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Hurd, Philippa

Overview
Works: 36 works in 80 publications in 2 languages and 1,873 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Installation works (Art)  Biographies  Architectural drawings  Pictorial works  Catalogues raisonnés  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Essays  Illustrated works 
Roles: Translator, Editor, tra
Classifications: HM22.G3, 301.092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Philippa Hurd
The paintings that revolutionized art by Claudia Stäuble( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronologisch overzicht van 100 bekende schilderijen die op een of andere manier de kunst hebben veranderd
Altered states of consciousness : experiences out of time and self by Marc Wittmann( Book )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What altered states of consciousness--the dissolution of feelings of time and self--can tell us about the mystery of consciousness
Shanzhai : deconstruction in Chinese by Byung-Chul Han( Book )

7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shanzhai is a Chinese neologism that means "fake," originally coined to describe knock-off cell phones marketed under such names as Nokir and Samsing. These cell phones were not crude forgeries but multifunctional, stylish, and as good as or better than the originals. Shanzhai has since spread into other parts of Chinese life, with shanzhai books, shanzhai politicians, shanzhai stars. There is a shanzhai Harry Potter: Harry Potter and the Porcelain Doll, in which Harry takes on his nemesis Yandomort. In the West, this would be seen as piracy, or even desecration, but in Chinese culture, originals are continually transformed - deconstructed. In this volume in the Untimely Meditations series, Byung-Chul Han traces the thread of deconstruction, or "decreation," in Chinese thought, from ancient masterpieces that invite inscription and transcription to Maoism - "a kind a shanzhai Marxism," Han writes.Han discusses the Chinese concepts of quan, or law, which literally means the weight that slides back and forth on a scale, radically different from Western notions of absoluteness; zhen ji, or original, determined not by an act of creation but by unending process; xian zhan, or seals of leisure, affixed by collectors and part of the picture's composition; fuzhi, or copy, a replica of equal value to the original; and shanzhai. The Far East, Han writes, is not familiar with such "pre-deconstructive" factors as original or identity. Far Eastern thought begins with deconstruction
The killer detail : defining moments in fashion : sartorial icons from Cary Grant to Kate Moss by François Armanet( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geïllustreerd overzicht van de kleding van iconen uit de wereld van de kunst, muziek en literatuur
Sylvette, Sylvette, Sylvette : Picasso and the model by Christoph Grunenberg( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of Pablo Picasso's most important muses is the subject of this diverse and beautiful collection of drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs, and ceramics. She was known as 'the girl with the ponytail' and her image has become one of the art world's most iconic. Sylvette David was a shy girl when she met Picasso on the Côte d'Azur in the spring of 1954. For the artist, Sylvette represented the ideal beauty of the time and she was his model for numerous works that covered nearly every aspect of his oeuvre. This book brings together the series of more than fifty masterpieces culled from museums and private collections from around the world. It further provides a unique insight into Picasso's art of the 1950s and the culture of the time."--Provided by publisher
Maison : Parisian chic at home by Ines de La Fressange( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors take readers inside fifteen Parisian apartments--including their own--that demonstrate how to imbue a home with a sense of well-being through a mix of vintage and contemporary styles. Each owner is passionate about home decor--whether in a studio, loft, or duplex--and they continually evolve their interior with new treasures uncovered in flea markets, on their travels, at design fairs, or in artisanal workshops. With extensive photographs, watercolor illustrations, mood boards, color palettes, and practical advice on the indispensable objects that personalize each maison, this exquisite volume is rich in inspiration for creating Parisian chic at home
Praised and ridiculed : French painting 1820-1880 by Kunsthaus (Zürich)( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the juxtaposition of so-called 'Salon painters' and 'Reformers of painting' this volume offers a discriminating look at the controversial styles in French painting between 1820 and 1880 and the developments within the traditional genres. Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism -- these are still the most important stylistic labels which acted as slogans for French painting during the 19th century. At that time Delacroix, Courbet, Manet and many others left the 'straight and narrow' of painting, the academic-neo-classical manner. Highly controversial at the time, today these painters are celebrated worldwide as precursors of Modernism. The situation is very different when it comes to the Salon painters like Meissonier, Cabanel, Gérôme and Bouguereau, who were highly regarded at the time. Today they have been consigned to the fringes, especially in the German-speaking region -- unjustifiably, because they play an outstanding role with regard to our understanding of developments in art at the time. Exhibition: Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland (10.11.2017-28.01.2018)
Color and light : the Neo-impressionist Henri-Edmond Cross by Henri Edmond Cross( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1891 Henri-Edmond Cross was one of the first painters who decided to settle down on the coast of southern France. As Maurice Denis remembered: 'In this northerner's pale eyes there shone all the brilliant light of the Midi.' Surrounded by gloriously beautiful nature, Cross devoted himself to his art, which attests to a marvelous conquest of color. His development leads from the austere portraits of his early period to intensely colored nudes depicted in leisurely abandon in Mediterranean landscapes. This catalog retraces Cross's career in its entirety, focusing on the artist's growing command of color in its astoundingly infinite variations and highlighting the painter's role in the liberation of color at the dawn of the twentieth century."
Graphic design play book : an exploration of visual thinking by Sophie Cure( Book )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An entertaining and highly original introduction to graphic design, this beautifully designed book uses puzzles and visual challenges to demonstrate how typography, signage, posters and branding work. Through a series of games and activities, including spot the difference, matching games, drawing and dot-to-dot, readers are introduced to concepts and techniques in an engaging and interactive way. Further explanation and information is provided by solution pages and a glossary, and a loose-leaf section contains stickers, die-cut templates, and coloured paper to help readers complete the activities. Illustrated with typefaces, posters and pictograms by distinguished designers including Otl Aicher, Pierre Di Sciullo, Otto Neurath and Gerd Arntz, the book will be enjoyed both by graphic designers, and anyone interested in finding out more about visual communication." --
ALP by Olaf Unverzart( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An accomplished young photographer, Olaf Unverzart, takes on an age-old subject and transforms the way we see the Alps. Serious Alpine photography began in the middle of the 19th century by photographers who lugged large plate cameras into inaccessible regions to produce some of the most spectacular images of their time. Nearly two hundred years later, Olaf Unverzart has photographed the Alps and given them a 21st century perspective. Disappearing glaciers, the steeply inclined asphalt roads of the Tour de France, machinery crushed by avalanches, or huge cement fortifications imbedded in rock and defying nature--Unverzart's large-format images focus on the marks humankind leaves behind when attempting to master nature. He also documents nature's own power--in the form of avalanches and mudflows--when it overcomes these misguided efforts. Much more than another collection of nature photographs, this volume is a powerful reminder of the ramifications of human intervention toward Earth's most majestic features--a story told without ideology or didactics, through the eyes of a keen and hopeful observer
Christopher Thomas : Paris : city of light by Christopher Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grimshaw : architecture : the first 30 years by Jay Merrick( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey of one of the world's leading architecture firms celebrates three decades of design excellence, environmental sustainability, and architectural innovation, and explores some fascinating proposals for the future of the practice. In the areas of transportation, commercial, recreational, residential, and educational design, Grimshaw excels at delivering workable spaces that will serve its clients' needs for years to come. Among the many British projects featured in this book are the International Railway Terminal for Eurostar trains at Waterloo, the Eden Project in Cornwall, the Financial Times building in London Docklands, and the Regional Headquarters for the RAC at Bristol. The practice has also completed projects in Germany, such as the Frankfurt Exhibition Hall and VITRA furniture offices; the Ijberg Bridge in Amsterdam; the Plant Science Center in St Louis; and the Southern Cross Railway Station in Melbourne, Australia, for which the practice recently won the Lubetkin Prize. Other projects in Spain, Mexico, and Zurich are included as well. Beautifully presented, these projects reveal the evolution of a firm that is quickly growing in influence, and clearly shows that the ideals of economy, sustainability and integrity continue to inform their work. -- Book Description
Max Weber : an introduction to his life and work by Dirk Käsler( Book )

