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  • Zum Paragoneby Christiane Hessler

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 221.00

    Die Paragonefrage, erstmals ausgiebig von Leonardo diskutiert, besitzt im gesamten Quattrocento eine rege Vorgeschichte, die bei allen frühen Impulsen durch Petrarca als die entscheidende Phase der Formierung der Debatte betrachtet werden muss. Spektakuläre Textfunde der Humanisten, Kunsttraktate, auch eigenhändig von Malern oder Bildhauern verfasst,... more...

  • Coloring Animal Mandalasby Wendy Piersall

    Ulysses Press 2014; US$ 10.00

    Attain focus, clarity and peace while adding bright and inspiring colors to these unique patterns From the Sanskrit word for “circle,? mandalas have been used for meditation and healing for thousands of years. Coloring Animal Mandalas adds the beauty of the animal kingdom—including butterflies, tigers, swans, snakes, lions, and even dragons—into... more...

  • Approaching the Ancient Artifactby Amalia Avramidou; Denise Demetriou

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    This book offers a fresh and timely perspectiveon the study of ancient art and archaeology. Through a series of essays, the volume explores the links between text and image and offers innovative readings of narrative scenes on pottery and sculpture. Topics treated include gender in antiquity, myth and art, and Athenian ritual and politics. This volume... more...

  • Creating the Futureby Michael Fallon

    Counterpoint 2014; US$ 28.00

    Conceived as a challenge to long-standing conventional wisdom, Creating the Future is a work of social history/cultural criticism that examines the premise that the progress of art in Los Angeles ceased during the 1970s?after the decline of the Ferus Gallery, the scattering of its stable of artists (Robert Irwin, Ed Kienholz, Ed Moses, Ed Rusha and... more...

  • Landschaften und ihre Bilder in ägyptischen Texten des zweiten Jahrtausends v. Chr.by Kai Widmaier

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 51.85

    Das Themenfeld ?Landschaft? ist innerhalb der Ägyptologie bislang kaum beachtet worden. Ein Grund dafür ist sicherlich, dass beispielsweise aus Sicht der Geographie, der Kunst- oder Literaturwissenschaft unter ?Landschaft? vieles verstanden werden kann: etwa ein Naturausschnitt, das Ergebnis einer ästhetischen Betrachtung oder eine Bildgattung. Dabei... more...

  • Kultur des Diagrammsby John Bender; Michael Marrinan; Veit Friemert

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The authorsdevelop new perspectives on the image and word as an articulated dense system, presenting them in the form of the instructive model of the diagram. Diagrams are amalgams ? hybrid constructions of knowledge. To be intelligible as a means of understanding, diagrams must also be seen as pre-existing elements of the inner world. Diagrammatic... more...

  • Konturby Charlotte Kurbjuhn

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    The aesthetic categories ?outline? and ?contour? are of central importance in the history of literature on art. The problematic history of these categories furnishes insight into the evolution of aesthetic thinking in its continuities, fissures, and mechanisms of change. This study traces significant moments in the history of ?outline? and ?contour?... more...

  • TRIGON 11by Guardini Stiftung V.e.

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2014; US$ 21.60

    »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 unser Forum beizutragen.« ReiheTRIGON... 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...

  • Egyptian Artby Maspero

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 450.00

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...