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Mine Okubo: Following Her Own Road

Creef, Elena Tajima. Robinson, Greg. , Creef, Elena Tajima. Robinson, Greg.

(2018)  | 9780295997148 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 31/10/2017
AUD 153.95 (inc. GST), AUD 139.95 (ex. GST),
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“To me life and art are one and the same, for the key lies in one's knowledgeof people and life. In art one is trying to express it in the simplestimaginative way, as in the art of past civilizations, for beauty and truth arethe only two things which live timeless and ageless.” - Miné OkuboThis...

Shaping the Lotus Sutra: Buddhist Visual Culture in Medieval China

Wang, Eugene Y.

(2018)  | 9780295996356 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 536pp | Availability last checked: 31/10/2017
AUD 153.95 (inc. GST), AUD 139.95 (ex. GST),
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The Lotus Sutra has been the most widely read and most revered Buddhistscripture in East Asia since its translation in the third century. The miraclesand parables in the "king of sutras" inspired a variety of images in China, inparticular the sweeping compositions known as transformation tableaux thatdeveloped...

Van Gogh among the Philosophers: Painting, Thinking, Being

TANKE, Luchte Watson. , Nichols, David P.

(2017)  | 9781498531351 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 270pp | Availability last checked: 10/12/2017
AUD 164.95 (inc. GST), AUD 149.95 (ex. GST),
This volume brings Continental philosophical interpretations of Van Gogh intodialogue with one another to explore how for Van Gogh, art places human beingsin their world, and yet in other ways displaces them, not allowing them tobelong to that world.

Comparative examinations of cleaned paint surfaces.

Eipper, Paul-Bernhard.

(2017)  | 9781527503427 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 220pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
AUD 166.95 (inc. GST), AUD 151.77 (ex. GST),
"This volume explains four different methods for examining paint surfaces. It adopts several examination tools to compare untreated and treated surfaces of oil and acrylic paints, such as scanning electron microscopy (SEM), computer-aided laser profilometry, environmental scanning electron microscopy...

Georges de La Tour and the Enigma of the Visible

Judovitz, Dalia.

(2017)  | 9780823277438 | Fordham University Press | hbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
AUD 188.95 (inc. GST), AUD 171.77 (ex. GST),
Not rediscovered until the twentieth century, the works of Georges de La Tourretain an aura of mystery. At first sight, his paintings suggest a veritablecelebration of light and the visible world, but this is deceptive. Thefamiliarity of visual experience blinds the beholder to a deeper understandingof...

Leonardo da Vinci and The Virgin of the Rocks: One Painter, Two Virgins, Twenty-Five Years

Blatt, Katy.

(2017)  | 9781527502864 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 197pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
AUD 151.95 (inc. GST), AUD 138.14 (ex. GST),
This is the first book dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci's commission for the Virgin of the Rocks. Leonardo completed fewer than twenty paintings in his lifetime, yet he returned twice to this same mysterious subject over the course of a twenty-five year period. Identical in terms of iconography, stylistically...

Rembrandt's Religious Prints: The Feddersen Collection at the Snite Museum of Art

Rosenberg, Charles M.

(2017)  | 9780253025876 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 496pp | Availability last checked: 29/11/2017
AUD 123.95 (inc. GST), AUD 112.68 (ex. GST),
Rembrandt’s stunning religious prints stand as evidence of the Dutchmaster’s extraordinary skill as a technician and as a testament to his geniusas a teller of tales. Here, several virtually unknown etchings, collected by theFeddersen family and now preserved for the ages at the University of Notre...


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