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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...

  • 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...

  • Seen in My Visions: A Descriptive Catalogue of Pictures by William Blakeby Martin Myrone

    Tate Enterprises Ltd 2013; US$ 8.74

    In 1809 the little-known artist William Blake held an exhibition of his work in a private house in Soho in the west end of London. It was not a success; the only review in the press was extremely unfavourable and few of the public came. One of those who did was the poet Charles Lamb, who later described the pictures as 'hard, dry, yet with grace',... 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...

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

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 62.35

    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... more...

  • Giotto und die Ursprünge der neuzeitlichen Bildauffassungby Frank Büttner

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 36.27

    Um 1300 vollzog sich in der italienischen Kunst ein tief greifender Wandel der Bildauffassung, der sich in den Gemälden Giottos am deutlichsten manifestiert. Frank Büttner legt mit dieser profunden Studie eine überzeugende Erklärung für die seit langem diskutierte "Revolution des Bildes" vor. Voraussetzung für den Wandel der Bildauffassung... more...