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  • Spectrum 21

    Spectrum 21

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781933865577

    The best-selling Spectrum series continues with this twenty-first lavishly produced annual. Challenging, controversial, educational, and irreverent, the award-winning Spectrum series reinforces both the importance and prevalence of fantastic art in…

  • Self-Portraits

    Self-Portraits
    av Ernst Rebel

    Inbunden - 2020 - 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Gombrich on the Renaissance Volume ll

    Gombrich on the Renaissance Volume ll
    av Leonie Gombrich

    Häftad - 1994 - 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • Dark Mirror

    Dark Mirror
    av Sara Lipton

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805079104

    The straggly beard, the hooked nose, the bag of coins, and gaudy apparel - the religious artists of medieval Christendom had no shortage of virulent symbols for identifying Jews. Yet, hateful as these depictions were, the story they tell is not as s…

  • The Art of Worship

    The Art of Worship
    av Nicholas Holtam

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857095319

    In this beautifully illustrated book, the Reverend Nicholas Holtam-vicar of London's internationally renowned church St. Martin-in-the-Fields-presents his favorite paintings from the National Gallery, London, alongside religious commentary, Bible qu…

  • Fictions of the Pose

    Fictions of the Pose
    av Harry Berger

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804733243

    The foundational question this book explores is: What happens when portraits are interpreted as imitations or likenesses not only of individuals but also of their acts of posing-when the observer's attention is redirected so that the primary object…

  • Angels of Art

    Angels of Art
    av Bailey Van Hook

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271015576

    Images of women were ubiquitous in America at the turn of the last century. This study argues that the artists' concept of art coincided with the construction of gender in American culture. It looks at these images of women across stylistic boundari…

  • Angels of Art

    Angels of Art
    av Bailey Van Hook

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271015583

    Images of women were ubiquitous in America at the turn of the last century. In painting and sculpture, they took on a bewildering variety of identities, from Venus, Ariadne, and Diana to Law, Justice, the Arts, and Commerce. Bailey Van Hook argues h…

  • The Virgin, Saints And Angels

    The Virgin, Saints And Angels
    av Suzanne L. Stratton-Pruitt, Kenneth Mills, Thomas Da Costa Kaufmann

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788876246135

  • Performing the Visual

    Performing the Visual
    av Sarah Elizabeth Fraser

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804745338

    Performing the Visual explores the practice of wall painting in China from a new perspective. Relying on rare, virtually unpublished drawings on Buddhist themes from a long-hidden medieval library in western China, the author analyzes the painters'…

  • Master Paintings from the Phillips Collection

    Master Paintings from the Phillips Collection
    av Eliza E. Rathbone

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781904832928

    The Phillips Collection, America's first museum of modern art, was founded in 1921 by Duncan Phillips (1886-1966), a Washington DC collector who played a vital role in introducing America to contemporary art. Unusually for his time, Phillips saw Ame…

  • Reinventing the Wheel

    Reinventing the Wheel
    av Stephen F. Teiser

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295986494

    Awarded the Prix Stanislas Julien by the Academie des Inscriptions et Belles-LettresThe Wheel of Rebirth is one of the most basic and popular images in Buddhist visual culture. For nearly two thousand years, artists have painted it onto the porches…

  • King David in the Index of Christian Art

    King David in the Index of Christian Art

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691095479

    David--the greatest king of Israel, the founder of Jerusalem, and one of the pivotal figures of the Old Testament--was a rich source of inspiration for artists and their patrons throughout the medieval world. Regarded as a direct ancestor of Jesus,…

  • Visualizing the Nation

    Visualizing the Nation
    av Joan B. Landes

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801438110

    Popular images of women were everywhere in revolutionary France. Although women's political participation was curtailed, female allegories of liberty, justice, and the republic played a crucial role in the passage from old regime to modern society.…

  • Seed Queen

    Seed Queen
    av Colleen Sheehy

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780873515924

    At the same time Andy Warhol was changing American art in New York City, Lillian Colton, owner of the Cinderella Clip 'n' Curl in Owatonna, Minnesota, launched her own version of pop art. From her patient hands, practiced at embroidering linens and…

