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Kunsthal Rotterdam

Overview
Works: 327 works in 696 publications in 5 languages and 6,033 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Illustrated works 
Roles: sht, his, Editor, isb, Publisher, Other, Organizer of meeting, Host, Collector
Classifications: ND1053.5, 758.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Kunsthal Rotterdam
 
Most widely held works by Kunsthal Rotterdam
A Brush with animals : Japanese paintings, 1700-1950 by Kunsthal Rotterdam( Book )

9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A British with Animals gives an overview of Japanese animal painting, covering some 250 years, with an emphasis on works by artists of the naturalistic Shijo School. It illustrates the variety of animals that figure in Japanese iconography, including the 12 animals of the zodiac and many mythological creatures. The reader is thus taken on a tour through the animal kingdom, which is profusely illustrated with no less than 300 colour images. A selection of essays explains in great detail the stories and legends behind the animal imagery and provides background information on the practical aspects and social context of Japanese hanging scroll paintings. A useful tool for the collector and a delight for anyone sensitive to the beauty of Japanese art."--Jacket
Considering Rem Koolhaas and the Office for Metropolitan Architecture : what is OMA by Rem Koolhaas( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What is OMA provides a clear insight into the role and significance of Rem Koolhaas and the Office for Metropolitan Architecture. Authors of international repute from beyond the province of architecture examine OMA's work in the light of social and economic developments. The many facets of Koolhaas come under review: his take on architectural theory and the conceptual apparatus he employs, his vision of urbanism and the contemporary city, the designs put into practice by OMA and the research projects of the AMO think tank, which exist outside the immediate boundaries of architecture. This book paints an intelligent picture of the sheer range of OMA's architecture and of Koolhaas's seminal role in the architectural world."--Jacket
Odd Nerdrum : storyteller and self-revealer by Jan Åke Pettersson( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet & salt : water and the Dutch by Tracy Metz( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Water management runs in the blood of the Dutch. Draining the Netherlands and keeping it dry is a process they started centuries ago and continue to this day. But will this still suffice? In the project Sweet & Salt (book and exhibition) author and journalist Tracy Metz and curator Maartje van den Heuvel demonstrate, in text and images, how the Netherlands shapes its evolving relationship with water. The sea level is rising, rivers are swelling, there is more rain, there are more storms and sometimes there's a drought. There is a growing awareness that not just dikes and dams but natural processes too play a significant role in our security. This is the greatest challenge currently facing Dutch designers. There is also increasing attention given to the aesthetics of the water landscape being designed
Kid size : the material world of childhood by Kunsthal Rotterdam( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The catalogue aims to explore and critically illuminate the changing relationship between adults and children as expressed by their immediate, everyday material environments in societies in and beyond the Western world. The furniture and artefacts that help constitute the material world of childhood, irrespective of their culture or period, are potent carriers of meaning
Taishō kimono : speaking of past and present by Jan Dees( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showcases and analyzes a private collection of 130 kimonos made for men, women, and children between 1900 and 1940, evaluating the historical and cultural factors that have inspired their designs, in a volume that features three hundred commissioned photographs
China avant-garde : [an exhibition of the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin in cooperation with the Kunsthal Rotterdam, the Museum of Modern Art, Oxford and the Kunsthallen Brandts klædefabrik, Odense by England) Museum of Modern Art (Oxford( Book )

9 editions published in 1993 in English and German and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philippe Halsman : astonish me! by Philippe Halsman( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salvador Dalí's flamboyant mustache, Richard Nixon jumping in the West Wing, Grace Kelly's amazing profile--these are just a few of the images that achieved iconic status and helped make photographer Philippe Halsman an icon in his own right. Comprising hundreds of photographs and insightful accompanying texts, this volume explores Halsman's oeuvre in a variety of aspects. It examines his early career exhibiting works at the avant-garde La Pleiade Gallery in Paris; his experiments with portraiture, particularly the series of stunning images of Marilyn Monroe and his more than 100 covers for Life magazine; his pictures of the contemporary art scene that include famous dancers, movie stars, stage actors, and musicians and the birth of his "jumpology" concept; and his unique, 30-year collaboration with Salvador Dalí, including a book devoted entirely to the artist's mustache
European master drawings unveiled : Van der Goes, Michelangelo, Van Goyen, Fragonard, and other masters from Belgian collections by Benôit Boëlens van Waesberghe( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antony Gormley : between you and me by Antony Gormley( Book )

8 editions published in 2008 in 3 languages and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tomando el cuerpo como punto de partida, la exposición es una invitación a explorar los modos en los que nos orientamos espacialmente, cómo reaccionamos cuando estamos desorientados, y cómo nos relacionamos con la arquitectura y el entorno construido. El espacio se define y articula a través de multitudes y de figuras solitarias de cemento, acero, hierro colado o plomo; figurativas o abstractas; reales o imaginarias, y de vacíos en los que podría haber cuerpos. Al encontrarnos con estas presencias y ausencias, se nos pide que nos convirtamos en parte de la obra, mientras caminamos a través o alrededor de ella, navegando por el espacio y cruzándolo
Nara by Yoshitomo Nara( Book )

