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American Art Deco
American Art Deco
Hardcover      ISBN: 0810918501
Explores the tradition of the streamlined design and reveals how it was manifested in the great buildings, furniture, and merchandise of the 1930s
De Stijl 1917-1931: Visions of Utopia
De Stijl 1917-1931
Visions of Utopia
Paperback      ISBN: 0896592553
Examines the history and influences of the De Stijl abstract art movement and analyzes the work of artists, including Piet Mondrian, Bart van der Leck, and Gerrit Rietveld
The Art Book
The Art Book
Paperback      ISBN: 0714836257
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
The Search for Form in Art and Architecture
The Search for Form in Art and Architecture
Paperback      ISBN: 0486249077
Important philosophical volume by foremost architectural conceptualist emphasizes organic design, interrelated study of all arts. He provides introductory, retrospective, and prospective analysis, explores the creative instinct, organic order, form and vitality, form and time, form and logic, form and function, the dogmatic, mechanized, and the creative mind, and more.
Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling
Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling
Paperback      ISBN: 0142003697
Recounts Michelangelo's creation of his masterpiece, the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, from his commission from Pope Julius II, through the artist's four years of work, to the final acclaim at the painting's 1512 unveiling.
Crossing the Channel: British and French Painting in the Age of Romanticism
Crossing the Channel
British and French Painting in the Age of Romanticism
Hardcover      ISBN: 185437513x
A catalog to an exhibition that explores the influence of English painting on French art in the nineteenth century.
American Visions: The Epic History of Art in America
American Visions
The Epic History of Art in America
Hardcover      ISBN: 0679426272
The companion volume to a eight-part, PBS series traces the history of art in America, from the early works of Native Americans, through its richly varied evolution, to the present day, including critical commentaries, anecdotes, profiles, and hundreds of illustrations. TV tie-in. 100,000 first printing.
Theories of Modern Art: A Source Book by Artists
Theories of Modern Art
A Source Book by Artists
Paperback      ISBN: 0520052560
Gathers interviews, articles, letters, and manifestos dealing with Postimpressionism, symbolism, fauvism, Expressionism, and cubism
The Illustrated Star Wars Universe
The Illustrated Star Wars Universe
Paperback      ISBN: 0553374842
Featuring two dozen specially commissioned paintings and scores of others by the concept artist for the Star Wars films, a journey to eight Star Wars locations offers intriguing details about the science-fiction universe. Reprint.
Art Deco
Art Deco
Hardcover      ISBN: 0810981998
A photographic survey of the opulent art style which arose in the 1920s traces its entire evolutionary course in every medium, in both Europe and America, to its present popularity.