Most popular Religious subjects depicted in art books
The most popular Religious subjects depicted in art books currently available. Updated weekly.
Join Sister Wendy on a journey through Lent, and discover the timeless wisdom to be found in some of the world's greatest paintings.
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Contrary to the expectations of 20th-century rationalists, religion has not faded away in the 21st century, but roared back onto the scene with renewed vitality. This book shows how religious themes and images continue to permeate the work of contemporary artists from across the globe.
'[a] gem of a book' SpectatorChurches and cathedrals were originally built to be read.How to Read a Church is a fascinating guide for anybody who wants to know more about what they see in a church or cathedral.
The Bible contains some of the greatest stories and teachings of all time. It is also the inspiration for some of the greatest pictures ever painted. This book captures some of the Bible's most dramatic scenes and memorable characters, as depicted by artists such as Botticelli, Caravaggio, Durer, Leonardo, Raphael Rembrandt and Van Gogh.
A presentation in English of the making and meaning of Russian icons. It shows how icons have held a special place in Russian consciousness because they represented idealized images of Holy Russia. It also looks closely at how and why icons were made.
The book will provide an innovative, rich sureby of images of European withcraft, form the sixteenth century to the present day. The entire exhibition will be reproduced in the ctaalogue with enlightening text alongside each image. Themes of the exhibition will be explained.
Saints and Spectacle explains, for the first time, how the spectacurlar gold ground mosaics of the Middle Byzantine period were likely conceived. Through a recreation of the circumstances of this time, Saints and Spectacle brings the Middle Byzantine church to life as the witness to a compelling and fascinating drama.
Companion to the major new BBC documentary series Civilisations, presented by Mary Beard, David Olusoga and Simon Schama The idea of 'civilisation' has always been debated, even fought over. At the heart of those debates lies the big question of how people - from prehistory to the present day - have depicted themselves and others, both human and divine. Distinguished historian Mary Beard explores how art has shaped, and been shaped by, the people who created it. How have we looked at these images? Why have they sometimes been so contentious? Product Information: ISBN: 9781781259993 Author: Mary Beard Publisher: Profile Books Format: Hardback Pages: 240 Dimensions: 23 x 16 x 2.5cm
When it comes to revolutions in public knowledge, the Gutenberg Bible is up there with the Internet. As the first major Western publication to be printed using movable metal type, this extraordinary technological and artistic feat heralded the age of the printed book. This meticulous reprint reproduces the Goettingen Library edition, one of the...
This fascinating history by famed Tibetologist and adventurer Alain Presencer features beautiful reproductions of never-before-seen items from the author's private collection
Catalogues the heritage of images according to type and subject, from the ancient at the Monastery of Saint Catherine in the Sinai to those from Greece, Constantinople, and Russia. This book includes chapters such as role of icons in the Orthodox liturgy and on common iconic subjects, including the fathers and saints of the Eastern Church.
A comprehensive history of all 266 popes from Peter to Francis, with beautiful fine-art images.
This dictionary is a fascinating guide to the broad range of terms used in the study of the history of Christian art and architecture, including themes, artists, and movements. The long-awaited new edition includes entries by over a dozen expert contributors, and a fully revised online bibliography, bringing it up to date for the 21st century.
Die Arbeit analysiert die Biografie Joseph Anton Schoepfs in seinen unterschiedlichen Rollen als Professor, Schriftsteller, sozialer Wohltater und Seelsorger, sowie sein wissenschaftliches Schaffen mit Schwerpunkten auf Schoepfs vierbandigem Handbuch des katholischen Kirchenrechts und seinem Reformvorschlag fur das Theologiestudium in OEsterreich.
Building on his previous innovative work in visual and religious studies, David Morgan creates a new framework for understanding how the human mind can be entranced, invigorated, and changed by images.
An acclaimed author helps readers learn to love life, literature, and God through their encounters with great writing.
Steinberg argues in this work that the artists regarded the deliberate exposure of Christ's genitalia as an affirmation of kinship with the human condition.
Ten years of visionary artwork from a rare artist embraced by critics, spiritual leaders, and the general public during his lifetime.
Includes illustrations that encourage the reader to consider how artists distil the essence of Christian values and how works of art can motivate reflections on the Christian faith.
Documents the remnants of the rich Buddhist cultural heritage of Cambodia after centuries of wars and destruction.
Since easel painting began, the figure of Eve has been found in the work of painters from Masaccio to Rubens. The catalogue presents nearly 70 works from Symbolists, Nabis, Fauvists, Cubists and Surrealists.
A biographical study of the Victorian church artist Charles Eamer Kempe and his considerable influence on church decoration worldwide.
This accessible, Christian introduction to Dante also serves as a primer to the Divine Comedy, helping readers appreciate the complexity and layers of meaning in Dante's spiritual masterpiece.
Dangerous Women presents works from the rich holdings of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art that explore different artists' responses to the women of the Bible.
Catalog of exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, May 10-October 8, 2018.
A standard reference in the field of manuscript studies for over twenty years, now revised and updated with full-colour illustrations throughout.
A lavishly-illustrated exploration of the work of the Victorian church artist Charles Eamer Kempe and the team of artists he led and inspired.
Ananda K. Coomaraswamy was engaged in the world not only as a scholarly expositor of traditional culture and philosophy, but also as a radical critic of contemporary life.