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Ed. Filiz Çakır Phillip

Arts of the East

Highlights of Islamic Art from the Bruschettini Collection
The Bruschettini Foundation is world-renowned for its collection of Islamic and Asian art. This fine publication reproduces a fascinating selection of 13th- to 17th-century carpets, textiles, polychrome Iznik wares, paintings, and precious inlaid metalwork chosen from the collection, revealing the enduring allure of Islamic masterpieces.
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The so-called chasuble of Thomas Becket (1118–1170) is one of the most magnificent medieval textiles in the Mediterranean region. Richly decorated with ornaments, fabulous animals and figures in lavish gold embroidery with Arabic inscriptions, this precious liturgical garment provides impressive proof of the re-utilisation of the Islamic arts in the Christian world.
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Ed. Gero Seelig et al.

Medusa's Menagerie

Otto Marseus van Schrieck and the Scholars
The precise details in the works of Otto Marseus van Schrieck, the inventor of the sottobosco still life, fascinate viewers to this day. For the first time the artist is now being shown within the context of his contemporaries, revealing an unknown side of the Golden Century of Netherlandish painting and the beauty of still life, as well as the fascination of the dark, the hidden and the uncanny.
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Ed. Deutsches Historisches Museum

Short Exhibition Guide: The Luthereffect

Protestantism - 500 Years in the World
In addition to the accompanying book we shall also be publishing a short guide which spotlights the five chapters of the exhibition and presents their most important exhibits: The Reformations of the 16th Century; The Development of a Lutheran State Church in Sweden 1500–1750; The Diversity of Protestantism in the United States 1600–1900; and Encounters and Dialog in Present-Day South Korea and Tanzania.  
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Ekaterina Nozhova
Russian engineer Vladimir Shukhov (1853-1939) is known for inventions and engineering challenges that were ahead of his time such as the construction of the first Russian oil-pipeline and the invention of oil-cracking. Shukhovs pioneering structural works, such as hanging roofs and hyperbolic lattice towers, relate to the most cited examples of advanced engineering design from the turn of the 20th century.   
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Ed. Marzia Faietti et al.
In many cultures lines take centre stage in art and science, in writing, drawing and construction. This publication explores the fascination and power of the phenomenon of the line from the point of view of various academic disciplines ranging from the history of art to philosophy and the history of science.
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Niklas Maak

Living Complex

From Zombie City to the New Communal
Approximately one billion units of accommodation will need to be built worldwide over the course of the next twenty years. Houses as we know them today will no longer be economically or ecologically affordable in the future. How, then, should these dwellings look? The author introduces international examples that also stand for a new architectural outlook.
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Ed. Sabine Grabner et al.

Europe in Vienna

The Congress of Vienna 1814/1815
From September 1814 to June 1815, Vienna was the undisputed center of Europe. As the Congress of Vienna convened, the city saw an unprecedented gathering of crowned heads and their ambassadors. Among them were a tsar, an emperor, and no fewer than five kings as the leaders of Europe attempted to remake the continent in the wake of the Napoleonic wars. And while the diplomats worked during the day, in the evening, Viennese society blossomed: there were balls, parties, sleigh rides, receptions, ...
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Ed. Sven Dupré et al.

Art and Alchemy

The Mystery of Transformation English Edition
This volume presents a comprehensive overview of the relationship between alchemy and art, bringing together key artworks that take alchemy as their inspiration: from the enigmatic paintings of Jan Brueghel the Elder to contemporary works by Anish Kapoor. It includes recent studies by internationally renowned scientists.
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Julian Gardner

The Roman Crucible

The Artistic Patronage of the Papacy 1198 - 1304 Römische Forschungen der Bibliotheca Hertziana, Band 33
This book gathers 13th century art commissioned by Roman popes and cardinals and provides a remarkable insight into the sociology of late medieval artistic practice. It traces how the church's governing body, the Roman Curia, imported art works from Europe to the Latium region and illustrates their enormous impact on Roman culture.
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