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  • Art Without Bordersby Ben-Ami Scharfstein

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 21.00

    People all over the world make art and take pleasure in it, and they have done so for millennia. But acknowledging that art is a universal part of human experience leads us to some big questions: Why does it exist? Why do we enjoy it? And how do the world?s different art traditions relate to art and to each other? Art Without Borders is an... more...

  • Digital Painting Techniquesby

    Taylor & Francis 2009; US$ 52.95

    Discover the tips, tricks and techniques that really work for concept artists, matte painters and animators. Compiled by the team at, Digital Painting Techniques, Volume 1 offers digital inspiration with hands-on insight and techniques from professional digital artists. More than just a gallery book - within Digital Painting Techniques... more...

  • Space, Time, and Presence in the Iconby Dr Clemena Antonova; Professor Martin Kemp; Revd Dr Jeremy Begbie; Professor Trevor Hart; Professor Roger Lundin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    This book contributes to the re-emerging field of 'theology through the arts' by proposing a way of approaching one of the most challenging theological concepts - divine timelessness - through the principle of construction of space in the icon. One of the main objectives of this book is to discuss critically the implications of 'reverse perspective',... more...

  • Rosalind Krauss and American Philosophical Art Criticism: From Formalism to Beyond Postmodernismby David Carrier

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 105.00

    Rosalind Krauss is, without visible rival, the most influential American art writer since Clement Greenberg. Together with her colleagues at ^IOctober^R, the journal she co-founded, she has played a key role in the introduction of French theory into the American art world. In the 1960s, though first a follower of Greenberg, she was inspired by her... more...

  • Everyday Geniusby Gary Alan Fine

    University of Chicago Press 2006; US$ 18.00

    From Henry Darger's elaborate paintings of young girls caught in a vicious war to the sacred art of the Reverend Howard Finster, the work of outsider artists has achieved unique status in the art world. Celebrated for their lack of traditional training and their position on the fringes of society, outsider artists nonetheless participate in a traditional... more...

  • Art and the Human Adventureby Derek Allan

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 92.00

    André Malraux was a major figure in French intellectual life in the twentieth century. A key component of his thought is his theory of art which presents a series of fundamental challenges to traditional explanations of the nature and purpose of art devel more...

  • The Objective Eyeby John Hyman

    University of Chicago Press 2006; US$ 43.00

    ?The longer you work, the more the mystery deepens of what appearance is, or how what is called appearance can be made in another medium."?Francis Bacon, painter   This, in a nutshell, is the central problem in the theory of art. It has fascinated philosophers from Plato to Wittgenstein. And it fascinates artists and art historians, who have... more...

  • Figures of Speech or Figures of Thought?by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy; William Wroth; Roger Lipsey

    World Wisdom 2007; US$ 9.99

    This new edition of Coomaraswamy's classic book, considered his most important work on the philosophy of art, includes all of the revisions Coomaraswamy had wanted to add to the original edition. more...

  • On Art and Artists: An Anthology of Diderot's Aesthetic Thoughtby John S. D. Glaus; Denis Diderot; Jean Seznec

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 159.00

    Compiled and presented by Jean Szenec, this anthology helps the contemporary reader to familiarize himself with Diderot?s aesthetic thought in all its greatness. It includes eight illustrations and is followed by texts from Jean Starobinski, Michel Delon, and Arthur Cohen. more...

  • 2011by De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 232.00

    Up-to-date information on some 7,000 institutions and approx. 12,000 persons in public life in Bavaria: authorities and departments of local, state and federal administration; jurisdiction; syndicates and other organizations from politics, business, academic life, the arts etc.; notaries, church offices, schools, universities, museums,... more...