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  • The Image of the Artist in Archaic and Classical Greeceby Guy Hedreen

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 96.00

    This book explores the persona of the artist in Archaic and Classical Greek art and literature. more...

  • Impressionists in Englandby Kate Flint

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    First published in 1984. The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries represent not only era of rapidly changing artistic methods but a crucial evolution in art criticism. This book gathers together a wide-range of the criticism that greeted the work of the Impressionists artists in the English Press. The selected examples of praise and antagonism... more...

  • Seeing Motionby Romana Karla Schuler

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 70.00

    The central focus of this publication is the synthesis of science and art in the field of visual perception, in particular how early 19th century perceptual research into illusions, kinetic illusory figures, and illusory movement influenced the apparative / machine, kinetic art of the 20th century and the computer-generated visual art... more...

  • Vus de profilby Henry Jouin; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "? Parce que je ne veux pas ! ? Mais pourquoi ne veux-tu pas ? ? Parce que je ne veux pas. ? Ma foi ! voilŕ un raisonnement auquel je ne trouve rien ŕ répliquer ! Et une voix, pleine de rires, se fit entendre sur un ton de douce moquerie. ? Alors, tu ne veux pas ? c'est une affaire décidée ? La personne ŕ qui on s'adressait resta parfaitement... more...

  • Visualizing the Afterlife in the Tombs of Graeco-Roman Egyptby Marjorie Susan Venit

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00

    Explores the visual narratives of a group of decorated tombs from Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt (ca.300 BCE?250 CE). more...

  • After the Avant-Gardesby Elizabeth Millán

    Open Court 2016; US$ 49.95

    A rallying call for all those who have been disquieted or disgusted by the excesses of artistic modernism. This is a collection of ten provocative essays on the arts, by writers of varied orientations who share a skepticism about the exaggerated role of modernism and the successive avant-gardes in shaping what is accepted as valid contemporary art.... more...

  • Classical Ornamentby C. Thierry

    Dover Publications 2016; US$ 12.95

    This rare collection, originally published in Germany during the 1860s, presents a wealth of designs from temples and other buildings of ancient Greece and Rome. The seventy-one black-and-white plates include mythological creatures, floral borders, engraved columns and capitals, and many other decorative motifs, all rendered with the delicacy and precision... more...

  • Merleau-Pontyby Patricia M. Locke; Rachel McCann

    Ohio University Press 2016; US$ 63.99

    The first collection devoted to Merleau-Ponty?s contributions to our understanding of architecture and place. more...

  • "So fing man einfach an, ohne viele Worte"by Friedrich Julia; Prinzing Andreas

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 77.00

    Wie konnte man 1945 einfach wieder anfangen? Diese Frage stellt sich ganz besonders für die deutschen Museen und ihren Umgang mit der Kunst der Moderne. Die meisten Museen waren stark beschädigt, die modernen Kunstwerke 1937 in der Aktion "Entartete Kunst" konfisziert, zerstört oder verkauft worden. Künstler, Kuratoren und Direktoren waren,... more...

  • "Violenza"by Andreas Plackinger

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00

    Violence is omnipresent in Michelangelo?s work and in the myth of the artist; it is a visual subject and narrative figure that points to the processes of creation and reception. Starting from the semantics of violenza in cinquecento parlance, this study shows the central place of violence in Michelangelo?s aesthetic discourse, which... more...