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  • Erscheinungsformen höfischer Kultur und ihre Träger im Mittelalterby

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 182.00

    Among the testimonies of medieval courtly culture that have come down to us, mural art is the only form to be located precisely where it was conceived, realized, and needed. At the very least, we know the sites where such art materialized. Accordingly, these testimonies provide a direct link to the proponents of that culture and enable us to include... more...

  • Diego Rivera: A Biographyby Manuel Aguilar-Moreno; Erika Cabrera

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 37.00

    This revealing biography covers the life and art of painter Diego Rivera. more...

  • Ornamental Wall Painting in the Art of the Assyrian Empireby Pauline Albenda

    BRILL 2004; US$ 136.00

    This study provides the archaeological record and pictorial documentation of ornamental wall painting produced for Assyrian royal residences. It examines the changing trends in the decorative designs and selection of motifs, some with symbolic meaning. Many illustrations are from the excavation reports. more...

  • Joan Mitchellby Patricia Albers

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 40.00

    She was a steel heiress from the Midwest?Chicago and Lake Forest (her grandfather built Chicago?s bridges and worked for Andrew Carnegie). She was a daughter of the American Revolution?Anglo-Saxon, Republican, Episcopalian. She was tough, disciplined, courageous, dazzling, and went up against the masculine art world at its most entrenched, made... more...

  • The Simple Secret to Better Paintingby Greg Albert

    F+W Media 2003; US$ 24.99

    Create art that's more attractive, interesting and eye-catching! Even if your perspective is accurate, your subject realistic and colors vibrant, a weak composition - predictable, repetitious or monotonous - means a weak painting. The Simple Secret to Better Painting ensures that your compositions work every time. It's an insightful artistic philosophy... 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...

  • Schieleby Stéphanie Angoh

    Parkstone International 2013; US$ 3.50

    Egon Schiele?s work is so distinctive that it resists categorisation. Admitted to the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts at just sixteen, he was an extraordinarily precocious artist, whose consummate skill in the manipulation of line, above all, lent a taut expressivity to all his work. Profoundly convinced of his own significance as an artist, Schiele achieved... more...

  • Turnerby Stéphanie Angoh

    Parkstone International 2013; US$ 3.50

    At fifteen, Turner was already exhibiting View of Lambeth. He soon acquired the reputation of an immensely clever watercolourist. A disciple of Girtin and Cozens, he showed in his choice and presentation of theme a picturesque imagination which seemed to mark him out for a brilliant career as an illustrator. He travelled, first in his native land and... more...

  • Kubismusby Guillaume Apollinaire; Dorothea Eimert; Anatoli Podoksik

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    Les Demoiselles d'Avignon: fünf junge Damen, die die moderne Kunst für immer verändern sollten. Gesichter, die man gleichzeitig von vorn und im Profil erkennt, verwinkelte Körper, deren üppige Formen hinter asymmetrischen Linien verschwinden - mit diesem Gemälde revolutionierte Picasso die Geschichte der Malerei. 1907 war der Kubismus geboren. Kubistische... more...

  • Take a Closer Lookby Daniel Arasse; Alyson Waters

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 35.00

    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...