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GLOBAL INTERESTS: RENAISSANCE ART BETWEEN EAST AND WEST

By: Brotton, Jerry

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: Reaktion Books: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000020760

ISBN: 1861891660

Condition: Near Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: 'This fascinating book provided me with a whole new way of thinking about t he European Renaissance ... While offereing a series of elegant interpretat ions of art objects exchanged between East and West... this is also an epic story of imperial rivalry exploring the ways in which courts jostled for s upremacy through their display of magnificent art objects, many of which ar e beautifully reproduced here' - The Good Book ... View more info

WOMEN AND ART: CONTESTED TERRITORY

By: Chicago, Judy

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Watson-Guptill: 1999

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000017816

ISBN: 0823058522

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


This is a curiously interesting hybrid with two running commentaries per pa ge. The central space is reserved for a somewhat traditional art historical text on women artists and images of women in art by British art critic/art historian Lucie-Smith. The rest is filled with the writings of one of the most opinionated and surely the most famous U.S.-based feminist artist, Chi cago, creator of The Dinner Party. The collaboration is certainly eye-catch ing, but, despite 200 ... View more info

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GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES (EIGHTH EDITION)

By: Gardner, Helen

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Harcourt Publishers Group (A: 1986

Seller ID: RWARE0000022516

ISBN: 0155037633

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean hardcover, no markings throughout, not an ex-lib:(no dustcove r) Examining not only traditional pieces but also works made for the non-elite, this comprehensive, lavishly illustrated history of world art reveals how art reflects and participates in the artists' view of the world in which they live, from the prehistoric world through the twentieth century. View more info

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SEX OR SYMBOL? EROTIC IMAGES OF GREECE AND ROME

By: Johns, Catherine

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: British Museum Press: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000026401

ISBN: 0714117137

Condition: Near Fine


A tight clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-library edition: Investigating overt sexual representations in the art of Greek and Roman life, Johns explains that many of the objects which Victorians found shocking were not all intended to have an erotic purpose. Many had a religious and apotropaic function, and also shed light on social mores of the time. View more info

EGYPTIAN CIVILIZATION DAILY LIFE

By: Roveri, Anna Maria Donadoni

Price: ¥5,000.00

Publisher: Egyptian Museum of Turin: 1988

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000009311

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A superb first edition protected in a slipcase, illustrated b/w and colour photos throughout,Folio - over 12" - 15" tall; Since 1842 the city of Turin has been the custodian of one of the most comprehensive and precious collections of ancient Egyptian art. This uses that unique collection to illustrate and describe daily life in Egypt during ancient times. View more info

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ART ON THE EDGE AND OVER: SEARCHING FOR ART'S MEANING IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIE TY, 1970S-1990S

By: Weintraub, Linda

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: Art Insights, Inc: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000022486

ISBN: 0965198812

Condition: Near Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout, not an ex-lib. In this highly accessible introduction to American art since the 1970's, Linda Weintraub offers a museum goers a readable exploration of some of the most important artists and movements of the past decades. View more info