3 editions published in 2020 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Follow the trajectory of Yoshitomo Nara, one of the most prominent contemporary artists, whose work has grown in complexity and nuance over the past three decades. Thirty years after Yoshitomo Nara rocketed to fame with his paintings of sinister figures, the artist has developed his practice to reflect his unique, empathic eye. This book presents the full range of Nara's work. Along with his most recognizable pieces, such as his ubiquitous portraits of wide-eyed figures on monochromatic backgrounds, readers will discover his earliest paintings, sketched on surfaces ranging from envelopes to cardboard made during his time in Germany, as well as an installation that re-creates his drawing studio. His most recent works are also represented, including his large-scale bronze and ceramic figurines and portraits made following the 2011 earthquake that devastated Japan. Comparing and contrasting these pieces through Nara's distinctive musical lens, the catalogue also features "liner notes" written by the artist about various albums in his personal collection, published in English for the first time. Viewers will see the evolution of a dynamic artist who has become more contemplative with age." -- Publisher's description
Pastoe : 100 years of design innovation by Netherlands) UMS-Pastoe (Utrecht( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Utrecht furniture manufacturer Pastoe has been a leader in unique, timeless furniture of great craftsmanship and quality for 100 years. The roll-front Amsterdammer cabinet, for example, has been a design classic for years and is featured along with the work of Pastoe designer Cees Braakman in the collection of the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. Pastoe's centenary is the occasion for this richly illustrated book, produced in collaboration with designers, architects, artists and photographers in the Netherlands and abroad. Author and design critic Gert Staal relates the most significant moments in Pastoe's history. Pastoe's current focus is also discussed extensively. Along with fascinating archival pictures and documentation of every significant Pastoe design, considerable attention is devoted to today's home environment and the current design domain"--Provided by publisher
Meesters van de Romantiek : Nederlandse kunstenaars, 1800-1850 by Kunsthal Rotterdam( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in Dutch and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thierry Mugler : couturissime by Manfred Thierry Mugler( Book )

5 editions published in 2019 in English and French and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The definitive book on the iconic couturier and fashion revolutionary Thierry Mugler. Thierry Mugler has, since the creation of his label in 1974, continuously revolutionized contemporary fashion with his singular, imaginative vision. Beyond creating his iconic ready-to-wear and haute couture garments, Mugler inhabits multiple worlds as a photographer, director, choreographer, and perfumer. Oversized and richly illustrated with 450 images, this book is a luxury object fit for the haute couture world of Mugler. Lavishly designed, the book traces Mugler's career and reveals never-before-seen material by photographers such as Helmut Newton, Richard Avedon, and David LaChapelle. This book accompanies the first exhibition on Mugler, produced and toured by the Montreal Museum Fine Arts."--from the publisher
Isaac Israels : Hollands impressionist by Saskia de Bodt( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in Dutch and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pop art : Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam e.a.( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in Dutch and English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nederlandse realisten na 1950 by Heleen Buijs( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in Dutch and English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Da Da Dali : Salvador Dali in Bildern by Werner Bokelberg( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and German and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wonderland : de wereld van het kinderboek by Kunsthal Rotterdam( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in Dutch and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aan de hand van meer dan honderd onderwerpen en met veel illustraties in kleur wordt een overzicht gegeven van de kinder- en jeugdliteratuur vanaf de 17e eeuw tot heden
 
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A Brush with animals : Japanese paintings, 1700-1950
Covers
Considering Rem Koolhaas and the Office for Metropolitan Architecture : what is OMAOdd Nerdrum : storyteller and self-revealerSweet & salt : water and the DutchKid size : the material world of childhoodTaishō kimono : speaking of past and presentModern life : Edward Hopper and his time : an exhibition of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York ; Bucerius Kunst Forum, May 9 - August 30, 2009 ; Kunsthal Rotterdam, September 26, 2009 - January 17, 2010Philippe Halsman : astonish me!Antony Gormley : between you and me
Alternative Names
Kunsthal

Kunsthal de Rotterdam

Kunsthal Rotterdam

Kunsthal Rotterdam, Pays-Bas

Kunsthalle

Museo de Arte Kunsthal

Museu Kunsthal

Rotterdam Kunsthal

Rotterdam (Netherlands). Kunsthal

Rotterdam (Pays-Bas) Kunsthal

Кюнстгал

Кюнстхал

كونسثال

クンストハル美術館

艺术厅 (鹿特丹)

鹿特丹藝術館

Languages
English (67)

Dutch (27)

German (4)

French (4)

Spanish (1)