Persian Miniatures (Mega Square)

Encounter considered one of history’s maximum civilizations via miniatures. In Persian Miniatures, the tale of the great Persian Empire is advised when it comes to creative culture on a small yet vivid scale. This exact number of colourful miniatures from Persia in a handy transportable measurement will make the fitting gift.

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Berlin Psychoanalytic: Psychoanalysis and Culture in Weimar Republic Germany and Beyond (Weimar and Now: German Cultural Criticism)

By Veronika Fuechtner

One hundred years after the Berlin Psychoanalytic Institute was once confirmed, this booklet recovers the cultural and highbrow heritage hooked up to this bright association and areas it along the London Bloomsbury crew, the Paris Surrealist circle, and the Viennese fin-de-siècle as an important bankruptcy within the background of modernism. Taking us from international warfare I Berlin to the 3rd Reich and past to Nineteen Forties Palestine and Nineteen Fifties New York—and to the influential paintings of the Frankfurt School—Veronika Fuechtner strains the community of artists and psychoanalysts that started in Germany and endured in exile. Connecting hobbies, varieties, and issues corresponding to Dada, multi-perspectivity, and the city adventure with the speculation and perform of psychoanalysis, she illuminates topics unique to the Berlin psychoanalytic context similar to battle trauma, masculinity and femininity, race and anti-Semitism, and the cultural avant-garde. particularly, she explores the lives and works of Alfred Döblin, Max Eitingon, Georg Groddeck, Karen Horney, Richard Huelsenbeck, count number Hermann von Keyserling, Ernst Simmel, and Arnold Zweig.

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Andrea Mantegna, le roi de l'illusion: Entre inspiration antique et passion du progrès

Décryptez l'art d'Andrea Mantegna en moins d'une heure !

Représentant majeur du Quattrocento, Andrea Mantegna est sollicité par les plus grands de son époque, mais c'est à l'illustre famille Gonzague qu'il finit par s'attacher. C'est à leur gloire qu'il réalisera l'un de ses plus grands chefs-d'oeuvre, l. a. Camera picta. Combinant l'inspiration vintage aux avancées majeures de son temps et poussant toujours plus loin sa recherche de réalisme, Mantegna surprend par sa modernité.

Ce livre vous permettra d'en savoir plus sur :
- Le contexte politique et culturel dans lequel Andrea Mantegna s'inscrit
- l. a. vie de l'artiste et son parcours
- Les caractéristiques et spécificités de son art
- Une sélection d'oeuvres-clés de Mantegna
- Son influence dans l'histoire de l'art

Le mot de l'éditeur :
« Dans ce numéro de l. a. série "50Minutes | Artistes", Eliane Reynold de Seresin se penche sur le destin d'Andrea Mantegna. Après un portrait complet de l'homme, c'est à l'artiste que l'auteure s'intéresse. Son goût de l'antique, los angeles précision de son trait, son obsession du détail, ses vues en contre-plongée. . . tous les ingrédients de son paintings sont analysés en détail, photos à l'appui. Dans ce numéro, à côté de los angeles célèbre Chambre des époux, nous analysons également le Saint Sébastien du Louvre et los angeles Lamentation sur le Christ mort, deux oeuvres particulièrement emblématiques du peintre. » Stéphanie Felten

À Propos De los angeles SÉRie 50Minutes | Artistes
La série « Artistes » de los angeles assortment « 50Minutes » aborde plus de cinquante artistes qui ont profondément marqué l'histoire de l'art, du Moyen Âge à nos jours. Chaque livre a été conçu à los angeles fois pour les passionnés d'art et pour les amateurs curieux d'en savoir davantage en peu de temps. Nos auteurs analysent avec précision les oeuvres des plus grands artistes tout en laissant position à toutes les interprétations.

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Art and Science

An abundantly illustrated background of the dynamic interplay among the humanities and sciences, and the way it has formed our world.

Today, paintings and technological know-how are usually outlined towards one another: one comprises the production of person aesthetic gadgets, and the opposite the invention of basic legislation of nature. all through human heritage, despite the fact that, the limits were much less basically drawn: wisdom and artifacts have frequently issued from a similar resource, the pinnacle and fingers of the artisan. And artists and scientists have regularly been associated, on a basic point, by way of their reliance on artistic thinking.

