Icons of the Century by Giorgio Taborelli

Cover of: Icons of the Century | Giorgio Taborelli

Published by Barrons Educational Series Inc .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • 20th Century World History,
  • History,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • 20th century,
  • World history: from c 1900 -,
  • Biography,
  • Modern - 20th Century

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8038718M
ISBN 100764152017
ISBN 109780764152016

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If history is indeed personality, this book is the most fascinating take on the history of the 20th Century, refracted through the faces and the lives of of the world's cultural icons. Every facet of 20th century life is invoked: political, military, scientific, literary, cinematic, musical, /5(14).

Michael Tambini, founder of Pentagram Design in London, presents The Look of the Century, a Icons of the Century book yet concise wrap-up of the most outstanding designs of the last years.A record of human inventiveness, as well as of human consumption, this weighty little softcover volume ( pages) looks at various stylistic movements, their leaders, and the key developments and innovations 4/5(4).

A lavish album, Icons presents an extraordinary wide selection of people chosen by a panel of over sixty international leaders in the arts, science, politics, fashion and technology.

Barbara Cady's lively and probing biographies tell the fascinating stories behind these individuals' great accomplishments, exploring the views, personal backgrounds, and dramatic contributions each 'icon' has made.

The stunning objects in this fully illustrated volume include furniture and household appliances, cars and toys as well as many other design items which transcended their everyday utility to.

The buildings examined in this book, well-known today as icons of 2Oth century architecture, were considered spectacular in their own times for reasons ranging from styli The buildings examined in this book, well-known today as icons of 2Oth century architecture, were considered spectacular in their own times for reasons ranging from stylistic /5(1).

This illustrated volume is the best of what international architectural experts have to offer: a convincing selection of the century's superlative architecture from the turn of the century to present day. The buildings examined in this book, well-known today as icons of 2Oth century architecture, were considered spectacular in their own times for reasons ranging from stylistic innovation to 5/5(1).

In Freddy Langer's edition of Icons of Photography: The 19th Century, he takes us back to the fascinating world in which photography was born/5(4). Illustrated mostly with Cretan, Greek, and Russian examples from the British Museum, which houses Britain's most important collection of icons, the book examines icons in the context of the history 4/5(2).

Time The Most Important People of the Century is a compilation of the 20th century's most influential people, published in Time magazine in The idea for such a list started on February 1,with a debate at a symposium in Hanoi, panel participants were former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather, historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, former New York governor Mario Cuomo.

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Icons of Photography: The 20th Century by Peter Stepan, Peter Stedan Hardcover Book, pages See Other Available Editions Description Ninety of this century's best photographers are presented in this richly illustrated volume, which reflects the multiplicity of the 20th-century's artistic : Ms.

Cady talked about her book [Icons of the 20th Century], published by Overlook Press. The book was a compilation of the most important people who best represent this century compiled by several. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Icons of the 20th Century: Men and Women Who Have Made a Difference by Barbara Cady and Jean-Jacques Naudet (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

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Icons of Fashion: The 20th Century is a very edgy and sophisticated book. It takes on a unique approach about the icons of the 20th century.

The content of this book is not in chronological order but rather in theme and designer ranging from the s to   Icons of Fashion: The 20th Century is a very edgy and sophisticated book. It takes on a unique approach about the icons of the 20th century.

The content of this book is not in chronological order but rather in theme and designer ranging from the s to /5(5). Icons of Fashion: The 20th Century by Gerda Buxbaum. Paperback (2nd Revised ed.) $ this best-selling book is an opulent and absorbing overview of the fashion world throughout the twentieth century.

From Coco Chanel to Christian Dior, Kenzo to Versace, grunge to haute couture, every period and major name in twentieth-century Author: Gerda Buxbaum. Icons of Photography: The 20th Century (Prestel's Icons) User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict The third of Prestel's "Icon" series, which is devoted to gathering landmark work from a featured medium, this chronological assembly of 90 photographers, from Berenice Abbott to Heinrich Zille.

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A snazzy new 21st century design for a timeless Prestel classic starting with Rodin and ending with Louise Bourgeois, "Icons of Art: The 20th Century" features full-colour reproductions of nearly one hundred important paintings, sculptures, photographs and multi-media projects and accompanied by brief biographies of the artists, informative essays, anecdotal information and comparative.

"From Daguerre's early experiments, Fenton's photographic documentation of the Crimea, and Brady's portrayals of America's Civil War, to Muybridge's galloping horses or Julia Margaret Cameron's romantic portraits - Icons of Photography: The 19th Century presents the geniuses who helped transform a scientific discovery into a means of artistic expression."/5.

Tom Ambrose's subtitle for his new book – Gay Icons Through the Ages – seems to share the exhibition's confusion of purpose.

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Idolatry: Icons and Iconoclasm. The Church of England was torn asunder over disputes concerning polity, the meaning of the Eucharist, and liturgy. Another important issue of tension was the role of images in worship. The Protestant Reformation spurred a revival of iconoclasm, or the destruction of images as idolatrous.

The midth century was one of the most popular, collectable and dynamic periods of international design. Drawing on the inventive style of the era, this range of gift products features exclusive illustrations of iconic mid-century designs, from Eames chairs to Poul Henningsen lamps and George Nelson clocks, all rendered in a distinctive graphic style.

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Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). Get this from a library. Icons of art: the 20th century. [Jürgen Tesch; Eckhard Hollmann;] -- Chronological presentation of European and North American artists; entries include biographical chronologies and highlight a single work by the artist.

Icons. Icon of Christ Pantokrator, the Wisdom of God, Thessaloniki, late 14th century, tempera and gold on wood, Thessaloniki, Museum of Byzantine Culture. Images of Christ Pantokrator (Almighty or All-Ruler) dominate the most important areas of Orthodox churches, appearing in the dome, in the apse above the altar, or on the templon screen in front of the sanctuary, which was likely the.

An icon or ikon (from the Greek εἰκών eikṓn 'image, resemblance') is a religious work of art, most commonly a painting, in the cultures of the Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, the Roman Catholic, and certain Eastern Catholic churches.

They are not simply artworks; "an icon is a sacred image used in religious devotion". The most common subjects include Christ, Mary, saints and angels. 21st century icons. Twenty-First Century Design by Marcus Fairs. If you're looking for design-related Christmas presents, this makes the perfect gift, etc etc.

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Icon, in Eastern Christian tradition, a representation of sacred personages or events in mural painting, mosaic, or wood. Icons are considered an essential part of the church and serve as mediums of instruction for the uneducated faithful through the iconostasis, a screen shielding the altar.

This is a complex and comprehensive literary about a Black American hero, a story never told before as it has been in this book.

Previous authors and historians have not portrayed Frederick Douglass as an American hero who greatly influenced American History. Frederick Douglass was one of the most dynamic and influential individuals during the nineteenth century.

Reglazing Modernism ― Intervention Strategies for 20th Century Icons many Modern buildings from the pre- and post-war periods of the 20th century have deteriorated and have required various types of intervention to address decay, reestablish functionality and improve appearance or performance.

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Icons of film: the 20th century. [Peter W Engelmeier; Michael Althen;] -- Profiles eighty-four films as highlights of the twentieth century in cinema, presenting photos, credits, summaries, and other tidbits of information on each film.

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