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

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 41.00

    Diego Rivera: A Biography presents a concise but substantial biography of the famous and controversial Mexican artist. Chronologically arranged, the book examines Rivera's childhood and artistic formation (1886?1906), his European period (1907?1921), and his murals of the 1920s. It looks at the work he did in the United States (1930?1933) and follows... 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...

  • Unframedby Rosemary Betterton

    I.B.Tauris 2003; US$ 14.95

    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$ 47.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Miniatures persanesby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    Découvrez l'une des plus grandes civilisations de notre histoire à travers les miniatures. Dans Miniatures persanes, l'histoire de l'empire perse nous est racontée aux travers de sa tradition artistique. more...

  • English Paintingby Ernest Chesneau

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    The English school of painting was officially recognisedat the beginning of the 18th century through the work ofWilliam Hogarth. It includes works by the most famousEnglish artists, such as Thomas Gainsborough, JosephMallord William Turner, John Constable, Edward Burne-Jones, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. This subject is introducedwith a very unique... more...