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  • Art + Paris Impressionist Rise of the Impressionistsby Museyon Guides

    Museyon 2013; US$ 6.99

    A complete background course on Impressionism covering the dramatic lives of the artists and the group?s struggle to be recognized by the establishment in comprehensive biographies and engaging essays recounting their battle with the Salon. more...

  • The Signature Style of Frans Halsby Christopher D. M. Atkins

    Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 59.99

    The painters of the Dutch Golden Age have a reputation for favoring a dark, serious aesthetic and subdued, everyday scenes over the bravado of their Catholic counterparts. But in fact, Dutch paintings of this period often contain witty visual puns and a fierce vibrancy in their choice of color and subjects. No one more exemplifies this lushness and... more...

  • Die Gestaltungsprincipien Michelangelos, besonders in ihrem Verhältnis zu denen Raffaelsby Erwin Panofsky; Gerda Panofsky

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    In 1920, Erwin Panofsky, one of the most influential art historians of the 20 th century, submitted his habilitation thesis on Michelangelo. In following years, Panofsky developed the manuscript further, yet never published it. Following his emigration to the US in the early 1930s, it was considered lost, but was later rediscovered in... more...

  • The Art of Mistakesby Melanie Rothschild

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 24.99

    You can make art and deeply appreciate the Art of Mistakes . When it comes to mistakes, we're all experts. Really. Yet fear of making mistakes often holds us back from trying new things. Inside, you will discover how our mistakes can be powerful opportunities for new ideas that we could never think up deliberately. Whether you are a seasoned... more...

  • Die verborgene Präsenz des Künstlersby Sebastian Neußer

    transcript 2014; US$ 28.11

    Verborgen präsent ist ein Künstler dann, wenn er seinen Körper vollständig verhüllt, vergräbt, einmauert, einwickelt oder auf andere Weise unsichtbar inszeniert. Er schafft einen Innenraum, mit dem er das Abgetrenntsein von der Außenwelt markiert, zugleich aber direkten Kontakt hält, um alternative Interaktionsmöglichkeiten zu erforschen. Sebastian... more...

  • Caravaggio in Contextby John F. Moffitt

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2004; US$ 49.95

    Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) has long been recognized as one of the great innovators in the history of art. Through detailed analysis of paintings from his early Roman period, 1594-1602, this study now situates his art firmly within both its humanistic and its scientific context. Here, both his revolutionary painterly techniques--pronounced... more...

  • A Corpus of Rembrandt Paintings VIby Ernst van de Wetering

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 1,619.00

    A revised survey of Rembrandt?s complete painted oeuvre. The question of which 17th-century paintings in Rembrandt?s style were actually painted by Rembrandt himself had already become an issue during his lifetime. It is an issue that is still hotly disputed among art historians today. The problem arose because Rembrandt had numerous pupils who... 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...

  • Jordaensby Zita Ágota Pataki; Birgit Ulrike Münch

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 54.99

    16 essays by a group of internationally acclaimed authors help contribute to a clearer perception of the complex facets of Jacob Jordaens' oeuvre—and moreover to distinguish it from the works of Rubens, van Dyck, and his contemporaries. The title "Genius of Grand Scale" refers to the spectrum from history to genre as well as to Jordaens' preference... more...

  • How to Paint Like Turnerby Nicola Moorby; Ian Warrell; Mike Chaplin; Tony Smibert

    Tate Enterprises Ltd 2015; US$ 6.99

    JMW Turner is one of the greatest artists Britain has ever produced. His watercolours, with their extraordinary effects of shifting light and dramatic skyscapes, are especially highly regarded. For the first time, the secrets of Turner's technique are revealed, allowing present-day watercolourists to learn from his achievements. This book combines... more...