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  • Creatures Real and Imaginary in Chinese and Japanese Art

    Creatures Real and Imaginary in Chinese and Japanese Art
    av Walther G. von Krenner

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786497287

    This guide to identifying lions, unicorns and other creatures real and fanciful in Chinese and Japanese artwork explains how these and other animal depictions were introduced to the East, and how their portrayals changed over time. Tracing the lion'…

  • Gandharan Buddhist Reliquaries

    Gandharan Buddhist Reliquaries
    av David Jongeward

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295992365

    Gandhara, the ancient name for the region around modern Peshawar in northern Pakistan, was of pivotal importance in the production of Buddhist texts and art in the first centuries CE. Since the mid-nineteenth century, excavations of Gandharan monast…

  • 100 Characters from Classical Mythology

    100 Characters from Classical Mythology
    av Malcolm Day

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780764160066

    Dating back roughly 3,000 years, the gods of the ancient Greeks--and later, of the Romans--have figured prominently in legendry, poetry, drama, and the visual arts. But today's readers are often confused when they encounter the myriad names of those…

  • How Artists See 4 - Volume Set III

    How Artists See 4 - Volume Set III
    av Colleen Carroll

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789209665

    Includes: Heroes, Artists, Cities, and ElementsThe classic series that opens children's eyes to the world as seen by great artists, now available in boxed sets perfect for home or classroom.With over 200,000 copies in print, the How Artists See seri…

  • The Subject in Art

    The Subject in Art
    av Catherine M. Soussloff

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822336709

    Challenging prevailing theories regarding the birth of the subject, Catherine M. Soussloff argues that the modern subject did not emerge from psychoanalysis or existential philosophy but rather in the theory and practice of portraiture in early-twen…

  • The Subject in Art

    The Subject in Art
    av Catherine M. Soussloff

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822336587

    Challenging prevailing theories regarding the birth of the subject, Catherine M. Soussloff argues that the modern subject did not emerge from psychoanalysis or existential philosophy but rather in the theory and practice of portraiture in early-twen…

  • The Civil War in Art and Memory

    The Civil War in Art and Memory
    av Kirk Savage

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300214680

    Reflecting on the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War, this notable book brings together a range of media and perspectives that show how the conflict has been recorded and remembered over time. Fifteen essays written by leading scholars in a…

  • Orientalism in Art

    Orientalism in Art
    av Christine Peltre

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789204592

    Nineteenth-century Europe was fascinated by the Orient. Napoleon's Egyptian campaign of 1798 initiated this phenomenon, and its history included the Greek uprising against the Turks in 1821 and the French taking of Algiers in 1830. Artists of the pe…

  • Britannia's Palette

    Britannia's Palette
    av Nicholas Tracy

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773531130

    Britannia's Palette looks at the lives of British artists who witnessed the naval war against the French Republic and Empire between 1793 and 1815. This band of brothers, through their artistic and entrepreneurial efforts, established the images of…

  • The "Things of Greater Importance"

    The "Things of Greater Importance"
    av Conrad Rudolph

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812281811

    The "Things of Greater Importance" provides a close look into the social and cultural context of medieval art, primarily as expressed in Bernard of Clairvaux's Apologia, the central document in the greatest artistic controversy to occur in the West…

  • Saints in Art

    Saints in Art
    av Clara Eskine Clement

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590330371

    This superb book, originally published in 1899, has been completely reset for this new edition. Whether it be at the Louvre or a thousand museums, churches or shrines, visitors cannot escape being struck by the presence of the saints in the pictures…

  • Treasuring the Gaze

    Treasuring the Gaze
    av Hanneke Grootenboer

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226309668

    The end of the eighteenth century saw the start of a new craze in Europe: tiny portraits of single eyes that were exchanged by lovers or family members. Worn as brooches or pendants, these minuscule eyes served the same emotional need as more conven…

  • Art and Religious Reform in Early Modern Europe

    Art and Religious Reform in Early Modern Europe
    av Dr. Bridget Heal

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781119422471

    The religious turmoil of the sixteenth century constituted a turning point in the history of Western Christian art. The essays presented in this volume investigate the ways in which both Protestant and Catholic reform stimulated the production of re…

