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  • Courting the Alhambraby Cynthia Robinson; Simone Pinet

    BRILL 2008; US$ 117.00

    Bringing together the critical tools of art history, literature and historiography, this collections offers a series of new approaches to the study of the painted ceilings in the Hall of Justice of the Alhambra. more...

  • Banksy Locations & Tours Volume 1by Martin Bull

    PM Press 2011; US$ 16.00

    In three guided tours, Martin Bull documents 65 London street installations by guerilla art icon Banksy. While newspapers and magazines the world over send their critics to review the latest Damien Hirst show at the Tate Modern, Bull is out taking photos of the legendary political artist's work. This collection of provocative and intriguing examples... 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...

  • Illuminating the Border of French and Flemish Manuscripts, 1270?1310by Lisa Moore Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This study first examines the marginal repertoire in two well-known manuscripts, the Psalter of Guy de Dampierre and an Arthurian Romance, within their material and codicological contexts. This repertoire then provides a template for an extended study of the marginal motifs that appear in eighteen related manuscripts, which range from a Bible to illustrated... more...

  • Illuminated Manuscriptsby Tamara Woronowa; Andrej Sterligow

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Those who have had the chance to hold a medieval manuscript in their hands cannot fail to have been impressed by the feeling of being in touch with a long-passed epoch. Back when a book was a true handicraft and every copy the result of a laborious process, the object was more a work of art than a volatile commercial product. The Mega Square Illuminated... more...

  • Kahloby Gerry Souter

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    In die Porträts der Frida Kahlo sind sowohl ihr Leben als auch ihr Wirken selbst eingeflossen. Genau diese Mischung zieht den Betrachter in ihren Bann. Kahlos Werk läuft wie der Film ihres Lebens vor dem Auge des Betrachters ab, und nur selten lässt sich in Bilderrahmen mehr über Künstler erfahren, als es bei ihren Werken der Fall ist. Mit achtzehn... more...

  • Mural Painting Secrets For Successby Gary Lord

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 24.99

    Mural Painting Secrets for Success will give you the tools you need to paint fantastic murals following the latest trends, including holographic metallics, 3-D effect paints and stained concrete. In addition to the 23 step-by-step demonstrations, a gallery of more than 20 inspirational photos will serve as idea-starters for you and your clients. You,... more...

  • Tibetan Rescueby Pamela Logan

    Tuttle Publishing 2002; US$ 24.95

    The culture and artifacts of Tibet,like those of other remote indigenous societies, are under siege by the relentless modern world. The fate of monasteries in Tibet has been a subject of concern to many in the West; but until Tibetan Rescue little specific information had been published. As president of a nongovernmental organization that brings foreign... more...

  • How a Revolutionary Art Became Official Cultureby Mary K. Coffey

    Duke University Press 2012; US$ 89.95

    This is a study of the reciprocal relationship between Mexican muralism and the three major Mexican museums—the Palace of Fine Arts, the National History Museum, and the National Anthropology Museum. 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...