World Art

Front Cover of The Power of the Center by Rudolf Arnheim
The Power of the Center - Rudolf Arnheim

The Power of the Center by Rudolf Arnheim uses a wealth of examples to consider the factors that determine the overall organization of visual form in works of painting, sculpture, and architecture.

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Front cover of Bihzad and His Paintings in the Zafar-Namah MS. by Thomas W. Arnold
Bihzad and His Paintings in the Zafar-Namah MS. - Thomas W. Arnold

Bihzad and His Paintings in the Zafar-Namah MS. by Thomas W. Arnold presents the works of Bihzad with regards to his paintings displayed in the Zafar-namah (Book of Victory) which is a biography of Timur (Tamerlane), from the twenty-fifth year of his age until his death. Includes 25-pages of text plus 13 full-page lovely colour plates.

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Front cover of the Art of Rene Lalique by Patricia Bayer & Mark Waller
The Art of Rene Lalique - Patricia Bayer & Mark Waller

The Art of Rene Lalique by Patricia Bayer & Mark Waller is a detailed study of more then 250 stunning pieces. This work is an examination of Lalique's glassmaking techniques with respect to their effect on his work. It features approximately 350 full-colour photographs including two portraits of Rene Lalique.

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Front Cover of Johannes Vermeer by Ben Broos and Arthur K Wheelock jr
Johannes Vermeer - Ben Broos and Arthur K Wheelock jr

Johannes Vermeer by Ben Broos and Arthur K Wheelock jr is an exhibition catalogue that accompanied the exhibition held in Washington and Den Haag from 1995 - 1996. This is the Dutch edition with text in Dutch.

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Front Cover of 100 Views of Mount Fuji by Timothy Clark
100 Views of Mount Fuji - Timothy Clark

100 Views of Mount Fuji by Timothy Clark explores a wide range of manifestations of the mountain in more recent visual culture, as portrayed in more than 100 works by Japanese painters and print designers from the 17th century to the present in the collection of The British Museum.

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Front Cover of Leonardo da Vinci by Francesca Debolini
Leonardo da Vinci - Francesca Debolini

Leonardo da Vinci by Francesca Debolini is part of the publishers' Art Book series which presents the life and work of the artist within the social, cultural and political context of his time. A fully illustrated guide, with stunning colour illustrations throughout.

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Front Cover of The Magic Mirror of M C Escher by Bruno Ernst
The Magic Mirror of M C Escher - Bruno Ernst

The Magic Mirror of M C Escher by Bruno Ernst shows us through the aid of sketches and diagrams how the artist arrived at his most provocative creations. Illustrated in colour and b&w.

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Front cover of Optical Illusions by Bruno Ernst
Optical Illusions - Bruno Ernst

Optical Illusions by Bruno Ernst guides the reader through the wonderful world of optical illusions with a fascinating wealth of examples and illustrations.

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Front Cover of The Graphic Work of M C Escher by M C Escher
The Graphic Work of M C Escher - M C Escher

The Graphic Work of M C Escher by M C Escher consists of 76 reproductions (a few in colour) which are introduced and explained by the artist himself.

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Front cover of M. C. Escher by Maurits Cornelis Escher
M. C. Escher - Maurits Cornelis Escher

M. C. Escher by Maurits Cornelis Escher showcases 76 of the artists graphics in black and white and some in colour. M.C. Escher is not a surrealist drawing us into his dream world, but an architect of perfectly impossible worlds who presents the structurally unthinkable as though it were a law of nature. The resulting dimensional and perspectival illusions bring us into confrontation with the limitations of our sensory perception.

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Front cover of Wiener Werkstatte by Gabriele Fahr-Becker
Wiener Werkstatte - Gabriele Fahr-Becker

Wiener Werkstatte 1903 - 1932 by Gabriele Fahr-Becker is an excellent and very well illustrated history of the Vieena Workshop.

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Front cover of Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by Edward Fitzgerald
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - Edward Fitzgerald

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam translated by Edward Fitzgerald includes 12 beautiful illustrations in colour by Edmund Dulac. Since the collected poems of eleventh- and twelfth-century Persian philosopher Omar Khayyám were first translated into English in 1859 by Patrick Fitzgerald, the Rubáiyát has become one of the most popular books of verse in the world.

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Front Cover of Zero to Infinity: Arte Povera 1962-1972 curated by Richard Flood and Frances Morris
Zero to Infinity: Arte Povera 1962-1972 - Richard Flood and Frances Morris

Zero to Infinity: Arte Povera 1962-1972 curated by Richard Flood and Frances Morris is a catalogue from the London and Minneapolis exhibitions of the same title. This exhibition examines the work of 14 key artists that defined the period and the movement "Arte Povera". Contains an introduction, 5 essays, timeline, exhibition checklist, exhibition histories, and the works and selected writings of the 14 artists.

