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  • 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...

  • La Peinture Anglaiseby Ernest Chesneau

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    L'école de peinture britannique a été officiellement reconnue au début du XVIIIe siècle grâce au travail du peintre William Hogarth. Elle regroupe des oeuvres des plus grands artistes britanniques tels que Thomas Gainsborough, Joseph Mallord William Turner, John Constable, Edward Burne-Jones ou encore Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Cette peinture est présentée... more...

  • Christ in Artby Ernest Renan

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Since the dawn of Christianity, artists have been fascinated and stirred by the figure of Christ. His likeness appears in frescoes on the walls of catacombs that date from Roman times; he is featured in the stained glass windows of Gothic churches; and he can be found in various forms in today?s pop culture. The Biblical Saviour is not a static, immaterial... more...

  • Diego Riveraby Gerry Souter

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    They met in 1928, Frida Kahlo was then 21 years old and Diego Rivera was twice her age. He was already an international reference, she only aspired to become one.An intense artistic creation, along with pain and suffering, was generated by this tormented union, in particular for Frida. Constantly in the shadow of her husband, bearing his unfaithfulness... more...

  • Diego Riveraby Gerry Souter

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    « Je connaissais Diego Rivera, le muraliste mexicain, bien avant de découvrir les nombreux autres « Diego Rivera » qui hantèrent le monde du début du XXe siècle à la fin des années 1950. [?] Si ses peintures de chevalet et ses dessins forment une grande part de ses ?uvres de jeunesse comme de la maturité, ses peintures murales uniques font exploser... more...

  • Diego Riveraby Gerry Souter

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Sie lernten sich 1928 kennen, als Frida Kahlo gerade einundzwanzig Jahre und Diego doppelt so alt war. Er genoss bereits internationale Anerkennung, als sie noch davon träumte. Aus ihrer stürmischen Beziehung erwuchs vor allem für Frida eine starke Kreativität, doch brachte sie auch großes Leid mit sich. Stets im Schatten ihres Mannes, dessen häufige... more...

  • American Graffitiby Margo Thompson

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    The first appearances of graffiti ?tags? (signatures) on New York City subway trains in the early 1970s were discarded as incidents of vandalism or the rough, violent cries of the ignorant and impoverished. However, as the graffiti movement progressed and tags became more elaborate and ubiquitous, genuine artists emerged whose unique creativity and... more...

  • American Graffitiby Margo Thompson

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Depuis le début des années 1970, les graffeurs décorent l?extérieur des rames de métro avec des tags toujours plus grands et toujours plus élaborés.Dans le schéma primitiviste, les graffeurs, en tant qu?artistes en marge, offraient de nouvelles perspectives à la société américaine. Ils tendaient un miroir à la culture hégémonique.Les références aux... more...

  • American Graffitiby Margo Thompson

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Das vorliegende Buch präsentiert eine neue Analyse der Verbindungen zwischen dem Kunstgenre Graffiti und dem Werk Jean-Michel Basquiats und spricht insofern sicherlich ein breites Publikum an. Es gibt gegenwärtig nur äußerst wenige Studien zu dieser Thematik, was diese originelle Analyse umso wichtiger macht. Der Autor analysiert den vergleichbaren... more...

  • Art and Devotion at a Buddhist Temple in the Indian Himalayaby Melissa R. Kerin

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 64.99

    Sixteenth-century wall paintings in a Buddhist temple in the Tibetan cultural zone of northwest India are the focus of this innovative and richly illustrated study. Initially shaped by one set of religious beliefs, the paintings have since been reinterpreted and retraced by a later Buddhist community, subsumed within its religious framework and communal... more...