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- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 22.50
The phrase ?War on Terror? has quietly been retired from official usage, but it persists in the American psyche, and our understanding of it is hardly complete. Nor will it be, W. J. T Mitchell argues, without a grasp of the images that it spawned, and that spawned it. Exploring the role of verbal and visual images in the War on Terror, Mitchell... more...
- Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95
Greek Sculpture is probably the most well known aspect of Greek art, for a contemporary it expresses the most beautiful ideal and plastic perfection. It is the first of the Ancient Arts that looked to free itself from the imitative constraints, of the faithful representation of nature. Only a small part of the production of Greek Sculpture is known... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
Cinema and Inter-American Relations studies the key role that commercial narrative films have played in the articulation of the political and cultural relationship between the United States and Latin America since the onset of the Good Neighbor policy (1933). Pérez Melgosa analyzes the evolution of inter-American narratives in films from across... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1997; US$ 8.99
In this brilliant, original and lavishly illustrated book, Edward Snow undertakes an inquiry into a single painting by the Flemish master Peter Bruegel the Elder?the kaleidoscopic Children's Games?in order to unlock the secrets of the great painter's art. more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2008; Not Available
This fascinating book takes a stunning, visual approach to exploring and deconstructing everything you could want to know about 45 of the world's favourite paintings. Introductory text sets the scene for each picture, then captions and numerious annotations guide the reader all around the work, detailing the painter's techniques and intentions and... more...
- F+W Media 2008; US$ 24.99
You're first in line! Come inside for an amazing virtual art exhibit featuring 36 inspiring artists. There's something for everyone at this art expo. Whether you want to sharpen digital-imaging skills, make your own jewelry or listen to the stories behind provocative works, you're sure to find plenty to keep you busy - all included with the price... more...
- Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00
Mega Square Herbarium is based on the work of Basilius Besler, the famous plant expert who, for the first time in history, described, painted and engraved over a thousand species of plants. His drawings are of great scientific as well as artistic value, and offer vivid insights into Europe?s eclectic flora. more...
- Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00
Mega Square Roses presents the large number of different species of this unique flower, which is charged with so many feelings and imbued with powerful cultural significance. Because of the rose?s botanical as well as artistic value, this book features a popular subject for art lovers as well as for people who enjoy the beauty and versatility of flowers.... more...
- Penguin Random House South Africa 2013; US$ 26.00
Ardmore ? We are because of others tells the extraordinary story of South Africa?s most successful ceramics studio ? from its humble beginnings in a poverty-stricken corner of KwaZulu-Natal to its fame as a producer of exceptional and irresistible objets d?art prized by collectors, galleries and museums throughout the world. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 12.99
According to Vasari, the young Michelangelo often borrowed drawings of past masters, which he copied, returning his imitations to the owners and keeping originals. Half a millennium later, Andy Warhol made a game of "forging" the Mona Lisa, questioning the entire concept of originality. Forged explores art forgery from ancient times to the... more...