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Kunst- en Cultuurmanagement / Arts and Culture Management: Art and Artists

Artists

Van Gogh : 1853-1890

Come explore Post-Impressionism with a beautiful collection of paintings from the creative genius,Vincent van Gogh. The vibrant colours and whimsical brushstrokes within the paintings provide insight into the volatile nature of Van Gogh’s state of mind. The convenient size of MS remarkable painter.

History of art

A world history of art

Presents various developments in archeology and art historical research. This book offers a fresh perspective on various developments shaping our cultural history.

Europeana

This website gives you access to millions of books, music, artworks and more – with sophisticated search and filter tools to help you find what you’re looking for. 

Art collections

With its Online Collection, the Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen (Bavarian State Painting Collections) is making its entire holdings accessible to the public for the first time: that’s 25,000 artworks in Bavaria, Germany and Europe viewable on a single platform! It is now possible to have an overview not only of all the artworks on display in the Munich galleries – the Alte and Neue Pinakothek, the Sammlung Moderne Kunst in the Pinakothek der Moderne, the Museum Brandhorst and the Sammlung Schack – and in the other state galleries of Bavaria (several thousand works in total), but also of works in the museum storerooms (17,000 works) and more than 4000 works on permanent loan from the Munich collections to over 400 sites, some belonging to institutions which are only partly open to the public.

Art UK

Art movements

Impressionism: reimagining art

In this sumptuous overview Norbert Wolf lends his attention to all aspects of Impressionism: its historical precursors, contemporary rivals and the movements it inspired. Over 200 large format reproductions of entire works and highlighted details introduce readers to the Impressionists' aesthetics and techniques. Wolf draws insightful parallels between these paintings and other contemporary works of music, photography, and literature

Renaissance Art : A Beginner's Guide

The fifteenth century saw the evolution of a distinct and powerfully influential European artistic culture. But what does the familiar phrase Renaissance Art actually refer to? Through engaging discussion of timeless works by artists such as Jan van Eyck, Leonardo da Vinci, and Michelangelo, and supported by illustrations including colour plates, Tom Nichols offers a masterpiece of his own as he explores the truly original and diverse character of the art of the Renaissance.

Art appreciation

Seeing slowly: looking at modern art

Chapters such as What Is a Work of Art? Can We Look and See at the Same Time? and Real Connoisseurs Are Not Snobs, not only give readers the confidence to form their own opinions, but also encourages them to make connections that spark curiosity, intellect, and imagination. 

The joy of art: How to Look At, Appreciate, and Talk about Art

Written by a practicing artist, this book decodes and maps the basic elements of visual art, leading the reader to a greater understanding and appreciation. Not an art history lesson per se, this illustrated guide is rather a tool kit to make the study of art and a visit to the museum truly rewarding. An entertaining and informative read.

Art InSight : Understanding Art and Why It Matters

This book delves into the first known art and explores what it can reveal about how its makers saw the world and how contemporary artists can help us to see our own. The result is equal parts an ode to the joy of artful engagement, a how-to for anyone interested in understanding art and culture, and a journey around the world from prehistory to the present day.