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  • Reading Fashion in Art

    Reading Fashion in Art
    av Ingrid E. Mida

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350032705

    Dress and fashion are central to our understanding of art. From the stylization of the body to subtle textile embellishments and richly symbolic colors, dress tells a story and provides clues as to the cultural beliefs of the time in which artworks…

  • Reading Fashion in Art

    Reading Fashion in Art
    av Ingrid E. Mida

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350032699

    Dress and fashion are central to our understanding of art. From the stylization of the body to subtle textile embellishments and richly symbolic colors, dress tells a story and provides clues as to the cultural beliefs of the time in which artworks…

  • An Illustrated Journey

    An Illustrated Journey
    av Danny Gregory

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440320255

    Travel + Sketching = Inspiration When we travel, we don't want to follow the same itinerary as everyone who's come before us. We want to feel like explorers, adventurers in undiscovered territory. And that's exactly what sketching can bring to the t…

  • Creatopia

    Creatopia
    av Vexx

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593330302

    A creative and mind-blowing coloring book by YouTube and Instagram artist, Vexx Explore your creativity in this incredible collection of critters and creatures, featuring the signature street-art style of popular artist, Vexx. From fierce tigers to…

  • The Art of Urban Sketching

    The Art of Urban Sketching
    av Gabriel Campanario

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592537259

    The Art of Urban Sketching is both a comprehensive guide and a showcase of location drawings by artists around the world who draw the cities where they live and travel. This beautiful volume explains urban sketching within the context of a long hist…

  • Void - In Art

    Void - In Art
    av Mark Levy

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781883647117

    Void//In Art?brings together the author's many years of meditation practice with his knowledge of art history and?the sacred wisdom texts of Eastern philosophy to show how the experience of the Great Void of ultimate reality, a central aspect of the…

  • Guide to Landscape Painting

    Guide to Landscape Painting
    av J.F. Carlson

    Häftad - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486229270

    Authoritative, comprehensive guide covers every aspect of landscape painting; 34 reproductions of paintings by author. 58 explanatory diagrams.Black and white

  • Landscape Painting

    Landscape Painting
    av Mitchell Albala

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823032204

    The landscape is unique among subject matter - in its grandeur, complexity and colour dynamics. The landscape painter is continually challenged to find ways of translating these qualities into a convincing representation of space and light. This is…

  • The Book of the Cat

    The Book of the Cat

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786270719

    Cats have been revered by artists since ancient times for their beauty, grace, independence and air of mystery. Domesticated, but with a touch of the wild about them, they share our homes and endlessly fascinate us. The Book of the Cat is a cool and…

  • The Self-Portrait

    The Self-Portrait
    av James Hall

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500239100

    In this broad cultural survey, James Hall brilliantly maps the history of self-portraiture, from the earliest myths of Narcissus and the Christian tradition of `bearing witness' to the prolific self-image-making of today's contemporary artists. Alon…

  • Icons and Saints of the Eastern Orthodox

    Icons and Saints of the Eastern Orthodox
    av . Tradigo

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892368457

    An icon (from the Greek word eikon, "image") is a wooden panel painting of a holy person or scene from Orthodox Christianity, the religion of the Byzantine Empire that is practiced today mainly in Greece and Russia. It was believed that these works…

  • Geopolitics and the Event

    Geopolitics and the Event
    av Alan Ingram

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781119426059

    An original exploration of the 2003 Iraq war and geopolitics more broadly through the prism of art.Offers a reappraisal of one of the most contentious and consequential events of the early twenty-first centuryAdvances an original perspective on Brit…

  • Geopolitics and the Event

    Geopolitics and the Event
    av Alan Ingram

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781119426004

    An original exploration of the 2003 Iraq war and geopolitics more broadly through the prism of art.Offers a reappraisal of one of the most contentious and consequential events of the early twenty-first centuryAdvances an original perspective on Brit…

  • Symbolism

    Symbolism
    av Norbert Wolf

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836507066

    First applied to the poems of Stephane Mallarme and Paul Verlaine in 1886, the term "symbolist" was soon applied to the visual arts where a realistic depiction of the natural world gave way to imaginary dream scenes of psychological, sexual, and mys…

