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- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95
Artistic Liberties is a landmark study of the illustrations that originally accompanied now-classic works of American literary realism and the ways editors, authors, and illustrators vied for authority over the publications. Though today, we commonly read major works of nineteenth-century American literature in unillustrated paperbacks or anthologies,... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 18.99
Enter The Universe According to Peter Max . A true Pop Art icon?one of the world?s most well-loved visual artists?Peter Max now offers us an intimate, unprecedented look at the inner workings of his imagination. Vibrantly colored artwork accompanies fifty evocative personal essays in which Max, for the first time ever, shares his life story and personal... more...
- Abbeville Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.99
Now available for the first time as an e-book, Norman Rockwell 332 Magazine Covers features Rockwell's unique vision of America. All of his his justly famous cover illustrations for the Saturday Evening Post , painted between 1916 and 1963, are reproduced in splendid full color in a digital format, with commentaries by Christopher Finch, the noted... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 14.95
In hyperdrawing: beyond the lines of contemporary art, authors and artists come together to explore the potential of what drawing in contemporary art theory and practice might become. In this follow-up to 2007?s drawing now: between the lines of contemporary art, Phil Sawdon and Russell Marshall, two of the current directors of TRACEY, curate contemporary... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 152.00
Bilder besitzen die Fähigkeit, menschliche Handlungen aktiv zu beeinflussen. Dies scheint im Widerspruch zu ihrem Status als Artefakt zu stehen. Der vorliegende Band "Et in imagine ego" greift diese Doppelnatur auf, um das symbiotische Verhältnis zwischen Mensch und Bild aufzudecken. Die sowohl kunstwissenschaftlich als auch philosophisch... more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 24.99 US$ 22.49
The sensuality and glamour epitomized by Marilyn Monroe are immortalized in the pages of this book. More than 200 of Marilyn's most beautiful and memorable magazine cover appearances and showcased in full color, and are highlighted by life-revealing quotes, anecdotes and collectible values. Marilyn's persona, spirit and unrivaled allure are captured... more...
- Derrydale Press 2010; US$ 23.99
Paul Brown is the definitive book on an artist who is widely regarded as the preeminent American illustrator of equestrian subjects. Based on extensive interviews with Brown's family, friends, and artistic contemporaries, Paul Brown includes a biography of the man and contains a complete listing of all the published works that include Brown's art... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 135.00
This biographical dictionary presents full information on 400 artists whose influence and illustrative contributions to the fields of science fiction and fantasy literature helped define the 20th century as the "Science Fiction Century" and helped established science fiction and fantasy as unique and identifiable genres. In addition to providing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
This study examines and explains how British explorers visualized the African interior in the latter part of the nineteenth century, providing the first sustained analysis of the process by which this visual material was transformed into the illustrations in popular travel books. At that time, central Africa was, effectively, a blank canvas for Europeans,... more...