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: Borchert Tim-Holger Название: Masterpieces in Detail ISBN: 3791381091 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783791381091 Издательство: Prestel Publishing Limited Рейтинг: Цена: 9719 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Forty works by early Netherlandish masters from van Eyck to Bosch - reproduced in exquisite detail - are the subject of this breathtaking book that leads readers deep into the paintings to reveal each artist`s astonishing technique and brilliant application of colour.
Автор: Zaphiropoulou Photini N. Название: Classic Greek Masterpieces of Sculpture ISBN: 1419722298 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781419722295 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 2514 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
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.
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.
Автор: Temkin, Ann Название: MoMA Masterpieces ISBN: 0500239428 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500239421 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 4002 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Since its founding in 1929, The Museum of Modern Art in New York has brought the history of modern and contemporary art to vivid life through its extraordinary holdings. This book offers an opportunity to immerse oneself in the multitude of artistic approaches encompassed under the banner of art.
Автор: Museo Nacional del Prado Название: The Prado Masterpieces ISBN: 0500970742 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500970744 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 8576 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The Museo del Prado is the main Spanish national art museum, located in central Madrid. This title features one of the world`s finest collections of European art, based on the former Spanish Royal Collection, and unquestionably the best single collection of Spanish art.
Автор: Roth, Manuela Название: Masterpieces: Roof Architecture + Design ISBN: 3037681136 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783037681138 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 4002 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Affordable building lots in central locations in the large cities and metropolises are rare. When there are no available gaps in the urban structure, attic conversions and extensions are an interesting and favored form of redensification. This title explores approximately 60 attic projects, as extensions, conversions, or new construction.
Автор: Gingerelli Dain Название: Harley-Davidson Museum Masterpieces ISBN: 0760338949 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780760338940 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Рейтинг: Цена: 1333 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
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.
Автор: Delue Rachael Ziady Название: Cezanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection ISBN: 0300174403 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300174403 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 6064 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: Manet to Modigliani showcases fifty masterworks of late 19th- to mid-20th-century avant-garde European art from the Henry and Rose Pearlman Collection, one of the most distinguished private collections of modern art in the United States. Among the iconic images represented are Paul Cezanne's Mont Sainte-Victoire (ca. 1902), Vincent van Gogh's Tarascon Stagecoach (1888), and Amedeo Modigliani's portrait of Jean Cocteau (1916-17), as well as an outstanding suite of sixteen watercolours by Cezanne. The volume opens with Henry Pearlman's "Reminiscences of a Collector", a fascinating first-person narrative, newly annotated to identify key individuals and dates mentioned in the text. An essay by art historian Rachael DeLue places Pearlman in the context of mid-20th-century American collecting, and a detailed chronology illuminates Pearlman's collecting practices in relation to noteworthy events in the art world. A series of fifteen brief essays by leading scholars focuses on each of the represented artists and their works, richly illustrated with sumptuous colour plates, select details, and numerous comparative images.
Автор: Grabar, Oleg Название: Masterpieces of islamic art ISBN: 3791343793 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783791343792 Издательство: Prestel Publishing Limited Рейтинг: Цена: 5717 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This opulent volume of works from illustrated and illuminated manuscripts culled from important public and private collections offers a thorough introduction to the wonders of Islamic art.
Описание: The art of the Dutch Masters in the Golden Age is among the most popular ever created. Artists featured in this volume include Rembrandt, Vermeer, Frans Hals, Pieter de Hooch, Jan Steen, Willem Claesz Heda and many others, making this a thorough survey the world of Dutch art in the 17th century. Packed with 200 colour photos, but produced as an affordable paperback, this is a beautiful gift book.
Автор: Williams, Dyfri Название: Masterpieces of Classical Art ISBN: 0714122548 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780714122540 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2286 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: The British Museum has one of the finest collection of antiquities from ancient Greece and Rome outside of those countries. This book investigates 180 of these works, including the most famous and also a selection of lesser known but equally important pieces.
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