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  • Painting the Nude in Oilsby Adele Wagstaff

    Crowood 2015; US$ 21.86

    The nude has inspired artists for centuries and continues to inspire us today. Alongside a historical study of the nude in painting, this book introduces oil paint and gives advice on techniques when using this challenging and rewarding medium. Capturing the beauty of form and the delicate colours of the figure, it celebrates the powerful images... 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...

  • Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color & Lightby Chris Saper

    F+W Media 2015; Not Available

    LEARNING HOW TO CAPTURE SUCH QUALITY HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER! Inside you'll find guidelines for rendering accurate skin tones in a variety of media, including watercolor, oil and pastel. You'll begin with a review of the five essential painting elements (drawing, value, color, composition and edges), then learn how light and color influence the appearance... more...

  • Spanische Kunst von El Greco bis Dalí / Arte Español del Greco hasta Dalíby Michael Scholz-Hänsel; David Sánchez Cano

    Frank & Timme 2015; US$ 63.98

    In den vergangenen Jahren hat die Spanienforschung eine ganze Reihe von Entdeckungen und Neubewertungen hervorgebracht. Im deutschen Sprachraum sind diese aber bisher kaum wahrgenommen worden. Die Gründe dafür liegen in den im Norden Europas verbreiteten Stereotypen über den katholischen Süden, die teilweise noch immer auf die anti-spanische ?Schwarze... more...

  • Restless Ambition: Grace Hartigan, Painterby Cathy Curtis

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    This first-ever biography of American painter Grace Hartigan traces her rise from virtually self-taught painter to art-world fame, her plunge into obscurity after leaving New York to marry a scientist in Baltimore, and her constant efforts to reinvent her style and subject matter. Along the way, there were multiple affairs, four troubled marriages,... more...

  • The Art of Ellis Wilsonby Albert Sperath; Margaret R. Vendryes; Steven H. Jones; Eva King

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    From the tobacco fields of western Kentucky to the streets of Harlem, from the Gullah Islands off the South Carolina and Georgia coasts to the all-black republic of Haiti, painter Ellis Wilson (1899-1977) examined the scope and depth of black culture. One of Kentucky's most significant African American artists, Wilson graduated from the Art Institute... more...

  • Die Gestaltungsprincipien Michelangelos, besonders in ihrem Verhältnis zu denen Raffaelsby Erwin Panofsky; Gerda Panofsky

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    In 1920, Erwin Panofsky, one of the most influential art historians of the 20 th century, submitted his habilitation thesis on Michelangelo. In following years, Panofsky developed the manuscript further, yet never published it. Following his emigration to the US in the early 1930s, it was considered lost, but was later rediscovered in... more...

  • 1000 Meisterwerke der Malereiby Victoria Charles; Joseph Manca; Megan McShane

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    Gemäß den etablierten kunsttechnischen Grundsätzen sollte ein Porträt vor allem ein naturgetreues Abbild der porträtierten Person darstellen. Im Laufe der Geschichte hat sich dieses Genre jedoch als weitaus komplexer erwiesen als es diese Richtlinie, die eine simple Nachahmung der Natur vorzuschreiben scheint, ausdrücken könnte. Das vorliegende Buch... more...

  • 1000 Paintings of Geniusby Victoria Charles; Joseph Manca; Megan McShane

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    From the early Renaissance through Baroque and Romanticism to Cubism, Surrealism, and Pop, these canonical works of Western Art span eight centuries and a vast range of subjects. Here are the sacred and the scandalous, the minimalist and the opulent, the groundbreaking and the conventional. There are paintings that captured the feeling of an era and... more...

  • 1000 Pinturas de los Grandes Maestrosby Victoria Charles; Joseph Manca; Megan McShane

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    Desde el Renacimiento temprano, pasando por el Barroco y el Romanticismo hasta el Cubismo, Surrealismo y Pop Art, estas pinturas canónicas del arte occidental abarcan ocho siglos y una multitud de temas. Aquí encontrarás lo sagrado y lo escandaloso, lo minimalista y lo opulente, lo rompedor y lo convencional; hay cuadros que capturaron la esencia de... more...