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  • Life in Bronzeby Amy L. Bacon; James R. Reynolds; H. Ross Perot

    Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 25.00

    A disciple of Classical sculpture in a time of pervasive abstract modernism, Lawrence M. Ludtke (1929?2007) of Houston imbued his creations with a sense of movement and realism through his attention to detail, anatomy, and proportion. As a skilled athlete who played professional baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers organization, Ludtke brought to his... more...

  • Ergänzungsprozesseby Sascha Kansteiner

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    Antiquities modified through restoration have shaped the study of ancient sculpture from the very beginning: Statues that were added to, completed, or otherwise modified between 1500 and 1900 represent a considerable portion of the surviving material basis. In a discussion of selected examples this volume seeks to shed light on the circumstances surrounding... more...

  • The Colossalby Peter Mason

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 40.00

    Peter Mason takes a bold, multidisciplinary approach in this account of the idea of the colossal in culture. He gathers instances of the colossal throughout history—including the obelisks of Egypt, the Colossus of Rhodes, the Roman Colosseum, the heads of the Olmecs, and the stone statues of Easter Island—using historical and archaeological... more...

  • Model-makingby David Neat

    Crowood 2013; US$ 21.86

    Model-making: Materials and Methods focuses primarily on the wide variety of materials that can be employed to make models; those which have been favoured for a while and those which are relatively new. The book looks at how these materials behave and how to get the best out of them, then illustrates a range of relatively simple methods of building,... more...

  • A Host of Devilsby Zachary Kingdon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Zachary Kingdon here provides an in-depth account of the background, origin and development of the spirit figure sculptures which emerged during colonial times among the Makonde people of Mozambique. more...

  • Sculpture Collections in Early Modern Spainby Kelley Helmstutler Di Dio; Rosario Coppel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Firmly grounded in archival research, Sculpture Collections in Early Modern Spain transforms our knowledge regarding the presence of sculpture in the country during the period, which until now has been erroneously characterized as close to non-existent. This study reveals the importance of sculpture as a status symbol among nobles, humanists and artists,... more...

  • Remove Not/Ancient Landmark:Puby Reynolds

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Alberto Giacomettiby Timothy Mathews

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 29.00

    Alberto Giacometti?s attenuated figures of the human form are among the most significant artistic images of the 20th century. Sartre, Breton, and Winnicott are just some of the great thinkers who have drawn upon the graceful, harrowing work of Giacometti, which has continued to resonate with artists, writers, and audiences. In this book, Timothy Mathews... more...

  • Recarving of Roman portraits in Late Antiquityby M. Prusac

    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...

  • The First Hall of Fameby Joseph Geiger

    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...