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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
As riveting as a World War II thriller, The Forger's Spell is the true story of three men and an extraordinary deception: the revered artist Johannes Vermeer; the small-time Dutch painter who dared to impersonate him years later; and the con man's mark, Hermann Goering, the fanatical art collector and one of Nazi Germany's most reviled leaders.... more...
- 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...