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- Parkstone International 2011; US$ 3.50
Piet Mondrian (1872-1944), who can be assigned to the school of classical modernism, was born in Amersfort, Netherlands. After studying in Amsterdam, he started his artist´s career in the impressionist style as a figure and landscape painter. His works from these years showed the influence of Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890) and of Fauvism, a French school... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 9.99
In today's art world many strange, even shocking, things qualify as art. In this book, Cynthia Freeland explains why innovation and controversy are valued in the arts, weaving together philosophy and art theory with many fascinating examples. She discusses blood, beauty, culture, money, museums, sex, and politics, clarifying contemporary and historical... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 64.99
Isobel Armstrong's startlingly original book tells the stories that spring from the mass-production of glass in nineteenth-century England. Moving across technology, industry, local history, architecture, literature, print culture, the visual arts, optics, and philosophy, it will transform our understanding of the Victorian period. - ;Isobel Armstrong's... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 27.99
The Inspired Home: Interiors of Deep Beauty opens the door to twenty-five of the most beautiful homes in the world?ones owned by top interior designers, fashion designers, artists, and stylists?to reveal how simple principles borrowed from nature can inspire gorgeous, innovative interiors that both calm and embolden us. To create this unique volume,... more...
- University of California Press 2001; US$ 12.95
This visually and intellectually exciting book brings the history of San Francisco's Chinatown alive by taking a close look at images of the quarter created during its first hundred years, from 1850 to 1950. Picturing Chinatown contains more than 160 photographs and paintings, some well known and many never reproduced before, to illustrate how this... more...
- Frank & Timme 2015; US$ 47.14
Die kulturelle Praxis des Comicübersetzens war lange ein von der Forschung wenig beachteter Gegenstand. Als Ergebnis der ersten internationalen Tagung zu diesem Thema beleuchtet der vorliegende Band das Übersetzen und Adaptieren von Comics aus interdisziplinärer Perspektive. Beide Phänomene werden als Ausprägungen desselben Umcodierungsprozesses verstanden,... more...
- The Floating Press 1901; US$ 6.95
Sir Joshua Reynolds laid down principles of art from the point of view of a man of genius who had made his power felt, and with the clear good sense which is the foundation of all work that looks upward and may hope to live. The truths here expressed concerning Art may, with slight adjustment of the way of thought, be applied to Literature or to any... more...
- The Floating Press 1905; US$ 5.99
THE human being who thrills to the experience of beauty in nature and in art does not forever rest with that experience unquestioned. The day comes when he yearns to pierce the secret of his emotion, to discover what it is, and why, that has so stung him - to defend and to justify his transport to himself and to others. He seeks a reason for the faith... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00
Arts marketing is rapidly evolving. In recent years it has moved from a somewhat peripheral sub-discipline of marketing towards the centre of academic debate. This ebook showcases the spectrum of inter-disciplinary themes emerging from arts marketing, while also offering a significant contribution to some of the debates that have permeated the discipline... more...