By Ben Bassham
By Ben Bassham
By Janet Sayers
By Howard Greenfeld
“Howard Greenfeld’s technique scrupulously balances the private and the political to supply a rounded portrait... offers a resounding feel of a made up our minds person making his mark as an immigrant within the turbulent the United States of melancholy and battle, social upheaval and reaction.” — David Cohen, the recent York Times
By Julian Glover
Thomas Telford invented the fashionable highway. A stonemason grew to become architect became engineer, he equipped church buildings, harbours, canals, docks and the famously vertiginous Pontcysyllte aqueduct in Wales. He created the spine of our nationwide highway community. His bridges are probably the most dramatic and gorgeous ever equipped, so much of all of the Menai Bridge, a ask yourself then and now, which spans the harmful channel among the mainland and Anglesey. His buildings have been the main stupendous in Europe for one thousand years, and – astonishingly – virtually every thing he ever equipped is still in use today.
Telford used to be a posh guy: a shepherd's boy who enjoyed the nation-state yet helped industrialise it; an formidable guy who cared little for accolades; hugely sociable and fascinating, yet specifically inner most approximately his own existence; and an engineer who was once additionally a poet. He adored a imaginative and prescient of a rustic hooked up to remodel mobility and trade: his radical politics lay no longer in principles however the construction of worthy, reliable things.
In an age during which economics, engineering and nationwide id got here jointly, Thomas Telford's existence was once a version of what may be completed via endurance, ability and ambition. Drawing on modern money owed, this, the 1st complete glossy biography of Telford, immediately intimate and expansive, is an completely unique portrait. it's a publication of roads and landscapes, waterways and bridges, yet especially, of ways one guy reworked himself into the best engineer Britain has ever produced.
By Carol Pearson,Robert Amos
Out of print for greater than forty years, this is often an intimate and heartwarming biography that throws a complete new gentle on certainly one of Canada's so much cherished and iconic artists.
In 1916, Emily Carr wasn’t recognized. She used to be terrible, and he or she taught artwork sessions to youngsters to make a residing. one among her scholars used to be seven-year-old Carol Pearson. Pearson spent hours each day with Carr: they painted jointly on the water’s part, and she or he helped deal with the canine, birds, monkey and different animals that Carr saved as pets. Carr nicknamed Pearson “Baboo,” and Carol referred to as her “Mom.” the 2 have been as shut as mom and daughter for twenty-five years, up until eventually Carr handed away.
This touching tribute to Carr illustrates a gentleness and sensitivity now not noticeable in different biographies. initially released in 1954 and lengthy out of print, this very exact biography finds Carr's character extra absolutely than the other. With a brand new foreword by means of Robert Amos, Canadian paintings historian.
By Arik Brauer
Der bunten Vielfalt seines Lebens entsprechend präsentiert Arik Brauer seine Biografie. 1929 als variety eines jüdischen Emigranten und einer Wienerin geboren, wird Arik Brauer aus Schule und Jugendbande in der bunten Welt der Wiener Vorstadt herausgerissen, als die NaziHerrschaft ihn mit dem fatalen Stern markiert. Er überlebt die Kriegszeit als Angestellter der Kultusgemeinde und zuletzt im Versteck. Ab 1945 studiert er an der Akademie der bildenden Künste in Wien Malerei. Er wird zum Mitbegründer der Wiener Schule des Phantastischen Realismus und reüssiert mit seinen Liedern in Wiener Mundart.
Dieses farbige Kaleidoskop liefert ein bewegtes und bewegendes Bild vom Leben und Schaffen des multitalentierten Künstlers.
By Eleonore Born
eLeoNore Born (*1954) bezeichnet sich als „Berufsreisende“. Sie ist Geografin und Journalistin und in diesen Berufsfeldern inzwischen im Ruhestand. Das motiviert sie noch mehr, die Welt reisend zu beschreiben. Dazu sucht sie die Anregungen großer Geister. Für die Idee „Tibertanz“ stand Johann Wolfgang Goethe Pate.
By Juan Battle
By Stefan Zweig
By Hyung-seok KIM,Colin Mouat
Korean movie Directors
Created by way of the Korean movie Council, this sequence deals deep perception into key administrators in Korean movie, figures who're not just broadening the variety of artwork and creativity present in Korean-produced advertisement motion pictures but in addition gaining more and more powerful footholds in overseas markets.
Each quantity features:
- serious statement on films
- broad interview
- entire filmography