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  • Les Voies de la création en iconographie chrétienne. Antiquité et Moyen Âge d'André Grabarby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Dans sa synthèse sur l?iconographie de l?art chrétien, André Grabar (1896-1990) étudie les interprétations des sujets religieux que donnent les images durant l?Antiquité et le Moyen Âge. Une fiche de lecture spécialement conçue pour le numérique, pour tout savoir sur Les Voies... more...

  • The Forge of Visionby David Morgan

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    Religions teach their adherents how to see and feel at the same time; learning to see is not a disembodied process but one hammered from the forge of human need, social relations, and material practice. David Morgan argues that the history of religions may therefore be studied through the lens of their salient visual themes. The Forge of Vision tells... more...

  • Parish Church Treasuresby John Goodall; Paul Barker; Paul Barker

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 28.99

    Our parish churches constitute a living patrimony without precise European parallel. Their cultural riches are astonishing, not only for their quality and quantity, but also their diversity and interest. Fine art and architecture here combine unpredictably with the functional, the curious and the naïve, from prehistory to the present day, to form an... more...

  • 100 Illustrated Bible Versesby Workman Publishing

    Workman Publishing Company 2015; US$ 12.95

    The strong God of Exodus. The ancient poetry of the Psalms, and the eternal teachings of Proverbs. Matthew, Mark, Luke, and the mystical beauty of John. The new heaven and earth of Revelation.      Bible verses?an enduring source of guidance, peace, and rejuvenation?are here given a very special treatment in colorful letterpress illustrations that... more...

  • Art of the Eternalby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Since the first funerary statues were placed in the first sepulchres, the ideas of death and the afterlife have always held a prominent place at the heart of the art world.An unlimited source of inspiration where artists can search for the expression of the infinite, death remains the object of numerous rich illustrations, as various as they are mysterious.... more...

  • Tod und Jenseits in der Kunstby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Seit Grabdenkmäler auf den Gräbern errichtet wurden, hat die Vorstellung vom Tod und vom Leben nach dem Tod einen wichtigen Stellenwert in der Kunstwelt erlangt. Der Tod, eine unbegrenzte Inspirationsquelle, in der Künstler nach dem Ausdruck des Unendlichen suchen können, ist das Motiv zahlreicher mysteriöser und unterschiedlicher Darstellungen. Das... more...

  • Russian Paintingby Peter Leek

    Parkstone International 2015; 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...

  • Russische Malereiby Peter Leek

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Russland hat während Jahrhunderten keine großen Malerhervorgebracht, weil es seine ganze kreative Energie auf einesystematische Darstellung der Ikonen, durch Rublow beispielsweise,konzentrierte. Mit der Thronbesteigung von Peter dem Großen hältdie Aufklärung in diesem als rückständig verschrieenen ReichEinzug. Sankt Petersburg ersteht aus den Sümpfen,... more...

  • Boschby Virginia Pitts Rembert

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Hieronymus Bosch was painting frightening, yet vaguely likable monsters long before computer games were ever invented, often including a touch of humour. His works are assertive statements about the mental illness that befalls any man who abandons the teachings of Christ. With a life that spanned from 1450 to 1516, Bosch experienced the drama of the... more...

  • Boschby Virginia Pitts Rembert

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Hieronymus Bosch (S?Hertogenbosch, 1450 ? 1516)Né au milieu du XVe siècle, Jérôme Bosch fait l'expérience d'un monde pris dans les luttes religieuses, où les valeurs médiévalestraditionnelles commencent à s'effondrer. Les travaux du peintre sont autant de visions de cette décrépitude morale de l'homme qui se détourne des enseignements du Christ. Autour... more...