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The Lego Christmas Ornaments Book


Author : Chris McVeigh
language : en
Publisher: No Starch Press
Release Date : 2016-12-16


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Ornament


Author : Michael Snodin
language : en
Publisher: Yale University Press
Release Date : 1996


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In a wide-ranging and richly illustrated book, the authors begin by tracing the ways ornament has been used over the last five centuries, the rules of decorum and etiquette associated with it, and the social, moral and spiritual values it has represented. They examine how architecture set the agenda for ornament in the Renaissance, and how printed images carried a common vocabulary of ornament throughout the Western world. They survey the personal side of ornament, both in dress and in the domestic interior - a private expression of the self and a public statement of social and cultural status. They look at ornament in the public domain - from the lavish decoration and symbolism of a town pageant to the logos of today's corporate industry - and show how the ever-evolving role of ornament is to invent and embody the collective spirit of communities at work and at leisure. They conclude by discussing how the Western tradition of ornament has responded to and absorbed 'exotic' African and Asian motifs: Moresque motifs of the Near East and such familiar designs as the 'Paisley' and Willow" patterns.

Handbook Of Ornament


Author : Franz Sales Meyer
language : en
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Release Date : 2012-07-12


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This excellent collection of historic decorative ornament contains 3,000 examples ranging from the cultures of the Greeks and Romans through the Victorians: chairs, thrones, crowns, heraldic emblems, altars, armor, architecture, and more.

Histories Of Ornament


Author : Gülru Necipoğlu
language : en
Publisher:
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Ornament


Author : James Trilling
language : en
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Release Date : 2003-01


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Examines the history of ornament in Europe and western Asia, discusses its symbolism and function, and explores reasons for its decline.

Ornament


Author : Anna Lena Phillips Bell
language : en
Publisher: University of North Texas Press
Release Date : 2017-04-15


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In this debut collection, Anna Lena Phillips Bell explores the foothills of the Eastern U.S., and the old-time Appalachian tunes and Piedmont blues she was raised to love. With formal dexterity—in ballads and sonnets, Sapphics and amphibrachs—the poems in Ornament traverse the permeable boundary between the body and the natural world.

A Manual Of Historic Ornament


Author : Richard Glazier
language : en
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Release Date : 2012-07-12


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Hundreds of detailed illustrations depict painted pilasters from Pompeii, early Gothic stone carvings, a detail from a stained glass window in Canterbury Cathedral, more. Over 700 black-and-white illustrations, 16 plates of photographs.