Art History

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  • Egyptian Temples

    Karton Kapak
    Survey of the architectural styles and histories of Egyptian temples built thousands of years ago. Over 120 photographs and diagrams depict exteriors, interiors of many sacred structures, including the ruins of the Temple of the Sphinx, and the remarkable structures at Karnak; the Temple of Luxor; the great temples at Abu Simbel; more.
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  • Art Since 1900: Modernism, Antimodernism, Postmodernism: 1945 to the Present (Vol. 2)

    Karton Kapak
    Four of the most influential and provocative art historians of our time come together to provide a comprehensive history of art in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Adopting a year-by-year approach, the present more than one hundred (c.3,000 words) essays, each focusing on a crucial event such as the creation of a seminal work, the publication of an artistic manifesto, or the opening of a major exhibition to tell the story of the period from 1900 to the present. All the key turning points and breakthroughs of modernism and postmodernism are explored in depth, as are the frequent and sustained antimodernist reactions that proposed alternative visions of art and the world.Two roundtable discussions one at mid-century, the other at the close of the book consider some of the questions raised by the preceding decades and look ahead to the art of the future.
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  • Rhythmic Form in Art (Dover Fine Art, History of Art)

    Karton Kapak
    In this captivating study, an influential scholar-artist offers timeless advice on shape, form, and composition for artists in any medium. Irma Richter illuminates the connections between art and science by surveying works of art from classical antiquity through the Modernist era. Richter shows the conscious and unconscious ways artists animated their works with geometric principles in an attempt to reconcile the realms of form and design.This book presents a simple method that can be employed for every kind of design—a method that underlies some of the greatest paintings of the Renaissance and was used by the architect of the Parthenon and the craftsmen of ancient Egypt. With research that leads to Florence, Chartres, Athens, and up the Nile Valley, the author surveys the geometric scheme behind the works of art of the past. Seventy-two images help illustrate the philosophical and religious significance connected with the artistic proportioning of space.
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  • L'Art des chevaliers en pays d'Islam

    Sert Kapak
    Tous les textes de chroniqueurs évoquant la vie à la cour ou relatant les visites d'ambassadeurs étrangers dans les cours islamiques, rendent compte de la magnificence des costumes, du cérémonial, de la majesté du souverain dont la puissance paraît presque surnaturelle. Cet aspect irréel, quelque peu terrifiant, était accentué par la présence d'un masque métallique fixé au casque. L'usage d'un tel masque existait déjà à la période hellénistique...
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  • Empire Marketing Board Posters: Manchester Art Gallery--4-Fold Series

    Sert Kapak
    A selection from Manchester Art Gallery's unique collection of posters, commissioned by the British Government's Empire Marketing Board.
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  • Revolucion!: Cuban Poster Art

    Karton Kapak
    The poster was the popular art form in Cuba following the Cuban Revolution, when the government sponsored some 10,000 public posters on a fascinating range of cultural, social, and political themes. Revoluci n!, produced with unprecedented access to Cuban national archives, assembles nearly 150 of these powerful but little—seen works of popular art. From the 1960s through the 1980s, the posters rallied the Cuban people to the huge task of building a new society, promoting massive sugar harvests and national literacy campaigns; opposing the U.S. war in Vietnam; celebrating films, music, dance, and baseball with a unique graphic wit and exuberant colorful style. With an introduction illuminating the rich social and artistic history of the posters, and rare biographical information on the artists themselves, this striking volume offers a window into the story of Cuba—and a truly revolutionary chapter in graphic design.
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  • European Design Since 1985: Shaping the New Century

    Sert Kapak
    This authoritative and groundbreaking publication, written by three internationally renowned design historians, is the first major critical assessment of European design from the last two decades. Beginning with an incisive examination of the complex forces - social, political, economic and cultural - that have helped to shape European design since the Second World War, and drawing on the work of a wide range of both established and emerging designers, European Design Since 1985 goes on to look in detail at the most important conceptual and aesthetic movements to have emerged since the mid-1980s. The result is a masterful and sumptuously illustrated book that cannot fail to have a significant impact on the study of design for years to come.
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  • Arts of the City Victorious: Islamic Art and Architecture in Fatimid North Africa and Egypt

