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- Producent: Ullmann
Oprawa: hardcover with clear plastic film cover, Format: 28,8x39,8 cm, Stron: 268, 2014 r., Languages published: D, GB, E, F, P
After the global hit Ars Sacra, Rolf Toman and his team embark on a journey once more. The Palace of Versailles and St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican are the outstanding buildings from this epoch. There are undreamed-of jewels in Europe and America, the New World, waiting for discovery. Magnificent libraries, vaults of science or mysterious gardens, skilled works of porcelain and illusionistic painting, to name just a few aspects of this complex epoch.
With his passion and meticulousness, photographer Achim Bednorz succeeded to get details in front of his camera that cannot even be seen on the original locally. The photographs that are exclusive for this volume are particularly well-presented in their large format. The author Barbara Borngässer wrote her take on Baroque history to fit, and swiftly takes the reader into the Great World Theater, the Theatrum Mundi.
Rolf Toman (editor), Achim Bednorz (photographer), Barbara Borngässer (author)
Dr. Barbara Borngässer - After completing her Abitur (A-levels) in Berlin, the author of Baroque, Barbara Borngässer, stied art history, Romance philology, archaeology, and media sties in Berlin, Florence, and Salamanca. After receiving a doctorate from the FU Berlin with a dissertation on Spanish Renaissance paintings, she took on research and teaching positions in Berlin and Göttingen. Her research focuses on the art and architecture of the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America. She is co-founder of the Carl Justi Foundation for the Promotion of Art Historical Cooperation with Spain, Portugal, and Latin America, and coeditor of the monograph series Ars Iberica et Americana. Barbara Borngässer has made a name for herself as a renowned art historian and has written and edited numerous publications on Baroque and Renaissance art and architecture. She lives and works in Dresden.