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  • Slaves Waiting for Saleby Maurie D. McInnis

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 25.00

    In 1853, Eyre Crowe, a young British artist, visited a slave auction in Richmond, Virginia. Harrowed by what he witnessed, he captured the scene in sketches that he would later develop into a series of illustrations and paintings, including the culminating painting, Slaves Waiting for Sale, Richmond, Virginia . This innovative book uses Crowe’s... more...

  • Insect and the Imageby Janice Neri

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 83.00

    Once considered marginal members of the animal world (at best) or vile and offensive creatures (at worst), insects saw a remarkable uptick in their status during the early Renaissance. This quickened interest was primarily manifested in visual images—in illuminated manuscripts, still life paintings, the decorative arts, embroidery, textile design,... more...

  • Art of the Devilby Arturo Graf

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95

    ?The Devil holds the strings which move us!? (Charles Baudelaire, The Flowers of Evil, 1857.) Satan, Beelzebub, Lucifer? the Devil has many names and faces, all of which have always served artists as a source of inspiration. Often commissioned by religious leaders as images of fear or veneration, depending on the society, representations of the underworld... more...

  • L?Art du Diableby Arturo Graf

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95

    « C?est le Diable qui tient les fils qui nous remuent ! » (Charles Beaudelaire, Les Fleurs du Mal, 1857) Satan, Belzébuth, Lucifer? Le Diable possède de multiples noms et visages qui, toujours, furent une grande source d?inspiration pour les artistes. Longtemps commanditées par les instances religieuses, pour en faire, selon les civilisations, un objet... more...

  • Satan, Beelzebub, Luzifer - Der Teufel in der Kunstby Arturo Graf

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95

    ?Der Teufel hält die Fäden, die uns bewegen!? (Charles Baudelaire, Die Blumen des Bösen, 1857.) Satan, Beelzebub, Luzifer? der Teufel hat viele Namen und Gesichter; sie alle haben Künstlern stets als Inspirationsquelle gedient. Bilder von Teufeln wurden oftmals von kirchlichen Personen von hohem Rang in Auftrag gegeben, um, je nach Gesellschaft, mit... more...

  • Art as Spiritual Perceptionby James Romaine; Marleen Hengelaar-Rookmaaker; Graham Birtwistle; Willam A. Dyrness; ; Linda skeland Fuchs; Rachel-Anne Johnson; Henry Luttikhuizen; Kaia Magnusen; Matthew Milliner; Anne Roberts; Calvin Seerveld; Joel Sheesley; Jan Laurens Siesling; Rachel Hostetter Smith; Linda Stratford; Matthew Vanderpoel; James Watkins

    Crossway 2012; US$ 27.99

    A reader covering everything from sixth-century icons to contemporary art, this compilation offers a critical investigation of art history from a Christian perspective. more...

  • L'allaitement maternelby Alain Dabadie

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.95

    Le sujet abordé est l’allaitement maternel avec une approche de tous ses aspects : la composition du lait maternel et ses bénéfices pour la santé, la conduite pratique de l’allaitement, l’image sociale de l’allaitement, la promotion de l’allaitement dans notre société moderne. Chaque sujet est... more...

  • Volcanoby James Hamilton

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 24.95

    For years, tourists have trekked across cracked rock at Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano to witness the awe-inspiring sight of creeping lava and its devastating effects on the landscape. In 2010, Eyjafjallajökull erupted in Iceland, stranding travelers as a cloud of ash covered western and northern Europe, causing the largest disruption of air... more...

  • Why Drawing Naked Women Is Good For The Soulby John Bird

    The Word Machine 2013; US$ 8.74

    What makes a man move from wrongdoing to do-gooding? From thieving to philosophizing? In the case of Bird it was the pursuit of art. It was the drawing of women in bedrooms and art rooms, on beaches and in bed and breakfasts. Bird grew civilized through his pursuits, moving on to found an international movement that works with troubled people: ex... more...

  • Animal Amigos!by San Antonio Museum of Art

    Trinity University Press 2013; US$ 7.95

    What better way to learn animal names than with eye-catching works of art. With work from across Latin America and beyond, children will become armchair world travelers and art connoisseurs. This bilingual edition introduces early readers, and earlier listeners, to animals in both English and Spanish. more...