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  • 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...

  • Jean Epsteinby Sarah Keller; Jason N. Paul

    Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 49.95

    Filmmaker and theoretician Jean Epstein profoundly influenced film practice, criticism and reception in France during the 1920s and well beyond. His work not only forms the crux of the debates of his time, but also remains key to understanding later developments in film practice and theory. Epstein's film criticism is among the most wide-ranging,... 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...

  • 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...

  • Duchamp and the Aesthetics of Chanceby Herbert Molderings; John Brogden

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 29.99

    Marcel Duchamp is often viewed as an "artist-engineer-scientist," a kind of rationalist who relied heavily on the ideas of the French mathematician and philosopher Henri Poincaré. Yet a complete portrait of Duchamp and his multiple influences draws a different picture. In his 3 Standard Stoppages (1913-1914), a work that uses chance as an artistic... more...

  • Rodin's Artby Albert E. Elsen; Rosalyn Frankel Jamison; Bernard Barryte; Frank Wing

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 41.99

    This reference/catalogue, written by the late Dr. Elsen, encompasses a lifetime's thoughts on Rodin's career, surveying the artist's accomplishments through the detailed discussion of each object in the collection. It begins with essays on the formation of the collection, the reception of Rodin's work, and his casting techniques. more...

  • Sculpture with a Torchby John Rood

    University of Minnesota Press 1968; US$ 60.00

    John Rood, a sculpture and former professor of art at the University of Minnesota, provides in this book a practical, how-to-do-it discussion of the technique of welded metal sculpture. In addition to serving as an instruction manual for students and arti more...

  • Art of Eastern India, 300-800by Frederick M. Asher

    University of Minnesota Press 1980; US$ 67.50

    Though scholars have extensive knowledge of the art that flourished during Pala rule in Eastern India (ca. 800-1200), little is known about Eastern Indian art during the preceding 500 years. This half-millennium includes the period of the Gupta dynasty an more...