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Gayford Martin: The Many Faces of Jonathan Yeo

Скачать книгу (размер 1 217 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 240) Аннотация: Jonathan Yeo is one of Britains best-known portrait painters. Over more than a decade, he has gained an international reputation for painting some of the most famous faces of our age. Models and movie stars, artists and actors, politicians and princes all have been the subject of his iconic, and often ironic, portraits. Nicole Kidman, Dennis Hopper, Kevin Spacey, Stephen Fry, Damien Hirst, Sienna…

Santiago Alcolea I. Gil: El Greco

Скачать книгу (размер 646 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 128) Аннотация: El Greco (born Domenicos Theotocopoulos, 1541-1614) was born on the Greek island of Crete, then a Venetian colony, and went as a youth to Venice, where he began by painting icons in the Byzantine style for the Greek community there. He soon succumbed to the powerful influences of Titian, Tintoretto and, later, Michelangelo. In 1576, El Greco went to Spain, settling in Toledo, where he spent the…

Alexander von Vegesack: Le Corbusier: The Art of Architecture

Скачать книгу (размер 1 625 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 320) Аннотация: An exhibition catalogue and book that offers an overview of Le Corbusier's work as an architect and a designer of comprehensive ideas. It provides insights into his furniture, interior design and art as a catalyst for the creative developments of his time.

L.-M. Lozano: The Magic of Remedios Varo

Скачать книгу (размер 764 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 151) Аннотация: This reprinted edition of The Magic of Remedios Varo fills a serious gap in the knowledge on one of Mexico's leading artists, who was also a major figure in the surrealist movement.

Jaume Capo: Barcelona Sculptures

Скачать книгу (размер 1 054 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 208) Аннотация: Spain's second largest city, Barcelona, may be famous for its architecture and its history, but in amongst those Romanesque churches, winding Gothic streets, and Gaudi apartment buildings lurk a museum full of permanent outdoor sculptures. More than 50 of the most noteworthy of these 20th-century public artworks are reproduced here, including pieces by Roy Lichtenstein, Alexander Calder, Richard…

R. Ward Bissell: Masters of Italian Baroque Paintings: Detroit — The Walters Art Museum

Скачать книгу (размер 1 095 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 216) Аннотация: The volume presents 69 paintings in color, many with color details. Each painting is accompanied by an artist's biography, a detailed commentary, technical analysis, endnotes, bibliographic references, an exhibition history, and full provenance. More than 80 comparative illustrations provide vital art historical context to the featured paintings. The volume also includes an extensive bibliography…

Julie: Samurai Girl

Скачать книгу (размер 580 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 115) Аннотация: Japanese photographer, Julie records the colourful and playful mix of Tokyo street fashion. This book is a blend of club culture chic and Manga influences.

Casey C. Mathewson: XXSmall Houses (English, German, Spanish, French)

Скачать книгу (размер 891 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 176) Аннотация: If less is more, then smaller is better. if architecture could be reduced to a simple equation, then this one would sum up the thesis of this book. The new houses presented here, all no larger than 100 qm (1000 sf), show that limited space and budget generate especially creative living solutions. By exploring new directions, such as sustainable, green building methods and prefabricated…