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  • Die Kunst des Herrn Nestlerby Katrin Bucher Trantow; Peter Pakesch; Neue Galerie Graz Universalmuseum Joanneum

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 41.00

    This book offers the first comprehensive insight into the work of the Austrian painter, draftsman, and performer Norbert Nestler (1942?2014). His work deals with utopian spaces, for Nestler held visionaries in great esteem. This overview of Nestler?s oeuvre includes numerous illustrations of his work and views of the exhibition as well... 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...

  • Tilmann Riemenschneiderby Justus Bier

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In the hauntingly beautiful sculptures of Tilmann Riemenschneider, the Late Gothic art of Germany achieved its highest expression. Now, for the first time in English, the eminent art historian Justus Bier accords Riemenschneider the extended attention he so richly deserves. Riemenschneider ( ca. 1460--1531) holds a pivotal place in the development... more...

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

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 89.99

    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...

  • Tilman Riemenschneiderby Stefan Fröhling; Markus Huck

    Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2014; US$ 9.45

    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...

  • A Sculptor's Manualby Bainbridge Copnall; Fabio Barraclough

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    A Sculptor's Manual focuses on the methods involved in sculpture. The manual first outlines drawing as a medium by which artistic creativity can evolve. The text notes that mastery of this talent can enable artists to become more analytical in their appreciation of their fellow beings, as well as bring out the inventive faculties in them in many ways.... 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...