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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Johannes Vermeer, one of the greatest Dutch painters and for some the single greatest painter of all, produced a remarkably small corpus of work. In Vermeer's Family Secrets , Benjamin Binstock revolutionizes how we think about Vermeer's work and life. Vermeer, The Sphinx of Delft , is famously a mystery in art: despite the common claim that little... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 34.99
The work of T. C. Steele, William Forsyth, J. Ottis Adams, Otto Stark, and Richard Gruelle, known collectively as the Hoosier Group, established plein air ("in the open air") painting as a major art form in Indiana. The vitality of this style is represented in Painting Indiana III: Heritage of Place which includes 100 juried works by current Indiana... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 18.95
This remarkable book takes as its subject one of the most outstanding men that ever lived. The ultimate prodigy, Leonardo da Vinci was an artist of great originality and power, a scientist, and a powerful thinker. According to Sigmund Freud, he was also a flawed, repressed homosexual. The first psychosexual history to be published, Leonardo da Vinci... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 29.99
A highly regarded impressionist-style artist, George Ames Aldrich drew on his years of experience living and studying in Europe to create beautiful landscape paintings. His life and work are explored in this gorgeous book. Many of the artist's finest creations, some representing French subjects and others depicting the midwestern steel industry and... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 37.50 US$ 34.13
What happens when we look at a painting? What do we think about? What do we imagine? How can we explain, even to ourselves, what we see or think we see? And how can art historians interpret with any seriousness what they observe? In six engaging, short narrative "fictions," each richly illustrated in color, Daniel Arasse, one of the most brilliant... more...
- F+W Media 2013; US$ 35.00
"Sometimes the beauty of light can last only an instant...be ready." - Laurie Goldstein-Warren, P119 It starts with a sparkle of light, the expressive way a shadow maps out a face, the almost other-worldly luminosity of roses on an overcast day. These are the moments, often brief and unexpected, that turn ordinary subjects into powerful inspiration,... more...
- Sky Pony Press 2012; US$ 19.99
?Dad, will you tell me a story?? asks a little girl. ?Sure,? artist Piotr Barsony responds. ?I?ll tell you a story about a painting. And the Mona Lisa, the most beautiful painting in all the world, will be our subject.? Thus begins the fascinating history of modern painting through what many consider the most famous work in the history of art: the... more...
- Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95
The English school of painting was officially recognisedat the beginning of the 18th century through the work ofWilliam Hogarth. It includes works by the most famousEnglish artists, such as Thomas Gainsborough, JosephMallord William Turner, John Constable, Edward Burne-Jones, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. This subject is introducedwith a very unique... more...
- Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95
L'école de peinture britannique a été officiellement reconnue au début du XVIIIe siècle grâce au travail du peintre William Hogarth. Elle regroupe des oeuvres des plus grands artistes britanniques tels que Thomas Gainsborough, Joseph Mallord William Turner, John Constable, Edward Burne-Jones ou encore Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Cette peinture est présentée... more...