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Книга Artistic Luxury. Harrison Stephen Artistic Luxury
Harrison Stephen
Faberge, Tiffany, Lalique - these great designers came together only once to display their goods in what was probably the most opulent exhibition ever mounted. At the 1900 Exposition Universelle in Pa

Книга Art of Empire. The Roman Frescoes and Imperial Cult Chamber in Luxor Temple. Jones Michael, McFadden Susanna Art of Empire. The Roman Frescoes and Imperial Cult Chamber in Luxor Temple
Jones Michael, McFadden Susanna
The Luxor Temple of Amun-Re, built to commemorate the divine power of the pharaohs, is one of the iconic monuments of New Kingdom Egypt. In the 4th century C.E., the Roman Imperial government, capital

Книга Carscapes. The Motor Car, Architecture, and Landscape in England. Kathryn A. Morrison, Minnis John Carscapes. The Motor Car, Architecture, and Landscape in England
Kathryn A. Morrison, Minnis John
When the motor car first came to England in the 1890s, it was a luxury item with little practical purpose - drivers couldn't travel very far or very quickly without paved roads or traffic laws. Thus b

Книга Classics for the Masses. Shaping Soviet Musical Identity under Lenin and Stalin. Fairclough Pauline Classics for the Masses. Shaping Soviet Musical Identity under Lenin and Stalin
Fairclough Pauline
Musicologist Pauline Fairclough explores the evolving role of music in shaping the cultural identity of the Soviet Union in a revelatory work that counters certain hitherto accepted views of an unbend

Книга Diamonds. Ogden Jack Diamonds
Ogden Jack
This richly illustrated history of diamonds illuminates myriad facets of the king of gems, including a cast of larger than life characters such as Alexander the Great, the Mughal Emperor Jahangir, and

Книга Divine Pleasures. Painting from India's Rajput Courts. McInerney Terence Divine Pleasures. Painting from India's Rajput Courts
McInerney Terence
This splendidly illustrated publication features over 90 important paintings from the predominantly Hindu Rajput tradition of Indian painting, and are highlights from the Kronos Collection, one of the

Книга Dutch Art and Urban Cultures, 1200-1700. Biaevre Elisabeth De, Bievre Elisabeth De , De Biev Dutch Art and Urban Cultures, 1200-1700
Biaevre Elisabeth De, Bievre Elisabeth De , De Biev
Traditionally Dutch art is seen and presented as a coherent phenomenon—the product of state formation in the late 16th century. Elisabeth de Bièvre challenges this view and its assumptions in a radica

Книга Georges Seurat. The Art of Vision. Foa Michelle Georges Seurat. The Art of Vision
Foa Michelle
This revelatory study of Georges Seurat (1859-1891) explores the artist's profound interest in theories of visual perception and analyzes how they influenced his celebrated seascape, urban, and suburb

Книга Germaine Krull Germaine Krull
Germaine Krull (1897–1985) made a name for herself in avant-garde photography in the period between the two World Wars. After attending photography school in Munich, she launched her career in Berlin,

Книга High Style. Jan Glier Reeder High Style
Jan Glier Reeder
This lavishly illustrated volume is the first comprehensive publication on the Brooklyn Museum of Art's internationally renowned historic costume collection. The nearly 25,000-object collection compri

Книга How to Read Islamic Calligraphy. Maryam D. Ekhtiar How to Read Islamic Calligraphy
Maryam D. Ekhtiar
How to Read Islamic Calligraphy explores the preeminence of the written word as a means of creative expression throughout the Islamic world. Aimed at a general audience, the book introduces all five m

Книга Jerusalem, 1000-1400. Every People Under Heaven. Barbara Drake Boehm, Holcomb Melanie Jerusalem, 1000-1400. Every People Under Heaven
Barbara Drake Boehm, Holcomb Melanie
Medieval Jerusalem was a vibrant international center and home to multiple cultures, faiths, and languages. Harmonious and dissonant influences from Persian, Turkish, Greek, Syrian, Armenian, Georgian

Книга John Singer Sargent. Figures and Landscapes 1908-1913. Ormond Richard, Kilmurray Elaine John Singer Sargent. Figures and Landscapes 1908-1913
Ormond Richard, Kilmurray Elaine
After John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) determined to curtail his internationally successful portrait practice, he had more freedom to paint where and what he wanted. Volume VIII of the John Singer Sarg

Книга Kandinsky and the Harmony of Silence. Painting with White Border Kandinsky and the Harmony of Silence. Painting with White Border
Russian artist and theoretician Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) was a significant figure in 20th-century abstraction. His masterwork Painting with White Border (1913; Guggenheim Museum), inspired by his

