Posts in category: Individual Artists
By Theodore Bikel
An award-winning actor on monitor and degree (The Defiant Ones, The African Queen, The Sound of song, My reasonable woman, Fiddler at the Roof), an activist for civil rights and revolutionary factors around the world, and a singer whose voice has received him nice applause, Theodore Bikel right here tells his personal compelling existence tale. Born in Austria, raised in Palestine, trained in England, and with a stellar occupation within the usa and around the globe, Bikel deals a own background parallel to momentous occasions of the 20th century. In an eloquent, fiercely dedicated voice, he writes of the 3rd Reich, the beginning of the nation of Israel, the McCarthy witch hunts of the Fifties, and the tumultuous Sixties in the United States. In a brand new postscript to this paperback variation, he seems to be at contemporary occasions within the center East and takes each side to activity for his or her excesses.
By Rüdiger Safranski
By R. Kopfenberg
Таинственный и гениальныйнемецкий творец, чьи интересыне ограничивались только живописью или гравюрой. Альбрехт Дюрер был настоящим пророком германского Возрождения. Его кисть создавала портреты императоров и сочувствовала нищим крестьянам. Он создавал пушки и учил ландскнехтов, как правильно разрушать замки и крепости. И в то же время он вырезал на гравировальных досках изумительную серию офортов, проклинавших ужасы войны и всех гибельных для человечества напастей. Альбом с репродукциями великого Дюрера.
By Carlos Huante, Scott Robertson
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By Michæl Koortbojian
Michael Koortbojian brings a singular method of his research of the position of Greek mythology in Roman funerary artwork. He seems to be at myths Aphrodite and Adonis and Selene and Endymionnot in simple terms with admire to their visual appeal on Roman sarcophagi, but in addition with reference to the myths' importance within the higher textile of Roman existence. relocating past the exam of those sarcophagi as creative achievements, he units them of their broader old and social contexts. Remembrance was once a tremendous think about historical social lifestyles and fueled the necessity for memorials. In assisting us to appreciate the strong allusions that Greek myths awarded for the Romans, and the function of these allusions in protecting the reminiscence of the lifeless, Koortbojian successfully widens our imaginative and prescient of the historic global.
By Elizabeth Partridge
This gorgeous quantity celebrates one of many 20th century's most vital photographers, Dorothea Lange. Led off through an authoritative biographical essay by way of Elizabeth Partridge (Lange's goddaughter), the ebook is going directly to show off Lange's paintings in over 100 wonderful plates. Dorothea Lange is the single career-spanning monograph of this significant photographer's oeuvre in print, and lines pictures starting from her iconic Depression-era photo "Migrant mom" to lesser-known photographs from her international travels later in lifestyles. provided because the better half e-book to a PBS American Masters episode that would air in 2014, this deluxe hardcover deals an intimate and exceptional view into the existence and paintings of 1 of our such a lot loved documentary photographers.
By Irene Gammel
Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven (1874?1927) is taken into account by means of many to be the first American dadaist in addition to the mum of dada. An innovator in poetic shape and an early author of junk sculpture, "the Baroness" used to be most sensible recognized for her sexually charged, usually arguable performances. a few proposal her purely crazed, others notion her a genius. The editor Margaret Anderson referred to as her "perhaps the simply determine of our new release who merits the epithet extraordinary." but regardless of her nice notoriety and impact, until eventually lately her tale and paintings were little identified open air the circle of modernist scholars.In Baroness Elsa, Irene Gammel strains the extreme existence and paintings of this bold girl, viewing her within the context of woman dada and the historic battles fought by means of girls within the early 20th century. Striding throughout the streets of Berlin, Munich, manhattan, and Paris donning such adornments as a tomato-soup can bra, teaspoon jewelry, and black lipstick, the Baroness erased the limits among lifestyles and artwork, among the daily and the outrageous, among the inventive and the harmful. Her paintings items have been precursors to dada gadgets of the teenagers and twenties, her sound and visible poetry have been way more bold than these of the male modernists of her time, and her performances prefigured feminist physique paintings and function paintings via approximately part a century.
By Olive Jensen Theisen
John Thomas Biggers (1924-2001) used to be an immense African American artist who encouraged numerous others via his educating, work of art, work, and drawings. After receiving traditional artwork education at Hampton Institute and Pennsylvania nation, he had his own and inventive leap forward in 1957 while he spent six months within the newly self reliant kingdom of Ghana. From this time ahead, he built-in African summary parts along with his rural Southern photographs to create a private iconography. His new procedure made him recognized, as his own discovery of African background slot in good with the turning out to be U.S. civil rights flow. he's top identified for his work of art at Hampton college, Winston-Salem college, and Texas Southern, however the drawings and lithographs that lie in the back of the work of art have bought scant recognition - in the past. Theisen interviewed Dr. Biggers over the last 13 years of his lifestyles, and was once welcomed into his studio innumerable occasions. jointly, they chose consultant works for this quantity, a few of that have no longer been formerly released for a common viewers. After his demise in 2001, his widow persevered to paintings heavily with Theisen, leading to a booklet that's intimate and informative for either the student and the scholar.
By David West Reynolds
Книжка с картинками и описаниями деталей кораблей из superstar Wars эпизод 1.\nТак как качество картинок очень хорошее, то книга будет интересна даже тем, кто не знает английского языка.
By Malevich, Kazimir Severinovich; Souter, Gerry
Annotation Kazimir Malevich (1878 - 1935) used to be a painter and an exceptional artwork theorist yet at first he was once the founding father of Suprematism (pure abstraction), a mode in accordance with geometrical varieties. Suprematism, he wrote, has led me to find whatever that had not