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  • Vermeer's Wagerby Ivan Gaskell

    Reaktion Books 2000; US$ 27.00

    Vermeer's Wager stands at the intersection of art history and criticism, philosophy and museology. Using a familiar and celebrated painting by Johannes Vermeer as a case study, Ivan Gaskell explores what it might mean to know and use a work of art. He arg more...

  • Neo-Impressionist Paintersby Russell T. Clement; Annick Houze

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 195.00

    This reference provides biographical, historical, and critical information on Neo-Impressionist painting and its most significant painters. Neo-Impressionism, also called Divisionism and Pointillism, was one of the most innovative and startling late 19th-century French avant-garde styles. Over 2,000 books, articles, manuscripts, and audiovisual materials... more...

  • Stealing the Mystic Lambby Noah Charney

    PublicAffairs 2010; US$ 16.99

    The gripping, six-century history of the world?s most frequently stolen masterpiece more...

  • Amedeo Modiglianiby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 7.00

    Amedeo Modigliani nació en Italia en 1884 y murió en París a la edad de treinta y cinco años. Desde temprana edad se interesó en estudios de desnudos y en la noción clásica del ideal de belleza. En 1900-1901 visitó Nápoles, Capri, Amalfi y Roma, además de Florencia y Venecia, y estudió de primera mano muchas obras maestras del Renacimiento. Quedó impresionado... more...

  • Anthonis van Dyckby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 7.00

    Van Dyck war Schüler und Mitarbeiter von Rubens. Als er Italien bereiste, lebte er in den Palästen seiner Gönner und trat selbst so vornehm und elegant auf, dass man ihn den ?Malerkavalier? nannte. Er wurde 1632 zum Hofmaler des englischen Königs Karl II. (1630 bis 1685) ernannt. Seine beiden letzten Lebensjahre verbrachte er mit seiner jungen Frau... more...

  • Claude Monetby Nathalia Brodskaya

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 7.00

    Para Claude Monet, el que se le considerara ?impresionista? fue siempre un motivo de orgullo. A pesar de todas las críticas que se han hecho a su trabajo, siguió siendo un verdadero impresionista hasta el final de su muy larga vida. Lo era por convicción profunda y, por el impresionismo, pudo haber sacrificado muchas otras oportunidades que su inmenso... more...

  • Claude Monetby Nathalia Brodskaya

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 7.00

    For Claude Monet the designation ?impressionist? always remained a source of pride. In spite of all the things critics have written about his work, Monet continued to be a true impressionist to the end of his very long life. He was so by deep conviction, and for his Impressionism he may have sacrificed many other opportunities that his enormous talent... more...

  • Francisco Goyaby Sarah Carr-Gomm

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 7.00

    Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (Fuentetodos, 1746 ? Bordeaux, 1828) Goya est peut-être le peintre le plus accessible entre tous. Son art, comme sa vie, est un livre ouvert. Il ne cachait rien de ses contemporains, et leur offrait son art avec la même franchise. L'entrée dans son monde n'est pas barricadée de difficultés techniques. Il prouva que si... more...

  • Francisco Goyaby Sarah Carr-Gomm

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 7.00

    Goya is perhaps the most approachable of painters. His art, like his life, is an open book. He concealed nothing from his contemporaries, and offered his art to them with the same frankness. The entrance to his world is not barricaded with technical difficulties. He proved that if a man has the capacity to live and multiply his experiences, to fight... more...

  • Francisco Goyaby Sarah Carr-Gomm

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 7.00

    Goya ist einer der zugänglichsten Maler. Seine Kunst ist wie sein Leben ein offenes Buch und es ist nicht die Kunst einer idealen, sondern einer garstigen und unheimlichen Welt. Er kam als Sohn eines Vergolders in einem kleinen Bergdorf mit hundert Einwohnern zur Welt. Als Kind arbeitete er zusammen mit seinen Geschwistern auf dem Feld, bis sein Zeichentalent... more...