Category art history

Mirjam Gelfer-Jørgensen: Influences from Japan In Danish Art & Design 1870-2010

Japonisme – Mirjam Gelfer-Jørgensen

A new excellent book from Arkitektens forlag explores the influences from Japan that have played an important part in the development of modern Danish design and art. Written by Mirjam Gelfer-Jørgensen, dr.phil., who is one of Denmark’s leading researchers in Applied Art and Design. After many years as Chief Librarian and Deputy Director of the […]

Bartholomäus Schachman (1559-1614): The Art of Travel

Bartholomäus Schachman: Art of Travel

Daily life in the Ottoman Empire can be studied in the travelouge of Bartholomäus Schachman, a merchant from Gdansk. Miniature watercolours, commissioned by artists at the time, give us detailed stories of wealth and adventures. > MORE . Bartholomäus Schachman (1559-1614): The Art of Travel Editor:    Olga Nefedova Text by:    Anna Frackowska, Hyejung Yum ISBN:   […]

Nordic Art - The Modern Breakthrough 1860-1920

Atmospheric Symbolism: Nordic Art – The Modern Breakthrough 1860-1920

Defining a Nordic expression. This is a broad survey of the paintings from 1860-1920 – a period marked by a search for national identities and social transformation.  > MORE . Nordic Art – The Modern Breakthrough 1860-1920 Features:    Edvard Munch, Anders Zorn, Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Vilhelm Hammershøi, Helene Schjerfbeck, August Strindberg, Harald Sohlberg, P.S: Krøyer, Magnus […]