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  • Battarbee and Namatjiraby Martin Edmond

    Giramondo Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99

    Battarbee and Namatjira is the double biography of artists Rex Battarbee and Albert Namatjira, one white Australian from Warrnambool in Victoria, the other Aboriginal, of the Arrernte people, from the Hermannsburg Mission west of Alice Springs. From their first encounters in the early 1930s, when Battarbee introduced Namatjira to the techniques of... more...

  • Hanging Fred and a Few Othersby Nick Fonda

    Baraka Books 2014; US$ 19.99

    Quebec?s Eastern Townships are home to a higher concentration of artists than anywhere else in Canada. With his starting and finishing point being Frederick Coburn (1871?1960), arguably Canada?s best-known painter at the peak of his career, author Nick Fonda sets out to revisit his work and provide new insights and facts into Coburn?s life and surroundings.... more...

  • Billion Dollar Painterby G. Eric Kuskey; Bettina Gilois

    Weinstein Publishing 2014; US$ 26.00

    The unbelievable true story of artist Thomas Kinkade, self-described “Painter of Light,? and the dramatic rise?and fall?of his billion-dollar business. more...

  • Paint and Canvasby Rachel Berenson Perry

    Indiana Historical Society Press 2014; US$ 13.95

    At the age of fourteen, a young man in Waveland, Indiana, had taken over the family farm after the death of his father. Now responsible for taking care of his widowed mother and supporting his four brothers, he took up the reins on the plow to begin preparing the field for planting. Family legend has it that the young farmer, Theodore Clement Steele,... more...

  • Romantik an Rhein und Mainby Wolfgang Bunzel; Michael Hohmann; Hans Sarkowicz

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 21.04

    In der Rhein-Main-Region lebten und wirkten einige der bekanntesten Romantiker wie Clemens und Bettine Brentano, Karoline von Günderrode, die Brüder Grimm, Friedrich und Dorothea Schlegel, Caroline Schlegel-Schelling, Sophie Mereau. Aus England und Frankreich kamen Lord Byron, Alexandre Dumas und Victor Hugo und ließen sich von der Gegend inspirieren;... more...

  • 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, 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$ 21.04

    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$ 21.04

    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...