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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Giovanni Belliniby Oskar Bätschmann

    Reaktion Books 2008; US$ 55.00

    With Giovanni Bellini, renowned art historian Oskar Bätschmann charts the fraught trajectory of Bellini?s career, highlighting the crucial works that established his far-reaching influence in the Renaissance. more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Metzler Lexikon Kultur der Gegenwartby Ralf Schnell

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2000; US$ 18.14

    Die Formen und Institutionen der Gegenwartskultur seit 1945 - Rückblick und Überblick. Traditionelle Kunstformen wie Literatur, Theater, Film, Fotografie, Musik, Bildende Kunst und Architektur rücken ebenso in den Blickpunkt wie neuere Formen der Medienästhetik. Dazu zählen Fernsehen, Werbung, Comics, Video, Internet und CD-ROM. Formen der Alltagskultur... 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...