Описание: The technique of collage fits perfectly into our current age. Raw visual material is collected by an artist and then combined in such a way as to abstract the individual elements enough that the artist's own vision becomes prominent. Because collage s references range from other artistic works and techniques to scientific images, pop culture, and erotica, these raw materials reflect humanity's collective visual memory and context. It's collage's broad scope and irreverence that make this technique so interesting for both artist and audience. So it comes as no surprise that a lively scene has developed around contemporary collage in the last few years. Our book Cutting Edges was the first to document work by this scene, which has continued to expand the possibilities of the genre. Beyond the lowbrow movement, which brings a fresh perspective to figurative surrealism, more and more established artists are now embracing this medium. Their work bridges the historical gap between the classic pioneers of the technique from the 1920s and today's vanguard of contemporary collage. Showcasing outstanding current artwork and artists, The Age of Collage is a striking documentation of this new appetite for destructive construction. The book also takes an insightful behind-the-scenes look at those working with this interdisciplinary and cross-media approach. While illustration, painting, and photography continue to fundamentally influence collage, the featured work also plays with elements of abstraction, constructivism, surrealism, and dada. Collage gives artists more room to stake out diverse artistic positions than almost any other existing technique. Through confident cuts, brushstrokes, mouse clicks, or pasting, collage gives the impossible a tangible form while turning our worldview on its head along the way. In their visual confrontation with reality in our digital age, which has already made geographic, temporal, and artistic boundaries obsolete, these artists celebrate and exaggerate simultaneousness.
Автор: Cotton, Charlotte Название: The Photograph as Contemporary Art ISBN: 0500204187 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500204184 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1133 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Provides an introduction to contemporary art photography, identifying its important features and themes and celebrating its exciting pluralism through an overview of its most important and innovative practitioners.
Автор: Gosling, Tim Название: Classic Contemporary ISBN: 0500517835 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500517833 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 4655 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: Tim Gosling is a British interior designer with an international reputation for designing exquisite interiors and beautifully crafted furniture for a range of public and private clients. Classic Contemporary showcases Gosling's recent work and gives the historical context for his designs, with archive drawings and photographs of the work of architects and designers whose work he admires. The book is structured by period, beginning with the eighteenth century and finishing in the twenty-first. Each chapter begins with one page that lists the Design Rules, the Materials and the Leading Figures associated with the era and style. The text of the chapter discusses key architects and designers, particularly those who have influenced Tim or whom he admires, and the style that emerged in that period, illustrated with historical images. The rest of the chapter consists of an extended plate section showing Gosling's interiors and furniture with extended captions in which he comments on the elements of the period's style incorporated into his work. The final chapter has a discussion and photographs of the craftsmanship that goes into the production of the furniture Tim designs. Through these pages, Regency, Victorian, Art Deco or Modernism can be viewed in a new light, resulting in a book that provides a unique insight into the work of one of today's most popular and respected designers.
Описание: This book presents the best garden designs of the last ten years from more than 50 top garden designers. It offers design solutions for every situation, every area, all tastes and budgets, and any size of garden. It draws on the talents of celebrated designers such as Tom Stuart Smith, Luciano Giubbilei, Charlotte Rowe, Ian Kitson, John Brookes, Cleve West, Dan Pearson and Andy Sturgeon. It also showcases the work of lesser-known designers whose innovating designs deserve wider recognition.
The process of garden design requires many thousands of small decisions in the pursuit of the most appealing solutions for outdoor spaces. But this book makes the complex process simpler by offering ample choices of contemporary design for you to explore what’s possible, what’s practical and what’s affordable.
Автор: Entwistle, Jill Название: Detail in Contemporary Lighting Design ISBN: 1780670109 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781780670102 Издательство: Laurence King Publishing Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 3621 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Lighting is a key feature of almost all interiors but it is often treated in a rather superficial manner in most books. It is, however, a complex, fast-moving field where the technology is always changing. For large schemes, a professional lighting designer is usually employed, but for smaller projects it will often fall to the architect or interior designer to specify the lighting. In either case, it is crucial that the architect or interior designer understands what lighting is available, how it can be used and controlled and how it can be fitted. This book features 40 recent international projects. Each project features detailed plans, diagrams, sketches and CAD visuals to demonstrate the lighting techniques involved. This is accompanied by an explanatory text (how the lighting fulfilled the brief, how the lighting concept was arrived at, why particular light fittings/lamps were specified and so on). A bonus CD includes technical drawings from the book.
