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- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 16.99
In 1929, the Museum of Modern Art opened its doors, showing the astonishing paintings of Picasso, Matisse, and other avant garde artists. Young American artists quickly responded by experimenting with impressionism, cubism, and abstraction. In Monumental Dreams, author Caroline Seebohm tells the riveting story of how Ann Norton (1905?1982)?a child... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 72.00
Since its installation at and subsequent removal from New York City?s Federal Plaza, noted sculptor Richard Serra?s Tilted Arc has been a touchstone for debates over the role of public art. Installed in 1981, the 10-foot-high, 120-foot-long curved wall of Cor-Ten self-rusting steel instantly became a magnet for criticism. Harriet F. Senie explores... more...
- Reaktion Books 1997; US$ 24.95
This collection of essays is the first of its kind to focus on issues concerning sculpture and reproduction, and to explore their theoretical and practical consequences. What does it mean for a sculpture to be reproduced? Does it diminish or add to the authenticity and authority of the original? Ranging from the Ancient to the Modern world, and investigating... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 226.00
This book is based on an investigation of more than five hundred recarved portraits. It includes analyses of different recarving methods, some of which can be attributed to geographically localised workshops. The different recarving methods have made it possible to suggest classifiable categories, which together underpin a hypothesis that the late-antique... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 109.99
Where Is My Home? is a biography of Mark Antokolski (1843-1902), one of the leading innovative sculptors in Russian and Western art of the late 19th century. This interdisciplinary study pays particular attention to his status as a great Jewish social figure as well as to the theme of national identity. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 52.00
Doris Salcedo, a Colombian-born artist, addresses the politics of memory and forgetting in work that embraces fraught situations in dangerous places. Noted critic and theorist Mieke Bal narrates between the disciplines of contemporary culture in order to boldly reimagine the role of the visual arts. Both women are pathbreaking figures, globally renowned... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 138.00
The statues of the Forum Augustum are analysed with respect to textual, archaeological and epigraphic evidence and are examined in terms of Greek and Roman influences, structure, composition and purpose. The final chapters consider later additions and the continuing impact of this group of statues. more...
- Chicago Review Press 2008; US$ 21.99
In addition to hundreds of whimsical welded sculptures, Tom Every poured most of his effort into the Forevertron , the world?s largest sculpture built by a single person, and in the process, he discovered his alter ego: Dr. Evermor. With the full participation of Tom and Eleanor Every, Every?s amazing life is keenly documented, including never... more...
- Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00
El volumen de Mega Square Escultura abarca más de 23.000 ańos y contiene más de 120 ejemplos de las esculturas más hermosas del mundo, desde el arte prehistórico y las estatuas egipcias hasta las obras de Miguel Ángel, Henry Moore y Niki de Saint-Phalle. Describe la gran variedad de materiales empleados y la evolución de los estilos a lo largo de los... more...
- Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00
Die Mega Square-Ausgabe Skulptur umschließt 23.000 Jahre dieser Kunstform und mehr als 120 der beeindruckendsten Skulpturen der Welt: von prähistorischer Kunst über ägyptische Statuen und Michelangelo zu Henry Moore und Niki de Saint-Phalle. Das Buch beleuchtet die große Auswahl an Werken, die Evolution von Stilen über die Jahrhunderte und die Besonderheiten... more...