Art

Dalí

This brief and colorful volume offers a biographical and thematic survey of the remarkably complex and controversial work of the…

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Le Corbusier: Architect and Feminist

Flora Samuel, an architect and lecturer at the Welsh School of Architecture, has written widely on the subject of Le…

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Pablo Picasso

1.Pablo Picasso, born in 1881, held the first exhibition of his work at the age of 13—in the back of…

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Le Corbusier Le Grand

Several years ago, the German boutique publisher Taschen released a book of monumental proportions to celebrate one of boxing’s greatest…

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A Life by Design: Kenneth Frampton on the Life and Work of Le Corbusier

  Arguably the most influential architect, designer, and urban planner of the 20th century, Swiss-born Le Corbusier (Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, 1887–1965), played…

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Vanessa and Her Sister

Though Virginia Woolf was a talented, iconic writer, she was also mentally ill and, at times, bizarre. It would have…

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Leonardo and The Last Supper

Ross King has published three engaging books, over the past sixteen years or so, that describe the creation of three of…

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Salvador Dalí

1. Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí y Domenech was born on May 11, 1904, in Figueres, Spain. He was named…

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Le Corbusier

Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris—better known as Le Corbusier, the name he adopted in 1920—was among the most significant architects and urban planners…

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Leonardo da Vinci

1. Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), the famous Renaissance-era scientist, inventor, anatomist, and artist known for Mona Lisa and The Last…

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