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  • Erscheinungsformen höfischer Kultur und ihre Träger im Mittelalterby

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 182.00

    Among the testimonies of medieval courtly culture that have come down to us, mural art is the only form to be located precisely where it was conceived, realized, and needed. At the very least, we know the sites where such art materialized. Accordingly, these testimonies provide a direct link to the proponents of that culture and enable us to include... more...

  • Diego Rivera: A Biographyby Manuel Aguilar-Moreno; Erika Cabrera

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 37.00

    This revealing biography covers the life and art of painter Diego Rivera. more...

  • Ornamental Wall Painting in the Art of the Assyrian Empireby Pauline Albenda

    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...

  • Roman Domestic Art and Early House Churchesby David L. Balch

    Mohr Siebeck 2008; US$ 123.03

    Hauptbeschreibung In contrast to most studies of earliest Christianity that focus on texts, David Balch inquires into the visual world of the culture in which early Christians lived and worshipped. Jews and Christians outside Israel lived in Greek and Roman houses and apartment buildings. During earlier Republican and later Imperial periods, artists... more...

  • Unframedby Rosemary Betterton

    I.B.Tauris 2003; US$ 43.00

    Women?s painting is undergoing a vibrant revival, yet this phenomenon has been little explored. Unframed is a welcome examination of women?s contemporary painting, uniquely presenting new writings by both practioners involved with theory and critical theorists engaging with practice. Reflecting on their own painting practice and that of other women... more...

  • Perspectives on Persian Paintingby Dr Barbara Brend

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    This is a detailed study of the illustrations to Am r Khusrau's Khamsah . The first extant exemplar is from the Persian area in the late 14th century, but a case can be made that work was probably illustrated earlier in India. more...

  • Über die Schönheit häßlicher Bilderby Max Brod; Lothar Müller

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 26.85

    »Ein Vademecum für Romantiker unserer Zeit« ist der Untertitel der Sammlung von Essays, die Max Brod mit 29 Jahren 1913 bei Kurt Wolff in Leipzig veröffentlichte. Die Verbindung von Romantik und Moderne kommt in dieser Sammlung nirgends deutlicher zum Ausdruck als in dem brillanten Essay zu Robert Walser, dessen Größe zu dieser Zeit kaum jemand sah.... more...

  • L'Art Naïfby Nathalia Brodskaya

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    L?art naïf connaît ses premiers succès à la fin du XIXe siècle. Des « peintres du dimanche » développent avec spontanéité et simplicité une forme d?expression qui, jusqu?alors, avait peu intéressé les artistes et les critiques d?art. Influencée par les arts primitifs, la peinture naïve se distingue par la précision de ses traits, la vivacité et la... 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...

  • Les Manuscrits enluminésby Jp. A. Calosse

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    Quiconque a eu la chance de tenir entre ses mains des livres manuscrits du Moyen Âge a certainement été ému de ce contact direct avec un passé retrouvé. Les ?uvres d?auteurs célèbres, ou parfois même à jamais anonymes, s?animent sous nos yeux : anciens traités de philosophie, de sciences naturelles et de théologie, romans de chevalerie et poèmes courtois,... more...