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  • Securing the Past: Conservation in Art, Architecture and Literature

    Karton Kapak
    We all have a stake in the past and in its tangible preservation, and we trust professionals to preserve our cultural heritage for the future. However, restoration in all its forms is entangled in many contemporary theoretical debates and problems. This book is the first concerted effort to examine together the linked philosophies of the different arts of preserving and uncovering the past: the restoration of buildings, conservation of works of art, and editing of literary works to retrieve their original or intended texts. By investigating a series of recent crises in each of these areas, Securing the Past shows how their underlying justifications relate closely to one another. Paul Eggert shows how they have been philosophically undermined by postmodern theories and charts another, richer way forward to a new future for the past.
    24,77  TL79,90  TL
  • Mission Furniture, How To Make It: Parts I, II, and III, Complete

    Karton Kapak
    Nearly 100 of the finest, most desirable pieces of Mission furniture that you could ever want to make: chairs, desks, sideboards, buffets, and many smaller pieces. 213 illustrations, including measured drawings.
    24,96  TL29,37  TL
  • Impressions of the 20th Century: Fine Art Prints from the V&A's Collection

    Karton Kapak
    From the first half of the twentieth-century, early British masters of etching such as Walter Sickert and Augustus John are included, while Paul Nash and Eric Gill exemplify the 1920's to 1930's fashion for woodblock-printing. Works from Picasso, Matisse, Vuillard and Chagall sit alongside prints from German artists Paul Klee and Franz Marc. After the Second World War the scale and ambition of lithographs and screen-prints began to rival contemporary paintings. All the key American exponents, such as Jasper Johns, Jim Dine, Roy Lictenstein, Claes Oldenburg, Andy Warhol, and Ron Kitaj are represented, while in Britain artists like Richard Hamilton, David Hockney, Bridget Riley, Eduoardo Paolozzi and Patrick Caulfield were pushing forward the boundaries of the fine art print. This book explores the ever-increasing diversity of print-making - whether crossing over into installation art or incorporating the human body as both image and tool - and challenges our notion of what constitutes a fine art print, posing intriguing questions as to how the medium might develop in the future.
    17,88  TL74,50  TL
  • Fanzines

    Karton Kapak
    For more than 60 years, fanzines have been one of the most significant forms of self-expression. Often handmade and disseminated through underground networks, the fanzine is credited as being both the original medium for many of todays mainstream publications and the predecessor to the blogging craze. This highly visual compendium showcases the best, most thought provoking, and downright weirdest fanzines ever produced. With topics ranging from punk to personal politics, Fanzines includes both widely known fanzines as well as rare publications culled from passionate collectors. Spanning the history of the fanzine from the early experimentation with underground presses to contemporary and electronic fanzines, this is a comprehensive and unprecedented look at a fascinating phenomenon.
    75,30  TL90,72  TL
  • From Heaven to Earth: Chinese Contemporary Painting

    Sert Kapak
    A distinguishing characteristic of contemporary Chinese art is a fusion between traditional Asian forms and references to Western art and pop culture. From Heaven to Earth features the work of 16 Chinese painters who exemplify this amalgam--Feng Zhengjie, Fu Hong, He Sen, Li Dafang, Li Songsong, Ma Liuming, Shi Xinning, Wang Xingwei, Wei Guangqing, Wu Yiming, Xie Nanxing, Yang Qian, Zeng Fanzhi, Zeng Hao, Zang Xiaotao and Zhou Tiehai--with full color images and text by art historian Lorenzo Sassoli de Bianchi. These artists evidence a precision derived from technical mastery, an inclination towards pop colors and a subtle irony, but their works defy categorization. The painters presented here do not share a precise common denominator. In fact, it is interesting to observe how each uses and interprets this genre in a most different way, thus making it very topical and loaded with countless possibilities.
    62,60  TL149,04  TL
  • Life on Mars: 55th Carnegie International

    Sert Kapak
    Are we alone in the universe? Do aliens exist? Or are we, ourselves, the strangers in our own worlds? Conceived around the title Life on Mars, the 2008 Carnegie International, curated by Douglas Fogle, explores the increasingly relevant yet perplexing proposition of what it means to be human in the world today. The question, "Is there life on Mars?" is a rhetorical one, posing a metaphorical quest to explore humanity's response to a world where global events challenge and seem to threaten our everyday existence. Working in a range of media, from micro to macro levels of experience, from tragedy to comedy, the 40 artists from 17 countries in the exhibition explore the alien inside each of us. They include Doug Aitken, Kai Althoff, Vija Celmins, Bruce Conner, Peter Fischli and David Weiss, Daniel Guzman, Mike Kelley, Barry McGee, Wilhelm Sasnal, David Shrigley, Rudolf Stingel, Paul Thek, Wolfgang Tillmans and Andro Wekua, among others. In questioning the absurdity of our lives while demonstrating hopeful aspirations for the future of humankind, these artists foreground the poetic over the monumental and the intimate over the heroic. In the end, the exhibition asks if we ourselves are already on Mars.
    35,38  TL86,29  TL
  • Marc Newson: Pop On/Pop Off

