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Rococo

Written By: Victoria Charles,Klaus Carl
  • ID Book : 1783103906
  • Publisher : Parkstone International
  • Number of Pages : 335
  • Genre : Art
  • Reads : 432
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Deriving from the French word rocaille, in reference to the curved forms of shellfish, and the Italian barocco, the French created the term ‘Rococo’. Appearing at the beginning of the 18th century, it rapidly spread to the whole of Europe. Extravagant and light, Rococo responded perfectly to the spontaneity of the aristocracy of the time. In many aspects, this art was linked to its predecessor, Baroque, and it is thus also referred to as late Baroque style. While artists such as Tiepolo, Boucher and Reynolds carried the style to its apogee, the movement was often condemned for its superficiality. In the second half of the 18th century, Rococo began its decline. At the end of the century, facing the advent of Neoclassicism, it was plunged into obscurity. It had to wait nearly a century before art historians could restore it to the radiance of its golden age, which is rediscovered in this work by Klaus H. Carl and Victoria Charles.

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Book Summary:

The Return of the Baroque in Modern Culture explores the re-invention of the early European Baroque within the philosophical, cultural, and literary thought of postmodernism in Europe, the United States, the Caribbean, and Latin America. Gregg Lambert argues that the "return of the Baroque" expresses a principle often hidden behind the cultural logic of postmodernism in its various national and cultural incarnations, a principal often in variance with Anglo-American modernism. Writers and theorists examined include Walter Benjamin, Paul de Man, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Octavio Paz, and Cuban novelists Alejo Carpentier and Severo Sarduy. A highly original and compelling reinterpretation of modernity, The Return of the Baroque in Modern Culture answers Raymond Williams' charge to create alternative national and international accounts of aesthetic and cultural history in order to challenge the centrality of Anglo-American modernism.

Rosalba Carriera

By Albane Julien
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Editions L'Harmattan
  • Isbn : 2140127404
  • Pages : 422
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 881
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Book Summary:

La Vénitienne Rosalba Carriera (1673-1757) acquit un succès international grâce à ses portraits et à sa maîtrise exceptionnelle du pastel. Auteure d'écrits riches et variés, elle est aussi connue comme poète et diariste. Dans cette étude, l'accent est mis, en premier lieu, sur l'oeuvre picturale et le parcours dans l'Europe du XVIIIe siècle de cette femme peintre, connue essentiellement pour ses portraits féminins. Puis l'ouvrage met l'accent sur ses qualités d'épistolière et de diariste et met en lumière l'autre facette de l'artiste, à savoir la femme de lettres en prise avec son temps dont elle fut un témoin attentif.

1500 Words in 15 Minutes a Day

By Ceil Cleveland
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Isbn : 0071850465
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reads : 651
  • File Pdf: 1500-words-in-15-minutes-a-day.pdf

Book Summary:

Improve your vocabulary in your spare time-and enhance your opportunities for a lifetime Whether you're studying for school, preparing a business presentation, or mingling at a cocktail party, your mastery of words is essential to your overall success. 1,500 Words in 15 Minutes a Day is the ultimate crash course in vocabulary building-a comprehensive day-by-day, week-by-week program that makes it easy to learn new words in the fastest time possible. The book's simple lesson plans are organized by related topics, highlighting common words used in business, politics, religion, and the arts. Each chapter includes clear definitions, pronunciations, and examples of usage, as well as self-quizzes and fascinating facts for a total learning experience. This exciting year-long program will help you to: SPEAK AND WRITE with total confidence MASTER KEY WORDS AND TERMS that every professional should know PREPARE YOURSELF for college or enhance your career INCREASE YOUR KNOWLEDGE on a wide range of subjects MEASURE YOUR PROGRESS with fill-in quizzes and a final review BUILD AN IMPRESSIVE VOCABULARY ...in just fifteen minutes a day.

The Fairchild Books Dictionary of Interior Design

By Mark Hinchman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Isbn : 1501365169
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Design
  • Reads : 479
  • File Pdf: the-fairchild-books-dictionary-of-interior-design.pdf

Book Summary:

This seminal text demystifies the terminology around being an interior designer today, providing definitions of processes, techniques, features, and even some historical terms that a designer must know. The dictionary now includes coverage of sustainability, smart materials, new technologies, and processes. Coverage of non-Western cultures is expanded and provides insights into their influence in a global marketplace. This comprehensive reference covers multiple aspects of interior design and architecture, addressing structural and decorative features of interiors and their furnishings, business practices, green design, universal design, commercial and residential interiors, new workplace design, and institutional and hospitality facilities. The fourth edition also includes vocabulary and image flashcards via STUDIO for on-the-go studying.

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