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  • The New Visionby László Moholy-Nagy; Daphne M. Hoffmann

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 22.00

    This book, a valuable introduction to the Bauhaus movement, is generously illustrated with examples of students' experiments and typical contemporary achievements. The text also contains an autobiographical sketch. more...

  • Doré's Knights and Medieval Adventureby Gustave Doré; Jeff A. Menges

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95

    The exuberant art of Gustave Doré (1832?83) has influenced romantics and realists around the world. A self-taught child prodigy who met with early and resounding success, Doré ranks among the most prolific and popular illustrators of all time. Known as "the master of the fantastic," he excelled in conveying dramatic action in memorable settings. This... more...

  • Doré's Illustrations of the Crusadesby Gustave Doré

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95

    Long regarded as the standard history of the subject, François Michaud's History of the Crusades, published in 1877, recorded over four centuries of passionate, bloody wars that brought the countries ? and cultures ? of Asia and Europe into conflict with one another. To illustrate Michaud's classic study, Gustave Doré executed 100 striking plates,... more...

  • Doré's Illustrations for "Idylls of the King"by Gustave Doré

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    Like his contemporary, the English poet laureate Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Gustave Doré (1832?83) was highly regarded for his mastery of technique. One of the most prolific and successful book illustrators of the late nineteenth century, he provided a wealth of hauntingly beautiful illustrations for the first four parts of Idylls of the King, Tennyson's... more...

  • Mexican Paintersby MacKinley Helm

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 18.95

    From the monumental public frescoes of Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, and David Álfaro Siqueiros, to the canvasses and drawings of younger artists like Galván, Cantú, Meza, Tamayo, and Orozco Romero, Mexican painting since the First World War has developed into a strong, influential artistic tradition. This book explores this Mexican tradition... more...

  • Great Woodcuts of Albrecht Dürerby Albrecht Durer; Carol Belanger Grafton

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 7.99

    Comprising images both sacred and secular, this modestly priced collection of works by the master of woodcut designs features 94 black-and-white illustrations with brief captions that include titles and dates. more...

  • 500 Years of Illustrationby Howard Simon

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 34.95

    Unrivaled treasury of art from the 1500s through the 1900s includes drawings by Goya, Hogarth, Dürer, Morris, Doré, Beardsley, others. Hundreds of illustrations, brief introductions. Ideal as reference and browsing book. more...

  • Leonardo on the Human Bodyby Leonardo da Vinci

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 26.95

    Here are clear reproductions of over 1,200 anatomical drawings by one of humanity's greatest geniuses ? still considered, nearly five centuries later, the finest ever rendered. 215 plates. more...

  • Farinet oder das falsche Geldby Charles Ferdinand Ramuz; Hanno Helbling

    Limmat Verlag 2015; US$ 27.99

    Ein schlichtes Holzkreuz schmückt Farinets Grab in Saillon, das am Rande des Kirchenbezirks liegt, wie es sich gehört für einen, der seine individuelle Freiheit höher schätzte als Staat und Gesetz. Als der junge Mann im abgelegenen Tal mit der Geldfälscherei begann, ging es ihm nicht um persönliche Bereicherung, er wollte geben, schenken, Freude bereiten.... more...

  • Art in Minutesby Susie Hodge

    Quercus 2015; US$ 10.99

    The perfect compact reference guide for all would-be art buffs. Art historian Susie Hodge takes you on a whistle-stop international tour of all the major artistic cultures, movements, phases, developments, artists and themes, from Prehistoric art to Hyperrealism. Contents also include Greek classicism, Gothic art, the Renaissance, Baroque, Romanticism,... more...