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  • Gotikby Victoria Charles; Klaus H. Carl

    Parkstone International 2016; US$ 9.95

    Die Kunst der Gotik findet ihre Wurzeln in der kraftvollen Architektur der Kathedralen Nordfrankreichs. Es handelt sich um eine mittelalterliche Kunstbewegung, die sich in Europa über mehr als 200 Jahre erstreckte. Die Architekten wandten sich von den runden Formen der Romanischen Kunst ab und begannen, Strebebögen und Spitzbögen einzusetzen, um die... more...

  • Picturing the 'Pregnant' Magdalene in Northern Art, 1430-1550by Penny Howell Jolly

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Examining innovations in Mary Magdalene imagery in northern art 1430 to 1550, Penny Jolly explores how the saint’s widespread popularity drew upon her ability to embody oppositions and embrace a range of paradoxical roles: sinner-prostitute and saint, erotic seductress and holy prophet. Analyzing paintings by Rogier van der Weyden, Quentin Massys,... more...

  • The Reliquary Effectby Cynthia Hahn

    Reaktion Books 2016; US$ 50.00

    From skeletons to strips of cloth to little pieces of dust, reliquaries can be found in many forms, and while sometimes they may seem grotesque on their surface, they are nonetheless invested with great spiritual and memorial value. In this book, Cynthia Hahn offers the first full survey in English of the societal value of reliquaries, showing how... more...

  • Pilgrimage and Politics in Colonial Bengalby Imma Ramos

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    From the late nineteenth century onwards the concept of Mother India assumed political significance in colonial Bengal. Reacting against British rule, Bengali writers and artists gendered the nation in literature and visual culture in order to inspire patriotism amongst the indigenous population. This book will examine the process by which the Hindu... more...

  • Michelangelo's Poetry and Iconography in the Heart of the Reformationby Ambra Moroncini

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Contextualizing Michelangelo’s poetry and spirituality within the framework of the religious Zeitgeist of his era, this study investigates his poetic production to shed new light on the artist’s religious beliefs and unique language of art. Author Ambra Moroncini looks first and foremost at Michelangelo the poet and proposes a thought-provoking reading... more...

  • Images at Workby David Morgan

    Oxford University Press 2018; US$ 23.99

    Building on his previous innovative work in visual and religious studies, David Morgan creates a new framework for understanding how the human mind can be entranced, invigorated, and changed by images. more...

  • Art of the Spiritby Helen Bradfield; Joan Pringle; Judy Ridout

    Dundurn 1992; US$ 10.99

    Chosen for their excellence in design and stitchery, these works represent the achievements of artists who have created art, in fabric, for places of worship. This book celebrates this important artistic expression, a significant part of our heritage. more...

  • Art and Religion in Eighteenth-Century Europeby Nigel Aston

    Reaktion Books 2009; US$ 45.00

    Eighteenth-century Europe witnessed monumental upheavals in both the Catholic and Protestant faiths and the repercussions rippled down to the churches’ religious art forms. Nigel Aston now chronicles here the intertwining of cultural and institutional turmoil during this pivotal century.            ... more...

  • Portraits de Viergesby Klaus Carl

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    L’art a été profondément marqué par la figure de la Vierge Marie, le symbole de la maternité, rayonnante de jeunesse, de tendresse et de compassion depuis deux mille ans. Trouvant en elle une source d’inspiration inépuisable, les artistes ont utilisé cette figure pour exprimer nos souffrances et nos joies. L’auteur Kyra Belán nous emmène dans une analyse... more...

  • Apocalypseby Camille Flammarion

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    The final book of the Bible, known both as The Book of Revelation and The Apocalypse of John, is a prophesy of the events that will occur at the end of time. During the Middle Ages, in a society which held a deep belief in God and was mainly ruled by religious authorities, this apocalyptic theme recurs in art, through various media, including tapestries,... more...