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  • The Illustrated Story of Artby Dorling Kindersley Ltd

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2013; Not Available

    Great art movements and the paintings that inspired them The Illustrated Story of Art is an innovative approach to understanding the history of art, from cave painting to the modern day, with pivotal works of art examined in the context of history, culture and the lives of their creators. This invaluable art reference book reveals... more...

  • Art That Changed the Worldby DK Publishing

    DK Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    Art That Changed the World is an innovative approach to understanding the history of art, from cave painting to the modern day, with pivotal works of art examined in the context of history, culture and the lives of their creators. This invaluable art reference book reveals the creative impulse behind every major art movement, from the... more...

  • Black and Whiteby Brigid Brophy

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 16.03

    '[Beardsley's] vision is permanently that of a child lying in bed watching his mother dress for a dinner-party. His fantasy hangs this here, tries the effect of that there: everything is a jewel, and everything is a sexual organ. He is allured, yet afraid to touch: driven back on a cold minuteness of detailed attention, and yet passionately curious,... more...

  • The Double Screenby Wu Wu Hung

    Reaktion Books 1996; US$ 35.00

    In the first exploration of Chinese paintings as both material products and pictorial representations, The Double Screen shows how the collaboration and tension between material form and image gives life to a painting. A Chinese painting is often reduced to the image it bears; its material form is dismissed; its intimate connection with social... more...

  • The Digital "Memory of the World"by Anca Claudia Prodan

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 56.00

    Digital technology is increasingly used to provide access to documentary heritage, but this activity leads to changes in how documents are understood and handled. Starting from the observation that the conceptual and practical changes triggered by digital technology in the ?Memory of the World? do not seem to accurately reflect its stated philosophy,... more...

  • Bucchero Pottery from Southern Etruriaby Tom B. Rasmussen

    Cambridge University Press 1979; US$ 48.00

    A study of fine pottery made by the Etruscans from the seventh to the fourth century BC. more...

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

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 70.00

    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...

  • Der Pharaoby Manfred Clauss

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 20.18

    Über 3000 Jahre schützte er, regierte er, war er Ägypten: der Pharao. Er garantierte mit seiner Person die Existenz des Landes, sicherte es gegen seine Feinde und bewahrte die Welt davor, ins "Chaos" abzugleiten. Über 330 Könige aus 30 Dynastien regierten ein Reich, das länger bestand als jedes andere danach. Ausgehend von der Beschreibung... more...

  • Hassan Fathy and Continuity in Islamic Arts and Architectureby Ahmad Hamid

    The American University in Cairo Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    A thought-provoking and richly illustrated look at tradition and innovation in the work of the world-renowned architect more...

  • Naturform und bildnerische Prozesseby Robert Felfe

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    What does it actually mean to ?imitate nature?? Framed by this question, this book traces the paradigmatic connections between aesthetic practices, image theory, and our understanding of nature. A focus is placed on castings of natural objects and fossils, as well as drawing and the use of perspective. Comparing these objects, the author... more...