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  • Realizations: Narrative, Pictorial, and Theatrical Arts in Nineteenth-Century Englandby Martin Meisel

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 61.50

    In this richly illustrated study of the relationship of art, drama, and fiction in the nineteenth century, Martin Meisel illuminates the collaboration between storytelling and picturemaking that informed narrative painting, pictorial dramaturgy, and serial illustrated fiction. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the... more...

  • Dalís 20. Jahrhundertby Gabriel Montua

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    In 1918, Western art sought to overturn and radically reshape society. In 1989, it wanted to critique the basic democratic capitalist order, but not to overthrow it. Salvador Dali illustrates this shift better than any other artist. Using unpublished source materials, this study analyzes Dali?s political communication in art works as well as in his... more...

  • Pariser Lehrjahreby France Nerlich; Bénédicte Savoy

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 210.00

    Im 19. Jahrhundert pilgerten Hunderte von jungen Kunstschülern aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum nach Paris, um an der École des beaux-arts und in den Lehrateliers von Malerstars wie Jacques-Louis David, Paul Delaroche oder Thomas Couture zu studieren. Das zweibändige Lexikon Pariser Lehrjahre (1793-1870) macht bislang weitgehend unbekannte Daten und... more...

  • 50 Art Ideas You Really Need to Knowby Susie Hodge

    Quercus 2013; Not Available

    Today's art world can be a baffling place. For all those who don't know their Degas from Dali or Monet from Mondrian, this informative and insightful guide breaks down 50 of the most important and influential trends in western art, to provide a fascinating account of art from the Ancient Greeks to the present day. Taking in the defining artistic... more...

  • Playing to the Galleryby Grayson Perry

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 23.98

    'It's easy to feel insecure around art and its appreciation, as though we cannot enjoy certain artworks if we don't have a lot of academic and historical knowledge. But if there's one message that I want you to take away it's that anybody can enjoy art and anybody can have a life in the arts - even me! For even I, an Essex transvestite potter, have... more...

  • Montsalvatby Sigmund Jorgensen

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 27.26

    The colourful history of the legendary Melbourne artists' colony, Montsalvat, and the story of its founder Justus Jorgensen as told by his son. more...

  • Reclaiming Art in the Age of Artificeby J.F. Martel

    North Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 13.95

    Part treatise, part critique, part call to action, Reclaiming Art in the Age of Artifice is a journey into the uncanny realities revealed to us in the great works of art of the past and present. Received opinion holds that art is culturally-determined and relative. We are told that whether a picture, a movement, a text, or sound qualifies as a... more...

  • Memory of Bonesby Alex Connor

    Quercus 2014; Not Available

    The head of Francisco Goya was stolen from his tomb in the wake of his death. No one has ever known what happened to it.The most valuable--and dangerous--relic the world has even known. When the art historian, Leon Golding, finds Goyaâ??s skull his rivals gather: a ruthless female collector in New York; an immoral scion of the notorious Ortega family;... more...

  • Blood on the Waterby Alex Connor

    Quercus 2014; Not Available

    This prequel to the conspiracy thriller Isle of the Dead introduces us to the dark side of Venice--a city with secrets to rival its splendor. more...

  • Unearthing the Bonesby Alex Connor

    Quercus 2014; Not Available

    A human skull is discovered in Madrid. A serial killer takes a life in London . . . The race is on, to own the most notorious relic of all time . . . A scorching short story and an enticing prequel to Alex Connorâ??s Memory of Bones . more...