Описание: This time it’s all about dogs in this amusing addition to the 1,000 series, 1,000 Dog Portraits showcases a compilation of quirky, fun, fanatical illustrations, paintings, and drawings from artists around the globe.
Featuring all your favorite pups from hounds and working dogs, to terriers, mutts and many more! Discover amazing renditions of dogs through a diverse range of artistic talent in portraiture and enjoy truly inspired art in this stunning collection.
Описание: "Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?" asked a prominent art historian Linda Nochlin in a provocative 1971 essay. This book features four prominent critics and curators who describe the impact of women artists on contemporary art since the advent of the feminist movement. They include: Ellen Gallagher, Jenny Holzer, Judy Pfaff, and others.
Название: MiMo: Miami Modern Revealed ISBN: 0811842045 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780811842044 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 2793 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A comprehensive, illustrated overview of the colorful postwar architecture of Miami offers a visual tour of the area`s revitalized South Beach Deco landmarks, past and present, including Miami`s lively civic, domestic, and commercial structures, designed by Morris Lapidus, Gilbert Fein, Alfred Brown
Описание: Covering images of African masks alongside contemporary African art, this book offers look at the role of the mask in African culture. Based on an exhibition of 180 masks - more than 100 from the collection at the Royal Museum for Central Africa in Tervuren, Belgium - it offers a fresh interpretation of the mask as the universal object.
Описание: Marking the centenary of Simeon Solomon, an influential figure in the Pre-Raphaelite movement who's career was ended when his homosexuality became publicly known, this book explores his work in the context of Pre-Raphaelitism, Aestheticism, Judaism and modern-day studies of masculinity.
Описание: Tells the story of two families, the Gherardini and the Del Giocondo, and the world`s most famous painting - Mona Lisa, set against the backdrop of Renaissance Florence. This book looks beyond the myth enshrouding one of the absolute masterpieces of Leonardo`s genius, and gives us "Mona Lisa" as a woman with an authentic and living face.
Автор: Col. Richard H. Graham, USAF (ret.) Название: SR-71 Revealed ISBN: 0760301220 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780760301227 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Рейтинг: Цена: 1367 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
All of the weird, wonderful, and amazing tales of cars and the characters who drove them.
The automotive world is filled with crazy stories, mysteries, myths, rumors, and legends. Here are just a few covered in History's Greatest Automotive Mysteries, Myths, and Rumors Revealed.
- After James Dean's death behind the wheel, parts of his car were sold off -- and cursed their subsequent owners.
- Bonnie and Clyde almost exclusively stole Ford V8s as their getaway cars because they were the fastest cars of their day. Clyde Barrow even wrote Henry Ford a thank-you note for his unsuspecting help.
- Peanuts in the shell are considered bad luck at NASCAR races.
- James Brown's wife once claimed diplomatic immunity when fighting a traffic ticket because her husband was "the ambassador of soul."
- Harry Houdini learned to drive late in life only because he needed to get to an airport for a stunt, and it was the only drive he ever made.
- There is a myth of a 200-miles-per-gallon carburetor that oil companies and auto manufacturers are rumored to have kept hidden from the public.
- A mechanic working in a car's trunk was once mistaken for a kidnapping victim.
History's Greatest Automotive Mysteries, Myths, and Rumors Revealed covers every aspect of the intersection between people and their machines. The racing, manufacturing, crime, pop culture, and mechanical lives of cars are explained, along with the shockingly poor judgment of some human characters. Separate the fact from the fiction and learn where the truth lies
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