Описание: What woman can resist imagining herself in a beautiful designer dress? This title presents 100 fabulous gowns from the permanent collection of the renowned Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, each of which is a reminder of the ways fashion reflects the broader culture that created it.
Автор: Jenkins, Ian Название: The Parthenon Sculptures in the British Museum ISBN: 0714122610 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780714122618 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2586 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: A photographic tour of one of the most famous of the surviving sculptures from ancient Greece in the British Museum - the Parthenon sculptures. This book showcases a series of photographs of the different sculptural elements: the pediments, metopes and Ionic frieze.
Описание: A pocket-sized tour of one of the world's great museums The collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, encompasses more than 450,000 works of art, from ancient coins, gems, and mummies to work by some of today's most celebrated contemporary artists, and everything in between. This attractive little volume illustrates a selection of these remarkable holdings, including highlights of the museum's famous Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, its unrivaled collection of Asian art, and spectacular works from all eras of American history. The perfect memento of the MFA, this best-selling Tiny FolioTM has been updated throughout and features all-new color photography. Art of the Americas * Art of Europe * Contemporary Art * Prints, Drawings, and Photographs * Art of the Ancient World * Art of Asia, Africa, and Oceania * Textile and Fashion Arts * Musical Instruments
Название: Etruscan Art: In the Metropolitan Museum of Art ISBN: 0300179537 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300179538 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 4938 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (2 шт.) Описание: This informative and engaging book on the Museum's outstanding collection of Etruscan art also provides an introduction to the fascinating and diverse culture of ancient Etruria, which thrived in central Italy from about 900 to 100 B.C. Masterpieces of the collection include seventh-century B.C. objects from the Monteleone di Spoleto tomb group (including the famous, remarkably well-preserved, bronze chariot), intricate gold jewellery, carved gems, and wonderful ambers. For the first time in more than 70 years, this incredible body of work is published in an informative and engaging book that draws upon decades of exhaustive research. "Etruscan Art" opens with short histories of pre-Roman Italy, Etruscan Studies, and the Metropolitan's collection, followed by chronological analyses of tomb groups, types of objects, and individual objects. The closing section features forgeries, pastiches, and objects of uncertain authenticity, all previously thought to be genuine. Richard De Puma, one of the foremost experts on Etruscan art, provides an invaluable new contribution to the study of ancient Italy.
Автор: Alsteens Название: Durer and Beyond - Central European Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1400-1700 ISBN: 0300179510 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300179514 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 4938 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (2 шт.) Описание: Durer and Beyond presents a selection of 100 works from the Metropolitan Museum's outstanding collection of German, Swiss, Austrian, and Bohemian drawings. Featured are numerous drawings by Albrecht Durer, including his celebrated study sheet with a self-portrait. In addition to drawings by major artists such as Martin Schongauer, Albrecht Altdorfer, Urs Graf, Hans Holbein the Younger, Friedrich Sustris, and Wenceslaus Hollar, the selection also highlights work by lesser known but equally superb draftsmen from the 14th to the end of the 17th century.
Richly illustrated and fully documented with artist biographies, comparative illustrations, and enlightening commentary on the variety, quality, and purpose of the featured drawings, this book makes a significant scholarly contribution to a field that has not been widely explored.
Portraits and genre scenes by the great Dutch painter Frans Hals (1582/83-1666) are celebrated for their immediacy and dazzling brushwork. His dramatic compositions and bold technique brought his subjects to life in an unprecedented way. This book focuses upon eleven major works by Hals from the Metropolitan Museum's collection, supplemented by two Hals paintings from private collections and a selection of other Dutch paintings and prints.
The pictures included here span forty years of Hals's career, from the early "Merrymakers at Shrovetide" of about 1616 to engaging portraits he painted in Haarlem during his later years. The author discusses the formation of Hals's style, emphasizing his stay in Antwerp in 1616 and his knowledge of Flemish masters and of contemporary critical thinking. For the first time, Hals's work is considered in the context of broader European trends, in particular the Early Baroque movement that flourished in Antwerp during the 1600s.
Описание: "One Hundred Stories" celebrates one hundred paintings, sculptures, works on paper and decorative arts in the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts
(WCMFA) in Hagerstown, Maryland. Founded in 1931 with a collection donated by Mr and Mrs William Henry Singer, Junior, the collection has grown significantly, and now includes
over 6,000 objects, ranging from Old Masters to 20th-century art, the emphasis being on American art from the last two centuries.This highly illustrated book reveals the Museum's
strengths and variety. Short entries by scholars on each object discuss the work's place in the career of the artist; and put it in context.
This volume includes major examples
by leading American 18th, 19th and 20th-century artists, Old Master and major 19th-century European artists, and decorative arts including silver, glass, and earthenware. An essay by
Joseph Ruzicka about the history of the Museum is followed by an es
ay by Alan Fern on the history of museums in the United States. The main presentation of artworks and entries are arranged by category.
Описание: Carpets made in the "Rug Belt"--an area that includes Morocco, North Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and northern India--have been a source of fascination and collecting since the 13th century. This engaging and accessible book explores the history, design techniques, materials, craftsmanship, and socioeconomic contexts of these works, promoting a better understanding and appreciation of these frequently misunderstood pieces. Fifty-five examples of Islamic carpets are illustrated with new photographs and revealing details. The lively texts guide readers, teaching them "how to read" clues present in the carpets. Walter B. Denny situates these carpets within the cultural and social realm of their production, be it a nomadic encampment, a rural village, or an urban workshop. This is an essential guide for students, collectors, and professionals who want to understand the art of the Islamic carpet.
Автор: Gingerelli Dain Название: Harley-Davidson Museum Masterpieces ISBN: 0760338949 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780760338940 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Рейтинг: Цена: 1206 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
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.
Описание: This beautifully illustrated book celebrates some of the best-loved dolls` houses from the V&A Museum of Childhood. Published to accompany a new exhibition, Dolls` Houses presents specially commissioned photography detaling the astonishing skill and craftsmanship required to create these homes in miniature scale.
Описание: In 1931, Diego Rivera was the subject of The Museum of Modern Arts second monographic exhibition, which set attendance records in its five-week run. The Museum brought Rivera to NewYork six weeks before the opening and provided him a studio space in the building. There he produced five portable murals large blocks of frescoed plaster, slaked lime and wood that feature bold images drawn from Mexican subject matter and address themes of revolution and class inequity. After the opening, to great publicity, Rivera added three more murals, taking on NewYork subjects through monumental images of the urban working class. Published in conjunction with an exhibition that brings together key works from Riveras 1931 show and related material, this vividly illustrated catalogue casts the artist as a highly cosmopolitan figure who moved between Russia, Mexico and the United States and examines the intersection of art-making and radical politics in the 1930s.
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