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- Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95
Ikonen waren zunächst im Wesentlichen byzantinisch und späterrussisch. Dennoch wussten auch die Christen des Orients,insbesondere die der Balkanstaaten und der Ukraine, darin eineneue Annäherung an ihren Glauben zu finden.So entsprachen die ersten ukrainischen Ikonen den Richtlinien desorthodoxen Glaubens, um erst später in eine speziellere Kunstüberzugehen.Ab... more...
- Destiny Image, Inc. 2012; US$ 16.99
Worship—the Key Is your worship of the Lord bringing you closer to Him? Is it everything He is worthy of receiving? The Lost Art of Pure Worship is a gathering of great spiritual leaders who share their unique experiences and desires about the precious act of worshiping a worthy heavenly Father. James W. Goll,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95
Available for the first time in English, An Introduction to Iconography explains the ways that artists use references and allusions to create meaning. The book presents the historical, theoretical, and practical aspects of iconography and ICONCLASS, the comprehensive iconographical indexing system developed by Henri van de Waal. It gives particular... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00
Bildliche Darstellungen des Propheten Mohammed gibt es in Europa nicht erst seit dem sogenannten "Karikaturenstreit" des Jahres 2005. An Beispielen aus fünf Jahrhunderten werden die Formen und Funktionen dieser häufig polemischen Bilder in ihrem jeweiligen historischen Kontext analysiert. Dabei leistet das Buch einen Beitrag zur bildwissenschaftlichen... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 90.00
Animals have always been compelling subjects for artists, but the rise of animal advocacy and posthumanist thought has prompted a reconsideration of the relationship between artist and animal. In this book, Steve Baker examines the work of contemporary artists who directly confront questions of animal life, treating animals not for their aesthetic... more...
- Live Model Books 2013; US$ 9.99
Whether for work on a finished piece, trying a new technique, or getting in some practice time, artists can work when and where they want using the Art Models series. Chosen specifically for artists who sell their work, Art Models 8 features 174 all-new figure studies by 55 different models, both male and female, that represent a wide range of physiques... more...
- Tate Enterprises Ltd 2013; US$ 28.99
An innovatory exploration of art and visual culture. Through carefully chosen themes and topics rather than through a general survey, the volumes approach the process of looking at works of art in terms of their audiences, functions and cross-cultural contexts. While focused on painting, sculpture and architecture, it also explores a wide range of... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 22.95
How did our ancestors die? Whereas in our own day the subject of death is usually avoided, in pre-Industrial England the rituals and processes of death were present and immediate. People not only surrounded themselves with memento mori, they also sought to keep alive memories of those who had gone before. This continual confrontation with death was... more...