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Gibson, Michael 1929-

Overview
Works: 108 works in 297 publications in 5 languages and 4,475 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Biography  History  Maps  Drama  Art  Tourist maps  Catalogs 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Editor, Creator, Translator, Producer, Interviewer, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Author of introduction, Scenarist, Compiler
Classifications: ND553.G27, 759.4
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Most widely held works by Michael Gibson
Paul Gauguin by Paul Gauguin ( Book )
24 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in 5 languages and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brief biography of the French artist accompanies reproductions and analyses of several of his works
Symbolism by Michael Gibson ( Book )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"To clothe the idea in perceptible form" proposed the poet Jean Moteas in his 1886 Manifesto of Symbolism. It was in France and Belgium, the cradles of literary Symbolism, that Symbolist painting was born. It plunged headlong into the cultural space opened up by the poetry of Baudelaire and Mallarme and by the operas of Wagner. Symbolist painters sought not to represent appearances but to express "the idea", and the imaginary therefore plays an important part in their work. "Dream", was their credo; they execrated, with a fanatical hatred, impressionism, realism, naturalism, and the scientistic. The main principle of Symbolism, that of "correspondences", was to attain harmony between all the different arts, or even to realise the total work of art (Gesamtkunstwerk) that Wagner had dreamt of creating
The symbolists by Michael Gibson ( Book )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mill and the cross : Peter Bruegel's "Way to Calvary" by Michael Gibson ( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paris by Alan Tillier ( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guidebook filled with detailed computer-generated maps, cutaways and floor plans of historic buildings, over 1,000 color photographs, and up-to-the-minute recommendations of hotels, restaurants, and cafes in all price categories
Odilon Redon, 1840-1916 : the prince of dreams by Michael Gibson ( Book )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In reaction to the 'narrow-mindedness' of his fellow artists, symbolist painter Odilon Redon (1840-1916) sought to open the door on the invisible. Art, according to the theories of the symbolist movement, should 'add to human beauty the nimbus of thought'. This book features a detailed chronological summary of the artist's life and work
Calder by Michael Gibson ( Book )
8 editions published in 1988 in 3 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mill & the cross by Lech Majewski ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses digial effects and immersive period detail to transport viewers inside Pieter Bruegel's famous 1564 painting, The way to Calvary, where Bruegel himself tours the canvas discussing the various images and the meanings behind them, allowing viewers to experience daily life in turbulent 16th century Flanders
Bruegel by Michael Gibson ( Book )
11 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in English and French and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Symbolisme by Michael Gibson ( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in French and Dutch and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Monografie over het symbolisme, een laat negentiende-eeuwse Europese kunststroming
Duchamp, Dada by Michael Gibson ( Book )
7 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'étude du mouvement dada et de ses principaux protagonismes. Analyse de leurs oeuvres maîtresses dans le contexte culturel et social de l'époque. Une part importante est consacrée à Marcel Duchamp, qui a beaucoup marqué le dadaïsme. Illustrations de très grande qualité grâce à la technique des vignettes entrecollées
The sommelier prep course : an introduction to the wines, beers, and spirits of the world by Michael Gibson ( Book )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comprehensive, must-have guide to beverage service including wine, beer, and spirits. The Sommelier Prep Course is the ultimate resource for any aspiring sommelier, bartender, or serious wine lover. It includes sections on viniculture and viticulture, Old World and New World wines, beer and other fermented beverages, and all varieties of spirits. Review questions, key terms, a pronunciation guide, maps, and even sample wine labels provide invaluable test prep information for acing the major sommelier certification exams. For each type of beverage, author Michael Gibson covers the essential h
Les Grecs et lírrationnel. by E. R Dodds ( Book )
9 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in French and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Goya by Fred Licht ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cet essai sur Goya (1746-1828) est le fruit de vingt ans de recherche. Il présente une iconographie très riche : les tableaux les plus importants et une large sélection de gravures et de dessins. L'auteur, historien d'art et conservateur au Guggenheim Museum, souligne avant tout le modernisme de l'oeuvre du peintre
Symbolismus by Michael Gibson ( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La guerre des dieux : religion et politique en Amérique latine by Michael Löwy ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in French and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adam Henein by Adam Henein ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les symbolistes by Michael Gibson ( Book )
4 editions published in 1984 in French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le Portement de Croix, de Pierre Bruegel l'Aîné by Michael Gibson ( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ces lois inconnues : pour une anthropologie du sens de la vie by Michael Gibson ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Gibson, Michael
Gibson, Michael F. 1929-
Gibson, Michael F. (Michael Francis), 1929-
Gibson, Michael Francis.
Gibson, Michael Francis, 1929-
Languages
English (86)
French (58)
German (13)
Spanish (4)
Dutch (2)
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