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  • Van Goghby Vincent van Gogh

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Vincent van Gogh?s life and work are so intertwined that it is hardly possible to observe one without thinking of the other. Van Gogh has indeed become the incarnation of the suffering, misunderstood martyr of modern art, the emblem of the artist as an outsider. An article, published in 1890, gave details about van Gogh?s illness. The author of the... more...

  • Encaustic Artby Jennifer Margell

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    Encaustic painting is one of the world?s most venerable art forms, having been practised consistently around the world since the ancient Egyptians first used it to decorate sarcophagi, and enjoying continuing popularity in the modern era with artists such as Paul Klee and Diego Rivera. In this new text, Jennifer Margell offers readers a comprehensive... more...

  • Pariser Lehrjahreby Bénédicte Savoy; France Nerlich

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 210.00

    Im 19. Jahrhundert pilgerten Hunderte von jungen Kunstschülern aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum nach Paris, um an der École des beaux-arts und in den Lehrateliers von Malerstars wie Jacques-Louis David, Paul Delaroche oder Thomas Couture zu studieren. Das zweibändige Lexikon Pariser Lehrjahre (1793-1870) macht bislang weitgehend unbekannte Daten und... more...

  • Painting Treesby Naomi Myles

    Bitingduck Press 1999; US$ 7.50

    With quiet surety, Naomi Myles cultivates a contemplative wordscape allowing that ? . . . some roots be hidden and some exposed.? And in this crafted world we are asked to think of windows framing the past, some inhabitants in sharp focus, others, ?lights that flicker and go out.? ?Julie Suk Naomi Myles creates on aura of possibility in Painting Trees... more...

  • Verwondering over de schilderijenproductie in de Gouden Eeuwby Eric Jan Sluijter

    Amsterdam University Press 2003; US$ 10.50

    rede uitgesproken bij de aanvaarding van het ambt van hoogleraar in de Kunstgeschiedenis van de Nieuwere Tijd aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam op vrijdag 25 oktober 2002 more...

  • Cultureel erfgoed in revolutie en restauratieby Frans Grijzenhout

    Amsterdam University Press 2005; US$ 10.50

    Rede uitgesproken bij de aanvaarding van het ambt van hoogleraar Cultureel erfgoed, restauratie en conservering, in het bijzonder van roerende goederen, aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam, op vrijdag 18 juni 2004 more...

  • Art in Reproductionby Robert Verhoogt

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 65.00

    This illuminating study examines the cultural meaning of artistic reproduction in a refreshingly new context through its consideration of how three artists managed the reproduction of their work. more...

  • The Fine Art of Anthony M. Alonsoby Anthony M. Alonso

    Eclipse Press 2007; US$ 9.99

    The Fine Art of Anthony M. Alonso showcases the artist’s mastery of his venue with more than 150 original oil paintings. The book, which represents the first compilation of his work, features portraits of stars such as Secretariat, Ruffian, Kelso, and Barbaro, as well as racing’s finest riders and trainers. The stretch run of the memorable... more...

  • The Visible Worldby Thijs Weststeijn

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 65.00

    Provides an ambitious overview of Dutch artists' ideas on painting more...