The Story of Painting
The Essential Guide to the History of Western Art
Hardcover ISBN: 1564586154
Published in conjunction with the National Gallery of Art, this richly illustrated survey chronicles the history of eight hundred years of Western art, from the Byzantine era to post-modernism, highlighting styles, techniques, media, artists, and themes. 35,000 first printing.
Masterpieces and Museum-Quality Indian Modern & Contemporary Paintings
Paperback ISBN: 189020658x
Produced in conjunction with the Auction of the same name, this publication showcases one of the finest collections of Indian Modern & Contemporary Paintings ever brought together for sale. The Works have been historically contextualised through seven sections, The Art of Portraiture/ Studies of the Female & Other Life Forms/ Religious Icons & Narrative/ Folk & Tribal Art as Inspirational Platform/ Demons of Unrelenting Introspection/ Social Responsibility as the Aesthetic Work Ethic/ Nature, Landscape & Cityscape as Inspiration, with clear pricing and illustration references. A well-researched text provides valuable curatorial and documentational support presented through the now-acclaimed design formats of Tuli & Trivedi. Detailed Artist Bibliographies constitute an additional and valuable research resource. This volume is the fifth in the Auction Series published by Osian's as part of its larger programme to establish a credible and integrated infrastructure for the arts in India.
Botanical Illustration in Watercolor
Paperback ISBN: 0823005305
In this volume Wunderlich shows the watercolour artist how to recreate the colours and textures found in nature. The lessons include where to find subjects, how to design a composition faithful to nature, and how to draw and paint plants, from initial sketch to finished work.
Limited Cased Edition
Hardcover ISBN: 0892811390
Artist Alex Grey is creating some of the most beautifully refined paintings in the world today and his work is exhibited worldwide, including the New Museum and Stux Gallery in New York, the Grand Palais in Paris, the SÃ£o Paulo Biennial, and ARK exhibition space in Tokyo. His art is also featured in venues as diverse as album covers for the Beastie Boys, Nirvana, and Tool, Newsweek magazine, and the Discovery Channel. This is a limited collector's edition which contains: â€¢ One hardcover copy of Sacred Mirrors â€¢ One hardcover copy of Transfigurations â€¢ Portfolio of six new paintings suitable for framing â€¢ The protective case acts as an altar â€¢ Contains over 250 color paintings Â
Some damage to slipcase but books and prints are in very good condition.
Artists in Residence
A Guide to the Homes and Studios of Eight 19Th-Century Painters in and Around Paris
Paperback ISBN: 1892145006
Open to the public, the homes and studios of eight celebrated nineteenth-century painters—Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, Gustave Courbet, Eugène Delacroix, Gustave Moreau, Rosa Bonheur, Jean-François Millet, and Charles-François Daubigny—provide intimate insights into their work and personalities as well as pleasurable day-long itineraries in and around Paris. A writer and a photographer, both of whose work appears frequently in Architectural Digest, present sumptuous portraits of these painters’ lives and times. Travel information includes discriminating hotel and restaurant recommendations; sites of related interest; excursions to nearby châteaux and medieval fortress towns; directions for travel by car and train; museums in Paris with works by each artist; phone and fax numbers and email addresses for all listings.