Описание: In this beautiful addition to the 1,000 series, 1,000 Portrait Illustrations showcases the best work from renowned artists from across the globe. With detailed profiles, extensive interviews, and gorgeous imagery, this book is a feast of creativity. Featured artists include: * Randy Glass: www.randyglassstudio.com * David Fullarton: www.davidfullarton.com * Ward Schumaker: www.warddraw.com * Sam Wolfe: www.samwolfeconnelly.com * Kyungduk Kim: www.dukillustration.com * Sharmila Banerjee: www.sharmilabanerjee.de * Jenny Morgan: www.jennymorganart.com * Kelly Thompson: www.kellythompson.co.nz * And many others
Автор: Dawber, Martin Название: Big book of contemporary illustration ISBN: 1906388318 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781906388317 Издательство: Anova Рейтинг: Цена: 2299 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Following on from the hugely successful Big Book of Fashion Illustration, the Big Book of Contemporary Illustration covers the broadest range of illustration today from digital drawing, pixelated pictures, Photoshop fantasies to the traditional techniques of sketching and painting from over 160 international artists.
Автор: Phillips, David Название: Detail in Contemporary Concrete Architecture ISBN: 1780670095 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781780670096 Издательство: Laurence King Publishing Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 3621 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Detail in Contemporary Concrete Architecture provides analysis of both the technical and the aesthetic importance of details in modern concrete architecture. Featuring the work of renowned architects from around the world, this book presents 49 of the most recently completed and influential concrete designs for both residential and commercial architecture. The projects are presented in clear and concise layouts over four pages. All of the drawings are styled consistently and presented at standard architectural scales to allow for easy comparison. Each project is presented with colour photographs, site plans and sections and elevations, as well as numerous construction details. There is also descriptive text, detailed captions and in-depth information for each project. A bonus CD-ROM contains all the drawings as printed in the book, in both EPS and DWG (generic CAD) formats.
Автор: Plunkett, Drew Название: Detail in Contemporary Hotel Design ISBN: 1780672853 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781780672854 Издательство: Laurence King Publishing Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: от 4138 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Hotel interiors need to satisfy the imaginations of their customers and whet the appetite for a return visit or recommendation, and the design that gets the formula right will do as much to prolong the life of the business as the service delivered within the hotel. This book explores in detail 48 of the best recent hotel interior design schemes, featuring projects by leading architects from around the world. The book is divided into three sections embracing newly built and refurbished hotels as well as conversions. Each project includes photographs as well as detailed drawings and plans, where appropriate, as well as informative text describing the design concept and process. A bonus CD contains drawings featured in the book, in both eps and dwg (generic CAD) formats.
Автор: Plunkett, Drew Название: Detail in Contemporary Retail Design ISBN: 185669741X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781856697415 Издательство: Laurence King Publishing Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 3621 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Good retail design must attract and keep customers, support a brand or stores image, showcase the product, and work as a functional shopping environment. This book features 44 of the best examples of retail design from around the world, and examines the details within the larger decorative schemes.
Название: The Contemporary Illustrated Pin-Up ISBN: 0764342762 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764342769 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 3907 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: From the girl next door to sexy switch-blade sisters, the pin-up girls depicted in this collection of works by 15 of todays best artists boldly display the full spectrum of the genre. Through masterful use of color and media, both traditional and digital, these artists from around the world capture the female form in ways that remain true to their forefathers (Gil Elvgren, Alberto Vargas, etc.) but also to their own contemporary styles. To dig deeper into the process, each artists section includes a statement that unveils his or her inspiration and techniques. Themes in the 280+ works included here are vast and cover everything from action, horror, and 70s cinema to mythology, comic books, science fiction, and fantasy. So, whether youre into zombies, angels, latex, burlesque, or pop-culture, there is fresh, modern pin-up art for everyone.
Описание: Bars and restaurants need to be assertive. Customers tend not to visit them to satisfy basic appetites for food or drink but for the social opportunities. Their interiors need to occupy the imagination of their customers and to whet the appetite for a return visit. The design that gets the formula right will do as much to prolong the life of the business as the products on offer. As this book demonstrates, the conventions and mechanics of eating and drinking influence how bars and restaurants are conceived in different regions of the world. Whatever the final result users are in sustained, intimate contact with the elements of the space they inhabit and detailing must be refined enough, and visually rich enough, to withstand prolonged scrutiny. This book includes a wide range of international projects and for each one there is a descriptive text, colour photographs, floor plans, sections and construction and decorative details. A bonus CD-ROM contains all the drawings as printed in the book, in both EPS and DWG (generic CAD) formats.
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