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  • Szene Afrikaby Manfred Loimeier

    Brandes & Apsel 2013; US$ 13.76

    Manfred Loimeier unternimmt Streifzüge durch die unterschiedlichsten Formen und Foren afrikanischer Kunst und Kultur: Malerei, Bildende Kunst, Musik, Theater, Tanz, Film, Fotografie und Literatur. Vom Filmfestival in Ouagadougou bis zur Wiege des Jazz in Kapstadt spannt sich der Bogen. Ein Buch für neugierige Einsteiger wie für alle, die sich vom kulturellen... more...

  • Der Traum der Vernunft und seine Birgit Aschmann

    Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 12.76

    Zu Unrecht wird Spanien oftmals eine periphere Stellung in der Geschichte des modernen Europa zugeschrieben. Welche Rolle das Land für die Entwicklung wichtiger Prozesse des 19. Jahrhunderts tatsächlich spielte, lässt sich ausgehend von Werk und Vita Francisco de Goyas beschreiben. Der spanische Maler kann insofern als »politischer Maler« bezeichnet... more...

  • Renaissance Fancies and Studiesby Vernon Lee

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    A groundbreaking critic who also made a name for herself as a writer of supernatural fiction, Violet Paget, writing under the name Vernon Lee, applied her unique analytical lens to the aesthetic and cultural sensibilities of numerous eras over the course of her career. This collection brings together a series of essays and responses to an array of... more...

  • Kunstlandschaftby Simone Hespers

    S. Hirzel Verlag 2014; US$ 26.62

    Der Begriff ?Kunstlandschaft? dient der Kunstwissenschaft als Ordnungsbegriff, um das kunsthistorische Material räumlich zu klassifizieren. Angesichts der vielfältigen Verflechtungen, in denen Kunstwerke entstehen, muß die Konsistenz von "Kunstlandschaften" jedoch in Frage gestellt werden. Vor diesem Hintergrunduntersucht die Autorin den... more...

  • Images of Earth and Spiritby Satish Kumar; John Lane

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2014; US$ 29.99

    "Images of Earth & Spirit" features the work of over fifty artists: over 140 sumptuous illustrations accompanied by interviews and insights into their work. Artists featured include Robin Baring, Cecil Collins, Alan Davie, Morris Graves, Andy Goldsworthy, Andrzej Jackowski, Richard Long, John Meirion Morris, David Nash, Margaret Neve, Peter Randall-Page,... more...

  • Interviews By Mike Kelley: 1986-2004by Mike Kelley; John C. Welchman

    Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. 2015; US$ 11.99

    What do Mike Kelley and his cronies and sometime collaborators Jim Shaw, Paul McCarthy and Tony Oursler talk about when they talk about art? You'll have to crack this book to find out, but expect a heady mix of pop culture, sex, violence, politics and, as always, a strong dose of humor. This volume brings together for the first time Kelley's major... more...

  • Kleine Kunstgeschichte Deutschlandsby Hilja Droste; Ines Lauffer

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2015; US$ 55.51


  • Tate Introductions: Lichtensteinby Nathan Dunne

    Tate Enterprises Ltd 2014; US$ 2.90

    Roy Lichtenstein is one of the best-known and accessible artists of the pop art generation of the 1960s. Taking much of his subject matter from comic strips and popular advertising, Lichtenstein produced large, rigorous and highly stylised paintings such as “Whaam!? and “Drowning Girl?. Challenged on the originality of his work, Lichtenstein maintained... more...

  • Recording Conceptual Artby Robert Barry; Alexander Alberro; Patsy Norvell

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95

    Recording Conceptual Art features a highly provocative series of previously unpublished interviews conducted in early 1969 with some of the most dynamic, daring, and innovative artists of the tumultuous 1960s. The nine individuals--eight artists and one art dealer--are now known as major contributors to Conceptual art. more...

  • Art Theoryby Cynthia Freeland

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 9.99

    Cynthia Freeland explains why innovation and controversy are valued in the arts, weaving together philosophy, art theory, and many engrossing examples. She discusses blood, beauty, culture, money, sex, web sites, and research on the brain's role in perceiving art. more...