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Art and the state. Public art

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  • Täuschend echt!by Henry Keazor

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 38.15

    Ob Dürer, Michelangelo oder van Gogh: Kaum ein großer Name der Kunstgeschichte, der nicht Betrügern und Kriminellen zum Opfer gefallen wäre. Die Liste prominenter Fälschungsfälle ist lang. Der Heidelberger Kunst-Experte Henry Keazor fragt nach und geht den Dingen auf den Grund. Wieso gibt es Kunstfälschungen überhaupt? Warum sind sie so erfolgreich?... more...

  • Mordsfälschungby Matti Gold

    tredition 2014; US$ 4.64

    Zwei junge Kunsthistorikerinnen kommen in ihrem Museum einem Netzwerk von Kunst-Fälschern auf die Spur. Es geht um das ganz große Geschäft: eine Bande aus Provinz-Politikern, Bankern und Museums-Angestellten betreibt den systematischen Austausch der kostbaren Originalwerke gegen wertlose Fälschungen. Zudem werden gefälschte Leihgaben eingeschleust,... more...

  • Hot Artby Josh Knelman

    D & M Publishers 2011; US$ 15.95

    ? Winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Nonfiction The Thomas Crown Affair meets The Devil in the White City in this fast-paced, character-driven story that breaks open the secrets of international art theft A major work of investigative journalism, Hot Art is also Joshua Knelman 's tale of the young reporter chasing a story idea... more...

  • The Artist's Guide to Public Artby Lynn Basa

    Allworth Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    Public art commissions--how to find them, how to get them. * First-hand advice from experienced public artists * Written by an artist for artists * Includes expert information on public art law Learn how to find, apply for, compete for, and win a public art commission. First-hand interviews with experienced public artists and arts administrators... more...

  • Die Verwaltung der Geschichteby Winfried Speitkamp

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 1996; US$ 35.95

    Reihe Kritische Studien zur Geschichtswissenschaft - Band 114 more...

  • Art Forgeryby Thierry Lenain

    Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 55.00

    With the recent advent of technologies that make detecting art forgeries easier, the art world has become increasingly obsessed with verifying and ensuring artistic authenticity. In this unique history, Thierry Lenain examines the genealogy of faking and interrogates the anxious, often neurotic, reactions triggered in the modern art world by these... more...

  • Lost, Stolen or Shreddedby Rick Gekoski

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 11.98

    Like Sherlock Holmes' dog in the night time, sometimes the true significance of things lies in their absence. Rick Gekoski tells the very human stories that lie behind some of the greatest losses to artistic culture - and addresses the questions such disappearances raise. Some of the items are stolen (the Mona Lisa), some destroyed (like Philip... more...

  • Making Art Panamericanby Claire F. Fox

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 90.00

    Among the buildings on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., only the Pan American Union (PAU) houses an international organization. The first of many anticipated ?peace palaces?constructed in the early twentieth century, the PAU began with a mission of cultural diplomacy, and after World War II its Visual Arts Section became a leader in the burgeoning... more...

  • Beyond the Battlefieldby Catherine Speck

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 45.00

    World Wars I and II changed the globe on a scale never seen before or since, and from these terrible conflicts came an abundance of photographs, drawings, and other artworks attempting to make sense of the turbulent era. In this generously illustrated book, Catherine Speck provides a fascinating account of women artists during wartime in America,... more...

  • Art and Crime: Exploring the Dark Side of the Art Worldby Noah Charney

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 55.00

    Through the use of case examples and careful examination, this book presents the first interdisciplinary essay collection on the study of art crime, and its effect on all aspects of the art world. Contributors discuss art crime subcategories, including vandalism, iconoclasm, forgery, fraud, peace-time theft, war looting, archaeological looting, smuggling,... more...