Описание: Tells the story of two families, the Gherardini and the Del Giocondo, and the world`s most famous painting - Mona Lisa, set against the backdrop of Renaissance Florence. This book looks beyond the myth enshrouding one of the absolute masterpieces of Leonardo`s genius, and gives us "Mona Lisa" as a woman with an authentic and living face.
Автор: Jodice; Burdett And Lauf Название: Mimo Jodis: Roma ISBN: 8860100070 ISBN-13(EAN): 9788860100078 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 6353 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: A Photographic Celebration Of The Majesty Of Rome. Text In English And Italian.
Описание: Covering images of African masks alongside contemporary African art, this book offers look at the role of the mask in African culture. Based on an exhibition of 180 masks - more than 100 from the collection at the Royal Museum for Central Africa in Tervuren, Belgium - it offers a fresh interpretation of the mask as the universal object.
Название: F.L.Wright Revealed ISBN: 1905573103 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781905573103 Издательство: Grange Books Рейтинг: Цена: 1142 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Marking the centenary of Simeon Solomon, an influential figure in the Pre-Raphaelite movement who's career was ended when his homosexuality became publicly known, this book explores his work in the context of Pre-Raphaelitism, Aestheticism, Judaism and modern-day studies of masculinity.
Автор: Col. Richard H. Graham, USAF (ret.) Название: SR-71 Revealed ISBN: 0760301220 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780760301227 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Рейтинг: Цена: 1511 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
All of the weird, wonderful, and amazing tales of cars and the characters who drove them.
The automotive world is filled with crazy stories, mysteries, myths, rumors, and legends. Here are just a few covered in History's Greatest Automotive Mysteries, Myths, and Rumors Revealed.
- After James Dean's death behind the wheel, parts of his car were sold off -- and cursed their subsequent owners.
- Bonnie and Clyde almost exclusively stole Ford V8s as their getaway cars because they were the fastest cars of their day. Clyde Barrow even wrote Henry Ford a thank-you note for his unsuspecting help.
- Peanuts in the shell are considered bad luck at NASCAR races.
- James Brown's wife once claimed diplomatic immunity when fighting a traffic ticket because her husband was "the ambassador of soul."
- Harry Houdini learned to drive late in life only because he needed to get to an airport for a stunt, and it was the only drive he ever made.
- There is a myth of a 200-miles-per-gallon carburetor that oil companies and auto manufacturers are rumored to have kept hidden from the public.
- A mechanic working in a car's trunk was once mistaken for a kidnapping victim.
History's Greatest Automotive Mysteries, Myths, and Rumors Revealed covers every aspect of the intersection between people and their machines. The racing, manufacturing, crime, pop culture, and mechanical lives of cars are explained, along with the shockingly poor judgment of some human characters. Separate the fact from the fiction and learn where the truth lies
Описание: An exquisite volume devoted to a distinguished masterpieces from the Carmignac collection. This book presents the Carmignac collection which boasts around 250 works of art from the 20th and 21st centuries. A unique and emblematic overview of modern and contemporary art, the collection includes major oeuvres by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Gerhard Richter, as well as works of emerging artists. Guided by his instincts, Edouard Carmignac leaves his personal mark on this eclectic collection. Through detailed analyses, this book presents itself as an open conversation on contemporary creation. The expertise brought forth by renowned authors brings to life these masterpieces and unveils this unique collection. Organized by theme, the artworks listed in this volume act as a window into our modern world. This reference book is perfect for collectors and artists alike, but equally for contemporary art lovers and future visitors of the Carmignac Foundation.The Carmignac Foundation will soon be established on the breathtaking island of Porquerolles, at the heart of the secluded national park of Port-Cros in the South of France.
Название: China Revealed ISBN: 0789209470 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780789209474 Издательство: Abbeville Press Рейтинг: Цена: 4990 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Название: Sicilian Bb5 Revealed ISBN: 0713489804 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780713489804 Издательство: Anova Рейтинг: Цена: 2032 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: It has since become recognised as the perfect way to avoid mainline Sicilian theory without compromising White`s attacking ideals. As such it has proved a deadly weapon in the hands of Adams and Grischuk-and even Kasparov himself. In this book you will find full coverage of both 2...d6 3.Bb5+ and 2...Nc6 3.Bb5.
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