  • Old Testament Women

    Old Testament Women
    av Elaine M. Ward

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592700110

    Episodes from the Old Testament and Biblical tradition--such as the temptation of Eve, Ruth's conversion, and the triumph of the virtuous Susanna over villainy--are retold through thirteen stunning art reproductions, each accompanied by an engaging…

  • Picturing Children

    Picturing Children

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754602774

    The representation of children in modern European visual culture has often been marginalized by Art History as sentimental and trivial. For this reason the subject of childhood in relation to art and its production has largely been ignored. Confront…

  • Landscape Theory

    Landscape Theory

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415960533

    Artistic representations of landscape are studied widely in areas ranging from art history to geography to sociology, yet there has been little consensus about how to understand the relationship between landscape and art. This book brings together m…

  • Landscape Theory

    Landscape Theory

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415960540

    Artistic representations of landscape are studied widely in areas ranging from art history to geography to sociology, yet there has been little consensus about how to understand the relationship between landscape and art. This book brings together m…

  • Experiments with Truth

    Experiments with Truth

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300208801

    This fascinating book introduces and explores the resonance of Gandhi's (1869-1948) ethics of nonviolence in the visual arts. Taking the form of a reader, the texts range across influences on Gandhian philosophy and outgrowths from it. The accompany…

  • Likeness and Legacy in Korean Portraiture

    Likeness and Legacy in Korean Portraiture
    av Soomi Lee

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939117895

    This important book examines the history, process and significance of official portrait making during Korea's Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)-the country's last and longest-ruling Confucian dynasty. By highlighting significant pieces in the Asian Art Mus…

  • Mistress of the House, Mistress of Heaven: Women in Ancient Egypt

    Mistress of the House, Mistress of Heaven: Women in Ancient Egypt
    av Betsy Bryan

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555951290

    Masterpieces of Egyptian art from great American collections illuminate the role of women in ancient Egyptian society. Here are stone and wood sculpture; wall painting; statuettes; mummy case and coffin; jewellery and utensils in gold, faience, bron…

  • God Pictures in Korean Contexts

    God Pictures in Korean Contexts
    av Laurel Kendall

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824847647

    Shamans depicted walking on knives, fairies shown riding on clouds, kings astride dragon mounts: some find such pictures unsettling, some charming. Pursued by collectors, venerated as the seats of gods, Korean shaman paintings are all of these thing…

  • God Pictures in Korean Contexts

    God Pictures in Korean Contexts
    av Laurel Kendall

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824847630

    Shamans depicted walking on knives, fairies shown riding on clouds, kings astride dragon mounts: some find such pictures unsettling, some charming. Pursued by collectors, venerated as the seats of gods, Korean shaman paintings are all of these thing…

  • The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art and Architecture

    The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art and Architecture

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199695102

    The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art and Architecture explains a wide range of terms used in the study of the history of Christian art and architecture including subjects, topics, themes, artists, works, movements, and buildings. This long-awaited…

  • Pornographic Art and the Aesthetics of Pornography

    Pornographic Art and the Aesthetics of Pornography

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230368200

    What happens when art and pornography meet? By providing a plurality of disciplinary approaches and theoretical perspectives this essay collection will give the reader a fuller and deeper understanding of the commonalities and frictions between arti…

  • Portrait

    Portrait
    av Jean-Luc Nancy

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823279951

    This book examines the practice of portraits as a way in to grasping the paradoxes of subjectivity. To Nancy, the portrait is suspended between likeness and strangeness, identity and distance, representation and presentation, exactitude and forceful…

  • The Meaning of Icons

    The Meaning of Icons
    av Vladimir Lossky

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780913836996

    The classic work on the techniques, language and interpretation of icons in the context of theology and faith. Commentary and analysis of the main types of icons. Lavishly illustrated, with 160 pages of text with drawings, 13 b/w and 51 color plates.

