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  • John Singer Sargent and His Museby Karen Corsano; Daniel Williman; Richard Ormond

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 37.99

    This sensitive and compelling biography sheds new light on John Singer Sargent?s art through an intimate history of his family. Karen Corsano and Daniel Williman focus especially on his niece and muse, Rose-Marie Ormond, who married the only son of André Michel, the foremost art historian of his day. Robert was a promising historian as well, until... 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...

  • 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...

  • Della Pittura - Über die Malkunstby Oskar Bätschmann; Sandra Gianfreda

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 22.34

    Leon Battista Alberti (1404?1472) legte mit seinem Traktat über die Malkunst die erste systematische Abhandlung der Neuzeit zur Malerei vor. Er stellte diese Kunst auf das Fundament von Geometrie und Optik, verbesserte die Methoden der Maler, forderte sie auf, die Malkunst zu perfektionieren, und leitete die Liebhaber zum kennerschaftlichen Genuss... more...

  • Buchmalerei verstehenby Norbert Wolf

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 22.06

    Die Schätze der Buchmalerei lagern wohl verwahrt in den Tresoren berühmter Bibliotheken. Ihr Wert geht in die Millionen. Der Kunsthistoriker Norbert Wolf eröffnet dem Leser einen einzigartigen Zugang zu den Glanzlichtern des illuminierten Buches wie dem Book of Kells, der Wiener Genesis oder dem Codex Manesse. Der übersichtlich nach Themen gegliederte... more...

  • Buchmalerei verstehenby Norbert Wolf

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 22.06

    Die Schätze der Buchmalerei lagern wohl verwahrt in den Tresoren berühmter Bibliotheken. Ihr Wert geht in die Millionen. Der Kunsthistoriker Norbert Wolf eröffnet dem Leser einen einzigartigen Zugang zu den Glanzlichtern des illuminierten Buches wie dem Book of Kells, der Wiener Genesis oder dem Codex Manesse. Der übersichtlich nach Themen gegliederte... more...

  • The Art of Richard Mayhewby Janet Berry Hess

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    African American and American Indian artist Richard Mayhew was a pivotal member of the movement headed by Romare Bearden, consisting of the most important black artists of the Abstract Expressionist era. Bearden's association, Spiral, was formed as a visual response to the March on Washington. Mayhew associated with Jackson Pollock, Robert Motherwell,... more...

  • Painting Expressive Watercolourby Bridget Woods

    Crowood 2014; US$ 21.86

    Watercolour offers great potential for expression. Its fluidity, full colour range, generous spread and variety of marks can portray a likeness, a response, a feeling - even the notions of time and speed. This book is a practical guide to watercolour painting and more. It explains the importance of colour, tone, shape, texture and scale through exercises... 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...

  • 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...