  • Self-Portraits

    Self-Portraits
    av Ernst Rebel

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836537094

    The self as a subject is one of the most fascinating and fruitful of artistic enterprises. From the 15th century to today, this collection brings together some of the best examples of self-portraiture to explore the genre's evolution over the centur…

  • Symbols and Allegories in Art

    Symbols and Allegories in Art
    av . Battistini

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892368181

    From antiquity, when the gods and goddesses were commonly featured in works of art, through to the twentieth century, when Surrealists drew on archetypes from the unconscious, artists have embedded symbols in their works. As with previous volumes in…

  • Old Testament Figures in Art

    Old Testament Figures in Art
    av . Capoa

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892367450

    Throughout the Middle Ages, sacred Christian art had two objectives: to express veneration for God and to provide illustrative lessons on the Christian faith to a largely illiterate population. Continuing in the spirit of the other books in this ser…

  • En Plein Air: Watercolor

    En Plein Air: Watercolor
    av Ron Stocke

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633226166

  • On the Strange Place of Religion in Contemporary Art

    On the Strange Place of Religion in Contemporary Art
    av James Elkins

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415969895

    Can contemporary art say anything about spirituality? John Updike calls modern art "a religion assembled from the fragments of our daily life," but does that mean that contemporary art is spiritual? What might it mean to say that the art you make ex…

  • On the Strange Place of Religion in Contemporary Art

    On the Strange Place of Religion in Contemporary Art
    av James Elkins

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415969888

    Can contemporary art say anything about spirituality? John Updike calls modern art "a religion assembled from the fragments of our daily life," but does that mean that contemporary art is spiritual? What might it mean to say that the art you make ex…

  • The Artist's Complete Guide To Facial Expression

    The Artist's Complete Guide To Facial Expression
    av Gary Faigin

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823004324

    Artists will love this book, the definitive guide to capturing facial expressions. In a carefully organised, easy-to-use format, author Gary Faigin shows readers the expressions created by individual facial muscles, then draws them together in a sec…

  • Nordingråberg : konst från Världsarvet Höga Kusten Provläs

    Nordingråberg : konst från Världsarvet Höga Kusten
    av Stefan Eurenius

    Inbunden - 2008 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789197762311

    Nordingråberg är en konstbok om ångermanländska Nordingrå i Världsarvet Höga Kusten, där generationer av konstnärer fångat det norrländska ljuset. Den dramatiska naturen med branta kuster, långa havsvikar, slingrande vägar och höga berg gör att bygd…

  • Seeing the Sacred in Samsara

    Seeing the Sacred in Samsara
    av Donald S. Lopez, Jr

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611804041

    Rare paintings set aside life stories of each of the eighty-four wild Buddhist saints of ancient India. This fresh and beautiful presentation of the lives of the eighty-four mahasiddhas, or "great accomplished ones," offers a unique glimpse into the…

  • The Hudson River School

    The Hudson River School
    av New York Historical Society

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780847832644

    In the mid-1800s, a group of painters based in New York turned their focus to the theme of the natural landscape to demonstrate the beauty of the wilderness. Their work enjoyed a popular national success that no other group of artists has achieved s…

  • Gospel Figures in Art

    Gospel Figures in Art
    av . Zuffi

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892367276

    In viewing the great works of sacred Western art, many people find difficulty in understanding the stories and identifying the figures portrayed in them. This informative guide decodes these often-mysterious scenes and reveals a vibrant world of ima…

  • Enchanted

    Enchanted
    av Jesse Kowalski

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789213709

    For hundreds of years, artists have been inspired by the imaginative potential of fantasy. Unlike science fiction, which is based on fact, fantasy presents an impossible reality - a universe where dragons breathe fire, angels battle demons, and magi…

  • Everyday Watercolor Flowers

    Everyday Watercolor Flowers
    av Jenna Rainey

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780399582219

    Artist Jenna Rainey shares easy-to-follow ways to paint a wide range of botanicals, all in her fresh, modern style that appeals to the next generation of watercolor artists and creatives, from beginners to hobbyists. With gorgeously illustrated inst…

