Textiles of India
Helmut Neumann, Heidi Neumann
Prestel Verlag, 2020
India's rich and vibrant textile tradition boasts an enormous range of techniques and extraordinary level of artistry. Drawn from one of the world's finest collections of Indian textiles, this book presents a fascinating overview of several centuries of artistic production from every corner of India. Each section examines a different region to reveal its distinct textile traditions, patterns, and processes. The book also delves into the roles that textiles have played in daily life over the centuries, from household and dowry textiles to devotional pieces and exquisite materials crafted for rich patrons. Each object is photographed from multiple angles and reproduced in meticulous detail. Many of the antique pieces featured here are
exceedingly rare, which makes this book an invaluable resource.
English - 484 Pages - 26.5 cm x 4.8 cm x 34.8 cm - 3.4 Kg
ISBN : 9783791386850
The success of the Ballets Russes was legendary, but there is more to the legend than its name: the actual story, the adventure - conceived by one man and lived by a few-that lasted only eight seasons and three summers. From 1911 to 1914, Serge Diaghilev, driven by conviction and stubbornness, turned his vision into reality. He collaborated with Leon Bakst, Igor Stravinsky, and Pablo Picasso (to name a few) to create an explosion of creativity in Western Europe the likes of which had never been seen in the world of art. Thanks to Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, the most illustrious page in the history of ballet, one of the most glorious moments in the adventure of art, was written. To turn the pages of this stunning tome is to follow Diaghilev's on his creative quest, one that continues to influence art, theater, ballet, and fashion to this day.
English - 236 pages - 49,8 x 40,1 x 79 cm - 9 kg
ISBN : 9781614280149
Wax & Co
Ce livre propose une anthologie des tissus imprimés africains, avec plus de 250 échantillons présentés et commentés. Focus particulier sur le wax dont la signature graphique, avec ses couleurs vibrantes et ses motifs se reconnaît entre mille.
French - 264 Pages - 24.3 cm x 2.6 cm x 28.6 cm - 1.3 Kg
Thames & Hudson, 2020
La Maison Lesage incarne la quintessence de la haute-couture en matière de broderie. Fondés en 1858 puis rachetés en 2002 par Chanel, ses ateliers de création ont produit plus de 70 000 broderies et ont collaboré avec les couturiers les plus exceptionnels : Elsa Schiaparelli, Hubert de Givenchy, Cristobal Balenciaga, Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Valentino, Alexander McQueen... Cet élégant ouvrage nous ouvre les portes des archives de la Maison Lesage et nous fait entrer dans le monde privé des chefs-d'oeuvre de l'artisanat de haute volée.
French-225 pages - 27 x 21 x 2.5 cm - 1.2 kg
ISBN : 9780500022498
Liberty of London, Masters of Style and Decoration
For more than one hundred years the name Liberty of London has been synonymous with the highest achievements in the decorative arts - from fabric to furniture, from carpets to ceramics. This full account of Liberty's accomplishments in the applied arts is therefore also a central history of design over the past century. Organized chronologically and profusely illustrated, it begins with Arthur Liberty's early emporium, selling oriental textiles and imported furnishings, then covers the Aesthetic movement, Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, the decorative twenties and thirties, and the revivalism of the fifties and sixties. It ends with a survey of Liberty's exploration of international modern design.
English - 224 pages - 25.5 x 30,5 x 2.5 cm - 1.4 kg
ISBN : 9780821219744