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  • Art Models 4by Maureen Johnson; Douglas Johnson

    Live Model Books 2009; US$ 9.99

    While no book can replace a live model, this photographic guide to the human form provides an array of figures for those who do not have access to live models. The latest in the series, this guide features two new models and an entirely new collection of photographs. Posed in a variety of classical and modern positions, the models appear in a clear,... more...

  • Art Models 5by Maureen Johnson; Douglas Johnson

    Live Model Books 2010; US$ 9.99

    Whether for work on a finished piece, trying a new technique, or getting in some practice time, this figure study enables artists to work when and where they want with their choice of model, pose, and view. The latest in the series features 12 new male and female art models—as well as Becca from the previous book—in a collection of poses selected... more...

  • Art of the Bodyby Michael Squire

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 19.99

    The art of the human body is arguably the most important and wide-ranging legacy bequeathed to us by Classical antiquity. Not only has it directed the course of western image-making, it has shaped our collective cultural imaginary - as ideal, antitype, and point of departure. This book is the first concerted attempt to grapple with that legacy: it... more...

  • Under the Hammerby James Simpson

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 33.99

    When we think of breaking images, we assume that it happens somewhere else. We also tend to think of iconoclasts as barbaric. Iconoclasts are people like the Taliban, who blew up Buddhist statues in 2001. We tend, that is, to look with horror on iconoclasm.This book argues instead that iconoclasm is a central strand of Anglo-American modernity. Our... more...

  • Ángelesby Clara Erskine Clement

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    La espléndida estética de los ángeles continúa ejerciendo una atracción irrefrenable incluso en la actualidad. Las imágenes de estos mensajeros celestiales transmiten, en su grandiosidad, protección, inocencia y calma, lo que les ha convertido en una fuente de inspiración para artistas religiosos a lo largo de toda la historia del arte. Este libro... more...

  • Angelsby Clara Erskine Clement

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Even today, the splendid appearance of angels remains undiminished. Images of these heavenly and powerful messengers convey protection, innocence and calm, and have been an inspiration to religious artists throughout the history of art. This book illustrates the most impressive representations of angels, from delicate, whimsical cupids to majestic... more...

  • Angesby Klaus Carl

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    Les anges, symboles mystiques de la religion et du mythe, sont une source d'inspiration artistique depuis des siècles. Ce livre contient des anges dessinés par les plus grands artistes, classiques comme contemporains, des Cupidons délicats aux représentations majestueuses de l'archange Michel. more...

  • Icônesby Jp. A. Calosse

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    « L?iconographie chrétienne, et surtout la représentation du Christ, se base sur la doctrine de l?Incarnation. Tout comme le théologien s?exprime par la pensée, l?iconographe, à travers son art, exprime la vérité vivante, la révélation appartenant à l?Église sous la forme des traditions. Bien plus qu?aucune autre image sacrée, l?icône du Christ « non... more...

  • Ikonenby Lioudmila Millaeva

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Dieses Buch analysiert die Entwicklung ikonischer Kunst von seinen Anfängen in byzantinischer Epoche bis zur Zeit des Russischen Reiches. Ikonen sind ein grundlegendes Element der Kunstgeschichte und es ist daher entscheidend zu verstehen, wie diese Darstellungsform begann und sich über Jahrhunderte entwickelte. Ikonen wurde von einer der weltweiten... more...

  • Madonasby Klaus Carl

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    Durante a Renascença os pintores italianos representavam as mulheres dos seus patrocinadores como Madonnas, tornando-as muitas vezes mais belas que a realidade. Ao longo dos séculos, a Madonna tem sido representada como a mãe clemente e protectora de Deus. Contudo, com o passar do tempo Maria foi perdendo algumas das suas características espirituais... more...