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.
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
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.
Christian images have a long history within the Western art tradition from the devotional works of the Renaissance period, to the interpretations of the 21st century. This book explores the changing nature of the representation of themes and subjects found in Christian art, covering the Eucharist, the crucifixion, the Virgin Mary, and the saints.
A biographical study of the Victorian church artist Charles Eamer Kempe and his considerable influence on church decoration worldwide.
A superbly written and tightly argued appraisal of the political and religious ramifications of one of the fundamental topics in the history of art - the artistic encounter with the transcendent.
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.
This fascinating history by famed Tibetologist and adventurer Alain Presencer features beautiful reproductions of never-before-seen items from the author's private collection
Based on a collection of Tibetan "thangkas" - scroll paintings portraying a Buddhist philosophy of healing - this volume presents works by a traditional artist using the ancient technique of painting with rich minerals. The Buddhist view of physiology, pathology, diagnosis and cure is illuminated.
Ten years of visionary artwork from a rare artist embraced by critics, spiritual leaders, and the general public during his lifetime.
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.
Designed to equip the cultural tourist and art student with the means to interpret each painting, building, or artifact in terms of the iconography and symbolism of Islam, this book will deepen understanding not only of Islamic art and architecture but also of Islam itself.
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.
The Haggadot commissioned by wealthy patrons in the Middle Ages are among the most beautifully decorated Hebrew manuscripts, and The 'Brother' Haggadah is one of the finest of these to have survived. This facsimile edition sets out the background to the Passover and provides an analysis of the manuscript's iconographic scheme.
Discover 50 of the most exquisite and important medieval bible manuscripts, at once art historical treasures and precious religious artifacts. Published in partnership with the Austrian National Library, this stunning collection spans every epoch of the Middle Ages, revealing both the evolution of the Bible and the shifting history of the age.
This interdisciplinary study explores Marian imagery and representations in world literature and art throughout the centuries, demonstrating the widespread deep veneration of the image of the Blessed Virgin Mary in various countries and different Christian traditions.
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.
An acclaimed author helps readers learn to love life, literature, and God through their encounters with great writing.
The Image Debate: Figural Representation in Islam and Across the World is a collection of thirteen essays which examine the controversy surrounding the use of images in Islamic and other religious cultures and seek to redress some of the misunderstandings that have arisen.
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.
'[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.
From the same series as Abrams' successful "Saints: A Year in Faith and Art", this work presents the celestial heralds from early Christian mosaics to the paintings of Marc Chagall. It is organised by significant Biblical events, beginning with the Creation in Genesis and ending with John the Evangelist's vision of Heaven on Earth in Revelation.
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.
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.
A comprehensive history of all 266 popes from Peter to Francis, with beautiful fine-art images.
In this timeless classic Scougal explains the four essential characteristics of divine life, their excellence, their advantages and the practical steps that you can take in realising them as your personal experience.
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.