    Sert Kapak
    This is the first book-length study of the art and architecture of the Fatimids, the Ismaili Shi'i dynasty that ruled in North Africa and Egypt from 909 to 1171. The Fatimids are most famous for founding the city of al-Qahira (Cairo) in 969, and their art—particularly textiles and luster ceramics, but also metalwork and carved rock-crystal, ivory and woodwork—has been admired for nearly a millennium. In this engaging and accessible book, Jonathan M. Bloom concentrates on securely dated and localized examples of Fatimid art and architecture. His discussions focus on significant examples and are illustrated with over 100 photographs, many in color, and extensive notes and bibliography provide guidance for further reading and research.
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  • Ornaments of the Metropolis: Siegfried Kracauer and Modern Urban Culture

    Karton Kapak
    For Siegfried Kracauer, the urban ornament was not just an aspect of design; it was the medium through which city dwellers interpreted the metropolis itself. In Ornaments of the Metropolis, Henrik Reeh traces variations on the theme of the ornament in Kracauer's writings on urbanism, from his early journalism in Germany between the wars to his "sociobiography" of Jacques Offenbach in Paris. Kracauer (1889-1966), often associated with the Frankfurt School and the intellectual milieu of Walter Benjamin, is best known for his writings on cinema and the philosophy of history. Reeh examines Kracauer's lesser-known early work, much of it written for the trendsetting newspaper Frankfurter Zeitung in the 1920s and early 1930s, and analyzes Kracauer's continuing reflections on modern urban life, through the pivotal idea of ornament. Kracauer deciphers the subjective experience of the city by viewing fragments of the city as dynamic ornaments; an employment exchange, a day shelter for the homeless, a movie theater, and an amusement park become urban microcosms.Reeh focuses on three substantial works written by Kracauer before his emigration to the United States in 1940. In the early autobiographical novel Ginster, Written by Himself, a young architect finds aesthetic pleasure in the ornamental forms that are largely unused in the profession of the time. The collection Streets of Berlin and Elsewhere, with many essays from Kracauer's years in Berlin, documents the subjectiveness of urban life. Finally, Jacques Offenbach and the Paris of His Time shows how the superficial -- in a sense, ornamental -- milieu of the operetta evolved into a critical force during the Second Empire. Reeh argues that Kracauer's novel, essays, and historiography all suggest ways in which the subjective can reappropriate urban life. The book also includes a series of photographs by the author that reflect the ornamental experience of the metropolis in Paris, Frankfurt, and other cities.
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  • Elegant Plate: Three Centuries of Precious Metals in New York City (TWO VOLUMES)

    Sert Kapak
    A generously illustrated examination of the precious metals trades and usage of precious metal artifacts in New York City.
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  • Arenas de Barcelona: The History of a Transformation

    Sert Kapak
    Designed by London based Richard Rogers Partnership together with Alonso Balaguer in Barcelona, Arenas, formally reopened to the public on March 25 2011.In this monograph the readers will find how the historic bull ring from 19th century, a visual landmark placed in the West gateway to the city --has been converted using the most advanced architectural and engineering technologies in order to preserve the striking original neomudéjar façade, whilst providing a major new entertainment complex within the façade as well as an adjacent office building and telecommunications tower.
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  • Art School, New Edition

    Sert Kapak
    Back in print in a larger format: A delightful tour through a very special "museum" in which the whole history of art has been sent back to school.We've all heard of the School of Paris and the New York School and the Siennese School. Here George Deem has reimagined and repainted the whole history of art as a succession of schoolrooms.In Hudson River School a row of school desks looks out on a ravishing Hudson River view that might have been painted by Frederick Church. In fact, in one of Deem's witty references, the view is the one seen from Olana, the home of Church. In Ashcan School, the schoolroom includes ashcans and laundry lines, while several of the desks have been knocked about by battling boxers, exported from George Bellows.From School of Gauguin to School of Modigliani to Bauhaus School, each schoolroom painting takes on the style and forms of its model. Deem's ability to paint "revisions" of famous works and famous masters, which with wit and uncanny accuracy evoke their forms and styles, has been on view in many museums and gallery shows and in his recent book How to Paint a Vermeer.38 color illustrations.
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  • Art in Question

