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  • 1000 Obras de Arte Eróticoby Hans-Jürgen Döpp; Joe A. Thomas; Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    El uso y la aceptación de las imágenes eróticas ha variado con respecto a la época y la civilización que las empleara. Estas tendencias, por su parte, se ven reflejadas en las imágenes mismas y se pueden observar desde estatuas antiguas dedicadas a la fertilidad hasta grabados renacentistas cuyo objetivo era estimular la procreación dentro del matrimonio.... more...

  • 1000 Portraits de génieby Victoria Charles; Klaus Carl

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    Si le portrait devait, avant tout, être la représentation fidèle de son modèle, selon des canons strictement définis, cette galerie de 1000 portraits montre au contraire, combien ce genre fut bousculé au fil de l?histoire et s?avère être beaucoup plus complexe qu?une simple imitation de la réalité. Par-delà la dextérité de l?artiste, l?art du portrait... more...

  • 1000 Portraits of Geniusby Victoria Charles; Klaus Carl

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    According to the defined canons of art technique, a portrait should be, above all, a faithful representation of its model. However, this gallery of 1000 portraits illustrates how the genre has been transformed throughout history, and has proven itself to be much more complex than a simple imitation of reality. Beyond exhibiting the skill of the artist,... more...

  • 1000 Buddhasby Rhys Davids Ph.D. LLD.; Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    Alle lebendigen Wesen sind Buddhas und verfügen über Weisheit und Tugend.? (Buddha) Buddha zählt zu den am häufigsten dargestellten Heiligenfiguren der gesamten Welt, vielleicht ist er sogar häufiger als der in der westlichen Kunst so wichtige Christus abgebildet worden. Buddha wird in ganz Asien und weit darüber hinaus verehrt. Sein Bild nahm an der... more...

  • 1000 Buddhas of Geniusby Rhys Davids Ph.D. LLD.; Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    ?All living beings are Buddhas and have wisdom and virtue within them. (Buddha) Buddha ranks among the most often depicted holy figures of the world perhaps appearing more than Christ, a subject widely treated by Western artists. Venerated in all the nations of Asia, and even beyond, his image took form along the Silk Road, the birthplace of many... more...

  • Fine Art Nudesby Stan Trampe

    Amherst Media 2015; US$ 19.99

    In this book, veteran photographer Stan Trampe shows you how to produce outstanding black & white nude portraits using basic equipment and a simple lighting approachboth in the studio and on location. You?ll get great insight into what it takes to develop a trusting relationship with models that will facilitate an eagerness for them to embraceand... more...

  • Paint Mojo - A Mixed-Media Workshopby Tracy Verdugo

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 29.99 US$ 24.59

    Claim the beauty of your unique, authentic expression. Break free of your comfort zone, sharpen your senses to perceive the world around you and find happiness in play. On this painterly journey, Tracy Verdugo leads you from self-doubt to self-appreciation by helping you find your voice through a myriad of vibrantly-hued mark making, painting and... more...

  • The Early Modern Child in Art and Historyby Matthew Knox Averett

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Childhood is not only a biological age, it is also a social construct. The essays in this collection range chronologically from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century, and geographically across England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. They chart the depictions of children in various media including painting, sculpture and the graphic arts. more...

  • Monstrous Births and Visual Culture in Sixteenth-Century Germanyby Jennifer Spinks

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Presents an exmination of printed representations of monstrous births in German-speaking Europe from the end of the fifteenth century and through the sixteenth century, beginning with a seminal series of broadsheets from the late 1490s by humanist Sebastian Brant, and including prints by Albrecht Durer and Hans Burgkmair. more...

  • Engraving the Savageby Michael Gaudio

    University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 75.00

    In this innovative analysis, Michael Gaudio explains how popular engravings of Native American Indians defined the nature of Western civilization by producing an image of its “savage other.” Going beyond the notion of the “savage” as an intellectual and ideological construct, Gaudio examines how the tools, materials, and techniques... more...