Art and Architecture

Dutch Painting in the Seventeenth Century

Madlyn Millner Kahr

Second Edition • February 1, 1993 • 348 pages

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This new edition of an established survey of the Golden Age of Dutch painting has been revised, corrected, and updated in the text, notes, and bibliography as a result of new scholarship. The author has written a new preface to this edition. Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals, Ruisdael, Cuyp, de Witte, van…

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The Expanding Discourse: Feminism and Art History

Edited by Norma Broude; Mary Garrard

First Edition • November 1, 1992 • 528 pages

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A sequel to the pioneering volume, Feminism and Art History: Questioning the Litany, published in 1982, The Expanding Discourse contains 29 essays on artists and issues from the Renaissance to the present, representing some of the best feminist art-historical writing of the past decade. Chronologically arranged, the essays demonstrate the abundance, diversity, and…

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Feminist Art Criticism: An Anthology

Edited by Arlene Raven; Cassandra Langer; Joanna Frueh

First Edition • November 13, 1991 • 264 pages

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The Politics of Vision: Essays on Nineteenth-Century Art and Society

Linda Nochlin

First Edition • April 3, 1991 • 224 pages

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A leading critic and historian of nineteenth-century art and society explores in nine essays the interaction of art, society, ideas, and politics.

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A Philosophy of Interior Design

Stanley Abercrombie

First Edition • February 5, 1991 • 192 pages

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This book explores and explains the fundamentals of interior design. Because it does not emphasize current trends and fashion, its value will be long lasting.

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The Renaissance Artist at Work: From Pisano to Titian

Bruce Cole

First Edition • September 21, 1990 • 224 pages

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This book gives the necessary background for the study and appreciation of Italian painting and sculpture from about 1250 to 1550. It tells how the artists learned their craft, the organization of their workshops, and the guilds they belonged to; how their customers or patrons treated them and where their…

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Women, Art, Power and Other Essays

Linda Nochlin

First Edition • October 20, 1989 • 208 pages

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Women, Art, and Power — seven landmark essays on women artists and women in art history — brings together the work of almost twenty years of scholarship and speculation.

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Native Arts of North America, Africa, and the South Pacific: An Introduction

George A. Corbin

First Edition • June 1, 1988 • 352 pages

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This introduction to the art of tribal peoples of North America, Africa, and the South Pacific does not briefly cover the hundreds of artistic traditions in these three vast areas but rather studies in depth thirty-six art styles within all three areas using the methods of art history, including stylistic…

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Perspectives on Western Art (Volume 1): Source Documents and Readings from the Ancient Near East Through the Middles Ages

Edited by Linnea Wren

First Edition • November 11, 1987 • 320 pages

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This anthology of readings related to Western art history explains specific works of art illustrated in Janson’s History of Art and De la Croix and Tansey’s Gardner’s Art Through the Ages in terms of the ideas, beliefs, and concerns of the people and cultures who created the art. It brings…

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Howard Hibbard; Shirley G. Hibbard

First Edition • March 1, 1985 • 416 pages

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Caravaggio was one of the most important Italian painters of the 17th century. He was, in fact, the wellspring of Baroque painting. In Hibbard’s words, Caravaggio’s paintings speak to us more personally and more poignantly than any others of the time. In this study, Howard Hibbard evaluates the work of…

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