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  • Art History: The Basicsby Grant Pooke; Diana Newall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    Art History: The Basics is a concise and accessible introduction for the general reader and the undergraduate approaching the history of art for the first time at college or university. It will give you answers to questions like: What is art and art history? What are the main methodologies used to understand art? How have... more...

  • How the Materiality of Paint is Intrinsic to the Work of Artby Sharon Orleans Lawrence

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 159.95

    With the invention and ascendance of photography, film and telematics art, has the art of painting become redundant? This book centers on the argument that oil painting, as art-making, remains viable and necessary as a contemporary medium. It does so by examining the materiality present in paint and how it contributes to a viewer’s engagement... more...

  • Seven Discourses on Artby Sir Joshua Reynolds

    The Floating Press 1901; US$ 6.95

    Sir Joshua Reynolds laid down principles of art from the point of view of a man of genius who had made his power felt, and with the clear good sense which is the foundation of all work that looks upward and may hope to live. The truths here expressed concerning Art may, with slight adjustment of the way of thought, be applied to Literature or to any... more...

  • Multi-mediaby Nick Kaye

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Multi-media charts the development of multi-media video, installation and performance in a unique dialogue between theoretical analysis and specially commissioned documentations by some of the world?s foremost artists. Nick Kaye explores the interdisciplinary history and character of experimental practices shaped in exchanges between music, installation,... more...

  • Intellektueller Widerstand im Dritten Reich.by Frank-Lothar Kroll

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 18.68

    Hauptbeschreibung Das Buch skizziert den Lebensweg und das publizistische Engagement des Bonner Philosophen und Kunstwissenschaftlers Heinrich Lützeler (1902 - 1988) in der Zeit der nationalsozialistischen Diktatur. Als Schüler Max Schelers und Vertreter des Rechtskatholizismus zählte der an der Bonner Universität lehrende Lützeler schon in den späten... more...

  • Kleine Kunstgeschichte der deutschen Stadt im Mittelalterby Cord Meckseper

    Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 18.50

    Wer die mittelalterliche Stadtbaugeschichte näher kennenlernen möchte, der sollte zu diesem handlichen Band greifen. Cord Meckseper zeichnet die wichtigsten Entwicklungslinien nach und nutzt dabei auch die Ergebnisse von Bauforschern, Historikern, Mittelalterarchäologen und Siedlungsgeographen. Der erste Teil des Bandes gibt einen Überblick über die... more...

  • Die neue HOAI 2013 - mit Arbeitshilfen onlineby Mark von Wietersheim; Claus-Jürgen Korbion

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2013; US$ 41.99

    Hauptbeschreibung Die wichtigsten Änderungen der HOAI mit Erläuterungen. MIt diesem Buch machen Sie sich gezielt mit den Neuregelungen der HOAI 2013 vertraut. Zusätzlich steht der gesamte Text der Honorarordnung mit einer komfortablen Suchfunktion Online zum Nachlesen bereit. Das brauchen Hausherren, Architekten und Ingenieure: eine übersichtliche... more...

  • 20@OMIby Ross Willows; Joan Kaghan; Leslie Alan Horvitz

    Argo-Navis 2013; US$ 9.99

    A celebration in words and pictures, 20@OMI offers a vivid portrait of a renowned international, nonprofit arts center in upstate New York. This handsome, lavishly illustrated volume recounts how Art Omi grew from its modest beginnings as an artists? residency program in a converted barn into a thriving arts center boasting four artists residency... more...

  • Continuity and Change in Artby Sidney J. Blatt; Ethel S. Blatt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    The representation of the form of objects and of space in painting, from paleolithic through contemporary time, has become increasingly integrated, complex, and abstract. Based on a synthesis of concepts drawn from the theories of Piaget and Freud, this book demonstrates that modes of representation in art evolve in a natural developmental order and... more...

  • Winckelmann und die Mythologie der Klassikby Heinz Georg Held

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 105.00

    The contributions from a German-Italian conference on the subject of descriptions of art at the time of Winckelmann and his successors are collected in these bilingual proceedings.They deal with the theoretical foundations as well as the literary-aesthetic effects of a radically new approach to classical ancient art and its mythological context. The... more...