This Book of Quotes includes Marilyn Monroe's important phrases illustrated and adapted in corresponding English-Spanish paragraphs. The book is excellent way to read Paragraph by Paragraph... More > Translation as each individual English paragraph is paired with the corresponding Spanish paragraph. The paragraphs are not long, so there is no need to do a lot of back and forth to see the English translation and the Spanish text.
Marilyn Monroe was an famous American actress who became a sex symbol and American icon. Her "stupid and sweet blonde" persona was used to comic effect in various films but restricted by typecasting, Monroe studied at the Actors Studio to broaden her range. After that she received a Golden Globe nomination, BAFTA Award nomination and won a David di Donatello award and a Golden Globe Award for her cast in Some Like It Hot (1959). Few people know that Marilyn was a passionate reader, owning hundreds books at the time of her death.< Less
"I do not seek, I find."
"Yo no busco, yo encuentro."
This Book of Quotes includes Picasso's important phrases illustrated and adapted in corresponding English-Spanish... More > paragraphs. The book is excellent way to read Paragraph by Paragraph Translation as each individual English paragraph is paired with the corresponding Spanish paragraph. The paragraphs are not long, so there is no need to do a lot of back and forth to see the English translation and the Spanish text.
Pablo Ruiz y Picasso was a Spanish painter, sculptor and printmaker, one of the greatest and most powerful artists of the 20th century, founder the Cubist movement, and known for the wide diversity of his styles.< Less
This Art Book with Foreword and annotated reproductions contains 106 selected watercolours and paintings of Akseli Gallen Kallela.
Akseli Gallen Kallela was a Finnish painter and designer strongly... More > associated with philosophy of National Romanticism, especially relating to the region of Karelia. Of exacting influence was the collection of folk poems formed in the middle of the 19th century by Elias Lönrot. Following a national competition in 1891 Gallen-Kallela illustrated this national epic known as the Kaleval, the brilliant images of which soon became widely known throughout Finland. He also made a significant contribution to the Finnish Pavilion at the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1900 in which he painted frescoes on Kalevala themes in the main dome, as well as designing textiles and furniture. Gallen-Kallela worked in a wide range of design media.< Less
Max Liebermann was a German-Jewish painter and printmaker, one of the exponents of Impressionism in Germany. The realism and simplicity of his first exhibited paintings were in striking contrast to... More > the Romantic, idealized art then in mode. After 1873 he became familiar with the Barbizon school of painters; as a result of their influence, he brightened his palette and helped initiate the German school of Impressionism. In the 1880s he found his subjects in the orphanages and asylums for the old in Amsterdam and among the peasants and urban laborers of Germany and the Netherlands. As a supporter of such academically unpopular styles as Impressionism and Art Nouveau, he founded the Berlin Sezession (1899). Liebermann dominated the German art world from the 1890s to the 1930s and led the modernist movement in Germany away from the literary art of the 19th century. His Naturalist and Impressionist works have been consistently admired, despite being banned during the Nazi period.< Less
Lucas Cranach the Elder was a German Renaissance painter and graphic artist who shined in portraits and in female nudes. He was the foremost member of the family of artists by that name active in... More > Saxony during the 16th century. From about 1501 to 1504 Cranach lived in Vienna, and his earliest known works date from this period. His work at this time, lyrical and spirited with landscape setting, was influenced by that of Albrecht Durer. In 1505 Cranach became court painter to the electors of Saxony at Wittenberg, a position he held until 1550. For his patrons he painted biblical and mythological scenes with decorative sensual nudes that were new to German painting. Cranach was a friend of Martin Luther, and his art expresses much of the spirit and feeling of the German Reformation. His portraits of Protestant leaders are sober and meticulously drawn. Cranach ran a large workshop and worked with great speed, producing hundreds of works.< Less