The Art Book

Author: Editors of Phaidon Press

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714844879

Category: Art

Page: 512

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Depicts five hundred paintings and sculptures from the Middle Ages to the present, each by a different artist, in alphabetical order by artist, with a brief description of the work and its place in art history and in the artist's career.
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The Art Book

New Edition, Mini Format

Author: The Editors of Phaidon Press

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714867960

Category: Art

Page: 600

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Winner of the Illustrated Book of the Year award in 1994, The Art Book has been an outstanding success and has become a well‐known landmark in the art book world. Now published in over 20 different languages and in mini, midi and hardback formats, it has received rave reviews from numerous newspapers and magazines and has made many appearances on the bestseller lists. Complemented by The 20th Century Art Book and The American Art Book, its unique approach brings art alive. An A–Z guide to the greatest painters and sculptors from medieval to modern times, it debunks art‐historical classifications by throwing together brilliant examples of all periods, schools, visions and techniques. Each artist is represented by a full‐page color plate of a definitive work, accompanied by explanatory and illuminating information on the image and its creator. Glossaries of artistic movements and technical terms are included, making this a valuable work of reference as well as a feast for the eyes. By breaking with traditional classifications, The Art Book represents a fresh and original approach to art: an unparalleled visual sourcebook and a celebration of our rich and multi‐faceted culture.
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The American Art Book

Author: Editors of Phaidon Press

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714841199

Category: Art

Page: 520

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Presents five hundred artists and their works, ranging from Puritanist portraits and the luminous paintings of the Hudson River School to the digital works of today's Conceptual artists, arranged in alphabetical order.
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Concrete (Mini Format)

Author: William Hall

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714875156

Category: Architecture

Page: 384

View: 5371

A visual exploration of the world's most extraordinary and inspiring concrete architecture - in a stylish and compact format. "Yes, concrete can be cold and imposing - but as the structures in the book attest, it can also be colourful, playful, and delicate." —Wall Street Journal In this new, reimagined, and easy-to-use stylish size, Concrete takes a fresh look at the world's most versatile and abundant building material. Collating fascinating and beautiful concrete buildings by some of the most celebrated architects of the last century, it features familiar projects from Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright alongside work from some of the leading lights of contemporary architecture including Zaha Hadid, Herzog & de Meuron, and many lesser-known newcomers.
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The movie book

Author: Gary Jennings

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 212

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History of motion pictures presenting historical summaries of early inventions, the star system, film spectacles, comedies, westerns, cartoons, etc.
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The 20th Century Art Book

Author: Editors of Phaidon Press

Publisher: Phaidon Incorporated Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 512

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The 20th Century Art Book was hailed upon its release as an exciting celebration of the myriad forms assumed by art over the last century. Complementing the phenomenally successful Art Book, and most recently The American Art Book, it presents a new and original way of bringing art alive. Covering the truly international nature of the modern art scene, it encompasses established, iconic works of art and the classics of the future. 500 artists are showcased in alphabetical order, each represented by a full-page colour plate of a definitive work and an incisive text which sheds light on both image and creator. This book is above all easy to use: cross-references help the reader make connections between artists; there is a jargon-free glossary of artistic terms and movements; and an international directory of museums and galleries lists the works on public view. Ideal for those approaching the subject for the first time, it is a fun and unintimidating look at the ever-expanding boundaries of art.
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Painting Today

Author: Tony Godfrey

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714868561

Category: Art

Page: 448

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Photo‐realism, abstraction, portraiture, installation painting, neo‐expressionism and the Leipzig School are just some of the areas of this thriving medium explored in Painting Today. This comprehensive survey of contemporary painting presents the broad range of styles, materials and methods that comprise the artform, extending the tradition of Phaidon’s trail–blazing Art Today. Since the proclaimed "death of painting" in 1968, artists around the globe have nevertheless continued to expand its imagery, techniques and meanings, and in over 500 illustrations this book presents the work of both famous and emergent painters active around the world. Tony Godfrey presents a lively and authoritative view of the vast range of possibilities that painting today encompasses.
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Make Van Gogh's Bed

Author: Julie Appel,Amy Guglielmo

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402735677

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 20

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Invites young readers to touch Impressionist and other nineteenth-century paintings, including Van Gogh's "Starry Night," Degas' "L'Etoile," and Morisot's "The Cradle." On board pages.
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The Fashion Book

