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  • Seven Discourses on Artby Sir Joshua Reynolds

    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 Psychology of Beautyby Ethel D. Puffer

    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...

  • Bilder machen Geschichteby Uwe Fleckner

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 98.00

    Kunstwerke haben immer wieder die Aufgabe übernommen, Ereignisse der Weltgeschichte bildnerisch zu reflektieren und ins Bewusstsein der Mit- und Nachwelt zu heben. Durch ihre visuelle Leistungsfähigkeit arbeiten sie aus dem faktischen Ereignis ein übergeordnetes Verständnis für historische Vorgänge heraus und werden dadurch ? neben der eigentlichen... more...

  • Art's Emotionsby Damien Freeman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Despite the very obvious differences between looking at Manet?s Woman with a Parrot and listening to Elgar?s Cello Concerto, both experiences provoke similar questions in the thoughtful aesthete: why does the painting seem to express reverie and the music, nostalgia? How do we experience the reverie and nostalgia in such works of art? Why do we... more...

  • Online Evaluation of Creativity and the Artsby Hiesun Cecilia Suhr

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Social media have dramatically popularized practices of evaluation, especially of cultural products and artistic expressions. The practices of "liking" and rating any shared contents such as music to blogs, film, videos, photographs to artwork and performances are ubiquitous in today?s digital environments. As a result, creative producers are increasingly... more...

  • Zum Paragoneby Christiane Hessler

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 221.00

    Die Paragonefrage, erstmals ausgiebig von Leonardo diskutiert, besitzt im gesamten Quattrocento eine rege Vorgeschichte, die bei allen frühen Impulsen durch Petrarca als die entscheidende Phase der Formierung der Debatte betrachtet werden muss. Spektakuläre Textfunde der Humanisten, Kunsttraktate, auch eigenhändig von Malern oder Bildhauern verfasst,... more...

  • raumverlorenby Eckhard Feddersen; Insa Lüdtke

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    How do we provide spatial orientation to people with dementia? The book examines this question in a comprehensive way with diverse expert contributions and documentation of successful projects that identify the specific challenges facing different disciplines. Eckhard Fedderson is an architect who specializes in building for the elderly. Insa Lüdtke... more...

  • Forceby Mike Mattesi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Design creative characters inspired by real people. Let Mike Mattesi show you how to use life drawing to discover the poses, features and personalities which form the basis of character and then build, develop and 'PUSH' your drawings to new heights of dramatic and visual impact for believable characters audiences can relate to. Packed with color... more...

  • Management and the Artsby William Byrnes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Management and the Arts, Fourth Edition provides you with theory and practical applications from all management perspectives including planning, marketing, finance, economics, organizational, staffing, and group dynamics ALL related to an arts organization. Whether you are a manager in a theatre, museum, dance company, or opera, you will gain useful... more...

  • Hang-Upsby Simon Schama

    Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 18.34

    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... more...