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- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 24.95
Painting the Soul is a beautifully illustrated study of the creation and development of the icon. "This book is a firework display. It sets off scores of explosions which light up the sky over-arching our field, terrain that is normally traversed nose down and too mindful of the footsteps of our predecessors."? Burlington Magazine more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 16.00
We all know what "the political landscape" is, and politicians and journalists never tire of referring to it. But in this ingenious and original book, Martin Warnke takes that well-worn metaphor literally and uses it to reveal just how politicized the real landscape of continental Europe has been for centuries. The author finds his evidence of humanity's... more...
- Thunder Bay Press 2014; US$ 4.99
Dated to about fifth century BC, The Art of War is considered the oldest treatise on war in the world. Attributed to Sun Tzu of the Zhou dynasty, the book is composed of thirteen chapters, each addressing a particular aspect of warfare, such as planning offenses, military combat, and the employment of spies. Influential in eastern civilization for... more...
- Guggenheim Museum 2013; US$ 4.99
Art has a way of raising questions. Since 2009 the Guggenheim Forum has pondered how themes from art affect life outside the museum?s walls: What is the role of spirituality in contemporary life? What is reality in the virtual era? And what?s in a name? By bringing together writers, scientists, artists, and other experts from diverse fields, the Guggenheim... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 29.00
Art Since the ?80s, a new series from Reaktion Books, seeks to offer compelling surveys of popular themes in contemporary art. In the first book in the series, Gill Perry reveals how the house and the idea of home have inspired a range of imaginative and playful works by artists across the globe. Exploring how artists have engaged with this theme... more...
- De Gruyter 1996; US$ 63.00
Die Beiträge dieses Bandes decken ein breites Spektrum möglicher Varianten von Ego-Dokumenten ab. Es sollen darunter alle jene Quellen verstanden werden, in denen ein Mensch Auskunft über sich selbst gibt, unabhängig davon, ob dies freiwillig - also etwa in einem perönlichen Brief, einem Tagebuch, einer Traumniederschrift oder einem autobiographischen... more...
- Traugott Bautz 1994; US$ 37.52
Der Nachlaß Detlev von Liliencrons und die in ihm gesammelten Materialien gehören zweifellos zu den wertvollsten Beständen der Hamburger Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek. Doch worin besteht heute ihr Wert, wer beachtet sie schon? Wer kennt denn überhaupt noch jenen Dichter, der zu Beginn dieses Jahrhunderts viel bewundert als der große Anreger der... more...
- Intellect 2005; US$ 10.00
This book is a collection of six papers from the 2004 Land/Water and Surface symposium. These works contribute both to contemporary academic debates within artist and curatorial practices, and to understanding within related areas of experience and knowledge. Central themes include: sustainability; representation of change, journey, place and visual... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 75.00
Few tales of artistic triumph can rival the story of Zeuxis. As first reported by Cicero and Pliny, the painter Zeuxis set out to portray Helen of Troy, but when he realized that a single model could not match Helen?s beauty, he combined the best features of five different models. A primer on mimesis in art making, the Zeuxis myth also illustrates ambivalence... more...