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Theory. Philosophy. Aesthetics of the visual arts

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  • The Collected Writings of Michael Snowby Michael Snow; Louise Dompierre

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 24.95

    Writing, for Michael Snow, is as much a form of "art-making" as the broad range of visual art activities for which he is renowned, including the "Walking Woman" series and the film Wavelength . Conversely, many of the texts included in this anthology are as significant visually as they are at the level of content - they are meant to be looked at... more...

  • Edward Hopper Encyclopediaby Lenora Mamunes

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 55.00

    Edward Hopper was one of the most prominent American realist painters of the twentieth century. This comprehensive encyclopedia is a cross-referenced guide to Hopper's life and art. More than 200 entries focus on his oeuvre, including his most noteworthy oil paintings, watercolors and etchings. The remaining entries highlight individuals central... more...

  • Not Dark Yetby Mike Harfield; David Lloyd

    Loose Chippings 2010; US$ 11.65

    Spiced with humour, the tales of epic encounters at Clifton Hampden are told alongside more modest affairs at Lords, Headingley and OldTrafford. more...

  • Osogbo and the Art of Heritageby Peter Probst

    Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 20.95

    Why has the home of a Yoruba river goddess become a UNESCO World Heritage site and a global attraction? Every year, tens of thousands of people from around the world visit the sacred grove of Osun, Osogbo's guardian deity, to attend her festival. Peter Probst takes readers on a riveting journey to Osogbo.... more...

  • Rembrandt's Nose: Of Flesh and Spirit in the Master's Portraitsby Michael Taylor

    ARTBOOK | DIGITAL 2011; US$ 27.50

    The year 2006 marked the 400th anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest portrait painters that ever lived, the Dutch seventeenth-century master, Rembrandt. Although Rembrandt is among the most important artists in western history, and perhaps our greatest draftsman, no one has ever, until now, been able to pinpoint exactly how it was that he... more...

  • Jugendstilby Jean Lahor

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Seit dem großen Erfolg auf der Pariser Weltausstellung ist der Einfluss des Jugendstils ungebrochen und hat viele großartige Künstler hervorgebracht. Dieser Stil fungierte als künstlerische Antwort auf die industrielle Revolution und das kreative Vakuum, das diese zurückließ, indem er vor allem dem Kunstandwerk neue Stile und Formen erschloss. Das... more...

  • Creative Time and Spaceby Rice Freeman-Zachery; Tonia Davenport

    F+W Media 2009; US$ 22.99

    How do you make room for making art? Do you long to uncover secrets to sneaking more creative time into your day, or to making your studio the perfect place to unleash your artistic potential? Have you often wondered how successful creative types seem to manage both with ease? In her inspiring follow-up to Living the Creative Life , author Rice... more...

  • Vincent van Goghby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 7.00

    La vida y obra de Vincent van Gogh están tan entremezcladas que es prácticamente imposible observar una sin pensar en la otra. Van Gogh se ha convertido en la encarnación del sufrimiento, en el mártir incomprendido del arte moderno, el emblema del artista como alguien ajeno. En 1890 se publicó un artículo que daba detalles acerca de la enfermedad de... more...

  • Art Nouveauby Jean Lahor

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Ever since its triumph at the Paris Universal Exposition, Art Nouveau has continued to inspire artists. The movement offered an artistic response to the industrial revolution and the creative vacuum left in its wake, exerting a huge impact on the decorative arts. Art Nouveau spans all forms of expression ? including design, painting and architecture... more...

  • Floresby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Las flores constituyen el elemento fundamental en la mayoría de las representaciones pictóricas de naturalezas muertas. Al trazar sus formas y colores, numerosos artistas desde Brueghel a O?Keeffe han creado símbolos tanto de vida como de mortalidad. Los girasoles de Van Gogh, los nenúfares de Monet y los ramos de Matisse permanecerán en nuestra memoria... more...