Taschen Bibliotecha Universalis

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Taschen Bibliotheca Universalis?brings together all-time favorite titles in a neat new format so you can curate your own affordable library of art and design.

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Taschen Bibliotheca Universalis?brings together all-time favorite titles in a neat new format so you can curate your own affordable library of art and design.

1000 Chairs

An overview of the 20th century. ?They are all here: Thonet’s bentwood chairs and Hoffmann’s sitting-machines, Marcel Breuer’s Wassily chair and Ron Arad’s avant-garde armchairs. The book devotes one page to each chair, displayed on its own as pure form, with biographical and historical information about the chairs and their designers.Hardback |?624 pages

20th Century Photography

From Ansel Adams to Piet Zwart, over 850 works are presented in alphabetical order by photographer, with descriptive texts and photographers’ biographical details, providing a comprehensive and indispensable overview of 20th century photography.?Paperback |?760 pages

What Paintings Say : 100 Masterpieces in Detail?

Paintings hidden secrets revealed. The world’s most famous paintings under a magnifying glass to uncover their most small and subtle elements and all they reveal about a bygone time, place, and culture. Like a giant jigsaw puzzle, these celebrated canvases ?bear to the fashions and trends, people and politics, loves and lifestylesof their time.?Hardback |?788 pages

20th Century Classic Cars

20th Century Classic Carsoffers a lush visual history of the automobile, decade by decade, via 400-plus print advertisements from the Jim Heimann Collection.Using imagery culled from a century of auto advertising.Hardback |?592 pages

Design of the 20th Century

Breakthroughs and inspiration in the design of the 20th century.

This title offers an A-Z of designers and design schools, which builds into a complete picture of contemporary living. Lavishly illustrated, this is design in the fullest sense.

Fashion. A History from the 18th to the 20th Century

Fashion History is a fascinating excursion through the last three centuries of clothing trends. The book’s authors include some of the smartest minds and sharpest eyes in fashion studies:?Kyoto Costume Institute?Hardback |?648 pages

Modern Art 1870-2000 : Impressionism to Today

Modern matters: A blow-by-blow account of groundbreaking modernism. This indispensable overview traces the restless energy of modern art with a year-by-year succession of the groundbreaking artworks that shook standards, and broke down barriers. Introductory essays outline the most significant and influential movements alongside explanatory texts for each major work and its artist.?Hardback |?680 pages

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1000 Chairs, 20th Century Classic Cars, 20th Century Photography, Design of the 20th Century, Fashion. A History from the 18th to the 20th Century, Modern Art 1870-2000, What Paintings Say-100 Masterpieces in Detail