Gazons (Paperback)

Gazons By Lucie Nicolas-Vullierme, Alain Baraton (Preface by) Cover Image
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Gazons est bien plus qu'une etude scientifique, c'est un livre passionnant et admirablement illustre qui interessera les nombreux assoiffes de savoir et d'histoire. Alain Baraton Quantite d'ouvrages traitent des divers elements qui composent les jardins. Aucun, a ce jour, n'a explore le plus simple: le gazon. Or les sources litteraires et iconographiques dont nous disposons revelent la place fondamentale du gazon dans la culture occidentale, son importance symbolique comme son role a la fois structurant et sensible. S'appuyant sur de nombreuses archives et une riche iconographie (plans, peintures, photographies et cartes), convoquant textes scientifiques, litteraires et philosophiques de l'Antiquite a nos jours, s'entretenant avec Jacques Moulin, architecte en chef des monuments historiques ou encore avec le paysagiste Allain Provost, Lucie Nicolas-Vullierme nous devoile l'histoire meconnue et fascinante de l'herbe maintenue courte.

Product Details
ISBN: 9782252042472
ISBN-10: 2252042478
Publisher: Klincksieck
Publication Date: March 4th, 2022
Language: French


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New Hope for American Art

                                               New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools. 

In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:

  • Daniel Garber
  • Edward Redfield
  • George Sotter
  • Arthur Meltzer
  • Robert Spencer
  • William Langson Lathrop
  • Kenneth Nunamaker
  • John Folinsbee
  • Henry Snell
  • William F. Taylor
  • Fern Coppedge
  • M. Elizabeth Price
  • Clarence Johnson
  • S. George Phillips
  • Rae Sloan Bredin
  • Walter Baum
  • Walter Schofield
  • Morgan Colt
  • Charles Rosen
  • Joseph Meierhans
  • Charles F. Ramsey
  • Louis Stone
  • Charles Evans
  • Josef Zenk

New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.