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- Architectural Ironwork Meilach, Dona Z.$49.95
Architectural Ironwork presents over 375 spectacular examples from more that 100 of today's top blacksmiths. Focusing on the renaissance in artistic blacksmithing Meilach presents a vast array of ironwork recently commissioned for contemporary, commercial, and residential buildings, as people become more aware of the versatility of iron today. Architectural Ironwork showcases over 375 spectacular examples of work from more that 100 of today's top blacksmiths, supplemented with historical works from 15 countries.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 11" x 8 1/2" Pages: 256 Illustrations: 286Learn More
- Art Nouveau Santi, Frederico & Gacher, John$49.95
Art Nouveau: Ironwork of Austria & Hungary
Enjoy the exciting Art Nouveau used in balconies, gates and doorways throughout the streets of cities in Austria and Hungary, 500 vivid photos show the many, varied interpretations of Art Nouveau forms used in balustrades and balconies, lanterns and gates, doorways, elevator door fa ades, and more. This book will inspire many to make new travel plans and will delight everyone with a passion for beautiful decorative ironwork.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 11 1/4" x 8 3/4" Pages: 240 Illustrations: 500Learn More
- Art of the Weathervane, The Miller, Steven$35.95
In this fascinating study, one of the world's foremost authorities on weathervanes presents new information on this dynamic folk art form. Classic and never-before-seen pieces illustrate the rugged vitality of the weathervane which from the mid-to-late 19th century have come to be considered three-dimensional sculpture, suitable for decorating modern corporate offices and homes.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 8 1/2" x 11" Pages: 160 Illustrations: 60Learn More
- Chasing and Repoussé Corwin, Nancy Megan$35.00
Chasing and Repoussé have been used for centuries to embellish metal objects. This long awaited book provides lucid and practical instruction that will appeal to beginners and advanced craftspeople. With more than 450 photos and illustrations, including studio process and diverse master works collected from artists around the world, Chasing and Repoussé elegantly fills a need in the literature of metalsmithing.
Format: Hardcover. Dimentions: 8 1/4" x 11" Pages: 183 Illustrations: 450Learn More
- Contemporary Blacksmith, The Meilach, Dona Z.$49.95
The Contemporary Blacksmith, brings together over 500 works by nearly 200 artist-craftsmen from 16 countries to illustrate the unprecedented activity in modern ironwork. Meilach shows how metal work has blossomed into a serious art form over the past twenty five years. She introduces some of the men and women who are fascinated by smithing, and why and how the act of manipulating metal becomes such a powerful muse. You could easily be inspired to pick up a hammer and try your hand at this ancient art form gone modern.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 11" x 8.75" Pages: 256 Illustrations: 538Learn More
- Contemporary Italian Blacksmiths Rizzo, Antonello$73.00
There is more great art work in Italy than in any other country in the world. Italians, as a people, take art. artisanship, and the respect for the beauty of form very, very seriously. They grow up surrounded by art and beauty which has a profound effect on every Italian. They expect the same beauty and artistry in all aspects of their lives. Italian artists have a culture which fosters, from early childhood, a love and appreciation of art. "Contemporary Italian Blacksmiths" is a collection which showcases the work of artists with very different styles. We wish for you to admire, study and be inspired by their work.
Format: Hard cover Dimensions: 11 /34" x 8 12" Pages: 256 Illustrations: over 500Learn More
- Direct Metal Sculpture Meilach, Dona Z.$28.00
Direct Metal Sculpture
Revised and Expanded
Filled with the techniques and inspirations to help artists find the answers they need for creating direct metal sculpture. Essential for all those interested in metal sculpture: artist-blacksmiths, collectors, curators and designers.
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 10 1/4" x 7 1/4" Pages: 248 Illustrations: 115 color & 475 B&WLearn More
- Form Emphasis for Metalsmiths Seppä, Heikki$25.00
A master artist and teacher of metalwork, Heikki Seppä, presents a bold new approach to creative expression in metal. He belives that the time has come for the artist to free himself from the functional forms that have dominated the metalsmith's craft- the cup, the box, the pitcher, etc. Heikki Seppä believes that the time has come for the artist to free himself from the functional forms that have dominated the metalsmith's craft - the cup, the box, the pitcher, etc. Heikki Seppä urges the craftsman to creat in terms of pure form, and in this book he shows him how.
Two things are essential. The first is a thorough understanding of the special properties of metal as an artistic medium and an intimate knowledge of the techniques for working it.
The second is to free the artist from thinking in terms of function, since this limits his concepts of what can be created.
A major feature of this book is an extensive glossary of a new vocabulary with each term illustrated with a sketch by the author.
Format: Soft Cover; Dimentions: 7" x 10"; Pages: 146; Illustrations: Profusely illustrated.Learn More