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  • Critical Issues in Public Artby Harriet Senie

    Smithsonian 2014; US$ 27.95

    In this groundbreaking anthology, twenty-two artists, architects, historians, critics, curators, and philosophers explore the role of public art in creating a national identity, contending that each work can only be understood by analyzing the context in which it is commissioned, built, and received. They emphasize the historical continuum between... more...

  • Der Tod und die Mädchenby Christian Russenberger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    Why was the bloody struggle between the Amazons and Greeks among the most popular subjects for depiction on Roman sarcophagi? This study uses the extensive corpus of Amazon sarcophageal imagery as a source for examining key aspects of the history of bodies and the history of representations of violence. It provides insight into the radical... more...

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

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 34.99

    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...

  • Ergänzungsprozesseby Sascha Kansteiner

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 119.00

    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... more...

  • Esculturaby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    El volumen de Mega Square Escultura abarca más de 23.000 años 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...

  • Esculturaby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    A escultura Mega Square estende-se ao longo de 23.000 anos e mais de 120 exemplos das melhores esculturas do mundo: da arte pré-histórica e estátuas Egípcias aos trabalhos de Miguel Ângelo, Henry Moore e Niki de Saint-Phalle. É uma amostra da grande variedade de materiais utilizados e da evolução de estilos ao longo dos séculos, assim como das particularidades... 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...

  • Graham Ibbeson The People's Sculptorby John Trelkeld

    Wharncliffe 2012; US$ 1.99

    Just William’. The name conjures memories of Richmal Crompton’s favourite character. No childhood was complete without the outrageous exploits of William and his constant companions, ‘The Outlaws.’ Sculptor Graham Ibbeson was beguiled by the words in the bestselling books and by the portrait of William on the front covers, a cheeky... more...

  • Handbuch Modellbildung und Simulation in den Sozialwissenschaftenby Norman Braun; Nicole J. Saam

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 89.00

    Das Handbuch Modellbildung und Simulation in den Sozialwissenschaften bietet in 37 Artikeln einen umfassenden Überblick über sozialwissenschaftliche Modellbildung und Simulation. Es vermittelt wissenschaftstheoretische und methodische Grundlagen sowie den Stand der Forschung in den wichtigsten Anwendungsgebieten. Behandelt werden realistische, strukturalistische... more...

  • A Host of Devilsby Zachary Kingdon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    A Host of Devils 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. The creation of such works is shown to connect with a regional system of knowledge and practice, within which spirits function as a format for expression.... more...