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- Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 13.26
Zu Unrecht wird Spanien oftmals eine periphere Stellung in der Geschichte des modernen Europa zugeschrieben. Welche Rolle das Land für die Entwicklung wichtiger Prozesse des 19. Jahrhunderts tatsächlich spielte, lässt sich ausgehend von Werk und Vita Francisco de Goyas beschreiben. Der spanische Maler kann insofern als »politischer Maler« bezeichnet... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
A groundbreaking critic who also made a name for herself as a writer of supernatural fiction, Violet Paget, writing under the name Vernon Lee, applied her unique analytical lens to the aesthetic and cultural sensibilities of numerous eras over the course of her career. This collection brings together a series of essays and responses to an array of... more...
- S. Hirzel Verlag 2014; US$ 27.66
Der Begriff ?Kunstlandschaft? dient der Kunstwissenschaft als Ordnungsbegriff, um das kunsthistorische Material räumlich zu klassifizieren. Angesichts der vielfältigen Verflechtungen, in denen Kunstwerke entstehen, muß die Konsistenz von "Kunstlandschaften" jedoch in Frage gestellt werden. Vor diesem Hintergrunduntersucht die Autorin den... more...
- Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. 2015; US$ 11.99
What do Mike Kelley and his cronies and sometime collaborators Jim Shaw, Paul McCarthy and Tony Oursler talk about when they talk about art? You'll have to crack this book to find out, but expect a heady mix of pop culture, sex, violence, politics and, as always, a strong dose of humor. This volume brings together for the first time Kelley's major... more...
- Tate Enterprises Ltd 2014; US$ 2.90
Roy Lichtenstein is one of the best-known and accessible artists of the pop art generation of the 1960s. Taking much of his subject matter from comic strips and popular advertising, Lichtenstein produced large, rigorous and highly stylised paintings such as “Whaam!? and “Drowning Girl?. Challenged on the originality of his work, Lichtenstein maintained... more...
- University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95
Recording Conceptual Art features a highly provocative series of previously unpublished interviews conducted in early 1969 with some of the most dynamic, daring, and innovative artists of the tumultuous 1960s. The nine individuals--eight artists and one art dealer--are now known as major contributors to Conceptual art. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 9.99
Cynthia Freeland explains why innovation and controversy are valued in the arts, weaving together philosophy, art theory, and many engrossing examples. She discusses blood, beauty, culture, money, sex, web sites, and research on the brain's role in perceiving art. more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 76.00
Muqarnas , the well-respected annual of Islamic art and architecture, is sponsored by the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard U. and MIT. The 20th volume features 12 articles on topics that include geometry in a 9th-century Koran, the defense of alchemy in a Mongol era manuscript, t more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 72.99
Examines the dark side of Thomas Eakins' life and work in this biography that changes our understanding of this American icon. Based on close study of hiss work and new research in the Bregler papers, it shows he was not merely uncompromising, but harsh and brutal both in his personal life and in his painting. more...