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Casa Moderna. Latin American Living
Autor: Jodidio, Philip
Since the sensuous Modernism pioneered by Oscar Niemeyer in Brazil, Latin America has become one of the most exciting locations for contemporary architecture in the world. Alejandro Aravena and Paulo Mendes da Rocha, both recent Pritzker Prize winners, are just two very different examples of the (...)
Categoría: Decoración y Diseño
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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 (...)
Categoría: Arte
Imagen de Diamond Jewelry. 700 Years of Glory and Glamour
Diamond Jewelry. 700 Years of Glory and Glamour
Diamond jewelry has long been symbolic of political power and authority in Europe. This book focuses on the individuals who commissioned and wore extraordinarily precious diamond ornaments from the mid-14th century until the `democratization' of diamonds that followed the opening of mines in South (...)
Categoría: Artes Decorativas
Imagen de Joseph Banks' Florilegium. Botanical Treasures from Cook's First Voyage
Joseph Banks' Florilegium. Botanical Treasures from Cook's First Voyage
Autor: VV.AA.
A full-colour publication of the botanical illustrations commissioned by Joseph Banks, with expert commentaries.Joseph Banks accompanied Captain Cook on his first voyage round the world from 1768 to 1771. A gifted and wealthy young naturalist, Banks collected exotic flora from Madeira, Brazil, (...)
Categoría: Jardines-Botánica
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The Land Gardeners. Cut Flowers
Autor: VV.AA.
Bridget Elworthy and Henrietta Courtauld both trained and worked as lawyers before studying garden design. Henrietta went on to work with landscape and garden designer Tom Stuart-Smith and then started her own garden design business. Bridget went on to study horticulture in London before spending (...)
Categoría: Jardines-Botánica
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 (...)
Categoría: Arte
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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 (...)
Categoría: Arte
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John Galliano for Dior
Autor: VV.AA.
As testified by the monumental success of the recent Dior retrospective curated by the Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris, 'Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams', which attracted over 700,000 visitors over its extended run, John Galliano's creations for the house of Dior have entered fashion history (...)
Categoría: Moda
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Troy: myth and reality
Autor: VV.AA.
Troy is familiar to us from the timeless and epic tales of Homer's Iliad and Virgil's Aeneid. These have been retold over the centuries by writers from Chaucer to Shakespeare to Madeline Miller and Rick Riordan, and enacted by stars such as Elizabeth Taylor and Brad Pitt. But how much do we really (...)
Categoría: Arte
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Francis Bacon: Books and Painting
Autor: VV.AA.
Published to accompany the first Francis Bacon retrospective in Paris for twenty years, this catalogue analyses Bacon's works from 1971 onwards in light of his relationship to literature. Bacon always vigorously opposed over-analysis of his paintings, preferring to interpret them in purely (...)
Categoría: Libros
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