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  • Rodinby Rainer Maria Rilke

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Heredero de los preceptos de la Antigüedad y de Bernini, Auguste Rodin (1840 - 1917) recibió una innegable influencia de Miguel Ángel, en particular, por su obra Los esclavos. Y como Miguel Ángel, Rodin gozó de fama y fortuna (doctor honoris causa y miembro de la Legión de Honor, entre otras), aunque ciertos escándalos y controversias mancharon su... more...

  • Vertical Livingby Julia Gatley; Paul Walker; Damian Skinner; Justine Clark

    Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 29.15

    For more than fifty years, the Architectural Centre has helped shape the possibilities of modern life in urban New Zealand and profoundly influenced the remaking of Wellington. In 1946 a group of students and idealists got together to realise their visions for a modern city. Over the following half century, the Architectural Centre they founded helped... more...

  • Monumental Dreamsby Caroline Seebohm

    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...

  • Der steinerne Gastby Dietrich Erben

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2005; US$ 9.07

    Ausgehend vom Begriff der Begegnung beleuchtet der Essay Funktion und Wahrnehmung von profanen Standbildern in der Epoche zwischen Renaissance und Aufklärung aus der Perspektive der historischen Anthropologie. more...

  • Tilted Arc Controversyby Harriet F. Senie

    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...

  • Sculpture and its Reproductionsby Anthony Hughes; Erich Ranfft

    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... 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...

  • Of What One Cannot Speakby Mieke Bal

    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...

  • 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...

  • A Mythic Obsessionby Tom Kupsh

    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...