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  • The Sporting Art of Franklin B. Vossby Peter Winants

    Eclipse Press 2005; US$ 9.99

    Franklin B. Voss, one of the great sporting artists of the 20th century, practiced what he painted. A consummate sportsman, Voss was equally at home riding to hounds as he was behind the easel. His glorious oil paintings of the hunt field, champion racehorses, and prized hounds made him the artist of choice among America’s sporting elite during... more...

  • Portrait of an Artistby Laurie Lisle

    Atria Books 2010; US$ 32.95

    Georgia O'Keeffe, one of the most original painters America has ever produced, left behind a remarkable legacy when she died at the age of ninety-eight. Her vivid visual vocabulary -- sensuous flowers, bleached bones against red sky and earth -- had a stunning, profound, and lasting influence on American art in this century. O'Keeffe's personal mystique... 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...

  • Painting Wargaming Figuresby Javier Gomez Valero

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 15.50

    Javier Gomez, a highly talented figure painter of long experience and excellent reputation, shares the secrets of his success in this accessible 'how-to' guide to painting miniatures. He takes the reader step-by-step through the whole process, from choice of materials (unlike other available guides it is not linked to any specific figure manufacturer)... more...

  • AcrylicWorks 2by Jamie Markle

    F+W Media 2015; Not Available

    "Acrylics allow me to be fearless." --Rhonda Franks, p88 A showcase of the versatility of the medium and what's being done with it today, AcrylicWorks 2 features stunning paintings from 100+ of today's top artists. Filled with radical techniques, happy accidents and endless possibilities, this 2nd volume of The Best of Acrylic Painting focuses... more...

  • Der Raumbegriff in der Malerei der Moderneby Dietmar Mezler

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.20

    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$ 21.05

    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...

  • 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...

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

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 150.98

    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...