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1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die

With more than 300,000 copies sold worldwide in 15 languages, this newly revised and updated edition of 1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die brings you right up to date with an incisive look at the world's best paintings. From Ancient Egyptian wall paintings to contemporary Western canvases, this book is truly comprehensive in scope and beautiful to leaf through. Within its pages you will s..

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A History of Art in 21 Cats: From the Old Masters to the Modernists, the Moggy as Muse: an illustrated guide Stoc momentan epuizat

A History of Art in 21 Cats: From the Old Masters to the Modernists, the Moggy as Muse: an illustrated guide

Art history has been given a fun feline makeover.Discover the basics of important art movements through a host of beautifully illustrated cats, each one inspired by a specific period in art history. From Surrealism to Cubism, Abstract Expressionism to Ancient Egyptian art, these creative cats will introduce you to key themes and provide you with all of the inspiration you need if you want to creat..

73,00 Lei

Book of the Cat: Cats in Art

Cats have been revered by artists since ancient times for their beauty, grace, independence and air of mystery. Domesticated, but with a touch of the wild about them, they share our homes and endlessly fascinate us. The Book of the Cat is a cool and quirky collection of feline art and illustration by artists from around the world. Interspersed through the illustrations are short texts about the ar..

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Book of the Dog: Dogs in Art

Featuring all kinds of dogs big, small, graceful, cute, funny The Book of the Dog is a cool and quirky collection of dog art and illustration by artists around the world. Interspersed through the illustrations are short texts about the artists and different breeds, paying homage to man's best friend. Beautifully designed and packaged, the book will appeal to dog lovers of all ages...

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Book of the Horse

Horses have been the inspiration for hundreds of works of art over the centuries. This book celebrates the horse in all its glory, from its role as working animal in war and sport, to beloved pet. The horse's beauty and majesty is caught by artists as diverse as Stubbs, Toulouse-Lautrec, Picasso, Magritte, Frink and Freud. ..

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Cats Galore: A Compendium of Cultured Cats

Susan Herbert's delightful feline reimaginings of famous scenes from art, theatre, opera, ballet and film have won her a devoted following. This unprecedented new compilation of her best paintings provides an irresistible introduction to her feline world. An array of cat characters take the starring roles in a variety of instantly recognizable settings. The masterpieces of Western art retain their..

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Cats in Art (editie cartonata) Stoc momentan epuizat

Cats in Art (editie cartonata)

The cat has been a favourite subject of artists across cultures from prehistory until the present day. A spectacular 7,000-year-old rock engraving in Libya shows the oldest catfight in feline art; Babylonians believed that the souls of priests were escorted to paradise by a helpful cat; Pablo Picasso was known to have loved cats and often portrayed them as savage predators, while Victorian cats we..

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Cats in Medieval Manuscripts - HB

Cats were illustrated in medieval manuscripts throughout the Middle Ages, often in exquisite detail and frequently accompanied by their natural prey, mice. Medieval cats were viewed as treasured pets, as fearsome mousers, as canny characters in fables, as associates of the Devil and as magical creatures. Featuring an array of fascinating illustrations from the British Library's rich medieval col..

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Communist Posters Stoc momentan epuizat

Communist Posters

One of the common features of communist regimes is the use of art for revolutionary means. Posters in particular have served as beacons of propaganda - vehicles of coercion, instruction, censure and debate - in every communist nation. They have promoted the authority of state and revolution, but have also been used as an effective means of protest. By their nature posters are ephemeral, tied to ti..

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History of the Nude

A richly illustrated and extremely enjoyable reference book on the historical evolution of the nude. From the Palaeolithic “Great Mothers” to the Greek athletes, from the Venus of Urbino by Titian to Leonardo’s Virtuvian Man, from the Odalisque by Boucher to those by Ingres, to the amazons of Helmut Newton and the desolate lifeless bodies of Andres Serrano, the nude is the theme of artistic repres..

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How to Visit an Art Museum: Tips for a Truly Rewarding Visit (editie cartonata)

The only way to understand art is to go to a museum and look at it , French painter Renoir suggests. But once inside, this is easier said than done. What do you do when the label simply reads Untitled, 1973 ? Where to look when a painting offers you a picturesque but undisguised view of a giant vagina? And how to react when the museum guard stares at you for far too long? How to Visit an Art Museu..

