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📒Vermeer S Hat ✍ Timothy Brook
✏Vermeer s Hat Book Summary : In one painting, a Dutch military officer leans toward a laughing girl. In another, a woman at a window weighs pieces of silver. In a third, fruit spills from a porcelain bowl onto a Turkish carpet. The officer's dashing hat is made of beaver fur, which European explorers got from Native Americans in exchange for weapons. Beaver pelts, in turn, financed the voyages of sailors seeking new routes to China. There - with silver mined in Peru - Europeans would purchase, by the thousands, the porcelain so often shown in Dutch paintings of this time. Vermeer's haunting images hint at the stories behind these exquisitely rendered moments. As Timothy Brook shows us in Vermeer's Hat, these pictures, which seem so intimate, actually open doors onto a rapidly expanding world.
📒A Study Of Vermeer Revised And Enlarged Edition ✍ Edward Snow
✏A Study of Vermeer Revised and Enlarged Edition Book Summary : Edward Snow's A Study of Vermeer, first published in 1979 and here presented in an expanded and elaborately revised version, starts from a single premise: that we respond so intensely to Vermeer because his paintings reach so deeply into our lives. Our desire for images, the distances that separate us, the validations we seek from the still world, the traces of ghostliness in our own human presence—these, the book proposes, are Vermeer's themes, which he pursues with a realism always in touch with the uncanny. As Snow traces the many counterpoised sensations that make up Vermeer's equanimity, he leads us into a world of nuances and surprise. A Study of Vermeer is passionate and visual in its commitments. Snow works from the conviction that viewing pictures is a reciprocal act—symbiotic, consequential, real. His discussions of Vermeer's paintings are conducted in a language of patient observation, and they involve the reader in an experience of deepening relation and ongoing visual discovery. The book has been designed to facilitate this process: over eighty illustrations, fifty-nine in color (including two full-page foldouts), accompany the text so that the details Snow illuminates will be continally in view. Here is a book to enthrall not only students of Vermeer, but anyone who feels the exhilaration of what Cézanne called "thinking in images."
📒Vermeer S Family Secrets ✍ Benjamin Binstock
✏Vermeer s Family Secrets Book Summary : Johannes Vermeer, one of the greatest Dutch painters and for some the single greatest painter of all, produced a remarkably small corpus of work. In Vermeer's Family Secrets, Benjamin Binstock revolutionizes how we think about Vermeer's work and life. Vermeer, The Sphinx of Delft, is famously a mystery in art: despite the common claim that little is known of his biography, there is actually an abundance of fascinating information about Vermeer’s life that Binstock brings to bear on Vermeer’s art for the first time; he also offers new interpretations of several key documents pertaining to Vermeer that have been misunderstood. Lavishly illustrated with more than 180 black and white images and more than sixty color plates, the book also includes a remarkable color two-page spread that presents the entirety of Vermeer's oeuvre arranged in chronological order in 1/20 scale, demonstrating his gradual formal and conceptual development. No book on Vermeer has ever done this kind of visual comparison of his complete output. Like Poe's purloined letter, Vermeer's secrets are sometimes out in the open where everyone can see them. Benjamin Binstock shows us where to look. Piecing together evidence, the tools of art history, and his own intuitive skills, he gives us for the first time a history of Vermeer's work in light of Vermeer's life. On almost every page of Vermeer's Family Secrets, there is a perception or an adjustment that rethinks what we know about Vermeer, his oeuvre, Dutch painting, and Western Art. Perhaps the most arresting revelation of Vermeer's Family Secrets is the final one: in response to inconsistencies in technique, materials, and artistic level, Binstock posits that several of the paintings accepted as canonical works by Vermeer, are in fact not by Vermeer at all but by his eldest daughter, Maria. How he argues this is one of the book's many pleasures.
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📒The Milkmaid By Johannes Vermeer ✍ Walter A. Liedtke
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📒Vermeer ✍ Roberta D'Adda
✏Vermeer Book Summary : This pioneering art series combines stunning high-quality color reproductions with expert commentary on the most popular artists of all time at an extremely accessible price. Giotto, Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Botticelli, and Vermeer are names well known to any student of art history, museum-goer, or culturally engaged individual. Rizzoli is pleased to launch its Classics of Art series with monographs on these six world-renowned painters, whose signature styles and sheer genius continue to inspire both scholars and lay people to this day. Each book in this series features a literary introduction and thoroughly researched essay followed by a section devoted to a detailed description of a selection of the artist's masterpieces. An extensive chronology of the artist's life and important historical events of his era as well as a compilation of remarks by famous historians, modern and old, add cultural perspective and insight into each painter's stylistic development. A visual chart with captions as to the whereabouts of each painting and a concise bibliography with suggested further reading provide invaluable research tools. With authoritative text by leading art historians from around the globe, these lavishly illustrated editions provide fresh insights into the art and lives of the most brilliant artists in the history of painting. No matter what your knowledge of art history, this series will compel you to explore a world of art beyond the canvas.
📒Jacob Duck ✍ Jakob Duck
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📒Translationswissenschaft Stand Und Perspektiven ✍ Lew N. Zybatow
✏Translationswissenschaft Stand und Perspektiven Book Summary : Dieser Band prasentiert die Beitrage der VI. Innsbrucker Ringvorlesung zur Translationswissenschaft, die im Sommersemester 2008 am Institut fur Translationswissenschaft stattfand. Das zehnte Jahr der Internationalen Innsbrucker Ringvorlesungen war Anlass, Stand und Perspektiven der Translationswissenschaft selbst auf den Prufstand zu stellen. International namhafte Translationswissenschaftler aus funf europaischen Landern melden sich in ihren Beitragen zum allgemeinen Forschungsstand der Translationswissenschaft und zu verschiedenen Teildisziplinen zu Wort. A. Pym (Spanien) und L.N. Zybatow (Osterreich) prufen die theoretischen Ausgangspostulate der widerstreitenden Ansatze der Translationswissenschaft. S. Halverson (Norwegen) entwirft eine Kognitive Translationstheorie, M. Russo, C. Bendazzoli und A. Sandrelli (Italien) pladieren fur eine empirisch basierte Dolmetschwissenschaft. D. Chiaro (Italien) und J. Diaz-Cintas (Grossbritannien) beleuchten die Filmubersetzung neu. G. Budin und P. Sandrini (Osterreich) fokussieren Forschungsstand und Perspektiven des Fachubersetzens und W. Pockl und A. Petrova (Osterreich) argumentieren schliesslich fur eine selbstandige Theorie des literarischen Ubersetzens. Dieses Buch enthalt sieben englische und drei deutsche Beitrage."
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