The Museum of Lost Art

The Museum of Lost Art

Author: Noah Charney

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 0714875848

Category: Art

Page: 296

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True tales of lost art, built around case studies of famous works, their creators, and stories of disappearance and recovery From the bestselling author of The Art of Forgery comes this dynamic narrative that tells the fascinating stories of artworks stolen, looted, or destroyed in war, accidentally demolished or discarded, lost at sea or in natural disasters, or attacked by iconoclasts or vandals; works that were intentionally temporal, knowingly destroyed by the artists themselves or their patrons, covered over with paint or plaster, or recycled for their materials. An exciting read that spans the centuries and the continents.

The Museum of Lost Art
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Noah Charney
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-04 - Publisher: Phaidon Press

True tales of lost art, built around case studies of famous works, their creators, and stories of disappearance and recovery From the bestselling author of The Art of Forgery comes this dynamic narrative that tells the fascinating stories of artworks stolen, looted, or destroyed in war, accidentally demolished or discarded,
The Museum of Lost Wonder
Language: en
Pages: 159
Authors: Jeff Hoke
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-01-01 - Publisher: Weiser Books

Presents an interactive history of the human imagination, separated by the seven stages of alchemical process, encouraging readers to question their understanding of life and the way in which imagination is quantified.
Treasures of a Lost Art
Language: en
Pages: 195
Authors: Pia Palladino, Cleveland Museum of Art, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-01-01 - Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art

"Treasures of a Lost Art presents 144 leaves, cuttings, and illuminated manuscript fragments from the collection of Robert Lehman (1891-1969), one of the largest and most impressive private holdings of Italian manuscripts assembled after the First World War. Discussed here - with many of them handsomely illustrated in full color
Solvent form
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Jared Pappas-Kelley
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-23 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

This book is about the destruction of art, both in terms of objects that have been destroyed – lost in fires, floods or vandalism – and the general concept of art operating through object and form. Through re-examinations of such events as the Momart warehouse fire in 2004 and the
The Lost Art of the Anglo-Saxon World
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Alexandra Lester-Makin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-01 - Publisher: Oxbow Books

This latest title in the highly successful Ancient Textiles series is the first substantial monograph-length historiography of early medieval embroideries and their context within the British Isles. The book brings together and analyses for the first time all 43 embroideries believed to have been made in the British Isles and