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Masterpieces in Detail

Masterpieces in Detail

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Published by Benedikt Taschen Verlag .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Calendars - Art

  • The Physical Object
    FormatCalendar
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12972351M
    ISBN 103822843911
    ISBN 109783822843918

    The ensuing court case established the artistic status of Bird in Space beyond a doubt. But, be prepared to have a cleared table readily available to enjoy this book. This beautiful book offers readers an opportunity to learn and study the art of Jan van Eyck, Rogier van der Weyden, Hieronymus Bosch, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, and many other masters of this period and region. Hodge does repeat the same format used in Modern Art in Detail. Realism, pronounced dead or dying, somehow survived.

    Each of these works of art was painted or sculpted by a recognizable artist. One of the treasures of Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, this late Gauguin masterpiece was painted upon a rough piece of sackcloth. Then in a series of full-page illustrations, specific details are enlarged to guide the reader carefully and thoughtfully through the piece's nuances and often overlooked features. Customs in saw Bird in Space quiet differently. There follows a full page spread with the artwork cut up into seven or so key elements which, depending on the piece, explore aspects of ideology, symbolism, technique, material, influences, etc. Hals found a ready market for portraits or character studies, the now famous tronies which American collectors have long favored.

    It is hoped the reader will appreciate the craftsmanship of the longrifle and see it as a unique American form of artistic expression, just as Joe Kindig, Jr. Each can be documented. There is no telling, and Hodge avoids such commentary by excluding, with one bizarre exception Hirstartists born after the early s, with only 10 of the 75 artists still living. Hodge notes that Accession II "references the 'masculine' - the rigid geometric box and the 'feminine' - the flexible, soft tubing.


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Masterpieces in Detail book

In an engaging discussion of Helen Frankenthaler's early experimentation with Color Field painting, Hodge quotes Frankenthaler's reaction to her efforts.

As we pick apart each painting and then reassemble it like a giant jigsaw puzzle, these celebrated canvases captivate not only in their sheer wealth of details but also in the witness they bear to the fashions and trends, people and politics, loves and lifestyles of their time.

How does the shadow of war hang over a scene of dancing? Guiding our eye to the minutiae of subject and symbolism, authors Rose-Marie and Rainer Hagen allow even the most familiar of pictures to come alive anew through their intricacies and intrigues.

But inside the diner, within the seeming safety of the restaurant, each of the nocturnal wayfarers is locked in an invisible prison with walls composed of alienation, separation and despair.

Today, Tatlin's prototype exists only in a model in the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow. Every major artist who followed Giotto - even Lorenzo Monaco whose narrative sense was much the same - always left a different "finger print" in style and technique.

Then, in the following pages, this work of art is divided into a number of framed "points of interest. But, be prepared to have a cleared table readily available to enjoy this book. The black and white dog entering the picture from the extreme right is believed to symbolize Gauguin.

Painted inthis work has many of the elements of Hals' signature style. But Hodge picks a new art work to be examined for those returning masters - Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Rene Magritte - so there is no repetition.

Art in Detail: 100 Masterpieces

Why does the man wear a beret? Customs in saw Bird in Space quiet differently. Yet - overwhelmingly - Art in Detail delivers what it promises: fascinating insights into one hundred of the supreme treasures of Western art.

Had it been available, Hodge's enlightening analysis would have saved U. Delacroix saw war a bit differently from David. Where Are We Going? Frankly, I find it difficult to accord the status of masterpiece to some of the "mixed media" works that have appeared in the years following Hesse's early death at the age of 34, from cancer.

By Kyle Margiotta on May 04, I discovered this book in the public library and fell in love with it immediately. Or rather, they were unclear of what it was.

Model Wood, iron, and glass. Oil on canvas. In the wake of the Bolshevik Revolution, iconoclastic artists like Kazimir Malevich and Vladimir Tatlin tried - and failed - to institute a new aesthetic order for Soviet Russia. Despite the brevity of these bio sketches, Hodge manages to provide revealing details of the lives of these artists that explain much about their art.

We meet Greek heroes and poor German poets and roam from cathedrals to cabaret bars, from the Garden of Eden to a Garden Bench in rural France. The result is the next best thing to a private viewing at a museum - a truly sensuous and emotional experience that will engage both the novice and the expert.

Modern Art in Detail: 75 Masterpieces

The 21st century is no different from the 19th or 20th in this respect. It is hoped the reader will appreciate the craftsmanship of the longrifle and see it as a unique American form of artistic expression, just as Joe Kindig, Jr. Cindy Helms has been studying art and art history since the late s when she took her first classes in figure drawing and art history.

ISBN 13: 9783836559263

He later worked for radio and TV, most recently as chief editor of a German public broadcasting service. There follows a full page spread with the artwork cut up into seven or so key elements which, depending on the piece, explore aspects of ideology, symbolism, technique, material, influences, etc.

When the wingless metal object was first brought into the United States, Customs Officers designated it as a "miscellaneous household good. Each of these works of art was painted or sculpted by a recognizable artist.Oct 17,  · Masterpieces in Detail Raphael's The Sistine Madonna is an ideal of female virtue and six pages in colour are devoted to each of the 50 superb masterpieces under.

Paint by Sticker - Masterpieces,Paint by Sticker is a compelling new activity for crafters and artists, doodlers and coloring book enthusiasts of all ages. Masterpieces encourages everyone to channel their inner da Vinci and create twelve iconic works of atlasbowling.com: PBS. The impish detail of his hundreds of drawings brought humour and dark detail to the fairy stories and classic tales of his era; Arthur Rackham: Masterpieces of Art is a celebration of this industrious and lively artist.

This book features an introduction to the life and art of the talented painter, and beautifully reproduced full-page. Art in Detail: Masterpieces sets out to illuminate the obscure details that the average passerby is likely to miss as they flit between the galleries at the world's most prestigious art institutions underlying messages, back stories, specialized techniques, subtle symbolism, or –.

Aug 01,  · Wonderful book! I like the summaries of the artist, the orginal pictures for examples, and the amount of detail for a beginner to moderate colorer is not too much.

I bought this book for myself (44 years old), Dad (82) and Mother (78). This will be the Christmas gift this year for everyone in my family.5/5(5). Art in Detail: Masterpieces sets out to illuminate the obscure details that the average passerby is likely to miss as they flit between the galleries at the world's most prestigious art institutions underlying messages, back stories, specialized techniques, subtle symbolism, or – in some cases – a touch of humor.

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