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- Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 61.05
Was sind eigentlich Farben und was sind Pigmente? Wie entstehen sie und was passiert, wenn man Farben mischt? Wir alle sehen Farben - jedenfalls wenn wir keine medizinisch bedingte Farbschwäche haben. Doch wie kommt es, dass unser Auge Farben wahrnehmen kann? Und wie wirken Farben auf unsere Stimmungen und Gefühle? Und ist es sogar möglich, durch Farben... more...
- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 38.15
1789 brach Aufruhr in Paris aus: Die erzürnten Massen stürmten das Staatsgefängnis in der Bastille. Zur gleichen Zeit zeichnete die deutsche Malerin Dora Stock das letzte Portrait des jung verstorbenen Mozart. Und der junge irische Geograph und Ingenieur Christopher Colles realisierte den ersten Straßenatlas der noch dünn besiedelten Vereinigten Staaten... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 41.00
Diego Rivera: A Biography presents a concise but substantial biography of the famous and controversial Mexican artist. Chronologically arranged, the book examines Rivera's childhood and artistic formation (1886?1906), his European period (1907?1921), and his murals of the 1920s. It looks at the work he did in the United States (1930?1933) and follows... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Eclipse Press 2007; US$ 9.99
The Fine Art of Anthony M. Alonso showcases the artists 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 racings finest riders and trainers. The stretch run of the memorable... more...
- TAJ Books International 2014; US$ 5.99
Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi, better known as simply Sandro Botticelli, was born in Florence, Italy, probably in or around 1445. Serendipitously winning a high-profile commission from the Florentine court, he was catapulted to notoriety as wealthy patrons, in particular the Medici family, hired him to create works that celebrated their lives... more...
- TAJ Books International 2014; US$ 5.99
Eugène Delacroix was highly influential in the 19th-century Romanticism art movement and is considered by many art historians to be the most important of the Romantic painters. Delacroix is often attributed with refining Romanticism, not only aesthetically but philosophically, as his work influenced not only art, but also literature. One of Delacroixs... more...
- 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...