Visual Arts and Music
Visual Arts and Music
Art; Architecture; Design; Photography & Cinema; Music

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  1. THE ARTS OF INTIMACY

    THE ARTS OF INTIMACY
    Christians, Jews and Muslims in the Making of Castilian Culture

    JERRILYNN DODDS, MARIA ROSA MENOCAL and ABIGAIL KRASNER BALBALE

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    This lavishly illustrated book chronicles the tumultuous history of Castile in the wake of the Christian capture of the Islamic city of Tulaytula, now Toledo, in the eleventh century and traces the de... Learn More
  2. FRANCIS BACON

    FRANCIS BACON
    Anatomy of an Enigma

    MICHAEL PEPPIATT

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    Francis Bacon, the most celebrated British artist of the twentieth century, whose images once seen cannot be forgotten, was also a non-conformist who lived his life recklessly at the edge. His definit... Learn More
  3. SIRENS AND SINNERS

    SIRENS AND SINNERS
    A Visual History of Weimar Film, 1918-1933

    HANS HELMUT PRINZLER and RAINER ROTHER

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    A lavish showcase of more than seventy films, selected to give a wide-ranging overview of Weimar cinema, with its daring themes of sexuality and social issues tackled by iconic stars such as Marlene D... Learn More
  4. HIROSHIGE: ONE HUNDRED FAMOUS VIEWS OF EDO

    HIROSHIGE: ONE HUNDRED FAMOUS VIEWS OF EDO

    LORENZ BICHLER and MELANIE TREDE
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    Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) was one of the last great artists in the ukiyo-e tradition. Literally meaning ‘pictures of the floating world’, ukiyo-e was a particular genre of art that flourished ... Learn More
  5. VISIONS OF HEAVEN

    VISIONS OF HEAVEN
    The Dome in European Architecture

    DAVID STEPHENSON
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    From the Pantheon to the Hagia Sophia, the power of the dome is transcendent, and Stephenson's magnificently kaleidoscopic images capture this evanescent drama. Travelling from Italy to Spain, Turkey,... Learn More
  6. SCHUBERT’S WINTER JOURNEY

    SCHUBERT’S WINTER JOURNEY
    Anatomy of an Obsession

    IAN BOSTRIDGE

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    This book focuses on the context, resonance and personal significance of a landmark in the history of Lieder. Drawing equally on his vast experience of performing the work, on his musical knowledge an... Learn More
  7. THE PARTNERSHIP

    THE PARTNERSHIP
    Brecht, Weill, Three Women and Germany on the Brink

    PAMELA KATZ

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    Among the most creative and outsized personalities of the Weimar Republic, that sizzling yet decadent epoch between the Great War and the Nazis' rise to power, were the renegade poet Bertolt Brecht an... Learn More
  8. THE IMAGE OF CHRIST IN MODERN ART

    THE IMAGE OF CHRIST IN MODERN ART

    RICHARD HARRIES

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    Supplemented by beautiful images, this study explores the continuing challenge, present from the beginning of Christian art, as to how the visual can convey the transcendent. It explores the challenge... Learn More
  9. GEORGE CRUIKSHANK’S LIFE,  TIMES AND ART

    GEORGE CRUIKSHANK’S LIFE, TIMES AND ART
    Vol 1: 1792-1835
    Vol 2: 1835-1878

    ROBERT L PATTEN
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    The etchings and wood-engravings of George Cruikshank (1792-1878) recorded, commented on and satirised his times to such an extent that they have frequently been used to represent the age. His long li... Learn More
  10. RODIN AND EROS

    RODIN AND EROS
    Embracing the Body Erotic

    PASCAL BONAFOUX

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    The theme of the erotic is ever present in the work of Auguste Rodin, both in his sculptures and in his many drawings. Throughout his career, he depicted sexual desire in all its facets, in every mood... Learn More

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