Описание: What woman can resist imagining herself in a beautiful designer dress? This title presents 100 fabulous gowns from the permanent collection of the renowned Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, each of which is a reminder of the ways fashion reflects the broader culture that created it.
Автор: Gregor Hohenberg Название: Traditional Couture. Folkloric Heritage Costumes ISBN: 3899555724 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783899555721 Издательство: Gestalten Рейтинг: Цена: 4666 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: Traditional clothing represents the regions where it is produced along with their cultures and handcraft. Its creativity and longevity is inspiring high fashion designers of today and tomorrow. Traditional clothing is essentially haute couture. Made with high quality fabrics and elaborate workmanship, it embodies cultural heritage and style. Encompassing a surprising variety of garments, it represents premium handcraft, an awareness of tradition, a sense of belonging, and an affinity to one s homeland. At the same time, folkloric clothing is inspiring some of today and tomorrow s most ambitious and radical fashion designers. In Traditional Couture, photographer Gregor Hohenberg succeeds in building a visual bridge between the outmoded and the avant-garde in German folkloric fashion. He portrays the individuals, young and old alike, who wear traditional attire in all the regions of his homeland, as well as their surroundings. Furthermore, he depicts the distinctive garments in all their glorious detail: pearls, seams, embroidery, and colors all of which are completely unaffected by the seasonal influences of the fashion industry. This book is a dazzling journey in pictures featuring an almost overwhelming abundance of visual symbols and stylistic inspiration. At the same time, Traditional Couture captures the grace and dignity with which this clothing is worn. The book eschews kitschy German folklore to show how donning traditional dress can change one s composure, lend charisma, and make a statement while providing a relaxed sense of self-confidence and feeding a passion for special attire at special occasions. There is simply no other clothing that represents the wearer s biography and region in quite the same way. Traditional German outfits are made to last a lifetime and handed down to future generations. Some of their details are so elaborately made that hardly anyone has the time or skill to create them today. Tailors that still master this art are in high demand far beyond regional borders. Consequently, traditional clothing is a handcraft that connects people. The distinctive quality, identity, and intensity of the attire featured in Traditional Couture is inspiring fashion designers to rethink their collections in new directions. While giant fashion brands are surrendering to global, fast-lived trends, more and more small manufacturers are creating enduring garments: heirlooms instead of throw-away T-shirts.
Название: From Russia with Doubt : The Quest to Authenticate 181 Would-be Masterpieces of the Russian Avant-Garde ISBN: 1616891629 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781616891626 Издательство: Abrams Цена: 1965 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: In 2010 the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver director Adam Lerner did something unheard of in the museum world: he mounted a large exhibition of paintings without first knowing whether they were real or fakes. Painted in the Suprematist and Constructivist style of early twentiethcentury Russian avantgarde masters, the 172 canvases had been acquired by amateur collectors Ron and Roger Pollard from a mysterious seller in Germany they met on eBay, who claimed the paintings were found in an abandoned shipping container held in German customs since the 1980s. In From Russia with Doubt, Lerner skillfully weaves together the tale from the initial eBay find to his controversial decision to exhibit the collection, guiding readers through the looking glass into the Byzantine corridors of the art world and beyond describing the owners' quest to authenticate and appraise the would-be masterpieces.
Автор: Nadoolman Landis Deborah Название: Hollywood Costume ISBN: 1851777091 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851777099 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 3621 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This landmark book celebrates, for the very first time, the costume designer`s contribution to the telling of the cinematic story in 100 years of Hollywood. Fabulous golden age of Hollywood costumes are juxtaposed beside all the contemporary classics, with contributions by key designers, actors and directors working in Hollywood today.
