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            History Of Art & Design Styles: C 1400 To C 1600

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            Gombrich on the Renaissance Volume III: The Heritage of Apelles
             

            Gombrich on the Renaissance Volume III: The Heritage of Apelles (Paperback, New edition)

            By Gombrich, Leonie

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            Part of a four volume set of books which focus on and analyse the art of the Renaissance. This volume deals with the classical themes which were used by the artists of this period.

            ISBN 9780714820118
            Released NZ 1 Jan 1994
            Publisher Phaidon Press Ltd
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Series Gombrich on the Renaissance
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            Michelangelo

            Michelangelo (Hardback)

            By Muntz, Eugene

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            An aesthetic journey into Renaissance Italy, Michelangelo explores a myriad of works from one of the most prevalent artists of all time. This gift-sized book offers a way to celebrate and explore the astounding artistry of this genius.

            ISBN 9781906981396
            Released NZ 5 Apr 2012
            Publisher Publishers Distribution Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Art Gallery
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            Tintoretto's Difference: Deleuze, Diagrammatics and Art History
             

            Tintoretto's Difference: Deleuze, Diagrammatics and Art History (Hardback)

            By Vellodi, Kamini

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            Addressing the philosophical problem of `difference' in art history, Tintoretto's Difference offers a new reading of this pioneering 16th century painter, drawing upon the work of the 20th century philosopher Gilles Deleuze. With a focus on Deleuze's important concept of the diag...ram, Tintoretto's Difference invests the artist's practice in a critical study of art history's methods, concepts and modes of thought, and some of the fundamental dimensions of its scholarly practice: context, tradition, influence, and fact. Bringing together philosophical, art historical, art theoretical and art historiographical analysis, this book investigates the potentials of the diagrammatic for art historical thinking across the registers of semiotics, aesthetics, and time. Tintoretto's Difference offers at once an innovative study of this seminal artist, an elaboration of Deleuze's philosophy of the diagram, and a new avenue for a philosophical art history.
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            ISBN 9781350083073
            Released NZ 27 Dec 2018
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Dutch Painting
             

            Dutch Painting (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Brown, Christopher

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            The 17th century was the golden age of Dutch painting, with artists such as Rembrandt, Hals and Vermeer producing a large variety of work, from intimate portraits to dramatic seascapes. This book presents a selection of paintings that evoke the spirit of that age.

            ISBN 9780714828657
            Released NZ 12 Aug 1998
            Publisher Phaidon Press Ltd
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            Series Colour library
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            The Politics of Water in the Art and Festivals of Medici Florence: From Neptune Fountain to Naumachia
             

            The Politics of Water in the Art and Festivals of Medici Florence: From Neptune Fountain to Naumachia (Hardback)

            By Else, Felicia M.

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            The first book to tell the dynamic story of one dynastya (TM)s struggle with water, to control its flow and manage its representation, this interdisciplinary study pivots on two well-known water-related Medici creations, Bartolomeo Ammannati's Neptune Fountain (1560-1574) in the ...Piazza della Signoria, the first public fountain in Florence since antiquity, and the Naumachia, or naval battle, staged by Ferdinando I in the courtyard of the Palazzo Pitti for his wedding to Christine of Lorraine in 1589. Water was tied to politics, whether in the form of water management policies or in the alliances with the Hapsburgs and Papacy against a Turkish threat. Felicia Else analyzes how the Medici progressed from its first water-related initiatives under Cosimo I to its full realization under Ferdinando I, drawing on a wealth of visual and documentary material. She brings new insights to the vital role festival decorations played in the development of water-related images and engineering feats in the Florentine repertoire, while tying in lesser-known celebrations and the influences of festivals and courts outside of Florence. On a broader level, the book engages with issues that are relevant beyond Medici Florence of the sixteenth century-the nature of festivals and political power; the necessities of geographic knowledge and engineering in an expanding world and the tenuous relationship of water and civilization.
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            ISBN 9781472410795
            Released NZ 23 Jul 2018
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series European Festival Studies: 1450-1700
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            The Realism of Piero della Francesca

            The Realism of Piero della Francesca (Hardback)

            By Keizer, Joost M.

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            Focusing on the work of the Italian painter Piero della Francesca (1412?-1492), this book studies the emergence of real-life experience in fifteenth-century Italian art. More specifically, the book studies a single painting by Piero, the famous Flagellation, painted in the late 1...460s for Federico da Montefeltro, the Duke of Urbino. The central argument of the book is that this painting cultivates the illusion that it reports on things seen and witnessed, even when the event it depicts happened almost a millennium and a half ago and even when the place it represents was a city Piero had never visited. More than a case study, Piero's Flagellation serves as a focal point for author Joost Keizer's investigation into an array of problems raised by the dominant aesthetic category of the time, problems that continued to dominate the history of art until the late nineteenth century. The book includes a discussion of the culture of realism before and during Piero's life, both in works of art and in fifteenth-century literary theory. It also explores how the artist employed mathematics in his paintings not in order to relate his work to the culture of science (which only defined itself as a culture after the middle of the sixteenth century) but in order to redefine the image in terms of realism. Keizer shows how calculus and geometry allowed Piero to make paintings that conveyed the impression of being systematic, 'depersonalized' representations of reality.
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            ISBN 9781472461315
            Released NZ 20 Sep 2017
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Visual Culture in Early Modernity
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            Botticelli: Masters of Italian Art

            Botticelli: Masters of Italian Art (Hardback)

            By Gromling, Alexandra; Ling, Tilman

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            The volumes in this series provide unique portraits of European art history. Authoritative texts illuminate the decisive stages in the artists' lives and the development of their styles, explaining their impact against the background of their social context as well as their signi...ficance for following generations of artists.
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            ISBN 9783848005505
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2013
            Publisher Ullmann Publishing
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            Leonardo da Vinci: Masters of Italian Art

            Leonardo da Vinci: Masters of Italian Art (Hardback)

            By Hohenstatt, Peter

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            The volumes in this series provide unique portraits of European art history. Authoritative texts illuminate the decisive stages in the artists' lives and the development of their styles, explaining their impact against the background of their social context as well as their signi...ficance for following generations of artists.
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            ISBN 9783848005529
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2013
            Publisher Ullmann Publishing
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            Raphael

            Raphael (Paperback)

            By Baldini, Nicoletta

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            The genius of Italian painting, symbol of grace and beauty, Raphael is considered one of the greatest and most popular artists of all time. This title gives an introduction to the life of the artist. It includes his masterpieces.

            ISBN 9788857205373
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2010
            Publisher Skira
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            Series Skira Mini ART Books
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            The Last Leonardo: The Secret Lives of the World's Most Expensive Painting

            The Last Leonardo: The Secret Lives of the World's Most Expensive Painting (Trade Paperback / Paperback, edition)

            By Lewis, Ben

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            500 years after the death of Leonardo Da Vinci, Ben Lewis considers the unrivalled legacy of his art through an original biography of the `Salvator Mundi' (Saviour of the World) - the lost Da Vinci painting.

            ISBN 9780008313425
            Released NZ 1 May 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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