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- De Gruyter 2017; US$ 84.50
Die Studie verbindet einen monographischen mit einem systematischen Ansatz: Ausgehend von einer umfassenden Analyse des Werks des Florentiner Künstlers Lodovico Cigoli (1559-1613) untersucht sie die Bedingungen künstlerischen Schaffens um 1600 - einer Zeit, die durch die Gegenreformation, aber auch durch den Wandel traditioneller Naturauffassungen... more...
- Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 65.00 US$ 59.15
Delving into the intersections between artistic images and philosophical knowledge in Europe from the late sixteenth to the early eighteenth centuries, The Art of Philosophy shows that the making and study of visual art functioned as important methods of philosophical thinking and instruction. From frontispieces of books to monumental prints created... more...
- University of Hawaii Press 2017; US$ 35.00
The city of Tokyo, renamed after the Meiji Restoration, developed an urban culture that was a dynamic integration of Edo?s highly developed traditions and Meiji renovations, some of which reflected the influence of Western culture. This wide-ranging anthology?including fictional and dramatic works, essays, newspaper articles, political manifestos,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 49.00
Just like we do today, people in medieval times struggled with the concept of human exceptionalism and the significance of other creatures. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the medieval bestiary. Sarah Kay?s exploration of French and Latin bestiaries offers fresh insight into how this prominent genre challenged the boundary between its human... more...
- OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 39.99
Alastair Fowler presents a fascinating study of title-pages printed in England from the early modern era to the nineteenth century, exploring their place in the History of the Book for the first time. He illuminates key features of title-page design and presents 16 illustrations of significant title-pages with commentaries, from Chaucer to Dickens. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2017; Not Available
The 1980s was a critical decade in shaping today?s art production. While newly visible work concerned with power and identity hinted at a shift toward multiculturalism, the ?80s were also a time of social conservatism that resulted in substantial changes in arts funding. In Asking the Audience, Adair Rounthwaite uses this context to analyze the rising... more...
- Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 21.60
The ‘nose art’ that decorated WW2 aircraft has received considerable attention but the images and slogans that decorated land vehicles has been less widely appreciated. This visually stunning book displays many fine examples (original or faithfully recreated) of the art that adorned the military vehicles of both Allied and Axis forces.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 150.00
This book is the first study of the portico and its decorative program as a cultural phenomenon in Renaissance Italy. Focusing on a largely neglected group of porticoes decorated with painted pergolas that appeared in Rome and environs in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, it tells the story of how an element of the garden?the pergola?became... more...