  • Art, Ritual, and Civic Identity in Medieval Southern Italy

    Art, Ritual, and Civic Identity in Medieval Southern Italy
    av Nino Zchomelidse

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271059730

    In Art, Ritual, and Civic Identity in Medieval Southern Italy, Nino Zchomelidse examines the complex and dynamic roles played by the monumental ambo, the Easter candlestick, and the liturgical scroll in southern Italy and Sicily from the second half…

  • Illustrated History of Islamic Art and Design

    Illustrated History of Islamic Art and Design
    av Carey Moya

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780190334

    This title offers an expert introduction to Islamic art, from calligraphy, tiles, costumes and carpets to pottery, woodcarvings and metalwork. It includes an insightful study of the history of some of the most spectacular artistic achievements of th…

  • Nativity: Creches of the World

    Nativity: Creches of the World
    av Leslie Pina

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780764312120

    This book showcases a wide variety of Nativity sets that display multi-cultural artistic interpretations of the true meaning of Christmas. Artisans from more than forty countries on five continents are represented, each with beautiful expressions of…

  • Being Nude

    Being Nude
    av Jean-Luc Nancy, Federico Ferrari, Anne O'byrne

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823256204

    What does it mean to be nude? What does the nude do? In a series of constantly surprising reflections, Jean-Luc Nancy and Federico Ferrari encounter the nude as an opportunity for thinking in a way that is stripped bare of all received meanings and…

  • Being Nude

    Being Nude
    av Jean-Luc Nancy

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823256211

    What does it mean to be nude? What does the nude do? In a series of constantly surprising reflections, Jean-Luc Nancy and Federico Ferrari encounter the nude as an opportunity for thinking in a way that is stripped bare of all received meanings and…

  • Women, Art and Architectural Patronage in Renaissance Mantua

    Women, Art and Architectural Patronage in Renaissance Mantua
    av Sally Anne Hickson

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409427520

    Analyzing the artistic patronage of famous and lesser known women of Renaissance Mantua, and introducing new patronage paradigms that existed among those women, this study sheds new light the social, cultural and religious impact of the cult of fema…

  • The Nude in French Art and Culture, 1870-1910

    The Nude in French Art and Culture, 1870-1910
    av Heather Dawkins

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521807555

    Dawkins examines the forces that made the nude a contentious image in the early Third Republic. Analyzing the evolving relationship between the fine-art nude, print culture and censorship, Heather Dawkins explores how artists, art critics, politicia…

  • The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume V: The Twentieth Century, Part 1: The Impact of Africa

    The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume V: The Twentieth Century, Part 1: The Impact of Africa

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674052673

    In the 1960s, art patrons Dominique and Jean de Menil founded an image archive showing the ways that people of African descent have been represented in Western art from the ancient world to modern times. Highlights from the image archive, accompanie…

  • Animals Amigos!

    Animals Amigos!
    av San Antonio Museum of Art (CRT), Peggy Tenison, San Antonio Museum of Art (CRT)

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781595341525

    What better way to learn animal names than with eye-catching works of art. With work from across Latin America and beyond, children will become armchair world travelers and art connoisseurs. This bilingual edition introduces early readers, and earli…

  • History's Beauties

    History's Beauties
    av Lara Perry

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754630814

    The 'beauties' - women of note - who were welcomed to the National Portrait Gallery's early collection were those whose lives and portraits were recognized as significant to the 'civil, ecclesiastical and literary history of the nation'. This brief…

  • Orientalism's Interlocutors

    Orientalism's Interlocutors

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822328599

    Until now, Orientalist art-exemplified by paintings of harems, slave markets, or bazaars-has predominantly been understood to reflect Western interpretations and to perpetuate reductive, often demeaning stereotypes of the exotic East. Orientalism's…

  • Orientalism's Interlocutors

    Orientalism's Interlocutors

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822328742

    Until now, Orientalist art-exemplified by paintings of harems, slave markets, or bazaars-has predominantly been understood to reflect Western interpretations and to perpetuate reductive, often demeaning stereotypes of the exotic East. Orientalism's…

  • The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art

    The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138857223

    The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art surveys a broad spectrum of Christian art produced from the late second to the sixth centuries. The first part of the book opens with a general survey of the subject and then presents fifteen essays that…

  • Draw Astonishing Warrior Mash-Ups

    Draw Astonishing Warrior Mash-Ups
    av Mari Bolte

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781515769378

    Fighting warriors face off as mash-ups in this drawing book that will ignite a kid's creativity. Samurais or army men? Why choose just one? Drawing has never been this much fun.

