Austria's history as a destination for the arts began more than 25,000 years ago with the carving of the Wildendorf Venus and continued throughout the Roman, Gothic and Baroque periods. Today's Vienna is an amalgam of old and new with an abundant mix of museums, galleries, monuments and parks to delight any visitor.
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Cologne-based photographer Achim Bednorz has specialized in photographing sacred places. The principle behind his method of interpretation is simple: to get as close to reality as possible. This means presenting the object in well balanced directed light, making the object recognizable as if in ideal circumstances, and foregoing any special effects.About the Author:
Rolf Toman has worked as an independent art publisher for various international publishing houses for several decades. He authored and edited many acclaimed publications on art history and spirituality.
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Book Description Konemann, 1999. Hard Cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. New in publisher's shrinkwrap. "Vienna presents a comprehensive, richly illustrated insight into the art treasures of the Danube metropolis. The main focus is on the baroque era with its magnificent church buildings and palaces including the Hofburg, Schonbrunn and Belvedere; historicism with its architectural highlights on the new Ringstrasse; and Viennese art nouveau including artists Gustav Klimt and Oskar Kokoschka, the Wiener Werkstatte und Sezession. Well-founded essays on the beginnings of the history of art in Vienna and on the state of contemporary Viennese art round off the book." Large, oversize hardcover, 6.6 pounds. [No International shipping on this item]. Bookseller Inventory # 43971
Book Description Konemann, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P113829020449
Book Description Konemann. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 3829020449 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1773135
Book Description Konemann, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 400 pages. New in new dust jacket. Still in original shrink wrap packaging. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.0001433
Book Description Konemann, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX3829020449