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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Language of Mixed-Media Sculptureby Jac Scott

    Crowood 2014; US$ 29.17

    The Language of Mixed-Media Sculpture is both a survey and a celebration of contemporary approaches to sculptures that are formed from more than one material. It profiles the discipline in all its expanded forms and recognizes sculpture in the twenty-first century not as something solid and static, but rather as a fluid interface in material, time... more...

  • Advanced Mouldmaking and Castingby Nick Brooks

    Crowood 2013; US$ 21.86

    The scope and potential of mouldmaking and casting is fascinating, and makes it one of the most exciting processes available to today's craftsmen. Its opportunities have been developed and expanded further by a range of new methods and materials only recently made available to the domestic market. Aimed equally at the student with little pre-existing... 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 investigating... more...