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  • Photographyby Steve Edwards

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 9.99

    Photographs are an integral part of our daily lives - from snapshots and tabloid newspapers to art photography in galleries and exhibitions. Edwards combines a sense of the historical development of photography with an insightful analysis of its purpose and meaning within a wider cultural context. - ;Photographs are an integral part of our daily lives... more...

  • Woman and Art in Early Modern Latin Americaby Richard E. Phillips; Kellen Kee McIntyre

    BRILL 2006; US$ 144.00

    An illustrated anthology that brings together a collection of essays, which explore the position of women and the contributions made by them to the arts and architecture of early modern Latin America. more...

  • The Material and the Idealby Anthony Cutler; Arietta Papaconstantinou

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    Contains papers which focus on topics ranging from the changing role of the apse and the layout of late antique basilicas to holy relics said to have been brought from Constantinople. This title contains articles which address the nature and impact of specific media - goldsmiths' work, ivory and ceramics. more...

  • Contesting the Logic of Paintingby Charles E. Barber

    BRILL 2007; US$ 123.00

    Drawing on philosophical and theological writings produced in eleventh-century Byzantium, this book offers a reading of the icon and Byzantine aesthetics that expands our understanding of these topics. more...

  • Renaissance Bodiesby Lucy Gent; Nigel Llewellyn

    Reaktion Books 1997; US$ 29.00

    Renaissance Bodies is a unique collection of views on the ways in which the human image has been represented in the arts and literature of English Renaissance society. The subjects discussed range from high art to popular culture – from portraits of Elizabeth I to polemical prints mocking religious fanaticism – and include miniatures,... more...

  • Representing the Black Female Subject in Western Artby Charmaine A. Nelson

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 140.00

    Charmaine A. Nelson analyzes not only how, where, why and by whom black female subjects have been represented in Western art, but also what the social and cultural impacts of the colonial legacy of racialized western representation have been. She poses critical questions about the contexts of production, the problems of representation, the pathways... more...

  • The Art of Loving Krishnaby Cynthia Packert

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 23.75

    Since ancient times, Hindus have expressed their love and devotion to their deities through beautiful ornamentation -- dressing and decorating the deities with elaborate clothing, jewelry, and flowers. In this pioneering study of temples in Vrindaban and Jaipur, India, Cynthia Packert takes readers across... more...

  • Advances in Bioceramics and Biotechnologiesby Roger Narayan; Mrityunjay Singh; McKittrick

    Wiley 2010; US$ 114.00

    This volume is a collection of twenty-two cutting edge research papers from teh symposia on Nano-Biotechnology and Ceramics in Biomedical Applications and Advances in Biomineralized Ceramics, Bioceramics, and Bioinspired Designs, which were presented at the 8th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramics and Glass Technology (PACRIM-8). The symposia was focused... more...

  • Foundations of Oriental Art & Symbolismby Titus Burckhardt

    World Wisdom 2009; US$ 9.99

    This fascinating edited collection of art historian Titus Burckhardt?s most important writings on Hindu, Buddhist, and Taoist art is lavishly illustrated with 140 superb examples of Oriental art, architecture, statuary, and painting. more...

  • The Disabled Body in Contemporary Artby Ann Millett-Gallant

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 29.00

    This volume analyzes the representation of disabled and disfigured bodies in contemporary art and its various contexts, from art history to photography to medical displays to the nineteenth- and twentieth-century freak show. more...