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  • After Modern Art 1945-2000by David Hopkins

    OUP Oxford 2000; US$ 18.99 US$ 16.33

    Modern and contemporary art can be both baffling and beautiful, it can also be innovative, political, and disturbing. Closely informed by new critical approaches, this book sets out to provide the first concise interpretation of this period. Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, Cindy Sherman, and Damien Hirst are among many artists discussed, within the political... more...

  • Alphonse Muchaby Patrick Bade; Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    Born in 1860 in a small Czech town, Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) was an artist on the forefront of Art Nouveau, the modernist movement that swept Paris in the 1910s, marking a return to the simplicity of natural forms, and changing the world of art and design forever. In fact, Art Nouveau was known to insiders as the ?Mucha style? for the legions of... more...

  • Down Bohicket Roadby Mary Whyte; Angela Mack

    University of South Carolina Press 2012; US$ 28.99

    A collection of poignant recollections celebrating the lives, friendships, and faith of Gullah women from Johns Island more...

  • Rebels in Paradiseby Hunter Drohojowska-Philp

    Henry Holt and Co. 2011; US$ 33.99

    The extraordinary story of the artists who propelled themselves to international fame in 1960s Los Angeles Los Angeles, 1960: There was no modern art museum and there were few galleries, which is exactly what a number of daring young artists liked about it, among them Ed Ruscha, David Hockney, Robert Irwin, Bruce Nauman, Judy Chicago and John Baldessari.... more...

  • Walking Tour Bangkokby G. Byrne Bracken

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 12.80

    Covers off-the-beaten-path places whilst managing to include the favourite tourist destinations more...

  • Norman Lindsayby Douglas Stewart

    Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 11.81

    Douglas Stewart's record of thirty years' close friendship with Australia's most controversial artist. more...

  • Affairs of the Artby Katrina Strickland

    Melbourne University Publishing 2013; US$ 13.33

    The reputations of artists are curious things, influenced by factors beyond the quality of the work. Affairs of the Art explores the role those left behind play in burnishing an artist's reputation after he or she dies. Through interviews with those handling the estates of artists including Fred Williams, Brett Whiteley, John Brack, Howard Arkley,... more...

  • Zwischen Kunsthandwerk und Kunst: Die ?Schedula diversarum artium?by Andreas Speer; Maxime Mauriège; Hiltrud Westermann-Angerhausen

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 190.89

    A key work for research on the arts of the High Middle Ages is a book handed down under the pseudonym Theophilus Presbyter titled Schedula diversarum atrium (On Divers Arts), which furnishes a reflection on the artes mechanicae together with a comprehensive overview of all aspects of knowledge. Included in this work is a review of... more...

  • Art in Greeceby W. Deonna; A. de Ridder

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Originally published between 1920-70, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up to date findings and theories of historians,... more...

  • Antikeby Christian Mann

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 24.65

    - Problemorientierte Einführung in die Kulturwissenschaft der Antike - Gezielte Verbindung historischer, philologischer und archäologischer Themen und Perspektiven - Entwicklung beispielhafter kulturwissenschaftlicher Fragestellungen an die Antike in enger argumentativer Verbindung von Text und Bild - Exemplarische Aspekte der griechischen und römischen... more...