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Imagen de Venus Betrayed The Private World of Édouard Vuillard
Venus Betrayed The Private World of Édouard Vuillard
Autor: Frey, Julia
Édouard Vuillard was so secretive that he berated himself for betraying his emotions in conversation. He was a reticent, impassioned man, a timid stalker and a social climbing anarchist, caught in conflicting desires. From the 1880s until the advent of World War II, using styles from academic to (...)
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Basquiat by Himself
Jean-Michel Basquiat's self-portraits are regarded as being among the most important of his radical creative works. In addition to some 50 specific portraits of himself, we can also see his series of likenesses of African-American men as concealed reproductions of the artist. Not least because (...)
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Cezanne : Drawings and Watercolours
Drawing was central to Cezanne's indefatigable search for solutions to the problems posed by the depiction of reality. Many of his watercolours are equal to his paintings, and he himself made no real distinction between painting and drawing. This book's six chapters are arranged thematically (...)
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Imagen de Donatello and the Dawn of Renaissance Art
Donatello and the Dawn of Renaissance Art
The Italian sculptor known as Donatello helped to forge a new kind of art&;one that came to define the Renaissance. His work was progressive, challenging, and even controversial. Using a variety of novel sculptural techniques and innovative interpretations, Donatello uniquely depicted themes (...)
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The Self-Portrait
Autor: VV.AA.
This visually stunning volume offers perceptive examinations of several renowned German and Austrian Expressionist artists who redefined modern self-portraiture.The self-portrait has been a vital aspect of artistic expression throughout history. Neo-Classical painters such as El Greco and Rembrandt (...)
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Imagen de The Wyvern Collection : Medieval and Later Ivory Carvings and Small Sculpture
The Wyvern Collection : Medieval and Later Ivory Carvings and Small Sculpture
This volume, the second catalogue of the Wyvern Collection, celebrates an outstanding group of medieval ivory carvings and small sculpture, the finest assemblage of its kind in private hands. The book has pieces from every period of the Middle Ages, including rare examples from the Early Christian (...)
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William Morris's Flowers
Autor: Bain, Rowan
A passionate advocate of craftsmanship over mass-production, William Morris (1834- 1896) designed a huge variety of objects, but it is his highly original carpet, fabric and wallpaper patterns that have continued to capture the imagination and exert their influence on the decorative arts. Around (...)
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