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  • Tiepolo Pinkby Roberto Calasso

    Random House 2011; US$ 35.37

    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... more...

  • Death in Florenceby Paul Strathern

    Random House 2011; US$ 35.37

    By the end of the fifteenth century, Florence was well established as the home of the Renaissance. As generous patrons to the likes of Botticelli and Michelangelo, the ruling Medici embodied the progressive humanist spirit of the age, and in Lorenzo the Magnificent they possessed a diplomat capable of guarding the militarily weak city in a climate... 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...

  • Practice as Researchby Estelle Barrett; Barbara Bolt

    I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 34.00

    Practice-led research is a burgeoning area across the creative arts, with studio-based doctorates frequently favoured over traditional research. Yet until now there has been little published guidance for students embarking on such research. Designed specifically as a research training tool, the book is structured on the model used by most research... more...

  • Art on the Blockby Ann Fensterstock

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    An informative tour of the last four decades of contemporary art in New York City, showing how artists were the unwitting footsoldiers of gentrification and how neighbhorhoods in turn shaped their art?with special attention to artists such as Basquiat, Cindy Sherman, and Jeff Koons more...

  • In His Milieuby A. Golahny; Mia M. Mochizuki; L. Vergara

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 75.00

    In honor of Michael Montias' contributions to the field of the history of art, an international group of leading scholars have contributed essays to mark his achievements. more...

  • Fremmed og moderneby Peter Fibiger Bang; Jørn Erslev Andersen; Ole Høiris

    Aarhus University Press 2005; US$ 28.54

    Fremmed og moderne søger at ændre vores syn på den antikke kulturs efterliv i europæisk civilisation. I dag betragter vi antikken som stivnet tradition, en forbigangen fortid. Men antikken har ikke primært fungeret som udtryk for det etablerede. Derimod har antikken inspireret generationer af europæere, fordi den repræsenterede noget fremmedartet og... more...

  • Kunsten talerby Lise Gjedssø Bertelsen; Hans Bjørn; Mia Bøgebjerg

    Aarhus University Press 2004; US$ 25.66

    Kunsten taler handler om billeder. Billeder af alle slags fra oldtidens guldgubber og vikingetids-runesten over romanske stenarbejder og senmiddelalderlige træskulpturer til værker af Claude Lorrain, Hoppe, Brancusi, Lundstrøm, Balle, Heerup og Per Kirkeby.Bogens titel refererer til Carl-Henning Pedersen, der for over tres år siden skrev om figurerne... more...

  • Gennem billedernes spejlby Lise Gotfredsen

    Aarhus University Press 2005; US$ 19.88

    Maleren og grafikeren Arne Haugen Sørensen har udviklet sig til at blive en af Danmarks mest værdsatte kunstnere. Med sine farvestærke figurative malerier og karakteristiske kirkeudsmyk­ninger har han formået at appellere stærkt både til kunstkriti­ke­ren og det bredere publikum. I denne bog med smukke farvegengivelser af 70 af Haugen Sørensens kendte... more...

  • Voyage of The Slave Shipby Stephen J. May

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    Set against the backdrop of the Atlantic slave trade, this book traces the development, exhibition, and final disposition of one of J.M.W. Turner's greatest and most memorable paintings. Queen Victoria's reign (1837-1901) in Great Britain produced unprecedented wealth and luxury. For artists and writers this period was particularly noteworthy... more...