5613. Tác giả chính: Sharon F. Patton
Nhan đề: African-American art / Sharon F. Patton
Số phân loại : 704.0396073 Sh109; Đặc điểm vật lý: 319 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
*Tóm tắt : From its origins in early eighteenth century slave communities to the end of the twentieth century, African-American art has made a vital contribution to the art of the United States. African-American Art provides a major reassessment of the subject, setting the art in the context of the African-American experience. Here, Patton discusses folk and decorative arts such as ceramics, furniture, and quilts alongside fine art, sculptures, paintings, and photography during the 1800s. She also examines the New Negro Movement of the 1920s, the era of Civil Rights and Black Nationalism during the 1960s and 70s, and the emergence of new black artists and theorists in the 1980s and 90s .
5614. Tác giả chính: Janet Catherine Berlo
Nhan đề: Native North American art / Janet Catherine Berlo and Ruth B. Phillips
Số phân loại : 704.0397 J33; Đặc điểm vật lý: ix, 291Tr : Minh họa ; 25 cm
Tác giả khác: Ruth B. Phillips
*Tóm tắt : This exciting investigation explores the indigenous arts of the US and Canada from the early pre-contact period to the present day, stressing the conceptual and iconographic continuities over five centuries and across an immensely diverse range of regions. The richness of Native American art is emphasized through discussions of basketry, wood and rock carvings, dance masks, and beadwork, alongside the contemporary vitality of paintings and installations by modern artists such as Robert Davidson, Emmi Whitehorse, and Alex Janvier. Authors Berlo and Philips fully incorporate substantive new research and scholarship, and examine such issues as gender, representation, the colonial encounter, and contemporary arts .
5615. Tác giả chính: Shearer West
Nhan đề: Portraiture / Shearer West
Số phân loại : 704.942 S200; Đặc điểm vật lý: 256 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm
Tác giả khác:
*Tóm tắt : This fascinating new addition to the acclaimed Oxford History of Art series explores the world of portraiture from a number of vantage points, and asks key questions about its nature. How has portraiture changed over the centuries? How have portraits represented their subjects, and how have they been interpreted? The book provides a clear, yet thorough overview of the history of portraiture in terms of social, political, economic, and psychological factors over a broad time span. Issues such as identity, modernity, and gender are considered within their cultural and historical contexts .
5616. Tác giả chính: James Hall
Nhan đề: The sinister side : how left-right symbolism shaped Western art / ames Hall
Số phân loại : 704.942 J27; Đặc điểm vật lý: xvi, 489Tr : Minh họa ; 24 cm
*Tóm tắt : The Sinister Side is the first book to detail the richness and subtlety of left-right symbolism since the Renaissance, and to show how it was a catalyst for some of the greatest works of visual art from Leonardo and Michelangelo to Rembrandt and Picasso. Traditionally, the left side was regarded as evil, weak, and worldly, but with the Renaissance, artists began to represent the left side as the side that represented authentic human feelings and especially love. Writers including Lorenzo de' Medici, Michelangelo, and Winckelmann hailed the supreme moral and aesthetic beauty of the left side. Images of lovers foreground the left side of the body, emphasizing its refinement and sensitivity. In the late nineteenth century, with the rise of interest in the occult and in spiritualism, the left side becomes associated with the taboo and with the unconscious. James Hall's insightful discussion of left and right symbolism helps us to see how the self and the mind were perceived during these periods, and gives us a new key to understanding art in its social and intellectual context .
5617. Tác giả chính: Peter
Nhan đề: A dictionary of Christian art / Peter and Linda Murray
Số phân loại : 704.948203 P207; Đặc điểm vật lý: 646Tr ; 20 cm
Tác giả khác: Linda Murray
*Tóm tắt : The Dictionary of Christian Art, now rebranded in the best-selling Oxford Paperback Reference series, is a unique and fascinating exploration of the art and architecture that has been influenced and inspired by biblical stories and Christian history and beliefs. The Dictionary combines general essays on the periods and styles important in the history of Christian art with lots of shorter entries that describe specific works, artists, themes, and visual images, and which give the reader practical guidance on where in Europe to locate the works described. .
5618. Tác giả chính: Amin Gulgee Gallery
Nhan đề: Artists’ voices, body / Amin Gulgee Gallery
Số phân loại : 709 A104; Đặc điểm vật lý: vi, 173 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 x 28 cm
*Tóm tắt : .
5619. Tác giả chính: Veronica Sekules
Nhan đề: Medieval art / Veronica Sekules
Số phân loại : 709.02 V206; Đặc điểm vật lý: vii, 228 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 24 cm
*Tóm tắt : From its origins in early eighteenth century slave communities to the end of the twentieth century, African-American art has made a vital contribution to the art of the United States. African-American Art provides a major reassessment of the subject, setting the art in the context of the African-American experience. Here, Patton discusses folk and decorative arts such as ceramics, furniture, and quilts alongside fine art, sculptures, paintings, and photography during the 1800s. She also examines the New Negro Movement of the 1920s, the era of Civil Rights and Black Nationalism during the 1960s and 70s, and the emergence of new black artists and theorists in the 1980s and 90s. .
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