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Les Cathédrales de France (French Edition)
by , Auguste Rodin

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French

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404

Publication Date

May 22, 2017

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Extrait : <br />Comment l’art du moyen âge a-t-il pu tomber dans l’oubli, et, pis encore, dans le mépris ?<br />Cette disgrâce a naturellement procédé d’une réaction symétrique et contraire à la lente <br />élaboration qui, du passé obscur, avait abouti aux magnificences du XIIIe siècle français <br />et chrétien. Mais le mouvement qui précipita la décadence de l’art gothique fut <br />incomparablement plus rapide que le mouvement de son ascension. Celle-ci se prépara, <br />se détermina, s’accomplit en dix siècles environ ; cent ans suffisent à la chute. — Il <br />est vrai que, si l’on recherchait les origines de la Renaissance, il faudrait remonter, <br />pour en retrouver les premiers symptômes, jusque dans le haut moyen âge...<br />
Karnataka's Rich Heritage – Temple Sculptures & Dancing Apsaras...
by Lalit Chugh

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English

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442

Publication Date

May 23, 2017

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Nataraja, the dancing Siva sculpture, is perhaps the most well-known among all Hindu sculptures, and rightly so. It has evoked highly advanced discussions among scientists, philosophers, performing artists, art critics, art collectors, historians, archaeologists and mythologists. The Nataraja sculpture also occupies a pride of a place at CERN, the European Centre for Research in Particle Physics in Geneva. <br />Siva, according to Hindu Mythology, was the very first dancer in the world. All dramaturgy and dance traditions emerge from Siva’s cosmic dance. Tandu, Siva’s disciple narrated the description of Siva’s dance to Bharata Muni and he is believed to have compiled the Natyasastra, the world’s first treatise on dramaturgy, dance and other performing arts. Scholars believe that the Natyasastra was written over a long period of time between the 2nd century BCE and 2nd century CE with contributions from various sages, with its foundation having been laid by Bharata Muni. <br />Convergence between Hindu mythology, Natyasastra and Silpasastra was the natural outcome. Karnataka, and its temple architecture tradition, played a pioneering role in giving an artistic form to this convergence in its temple sculptures. Though this trend may have started earlier during 2nd and 3rd century CE, it started to take the center stage from the times of the Badami Chalukyas. Passing through various refinements between 5th and 10th centuries, it reached its peak with the Hoysala art. This book traces the history of temple sculpture evolution and development through the centuries by referring to the existing sculptural forms and the canonical literature that developed over time.
Goregrind-Chiebukuro (Shimeji-jou) (Japanese Edition)
by aonorishimeji

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Japanese

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Publication Date

May 22, 2017

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グラインドコアのサブジャンル、ゴアグラインドの簡単な歴史の解説と40枚のディスクレビューをつけたショートガイド本。20pモノクロ。
Disruptive Innovationen aus designwissenschaftlicher Perspektive:...
by Klaus Kuenen

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German

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Publication Date

May 22, 2017

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Dissertationsschrift<br />Schon lange wird im unternehmerischen Alltag der Begriff „Innovation“ von Josef A. Schumpeter genutzt. Seit einigen Jahren zunehmend auch der Begriff „Disruptive Innovationen“ von Clayton M. Christensen. Immer wieder werden solche disruptiven Innovationen für die Zukunft gefordert und in der ex post Betrachtung in zahlreichen Innovationen der Vergangenheit erkannt. <br />Wie aber wirken Innovationen, insbesondere disruptive Innovationen auf der unternehmenskulturellen Ebene? Was sind Möglichkeiten und Voraussetzungen für eine erfolgreiche Umsetzung und welche Rolle spielen in diesem vielschichtigen Prozess die Werte? Und schließlich: wie schaffen wir schon in der Ausbildung die Voraussetzungen für ein Umfeld, in dem sich Innovationen und damit Veränderungen entwickeln können? <br />In Grenzgängen zwischen Wirtschaft und Designwissenschaft als Ebene der Bedeutungsgebung, arbeitet Klaus Kuenen in seiner Dissertationsschrift den kulturellen Aspekt von Veränderungen durch Innovationen in Unternehmen heraus. Dabei erweitert er die Perspektiven von Schumpeter und Christensen und veranschaulicht exemplarisch den komplexen Prozess der Bedeutungsgebung und Bedeutungsveränderung - als wesentlichen Teil im prozessualen Designverständnis. <br />Als Dissertation angenommen an der Hochschule der Bildenden Künste Saar in Saarbrücken im Fach Designgeschichte/Designtheorie.
El alma de los objetos: Una mirada antropológica del diseño (Sp...
by Luján Cambariere

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Spanish

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May 20, 2017

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<p>¿Por qué debería importarnos el diseño? Es una de las preguntas que nos plantea Luján Cambariere y de su respuesta se desprenden muchos caminos. Nuestra vida cotidiana está atravesada por el diseño en todo momento, desde las posibilidades de uso que nos ofrece una cuchara, viajar en avión o el desarrollo de instrumentos quirúrgicos para nuestra salud. Es por eso que la relación de esta disciplina con las personas es más importante de lo que suponemos. Esta importancia la podemos percibir cuando le adjudicamos un valor diferencial a determinados objetos que llamamos “talismanes”. Los objetos no solo tienen energía, también poseen una magia propia, un aura.</p><br /><p>Una vez analizados estos temas, Cambariere abre una puerta al diseño en el Sur y el ADN que nos diferencia del resto del mundo: la imaginación como herramienta, la reutilización de materias primas y el consumo consciente.</p><br /><p>Ha nacido un nuevo paradigma en el diseño y América Latina es pionero en él. Un paradigma que se basa en el binomio artesanía-diseño, en el comercio justo, el medioambiente y en el que la ética predomina por sobre la estética. El rol del diseñador ha cambiado porque los escenarios son otros, y el Sur es el nuevo Norte.</p><br /><p>El alma de los objetos es un libro imprescindible para entender los cambios que se están dando en el campo del diseño y la relación entre los objetos y las personas en el mundo actual.</p>
kyokujituhakuhou (Japanese Edition)
by , fujisyosekihensyuubu

