Taschen Basic Art Series by Werner Kriegeskorte
Taschen Basic Art
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Gloria Koenig is an architectural historian and author. She has published and lectured widely on a variety of topics in contemporary architecture, and served as consultant with filmmakers on a documentary about her late husband, modernist architect Pierre Koenig. Your Shopping Cart. Your shoppingcart is empty! Don't have an account?
Notorious bad boy of Italian Baroque painting, Caravaggio is finally getting the recognition he deserves. Though his name may be familiar to all of us, his work has been habitually detested and forced into obscurity. Not only was his theatrical realism unfashionable in his time, but his sacrilegious subject matter and use of lower class models were violently scorned. Caravaggio's great work had the misfortune of enduring centuries of disrepute. It wasn't until the end of the 19th century that he was rediscovered and, quite posthumously, deemed a great master. He is now considered the most important painter of the early Baroque period; without him there would have been no Ribera, Zurbaran, Velazquez, Vermeer or Georges de la Tour. Franz Hals, Rembrandt, Delacroix, and Manet would have been different.
Rolf G. Since , he has served as professor at the University of Freiburg in Germany. Numerous of his articles have appeared in various magazines and journals. Your Shopping Cart. Your shoppingcart is empty! Don't have an account? Create your account.