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- Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 29.95
The surviving work of Flemish painter Jan van Eyck (c. 1395?1441) consists of a series of painstakingly detailed oil paintings of astonishing verisimilitude. Most explanations of the meanings behind these paintings have been grounded in a disguised religious symbolism that critics have insisted is foremost. But in Jan van Eyck , Craig Harbison sets... more...
- Parkstone International 2011; US$ 3.50
Alexander Calder est un sculpteur américain, né à Philadelphie en 1898 et décédé en 1976 d?une crise cardiaque, à New York où il était venu inaugurer une rétrospective de son oeuvre. Fils de deux artistes et ingénieur de formation, Calder a surtout réalisé des mobiles, assemblages de formes animés par les mouvements de l?air, des stabiles ou sculptures... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 43.95
Globalism is often discussed using abstract terms, such as ?networks? or ?flows? and usually in relation to recent history. Global Design History moves us past this limited view of globalism, broadening our sense of this key term in history and theory. Individual chapters focus our attention on objects, and the stories they can tell us about... more...
- F+W Media 2012; US$ 22.99
It's THE book on manga from YouTube's most popular art instruction Guru! There's more to manga than big, shiny eyes and funky hair. In these action-packed pages, graphic novelist Mark Crilley shows you step-by-step how to achieve an authentic manga style—from drawing faces and figures to laying out awesome, high-drama spreads. You'll learn how a... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 29.95
The 1960s was a time of incredible freedom and exploration in the art world, particularly in New York City, which witnessed the explosion of New Music, Happenings, Fluxus, New Dance, pop art, and minimalist art. Also notable during this period, although often overlooked, is the inordinate amount of revolutionary art that was created by women.... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 6.38
A Penguin Special on Roy Lichtenstein by Alastair Sooke - read in 2 hours or less 'Why, Brad darling, this painting is a masterpiece! My, soon you'll have all of New York clamoring for your work!' Roy Lichtenstein - architect of Pop art, connoisseur of the comic strip, master of irony and prophet of popular culture. From exhilarating... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 44.99
Nearly every form of religion or spirituality has a vital connection with art. Religions across the world, from Hinduism and Buddhism to Eastern Orthodox Christianity, have been involved over the centuries with a rich array of artistic traditions, both sacred and secular. In its uniquely multi-dimensional consideration of the topic, The Oxford Handbook... more...
- Center Street 2009; US$ 12.99
At the same time Adolf Hitler was attempting to take over the western world, his armies were methodically seeking and hoarding the finest art treasures in Europe. The Fuehrer had begun cataloguing the art he planned to collect as well as the art he would destroy: "degenerate" works he despised. In a race against time, behind enemy lines, often unarmed,... more...
- Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95
Dealing not only with architecture, sculpture, and painting, but also with bronze and ceramics, this text offers a complete panorama of Chinese arts and civilisation. In his text, the author Bushell stresses the importance of knowing the society to understand the arts. more...