    Karton Kapak
    Marc Newson is one of the most accomplished and influential designers of his generation, having applied his funkily futuristic but technically rigorous approach to everything from a lounge chair to an airplane cabin, from a perfume bottle to a bicycle, from a concept car to a restaurant. In Pop On/Pop Off, his multiplicity of work is presented in a pop-up book of selected projects, packaged neatly in a box, and stuffed with a bonus T-shirt and buttons. Born in Sydney, Australia, Newson grew up in the beachfront hotel (furnished with cool Italian designs) that his mother managed. He spent his teens traveling in Europe and Asia, before returning to the Sydney College of Arts to study jewelry and sculpture. (He notes that it was a huge advantage to grow up in a country without an indigenous design tradition.) The first piece of furniture he exhibited was the Lockheed Lounge--a chaise longue crossed, as it were, with a blob of mercury--and it landed him recognition around the world. When the Japanese entrepreneur Teruo Kurosaki offered to put his designs into production, Newson moved to Tokyo, where he lived and worked from 1987 to 1991. Newson then set up a studio in Paris in 1991, and won commissions from prestigious European manufacturers including Flos for lighting, and Cappellini and Moroso for furniture. He formed a joint venture, the Ikepod Watch Company, to manufacture the watches he designed, and produced limited editions of aluminum furniture including the Event Horizon Table and Orgone Chair. During the mid-1990s, Newson also designed a series of restaurants--Coast in London, Manchester's Mash & Air, and Osman in Cologne--the interior of a Tokyo recording studio, and a retail system for Belgian designer Walter Von Beirendonck. In 1997, Newson moved to London and promptly won two dream commissions: designing the cabin and livery of a Falcon 900B long-range jet and a concept car for Ford. The car, named the 021C for its Pantone Orange color (though it also appear in lime green), is truly novel: doors that open from the center, swiveling seats, a pop-out trunk, a dashboard that could have been designed by Apple, and one giant rear light that runs blob-like across the car's back end. Other industrial jobs followed: glassware for Littala, kitchen and bathroom accessories for Alessi, furniture and household objects for Magis and B&B Italia, and bicycles for Denmark's Biomega company. Current projects include the Lever House restaurant in New York, aircraft interiors and seats for Qantas, new luggage, cookware and bathroom ranges for companies like Ideal Standard and Tefal, and a mobile telephone for Japan's KDDI. Newson has also been commissioned to design uniforms for the Australian Olympic Team, to be worn at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. As well as winning numerous awards, Newson has exhibited extensively. A major retrospective of his work was held at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney from August 2001 to February 2002 and Kelvin40, his concept jet, was exhibited at the Fondation Cartier in Paris in 2004 (where Bucky, a sculptural installation, was mounted in 1995). Newson's designs are part of most major permanent museum collections, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, London's Design Museum, Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, and the Vitra Design Museum. Newson is Adjunct Professor in Design at Sydney College of the Arts.
    25,06  TL86,40  TL
  • Polish!

    Sert Kapak
    For this survey, 38 of Poland's leading artists are presented by a leading curator or art critic, along with numerous illustrations of his or her latest, most important works and a succinct biography. Among the artists featured are Pawel Althamer, Cezary Bodzianowski, Katarzyna Kozyra, Robert Kusmirowski, Dominik Lejman, Wilhelm Sasnal, Monika Sosnowska and Piotr Uklanski.
    143,82  TL173,28  TL
  • Mauchline Ware - A Collector's Guide

    Sert Kapak
    Little has previously been published about this highly collectable souvenir ware which was manufactured in Scotland between 1840 and 1939. Mauchline ware is now widely collected around the world and prices are on the increase. This much needed book on the subject documents the history and manufacture of the ware and catalogues the vast array of items which were produced in various shapes, sizes and finishes. Mauchline ware appeals to a wide span of collectors as the articles are linked to activities such as sewing, smoking, reading and writing. The important connection between Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet, and the town of Mauchline is also examined. The book also contains a chapter on care and maintenance.
    52,01  TL157,62  TL
  • Art and China's Revolution (Asia Society)

    Art and China's Revolution (Asia Society)

    Sert Kapak
    Although numerous books on the Cultural Revolution have been published, they do not analyze the profound shift in aesthetic values that occurred in China after the Communists took power. This fascinating book is the first to focus on artwork produced from the 1950s to the 1970s, when Mao Zedong was in leadership, and argues that important contributions were made during this period that require fuller consideration in Chinese art history, especially with relevance to the contemporary world. Previously, historians have tended to dismiss the art of the Cultural Revolution as pure propaganda. The authors of this volume (historians, art historians, and artists) argue that while much art produced during this time was infused with politics, and individual creativity and displays of free thought were sometimes stifled and even punished, it is short sighted to overlook the aesthetic sophistication, diversity, and accessibility of much of the imagery. Bringing together more than 200 extraordinary artworks, including oil paintings, ink scroll paintings, artist sketchbooks, posters, and objects from daily life, as well as primary documentation that has not been published outside of China or seen since the mid-20th century, this invaluable volume sheds new light on one of the most controversial and critical periods in history.
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  • Fuel: Alphabet City Magazine 13

