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.
By Howard Simon
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
By Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn; Scallen, Catherine B.; Rembrandt, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn