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Jewelry - The Body Transformed

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204  Lei 240  Lei

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Livrare in 15 zile lucratoare

Cod: BRT9781588396501

An aparitie: 2018

Autor: Melanie Holcomb

Categoria: Antiques

Editie: cartonata

Editura: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS ACADEMIC

Format: 260 x 235 x 31 mm

Limba: English

Nr. pagini: 272



Transport Gratuit peste 50 de lei
Puncte de fidelitate
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A cross-cultural examination of jewelry spanning 5,000 years that investigates not only the objects themselves but also the bodies they decorated

As an art form, jewelry is defined primarily through its connection to and interaction with the body-extending it, amplifying it, accentuating it, distorting it, concealing it, or transforming it. But how is the meaning of jewelry bound to the body that wears it?

Establishing six different modes of ornamenting the body-Deconstructed, Divine, Regal, Idealized, Alluring, and Resplendent-this artfully designed book illustrates how these various definitions of the body give meaning to the jewelry that adorns it. More than 200 examples of exceptional jewelry and ornaments, created across the globe from antiquity to the present, are shown alongside paintings and sculptures of bejeweled bodies to demonstrate the social, political, and aesthetic role of jewelry. From earflares of warrior heroes in Pre-Columbian Peru to designs by Yves Saint-Laurent, these precious and most intimate works of art provide insight not only about the wearer but also into the designers, artisans, and cultures that produced them.

Cartea Jewelry - The Body Transformed face parte din categoria Antiques a librariei online Libris.ro si este scrisa de Melanie Holcomb.
Livrarea se face din stocul furnizorului nostru din UK in aproximativ 15 zile lucratoare. Transportul este gratuit prin curier rapid, oriunde in Romania, pentru orice comanda de minimum 50 de lei. Pentru orice solicitare sau informatie suplimentara apelati call center-ul Libris de luni pana vineri intre orele 8-20.


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