By the Wall The Story of Hansa Studios Berlin
ISBN: HB: 9783791386034, Prestel Publishing, October 2021
240 pp., 28.5x23.5 cm, 150 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
This book tells the exceptional story of Hansa, Berlin's legendary recording studio, through rare behind-the-scenes photographs and firsthand accounts. Hansa Studios is situated in a former opera house that was, in turn, a 1920s cabaret, the perform...
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£35,00
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MAD Architects Harbin Opera House
ISBN: HB: 9783791378121, Prestel Publishing, June 2021
240 pp., 29x24 cm, colour illus.
A cultural center for the future rises out of the landscape of northeastern China. Inspired by nature and imbued in local identity, culture and art, the Harbin Opera House is an outstanding example of architecture's ability to engage, transform, and...
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£45,00
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Masters of Art Degas
ISBN: PB: 9783791387369, Prestel Publishing, June 2021
112 pp., 21x17 cm, 55 colour illus.
Get a glimpse into the life and work of painter, sculptor, and printmaker Edgar Degas, who is regarded as one of the founders of Impressionism. Best known for his depictions of young dancers on the stage and in the studio, Degas was an accomplished...
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£9,99
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Masters of Art Holbein
ISBN: PB: 9783791387383, Prestel Publishing, June 2021
112 pp., 21x17 cm, 55 colour illus.
This introduction to the work of the 16th-century master portraitist Hans Holbein the Younger reveals the impressive and surprising scope of his career. 16th-century Europe was a time of unprecedented economic expansion, cross-cultural trade, religi...
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£9,99
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Masters of Art Matisse
ISBN: PB: 9783791387390, Prestel Publishing, June 2021
112 pp., 21x17 cm, 55 colour illus.
This brilliant introduction to Henri Matisse, one of the 20th century's most renowned artists, will help you discover the man, his art and his artistic legacy. From his earliest pointillist-influenced paintings to his mature and playful paper cut-ou...
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£9,99
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Edward S. Curtis Events Beyond Words
ISBN: HB: 9783791357300, Prestel Publishing, June 2021
240 pp., 29x23 cm, 250 colour illus.
Featuring iconic and rarely seen images from the foremost photographer of North America's Native peoples, together with a rich selection of rare ephemera, this retrospective is an extensive and in-depth study of Edward Curtis's pioneering work. Edwa...
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£39,99
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Sport Architecture Design Construction Management of Sport Infrastructure
ISBN: PB: 9788862424264, Prestel Publishing, Lettera Ventidue, June 2021
204 pp., 24x16.5 cm, 15 black&white illus.
The history of civilisation and places conveys the importance of the role the culture of sport and a cultivated management of leisure play in the definition of the identity of peoples and communities. Elevating such realms to the status of cultural a...
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£16,99
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Many Shapes of Clay A Story of Healing
ISBN: HB: 9783791374680, Prestel Publishing, May 2021
52 pp., 37x23 cm, illustrations throughout
In this modern-day fable about grief, diversity, and family connections, a young girl discovers the joys – and pain – of the creative process. Eisha lives with her mother, a ceramic artist, who helps her make a special shape out of a piece of clay....
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£11,99
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Pie for Breakfast A Baking Book for Children
ISBN: HB: 9783791374604, Prestel Publishing, May 2021
40 pp., 30x23 cm, illustrations throughout
A whimsical baking book with a powerful message about family, diversity, and helping others. When Hazel and her father bake together, her mother says they make the whole house smell like a fancy bakery. And when they bake in the morning, it's absolu...
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£11,99
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Buildings in Print 100 Influential & Inspiring Illustrated Architecture Books
ISBN: HB: 9783791387123, Prestel Publishing, May 2021
288 pp., 30x24 cm, 500 colour illus.
This unique volume showcases the best illustrated architecture books ever published. The author, John Hill, is the founder of the hugely influential architecture blog A Daily Dose of Architecture, which recently shifted course to focus entirely on a...
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£45,00
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