    Fuel: Alphabet City Magazine 13

    Sert Kapak
    How will the world work in the pos-toil, post-coal future? Our transition could take the form of disastrous collapses in economic, political, and economic systems--or of a radical reinvention of energy. We could relapse into a new Dark Ages, or we could shift to a new economic model and international order that's not based on (the appropriately named) "fossil" fuels but on renewable energy. No matter what, global warming and resource scarcity will force us to do something. To avert environmental and economic disaster, we'll have to think beyond the weekly fluctuations in the price of gasoline and consider larger matters. In Fuel, writers and artists imagine the transition to a carbon-free future: an architect plans "Velo-city," a network of elevated bikeways; a designer models a perfectly internalized, tail-chasing energy system; an urbanist examines the new "Oil Cities" in Dubai and Saudi Arabia; a photographer documents the social and environmental damage done by the oil industry in Nigeria; and an architect proposes that oil rigs be turned into sanctuaries for marine and avian wildlife. Reading Fuel, we read our current energy moment in the broader context of a range of possible futures.
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  • Aloys F. Gangkofner: Glas Und Licht/Glass and Light

    Aloys F. Gangkofner: Glas Und Licht/Glass and Light

    Sert Kapak
    The name of Aloys Gangkofner is well-known to collectors of post-war glass. Born in the Bavarian Forest region, where much of Germany's finest glassworks are produced, Gangkofner taught artistic glass design at the Munich Academy of Fine Arts for over four decades. His experimental one-of-a-kind pieces, executed by glass-blowers at the Lamberts Glassworks in Waldsassen, made him famous worldwide. His deft handling of form earned him acclaim and numerous awards. This monograph traces Gangkofner'scollaboration not only with Lamberts Glassworks but also with the Hesse Glassworks in Stierstadt and the work he did with lighting manufacturers Peill + Putzler and ERCO-where Gangkofner was the first designer. This volume features many of the commissions Gangkofner executed for public spaces, of which only a few have survived. It also examines Gangkofner's influential teaching career. Gangkofner's industrial and artistic design has made him an important force in the development of glassworks and lighting as we know them today.
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  • Le château de Versailles

    Le château de Versailles

    Sert Kapak
    "Grâce au magnifique travail de restauration entrepris depuis plus de dix ans par l'Etat, le Château de Versailles redevient peu à peu lui-même, toujours plus palais et de moins en moins musée. On y entre enfin en franchissant les différentes étapes symboliques qui, de la cour à la chambre du Roi, conduisaient jusqu'au monarque. Bientôt, tes dernières bâches qui dissimulent les toitures vont être enlevées et permettre aux plombs entièrement dorés de refléter à l'infini tes rayons du soleil. Le Château de Versailles n'est plus le triste catafalque d'une monarchie évanouie, il est en train de redevenir le « palais des métamorphoses"...
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  • Le musée du Louvre, Paris, Partie 2

    Le musée du Louvre, Paris, Partie 2

    Sert Kapak
    Se plonger dans le patrimoine artistique européen, c'est d'abord aller à la rencontre de musées prestigieux, intimement ancrés au coeur des plus grandes cités du Vieux Continent, comme dans l'imaginaire des curieux du monde entier. Ils hébergent des trésors artistiques qui forment l'âme et le visage de notre civilisation. Le Louvre à Paris, l'Ermitage à Saint-Pétersbourg, le Prado à Madrid... Les musées les plus fameux vous ouvrent leurs portes pour une immersion complète dans notre patrimoine artistique, de l'Antiquité à nos jours. Cette collection vous propose de les visiter ou de les revisiter virtuellement grâce à 20 volumes traçant l'itinéraire idéal d'un voyage culturel à travers toute l'Europe. A chaque musée, son volume, composé d'un livre, d'un DVD et d'un audioguide en mp3 pour parcourir les salles et admirer en détail les chefs-d'oeuvre des plus belles galeries.
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  • Museu Picasso Barcelone

    Museu Picasso Barcelone

    Sert Kapak
    "L'enchevêtrement d'anciens palais gothiques qui sert aujourd'hui d'écrin au musée Picasso de Barcelone est à lui seul une initiation au cubisme tant la perception de l'espace y est bouleversée. C'est en souvenir de la jeunesse du peintre qu'est né ce musée et qu'il est quasi exclusivement consacré. Le visiter, c'est aller à la rencontre d'un génie en gestation qui allait influencer tout un siècle. Picasso lui-même, offrira au musée plus d'un millier de tableaux. On y trouve ses premiers dessins, des oeuvres de la période bleue, les premières oeuvres dites "cubistes" et la série complète des Ménines" Patrick de Carolis, journaliste et écrivain.
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