Название: Picturing russia ISBN: 0300119615 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300119619 Издательство: Yale University Press Цена: 4224 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: Explores the visual culture of Russia during the entire span of Russian history, from ancient Kiev to contemporary, post-Soviet society. Illustrated with more than 100 images, this book examines the ways that Russians have represented themselves visually, understood their visual environment, and used visual images in social and political contexts.
Автор: John Bonehill Название: Paul Sandby: Picturing Britain ISBN: 1905711484 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781905711482 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 3621 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (2 шт.) Описание: Paul Sandby RA (17311809) has long been considered the father of English watercolour painting. Presiding over the professionalisation and popularisation of themedium, he painted views throughout Britain, finding new scenes in a country experiencing rapid social and commercial development, and portraying familiar ones with a fresh eye. In thismagnificent survey, published to celebrate the artists bicentenary, leading authorities draw on new research to offer fresh perspectives on Sandbys work and the development of eighteenth-century British art.His role as a teacher and his innovations in printmaking are explored, as is the cultural and geographical scope of his work. Encompassing rural, urban,modern and historical themes, his art is unrivalled among that of his contemporaries for its remarkable range.
Автор: Meister, Sarah Hermanson Название: Picturing New York ISBN: 0870707639 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780870707636 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2581 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: How shall the two-dimensional print in black and white suggest the flux of activity of the metropolis, the interaction of human beings and solid architectural constructions, all impinging upon each other in time? Life of the City presents a myriad of answers to this question posed by photographer Berenice Abbott in 1939. Depicting the iconic NewYork that captivates the worlds imagination and the idiosyncratic details that define NewYorkers sense of home, this anthology of photographs from MoMAs extraordinary collection reveals NewYork in all its vitality, ambition and beauty. Made by artists pursuing their own curiosity as well as professionals on assignment, the works reveal a deeply symbiotic relationship between photography and the city, each delving into a new corner of NewYork, while expanding the boundaries of photography as an art form. The selection comprises celebrated images and lesser known gems including works by Berenice Abbott, Diane Arbus, Harry Callahan, Henri Cartier-Bresson,Walker Evans, Lee Friedlander, Helen Levitt, Lisette Model, Irving Penn, Cindy Sherman, Alfred Stieglitz, Weegee and many more accompanied by evocative excerpts from literary works about NewYork.
Автор: Muizelaar Название: Picturing Men & Women Dutch Golden Age ISBN: 0300098170 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300098174 Издательство: Yale University Press Цена: 3072 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The experience of a person today who views paintings by Rembrandt, Vermeer and other Dutch Old Masters differs radically from the experience of the Dutch
man or woman who may have seen the same paintings three centuries ago. This is an exploration of the way in which paintings were displayed and comprehended in 17th-century
Holland. It offers many insights into life in the Dutch Golden Age as well as ways of interpreting the paintings of this period.
Klaske Muizelaar and Derek Phillips closely
examine how paintings reflected and influenced the domestic and imaginative lives of the Dutch people, particularly in Amsterdam. They consider men and women as the producers,
subjects and viewers of art, uncovering 17th-century assumptions about the nature of men and women, ideals of sexually appropriate conduct, and actual sexual practices. The work
concludes with an examination of what is altered when works that were created for viewing in the home become museum objects.
Автор: Jill Devonyar Название: Degas and the Ballet: Picturing Movement ISBN: 1905711689 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781905711680 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 4138 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Glenn D. Koch Название: Picturing Long Beach Island, New Jersey ISBN: 0764327054 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764327056 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 4426 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Over 490 nostalgic color and black and white picture postcards and vintage photographs from the 1890s to the 1980s present the history of Long Beach Island, New Jersey. The past comes alive as you stroll the Beach Haven boardwalk, watch the Pound Fishermen hauling in their nets, cross the wood-planked causeway, and walk the streets of Barnegat City. With its vast collection of vintage images, this book is the next best thing to time travel; yet it can be easily enjoyed from the comfort of a beach chair. Here is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in the history of a popular and wonderful old island. Current values of the postcards will help guide those interested in building a collection of their own. Enjoy the history and beauty of Long Beach Island, a place that so many have loved for so long.
Описание: In the midst of the Great Depression, the American government initiated one of the most ambitious national photographic projects ever undertaken. Such photographers as Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, and Gordon Parks-all then virtually unknown-were commissioned to chronicle in pictures the economic struggle and social dislocation of the Depression era. They explored every facet of rural life in an effort to document the troubles, as well as the spirit, of the nation. Fanning out across the country, these photographers captured a nation alive with religious faith-from Dust Bowl migrants singing hymns to orthodox Jews praying in rural Connecticut. In Picturing Faith, the preeminent historian of religion Colleen McDannell recounts the history of this extraordinary project, telling the stories of the men and women who participated in it and exploring these little-known images of America. Lavishly illustrated, Picturing Faith teases out the various and conflicting ways that these photographers portrayed American religion and enhances our understanding of how religion was practiced during this critical period of American history.
Автор: Donald, Diana Название: Picturing animals in Britain ISBN: 0300126794 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300126792 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 4389 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: From fine art paintings by such artists as Stubbs and Landseer to zoological illustrations and popular prints, a vast array of animal images was created in Britain during the century from 1750 to 1850. This book investigates the rich meanings of these visual representations as well as the ways in which animals were actually used and abused.
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