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  • Von der ständischen zur bürgerlichen Gesellschaftby

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 1993; US$ 280.00

    Die "Bauern zwischen Bauernkrieg und Dreißigjährigem Krieg" waren im 16./17. Jahrhundert auf höchst unterschiedliche Weise in die historischen Ereignisse einbezogen: im einen Fall als eigenständige Akteure einer politisch-religiösen Auseinandersetzung von weltgeschichtlicher Bedeutung, im anderen Fall weitgehend als Opfer eines politisch-militärischen... more...

  • Graecomaniaby

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    Hardly any other 19th century political movement aroused such a fervid response from artists and publicists as Philhellenism, which came to full fruition in the course of the Greek struggle for liberation. The combination of classicistic and romantic ideals with political, esthetic, and religious motifs gave this movement a unique dynamism whose influence... more...

  • Digital Da Vinciby

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 129.00

    Explores polymathic education through unconventional and creative applications of computer science in the arts and sciences Examines the use of visual computation, 3d printing, social robotics and computer modeling for computational art creation and design Includes contributions from leading researchers and practitioners in computer science, architecture... more...

  • From High Art to New Artby Hans Abbing

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 10.50

    Mijnheer de Rector Magnificus, Mevrouw de Decaan, Zeer Gewaardeerde Toehoorders, Dutch data on graying audiences 'Public interest in art is declining and the young are defecting en masse.' Actually, the story is quite the opposite. more...

  • Eakins Revealedby Henry Adams

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 73.99

    Examines the dark side of Thomas Eakins' life and work in this biography that changes our understanding of this American icon. Based on close study of hiss work and new research in the Bregler papers, it shows he was not merely uncompromising, but harsh and brutal both in his personal life and in his painting. more...

  • analogous and digitalby Otl Aicher

    Wiley 2015; US$ 34.95

    Otl Aicher (1922–1991) was an outstanding personality in modern design, he was a co-founder of the legendary Hochschule für Gestaltung (HfG), the Ulm School of Design, Germany. His works since the fifties of the last century in the field of corporate design and his pictograms for the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich are major achievements... more...

  • Die Kunst Anatoliens von Homer bis Alexanderby Ekrem Akurgal

    De Gruyter 1961; US$ 144.00

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  • Art and Architecture in the Islamic Traditionby Mohammed Hamdouni Alami

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 29.00

    What is 'art' in the sense of the Islamic tradition? Mohammed Hamdouni Alami argues that Islamic art has historically been excluded from Western notions of art; that the Western aesthetic tradition's preoccupation with the human body has meant that Islamic and Western art being perceived as inherently at odds. However, the move away from this 'anthropomorphic... more...

  • Zahlen, Zeichen und Figurenby Andrea Albrecht; Gesa von Essen; Werner Frick

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    This anthology examines the relationship between mathematics and the fine arts from medieval to contemporary times, and uses important historical paradigms to investigate the impact of mathematically structuring knowledge, and quantification, formalization and abstraction processes on creativity in music, visual arts and poetry. The focus is on two... more...

  • An Archaeology of Imagesby Miranda Aldhouse Green

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Using archaeology and social anthropology, and more than 100 original line drawings and photographs, An Archaeology of Images takes a fresh look at how ancient images of both people and animals were used in the Iron Age and Roman societies of Europe, 600 BC to AD 400 and investigates the various meanings with which images may have been imbued. The... more...