Описание: The last in a series of books devoted to the work of John Singer Sargent (1856 1925), this volume covers the figure and landscape works that Sargent produced between 1914 and 1925. The story begins with the artist painting with friends on vacation in Austria in the summer of 1914, unaware that war was about to be declared. The following year, he began working in London on his ideas for the murals at the Boston Public Library and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, before spending two years in Boston and exploring other parts of America. While in Florida to paint a portrait of John D. Rockefeller, he produced a group of uniquely Floridian watercolors that are breathtaking arrangements of color, form, and light. In July 1918 he accepted an invitation from the British government to travel to the Somme battlefields as an official war artist. This experience led him to produce a remarkable group of works depicting troop movements, off-duty soldiers relaxing, and the studies for his epic canvas, "Gassed." Sargent returned to Boston in 1921 and 1922 to complete his mural projects, and visits to Maine and New Hampshire yielded numerous watercolors. Chapters on Sargent s materials and the framing of his pictures complete this remarkable project."
Название: The Modern Style ISBN: 389790229X ISBN-13(EAN): 9783897902299 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 10241 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: With over 2,500 objects reproduced, this volume features illustrations from the heyday of European Jugendstil/Art Nouveau, and lists the designer and maker's
names. It is a useful reference work for art historians, dealers, auctioneers, and collectors.
Автор: Dickerman, Leah Название: Inventing Abstraction 1910-1925 ISBN: 0500239029 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500239025 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 4966 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Inventing Abstraction 1910-1925 explores the development of abstraction from the moment of its declaration around 1912 to its establishment as the foundation of avant-garde practice in the mid-1920s. The book brings together many of the most influential works in abstractions early history to draw a cross-media portrait of this watershed moment in which traditional art was reinvented in a wholesale way. Works are presented in groups that serve as case studies, each engaging a key topic in abstractions first years: an artist, a movement, an exhibition or thematic concern. Key focal points include Vasily Kandinskys ambitious Compositions V, VI and VII; a selection of Piet Mondrians work that offers a distilled narrative of his trajectory to Neo-plasticism; and all the extant Suprematist pictures that Kazimir Malevich showed in the landmark 0.10 exhibition in 1915.
Описание: Late nineteenth-century Britain experienced an explosion of interest in sculpture. Sculptors of the "New Sculpture" movement engaged in a wide range of
experimentation, seeking a new direction and a modern idiom for their art. This book analyzes for the first time the art-theoretical concerns of the late-Victorian sculptors, focusing on
their attitudes toward the representation of the human body.
David J. Getsy uncovers a previously unrecognised sophistication in the New Sculpture through close study of
works by key figures in the movement: Frederic Leighton, Alfred Gilbert, Hamo Thorneycroft, Edward Onslow Ford, and James Havard Thomas. These artists sought to activate and
animate the conventional format of the ideal statue so that it would convincingly and compellingly stand in for both a living body and an ideal image.
conventions that had characterised much previous sculpture in Britain, they fervently pursued a commitment to the mimetic rendering of the body in three dimensions. In response to
the problems and perils of such a commitment, late-Victorian sculptors worked to develop strategies that allowed them to accommodate naturalism and symbolism as well as the
materiality of sculpture. Getsy offers an analysis of the conceptual complexity of the New Sculpture and places its concerns within the larger framework of the development of modern
Автор: Iles Chrissie Название: Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905-2016 ISBN: 0300221878 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300221879 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 4938 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A fascinating survey of pioneering work in experimental cinema and art from 1905 to the present day, revealing the high stakes and transformative potential of these forms
Описание: The correspondence between the poet Rupert Brooke (1887-1915) and his friend James Strachey, later the primary English translator of the works of Sigmund Freud, appears in print here for the first time. These rich and varied letters - often irreverent, sometimes humorous, and so profoundly revealing that Brooke's literary executors long resisted their publication - illuminate one of the final pieces of the complex puzzle of Brooke's life. Brooke appears to have written more frequently to Strachey than to anyone other than his mother, and was more candid in this correspondence than in others in which he often assumed a variety of carefully constructed poses. Friends from schooldays, Brooke and Strachey were undergraduates at Cambridge when James fell in love with his handsome, celebrated companion. As well as their shared interest in politics, literature, art and theatre, the letters deal often and explicitly with the subject of homosexuality and with the sometimes scandalous activities of many of their close circle. Brooke and Strachey compare observations of fellow members of the exclusive Cambridge 'Apostles' (which included James's brother Lytton Strachey, John Maynard Keynes, E.M. Forster and Bertrand Russell), of mutual Bloomsbury friends (such as Virginia Woolf, Duncan Grant, Vanessa Bell and George Mallory) and of such fellow Fabian Socialists as Hugh Dalton and Beatrice Webb. The correspondence provides important new biographical, psychological and cultural insights into Rupert Brooke and his poetry, and reveals the complexities of the man behind the heroic legend that his early death inspired. Keith Hale has a PhD in Modern British Literature from Purdue University and is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Guam. He has published two novels and a volume of travel writing.
Описание: Akim Volynsky was a Russian literary critic, journalist, and art historian who became Saint Petersburg`s most prolific ballet critic in the early part of the twentieth century. This book features a collection of his provocative and influential writings, and provides a look at life inside the world of Russian ballet at a crucial era in its history.
Описание: The first-ever edition of the correspondence between Bernard Berenson and Kenneth Clark, two of the most influential figures in the 20th-century art world, offers surprising insights that will change perceptions and opinions about them both.
Автор: Stalin Название: Stalin`s Letters To Molotov 1925-1936 ISBN: 0300068611 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300068610 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 2469 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Between 1925 and 1936 Josef Stalin wrote frequently to his trusted friend and political colleague Viachestav Molotov. More than 85 letters in this text provide
a historical record of Stalin's thinking - both personal and political - and throw light on the way he controlled the government.
Описание: During the American Civil War, General Nathan Bedford Forrest stated that in order to win a battle, "you had to get there the firstest with the mostest". Today in military parlance the "C" designation means only one thing-getting there first with the most! Cargo aircraft are the backbone of todays military operations. From Operation Vittles to Operation Desert Storm, without the "C" planes the battles would have been lost. This new book is the definitive history of every cargo aircraft that displayed the American flag, from the commercial Douglas C-1 built in 1925, to the newest C-33 designation given to a potential commercial, off-the-shelf transport aircraft to supplement the C-17. The authors have attempted to trace the roots of each of the "C" aircraft. Bill Holder is also the auhtor of McDonnell-Douglas F-15 Eagle: A Photo Chronicle(with Mike Wallace), and One-of-a-Kind Research Aircraft: A History of In-Flight Simulators, Testbeds & Prototypes(with Steve Markman)-both titles are available from Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Scott Vadnais is an Air Force public affairs officer currently assigned to the 325th Fighter Wing. He spent four years at Wright-Patterson AFB working with aircraft acquistions and testing programs including the C-17.
Автор: Keisch Название: Adolph Menzel 1815-1905 ISBN: 0300069545 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300069549 Издательство: Yale University Press Цена: 6035 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Providing a retrospective of Adolph Menzel, one of the most influential German painters of the 19th century, this work includes photographs of the artist and
contemporary Berlin, reproductions of hundreds of his paintings, and chapters on his life and art, including his critical reception.
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