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An artist of the floating world

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Neutěšenci

V románové tvorbě britského nobelisty Kazua Ishigura představují Neutěšenci (The Unconsoled, 1995) význačný předěl. Po světově úspěšném Soumraku dne (The Remains of the Day, 1989, č. 1997), jemuž předcházela dvě raná díla s japonskou tematikou, Vybledlá vyhlídka s kopci (A Pale View of Hills, 1982, č. 2018) a Malíř pomíjivého světa (An Artist of the Floating World, 1986, č. 1999), se autor rozhodl opustit tvůrčí jistoty, jimiž si vydobyl přední postavení na britské literární scéně: ať už jde o ...

Neutěšenci

Elektronická kniha Neutěšenci:Román držitele Nobelovy ceny za literaturuV románové tvorbě britského nobelisty Kazua Ishigura představují Neutěšenci (The Unconsoled, 1995) význačný předěl. Po světově úspěšném Soumraku dne (The Remains of the Day, 1989, č. 1997), jemuž předcházela dvě raná díla s japonskou tematikou, Vybledlá vyhlídka s kopci (A Pale View of Hills, 1982, č. 2018) a Malíř pomíjivého světa (An Artist of the Floating World, 1986, č. 1999), se autor rozhodl opustit tvůrčí jistoty,...

The Imitation Game

Award winning authors Jim Ottaviani and Leland Purvis present a historically accurate graphic novel biography of English mathematician and scientist Alan Turing in The Imitation Game. English mathematician and scientist Alan Turing (1912-1954) is credited with many of the foundational principles of contemporary computer science. The Imitation Game presents a historically accurate graphic novel biography of Turing's life, including his groundbreaking work on the fundamentals of cryptography and ...

The Illustrated Dust Jacket 1920-1970

The middle decades of the twentieth century saw an extraordinary flourishing of the illustrated, pictorial dust jacket. From the 1920s, as the potential for the book's protective wrapping to be used for promotion and enticement became clear, artists and illustrators on both sides of the Atlantic applied their talents to this particular art form. Rising to the wide-ranging challenges posed by format and subject matter, leading artists and illustrators, including John Piper, Edward Bawden and Joh...

Hidden Frida Kahlo

In this fascinating look at over 180 "hidden" images Helga Prignitz-Poda, one of the world's leading authorities on the Mexican artist, pulls back the curtain on masterpieces that rarely, if ever, see the inside of an exhibition or gallery. Illustrated with stunning reproductions of works that Prignitz- Poda has discovered over the course of her career, this book helps expand our knowledge and understanding of this hugely popular artist.

Seven Letters to Melin

Elektronická kniha Seven Letters to Melin:Josef Šafařík's Seven Letters to Melin is a critique of a reductionist technological approach to life and of man's alienation from nature and from himself in the modern era. The book is conceived as a series of letters to a certain Melin, in fact Šafařík's alternative or former self as a working engineer who believed in the value of science and technical progress. The author, who has become more sceptical toward science and technology, examines the c...

Josef Lada: A 20th-century Central European master - Lev Pavluch

Josef Lada: A 20th-century Central European master - Lev Pavluch, Vydavateľ: Slovart CZ, Väzba: Knihy viazané, Rok vydania: 2022, Počet strán: 128 The first presentation in book form of Josef Lada (1887-1957) as a major exponent of Central European art of the 20th century, and consequently also a master of world painting. This full-colour pictorial monograph is conceived around the premise that his perennial attachment to quintessentially Czech motifs, the Bohemian landscape, as well as Czech t...

Black Sun - DVD

Gary Tarn's remarkable film Black Sun, winner of many international awards and co-produced by Alfonso Cuarón (Y tu mamá también, Children of Men) and John Battsek (One Day in September), tells the story of Hugues de Montalembert, a French artist and filmmaker living in New York, who was blinded during a violent assault in 1978. With this portrait of an unique man and his extraordinary reaction to a life-changing trauma, Tarn has created an expressionist film whose power lies in visualising a wo...