Art Market Research

A Guide to Methods and Sources, 2d ed.
Author: Tom McNulty
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476613974
Category: Art
Page: 332
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This book is for art market researchers at all levels. A brief overview of the global art market and its major stakeholders precedes an analysis of the various sales venues (auction, commercial gallery, etc.). Library research skills are reviewed, and advanced methods are explored in a chapter devoted to basic market research. Because the monetary value of artwork cannot be established without reference to the aesthetic qualities and art historical significance of our subject works, two substantial chapters detail the processes involved in researching and documenting the fine and decorative arts, respectively, and provide annotated bibliographies. Methods for assigning values for art objects are explored, and sources of price data, both in print and online, are identified and described in detail. In recent years, art historical scholarship increasingly has addressed issues related to the history of art and its markets: a chapter on resources for the historian of the art market offers a wide range of sources. Finally, provenance and art law are discussed, with particular reference to their relevance to dealers, collectors, artists and other art market stakeholders.

A Dictionary of Japanese Loanwords

Author: Toshie M. Evans
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313287411
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 230
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Defines and illustrates the usage of hundreds of words borrowed from Japanese and now used in English-language publications.

A World Art History and Its Objects

Author: David Carrier
Publisher: Penn State Press
ISBN: 0271036060
Category: Art
Page: 200
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Is writing a world art history possible? Does the history of art as such even exist outside the Western tradition? Is it possible to consider the history of art in a way that is not fundamentally Eurocentric? In this highly readable and provocative book, David Carrier, a philosopher and art historian, does not attempt to write a world art history himself. Rather, he asks the question of how an art history of all cultures could be written—or whether it is even possible to do so. He also engages the political and moral issues raised by the idea of a multicultural art history. Focusing on a consideration of intersecting artistic traditions, Carrier negotiates the way meaning and understanding shift or are altered when a visual object from one culture, for example, is inserted into the visual tradition of another culture. A World Art History and Its Objects proposes the use of temporal narrative as a way to begin to understand a multicultural art history.

Stories of Art

Author: James Elkins
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415939430
Category: Art
Page: 176
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In this intimate history, James Elkins demonstrates that there is - and can never be - only one story of art. He opens up the questions that traditional art history usually avoids.

A History of East Asia

Author: Charles Holcombe
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107118735
Category: History
Page: 481
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The second edition of Charles Holcombe's acclaimed introduction to East Asian history from the dawn of history to the twenty-first century.

Flowers, Dragons & Pine Trees

Asian Textiles in the Spencer Museum of Art
Author: Mary M. Dusenbury,Carol Bier
Publisher: Hudson Hills
ISBN: 9781555952389
Category: Art
Page: 312
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Written for both specialist and general audiences, this stunning volume places new research within a comprehensive socio-historic context, including information on technique, production, iconography, function, patronage, and trade. Five maps, a glossary

Ancient and Classic Art of China

Author: Yuheng Bao
Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press
Category: Art
Page: 203
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This study discusses ancient and classic Chinese art in interdisciplinary perspective, from the pre-historical age to the end of the Tang dynasty, including historical, cultural, philosophical, and political facts and how they impacted development. Also includes biographies of the artists, critics and scholars. It is richly illustrated with 40 full-color plates, in 8-1/2 X 11 format, the majority of these plates introduced for the first time to Western readers.


Author: Roff Martin Smith
ISBN: 9783934385283
Page: 399
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Guide to the Literature of Art History 2

Author: Max Marmor,Alex Ross
Publisher: Amer Library Assn
Category: Art
Page: 899
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Among the most engaging genres of scholarly literature, art history and architecture history publications appeal to the eye as well as the intellect. In the late 20th century the literature of art history has been documented by two standard reference bibliographies published by the American Library Association: Mary Chamberlin's Guide to Art Reference Books (ALA 1959), and Guide to the Literature of Art History by Etta Arntzen and Robert Rainwater (ALA Editions, 1980). Now, a new supplementary volume, Guide to the Literature of Art History 2 (ALA Editions, 2004) has arrived to record and annotate the best art and architecture books and journals published worldwide in the last two decades of the 20th century. supplement its predecessor by recording important publications produced primarily in western languages. Adopting the chapter and numbering system of the first volume, GLAH 2 will help art scholars keep abreast of more recent publications in art and architectural history. An expert team of 24 contributors has come together with editors Max Marmor and Alex Ross to produce this significant work, featuring new titles, volumes, editions, and reprints, while providing ample cross referencing to GLAH 1. and Cultural Heritage, which covers the literature of art preservation and art law. Librarians and scholars will welcome the new collection development information, including: The best electronic art and architectural history sources. Cumulative 40-year bibliography of art history literature, with GLAH 1. Critical selection of nearly all literature in art history, primarily in Western European languages, since 1977. Resources for art historians outside their areas of specialization. architectural literature for the last two decades of the 20th century, Guide to the Literature of Art History 2 is the authoritative, must-have resource for all art history students, institutions, and agencies.

