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  • 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

    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$ 43.02

    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...

  • Creative Time and Spaceby Rice Freeman-Zachery; Tonia Davenport

    F+W Media 2009; US$ 22.99 US$ 20.69

    How do you make room for making art? Do you long to uncover secrets to sneaking more creative time into your day, or to making your studio the perfect place to unleash your artistic potential? Have you often wondered how successful creative types seem to manage both with ease? In her inspiring follow-up to Living the Creative Life , author Rice... more...

  • Vincent van Goghby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 7.00

    La vida y obra de Vincent van Gogh están tan entremezcladas que es prácticamente imposible observar una sin pensar en la otra. Van Gogh se ha convertido en la encarnación del sufrimiento, en el mártir incomprendido del arte moderno, el emblema del artista como alguien ajeno. En 1890 se publicó un artículo que daba detalles acerca de la enfermedad de... more...

  • Art Nouveauby Jean Lahor

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Ever since its triumph at the Paris Universal Exposition, Art Nouveau has continued to inspire artists. The movement offered an artistic response to the industrial revolution and the creative vacuum left in its wake, exerting a huge impact on the decorative arts. Art Nouveau spans all forms of expression ? including design, painting and architecture... more...

  • Floresby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Las flores constituyen el elemento fundamental en la mayoría de las representaciones pictóricas de naturalezas muertas. Al trazar sus formas y colores, numerosos artistas desde Brueghel a O?Keeffe han creado símbolos tanto de vida como de mortalidad. Los girasoles de Van Gogh, los nenúfares de Monet y los ramos de Matisse permanecerán en nuestra memoria... more...