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  • Courting Blaknessby Fiona Foley; Louise Martin-Chew; Fiona Nicoll

    University of Queensland Press 2016; US$ 12.99

    A celebration of ?Courting Blakness?, a groundbreaking exhibition of contemporary Indigenous art In September 2014, Adjunct Professor Fiona Foley and a team of eight Aboriginal artists delivered a cutting-edge installation to the sandstone heart of the University of Queensland?s St Lucia campus ? the Great Court. Universities have traditionally been... more...

  • Les Précurseurs de la renaissanceby Eugène Müntz; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Extrait :"Ce n'est pas l'histoire des origines de la Renaissance que je présente au lecteur : retracer quelques-uns des épisodes qui caractérisent le mieux la reprise des études classiques, ces études qui ont renouvelé toutes les faces de la civilisation, telle est mon unique ambition." À PROPOS DES ÉDITIONS LIGARAN : Les éditions LIGARAN proposent... more...

  • How Folklore Shaped Modern Artby Wes Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Since the 1990s, artists and art writers around the world have increasingly undermined the essentialism associated with notions of "critical practice." We can see this manifesting in the renewed relevance of what were previously considered "outsider" art practices, the emphasis on first-person accounts of identity over critical theory, and the proliferation... more...

  • Brushstroke and Emergenceby James D. Herbert

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    No pictorial device in nineteenth-century French painting more clearly represented the free-ranging self than the loose brushstroke. From the romantics through the impressionists and post-impressionists, the brushstroke bespoke autonomous artistic individuality and freedom from convention. Yet the question of how much we can credit to the individual... more...

  • Aesthetic Hybridity in Mughal Painting, 1526?1658by Dr Valerie Gonzalez; Professor Ann Rosalind Jones; Professor Jyotsna Singh; Professor Mihoko Suzuki

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    The first specialized critical-aesthetic study to be published on the concept of hybridity in early Mughal painting, this book investigates the workings of the diverse creative forces that led to the formation of a unique Mughal pictorial language. Mughal pictoriality distinguishes itself from the Persianate models through the rationalization of the... more...

  • The Piranesi Effectby Kerrianne Stone; Gerard Vaughan

    University of New South Wales Press 2016; US$ 49.99

    The work of Italian printmaker Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720?1778) has captivated artists, architects and designers for centuries. Although contemporary Australia is a long way from eighteenth-century Rome, it is home to substantial collections of his works, the largest being at the State Library of Victoria and the University of Melbourne. The... more...

  • Tiepolo Pinkby Roberto Calasso; Alastair Mcewen

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 29.95

    The eighteenth-century Venetian painter Giambattista Tiepolo spent his life executing commissions in churches, palaces, and villas, often covering vast ceilings like those at the Würzburg Residenz in Germany and the Royal Palace in Madrid with frescoes that are among the glories of Western art. The life of an epoch swirled around him?but though his... more...

  • New Art Cityby Jed Perl

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 18.95

    In this landmark work, Jed Perl captures the excitement of a generation of legendary artists?Jackson Pollack, Joseph Cornell, Robert Rauschenberg, and Ellsworth Kelly among them?who came to New York, mingled in its lofts and bars, and revolutionized American art. In a continuously arresting narrative, Perl also portrays such less well known figures... more...

  • The Art of Art Historyby Donald Preziosi

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 19.99

    New edition of this key guide to art history, which takes a critical reading of the field's most innovative and influential texts over the past two centuries, including the most important new writing on the most recent work in a variety of new media. - ;What is art history? Why, how, and where did it originate, and how have its methods changed... more...

  • Bilder machen Räumeby Katharina Lorenz

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    In this analysis of mythological paintings in the houses of Pompeii, Katharina Lorenz produces a stimulating model of the contextual relationship between observer and object in the early Roman Empire. In contrast to the more general approach of earlier studies it is the painting itself that is the focus of attention, alone and in combination,... more...