This vivid history of New Zealand, by the late Professor Keith Sinclair of the University of Auckland's history department, has long been regarded as a classic, one of the most authoritative studies of this country's history. This updated version has been brought up-to-date by Raewyn Dalziel, Professor ...Show more
Category: Sculpture | Series: The\Yale University Press Pelican History of Art Ser. | Reading Level: very good
This lavishly illustrated book is the first to examine the development of Gothic sculpture throughout Europe. It discusses not only the most famous monuments--such as the cathedrals of Chartres, Amiens, and Reims, Westminster Abbey, and the Siena Duomo--but also less familiar buildings in France, Englan ...Show more
Lively and fascinating. . . . Gould] writes beautifully about science and the wonders of nature. Tracy Kidder
DIVERSE AS FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, CHARLES EAMES, RICHARD NEUTRA AND SIMON RODIA (WHO DESIGNED THE UNIQUE WATTS TOWERS) IN THEIR PROPER CONTEXTS OF MOUNTAINS, PLAINS, BEACHES AND FREEWAYS.
Category: History & Theory | Series: The\Yale University Press Pelican History of Art Ser. | Reading Level: good
'Art', declared Vasari in Lives of the Artists, has been reborn and reached perfection in our time'. Indeed the roster of great names in painting of the Cinquecento, which only begins with those of Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael, appears to justify this grand claim. Professor Freedberg here discuss ...Show more
A wealth of art and architectural treasures survive from Ancient Egypt--a civilization that endured from the fourth millennium B.C. to the conquest of Alexander the Great. In this book, Ancient Egyptian monuments, their decorations, and many other works of art are reproduced in more than four hundred be ...Show more