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- Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 96.00 US$ 78.72
This book explores the persona of the artist in Archaic and Classical Greek art and literature. more...
- Intellect 2015; US$ 40.00
When using digital technologies, many types of dysfunction can occur, ranging from hardware malfunctions to software errors and human ineptitude. Many new media artworks employ various strategies of dysfunctionality in order to explore issues of power within societies and culture. Dysfunction and Decentralization in New Media Art and Education examines... more...
- ECW Press 2016; US$ 21.99
Outsider artist Mendelson Joe is a painter, activist, musician, and renowned "self-taughter." But to the people living in the sparsely populated region west of Algonquin Park, he is also a neighbour. With his latest book, Joe commemorates his neighbours in a series of portraits whose subjects range from Canadian musical icon Hawksley Workman... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 75.00
William Woodward (1859-1939) was a force in New Orleans and the art world, and his legacy endures. In this first compilation of examples of Woodward?s work spanning his career, essayists offer unique perspectives on the artist and his art. Woodward was a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and the Massachusetts Normal Art School. He started... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2012; US$ 18.00
Mirrors of Clay: Reflections of Ancient Andean Life in Ceramics from the Sam Olden Collection features photographs and descriptions of sixty ceramic vessels from ancient Andean American cultures, including the Cupisnique, Chavín, Vicús, Nazca, Moche, Tiwanaku, Lambayeque, and Chimú, which flourished between 1200 BCE and 1550 CE. These distinctive... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 35.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00
This work is the first systematic and comparative examination of political paintings in Italian local government and judicial chambers in the 13 th and 14 th centuries. Drawing on the perspectives of art history, the author analyzes four examples of newly researched cycles of frescos in the context of broader historical, political, and... more...
- Parkstone International 2015; US$ 8.95
Chaïm Soutine (1893-1943), the unconventional and controversial painter of Belorussian origin, combines influences of classic European painting with Post-Impressionism and Expressionism. As a member of the Artists from Belarus, a group within the Parisian School, he created an oeuvre mainly consisting of landscapes, still lifes, and portraits. His... more...