After the Revolution: Women Who Transformed Contemporary Art
Автор: Heartney, Eleanor Название: After the Revolution (Women Who Transformed Contemporary Art) ISBN: 3791337327 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783791337326 Издательство: Prestel Publishing Limited Цена: 2586 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. 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: Revolution: Art In Russia, 1917-1932 ISBN: 1910350435 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781910350430 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 4180 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Revolution: Russian Art, 1917-1932 encapsulates a momentous period in Russian history that is vividly expressed in the diversity of art produced between 1917, the year of the October Revolution, and 1932 when Stalin began to suppress the avant-garde and its debates. Based around the great exhibition of 1932 held at the State Russian Museum in Leningrad, the book explores the fascinating themes and artistic developments of the first fifteen years of the Soviet state, including painting, sculpture, ceramics, posters, graphics and film. The exhibition itself was to be the swansong of avant-garde art in Russia: new policies quickly ensured that Socialist Realism - collective in production, public in manifestation and Communist in ideology - was to become the only acceptable art form. This volume is a timely and authoritative exploration of how modern art in all its forms flourished, was recognised, celebrated, and broken by implacable authority all within fifteen years.
Описание: Collage is as topical as ever. The Age of Collage Vol. 2 is a striking collection of work that ranges from subversive to museum-worthy. While some examples make explicit statements, others are gloriously Dada. Bringing disparate images and items together, collage transcends the boundaries between artistic disciplines. The traditionally analog technique has its roots in surrealism and Dada. Having effortlessly evolved to embrace digital tools and the combinatory freedom that they offer, collage is now making a promising comeback. The Age of Collage Vol.2 presents the work of more than 80 collage artists -- from established names including John Baldessari and Richard Prince to up-andcoming talents such as Lola Dupre. A follow- up to The Age of Collage, the book is a comprehensive showcase of the surprising diversity of this genre today."
Описание: In the first half of the twentieth century Mexico was home to a burgeoning of art comparable in energy to the political revolution that shook the country between 1910 and 1920. This surge of artistic activity is the subject of this compelling new book, which presents the work of Mexican artists – from the social-realist painters Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros to the photographers Agustin Jimenez and Manuel Alvarez Bravo – alongside that of their international contemporaries who visited Mexico in search of inspiration, political sympathies or an alternative way of life, figures as diverse as Philip Guston, Josef and Anni Albers, and Edward Burra. Illustrated with some 150 striking images, Adrian Locke’s incisive text explores the artistic documentation of the dramatic changes wrought by the revolution, the government’s role in employing artists to promote its reforms, the emergence of a native modernism, and the remarkable contribution of European and American artists and intellectuals, including Eisenstein, Trotsky and Andre Breton, to Mexico’s cultural renaissance.
Описание: The technique of collage fits perfectly into our current age. Raw visual material is collected by an artist and then combined in such a way as to abstract the individual elements enough that the artist's own vision becomes prominent. Because collage s references range from other artistic works and techniques to scientific images, pop culture, and erotica, these raw materials reflect humanity's collective visual memory and context. It's collage's broad scope and irreverence that make this technique so interesting for both artist and audience. So it comes as no surprise that a lively scene has developed around contemporary collage in the last few years. Our book Cutting Edges was the first to document work by this scene, which has continued to expand the possibilities of the genre. Beyond the lowbrow movement, which brings a fresh perspective to figurative surrealism, more and more established artists are now embracing this medium. Their work bridges the historical gap between the classic pioneers of the technique from the 1920s and today's vanguard of contemporary collage. Showcasing outstanding current artwork and artists, The Age of Collage is a striking documentation of this new appetite for destructive construction. The book also takes an insightful behind-the-scenes look at those working with this interdisciplinary and cross-media approach. While illustration, painting, and photography continue to fundamentally influence collage, the featured work also plays with elements of abstraction, constructivism, surrealism, and dada. Collage gives artists more room to stake out diverse artistic positions than almost any other existing technique. Through confident cuts, brushstrokes, mouse clicks, or pasting, collage gives the impossible a tangible form while turning our worldview on its head along the way. In their visual confrontation with reality in our digital age, which has already made geographic, temporal, and artistic boundaries obsolete, these artists celebrate and exaggerate simultaneousness.
Автор: Cotton, Charlotte Название: The Photograph as Contemporary Art ISBN: 0500204187 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500204184 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1428 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Provides an introduction to contemporary art photography, identifying its important features and themes and celebrating its exciting pluralism through an overview of its most important and innovative practitioners.
Автор: Laurenza Название: Art and Anatomy in Renaissance Italy - Images from a Scientific Revolution ISBN: 030017957X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300179576 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 1206 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (2 шт.) Описание: Known as the "century of anatomy", the 16th century in Italy saw an explosion of studies and treatises on the discipline. Medical science advanced at an unprecedented rate, and physicians published on anatomy as never before. Simultaneously, many of the period's most prominent artists - including Leonardo and Michelangelo in Florence, Raphael in Rome, and Rubens working in Italy - turned to the study of anatomy to inform their own drawings and sculptures, some by working directly with anatomists and helping to illustrate their discoveries. The result was a rich corpus of art objects detailing the workings of the human body with an accuracy never before attained.
Art and Anatomy in Renaissance Italy examines this crossroads between art and science, showing how the attempt to depict bone structure, musculature, and our inner workings - both in drawings and in three dimensions - constituted an important step forward in how the body was represented in art. While already remarkable at the time of their original publication, the anatomical drawings by 16th-century masters have even foreshadowed developments in anatomic studies in modern times.
Автор: Chiu, Melissa. Название: Art and China`s Revolution ISBN: 0300140649 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300140644 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 7132 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: Focuses on artwork produced from the 1950s to the 1970s, when Mao Zedong was in leadership. This book argues that important contributions were made during this period that require fuller consideration in Chinese art history, especially with relevance to the contemporary world.
Описание: Modern and Contemporary Art of the Arab World and Iran.
Автор: Amirsadeghi, Hossein Название: Contemporary Art Brazil ISBN: 0500970394 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500970393 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 4966 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Brazil is experiencing an exciting blossoming of culture across many areas. Contemporary Art Brazil focuses on 110 of the countrys most important practitioners in the realm of the fine arts, including artists, gallerists, heads of institutions, critical thinkers and collectors. Extensively illustrated and based on the most up-to-date research, it provides an invaluable survey of current trends and key players, placing them in the context of tropicalismo and neo-concretismo, the two movements that first brought the Brazilian art scene to international attention in the 1960s. This is a must read for anyone interested in expanding their knowledge of the contemporary culture of South America.
Описание: A comprehensive survey of what is happening at the cutting-edge of art in the Arab world. It includes five essays that explore contemporary Arab production, followed by 90 illustrated profiles of key artists, organizations and galleries. It is suitable for scholars, students and lovers of art.