Автор: van Lemmen, Hans Название: 5000 Years of Tiles ISBN: 0714150991 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780714150994 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 3403 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: 5000 Years of Tiles is the essential, single - volume colour compendium of tile art and production around the world, from ancient times to the present day. Over 350 beautiful colour illustrations showcase an incredible range of tile arts, including the first fired roof tiles i n ancient Greece in the third millennium BC, English medieval floor pavements from Clarendon Palace, figural tiles from China, richly patterned Iznik tiles from the Islamic world and stylized ceramic tiles of the Arts and Crafts movement. Placing the tiles firmly in their historical and cultural context, this richly illustrated book highlights the continuity and diversity of tiles , examining how tile art in one time and place has inspired and rejuvenated those in others. The function and form of this versat ile art is examined in stunning detail, from floors to roofs, stoves to bathrooms, cathedrals to metro stations to reveal a fascinating history of design, colour and decoration .
Автор: Tait, Hugh Название: 5000 Years of Glass ISBN: 0714150959 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780714150956 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 3403 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A new edition of this definitive world history of glassmaking and decorative techniques from 2500 BC, updated to cover the first decade of the 21st century. This classic book traces the history of glassmaking from its origins in Western Asia some 5000 years ago, through the invention of glassblowing around the first century BC, to the introduction of mechanised processes and new styles in the 19th and 20th centuries. It highlights the flourishing industries of ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt, the extraordinary achievements of the Roman Empire, the elegant vessels of the Islamic Near East, the superb mastery of Renaissance Venice and the wide?ranging experiments of modern Europe and America. With a new final chapter by John P. Smith, Editor of The Glass Circle journal, to bring the book right up to date with the latest developments, 5000 Years of Glass is still the definitive single?volume general history of this most versatile art form.
Название: Dog: 5000 Years of the Dog in Art ISBN: 1858944201 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781858944203 Издательство: Merrell Рейтинг: Цена: 4530 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: 5000 Years of the Dog in Art - From the earliest African rock paintings to the groundbreaking work of contemporary artists. This book features more than 250 illustrations by such major artists as Pisanello, Titian, Velazquez, Rembrandt, Stubbs, Monet, Picasso, Lucian Freud, Andy Warhol and Elisabeth Frink.
Автор: Harris, Jennifer Название: 5000 Years of Textiles ISBN: 0714150894 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780714150895 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 3403 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: This is the classic, comprehensive, colour survey of textile art and production worldwide, from prehistory to the present day. It is both an authoritative work of reference and a visual delight. The book opens with an expert guide to nine fundamental textile techniques, from rug weaving and tapestry to felt and bark cloth. Each is clearly explained, using line drawings and close-up colour details from actual textiles, to show how people from many different traditions have made
Автор: Mircea Veleanu Название: Jade: 5000 B.C. to 1912 A.D. ISBN: 0764319442 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764319440 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 10132 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Prized the world over, jade has been considered a sacred stone with miraculous powers since prehistoric times. In ancient China, jade was regarded as the most important physical substance on earth. This invaluable book traces the chronological use of jade carvings in China, including primitive utilitarian tools, fascinating ceremonial objects, beautiful ornaments, and intricately designed sculptures. Lavishly illustrated with over 900 colour photographs, it features a wide diversity of examples and helps todays collector identify different types of jade and their period of carving -- ranging from neolithic times through the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912). Also discussed in less detail are jade carvings from India, New Zealand, and pre-Columbian civilisations such as the Mayan, Toltec, and Aztec. Tips for determining the age and authenticity of jade carvings are provided, along with current values for all items illustrated. This indispensable reference will appeal to all collectors and admirers of jade and the Oriental arts.
Автор: Goldberg Название: Nude sculpture ISBN: 0810933462 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780810933460 Издательство: Abrams Цена: 3403 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: A visual survey of nude sculpture throughout the ages, containing 200 specially taken photographs. The book seeks to offer a glimpse into the creative process, as well as the qualities of presence, texture and detail that give the finest sculpture its grace and majesty.