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Title:
1000 masterpieces of decorative art
Author:
Charles, Victoria, author.
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Uniform Title:
Histoire du mobilier. English
Publication Information:
New York, USA : Parkstone International, [2014]
Physical Description:
543 pages : color illustrations : 22 cm
Summary:
"From ancient Sumerian pottery to Tiffany stained glass, decorative art had been a fundamental part of the human experience for generations. While fine art is confined to galleries and museums, decorative art is the art of the every day, combining beauty with functionality in objects ranging from the prosaic to the fantastical. In this work, authors Albert Jacquemart and Émile Bayard celebrate the beauty and artistic potential behind even the most quotidian object. Readers will walk away from this text with a newfound appreciation for the subtle artistry of the manufactured world"--
Language:
English
Contents:
Antiquity -- Middle Ages -- Renaissance -- Baroque -- Modern Period.
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ISBN:
9781781602171
Format :
Book

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Audubon Library NK600 .C43 2014 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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From ancient Sumerian pottery to Tiffany stained glass, decorative art had been a fundamental part of the human experience for generations. While fine art is confined to galleries and museums, decorative art is the art of the every day, combining beauty with functionality in objects ranging from the prosaic to the fantastical. In this work, authors Albert Jacquemart and #65533;mile Bayard celebrate the beauty and artistic potential behind even the most quotidian object. Readers will walk away from this text with a newfound appreciation for the subtle artistry of the manufactured world.


Author Notes

Victoria Charles received her PhD in art history. She has published extensively on art history and contributed to Art Information, an international guide to contemporary art. She is also a regular contributor to journals and magazines. Klaus H. Carl is the author of numerous works on the history of great cities, and is also a well-known photographer of flora and fauna. A teacher by profession, he is currently devoting himself to a monumental History of Art. Albert Jacquemart was a writer and art historian who specialized in French ceramic art. He published his well-known book, Histoire de la c#65533;ramique. #65533;mile Bayard served as an Inspector for the French Ministry of Fine Art. He wrote many books about the various styles throughout art history.


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