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  • 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...

  • Madonnenby Klaus Carl

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Zur Zeit der Renaissance porträtierten die italienischen Maler traditionell die Frauen ihrer Mäzene als Madonnen. Oft stellten sie sie schöner dar als sie in Wirklichkeit waren. Über Jahrhunderte hinweg wurde die Jungfrau Maria in religiösen Gemälden als milde und beschützende Mutter Gottes gemalt. Mit der Zeit verlor die Jungfrau allerdings viele... more...

  • Draw and Paint Realistic Horsesby Jeanne Filler Scott

    F+W Media 2010; US$ 24.99

    Saddle up for some creative fun! The pure beauty and spirit of horses makes them a favorite subject for artists. With the friendly instruction in this book, rendering these magnificent animals is both achievable and fun, even for beginners. Step by step, Jeanne Filler Scott shows you how to draw and paint the elegant lines, graceful movements... more...

  • Imaginary Gamesby Chris Bateman

    John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99

    Can games be art? When film critic Roger Ebert claimed in 2010 that videogames could never be art it was seen as a snub by many gamers. But from the perspective of philosophy of art this question was topsy turvey, since according to one of the most influential theories of representation all art is a game . Kendall Walton's prop theory explains... more...

  • Niños artesanos (Crafty Kids)by Char Benjamin

    Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99

    The students in this book are getting ready for a craft sale. Each class will make a different item to sell. All the items will have a pattern. Beads, ribbons, and buttons are just a few of the materials they will use to make the crafts. Which pattern is your favorite? 32pp. more...

  • Water and Artby David Clarke

    Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 35.00

    Restless, protean, fluid, evanescent—despite being a challenge to represent visually, water has gained a striking significance in the art of the twentieth century. This may be due to the fact that it allows for a range of metaphorical meanings, many of which are particularly appropriate to the modern age. Water is not merely a subject of contemporary... more...