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  • Fair Day in an Ancient Townby Greg Allendorf; Kiki Petrosino

    Brain Mill Press LLC 2016; US$ 6.99

    The poems of Fair Day in An Ancient Town subvert the glorious, Romantic pastoral into a voice easy to imagine as Walt Whitman?s darkly clever younger brother. Layering complex form, rhyme, and craft over lush horniness and hard wit, Allendorf effortlessly upends romantic poetry and exposes it to the twenty-first century. more...

  • Impressionists in Englandby Kate Flint

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    First published in 1984. The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries represent not only era of rapidly changing artistic methods but a crucial evolution in art criticism. This book gathers together a wide-range of the criticism that greeted the work of the Impressionists artists in the English Press. The selected examples of praise and antagonism... more...

  • Hélio Oiticicaby Irene V. Small

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 36.00

    Hélio Oiticica (1937?80) was one of the most brilliant Brazilian artists of the 1960s and 1970s. He was a forerunner of participatory art, and his melding of geometric abstraction and bodily engagement has influenced contemporary artists from Cildo Meireles and Ricardo Basbaum to Gabriel Orozco, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, and Olafur Eliasson. This... more...

  • Where Beauty Isby Edward Fisher; Giles Ward

    Impress Books 2016; US$ 4.36

    After art critic Edward Fisher died, author Giles Ward discovered a lifetime?s collection of notes and transcripts the writer had made in preparation for his biography of controversial twentieth-century British artist Wallace Slade. Fisher?s biography reveals previously undisclosed details, often shocking, of the artist?s personal life, his tangled... more...

  • The Image of the Artist in Archaic and Classical Greeceby Guy Hedreen

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 96.00

    This book explores the persona of the artist in Archaic and Classical Greek art and literature. more...

  • Visualizing the Afterlife in the Tombs of Graeco-Roman Egyptby Marjorie Susan Venit

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00

    Explores the visual narratives of a group of decorated tombs from Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt (ca.300 BCE?250 CE). more...

  • The Neolithic Settlementby Elizabeth C. Banks

    American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2016; US$ 75.00

    This volume complements Lerna V: The Neolithic Pottery of Lerna, by K. D. Vitelli, and completes the primary publication of the results of the Neolithic remains retrieved during the excavations conducted by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens from 1952 through 1958 at Lerna in the Argolid. It presents the buildings and other features... more...

  • The Reception of Byzantium in European Culture since 1500by Dr Dion C. Smythe; Dr Przemyslaw Marciniak

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 149.95

    Studies on the reception of the classical tradition are an indispensable part of classical studies. Understanding the importance of ancient civilization means also studying how it was used subsequently. This kind of approach is still relatively rare in the field of Byzantine Studies. This volume, which is the result of the range of interests in (mostly)... more...

  • Merleau-Pontyby Patricia M. Locke; Rachel McCann

    Ohio University Press 2016; US$ 63.99

    The first collection devoted to Merleau-Ponty?s contributions to our understanding of architecture and place. more...

  • Les Curiosités artistiques de Parisby René Ménard; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Le Louvre au Moyen Âge. ? Dans les premiers temps de la monarchie et jusqu'à une époque où Paris était déjà une véritable ville, la Seine, au-delà des murailles, était bordée de bois et de marécages sur ses deux rives. Le bois de Boulogne actuel n'est que le reste d'une forêt qui longeait le fleuve et dont les taillis épais s'étendaient... more...