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The Resource Rings : five passions in world art, [introduction by] J. Carter Brown ; essay by Jennifer Montagu ; edited by Michael E. Shapiro

Rings : five passions in world art, [introduction by] J. Carter Brown ; essay by Jennifer Montagu ; edited by Michael E. Shapiro

Label
Rings : five passions in world art
Title
Rings
Title remainder
five passions in world art
Statement of responsibility
[introduction by] J. Carter Brown ; essay by Jennifer Montagu ; edited by Michael E. Shapiro
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Organized according to an innovative concept - exploring the power of art to evoke fundamental human emotions - Rings: Five Passions in World Art brings together an extraordinary assemblage of artworks spanning seven millennia and the principal regions of the world. The 129 masterworks gathered here have been organized to represent five interlocking passions that have fascinated artists the world over: Love in all its many forms, physical, spousal, and parental, its
  • joyous as well as heartbreaking aspects; Anguish, of loss, oppression, physical suffering, and death; Awe, of nature and the supernatural, including expressions of inwardness and spiritual transcendence; Triumph, the thrill of victory in religious, military, and athletic contexts; and Joy, in creation, in aesthetic, visual delight, in music, and in dance. The book juxtaposes works by famous European masters - such as Rembrandt, Titian, El Greco, Caravaggio, Van Gogh,
  • Monet, and Picasso - with treasures from a wide variety of sources, many seldom seen or little known outside their country of origin. Conceived and set forth by J. Carter Brown, director emeritus of the National Gallery of Art, with an essay by Jennifer Montagu of the Warburg Institute, London, and contributions by specialists from around the world, this book accompanies a landmark exhibition at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, a part of The Atlanta Committee for the
  • Olympic Games 1996 Olympic Arts Festival, on the occasion of the Centennial of the Modern Olympic Games
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N5020.A87
LC item number
H547 1996 Oversize
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
catalogs
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1934-2002
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  • Brown, J. Carter
  • Montagu, Jennifer
  • Shapiro, Michael Edward
  • High Museum of Art
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  • Art
  • Emotions in art
  • Art
  • Olympic Arts Festival
  • Olympic Games
  • Art
  • Shapiro, Michael Edward
Label
Rings : five passions in world art, [introduction by] J. Carter Brown ; essay by Jennifer Montagu ; edited by Michael E. Shapiro
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Exhibition held in Atlanta, Ga., at the High Museum of Art, in commemoration of the 1996 Summer Olympics
  • Contains five chapters on the emotions of love, anguish, awe, triumph, and joy accompanying representative art associated with each emotion
  • Ann B. Kelso, project manager -- p. iii
Contents
Preface / William Porter Payne -- Foreword / Ned Rifkin -- Introduction / J. Carter Brown -- Traditions of Expression in Art / Jennifer Montagu -- Catalogue of the Exhibition. I. Love. II. Anguish. III. Awe. IV. Triumph. V. Joy
Control code
ocm33441767
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
320 p.
Isbn
9780810944299
Isbn Type
(HNA cloth)
Lccn
95043959
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)33441767
Label
Rings : five passions in world art, [introduction by] J. Carter Brown ; essay by Jennifer Montagu ; edited by Michael E. Shapiro
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Exhibition held in Atlanta, Ga., at the High Museum of Art, in commemoration of the 1996 Summer Olympics
  • Contains five chapters on the emotions of love, anguish, awe, triumph, and joy accompanying representative art associated with each emotion
  • Ann B. Kelso, project manager -- p. iii
Contents
Preface / William Porter Payne -- Foreword / Ned Rifkin -- Introduction / J. Carter Brown -- Traditions of Expression in Art / Jennifer Montagu -- Catalogue of the Exhibition. I. Love. II. Anguish. III. Awe. IV. Triumph. V. Joy
Control code
ocm33441767
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
320 p.
Isbn
9780810944299
Isbn Type
(HNA cloth)
Lccn
95043959
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)33441767

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