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Imaginary Animals: The Monstrous, the Wondrous and the Human Stoc momentan epuizat

Imaginary Animals: The Monstrous, the Wondrous and the Human

Medieval authors placed fantastic creatures in the borders of manuscripts, since they mark the boundaries of our understanding. Tales throughout the world generally place fabulous beasts in marginal locations - deserts, deep woods, remote islands, glaciers, ocean depths, mountain peaks, caves, swamps, heavenly bodies and alternate universes. According to apocalyptic visions of the Bible, they will..

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Looking for Lenin (editie cartonata) Stoc momentan epuizat

Looking for Lenin (editie cartonata)

As Russia celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik revolution, Ukraine struggles to achieve complete decommunization. Perhaps the most dramatic demonstration of this process is the phenomenon of Leninopad (Lenin-fall) the toppling of Lenin statues. In 2015 the Ukrainian parliament passed legislation banning these monuments as symbols of the obsolete Soviet regime. From an original popula..

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Make Your Own Mondrian: A Modern Art Puzzle Stoc momentan epuizat

Make Your Own Mondrian: A Modern Art Puzzle

Immerse yourself in a world of abstract equilibrium with 57 tiles inspired by the Modernist master Piet Mondrian. Arrange the tiles to create table-top compositions of perfect balance, large or small. Beautifully presented and with millions of possible arrangements, Make Your Own Mondrian will delight would-be Modernists of all ages...

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Old Master Memory Game

Old Masters Memory Game collects the most famous and beloved portrait painters from the 16th and 17th centuries in one game that is fun to play, educational, and a feast for the eyes. The task, as always, is to collect two cards that make one set: in this case, two portrait paintings by the same painter. The sets are clearly recognizable by the posture of the figure, facial expression, the style o..

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On Color

Ranging from Homer to Picasso, and from the Iranian Revolution to The Wizard of Oz, this spirited and radiant book awakens us anew to the role of color in our lives Our lives are saturated by color. We live in a world of vivid colors, and color marks our psychological and social existence. But for all color's inescapability, we don't know much about it. Now authors David Scott Kastan and Stephen F..

98,00 Lei

Posters: A Global History Stoc momentan epuizat

Posters: A Global History

Posters are ubiquitous. They hang on office walls, bedroom doors and bus shelters. But what relevance do they have today in our age of image saturation, of prolific social media and electronic devices? In Posters: A Global History Elizabeth Guffey tells the story of this ephemeral art form, from its birth in the nineteenth century to its place in contemporary culture. She argues that even among to..

155,00 Lei

Pre-Raphaelite Cats Stoc momentan epuizat

Pre-Raphaelite Cats

Susan Herberts feline versions of famous paintings have delighted cat and art-lovers everywhere. In this book, now available in paperback, she turns her eye to the works of the Pre-Raphaelite painters, whose popularity is reaching new heights today. The epitome of their style and period, these wonderful paintings can be viewed in a new and entrancing way when their protagonists are endearing cats...

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Ugliness: A Cultural History Stoc momentan epuizat

Ugliness: A Cultural History

In this riveting book Gretchen E. Henderson explores perceptions of ugliness through history, from ancient Roman feasts to medieval grotesque gargoyles, from Mary Shelley's monster cobbled from corpses to the Nazi Exhibition of Degenerate Art. Covering literature, art, music and even Uglydolls, Henderson reveals how ugliness has long posed a challenge to aesthetics and taste. Following ugly bodies..

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Vatican Art Deck: One Hundred Masterpieces Stoc momentan epuizat

Vatican Art Deck: One Hundred Masterpieces

The Vatican Art Deck includes 100 cards highlighting the most iconic and significant works of art in the Vatican. The front side of each card shows a full-size photograph of the painting while the back side gives a 200-word discussion by art historian Anja Grebe on the key attributes of the work, what to look for when viewing the painting, the artist?s inspirations and techniques, biographical inf..

