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  • An Eye for Artby National Gallery of Art

    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...

  • Wie aus der Kunstgeschichte eine Bildwissenschaft wurdeby Thomas Hensel

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 70.00

    Mit Aby Warburg widmet sich der vorliegende Band dem Spiritus Rector einer Kunstgeschichte, die sich als Bildwissenschaft begreift, und wirft damit neues Licht auf einen der meist beschworenen, aber noch immer am wenigsten erschlossenen Kunsthistoriker. Bezogen auf diesen ersten selbsternannten Bildwissenschaftler werden die wichtigsten bildgebenden... more...

  • HOAI 2013-Textausgabe/HOAI 2013-Textby Morgan Kaufmann

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Seit der Offnung des EU-Binnenmarktes sind auslandische Investoren und ausfuhrende Firmen verstarkt auf dem deutschen Markt tatig. Umgekehrt mochten auslandische Auftraggeber wissen, nach welchen Bestimmungen ihr deutscher Architekt sein Honorar festlegt. Die 5. Auflage der zweisprachigen HOAI-Textausgabewurde anlasslich der HOAI Novelle 2013vollstandig... more...

  • Telematic Embraceby Roy Ascott; Edward A. Shanken

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    Long before e-mail and the Internet permeated society, Roy Ascott, a pioneering British artist and theorist, coined the term "telematic art" to describe the use of online computer networks as an artistic medium. In Telematic Embrace Edward A. Shanken gathers, for the first time, an impressive compilation of more than three decades of Ascott's philosophies... more...

  • Art Historyby Dana Arnold

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 9.99

    This clear and concise 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...

  • Edges of Empireby Jocelyn Hackforth-Jones; Mary Roberts

    Wiley 2008; US$ 125.95

    Edges of Empire is a timely reassessment of the history and legacy of Orientalist art and visual culture through its focus on the intersection between modernization, modernism and Orientalism. Covers indigenous art and agency, contemporary practices of collection and display, and a survey of key Orientalist tropes Contains original essays on... more...

  • The Lively Artsby Michael Kammen

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 59.99

    This work traces significant changes in 20th-century American culture through the career of Gilbert Seldes. Seldes' book "The Seven Lively Arts" produced a wide debate among intellectuals about the so-called "popular arts" (film, broadcasting, cartoons) and their importance to American culture. more...

  • Digital Art Historyby Anna Bentkowska-Kafel; Trish Cashen; Hazel Gardiner

    Intellect 2005; US$ 10.00

    This book looks at the transformation that Art and Art history is undergoing through engagement with the digital revolution. Since its initiation in 1985, CHArt (Computers and the History of Art) has set out to promote interaction between the rapidly developing new Information Technology and the study and practice of Art. It has become increasingly... more...

  • Compelling Visualityby Claire Farago; Robert Zwijnenberg

    University of Minnesota Press 2003; US$ 75.00

    Takes up the commonly unexplored question of what is actually present in art?what aspects have survived the vicissitudes of time. International and interdisciplinary, this volume conducts readers into a discussion of the significance of personal response to works of art. more...

  • The State of Art Criticismby James Elkins; Michael Newman

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 39.95

    The State of Art Criticism presents an international conversation among art historians and critics that considers the relation between criticism and art history. more...