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Japanese

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Publication Date

May 21, 2017

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松勢龍輝の切り絵の世界。<br />世界へ広がりゆく才能は日本だけには留まらない。<br />海外で活躍は、まるで松勢龍輝の描く世界のように<br /><br />荘厳で遥かなる力強さとあたたかさ、そして優しさのある芸術が、いまここに。<br />人気作家の切り絵がとうとう、ファン待望の、電子書籍に登場。
Arquitetura imortal: O ser eterno (Portuguese Edition)
by Julia Coimbra Martin

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Portuguese

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Publication Date

May 21, 2017

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Epistemologia da prática construtiva; um estudo antropológico e sociológico da reação individual e coletiva perante sua natureza mortal. Um compêndio de produções intelectuais ― aprofundado na arquitetura ― que desponta o anseio do homem em se impor sobre o tempo elaborando e solidificando obras, que se consagram em obras de arte, para driblar sua natureza mortal e superar os limites temporais impostos pelo “invólucro” corpóreo; que é a habitação do espiritual. Seria a arquitetura uma aproximação do limiar divino e consequente tentativa do ser de ser eterno? Até que ponto essa busca por aproximação divina distancia-nos a razão e a função nas construções contemporâneas?
Mona Lisa: The People and the Painting
by , Giuseppe Pallanti

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English

Pages

330

Publication Date

June 08, 2017

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Read this book and the world's most famous image will never look the same again. For the world's greatest cultural icon still has secrets to reveal - not the silly secrets that the 'Leonardo loonies' continue to advance, but previously unknown facts about the lives of Leonardo, his father, Lisa Gherardini, the subject of the portrait, and her husband Francesco del Giocondo. From this factual beginning we see how the painting metamorphosed into a 'universal picture'<br />that became the prime vehicle for Leonardo's prodigious knowledge of the human and natural worlds.<br /><br />We learn about the new money of the ambitious merchant who married into the old gentry of Lisa's family. We discover Lisa's life as a wife and mother, her association with sexual scandals, and her later life in a convent. We meet, for the first time, previously undiscovered members of Leonardo's immediate family and discover new information about his early life. The tiny hill town of Vinci is placed before us, with its widespread poverty. We find out about the career and possessions of his<br />father, a notable lawyer in Florence.<br /><br />The meaning of the portrait that resulted from these human circumstances is vividly illuminated though Renaissance love poetry and verses specifically dedicated to Leonardo. We come to understand how Leonardo's sciences of optics, psychology, anatomy and geology are embraced in his poetic science of art. Recent scientific examinations of the painting disclose how it evolved to assume its present appearance in Leonardo's experimental hands.<br /><br />Above all, we cut through the suppositions and the myths to show that the portrait is a product of real people in a real place at a real time. This is the book that brings back a sense of reality into the creation of the portrait of Lisa del Giocondo. And the actual Mona Lisa, it turns out, is even more astonishing and transcendent than the Mona Lisa of legend.
Caravaggio, 400 anys després (eBook) (Catalan Edition)
by , Rosa Maria Subirana i R...

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Catalan

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Publication Date

July 22, 2014

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Pel seu caràcter innovador, i fins transgressor, l’obra de Caravaggio no tan sols va determinar l’evolució de la pintura moderna, sinó que ha repercutit en manifestacions artístiques molt posteriors, com la fotografia i el cinema. De fet, l’herència de Michelangelo Merisi, quan ja s’ha complert el quart centenari de la seva mort, encara és ben viva. En el marc d’aquesta commemoració, Caravaggio, 400 anys després ofereix cinc estudis d’especialistes de prestigi que proposen noves línies de recerca a l’entorn de la figura de l’artista, així com un extens repertori documental, bibliogràfic, expositiu i fílmic. El llibre, més enllà del valor que sens dubte té per a investigadors i crítics, servirà per descobrir a qualsevol amant de l’art la vigorosa actualitat del pintor milanès.
Schnitzler, Horváth, Haas: Österreichische Musikzeitschrift 04/...
by Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag

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German

Pages

120

Publication Date

August 08, 2016

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Nicht etwa Literatur, sondern die Musik sei die erste unter den Künsten, meinte Arthur Schnitzler. Für ihn wie den um eine Generation jüngeren Ödön von Horváth bildete sie inhaltlich wie strukturell eine wichtige Inspirationsquelle. In vielen ihrer Texte spielte sie als vielschichtiger impliziter Kommentar zur Handlung eine zentrale Rolle. Kein Wunder, dass sich bis heute Opernkomponisten von der Musikalität des literarischen Œuvres dieser beiden Autoren anregen lassen. Doch auch im Werk des Gegenwartsautors Wolf Haas spielt die Tonkunst von Anfang an eine abgründige, mitunter eine offensichtliche Rolle ...

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