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  • Edward Hopper Encyclopediaby Lenora Mamunes

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 55.00

    Edward Hopper was one of the most prominent American realist painters of the twentieth century. This comprehensive encyclopedia is a cross-referenced guide to Hopper's life and art. More than 200 entries focus on his oeuvre, including his most noteworthy oil paintings, watercolors and etchings. The remaining entries highlight individuals central... more...

  • Sculptureby Johann Gottfried Herder; Jason Gaiger

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 30.00

    "The eye that gathers impressions is no longer the eye that sees a depiction on a surface; it becomes a hand, the ray of light becomes a finger, and the imagination becomes a form of immediate touching."?Johann Gottfried Herder Long recognized as one of the most important eighteenth-century works on aesthetics and the visual arts, Johann Gottfried... more...

  • Not Dark Yetby Mike Harfield; David Lloyd

    Loose Chippings 2010; US$ 9.99

    Spiced with humour, the tales of epic encounters at Clifton Hampden are told alongside more modest affairs at Lords, Headingley and OldTrafford. more...

  • Osogbo and the Art of Heritageby Peter Probst

    Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 20.95

    Why has the home of a Yoruba river goddess become a UNESCO World Heritage site and a global attraction? Every year, tens of thousands of people from around the world visit the sacred grove of Osun, Osogbo's guardian deity, to attend her festival. Peter Probst takes readers on a riveting journey to Osogbo.... more...

  • On Imagesby John V. Kulvicki

    Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 42.99 US$ 36.97

    What makes pictures different from all of the other ways we have of representing things? Why do pictures seem so immediate? What makes a picture realistic or not? Against prevailing wisdom, Kulvicki claims that what makes pictures special is not how we perceive them, but how they relate to one another. This not only provides some new answers to old... more...

  • Polis and Personification in Classical Athenian Artby Amy C. Smith

    BRILL 2011; US$ 173.00

    In this study Dr Smith investigates the use of political personifications in the visual arts of Athens in the Classical period (480-323 BCE). Whether on objects that served primarily private roles (e.g. decorated vases) or public roles (e.g. cult statues and document stelai), these personifications represented aspects of the state of Athens--its people,... more...

  • Betriebswirtschaftliche Kunstbewertungby Niko Frey

    Gabler Verlag 2011; US$ 44.36

    Mit einem Geleitwort von Prof. Dr. Michael Olbrich more...

  • Confronting the Borders of Medieval Artby Jill Caskey; Adam S. Cohen; Linda Safran

    BRILL 2011; US$ 135.00

    This volume approaches the problem of the canonical ?center? by looking at art and architecture on the borders of the medieval world, from China to Armenia, Sweden, and Spain. Seven contributors engage three distinct yet related problems: margins, frontiers, and cross-cultural encounters. While not displaying a unified methodology or privileging specific... more...

  • A Northern Christmasby Rockwell Kent; Doug Capra

    Wesleyan University Press 2011; US$ 10.99

    How a father and son find the spirit of Christmas in the Alaskan wilderness. more...

  • Wild Spiritsby Rosa Jordan

    Dundurn 2010; US$ 12.99

    After a bank holdup upsets 19-year-old Wendy Marshall so much that she retreats to a farm and surrounds herself with orphaned wildlife, she develops a bond with 11-year-old Danny Ryan. Danny is neglected at home and also finds peace as he and Wendy adopt ever more exotic animals. With the bank robbers at large, Danny must act to save Wendy?s life. more...