Описание: In this volume, a team of noted Italian art historians trace the evolution of Renaissance intarsia through a discussion of twelve of the most important intarsia cycles. These include the famous studiolo of Federico da Montefeltro in the ducal palace at Urbino; the sacristy of Santa Maria in Organo at Verona, which Vasari described as the most beautiful in all of Italy; and the choir of Santa Maria Maggiore in Bergamo, the cartoons for which were prepared by Lorenzo Lotto. Drawing on the latest scholarship and, in some cases, newly discovered documentary evidence, the authors explain the historical context and iconography of these masterpieces, as well as their connections to the painting, sculpture, and architecture of the time. Their insightful essays are illustrated with some two hundred new color images, the result of an extensive photographic campaign carried out exclusively for this work.
Название: Best of Costume Jewelry ISBN: 0764328778 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764328770 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 3665 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Many of the most beautiful costume jewelry pieces made since the 1940s are presented with full color photographs. In chapters arranged chronologically, the jewelry reflects the changing retail market and manufacturing changes in materials, techniques, and colors. An introduction was written by Lawrence Feldman of Fior in London. The effects of popular heroes and competition are seen to have shaped the costume jewelry industry. The jewelry of such well-known manufacturers as Boucher, Coro, Christian Dior, Grosse, Jomaz, Kramer of New York, Mitchell Maer, Trifari, and many others are displayed with newly revised prices. The book portrays the affordable opulence and sheer beauty of costume jewelry.
Автор: Gingerelli Dain Название: Harley-Davidson Museum Masterpieces ISBN: 0760338949 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780760338940 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Рейтинг: Цена: 1206 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Ask just about any motorcycle fan, and they'll tell you that Harley-Davidson builds the ultimate motorcycle. And the motorcycles housed in Harley-Davidson's Archive Collection represent the best of the best. Harley-Davidson Museum(R) Masterpieces tells the story of this amazing company through the incredible motorcycles it builds, selected from the hundreds of motorcycles in the Archive Collection. Portrait-quality photography of the book taken by expert lenseman Randy Leffingwell reveals the remarkable journey of America's motorcycle company, from its humble beginnings to its nearly century-long dominance of an entire industry.
Название: FilmCraft: Costume Design ISBN: 1907579559 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781907579554 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2068 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (2 шт.) Описание: Actors often say they only really assume the identity of their character when they have donned the costumes painstakingly created for them by the costume designer. In this volume of the Filmcraft series, sixteen of the worlds greatest costume designers come together to share their inspiration and knowledge with the world. They provide insights into the challenges of building a team, working with budgets, and collaboration with production designers, actors and directors. Designers featured include Academy Award winners like Aggie Guerard Rodgers, Janty Yates and Lindy Hemming and nominees Julie Weiss and Mary Zophres, and BAFTA winner Michael Kaplan.
Автор: M?ller, Florence Название: Costume Jewelery for Haute Couture ISBN: 050051335X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500513354 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 4133 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The exceptional craftwork involved in producing costume jewelry has long been overlooked by both historians and fashion cognoscenti alike. This illustrated book showcases the extraordinary diversity of 20th-century costume jewelry in hundreds of reproduced pieces from such fashion houses as Chanel, Courreges, Yves St Laurent and Lanvin.
Название: Zeitgeist: Costume Jewellery (Eng/Ger) ISBN: 3897903148 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783897903142 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 5016 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: From the latter half of the 19th century, Idar-Oberstein developed into an important centre of costume jewellery production. This book exemplifies innovative models and business policy. It evokes a vivid image of 12 jewellery manufacturers; proprietors and employees, production conditions, models policy, and worldwide marketing and distribution.
Описание: This book is the first of its kind and the result of a labor of love by the authors, who researched the history of cameos and took over 500 color photographs of cameo jewelry. Over 1400 examples of cameo jewelry are depicted, representing a time span from the 1700s to the present. Subjects covered include mythological motifs of classical gods and goddesses, religious subjects and scenes, and the ever-present anonymous woman. A history of the cameo is provided, followed by individual chapters covering each of the materials used to make cameos, including amber, amethyst, glass, jasper ware, lava, mother-of-pearl, opal, plastics, quartz, shell, topaz, and Wedgwood. The beautiful, detailed photographs show the unique artistry and design of the cameos and their settings. This extensive book and price guide will appeal to all who appreciates the cameos timeless appeal.
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