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- OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 7.99 US$ 7.19
This clear and concise new introduction examines all the major debates and issues using a wide range of well-known examples. Importantly, this book explains how the traditional emphasis on periods and styles originates in western art production and can obscure other approaches, as well as art from non-western cultures. more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 95.85
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.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 17.00
Clement Greenberg (1909?1994), champion of abstract expressionism and modernism?of Pollock, Miró, and Matisse?has been esteemed by many as the greatest art critic of the second half of the twentieth century, and possibly the greatest art critic of all time. This volume, a lively reassessment of Greenberg?s writings, features three approaches to the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00
With this provocative and infinitely moving collection of essays, a preeminent critic of our time responds to the profound questions posed by the visual world. For when John Berger writes about Cubism, he writes not only of Braque, Léger, Picasso, and Gris, but of that incredible moment early in this century when the world converged around a marvelouis... more...
- Wakefield Press 2012; US$ 7.99
For over twenty years Stephanie Radok has written about and witnessed the emergence of contemporary Aboriginal art and the responses of Australian art to global diasporas. In 'An Opening', Stephanie Radok takes us on a walk with her dog and finds that it is possible to re-imagine the suburb as the site of epiphanies and attachments. more...
- Architectural Book Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
Origins of Form will make readers?especially those who design and build?aware of their physical environment. Williams' practical, no-nonsense approach and his exquisite drawings provide a clear understanding of what can and cannot be, how big or small and object should be, how its function will relate to its design, how its use will change it,... more...
- Allworth Press 2012; US$ 24.99
From renowned American artist Ross Bleckner comes this stunning and thought-provoking collection of more than one hundred collages assembled from clippings of New York Times articles. Chosen for their personal significance to Bleckner and for the ways in which they later affected his work, the fragments of text and image in some pieces are unadorned;... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 15.99
Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of full-color images, this family-oriented art resource introduces children to more than 50 great artists and their work, with corresponding activities and explorations that inspire artistic development, focused looking, and creative writing. This treasure trove of artwork from the National Gallery of Art includes,... more...