93,00 Lei

Art Cities of the Future: 21st-Century Avant-Gardes (including Cluj-Napoca) -19% Stoc momentan epuizat

Art Cities of the Future: 21st-Century Avant-Gardes (including Cluj-Napoca)

Forget New York, London and Paris – the old establishment is being challenged by a new order of art communities seizing the contemporary art agenda around the world Lively, thought-provoking, comprehensive, and packed with more than 500 images, this book widens the expected historical narrative, allowing us to imagine a future of diverse aesthetics and shared concerns in the common language o..

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Bosch in Detail: The Portable Edition (editie cartonata)

A compact, affordable introduction to one of the world’s most popular painters, looking at his work in incredible close-up detailHieronymus Bosch (1450–1516) is one of the most famous artists in the history of Netherlandish painting, if not the world. This book explores his best-known paintings and drawings, revealing them as never before in amazing full-page close-up details. Organized by charact..

92,00 Lei

Bruegel in Detail: The Portable Edition (editie cartonata)

A compact, affordable, portable edition of the perfect companion for the Bruegel year of 2019: an introduction to the famous painter through stunning close-up details.Flemish painter Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525–1569), known for his beautiful landscapes and peasant scenes, is among the most popular artists in the history of Netherlandish painting. Reproducing all of Bruegel’s best-known painting..

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Frameables: Animal Kingdom: 21 Prints for a Picture-Perfect Home

Introducing the first collection of art books with detachable prints to decorate your walls. Everything you need to create your own private gallery at home!Each book contains a curated selection of twenty-one high-quality reproductions that can be easily removed from the book, framed in a standard-size frame, and displayed in the home. Step-by-step tips for grouping the works to create a harmoniou..

107,00 Lei

Frameables: Cloudscapes: 21 Prints for a Picture-Perfect Home

Introducing the first collection of art books with detachable prints to decorate your walls. Everything you need to create your own private gallery at home!Each book contains a curated selection of twenty-one high-quality reproductions that can be easily removed from the book, framed in a standard-size frame, and displayed in the home. Step-by-step tips for grouping the works to create a harmoniou..

107,00 Lei

How to Read Paintings

How to Read Paintings is a valuable visual guide to Western European painting. Through a gallery of artworks accompanied by informative commentary, it enables readers to swiftly develop their understanding of the grammar and vocabulary of painting, and to discover how to look at diverse paintings in detail, closely reading their meanings and methods. In the first part of the book, the Gr..

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Impressionist Cats

Cats playing a quiet game of cards, cats at the ballet, cats having a leisurely lunch on the grass, cats boating on the river… Here are the quintessential Impressionist cats, painted with vivid, joyous colours in their favourite haunts, at their ease in various ordinary activities.With their pensive, brooding expressions, cats lend themselves perfectly to reimagining the great works of the Impress..

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Leonardo in Detail: the Portable Editon

Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519) is considered one of the greatest painters of all times. Often described as the archetype of the homo universalis, he was a true Renaissance polymath, active in fields as diverse as astronomy, painting, sculpting, science, mathematics, engineering, cartography and architecture. Leonardo’s true genius was not as a scientist or an artist, but as a combination of the two..

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Master-Pieces: Flip and Flop 10 Great Works of Art Stoc momentan epuizat

Master-Pieces: Flip and Flop 10 Great Works of Art

Mix and match pieces of the world’s greatest artworks—from Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa to Gilbert Stuart’s George Washington—to create new portraits. Flip Flora’s pretty hairstyle on the head of a Kabuki actor. Top Frida Kahlo with the straw hat of Vincent van Gogh.Printed on heavy board and laminated, Master-Pieces will stand up to the most enthusiastic flipping, at home or in the classroom. In..

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Unauthorized Portraits Stoc momentan epuizat

Unauthorized Portraits

From one of America's most brilliant satirical artists: his best, his funniest, his most deliciously wicked and memorable caricatures of the past thirty years. Here are history's great and near great--166 heroes, rogues, fools, and geniuses: from Moses leading his kvetching people ("Some miracle! If I don't get pneumonia, that'll be a miracle") through the parted Red Sea waters, to George Ger..

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Ways of Seeing (editie de buzunar)

Based on the BBC television series, John Berger's Ways of Seeing is a unique look at the way we view art, published as part of the Penguin on Design series in Penguin Modern Classics. 'Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before it can speak.' 'But there is also another sense in which seeing comes before words. It is seeing which establishes our place in the surroundin..

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