    Art in Question

    Karton Kapak
    Endorsements to come from Linda Nochlin, New York University, and Nick Serota (maybe Marina Warner) Art has always been argued over, never more than in our own times. Today, the parameters of art are being redefined by new ideas about what really constitutes art, by new technologies, by new cultural perceptions of race and gender, by new theories about the role of the artist and by a changing museum culture. Art in Question explores the role of contemporary art within today's wider visual culture. This richly illustrated book brings together a series of specially commissioned interviews with leading, international artists, art historians, theorists and curators: Bill Viola; Griselda Pollock; Richard Wentworth; Barbara Kruger; Sadie Plant; Okwui Enwezor; Martin Kemp; WJT Mitchell; Hani Rashid; Art in Question will be valuable to anyone with an interest in contemporary art, as well as to students and teachers of art and design, art history and theory, cultural studies and museum studies.
    Temin Edilemiyor
  • The Art of Being Jewish in Modern Times (Jewish Culture and Contexts)

    The Art of Being Jewish in Modern Times (Jewish Culture and Contexts)

    Sert Kapak
    The wide-ranging portrayal of modern Jewishness in artistic terms invites scrutiny into the relationship between creativity and the formation of Jewish identity and into the complex issue of what makes a work of art uniquely Jewish. Whether it is the provenance of the artist, as in the case of popular Israeli singer Zehava Ben, the intention of the iconography, as in Ben Shahn's antifascist paintings, or the utopian ideals of the Jewish Palestine Pavilion at the 1939 New York World's Fair, clearly no single formula for defining Jewish art in the diaspora will suffice.The Art of Being Jewish in Modern Times is the first work to analyze modern Jewry's engagement with the arts as a whole, including music, theater, dance, film, museums, architecture, painting, sculpture, and more. Working with a broad conception of what counts as art, the book asks the following questions: What roles have commerce and politics played in shaping Jewish artistic agendas? Who determines the Jewishness of art and for what purposes? What role has aesthetics played in reshaping religious traditions and rituals?This richly illustrated volume illuminates how the arts have helped Jews confront the various challenges of modernity, including cultural adaptation and self-preservation, economic diversification, and ritual transformation. There truly is an art to being Jewish in the modern world—or, alternatively, an art to being modern in the Jewish world—and this collection fully captures its range, diversity, and historical significance.
    Temin Edilemiyor
  • Japanese Warriors, Rogues and Beauties: Woodblocks from Adventure Stories (Dover Fine Art, History of Art)

    Japanese Warriors, Rogues and Beauties: Woodblocks from Adventure Stories (Dover Fine Art, History of Art)

    Karton Kapak
    Heroes, villains, and damsels in distress abound in these richly colored, dramatic images from the Japanese equivalent of dime-store novels. These illustrations were selected from woodblock-printed covers and frontispiece illustrations from 64 popular books published in Osaka from 1898 through 1903. They include samurai and strong men, demons and detectives, courtesans, sumo wrestlers, and other vivid characters in scenarios ranging from romantic to grotesquely violent. Printed in the color woodblock method in use since the late eighteenth century, they provide a link between an ancient storytelling tradition and the beginning of mass-published popular literature. Created during the Meiji era (1868–1912), when Japanese society was changing dramatically with the influx of Western technology and values, these images appealed to a wide audience of newly literate readers. Their scenes of retribution and sacrifice reflect a modern consciousness of Japanese history and a longing for an idealized vision of the past, marked by traditional values of loyalty, filial piety, self-sacrifice, and chivalry. Long considered a disposable form of popular culture, these books were not carefully preserved or collected. This collection, assembled by an expert on Japanese art, offers a rare glimpse of a newly rediscovered art form.
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