Art and Science is the one ebook to survey the important courting among those fields of exercise in its complete scope, from prehistory to the current day. person chapters discover how technological know-how has formed structure in each tradition and civilization; how mathematical ideas and fabrics technological know-how have underpinned the ornamental arts; how the psychology of notion has spurred the advance of portray; how image layout and representation have advanced in tandem with equipment of medical learn; and the way breakthroughs within the actual sciences have reworked the acting arts. a few 265 illustrations, starting from masterworks by means of Dürer and Leonardo to the remarkable vistas printed by means of fractal geometry, supplement the wide-ranging text.

This new version of Art and Science has been up to date to hide the continued convergence of artwork and expertise within the electronic age, a convergence that has resulted in the emergence of a brand new kind of author, the “cultural explorer” whose hybrid artistic endeavors defy all conventional categorization. it'll make thought-provoking interpreting for college kids and academics, employees in artistic and technical fields, and someone who's occupied with the heritage of human achievement.

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Architecture and Mathematics from Antiquity to the Future, Volume 1: Antiquity to the 1500s

All ages and each tradition has depended on the incorporation of arithmetic of their works of structure to imbue the equipped atmosphere with that means and order. arithmetic can be vital to the construction of structure, to its tools of size, fabrication and research. This two-volume edited assortment provides a close portrait of the ways that likely assorted disciplines are interconnected. Over nearly a hundred chapters it illustrates and examines the connection among structure and mathematics...

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David e l'arte della rivoluzione francese (Art dossier Giunti)

By Orietta Rossi Pinelli

Jacques-Louis David (30 August 1748 – 29 December 1825) was once an influential French painter within the Neoclassical type, thought of to be the preeminent painter of the period. within the 1780s his cerebral model of background portray marked a metamorphosis in flavor clear of Rococo frivolity towards a classical austerity and severity, heightened feeling chiming with the ethical weather of the ultimate years of the Ancien Régime.
David later grew to become an lively supporter of the French Revolution and buddy of Maximilien Robespierre (1758–1794), and was once successfully a dictator of the humanities below the French Republic. Imprisoned after Robespierre's fall from energy, he aligned himself with one more political regime upon his free up, that of Napoleon I. It used to be at present that he built his Empire type, extraordinary for its use of hot Venetian colors. After Napoleon's fall from energy and the Bourbon revival, David exiled himself to Brussels, then within the uk of the Netherlands, the place he remained till his loss of life. David had a number of scholars, making him the most powerful effect in French paintings of the early nineteenth century, particularly educational Salon painting.

Sommario:

PARIGI E los angeles RIVOLUZIONE
Cambia anche il pace (Francesco H. Maiello)
DAVID E LE FESTE REPUBBLICANE
La festa dell'Essere Supremo (Francesco Pitocco)
DAVID E los angeles PITTURA in step with los angeles RIVOLUZIONE
DAVID E los angeles NASCITA DEL MUSEO
DAVID: VITA E OPERE
Cronologia
Bibliografia

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Perspective as Symbolic Form

By Erwin Panofsky

Erwin Panofsky's point of view as Symbolic shape is likely one of the nice works of contemporary highbrow background, the mythical textual content that has ruled all paintings old and philosophical discussions regarding point of view during this century. eventually to be had in English, it's an unmatched instance of Panofsky's early procedure that positioned him inside broader advancements in theories of information and cultural swap. the following, drawing on a major physique of studying that levels over vintage philosophy, theology, technological know-how, and optics in addition to the historical past of paintings, Panofsky produces a kind of "archaeology" of Western illustration that some distance surpasses the standard scope of paintings historic studies.Perspective in Panofsky's fingers turns into a relevant section of a Western "will to form," the expression of a schema linking the social, cognitive, mental, and particularly technical practices of a given tradition into harmonious and built-in wholes. but the perceptual schema of every ancient tradition or epoch is various, and every provides upward thrust to another yet both complete imaginative and prescient of the realm. Panofsky articulates those various spatial structures, demonstrating their specific coherence and compatibility with the modes of data, trust, and alternate that characterised the cultures within which they arose. Our personal modernity, Panofsky indicates, is characterised by means of its primarily mathematical expression of the concept that of the limitless, inside of an area that's unavoidably either non-stop and homogeneous.

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