Art and Architecture

Michelangelo

Howard Hibbard; Shirley G. Hibbard

Second Edition • January 22, 1985 • 352 pages

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In this masterly text, Howard Hibbard relates Michelangelo’s art to his life and to the times in which he lived, relying on the earliest biographies and the latest scholarly research as well as on Michelangelo’s own letters and poems. What emerges is both a perspective appraisal of his work and…

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Modern Art and Modernism: A Critical Anthology

Edited by Francis Frascina; Charles Harrison

First Edition • March 2, 1983 • 336 pages

Print: $48.00 USD/$52.50 CAD • Ebook: $33.99 USD/$39.99 CAD

Modern Art and Modernism offers firsthand material for the study of issues central to the development of modern art, its theory, and criticism. The history of modern art is not simply a history of works of art, it is also a history of ideas interpretations. The works of critics and…

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American Artists on Art: From 1940 To 1980

Edited by Ellen H. Johnson

First Edition • September 1, 1982 • 288 pages

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From the Preface: The fact that so much of modern art has devoted itself to the exploration and assertion of its own identity is reflected in, but does not explain, the increasing amount of writing and talking on the part of contemporary artists. Rather, the whole history of the changing…

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Feminism and Art History: Questioning the Litany

Norma Broude; Mary Garrard

First Edition • August 11, 1982 • 368 pages

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A long-needed corrective and alternative view of Western art history, these seventeen essays by respected scholars are arranged chronologically and cover every major period from the ancient Egyptian to the present. While several of the essays deal with major women artists, the book is essentially about Western art history and…

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Symbolism

Robert Goldwater

First Edition • January 2, 1980 • 324 pages

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This encyclopedic guide explores the rich and varied meanings of more than 2,000 symbols — from amethyst to Zodiac.

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Romanticism

Hugh Honour

First Edition • August 15, 1979 • 416 pages

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A study of the influence Romanticism exerts upon Western culture.

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The Gothic Image: Religious Art in France of the Thirteenth Century

Emile Male; Penguin Usa

First Edition • February 21, 1973 • 448 pages

Print: $61.00 USD/$112.50 CAD • Ebook: $39.99 USD/$45.99 CAD

Emile Male’s book aids understanding of medieval art and medieval symbolism, and of the vision of the world which presided over the building of the French cathedrals. It looks at French religious art in the Middle Ages, its forms, and especially the Eastern sources of sculptural iconography used in the…

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Art and Architecture in Medieval France: Medieval Architecture, Sculpture, Stained Glass, Manuscripts, the Art of the Church Treasuries

Whitney S. Stoddard

First Edition • July 1, 1972 • 432 pages

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This is an English-language study on the architecture and art of medieval France of the Romanesque and Gothic periods between 1000–1500. In addition to essays on individual monuments there are general discussions of given periods and specific problems such as: why did Gothic come into being? Whitney Stoddard explores the…

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Renaissance and Renascences in Western Art

Erwin Panofsky; Est. Of Lena I. Gedin

First Edition • June 21, 1972 • 384 pages

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Renaissance and Renascences in Western Art spans the period from the 10th to the 15th century, including discussion of the Carolingian renaissance and the 12th century proto-renaissance. Erwin Panofsky posits that there were reanscences prior to the widely known Renaissance that began in Italy in the 14th century. Whereas earlier renascences can…

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Studies in Iconology: Humanistic Themes in the Art of the Renaissance

Erwin Panofsky; Gerda S. Panofsky

First Edition • March 15, 1972 • 400 pages

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In Studies in Iconology, the themes and concepts of Renaissance art are analysed and related to both classical and medieval tendencies.

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