Download E-books The Complete Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Volume 1 PDF

By Jean Paul Richter

This desirable e-book offers the reader with a different perception into the existence and paintings of 1 of history's so much exciting figures. All of Leonardo Da Vinci's paintings is gifted during this compact quantity - from his work and frescos, to certain reproductions of his impressive encrypted notebooks. in addition to that includes each one person art, sections of every are proven in isolation to bare tremendous info - for instance, the several degrees of point of view among the historical past sections of the "Mona Lisa", and the disembodied hand in "The final Supper". 640 pages of color artistic endeavors and pictures of Da Vinci's unique notebooks, followed through attention-grabbing biographical and ancient information are the following.

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Download E-books American Realism (Temporis Collection) PDF

By Gerry Souter

The unconventional stream of yankee Realism allowed artists to wreck loose from the proven traditions of paintings in the USA and enabled the delivery of a real nationwide creative identification. via specified descriptions of either the robust personalities and the creative exchanges marking this circulate, Souter indicates the reader how those artists significantly altered the paintings in their time and ceaselessly impacted the background of art.

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Download E-books The Complete Pyramids: Solving the Ancient Mysteries PDF

By Mark Lehner

For hundreds of years the pyramids have encouraged passionate theories approximately their origins, objective and approach to development. during this absolutely paintings at the significant pyramids of historic Egypt, the writer surveys the heritage, construction and use of the pyramids. He examines either the practicalities and logostics in their development and their conceptual points - their cosmology and iconography and their fascinating texts. different positive aspects comprise money owed of the newest discoveries through foreign groups engaged on the pyramids; dialogue of the newest theories; chronology and background of Egypt and the pyramids; maps and location plans; a consultant to traveling; computing device generated standpoint perspectives of the internal of the pyramids; and quotations from old texts, early explorers and archaeologists.

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Download E-books Andrea Mantegna, le roi de l'illusion: Entre inspiration antique et passion du progrès PDF

Décryptez l'art d'Andrea Mantegna en moins d'une heure !

Représentant majeur du Quattrocento, Andrea Mantegna est sollicité par les plus grands de son époque, mais c'est à l'illustre famille Gonzague qu'il finit par s'attacher. C'est à leur gloire qu'il réalisera l'un de ses plus grands chefs-d'oeuvre, l. a. Camera picta. Combinant l'inspiration old aux avancées majeures de son temps et poussant toujours plus loin sa recherche de réalisme, Mantegna surprend par sa modernité.

Ce livre vous permettra d'en savoir plus sur :
- Le contexte politique et culturel dans lequel Andrea Mantegna s'inscrit
- l. a. vie de l'artiste et son parcours
- Les caractéristiques et spécificités de son art
- Une sélection d'oeuvres-clés de Mantegna
- Son effect dans l'histoire de l'art

Le mot de l'éditeur :
« Dans ce numéro de los angeles série "50Minutes | Artistes", Eliane Reynold de Seresin se penche sur le destin d'Andrea Mantegna. Après un portrait complet de l'homme, c'est à l'artiste que l'auteure s'intéresse. Son goût de l'antique, l. a. précision de son trait, son obsession du détail, ses vues en contre-plongée. . . tous les ingrédients de son paintings sont analysés en détail, photos à l'appui. Dans ce numéro, à côté de los angeles célèbre Chambre des époux, nous analysons également le Saint Sébastien du Louvre et l. a. Lamentation sur le Christ mort, deux oeuvres particulièrement emblématiques du peintre. » Stéphanie Felten

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La série « Artistes » de l. a. assortment « 50Minutes » aborde plus de cinquante artistes qui ont profondément marqué l'histoire de l'art, du Moyen Âge à nos jours. Chaque livre a été conçu à l. a. fois pour les passionnés d'art et pour les amateurs curieux d'en savoir davantage en peu de temps. Nos auteurs analysent avec précision les oeuvres des plus grands artistes tout en laissant position à toutes les interprétations.

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Download E-books Erotic Drawings PDF

By Victoria Charles

From Michelangelo to Rubens, Degas and Picasso, erotic paintings has attracted many nice masters, who created works that captivate the beholder like few others. despite, or perhaps even as a result of, this charm, erotic paintings hasn't ever didn't evoke controversy, and often needed to safeguard itself from fees of pornography. This ebook courses readers from early portrayals of erotic scenes produced within the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, to modern highlights corresponding to Picasso’s sketchbook drawings, encompassing a wide number of types and strategies.

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Download E-books Treasuring the Gaze: Intimate Vision in Late Eighteenth-Century Eye Miniatures PDF

By Hanneke Grootenboer

The finish of the eighteenth century observed the beginning of a brand new craze in Europe: tiny pics of unmarried eyes that have been exchanged via fanatics or family. Worn as brooches or pendants, those minuscule eyes served an analogous emotional want as extra traditional mementoes, comparable to lockets containing a coil of a enjoyed one’s hair. the style lasted just a couple of a long time, and by means of the early 1800s eye miniatures had light into oblivion. Unearthing those snap shots in Treasuring the Gaze, Hanneke Grootenboer proposes that the craze for eye miniatures—and their abrupt disappearance—reveals a knot within the unfolding of the historical past of vision.
 
Drawing on Alois Riegl, Jean-Luc Nancy, Marcia Pointon, Melanie Klein, and others, Grootenboer unravels this knot, getting to know formerly unseen styles of taking a look and methods for exhibiting. She indicates that eye miniatures painting the subject’s gaze instead of his or her eye, making the recipient of the memento an particular beholder who's endlessly watched. those precious pix regularly go back the appearance they obtain and, as such, they bring about a reciprocal mode of viewing that Grootenboer calls intimate imaginative and prescient. Recounting tales approximately eye miniatures—including the position one performed within the scandalous affair of Mrs. Fitzherbert and the Prince of Wales, a portrait of the spell binding eye of Lord Byron, and the loss and longing integrated in crying eye miniatures—Grootenboer indicates that intimate imaginative and prescient brings the gaze of one other deep into the guts of personal experience.
 
With a bunch of interesting imagery from this eccentric and in most cases forgotten but deeply deepest souvenir, Treasuring the Gaze presents new insights into the artwork of miniature portray and the style of portraiture.

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