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  • 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$ 26.99

    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...

  • The Art of the Bodyby Michael Squire

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Material Identitiesby Joanna Sofaer

    Wiley 2008; US$ 57.95 US$ 52.16

    Material Identities examines the way that individuals use material objects as tools for projecting aspects of their identities. Considers the way identity is fashioned, launched, used, and admired in the material world. Contributors intervene from the disciplines of art history, anthropology, design and material culture. Considers... more...