Автор: Zaphiropoulou Photini N. Название: Classic Greek Masterpieces of Sculpture ISBN: 1419722298 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781419722295 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 2275 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: Greek sculpture was among the first art to communicate human emotions and to offer a more realistic portrait of the individual. By working in new materials and posing the body naturally, Greek sculptors established the foundation of a whole new art form. "Classic Greek Masterpieces of Sculpture" features more than 60 of these magnificent and influential works that range in form, historical period, and subject. Organized chronologically, these works hail from the collections of top museums, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the British Museum, the Pergamon Museum, and the Louvre. Alongside dynamic photographs of each sculpture is an essay that describes the work and offers commentary on its significance in Greek art. Thought-provoking, realistic, and influential, these sculptures altered the way people viewed art.
Автор: Jones, Michael (Author), McFadden, Susanna (Author Название: Art of Empire: The Roman Frescoes and Imperial Cult Chamber in Luxor Temple ISBN: 0300169124 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300169126 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 6035 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (2 шт.) Описание: The Luxor Temple of Amun-Re, built to commemorate the divine power of the pharaohs, is one of the iconic monuments of New Kingdom Egypt. In the 4th century C.E., the Roman Imperial government, capitalizing on the site's earlier significance, converted the temple into a military camp and constructed a lavishly painted cult chamber dedicated to the four emperors of the Tetrarchy. These frescoes provide fascinating insight into the political landscape of the late Roman Empire and, as the only surviving wall paintings from the tetrarchic period, into the history of Roman art. The culmination of a groundbreaking conservation project, this volume brings together scholars across disciplines for a comprehensive look at the frescoes and their architectural, archaeological, and historical contexts. More than 150 stunning illustrations present the paintings for the first time in their newly conserved state, along with a selection of 19th-century documentary watercolors. This remarkable publication illustrates how physical context, iconography, and style were used to convey ideology throughout Rome's provinces.
Автор: Beeny, Emily A. Название: European Painting and Sculpture after 1800 ISBN: 0878468404 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780878468409 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1552 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (2 шт.) Описание: The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, houses an internationally renowned collection of modern European painting and sculpture, including such masterpieces as Renoir's "Dance at Bougival," Gauguin's "Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?," Degas' "Little Dancer" and Turner's "Slave Ship," as well as the largest collection of paintings by Claude Monet outside France. "European Painting and Sculpture after 1800: MFA Highlights" features these well-known and much-loved works, organized into thematic chapters discussing the major art movements represented in the collection, with an introduction that describes the major phenomena that helped chart the course of art in the 19th and 20th centuries. In all, more than 100 highlights from this impressive collection are illustrated and discussed, each testifying to the richness and complexity of European art in the modern era.
Автор: Duncan, Alastair Название: Art Deco Sculpture ISBN: 0500239487 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500239483 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 7759 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This book showcases and puts into historical context a host of sculpted works created in the 1920s and 1930s in the decorative vernacular defined loosely today as ‘Art Deco’. Whether designed as free-standing statuary for the domestic market or commissioned for some form of architectural placement, as a frieze on a building’s facade or as a public monument or pool fountain, the works shown demonstrate a sometimes bewilderingly broad range of styles and stylistic influences: from the chevrons, sunbursts, maidens, fountains, floral abstractions and ubiquitous biche (doe) of the Parisian geometric style to the crisp, angular patterns of the zig-zag, jazz-age, streamlined aesthetic of the 1930s.
Alastair Duncan organizes his subject into three main categories: the first features work by avant-garde sculptors (Csaky, Janniot, Pompon, etc), often as pieces uniques or small editions; the second shows commercial sculpture, comprising mainly large-edition statuary, commissioned as decorative works for the burgeoning 1920s domestic market; while a final, third category covers architectural and monumental sculpture from West and Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, North America, Brazil and beyond.
With artists’ biographies and details of manufacturers, a full glossary and a thematic index, this volume is the essential and authoritative guide for all those interested in the Art Deco style, from the amateur collector of animalier sculpture to professional historians of the period.
The great Venetian sculptors of the High Renaissance, led by Tullio Lombardo (c. 1455-1532), explored a poetic and nostalgic approach to classical antiquity in their work. Their expression shares much with Mantegna, Bellini, Giorgione, and Titian in these painters' imaginative evocations of ancient history, mythology, philosophy, and poetry.
