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6 CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS FROM KOREA.

Author: Hansen, Mikael and Iben From, eds
Country: Denmark
Code: 5842
Language: English/Danish
Year Published: 2005
No. of pages: 49
Illustrations: 54 Color Illustrations. 5 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 10”x 8”
Weight: 1.00

Price: 29.50

The show intends partly to take part in globalisation and partly to limit the focus to visual arts and the plethora it represents. The exhibition accomplishes this by presenting six selected artists, all Korean residents, and thus in a Danish perspective providing the Danish audience with an opportunity of experiencing how a group of contemporary Korean visual artists work. The artists utilize an international form language in installations, conceptual art, and videos while at the same time researching into developing and refining these expressions.

A NORDIC QUINTESSENCE.

Author: Blomstedt, Juhana, Figge, Eddie, Gudmundsson, Kristján, Nielsen, Palle, Rickhard, Leonard
Country: New York, NY
Code: 6339
Language: English
Year Published: 1985
No. of pages: 73
Illustrations: many Color Illustrations. few B&W Illustrations.
Size: 10”x 8”
Weight: 1.00

Price: 14.50

AALTO, ALVAR: ART AND ALVAR AALTO.

Author: Else Bülow
Country: Denmark
Code: 1662
Language: English
Year Published: 1991
No. of pages: 123
Illustrations: 99 Color Illustrations. 1 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 9 1/2”x 10”
Weight: 2.00

Price: 39.50

Aalto- Finland’s foremost modern architect- designed the Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum. This book is as much about the inspired architecture of the museum as it is about the stunning collection of contemporary art it houses. Works by Bjørn Nørgaard, Clifford Wright, Per Kirkeby, Svend Wiig Hansen, Geoffrey Hendricks, Max Ernst, Richard Mortensen, and Asger Jorn, among many others, are on rivetting display.

AKVAREL (Watercolor Painting). Materialer, Teknikker og Øvelser (Materials, Techniques and Practice)


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Author: Knud H. Anderson, Michael Tvermoes
Country: Denmark
Code: 1559
Language: Danish
Year Published: 1994
No. of pages: 104
Illustrations: 190 Color Illustrations. 10 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 9”x8”
Weight:

Price: 75.00

A very comprehensive how-to book on learning how to paint water color painting - beautifully illustrated.

AMPHIBIAN STAND, THE. A Philosophical Essay Conerning Research Processes in Fine Art

Author: Nilsson, Per
Country: Sweden
Code: 6539
Language: English
Year Published: 2009
No. of pages: 175
Illustrations: 0 Color Illustrations. 0 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 9 1/2” x 6 1/2”
Weight: 2.00

Price: 45.00

Per Nilsson was born in Gävle in 1963. During his childhood he moved often and lived from Kiruna in the north to Kristianstad in the south. In 2001 he received his PhD in Philosophy at Umeå University with the thesis “Nature Science and Reason: Dialectic of Enlightenment, and the other modern.” Since 2001 he has worked as a philosopher at the Academy of Fine Arts in Umeå. In his new book, The Amphibian Stand: A Philosophical Essay Concerning Research Processes in Fine Art . Nilsson develops a philosophy of art and relates it to the debate on art and research. He argues that art's critical potential and its dialectical deconstructive approach to including language, norms and philosophy render it suitable as a research discipline. The core of the book is the discourse theory developed by Per's metaphors Ampibian and Littoral landscape of culture, metaphors that point out that our cultures are the illusory positions of dogmatism and relativism. It is in the littoral landscape that the amphibians presented live their lives, well-adapted to their environment.