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  • Alexander Maximusby Sabine Poeschel

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 1999; Not Available

    Das Pontifikat Alexanders VI. bildet einen Höhepunkt päpstlicher Autorität in der für das Papsttum krisenhaften Epoche der Renaissance. Die Pontifices fanden in der Kunst ein Mittel zum Ausdruck eines repräsentativen Herrschaftsanspruchs auf die geistliche und weltliche Macht. Die Ausstattung des Appartamento Borgia stand im Zusammenhang dieser Entwicklung... more...

  • 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...

  • Apokalypseillustration des 12. Jahrhunderts und weibliche Frömmigkeitby Barbara Polaczek

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 1998; Not Available

    Die Handschriften Brüssel, Bibliothèque Royale Albert 1er, Ms. 3089 und Oxford, Bodleian Library, Ms. Bodl. 352 Zwei illuminierte Handschriften des 12. Jahrhunderts geben Aufschluß über ihre Entstehung und Benutzung: Brüssel, Bibliothèque Royale, Ms. 3089 und Oxford, Bodleian Library, Ms. Bodl. 352. Beide sind mit Apokalypseszenen... 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$ 28.99

    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 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...

  • 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...