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Brodskaïa, Nathalia - Impressionism, ebook


Brodskaïa, Nathalia


Was it not Manet who evoked the definitive formula: “I paint what I see and not what others want to see” ? There would be a long way to go before the world recognised the difference between traditional, academic art and the birth of modern, non-figurative painting.

Carl, Klaus H. - Carl Larsson, ebook

Carl Larsson

Carl, Klaus H.


Yet it is undoubtedly his series of watercolors and pen-and-ink drawings showcasing the innovative interior design of the house he created together with his wife Karin which are cherished above all, for their vision of a happy, stylish, modern home which he offered

Calosse, Jp. A. - Piet Mondrian, ebook

Piet Mondrian

Calosse, Jp. A.


Pieter Cornelis Mondrian (1872-1944) gehört zu den bedeutendsten Vertretern der niederländischen Kunstströmung „De Stijl“ und war für die Entwicklung der geometrischen Abstraktion von zentraler Bedeutung. Zunächst verwendete er die Farbe als…

Brodskaïa, Nathalia - Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, ebook

Impressionism and Post-Impressionism

Brodskaïa, Nathalia


Impressionism is the most famous artistic movement. But what appears today as a charming and exquisite landscape painting, was actually one of the first avant-garde movements whose members had decided to fight the values of traditional art. The impressionist

Brodskaïa, Nathalia - Post-Impressionism, ebook


Brodskaïa, Nathalia


All these movements remind me of moving geometrical pieces in a kaleidoscope, which separate suddenly only to better come together again. They move apart then get together, but, nevertheless, stay in the same circle – the circle of the new art.” (Emile Verhaeren).

Ching, Francis D. K. - A Global History of Architecture, ebook

A Global History of Architecture

Ching, Francis D. K.


The gold-standard exploration of architecture's global evolution
A Global History of Architecture provides a comprehensive tour through the ages, spinning the globe to present the landmark architectural movements that characterized each time period. Spanning from 3,500 b.c.e. to the

Gafijczuk, Dariusz - The Inhabited Ruins of Central Europe, ebook

The Inhabited Ruins of Central Europe

Gafijczuk, Dariusz


Terezín as Reverse Potemkin Ruin, in Five Movements and an Epilogue
Michael Beckerman
12. Desert Europa and the Sea of Ruins: The Post-Apocalyptic Imagination in Egon Bondy’s Afghanistan
Jonathan Bolton
13. History’s Loose Ends: Imagining the Velvet

Alexander, Frances - Amedeo Modigliani, ebook

Amedeo Modigliani

Alexander, Frances


But at the same time, he managed to produce some of the modern movement’s most enduring masterpieces, and today his work sells for record-breaking sums whenever it comes up for auction. In this fascinating examination of Modigliani’s