8 editions published in 1988 in English and German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Weber: An Introduction to His Life and Work has established itself as the standard short introduction in German to the work of Max Weber, and appears here for the first time in English translation. Sociologist Dirk Käsler has a profound sense of Weber's writings, yet manages to make Weber's ideas accessible to the beginner
Peter Paul Rubens, a touch of brilliance : oil sketches and related works from the State Hermitage Museum and the Courtauld Institute Gallery by Peter Paul Rubens( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two celebrated and complementary collections of Rubens' sketches - in the Courtauld Institute of Art in London and The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg - are brought together to form the basis of this study of the artist's work." "Often regarded as one of the most compelling and remarkable aspects of the artist's work, Rubens' oil sketches reveal the genesis of many of his most important commissions. This book, published to coincide with a major exhibition at the Hermitage Rooms, Courtauld Institute of Art, focuses on Rubens' projects where the Hermitage and Courtauld holdings are exceptionally rich, including the ceiling of the Banqueting House at Whitehall, and the now lost ceiling of the Jesuit church in Antwerp. By bringing together preparatory material from a number of major commissions this book aims to provide a concentrated account of the role of the oil sketch in Rubens' work."--Jacket
Understanding installation art : from Duchamp to Holzer by Mark Rosenthal( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Onderzoek naar en kritische analyse van installaties als kunstvorm
Heaven on earth : art from Islamic lands : works from the State Hermitage Museum and the Khalili Collection by Russie) Musée de l'Ermitage (Saint-Pétersbourg( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogus van een tentoonstelling over kunst en kunstnijverheid uit het islamitische cultuurgebied van de negende tot en met de negentiende eeuw
Paris, city of light by Christopher Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architecture : the groundbreaking moments by Isabel Kühl( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van mijlpalen in de geschiedenis van de architectuur
Raphael : drawings by Raphaël( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogus bij een tentoonstelling van de tekeningen van de Italiaanse renaissanceschilder (1483-1520)
Florence and its painters : from Giotto to Leonardo da Vinci by Alte Pinakothek (Munich)( Book )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anhand hochkarätiger Werke aus Malerei, Skulptur und Zeichenkunst eröffnet das Buch vielfältige Einblicke in die Ideenwelt und Arbeitsweise der Florentiner Künstler. Mit neuem Selbstbewusstsein erforschen sie die Wirklichkeit und die Gesetze von Harmonie und Schönheit. Sie zeichnen nach der Natur und studieren die Kunst der Antike. So finden die Maler ausgehend von der Zeichnung und im Wettstreit mit der Skulptur zu ganz neuen Formen lebensnaher Darstellungen des Menschen etwa im Porträt sowie zu emotional ergreifenden Bildern der Andacht. Jüngste Forschungen zum herausragenden Florentiner Bestand der Alten Pinakothek ermöglichen dabei neue Sichtweisen auf eines der spannendsten Kapitel der Kunstgeschichte
 
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Grimshaw : architecture : the first 30 years
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Max Weber : an introduction to his life and workPeter Paul Rubens, a touch of brilliance : oil sketches and related works from the State Hermitage Museum and the Courtauld Institute GalleryUnderstanding installation art : from Duchamp to HolzerHeaven on earth : art from Islamic lands : works from the State Hermitage Museum and the Khalili Collection
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