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- 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...
- Frank & Timme 2015; US$ 64.03
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Three Rooms Press 2014; US$ 15.95
In photos, drawings and words, Sign Language pays homage to the lost art of urban outdoor sign painting. In a working environment both novel and ambitious, author John S. Paul found success, noting, "No other job gave me such a direct impact on the urban landscape, or such physical engagement. Painting signs over Broadway in 1984 was a rare look... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 120.00
Liliana Wilson?s art of resistance and protest, dissidence and dreams, consistently calls attention to injustice. Wilson belongs to a group of Chilean artists who were intimately shaped by the political turmoil and repression in Chile in the 1970s and 1980s and who have become self-exiled artists working outside of Chile but who are still tied to... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 39.95
In this eagerly awaited treasury, renowned Japanese master Shozo Sato offers his own personal teaching on the beautiful art of sumi-e. Sumi-e: The Art of Japanese Ink Painting provides step-by-step, photo-by-photo instructions to guide learners in the correct form, motions and techniques of Japanese sumi-e painting. Featuring gorgeous images and... more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 43.75
The Airfix company was formed in 1939 and, since it produced its first plastic kit in 1949, grew to be the United Kingdom's leading model kit manufacturer. Several generations of young and young-at-heart modellers have made Airfix kits and, despite turbulent times in the 1970s and 1980s when the company changed ownership several times, in the twenty-first... more...
- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 37.33
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...
- F+W Media 2014; US$ 26.99
Give your paintings more life--with light! The best watercolor paintings have a certain radiance, a richness of light, color and detail. You can bring these same effects to your own work with the help of award-winning painter Linda Stevens Moyer. With this book, you'll discover a layering formula for creating stunning watercolors that explode with... more...