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  • James McNeill Whistlerby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 7.00

    Whistler (Lowell, 1834 ? Londres 1903) Whistler surgit à un moment crucial de l'histoire de l'art et il joue un rôle de précurseur. Il a, comme les Impressionnistes, la volonté d'imposer ses idées. Son oeuvre se déroule en quatre périodes. Dans une première période de recherche, l'artiste est influencé par le réalisme de Courbet et par le japonisme.... more...

  • Japanese Woodblock Printsby Andreas Marks; Stephen Addiss

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 49.95

    Japanese woodblock prints, or ukiyo-e , are the most recognizable Japanese art form. Their massive popularity has spread from Japan to be embraced by a worldwide audience. Covering the period from the beginning of the Japanese woodblock print in the 1680s until the year 1900, Japanese Woodblock Prints provides a detailed survey of all the major... more...

  • The Making of a Japanese Printby Reiko Chiba

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99

    Woodblock printing is at the same time a very simple and a very complicated art. It is simple by modern standards because no machinery, not even a press, is used. The finished print in this book and the pages which so graphically present its development in color are produced by photo-offset from original woodblocks. more...

  • extraby Franziska Morlok; Till Beckmann

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 119.00

    extra, the indispensable reference work on print finishing, presents the most important finishing techniques practically and theoretically: Thirty pages created by renowned designers provide a basis for explaining the special design and technical features of each technique, with an in-depth exploration of its possible uses. more...

  • extra - Enzyklopädie der experimentellen Druckveredelungby Franziska Morlok; Till Beckmann

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 119.00

    extra, the indispensable reference work on print finishing, presents the most important finishing techniques practically and theoretically: Thirty pages created by renowned designers provide a basis for explaining the special design and technical features of each technique, with an in-depth exploration of its possible uses. more...

  • Modern Japanese Prints: An Art Rebornby Oliver Statler; James A. Michener

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 19.95

    Western art-lovers and students of the Orient have long championed the glories of traditional Japanese art. Almost unknown to the West, however, a relatively new and most active school of Japanese artists has for three generations been turning out some of the most exciting work to appear on the world's artistic horizon in many years?the modern Japanese... more...

  • Collecting Modern Japanese Printsby Norman Tolman; Mary Tolman; James A. Michener

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 49.95

    This book contains several bodies of information. An introductory essay puts Japanese prints into historical perspective and gives a brief outline of techniques. The second section, "Then," illustrated with prints by the older masters of the twentieth century, seeks to describe how we went about putting together our collection. There should not be... more...

  • Goyaby Victor I. Stoichita

    Reaktion Books 2000; US$ 29.95

    This intriguing book on Goya concentrates on the closing years of the eighteenth century as a neglected milestone in his life. Goya waited until 1799 to publish his celebrated series of drawings, the Caprichos, which offered a personal vision of the "world turned upside down". Victor I. Stoichita and Anna Maria Coderch consider how themes of Revolution... more...

  • The City Rehearsedby Christopher Heuer

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95

    The City Rehearsed offers a new perspective on printed architecture in early modern Europe through the lens of Hans Vredeman de Vries. It focuses on the active role his prints played in the life of urban readers outside of a narrowly-defined "Flemish" architectural history. This is a study with clear interest for historians of art and the built... more...

  • Mapping Ethnography in Early Modern Germanyby Stephanie Leitch

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 110.00

    As the first book-length examination of the role of German print culture in mediating Europe's knowledge of the newly discovered people of Africa, South Asia, and the Americas, this work highlights a unique and early incident of visual accuracy and an unprecedented investment in the practice of ethnography. more...