  • Divine Images Human Visions

    Divine Images Human Visions
    av Pratapaditya Pa

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781896209050

  • Re-framing Representations of Women

    Re-framing Representations of Women

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754660774

    Crossing disciplinary and chronological boundaries, this volume integrates text and image, essays and object pages to explore the processes inherent in gender representation, rather than resituating women in particular categories or spheres as other…

  • Trace Your Hand & Draw: Wild Animals

    Trace Your Hand & Draw: Wild Animals
    av Maite Balart

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633221758

    Develop fine motor skills, strengthen muscle coordination, and improve hand-eye coordination by simply tracing the shape of your hand Trace Your Hand & Draw supports the early stages of writing and drawing in children as young as 3 years old. Each s…

  • History of the Nude

    History of the Nude
    av Flaminio Gualdoni

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788857213521

    Focuses on the historical evolution of the nude.

  • Foundations of Oriental Art & Symbolism

    Foundations of Oriental Art & Symbolism
    av Titus Burckhardt

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781933316727

    This edited collection of Titus Burckhardt's most important writings on the sacred art of the Hindu, Buddhist and Taoist traditions, is lavishly illustrated throughout with 140 superb examples of Oriental art, architecture, statuary and painting. Al…

  • The Warrior Saints in Byzantine Art and Tradition

    The Warrior Saints in Byzantine Art and Tradition
    av Christopher Walter

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840146943

    Christopher Walter's study of the cult and iconography of Byzantine warrior saints - George, Demetrius, the two Theodores, and dozens more - is at once encyclopaedic and interpretative, and the first comprehensive study of the subject. The author de…

  • Painting Indians and Building Empires in North America, 1710-1840

    Painting Indians and Building Empires in North America, 1710-1840
    av William H. Truettner

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520266315

    The Europeans who first settled North America were endlessly intrigued by the indigenous people they found there; even before the colonials began to record the landscape, they drew and painted Indians. This study offers a new visual perspective on w…

  • Picturing the Land

    Picturing the Land
    av Marylin J. McKay

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773538177

    Emphasizing the ways in which social, economic, and political conditions determine representation, Marylin McKay moves beyond canonical images and traditional nationalistic interpretations by analyzing Canadian landscape art in relation to different…

  • The Saintmakers

    The Saintmakers
    av Chuck Rosenak

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780873587181

    The Saint Makers is a thorough exploration of the contemporary evolution of religious folk art, or santo making, in the American Southwest.

  • Beholding Christ and Christianity in African American Art

    Beholding Christ and Christianity in African American Art

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271077741

    Many of the most celebrated African American artists have created works that visually manifest Christian motifs and themes, yet this component of the history of African American art is often subsumed by attention to racial identity. This volume cons…

  • Purrrfection: The Cat

    Purrrfection: The Cat
    av J.L. Lynnlee

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780887402692

    This book is a wonderful romp through the history of the cat seen through antiquities and collectibles. From the pharaohs to Felix, Purrrfection takes the reader on the cat's journey from the status of god to devil and its climb back up the social l…

  • Dictionary of Erotic Artists

    Dictionary of Erotic Artists

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786448746

    This alphabetically arranged dictionary of artists known to have produced works depicting sexual imagery profiles the world's erotic artists from ancient times to the present. Each entry offers basic biographical information, including the artist's…

  • AFRICOBRA

    AFRICOBRA
    av Wadsworth A. Jarrell

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478000426

    Formed on the South Side of Chicago in 1968 at the height of the civil rights, Black power, and Black arts movements, the AFRICOBRA collective created a new artistic visual language rooted in the culture of Chicago's Black neighborhoods. The collect…

