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  • Naïve Artby Nathalia Brodskaya

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    Naive art first became popular at the end of the 19th century. Until that time, this form of expression, created by untrained artists and characterised by spontaneity and simplicity, enjoyed little recognition from professional artists and art critics. Influenced by primitive arts, naive painting is distinguished by the fluidity of its lines, vivacity,... more...

  • Naive Kunstby Nathalia Brodskaya

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    Die naive Kunst erlangte erstmals gegen Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts Popularität. Bis zu jener Zeit hatte sich diese von Autodidakten ohne formale Ausbildung praktizierte und durch Spontaneität und Einfachheit charakterisierte Ausdrucksform nur geringer Wertschätzung bei ?professionellen? Künstlern und Kunstkritikern erfreut. Die von der primitiven Kunst... more...

  • Van Goghby Jp. A. Calosse

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 3.50

    Vincent van Gogh?s life and work are so intertwined that it is hardly possible to observe one without thinking of the other. Van Gogh has indeed become the incarnation of the suffering, misunderstood martyr of modern art, the emblem of the artist as an outsider. An article, published in 1890, gave details about van Gogh?s illness. The author of the... more...

  • Vincent van Goghby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 8.95

    Vincent van Gogh (Groot-Zundert, Brabant, 1853 ? Auvers-sur-Oise, 1890)La vie et l'oeuvre de Vincent van Gogh sont si étroitement liées qu'il est quasiment impossible de voir ses toiles sans y lire le récit de sa vie : van Gogh est en effet devenu l'incarnation du martyr souffrant et incompris de l'art moderne, l'emblème de l'artiste marginal. Le premier... more...

  • Seen, Writtenby Klaus Kertess

    Gregory R. Miller 2011; US$ 25.00

    Curator and historian, gallerist and writer: Klaus Kertess has long been a decisive and forward-thinking presence in the art world. He founded the Bykert Gallery in 1966, where he represented artists including Chuck Close, Ralph Humphrey, Brice Marden and Dorothea Rockburne; three decades later, he curated the 1995 Whitney Biennial, the follow-up... more...

  • The Psychology of Artists and the Artsby Edward W.L. Smith

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    This book offers the first comprehensive examination of the psychodynamic theories of artistic creativity and the arts. Neither oversimplifying the complexity of these theories, nor bogging down in pedantic discourse, it honors the depth and richness of the work of Freud, Adler, Kris, Reich, Jung, and several lesser-known theorists, while making their... more...

  • A Complicated Marriageby Janice Van Horne

    Counterpoint 2012; US$ 26.99

    In 1955, Jenny Van Horne was a 21-year-old, naïve Bennington College graduate on her own for the first time in New York City when she met 46-year-old Clement Greenberg who, she is told, is the most famous, the most important, art critic in the world? and soon finds herself swept into his world and the heady company of Hans Hofmann, Willem de Kooning,... more...

  • African Artby Maurice Delafosse

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    African Art invites you to explore the dynamic origins of the vast artistic expressions arising from the exotic and mystifying African continent.Since the discovery of African art at the end of the nineteenth century during the colonial expositions it has been a limitless source of inspiration for artists who, over time, have perpetually recreated... more...

  • Les Arts de l?Afrique noireby Maurice Delafosse

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Les Arts de l'Afrique noire vous invite à explorer les origines dynamiques de l'étendue des expressions artistiques de l'exotique et intrigant continent africain.Depuis la découverte de Les Arts de l'Afrique noire à la fin du XIXe siècle lors des expositions coloniales, le continent noir s'est révélé une immense source d'inspiration pour les artistes... more...

  • Die Kunst Afrikasby Maurice Delafosse

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Die Kunst Afrikas lädt dazu ein, den dynamischen Ursprüngen der Vielzahl künstlerischer Ausdrucksmöglichkeiten auf denGrund zu gehen, die von diesem exotisch mystischen Kontinent ausgehen.Seit die afrikanische Kunst durch die koloniale Entdeckung am Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts bekannt wurde, diente sieKünstlern, die sie über die Zeit immer wieder nachahmten,... more...