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Front cover of Jasper Johns by Richard Francis
Jasper Johns - Richard Francis

Jasper Johns by Richard Francis is an enlightening new interpretation of one of today's most influential artists featuring over 100 illustrations - 48 in colour. For more than thirty years Jasper Johns has been making art that teases viewers with the wilful obscurity of its content, while offering rich visual pleasures with the beauty of its form, colour, and surface. In 1955 he painted his first Flags, which, with the Target and Numbers that soon followed, were to become his most famous work.

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Front Cover of Phaidon Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts 1890-1940 edited by Phillippe Garner
Phaidon Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts 1890-1940 - Phillippe Garner

Phaidon Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts 1890-1940 edited by Phillippe Garner is an authoritative account of all the classic movements in design in the modern period. Each of the sections of this encyclopedia has been written by an expert in the field. With 500 illustrations in colour and black & white.

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Front cover of Emille Galle by Phillipe Garner
Emille Galle - Phillipe Garner

Emille Galle by Phillipe Garner is a literate and well researched book which places Galle within the context of the Art Nouveau movement and the spirit of the time. Profusely illustarted in b&w and colour.

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Front Cover of Minotauromachy by Pablo Picasso - Sebastian Goeppert & Herma C Goeppert-Frank
Minotauromachy by Pablo Picasso - Sebastian Goeppert & Herma C Goeppert-Frank

Minotauromachy by Pablo Picasso by Sebastian Goeppert & Herma C Goeppert-Frank is a comprehensive analysis of the content and structure of Picasso's large etching 'Minotaurmachy' considered by many to be the most important print of the 20th century.

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Front cover of From Corot to Monet edited by Marco Goldin and Rochelle Keene
From Corot to Monet - edited by Marco Goldin and Rochelle Keene

From Corot to Monet, Impressionists and Post-Impressionists from the Johannesburg Art Gallery edited by Marco Goldin and Rochelle Keene was published to accompany an exhibition of the works of these artists in the Johannesburg Art Gallery collections in Italy

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Front Cover of The Ultimate Trophy by Phillip Hook
The Ultimate Trophy - Phillip Hook

The Ultimate Trophy by Phillip Hook examines the public's change of heart toward Impressionism. Starting with its shocking novelty and confounding style, he traces the impact of the Impressionist painting as it spread to Germany, America and Great Britain polarising modernists and conservatives. The author worked as the Senior Director of Sotheby's Impressionist and Modern Art department.

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Front Cover of Otto Dix by Eugen Keuerleber
Otto Dix - Eugen Keuerleber

Otto Dix by Eugen Keuerleber is an exhibition catalogue comprising 'Social Criticism: Prints 1920-1924' and 'Der Krieg' War Etchings set VI 1924. The catalogue is in German, however a loosely-inserted stapled booklet provides an English translation of the text.

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Front Cover of Ki Ki's Paris by Billy Kluver and Julie Martin
Ki Ki's Paris - Billy Kluver and Julie Martin

Ki Ki's Paris by Billy Kluver and Julie Martin profiles the world of Montparnasse during the first three decades of the twentieth century, sketching portraits of the many artists, writers, and thinkers that gravitated to it and to the enigmatic singer, model, and artist known as Kiki. The authors have chosen from thousands of photographs of the time and interviewed artists and models who were in Montparnasse in the 1920s.

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Front Cover of Mathias Waske by Kunst Haus Wien
Mathias Waske - Kunst Haus Wien

Mathias Waske edited by Katharina Böhm is an exhibition catalogue of works by German painter Mathias Waske held at the Kunst Haus Wien in 2005. The exhibition was called Mona Lisa to Madonna. Mathias Waske is well-known for his original and witty ideas and for his extraordinary painting technique. Text in German.

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Front Cover of Heath Robinson by John Lewis
Heath Robinson - John Lewis

Heath Robinson by John Lewis s a book about a man who became so famous that his name has become a part of the English language. His fame as a great comic artist came from his ridiculing of the machine, yet this side of his work was only a part and perhaps a lesser part of this remarkable artist. Heath Robinson's serious book illustration is less well known than his comic drawings but he is probably the most important artist in pen drawing since Aubrey Beardsley.  llustrated with 119 line drawings, 33 half-tone drawings and 4 plates in colour

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Image and Imagination: Georgia O'Keeffe by John Loengard    Cover of A Long Night's Damage by Eugene de Kock
Image and Imagination: Georgia O'Keeffe - John Loengard

Image and Imagination: Georgia O'Keeffe by John Loengard is a unique marriage of paintings and photographs which also includes a touching introduction by Loengard describing his first encounter with O'Keeffe and contemplative writings by the artist herself on her work and inspirations.

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Front cover of Movements in Art Since 1945 by Edward Lucie-Smith
Movements in Art Since 1945 - Edward Lucie-Smith

Movements in Art Since 1945 by Edward Lucie-Smith is part of the World of Art series published by Thames and Hudson. It is a classic account of the history of the visual arts since the end of WWII.

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