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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...

  • Gothic Artby Victoria Charles; Klaus Carl

    Parkstone International 2016; US$ 9.95

    Gothic art finds its roots in the powerful architecture of the cathedrals of northern France. It is a medieval art movement that evolved throughout Europe over more than 200 years.Leaving curved Roman forms behind, the architects started using flying buttresses and pointed arches to open up cathedrals to daylight. A period of great economic and social... more...

  • Romanesque Artby Victoria Charles; Klaus Carl

    Parkstone International 2016; US$ 9.95

    In art history, the term ?Romanesque art? distinguishes the period between the beginning of the 11th and the end of the 12th century. This era showed a great diversity of regional schools each with their own unique style. In architecture as well as in sculpture, Romanesque art is marked by raw forms. Through its rich iconography and captivating text,... 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$ 238.00

    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...