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Fleurs, Explorer le monde floral

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Fleurs: Explorer le monde floral

This book takes us on a journey across the world and cultures to discover the multiple ways in which artists from all walks of life have interpreted flowers through time.

Showcasing the diversity of flowers from around the world, Flowers covers a wide range of styles and techniques: from art to botanical illustrations, from sculptures to flower arrangements, to film stills and textiles. The works are judiciously assembled in pairs to create juxtapositions that stimulate curiosity.

Aimed at a wide audience of flower lovers, florists, gardeners, botanists but also the curious, artists, designers and art historians, Fleurs offers a comprehensive introduction to the subject as well as surprising examples and more. less well known, even to specialists Includes notably iconic works by internationally renowned artists such as Cecil Beaton, Rachel Ruysch, Horst P. Horst, Claude Monet, Georg Ehret, Georgia O'Keeffe, William Morris, Nick Knight, Leonard de Vinci, Hayao Miyazaki, David Hockney, Araki Nobuyoshi, Pierre-Joseph Redouté and Cedric Morris.

Large-format reproductions of the works are accompanied by documented texts, introduced by a text by Anna Pavord, the author of La Tulipe, and completed at the end of the book by a glossary, an illustrated chronology and biographies. Entries were selected by an international jury made up of art historians, museum curators, botanists, florists and horticulturists, among others.

Length29 cm
Weight2 515 g
Spécifications techniques352 Pages

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