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The Word made Visible in the Painted Image: Perspective, Proportion, Witness and Threshold in Italian Renaissance Painting

Subjects: Christian art and symbolism--Italy--Renaissance, 1450-1600; Painting, Renaissance--ItalyART / History / General

  • Abstract: This book explores the areas of perspective, proportion, witness and theological threshold in the devotional art of the Italian Renaissance, with particular reference to the ...

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Practices of Abstract Art: Between Anarchism and Appropriation

Subjects: Art, Modern--21st century; Art, Abstract; Art, Modern--20th centuryART / History / General

  • Abstract: Recent decades have seen a renewed interest in the phenomenon of abstract art, particularly regarding its ability to speak to the political, social, and cultural ...

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Beautiful China

Subjects: Art, European--Chinese influencesART / History / General

  • Abstract: This volume discusses the centuries-old familiarity between Europe and China. It explores the European nations'admiration for the distant Asian country, and their attempt at capturing ...

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Useless Beauty: Flowers and Australian Art

Subjects: Painting, AustralianART / History / General

  • Abstract: The story of Australian art does not begin and end with landscape. This book puts flowers front and centre, because they have often been ignored ...

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Mapping Degas: Real Spaces, Symbolic Spaces and Invented Spaces in the Life and Work of Edgar Degas (1834-1917)

Subjects: ART / History / General

  • Abstract: The New Art History and the Impressionist canon seem to have successfully claimed Edgar Degas as a misogynist, rabid nationalist and misanthrope whose art was ...

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The Reception of Chinese Art Across Cultures

Subjects: Art--China; Art--HistoryART / History / General

  • Abstract: The Reception of Chinese Art Across Cultures is a collection of essays examining the ways in which Chinese art has been circulated, collected, exhibited and ...

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The Shaping of Persian Art: Collections and Interpretations of the Art of Islamic Iran and Central Asia

Subjects: Art, Iranian; Islamic art--Iran; Islamic art--Asia, CentralART / History / General

  • Abstract: While the impact of the Persian style is undeniably reflected in most aspects of the art and architecture of Islamic Central Asia, this Perso-Central Asian ...

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