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  • 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...

  • Marks of Opulence: The Why, When and Where of Western Art 1000?1914 (Text Only)by Colin Platt

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; Not Available

    A sweeping, beautifully written history of artistic patronage from 1000 to the present day by a Wolfson Prize-winning historian. 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...

  • 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...

  • Imaginationen des Islamby Alberto Saviello

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    Bildliche Darstellungen des Propheten Mohammed gibt es in Europa nicht erst seit dem sogenannten "Karikaturenstreit" des Jahres 2005. An Beispielen aus fünf Jahrhunderten werden die Formen und Funktionen dieser häufig polemischen Bilder in ihrem jeweiligen historischen Kontext analysiert. Dabei leistet das Buch einen Beitrag zur bildwissenschaftlichen... more...