James Trilling presents an immense variety of ornament from the Paleolithic Age to the present day, enabling the reader to appreciate inherent form and beauty, as well as historical importance across cultures â€“ whether in the monumental architecture of Mycenean Greece or the inlaid vessels of Zhou Dynasty China, in the bronze mirrors of early Celtic Britain or the carved or worn ornament of Native Americans.
Acting, direction, stagecraft, theatre architecture and design, above all the whole extraordinary evolution of dramatic literature â€“ here is an all-embracing and richly illustrated history, worldwide in scope and ranging from the ancient origins of the
Publishing the results of the 50th annual World Press Photo Contest, this exceptional book contains the very best press photographs from the year 2006 â€“ pictures submitted by photojournalists, picture agencies, newspapers and magazines throughout the world.
This is the first book to illustrate the whole range of traditional handmade textiles from all corners of the globe. All aspects of materials and techniques are covered, each giving a succinct summary of characteristics, making and geographical distribution, accompanied by hundreds of colour photographs and drawings.
Major contemporary writers engage with the works of this remarkable artist. Authors include Julian Barnes, Bruce Bernard, William Boyd, Bruce Chatwin, James Fenton, Alan Hollinghurst, Susan Sontag and Colm TÃ³ibÃn.
From the cut-up Cubist collages of Picasso to the monumental filmic narratives of Fiona Banner, from the subversive schoolboy script of Magritte to the demotic scrawl of Cy Twombly, the use of words is one of the defining features of modern art.R295.00 inc. VAT
Writing the City into Being is Bremner’s long-awaited collection of essays, spanning more than a decade of work on Johannesburg. It is both an unflinching analysis of the characteristics of an extraordinary city and a work of imagination – a bringing of the evasive city into being through writing.R295.00 inc. VAT
WTF is renowned cartoonist Zapiro’s account of the Zuma years in 400 brilliant cartoons and the stories behind them.R225.00 inc. VAT
Follow-up to the bestselling title XS: Big Ideas, Small Buildings, XS Green devotes itself to a wide range of small-scale, idiosyncratic projects created by the biggest names in global architecture.Have no product in the cart!