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Study & Teaching

  • Art and Devotion at a Buddhist Temple in the Indian Himalayaby Melissa R. Kerin

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 64.99

    Sixteenth-century wall paintings in a Buddhist temple in the Tibetan cultural zone of northwest India are the focus of this innovative and richly illustrated study. Initially shaped by one set of religious beliefs, the paintings have since been reinterpreted and retraced by a later Buddhist community, subsumed within its religious framework and communal... more...

  • Screening Post-1989 Chinaby Wing Shan Ho

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This unique book investigates the tug-of-war between the free market economy and authoritative state regulation in Chinese TV and film culture after 1989. more...

  • Paint by Numbersby Claire van den Heever

    Earnshaw Books 2015; US$ 15.99

    The journey of Chinese art?from mass-produced propaganda in the Mao era to modern-day market darling?mirrors China?s own momentous changes like few other disciplines. Today, in both contemporary art and contemporary Chinese society, commerce and politics coexist in a delicate balance, which some call sensible and others, selling out. By traveling... more...

  • Japan Journeysby Andreas Marks

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 19.95

    Presenting classic Japanese woodblock prints, Japan Journeys offers a unique perspective on the country's most famous travel destinations. Art historian Andreas Marks has gathered together approximately two hundred Japanese woodblock prints depicting scenic spots and cultural icons that still delight visitors today. Many of the prints are by... more...

  • Kunst unterrichtenby Klaus-Peter Busse

    ATHENA-Verlag 2015; US$ 14.30

    Studierende, Referendarinnen und Referendare, Lehrerinnen und Lehrer planen Kunstunterricht, führen ihn durch und überprüfen seinen Erfolg. Mit welchen Inhalten, Medien und Methoden arbeiten sie dabei? Das Buch zeigt Handlungsrepertoires für die Vermittlung von Kunstgeschichte und künstlerischem Arbeiten im Zusammenhang mit den kunstdidaktischen Debatten... more...

  • Japanese Mythology in Filmby Yoshiko Okuyama

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99

    This book introduces film semiotics and demonstrates its use as a theoretical tool for reading Japanese popular movies and anime. more...

  • The Porcelain Thiefby Huan Hsu

    Crown/Archetype 2015; US$ 27.00

    A journalist travels throughout mainland China and Taiwan in search of his family?s hidden treasure and comes to understand his ancestry as he never has before.   In 1938, when the Japanese arrived in Huan Hsu?s great-great-grandfather Liu?s Yangtze River hometown of Xingang, Liu was forced to bury his valuables, including a vast collection of prized... more...

  • Country Flowers in Watercolour (Collins Learn to Paint)by Ann Blockley

    HarperCollins Publishers 2015; Not Available

    Ann Blockley is well-known for her attractive paintings of flowers and here she explains all the basic techniques for painting country flowers in watercolour. This practical yet inspirational ebook is part of the renowned Collins Learn to Paint series. more...

  • Country Flowers in Watercolour (Collins Learn to Paint)by Ann Blockley

    HarperCollins Publishers 2015; Not Available

    Ann Blockley is well-known for her attractive paintings of flowers and here she explains all the basic techniques for painting country flowers in watercolour. This practical yet inspirational ebook is part of the renowned Collins Learn to Paint series. more...

  • Silk Roadsby Axel Madsen

    Open Road Distribution 2015; US$ 11.99

    One of the greatest art theft stories of the 20th century: André Malraux, French novelist, art theorist, and eventually France?s Minister of Cultural Affairs, and his wife, Clara, traveled to Cambodia in 1923, planning to steal and smuggle artifacts out of the country and sell them in America. The Cambodian treasure hunt promised to be a mix of cultural... more...