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  • Lesen in Bild und Textby Nikolaus Henkel

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 56.00

    Bildercodex D is among the earliest illuminated manuscripts in the German language and illustrates the late effects of the Regensburg-Prüfening drawing style. This volume examines the experimental techniques recognizable in this work, which were integrated into pictures and text as well as the banners embedded in the miniatures, and it explores how... more...

  • Mirror In Parchmentby Michael Camille

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 55.00

    What is the status of visual evidence in history? Can we actually see the past through images? Where are the traces of previous lives deposited? Michael Camille addresses these important questions in Mirror in Parchment, a lively, searching study of one medieval manuscript, its patron, producers, and historical progeny. The richly illuminated Luttrell... more...

  • Street-Artby Julia Reinecke

    transcript 2014; US$ 26.01

    Dieses Buch ist die erste wissenschaftliche Analyse von Street-Art. Es gewährt einen tiefen Einblick in die Subkultur und fragt, inwiefern Street-Art zwischen Graffiti, Bildender Kunst und Werbung zu verorten ist. Die Ergebnisse der Studie basieren auf einer vier Jahre langen qualitativen Recherche, während der die Autorin mit internationalen, namhaften... more...

  • Qusayr ?Amraby Garth Fowden

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 68.95

    From the stony desolation of Jordan's desert, it is but a step through a doorway into the bath house of the Qusayr 'Amra hunting lodge. Inside, multicolored frescoes depict scenes from courtly life and the hunt, along with musicians, dancing girls, and naked bathing women. The traveler is transported to the luxurious and erotic world of a mid-eighth-century... more...

  • Jewish book art between Islam and Christianityby K. Kogman-Appel

    BRILL 2004; US$ 204.00

    This book discusses the decoration types of Sephardic illuminated Bibles. Unlike illuminated Passover manuscripts from the same period with their rich figurative and narrative picture cycles, Bibles are almost exclusively aniconic. Whereas the former borrow heavily from Christian art, the Bibles are entirely indebted to Islamic culture. The volume... more...

  • Mediaeval Manichaean Book Artby Zsuzsanna Gulácsi

    BRILL 2005; US$ 199.00

    This volume is a pioneer study focused on a corpus of 89 fragments of exquisitely illuminated manuscripts that were produced under the patronage of the Turkic-speaking Uygurs in the Turfan region of East Central Asia between the 8th and 11th centuries CE. Through detailed analyses and interpretations aided by precise computer drawings, the author introduces... more...

  • Arab Paintingby Anna Contadini

    BRILL 2007; US$ 147.00

    Arab painting, preserved mainly in manuscript illustrations of the 12th to 14th centuries, is here treated as an artistic corpus fully deserving of appreciation in its own terms, and not as a mere precursor to Persian painting. The book assembles papers by a distinguished list of scholars that illuminate the variety of material that survives in scientific... more...

  • Frida Kahlo and Diego Riveraby Carol Sabbeth

    Chicago Review Press 2005; US$ 14.99

    Children will find artistic inspiration as they learn about iconic artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera in these imaginative and colorful activities. The art and ideas of Kahlo and Rivera are explored through projects that include painting a self-portrait Kahlo-style, creating a mural with a social message like Rivera, making a Day of the Dead ofrenda... more...

  • Scenic Art for the Theatreby Susan Crabtree; Peter Beudert

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Now in its Third Edition, Scenic Art for the Theatre: History, Tools and Techniques continues to be the most trusted source for both student and professional scenic artists. With new information on scenic design using Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro and other digital imaging softwares this test expands to offer the developing artist more step-by-step instuction... more...

  • Creative Kids' Murals You Can Paintby Suzanne Whitaker

    F+W Media 2006; US$ 24.99

    Paint Imaginative Murals Especially for Kids! Transform an ordinary room into a playground of imagination. Creative Kids' Murals You Can Paint blends inspiration with instruction so you can create the perfect mural for every special child you know. More than 50 whimsical wall paintings by author and children's muralist, Suzanne Whitaker, offer... more...