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  • 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...

  • Mechanikaby Doug Chiang

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 22.99 US$ 20.69

    Delve into a world of imagination populated with giant robots, strange vehicles, alien creatures and other fantastic inventions. For generations artists have created imagery destined for the entertainment of others, and now you can too. Revered science fiction artist and film designer, Doug Chiang, reveals the thought processes and techniques he used... more...

  • Draw and Paint Realistic Horsesby Jeanne Filler Scott

    F+W Media 2010; US$ 24.99 US$ 22.49

    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 and... more...

  • Imaginary Gamesby Chris Bateman

    John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 18.99

    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...

  • Erotische Kunst aus Asienby Hans-Jürgen Döpp

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Mit Ingres' Türkischem Bad von 1863 ist die Frau des Ostens für viele im Westen zu einem Symbol für eine nie erreichbare, verbotene Lust geworden. Seereisende, Abenteurer und einfache Wanderer aus Europa sind über Jahrhunderte dem exotischen Reiz der asiatischen Frau verfallen; ihrer angenehmen Andersartigkeit, der sanften Blässe ihrer Haut. So kam... more...

  • Art and Animalsby Giovanni Aloi

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95

    ?Art is continually haunted by the animal,? wrote Deleuze and Guattari. Over the past two decades, animals have quite literally invaded the gallery space, from Joseph Beuy?s co-habiting with a coyote, Janis Kounelli?s instillation of live horses, Damien Hirst?s shark in formaldehyde to Mark Dion?s natural history displays and Marco Evaristti?s ?goldfish... more...

  • Le Christ dans l?artby Ernest Renan

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    La figure du Christ a, depuis toujours, inspiré les artistes. Déjà, dans les catacombes de l'Antiquité romaine, son portrait apparaissait sur les fresques murales. Plus tard, la vie du Christ se découpe dans les vitraux des églises gothiques ou se dessine sur les toiles des artistes de la Renaissance. Cependant, la figuration du Seigneur ne répond... more...

  • Die Erotische Enzyklopädieby Hans-Jürgen Döpp

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Gibt es einen besseren Zeitpunkt, um ein so voluminöses Werküber die Erotik zu publizieren als die ersten Jahre in einemneuen Jahrtausend?Die ?Political Correctness? ist schließlich ein Credo undFrauenbilder sind wieder Ikonen. Während der vergangenenJahrhunderte bewunderte man Frauen als Göttinnen oderJungfrauen ? heute sind es die Mannequins und... more...