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Designing the New: Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow Style

A celebration of the achievements and transformative power of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's work that has inspired generations of artists and designers.In the final decades of the 19th century, the Glasgow Style introduced Art Nouveau in Britain and helped transform an industrial city into Scotland's (...)
Categoría: Arte

Albrecht Durer

During his lifetime, Durer found tremendous success as a printmaker and painter, taking commissions from prominent figures such as Frederick the Wise, for whom Durer produced the masterpiece Adoration of the Magi, and Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I. While Durer's paintings and prints are highly (...)
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Goya. Masters of Art

At times regarded as the first modern artist, Goya was both a court painter to the Spanish Crown and a commentator on the tumultuous events of his time. Overflowing with impeccably reproduced images, this book offers full page spreads of masterpieces as well as highlights of smaller details - (...)
Categoría: Libros

Velazquez: Masters of Art

A seventeenth century Spanish painter who continues to influence artists today, Velazquez is primarily known for his portraits of Spanish royalty and other notable figures. Overflowing with impeccably reproduced images, this book offers full page spreads of masterpieces as well as highlights of (...)
Categoría: Varios

Gerhard Richter

This superbly illustrated, large format book is the definitive retrospective of Gerhard Richter’s genre-defying, boundary-blurring, and constantly evolving oeuvre.One of the world’s most revered visual artists, Gerhard Richter embraces many concepts in his work and continually thwarts (...)
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Where the Truth Lies. The art of Qiu Ying

Focusing on the 16th-century Chinese painter Qiu Ying, this book showcases the artist’s influence and contributions to Ming dynasty painting.Celebrated for his masterful brushstrokes, depictions of nature, and use of translucent blue-green pigments, Qiu Ying is the least known of the four Ming (...)
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Schiele: Masters of Art

Egon Schiele left an enormous artistic legacy that is all the more powerful for the brevity of his career. Isabel Kuhl's lively text follows Schiele's trajectory from an artist in the Art Nouveau style to a powerful interpreter of human sexuality and considers the many hardships, including exile (...)
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The Unnatural History Museum

Viktor Wynd, master of the contemporary Wunderkabinett, is back with a collection of artifacts and curiosities that are more bizarre and wonderful than ever.For over a decade, from a tiny storefront in east London, the artist Viktor Wynd has been reinventing the cabinet of curiosities for the 21st (...)
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Madame D'Ora

Born Dora Kallmus (1881-1963), the Austrian fashion and portrait photographer who went by the moniker Madame d'Ora was the most acclaimed portraitist of fin de siècle Vienna. After relocating to Paris in the 1920s, she opened one of the most stylish Art Deco portrait studios where her models (...)
Categoría: Arte
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