Arts & Photography (663)

The Aston Martin Book (small format)

ISBN: 9783832769055

Author: Rene Staud    Publisher: TeNeues

René Staud’s extraordinary images bring to light the essence of a vehicle This volume on the storied British brand is a vital addition to teNeues’s series ...


René Staud’s extraordinary images bring to light the essence of a vehicle This volume on the storied British brand is a vital addition to teNeues’s series of opulent automobile titles For the fiftieth anniversary of James Bond in 2012, two icons came together who jointly epitomize the very essence of British coolness. In Skyfall, Daniel Craig, as agent 007, powered across the screen in an Aston Martin DB5, the very same thrilling six-cylinder that Sean Connery drove in Goldfinger. Meanwhile, Aston Martin has celebrated a milestone birthday. In the century since it was founded by Robert Bamford and Lionel Martin on January 13, 1913, the house has created a portfolio that ranges from the Le Mans–winning DB2 to 2013’s Vanquish. René Staud has now captured Aston Martin’s elegant luxury cars in photographic form. As in his bestselling books on the Mercedes 300 SL and the Porsche 911, Staud transforms automobile photography into a sensual experience and The Aston Martin Book allows readers to absorb the aura of a true British classic.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 304


Dimensions: 250 x 320 mm


Publication Date: 02-01-2017


$89.99
Impressionism

ISBN: 9783791349787

Author: Norbert Wolf    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

One of the art world's most recognisable and popular styles, Impressionism is also one of the most complex. In this sumptuous overview Norbert Wolf lends his at...


One of the art world's most recognisable and popular styles, Impressionism is also one of the most complex. In this sumptuous overview Norbert Wolf lends his attention to all aspects of Impressionism: its historical precursors, contemporary rivals and the movements it inspired. Over 200 large format reproductions of entire works and highlighted details introduce readers to the Impressionists' aesthetics and techniques. Wolf draws insightful parallels between these paintings and other contemporary works of music, photography, and literature. Tracing the movement's expansion from France to the rest of Europe and North America, this volume shines a spotlight on the main protagonists not only highlighting the French pioneers--Claude Monet, Gustave Caillebotte, Edouard Manet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, and others--but also Max Liebermann, Lovis Corinth, John Singer Sargent, Mary Cassatt, William Merritt Chase, and James McNeill Whistler, to name a few. As luxurious as it is authoritative, this wide-ranging investigation of a momentous period in art history reveals works and ideas that will surprise even the most seasoned aficionado.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 272


Dimensions: 280 x 340 mm


$160.00
Women Photographers

ISBN: 9783791348148

Author: Boris Friedewald    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

This thorough and accessible introduction to the greatest women photographers from the 19th century to today features the most important works of 60 artists, al...


This thorough and accessible introduction to the greatest women photographers from the 19th century to today features the most important works of 60 artists, along with in-depth biographical and critical assessments. Since the inception of photography as an art form nearly 200 years ago, women have played an important role in the development of the genre, often pushing boundaries and defying social convention. This comprehensive volume features sixty of the most important women photographers. Each artist is profiled in spreads featuring splendid reproductions of their key works and an in-depth overview of their careers and contributions to the art of photography. Biographical information for each subject and a contextual essay focusing on the impact of women in the history of the medium makes this an excellent illustrated reference.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 210 x 270 mm


$79.99
Graphic Design Elements - Design For Screen

ISBN: 9788416504565

Author: Wang Shaoqiang    Publisher: Promo Press

A good screen layout addresses not only the pivotal relationship between fonts, colors, form and graphics for visual effects, but also the balance between the f...


A good screen layout addresses not only the pivotal relationship between fonts, colors, form and graphics for visual effects, but also the balance between the flow of information and the user’s experience. Screen Layout Design explores in depth how these essentials produce functional and elegant websites and mobile applications, from the point of view of designers. Subjects include: Colour Schemes, Frames & Tables, Icon Application, and Text & Typography.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 210 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 20-01-2017


$125.00
Auckland & Northland with Hauraki Gulf & Coromandel

ISBN: 9781877303531

Author: Peter Morath    Publisher: The Caxton Press

This is a book of stunning scenery – a photographic celebration of some of New Zealand’s best natural beauty.


