1094 books (55 pages) in this category
The Peredvizhniki, a Partnership of Artists
by Dr Andrey Shabanov
<p>Andrey Shabanov's seminal reinterpretation of the Peredvizhniki is a comprehensive study that examines in-depth for the first time the organizational structure, self-representation, exhibitions, and critical reception of this 19th-century ...eBook
Contesting the Global, Local and the In-Between
by Zeena Feldman
<p>In an era of unprecedented global mobility, artists face unique challenges. How does cultural context affect the interpretation of art? What makes artists' work transnational or national in character, and how will their visibility be impactedeBook
A paradigm for the 21st century
by Jenny Waller
<p>Art education has gone through a number of paradigms since its origins in the medieval guilds. Yet ever since joining the university system in the 1970s, art departments have struggled to articulate a contemporary paradigm which accurately ...eBook
Violence and Offence-Taking in India
by Malvika Maheshwari
<p>Since the end of the 1980s in India, self-styled representatives of a variety of ascriptive groups—religious, caste, regional, and linguistic—have been routinely damaging artworks, disrupting their exhibition, and threatening and assaulting ...eBook
Taking memories back
by Cara Pinchbeck
by Victoria Charles
<p>The European continent gathers together, without a doubt, the most famous works of art, evidence of the history of Western art. The cultural capitals and their emblematic museums contain paintings, sculptures, or rather works of art, devised ...eBook
Artists and their Materials from the Studio to Crowdsourcing
by Adamson & Bryan-Wilson
<p>Todays artists have an unprecedented level of choice with regard to materials and methods available to them, yet the processes involved in making artworks are rarely addressed in books or exhibitions on art. Here, Glenn Adamson and Julia ...eBook
An Anthology of Changing Ideas
by Charles Harrison
This popular anthology of twentieth-century art theoretical texts has now been expanded to take account of new research, and to include significant contributions to art theory from the 1990s. <ul> <li>New edition of this popular anthology of ...
by JAMIE MARKLE
Beautiful hardbound showcase featuring ten years of award-winning contemporary abstract art accompanied by insightful commentary by each artist. You will be inspired by this must-have volume of 100+ award-winning abstract works showcasing the ...
by Bev Speight
by GIORGIO UCCELLINI
Airbrushing is a simple technique using compressed air which, when passed through the airbrush itself where it is mixed with either paint or ink, delivers a smooth and even coat to virtually any surface. Self-taught airbrush artist, Giorgio ...
by Ginger Danto
by Gaston Migeon & Henri Saladin
<p>Islamic art is not the art of a nation or of a people, but that of a religion: Islam. Spreading from the Arabian Peninsula, the proselyte believers conquered, in a few centuries, a territory spreading from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean. ...eBook
by Tony Kushner
by Mary Emmerling
Illuminated by succinct text that discusses the cross throughout history, this simple yet powerful book captures the timeless symbol which predates Christianity in cultures around the world, and has been used as a religious symbol and as an ...
by Arturo Graf,
<p>“The Devil holds the strings which move us!” (Charles Baudelaire, The Flowers of Evil, 1857.) Satan, Beelzebub, Lucifer… the Devil has many names and faces, all of which have always served artists as a source of inspiration. Often ...eBook
by Victoria Charles
<p>Since the first funerary statues were placed in the first sepulchres, the ideas of death and the afterlife have always held a prominent place at the heart of the art world. An unlimited source of inspiration where artists can search for the ...eBook
by Mary Emmerling
The iconic symbol of love everlasting in charming, quirky, gorgeous collectibles As jewelry, fashion, and home decor, the stylized, iconic heart wins us over. We wear it around our necks and on our classy cowgirl boots; it enhances our horse ...
by EMMERLING MARY
From Day of the Dead to motorcycles and the "sickest headphones" skulls rule! Laugh at Death over and over again through more than 250 fun, fabulous pictures of skulls in jewellery galore, kitchenware, on trucks and bikes, and dangling from ...
by Stephanie Barron