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Architectural Worlds

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Jovis, 2010. Hardcover. Condition: Used, very good condition. Bilingual. Russian-German architect Sergei Tchoban (born 1962) is well-known for his virtuoso skills as a draftsman; for over 30 years he has also been a passionate collector of architectural drawings. This publication unites Tchoban's own drawings--which range from perspectival-illusionist representations of his hometown of St. Petersburg to travel impressions, fantasies and visionary architectural studies--with highlights from his collection of works by European architects and painters dating from the seventeenth century, including Ferdinando Galli Bibiena (1656-1743), Filippo Juvara (1678-1736) and Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825). Focusing on motifs of ancient, classicist and Baroque architecture, these works establish a fruitful dialogue with Tchoban's correspondingly broad production. Through these extraordinary examples of paper architecture--a fascinating but somewhat neglected critical genre--this book underscores the endless possibilities for expression in the medium and promises to delight any reader interested in architecture or the graphic arts.

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Author(s):
Sergei Tchoban
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2010
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
3868590471
ISBN-13:
9783868590470
Publisher:
Jovis
Title:
Architectural Worlds: Draftman and Collector

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Jovis, 2010. Hardcover. Condition: Used, very good condition. Bilingual. Russian-German architect Sergei Tchoban (born 1962) is well-known for his virtuoso skills as a draftsman; for over 30 years he has also been a passionate collector of architectural drawings. This publication unites Tchoban's own drawings--which range from perspectival-illusionist representations of his hometown of St. Petersburg to travel impressions, fantasies and visionary architectural studies--with highlights from his collection of works by European architects and painters dating from the seventeenth century, including Ferdinando Galli Bibiena (1656-1743), Filippo Juvara (1678-1736) and Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825). Focusing on motifs of ancient, classicist and Baroque architecture, these works establish a fruitful dialogue with Tchoban's correspondingly broad production. Through these extraordinary examples of paper architecture--a fascinating but somewhat neglected critical genre--this book underscores the endless possibilities for expression in the medium and promises to delight any reader interested in architecture or the graphic arts.

Author(s):
Sergei Tchoban
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2010
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
3868590471
ISBN-13:
9783868590470
Publisher:
Jovis
Title:
Architectural Worlds: Draftman and Collector

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