Art Theory and Criticism
Art Nouveau and the Erotic
Hardcover ISBN: 0810942135
Draws on a wide array of paintings, sculpture, ceramics, photographs, jewelry, and other artworks from the collections of London's Victoria & Albert Museum to illuminate the sensuous, frequently erotic content of the Art Nouveau style.
Creators on Creating
Awakening and Cultivating the Imaginative Mind
Paperback ISBN: 0874778549
In an inspirational compendium of writings, a distinguished group of filmmakers, artists, poets, writers, painters, and musicians reflect on creative expression, its significance in human life, ways to harness its power, and its role in building a successful society. Original.
The Rape of Europa
The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War
Paperback ISBN: 0679756868
A carefully researched volume recounts the Third Reich's war on European culture and reveals the roles of such figures as Hitler, Hermann Goering, Gertrude Stein, and Marc Chagall. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.
What Painting Is
How to Think About Oil Painting, Using the Language of Alchemy
Hardcover ISBN: 0415921139
At the root of this tremendously original work is Elkins' desire to bring the study of art back to the studio to understand the artist's relationship to his or her medium.