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  • American Graffitiby Margo Thompson

    Parkstone International 2012; 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 2012; 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 Grafittiby Margo Thompson

    Parkstone International 2012; 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...

  • 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...

  • Arab Social Life in the Middle Agesby Shirley Guthrie

    Saqi 2013; US$ 29.17

    This vivid portrait of everyday life in the medieval Arab world draws on thirteenth century miniatures from collections as far afield as St Petersburg and Istanbul. The wide range of topics covers every aspect of society in the ‘Abbasid period, from life at court to the pomp and ceremony of the military, from the dispensing of justice to the bustle... more...

  • Art in Reproductionby Robert Verhoogt

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 65.00

    This illuminating study examines the cultural meaning of artistic reproduction in a refreshingly new context through its consideration of how three artists managed the reproduction of their work. 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...

  • Buchmalerei verstehenby Norbert Wolf

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 21.04

    Die Schätze der Buchmalerei lagern wohl verwahrt in den Tresoren berühmter Bibliotheken. Ihr Wert geht in die Millionen. Der Kunsthistoriker Norbert Wolf eröffnet dem Leser einen einzigartigen Zugang zu den Glanzlichtern des illuminierten Buches wie dem Book of Kells, der Wiener Genesis oder dem Codex Manesse. Der übersichtlich nach Themen gegliederte... more...

  • Buchmalerei verstehenby Norbert Wolf

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 21.04

    Die Schätze der Buchmalerei lagern wohl verwahrt in den Tresoren berühmter Bibliotheken. Ihr Wert geht in die Millionen. Der Kunsthistoriker Norbert Wolf eröffnet dem Leser einen einzigartigen Zugang zu den Glanzlichtern des illuminierten Buches wie dem Book of Kells, der Wiener Genesis oder dem Codex Manesse. Der übersichtlich nach Themen gegliederte... more...

  • Christ in Artby Ernest Renan

    Parkstone International 2012; 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...