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- Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95
From the 18th century to the 20th, this book gives a panorama of Russian painting not equalled anywhere else. Russian culture developed in contact with the wider European influence, but retained strong native intonations. It is a culture between East and West, and both influences in together. The book begins with Icons, and it is precisely Icon-painting... more...
- Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95
Russland hat während Jahrhunderten keine großen Maler hervorgebracht, weil es seine ganze kreative Energie auf eine systematische Darstellung der Ikonen, durch Rublow beispielsweise, konzentrierte. Mit der Thronbesteigung von Peter dem Großen hält die Aufklärung in diesem als rückständig verschrieenen Reich Einzug. Sankt Petersburg ersteht aus den... more...
- F+W Media 2013; US$ 19.99
Bring on the doodles! Zen doodle, that is! In Zen Doodle: Tons of Tangles , you'll find gorgeous images of the best doodle art from around the world. This collection of drawings and painted canvases from dozens of contributors features thousands of tangle patterns and doodle designs to inspire you to doodle anything and everything. Create a mythical,... 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...
- Divine Arts 2014; US$ 18.95
Gardens of the Soul is the first book by one of the most well known painters of visionary art. Through her paintings and writings Faith Nolton shares the creative processes of sacred art — both the inner journeying work and the practical art techniques. The book showcases what are sometimes called "modern icons" and explores how by making sacred... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95
The art in medieval cathedrals, in addition to its profound aesthetic appeal, told unlettered churchgoers a series of morality tales. From divine creation to the lives of the saints, the stone sculpture and stained glass windows provided dramatic illustrations of the key elements of Christian doctrine. Unfortunately, the true meaning of these... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 11.99
In Encounters with God Sister Wendy Beckett travelled to remote churches and monasteries to view the earliest icons of Mary. In Real Presence she resumes this journey to see additional early icons of Jesus and the saints â€” icons that are among the few to survive the wholesale destruction of icons in the early eighth century. In contrast to the... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 9.99
Christian images have a long history within the Western art tradition from the narrative and devotional works of the Medieval and Renaissance periods, to the radical new interpretations of the twenty-first century. This fascinating new book explores the changing nature of the representation of key themes and subjects found in Christian art, covering... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 95.00
Contributors demonstrate how the tools of various intellectual disciplines can be used to examine what we now know about the story of Saint Francis in his own era and how that story has been appropriated in our period. more...