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 The Rescue Artist: A True Story of Art, Thieves, and the Hunt for a Missing Masterpiece Edward Dolnick 9780060531188

In the predawn hours of a gloomy February day in 1994, two thieves entered the National Gallery in Oslo and made off with one of the world's most famous paintings, Edvard Munch's Scream. It was a brazen crime committed while the whole world was watching the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer. Baffled and humiliated, the Norwegian police turned to the one man they...

cena: 382
    
The Rescue Artist: A True Story of Art, Thieves, and the Hunt for a Missing Masterpiece
 The Private Lives of the Impressionists Sue Roe 9780060545598

Though they were often ridiculed or ignored by their contemporaries, today astonishing sums are paid for their paintings. Their dazzling works are familiar to even the most casual art lovers--but how well does the world know the Impressionists as people?

Sue Roe's colorful, lively, poignant, and superbly researched biography, The Private Lives of the Impressionists, follows an...

cena: 451
    
The Private Lives of the Impressionists
 The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women & the Artists They Inspired Francine Prose 9780060555252

All loved, and were loved by, their artists, and inspired them with an intensity of emotion akin to Eros.

In a brilliant, wry, and provocative book, National Book Award finalist Francine Prose explores the complex relationship between the artist and his muse. In so doing, she illuminates with great sensitivity and intelligence the elusive emotional wellsprings of the creative...

cena: 359
    
The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women & the Artists They Inspired
 The Guggenheims: A Family History Debi Unger Irwin Unger 9780060934002

A portrait of a great American dynasty and its legacy in business, technology, the arts, and philanthropy

Meyer Guggenheim, a Swiss immigrant, founded a great American business dynasty. At their peak in the early twentieth century, the Guggenheims were reckoned among America's wealthiest, and the richest Jewish family in the world after the Rothschilds. They belonged to Our Crowd, that...

cena: 474
    
The Guggenheims: A Family History
 A Jacques Barzun Reader: Selections from His Works Jacques Barzun 9780060935429

Throughout his career Jacques Barzun, author of the New York Times bestseller and National Book Award Finalist From Dawn to Decadence, has always been known as a witty and graceful essayist, one who combines a depth of knowledge and a rare facility with words.

Now Michael Murray has carefully selected eighty of Barzun's most inventive, accomplished, and insightful...

cena: 474
    
A Jacques Barzun Reader: Selections from His Works
 Gaudi: A Biography Gijs Va 9780060935634

At the time of his death in 1926, Antoni Gaudi was arguably the most famous architect in the world. He had created some of the greatest and most controversial masterpieces of modern architecture, which were as exotic as they were outrageous. But little is known about the shadowy figure behind the swirling, vivid buildings that inspired the Surrealists.

This masterful biography brings...

cena: 543
    
Gaudi: A Biography
 Reinventing Comics: How Imagination and Technology Are Revolutionizing an Art Form Scott McCloud 9780060953508

The new century manifesto on the many futures of comics art

In 1993, Scott McCloud tore down the wall between high and low culture with the acclaimed international hit Understanding Comics, a massive comic book that explored the inner workings of the worlds most misunderstood art form. Now, McCloud takes comics to the next level, charting twelve different...

cena: 612
    
Reinventing Comics: How Imagination and Technology Are Revolutionizing an Art Form
 Renaissance and Renascences in Western Art: Past, Present, and Future Erwin Panofsky 9780064300261
Renaissance and Renascences in Western Art spans the period from the 10th to the 15th century, including discussion of the Carolingian renaissance and the 12th century proto-renaissance. Erwin Panofsky posits that there were "reanscences" prior to the widely known Renaissance that began in Italy in the 14th century. Whereas earlier renascences can be classified as revivals, the Renaissance...
cena: 1934
    
Renaissance and Renascences in Western Art: Past, Present, and Future
 The Caravaggio: Reflections on Political Change and the Clinton Administration Howard Hibbard 9780064301282
0-06-430148-6 Michelangelo: Second Edition
cena: 1870
    
The Caravaggio: Reflections on Political Change and the Clinton Administration
 Perspectives on Western Art, Vol.1: Source Documents and Readings from the Ancient Near East Through the Middle Ages Linnea H. Wren David Wren 9780064301541
This anthology of readings related to Western art history explains specific works of art illustrated in Janson's History of Art and De la Croix and Tansey's Gardner's Art Through the Ages in terms of the ideas, beliefs, and concerns of the people and cultures who created the art. It brings a new understanding of art because it shows the social and cultural basis of major works of...
cena: 1613
    
Perspectives on Western Art, Vol.1: Source Documents and Readings from the Ancient Near East Through the Middle Ages
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