Beautiful landscape photographs of the Helderberg Escaprment in New York State by renowned photographer John Yang.
Explores the role of a significant yet elusive feature of the French landscape in literature, philosophy, and art.
Art historical and literary perspectives on the place of women in the medieval church.
Examines the influence of the Pre-Raphaelite movement on art and literature around the world.
Offers innovative examples of how to approach art from a variety of academic disciplines and personal perspectives.
Paintings by contemporary American realist Don Nice, with emphasis on recent works relating to the Hudson Valley.
Examines the way recent artists have incorporated concepts of generosity into their work.
The first comprehensive survey of the work of the Uruguayan printmaker and graphic artist Rimer Cardillo, presented in both English and Spanish.
Environmental artists from Europe and North America talk about their work.
Explores European and American esoteric traditions as reflected in literature and in art.
Features the works of nine photographers and video artists on the cutting edge of the Cuban art scene.
Considers the definitions and implications of style in Anglo-Saxon art and literature.
Explores the career of one of America’s most noted printmakers and seminal role he played in bringing the arts to Woodstock, New York.
Offers a behind-the-scenes look at a significant era in the development and emergence of modern American art.
Career retrospective of modernist Albany painter Richard Callner.
Explores the numerous perspectives from which works of art can be experienced and understood.
Drawings by one of the twentieth century’s most intellectually challenging artists.
Lithographs by American painter George Bellows, depicting the horrors and atrocities of World War I.
Through excerpts and profiles, this inspiring book presents the experiences of twelve African American artists who teach at traditionally White colleges and universities.
A comparative study of the French Revolution's most famous artist and a little-known illustrator.
Examines performance art and the powerful implications it holds for teaching in the schools.
Draws upon a wide range of aesthetic theories and artworks in order to challenge the view that art is valueless or purely subjective.
This is the first full-length biography of the artist Arthur B. Davies, who played a major role in twentieth-century American art's coming-of-age. Includes 101 illustrations.
The autobiography of painter and Binghamton University professor Dr. Irving Zupnick, who served in Panama in World War II, then studied Art History at Columbia Teachers College in the 1950s.
A history of the near-simultaneous emergence of moving pictures in several countries in the mid-1890s and a thorough reevaluation of the development of the technology. CHOICE Outstanding Academic Book 1999
A collection of interviews with some of the most provocative artists of the postmodern era, including Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Carrie Mae Weems, Carolee Schneemann, Andres Serrano, Karen Finley, and Kathy Acker. These sculptors, writers, filmmakers, activists, and performance artists have forged a new vision of art that is confrontational, political, and concerned with interrupting the domination of our lives by mass culture.
Nineteenth-century landscape and outdoor drawings and sketches by the Hudson River School artists and others.
Beautifully illustrated introduction and overview to the collections of the Albany Institute of History and Art
Demonstrates that Dali's Surrealism anticipates postmodern tactics, and inaugurates "New Dali Studies" by offering an original interpretation of his relationship with the Surrealist canon.
First-ever career-spanning retrospective of the nineteenth century New York sculptor, Charles Calverley.
Presents a systematic theory of the artforms (symbolic, classical, and romantic), providing a way of addressing contemporary art and sketching a theory of the individual arts.
Highlights the work of fourteen alumni artists from the SUNY New Paltz art department.
This book explores how traditional relations among the arts have changed in our time, focusing on the radical transformation of Paul Cezanne.
In this book Miller challenges contemporary aesthetic theory to include gardens in an expanded definition of art. She provides a radical critique of three central tenets within current intellectual debate: ...
Art Brut, also termed Outsider Art, has long been suppressed from most art historical writing. Why this rejection? The hyperbolic expressions of Romanticism and Symbolism nourished a desire for derangement ...
With remarkable breadth of vision, Seyyed Hossein Nasr reveals for both Western and Muslim readers how each art form in the islamic tradition is based upon a science of nature concerned, not with the ...
Invaluable overview of domestic wall paintings in the northeast from 1890-1820
Scientists are portrayed as champions of objectivity and truth, and artists as champions of subjectivity and creative expression. Through analysis of modern art, John C. Gilmour shows how misleading is ...
Introduction to contemporary painters of the Hudson River, who both continue and react to the legacy of the nineteenth-century Hudson River School of painting.
Religion in its most authentic part is an art form. Religion does what art does. This idea is richly illustrated and supported by materials of diverse origin. The vast range of the author's experience ...