1900 - THE YEAR OF ART NOUVEAU PARIS • COPENHAGEN COPENHAGEN • PARIS. The Danish Museum of Art & Design and the Paris World Exhibition

Author: Christensen, Charlotte
Country: Denmark
Language: English
Year Published: 2008
No. of pages: 368
Illustrations: 264 Color Illustrations. 13 B&W Illustrations.
Binding: Softbound
Size: 9 1/2”x 7”
Weight: 2.00
ISBN: 9788787075794
Biblio/Bio: Bibl. Index. Cat. of exh.
Code: 6415

Price: $145.00

This catalogue tells the story of the extensive purchases made at the World Exhibition in Paris in1900, and it presents the individual pieces, many of which have been displayed in exhibitions around the world in recent years in association with the reawakening of interest in art nouveau.This book is very comprehensive showing the museum’s collections in ceramics/porcelain, furniture, textiles, silver and other metals and much more. List of non-Danish artists and manufacturers.


Author: Willborg, Peter
Country: Sweden
Language: English
Year Published: 1990
No. of pages: 88
Illustrations: 42 Color Illustrations.
Binding: Hardbound
Size: 12”x 9”
Weight: 2.00
ISBN: 9187992027
Biblio/Bio: Bibl.
Code: 3766

Price: $110.00

In an attempt to lure the public into the glorious world of rugs, the JP Willborg Gallery displays over forty of their best pieces from the past ten years. Each rug is represented in a full page color illustration, and is accompanied by a detailed description regarding the patterns, symbols, materials, and colors used, as well as background information and approximate dates. Upon opening this book, the reader is immediately drawn into the intricate and colorful patterns of this unique and exotic aesthetic.

2+1 ANITIKKE SMYKKER, LAMPER OG MASKER I THORVALDSENS MUSEUM (2+1 Antique Jewelry, Lamps and Masks in Thorvaldsen’s Museum).

Author: Melander, Torben
Country: Denmark
Language: Danish
Year Published: 2006
No. of pages: 111
Illustrations: 64 Color Illustrations. 1 B&W Illustrations.
Binding: Softbound
Size: 9”x 5”
Weight: 1.00
ISBN: 8775211122
Biblio/Bio: Index. Cat. of exh. Bibl.
Code: 6430

Price: $59.50

This book deals with jewelry, lamps and masks in antiquity on the basis of Thorvaldsen's collections. The first part of the book is all about jewelry. It deals with Thorvaldsen's collection of jewelry and ornaments in antiquity. Thorvaldsen's jewelry collection includes primarily a large collection of carved signet and gemstones. The second part of the book deals with lamps. It highlights particular aspects of the Roman lamp culture. This part of the book also discusses the lamps in ancient literature, tells of tales of sex scenes and looks at the lamp's function and form. The last part is about masks. This section tells about Medusa masks, masks with river god Acheloos, masks belonging to pastoral and rural life, and theatrical masks. The book is published in connection with an exhibition at Thorvaldsen's Museum, and ends with a catalog of the exhibits - with data, descriptions and literature references.

247 SWEDISH CRAFT ARTISTS. A Guide From South to North

Author: Sarstad, Monika ed.
Country: Sweden
Language: English
Year Published: 2008
No. of pages: 319
Illustrations: 421 Color Illustrations.
Binding: Softbound
Size: 9”x 6”
Weight: 2.00
ISBN: 9789185689088
Biblio/Bio: Index.
Code: 6617

Price: $95.00

A survey, a resource guide, a source of inspiration and a celebration of the creativity and reach of Swedish craft, this book shows the work of 247 of the leading craft artists in Sweden today. Many of these artists are deeply influenced by the natural world, using organic shapes and floral and animal motifs to transform everyday objects of the home and workplace into evocative art. Featuring artists from Skåne in the south to the Arctic Circle in the north, this profusely illustrated and impeccably designed book looks at glass, ceramics, textile, wood, concrete, metal, plastic, and stone work in over 600 photos. Maps and the craft artists own words place their dazzling work in the context of Sweden and our modern world.

4433(Old Becomes New). Fynda, Fixa & Renovera/ Bargain-Hunt, Fix & Renovate

Author: Anna and Maria Örnberg
Country: Sweden
Language: Swedish
Year Published: 1998
No. of pages: 48
Illustrations: 61 Color Illustrations. 9 B&W Illustrations.
Binding: Hardbound
Size: 10 1/2”x 8”
Weight: 1.00
ISBN: 9155210104
Code: 3342

Price: $24.50

See how things look “before” and “after”. The book’s primary purpose is to be a source of inspiration with tips and ideas, but you also get a lot of practical information and work descriptions to transform furniture and rooms by painting in lively colors or with stencils, using fabrics and many other intriguing ways of re-designing your home. Complete patterns are provided in back of the book.