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Cover for Hugo van der Goes
Ed. Erik Eising et al.

Hugo van der Goes

Between Pain and Bliss
Hugo van der Goes (c. 1440–1482) was the most important Netherlandish artist of the second half of the 15th century. His innovative pictorial compositions are characterised by monumental figures and realistic narrative moments. They paved the way for the development of Netherlandish painting during the following centuries.
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42,00 £ [UK]
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Ed. Manuela Beer
Cooler and harder than glass, but softer than a diamond: rock crystal has always been regarded as an unusual material. Countless legends have grown up around its origins and its remarkable strengths. At the latest since Antiquity, rock crystal has played an important part as a remedy, for fortune-telling, in the Church and at courtly banquets. Breathtaking artworks have been assembled in this publication.
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55,00 £ [UK]
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Ed. Thomas Zuhr

All the Beauty at Hand

A Brief History of Hirmer Publishers
Founded in 1948, Hirmer Publishers soon established a name for art books produced to the highest standards. Over the past decade they have become equally well-known in English-speaking countries, with a reputation as one of the most prestigious publishers in this field. This survey of English titles from 2010 to 2020 encompasses a wealth of subjects across the centuries, from antiquity to the modern age.  
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13,95 £ [UK]
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Ed. Mona AlJalhami et al.

The Art of Orientation

An Exploration of the Mosque Through Objects
"The Art of Orientation" explores the mosque through 125 artefacts from across the Islamic world. It employs an original and contemporary approach by incorporating essays by leading Arab and international authors, which provide a fresh interpretation of the cultural history behind the shown objects by interweaving concepts, histories and ideas.
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48,00 £ [UK]
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Ed. Eva Fischer-Hausdorf et al.


Worship and Adoration
When considering the term icon, how can the idea of cultic worship be connected with the concept of the transcendental today? The qualities of the traditional icon continue to have an effect, particularly in the spiritual presence and auratic power of many modern and contemporary artworks. This volume presents masterpieces which express aspects of spirituality and reverence in a variety of individual ways.
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39,95 £ [UK]
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Cover for Nicola and Giovanni Pisano
Max Seidel
Nicola and Giovanni Pisano – father and son – are the most important makers of Italian Gothic sculpture. Their pulpits (1260 –1311) in Pisa, Siena and Pistoia are materpieces of European sculpture and continue to amaze viewers.
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120,00 £ [UK]
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Alexander Dettmar Painting to Remember

The Destroyed German Synagogues
On the evening of November 9, 1938 the synagogues in almost all of Germany’s towns and cities went up in flames. The artist Alexander Dettmar has made it his task to save this lost cultural heritage from total oblivion by capturing the burnt-down buildings in his paintings.
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37,50 £ [UK]
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Ed. Jorge F. Rivas Pérez

Appropriation and Invention

Three Centuries of Art in Spanish America Selections from the Denver Art Museum
Drawing from the renowned collection of Latin American Art at the Denver Art Museum, this splendid catalogue examines the processes of appropriation and invention in the arts of Spanish America of three centuries from the 1520s to the 1820s. Essays by prominent authors shed new light on this world-changing period.
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39,95 £ [UK]
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released on 09/2022
Cover for Verdammte Lust Paket
Ed. Marc-Aeilko Aris et al.

Verdammte Lust Paket

Kirche. Körper. Lust. Essayband und Katalogband
Kirche, Körper, Kunst – wie kommen diese drei zusammen? Die Publikationen zeichnen ein überraschend vielfältiges Bild. Großformatige Reproduktionen von Gemälden, Skulpturen und Grafiken – vor allem aus der Renaissance und dem Barock – geben einen freizügigen, aber auch widerstreitenden Blick auf den menschlichen Körper zwischen Wollust und Keuschheit.
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Peter van Ham


Treasure of the Himalayas
The world-famous Buddhist monastery of Alchi lies at 3,500 metres in Ladakh (Northwest India) and is the best-preserved temple complex in the Himalayas. Inside it houses thousands of rare and incomparable paintings and sculptures dating back to 11th-century Western Tibet. For the first and only time in their history the Dalai Lama has authorised their comprehensive documentation.
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