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

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  1. Iranian Copper, Brass and Bronze

    Iranian Copper, Brass and Bronze: Of the late 14th to the mid-18th centuries in the Collection of the State Hermitage Museum [Hardback]

    Anatoli Ivanov (Author)


    ISBN: 9781898592372
    Published by : Azimuth Editions
    In Western Europe the Golden Age of Islamic metalwork in Iran was (and is) generally considered to be the earlier period, and later metalwork was collected almost by accident and has been correspondingly little studied and poorly published, t... .... Learn More
  2. Peter Brandes: Meridian of Art

    Peter Brandes: Meridian of Art [Hardback]

    Ettore Rocca (Author)


    ISBN: 9788772190815
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Peter Brandes is one of the most significant Danish visual artists alive today. He is represented in the collections of leading museums worldwide, including the Louvre, and is featured in the most important Danish museums. Peter Brandes’ oeuv... .... Learn More
  3. Peopling Insular Art

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

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


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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 encompas... .... Learn More
  4. Thorvaldsen

    Thorvaldsen: Collector of Plaster Casts from Antiquity and the Early Modern Period. The Roman Plaster Cast Market, 1750-1840 [Hardback]

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


    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 sc... .... Learn More
  5. Great Art Critics (1750-2000)

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

    Jesús Pedro Lorente (Author)


    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
  6. My Life as a Replica

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

    Sally Foster (Author); Sian Jones (Author)


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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... .... Learn More
  7. Art in the Archaeological Imagination

    Art in the Archaeological Imagination [Paperback]

    Dragos Gheorghiu (Editor)


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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... .... Learn More
  8. Dead or Alive

    Dead or Alive [Hardback]

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


    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
  9. 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)


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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... .... Learn More
  10. Fragile Earth

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

    Jennifer Stettler Parsons (Author)


    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

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