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  • Art the Movesby Roger Horrocks

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 21.88

    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... 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...

  • Deutsche in Venedigby Klaus Bergdolt

    Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 22.84

    Hauptbeschreibung Deutsche in Venedig? Die meisten Venezianer, dürften dabei an Touristenmassen denken. Doch die deutsche Präsenz in der Lagunenstadt hat eine lange Tradition, die sich bis ins erste Jahrtausend zurückverfolgen lässt. Für die nordalpine Kultur hatte dies bemerkenswerte Folgen. Fast im gesamten deutschsprachigen Raum, besonders aber... more...

  • TRIGON 10by Guardini Stiftung e.V.

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 25.14

    Hauptbeschreibung »Der Titel "TRIGON" ist ein sprechendes Symbol. Die Alten bezeichneten damit ein Ballspiel, dessen Teilnehmer in den Ecken eines Dreiecks standen und sich den Ball zuspielten. Zu diesem lebendigen und gegenseitig bereichernden Austausch der drei wesentlichen Erkenntnisweisen unserer Zeit - GLAUBE, WISSENSCHAFT UND KUNST - sucht... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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... 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...

  • Inside and outside the White Cube. Between Categories - Brian O´Doherty / Patrick Ireland und sein Werkby Ingmar Lähnemann

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 84.63

    Hauptbeschreibung Ingmar Lähnemann behandelt in seiner Studie das Werk des Künstlers Brian O'Doherty, der von 1972 bis 2008 als politische Aktion unter dem Namen Patrick Ireland künstlerisch tätig war. Ausgehend von O'Dohertys/Irelands "insider/outsider"-Position zwischen hoher fachlicher Anerkennung und geringer Bekanntheit in den Institutionen... more...