Art + Travel Europe
Van Gogh, Munch, Vermeer, Caravaggio, and Goya are five iconic European artists whose inspirational works have been obsessed over by art lovers and travelers for years. To see masterpieces such as Starry Night and The Scream up close is awe-inspiring, but this guide offers true devotees even more. The book provides detailed walking tours of Van Gogh's Arles, France; Munch's Oslo, Norway; Vermeer's Delft, Netherlands; Caravaggio's Rome, Italy; and Goya's Madrid, Spain; as well as meticulously researched articles on the artists' lives. It is packed with useful sidebars, suggested itineraries, museum locations, and an extended index of artwork, and features color photographs of more than 150 paintings.
Art + Travel Europe
Author: Museyon Guides
Publisher: Museyon Incorporated
Van Gogh, Munch, Vermeer, Caravaggio, and Goya are five iconic European artists whose inspirational works have been obsessed over by art lovers and travelers for years. To see masterpieces such as "Starry Night" and "The Scream" up close is awe-inspiring, but this guide offers true devotees even more. The book provides detailed walking tours of Van GoghOCOs Arles, France; MunchOCOs Oslo, Norway; VermeerOCOs Delft, Netherlands; CaravaggioOCOs Rome, Italy; and GoyaOCOs Madrid, Spain; as well as meticulously researched articles on the artistsOCO lives. It is packed with useful sidebars, suggested itineraries, museum locations, and an extended index of artwork, and features color photographs of more than 150 paintings."
Author: Enrique Ávila López
Fulfilling the need for English-source material on contemporary Spain, this book supplies readers with an in-depth, interdisciplinary guide to the country of Spain and its intricate, diverse culture. • Serves as a general reference guide to Spain that presents historical information as well as details about everyday life in modern-day Spain • Covers a huge variety of topics ranging from sports and literature to gastronomy and geography • Addresses virtually every issue and concern related to 21st-century Spain • Provides the most up-to-date facts in a fair, unprejudiced manner • Connects relevant aspects of Spain with those of other countries, giving readers perspective into the obvious differences and subtle nuances between unfamiliar cultures
Presents illustrated and age-appropriate imaginary tours of the studios of famous artists from Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo to Monet and van Gogh, in an anecdotal reference that is complemented by reproductions of famous works and introductory portraits.
Paris has inspired and fascinated poets, songwriters, intellectuals and film directors. It is the birthplace of French Revolution and Nouvelle Vague, Impressionists and Coco Chanel, baguette and cabaret. Whether you are there for only 48 hours or longer, for business or leisure, this Travel Europe guide selected for you the best of the city, from Marais to Belleville, through new trendy addresses and well-known destinations, contemporary design and tradition, low budget solutions and more exclusive locations. The guide provides you quick information about tourist trails, shopping, museums, hotels, cafés, restaurants and clubs. Moreover, a conversation manual, a city map and a transport map.
Step into the revolutionary lives of the impressionists with Art + Paris, the most comprehensive guidebook to impressionism for the armchair traveler, lovers of Paris, and educators alike. Illustrated with hundreds of beautiful full-color photos and maps, this unique guide combines an introduction to late 19th-century art history with reproductions of famous impressionist masterpieces, walking tours, and detailed listings of the city's art-related sites. It provides a complete background course on impressionism, with comprehensive biographies and engaging essays about the movement; listings for 150 must-see impressionist paintings in Paris with the stories behind the art; easy-to-follow tours of where the artists lived and found inspiration; and an extended-travel journey through the French countryside, exploring Normandy and the quaint Paris suburbs.
Author: Carsten-Peter Warncke, Ingo F. Walther, Pablo Picasso
Publisher: Taschen America Llc
An in-depth study of Picasso and his work contains 962 full-color and hundreds of black-and-white illustrations, placing particular emphasis on recurring themes throughout his career, from his art-student days to his revered old age as the preeminent 20th-century master of art.
Author: Ernest William Watson, Arthur Leighton Guptill
Women of Abstract Expressionism
Author: Gwen F. Chanzit, Joan Marter, Robert Hobbs, Susan Landauer, Ellen G. Landau
Publisher: Yale University Press
A long-awaited survey of female Abstract Expressionist artists revealing the richness and lasting influence of their work
Girl in Hyacinth Blue
Author: Susan Vreeland
Publisher: Hachette UK
Susan Vreeland's GIRL IN HYACINTH BLUE was shortlisted for the ABA Best Novel of the Year award, and is a hugely absorbing fictional portrait of Vermeer's daughter sure to appeal to any reader of THE GIRL WITH THE PEARL EARRING by Tracy Chevalier. 'Subtle and atmospheric...an impressive debut' Publishers Weekly Here is the story of an imaginary painting by Vermeer, and the aspirations and longings of those whose lives it illuminates, and darkens. From a proud father regretting his lost love to a compromised French noblewoman, from a hanged girl to Vermeer's own gifted daughter, Susan Vreeland's beautiful and luminous tales link to form an evocative jewel.