ART HISTORY

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MER. Paper Kunsthalle

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Hardcover, 11.5 x 11.5 in. / 440 pgs / 250 color.

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Catalog: SPRING 2016 p. 160   

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Proportio

Introduction by Walter Hartsarich. Foreword by Axel Vervoordt. Text by Daniella Ferretti, Francesco Poli, Tatsuro Miki, Jorgen Hempel, Eddi De Wolf, Ludovika Lumer, Susan Sherkow, Gira Gratier, Daniel De Belder, Spyros Papapetros, Giulio d'Alessio, Marina Abramovi´c, Mireille Capelle. Contributions by René de Bartiral, Tatsuro Miki, Axel Vervoordt.

Proportio examines the ways in which we experience proportion in our lives and the complex universe in which we live. Proportion—not only a question of numbers, but of balance—emerges in this volume as a universal human pursuit. Throughout the course of known human history, the knowledge of proportions has been applied across civilizations for thousands of years. The sophisticated knowledge of sacred geometry was considered closely linked to secretive spiritual wisdom and religious traditions. This volume elegantly connects these ancient notions to works by artists such as Le Corbusier, Albrecht Dürer, Sol LeWitt, Anselm Kiefer, Tomas Saraceno, Marina Abramovi´c, Anish Kapoor and Michaël Borremans. Beautifully produced and presenting objects drawn from art, nature, physics, economics, history, science, music, medicine and many other sources, Proportio uncovers the natural patterns that are used to organize and create the material world.
Proportio

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Art of the Twentieth Century, Volume I

ART OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, VOLUME I

By Valerio Terraroli.

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ISBN: 9788876246043
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Pub Date: 10/3/2006
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I Caravaggeschi

I CARAVAGGESCHI

By Claudio Strinati.

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ISBN: 9788884912824
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Armenia

ARMENIA

By Gabriella Uluhogian, Boghos Levon Zekiyan.

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ISBN: 9788857212449
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Pub Date: 9/25/2012
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Arabic Hurufiyya

ARABIC HURUFIYYA

Edited by Charbel Dagher.

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ISBN: 9788857231518
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Egypt

EGYPT

Edited by Paola Giovetti, Daniela Picchi.

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ISBN: 9788857230153
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Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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The Art of the Muslim Knights: The Furusyya Art Foundation Collection

THE ART OF THE MUSLIM KNIGHTS: THE FURUSYYA ART FOUNDATION COLLECTION

By Bashir Mohamed.

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ISBN: 9788876248771
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Pub Date: 9/16/2008
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Hogarth, Reynolds, Turner

HOGARTH, REYNOLDS, TURNER

Edited by Valter Curzi, Carolina Brooks.

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ISBN: 9788857222714
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Pub Date: 9/16/2014
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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
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Pub Date: 3/27/2012
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Flowers in the Louvre

FLOWERS IN THE LOUVRE

By Beatrice Vingtrinier. Foreword by Michel Lis.

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ISBN: 9782081228207
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Pub Date: 1/12/2010
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Impressionism

IMPRESSIONISM

By Flaminio Gualdoni.

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ISBN: 9788861307384
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Pub Date: 4/21/2009
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Apelles

APELLES

By Paolo Moreno.

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ISBN: 9788881188642
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Pub Date: 1/1/2002
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The Plains Indians

THE PLAINS INDIANS

Edited by Gaylord Torrence.

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