  • The Meaning of Icons

    The Meaning of Icons
    av Vladimir Lossky

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780913836774

    The classic work on the techniques, language and interpretation of icons in the context of theology and faith. Commentary and analysis of the main types of icons. Lavishly illustrated, with 160 pages of text with drawings, 13 b/w and 51 color plates.

  • Volcano

    Volcano
    av James Hamilton

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781861899170

    Though largely benign, volcanoes erupt continuously across the world. The eruption of Mount St Helens in 1980 and Eyjafjallajokull in 2010 exemplify the dramatic physical violence of volcanoes, and their potential for local destruction and global di…

  • Changing Perceptions

    Changing Perceptions
    av Elizabeth Cayzer

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781898595304

    This book examines the extraordinary metamorphosis that has occurred in the presentation of the human face during the twentieth century. A series of essays charts the portraits which are the "Milestones" to that change, while the discussion that fol…

  • Changing Perceptions

    Changing Perceptions
    av Elizabeth Cayzer

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781898595298

    This book examines the extraordinary metamorphosis that has occurred in the presentation of the human face during the twentieth century. A series of essays charts the portraits which are the "Milestones" to that change, while the discussion that fol…

  • Celebrating Florida

    Celebrating Florida

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813014777

    A presentation of 66 important paintings, drawings and prints, samples of Florida-based art which highlight some of the world's most significant artists who came to Florida from 1823 to 1950 to capture the Sunshine State. Essays discuss the settleme…

  • Insights and Interpretations

    Insights and Interpretations
    av Colum Hourihane, Princeton University Dept. of Art and Archaeology Index of Christian a (CO, Colum Hourihane

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691099903

    Established in 1917, the Index of Christian Art, located at Princeton University, is now the largest archive of medieval art in existence and the most specialized resource for the iconographer. Throughout its eighty-five years, it has justly been re…

  • Engraving the Savage

    Engraving the Savage
    av Michael Gaudio

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816648467

    In 1585, the British painter and explorer John White created images of Carolina Algonquian Indians. These images were collected and engraved in 1590 by the Flemish publisher and printmaker Theodor de Bry and were reproduced widely, establishing the…

  • Engraving the Savage

    Engraving the Savage
    av Michael Gaudio

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816648474

    In 1585, the British painter and explorer John White created images of Carolina Algonquian Indians. These images were collected and engraved in 1590 by the Flemish publisher and printmaker Theodor de Bry and were reproduced widely, establishing the…

  • Magic Markings

    Magic Markings
    av William Dalrymple

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909932333

  • City of Gold and Mud

    City of Gold and Mud
    av Nancy Rose Marshall

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300174465

    London was the quintessential modern city of the 19th century, and its artists were the first to rise to the challenge of depicting the many facets of this new world. From the 1850s to 1900, the city underwent vast changes, resulting in rapid urbani…

  • The Face of Britain: A History of the Nation Through Its Portraits

    The Face of Britain: A History of the Nation Through Its Portraits
    av Simon Schama

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190621872

    Author of a number of celebrated works, including the bestselling The Story of the Jews and Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution, Simon Schama's latest book fuses history and art to create a tour de force of narrative sweep and illuminatin…

  • The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume IV: From the American Revolution to World War I, Part 2: Black Models and White Myths

    The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume IV: From the American Revolution to World War I, Part 2: Black Models and White Myths

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674052604

    In the 1960s, art patron Dominique de Menil founded an image archive showing the ways that people of African descent have been represented in Western art. Highlights from her collection appeared in three large-format volumes that quickly became coll…

  • My Fair Ladies

    My Fair Ladies
    av Julie Wosk

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813563381

    The fantasy of a male creator constructing his perfect woman dates back to the Greek myth of Pygmalion and Galatea. Yet as technology has advanced over the past century, the figure of the lifelike manmade woman has become nearly ubiquitous, popping…

  • My Fair Ladies

    My Fair Ladies
    av Julie Wosk

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813563374

    The fantasy of a male creator constructing his perfect woman dates back to the Greek myth of Pygmalion and Galatea. Yet as technology has advanced over the past century, the figure of the lifelike manmade woman has become nearly ubiquitous, popping…