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  • Tilman Riemenschneiderby Stefan Fröhling; Markus Huck

    Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2014; US$ 10.51

    Hätte sich Tilman Riemenschneider als Würzburger Ratsherr im Bauernkrieg 1525 nicht auf die Seite der Aufständischen gestellt, sein Leben als gefragter und wohlhabender Künstler wäre auch weiterhin ruhmreich verlaufen. Doch mit der Niederlage des Bauernheers war er der Gnade des Fürstbischofs ausgeliefert. Riemenschneider kam trotz Einkerkerung, vermutlicher... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Cardboard Creaturesby Claude Jeantet

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 19.99

    Cardboard has never been so much fun - just look what you can make with it! So before you bin that box, take a look at the clever ideas in this exciting new book of cardboard animal projects. Light yet durable, cardboard is ideal to create on-trend animal-themed ornaments and decorative furniture that will delight both children and adults alike.... more...

  • The Life and Times of Moses Jacob Ezekielby Peter Adam Nash

    Fairleigh Dickinson 2014; US$ 69.99

    This first book-length of Moses Ezekiel this book examines the life and historical context of the once celebrated, now little-known Jewish-American sculptor. His life is a fascinating study in nineteenth-century art and sculpture, nineteenth-century Germany and Italy (especially Rome), Sephardic Jewish history and attitudes, the American Civil War,... more...

  • Funerary Sculptureby Janet Grossman

    The American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2014; US$ 75.00

    Funerary Sculpture is the first volume on sculpture from the Agora in over 50 years, bringing together all the sculpted funerary monuments of the Athenian Agora, Classical through Roman periods, which were discovered during excavation from 1931 through 2009. The wide chronological span allows the author to trace changes in funerary monuments, particularly... more...

  • Rodinby Rainer Maria Rilke

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Influenced by the masters of Antiquity, the genius of Michelangelo and Baroque sculpture, particularly of Bernini, Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) is one of the most renowned artists in history. Though Rodin is considered a founder of modern sculpture, he did not set out to critique past classical traditions. Many of his sculptures were criticised and considered... more...

  • Rodinby Rainer Maria Rilke

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) intensiviertseine zeichnerische Tätigkeit als etwa 10-Jähriger und besucht ab 1854 in der Zeichen- und Mathematikschule La Petite ÉcoleKurse von Henri Lecoq de Boisbaudran (1802-1897) und des MalersJean-Hilaire Belloc (1786-1866). Dort entdeckt er für sich die Bildhauerei. Er verlässt 1857diese Schule und versucht, an der... more...