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  • Acrylic Painting With Lee Hammondby Lee Hammond

    F+W Media 2006; US$ 19.99

    Instruction for Beginners - Results Like a Pro! You can learn to paint with skill and confidence. Lee Hammond makes painting with acrylics accessible and fun with sound guidance, practical tips and encouraging advice. As Lee explains, the magic of acrylic painting is in the layers. Painting in layers makes it easy to block out shapes, add... more...

  • Manetby Natalia Brodskaya

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Manet is one of the most famous artists from the second half of the nineteenth century linked to the impressionists, although he was not really one of them. He had great influence on French painting partly because of the choice he made for his subjects from everyday life, the use of pure colours, and his fast and free technique. He made, in his own... 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...

  • Oil Painting with the Mastersby Cindy Salaski

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 29.99

    Master the art of oil painting with instruction on key topics and techniques such as materials, observation, references, forms, composition, color palettes, mixing colors, underpainting, working in layers, light effects, painting on location, textures and more from ten contributors, including beautiful gallery images of finished works. You will enjoy... 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...

  • Persian Miniaturesby Vladimir Loukonin; Anatoli Ivanov

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Dieses Buch stellt eine der größten Zivilisationen der Welt durch seine Miniaturmalerei vor und erzählt die Geschichte des großartigen Perserreiches mithilfe seiner Tradition einer kleinen, aber pulsierenden Kunstform. Die farbenfrohen Bilder, die eigentlich Buchillustrationen darstellen, führen ein in eine seltsame Welt voller Abenteuer, Helden und... 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...

  • Dalíby Eric Shanes

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    Maler, Designer, Hersteller von seltsamen Gegenständen, Autor und Filmemacher: Dali wurde der Berühmteste der Surrealisten. Bunuel, Lorca, Picasso und Breton hatten einen großen Einfluss auf seine Karriere. Dalis und Bunuels Film "Ein andalusischer Hund" markierte seinen offiziellen Einstieg in die festgefügte Gruppe der Pariser Surrealisten, wo er... more...

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

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 22.53

    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...

  • Paragone - Rangstreit der Künsteby Benedetto Varchi; Oskar Bätschmann; Tristan Weddigen

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 61.46

    Der Rangstreit der Künste, der so genannte »Paragone«, gehört zu den zentralen Themen des frühneuzeitlichen Kunstdiskurses. Der wichtigste Quellentext zum »Paragone« stammt vom Florentiner Literaten Benedetto Varchi (1503-1565). In seiner »Lezzione«, einer Vorlesung, die er 1547 vor der Florentiner Akademie hielt und 1550 veröffentlichte, behandelt... more...