Featuring a range of Tullio's work, including his sensuous and dramatic double-portrait reliefs, this book introduces the romantic qualities and beautiful craftsmanship of the sculptor and his closest followers, including his brother Antonio Lombardo, Simone Bianco, Antonio Minello, and Giammaria Mosca. Essays examine Tullio's innovations and the Venetian cultural setting where he developed them in dialogue with the northern Italian masters of Renaissance painting. Twelve works, carefully selected from this milieu, exemplify the creative approach and influ-ence of Tullio and the Lombardo workshop.
Название: Greek and Roman Mosaics ISBN: 0789211254 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780789211255 Издательство: Abbeville Press Цена: 9745 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: The styles and techniques of the ancient mosaicist’s art are given a concise yet authoritative exposition in the first part of this handsome volume. The second, and larger, part conducts the reader on a chronological tour of the most important centers of the art form’s development, from the Macedonian capital of Pella, whose compositions in natural pebbles set a high artistic standard for mosaics at the very beginning of their history, to the Basilica of San Vitale at Ravenna, whose wall and vault mosaics, with their glittering vision of a triumphant Christianity, mark the transition between antiquity and the Middle Ages. Special attention is given to Pompeii and its surroundings, where the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79 preserved intact an astonishing variety of mosaics, including such ambitious figural scenes as the famous Alexander mosaic, composed of some four million miniscule tesserae, as well as characteristically Roman pavements in black and white, and the brightly colored wall mosaics of garden grottoes.
Автор: Moszynska, Anna Название: Sculpture Now ISBN: 0500204179 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500204177 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: от 1019 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: This new book in the World of Art series surveys the dynamic developments in sculptural practice worldwide since the mid-1990s, outlining major trends and identifying important and vibrant artists who are forging new paths and setting the contemporary agenda. It explores such key topics as the use of the body in sculpture, the appropriation of everyday ephemera, the use of light and sound as technological elements, nature and ecology as dominant and pressing issues, the inter-relationship of sculpture with design and other evolving fields of contemporary art, and the huge impact of installation. Established artists such as Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Mariko Mori, Ai Weiwei and Rachel Whiteread are featured alongside an international cross-section of promising new talent, including Polly Morgan, Patricia Piccinini, Sopheap Pich and Anselm Reyle. With over 200 photographs displaying a huge range of sculptural works, both in the gallery and on-site, Sculpture Now offers an authoritative and highly readable look at one of the most exciting arenas of contemporary artistic practice.
Описание: The exhibition is divided into different parts, the first (Section I: The Legacy of the Fathers) exploring the rediscovery of ancient art in the 13th and 14th centuries by the likes of Nicola Pisano, Arnolfo and their successors. It then looks into the assimilation of Gothic style of French origin, including Brunelleschi's renowned sculpture, which is the starting point for the Early Renaissance. The exhibition follows development and influences from monumental sculptures by the likes of Donatello, Ghiberti, Nanni di Banco and Michelozzo, painting by artists such as Masaccio, Paolo Uccello, Andrea del Castagno and Filippo Lippi, and the impact on the political and spiritual mood of the city. Other elements include the development of perspective in bas-relief work, a taste for 'new beauty' and new commissions in places of worship, and the transition to the private patronage of the powerful Medici family. This beautiful exhibition catalogue encompasses the exhibition through over 200 images.
Описание: This volume brings together new research by some of the world's leading experts, exploring the artistic production and cultural context of Renaissance sculpture from Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise to the small bronzes of Giambologna and his followers. The essays cover a range of sculptural materials and forms to cast fresh light on the artists, their creative and collaborative processes, and those who commissioned, owned and responded to their work. The papers were originally presented at a conference at the V&A in 2010 as part of the Robert H. Smith Renaissance Sculpture Programme.
Автор: Jerry S. F Cook Iii Название: Art Deco Ironwork & Sculpture ISBN: 0764322923 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764322921 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 5516 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Treasure is brought back to life in this fantastic volume of decorative ironwork and sculpture. Fantastic photography explores the work of artisans of the burgeoning Moderne Art movement in Paris. Selected from folio volumes published in the mid-1920s to inspire fellow artists on the cutting edge, the more than 500 exciting pieces shared in this compendium have proven themselves timeless in their classic lines and exquisite detailing. This is a must-have volume for artisans of the forge, sculpture studios, and all fans of Art Deco-era decorative arts.
Автор: Herbert Read Название: Modern Sculpture: Concise History ISBN: 0500200149 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500200148 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1029 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: This history of modern sculpture ranges from Rodin to the present day.
Автор: Wardropper Ian Название: European Sculpture, 1400-1900 ISBN: 0300175892 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300175899 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 4938 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Features masterpieces of sculpture from the Renaissance through the 19th century.
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