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Script as Image (Corpus of Illuminated Manuscripts)
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ean: 9789042930353, isbn: 9042930357,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 202 reviews
In the Middle Ages, writing conveyed far more than information. In contradistinction to the modern separation of image and text and, by implication, form and content, which was reified with the invention of printing, illuminated manuscripts made imag...
Handwriting of the Twentieth Century
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ean: 9781841501789, isbn: 1841501786,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
As letter-writing has fallen by the wayside, the art of lavish yet legible handwriting is no longer being taught to schoolchildren or employed in daily life—much to the dismay of those who receive hastily scrawled love notes or try to decipher a do...
The Power of Letterforms: Handwritten, Printed, Cut or Carved, How They Affect Us All
By Unicorn Publishing Group
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ean: 9781910065556, isbn: 1910065552,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 260 reviews
Rosemary Sassoon is an unusual person in our age of typing and texts: an internationally recognized expert on handwriting. And she brings a lifetime of study and analysis of the subject to bear on The Power of Letterforms, an extensive account of the...
“How To” Series: Chinese Regular Script Calligraphy for Beginners
By Brand: The Foreign Language Press
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ean: 9787119048611, isbn: 7119048619,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
This specially prepared manual is designed for Western students of Chinese regular script calligraphy. The various methods of producing strokes and building balanced structures are introduced step by step. An introduction is included to enlighten rea...
Brush Writing: Calligraphy Techniques for Beginners
By Kodansha International
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ean: 9781568365749, isbn: 1568365748,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 225 reviews
For many a deep and lasting interest in Japanese culture, its people and its language, begins with a fascination for beautifully drawn characters produced by a master calligrapher. Compared with the squarish, regular representation of Chinese charact...
Chinese Whispers: Recent Art of the Sigg and M+ Sigg Collections
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mpn: 150 colour illustrations, ean: 9783791355252, isbn: 9783791355252,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 187 reviews
This fascinating look at the Sigg and M+ Sigg Collections, one of the largest, most comprehensive and important collection of contemporary Chinese art in the world, provides the perfect springboard to explore the role of cultural identity in today’...
Ain’t We Got Fun
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9783899554373, isbn: 389955437X,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 220 reviews
The large-format works of the American artist Jen Ray transport their viewers into a surreal universe where Amazonian women rule, militants move across dystopian landscapes, and magic spaces are occupied by rebels and provocateurs. The mystical reali...
Chinese (Reading the Past)
By University of California Press
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ean: 9780520228443, isbn: 0520228448,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 284 reviews
Any account of reading the Chinese past is enriched by the fact that Chinese writing is both ancient and current. No other writing system of antiquity enjoys this benefit. Since the emergence of the earliest discernible process of writing, in norther...
Sergej Jensen (German and English Edition)
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mpn: 29838860, ean: 9783942405065, isbn: 9783942405065,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 215 reviews
A collection of remarkable paintings created mostly without paint. Since the mid1990s, Sergej Jensen (b. in Copenhagen in 1971) has been offering one of the most remarkable responses to the question of what painting can still be today. Painting in th...
Alphabet: "The History, Evolution, and Design of the Letters We Use Today"
sku: G0823001709I3N00, ean: 9780823001705, isbn: 0823001709,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 157 reviews
Traces the development of the modern alphabet, compares a variety of typefaces, and examines the design of letters, numbers, and punctuation marksUsed Book in Good Condition. ...
Out of Character: Decoding Chinese Calligraphy
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780939117642, isbn: 9780939117642,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 254 reviews
What defines a masterwork of calligraphy? Out of Character, a collaborative effort from leading Chinese and U.S. scholars, tries to answer this question by focusing on fifteen calligraphic masterpieces. Supporting these masterworks are an additional ...
Loving Letters: An Islamic Alphabet
ean: 9780718829360, isbn: 0718829360,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
This beautifully illustrated ABC presents scenes and themes from the world of Islam. Each letter of the Western alphabet is accompanied by a four-line verse that captures an aspect of the spirit of the Islamic faith....
Mona Lisa to Marge: How the World's Greatest Artworks Entered Popular Culture
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mpn: 172 Colour, ean: 9783791348773, isbn: 3791348779,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
This highly entertaining exploration of art, history, and commerce reveals how 30 masterpieces made the journey from image to icon. How did paintings such as the Mona Lisa and The Scream achieve worldwide recognition? Why do certain artworks populate...
Illuminating the Book: Makers and Interpreters (British Library Studies in Medieval Culture)
By University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
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ean: 9780802044112, isbn: 0802044115,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 299 reviews
Illuminating the Book: Makers and Interpreters is published in honour of Janet Backhouse, Curator of Illuminated Manuscripts at The British Library, who retired in 1998 after a 35-year career at the British Museum and Library. Many eminent scholars a...
Advanced Calligraphy Techniques: Ideas in Action (Spanish Edition)
sku: BC18-POD-4-027, ean: 9780289800461, isbn: 0289800463,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 231 reviews
Calligraphy is described as the art of beautiful writing, but there is more to the subject than that, as this manual sets out to demonstrate. From the fundamentals of calligraphic layout to specialist techniques such as illumination or embossing, the...
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