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  • J.M.W. Turner: Standing in the Sunby Anthony Bailey

    Tate Enterprises Ltd 2013; US$ 14.57

    Joseph Mallord William Turner is arguably Britain's greatest and most mysterious painter, whose range of work encompasses seascape and landscape, immensely powerful oil painting and intimate watercolour. His friend and colleague C.R. Leslie remembered him thus: 'Turner was short and stout, and had a sturdy, sailor-like walk. He might be taken for... more...

  • American Realismby Gerry Souter

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95

    Urban realism, snow-covered streets of New York, boxing matches, children on the banks of a river, the painters of the Ash Can School preferred realistic images. Their paintings are a true hymn to noise and sensations. This unconventional movement enabled the birth of a true national artistic identity which broke free from the establishment. The Ash... more...

  • Spanische Kunst von El Greco bis Dalí / Arte Español del Greco hasta Dalíby Michael Scholz-Hänsel; David Sánchez Cano

    Frank & Timme 2015; US$ 64.03

    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...

  • 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 Life, Studies, and Works of Benjamin West, Esq.by John Galt

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Painter Benjamin West was an important figure in art history, as he was born in what later became the United States in 1738 and was reaching his creative peak just as the Revolutionary War broke out. As such, he is regarded as one of the first significant painters to focus on American history as his subject. This comprehensive biography of West is... more...

  • Paint by Numbersby Claire van den Heever

    Earnshaw Books 2015; US$ 15.99

    The journey of Chinese art?from mass-produced propaganda in the Mao era to modern-day market darling?mirrors China?s own momentous changes like few other disciplines. Today, in both contemporary art and contemporary Chinese society, commerce and politics coexist in a delicate balance, which some call sensible and others, selling out. By traveling... more...

  • Sargent's Daughtersby John Singer Sargent; Erica E. Hirshler

    MFA Publications 2011; US$ 29.95

    One of the most celebrated painters of his day, John Singer Sargent defines for many the style, optimism and opulence of turn-of-the-century America. Among his renowned portraits, "The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit" stands alongside "Madame X" and "Lady Agnew of Lochnaw" as one of Sargent's immortal images. This painting depicts four young sisters... more...

  • Della Pittura - Über die Malkunstby Oskar Bätschmann; Sandra Gianfreda

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 21.33

    Leon Battista Alberti (1404?1472) legte mit seinem Traktat über die Malkunst die erste systematische Abhandlung der Neuzeit zur Malerei vor. Er stellte diese Kunst auf das Fundament von Geometrie und Optik, verbesserte die Methoden der Maler, forderte sie auf, die Malkunst zu perfektionieren, und leitete die Liebhaber zum kennerschaftlichen Genuss... more...

  • Der Raumbegriff in der Malerei der Moderneby Dietmar Mezler

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 31.07

    Dieses Buch beschäftigt sich mit dem Phänomen des Raumes in der Kunstproduktion der Renaissance und der Moderne. Ausgehend von der Linearperspektive untersucht diese Arbeit die Entstehung und die Wirkung der pikturalen Räume. Stellvertretend für die Malerei der Renaissance wird das Trinitätsfresko (1428/1429) von Masaccio den Räumen in dem Ovre von... more...

  • Die Malerei als Zeichensystem: Eine semiotische Analyse von drei Werken Caravaggiosby Lejla Halilovic

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 21.66

    Zum vorliegenden Untersuchungsgegenstand gehören bildnerische Texte, denen gewisse sprachliche Texte zugrunde liegen. Es soll festgestellt werden, inwiefern ein Bild als Zeichen gesehen werden kann, aus welchen Unterelementen sich dieses Zeichen zusammensetzt und wie diese wiederum gedeutet werden. Als Vorgehensweise habe ich ein eigenständiges Modell... more...