Discoveries: Search for Ancient China

Author: Corinne Debaine-Francfort
Publisher: Harry N Abrams Incorporated
Category: History
Page: 159
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Covers the history of archaeology in China discussing many of the explorers who have uncovered long-buried secrets and treasures.

Asian art history in the twenty-first century

Author: Vishakha N. Desai
Publisher: Clark Art Institute
ISBN: 9780300125535
Category: Art
Page: 253
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With essays by Frederick M. Asher, Melissa Chiu, John Clark, Gao Shiming, Yukio Lippit, Saloni Mathur, Kaja M. McGowan, Rana Mitter, Alexandra Munroe, Jerome Silbergeld, Kavita Singh, Nancy S. Steinhardt, Akira Takagishi, and Gennifer Weisenfeld Since its beginnings in the early 1900s, the study of Asian art has dramatically changed and has constantly been shaped by shifting world politics. Asian Art History in the Twenty-First Century explores the field of Asian art and its historiography, tensions, and possible future directions. It features essays by fourteen leading authors specializing in Chinese, East Asian, Indian, and Japanese art history. They consider what is meant by the term "Asian art"; how it is manifested in museums, exhibitions, and galleries; and how it should be understood in relation to shifting geopolitics. Among the many fascinating topics discussed are the Zen portrait in medieval Japan, the influence of Asian art on American art, and public art and memory of war in contemporary China. The authors also consider what new theoretical structures must be created to suit the realities of the twenty-first century and Asian art today.


An Introduction to the Visual Arts
Author: Duane Preble,Sarah Preble,Patrick Frank
Publisher: N.A
Category: Art
Page: 524
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New edition of a reference that introduces art through visual experience. Duane Preble (emeritus, U. of Hawaii), Sarah Preble (Hawaii State Library), and Patrick Frank (U. of Kansas) present art theory, practice, and history in a way intended to help readers develop an informed foundation for indivi

Discovering Chinese Painting

Dialogues With Art Historians
Author: Jason C. Kuo,Julia Frances Andrews
Publisher: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company
Category: Art
Page: 264
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Key Art Terms for Beginners

Author: Philip Yenawine
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
ISBN: 9780810912250
Category: Art
Page: 160
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Defines terms used to discuss the periods and schools of art, the mediums and materials used in art, and the analysis and criticism of art

Leadership Challenge

Author: James M. Kouzes,Barry Z. Posner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527503742
Category: Executive ability
Page: 382
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Through research, interviews and the experience of hundreds of managers, Kouzes and Posner show how leadership can be learned and mastered by all. Readable, interesting, and up-to-date. Highly recommended.--Library Journal.


A Brief History
Author: Marilyn Stokstad
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Category: Art
Page: 624
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This book, an introduction to the history of art that features excellent scholarship, takes a global approach with an emphasis on the Western tradition in art. It reflects new interests and issues, expanding the topic to include women and minorities, and showing media and techniques other than painting, sculpture, and architecture. Written in clear, standard English without art historical or aesthetic jargon,Art: A Brief Historyis visually appealing as well as intellectually stimulating.This comprehensive survey of world art is based on the most recent scholarship, and includes coverage of arts inspired by all the major religions, the contribution of women and minorities, and contains discussions of all the arts, including ceramics, glass, metal, enamel, and the fiber arts.This book serves as an introduction to the history of art and a ready reference for people working in the arts, including museum docents, and art gallery employees, owners, and managers.

Art across time

Author: Laurie Schneider Adams
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
ISBN: 9780072449976
Category: Art
Page: 1023
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30,000 years of art - one engaging guide. Can't tell a Manet from a Monet? Not sure why you should want to? Let scholar and author Laurie Adams introduce you to the story behind the history of art. Based on her art survey textbook of the same name, this edition of "Art Across Time "serves as an entertaining and readable introduction to the history of art. Providing biographical notes and historical context, Adams has created a vivid narrative. Each illustration has been carefully reviewed for color accuracy, and the large percentage of full-page reproductions presents a rare opportunity for readers to examine details of brushwork and texture that are lost in smaller images. All in all, this colorful book is an ideal gift that will compliment any library and interest any reader.

Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit

Author: Yuval Noah Harari
Publisher: DVA
ISBN: 364110498X
Category: History
Page: 528
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Krone der Schöpfung? Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems werden ließ. Bis heute hat sich diese Vorherrschaft stetig zugespitzt: Der Mensch hat die Fähigkeit zu schöpferischem und zu zerstörerischem Handeln wie kein anderes Lebewesen. Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.

Art history

Author: Marilyn Stokstad,David Cateforis,Stephen Addiss
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Category: Art
Page: N.A
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