Автор: D`Arcais Francesca Flores Название: Giotto ISBN: 0789212668 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780789212665 Издательство: Abbeville Press Рейтинг: Цена: 3508 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (3 шт.) Описание: Vasari famously wrote that Giotto "recovered the true method of painting, which had been lost for many years before him," and indeed, he is traditionally considered a founder of the Italian Renaissance. Producing a series of commissioned works for the church and upper classes in his native Tuscany and surrounding regions, Giotto changed the course of European art by breaking away from the rigid, stereotyped figures of the Byzantine and medieval traditions. His innovation was to give his characters natural movement and expression. His great fresco cycles, such as the lives of the Virgin and Christ in the Scrovegni (or Arena) Chapel, Padua, are populated with realistic depictions of three-dimensional figures; secondary characters, both comic and tragic, display the range of the painter's wit and invention. And Giotto's treatment of perspective was just as revolutionary as his approach to the human form: the dramatic power of his scenes is heightened by the convincing illusionistic spaces in which he places them. In this authoritative survey of Giotto's life and work, Francesca Flores d'Arcais draws on an impressive range of sources, from fourteenth-century documents to the most recent art-historical investigations. Her research leads her to important reattributions of Giottesque paintings and to new conclusions regarding the execution and dating of both famous and lesser-known works. In this second edition of her study, d'Arcais also discusses the earthquake of September 26, 1997, that damaged the frescoes of the Upper Basilica of San Francisco in Assisi, some of which are attributed to the young Giotto; she explains not only the extent of the damage, but also the art-historical insights that emerged from the subsequent restoration effort. More than three hundred illustrations, most in full color and some on double gatefold pages, reproduce all of Giotto's important frescoes in exquisite detail, as well as his moving crucifixes and jewel-like polyptychs. These splendid images and d'Arcais's insightful text, now, for the first time, in an affordable paperback edition, make this the definitive monograph on the greatest of trecento masters.
Автор: Giuseppe Basile Название: Giotto (French edition) ISBN: 8884913373 ISBN-13(EAN): 9788884913371 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Цена: 6000 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: A comprehensive survey of the surviving Italian frescoes from the end of the Middle Ages to the Renaissance and Mannerism. This book offers a descriptive and interpretive essay on all aspects of fresco painting, covering the artists and their patrons in the context of their cultural and political history.
Автор: Alberti Название: On Painting ISBN: 0300000014 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300000016 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 1646 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: Francesco Alberti Название: Hybrid Interiors ISBN: 0500513880 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500513880 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2581 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: Thiebaum, D/ Название: Giotto e Compagni ISBN: 8897737110 ISBN-13(EAN): 9788897737117 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 3658 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Giotto (c.1267-1337) is the foremost renovator of Western painting after classical Antiquity. The Tuscan artist was celebrated by his contemporaries, including Dante, and is universally considered one of the greatest artists of all times. The three Louvre altarpieces are the starting point of the exhibit: the large St. Francis receiving the stigmata, a signed work from Giotto's early years and originally in Pisa, the monumental painted cross, often overlooked because of conservation problems but newly restored, and the noteworthy 'Crucifixion', key to understand the activity of Giotto and his workshop in Naples around 1330. The latter work had profound iconographic and stylistic influence in France due to the close links between Naple's sovereigns of the time, the Anjou, and their French cousins. Additional works from French and foreign collections - including drawings, manuscripts and panel paintings - will help shed light on Giotto, his workshop and the liturgical role of his altarpieces. Text in French.
Описание: The authors take a look at a variety of types of painting by artists such as Holbein, Raphael, Titian and Bronzino providing insight into the meanings of individual pictures and their purpose as they explore the materials, procedures, practices and the social position of the artist of the 1500s.
Описание: This book covers the last chapter, the decline and fall of the air defense of Germany. It is a diary of losses and a chronicle in which the fighter pilot plays the lead. It tells of the young men who joined their squadrons full of optimism and derring-do, only to give their lives to no purpose in a last desperate endeavour. Its focal point is the controversial Operation "Bodenplatte" on the morning of New Years Day 1945, an operation in which the German fighter force received its final mortal wound - losing some 230 aircrew in less than 4 hours, the fighter units suffered their most severe defeat. Only now, after years of evaluation of all available sources, can the true figures of fighter losses on January 1, 1945 be reported. But this picture of the sacrifice of fighter formations does not mean that fighter pilots were unable to score successes. The figures for enemy aircraft shot down and the contact reports show clearly that the German pilots could still both parry and deal out hard punches. Few people have any real idea of the actual scale of the German fighter forces sacrifice. The imagination boggles at the tragic events that took place in the skies over Europe as the war neared its end, even in the perspective of history the full extent of the debacle can scarcely be depicted. In Six Months to Oblivion Werner Girbig explains these last months of the Luftwaffe and the fall of a once mighty air force.
Описание: Profiles 50 major artists alongside their representative works. This work includes brief biographies, time lines, and critical analyses. It offers additional information to help readers locate the artist`s work online and in museums, a glossary of important terms, and sidebars highlighting relevant movements and techniques.
Автор: Tavernor Название: On Alberti & the Art of Building ISBN: 0300076150 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300076158 Издательство: Yale University Press Цена: 4115 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: A digest of Alberti's architecture which examines a variety of themes such as the relationship between the architect and his patrons, his writings on the visual
arts and his practical example, his significance for the extension of architectural theory into practice, and his success in raising the status of architecture to an art.
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