- Alcoholism then and now caused endless quarrels, domestic violence, senseless violence, disintegration of families, and a decrease in the life expectancy of men. So, we see that Tolstoy’s message is deeply appropriate, and his strategy to convey this tale of morality for most people was to make it simple, short, with an emphasis on the destructive effect of alcohol. This is truly a moral story – and...
Cena: 13,86 zł
- Lively and informative, The World Atlas of Tattoo is a superbly illustrated and compelling reference book that, through examining the meeting point between tattoo artists and their personal understanding of their environment, presents a well-informed and nuanced account of what has become a widespread art practice. Organized geographically, each section is introduced by a short historical overview...
Cena: 115,32 zł
- The emergence of cultural urban studies in the 21st century is a component of the global, intellectual landscape. In the historical perspective, there are studies on cultural urban studies in England an few studies on urban cultural studies in several states of the world. The various emergences of this intellectual query can be seen from the beginning of the 20th century all over the world, but only...
Cena: 54,87 zł
- Picasso was arguably the most influential artist of the 20th century. Over the course of a career that spanned seven decades - and included thousands of paintings, sculptures, ceramics, drawings, prints, and tapestries -his work continued to evolve in response to his own life and to events in the world around him. This elegant introduction to Picasso offers lively artistic and biographical commentary,...
Cena: 46,45 zł
- The photographer and visual artist Erik Johansson creates surreal worlds through his own unique method. It often takes him months just to make one image, in a process where his photographs are combined so that an original place emerges. The result is often humorous, sometimes even scary, but always mind-blowing. Erik Johansson has become world-famous through his captivating and detailed images. Places...
Cena: 111,60 zł
- Swedish Modern is a playful introduction to the philosophy and heritage of the Swedish interior design and furniture company Svenskt Tenn, founded in 1924 by Estrid Ericson and joined ten years later by designer and architect Josef Frank. Contrary to the rigid modernism that dominated in their day, theirs was a soft and tolerant style, full of variety, fantasy, humour – and elegance. Line drawings...
Cena: 60,45 zł
- Czy ktoś zastanawiał się nad tym, jak wyglądałby nasz świat, gdyby zwierzęta były inteligentne, a co więcej – umiałyby mówić? Czy to, co robimy z naszym środowiskiem jako ludzie, rozumna rasa (?), jest właściwe? Przedstawiony zbiór opowiadań nie jest odpowiedzią na te pytania, lecz wyraźnie sygnalizuje czytelnikom, że jesteśmy odpowiedzialni za nasz świat i inne stworzenia. Na własne potrzeby autor...
Cena: 15,81 zł
- "Radical and inspiring ... Yanagi's vision puts the connection between heart and hand before the transient and commercial" - Edmund de Waal The daily lives of ordinary people are replete with objects, common things used in commonplace settings. These objects are our constant companions in life. As such, writes Soetsu Yanagi, they should be made with care and built to last, treated with respect and...
Cena: 33,70 zł
- In this path-breaking new history, Maja and Reuben Fowkes introduce outstandingartworks and major figures from across central and eastern Europe to reveal themovements, theories and styles that have shaped artistic practice since 1950. Theyemphasize the particularly rich and varied art scenes of Poland, Czechoslovakia,Hungary and Yugoslavia, extending their gaze at intervals to East Germany, Romania,the...
Cena: 76,26 zł
- Album art is indelibly linked to our collective musical memories; when you think of your favorite albums, you picture the covers. Many photographers, illustrators, and art directors have become celebrities from their album artworks—the best examples of which will go down in history as permanent fixtures in popular culture. Paying tribute to this art form, Rock Covers brings you a compilation of more...
Cena: 88,35 zł