“Majestic...Isaacson takes on another complex, giant figure and transforms him into someone we can recognize...Enthralling, masterful, and passionate.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “A monumental tribute to a titanic figure.”—Publishers Weekly ... read more
A compelling collection of self-portraits from throughout recorded history.
Klimt was one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. He was both influenced by and shaped the city of Vienna at the turn of the century, undertaking several public commissions. Klimt travelled little, but trips to Venice and Ravenna, as well as annual summe... read more
As Professor Sasha Grishin writes: 'The artist, the print and the matrix sounds more like a title for a Peter Greenaway film than a title for an essay on the art of Bruno Leti'. In printmaking, the artform - along with painting, photography and the making of artists' books - that has occupied Bruno... read more
This art book showcases a wide collection of depictions of hell in Japanese art from the 12th century to the 19th century. The single-volume collection focuses primarily on works designated as Japanese National Treasures or Important Cultural Properties and features the various dep... read more
The Pixels of Paul Cezanne is a collection of essays by Wim Wenders which he presents his observations and reflections on the fellow artists who have influenced, shaped and inspired him."How are they doing it?" is the key questions Wenders ask... read more
"As for you, my dear Balthus, you surely know full well the love that connects us. Yours with all my heart, Rilke."Never before translated into English, Rainer Maria Rilke's fascinating Letters to a Young Painter, written between 1920 and 1926 toward the end of his life,... read more
|Author:||Guinevere De La Mare|
I'd Rather Be Reading is a visual love letter to all things bookish. It features beautiful art, photography, and illustrations depicting the pleasures of books - from the likes of Jane Mount, Lisa Congdon, Julia Rothman, and Sophie Blackall - inter... read more
|Author:||Professor Margaret Plant|
THIS 9 PAGE ARTICLE WAS EXTRACTED FROM THE BOOK: Best Known Works of Oscar Wilde, by Oscar Wilde. To purchase the entire book, please order ISBN 076613010X.