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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
This is a detailed study of the illustrations to Amir Khusrau's Khamsah , in which twenty discourses are followed by a brief parable, and four romances. Amir Khusrau (1253-1325) lived the greater part of adventurous life in Delhi; he composed in Persian, and also in Hindi. From the point of view of manuscript illustration, his most important work... more...
- F+W Media 2013; US$ 24.99
"Color communicates because color is powerful, & powerful color is more powerful still." --Scape Martinez In this hot-off-the-streets book, Scape Martinez shows you how to use color to bring beauty, meaning and life to graffiti art. To shout, shock and sing. To push the boundaries of art and communicate in a way that letter structure alone cannot.... more...
- Triumph Books 2013; US$ 11.99
The defending American League champions and favorites to repeat in 2013, the Detroit Tigers are forging a dynasty, and this book chronicles the recent past and looks to the team?s promising future. From Miguel Cabrera capturing baseball?s first Triple Crown since 1967 on the final day of the season to Justin Verlander?s historic 2011 MVP Award and... more...
- Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00
À l?époque victorienne, l?angleterre, balayée par la révolution industrielle, la confrérie préraphaélite, William morris et le mouvement Arts and Crafts, aspirait à un retour aux valeurs passées. souhaitant faire renaître les formes pures et nobles de la renaissance italienne, les peintres du groupe tels que John everett millais, dante gabriel rossetti... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 69.95
Mighty marble facades, sculptures, and wall paintings played an important role in the decoration of Greek and Roman temples. While the official temples, which were connected with a city or a state, usually had a simple but solemn appearance, the more popular buildings were true multi-colored expressions of religiosity. Scenes from the life of the... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 12.99
A spellbinding account of the rapacious pursuit of the most exquisite paintings in the world In the Gilded Age, newly wealthy and culturally ambitious Americans began to compete for Europe's extraordinary Old Master pictures, causing a major migration of art across the Atlantic. Old Masters, New World is a backstage look at the cutthroat competition,... more...
- Cooper Square Press 2000; US$ 23.99
A visionary painter best known for his murals, Diego Rivera explored Paris, Spain, San Francisco, New York, Moscow and his native Mexico, and counted Picasso, Cocteau, Trotsky and Rockefeller among his coterie of friends and enemies. more...
- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 20.87
Die Schätze der Buchmalerei lagern wohl verwahrt in den Tresoren berühmter Bibliotheken. Ihr Wert geht in die Millionen. Der Kunsthistoriker Norbert Wolf eröffnet dem Leser einen einzigartigen Zugang zu den Glanzlichtern des illuminierten Buches wie dem Book of Kells, der Wiener Genesis oder dem Codex Manesse. Der übersichtlich nach Themen gegliederte... more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 136.00
This study provides the archaeological record and pictorial documentation of ornamental wall painting produced for Assyrian royal residences. It examines the changing trends in the decorative designs and selection of motifs, some with symbolic meaning. Many illustrations are from the excavation reports. more...