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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 45.00
While the Renaissance is generally perceived to be a secular movement, the majority of large artworks executed in 15th century Italy were from ecclesiastical commissions. Because of the nature of primarily basilica-plan churches, a parishioner's view was directed by the diminishing parallel lines formed by the walls of the structure. Appearing... more...
- Parkstone International 2013; US$ 8.95
A szimbolizmus az 1880-as évekt?l kezdve bontakozott ki Franciaországban, és a 20. század elejéig Európa-szerte virágzott. A szimbolistákat leny?gözték az ?si mítoszok, megpróbáltak kiszabadulni a tudomány által az emberiségre ráer?szakolt racionális gondolkodás alól. A látható és kézzelfogható világot igyekeztek a szellemi létbe helyezni, hogy eljussanak... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 21.20
In 1508, Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. The thirty-three-year-old Michelangelo had very little experience of the physically and technically taxing art of fresco; and, at twelve thousand square feet, the ceiling represented one of the largest such projects ever attempted. Nevertheless,... more...
- SPCK 2012; US$ 11.65
The Bible contains some of the greatest stories and teachings of all time. It is also the inspiration for some of the greatest pictures ever painted. Sister Wendy?s Bible Treasury captures some of the Bible?s most dramatic scenes and memorable characters, as depicted by artists such as Botticelli, Caravaggio, Degas, Duccio, Durer, El Greco, Giotto,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; Not Available
Perhaps the single most revolutionary aspect of the Renaissance was the re-emergence of the gods and goddesses of antiquity. In the midst of Christian Europe, artists began to decorate luxury goods with scandalous stories from classical mythology, and rulers to identify themselves with the deities of ancient religion. The resulting fusion of erotic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
This book brings the emerging fields of practical theology and theology of the arts into a dialogue beyond the bias of modern systematic and constructive theology. The authors draw upon postmodern, post-secular, feminist, liberation, and dialogical/dialectical philosophy and theology, and their critiques of the narrow modern emphases on reason and... more...
- Dundurn 1992; US$ 19.99
Chosen for their excellence in design and stitchery, these works represent the achievements of artists who have created art, in fabric, for places of worship. This book celebrates this important artistic expression, a significant part of our heritage. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95
Drawing on history, art history, literary criticism and theory, gender studies, theology and psychoanalysis, this interdisciplinary study analyzes the cultural significance of the Shrine of our Lady of Walsingham, through the Middle Ages to the present. Gary Waller investigates Walsingham's rich tradition of literary and dramatic writing, ballads,... more...
- Reaktion Books 2009; US$ 45.00
Eighteenth-century Europe witnessed monumental upheavals in both the Catholic and Protestant faiths and the repercussions rippled down to the churches’ religious art forms. Nigel Aston now chronicles here the intertwining of cultural and institutional turmoil during this pivotal century. ... more...