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  • Félix Vallottonby Nathalia Brodskaïa

    Parkstone International 2013; US$ 8.95

    Félix Vallotton (1865-1925) war ein französischer Künstler der Jahrhundertwende, dessen Werke bürgerliche Konventionen hinterfragten und den Geschlechterkampf thematisierten. In kühl konstruierten Kulissen findet sich eine ästhetische Provokation, die sich die Moderne zum Vorbild nehmen sollte. Die Aufmerksamkeit seiner Zeitgenossen hatte Vallotton... more...

  • Félix Vallottonby Nathalia Brodskaïa

    Parkstone International 2013; US$ 8.95

    Félix Vallotton (1865-1925) was active at the turn of the century. Although he is best known for his striking and elegantly composed Japanese-inspired woodblock prints, Vallotton was also a skilled painter, creating works that arrestingly combined technical perfection with emotional realism. This seminal text provides readers with a fascinating assessment... more...

  • Paul Gauginby Sandra Forty

    TAJ Books International 2013; US$ 3.99

    Gauguin’s paintings are redolent of the South Sea islands, full of exotic women, vibrant flora, and brilliant color. In addition, his scenes range from normal life in France’s Brittany, to Provence where he painted and lived briefly with Vincent van Gogh, to French Polynesia. Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin was born in Paris on June 7, 1848.... more...

  • Tate Introductions: Gauguinby Nancy Ireson

    Tate Enterprises Ltd 2014; US$ 1.99

    The vivid and sensuous paintings of Paul Gauguin are among the most reproduced and recognisable in the history of art. Most books on the artist concentrate on one aspect of his story, whether it is the time he spent in Brittany, in Arles with his friend Vincent van Gogh or in the South Seas. By contrast, this concise introduction looks at his career... more...

  • Art + Travel Europe Goya and Madridby Museyon Guides

    Museyon 2013; US$ 3.99

    Courtier and Old Master portraitist, harsh social critic, and modern Expressionist?perhaps no artist personifies Madrid at the crossroads of the 18th and 19th centuries more than Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes. Arriving in Madrid to work at the Royal Tapestry Factory in 1775, Goya served the Bourbon court and Madrid society. This book features... more...

  • Making Woodblock Printsby Merlyn Chesterman; Rod Nelson

    Crowood 2015; US$ 11.65

    Woodblock printing is an ancient art form, which produces beautiful, subtle and lively pieces with just a few simple materials. This book introduces the art, and shares technical information and ideas for those with more experience. A wide range of exciting examples of printed woodcuts are shown along with advice on materials and tools, and a step-by-step... more...

  • Gelli Plate Printingby Joan Bess

    F+W Media 2014; Not Available

    Meet your dream plate and fall in love with a faster, friendlier approach to printmaking. For artists and crafters who love the creative possibilities of monoprinting on gelatin but not the prep time, mess and inconvenience that comes with it, the Gelli Arts Gel Printing Plate is a dream come true! It's durable, reusable, stored at room temperature,... more...

  • Europäische Erinnerungsorte 1by Pim den Boer; Heinz Duchhardt; Georg Kreis; Wolfgang Schmale

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 84.00

    Driften die europäischen Staaten nach 60 Jahren der immer intensiveren und weiträumigeren Integration wieder auseinander? Geht uns der Sinn für die europäischen Gemeinsamkeiten verloren? Die "Europäischen Erinnerungsorte" sind ein Beitrag zur Standortbestimmung. Autorinnen und Autoren aus mehr als 15 Ländern folgen der Annahme, dass es eine Vielzahl... more...

  • Textfunktion und Bild in Genreszenen der niederländischen Graphik des 17. Jahrhundertsby Philipp Ackermann

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 1994; US$ 41.99

    Die ikonologische Interpretation niederländischer Genremalerei des 17. Jahrhunderts ist eines der fruchtbarsten Forschungsgebiete der jüngeren Kunstgeschichte. Dafür wurden häufig auch aus der Reproduktionsgraphik Genremotive herangezogen, die mit Beischriften versehen waren, ohne daß diese Blätter als Phänomen sui generis untersucht worden wären.... more...

  • William Blake and the Art of Engravingby Mei-Ying Sung

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Sung closely examines William Blake?s extant engraved copper plates and arrives at a new interpretation of his working process. Sung suggests that Blake revised and corrected his work more than was previously thought. This belies the Romantic ideal that the acts of conception and execution are simultaneous in the creative process. more...