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  • Conservation and Restoration of Ceramicsby Susan Buys; Victoria Oakley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 136.95

    The Conservation and Restoration of Ceramics brings together the wide range of current information relevant to the practising conservator. The book opens with a discussion of the fundamental nature of the ceramic medium, information which is of primary importance when selecting treatments or considering preventive conservation measures. Details on... more...

  • Il mondo del vaso Chigiby Matteo D'Acunto

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    Image& Context (ICON) ist die erste internationale Reihe, die dem Bild und dem Funktionieren von Bildern in der Antike gilt. Das einzigartige Potential des Bildes beruht auf seiner Suggestion. Ein Bild kann die Aufmerksamkeit des Betrachters im Bruchteil einer Sekunde fesseln und sich ihm für immer einprägen. Das führt zu den Kernfragen... more...

  • Myth Into Artby H. A. Shapiro

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95

    Myth into Art is a comparative study of mythological narrative in Greek poetry and the visual arts. Thirty of the major myths are surveyed, focusing on Homer, lyric poetry and Attic tragedy. On the artistic side, the emphasis is on Athenian and South Italian vases. The book offers undergraduate students an introduction both to mythology and to the... more...

  • Figur ohne Raum?by Nikolaus Dietrich

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00

    Image& Context (ICON) ist die erste internationale Reihe, die dem Bild und dem Funktionieren von Bildern in der Antike gilt. Das einzigartige Potential des Bildes beruht auf seiner Suggestion. Ein Bild kann die Aufmerksamkeit des Betrachters im Bruchteil einer Sekunde fesseln und sich ihm für immer einprägen. Das führt zu den Kernfragen... more...

  • Blanc de Chineby John Ayers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Dehua porcelain, or Blanc de Chine as it is known in the West, is pure ivory-white porcelain made at the Dehua kilns in the southern Chinese province of Fujian. It rose to international significance in the 17th century and inspired aristocratic patronage in the development of European porcelain. Its popularity at home and abroad continued and the kilns... more...

  • Die Wirkung der Götterby Arne Thomsen

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00

    Image& Context (ICON) ist die erste internationale Reihe, die dem Bild und dem Funktionieren von Bildern in der Antike gilt. Das einzigartige Potential des Bildes beruht auf seiner Suggestion. Ein Bild kann die Aufmerksamkeit des Betrachters im Bruchteil einer Sekunde fesseln und sich ihm für immer einprägen. Das führt zu den Kernfragen... more...

  • Peranakan Chinese Porcelainby Kee Ming-Yuet

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 64.99

    With over 800 unique photographs, this Chinese arts book is a feast for the eyes. Produced exclusively for wealthy Chinese communities along the Strait of Malacca in the 19th and early 20th centuries, Peranakan Chinese porcelain is enjoying a resurgence of interest among collectors. Straits-born Chinese, or Peranakan, in Penang, Malacca and Singapore,... more...

  • Japanese and Oriental Ceramicsby Hazel H. Gorhan

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 21.99

    Japanese and Oriental Ceramics was first published in print form by Tuttle Publishing in 1971. This comprehensive and profusely illustrated work tells how to distinguish Japanese porcelains from Chinese, and how to recognize modern reproductions of genuine old wares. It is completely indexed, contains a lengthy bibliography, and lists Chinese dates... more...

  • African Pottery Roulettes Past and Presentby Anne Haour; K. Manning; N. Arazi; O. Gosselain

    Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 22.50

    African Pottery Roulettes Past and Present considers ethnographic, museological and archaeological approaches to pottery-decorating tools called roulettes, that is to say, short lengths of fibre or wood that are rolled over the surface of a vessel for decoration. This book sets out, for the first time, a solid typology for the classification of African... more...

  • The Dinner Partyby Jane F. Gerhard

    University of Georgia Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    Judy Chicago's monumental art installation The Dinner Party was an immediate sensation when it debuted in 1979, and today it is considered the most popular work of art to emerge from the second-wave feminist movement. Jane F. Gerhard examines the piece's popularity to understand how ideas about feminism migrated from activist and intellectual... more...