  • AFRICOBRA

    AFRICOBRA
    av Wadsworth A. Jarrell

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478000563

    Formed on the South Side of Chicago in 1968 at the height of the civil rights, Black power, and Black arts movements, the AFRICOBRA collective created a new artistic visual language rooted in the culture of Chicago's Black neighborhoods. The collect…

  • The Art of Painting and Drawing Animals

    The Art of Painting and Drawing Animals
    av Fredric Sweney

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486844787

    Thousands of years after man first recorded his impressions of animals on cave walls, artists are still attempting to reproduce images of these incredibly diverse creatures of land, sea, and air. This guide by an award-winning artist is designed to…

  • Capital Portraits

    Capital Portraits
    av Carolyn Kinder Carr

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935623007

    Capital Portraits: Treasures from Washington Private Collections presents little-known artistic treasures from important Washington area private collections. These portraits by major artists date from the mid-eighteenth century to the present, and t…

  • How Artists See Play: Sports Games Toys Imagination

    How Artists See Play: Sports Games Toys Imagination
    av Colleen Carroll

    6-9 år Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789203939

    Examines how sports, games, toys, and other aspects of play have been depicted in works of art from different time periods and places

  • Ovid and the Metamorphoses of Modern Art from Botticelli to Picasso

    Ovid and the Metamorphoses of Modern Art from Botticelli to Picasso
    av Paul Barolsky

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300196696

    Written in the spirit of Ovid (43 B.C-A.D. 17/18), this lively and erudite book traces the art derived from Ovid's Metamorphoses from the Renaissance up to the present day. The Metamorphoses has been more widely illustrated than any other book excep…

  • Wild Spaces, Open Seasons

    Wild Spaces, Open Seasons

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806154633

    Wild Spaces, Open Seasons traces the theme of hunting and fishing in American art from the early nineteenth century through World War II. Describing a remarkable group of American paintings and sculpture, the contributors reveal the pervasiveness o…

  • The Royal Portrait

    The Royal Portrait
    av Jennifer Scott

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905686131

    A fresh assessment of the importance of portraiture in the image-making of monarchs from Richard II to the present day This book covers a far wider timescale than any previous studies of the subject, and is the first to focus on royal portraiture fr…

  • Creating the Countryside

    Creating the Countryside
    av Verity Elson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911300106

    The rural idyll is a powerful force in the British national imagination. This highly original and vibrant study will examine how key moments in art history have shaped the concept of the idyll and how contemporary artists continue to access and ofte…

  • Portrait

    Portrait
    av Jean-Luc Nancy

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823279944

    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…

  • Images of Children in Byzantium

    Images of Children in Byzantium
    av Cecily Hennessy

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754656319

    This book covers a subject that has never previously been addressed, and yet it is both a fascinating and a provocative one: the representation of children in Byzantium. The visual material is extensive, intriguing and striking, and the historical c…

  • Problem Pictures

    Problem Pictures
    av Pamela Gerrish Nunn

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859281529

    During the Victorian period there developed a new anxiety about male-female relations and roles in modern society, as described by a member of the Athenaeum in 1858, 'the distinction of man and woman, their separate as well as their joint rights, be…

  • Representations of Early Byzantine Empresses

    Representations of Early Byzantine Empresses
    av A. McClanan

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312294922

    This book reconsiders a wide array of images of Byzantine empresses on media as diverse as bronze coins and gold mosaic from the fifth through to the seventh centuries A.D. The representations have often been viewed in terms of individual personas,…

  • Darwin's Camera

    Darwin's Camera
    av Phillip Prodger

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195150315

    Darwin's Camera tells the extraordinary story of how Charles Darwin changed the way pictures are seen and made. In his illustrated masterpiece, Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals (1871), Darwin introduced the idea of using photographs to…

  • Image to Insight

    Image to Insight
    av John D. Dadosky

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826359131

    Iconography is undergoing a revival in twenty-first-century American Catholicism. William Hart McNichols, who paints in his studio in New Mexico, is one of the most popular iconographers of this renaissance, and this book comprises a selection of hi…