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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00
Alfred Flechtheim was one of the most important art dealers of his era. His galleries included works by Paul Klee and Pablo Picasso. Persecuted by the Nazi regime, Flechtheim fled abroad. The fate of much of his collection remains obscure and a matter of contention to this day. In this study, experts from various disciplines use the example... more...
- Tate Enterprises Ltd 2015; US$ 8.74
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...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 70.00
The book addresses the debates on Rembrandt, Metsu, Vermeer, and Hoogstraten that are currently taking place in art history and cultural studies. These focus mainly on the representation of gender difference, the relationship between text and image, and the emotional discourse. They are also an appeal for art history as a form of cultural... more...
- Frank & Timme 2015; US$ 62.94
In den vergangenen Jahren hat die Spanienforschung eine ganze Reihe von Entdeckungen und Neubewertungen hervorgebracht. Im deutschen Sprachraum sind diese aber bisher kaum wahrgenommen worden. Die Gründe dafür liegen in den im Norden Europas verbreiteten Stereotypen über den katholischen Süden, die teilweise noch immer auf die anti-spanische ?Schwarze... more...
- Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50
1000 Chefs-d?oeuvre de la peinture réunit les oeuvres incontournables de l?art occidental à voir au moins une fois dans sa vie. À travers ces trésors culturels, c?est toute l?histoire de l?art qui se dessine au fil des pages. Unanimement reconnues, ces peintures sont accompagnées de légendes détaillées et replacées dans leur contexte historique. De... more...
- TAJ Books International 2014; US$ 5.99
Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi, better known as simply Sandro Botticelli, was born in Florence, Italy, probably in or around 1445. Serendipitously winning a high-profile commission from the Florentine court, he was catapulted to notoriety as wealthy patrons, in particular the Medici family, hired him to create works that celebrated their lives... more...
- Three Rooms Press 2014; US$ 15.95
In photos, drawings and words, Sign Language pays homage to the lost art of urban outdoor sign painting. In a working environment both novel and ambitious, author John S. Paul found success, noting, "No other job gave me such a direct impact on the urban landscape, or such physical engagement. Painting signs over Broadway in 1984 was a rare look... more...
- 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...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 43.75
The Airfix company was formed in 1939 and, since it produced its first plastic kit in 1949, grew to be the United Kingdom's leading model kit manufacturer. Several generations of young and young-at-heart modellers have made Airfix kits and, despite turbulent times in the 1970s and 1980s when the company changed ownership several times, in the twenty-first... more...
- 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...