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  • Shoesby Klaus Carl

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Mega Square Shoes focuses on the history of the shoe and elevates the shoe to the rank of a work of art. The author is a leading expert on the subject and curator of France‘s Shoe Museum, which holds the greatest shoe collection in the world, with 12,000 specimens. more...

  • Herbarimby Klaus Carl

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Mega Square Herbarium is based on the work of Basilius Besler, the famous plant expert who, for the first time in history, described, painted and engraved over a thousand species of plants. His drawings are of great scientific as well as artistic value, and offer vivid insights into Europe’s eclectic flora. more...

  • Virgin Portraitsby Klaus Carl

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    During the Renaissance, Italian painters would traditionally depict the wives of their patrons as Madonnas, often rendering them more beautiful than they actually were. Over centuries in religious paintings, the Madonna has been presented as the clement and protective mother of God. However, with the passing of time, Mary gradually lost some of her... more...

  • Kirchnerby Klaus Carl

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    The self-appointed “leader” of the artists’ group Die Brücke (Bridge), founded in Dresden in 1905, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner was a key figure in the early development of German Expressionism. His first works show the influence of Impressionism, Post-impressionism and Jugendstil, but by about 1909, Kirchner was painting in a distinctive, expressive manner... more...

  • Zapatosby Klaus Carl

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    El volumen de Mega Square Zapatos se centra en la historia del zapato y eleva este objeto a la categoría de obra de arte. El autor es un destacado experto en la materia, así como el máximo responsable del Museo del Zapato de Francia, que cuenta con la mayor colección de zapatos del mundo, con 12.000 ejemplares. El título de Mega Square Zapatos presenta... more...

  • Madonnenby Klaus Carl

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Zur Zeit der Renaissance porträtierten die italienischen Maler traditionell die Frauen ihrer Mäzene als Madonnen. Oft stellten sie sie schöner dar als sie in Wirklichkeit waren. Über Jahrhunderte hinweg wurde die Jungfrau Maria in religiösen Gemälden als milde und beschützende Mutter Gottes gemalt. Mit der Zeit verlor die Jungfrau allerdings viele... more...

  • Dürerby Klaus Carl

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 3.50

    Der vielfach talentierte Albrecht Dürer nimmt einen bedeutenden Platz in der Geschichte der deutschen Kunst ein. In einer Zeit, in der die italienischen Künstler die klassischen Techniken der Ölmalerei, Bildhauerei und Architektur zu neuen Höhen perfektionierten und dadurch glaubten, dass sie das wahre Kunstmonopol besäßen, widmete Dürer sich einem... more...

  • Rembrandtby Klaus Carl

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 3.50

    Rembrandt is completely mysterious in his spirit, his character, his life, his work and his method of painting. What we can divine of his essential nature comes through his painting and the trivial or tragic incidents of his unfortunate life; his penchant for ostentatious living forced him to declare bankruptcy. His misfortunes are not entirely explicable,... more...

  • Angesby Klaus Carl

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    Les anges, symboles mystiques de la religion et du mythe, sont une source d'inspiration artistique depuis des siècles. Ce livre contient des anges dessinés par les plus grands artistes, classiques comme contemporains, des Cupidons délicats aux représentations majestueuses de l'archange Michel. more...

  • Chaussuresby Klaus Carl

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    Qu’y-a-t-il de plus banal qu’une paire de chaussures ? Pourtant, aujourd’hui encore, la moitié de l’humanité n’en connaît pas l’usage. Dans un monde où la chaussure est devenue un objet de consommation, comment oublier que nos arrière-grands-parents l’utilisaient pour les cérémonies et autres occasions exceptionnelles. L’industrie a accompli son devoir... more...