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  • Laura Knightby Barbara C. Morden

    McNidder and Grace Limited 2013; US$ 13.11

    Laura Knight (1877-1970) was one of the most distinguished women artists of the early 20th century with an international reputation. This much-anticipated biography appears at a time of renewed interest in Dame Laura's extensive repertoire. Laura Knight: A Life probes beneath the myths and fictions that have and continue to be woven around the artist.... more...

  • Le Lorrainby Sergei Daniel

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 5.00

    Claude Gellée (Le Lorrain)(Chamagne, 1604 ? Rome, 1682)Claude Gellée, surnommé Le Lorrain, ne fut ni un grand homme, ni un esprit noble comme Poussin. Toutefois, on ne peut nier son génie et il fut, ŕ l'instar de Poussin, un inventeur profondément original dans les limites imposées par l'idéal classique. Il passa aussi presque toute sa vie ŕ Rome bien... more...

  • Leo Putz (1869-1940)by Barbara Götsch Unterberger

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2010; US$ 18.89

    Leo Putz (1869-1940) hatte 1905 für die IX. Internationale Kunstausstellung im Königlichen Glaspalast in München das ?Bacchanal? eingereicht. Das Gemälde wurde zunächst von der Jury angenommen, dann aber wieder aus der Ausstellung entfernt. Grundlage für diese Entscheidung bot die ?Lex Heinze?, die in Deutschland die öffentliche Darstellung unsittlicher... more...

  • Leonardo da Vinciby Sigmund Freud

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 18.95

    This remarkable book takes as its subject one of the most outstanding men that ever lived. The ultimate prodigy, Leonardo da Vinci was an artist of great originality and power, a scientist, and a powerful thinker. According to Sigmund Freud, he was also a flawed, repressed homosexual. The first psychosexual history to be published, Leonardo da Vinci... more...

  • The Life and Career of Lippo di Dalmasio, a Bolognese Painter of the Late Fourteenth Century:by Flavio Boggi; Robert Gibbs

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 149.95

    This book provides an historical and critical framework for the paintings of Lippo di Dalmasio. The catalogue presents 37 items in total, including many new attributions and some previously unpublished works. This is accompanied by all known documents on the artist. This book contains eight color photographs and thirty-five black and white photographs. more...

  • The Lost Michelangelosby Antonio Forcellino

    Wiley 2014; US$ 22.95

    Translated by Lucinda Byatt This book tells the remarkable story of a rare discovery: the uncovering of two lost paintings by the great Renaissance artist Michelangelo. Like many stories of artistic loss, this one begins in a library in Italy, where Antonio Forcellino - a distinguished Michelangelo scholar and restorer - stumbled across some... more...

  • Marcel Duchampby Octavio Paz

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95

    Octavio Paz conveying “his awareness of Duchamp as a great cautionary figure in our culture, warning us with jest and quiet scandals of the menacing encroachment of criticism, science and even art.? —New York Times Book Review more...

  • Max Beckmann: On My Paintingby Max Beckmann

    Tate Enterprises Ltd 2013; US$ 3.99

    Max Beckmann is widely acknowledged as one of Germany’s leading twentieth-century artists. A figurative painter throughout his career, Beckmann depicted the world around him with an unparalleled intensity. His art emerges directly from his experiences of the First and Second World Wars, the political upheavals of the 1920s and 1930s, the rise... more...

  • Max Beckmann. Selbst- und Weltbild in den Themen "Caféhaus" und "Tanz"by Astrid Becker

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 30.27

    Max Beckmann zählt zu den großen Künstlern des 20. Jahrhunderts. Sein Schaffen ist Gegenstand zahlreicher Publikationen und Ausstellungen. Wenig bekannt ist hingegen die komplexe Bedeutung des Ortes "Café" für den Menschen und Künstler Beckmann. Zeit seines Lebens verweilte Max Beckmann zahllose Stunden in Cafés, Bars, Nachtclubs, Hotelcafés... more...

  • Menschwerden aus Passionby Matthias Marks

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 41.98

    Der Diskurs über Bilder, ihre Präsenz und ihre Wirkungen ist bislang weitgehend an der Praktischen Theologie vorbeigegangen. Die vorliegende Untersuchung wagt erste Schritte in dieses fremde Terrain. Sie hebt wichtige rezeptionsästhetische Fragen ans Licht, diskutiert sie im Rahmen dreier zentraler praktisch-theologischer Arbeitsfelder (Predigt, Liturgie,... more...