This is a book of stunning scenery – a photographic celebration of some of New Zealand’s best natural beauty.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 48


Dimensions: 245 x 210 mm


Publication Date: 01-12-2016


$19.99
New Zealand's North Island

ISBN: 9781877303548

Author: Peter Morath    Publisher: The Caxton Press

Stunning photography capturing the beauty of New Zealand's North Island


Stunning photography capturing the beauty of New Zealand's North Island


Bind: paperback


Pages: 48


Dimensions: 245 x 210 mm


Publication Date: 01-12-2016


$19.99
New Zealand's South Island

ISBN: 9781877303555

Author: Peter Morath    Publisher: The Caxton Press

Stunning photography capturing the beauty of New Zealand's South Island


Stunning photography capturing the beauty of New Zealand's South Island


Bind: paperback


Pages: 48


Dimensions: 245 x 210 mm


Publication Date: 01-12-2016


$19.99
The Art of Sketching

ISBN: 9788415967767

Author: Pascale Argod    Publisher: Promo Press

Memories of other places, travel notebooks chronicle the experience of getting to know each other and ourselves. They have been companions of artists from Düre...


Memories of other places, travel notebooks chronicle the experience of getting to know each other and ourselves. They have been companions of artists from Dürer to Philip Delord, going through the orientalists and explorers. The Art of Travel illustrates the great scientific and journalistic adventures in history, from the Egyptian campaign to the war in Iraq. It also explores more intimate territories, capturing the essence of our world to preserve the remembrance. Between text and image, this stunning collection travels through the centuries revealing the most beautiful pages of a very human adventure. Pascale Argod, who holds a PhD in information and communication sciences, is lecturer at the Bordeaux University. As member of a research group on cultural and visual studies, she does research on travel sketchbooks and travel diaries.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 225 x 242 mm


$79.99
Forms of Japan

ISBN: 9783791381626

Author: Michael Kenna    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

This beautiful book presents a meditative, arresting, and dazzling collection of 240 black-and-white images of Japan, made over almost 30 years by the internati...


This beautiful book presents a meditative, arresting, and dazzling collection of 240 black-and-white images of Japan, made over almost 30 years by the internationally renowned photographer Michael Kenna. A rocky coast along the sea of Japan; an immense plain of rice fields in the snow; Mount Fuji towering over misty wooded hills; silent temples devoid of people but brimming with Buddhist deities; a Torii gate mysteriously emerging from moving clouds and water—these are a few images from this remarkable collection of photographs by Michael Kenna, whose black-and-white work is highly renowned. Forms of Japan, brilliantly designed by Yvonne Meyer-Lohr, is organized into chapters simply titled, “Sea,” “Land,” “Trees,”, “Spirit,” and “Sky.” The quietly evocative photographs, often paired with classic haiku poems of Basho, Buson, Issa, and others, provide a contemplative portrait of a country betterknown for its energy and industry. Gorgeously reproduced to convey the enormous subtleties that exist in Michael Kenna’s traditional black-and-white silver prints, the photographs in this book include both well known and previously unpublished images from all corners of Japan: Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Okinawa, and Shikoku.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 304


Dimensions: 290 x 280 mm


$140.00
The Art of Cutting

ISBN: 9788415967156

Author: Jean-Charles Trebbi    Publisher: Promo Press

The Art of Cutting is a gorgeous collection of artworks that have been created using a variety of cutting techniques. The author explores traditional techniques...


The Art of Cutting is a gorgeous collection of artworks that have been created using a variety of cutting techniques. The author explores traditional techniques that are still very much alive worldwide, and then analyses the current aspects of the art of cutting, in which different materials and technologies lead to new forms of artistic expression. This book presents a selection of artists who revisit and work with traditional techniques, as well as those who adopt contemporary approaches. From paper to ceramics, food design and architecture. The Art of Cutting offers a stunning and diverse universe that is waiting to be discovered. This exceptional research work takes us to distant worlds, and also stimulates our imagination.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 225 x 244 mm


$79.99
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