Описание: This encyclopedic study is the fruit of twenty years of collecting, research, and study of the most significant American costume jewelry from 1930-1950. It offers readers a meticulous, reliable instrument to knowing these gems, which are often true and proper little works of art. In the two volumes, over 966 photographs show hundreds of jewelry items in full color, with an additional 729 illustrations of patents, advertisements, and historic photos. Thirty-seven companies are included, with addtional chapters on "jelly belly" jewelry and patriotic jewelry in the second volume. In-depth research of the companies makes this the best source on the American costume jewelry industry. The first volume, A-M, covers the companies from Accessocraft to Mosell, and includes Boucher, Coro, Eisenberg, Miriam Haskell, Hobe and others. The second volume N-Z, continues with Norma Jewelry Corp., through Rebajes, R?ja, Trifari, to Uncas Manufacturing, with chapters on jelly belly jewelry and American patriotic jewelry.
Описание: This sumptuous presentation of the Philadelphia Museum of Art's wide-ranging collection of Chinese art features one hundred works in various media spanning antiquity to the present day-including Ming gold vessels, a 15th-century Buddhist temple ceiling, imperial court robes, and an 18th-century bookcase made in Canton for a Dutchman. With striking new photography and engaging and informative discussions of individual works of sculpture, painting, furniture, textiles, ceramics, metalwork, and architecture, this volume provides a fascinating look into the breadth and diversity of Chinese artistic experience and material culture. An introductory essay by Hiromi Kinoshita delves into the history of the Philadelphia Museum's Chinese collection-begun after the 1876 World's Fair and continuing today with acquisitions of contemporary works by Ai Weiwei and Zhang Huan-weaving together stories of intrepid and dedicated collectors, curators, and dealers.
Both accessible to general readers and of interest to scholars, this book is a valuable resource for those captivated by the many manifestations of art from China.
Описание: This superb book presents 100 notable examples from the Harvard Art Museums' distinguished collection of Dutch, Flemish, and Netherlandish drawings from the 16th to 18th century. Featuring such masters as Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Peter Paul Rubens, and Rembrandt van Rijn, the volume showcases beautiful color illustrations accompanied by insightful commentary on prevalent styles and techniques. Genres that define this artistic period-landscape, scenes of everyday life, portraiture, and still life-are explored in detail. The book also presents the results of new conservation and technical study, including infrared analysis and scientific examinations of drawing materials. This revelatory new research has allowed previously illegible underdrawings and inscriptions in many of the artworks to surface for the first time, shedding light on longstanding mysteries of production and provenance.
Автор: Akinsha, Konstantin Название: Russian Modernism: Cross-Currents of German and Russian Art, 1907-1917 ISBN: 3791354582 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783791354583 Издательство: Prestel Publishing Limited Рейтинг: Цена: 5146 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: This book explores the direct connections and collaborations of German and Russian artists and the affinities between both countries’ artistic development. Russian Modernism maps the Russian version of expressionism and puts it in the context of the history of 20th century art.
Russian Modernism is dedicated to the radical modernist movements in Russian and German art during the early years of the 20th century. Their development was parallel and often intertwined. Artists such as Vasily Kandinsky or Alexej von Jawlensky are claimed by the Germans but remain Russian artists for the Russians. The Burluk brothers, who became celebrities of the Russian radical art scene, participated in the first exhibition of the Blauer Reiter. Russian artists travelled to Germany and lived there, while their German counterparts were aware of what was shown in Moscow exhibition halls. The diverse art movement “expressionism” was formed in Germany at the beginning of the 1910s and was given the name by the critic Herwarth Walden. Members of groups such as Die Brucke and the Blauer Reiter were initially influenced by the French Fauves movement, and their Russian contemporaries also tried to find new artistic truth in Paris, ‘la Ville Lumiere’. However, both in Germany and Russia the new French influence underwent radical transformation. Beautifully illustrated and designed, this book provides an insight into the work of Russian and German artists in the early years of the 20th century.
Название: The Art Of American Book Covers (Pb) ISBN: 0807616249 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780807616246 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 1842 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: At the turn of the nineteenth century, book covers were revered as works of art. Publishers commissioned distinguished artists such as Maxfield Parrish and Rockwell Kent to create exquisite covers appreciated by authors and readers alike. The Art of American Book Covers is an entertaining and educational retrospective, lavishly illustrated with more than one hundred full-color plates.
Автор: Terjanian, Pierre Название: Princely Armor in the Age of Durer : A Renaissance Masterpiece in the Philadelphia Museum of Art ISBN: 0300176317 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300176315 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 2424 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: Examines two masterful armours for man and horse acquired by the Philadelphia Museum of Art. This title discusses the function, design, decoration, and manufacture of these masterpieces and situates them within German art, culture, and politics, and within the development of European armour in the late Middle Ages and Renaissance.
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: Excerpt from De Luxe Illustrated Catalogue of Modern Paintings Forming the Private Collection of the Late John H. Converse of Philadelphia: To Be Sold at Unrestricted Public Sale, by Order of the Philadelphia Trust, Safe Deposit and Insurance Company of Philadelphia, at Mendelssohn Hall on the Evening Herein Stated ON a garden terrace, at the right of the composition, a young lady is seated on a stone bench, leaning her back against a pale-red brick wall, on the stone coping of which rest her elbows. She has removed her straw hat and laid it on a black shawl, decorated with blue and red ﬂowers and green leaves, meanwhile shading her head with a lavender-pink parasol. The sun Shines lustrously on her creamy satin gown, from under which project her crossed feet, in white satin shoes and pink silk stockings. A mass of deep green foliage appears beyond the wall. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Описание: Norman Rockwell (1894-1978), one of the most popular American artists of the past century, has often been regarded as a simple illustrator and his work identified with the covers of the Saturday Evening Post. He is, instead, a total artist. An acute observer of human nature and talented storyteller, Rockwell captured America's evolving society in small details and nuances, portraying scenes of the everyday life of ordinary people and presenting a personal and often idealized interpretation of the American identity. His images offered a reassuring visual haven in a period of epoch-making transformation that led to the birth of the modern American society. The art of Norman Rockwell entered the homes of millions of Americans for over fifty years, illustrating the Roaring Twenties, the Depression, World War II, and the 1950s and 1960s. His works mirror aspects of the life of average Americans with precise realism and often in a humorous light.
Автор: Alastair Duncan Название: American Art Deco: PB ISBN: 0500280932 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500280935 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2281 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: An exploration of American art deco, reassessing and putting into perspective the work of artists such as Donald Deskey, Paul Manship and Walter von Nessen. The illustrations portray the sculpture, ceramics, furniture, architectural decoration and graphics of the time.