Книга Le Corbusier. Drawing as Process. Pauly Daniele Le Corbusier. Drawing as Process
Pauly Daniele
Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier (1887-1965), is famous for transforming 20th century architecture and urbanism. Less attention has been paid to his artistic production, although he be

Книга Moscow Vanguard Art: 1922-1992 Moscow Vanguard Art: 1922-1992
Ambitious and interdisciplinary, Moscow Vanguard Art: 1922-1992 tells the story of generations of artists who resisted Soviet dictates on aesthetics, spanning the Russian avant-garde, socialist realis

Книга National Gallery Catalogues: The Sixteenth-Century Italian Paintings Volume II: Venice 1540-1600. Penny Nicholas National Gallery Catalogues: The Sixteenth-Century Italian Paintings Volume II: Venice 1540-1600
Penny Nicholas
This substantial and beautifully illustrated volume documents the National Gallery’s unrivaled collection of Venetian paintings created between 1540 and 1600, including some of the greatest works comm

Книга One Hot Summer. Dickens, Darwin, Disraeli, and the Great Stink of 1858. Ashton Rosemary One Hot Summer. Dickens, Darwin, Disraeli, and the Great Stink of 1858
Ashton Rosemary
While 1858 in London may have been noteworthy for it's broiling summer months and the related stench of the sewage-filled Thames River, the year is otherwise little remembered. And yet, historian Rose

Книга Palmyra. Mirage in the Desert. Aruz Joan Palmyra. Mirage in the Desert
Aruz Joan
In this important and timely publication, top international scholars present current research and developments about the art, archaeology, and history of the ancient city of Palmyra, a UNESCO World He

Книга Piero di Cosimo: Visions Beautiful and Strange. Geronimus D. Piero di Cosimo: Visions Beautiful and Strange
Geronimus D.
Inverting rules with obvious relish, Florentine artist Piero di Cosimo (1462–1522) is known today—as he was in his own time—for his highly personal visual language, one capable of generating images of

Книга Printmaking in Paris: The Rage for Prints at the Fin De Siecle. Carvalho Rosa de, Roos Fleur, Marije Vellekoop Printmaking in Paris: The Rage for Prints at the Fin De Siecle
Carvalho Rosa de, Roos Fleur, Marije Vellekoop
In the years between 1890 and 1905, Paris witnessed a revolution in printmaking. Before this time, prints had primarily served reproductive or political ends, but, as the century came to a close, arti

Книга Splendor, Myth, and Vision. Loughman Thomas J. Splendor, Myth, and Vision
Loughman Thomas J.
Handsomely designed and produced, this stunning book highlights sensual paintings from the Spanish royal collections of the Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid. Many of the featured artists were court pa

Книга St Petersburg. Shadows of the Past. Kelly Catriona St Petersburg. Shadows of the Past
Kelly Catriona
Fragile, gritty, and vital to an extraordinary degree, St. Petersburg is one of the world's most alluring cities-a place in which the past is at once ubiquitous and inescapably controversial. Yet outs

Книга The Unicorn Tapestries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Cavallo Adolfo Salvatore The Unicorn Tapestries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Cavallo Adolfo Salvatore
The unicorn tapestries are one of the most popular attractions at The Cloisters, the medieval branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Traditionally known as The Hunt of the Unicorn, this set of seve

Книга The Vincent van Gogh Atlas The Vincent van Gogh Atlas
This exciting publication familiarizes readers of all ages with the many fascinating facets of Vincent van Gogh (1853--1890)—artist, correspondent, traveler, and modern explorer of Europe’s cities and

Книга Van Gogh and Nature. Kendall Richard, Sjraar Van Heugten, Stolwijk Chris Van Gogh and Nature
Kendall Richard, Sjraar Van Heugten, Stolwijk Chris
The celebrated painter Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) had a lifelong fascination with the natural world. He spent his youth in rural Holland, and the country's flat landscapes, trees, flowers, and birds

Книга Venice Illuminated: Power and Painting in Renaissance Manuscripts. Szepe Helena Katalin Venice Illuminated: Power and Painting in Renaissance Manuscripts
Szepe Helena Katalin
For patricians in the Republic of Venice, paintings in manuscripts marking their appointment to high office expressed a tension between selfless service and individual ambition. Originally of value in

Книга William Merritt Chase William Merritt Chase
A landmark retrospective that examines William Merritt Chase and his lasting contribution to the history of modern art The history of modern art owes a great debt to William Merritt Chase (1849-1916),

Книга Windows on the War: Soviet TASS Posters at Home and Abroad, 1941-1945 Windows on the War: Soviet TASS Posters at Home and Abroad, 1941-1945
Windows on the War is a groundbreaking publication—the first in English to focus on posters designed by the Soviet Union's TASS News Agency to bolster support for the Soviet war effort. TASS posters w