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  • 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$ 181.28

    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$ 23.41

    - 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...

  • Konkurrenz und ihre Gesichter in der Kunstby Renate Prochno

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 85.28

    Konkurrenz ist allgegenwärtig, auch in der Kunst. Die verschiedenen Spielarten von Konkurrenz, vom freundschaftlichen Kräftemessen bis zum Verdrängungswettbewerb, sind der spannende Gegenstand der Fallstudien in diesem Buch. Deren Lektüre schärft die Sichtweise für so manches bekannte Werk, indem es unter dem Blickwinkel von Konkurrenz neu interpretiert... more...

  • Griechische Kunstwerke im politischen Leben Roms und Konstantinopelsby Alessandra Bravi

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 106.45

    Der Band handelt von den griechischen Statuen und Bildern, die ab republikanischer Zeit von ihren originalen Standorten nach Rom entführt wurden, und von denen, die im 4. Jh. nach Konstantinopel versetzt wurden. Es wird untersucht, mit welchen semantischen Veränderungen der Wechsel ihrer lokalen Kontexte einherging. Dazu werden die schriftlichen... more...

  • Art the Movesby Roger Horrocks

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    One of the most original artists to have emerged from New Zealand, Len Lye (1901-1980) had a passion for movement from an early age. This fascination shaped his urgent and pioneering films and kinetic sculptures and contributed to his remarkable work in painting, photography and writing. Lye had a big idea - that movement could be the basis for a completely... more...

  • Image on the Edgeby Michael Camille

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 24.95

    What do they all mean ? the lascivious ape, autophagic dragons, pot-bellied heads, harp-playing asses, arse-kissing priests and somersaulting jongleurs to be found protruding from the edges of medieval buildings and in the margins of illuminated manuscripts? Michael Camille explores that riotous realm of marginal art, so often explained away as mere... more...

  • The Art of Sukumar Boseby Venka Purushothaman

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2013; US$ 103.87

    To commemorate the centenary of artist Sukumar Bose (1912-1986), this book attempts to take an incisive look at the artist, his works and the context of his art production in South and Southeast Asia. Bose’s art varied from the traditional to the decorative and ornamental, with a hint of the Oriental flavour. His work demonstrated traces of the... more...

  • Im Dienst der Nationby Matthias Krüger; Isabella Woldt

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 127.95

    Das Thema "Kunst im Dienst der Nation" wird so lange nicht an Brisanz verlieren, wie der Nationalismus in Politik und Gesellschaft auch die Ausdrucksmittel der Bildenden Kunst zu seinen Zwecken nutzt, beispielsweise um Identität nationaler Gruppen durch Bilder, Skulpturen und Architekturen zu stiften oder zu bekräftigen, aber auch um diese... more...