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

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. THE MINARETS OF CAIRO

    THE MINARETS OF CAIRO
    Islamic Architecture from the Arab Conquest to the End of the Ottoman Period

    DORIS BEHRENS-ABOUSEIF
    Contribution by NICHOLAS WARNER

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    This remarkable work combines architectural history, cultural history, religious history and ethnography to explain the unique importance of the minarets of pre-Ottoman Cairo. It is lucidly written an... Learn More
  9. GUIDED BY A STONE-MASON

    GUIDED BY A STONE-MASON
    Exploring the Cathedrals, Abbeys and Churches of Britain

    THOMAS MAUDE

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    This highly illustrated book presents a new look at cathedrals, abbeys and churches through the eyes of an experienced working stonemason, Thomas Maude. He uses historical and technical information, c... Learn More
  10. ALBERTO GIACOMETTI

    ALBERTO GIACOMETTI
    The Art of Relation

    TIMOTHY MATHEWS

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    Alberto Giacometti's attenuated figures of the human form are among the most significant artistic images of the twentieth century. Mathews explores fragility, trauma and space in Giacometti's art and ... Learn More

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