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  • Nachwuchsförderung in der bildenden Kunstby Torsten Alt

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 21.63

    Wie können die Rahmenbedingungen für Kunst und Künstler verbessert werden? In Deutschland bemühen sich unterschiedliche Akteure und Institutionen um die Unterstützung junger Künstler. Insbesondere die Vergabe von Preisen hat sich in den letzten Jahrzehnten als ein beliebtes Instrument zur Förderung etabliert. Auch in der Forschung wird die Wirksamkeit... more...

  • Göttliche Kinderby Michaela Stark

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 57.71

    Mythen von Geburt und Kindheitstaten der Götter und Heroen sind sowohl in der literarischen Überlieferung als auch in der Bilderwelt des antiken Griechenland präsent. Michaela Stark betrachtet das momentan in der Forschung intensiv diskutierte Thema "Kindheit" von einem neuen Standpunkt aus und gewinnt auf dieser Grundlage neue Erkenntnisse... more...

  • A Companion to American Artby John Davis; Jennifer A. Greenhill; Jason D. LaFountain

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    A Companion to American Art presents 35newly-commissioned essays by leading scholars that explore themethodology, historiography, and current state of the field ofAmerican art history. Features contributions from a balance of established andemerging scholars, art and architectural historians, and otherspecialists Includes several paired... more...

  • Electronics for Artistsby Simon Quellen Field

    Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    With today?s modern technology?LEDs, servomotors, motion sensors, speakers, and more?artwork can incorporate elements of light, sound, and motion for dramatic effects. Author and educator Simon Quellen Field has developed a primer for creative individuals looking for new ways to express themselves though electronically enhanced art. Following step-by-step... more...

  • Vladimir Markov and Russian Primitivismby Jeremy Howard; Irena Bu?inska; Z. S. Strother

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This volume introduces the Latvian artist and champion of artistic change in early twentieth-century Russia, Voldemars Matvejs (Vladimir Markov), as a pioneering art photographer and assembles for the first time five of his most important essays. This book challenges hardening narratives of primitivism by reexamining the enthusiasm for world art in... more...

  • Filippo Tommaso Marinettiby Ernest Ialongo

    Fairleigh Dickinson 2015; US$ 89.99

    Filippo Tommaso Marinetti: The Artist and His Politics is a full-length political biography of the leader of the Italian Futurist art movement Filippo Tommaso Marinetti from the foundation of Futurism in 1909 through its end in the Fascist regime in 1944. more...

  • Ancient Near Eastern Art in Contextby Marian Feldman; Jack Cheng

    BRILL 2007; US$ 214.00

    Covers topics such as: palatial and temple architecture, royal sculpture, gender in the ancient Near East, and interdisciplinary studies that range from fourth millennium BCE to modern ethnography and cover Sumer, Assyria, Babylonia, Iran, Syria, Urartu, and the Levant. more...

  • Discoveries in Western Tibet and the Western Himalayasby Amy Heller; Giacomella Orofino

    BRILL 2007; US$ 105.00

    Archaeological discoveries and scientific research focused on western Tibet and the western Himalayas have resulted in a redefinition of the historical and cultural processes of the entire Indo-Tibetan civilization. This title presents the proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the Iats, 2003. more...

  • Facts and Artefacts - Art in the Islamic Worldby Annette Hagedorn; Avinoam Shalem

    BRILL 2007; US$ 278.00

    The scholarly search on the art of the object is of enduring interest and enjoys a new renaissance in the last few years. This book mainly explores the art and craft of Islamic artefacts and presents to the reader a diverse range of approaches. Despite this variety, in which also artefacts of the pre-Islamic, period as well as 'orientalized'... more...

  • Memoirs of Journeys to Venice and the Low Countriesby Albrecht Durer; Rudolf Tombo

    The Floating Press 1913; US$ 6.99

    This early travelogue gives readers a fascinating glimpse into European life and customs in the Renaissance and early modern periods. The book recounts author Albrecht Durer's travels in and observations of Italy and the Netherlands on the cusp of the sixteenth century. more...