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Masterpieces in the Museum of Primitive Art

Museum of Primitive Art (New York, N.Y.)

Masterpieces in the Museum of Primitive Art

Africa, Oceania, North America, Mexico, Centralto South America, Peru.

by Museum of Primitive Art (New York, N.Y.)

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Published by Museum of Primitive Art in New York .
Written in English


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Contact the seller- opens in a new window or tab and request shipping to your location. This impressive volume's broad sweep of material, all from a single museum, makes it at once a universal history of painting and the ideal introduction to the iconic masterworks of this world-renowned institution. Your journey begins in Lecture 1 with a brief history of the museum, Central Park, and the city itself. Lecture 24 concludes the course with a look at some of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's most illustrious donors and directors. These four lectures present a study in contrasts, covering the height of European culture represented by its rooms, furniture, statues, and other objects, followed by a survey of some of the world's most powerful non-European art, including masks, figures, and ritual vessels produced on three continents and countless islands over a span of 3, years.

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One of the fascinating aspects of this course is that Professor Brettell provides insights from the curator's point of view. You will see an astonishing number of works—more than in all—focusing on Professor Brettell's favorites, and in the process touching on virtually all of the best-known pieces in the museum, and many more besides. Q: Can I return or Exchange a gift after I purchase it? Bolton trained at the American Museum of Natural History, where his early photographs focused on pre-Columbian and Eskimo art. These four lectures present a study in contrasts, covering the height of European culture represented by its rooms, furniture, statues, and other objects, followed by a survey of some of the world's most powerful non-European art, including masks, figures, and ritual vessels produced on three continents and countless islands over a span of 3, years.


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Q: Can I update or change my email address? A: We will send that person an email to notify them of your gift. Refer to eBay Return policy for more details. Nelson Rockefeller's own introduction gives us the story of the decades of collecting that resulted in this unsurpassed assemblage of primitive art; how he was first exposed to what was then considered a daring aesthetic taste by his mother, an adventurous and discriminating amateur; how he acquired his first prized objects during his honeymoon trip around the world; how, always, he has pursued the finest artifacts.

Q: What if my friend or family member does not receive the email? A brooding sculpture, an intricate piece of jewelry, a reconstructed room with meticulous period furnishings, a powerfully painted portrait or landscape-these and other works of human craft and genius feed the imagination and satisfy the soul in ways that are hard to pin down, but that open a limitless vista of learning and enjoyment.

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Go to My Account to change your email address. Other offers may also be available. Lectures take you to galleries in the heart of The Metropolitan Museum of Art on the first floor, devoted to European decorative arts and sculpture, along with the arts of Africa, Oceania, and the ancient New World.

A: Because the gift is sent immediately, it cannot be returned or exchanged by the person giving the gift. He was 73 years old and lived in Croton-on-Hudson, N. Yet the experience with Professor Brettell is one of a relaxed stroll with a very knowledgeable, very personable, and ceaselessly curious companion.

You would have to move through the museum at superhuman speed to take in all of the works investigated in detail in the hour running time of this course.

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Payment details Special financing available Select PayPal Credit at checkout to have the option to pay over time. Then you proceed up the broad steps facing Fifth Avenue and into the museum's Great Hall.

Taxes Taxes may be applicable at checkout. In Lee Boltin's sumptuous color photographs, pictures that are themselves works of art, we discover the astonishing scope of the Rockefeller Collection -the finely wrought Mayan and Aztec artifacts that amazed the conquistadors; a cloak of feathers as splendid as jewels; mysterious masks fashioned for ceremonial use; statues carved in stone and wood; brilliant textiles: ritual objects of gold, silver, bronze, jade, cloth, shells- everyone a masterpiece displaying an aesthetic sophistication that belies the very notion of "primitive.

Many Museums under One Roof In these 24 visually rich, half-hour lectures, Professor Brettell takes you through The Metropolitan Museum of Art from front to back, from bottom to top, introducing practically every department in the museum. Please call customer service at for assistance.

It is a world where you can connect to people and cultures that are long vanished. Rockefeller collection, which was the subject of "Masterpieces of Primitive Art," published in Q: What if the email associated with eGift is not for my regular Great Course account?

Q: When purchasing a gift for someone, why do I have to create an account? The artworks are arranged in rough chronological order, without regard to geography or culture, offering a visual timeline of the history of painting, from the earliest examples on pottery jars made over five thousand years ago to canvases on which the paint has barely dried.

These four lectures present a study in contrasts, covering the height of European culture represented by its rooms, furniture, statues, and other objects, followed by a survey of some of the world's most powerful non-European art, including masks, figures, and ritual vessels produced on three continents and countless islands over a span of 3, years.

His photographs have appeared in museums around the United States and in Europe, as well as in art books and other publications. One of the fascinating aspects of this course is that Professor Brettell provides insights from the curator's point of view.

Brand: Park-Bernet Galleries pages heavily illustrated. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Amassed with passion and discrimination through almost fifty years, the Rockefeller Collection encompasses every source of primitive art from Black Africa to the islands of Oceania to Precolumbian America as well as the many Indian cultures of rho northern continent.

A Consummate Guide Professor Brettell is a scholar, an author, a teacher, and a former museum director, known to many Teaching Company customers for his dazzling investigation of a much-loved period in From Monet to Van Gogh: A History of Impressionism and his overview of a legendary cultural icon in Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre.Jan 02,  · A scholar, author, and lecturer specializing in European art, Kathryn Calley Galitz works at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, where she has been both an educator and a curator of major international exhibitions.

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This monumental new book is the first to celebrate the greatest and most iconic paintings from the encyclopedic collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, one of the largest, most important, and most beloved museums in the world.

This profoundly influential study analyzes the fundamental traits of primitive art, examining the symbolism and style of objects and of literature, music, and dance. Features more than photographs, drawings, and diagrams of totem poles, baskets, masks, and other decorated items from the Indians of the American Northwest Coast.

Aug 23,  · This was the first of what was originally considered o be a multi-volume set of books on the subject of art. I was interested in this volume since it took in the collection that Nelson's son Michael had started when he was visiting tribes as an anthropologist and was later lost to Reviews: 6.

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0 Reviews. From inside the book Dated inches Signed Iran Islamic Italian Japanese king landscape late Louis Mamluk Marble Height Metropolitan Museum monumental Museum of Art Museum of Primitive Nimrud Northern Wei.