality. Generous but cruel, forthright yet manipulative, ebullient but in despair: He was the sum of his contradictions.... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2011; US$ 14.95
Octavio Paz conveying “his awareness of Duchamp as a great cautionary figure in our culture, warning us with jest and quiet scandals of the menacing encroachment of criticism, science and even art.? —New York Times Book Review more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2011; US$ 3.99
A warm, tender, and richly nostalgic look at growing up in a remote village in a postwar Italy on the brink of modernity. more...
- Parkstone International 2013; US$ 5.00
Gorges Seurat (1859-1891) ist berühmt für seine außerordentliche Technik des Pointillismus. Er war ein Maler, dessen einzigartige Zusammenführung von Kunst und Wissenschaft atemberaubende Kunstwerke hervorbrachte. Wenngleich Seurats komplexe Bildkompositionen Jahre für die Fertigstellung in Anspruch nehmen konnten, sollten die vollendeten Werke den... more...