Название: 1000 Tattoos (Bibliotheca Universalis) ISBN: 3836549921 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783836549929 Издательство: Taschen Цена: 1565 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (более 3-х шт.) Описание: Wearable art. An exploration of tattoos past and present Whether you're thinking of getting a tattoo or just want to see to what lengths others have gone in decorating their bodies, this is the book to check out. This special edition of "1000 Tattoos" explores the history of the art worldwide via designs and photos--from 19th century engravings to tribal body art, from circus ladies of the 20s to classic biker designs--giving a fascinating insight into the art of tattooing.
Автор: Wildenstein Daniel Название: Monet or the Triumph of Impressionism (Bibliotheca Universalis) ISBN: 3836551012 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783836551014 Издательство: Taschen Цена: 1565 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (более 3-х шт.) Описание: Master of the sublime: The essential Impressionist No other artist, apart from J.M.W. Turner, tried as hard asClaude Monet(1840 1926) to capture light itself on canvas. Of all the Impressionists, it was the man Cezanne called only an eye, but my God what an eye! who stayed true to the principle of absolute fidelity to the visual sensation, painting directly from the object.It could be said that Monet reinvented the possibilities of color. Whether it was through his early interest in Japanese prints, his timeas a conscriptin the dazzling light of Algeria, or his personal acquaintance with the major painters of the late 19th century, the work Monet produced throughout his long life would change forever the way we perceive both the natural world and its attendant phenomena. The high point of his explorations was the late series of waterlilies, painted in his own garden at Giverny, which, in their approach toward almost total formlessness, are really the origin of abstract art.This biography does full justice to this most remarkable and profoundly influential artist, and offersnumerous reproductions and archive photos alongside a detailed and insightful commentary. About the Series: Bibliotheca Universalis Compact cultural companions celebrating the eclectic TASCHEN universe at an unbeatable, democratic price!Since we started our work as cultural archaeologists in 1980, the name TASCHEN has become synonymous with accessible, open-minded publishing.Bibliotheca Universalisbrings together nearly 100 of our all-time favorite titles in a neat new format so you can curate your own affordable library of art, anthropology, and aphrodisia.Bookworm s delight never bore, always excite! "
Автор: Heimann Jim Название: 20th Century Classic Cars. 100 Years of Automotive Ads (Bibliotheca Universalis) ISBN: 3836546159 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783836546157 Издательство: Taschen Цена: 1638 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: Henry Ford jump-started the age of the automobile with the first assembly-line car in 1908: the Model T. Over the next century the automobile evolved from chugging workhorse to tail fin era showboat to sleek status symbol, complete with sleek hood ornament. Initially a novelty item, the car grew into a necessity of the modern age, and a vector of freedom on the open road.
20th Century Classic Cars offers a lush visual history of the automobile, decade by decade, via 400-plus print advertisements from the Jim Heimann Collection. Using imagery culled from a century of auto advertising, this book traces the evolution of the auto from horseless carriage to rocket on wheels and beyond. With an introduction and chapter text by New York Times automotive writer Phil Patton, as well as an illustrated timeline, this volume highlights the technological innovations, major manufacturers and dealers, historical events, and influence of popular culture on car design. Time-travel through the Automobile Age with a collection that puts you in the driver s seat. A TASCHEN classic, now in a new size at an irresistible price!
Название: Leonardo da Vinci. The Graphic Work (Bibliotheca Universalis) ISBN: 3836554410 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783836554411 Издательство: Taschen Цена: 1270 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (3 шт.) Описание: The deftness of da vinci. The drawings of Art History's master genius. One of the most accomplished human beings who ever lived, Leonardo da Vinci remains the quintessential Renaissance genius. Creator of the world's most famous paintings, this scientist, artist, philosopher, inventor, builder, and mechanic epitomized the great flowering of human consciousness that marks his era. Leonardo da Vinci - The Graphic Work features top quality reproductions of 663 of Leonardo's drawings, from anatomical studies to architectural plans, from complex engineering designs to pudgy infant portraits. All of the drawings, more than half of which were provided by the Royal Collection at Windsor Castle, are presented in full-page format. Delve in and delight in the delicate finesse of one of the most talented minds, and hands, in history.
Название: Book of Palms (Bibliotheca Universalis) ISBN: 3836556235 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783836556231 Издательство: Taschen Цена: 1261 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: Trees of paradise: Exquisite illustrations of the tropical palm On December 13, 1868, Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius (1794-1868), Professor of Botany at the University of Munich and director of the Royal Botanic Garden, was carried to his grave in a coffin covered with fresh palm leaves. The fronds were a reference to his groundbreaking Natural History of Palms: a work in three volumes, published between 1823-1853. This encyclopedic treasury of 240 exquisite chromolithographic illustrations was based on Martius's expeditions through Brazil and Peru. From 1817 to 1820, he traveled over 2,250 km (1,400 miles) throughout the Amazon basin, to investigate natural history and native tribes with zoologist Johann Baptist von Spix. The result was an unrivaled catalog of all known genera of the palm family, outlining the modern classification of palm, describing all the palms of Brazil, and producing the first maps of palm biogeography. Martius's folio is unusual in its inclusion of cross-sectioned diagrams, conveying the architecture of these mighty trees, which central Europeans would have found hard to imagine accurately. Equally remarkable are the color landscapes showing various palms--often standing alone in simple and elegant beauty. Text in English, French, and German
Название: Albertus Seba. Cabinet of Natural Curiosities (Bibliotheca Universalis) ISBN: 3836554372 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783836554374 Издательство: Taschen Цена: 1512 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (3 шт.) Описание: Spectacular specimens. This is Albertus Seba's unrivaled catalog of animals, insects and plants. Albertus Seba's Cabinet of Natural Curiosities is one of the 18th century's greatest natural history achievements and remains one of the most prized natural history books of all time. Though scientists of his era often collected natural specimens for research purposes, Amsterdam-based pharmacist Seba (1665-1736) was unrivaled in his passion. His amazing collection of animals. plants and insects from all around the world gained international fame during his lifetime. In 1731, after decades of collecting, Seba commissioned careful and often scenic illustrations of every specimen. With these meticulous drawings. he arranged the publication of a four-volume catalog. covering the entire collection from strange and exotic plants to snakes, frogs, crocodiles, shellfish, corals, birds. and butterflies, as well as now extinct creatures. This reproduction is taken from a rare, hand-colored original. The introduction supplies background information about the fascinating tradition of natural collections to which Seba's curiosities belonged
Название: Jazz Covers (Bibliotheca Universalis) ISBN: 3836556367 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783836556361 Издательство: Taschen Цена: 1261 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: This anthology of Jazz album artwork is above all a treasure trove of creative and cultural inspiration. Spanning half a century, it assembles the most daring and dynamic Jazz cover designs that helped make and shape not only a musical genre but also a particular way of experiencing life.