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  • Palaeolithic Cave Art at Creswell Crags in European Contextby Paul Pettitt; Paul Bahn; Sergio Ripoll; Francisco Javier Muñoz Ibáñez

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 159.99

    A comprehensive and fully illustrated study, by an international team of experts, of the first British examples of cave art, discovered at Creswell Crags on the Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire border in 2003. This important discovery is contextualized by comparative, up-to-date studies of European cave art, from Spain, Portugal, France, and Italy. more...

  • Old Mistressesby Rozsika Parker; Griselda Pollock

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95

    How was it possible, by the later twentieth century, to have erased women as artists from art history so comprehensively that the idea of ?the artist? was exclusively masculine? Why was this erasure more radical in the twentieth century than ever before? Why is everything that compromises greatness in art coded as ?feminine?? Has the feminist critique... more...

  • The White Roadby Edmund de Waal

    Random House 2015; US$ 14.09

    ** A Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller ** "Other things in the world are white but for me porcelain comes first" A handful of clay from a Chinese hillside carries a promise: that mixed with the right materials, it might survive the fire of the kiln, and fuse into porcelain ? translucent, luminous, white. Acclaimed writer and potter Edmund de... more...

  • Vision and Differenceby Griselda Pollock

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 21.95

    Griselda Pollock provides concrete historical analyses of key moments in the formation of modern culture to reveal the sexual politics at the heart of modernist art. Crucially, she not only explores a feminist re-reading of the works of canonical male Impressionist and Pre-Raphaelite artists including Edgar Degas and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, but also... more...

  • Art and Psychoanalysisby Maria Walsh

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 14.95

    Often derided as unscientific and self-indulgent, psychoanalysis has been an invaluable resource for artists, art critics and historians throughout the twentieth century. Art and Psychoanalysis investigates these encounters. _x000D_The shared relationship to the unconscious, severed from Romantic inspiration by Freud, is traced from the Surrealist... more...

  • Fashionby Christopher Breward

    OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 18.99

    This lively survey of 150 years of fashion covers everything from Haute Couture to the High Street. From Coco Chanel to Alexander McQueen, Breward explores fashion as a cultural phenomenon. Topics include fashion in film, the world of Vogue and advertising, and the use of fashion to create identity from the Flapper to the New Look, and Dandy to Punk. 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...

  • The Art of Art Historyby Donald Preziosi

    OUP Oxford 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. more...

  • Bilder machen Räumeby Katharina Lorenz

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 169.94

    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...

  • The Villanovan, Etruscan, and Hellenistic Collections in the Detroit Institute of Artsby David Caccioli

    BRILL 2009; US$ 144.00

    This catalogue brings together for the first time the wide-ranging Villanovan and Etruscan collections of the Detroit Institute of Arts with photographs and relevant bibliographic sources on their cultural and religious functions in antiquity. more...