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  • The Spanish Presence in Sixteenth-Century Italyby Piers Baker-Bates; Miles Pattenden

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    The essays collected here evaluate the broad range of contexts in which Spaniards were present in early modern Italy. They consider diplomacy, sanctity, art, politics and even popular verse. Each essay excavates how Italians who came into contact with the Spanish crown’s power perceived and interacted with the wider range of identities brought... more...

  • 1000 Chefs-d?uvre érotiquesby Hans-Jürgen Döpp; Joe A. Thomas; Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    Toutes les régions et civilisations du monde ont traité de l?érotisme, chacune à leur manière, avec leurs niveaux de tolérance et leurs propres références culturelles. Ces tendances se sont reflétées dans les travaux eux-mêmes. Des statues millénaires célébrant la fertilité aux gravures de la Renaissance élaborées pour encourager la procréation dans... more...

  • 1000 Erotic Works of Gniusby Hans-Jürgen Döpp; Joe A. Thomas; Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    Different eras and civilisations have treated erotic images with varying acceptance and different concepts of erotica and these tendencies are reflected within the works themselves. From ancient statues devoted to fertility to Renaissance engravings designed to encourage procreation within marriage, erotic art has always held an important place in... more...

  • 1000 Erotische Meisterwerkeby Hans-Jürgen Döpp; Joe A. Thomas; Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    Von tausendjährigen, als Fruchtbarkeitssymbole verehrten Statuen bis hin zu den Odalisken der modernen Maler erotische Kunst hat immer eine bedeutende Rolle in der Gesellschaft gespielt, unabhängig davon, welche Vorstellung von Kultur oder Moral gerade herrschte. In diesem Werk sind eintausend Bilder erotischer Kunst aus allen Zeiten und von allen... more...

  • 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...

  • ReVisioningby James Romaine; Linda Stratford

    The Lutterworth Press 2014; US$ 63.00

    ReVisioning: Critical Methods of Seeing Christianity in the History of Art' explores some of underlying methodological assumptions in the field of art history by examining the suitability and success, as well as the incompatibility and failure, of varying art historical methodologies when applied to works of art which distinctly manifest Christian... more...

  • A Mickey Mouse Readerby Garry Apgar

    University Press of Mississippi 2014; US$ 35.00

    The first anthology to chart the Disney character's ascent to the rank of global icon more...

  • Word and Image in Arthurian Literatureby Keith Busby

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Originally published in 1996, the articles in this book are revised, expanded papers from a session at the 17 th International Congress of the Arthurian Society held in 1993. The chapters cover Arthurian studies? directions at the time, showcasing analysis of varied aspects of visual representation and relation to literary themes. Close attention... more...