  • The Body in Contemporary Art

    The Body in Contemporary Art
    av Sally O'Reilly

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500204009

    The Body in Contemporary Art presents an international survey of art made over the last two decades in which the human form is central. Featuring work across a range of media, from painting and sculpture to installation, video art and performance, t…

  • Draw and Paint Super Cute Animals

    Draw and Paint Super Cute Animals
    av Jane Maday

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440353321

    In her newest instructional book Jane Maday, queen of cuteness, teaches you how to draw cute animal friends with basic and timeless drawing techniques. After you've mastered pencil drawings from photo references, Jane will guide you through simple t…

  • How to Read a Painting: Lessons from the Old Masters

    How to Read a Painting: Lessons from the Old Masters
    av Patrick de Rynck

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810955769

    An anecdotal reference to the symbolism and themes of more than 150 key works of art shares background information about the theology, mythology, and folklore of the Renaissance era that shaped the works of such masters as Giotto, Botticelli, and Ve…

  • Merchants, Princes and Painters

    Merchants, Princes and Painters
    av Lisa Monnas

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300111170

    Covering a period that witnessed the flowering of the Renaissance and the major expansion of the Italian silk industry, this volume examines the Italian silk fabrics depicted in paintings from Italy, England and the Netherlands over the course of 25…

  • Beauty and the Male Body in Byzantium

    Beauty and the Male Body in Byzantium
    av M. Hatzaki

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230007154

    A neglected aspect of Byzantium, physical beauty appears as a quality with an unmistakable dark side, relating ambiguously to notions of power, goodness, evil, masculinity, effeminacy, life and death. Examined as an attribute of the human and, in pa…

  • Empathic Vision

    Empathic Vision
    av Jill Bennett

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804751711

    This book analyzes contemporary visual art produced in the context of conflict and trauma from a range of countries, including Colombia, Northern Ireland, South Africa, and Australia. It focuses on what makes visual language unique, arguing that the…

  • Empathic Vision

    Empathic Vision
    av Jill Bennett

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804750745

    This book analyzes contemporary visual art produced in the context of conflict and trauma from a range of countries, including Colombia, Northern Ireland, South Africa, and Australia. It focuses on what makes visual language unique, arguing that the…

  • Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell: Dreamland

    Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell: Dreamland
    av Boris Vallejo, Julie Bell

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062242709

    An all-new collection of lush, four-color artwork from the studio of acclaimed fantasy artists Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell.Artist Boris Vallejo is renowned for his paintings of beautiful maidens, heroic men, and fearsome monsters, while his wife an…

  • Arms and Armor - Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art

    Arms and Armor - Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
    av Dirk H. Breiding

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780876332924

    Through the exceptional permanent collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, this book looks at arms and armor as art-from warfare to war games, from hunting to the pursuit of glory The Philadelphia Museum of Art's holdings of arms and armor are…

  • Images of Myths in Classical Antiquity

    Images of Myths in Classical Antiquity
    av Susan Woodford

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521788090

    Myths inspired Greek and Roman artists to rise to the challenge of conveying flowing narratives in static form. This book describes the different ways painters, sculptors and other artists explored and exploited the dense forest of myth. It explains…

  • The Urban Sketcher

    The Urban Sketcher
    av Marc Taro Holmes

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440334719

    Capture the bustle and beauty of life in your town. Experience life as only an artist can! Join the rapidly growing, international movement of artists united by a passion for drawing on location in the cities, towns and villages where they live and…

  • Face and Mask: A Double History

    Face and Mask: A Double History
    av Hans Belting

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691162355

    A cultural history of the face in Western art, ranging from portraiture in painting and photography to film, theater, and mass mediaThis fascinating book presents the first cultural history and anthropology of the face across centuries, continents,…

  • Ancient Mythological Images and their Interpretation

    Ancient Mythological Images and their Interpretation
    av Katharina Lorenz

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521139724

    When we try to make sense of pictures, what do we gain when we use a particular method - and what might we be missing or even losing? Empirical experimentation on three types of mythological imagery - a Classical Greek pot, a frieze from Hellenistic…

  • Ancient Mythological Images and their Interpretation

    Ancient Mythological Images and their Interpretation
    av Katharina Lorenz

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521195089

    When we try to make sense of pictures, what do we gain when we use a particular method - and what might we be missing or even losing? Empirical experimentation on three types of mythological imagery - a Classical Greek pot, a frieze from Hellenistic…

  • Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-1980

    Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-1980

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714872759

    A compelling visual portrait of a time, place, and subculture that raised a middle finger to modern societyOh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-80 is an unrivalled collection of visually striking ephemera from Britain's punk subculture. It presents 500…

  • Geninne's Art: Birds in Watercolor, Collage, and Ink

    Geninne's Art: Birds in Watercolor, Collage, and Ink
    av Geninne D. Zlatkis

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631594755

    In Geninne's Art: Birds in Watercolor, Collage, and Ink, popular Santa Fe artist Geninne Zlatkis presents a personal field guide to how she creates her charming paintings and collages of birds and nature. Brimming with inspiring examples of the arti…

  • Gombrich on the Renaissance Volume ll

    Gombrich on the Renaissance Volume ll
    av Leonie Gombrich

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714823812

    In this second volume of his classic essays on the Renaissance, E H Gombrich focuses on a theme of central importance: visual symbolism. He opens with a searching introduction ('The Aims and Limits of Iconology'), and follows with detailed studies o…

  • Representations of Pain in Art and Visual Culture

    Representations of Pain in Art and Visual Culture

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415530378

    The presentation of bodies in pain has been a major concern in Western art since the time of the Greeks. The Christian tradition is closely entwined with such themes, from the central images of the Passion to the representations of bloody martyrdoms…

  • Zoo World

    Zoo World
    av Julia Lindemalm

    Inbunden - 2018 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789198408911

    Julia Lindemalm har sedan 2011 fotograferat i djurparker i Europa och USA, återvänt till samma burar gång på gång. Zoo World berör fenomenet djurparker på ett existentiellt plan. Den handlar om förhållningssättet till den värld vi lever i; vår obesv…

  • Renoir

    Renoir

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300243314

    A revelatory and wide-ranging exploration of Renoir's extraordinary depictions of the nude and their important artistic legacy Best known as part of the influential vanguard of Impressionist artists that experimented with new painting techniques in…

  • The Passion in Art

    The Passion in Art
    av Richard Harries

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754650119

    Jesus was not depicted on the cross until the early fifth century. Since then this scene has been painted or carved in sharply differing ways. With the aid of over thirty full-page plates, The Passion in Art explores the historical contexts and theo…

  • The Little Book Of Hindu Deities

    The Little Book Of Hindu Deities
    av Sanjay Patel

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780452287754

    Pixar animator and Academy Award-nominated director Sanjay Patel (Sanjay's Super Team) brings to life Hinduism's most important gods and goddesses (and one sacred stone) in fun, full-color illustrations, each accompanied by a short, lively profile.…

  • The Cat in Art

    The Cat in Art
    av Stefano Zuffi

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810993280

    The Cat in Art is both full of surprises and hauntingly familiar, as cats play and pounce and sleep and purr their way through 170 great art masterpieces from the ancient world to the present. What cats represent to us in life, they bring to art: el…

  • The Female Nude

    The Female Nude
    av Lynda Nead

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415026789

    In Western culture the female nude, more than any other subject, represents "art". The framed image of a female body is an icon for Western culture. This book brings together analysis of the historical tradition of the female nude and discussion of…

  • Face to Face

    Face to Face
    av Robin M Jensen

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780800636784

    Examining how God and eventually Christ are portrayed in early Christian art, Jensen explores questions of the relationship between art and theology, conflicts over idolatry and iconography, and how the Christological controversies affected the port…

  • In Praise of the Backside

    In Praise of the Backside
    av Hans-Jurgen Dopp

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844847914

  • Landscape and Western Art

    Landscape and Western Art
    av Malcolm Andrews

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192842336

    What is landscape? How does it differ from 'land'? Does landscape always imply something to be pictured, a scene? When and why did we begin to cherish images of nature? What is 'nature'? Is it everything that isn't art, or artefact? This book explor…

  • Painting Portraits

    Painting Portraits
    av Anthony Connolly

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847972644

    Portrait painting is inherently difficult and requires a unique understanding of and sensitivity to the sitter. This practical book considers the historical context of portrait painting and its contemporary practice. Written by a professional portra…