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  • Detonographyby Evelyn Rosenberg; John Trotter

    University of New Mexico Press 2013; US$ 39.95

    In this book, the first to showcase her work, Evelyn Rosenberg describes the history and genesis of Detonography and explains from conception to installation how a piece of explosive art is made. more...

  • Gerrit Van Honthorstby Jay Richard Judson

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 83.82

    Gerrit van Honthorst (1590-1656), known today primarily for his candlelight scenes, was also famous during the seventeenth century for his mythological and historical paintings, and was a favorite of the courts 1 in England, Denmark and the Netherlands. It is my intention here to study his oeuvre in order to determine his contribution to the develop­... more...

  • Seven Days In The Art Worldby Sarah Thornton

    Granta Publications 2012; US$ 13.32

    Contemporary art has become a mass entertainment, a luxury good, a job description and, for some, a kind of alternative religion. Sarah Thornton's shrewd and entertaining fly-on-the-wall narrative takes us behind the scenes of the art world, from art school to auction house, showing us how it works, and giving us a vivid sense of being there. more...

  • New Haven?s Sentinelsby Jelle Zeilinga de Boer; John Wareham

    Wesleyan University Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    The innovations in art and geology inspired by two classic Connecticut landmarks more...

  • Il Marmo spiranteby Joris van Gastel

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 108.82

    Die Bildhauer des römischen Barock, darunter Meister wie Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Alessandro Algardi und Giuliano Finelli, erreichten eine beispiellose Lebendigkeit ihrer Werke. Dem augenscheinlichen Leben widerspricht jedoch beharrlich die harte Materialität dieser Skulpturen. Weiches, bewegtes Fleisch, dramatische Bewegungen und flatternde Stoffe sind... more...

  • Surpassing the Spectacleby Carol Becker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 37.99

    Leading social critic Carol Becker offers a timely analysis of the nature of art and its role in politics and society. Completed just before the September 11, 2001 World Trade Center catastrophe, this book is remarkably prescient of the new concerns that have now become foremost in our thoughts since the attack. Becker raises the question of the place... more...

  • Jewish Art in Americaby Matthew Baigell

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 34.99

    In this first book-length study of Jewish art in America, Matthew Baigell explores works from the early settlers of America to the present. It is a narrative history of the Jewish experience in American art as seen through the works of many different artists. Its main focus is the examination of Jewish subject matter employed by artists, their responses... more...

  • Inciteby Tonia Jenny

    F+W Media 2013; US$ 29.99 US$ 24.59

    Expressive. Brave. Enchanting. Soul-kindling. Compelling. The best of mixed media. All of these are embodied in the premier edition of Incite . The 93 artists behind these incredible works (more than 120 total!) share their stories of artistic visions fulfilled, lofty goals achieved and daunting obstacles overcome. From persevering through personal... more...

  • First Aid for Artby Jane K. Hutchins; Barbara O. Roberts

    Marquand 2013; US$ 4.99

    When disaster strikes, the first few hours are critical to saving art, artifacts and important objects. This ebook, written by highly regarded professional museum conservators, outlines procedures and techniques to help improve the chances of rescuing artworks, photographs, books, memorabilia, textiles, and furniture from catastrophic damage. Although... more...

  • Made For Each Otherby Bronwyn Cosgrave

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2010; US$ 9.99

    The red carpet on Oscar night is the film industry's own catwalk, a place where talent, beauty and style vie for attention. Here, fashion expert Bronwyn Cosgrave gives us the stories from behind the parade of dresses. From the splendour of Vivien Leigh to the war-era chic of Ingrid Bergman, from Grace Kelly's glacial glamour to Nicole Kidman's groundbreaking... more...