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- Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00
Blumen sind das zentrale Objekt einer Vielzahl von Stillleben in der Malerei. Mit ihren Farben und Formen drücken Künstler von Brueghel bis O?Keeffe Leben, aber auch Vergänglichkeit aus. Van Goghs Sonnenblumen, Monets Seerosen und Matisse? Bouquets sind unvergessliche Meisterwerke. Dieses Buch versammelt die großen Meister der Blumenmalerei und sein... more...
- Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00
Just as there is a fundamental difference in the use of the words ?naked? and ?nude?, the unclothed body can evoke a feeling of delight or shame, serving as a symbol of contradictory concepts ? beauty and indecency. This book is devoted to representations of the nude by great artists from antiquity and the Italian Renaissance to French Impressionism... more...
- Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00
Cézanne transformed a teacup into something alive, raising still-life to the point that it ceased to be inanimate. Wassily Kandinsky said about the French artist: ?He painted these things as human beings because he was endowed with the gift of divining the inner life in everything.? In addition to those of Cézanne, this book is devoted to still-life... more...
- F+W Media 2009; US$ 29.99
Capture the beauty and serenity of animals in nature If you love nature and life's simpler things, you'll love painting with Wilson Bickford. In this book, with a teaching style as easy and inviting as his paintings, Wilson guides you step by step through ten charming wildlife scenes on canvas. Projects feature a variety of beloved animals including... more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 49.99
Showcasing the work of more than 100 top contemporary American master artists of our day, this book features landscapes (a popular subject for art collectors and a tradition throughout American art history) from all across the country?east and west, north and south?rendered in watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastel, colored pencil and mixed media. Accompanying... more...
- F+W Media 2008; US$ 24.99
The perfect reference for painters! Brighten your paintings with colorful birds and butterflies. Inside you'll find more than 40 step-by-step demonstrations to help you accurately render beautiful butterflies and a wide variety of songbirds, water birds and exotic birds including goldfinches, hummingbirds, cardinals, mallards and peacocks. You'll... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 34.99
The work of T. C. Steele, William Forsyth, J. Ottis Adams, Otto Stark, and Richard Gruelle, known collectively as the Hoosier Group, established plein air ("in the open air") painting as a major art form in Indiana. The vitality of this style is represented in Painting Indiana III: Heritage of Place which includes 100 juried works by current Indiana... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 70.00
"Adelsbilder" - das sind die Bildwerke, die der Adel von sich erschaffen ließ. Das sind die Sozialbezüge, die er damit herstellte. Und das sind die Vorstellungen, die wir uns heute von ihm machen. Wie diese drei Adelsbilder zusammenhängen, zeigt der Band an Beispielen von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart mit einem Ausblick auch auf außereuropäische Gesellschaften. more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 24.95
In this, the only up-to-date critical work on still life painting in any language, Norman Bryson analyses the origins, history and logic of 'still life', one of the most enduring forms of Western painting. The first essay is devoted to Roman wall-painting while in the second the author surveys a major segment in the history of still life, from seventeenth-century... more...
- F+W Media 2014; US$ 35.00
Take a tour of artists' studios! Whether you're looking to upgrade your own studio or just love peeking into the workplaces of successful artists, you'll find ideas and inspiration Inside the Art Studio . Culled from American Artist's popular Studios series, Inside the Art Studio takes you inside 37 private studios of fine artists around the... more...