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  • Van Gogh: A Beginner's Guideby Andrew Forrest

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 5.24

    This book explores Van Gogh's life, influences, English connections, painting techniques, perceptions of Van Gogh and the continuing Van Gogh phenomenon. more...

  • Van Gogh: A Beginner's Guideby Andrew Forrest

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; Not Available

    This book explores Van Gogh's life, influences, English connections, painting techniques, perceptions of Van Gogh and the continuing Van Gogh phenomenon. more...

  • Decorative Gamesby Jean-Francois Bedard

    University of Delaware 2011; US$ 84.99

    This book features an extraordinary album of ornament designs by the French architect Gilles-Marie Oppenord (1672-1742). For the first time, this publication reproduces in their initial state the embellishments Oppenord drew over the first French edition of Cesare Ripa's Iconologia. In lieu of a haphazard succession of sketches, it reveals Oppenord's... more...

  • The Avant Gardeby David Cottington

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    The avant-garde' is perhaps the most important and influential concept in the history of modern culture. For over a hundred years it has governed critical and historical assessment of the quality and significance of an artist or a work of art, in any medium-if these have been judged to be 'avant-garde', then they have been worthy of consideration.... more...

  • Art of Katahdinby David Little

    Down East Books 2013; US$ 49.99

    Katahdin has been called Maine?s greatest treasure. In addition to the outdoor and sporting tradition that surrounds it, there is a distinct tradition of art. For more than a hundred years, some of the most prominent landscape painters?Marsden Hartley, Frederic Church, John Marin, and many others?have portrayed Katahdin. Art of Katahdin is the... more...

  • The Chinese Literati on Paintingby Susan Bush

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 25.00

    This classic work, first published in 1971, explores the transition in painting styles from the late Sung period to the art of Yuan dynasty literati. Building on the pioneering work of Oswald Siren and James Cahill, Susan Bush?s investigations of painting done under the Chin dynasty confirmed the dominance of scholar-artists in the north and their... more...

  • The Museum Is Openby Andrea Meyer; Benedicte Savoy

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    Museum science, museum analysis, museum history, and museum theory ? all of these composite designations have come into our parlance in recent years. Above all, this expanding terminology underscores the growing scholarly interest in museums. In this new scholarship, a recurring assertion is that as an institution, the museum has largely functioned... more...

  • Art Objectsby Jeanette Winterson

    Knopf Canada 2014; US$ 17.95

    In ten interlocking essays, the acclaimed author of Written on the Body and Art & Lies reveals art as an active force in the world--neither elitist nor remote, available to those who want it and affecting those who don't. Original, personal, and provocative, these essays are not so much a point of view as they are a way of life, revealing "a brilliant... more...

  • Church Woodwork in the British Isles, 1100-1535by Robert A. Faleer

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 109.99

    Church Woodwork in the British Isles, 1100-1535: An Annotated Bibliography presents a thoroughly researched bibliographic guide to monographic, serial, archival, and graphical resources that deal with all aspects of late Romanesque, Gothic, and early Renaissance ecclesiastical woodwork in churches throughout the United Kingdom and the Republic... more...

  • Anywhere or Not at Allby Peter Osborne

    Verso Books 2013; US$ 27.95

    Contemporary art is the object of inflated and widely divergent claims. But what kind of discourse can open it up effectively to critical analysis? Anywhere or Not at All is a major philosophical intervention in art theory that challenges the terms of established positions through a new approach at once philosophical, historical, social and art-critical.... more...