Design and Everyday Energy Ecologies by Switch!

By Switch!

There's no unmarried solution to the query of the way humans may still reside nor any silver bullet to resolve present ecological difficulties - and but, we needs to search new how you can imagine and act in mild of rising environmental demanding situations. Given the facility of layout to steer shopper and societal values, its position has to be wondered and renewed when it comes to present problematics of mass-production and (over)consumption.
Switch! develops layout artifacts and strategies to steer perceptions and values round power use in way of life. in the collaborative layout examine software, a conceptual and functional inquiry keen on severe interventions into sustainable layout discourse.

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500 years of illustration : from Albrecht Dürer to Rockwell by Howard Simon

By Howard Simon

An unmatched treasury of the equipment, recommendations, and examples of the nice illustrators, this quantity covers 5 centuries of for the published web page. starting from the sunrise of printing to the 20 th century, it deals operating artists and scholars an unsurpassed reference and resource of proposal. It additionally varieties a pleasant looking booklet for enthusiasts of paintings and illustrated books.
Starting with 16th-century woodcuts via Albrecht Dürer and Hans Holbein, the chronological presentation beneficial properties works via Goya, Hogarth, Blake, Morris, Doré, Toulouse-Lautrec, Beardsley, and different masters. a short textual content introduces every one part, and the quantity concludes with a world roster of contemporary artists, classified via nation. All that's most sensible and awesome within the box of representation appears to be like right here, during this massive booklet of sketches, engravings, woodcuts, and lithography.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin: Winter 1994/95, by H. Barbara Weinberg, Jeff L. Rosenheim, Joan Holt

By H. Barbara Weinberg, Jeff L. Rosenheim, Joan Holt

The Metropolitan Museum of paintings Bulletin: wintry weather 1994/95, quantity LII, quantity three: Thomas Eakins and the Metropolitan Museum of paintings by way of H. Barbara Weinberg and Jeff L. Rosenheim (edited through Joan Holt). Paperback periodical released via The Metropolitan Museum of paintings. Illustrated with colour and black-and-white reproductions/photographs.

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Dali - Persistenza della memoria by Federico Zeri

By Federico Zeri

The endurance of reminiscence (Spanish: los angeles persistencia de los angeles memoria Catalan: los angeles persistència de los angeles memòria) is a 1931 portray by way of artist Salvador Dalí, and is certainly one of his so much recognizable works. First proven on the Julien Levy Gallery in 1932, the portray has been within the selection of the Museum of recent paintings (MoMA) in manhattan urban due to the fact that 1934 which acquired it from an nameless donor. it's well known and often referenced in pop culture.

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Félix Vallotton by N. V. Brodskaia

By N. V. Brodskaia

Félix Vallotton (1865-1925) used to be energetic on the flip of the century. even supposing he's top identified for his outstanding and skillfully composed Japanese-inspired woodblock prints, Vallotton was once additionally a talented painter, developing works that arrestingly mixed technical perfection with emotional realism. This seminal textual content offers readers with a desirable overview of the occupation of this progressive artist.

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Klimt: Judith I by Gustav Klimt, Federico Zeri, Marco Dolcetta

By Gustav Klimt, Federico Zeri, Marco Dolcetta

Those richly illustrated artwork books conceal numerous centuries of serious artists and their masterworks. From Rubens to Dali, every one artist's existence and instances, impacts, legacy, and elegance are explored extensive. each one publication analyzes a specific portray in regards to the historical past surrounding it, the strategies used to create it, and the hidden info that make up the full, supplying an intensive examine each one artist's profession. incorporated is a bibliography, a chronological analyzing of precept works, a short lifestyles historical past, and listings of public collections that includes every one artist.

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The lost Michelangelos by Byatt, Lucinda; Forcellino, Antonio; Michelangelo Buonarroti

By Byatt, Lucinda; Forcellino, Antonio; Michelangelo Buonarroti

A Michelangelo student and restorer tells the tale of his discovery of 2 misplaced work via the nice Renaissance artist, Michelangelo: "Pietà for Vittoria Colonna" and "Cavalieri Crucifixion."


* This ebook tells the outstanding tale of the invention of twolost work via Michelangelo D one held in a privatecollection within the US and the opposite held by means of an Oxford college. Read more...

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Miss O'Keeffe by Christine Taylor Patten

By Christine Taylor Patten

In 1983, Christine Taylor Patten used to be employed as one of many those that took care of Georgia OKeeffe, then ninety-six. additionally an artist, Patten served as nurse, prepare dinner, spouse, and buddy to the older girl. This intimate account of the yr of Pattens employment, first released in 1992 and now in paperback for the 1st time, deals an extraordinary glimpse of OKeeffes way of life while she may well not see good adequate to color.

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Rembrandt, reputation, and the practice of connoisseurship by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn; Scallen, Catherine B.;

By Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn; Scallen, Catherine B.; Rembrandt, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn

From 1870 to 1935, the 1st real catalogues raisonnés of Rembrandt's work have been produced, incorporating the result of person connoisseurs' reviews of authenticity and caliber. This ebook, the 1st full-length research of this scholarly corpus, concentrates at the written connoisseurship of Wilhelm von Bode, Abraham Bredius, Cornelis Hofstede de Groot, and Wilhelm Valentiner, whose articles and catalogues first formed the fashionable notion of Rembrandt as a painter. as well as studying their written paintings, Scallen addresses the social context in their connoisseurial practices, as formed by way of their museum careers and their relationships with purchasers and collectors.

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