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- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00
Hardly any other 19th century political movement aroused such a fervid response from artists and publicists as Philhellenism, which came to full fruition in the course of the Greek struggle for liberation. The combination of classicistic and romantic ideals with political, esthetic, and religious motifs gave this movement a unique dynamism whose influence... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
Greek Painted Pottery has been used by classics and classical archaeology students for some thirty years. It thoroughly examines all painted pottery styles from the Protogeometric to the Hellenistic period from all areas of Greece and from the colonies in parts of Italy. In each case it covers the development of iconography and the use of colour,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
Meet some of the finest 2D and 3D artists working in the industry today and discover how they create some of the most innovative digital art in the world. More than a gallery book or a coffee table book- Digital Art Masters Volume 4 includes over 50 artists and 900 unique and stunning 2D and 3D digital art. Beyond the breaktaking images is a breakdown... more...
- Allworth Press 2005; US$ 19.95
This savvy resource helps artists and art professionals generate the publicity that keeps their artwork and business in the public spotlight. Provided are practical tools for attracting the media's attention and building bridges between artists, their galleries, and collectors, and between museums and their audiences. This new edition provides the... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 47.50
In Austronesia?the region that stretches from Madagascar in the west to Easter Island in the east?music plays a vital role in both the construction and expression of social and cultural identities. Yet research into the music of Austronesia has hitherto been sparse. Drawing together contemporary cultural studies and musical analysis, Austronesian... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1991; US$ 17.58
Palladio (1508-80) combined classical restraint with constant inventiveness. In this study, Professor Ackerman sets Palladio in the context of his age - the Humanist era of Michelangelo and Raphael, Titian and Veronese - and examines each of the villas, churches and palaces in turn and tries to penetrate to the heart of the Palladian miracle. Palladio's... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 21.95
Chaucer ?[Ackroyd] uses his skills as a limner of fictional characters to produce?a vibrant portrait of a great writer.? ? Booklist [starred review] ?[Ackroyd] excels, giving us a biography that brings to life both the poet and his poetry.? ? Washington Times ?A splendid introduction to a pivotal figure in the history of English literature.?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
An annotated index and general orientation of Islamic art collections in museums, libraries, other institutions and on private hands. Includes a short description of each collection, its main characteristics, documentation, publications and exhibitions. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 35.00
This highly readable and timely book explores the transformation of the modern and contemporary art market in the 21st century from a niche trade to a globalised operation worth an estimated $50 billion a year. Drawing on her personal experience, the author describes in fascinating detail the contributions made by a range of actors and institutions... more...