Описание: This book offers the first detailed look at Braque's experiments with still lives and interiors during this significant time in his career. One of the leading founders of Cubism, Braque employed the genre of the still life to conduct a lifelong investigation into the nature of perception through the tactile and transitory world of everyday objects. Examining a transitional time between Braque's early Cubist works and his late grand series, this catalog considers his paintings within the cultural and political context of Europe during World War II. Reproduced in vivid color, Braque's paintings are accompanied by scholarly essays that explore the rise of Braque's popularity in the US, including his first major retrospective in America and the reception of his work of the early 1930s and 1940s by German and French critics. This volume also offers a behind-the-scenes look at the materials and process employed by the artist as illuminated by an intensive conservation study of select important works.
Автор: Patterson, Angus Название: Fashion and armour in renaissance europe ISBN: 1851775811 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851775811 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 2068 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Of all the riches of the sixteenth-century European nobleman, none spoke more powerfully of his heroism, wealth and taste than his armour, clothing and weapons. This book looks at the suits designed to kill, protect and impress.
Название: Wartime Scrapbook ISBN: 095479544X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780954795443 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 1562 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This edition of a classic scrapbook is published to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the end of the World War II.
Автор: Mazur, Dan Название: Comics ISBN: 0500290962 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500290965 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: от 2064 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: The first global history of comics from 1968 through to the present day, arranged chronologically and richly illustrated with prime examples of the artists, styles and movements being discussed. The authors contextualize the crucial modern period within the art forms broader history and offer a description of the more fluid, international and digital scene that is the mediums likely future. They supply examples from around the world including the US and UK, France, Spain, Belgium, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Argentina, Japan, South Korea and New Zealand and from a range of renowned and lesser-known artists.
Автор: Arkhipov, Vladimir Название: Home-Made Europe ISBN: 0956896235 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780956896230 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2064 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: In this second volume of home-made artifacts, Russian artist Vladimir Arkhipov has travelled across Europe to further his collection. The objects he has found are made by everyday people inspired to create something themselves, rather than buying manufactured goods. His archive includes hundreds of objects created with idiosyncratic functional qualities: an Austrian ski-bob made using an old bicycle frame, and a device from Germany that enables a musician to play three brass tubas at once. Featuring 230 individual artifacts from Albania, Austria, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine and Wales, accompanied by a photograph of the creator, their story of how the object came about, its function and the materials used to create it. The book is an essential companion to the first volume by the same author, expanding its theme. Here the objects are more recent, suggesting that the home-made phenomenon transcends simple necessity. Many have been made in pursuit of a hobby, or because the maker had the time and inclination to construct something personal. But with others (in Albania for example) the objects feel like they might be more vital to the makers livelihood.
Описание: A wide-ranging and detailed survey dedicated to the protagonists of the contemporary art scene in Eastern Europe. As the title suggests, ‘History, Memory and Identity’ are the principle “open questions” for many countries in Eastern Europe that have over the past 20 years seen their course in history change radically in the wake of the fall of the Berlin wall on 9th November 1989.
Автор: Monrad Kasper Название: Hammershoi and Europe ISBN: 3791353608 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783791353609 Издательство: Prestel Publishing Limited Рейтинг: Цена: 2585 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This generously illustrated volume examines Hammershoi's work as a whole and in relation to the artists of his generation. Hammershoi's enigmatic paintings, with their rich and muted palettes, have always enjoyed enormous popularity in Scandinavia, and recently his work has received renewed attention across the globe. Thematically arranged, this volume includes beautiful reproductions and essays that focus on Hammershoi's isolated private life and travels; his time in London and Germany; and comparisons between him and such notable painters as Seurat, Gauguin, and Whistler. Fans of this remarkable painter, and anyone interested in modern art, will enjoy this celebration of Hammershoi as a part of the pantheon of great European painters.
Описание: Although less well-known today, European jewellery was highly fashionable in nineteenth-century Britain. This book draws together a wide selection of beautiful pieces, originating from across the continent - from Iceland in the north to Cyprus off the shores of Asia - to demonstrate the wonderful variety of this jewellery.
Описание: From the charm of Portmeirion in North-West Wales, to the eccentricity of La Scarzuola of Montegabbione, Umbria, with its musical staircase and transparent pyramid, this book explores follies, extravagant structures erected for amusement or diversion - and occasionally for the residence - of inspired patrons and artists throughout Europe.
Название: Europe: Rising Fashion Designers ISBN: 0764342428 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764342424 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 4482 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (более 5-х шт.) Описание: In concise text and 490 vibrant color photos, discover the current and emerging trends in European fashion design. Ninety-three students from top schools present their premier work, fashions that are sure to inspire readers and fire their imaginations. Top-flight fashion design colleges and universities from the United Kingdom, to Sweden, and the Netherlands, participated in this fascinating project. Discover the sources of inspiration for Europes up-and-coming designers and the materials and techniques they have employed in the creation of modern menswear and womenswear alike. The sources of inspiration are disparate and fascinating, ranging from those hidden spots we chose in childhood to spark our budding creativity to industrial photographs and everything in between. Here is an advance view of the fashions of tomorrow that anyone with fashion sense will enjoy.
Автор: Peter Nash Название: German belt buckles 1845-1945 ISBN: 0764318705 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764318702 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 6610 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The German belt buckle has long fascinated collectors. Now this full color volume will help collectors to identify their buckles and avoid purchasing reproductions. They will also find how to date and identify manufacturers marks. Only genuine buckles have been used for illustration, together with all their blemishes except where noted. Obverse and reverse are shown so that collectors can make direct comparison. All buckles are shown with prices in U.S. Dollars and ? Sterling. The prices indicate both the high and low end of the market and have been diligently researched. For the first time information on the early RZM marks is brought to collectors and many details of buckle construction are presented with comparisons between genuine buckles and reproductions. Latest reproductions are covered in detail. Period photos and illustrations have been used where possible to show buckles in actual use. Some 800 illustrations and photos are used throughout the book. New drawings of makers marks have been prepared and include many not previously documented.
Описание: How can artists maintain the tension between globalization's paradoxes and history's turbulences and their individual sensibilities and voices? In light of recent tumultuous historical developments, this book, accompanying an exhibition at WIELS, Brussels, discusses the striking absence of art museums in urgent, public debate. Although museums-especially those devoted to contemporary art-have never been as popular as they are today, they are still notably missing from the public space and their voices go unheard in the formation of public opinion. Included are existing works and new productions by some 50 artists, representing, translating, and interpreting the challenges that face museums today, as well as the communities they inspire.
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