Author: Editors of Phaidon Press

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714838083

Category: Photography

Page: 512

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Presents brief descriptions of the contributions to fashion of five hundred designers, photographers, models, and celebrities
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The 21st-Century Art Book

Author: The Editors of Phaidon Press

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714867397

Category: Art

Page: 304

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The 21st‐Century Art Book is an A‐to‐Z guide of contemporary artists featuring established art‐world figures – Maurizio Cattelan, Cindy Sherman, Jeff Wall – alongside rising stars of the next generations. Global in scope, the book features work from 50 countries across a variety of mediums, from painting, drawing, and sculpture to digital art, video installation, and performance. Each of the 280 artists included has a dedicated page pairing a significant artwork from his or her oeuvre with lively and informative text. An international directory of major art events along with a helpful glossary round out the package, making this both a must‐have resource and a beautifully illustrated celebration of contemporary art.
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The Big Book of Tiny Art

A modern, inspirational guide to the art of the miniature

Author: Karen Libecap

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN: 1633223612

Category: Art

Page: 208

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How small is small? In The Big Book of Tiny Art you’ll discover a dynamic collection of miniature artwork, most no bigger than a large coin, covering a wide range of subjects, from animals and food to people and places. Showcasing painting and drawing, this inspirational guidebook provides an up-close look at the art of the miniature. Learn to paint and draw your own tiny masterpieces as you follow the simple step-by-step instructions. Each section of the book includes a gallery of finished miniature artwork, along with practice pages for you to draw the projects featured in the book or create your own unique artwork. Packed with amazing illustrations, The Big Book of Tiny Art is a feast for both the eyes and the creative spirit.
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The Art and Craft of Handmade Books

Author: Shereen LaPlantz

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486813339

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

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Innovative approach to bookbinding explains techniques that elevate handmade books into extraordinary artworks. Simple, well-illustrated directions explain how to make pop-up panels, pages that "explode" from the spine, slipcases, and more.
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The Art of Peace

Author: Morihei Ueshiba,John Stevens

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 1590308921

Category: Philosophy

Page: 184

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The inspirational teachings in this collection show that the real way of the warrior is based on compassion, wisdom, fearlessness, and love of nature. Drawn from the writings of the founder of the Japanese martial art of aikido, this work offers a nonviolent way to victory in the face of conflict.
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A Child's Book of Art

Great Pictures, First Words

Author: Lucy Micklethwait

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9781564582034

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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An introduction to art that uses well-known works of art to illustrate familiar words.
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The Photography Book

2nd Edition

Author: Ian Jeffrey

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714867380

Category: Photography

Page: 576

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A revised and updated edition of Phaidon’s bestselling book, which brings this landmark work fully up‐to‐date with new additions covering the latest developments in photography. The Photography Book is an unsurpassed collection of over 550 superb images that represent the world’s best photographers from the mid‐nineteenth century to today. Arranged alphabetically by photographer, it showcases pioneers such as Gustave Le Gray and Daguerre, icons like Robert Capa and contemporary names such as Richard Wentworth and Carolee Schneemann. The selection encompasses fashion, sport, natural history, reportage, society portraiture, documentary and art, with concise text providing useful insight into each work and its creator. Also included are extensive cross‐references and glossaries of technical terms and movements.
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Art of the Mass Effect Universe

Author: Casey Hudson,Derek Watts

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1595827684

Category: Art

Page: 181

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Shows the evolution of the art of the Mass Effect video game series, including concept art and commentary from the creators.
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Modern art

Author: Michael Kerrigan,Michael Robinson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781844516933

Category: Art, Modern

Page: 384

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The House Book

Author: Editors of Phaidon Press

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714844909

Category: Architecture

Page: 512

View: 6248

An A-Z guide to 500 iconic houses and traditional dwellings around the world, from the ancient to the new Features a wide range of houses from igloos to Baroque palaces, mud huts to Modernist hideaways, as well as architectural treasures like Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye Each entry consists of a full-page reproduction and an accompanying text describing the house, its designer and historical context Contains over 400 stunning full-colour images, together with rare illustrations and little-seen black-and-white photos Includes a glossary of architectural terms and movements and a directory of houses open to the public An engaging and informative sourcebook for the architect as well as general interest reader
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The Fashion Book

Mini Edition

Author: Alice Mackrell,Beth Hancock,Hettie Judah

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714867977

Category: Design

Page: 584

View: 867

The perfect A‐Z guide to the creators of today’s fashion world, now in a travel‐sized format.
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