Art

Art and artists from the earliest rock art to the flowering of the Renaissance and diverse contemporary work.

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  1. Peopling Insular Art

    Peopling Insular Art: Practice, Performance, Perception [Paperback]

    Cynthia Thickpenny (Editor); Katherine Forsyth (Editor); Jane Geddes (Editor); Kate Matthis (Editor)

    £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781789254549
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The International Conference on Insular Art (IIAC) is the leading forum for scholars of the visual and material culture of early medieval Ireland and Britain, including manuscript illumination, sculpture, metalwork, and textiles, and encompassing ... .... Learn More
  2. Thorvaldsen's Plaster Casts from the Antique and 1400-1800

    Thorvaldsen's Plaster Casts from the Antique and 1400-1800: The Roman Plaster Cast Market 1750-1840 [Hardback]

    Jan Zahle (Author); Ole Haupt (Author); Hans Effenberger (Other); Thomas Christiansen (Other)

    £84.00

    ISBN: 9788771843590
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    The Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844) was recognized in all of Europa as one of the leading artists of the time. He lived in Rome from 1797-1838, where he built a comprehensive collection of plaster casts, mainly after antique sculptu... .... Learn More
  3. Great Art Critics (1750-2000)

    Great Art Critics (1750-2000): Emergence and Development of a Profession in Permanent Crisis [Paperback]

    Jesús Pedro Lorente (Author)

    £15.99

    ISBN: 9788869772566
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Art
    The art world has become a point of contention within a range of debates and yet, strangely enough, while art criticism has been discussed at length, very little is said about art critics. Following in the footsteps of Lionello Venturi’s History o... .... Learn More
  4. My Life as a Replica

    My Life as a Replica: St John’s Cross, Iona [Paperback]

    Sally Foster (Author); Sian Jones (Author)

    £35.00

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    ISBN: 9781911188599
    Published by : Windgather Press
    In 1970 a concrete replica of the St John’s Cross arrived in Iona sitting incongruously on the deck of a puffer delivering the island’s annual supply of coal. What is the story behind this intriguing replica? How does it relate to the world’s firs... .... Learn More
  5. Art in the Archaeological Imagination

    Art in the Archaeological Imagination [Paperback]

    Dragos Gheorghiu (Editor)

    £36.00

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    ISBN: 9781789253528
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The present volume shows the archaeological thinking as a form of art, revealing the poetics of the archaeological imagination. It shows that, in their work, archaeologists, without being inspired by contemporary artists, use creative methods, and... .... Learn More
  6. Dead or Alive

    Dead or Alive [Hardback]

    Maria Fabricius Hansen (Editor); Rosanna Tindbæk (Editor); Gundhild Ravn Borggreen (Editor)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9788771843514
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    The image is an ontological paradox; it is made of dead matter, yet simultaneously appears to be alive. For millennia, artists have created images of the living world – images that are static and yet possess the power to bring to life a frozen mom... .... Learn More
  7. Art in the Eurasian Iron Age

    Art in the Eurasian Iron Age: Context, Connections and Scale [Hardback]

    Courtney Nimura (Editor); Helen Chittock (Editor); Peter Hommel (Editor); Chris Gosden (Editor)

    £48.00

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    ISBN: 9781789253948
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Since early discoveries of so-called Celtic Art during the 19th century, archaeologists have mused on the origins of this major art tradition, which emerged in Europe around 500 BC. Classical influence has often been cited as the main impetus for ... .... Learn More
  8. Medieval Rome

    Medieval Rome: A History in Art [Hardback]

    John Osborne (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781904597414
    Published by : Pindar Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    For over twenty years, Professor Osborne has worked on the medieval wall paintings of Rome. His papers cover the period from the Byzantine art of the early Middle Ages to the flowering of monumental painting and mosaic in the twelfth and thirteent... .... Learn More
  9. Fragile Earth

    Fragile Earth: The Naturalist Impulse in Contemporary Art [Paperback]

    Jennifer Stettler Parsons (Author)

    £24.50

    ISBN: 9781880897317
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Motivated by the inexorable rise of urban-industrial development and the subsequent deterioration of our planet, artists confront the contemporary vulnerability of our natural world, and illustrate the continued relevance of ecology and nature con... .... Learn More
  10. Coins of England and the United Kingdom 2020

    Coins of England and the United Kingdom 2020: Pre-decimal Issues, 55th Edition [Hardback]

    Emma Howard (Editor)

    £30.00

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    ISBN: 9781912667208
    Published by : Spink Books
    From the earliest of times, coins have been used by states or monarchs to communicate with people; Coins of England is therefore not only a reference book for collectors, but a fascinating snapshot of British history, illuminating its economics, t... .... Learn More

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