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Bronze

By Francesca Bewer.

The discovery of magnificent ancient bronze sculptures that spent millennia on the seabed and emerged unscathed is just one factor to have fed the continued fascination with this prized artistic medium. This sumptuous book examines bronze s earliest beginnings in North Africa, the Middle East, and China, celebrating its durability and variability. Leading authorities chart the virtuosity of artists working with bronze in ancient Greece and Rome; showcase bronze s great flowering in the European Renaissance through the work of such artists as Ghiberti, Donatello, Cellini, and, later, Giambologna; and examine bronze s use in the late 19th century through the modern era by artists ranging from Rodin, Boccioni, Picasso, Johns, Giacometti, and Moore to Beuys and Bourgeois. Lavish color plates of over 150 masterworks provide a unique testament to the works of art that one medium has inspired from antiquity to the present day.
Praise for Bronze:
May well be the most beautiful book published anywhere in the world this year. Impeccable essays by [Royal Academy of Arts] curator David Ekserdjian and others make for enjoyable reading, but the breathtaking photography and creative layout of more than 150 color plates really make this volume sparkle. One is treated to a tour of bronze craftsmanship through the ages, from Renaissance masters like Ghiberti, Donatello, and Benvenuto Cellini to modern innovators like Picasso, Giacometti, and Louise Bourgeois with side glances at the wonders of the Far East and the achievements of West Africa s Benin culture. It s a feast for the eyes and not too hard on the pocketbook.
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Bronze

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In the Age of Giorgione

IN THE AGE OF GIORGIONE

Contributions by Simone Facchinetti.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781910350263 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 5/3/2016
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Manet: Portraying Life

MANET: PORTRAYING LIFE

By Edouard Manet.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781905711741 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 10/1/2012
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Jean-Etienne Liotard: 1702-1789

JEAN-ETIENNE LIOTARD: 1702-1789

Contributions by Christopher Baker.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781907533990 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 10/13/2015
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Vermeer's Little Street

VERMEER'S LITTLE STREET

Text by Frans Grijzenhout.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS/RIJKSMUSEUM

ISBN: 9789491714702 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 4/25/2017
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Frescos

FRESCOS

By Antonio Foscari.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783702 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 11/25/2013
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Compostela and Europe

COMPOSTELA AND EUROPE

Contributions by Alison Stones, John Williams, Quitterie Cazes, Klaus Herbers.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857204932 | US $90.00

Pub Date: 11/2/2010
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The Plains Indians

THE PLAINS INDIANS

Edited by Gaylord Torrence.

SKIRA PARIS

ISBN: 9780847844586 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2014
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Apelles

APELLES

By Paolo Moreno.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788881188642 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 1/1/2002
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Impressionism

IMPRESSIONISM

By Flaminio Gualdoni.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788861307384 | US $8.99

Pub Date: 4/21/2009
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Flowers in the Louvre

FLOWERS IN THE LOUVRE

By Beatrice Vingtrinier. Foreword by Michel Lis.

SKIRA PARIS

ISBN: 9782081228207 | US $19.95

Pub Date: 1/12/2010
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Magnificence & Grandeur of the Royal Houses in Europe

MAGNIFICENCE & GRANDEUR OF THE ROYAL HOUSES IN EUROPE

Edited by Catherine Arminjon, Patricia Bouchenot-Déchin, Wilfried Zeisler.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857211176 | US $70.00

Pub Date: 3/27/2012
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Hogarth, Reynolds, Turner

HOGARTH, REYNOLDS, TURNER

Edited by Valter Curzi, Carolina Brooks.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857222714 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 9/16/2014
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