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2007 Dufy Wall Calendar
Raoul Dufy
0767141679
June 2006
Wall Calendar
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Mon Docteur, Le Vin [My Doctor, Wine] (Henry McBride Series in Modernism and Modernity)
Raoul Dufy
0300101333
November 2003
Hardcover
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Book Description
This witty little volume, first published in French in 1936, extols the many joys and benefits of wine. Wine drinkers will take pleasure in Gaston Derys's quaint appreciation of the grape, and art lovers will admire Raoul Dufy's joyful watercolors. Reflecting the exuberance and Žlan of an earlier day, Derys takes us back to a time when the doctor's favored prescription was an amiable glass of wine. In Derys's ode to wine, here translated into English, we discover that the medicinal and therapeutic uses of wine are many: it assists in fighting typhoid, infant sicknesses, and diabetes; it exerts a positive effect on one's character, beauty, and creativity; and it lends a fortifying power to athletes and soldiers. Supported by the comments of French doctors as well as Dufy's beautifully reproduced paintings, Derys's...


Bestiary: Or the Parade of Orpheus
Guillaume Apollinaire
1567921426
September 2000
Paperback
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Art Deco Textiles
Charlotte Samuels
0810966042
March 2003
Hardcover
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Book Description
The age of Art Deco is one of the most innovative and vibrant periods of textile design. Sophisticated and exotic prints dazzled the world and ideas generated by avant-garde artists began to transform fabrics and fashion. Timed to coincide with a major international exhibition on Art Deco, this gorgeous book presents a pictorial record of the fabrics that clothed the smart women and furnished the stylish interiors of Europe and America during the era of jazz, the Ballets Russes, flappers, and so much more. Tracing the evolution of Art Deco style, the bold, dramatic, brilliantly colored and patterned fabrics pictured here encompass luxury silks, woven and embroidered textiles, and man-made synthetics, and showcase the work of designers such as Paul Poiret, Raoul Dufy, Robert Bonfils, Ruth Reeves, and Marion Dorn. A...

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