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- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 18.32
Pre-eminent author and art historian Simon Schama has written widely on art for many years to great acclaim. In Hang-Ups , a personal selection of his articles from, amongst others, The New Yorker , appears in Britain for the very first time. Brilliantly and lucidly written by one of the most singular voices in non-fiction, this volume of provocative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 76.95
Using the tools of the "new" art history (feminism, Marxism, social context, etc.) An Introduction to Nineteenth-Century Art offers a richly textured, yet clear and logical, introduction to nineteenth-century art and culture. This textbook will provide readers with a basic historical framework of the period and the critical tools for interpreting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95
A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes recognizes that change is a driving force in all the arts. It covers major trends in music, dance, theater, film, visual art, sculpture, and performance art--as well as architecture, science, and culture. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1973; US$ 210.00
Ulrich Weisstein?s collection of 21 essays offers a comparative study of Expressionism as a Modernist movement whose dynamic core lay in Germany and Austria-Hungary, but which transformed artistic practices in other European countries. The focus, Weisstein argues, ?must be strictly and sharply aimed at a specific body of works and opinions?a relatively... more...
- SportsBooks 2011; US$ 27.99
One minute before 7pm on Tuesday, May 22, 1945 a packed Lord's roared as Australia beat England in the last over of the first Victory Test. A fortnight after Victory in Europe, the result did not matter -- only the cricket. The five matches between a near full-strength England and Australian servicemen, at least one of whom had just been released from... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 221.00
Presenting a large body of evidence for the first time, this book offers a comprehensive treatment of Nubian architecture, sculpture, and minor arts in the period between 300 BC-AD 250. It focuses primarily on the Nubian response to the traditional pharaonic, Hellenistic/Roman, Hellenizing, and hybrid elements of Ptolemaic and Roman Egyptian culture.... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2000; US$ 11.99
How to sell one?s art isn't taught in art schools, yet it?s an essential ingredient in getting work displayed and attracting art commissions. This straightforward guide is written for artists who want to present themselves and their work in the best possible light to the largest possible audience. Topics include creating a winning marketing package,... more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 17.99
Readers will find fresh ways to celebrate children's artistic expressions with these unique ideas from Barbara A. McGuire, author of Foundations in Polymer Clay Design and Wire in Design. Learn how to transform children's drawings into functional pieces that will be cherished forever - from an Op Art Lantern for the living room to elegant jewelry to... more...
- F+W Media 2007; US$ 19.99
Awe-inspiring works by contemporary masters, along with the secrets behind its creation. Drawing is the most intimate and immediate form of self-expression, fundamental to every artist's ability to communicate with a viewer. The sense of energy and expression that can be captured in mere strokes of charcoal, ink, pastel, marker or any of the other... more...
- NYU Press 1998; US$ 22.10
In this volume, the third in his classic series of texts surveying the history of art theory, Moshe Barasch traces the hidden patterns and interlocking themes in the study of art, from Impressionism to Abstract Art. Barasch details the immense social changes in the creation, presentation, and reception of art which have set the history of art theory... more...