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  • Natural Materials of the Holy Land and the Visual Translation of Place, 500-1500by Renana Bartal; Neta Bodner; Bianca Kuhnel

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 155.00

    Natural Materials of the Holy Land and the Visual Translation of Place, 500-1500, focuses on the unique ways that natural materials carry the spirit of place. Since early Christianity, wood, earth, water and stone were taken from loca sancta to signify them elsewhere. Academic discourse has indiscriminately grouped material tokens from holy places... more...

  • Sacred Tracesby Janice Leoshko

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In his novel Kim, in which a Tibetan pilgrim seeks to visit important Buddhist sites in India, Rudyard Kipling reveals the nineteenth-century fascination with the discovery of the importance of Buddhism in India's past. Janice Leoshko, a scholar of South Asian Buddhist art uses Kipling's account and those of other western writers to offer new insight... more...

  • Mary of Mercy in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Artby KatherineT. Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Mater Misericordiae?Mother of Mercy?emerged as one of the most prolific subjects in central Italian art from the late thirteenth through the sixteenth centuries. With iconographic origins in Marian cult relics brought from Palestine to Constantinople in the fifth century, the amalgam of attributes coalesced in Armenian Cilicia then morphed as it spread... more...

  • Painting the Bibleby Michaela Giebelhausen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Painting the Bible is the first book to investigate the transformations that religious painting underwent in mid-Victorian England. It charts the emergence of a Protestant realist painting in a period of increasing doubt, scientific discovery and biblical criticism. The book analyzes the position of religious painting in academic discourse and assesses... more...

  • Art of the Spiritby Helen Bradfield; Joan Pringle; Judy Ridout

    Dundurn 1992; US$ 10.99

    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...

  • Art and Religion in Eighteenth-Century Europeby Nigel Aston

    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...

  • Portraits de Viergesby Klaus Carl

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    L’art a été profondément marqué par la figure de la Vierge Marie, le symbole de la maternité, rayonnante de jeunesse, de tendresse et de compassion depuis deux mille ans. Trouvant en elle une source d’inspiration inépuisable, les artistes ont utilisé cette figure pour exprimer nos souffrances et nos joies. L’auteur Kyra Belán nous emmène dans une analyse... more...

  • Apocalypseby Camille Flammarion

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    The final book of the Bible, known both as The Book of Revelation and The Apocalypse of John, is a prophesy of the events that will occur at the end of time. During the Middle Ages, in a society which held a deep belief in God and was mainly ruled by religious authorities, this apocalyptic theme recurs in art, through various media, including tapestries,... more...

  • Apocalypseby Camille Flammarion

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 5.00

    Si le texte évangélique de l’Apocalypse est une des thématiques les plus représentées en histoire de l’art, ce n’est pas tant pour faire allégeance au texte sacré que pour sa représentation : celle de l’humanité en tant que telle. Véritable mise à nu (selon l’étymologie grecque), l’Apocalypse ouvre au peintre les portes d’un miroir psychologique infini.... more...

  • Apokalypseby Camille Flammarion

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Das letzte Buch der Bibel, die Offenbarung des Johannes (im Englischen auch "Apocalypse"), prophezeit das Ende aller Zeiten und schildert die Ereignisse, die das Weltende markieren werden. Während des Mittelalters wurde das Motiv des Weltuntergangs zu einem zentralen Thema in der Kunst und gleichzeitig ein Schreckgespenst des Volkes, das unter dem... more...