Best of Farshchian
Number of pages: 47
Mahmoud Farshchian (January 24, 1930-) is a world renowned master of Persian painting and miniatures. He was born in the city of Isfahan in Iran(persia), a place famed for its art and artists, and it was here where he started to learn art and painting. His masterpieces have been hosted by several museums and exhibitions worldwide. He's the most prominent modernizer of the field of miniatures, an art form which was first established in China and later spread along Persia and other Middle eastern countries.
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by Jane Adlin - Metropolitan Museum of Art
The collection shows the extraordinary breadth of styles postwar artists have been able to create. The experimentation of the early pottery-making 'rule breakers' of the era gave rise to one of the most creative periods in the history of ceramics.
by Milton Cameron - ANU Press
A group of young scientists commissioned Australia's leading architects to design their private houses. The houses that resulted from these collaborations rejected previous architectural styles and embraced modernist ideologies and aesthetics.
by Christopher Dresser - Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.
My object in writing this work has been that of aiding in the art-education of those who seek a knowledge of ornament as applied to our industrial manufactures. I have aimed at giving the knowledge in a simple and intelligible manner.
by Charles Holme (ed.) - Offices of The Studio
The Editor has selected a number of representative modern examples of design by British and Continental workers, which bear testimony to the great advance that has recently been made in the rendering of the jeweller's and fan-maker's arts.