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Theory. Philosophy. Aesthetics of the visual arts

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  • Imagining the Presentby Richard Kalina

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 56.95

    Bringing together twenty-nine of Lawrence Alloway?s most influential essays in one volume, this fascinating collection provides valuable perspectives on the art and visual culture of the second half of the twentieth century. Lawrence Alloway ranks among the most important critics of his time, and his contributions to the spirited and contentious... more...

  • Selves and Subjectivitiesby Manijeh Mannani; Veronica Thompson

    Athabasca University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    The self and the other in the works of Canadian contemporary artists. more...

  • Constructing the Image of Muhammad in Europeby Michelina Di Cesare; Heather Coffey; Alberto Saviello; Avinoam Shalem

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 63.00

    thevolume represents a significant contribution to the complex history of the conceptualization and pictorialization of the Prophet Muhammad in the West. It gives a rapid and though deep overview of the history of the making of an image of the Prophet Muhammad in Europe and thus reflects the whole history of the making of the image of Islam... more...

  • Die Seidenstrasse heuteby Christoph Müller; Peter Gysling; Der Schweizerische Beobachter; Karin Schneuwly

    Beobachter-Edition 2012; US$ 49.99

    Auf den Spuren von Marco Polo reist der Journalist Peter Gysling zusammen mit einer DOK-Equipe des Schweizer Radio und Fernsehens von Venedig zum Kaspischen Meer, durch Zentralasien bis nach Xian in China.Der opulente Bildband zeigt eindrücklich die Höhepunkte der Reise und ergänzt mit Hintergrundinformationen die persönlichen Erlebnisberichte der... more...

  • Italian Renaissance Artby Christiane L. Joost-Gaugier

    Wiley 2012; US$ 45.95 US$ 39.82

    Richly illustrated, and featuring detailed descriptions of works by pivotal figures in the Italian Renaissance, this enlightening volume traces the development of art and architecture throughout the Italian peninsula in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. A smart, elegant, and jargon-free analysis of the Italian Renaissance ? what it was,... more...

  • A Companion to Renaissance and Baroque Artby Babette Bohn; James M. Saslow

    Wiley 2012; US$ 56.95 US$ 49.36

    A Companion to Renaissance and Baroque Art provides a diverse, fresh collection of accessible, comprehensive essays addressing key issues for European art produced between 1300 and 1700, a period that might be termed the beginning of modern history. Presents a collection of original, in-depth essays from art experts that address various aspects... more...

  • A Companion to British Artby Dana Arnold; David Peters Corbett

    Wiley 2013; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62

    This companion is a collection of newly-commissioned essays written by leading scholars in the field, providing a comprehensive introduction to British art history. A generously-illustrated collection of newly-commissioned essays which provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of British art Combines original research with a survey... more...

  • Twentieth-Century American Artby Erika Doss

    OUP Oxford 2002; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    Jackson Pollock, Georgia O'Keeffe, Andy Warhol, Julian Schnabel, and Laurie Anderson are just some of the major American artists of the twentieth century. From the 1893 Chicago World's Fair to the 2000 Whitney Biennial, a rapid succession of art movements and different styles reflected the extreme changes in American culture and society, as well as... more...

  • Spiritual American Trashby Greg Bottoms

    Counterpoint 2013; US$ 15.99

    In Spiritual American Trash , Greg Bottoms goes beyond the examination of eight outsider artists? and inhabits the spirit of their work and stories in engaging vignettes. From the janitor who created a holy throne room out of scraps in a garage, to the lonely wartime mother who filled her home with driftwood replicas of Bible scenes, Bottoms illustrates... more...

  • The Next Thingby Pablo Baler

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2013; US$ 39.99

    The Next Thing: Art in the Twenty-first Century is an illustrated collection of commissioned essays that attempt to anticipate, through current artistic productions, the aesthetic sensibility that will define our times. more...