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- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95
Symmetry is one of the ideas by which man through the ages has tried to comprehend and create order, beauty, and perfection. Starting from the view that symmetry = harmony of proportions , this book gradually develops first the geometric concept of symmetry in its several forms as bilateral, translatory, rotational, ornamental, and crystallographic... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 63.00
Gute Gestaltung / Good Design 14 presents prizewinning designs from all disciplines. The works awarded prizes by the Deutscher Designer Club (DDC, German Designer Club) in its annual Gute Gestaltung (Good Design) competition demonstrate design excellence and skilful use of form. This book invites comparison, both within and between the... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00
This special issue investigates the role of Futurism in the ?uvre of a number of women artists and writers, including women actively supporting Futurism (e.g. R??ena Zátková, Edyth von Haynau, Olga Rozanova, Eva Kühn), others periodically involved with the movement (e.g. Valentine de Saint Point, Aleksandra Ekster, Mary Swanzy), others... more...
- Museyon 2015; US$ 15.99
Get swept up in the glitz and glamour of the French Riviera as author and filmmaker John Baxter takes readers on a whirlwind tour through the star-studded cultural history of the Côte d?Azur that?s sure to delight travelers, Francophiles, and culture lovers alike. Readers will discover the dramatic lives of the legendary artists, writers, actors,... 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...
- Karnac Books 2015; US$ 29.95
Illustrated with Barbara Hepworth's abstract stone carving, with other works of art, and with fascinating vignettes from Adrian Stokes's writing, this biography highlights his revolutionary emphasis on the materials-led inspiration of architecture, sculpture, painting, and the avant-garde creations of the Ballets Russes. In also detailing... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 64.99
Sixteenth-century wall paintings in a Buddhist temple in the Tibetan cultural zone of northwest India are the focus of this innovative and richly illustrated study. Initially shaped by one set of religious beliefs, the paintings have since been reinterpreted and retraced by a later Buddhist community, subsumed within its religious framework and communal... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
In The Rise and Fall of American Art, 1940s-1980s, Catherine Dossin challenges the now-mythic perception of New York as the undisputed center of the art world between the end of World War II and the fall of the Berlin Wall, a position of power that brought the city prestige, money, and historical recognition. Dossin reconstructs the concrete factors... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
The project of global art history calls for balanced treatment of artifacts and a unified approach. This volume emphasizes questions of transcultural encounters and exchanges as circulations. It presents a strategy that highlights the processes and connections among cultures, and also responds to the dynamics at work in the current globalized art... more...
- F+W Media 2015; US$ 24.99
Find your artistic creativity with delicate doodles, big colors and lavish layers! CreativeGIRL features art projects that teach you how to draw and paint your story using pencils, watercolor paints and simple mixed-media supplies. Danielle Donaldson shows you how to draw the pretty pictures from your imagination, infuse your art with delightful... more...