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- Cooltura 2015; US$ 3.81
The erotic novel, which revolutionized the publishing industry, immediately became a blockbuster. Discover how and why the film adaptation followed its own rules, challenging E.L. James' bestseller in many scenes. Inhaltsverzeichnis Introduction The Whimsical Charm of Anticipation Jump to the Cinema Effective narration Causing curiosity To... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 11.99
As a novelist, essayist, and cultural historian, John Berger is a writer of dazzling eloquence and arresting insight whose work amounts to a subtle, powerful critique of the canons of our civilization. In About Looking he explores our role as observers to reveal new layers of meaning in what we see. How do the animals we look at in zoos remind us... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00
In 1927, Aby Warburg and Fritz Saxl successfully interpreted Velázquez?s Hilanderas , one of the great mysteries of art history, as an ?allegory of the art of weaving,? by recognizing in the background scene the depiction of the contest between Athena and Arachne. Their dialogue produced a microhistorical contribution to research on the... more...
- F+W Media 2015; US$ 22.99
Explore encaustic painting without wax! Discover 45 innovative ways to use acrylic paints, mediums and a variety of mixed-media art supplies to achieve the look of encaustic without the wax or the heat usually required. Compose and create intriguing works of art with fun techniques that include creating crackles, carving with stencils, making wax-like... more...
- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00
Oran's work comes alive through the material texture of the finished surface. The reproductions, which demand exacting skills in lithography and printing, as well as sensitive graphic processing, have been carried out by Bohatsch and Partners, therenowned graphics studio. The book?a first and comprehensive compilation of Ahmet Oran's ?uvre... more...
- Tate Enterprises Ltd 2013; US$ 6.99
Born in Beijing in 1957, Ai Weiwei is one of the most influential artists at work today and has exhibited widely in Asia, Europe and North America. He is the first artist living and working in the Asia-Pacific region to be commissioned as part of The Unilever Series to create an artwork for the vast Turbine Hall at Tate Modern.Ai Weiwei has said liberty... more...
- Verlag Scheidegger & Spiess 2013; US$ 11.99
Eine aus knapp hundert Zeichnungen und Aquarellen bestehende Werkgruppe Alberto Giacomettis ist 2012, nach dem Tod des Bruders Bruno, als Legat ins Kunsthaus Zürich gekommen. Dieses Zeichnungskonvolut repräsentiert Alberto Giacomettis ganzes Schaffen, von den frühen Jahren in Stampa bis in die Pariser Zeit. Darunter befinden sich Kopien nach Werken... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95
This original publication compiles the finest black-and-white and color illustrations by the artist whose images of healthy, poised, active, and confident women set the standard of American beauty in the early 20th century. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.99
This handsome retrospective offers an affordable treasury of nearly 100 works by the nation's best and most popular artists. Ranging from the colonial era to the early twentieth century, it features drawings by anonymous folk artists as well as such famous figures as James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Winslow Homer, Mary Cassatt, Stuart Davis, Rockwell... more...
- Dover Publications 2015; US$ 14.95
English artist William Hogarth (1697?1764) is most famous for his satirical caricatures and moral paintings, the forerunners of cartoons. In this instructive volume, the august painter and engraver discusses and illustrates the use of serpentine lines in the expression of grace and beauty. Hogarth defines six qualities ? fitness, variety, regularity,... more...