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La Representation de l'Humanite: Collection des oeuvres d'art de l'Office des Nations Unies à Genève (The Representation of Humanity UN Art collection)

by de Jong, Anneleen; United Nations / Nations Unies


Geneva: United Nations, 2001. 9212003575. Hardcover with illustrated boards 512 pages, 25cm x 30.5cm. French language. This large, heavy and beautifully produced book is packed with quality colour images of works in the UN's extensive and diverse art collection in Geneva. The book divides the works into Caricatures and Portraits (Petrovic, Alois Derso, Kelen, Rolf Roth, Violet Oakley, Erna Plachte, Marie Scheikevitch, and Edmond Xavier Kapp); Prints ("Rodo", Carl Muller, Michael Miereveldius, Reinier Boitet, Philip van Dijk, Jacobus Houbraken, Schnorr von Carolsfeld, Thomas Allom, Kathe Kollwitz, Otto Dix, Marija Muceniece, Janis Tidemanis, Richard Zarins, Niklavs Strunke, Nikolajs Riske, Karlis Krauze, Bruno Jaunzems, Francis Bange, Artur Apinis, Arturs Drekslers, Otomija Freiberga, Herberts Mangolds, Sigismunds Vidbergs, Hugo Bove, Janis Ternbergs, and Bohdan Nowak), Portraits and busts (Adolfo Muller-Uri, Antoon van Weyle, Marcel Baschet, Sydney Percy Kendrick, Lucien Levy-Dhurmer, Philip de Laszlo, Sir Gerald Kelly, Isidore van Opsomer, Ernst Mandler, Axel Revold, Henrik Sorensen, James Sleator, Jules Perahim, Georgianna Kralli, Judy Cassab, Miklowska, A Nicoloff, Carl Johan Eldh, Kisfaludi-Strobl, Palma Daillion, Jo Davidson, Pedro Meylan, Emile Guillaume, Pietro Canoninca, Milo Martin, Peter Dienstdorf, Victor Lamkay, Tina Allen, and Max Biskupski); Human rights (Robert Motherwell, Rufino Tamayo, Roberto Matta, Antoni Tapies, Julio Le Parc, Eduardo Chillida, Antoni Clave, Rafael Canogar, Antonio Saura, and Jose Guerrero); Paintings (George Flemwell, Alfred Lenica, Dario de Blanck, Elena Tarasido, Loren Adkins, Zbigniew Makowski, Qamrul Hasan, Rudolf Khatchatrian, Abbas al Mosawi, Cybele Varela, Roberto de Credico, Efi Athanassiou, Eduardo Kingman, Pierre de Villiers, Joze Ciuha, Dogdurbek Norgaziev, Mikhail Romadin, Zhao Yu Sheng, Omouni, Michele Morgan, Trento Longaretti, Vita Dou, Sergey Chaikun, Aldo Salvadori, Lise Lavallee, Plikionyte Bruziene, Guy Breniaux, Artistes Divers, Jan Jordaan, Vedant Nanackchand, Mmakgabo Helen Sebidi, Jeong-Ae Ju, Umberto Albanese, Alexander David, Xu Dongdong, Juan Moreira, Ubaldo Bartolini, Elvio Chricozzi, Margherita de Pahlen, and Sandro Chia); 26 Contemporary works (Oscar Niemeyer, David Tremlett, Biagio Caldarelli, Sarkis, Bili Bidjocka, Alfredo Jaar, Matt Mullican, Pierre Keller, Peggy Hinaekian, Nunzio, NN Rimzon, Pat Steir, Juliao Sarmento, James Casebere, Yaron Berent, Victor Arruda, Rob Scholte, Braco Dimitrijevic, Silvie and Cherif Defraoui, Shirazeh Houshiary, Mohammed Khadda, Paul Robbrecht and Hilde Daem, Hidetoshi Nagasawa, Rekha Rodwittiya, Alessandro Twomby, Jochen Gerz); Tribute 21 (Robert Rauschenberg); Murals (Jose Maria Sert, Massimo Campigli, Maurice Barraud, Karl Hugin); La Paix Emblematique (Maurice Denis, Edouard Vuillard, Ker Xavier Roussel, Roger Chastel, Henrik Sorensen, Anne Carlu); Sculptures (Hildo Krop, Emmanuel Auricoste, Robert Couturier, Hubert Yencesse, Eric Gill, Paul Manship, Sylvia Ramirez, Gunther Ucker, Edwina Sandys, Jan Hegy, Amarnath Sehgal, Marta Colvin, Eric Sauer, Per Kirkeby, Shalev & Gerz, Franco Krsinic, Yuliy Sinkevytch, Gerdur Helgadottir, Clemens Weiss, Danielius Sodeika, Ernst Neizvestny, Therese Negre, and Oliviero Rainaldi); Oeuvres Diverses (Isidore Jolliet, Pierre de Vaucleroy, Alexandre Cingria, Barna Basilides, Lucien Rubino, and Olli Maki). The images are well reproduced. The text is in French. The Pages are clean and in FINE condition. The Binding is in Near Fine condition with minor signs of shelfwear including 1cm of rubbing to the edge of the spine at the back, and some small dents in the back board. The book will weigh about 3.5kg when packed, and will require extra postage. Bookseller ref 19. .

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  • La Representation de l'Humanite: Collection des oeuvres d'art de l'Office des Nations Unies à Genève (The Representation of Humanity UN Art collection) by de Jong, Anneleen; United Nations / Nations Unies
  • Bookseller: Dendera GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 19
  • Title: La Representation de l'Humanite: Collection des oeuvres d'art de l'Office des Nations Unies à Genève (The Representation of Humanity UN Art collection)
  • Author: de Jong, Anneleen; United Nations / Nations Unies
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 9212003575
  • ISBN 13: 9789212003573
  • Publisher: Geneva: United Nations, 2001. 9212003575
  • Keywords: United Nations UN Unies Geneva art collection Dix Motherwell Chillida Tamayo Matta Tapies Saura Niemeyer Kollwitz Rauschenberg Sert Vuillard Gill Kirkeby paintings murals prints sculpture Art

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